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Fleck, Bela / Throw Down Your Heart
Album:Throw Down Your Heart Collection:World
Artist:Fleck, Bela Added:03/2009
Label:Rounder Records 

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Add Date:2009-04-19 Pull Date:2009-06-21 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:21 Jun14 Jun7 Jun31 May24 May10 May3 May26 Apr
Airplays:31214524

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 22, 2018:Melange
Throw Down Your Heart
4.Oct 07, 2014:Global Warming
Tulinesangala
2.Feb 25, 2017:Music Casserole
Pakugyenda Balebauo
5.Nov 10, 2012:Music Casserole
Ah Ndiya
3.Dec 06, 2015:Breakaway Bluff
Zawose
6.Jul 07, 2012:Bouge Mood
Pakugyenda Balebauo

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2009-04-19 
Banjo and the pursuit of its origin in Africa with an ALL STAR cast of African Musicians. ALL TRACKS ARE FANTASTIC. Documentary film about the trip is playing now.
1: 2:51 female call & response with fem. chorus, fast, locked hand clapping
WOW! percussion, minimal banjo noodling at intro then more cool banjo picking
2: 4:16 male vocal/wail, fast banjo, fiddle & guitar (D'Gary from Madagascar)
3: 3:50 Fem vocal ( Oumou Sangare from Mali) with chorus, great banjo
4: 2:30 fast scat vocal intro , thumb piano & banjo
5: 2:51 fast M&F call & response vocals, cool fast song, goes lower towards end
6: 6:16 very cool jam with a large group of fantastic African All Stars, kind of
a wall of sound with vocals & instruments
7: 5:08 slower banjo with percussion, beautiful sound, The title comes from
the name of a town in Mali when the slaves saw the ocean and knew they were
never going home again.
8: 4:00 slower beautiful picking and scat style male vocal, applause
9: 2:55 HUGE list of musicians, fast 15 foot marimba with a huge pit under it
played by 8 people with lots of percussion
10: 4:33 fast male vocal/wail with intense banjo (traditional & 2 string) picking
****11: 3:20 very cool unusual vocal harmonizing, with minimal banjo
12: 4:31 cool cool picking with beautiful vocal chanting
****13: 2:58 African Blues, banjo, bowed lyre & toe percussion, fast
14: 3:25 thumb piano band, great banjo picking, beautiful vocals
15: 4:19 Instrumental, marimba with percussion & banjo
16: 3:51 mellow string picking, banjo & guitar
17: 5:05 soft & low fem vocal, Oumou Sangare, sparse banjo noodling
18: 7:14 thumb piano & banjo, @2:13 male vocal/chant. D  Farrell   04/2009

Track Listing
1.Tulinesangala 10.Buribalal
2.Kinesta 11.Zawose
3.Ah Ndiya 12.Ajula - Mbamba
4.Kabibi 13.Pakugyenda Balebauo
5.Angelina 14.Jesus Is The Only Answer
6.D'gary Jam 15.Matitu
7.Throw Down Your Heart 16.Mariam
8.Thula Mama 17.Djorolen
9.Wairenziante 18.Dunia Haina Wema/Thumb Fun