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Mory Kanté

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Mory Kanté

Mory Kanté has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 16 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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Courougnene
Mory Kante
Mandingo Productions0
Courougnene
Mory KanteMandingo Productions0
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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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Bantiero
Mory Kante
Eboni Records0
Bantiero
Mory KanteEboni Records0
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Gnaga Lemba
Mory Kante
Mercury1984
Gnaga Lemba
Mory KanteMercury1984
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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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