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Old 23-04-2014, 11:27 PM   #430
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Born in Cap-Haïtien in 1934, she left Haïti at an early age to pursue her studies abroad.With her deep, theatrical voice set to traditional rara rhythms often played by just bass and percussion, Haiti-born Creole vocalist Toto Bissainthe introduced the music of her homeland to the international stage. The BBC praised her for taking "an experimental approach to her island's traditional drum and vocal music, creating an exhilarating and, sometimes startling, mix of relentless grooves and moving ballads." Leaving Haiti after the country was taken over by dictator Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier in the early '60s, Bissainthe spent many years living in exile in Paris... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGoLiAWJGsk



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Vodouists believe in a distant and unknowable creator god, Bondye (likely derived from the French language term Bon Dieu, or Good Lord). As Bondye does not intercede in human affairs, vodouists direct their worship toward spirits subservient to Bondye, called loa.. Every loa is responsible for a particular aspect of life, with the dynamic and changing personalities of each loa reflecting the many possibilities inherent to the aspects of life over which they preside.. In order to navigate daily life, vodouists cultivate personal relationships with the loa through the presentation of offerings, the creation of personal altars and devotional objects, and participation in elaborate ceremonies of music, dance, and spirit possession..14th Spirit is called Leraje..He is a Marquis Great in Power, showing himself in the likeness of an Archer clad in Green, and carrying a Bow and Quiver.. He causeth all great Battles and Contests; and maketh wounds to putrefy that are made with Arrows by Archers.. This belongeth unto Sagittary.. He governeth 30 Legions of Spirits...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjXYCt4Mgio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toto_Bissainthe
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...3&postcount=23She was doing my chart.. I gave her Johnny's birthdate, February 14th.. Except someone got to her and took out their own Valentine card...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=575

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