Sam and Martin are joined by our latest guest hosts Dave Pickering and Jen Adamthwaite for more debates around the authenticity and appropriation of musical styles, as well as the difficulty of speaking for and about people from different backgrounds.
Nb: the Tracy Chapman track we discuss is "Behind The Wall" from the album Tracy Chapman.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
$29.00, Blue Valentine, Tom Waits (1978)
Shot Gun Blues, Briefcase Full Of Blues, The Blues Brothers/Donnie Walsh (1978)
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