Oct 30, 2014

RhoDeo 1443 Goldy Rhox 184

Hello, today the 184th post of GoldyRhox, classic pop rock in the darklight a singer /filmdirector and composer, a bit of a side step as we're talking soundtrack here. Although this hit soundtrack was recorded with cheap '70s synthesizers, the simple scores composed are acclaimed masterpieces. Our man sets the mood for his horrific movie with such tracks as "The Shape Stalks," "Laurie's Theme," and, of course, his main theme, which consists of the beating out of a 5-4 rhythm. A definite first pick for those interested, this soundtrack even bests most scary music albums.

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Most of the albums i 'll post made many millions for the music industry and a lot of what i intend to post still gets repackaged and remastered decades later, squeezing the last drop of profit out of bands that for the most part have ceased to exist long ago, although sometimes they get lured out of the mothballs to do a big bucks gig or tour. Now i'm not as naive to post this kinda music for all to see and have deleted, these will be a black box posts, i'm sorry for those on limited bandwidth but for most of you a gamble will get you a quality rip don't like it, deleting is just 2 clicks...That said i will try to accommodate somewhat and produce some cryptic info on the artist and or album.

For fans of the 1978 classic slasher film, this 20th anniversary soundtrack is a must-have. When the director set out to write his own music for the low budget horror flick, little did we know that he was about to bring us a stirring, gripping score, in the spirit of master suspense composer Bernard Herrmann, himself.

The story of today's mystery movie is pretty familiar to most people, especially to those most likely to look into getting this soundtrack. Michael Myers was a young boy who brutally stabbed and murdered his sister back in 1963. He was taken to a mental hospital and was put under the care of Dr. Sam Loomis (the name being an homage to a character in Hitchcock's "Psycho"). In 1978, Michael Myers breaks free, returns to his hometown of Haddonfield, IL., and terrorizes a teenage babysitter named Laurie Strode. All of the frenzied, harrowing action takes place on Halloween night. The small town setting evokes the loneliness of Autuman well: leaves descend from their trees and blow through the streets, and jack-o-lanterns line the porches of the nice, quiet homes. Michael Myers shatters all of that serenity once night falls. The film is a suspenseful, pulse-pounding exercise in terror and fear. This is all enhanced greatly by its excellent score.

Our mystery man, with just a few sparse notes, manages to interpose urgency, dread, fear, and evil presence, ever so exceptionally into the foreboding film. Visual and aural cues work brilliantly together to form a near-perfect blend of synchronous fright. Michael Myers turns the staircase, the music reflects it. He suddenly sits up, the music is right there. He is spotted across the street from Laurie Strode's school, the score hauntingly emanates. It is simple, but effective.

One should be aware of a couple of things about this this 20th anniversary soundtrack. It is 28 tracks long, and as the score is somewhat simple, there is a bit of repetition involved. Also, the dialogue for each score segment is included on this soundtrack. If you are wanting just the music, then this is not for you. Personally, I think the inclusion of the dialogue adds to the suspense. This soundtrack is a must-have for the *fans* of the film. It is a good companion-piece to the movie. In fact, one could almost say that it *is* the movie. Few scores have been able to so definitively evoke the atmosphere of their films as well as "today's gruesome mystery" has. Sit back, listen, and be scared.

Goldy Rhox 184 (flac 283mb)

Goldy Rhox 184 (ogg 000mb)

Oct 29, 2014

RhoDeo 1443 Aetix

Hello, still in limbo i'm not sure how things are at your end but i keep seeing lot's of browser crashes-thats how my misery started in windows but these happen on macs and linux too, it looks to me that it's the websites that cause computer misery and i think this is by design, commercial forces are very eager to have their own completely controlled fast internet leaving the biggest possible heap of corrupted webshite behind. Still it's irritating that this computer refuses my OS discs...

