Recording of the week: Ad man's dream
Our first Recording of the Week for 2017 comes from Tony Harris, Preservation Audio Engineer.
There's a really lovely, lazy, summery feel to "Are nor want for be" by the Famous Scrubbs and his Band. The infectious little ditty really should have been in an insurance ad by now!
The Decca West Africa yellow label series, issued on shellac disc between circa 1948-1958, provides a major resource for the study of contemporary African music. Visit Decca West Africa Recordings to listen to more recordings from the series.