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African Roots of the Mississippi Blues

African Roots of the Mississippi Blues
on Radio Tropicale

On Sept 27 at noon, Bruce will welcome back local musician Darrell Rose, just over a year since their Sept 7, 2005 show What Has Katrina Wrought. This year, at the end of August, during the week of shows devoted to New Orleans: One Year after Katrina, Bruce addressed the African and Caribbean roots of New Orleans' "Spanish tinge." So to further expand our horizons, Darrell will focus on one of his interests, exploring the African Roots of the Mississippi Blues. This will take us one of the favorite destinations of Radio Tropicale, to Mali and the late great Ali Farka Toure.

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