music bits

Aug 17th, 2009 Posted in music | no comment »

More music-related things: Translations of lyrics from foreign artists.  Speculation, and in some cases actual answers, as to the meanings of songs.  And what seems to be every American TV theme song known to man.

random song o’ the moment

Aug 4th, 2009 Posted in cultures, music | no comment »


“Goye Kur” by Ali Farka Touré, at the 2003 Festival in the Desert in Mali.  You may wish to pick up the DVD and CD of the festival, which has helped raise international awarenes of Tuareg culture.