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Ali Farka Touré

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Ali Farka Touré

Ali Farka Touré has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 20 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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Ai Ga Bani
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani Diabaté
World Circuit2005
Ai Ga Bani
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani DiabatéWorld Circuit2005
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Savane
Ali Farka Touré
World Circuit2006
Savane
Ali Farka TouréWorld Circuit2006
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I Go Ka
Ali Farka Touré
World Circuit1992
I Go Ka
Ali Farka TouréWorld Circuit1992
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Ai Bine
Ali Farka Touré
World Circuit1990
Ai Bine
Ali Farka TouréWorld Circuit1990
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Be Mankan
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani Diabaté
World Circuit2010
Be Mankan
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani DiabatéWorld Circuit2010
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Warbé
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani Diabaté
World Circuit2010
Warbé
Ali Farka Touré, Toumani DiabatéWorld Circuit2010
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Manakoidé
Ali Farka Touré
World Circuit2011
Manakoidé
Ali Farka TouréWorld Circuit2011
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La Drogue
Ali Farka Touré
Disques Espérance1984
La Drogue
Ali Farka TouréDisques Espérance1984
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Diaraby
Ali Farka Toure, Ry Cooder
World Circuit1994
Diaraby
Ali Farka Toure, Ry CooderWorld Circuit1994
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Cheri
Ali Farka Touré
Disques Espérance1984
Cheri
Ali Farka TouréDisques Espérance1984
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