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