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May 2, 2013 Senegal's Baaba Maal has built a career spanning more than three decades. In this archival performance from 1995, Maal performs a unique blend of traditional and popular African styles.
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June 8, 2010 On this edition of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with WFUV's Rita Houston, Andy Uhler of KUT and Jill Riley of The Current about some of the acts they're most looking forward to seeing at this year's Bonnaroo. Those stations, and NPR Music, will be live webcasting and broadcasting more than 40 concerts from the festival, beginning this Friday, June 11.
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December 16, 2009 Though his career stems from modest beginnings, the Senegalese singer, guitarist and percussionist is one of the most renowned musicians in the world. He brings a multilingual mix of West African music, reggae, salsa and electronic music to a session at World Cafe
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September 8, 2009 On this edition of All Songs Considered we've got an unusual new project from Victoria Bergsman.
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April 15, 2002 Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats; the amazing world of Joe Meek; motor-boating with Vic Chesnutt; a career-making hit from Clem Snide; Loudon Wainwright as the last man on earth; one giant leap with Baaba Maal; and Afrobeats from Brooklyn's Antibalas.
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