Blindness No Barrier: Music of Amadou and Mariam

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Amadou and Mariam

Musicians Amadou and Mariam are a husband-wife duo from Mali. hide caption

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Malian performers Amadou and Mariam met during the 1970s at the Institute for the Young Blind of Mali. The husband-and-wife team have overcome numerous obstacles, from blindness to living under a military dictatorship. Banning Eyre reviews their CD, Dimanche a Bamako. They began a U.S. tour this week.

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Dimanche a Bamako
Artist
Amadou & Mariam
Label
Nonesuch
Released
2005

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