*Wassoulou*Ngoni was seen by *IbnBattuta 1352 *MaliBlues (2016). Exported by enslaved *Mande Evolved into *Banjo 1st documented 1600s @Caribbean*BassekouKouyate@Bamako says the 1st *Blues were played on it @Mali Acoustic guitar not here til 1830s
Spanish to 1655 @PortRoyalJamaica (1494) largest city @Caribbean English & Dutch-sponsored 17th C pirates here. Then sunk by 7 Jun 1692 *earthquake & *tsunami Hit by hurricanes and another 1907 earthquake. Gaudy displays of wealth and loose morals.