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Ali Farka Touré

Ali Farka Touré has been played on NTS over 30 times, featured on 29 episodes and was first played on 31 May 2014.

Ali Farka Touré (October 31, 1939 – March 7, 2006) was a Malian singer and multi-instrumentalist, and one of the African continent's most internationally renowned musicians. His music is widely regarded as representing a point of intersection of traditional Malian music and its North American cousin, the blues. The belief that the latter is historically derived from the former is reflected in Martin Scorsese's often quoted characterization of Touré's tradition as constituting "the DNA of the blues".

Ali Ibrahim "Farka" Touré was…

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Sega
Ali Farka Toure, Ry Cooder
World Circuit1994
Sega
Ali Farka Toure, Ry CooderWorld Circuit1994
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Lasidan
Ali Farka Toure, Ry Cooder
World Circuit1994
Lasidan
Ali Farka Toure, Ry CooderWorld Circuit1994
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Hawa Dolo
Ali Farka Touré
World Circuit1992
Hawa Dolo
Ali Farka TouréWorld Circuit1992
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Roucky
Ali Farka Touré
World Circuit1992
Roucky
Ali Farka TouréWorld Circuit1992
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Allah Uya
Ali Farka Toure
World Circuit1999
Allah Uya
Ali Farka ToureWorld Circuit1999
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Goye Kur
Ali Farka Touré
World Circuit1992
Goye Kur
Ali Farka TouréWorld Circuit1992
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Machengoidi
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani Diabaté
World Circuit2010
Machengoidi
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani DiabatéWorld Circuit2010
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Ruby
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani Diabaté
World Circuit2010
Ruby
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani DiabatéWorld Circuit2010
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Kana Kassy (Bonus Track)
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani Diabaté
World Circuit2010
Kana Kassy (Bonus Track)
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani DiabatéWorld Circuit2010
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Ai Ga Bani
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani Diabaté
World Circuit2005
Ai Ga Bani
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani DiabatéWorld Circuit2005
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