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Guelewar Band Of Banjul

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Guelewar Band Of Banjul

Guelewar Band Of Banjul has been played on NTS in shows including Full House, featured first on 8 November 2015. Songs played include Lat Djor N'Diaye, Sunu Makaan and Djaraama.

Guelewar was founded in Banjul, The Gambia in 1970. Originally called The Alligators, they were led by musical star Bai Janha, a central figure in the Gambian musical community during the 1970s. In 1972, the band decided to incorporate more local musical styles, using the 21-stringed Kora. The group also incorporated the sabar drums, an indigenous instrument which beats out a rhythmic style known as Mbalax. This style of dance music was later internationalized by…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Lat Djor N'Diaye
Guelewar
Touba K71981
Lat Djor N'Diaye
GuelewarTouba K71981
Discogs
Sunu Makaan
Guelewar
Kindred Spirits2012
Sunu Makaan
GuelewarKindred Spirits2012
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Djaraama
Guelewars Band Of Banjul
Productions Jambaar PJ, Le Kiosque d'Orphée1980
Djaraama
Guelewars Band Of BanjulProductions Jambaar PJ, Le Kiosque d'Orphée1980
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Wollou
Guelewar
Kindred Spirits2012
Wollou
GuelewarKindred Spirits2012
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