Episode 842: Fan Mail – African Music, Counting Crows, Crime Songs




April 23, 2020


  • Los Straitjackets “Crime Scene” Jet Set (Yep Roc Records) 2012
  • Counting Crows “Angels of the Silences” Recovering the Satellites (DGC Records) 1996
  • Volta Jazz “Bi Kameleou” Bobo Yéyé: Belle Époque in Upper Volta (The Numero Group) 2016
  • Tala A.M. “Sugar Lump” Arabica (Fiesta) 1978
  • Antibalas “Lai Lai” Fu Chronicles (Daptone Records) 2020
  • Fela Kuti “Zombie” Zombie (Coconut Records) 1976


Intern Sam sticks around to help us read through the fan mail. Shoutout to Intern Matt for the all work he does organizing this correspondence!

We answer listener correspondence from Bill Mulligan, Hunter Bennett, Jay Ignacio, Kevin Clement and Kurt Gallagher about previous episodes on crime songs (ep. 784), Counting Crows (ep. 786) and African music (ep. 787).

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