Bagels and Bongos rerelease
Jewish-music mailing list member Michael Makiri caught this last summer. I'm just catching up. But when you're done reading the article, do check out the blog of the reissue folks. It's great!
REBOOT STEREOPHONIC ANNOUNCES LABEL LAUNCH
SET TO RELEASE THE CULT CLASSIC "BAGELS AND BONGOS" BY THE IRVING FIELDS TRIO ON AUGUST 23RD
Sure the Lomaxes searched the South for a dying breed of Delta Blues musicians. Sure Ry Cooder hit Havana in search of lst Cuban legends. But when's the last time a bunch of Jewish kids started raiding their grandparents' record collections and then set out to track down the musicians, in search of buried clues about their own culture? ... for more, follow up at Indiepulse
You can also go straight to the horse's mouth at Hippocampus