When this lp came out in 1973 I was 15 years old and had no
idea of this music existing. I was listening to English and Ame-
rican popmusic, maybe some blues.. It took another five years
before the first African, Caribbean and South American music
came through to us. Fortunately we are looking at a much
broader spectrum of sounds and styles nowadays, the world
wide web is a huge support in that perspective. Listen to this
wonderful slice of Guinée vinyl, which is in great condition,
even after 41 years. It’s got some pops though in the middle of
track #3 and at the end of track #6, a small pressing error.
In this series we already had the 1970 and the 1973 versions.
Check them out, spectacular releases one by one..
1 Pivi et les Balladins – Kogno koura
2 Bembéya Jazz National – Mme tolberg
3 Pivi et les Balladins – Samba
4 Kélétigui et ses Tambourini – Donsoké
5 Pivi et les Balladins – Djina mousso
6 Orchestre Les Frères Diabaté – Koumanfé
– Orchestre Les Frères Diabaté – Kéba mirima
7 Orchestre Les Frères Diabaté – N’fa