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ARTIST
TITLE
Free Africa
FORMAT
4CD BOX

LABEL
CATALOG #
LM 54176 LM 54176
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
1/24/2011

"On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the independence of several African countries, Free Africa pays tribute to the continent's rich musical traditions with a selection of 50 essential tracks performed by a stunning array of great artists and featuring powerful and unforgettable music. From rumba to the mandingue, from afro beat to goumbé (not to mention blues, jazz and rock), the selections on this deluxe four disc set span the full range of African music from the sixties to the current day." Artists include Manu Dibango, Moussa Doumbia, Bassekou Kouyate, Rail Band de Bamako, Mulatu Astatké, Orchestre National A du Mali, Amadou Balake, Ernesto Djedje, Alpha Blondy, Mahmoud Ahmed and more. Includes a 40-page booklet with notes in English and French.