Here I will post some interesting musical discoveries. Generally a bit out of the ordinary and often things that surprised me when I first learned of them.
Blues Highlights: James Booker
Diverse Jewish Heritage in Music
The Late, Great Koko Taylor's Wang Dang Doodle...an early party song!
Musical Discovery: Remembering Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
Blues Roots: Leadbelly
Musical Discovery: The Music of Mali
Challenging Apartheid: The Music of Juluka
Nina Simone: Powerful Blues Singer and Civil Rights Advocate
Sticking to the Union
Music for the Underdog: Paul Robeson
The Music of Nationalism...the Music of Immigration: Gogol Bordello's Gypsy Punk
Afia Mala, Royal Princess of Togo
Musical Discoveries: The Evolution of my Son's Tastes in Music
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