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Fanta Damba

Fanta Damba was first played on NTS on 10 August 2019. Songs played include Malamine and Besson Sori.

Fanta Damba (born in 1938 in Ségou) is a Malian jalimuso (Bambara female Griot-singer) known to her fans as La Grand Vedette Malienne. She began singing as a child, growing up in a family of musicians. She began recording in her early twenties with Radio Mali. In 1975, she became the first jalimuso to tour Europe solo. She retired from as a performer in 1985.

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Malamine
Fanta Damba
Bärenreiter-Musicaphon, Mali Music1970
Malamine
Fanta DambaBärenreiter-Musicaphon, Mali Music1970
Discogs
Besson Sori
Fanta Damba
Songhoï Records1976
Besson Sori
Fanta DambaSonghoï Records1976
Discogs