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Mory Kanté

Mory Kanté has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 17 episodes and was first played on 31 August 2014.

Mory Kanté (born in Kissidougou, Guinea, on 29 March 1950; died 22 May 2020) was an acclaimed Guinean vocalist and player of the kora harp. He is best remembered internationally for his 1987 hit song "Yé ké yé ké", which reached number-one in Belgium, Finland, the Netherlands, and Spain. The album it came from, Akwaba Beach, was the best-selling African record of its time.

Kanté was born into one of Guinea's best known families of griot (hereditary) musicians. After being brought in the Mandinka…

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Tam Tam Pour L'Éthiopie (Part One)
Starvation/Tam Tam Pour L'Éthiopie feat. Touré Kunda, Ghetto Blaster, Mory Kanté, M'Bamina, Salif Keita, Souzy Kasseya, Manu Dibango, Ray Lema, King Sunny Ade
Zarjazz1985
Tam Tam Pour L'Éthiopie (Part One)
Starvation/Tam Tam Pour L'Éthiopie feat. Touré Kunda, Ghetto Blaster, Mory Kanté, M'Bamina, Salif Keita, Souzy Kasseya, Manu Dibango, Ray Lema, King Sunny AdeZarjazz1985
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Yeke Yeke
Mory Kanté
Club Standards2005
Yeke Yeke
Mory KantéClub Standards2005
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Inch' Allah
Mory Kante
Barclay1987
Inch' Allah
Mory KanteBarclay1987
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Yé Ké Yé Ké
Mory Kante
Barclay1987
Yé Ké Yé Ké
Mory KanteBarclay1987
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Deni
Mory Kanté (Nick Patrick mix)
Barclay1988
Deni
Mory Kanté (Nick Patrick mix)Barclay1988
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Kissibala
Mory Kanté
Barclay1990
Kissibala
Mory KantéBarclay1990
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Krougnegne
Mory Kanté
Barclay1990
Krougnegne
Mory KantéBarclay1990
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Tama
Mory Kanté
Barclay1987
Tama
Mory KantéBarclay1987
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Courougnene
Mory Kante
Mandingo Productions0
Courougnene
Mory KanteMandingo Productions0
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Bantiero
Mory Kante
Eboni Records0
Bantiero
Mory KanteEboni Records0
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