Tuesday, November 30, 2010

VA - Free Africa (4CD) (2010)

On the occasion of the 50th birthday of the independence of the main part of the African countries, the box " Free Africa " pays tribute to the music of this continent across a selection of 50 essential and necessary tracks. This anthology gathers artists, mythical ( Manu Dibango, Salif Keita, Miriam Makeba, Ali Farka Touré), famous (Tinder and Mariam, Mory Kanté, Angelica Kidjo, Wassis Diop, Tiken Jah Fakoli, Alpha Blondy, Star of Dakar, The Ambassadors, Boubacar Traoré) and others less known or forgotten who participated in the wealth of the history of Africain music.

This box contains the nicest music of the four corners of Africa (Nigeria, Congo, Cameroon, Mali, Benin, Senegal, Togo, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Gambia). This selection stretches in the Portuguese-speaking countries (Angola, Cape Verde islands) become independent in 1975, as well as in Ethiopia, country in atypical history. These countries were inserted into this box owing to the quality of their artists and their music (Césaria Evora, Bonga, Mulatu Astatké, Mahmoud Ahmed).

50 tracks presenting the african history and culture since independence. From rumba to the mandingue music, from the afro beat to the goumbé, withtout missing blues, jazz and rock, "Free Africa" goes around skyline of music from the sixties to nowadays. With a complete booklet containing notes on every artist, as well as a review on accession of the independence of these countries, this project has the ambition to tell the most important period of Africain history. Between traditional and contemporary music, Africa offers us all its musical talent and makes us discover or rediscover a selection of these biggest artists.

01 Pata Pata - Miriam Makeba
02 Pont Sur Le Congo - Franklin Boukaka & Cercul Jazz
03 Mandal Ly - Super Eagles
04 Tira Kaba - Kante Manfila & Sorry Bamba
05 Mar Azul - Cesaria Evora
06 Lagrimas Negras - Grand Kalle & African Team
07 Janfa - Orchestre National Du Mali
08 Yekermo Sew - Mulatu Astatque
09 Sebene - Rochereau Tabu Lay & Orchestre Afrisa
10 Mali Tebaga Mogoma - Rail Band De Bamako
11 Rockia - Bella Bellow
12 Queresh Endewaza - Samuel Belay
13 Super Bar Konon Mousso - Amadou Balake

Disc 2

01 Soul Makossa - Manu Dibango
02 Tenesh Kelbe Lay - Muluqen Mellesse
03 Samba - Moussa Doumbia
04 Saajuru - Super Biton De Segou
05 Hameta - Alemayehu Eshete
06 Hombre Mysterioso - Etoile De Dakar
07 Sodade - Bonga
08 Maaduleen - Super Diamono De Dakar
09 Beni Barale - Bembaya Jazz
10 Yene Felagote - Tlahoun Gessesse
11 Assumukan - Les Ambassadeurs Du Motel
12 Boulmamine - Orchestra Baobab
13 Keme Bourema - Balla & Ses Balladins

Disc 3

01 Djiguiya - Djelimady Tounkara & Trio Manding Du Mali
02 Ancien Combattant - Zao
03 Behido - Ernesto Djedje
04 Jangaake - Star Number One De Dakar
05 Ewnetegna Feqer - Hirut Beqele & Police Orchestra
06 Koki (Hot Koki) - Andre Marie Tala
07 Tezeta - Mahmoud Ahmed
08 Ciro - National Badema
09 Rasta Poue - Alpha Blondy
10 Xalel Dey Mag - Ifang Bondy
11 Cono - Salif Keita
12 Natt - Ismael Lo

Disc 4

01 Mariama Kaba - Boubacar Traore (Feat. Ballake Sissoko)
02 Bamba - Baaba Maal
03 Mbalou - Mory Kante
04 African Dream - Wasis Diop (Feat. Lena Fiagbe)
05 Batonga - Angelique Kidjo
06 Francafrique - Tiken Jah Fakoly
07 Mon Amour Ma Cherie - Amadou & Mariam
08 Likhirin - Ba Cissoko
09 Diallo - Vieux Farka Toure (Feat. Ali Farka Toure)
10 Musow (For Our Women) - Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba
11 Anywhere Trouble - Massak
12 Africa Five - Mamadou Barry

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