No wonder, I have always felt, been moved by, and ‘learned’ the song down to each ‘vocalization’
FOR MANY YEARS NOW, I BEGIN DAY 1 OF THE HISTORY COURSES I HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE TO TEACH HISTORY AT
SANTA MONICA COLLEGE SINCE 2003,
IN AN ‘AFRIKAN WORLD CIVILIZATIONS’ COURSE AT CSU-DOMINGUEZ HILLS
UNFORTUNATELY, JUST FOR ONLY 5 WEEKS BEFORE I HAD AN ENDOCARDITIS-RELATED STROKE THAT ALMOST GOT ME.
It (the stroke) and the medicines gave me some interesting dreams and hallucinations occurred during my 2 1/2 days on my bedroom floor…[continued below]
….banging for help on my bed’s base with an iron that THANKFULLY was near enough to instinctly grab and bang with as I meekly called for help. Thankfully, my calls ‘HELP, HELP, HELP!’ were not as meek as I thought and my neighbor finally heard me, to finish the real-life story of what I survived…
Back to the point, I even manager to screen a portion of “The Real Eve” a graduate course at a private university.
THE REAL EVE AND OTHER QUALITY DOCUMENTARIES ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF HUMANKIND
I tell my students to add pbs and bbc to there search terms
A newer … scientific reaffirming of human origins out of Africa
After reading this I must get this book, all the best folks – Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne
~Yes, I am a South-Central Los Angeles native that is a Anglophile musically at least….Thanks to my ear since a young person listening to the David Bowie my Mama was playing to watching the Eurythmics, Duran Duran, Boy George and such on MTV to chilling to Spandeau Ballet as my spun the record while we lived in military housing in the Serra Mesa neighborhood of San Diego circa1985.
Enjoy my sharing of the wonderful sounds provided by one half of one of my most favorite musical yroups, 4hero (Marc Mac and Dego)
Dego mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide (GPWW950) by Gilles Peterson Worldwide #np on #SoundCloud