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Palm Wine Music

This morning, our music columnist Errol Nazareth introduced us to Afrafranto, a Toronto-based group specializing in "palm wine music". It's a style of acoustic guitar music that was born in West African countries like Ghana and Sierra Leone. Palm wine music got its name from a local drink made from the fermented sap of the oil palm tree, and musicians would gather at a booze can, under a tree or at someone's home and play this music while folks drank the beverage.
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