Last week Skinny Puppy's eighties output came to an end but Canada had another
electro-industrial/synthpop group that started manifesting in the same timeframe. Psyche are centered on singer Darrin Huss, who has been the only constant member, with various line-ups including his brother Stephen Huss, later followed by David Kristian, Per-Anders Kurenbach, and Remi Szyszka, all recording albums with Darrin under the name Psyche.....N'Joy

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Psyche was formed by brothers Darrin and Stephen Huss[1] in Edmonton, Alberta, named after the B-Side of Killing Joke's Wardance single as well as being chosen for the meaning of the word. The band's debut performance was on December 13, 1982 with Dwayne Goettel on additional keyboards. During this period, Psyche were known for their bizarre live shows wherein Darrin performed nude (except for being covered in shaving cream) while talk-singing and shouting over the music. The performance idea was inspired by pictures seen of Fad Gadget in British Music magazines.

While demos were recorded during this period of collaboration with Dwayne Goettel, no albums were released until 1985's Insomnia Theatre, after Goettel's departure. After Insomnia Theatre achieved moderate success in Europe, Psyche tested the waters with a couple single releases followed up by a new studio album, Unveiling the Secret, in 1986. To promote the record, Psyche performed as the opening act for Suicide, at Élysée Montmartre in Paris, then as headliners on their own proper European tour.

After the release of their third studio album, Mystery Hotel, Stephen Huss was forced to take a hiatus from the group due to being diagnosed with schizophrenia. During this period Darrin began collaborating with David Kristian, leading to a new album, The Influence, in 1989. This album introduced new elements to Psyche's sound, with samples created by Kristian, and being performed entirely on the Casio FZ1.

A visit home to Waterloo in 1991 reunited the Huss brothers and, the subsequent recording sessions produced 1991's Daydream Avenue. Though Psyche returned to tour Europe with German keyboardist Johannes Haeusler in support of English poetic artist Anne Clark, Stephen Huss stayed behind in Canada due to his illness.

A follow-up wouldn't come until 1994s Intimacy, produced in collaboration with Joseph Watt (of Razormaid). Feeling that this new album lacked powerful dance numbers, Psyche released the Private Desires EP as a companion, featuring a cover of Soft Cell's classic Sex Dwarf. While the group embarked on a small German tour, the future of the group was unclear due to Stephen Huss remaining in Canada, leaving Darrin to find new collaborators in Germany.

After another hiatus while dabbling in side projects, Psyche resumed activities in 1996 with Per-Anders Kurenbach joining as a new member. Together with Kurenbach, Psyche released Strange Romance, which took a musical shift toward an accessible, upbeat pop sound to bring listeners up to date with the personal events described in Darrin's lyrics. After playing for the first time in Oslo, Norway and a return to Sweden, Psyche released a live video featuring highlights from their Strange Romance Tour. 1998 saw the beginning of a new record label partnership, and in June of that year Psyche released their eighth official album on the StrangeWays label out of Hamburg, Germany. The album Love Among the Ruined added a few more experimental touches to the pop side of Psyche's style.

At the beginning of 2000, Psyche signed to Art of Fact Records in North America. The specially-compiled release of Misguided Angels contained material from 1983 through 2000 as a re-introduction of Psyche back on their original continent. It contained the last material from Per-Anders Kurenbach, and Darrin as well as some rare mixes. By this point Kurenbach has left the group and was replaced by Remi Szyszka.

The new line-up made its debut on Accession Records with a new single, Sanctuary, released in April 2001. After a series of successful concerts in both Europe and North America, ninth studio album The Hiding Place was released and well-received, charting fourth in the year-end Top 100 of the German Alternative Charts. To capitalize on The Hiding Place's success, a new remix album entitled Endangered Species was released mid-2002. The success continued into 2003 with a string of live performances and the release of a new album, Babylon Deluxe, which found its way in the German Alternative Top Ten once again.

