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Options November 28, 2013: Africa.... yes, this is a large continent with amazing music!

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Malabo Strit Band  Bonola   Options M.S.B.    0:00:00 ()
Las Hijas del Sol  Ay Corazon!   Options     0:05:12 ()
Taskiel Molon ft. Fifi  Allo Allo   Options     0:09:17 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds From the Coney Island Boardwalk       0:15:13 ()
Os Quibanzas  Sotxi   Options     0:19:51 ()
Os Untues  Sama Nazale   Options     0:23:59 ()
Africa Negra  Alice   Options     0:27:14 ()
Gapa  Nicha Feito   Options     0:35:13 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds of Sideshows by the Seashore       0:39:50 ()
Bonga  Mona Ki Ngi Xica   Options     0:45:41 ()
Djavan  Humbiumbi   Options     0:50:03 ()
Waldemar Bastos  Sofrimento... (Sadahzinia Xilia Mpoukalia Katagis)   Options Pretaluz    0:51:21 ()
Duo Ouro Negro  Blackground   Options     0:55:19 ()
Teta Lando  Semba Ritmado   Options     0:59:59 ()
Os Kiezos  Comboio   Options Angola Soundtrack: The Unique Sound Of Luanda 1968-1976    1:07:40 ()
Buraka Som Sistema  Tira o Pe   Options     1:11:41 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds from the Point Pleasant Beach       1:15:16 ()
Serenje Kalindula Band  Kashambala Zambia   Options     1:21:52 ()
Green Mamba  Moyo Taukali Mucamba   Options     1:28:23 ()
Amayenge  Munise Munise   Options     1:33:23 ()
Masasu Band  Uwaume Wa Bafuba   Options Golden Afrique Vol. 3    1:38:34 ()
The Witch  Like a Chicken   Options We Intend To Cause Havoc!    1:45:18 ()
K'millian  Kakabalika   Options     1:48:27 ()
  Sounds from the Point Pleasant Boardwalk       1:52:23 ()
Burundi Black  Burundi Black (Rusty Egan First Remix)   Options     2:00:32 ()
Steve Sogo  Il est Beau Mon Pays   Options     2:06:32 ()
Abagumyabanga  Amataha Yinyambo   Options     2:11:06 ()
Club Giramahoro  Serafina   Options     2:15:05 ()
Khadja Nin  Mama   Options     2:19:00 ()
Music behind DJ:
Sounds From the Coney Island Boardwalk       2:23:45 ()
Siti Binti Saad  Wewe Paka (You Are a Cat)   Options Swahili Music [Tanzania & Kenya]- 78 rpm recordings[1930-1955]    2:29:40 ()
Swahili Nguja (Tribe)  Hindu Yamsegesa   Options     2:31:34 ()
Tabora Jazz Band  Tucheze Segere   Options     2:32:48 ()
Nuta Jazz Band  Pongezi Wakulima   Options     2:39:24 ()
Saida Karoli  Nsenene   Options     2:43:42 ()
Atomic Advantage   Christina   Options     2:49:44 ()
Queen  Mustapha   Options Jazz    2:53:17 ()
Black Star Musical Club  Mpende Anaekupenda   Options     2:56:18 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:02am Guido (Cologne):

Hello, good Morning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:03am Meghan:

good morning!
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:03am ?:

hi meghan & guido^_^
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:04am Andrew:

forgot my name in the hurry, hehe

also doing the African country quiz from your facebook page.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:05am Meghan:

haha! nice! Let me know how you do!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:08am Jim Devoid:

Yo. Happy turkey/tofu thanks for all that stuff day.
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:09am KP:

Africa Thanksgiving! Good morning, Meghan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:09am Meghan:

Happy Eat lots of Food Day to the Americans out there
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:10am hip:

Jus in case: won't it be 'Las HiJas del Sol'?

Morning!!! (BTW)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:10am Meghan:

gah! Thanks hip!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:11am hip:

JusT in case ;-)
You're welcome. Easy peasy o mother tongue :-D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:11am Meghan:

joys of fingers in wrong spot!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:12am hip:

my keyboard is ****ed up and don't get (easily) central keys :-(
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:13am hip:

Handwitting had its advantages.
Ah! moden wold!
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:15am Andrew:

20 countries in 2.06, maybe a minute spent looking for cape verde O_O
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:22am Meghan:

awww looking for Cape Verde.... that one is hard!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:25am Chuck:

There are no turkeys in Africa...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:25am Meghan:

gooble gobble Chuck!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:26am Chuck:

