WFMU Station Manager Ken Freedman says: "A few weeks ago, I posted five excerpts from a legendary underground cassette called She Be She Strike, which captured some amazing radio from an Eskimo janitor and his friends who allegedly took over a Canadian radio station in the Eighties when the regular staff went on strike from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (or CBC - "She Be She"). The original post is here
"I just posted the longer, 30 minute version of the She Be She Strike tape, along with three other amazing Inuit songs by an Eskimo singer named Tumasi Quissa. The 30 minute version of She Be She Strike is amazing radio, with the Eskimo janitor singing over records, doing audio collages, singing to Ayatollah Khomeini, playing live music on jews harp and more." Link
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