Cash for Ash

Trawl for the best protest songs of all time and chances are you’ll not find one Fela Kuti song. Search for the Best Political Musicians of all time and you'll find a long list of people not fit to brush Fela’s fur coat.

Written on: 12/12/18Filed under: music :

dizzy gillespie

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: 06/11/10Filed under: music :

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