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Etats de l’Afrique

I made a compilation of African music from the 60s and 70s. Stretching from Mali to Ethiopia, more or less along that latitude. The styles vary from really funky to really bluesy. The cover is a photo by the excellent Malick Sidibe.

Etats de l'Afrique

Etats de l’Afrique
Various Artists

1. Rail Band – Duga (Bambara Version)
2. Africa Show – Ritmo da Ilha
3. Le Rail Band feat. Mory Kante – Mariba Yassa
4. Orchestre Régional de Kayes – Tèrèna
5. Bokoor Band – Onukpa Shwarpo
6. Alemayehy Eshete & Hirut Beqele – Temeles
7. Bokoor Band – Maya Gari
8. Feqadu Amde-mesqel – Asmarina
9. Orchestre de la Payotte – Kadia Blues
10. Orchestre Régional de Kayes – Nanyuman
11. Rail Band – Fankante Dankele

Download and enjoy.

Category: aural pleasures


4 Responses

  1. chad says:

    nice selection, thank you. saved me from listening to the same 50 mp3s that I have on my work computer.

  2. Allan says:

    Looks cool, and sounds interesting! thanks!

  3. mischaél says:

    je veux connaitre l’histoire africaine

  4. mischaél says:

    comment etait elle?

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