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Tinariwen Makes Music a Powerful Weapon

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Tinariwen Makes Music a Powerful Weapon

Tinariwen Makes Music a Powerful Weapon

Tinariwen Makes Music a Powerful Weapon

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Tinariwen formed in the refugee camps of Libya and Algeria. They've carried instruments and rifles in their lives, and fought for the freedom of their Tuareg people. Their music is a mix of North African blues and at times reggae-influenced. Chris Nickson reviews their CD, Amassakoul.

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Amassakoul
Artist
Tinariwen
Label
World Village
Released
2004

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Album
Amassakoul
Artist
Tinariwen
Label
World Village
Released
2004

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