Almost forgot that it's Thursday...
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:27am Andrew:

just did the 49 countries one, 4:53.4
it says it will skip the hard to click countries & first country it picks is cape verde O_O
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:28am Meghan:

HA! At least you could find it this time!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:28am Chuck:

Wonder what kind of bitchin' cool harvest festivals they have in Africa?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:29am Meghan:

hahaha! You said bitchin'! NICE!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:29am Chuck:

Certainly, this would be the type of music played for them!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:31am Andy in Berlin:

Good morning everyone and Happy Thanksgiving! Love those posters Meghan. I used to fly Sabena - Berlin to Brussels in a prop plane!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:31am Chuck:

Yes, "bitchin'" doesn't get used much anymore, does it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:33am Meghan:

oh nice Andy! I love these old African posters. Air France has some great 60's travel posters.....
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:33am Andrew:

was just reading this article about radio in Tanzania & they talked to a cucumber farmer. Cucumber Festivals maybe?

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:34am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

Hey everyone!
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:35am Andrew:

hi andy & elwyn ^_^

good music again, meghan ^_^
Alice is good happy fun music
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:37am Meghan:

Elwyn!!!!! Slide that man a tropical fruit cup!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:39am Chuck:

Something needs to be tropical! Freakin' cold out again. And, as they say in Chicago "The 'hawk' is out!"...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:40am davex:

Good morning! Is this Sao Tome now?
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:43am Chuck:

Fondue sets for Nabibia!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:45am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...the journey continues...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:48am Guido (Cologne):

My Africa-Test results this morning were emarrasingly bad!
I will take lessons in geography.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:48am davex:

Yes, and a fantastic journey at that...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:49am Meghan:

Awwwww Guido! We are all learning together! I have to look at a map each week, so I got a little better, but that is about it.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:51am Chuck:

There should be some kind of curve for the test when the countries change...
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:52am Dave B:

Greetings from Annapolis
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:52am Andrew:

hmm, just realised i am eating african related food while i listen to the show ^_^
from south africa though

yeh, first time i'd seen south sudan on a map
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:52am Guido (Cologne):

The right poster on the top is marvelous!
Is there a higher resulution avauiable?
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:52am Chuck:

Did you join the Navy, DB?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:52am Meghan:

Speaking of maps.... this one makes me giggle.... www.buzzfeed.com...
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:53am Dave B:

Almost did 30 years ago. Nah my sister relocated here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 6:54am Meghan:

Morning Dave! There is a song in this set Dave is gonna love!

Guido, I just google Africa posters Air France and I found that....
  Thu. 11/28/13 6:59am Dave B:

The anticipation is building.

Happy Chewbacca / Happy Thanksgiving to those that celebrate
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 6:59am Guido (Cologne):

Thanks for the tip, Meghan!
As for the US-map, I might immeadiately find Texas, Florida, California, Alaska, Washington ... but ask me for NY, NJ, which one is Illinois, which is MS ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:02am Meghan:

I love that almost no one has a hard time finding California or Texas!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:04am Chuck:

The bigger uniquely shaped stated are easier to find...
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:05am Dave B:

The home page of the African map thing had some other good ones. Nailed the manhattan neighborhood map right quick.

This track opened like a lost track from "fear of music/remain in light"

I like it!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:05am Chuck:

Oops... states....
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:05am Guido (Cologne):

Recognizable silhouettes.
That's it!
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:06am Dave B:

Shit, even Zira nailed the square peg/square hole test in "Escape"
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:07am Chuck:

That's why folks have a harder time with the rectangular shaped states. They all look kind of the same...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:08am Guido (Cologne):

I remember, it was a fun game asking Amercans to show Berlin during the cold war times. Is it GDR or FRG? Where the hell is the iron curtain?
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:10am Sem Chumbo:

Good morning, Meghan and all. Seriously considering changing my name to Semba Ritmado.
Loving these sounds.
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:10am Dave B:

So I missed the past few breaks. Do we continue to share our Thursday mornings for another year?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:11am davex:

@Guido: That divide is still in the minds of many people in Germany, I'm afraid.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:11am Meghan:

Still in the same slot Dave! Good Morning Sem!
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:13am Dave B:

Now if THIS is the one you were thinking, you are CORRECT!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:13am Guido (Cologne):

@davex : It is for sure!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:14am Meghan:

I knew it!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:14am doca:

Buraka! I was hoping you played them, for some reason I love kuduro.
Hi Meghan and all, checking in late today
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:15am davex:

@Guido: On another note, I enjoyed having a listen to your band - good stuff!
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:15am Andrew:

this reminds me of bubble bobble ^_^
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:15am David L.B. is RRN63:

...haha! - 'Middleshire' - how very British
...I wonder how many Californians could find NewHampshire
...I wonder how many states *I'd* miss - let alone African nations...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:16am Guido (Cologne):

@davex : Pleasure is on my side.

