Eight essential African CDs

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Best Of Fela Kuti
1.  Best Of Fela Kuti by Fela Kuti
The list author says:
  "Pretty good place to start with the king of Afrobeat, Fela "I carry death in my pouch' Kuti"
£9.98
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

69>80
2.  69>80 by Salif Keita
The list author says:
  "Included especially for the song 'Mandjou'. There is an album by that title but it is rare as hen's teeeth and this has many of the same tracks"
£17.99   Used & New from: £4.98

Missing You (Mi Yeewnii)
3.  Missing You (Mi Yeewnii) by Baaba Maal
The list author says:
  "After some very mixed records a return to a traditonal sound and one classic after another"
Used & New from: £0.20
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In the heart of the moon
4.  In the heart of the moon by Ali Farka Toure
The list author says:
  "Let time stop. North and south Mali meet, incomparably beautiful. A record that actually deserves its Grammy."
£11.91   Used & New from: £3.93
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

The Guinea Years
5.  The Guinea Years by Miriam Makeba
The list author says:
  "Just read the notes for the tale of this amazing woman"
£16.00   Used & New from: £8.00

Tiken Jah Fakoly
6.  Tiken Jah Fakoly by Tiken Jah Fakoly
The list author says:
  "The best reggae west of Trenchtown"
£19.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

PIRATES CHOICE
7.  PIRATES CHOICE by Orchestra Baobab
The list author says:
  "Cool is not the word to describe this collection of effortless latin classics from Senegal's heyday"
£12.11   Used & New from: £5.08
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Rough Guide to Youssou N'Dour & Etoile De Dakar
8.  The Rough Guide to Youssou N'Dour & Etoile De Dakar by Etoile De Dakar
The list author says:
  "The originals are all hard to find now but this is a great collection of early Youssou"
£8.89   Used & New from: £5.46
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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