Senegal [8/15/16 – 8/21/16]

15 Aug

The West African nation of Senegal is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and melodic music. From the dance music of Dakar nightclubs, to the softer sounds of singer-songwriters and traditional kora players, the inspired melodies and rich tradition of this county have been embraced across the globe. Join us this week as we explore the rich musical history and contemporary twist of Senegalese music.

1 Wasis Diop Dem Ba Ma Everything is Never Quite Enough Triloka Senegal 3:11
2 Ismaël Lo Taar Dusey Senegal AZ Records / Universal Music France Senegal 4:41
3 Toure Kunda Bay Pa Mar Santhiaba Sabaar Music Senegal 4:16
4 Ousmane Touré Dimba Avenue du Monde / Tango Around the World Together Production / Putumayo Senegal 3:38
5 Cheikh Lô I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For In the Name of Love: Africa Celebrates U2 Shout Factory Senegal 4:58
6 Laye Sow Mauritania Djamano / Acoustic Africa Orange World Records / Putumayo Senegal 3:16
7 Baaba Maal Kowoni Maayo Missing You Palm Pictures Senegal 5:51


8 Positive Black Soul with Princess Erika Gold and Diamonds Positive Black Soul East West France Senegal 5:00
9 Youssou N’Dour with Les Nubians La Femme est L’Avenir de L’Amour Nothing’s in Vain Nonesuch Senegal / France 3:30
10 Waflash & Masane Link Diyo Album Sampler AMU / A Round World Senegal 3:27
11 Boubacar Mendy Kirikou Et ses Amis Universal Senegal 3:27
12 Cherif Mbaw Samba Demain All other Music Senegal 3:30
13 Gokh-Bi System Mama Afrika Mission of Music A Round World Senegal 3:30
14 Orchestre Baobab El Son de LLama Afro-Latino Putumayo Senegal