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...here's a vintage recording from Zili Roots, circa 2003
recorded and mixed by Kearney Kirby at Dancing Dog Studios
and featuring the best sound in the world: the laughter of students at recess at St.Peter's School
(Laurie Goldsmith, guitar; Brigham Brough, bass; Nick Kinsey, drums; Kera Washington, flute, percussion, vocals)
"Children" is based on the memory of a reunion with a grade school classmate --
We met again when I was in grad school at Brown University, and she was on tour promoting her newest book of poetry.
We reminisced about growing up (partially for me) in Atlanta, and...