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'Legends of African Music': Sounds of a Continent
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'Legends of African Music': Sounds of a Continent

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Legends of African Music

Cesaria Evora: 'Sodade'
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Girma Beyene: 'Ene Negn Bay Manesh'
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Orchestra Baobab: 'Dee Moo Woor'
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Habib Koite: 'Kanawa'
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Detail from the Orchestra Baobab CD 'Specialist in All Styles'

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Farai Chideya talks with music writers Tom Terrell and Christina Roden about "Legends of African Music" — a collection of some of the continent's top artists featured in this month's Global Rhythm magazine.

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