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Various - The Rough Guide To African Blues


1Tamiditin/ Tamikrest3:37
2Yer Mali Gakoyoyo/ Ali Farka Toure4:48
3Gueza Tabiya/ Dominic Kakolobango4:13
4Naile/ Danyel Waro
5Jef Jel/ Amadou Diange4:44
6Niang Balo/ Nuru Kane3:66
7Blues Song/ Lala Njava5:41
8Sofala/ Dilon Djindji4:22


April 2014 Record Store Day Release

180g Limited Edition vinyl

In the twenty years since Malian guitar legend Ali Farka Touré won his first Grammy, a whole spectrum of African Blues has become hugely popular with a global audience. The shades of Blues on this Rough Guide range from the deep indigo of the Saharan nomads to a vivid Madagascan cobalt.


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It is common knowledge that the origin of the blues lies in West Africa, and that it was carried to America by slaves. The Rough Guide to African Blues explores the blues in its native setting, as it were, in mostly acoustic settings, although the vintage sounds of Ayaléw Mèsfin & Black Lion Band from Ethiopia add a big-band touch whether they really qualify as blues is perhaps debatable. African Blues is a world music benefit compilation album originally released in 1998, with proceeds going to Voluntary Service Overseas. Part of the World Music Network Rough Guides series, the release features African blues a genre which is not simply an African re-interpretation of the American style, but carrying on traditions that were also exported to the Americas-see Origins of the blues. The compilation was produced and coordinated by Phil Stanton & Sandra Alayón-Stanton, co-founders of the. Most important - you can download the album Rough Guide To African Guitar Legends to your computer or phone absolutely free of charge, and without registration. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Album: Rough Guide To African Guitar Legends 2011. Rough Guide to East Coast Blues. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Songs in album Rough Guide To African Blues 2014. Ali Farka Touré - Yer Mali Gakoyoyo. Similar compilations. Super Rail Band, Toumani Diabaté. The Rough Guide To West African Music. Ethnic World. Izingqungqulu Zomhlaba, Mahlathini. The Rough Guide To The Music Of South Africa. Ethnic World Afrobeat. Listen free to Various Artists The Rough Guide to African Blues Yer Mali Gakoyoyo, Jef Jel and more. 25 tracks 120:13. Featuring significant collaborations which explore this link - including Corey Harris and Ali Farka Toure - alongside pivotal artists such as Afel Bocoum, Oumou Sangare and Boubacar Traore, The Rough Guide to African Blues examines this complex and fascinating musical connection. Artists include- Mariem Hassan, Nuru Kane, Corey Harris with Ali Farka TourÃ, Boubacar TraorÃ, Oumou Sangare, Etran Finatawa, Afel Bocoum, Rokia TraorÃ, AyalÃw MÃsfin & Black Lion Band, Djelimady Tounkara, Bob Brozman & Djeli Moussa Diawara, Rasha, Daby Balde, Baaba Maal & Mansour Seck. Pornhub Valentine's Day Album. La La Land Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Hide Ads. Contributions By. Become a Donor Donor badge, no ads more benefits. West African Blues Project. World Music Network, Music Rough Guides. RGNET1316LP

Various - The Rough Guide To African Blues
Performer: Various
Genre: Blues / World
Title: The Rough Guide To African Blues
Country: US
Released: 20 Apr 2014
MP3 album: 2215 mb
FLAC album: 2467 mb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 561
Source: Vinyl, LP
№ Cat: RGNET1316LP
Label: World Music Network