Alleyway fence in Eugene. Don't know if related... title of Bela Fleck's 2009 album tracing African roots of th banjo. Throw Down Your Heart translates from Bagamoyo, a town in Tanzania where centuries ago enslaved Africans were led to ships that would carry them to other countries. Musician John Kitime: slaves knew that they were not going to see their homes again. So it was time to "throw down their hearts" before leaving.