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Tinariwen in session

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 29 July 2012

Cerys helps celebrate Womad Festival's 30th anniversary this year with the kings of desert blues, Tinariwen, in session.

The internationally lauded Tuareg band began life as a group of freedom fighters, eventually exchanging politics for music via Mali's Festival au Dèsert.

Their fifth album, Tassili, was released in 2011 and later won the Award for Best World Music Album at the 54th Grammy Awards.

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  • Cerys & Tinariwen & Grammy!

    Cerys & Tinariwen & Grammy!

    Tinariwen won the 'Best World Music Album Grammy' for their 'Tassili Desert Sessions' and Cerys was honoured as they joined her to play live in the 6 Music studios.


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