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WPTS Column: It’s time to shed outdated “world music” label

WPTS Column: It’s time to shed outdated “world music” label

By Sammy Wagner / WPTS Contributor

September 4, 2013


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I hate world music.I have nothing against the ecstatic boom of Bollywood, the ache and longing heard in chanson realiste or any other form of music hailing from any particular corner of the globe. It’s the phrase itself — “world music” — that gets me riled up. You see, world music means n...

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