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  • Keith Richards’ sublime ‘Wingless Angels Volume 1 and 2’

    NoDepression.com
    Doug Heselgrave

    "…This collection of traditional songs – with some of the rhythms dating as far back as the 17th century in Uganda – was recorded over the last several years by Keith Richards at his Jamaican home. In 1997, Richards released some of these songs on his own record label as a CD entitled ‘Wingless Angels.’ The collection not only featured some of the greatest ‘spiritual healing’ tunes ever performed, but it was also one of the most important roots based compilations –from a musicological perspective – to be released in several years. This new updated and expanded set has a much greater breadth than the original and serves as a fine memorial for Justin Hinds, Locksley Whitlock and Jackie Ellis, three of the musicians who contributed to the original release who have since passed on…"

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on September 28, 2010

NoDepression.com
Doug Heselgrave

"…This collection of traditional songs – with some of the rhythms dating as far back as the 17th century in Uganda – was recorded over the last several years by Keith Richards at his Jamaican home. In 1997, Richards released some of these songs on his own record label as a CD entitled ‘Wingless Angels.’ The collection not only featured some of the greatest ‘spiritual healing’ tunes ever performed, but it was also one of the most important roots based compilations –from a musicological perspective – to be released in several years. This new updated and expanded set has a much greater breadth than the original and serves as a fine memorial for Justin Hinds, Locksley Whitlock and Jackie Ellis, three of the musicians who contributed to the original release who have since passed on…"

Click here for the full piece.

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