Morocco has been luring seekers for generations. And while Paul Bowles and the Beats made their way to this beautiful country, we’ve always been intrigued by The Rolling Stones’ famous visit in the summer of 1989. For three days, they recorded with the Master Musicians of Jajouka led by Bachir Attar, a group from Jajouka, Morocco, that William Burroughs once called the “four-thousand-year-old rock band.” The recording sessions resulted in the song Continental Drift, from their 1989 album Steel Wheels. Hear it here.
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