The latest Africa Focus bulletin, countains a list of the top 10 African music CDs, according to Afropop. For those of you who have not seen them yet, but are interested, I thought I’d share them with you.
I have not listened to all of them but the ones I have – The Very Best’s «The Warm Heart of Africa», Bela Fleck’s «Throw Down Your Heart», and Kaleed’s «Liberté» are wonderful…
If you click here you can go to the Africa Focus website with the full list (plus last year’s top 10 and more suggestion) and links to Amazon, where you can buy them – doing it this way you contribute to Africa Focus receiving a referal fee from Amazon. But if you don’t want to buy them, you can just listen to them on Spotify (they’re all there except Tinariwen’s and Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara’s)
This is the list, enjoy:
Bela Fleck, Throw Down Your Heart
Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara, Tell No Lies
Mohammed Ilyas, Taarab
Oumou Sangaré, Seya
Staff Benda Bilili, Très Fort, Très Fort
Vieux Farka Touré, Fondo
Warm Heart of Africa, The Very Best
Gracias por la recomendación!
ha! I just bought 3 of them + Orchestra Baobab, a night at club Baobab (2006). All my savings gone in music!
The one by Staff Benda Bilili is très, très bon! Recommended!