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Manchester funk-jazz-pop group Kalima, named after a late-'70s Elvin Jones song, didn't come out of nowhere when the band began in October 1983 -- in fact, Kalima didn't really begin at all. Instead it was the new name for the group Swamp Children, who had already recorded an album and some singles for Factory before the decision for a less dourly suggestive name was made. Otherwise the group's lineup remained initially unchanged -- singer Ann Quigley, bass player Tony Quigley, ... Read more

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