DINNER TALES
CONGO
STEWART COPELAND - September 11, 2015

CONGO  July 14, 1984  JP, the mad Belgian explorer is shouting at me through the clattering drums and chanting natives. The jungle is alive with music.  “Go with the Shaman!”  He’s pointing to a dark hut across the clearing. I scramble through the dancing frenzy of the massed Pygmies and duck into the tribal Holy of Holies. The Shaman is there, suiting up for the big party.  Outside the hut, two or three hundred Pygmies are cutting it up on the dance floor, singing their sw...