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Friday 6 January 2012

A Nod To Niamey

We had our first visitor from Niger today so, as a tribute of sorts, here are a small selection of tunes from Nigerien artists - mostly but not exclusively in the 'Tuareg Blues' style. I think we now have Chad pretty much surrounded, but the buggers are still holding out.

"Ile Elan" - Atri N'Assouf

"Liedernan" - Etran Finatawa

"Innulamane" - Toumast

"Yacouba" - Mamar Kassey

Speaking of Mama Cass, I still believe her finest achievement was her performance as Witch Hazel in H R Pufnstuf.

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