50 Years Of Music : 50 Years Of Independence = Afrique : 50 Ans De Musique : 50 Ans D'indepéndances

Music CD - 2010 - Multiple languages
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The most comprehensive compilation of African music ever achieved collects 183 classic recordings by 183 important artists from 38 countries in North, South, East and West Africa. The artists include universal stars such as Miriam Makeba, Fela Kuti, Youssou N'Dour, Franco, Cheb Khaled, Cesaria Evora, Mulatu Astatke, Salif Keita, Manu Dibango and Oum Kalsoum. The tracks, licensed from some of the world's most respected record companies, are all original studio recordings or, in a few cases, famous concert performances.

Publisher: [Paris?] : Discograph, p2010
Branch Call Number: CD POP Africa-1884
Characteristics: 18 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Mensah, E. T. 1919-Performer
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Blondy, Alpha 1953-Performer
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Sangare, Oumou Performer
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Super Eagles (Musical group)
Bembeye Jazz
Osibisa (Musical group)
Orchestra Baobab
Toure Kunda (Musical group)
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou
Africando (Musical group)
Amadou & Mariam
Salopards (Musical group)
Magic System (Musical group)
Bhundu Boys
Four Brothers
Mahotella Queens (Musical group)
Soul Brothers (Musical group)
AB Sounds (Musical group)
Hip Hop Pantsula
Tumi and the Volume (Musical group)
Very Best (Musical group)
Hodi Boys
Shirati Jazz
Mlimani Park Orchestra
Super Mazembe (Musical group)
Orchestra Makassy
NUTA Jazz Band
Western Jazz Band
Ikhwani Safaa Musical Club
Mila na Utamaduni (Musical group)
Bantous de la capitale (Musical group)
Zaiko Langa Langa (Musical group)
Tout Puissant Likembe Konono no 1 de Mingiedi
Kékélé (Musical group)
Kassaï All Star
Staff Benda Bilili (Musical group)
Nass el Ghiwan (Musical group)
Raïna Raï (Musical group)
City 16 (Musical group)
Orchestre Fayçal
Super Mama Djombo (Musical group)
Bulimundo (Musical group)
Mendes Mendes (Musical group)
Africa Negra (Musical group)
Tubaroes (Musical group)
Kiezos (Musical group)
Bibi Tanga & the Selenites (Musical group)
Kapa Dech (Musical group)
Tabanka Djaz (Musical group)
Voz de Cabo Verde (Musical group)


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This 18 disc set contains music from 38 countries in Africa and is definitely worth a listen!

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