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Various Artists: The Road to Jajouka

Mickey Hart, one of the musicians featured on The Road to Jajouka, once said that his band, the Grateful Dead, was not in the music business but rather in the transportation business. That sense of conveyance washes over you as these nine tracks sometimes gently and often raucously unfold. The music sweeps you in and carries you away and bounces you around and sets you down again; you surrender to it willfully.

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