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Original Sound Of Burkino Faso

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Limited Edition Green Vinyl 2LP

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Limited Edition Green Vinyl 2LP
'The Original Sound of Burkina Faso' follows the hugely successful 'The Original Sound of Mali' compilation released in March this year, also on Mr Bongo. Here we have a collection of songs that pay tribute to a truly golden age of music; touching on folk, funk, blues, highlife, disco, psyche, latin, rock and soul.
Burkina Faso may be one of the least well-known parts of West Africa but it has a deep history and musical pedigree. A few years before President Thomas Sankara changed his country's name from Upper Volta to its current one, a new sound emerged to soundtrack a cultural revolution.
Featuring music by Abdoulaye Cisse, Amadou Balake, Pierre Sandwidi & Super Volta, Tidiani Coulibaly & Dafra Star, Bozambo, Youssouf Diarra and more. Including a booklet with extensive liner notes and photography. Compiled by David 'Mr Bongo' Buttle and Florent Mazzoleni.


Abdoulaye Cisséjeunesse Wilila
Pierre Sandwidiboy Cuisinier
Abdoulaye Cisséaw Yé Douba Ké
Tidiani Coulibaly & Dafra Star*de Nwolo
Mangue Kondé & Le Super Mande*touba
Amadou Balakéwhisky Et Coca-Cola
John Oumar Nabollé mba Lalé
Amadou Balaké013super Bar Konon Mousso
Mangue Kondé Et Les 5 Consulspop Kondé
Tidiani Coulibaly & Dafra Starsie Koumgolo
Youssouf Diarra (Dit El Grand Ballaké)013djanfa Magni
Abdoulaye Cissé & Super Voltaa Son Magni
Amadou Balaké013wayisjelequeyele
Amadou Balaké013aminata Du Thé
Pierre Sandwidi & Super Voltayamb Ney Capitale