16.4.06

what i'm trying to get you all to see is...that everybody should dress up on easter day!

Today is Easter in the Unit States. As part of my celebration of easter i'm going to listen to some rad easter tunes.
Crishy picked out some winners, oh man, that Rev. A.W. Nix kills me ! those harmonies on the Morris Family track, it just don't get better!
In our part of the world people do dress up in pastels and listen to the reverend for easter, but i'd rather take to the street and parade. Caribbean revels: Haitian Rara & Dominican Gaga documents street music during the Easter celebrations of these people.
i'm going to parade this afternoon, i think.
word out!
Oh-mmh

Rev. A.W. Nix- Who Dressed You Up For Easter
Nix & Dickinson Vol. 2 (1928-1931)
Morris Family- He Rose Unknown How Can I Keep From Singing Vol. 2
Dixon Brothers- Easter Day (1936)

Various Artists -Notre Dame de 7 Doleurs Caribbean Revels
Various Artists -Vapeur Caribbean Revels: Haitian Rara and Dominican Gaga
Various Artists - Tallon Caribbean Revels: Haitian Rara and Dominican Gaga

3 Comments:

  • At 1:41 PM, April 16, 2006, Blogger Moka said…

    Yes, that Rev. A.W. Nix and Morris Family is great stuff indeed, thanks crish.

    The songs from the caribbean revels document are sounding pretty good too.

     
  • At 4:47 PM, April 16, 2006, Anonymous Soosy qiu said…

    I like the idea of going out to the street and parade.
    Great music selections, as always.

     
  • At 12:56 PM, May 06, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Full music video podcast
    review and a bit of miasma.

     

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