The 11th Hour, Psyche's 11th album, saw the return of previous collaborator Per-Anders Kurenbach, but including a farewell track with Remi Szyszka, and a guest appearance by Christian Wirsig. The 11th Hour was released through Accession Records in Europe, Metropolis Records in North America, and Irond Records in Russia making it the widest release in the band's history. The album topped the German Alternative Charts (DAC).

In 2006, after nearing the 25-year mark of Psyche's existence, a DVD collection documenting Psyche's appearances in every incarnation from 1983–2005 was released. Containing 23 tracks in all, with at least 1 song from every album ever released, Imaginary Life was released on May 26, 2006. It contains music videos and performances covering the very beginning from "The Crawler" on an Edmonton TV station in 1983 through to 2005. Plus an audio commentary track and bonus features such as Darrin and Stephen Huss being interviewed backstage in Sweden after their debut concert in Gothenburg in 1988.

Following The 11th Hour, Psyche shifted their focus to touring rather than recording, playing shows and festivals across Europe, North and South America, and South Africa. During this phase of Psyche's career, no new studio albums were released, with the band opting instead to release remix albums (Unveiling the Secret 2.0, Until The Shadows, Halloween EP), compilations of old and unreleased materials (Re-Membering Dwayne, Unknown Treasures, As The Brain Collapses, Rare Mixes & B-Sides), and multiple live albums. In addition, several early albums received re-releases.

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The debut album of the Huss brothers with the ground breaking Brain Collapses, Mr. Eyeball Ooze, Wrench, Maggots and several other wonderful horror-synth classics. On Unveiling The Secret, Psyche reached a Europe-wide club hit with the title track and set a whole new style with such titles as "Prisoner To Desire" and "The Saint Became A Lush".

Psyche - Insomnia Theatre - Unveiling The Secret  (flac 464mb)

01 Mr.Eyeball Doze 5:12
02 Maggots 4:37
03 Wrench 3:34
04 Brain Collapse 4:10
05 Eating Violins 2:43
06 On The Edge 5:07
07 Why Should I? 5:03
08 Thundershowers 5:15
09 Lord Unleashed 3:20
10 Caught In The Act 5:37
11 Prisoner To Desire 5:40
12 The Saint Became A Lush 6:12
13 Black Panther 3:47
14 Taking Chances 4:45
15 Unveiling The Secret 7:11
16 The Crawler 2:31

Psyche - Insomnia Theatre - Unveiling The Secret  (ogg 000mb)

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"Uncivilized" got modest airplay on the new wave radio stations that said much of their work never got the heavy rotation that Psyche deserved. This late 80s electro-industrial/synthpop band That sometimes sounds like a darker, almost industrial Depeche Mode of the same era. However, most noticeable is their similarities to the experimental sounds of early Softcell. The singer, in fact, sounds very much like Marc Almond at times, and if you see some of their videos, he also kind of borrows Almond's look and fashion sense. If you love electro-industrial/synthpop from this era, definitely book into Psyche's Mystery Hotel.

Psyche - Mystery Hotel  (flac 337mb)

01 Make No Mistake 4:08
02 Insatiable 4:41
03 Wake The Flood Unconscious 2:55
04 The Outsider 4:23
05 You're The Only One 3:25
06 Uncivilized 3:40
07 Ride On 2:47
08 Dreamstreet 5:16
09 Nocturnal Passenger (Extended) 6:08
10 Eternal 4:18
Bonus Tracks
11 Uncivilized (Instrumental) 3:37
12 Black Panther 3:47
13 Prisoner To Desire (Version 1) 4:38

Psyche - Mystery Hotel   (ogg 000mb)

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In 1989, Darrin teamed up with David Kristian to create a new Psyche album entitled 'The Influence'. The album was performed completely using the Casio FZ1 and David incorporated his own samples that gave Psyche a new sound. Electronic and darker in context, The Influence revitalized the gothic scene. Even though no tracks were released as singles from the album, it proved to be a classic as Lights of Euphoria covered the song Misery on their debut album.

