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Archive for November 9, 2009

JONAH MOYO & DEVERA NGWENA “Too Cheap” (1983)


Jonah Moyo

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Every time I think I’ve found the Zimbabwean track with the most insane guitar playing, along comes something else to prove me wrong. Viz, “Too Cheap”, which is all sweet vocals and super fast, crystal clear guitar. Not to be missed.

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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART & THE MAGIC BAND “Lazy Music” (1974)


Sell Out

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Everybody hates Unconditionally Guaranteed— even Don Van Vliet disowned it– and in truth it’s not very exciting or ambitious or good, but I can’t get tired of this half-assed, sub-Allmans ’70s period piece at all.