There is a bunch of back-channel swapping of music going on right now between some BoT-ers, and I thought I’d share a couple.
When Delmond talks about Alan Lomax’s field recordings of Angola prison work songs, he’s talking about this:
And when he talks about Mississippi fife and drum music, he’s talking about this here:
It is left as an exercise to the reader to Google up, say, some traditional music from Ghana to contrast and compare. Or to draw lines from that music through Congo Square…
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