Various Artists

Kneelin' Down Inside the Gate: Great Rhyming Singers of the Bahamas

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Though the notes claim the rhyming singers of the Bahamas were unique, it's always seemed that (like other Bahamian idioms) they may also have had links with 19th-century U.S. a cappella African-American religious music. Certainly the roots, both British and African, are similar, and the music itself equally magnificent.

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3 3:37 Amazon
4 3:58 Amazon
5 1:30 Amazon
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7 4:18 Amazon
8 3:18 Amazon
9 2:14 Amazon
10 1:52 Amazon
11 2:47 Amazon
12 7:14 Amazon
13 1:46 Amazon
14 1:56 Amazon
15 2:36 Amazon
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