Psyche - The Influence (flac 321mb)

01 Psyche Theme 2:46
02 Haunted 4:09
03 Misery 4:03
04 The Dark Pool 4:50
05 Salvation Stranger 3:52
06 The Sundial 2:56
07 Illusion 4:20
08 Twilight 4:30
09 The Influence 4:17
10 Misery's Return 4:58
11 Haunted (Hill House Mix) 5:49
12 The Sundial (Hospital Mix) 3:34
13 Eleanor (Instrumental) 3:40

Psyche - The Influence  (ogg 000mb)

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This compilation of early recordings by Psyche dates from 1982-1987 and is dedicated to those who still believe that one's humanity in art should not necessarily be rated by an industry standard.  Featuring  the "harder"  industrial side of Psyche represented here by the likes of "The Crawler", "Screamin' Machine", "Another Billion Eyes", and "Waiting For The Stranger" (no one will ever top that monster).  The tracks seem more about effect, ambience and mood than developed ideas. These slices of mood are pretty effective, though--enough to sustain interest for a short time--and they are diverse from track to track, at least as much as one can expect and still stay in a dark, semi-gothic, industrial dance vein. A chance then to experience the ground floor of the developing electro-industrial genre; going to dark clubs and getting weird with anti-establishment youth.

Psyche - Tales From The Darkside (flac 325mb)

01 I'm A Gentleman 3:33
02 Eraserhead 3:50
03 Wrench II 3:18
04 Another Billion Eyes 2:51
05 Empty Spirit 3:13
06 A Threat 3:49
07 The Brain Collapses 4:04
08 Children Carry Knives 4:47
09 Theme For Runaways 2:14
10 Screamin' Machine 4:22
11 Cheated 2:43
12 The Crawler 2:20
13 Mind Over... 4:30
14 Waiting For The Stranger 2:42
15 The Darkside 2:00
16 Psychic Vampire 4:28

Psyche - Tales From The Darkside  (ogg 000mb)

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Oct 28, 2014

RhoDeo 1443 Roots

Hello, I thought a USB key with a new XP3 iso would do it but nada my windows 7 discs refuse to expand and my old xp3 discs dont do anything anymore so still stuck with this linux life disc unfortunately I cant't use the software im used to using, so no ogg files or cue sheet looks like I will have to look if I can repair my old pc- not looking for ward to that  i'm no wizard there

Before a nation can become real, it must first be imagined. It seems appropriate that Super Mama Djombo, the band that became a primary expression of Guinea-Bissau's identity after independence, was born in the fertile imagination of children. Four young friends (the youngest was only six) came together to play at boy scout camp, and got their first taste of success. Soon they were playing weddings and parties around Bissau. This young band was serious, and voted out any members who they thought weren't keeping pace with the group as they became more skilled.

Though the group was too young and politically unaware to know it at the time, they were growing up amidst revolution. The revolutionary Party for the Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde (P.A.I.G.C.) had been engaged in rural mobilization and clandestine urban agitation since 1959. Hidden under the dense forest canopy in the south of the country, guerillas and villagers struggled to set up a revolutionary society. Mama Djombo was the name of the spirit most appealed to for the protection of these independence fighters.

Independence was won in 1974, and that year brought the final formative elements to the band: freedom, euphoria, and bandleader Atchutchi. Atchutchi had been mobilized and politically aware for longer than the other members, and his contribution completed the project. The band would become politically charged. It would imagine a new, unified national identity that was neither Portuguese nor divided by indigenous ethnicity. It would help re-invent Kriol, the synthesis of Portuguese and African languages spoken in the cities, that the revolution had transformed into a common language of national unity. The success of the new orchestra was almost immediate.

In early 1980, the group went for its only recording sessions in Lisbon. People at home in Guinea-Bissau already knew the songs by heart, but their release on LP extended the reach of the band and opened new opportunities-particularly the track "Pamparida." Adapted from a children's play song, this infectious track made the band a West African sensation. DJs would often make sure they had two copies of the album, so they could play the song over and over without stopping. It is said that when "Pamparida" came on the radio during lunch, people would get up and dance the song, then return to their meal. It was "Pamparida" that filled a stadium in Senegal to capacity, where a then-unknown Youssou N'Dour opened for the Orchestra. When the music started, the crowds outside literally broke down the doors to hear them play.

