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Music: February 2012 Archives

"The Golden Age"

Over the last 10 years, the highly acclaimed Éthiopiques series has done a stellar job introducing the world to post-war Ethiopian soul, jazz and big bands. This morning, Errol Nazareth brought in "The Very Best of Ethiopiques: Cult Hits from the Original Series", a compilation that features some of the very best cuts from that series.
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Subway Salsa

Errol Nazareth brought in some hard driving salsa he picked up at a legendary record store located in a subway station.
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Gems From Stax

Music history books are filled with the names of obscure soul singers, our music columnist Errol Nazareth brought in one such singer this morning. Her name is Wendy Rene, and the CD is called, "After Laughter Comes Tears: The Complete Stax & Volt Singles and Rarities".
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