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N'Dour, Youssou

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Most widely held works by Youssou N'Dour
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of William Wilberforce--his passion and perseverance to pass a law ending the slave trade in the late 18th Century--and the people, including his minister, who pushed him to pursue it to the end
Graceland by Paul Simon( )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1986, Graceland sold 14 million copies worldwide and garnered both the Album and Song of the Year Grammy in 1987. Simon and the members of Ladysmith Black Mambazo performed on Saturday Night Live and appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone. It generated three hit singles and it kept Paul Simon and the Graceland tour on the road for five years. Its music was heard across the globe. Today, its music and its reputation still reach generations of music enthusiasts yet so many are unaware of how pivotal that one album was during the 1980s, how it helped birth the idea of World Music and revived the career of one of America's most important songwriters. How it influenced the political progress of South Africa a country divided by institutionalized racism, causing and then transcending years of controversy. How in fact the album came to be in the first place. Graceland's 25th anniversary CD features the original album with bonus tracks including a unreleased tracks audio documentary produced in 2012 with Paul Simon discussing the writing, inspiration and recording of the song 'Graceland'
Kirikou and the sorceress by Michel Ocelot( Visual )

70 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Kirikou, a tiny African boy. A bad spell from sorcery has been placed his tribe and he attempts to free them from the spell
Egypt by Youssou N'Dour( Recording )

22 editions published in 2004 in 6 languages and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable and captivating album features gorgeously orchestrated tracks, performed by musicians from Cairo to Dakar, and lyrics that express his devotion to the prophets and philosophies of Senegal's Sufi communities
Joko : the (link) by Youssou N'Dour( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So by Peter Gabriel( Recording )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel achieved his greatest popularity with songs from the 1986 album So. The album charted at number 1 in the UK Album Chart, and number 2 on the Billboard 200 in the US. It is certified triple platinum in the UK, and five times platinum in the US
Instant karma : the Amnesty International campaign to save Darfur by John Lennon( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This benefit-album project features songs by the iconic John Lennon newly recorded by some of today's biggest as well as emerging music artists. Stars include U2, Green Day, Black Eyed Peas, Ozzy Osbourne, Snow Patrol, R.E.M., and many more
Rokku mi rokka = Give and take by Youssou N'Dour( Recording )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: 4-4-44. - Pullo Ardo. - Sama gàmmu. - Bàjjan. - Baay faal. - Sportif. - Tukki. - Létt ma . - Dabbaax. - Xel. - Wake uo (It's Africa calling). - Boul Bayékou. - Beugue dou bagne. - Borom gaal. - Téléphone. - Younou Deugue
Youssou N'Dour : I Bring What I Love( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Chai Vasarhelyi follows N'Dour over two years, filming in Africa, Europe, and America to tell the story of how he faces challenges and eventually wins over audiences both at home and abroad. Includes images of Senegal's sacred Muslim rituals, vibrant concert performances, and intimate access to N'Dour and his family
Sufi soul : the mystic music of Islam by Simon Broughton( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For hundreds of millions of Sufi followers worldwide, music is at the heart of their tradition and a way of getting closer to God. From the Whirling Dervishes of Turkey to the qawwali music of Pakistan, Sufism has produced some of the world's most spectacular music celebrated by Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Dalrymple's film traces the shared roots of Christianity and Islam in the Middle East and discovers Sufism to be a peaceful, tolerant and pluralistic bastion against fundamentalism"--Container
Nothing's in vain by Youssou N'Dour( Recording )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 9 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So many men
I bring what I love : music from the motion picture by Youssou N'Dour( Recording )

5 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set by Youssou N'Dour( Recording )

22 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musique du monde - Sénégal
The guide : Wommat by Youssou N'Dour( Recording )

24 editions published in 1994 in 8 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dakar-Kingston by Youssou N'Dour( Recording )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than 30 years the highly charismatic singer Youssou N'Dour has been at the forefront of Senegalese music, and is Africa's most celebrated combination of musician and statesman. His own brand of catchy dance music mbalax is now his country's dominant musical form, and has become super successful around the globe, turning Youssou into a worldwide superstar. This latest disc, Dakar-Kingston is something of a departure - a reggae album
Putumayo presents world hits( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in Multiple languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though most world music exists largely under the radar, every once in a while a song comes along that achieves international success. World Hits brings together chart toppers from around the globe. Santana's 1969 version of Tito Puente's "Oye Como Va" turned the rock world upside down, as their version soared up the charts. Cuban musician Mongo Santamaria big crossover hit came in 1963, with his version of the Herbie Hancock composition "Watermelon Man." Another crossover hit comes from the French group Gipsy Kings, whose "Bamboleo" connected the dots between salsa, flamenco and pop. "Lambada" swept first across Europe and then throughout the rest of the world. The hit version of the "forbidden dance" was performed by the French group Kaoma. Manu Dibango's funky "Soul Makossa" became a surprise Top 40 hit in 1973. World music superstar Youssou N'Dour and soul singer Neneh Cherry provide the instantly-recognizable "7 Seconds," while Johnny Clegg and Savuka contributes "Scatterlings of Africa". Miriam Makeba delivers the classic "Pata Pata", an international hit in 1967 that became the first African song to reach the Top 20 on the Billboard pop charts. Rolling Stones' front man Mick Jagger met the enigmatic Peter Tosh in Kingston, Jamaica in 1978. Jagger joins Tosh on a cover of the Temptations hit "(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back." The movie The Harder They Come and it's title song became a cult classic in 1975 and made Jimmy Cliff a household name. A portion of Putumayo's proceeds from the sale of this album will be donated to World Learning in support of their efforts to foster global citizenship through international experiential education and community-driven development programs
Music of the World Cup : allez! ola! olé!( Recording )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes open by Youssou N'Dour( Recording )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ecleftic : 2 sides II a book by Wyclef Jean( Recording )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graceland by Paul Simon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Simon combines pop with zydeco and the music of South Africa to create one of his most eclectic albums. This Grammy-winning album includes the songs Graceland and You Can Call Me Al
 
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Alternative Names
Ndour, Youssou

Ndour Youssou 1959-....

Yassou Ndour

Youssou N’Dour

Youssou N’Dour Senegalese politician and singer-songwriter

Youssou N’Dour senegalesischer Sänger und Songautor

Youssou Ndour

Youssou N'Dour 1959-

Youssou N'Dour cantante e politico senegalese

Youssou N'Dour homme politique sénégalais

Youssou N'Dour kompozytor, wokalista i perkusista senegalski

Youssou N'Dour polític senegalès

Youssou N'Dour político senegalés

Youssou N'Dour politicus uit Senegal

Youssou N'Dour Senegalese politician

Youssou N'Dour szenegáli énekes–dalszerző, politikus

Youssou'n'Dour

Youssou'n'Dour 1959-....

Yuusu Nduur

Γιουσού Ν’ Ντουρ

Юссу Н’Дур

Юсу Н'Дур сенегалски музикант

Իուսսու Ն’Դուր

יוסו נ'דור פוליטיקאי סנגלי

يوسو ندور

يوسو ندور سياسي سنغالي

یوسو اندور خواننده-ترانه‌سرا و سیاست‌مدار سنگالی

ยูส์ซู น'ดัวร์

იუსუ ნ’დური

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