Did I say that out loud? I certainly didn’t when I was at secondary school staring at the letters A, C, D & C freshly carved into the wooden desk next to me, with bare fingernails. It’s alright being an individual but in some instances you’re much better blending in.
Written on: 01/01/19:
Trawl for the best protest songs of all time and chances are you’ll not find one Fela Kuti song.
A search for the best political musicians of all time returns a long list of musicians not fit to brush Fela’s fur coat.
Written on: 12/12/18:
I saw Google celebrating Dizzy Gillespie's Birthday a few weeks back. It was surprising I suppose, as he seems to have been largely forgotten. The popularisation of black american music and more importantly culture more or less starts with Dizzy Gillespie.
Written on: 06/11/10: