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[ Written by: | 24 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]

This came up on Radio NZ National the other morning as we were driving around town… it sure brightened the day and has had several plays since which makes it most certainly my most played song this week.
“Bongo Bong” is the first solo single by Manu Chao from his first album, Clandestino. It is a remake of Mano Negra’s song (Mano Negra was his own band), “King of Bongo” (1991), which has its roots in a 1939 recording of “King of the Bongo Bong” by the trumpeter Roy Eldridge. It …