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Super Mama Djombo is a band from Guinea Bissau who sing in Guinea-Bissau Creole.[1] The band was formed in the mid-1960s, at a Boy Scout camp, when the members were only children (the youngest was six years old). [2] Mama Djombo is the name of a spirit that many fighters appealed to for protection during Guinea-Bissau's War of Independence.[3]

In 1974, the politically conscious band leader Adriano Atchutchi joined. The group became immensely popular in the young country, which had gained its independence the same year. They would often play at President Luís Cabral's public speeches, and their concerts were broadcast live on radio.[2]

In 1978 group traveled to Cuba and appeared on the eleventh youth music festival in Havana.[citation needed] Early in 1980, they went to Lisbon and recorded six hours of material. The first album Na cambança was released the same year, and the song Pamparida, which was based on a children's song, became a huge hit throughout West Africa. In 1980 Cabral was overthrown, and the new regime under João Bernardo Vieira no longer supported the band. They had fewer opportunities to perform, and broke up in 1986.[2] However, the soundtrack to Flora Gomes' film Udju Azul di Yonta (The blue eyes of Yonta) (1993) was recorded by Adriano Atchutchi and other members of the original band under the name of Super Mama Djombo.[4]

In 2012, Super Mama Djombo toured Europe.[5] The band included several of the original members, drummer Zé Manel, guitarist Miguelinho N'Simba, percussionist Armando Vaz Pereira and Djon Motta,[6] together with new members such as solo guitarist Fernando Correia from the band Freaky Sound. Although Adriano Atchutchi, the original lead composer and bandleader, is not part of the current line up, the military coup in April resulted in him having to leave his post as a provincial governor when the military took over the functions of the government, so he was able to attend rehearsals to help the band prepare for the tour. The band said they hoped the tour would "show people that Guinea-Bissau's loudest sound is not that of gunfire, but that of music."

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Here's a wonderful little slice of history from the tiny country of Guinea-Bissau. From its beginnings in a boy scout camp, Super Mama Djombo emerged to become one of the country's leading bands during the late '70s and into the earliest part of the '80s. The 14 tracks here are the product of their only recording session, in 1980, six glorious hours that produced some amazing music, including the West African hit "Pamparida," based on a children's song, a track that made them into regional stars. But it's only one of the great things here. There's some searing music, some beautiful singing, and a very electric atmosphere throughout. There are also some unusual details, like the strange whistling on "Pansau Na Isna," for example; it's jarring and completely unexpected, but it works. Across the whole album there's plenty of driving percussion, always understated, and the guitars offer a mesh of sound that happily owes little to Congolese rhumba -- the fretwork is harder. Inevitably, there are Cuban elements in the music, as in the opener, "Faibe Guiné," but the African element is always highly evident -- "Ordem Do Dia" couldn't be from anywhere else, with its gorgeous guitar arpeggios and ineffable harmonies. Six of these tracks have never been released before, making this a vital document of one of the most important African bands of the late '70s. 

Super Mama Djombo - Id  (flac  478mb)

01 Faibe Guiné 4:57
02 Dissan Na M'Bera 5:14
03 Gardessi 6:33
04 Júlia 6:54
05 Seiango 4:05
06 Seya 4:42
07 Pamparida 5:52
08 Aboku Boku Bandi 4:31
09 Ordem Do Dia 4:28
10 Assalariado 6:04
11 Guiné-Cabral 6:09
12 Djuana 6:54
13 Pansau Na Isna 4:57
14 Indicativo 2:29

