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Mory Kanté

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Mory Kanté

Mory Kanté has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 12 episodes and was first played on 31 August 2014.

Mory Kanté (born 29 March 1950 in Kissidougou, Guinea) is an acclaimed vocalist and player of the kora harp. He was born into one of Guinea's best known families of griot (hereditary) musicians. After being brought in the Mandinka griot tradition in Guinea, he was sent to Mali at the age of seven years – where he learned to play the kora, as well as important voice traditions, some of which are necessary to become a griot.

In 1971 Kanté became a member of…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
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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Yeke Yeke (Remix)
More Kante
Not On Label (Mory Kanté)0
Yeke Yeke (Remix)
More KanteNot On Label (Mory Kanté)0
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Yeke Yeke (Afro Acid Mix)
Mory Kante (Martin Young mix)
New State Recordings2009
Yeke Yeke (Afro Acid Mix)
Mory Kante (Martin Young mix)New State Recordings2009
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Ye Ke Ye Ke (The Afro Acid Remix)
Mory Kante (Martin Young mix)
London Records1987
Ye Ke Ye Ke (The Afro Acid Remix)
Mory Kante (Martin Young mix)London Records1987
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Yeke Yeke (Afro Acid Remix)
Mory Kanté (Martyn Young mix)
Not On Label (Mory Kanté)2009
Yeke Yeke (Afro Acid Remix)
Mory Kanté (Martyn Young mix)Not On Label (Mory Kanté)2009
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Yé Ké Yé Ké (The Afro Acid Remix)
Mory Kante (Martyn Young mix)
London Records1987
Yé Ké Yé Ké (The Afro Acid Remix)
Mory Kante (Martyn Young mix)London Records1987
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Tam Tam Pour L’Ethiopie
Manu Dibango, M'bamina, King Sunny Ade, Salif Keita, Touré Kunda, Mory Kante, Ghetto Blaster, Souzy Kasseya, Ray Lima
New Musical Express1985
Tam Tam Pour L’Ethiopie
Manu Dibango, M'bamina, King Sunny Ade, Salif Keita, Touré Kunda, Mory Kante, Ghetto Blaster, Souzy Kasseya, Ray LimaNew Musical Express1985
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Inch' Allah
Mory Kante
Barclay1987
Inch' Allah
Mory KanteBarclay1987
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Tama
Mory Kante
Barclay1988
Tama
Mory KanteBarclay1988
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