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memories of philly, the streets of

Posted on 2007.10.28 at 22:08


The Faery Of Dark Despair
despairfaery at 2007-10-29 04:04 (UTC) (Lien)
I'm all for the original. Take care, I expect you back with a vengeance.
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madman101 at 2007-10-31 04:50 (UTC) (Lien)
is there someone who recorded the original, pumpkin?

you fricken knowledgable sutherner of whom i am forever jealous?

how the hell do you spell that - i feel so yankee
The Faery Of Dark Despair
despairfaery at 2007-10-31 11:33 (UTC) (Lien)

Is it evil that I'd rather hear slaves singing than the Moby version?


Southerner or Suth'ner if your from tha south. :p
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madman101 at 2007-11-01 09:40 (UTC) (Lien)
very cool

i am truly amazed that you knew that - no - not evil except that you support slavery or whatever other stigma society wants to stick to you - i wish i could fully get into slave songs and spirituals, because they are close to my life AND they are so bed-rock foundational to rock-and-roll

i used to listen to gospel music on sunday mornings - incredible! and i also had tapes of tribal african music - which is good to have - but it wears thin after a few listens

but i was a BIG fan of south african pop and nigerian high-life, which comes through in my fav all-time band, the english beat - as well as through Paul Simon's Graceland - i saw lady black mombozo in concert - or whatever they're called

it fascinates my curiosity how this music, which prolly came through haiti, apparently had a big influence on new orleans zaidaco (sp?) and also dixieland and the blues

but you can't neglect the irish/celtic influences either - which was a big influence on reggae and ska, which most people don't see - and of course it influenced cajun music

for these reasons, I LOVE AMERICA!

The Faery Of Dark Despair
despairfaery at 2007-11-01 10:54 (UTC) (Lien)

You got diamonds on de souls of ya shoes?

YES! I agree! I was raised in a music loving family. My dad was an aspiring singer/song writer and in Nashville, where I grew up, we were surrounded by music at all times. Dad was a DJ for years, as was my grandfather and my uncle. I guess it's just in me and I couldn't imagine not loving music as much as I do.
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madman101 at 2007-11-02 05:56 (UTC) (Lien)

Re: You got diamonds on de souls of ya shoes?

that is so cool!

oh yeaah - i do got those diamonds

i was an aspiring singer-songwriter - i've written tonnes of stupid songs - i decided not to do the irish rock band thing - wouldn't have worked right now

you are so lucky to have a musical family!
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