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Anne Briggs Early life[edit] Briggs was born in Toton, Beeston, Nottinghamshire, on 29 September 1944.[1] Her mother died of tuberculosis when she was young. Her father, Albert, was severely injured in World War II and she was raised by her Aunt Hilda and Uncle Bill in Toton, who also brought up Hilda's youngest sister, Beryl, and their own daughter Betty. In 1959 she cycled with a friend to Edinburgh. They stayed overnight with Archie Fisher, who was at that time prominent in the revival of folk music in Scotland, and through him she met Bert Jansch, who had just begun to compose his own songs. Jansch and Briggs had an instant rapport and were to remain influential on one another for several years.

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Resonant Frequency: Five Thoughts on Music Scarcity A couple of weeks ago, there was a post on Altered Zones highlighting a track identified only as "AutoTune", a track that had apparently originated somewhere in Niger. The reason the song was identified by country instead of artist, with a title that described the predominant element of the music rather than what it was actually called, is because it was taken from the memory card of a discarded cellphone found on a trip to West Africa, so more precise identification wasn't possible. A number of songs gathered in the same way were assembled onto a cassette release called Music From Saharan Cellphones Vol. 1, put together by the SahelSounds blog, and the origins and details of each are similarly obscure. Most of what we know about these songs from this tape is that someone living in a certain part of the world thought enough of them to put them on their mobiles and, presumably, listen to them. It's not a lot to go on, which is part of the fun.

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