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Born in 1966 in Basse, West Africa, Juldeh Camara is a Gambian griot and master musician. His blind father received the gift of music from forest spirits who took the use of his eyes in return. Playing the Ritti, a one- stringed fiddle, he participated as a griot in traditional Fula society. Camara has been recognised as the leading ritti player in the world. Camara has played with Ifang Bondi, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Batanai Marimba, Knut Reiersrud, kora player Seckou Keita and Tunde Jegede's African Classical Ensemble, where in 2009 he performed at St. Denis Cathedral in Paris which included Oumou Sangare, Toumani Diabate, Kasse Mady Diabate, Sambou Susso and the Brodsky Quartet. More recently he has establised a successful partnership with Justin Adams, releasing their collaborative albums "Soul Science", "Tell No Lies" in May 2009 and "The Trance Sessions" EP in February 2010."

Gambian musician Juldeh Camara is a virtuoso on the ritti. In his hands, this rustic, one-stringed fiddle provides a supple accompaniment to his vocals: rolling fables, wry observations and passionate declamations, all sung in the Fulani language.who has worked with the likes of Robert Plant, Jah Wobble, Tinariwen and Sinead O'Connor.

Justin Adams, was first introduced to the exuberant sounds of Juldeh Camara, a member of the griot caste of wandering minstrels, played live over the phone. Their subsequent pairing has produced two acclaimed albums.

In person, the splicing of Adams' bluesy playing with Camara's adaptable dexterity on the riti, a one-string fiddle, and his elastic vocals made for an effortless, often hypnotic hybrid. Adams would strike up an African riff, then drop in some rock'n'roll phrasing and Camara would skilfully roll with the changes, providing rapid-fire chants as well as a lightning natural facility on a number of stringed instruments. Accompanied by a drummer tapping on a tea chest, they also moved their focus eastwards, dipping into the meditative, minimalist mantras of the Saharan blues.

Soul Science was nominated for "best album" in the "Culture Crossing" category at the annual BBC World Music Awards, and was selected among the "top 100 albums of the year".

Juldeh Camara – Soul Science  (flac  316mb)

01 Yerro Mama
02 Ya Ta Kaaya
03 Sanakubay
04 Njatigi
05 Naafigi
06 Blue Man Returns
07 Subuhanalaii
08 Ngamen
09 Nayo
10 Yo Lay Lay
11 Me Wiri Bainguray Am

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It's hard not to approach an album like this with some trepidation. Guitarist Justin Adams works in tandem with Gambian griot Juldeh Camara to create grooves that consciously blend the sounds of American rock and blues with those of West African traditional music; Camara plays the riti (a one-stringed spike fiddle), and the bologo (a sort of two-stringed banjo), and sings, while Adams accompanies on guitars and occasional percussion and keyboard. The duo are on the record as being enthusiastic about the fact that so much of their music is improvised in the moment in the studio; one or the other will play a riff, the other will pick up on it, and they move forward from there.  At its best, this is music that can induce a sort of trance without being boring or obnoxiously repetitive. But when it isn't at its best, it can be pretentious (notice the truly wanky guitar on "Sahara") or derivative (the Bo Diddley lick on which "Kele Kele (No Passport No Visa)" is based is entirely too literal). There are some great moments on this album, but too few of them to make it solidly recommendable to any but the most die-hard desert blues fanatics. 

Juldeh Camara - Tells No Lies  (flac  363mb)

01 Sahara
02 Tonio Yima
03 Kele Kele (No Passport No Visa)
04 Fulani Coochie Man
05 Achu
06 Madam Mariama
07 Gainako
08 Nangu Sabeh
09 Banjul Girl
10 Chukaloy Dayoy
11 Futa Jalo

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1. Sahara 
I sing for the Sahara, a land of sand and beauty, a land of camels and great people. As the evening falls the sand cools from the rays of the sun and it feels like magic. People of Sahara I greet you, for you have kept your culture and traditions against all odds. If you travel to Mali or Timbuktu you will know what I mean for you will meet the great men and find the history of their nation which has long been preserved. 

