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The miner considered brandishing his pick-axe outside his local town hall in support of a public option in health care reform—but he's lover not a fighter. His best contribution to community well-being is made right here each week. (And once you've spent a little quality time with the sextet of gems dug up this week, you'll be feeling a helluva lot better.)
This past weekend's commemoration of Woodstock's 40th anniversary stole a few headlines from the "death panel" blowhards, but another historic benchmark approaches that deserves attention: Fifty years ago this Friday, Hawaii, dominated so obscenely for so long by the Big Five corporate oligarchy, cast off its chains and attained statehood. In recognition, the miner offers up "These Trails," a gorgeous bit of natural splendor recorded in Hawaii in 1973. Mahalo.
Volcanic (Folk) Rock
These Trails ~ "These Trails"
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AKA "The Franco of East Africa"
Mbaraka Mwinsheshe ~ "Masimango"
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From the album: Sululu Ya Moro (mp3)
Don't Cover Up That Ribald Spot
Nino Rota ~ "Felini's Casanova"
From the album: L'uccello Magico (mp3)
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