Oh, let's just embrace the youtube-only turn this blog has taken.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Saturday, July 10, 2010
Not feeling very verbal these days, but you should all hear this song, "Reggae Is Here Once Again" from 1979. The group, Steel an' Skin, was made up of a bunch of British nightclub musicians of African and Caribbean descent who got together in the mid-'70s for a community project designed to introduce schoolchildren to the music and culture of their ancestors. Hitting the sweet spot in a Venn diagram of reggae, disco, and calypso, it's perfect for the weather: