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Who is Walter Rodney? Via Nate H.
Via Africasacountry: This morning, Cape Verdean singer Cesária Évora passed away in Mandelo, São Vicente, the island were she was born. One of the many meanings of “Sodade” — that most difficult to translate Creole word — is a feeling of … Continue reading
Mason Jennings, The Field
In preparation for my International Politics classes on why nations go to war next semester, I’ve been asking my friends to recommend pro-war or patriotic songs (I’ll be using anti-war songs too but I’m more familiar with that genre). If … Continue reading
Merz, Moi et Mon Camion (via N).
My dad brought us up on a diet of quality music. Including The Specials. (Who are from my uni town of Coventry UK). I remember him blasting Free Nelson Mandela and jumping around the living room when I was a kid. I … Continue reading
I was lucky enough to see Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings at the historic Fitzgerald theater last night. I’m still on a bluegrassy high…