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Music: January 2012 Archives


Our music columnist Errol Nazareth brought in a compilation CD of Motown's west coast acts between 1971 and 1973.
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"Hard Bossa"

Errol Nazareth says the album he brought in this morning features Brazilian jazz bossa groups who pioneered the bossa nova sound in the 60s. The album is titled, "Bossa Jazz: The Birth of Hard Bossa, Samba Jazz and the Evolution of Brazilian Fusion".
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We don't often hear music that was being made in Iran prior to the Islamic Revolution, but the 60s and 70s were a hotbed of cultural expression in that country. Iran boasted a happening music scene, and some of the music from that period is featured on an album that our music columnist Errol Nazareth has brought in with him today.
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