1 - AMBASSADEURS DU MOTEL, LES
- AMBASSADEURS DU MOTEL DE BAMAKO - (CD)
This Big Band from Mali formed in the early 1970s and now one of the legendary outfits in the African music world. Many gifted individuals have drifted through the ranks, including Salif Keita and Kante Manfila. The recorded prolifically and toured widely in Francophone West Africa, ranking a zenith of popularity and performance towards the end of the 70s.They recorded between 1973 -1978 5 albums and 2 singles. By the 1980s life was proving more difficult for large dance bands everywhere and, despite the change to Ambassadeurs Internationaux in the early 80's. Les Ambassadeurs du Motel de Bamako are playing some reunion gigs in the fall 0f 2014. Here the essential compilation: Cd 1 Manding tracks/Cd 2 the funky tracks with various lead singers.
TRACKLISTING: 01. Bolola Sanou 02. Nagana 03. Saranfing 04. Wara 05. Djoula 06. N'na 07. Yassoumouka 08. Mana Mana 09. Djandjon DISC #2: 01. Malou Denou 02. M'bouran-mousso 03. Sabar 04. Tielolom - Ba 05. Ambassadeur 06. Ray M'bote 07. Fatema 08. Unknown 09. Unknown
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Disc Quantity: 2
Release date: 26-07-2014
Item # : 466635
Availability: 2/3 WEEKS, NOT IN STOCK