June 11, 2008

Malian song-birds

Presenting three videos featuring a Malian singer, Rokia Traore, whose voice I have loved second only to the incomparable Salif Keïta (illustrative songs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5), ever since I first heard her in early 2007.

Another very capable Malian singer is Oumou Sangare (songs: 1, 2) but more about her some other time.

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