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Yothu Yindi

BLUESFEST 30 years...where you've gotta be better than good

July 5th 2019
From the first note he grabs me by the hair...twists me in his fingers and swings me around...taking me on a journey to the heart and soul of black America...falsetto to base vocals...drums stamping...keys sharpening then caressing...the crowd joining in singing...not because we know the words but 'cos he owns us. Fantastic Negrito is his name...his plaited mohawk in sync with his lead g ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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13th July 2019

Haven't heard that name in many years
Yothu Yindi is a name I haven't heard in many years. I think I might have a record with them somewhere. I think I can across their music when I listened to Midnight Oil. Your blog post made me look on youtube for their music. /Ake
14th July 2019

Haven't heard that name in many years
Ah Ake...Yothu Yindi and Midnight Oil are known in Sweden...warms my heart. We heard Midnight Oil in a taxi in Buenos Aires and of course live in Oz. We first saw Yothu Yindi when their song "Treaty" was Number 1. Their mix of didgeridoo and rock blew us away. Then again at Bluesfest 2019...still blowing us away. Hope Youtube brings back happy memories and also blows you away.

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