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This Month in Music: Daltrey goes it alone

Despite the fact that fissures had developed within the Who’s ranks long before its release, Roger Daltrey’s first solo album – simply titled ‘Daltrey’ – was never intended as a final declaration of independence.

Nyahbingi is the root of all rhythms

Nyahbingi lies at the foundation in of all modern Jamaican music. Purely acoustic, purely organic, it is, as Bunny Wailer famously put it, “the root of all rhythms.