2. Tonio Yima 
Pardon me, my friend, we are in a big gathering and there are many people, I might step on you but it is not my intention to do so. Someone might spit on you but do not be rude to them, just put your point across without spoiling the fun for the rest. 

Pardon me, my dear, pardon me, I might push you while I make my way through the crowd but I do not mean to hurt you. The gathering will soon be over and we will all go our separate ways, so spare me the insults, I just want to have fun. Sorry if I have done anything wrong but I just want to enjoy myself. 

3. Kele Kele (No Passport No Visa) 
Hear my cry, the cry of my people for a passport and visa. They go to and from visa offices, pay huge application fees just to end up with no refund and no visa. So they pay a captain and board an unsafe ship hoping to enter Europe, the land of their dreams. Listen my friend, think carefully before you start this journey of pain and suffering which can lead to your untimely death. You may be going through a hard time, but Africa our motherland has a lot to offer, so be patient in your search for treasures. Visa authorities, allow me to bring the plight of my people in sweet melody, although you cannot grant everyone a visa there must be a way to ease the pain, suffering and loss. 

4. Fulani Coochie Man 
Aid for the poor countries, donated for the poor and needy because they have nothing. Lets make sure this aid is distributed evenly to the ones who need it. Do not sit on a lump sum and keep it for your own use, neither must you use the aid to enjoy a lavish lifestyle while the real owners of this aid still live in anguish. Others have more than they need because of greed, the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. Let us refuse injustice to the poor. 

5. Achu 
Listen, O listen, listen to me with your minds and listen carefully. 

6. Madam Mariama 
Mariama you are kind, Mariama you are jolly, Mariama you are wealthy and your riches you freely give. Your company is always filled with fun and laughter, praise singers proclaim your kindness in various tunes. Let me also sing a song for Mariama the woman of my dreams. Marie, some of them call you, Marie, your skin glows, you are wonderful, I will never stop singing of your beauty. 

7. Gainako 
I dedicate this song to the youths, for I want them to know the importance of knowing their roots. Find out about your ancestors - the things they did, the things they talked about, their traditions and what they believed in, for all this will lead you in the right direction. As for me, I can't stop reflecting on my heritage for it inspires me and gives me joy. That's why I want to honour the scholars of Medina Gunasi, whom God has blessed with wisdom and knowledge. They never cease from shepherding the flock entrusted to them, their prayers never fail and that is why I urge you all to seek their blessing at all times. 

8. Nangu Sobeh 
Head of house, it's you I am talking to, for I want to remind you that you need to show a bright example to your family. Hard work is the key to success so let's not be lazy, nothing good comes easy therefore we have to be ready and willing to work. When the rains are here get up and till the soil, show the children what they can reap from the farms so that they will learn from you. If you steal, the children will do the same and if you beg, they will, so work hard head of house there are many eyes watching every move you make. 

9. Banjul Girl 
Banjul girl, you are born beautiful, I am in love with you. Come and talk to me my dear, let's talk about love. You are full of tact, you are so wonderful I cannot stop loving you. Talk to me Banjul girl, beauty is in your nature. Come on and dance with me Banjul girl, come on and talk to me for I am in love with you beautiful Banjul girl. 

10. Chukaloy Dayoy 
Teenage girls of this generation I challenge you to seek knowledge and you will not regret it. Let the parents support the young minds of our nations so that the dumping of newborn babies will cease. Babies need care, bringing them up means a lot of spending, so think about it teenage girl for you need support yourself. Do not engage in ways that will cause you regrets, stop now and save a life. 

11. Futa Jalo 
History tells us about our past for we should not forget our heritage as it makes us who we are. I call on the nation to preserve the culture as it is the only thing that defines people. Let us not replace our traditional praise singers, neither should we find an alternative to the fiddle, kora or flutes because they tell our story. I will not forget my origin, I am born from parents of a tradition I am proud of, my grandfather is from Cumbria in Futa Jalo and my mother is from Benani near Dallaba. 

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