New Beginning

New Beginning

Tracy Chapman releases her fourth album 25 years ago today ~ November 14, 1995. It’s one of her biggest selling albums but not one without controversy. Unusual controversy … but controversy nonetheless.

The track “New Beginning” includes Tracy playing the didgeridoo. She learned to play at — and this is a thing — the Didgeridoo University in Alice Springs. Here’s the controversy part — the playing of the didgeridoo by women is not allowed in many aboriginal nations. Go figure.

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