This is a long and probably unnecessary prelude to today's track, which I found during that search. I don't know anything about the Samoa Sisters or their album Alofa Fa'avalea, from which this track is taken. If you know more about them, please enlighten me. But you'll recognize this classic song.
[mp3] Samoa Sisters: "
Reminder: SoundRoots' New Year Giveaway
All through the month of January 2006, anyone who leaves a non-anonymous (so we can let you know if you win!), relevant comment on SoundRoots will be entered for a chance to win the 2-CD set Sound of the World, compiled by the BBC's Charlie Gillett. Drawing will take place 1 February, and the winner will be announced here. If you don't comment, you can't win. Plus it's good karma!
Final rain update: Yesterday was officially rainless, ending Olympia's streak of consecutive days of rain at 35, exceeding the record set in 1953. We're so proud of our little raindrops!