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Music: May 2012 Archives

Refugee All Stars

Sierra Leone's Refugee All-Stars External Site became a global sensation seven years back after the groups story was told in an award-winning documentary. The band recently released its third album and our music columnist Errol Nazareth brought it in this morning.
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There are many bands out there who mix and match diverse musical styles well and our music columnist Errol Nazareth loves introducing them to us. He has just discovered a new group, Sarazino". Errol played a few tracks from their upcoming album titled "Everyday Salama".
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Funky Eastern Nigeria

A musical revolution swept across Nigeria in the 70's and many bands there fused funk, rock, jazz, and even disco with African rhythms. "The Funkees" were one of those bands and our music columnist Errol Nazareth brought in the CD, "The Funkees Dancing Time: The Best of Nigeria's Afro Rock Exponents 1973-77".
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