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Amadou and Mariam

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 09 September 2006

Some of Mali's top musicians performing on the floating stage in this new festival in Segou in central Mali. Lucy Duran talks to
Sekouba Bambino, a singer from Guinea.

Amadou and Mariam, the husband and wife duo who have become an international musical sensation in the past year, perform for their home audience, in a more raw and rootsy style than their European concert audiences hear. They are also joined by reggea artist Tiken Jah Fakoly.

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13 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Amadou

    Amadou

  • Mariam

    Mariam

  • Babani Koné

    Babani Koné

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