African Music - A Journey North to South

A Listmania! list by African Soul Rebel (UK)
 
Rai Rebels
1.  Rai Rebels by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Algeria - This is an excellent introduction to rai music - it contains the classic 'N'sel Fik'."
£9.60   Used & New from: £6.89

Honeysuckle (Mesk Elil)
2.  Honeysuckle (Mesk Elil) by Souad Massi
The list author says:
  "Algeria - An enchanting blend of North African and Andalusian musical influences."
£8.99   Used & New from: £1.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Night Spirit Masters
3.  Night Spirit Masters by Gnawa Music of Marrak
The list author says:
  "Morocco - Hypnotic night time music from Marrakesh"
Used & New from: £15.99

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MOORISH MUSIC FROM MAURITANIA
4.  MOORISH MUSIC FROM MAURITANIA by Khalifa Ould Eide
The list author says:
  "Mauritania - The first half of the album features accompaniment on the tidinit (traditional lute), the second half features the electric guitar."
£12.97   Used & New from: £8.25
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Voz D' Amor
5.  Voz D' Amor by Cesaria Evora
The list author says:
  "Cape Verde - A great album from the bare foot diva. Also recommended: Miss Perfumado."
£9.41   Used & New from: £1.49
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

M'Bem di Fora
6.  M'Bem di Fora by Lura
The list author says:
  "Cape Verde - Once a backing singer for Cesaria Evora - now a star in her own right. Also recommended: Di Korpu ku Alma"
£14.34   Used & New from: £4.49
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Moffou
7.  Moffou by Salif Keita
The list author says:
  "Mali - An acoustic gem from one of Mali's finest musicans. Also recommended: M'bemba"
£3.51
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Amassakoul
8.  Amassakoul by Tinariwen
The list author says:
  "Mali - Definitive desert blues. Also recommended: Aman Iman (Water is Life)"
£18.28   Used & New from: £2.54
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

THE MANDE VARIATIONS
9.  THE MANDE VARIATIONS by Toumani Diabate
The list author says:
  "Mali - He is possibly the finest kora player in West Africa. Also recommended: Boulevard de l'Independence"
£12.32   Used & New from: £6.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

OUMOU
10.  OUMOU by Oumou Sangare
The list author says:
  "Mali - A great collection from one of West Africa's finest singers. Also recommended: Her new album, Seya."
£13.65   Used & New from: £1.95
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Segu Blue
11.  Segu Blue by Bassekou Kouyate
The list author says:
  "Mali - Wonderful debut under his own name from Ali Farka Toure's ngoni (small lute) player."
£12.47   Used & New from: £6.52
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

NIAFUNKE
12.  NIAFUNKE by Ali Farka Toure
The list author says:
  "Mali - For many he was the original African 'blues' guitarist.  Also recommended: Savane."
£12.97   Used & New from: £4.14
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Biriko
13.  Biriko by Kandia Kouyaté
The list author says:
  "Mali - A great diva with an amazing voice. Also recommended: Kita Kan"
£18.69   Used & New from: £3.99

Missing You (Mi Yeewnii)
14.  Missing You (Mi Yeewnii) by Baaba Maal
The list author says:
  "Senegal - A very satisfying semi-acoustic album from one of Senegal's biggest names in music. Also recommended: Djam Leelii (with Mansour Seck)."
Used & New from: £0.66
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Set
15.  Set by Youssou N'Dour
The list author says:
  "Senegal - Senegal's first international music star. 'Set' successfully blends traditional rhythms with a modern studio sound. Also recommended: Immigres"
£10.95   Used & New from: £2.18
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

SPECIALIST IN ALL STYLES
16.  SPECIALIST IN ALL STYLES by Orchestra Baobab
The list author says:
  "Senegal - Masters of Afro-Cuban music. Also recommended: Pirate's Choice"
£11.77   Used & New from: £4.50
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Paraiso Di Gumbe
17.  Paraiso Di Gumbe by Manecas Costa
The list author says:
  "Guinea Bissau - One of the few recordings available from this little known country - luckily it's a good one!"
£4.00   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Yasimika
18.  Yasimika by Jali Musa Jawara
The list author says:
  "Guinea - This album is hard to track down now - but it's an absolute classic!"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Lagos No Shaking
19.  Lagos No Shaking by Tony Allen
The list author says:
  "Nigeria - A funky introduction to Fela Kuti's master drummer."
Used & New from: £12.19
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Ki Ngodi Ngodi
20.  Ki Ngodi Ngodi by Debaba and Soukous Stars
The list author says:
  "DR Congo - Great 90s soukous."
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Hot Heads
21.  Hot Heads by Les Têtes Brulées
The list author says:
  "Cameroon - Energetic bikutsi music."
£14.95   Used & New from: £8.81

The Shed Sessions
22.  The Shed Sessions by Bhundu Boys
The list author says:
  "Zimbabwe - This compilation contains every song from the superb album 'Shabini' plus a lot more."
£17.26   Used & New from: £11.12
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Tuku Music
23.  Tuku Music by Oliver Mtukudzi
The list author says:
  "Zimbabwe - The grandfather of Zimbabwean music."
Used & New from: £25.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Memeza
24.  Memeza by Brenda Fassie
The list author says:
  "South Africa - She was South Africa's biggest pop star, but sadly died very young."
£29.99   Used & New from: £19.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Best Of Miriam Makeba & The Skylarks
25.  The Best Of Miriam Makeba & The Skylarks by Miriam Makeba
The list author says:
  "South Africa - An excellent collection of her early recordings with the Skylarks."
£10.00   Used & New from: £4.97
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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