September 24, 2008

Music or cats?

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. - Albert Schweitzer

Well.. I hate cats. (no..hate's too strong a word. Loathe, maybe? hahaha! Ok.. just kidding. Perhaps "don't like" is the most accurate.) So music it is!
Time for something to seek refuge...
First up, the haunting voice of Salif Keita, previously featured in my post last month.

And here's one of Ella scating... amazing!
I am going to end this post here pointing to two performances by the South African singer Miriam Makeba, both of The Click Song. The first is from a 1966 performance in Sweden and the second from 1979 is interesting because she explains her language. (U-Q-H-O-Q-H-O-Q-H-O = adams apple ;))
Time to go make my own music (Found link at the great blog -

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