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  • Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders (Pilot)

Sound Tracks | Abigail Washburn Performs "Piao" | PBS

Duration: 02:30
Program: Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders (Pilot)
Broadcast Date: Sep. 29, 2011

With Abby, what would never work on paper has a way of coming out natural and swinging, this song being a perfect example. There's simply no one else on the planet who could pull this off. Piao means "floating," and Abby sings in Mandarin, "This morning I woke up to no big plans, no great ambitions, just floating, floating, floating..." It's hard to explain the mix of influences in this song.

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Post Date: September 29, 2011