PROF. JOHN COLLINS at the University of Ghana-Legon, April 2013 | photo by Aigerim Saparova
Growing up in England, Dr. John Collins felt like a black sheep. The other sheep were tightly packed with screws, bolts and a craving for the materialistic. To him, they’d been unknowingly brainwashed amidst a western hierarchical class system.
JOHN COLLINS with members of Ghana’s National Folklore Board, 1997 via BAPMAF
This is part two of an interview with JOHN COLLINS – professor, musician and historian of Ghanaian popular music for over forty years. Check out some of Prof. Collins’ essays here – downloadable for free – after reading the interview below.