Buraka Som Sistema is cool!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:18am Chuck:

And just as fucking WRONG as other religions, Meghan...
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:18am Dave B:

Or a coke bottle from a plane - the gods must be crazy
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:18am Guido (Cologne):

Christian Creation strory also drives (partly) from (north) African mythology!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:20am Guido (Cologne):

Certain misunderstanding from monotheist view: Religion is not about truth!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:20am doca:

@Guido: Hi, Guido, I'm trying to keep up a one translated lyric per day pace on the blog, it has been fun to do it. Today I'll upload a Raul Seixas translation.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:22am Guido (Cologne):

@doca : I have to check this!
I was about to send you my wish-list.
But that would become all too long!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:24am David L.B. is RRN63:

- the Brits may have a point in their labelling - this guy says the U.S. is basically 11 distinct regions or nations in themselves :
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:24am doca:

Hahah send it because after I've translated the Brazil 70 comp I don't know what else I'll translate.
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:25am Marmalade Kitty:

Free Nigeria!
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:26am Dave B:

Hah FMU is in New Netherland
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:27am Guido (Cologne):

Gilberto Gil 2nd & third album.
Mutantes frist three albums.
caetano Veloso first two albums.
... enaugh?

... oh good ... my typos!
mythology "derives" not "drives"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:27am davex:

Suffolk is in Yankeedom, though. Interesting choices.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:28am David L.B. is RRN63:

I subscribe to the Carl Jung / Joseph Campbell Comparative Religion/Mythology point of view. Everyone wants to think their Religion is the One True & historically Factual religion - but the more you look @ them, you see the similarities - & influences they had on each other. Campbell says we are, basically, the Storytelling Monkey - it's what we do - but @ this time of great Change, it will be awhile before we can get a Story together that makes sense for us...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:30am davex:

Meghan, lest I forget to mention again, great series - looking forward to revisiting it on the archives!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:30am Meghan:

awwww, thanks davex!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:30am Guido (Cologne):

@RRn63 I've read J.J.Frazer's Golden Brough, if it tells you something.
Maybe a bit dated and much too long.
But much more fun to see the Wicker Man movie (which i did quite recently).
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:31am Andrew:

there is definitely different areas of the US, like spanish/mexican, dutch, german, french, english.
here it's just all english O_O
apart from you know, the natives that were in both before...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:32am Guido (Cologne):

Let's call it "Meghan's African Theme Park"!
as for my taste, the series could go on and on and on.
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:33am Marmalade Kitty:

& convicts..
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:37am Dave B:

They're in Australia MK
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:38am Rob W:

Good morning dear listeners, good holiday (if it applies) and thanks Meghan for more African musical travels! I know we've moved on now... but hearing Bonga's classic reminded me that Meghan's old Bay State stomping grounds is a hot-spot for Lusophone African music thanks to the large Portuguese-speaking community. A few years back my better half Katie and I saw Bonga, an icon in Angola, perform at Restaurant Cesaria - an excellent Cape Verdean eatery in Dorchester MA. That's our US travel tip for the day...
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:39am Dave B:

I kinda wish archives were downloadable, but that's what audio hijack is for
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:40am Andrew:

well, the convicts were mostly english

another great show meghan ^_^
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:41am Andrew:

hyah, i was just thinking that Dave B, how it would be good to listen to these on my mp3 player, the whole show ^_^
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:42am Meghan:

Did you see my car that was stolen and found in Dorchester Rob? ha! If you go back up to MA, go to Lowell, there is a huge Cambodian community there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:43am Rob W:

Dave B or Andrew (or anyone else), email me - robw AT wfmu DOT org or via wfmu.org... - if you wish, and I can give you some useful info regarding your musings about the archives.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:45am doca:

@Guido: Gil and Caetano's albums you're saying those from the sixties when they were at their most tropicália moment?
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:47am Chuck:

HUH? 60s garage from Africa? Really, Meghan?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:48am Meghan:

Really Chuck..... this band was HUGE in Zambia. There is a box set out there of their stuff, check it out.
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:49am Andrew:

love this one!
african garage rock!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:50am Chuck:

I was just thinking it was something I should direct Primitive George to as well....
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:51am Andrew:

interesting article about Witch
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:52am David L.B. is RRN63:

- yeah! - maybe even like Hasil Adkins' chicken song...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:52am Guido (Cologne):

@doca: definetely those!
they're so fantastic!
"Who the hell is Sgt. Pepper", i use to say.

