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Dom Flemons - Prospect Hill. A celebration of Americana / Durham Herald Sun review

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Want to start an argument? Have a discussion about the meaning of the 1960s. Something did happen during that decade that many can agree on. The decade produced some great music, during a time when we Americans began to appreciate our music – country, folk, jazz, blues, gospel, rock and roll. That same ecumenical spirit comes through on multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Dom Flemons' new collection, "Prospect Hill." In his liner notes, Flemons says a visit to the Warren Store in Prospect Hill, North Carolina, inspired this recording. Slaves built the store in 1849, and it became a gathering place. The recording "is a meeting of a lot of ideas I've had in my mind for a few years," among them "my passion for the many types of American music," he writes.

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