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Do you know the context of this recording on Robbin' the Hood? Who they (the band) are talking to, and where? It seems like there's a lot going on. Thanks!


Good question, but be prepared for an unsatisfying answer. Brad would talk to anyone and they'd record a lot of it -- these were strangers that are in that recording. Some have theorized that the chanting in the background is Maori (Native New Zealander) language. It's hard to know for sure.

What we do know is that it's uncredited and there is no provided story.



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