Simon, Paul - GracelandVendor: WB
RARE/2HAND VINYL LP ON WB 1986
WB 925 447 made in Germany with lyric inner sleev.
Vinyl NM. Cover VG+.
With Graceland, Paul Simon hit on the idea of combining his always perceptive songwriting with the little-heard mbaqanga music of South Africa, creating a fascinating hybrid that re-enchanted his old audience and earned him a new one. It is true that the South African angle (including its controversial aspect during the apartheid days) was a powerful marketing tool and that the catchy music succeeded in presenting listeners with that magical combination: something they'd never heard before that nevertheless sounded familiar. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Simon
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- Under African Skies
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- That Was Your Mother
- All Around the World or the Myth of Fingerprints
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