Nightbird - Markus James
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  1. Goin Home
  2. Child See the Rider
  3. Are You Thirsty (Land of Plenty)
  4. Midnight
  5. Rain
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  1. Goin Home
  2. Child See the Rider
  3. Are You Thirsty (Land of Plenty)
  4. Midnight
  5. Rain
  6. At the Well
  7. Nightbird
  8. Pharoah's Daughter
  9. One Drop
  10. River Risin
  11. Awo
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An incredibly wide variety of pop music can be found on the African continent. Some styles of African pop can be exuberant and relentlessly energetic, including soukous, zouk, and makossa. But moody, dusky, and haunting are some of the adjectives that describe a lot of the Afro-pop that has come from Ethiopia, the Sudan, and Mali. On Nightbird, San Francisco singer/songwriter Markus James successfully finds the parallels between Malian pop, rock, and the blues, specifically, the sort of dusky, haunting blues that worked so ...

Nightbird 2002, Firenze Records

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