Just went through the Veloso-Trilogy yesterday evening.
Glberto Gil's secont album is one of those 5-star++ ... best albums ever to be published in the world.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:53am doca:

@Guido: haha "White Album? You mean the one from Caetano Veloso?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 7:53am Rob W:

Ooh - sorry about the car Meghan! Believe it or not I've never made it to Lowell, though it is indeed Cambodian mecca for the east coast. However - we have been to Revere, MA (closer to Boston) where there is a strip of Cambodian restaurants and shops on Shirley Ave. We've enjoyed eating at Floating Rock restaurant there.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:54am doca:

The blog has been a way of getting to know better especially Gil and Caetano and the tropicália moment. I always listened to it from my parents, so it has always been something quite domestic and related to some artists which aren't usually considered the big geniuses, like Alceu Valença for instance. It has been cool to regain a taste for Brazilian music
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:55am Guido (Cologne):

"white Album" by Veloso, yes ...

Yeah, African garage rock.
Great track. Have to like this. which one was it?
  Thu. 11/28/13 7:55am Marmalade Kitty:

Zambian cheeze! :)
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:57am Guido (Cologne):

Of course you have the better insight, doca.
My dear Brazilian friend startet to listen to Tropicalia just because of me!
(she's more into motors and gardening, not music.)
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:58am doca:

@Guido: yes, she must get same feeling I have of being foreigner to your own tradition.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:58am doca:

@Guido: but motors?
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 7:59am Guido (Cologne):

She comes out of a mechanics family.
Her brothers and cousins do car-racing.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:01am doca:

Really? What's her name or family name? I'm very into car racing, though I used to keep track of the Brazilian championships more earlier.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:02am doca:

I guess it's my most incoherent personality trait, because I don't drive, I don't like cars, nothing in my personal tastes indicates that I would like racing, and still I do. Blame it on a F1 and IndyCar dad
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:02am Guido (Cologne):

@Meghan: Wich one was the "garage"-track.
have to "Like" it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:04am davex:

Interesting track (Burundi Black)!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:04am Meghan:

Which one was WITCH! ha!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:05am Chuck:

You could have turned that into an Abbott and Costello routine, Meghan... hehe...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:06am Chuck:

Is "We Intend to Cause Havoc!" the comp title?
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:06am Andrew:

love this burundi black song

good thing you didn't forget burundi this time ^_^
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:07am Meghan:

That is the one Chuck!
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:07am Marmalade Kitty:

Something about Burundi Black makes me think o Madness..The piano?
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:08am Guido (Cologne):

family name is Ramon.
Out of Curitiba-area. Her cousin#s name is Wison Ramon.
It's a special kind of racing. Modified cars slipping over wet ground.
Don't know what it is called.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:09am davex:

Interesting wiki on Burundi Black: en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:11am Brian in UK:

Hello Meghan. Great work on the African theme.
Give the Drummers some. Go see them if you ever get the chance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:11am David L.B. is RRN63:

- of course - that Burundi sort of double or multiple (?) drum sound was influential on Malcolm McLaren-related artists like BowWowWow & AdamAnt...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:11am Guido (Cologne):

Thank you Meghan!
Great pun fitting my typos.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:13am Brian in UK:

Stay away from Burundi Steiphenson Black. Real World released a solid album.
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:13am Andrew:

so many good/great F1 drivers from Brazil O_O
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:15am doca:

@Guido: don't know it either, but sounds kinda crazy/wild thing.
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:16am Dave B:

I've been conscripted to help my sister out. Headphones on. Happy thanksgiving everyone
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:16am doca:

@Andrew: yes, it makes me proud in a certain way, and in Indy too, but as other aspects of Brazilian sports, motor racing is also going backwards or almost killed.
Anyway, I always end up talking mostly about bad things in Brazil, so I guess I'll shut up about it here eheh
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:18am David L.B. is RRN63:

- driving on wet ground - it'd be good skills for driving in a New England Winter !...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:18am Guido (Cologne):

@doca it is crazy/wild/dangerous.
Her cousin was in hospital several times with serious injuries.
Her brother so to say lives in an mechanics workshop. One fridge, one bed, one TV, the rest is car-parts and stuff. Crazy family. Her father was innovator in car-heating.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:19am doca:

It's Speed Racer's family...
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:20am Andrew:

cya next time Dave B, have a good one ^_^
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:21am Guido (Cologne):

