Mali: Ali Farka Toure

A number of African bloggers remember Malian musican, Ali Farka Toure who passed away this week from cancer. Black Star Journal writes “One of the reasons I loved his sound was that while the music of many other African artists popular in the west is overproduced, Ali Farka Touré's music was very simple and organic”

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