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Ali Farka Toure

Ali Farka Toure

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Ali Farka Touré

Interview by Don Snowden, Escape, 12 April 1994

THE 18-WEEK run atop the Billboard World Music charts enjoyed by Ali Farka Touré's album The Source added the sweet touch of popular success in ...

Ali Farka Touré with Ry Cooder: Talking Timbuktu (Hannibal)

Review by Richard Gehr, Spin, May 1994

DE BLUES is a harsh mistress. So what a pleasure when someone like Mali guitar giant Ali Farka Touré comes along to let us off ...

Connections: Ali Farka Touré's Cross-Cultural Blues

Profile by Ted Drozdowski, Boston Phoenix, The, 31 July 2000

THE BLUES CAME to America in chains, contained within the hearts of the enslaved people of Africa. Two hundred odd years later it went back, ...

African Connections

Comment by Don Snowden, Rock's Backpages, 16 February 2011

LISTENING TO Junior Kimbrough again recently brought it all back home—how much that guitar tone had nagged and nagged at me, so damn familiar you ...


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