... really! they are! Completely in love with motors!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:26am doca:

Guido, do you know Itamar Assumpção, Luiz Tatit, Arrigo Barnabé and others, those guys in the so-called "Paulistan vanguard" in the 80's? It's a bunch of guys experimenting in the same way as in tropicália. I was thinking about translating something of it just to call attention to it
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:29am hamburger:

heyo - tuning in late.. guessing the surprise being.. an AFRICAN RUSH COVER BAND!?
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:30am Dave B:

That African metal band?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:31am Meghan:

ha! Hamburger, if I had found an African RUSH cover band, that would totally have been played! hahaha

Dave, I totally forgot about the metal band. I think they were from Angola
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:32am davex:

Interesting traditional track - sounds like a Middle Eastern influence.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:32am Guido (Cologne):

maybe it's an idea even to write about the artists and give tips what exactly is worth listening. Not fimilar with any of the names. For sure they deserve attention. Who would expect, Brazil dried out after forst wave of Tropicalists? I have a few insights from DJ-mix-tapes, but these mix-tapes were made for the dancefloor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:35am davex:

Surprise? Is it schedule-related?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:35am Meghan:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:36am Brian in UK:

The Thompson Twins?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:36am KP:

Did you say you were looking for the Kate Bush of Africa?
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:36am Dave B:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:39am David L.B. is RRN63:

- yeah davex - I woulda guessed Turkish for that one!
...African Metal? Oh man! - That sounds great!
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:42am doca:

@Dave: great articles you posted there.
@Guido: Good idea to write about it. Brazil has not dried in the 80's, but unfortunately I'm not much into what's going on right now. But those guys are worth checking out, especially Itamar Assumpção.
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:42am Marmalade Kitty:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:43am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

@Evil Brady: Skinflint = best band name ever
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:43am KP:

Oh, and good morning again and this time Happy Thanksgiving. I liked your brine pic.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:47am Guido (Cologne):

@doca : Go where your inspiration drives you! It#s the most effective and most fun! the classic can wait! ;-)

@Dave 7 African Metal Bands to Check Out just shared on FB.

"We Intend To Cause Havoc! " went to the shopping cart for Christmas. This looks much too epic, this band history. www.amazon.com...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:48am doca:

@Meghan: you have to do a special show on African metal!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:49am Brian in UK:

The TT's
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:49am KP:

Was it the Rush of Africa?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:50am Meghan:

Here's some fun viewing....djrioblog.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:51am KP:

Wild turkeys, once eliminated in Massachusetts, are flourishing from Plymouth to Concord and - to the surprise of some wildlife officials - making forays into densely populated suburban and urban areas, including parts of Boston, Cambridge and, most recently, Brookline.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:51am doca:

A friend of mine in Minas Gerais always complained that the metal band he played (they opened for Bling Guardian in Belo Horizonte) lacked "local colour". Their release used to say the band was created in a freezing night in Governador Valadares (their hometown), but in Valadares is always warm as an oven.
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:52am Andrew:

looking at your blog doca, it's some good work. Will look properly after the show ^_^

Siti binti Saad was a nice song, seems old, 1930? but her voice didn't sound 'old' style
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:52am doca:

thanks, Andrew
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:55am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

Why does this song make me think of an African version of Queen?
  Thu. 11/28/13 8:55am Dave B:

Freddie's dead!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:56am Meghan:

ummmm, because it IS QUEEN?
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:56am doca:

@Dave: I've laughed loud here
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:57am Spatulator (formerly elwyn5150):

Oh... I didn't actually read the playlist when I typed that.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:57am Chuck:

Hence the surprise factor...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:58am Brian in UK:

Oh thank the Lawd for hair dye. Great show Meghan.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:58am KP:

wow. Have a nice Thanksgiving! It will be our first in NYC. beautiful day for it.
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:59am doca:

Happy thanksgivig to you all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:59am davex:

Thanks Meghan - happy holidays everyone in holidayland...
Avatar Thu. 11/28/13 8:59am Chuck:

Time to get food prep going! Happy Thanksgiving to those who celebrate it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 11/28/13 8:59am David L.B. is RRN63:

- yes - Freddie Mercury's family had to flee Zanzibar in a political coup - so 'Bohemian Rhapsody' maybe not so 'meaningless'...
  Thu. 11/28/13 9:00am Charles O:

Bill! On the road with the fam listening as promised!
  Thu. 11/28/13 9:19am Andrew:

thanks for another great show Meghan ^_^ (dang browser crashed)
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