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DocArchive: The Short History of Five Notes: 25 Feb 2011

February 25th, 2011

Episode 32 of 1343 episodes

Dancehall singer Sean Paul, Hip hop star Missy Elliot and Malian singer Habib Koite all use a deceptively simple but hypnotic beat from the heart of Africa in some of their biggest hits. But what is it? Music journalist Rita Ray journeys to Ghana to find out.

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