The Original Sound Of Burkina FasoVarious Artists

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  • 1. Abdoulaye Cisse – Jeunesse Wilila
  • 2. Bozambo – Kombisse
  • 3. Pierre Sandwidi – Boy Cuisinier
  • 4. Abdoulaye Cisse – Aw Ye Douba Ke
  • 5. Tidiani Coulibaly & Dafra Star – De Nwolo
  • 6. Mangue Kondé & Le Super Mande – Touba
  • 7. Amadou Balake – Whisky Et Coca-Cola
  • 8. John Oumar Nabolle – M'ba Lale
  • 9. Amadou Balake – Super Bar Konon Mousso
  • 10. Mangue Konde Et Les 5 Consuls – Pop Konde
  • 11. Tidiani Coulibaly & Dafra Star – Sie Koumgolo
  • 12. Youssouf Diarra (Dit El Grand Ballake) – Djanfa Magni
  • 13. Abdoulaye Cisse & Super Volta – A Son Magni
  • 14. Amadou Balake – Wayisjelequeyele
  • 15. Amadou Balake – Aminata Du The
  • 16. Pierre Sandwidi & Super Volta – Yamb Ney Capitale

Burkina Faso may be one of the least well-known parts of West Africa but it has a deep history and musical pedigree. A few years before President Thomas Sankara changed his country’s name from Upper Volta to its current one, a new sound emerged to soundtrack a cultural revolution. Featuring music by Abdoulaye Cisse, Amadou Balake, Pierre Sandwidi & Super Volta, Tidiani Coulibaly & Dafra Star, Bozambo, Youssouf Diarra and more. Available as deluxe 2-LP gatefold vinyl and CD. Includes a booklet with extensive liner notes and photography.

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