Re-searching the original beat
Sean Paul, Miss Elliot and Habib Koite all use a deceptively simple but hypnotic beat from the heart of Africa, but what is it? Music journalist Rita Ray journeys to Ghana to find out in this music documentary for the BBC World Service..
A Short History of Five Notes will be on at the following times in the UK: 09:00, 12:00, 15:00, and you can find out all about it on the following link: bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specialreports/five_notes
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