Segun Akinlolu | Where Rivers Sing A Song

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Where Rivers Sing A Song

by Segun Akinlolu

Live performance poetry in English and Yoruba songs on a base of evocative traditional African drumming and soothing acoustic guitar. The poems are a celebration of African culture with a focus on creating understanding amongst peoples of the world.
Genre: Spoken Word: Poetry
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1. Words
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2. Where Rivers Sing A Song
11:30 $0.99
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3. Of Reasons And Seasons
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4. My Names Tell A Story
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5. The Drum
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6. Somewhere Called Earth
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7. Poet With An Attitude
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8. A Vagrant's Stand
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9. Bonus Track - Live at the NAC
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Segun Akinlolu is one of Nigeria's pre-eminent performance poets leading a revival of the oral traditions through performance. Combining folksongs, original poems and storytelling, he performs his poetry with an acoustic guitar and African percussion instruments.

'Where Rivers Sing A Song', his second poetry recording, was recorded with a live studio audience and features uplifting words in English interwoven with Yoruba songs, gangan drums, agogos, shekeres, and acoustic guitar.

Other publications by Segun Akinlolu include:
*Waiting For The Bones (1997)
*Thinking Big (1999)
*On A Cold Evening (poetry cd, 2001)
*Citadel Blues (novel, 2004)
*The King's Messenger (2004)

More information about this engaging artist available at www.beautifulnubia.com

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Egunwale Fagbenro Amusan

Terrific
What a gift for the world in understanding the African experience, and perception of the world.
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