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Old African Music

Toure Kunda – Salya

From live album Paris-Ziguinchor in 1984

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Old African Music

Xalam – Walyane

Composed in 1987 in Paris, where the band had settled as their music was not understood in Senegal, the song is about exile, being fragile and alone outside one’s own country.

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Old African Music

70s & 80s Kenyan Benga & Afro-Cuban Rumba

Playlist from the 3-LP set from Soundway Records’ release “Kenya Special – Selected East African Recordings from the 1970s and ’80s“.