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Fela : RIP

At 07:35 PM 8/4/97 -0800, you wrote:
>I just learned that Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Nigerian musician, bandleader and
>activist died friday in his sleep. 

oh my god!! that's quite a shock ?? how old was he ?? early/mid 50s ??
Strange/funny - i had just just thought a lot about Fela, having NOT 
of him in ages - but reading up on the new Eno at some website - several
quotes from mr Eno - lauded Fela - and he said how he had TONS of his
albums. - This caused me to think how lame i was for only having 1 or 2
??@!!!!! But, having heard quite a few of 'em... then i actually wondered
where he was, what doing, etc. Very strange. And sad.

anyone unfamiliar with this man - check it out... another GENIUS , yes, the
comparisons to Miles, Sun Ra, etc are right on.... Talking heads from 
in light to the next 3-4 albums would not exist without him and his
hybrid.... there's a great album he did in like 1970 with ginger baker
also... whew. another one gone. our counter culture is dying. we must
preserve it.


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