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Old 02-25-2014, 06:49 AM   #6 (permalink)
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^ I enjoyed the Water Drums clip, but only because of the novelty of the sound, tbh. Considered as a piece of music, it doesn`t seem to go anywhere.

Frownland`s contribution scores really high in terms of authenticity. Congrats on being one of very few MB members to show any interest in plantation work songs - I discovered the limited appeal of this kind of music when I tried to revive interest in this thread:-

On the subject of authenticity, the OP doesn`t score very highly, as this was one of Zen`s recommended tracks:-

Here are three takes on the theme of tribal music:-
(a) must be authentic because of the unselfconscious boob display:-

(b) deliberately composed "tribal" music that usually ends up sounding pretty cheesy:-

(c) personal favourite because it takes me back to my teenage years, the original Missa Luba album had a famous suit of songs,( ie.the Mass), and a less publicized side of native Congolese music of which this song is a taste:-

Did you ever hear of having more than you wanted? So that you couldn’t want anything else and then started looking for something else to want? It seems like we’re always searching for something to satisfy us, and never finding it. - Susan Eloise Hinton, 1967

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