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Richard Bona: The Ten Shades of Blues

You’ll hear nothing on The Ten Shades of Blues that resembles John Lee Hooker, B.B. King or Lightnin’ Hopkins, and that’s the point: Richard Bona, the Cameroonian bassist and vocalist, finds a universal blues essence in places others would never think to look. There’s “African Cowboy,” for example. With its layered vocals (all Bona), banjo, … Read More “Richard Bona: The Ten Shades of Blues”

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