MenoSunday; LIfe Lived Easy



I had a memory - prompted by seeing a kaftan on a singer in a sound clip a couple of weeks back. My kaftans are long ago worn out. They were great to wear though. Indian 'suits' - the salwaar kameez ('harem' pants and long blouse) with dupatta (shawl) - fill that gap now... I digress on the matter of dress.

The point was I started remembering Sunny Ade. Back in Nigeria days, he was the absolute king-pin of popular West African 'pop'. I bought two of his records whilst we were there - and they only finally left me (along with a few other treasured vinyls) when I divested myself of pretty much everything prior to India move.There was another Nigerian connection, but will bring that to you next week. When I put the search in for Ade's music, I was delighted to find recent footage, from a concert in Seattle!!! The first one here translates as "Master of My Table" and then "Passion". Groovy Sunday everyone...

4 comments:

  1. I feel there's nowhere you have not been, surely in spirit if your feet have not gone.

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  2. Music speaks to every soul, no matter what language is your native one. Thank you for sharing a bit of the beauty you've experienced along life's way.

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  3. Every one loves music. Thanks for sharing!!

    Wags
    Oreo

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  4. That is lovely on the ears! Don't understand it but it doesn't seem to matter it is enjoyable so I guess that is the litmus for good music!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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