This week’s song of the week, “Big Bad Good,” features the alluring harmonies of the Scandanavian folk duo My Bubba.
This week’s song “Don’t Wait,” is by Rhode Island-born Stockholm-raised sing Mapei (and who can resist a Rhode Island/Sweden connection). I learned of the song through NPR’s All Song’s Considered. Mapei describes her music as “21st-century gospel or doo-wop.”
This is just a weird track by an “experimental fusion music group” from Sweden called Goat. I just can’t shake “Goatman” out of my head.
Around The World For a Good Book selection for: Sweden Author: Henning Mankell Title: Faceless Killers Publication Info: New York : New Press, c1997. ISBN: 156584341X Summary/Review: An elderly couple are brutally murdered in their farmhouse near a provincial Swedish town. It’s detective Kurt Wallender’s job to solve this crime, but shocking as the murders…