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Linna, Gong / Chinese Folksongs
Album:Chinese Folksongs Collection:World
Artist:Linna, Gong Added:Feb 2008
Label:Arc Music Inc. 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-02-24 Pull Date:2008-04-27 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Apr 27Apr 20Apr 13Mar 23Mar 2

 Recent Airplay
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Losing Money
4.Apr 10, 2008:KZSU Un-American Activities Committee
2.Apr 22, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
Peach Blossom Red And Apricot Blossom White
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6.Mar 18, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
Thin Chillies

Album Review
Reviewed 2008-02-23 
Very traditional vocals in Chinese folk music. She has that shrill, tremulous, warbling voice called for the style and a powerful, emotive way. Backed by traditional instruments as well as viola, violin,, chello it’s not in the least over-produced or commercial. Read the extensive notes and give these a try:

2. Midtempo and sweet w/warm strings.
4. Shrill, downtempo w/bamboo flutes & dulcimer.
5. Starts quietly, then a light, airy midtempo tune.
6. Fun, bouncy children’s song.
8. Slow and sad with lyrical strings weeping along.
9. A plinky, bounce. A children’s song w/strings.
11. Fast vocals with strings talking back. Upbeat & driving.
14. Mid/upbeat w/a more modern sound. Lots of vocal wanderings.
16. Midtempo zither and vocals. Bright & lyrical.
20. Bright, upbeat trilling & strings.
21. Midtempo flower drum song. Really pretty vocals/flute/dulcimer.

Track Listing
1.Through The Western Pass 12.Jasmine Flowers
2.Jasmine Flowers 13.Embroidered Purses
3.The Moon At Dawn 14.My Girl
4.Peach Blossom Red And Apricot Blossom White 15.Climbing A Mountain To Look At A Calm River
5.Flying Kites 16.A Little Old Man
6.Crabs 17.Yellow River Boatman Song
7.Riddle Song 18.Fifth Brother Herding Goats
8.Thin Chillies 19.Poplar And Willow Green
9.White Dove 20.Baoleng Diao
10.Beautiful Red Flower 21.Fengyang Flower Drum
11.Losing Money 22.Flowers, Yet Now Flowers