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Various - Guinée 70 - The Discothèque Years (African Pearls series)

Guinee 70 The Discotheque Years
Various - Guinée 70 - The Discothèque Years (African Pearls series)
(2xCD) Syllart/Discograph 6140252, 2008-10-20

Guinee 70 The Discotheque Years
Various - Guinée 70 - The Discothèque Years (African Pearls series)
(2xCD) Syllart/Discograph 6140252, 2008-10-20

Tracklisting CD1 :
01. Camayenne Sofa - Kononin
02. Horoya Band National - Artistes
03. Bembeya Jazz National - Kana Sarakabo
04. Super Boiro Band - Kha Mu Lan Ma
05. Sory Kandia Kouyaté - Minawa
06. Pivi Et Les Balladins - Samba
07. Horoya Band National - Kaninba
08. Kaloum Star - Maliba
09. Tele Jazz De Teleme - Sensenko
10. 22 Band Kankan - Deny
11. Horoya Band National - Daba
12. Sory Kandia Kouyate Et Keletigui - Konakri

Tracklisting CD2 :
01. Sory Kandia Kouyate Et Keletigui - Nazoki
02. Camayenne Sofa - Kulumba
03. Kélétigui Diabaté - Bakary Dian
04. Sorsonet Rythme - En Tous Cas
05. Horoya Band National - Apollo
06. Le Nimba Jazz De Nzérékoré - Babaniko
07. Super Boiro Band - Were Were
08. Horoya Band National - Paya Paya
09. Camayenne Sofa - Samba Mana
10. Bafing Jazz Mamou - Toubaka
11. Super Boiro Band - Darinole
12. Syly Authentic - Senero
13. 22 Band Kankan - Mankan

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Press Release : Started in 1966, a modern recording facility, ie La voix de la révolution, and a state funded record label, ie Syliphone, allow Guinea's musicians and orchestras to be recorded Conakry. From 1970 to 1977, the label starts a famous collection, ie the Discothèque serie. Never properly reissued, released on such compilations, but also sometimes on singles and albums, these following 25 tracks convey the unrivaled sound of 1970's Guinea, with its exuberant elegance, frantic ingeniousness, revolutionnary fervor and disarming sincerity. By the end of this decade, in spite of a few musical late sparkles, musical production came to a halt. Sekou Touré's death in 1984 drew a line to this fascinating cultural authenticity era.

All tracks selected by Florent Mazzoleni.

Note : Complete your interest in 1970's Guinea music with these both compilations : - "Guinée : Cultural Revolution (African Pearls)" - "Authenticité : The Syliphone Years : Guinea's Orchestres Nationaux and Federaux 1965 - 1980".
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