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World is Africa

Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Universal Music Enterprises : Manufactured for Starbucks Coffee Company, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Multiple languages
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"These new and vintage recordings (dating from 1966 to 2009) display the diversity of Africa, a continent with more than 50 countries and just as many distinct music traditions. Encompassing Ethiopian jazz, vintage reggae, Senegalese hip-hop, Malian Afro-pop, heavy Afro-beat and the gorgeous vocals from the late South African legend Miriam Makeba, these selections reveal how African sounds impact and intertwine with  Read more...
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Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
OCLC Number: 428737782
Notes: Popular music.
Includes previously released material.
Compact disc.
Program notes on insert in container.
Description: 1 sound disc (59:45) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Sabali / Amadou & Mariam --
Bibou / Daby Touré --
Boogie on / Rob --
Telantena Zaré / Alèm-Girma Band --
Onukpa Shwarpo / Bokoor Band --
Yambo / Salif Keita --
Wild goose chase / Bassekou Kouyaté and Dirck Westervelt --
Na Ye / Gerald Toto, Richard Bona and Lokua Kanza --
Defaal Lu Wor (Once in a lifetime) / Wasis Diop --
Kuzobenjani Na? / Vusi Mahlasela --
Yetentu Tizaleny / Miriam Makeba --
Asmarina (My Asmara) / Fèqadu Amdè-Mesqel --
Lou Deux Bi Lath / Sen Kumpe --
World is Africa / Black Uhuru --
Hwehwe Mu Na Yi Wo Mpena / K. Frimpong and His Cubano Fiestas.

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"These new and vintage recordings (dating from 1966 to 2009) display the diversity of Africa, a continent with more than 50 countries and just as many distinct music traditions. Encompassing Ethiopian jazz, vintage reggae, Senegalese hip-hop, Malian Afro-pop, heavy Afro-beat and the gorgeous vocals from the late South African legend Miriam Makeba, these selections reveal how African sounds impact and intertwine with the music of the rest of the world." -- back cover.

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