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OBAMA
(Sylvain Leroux, Famoro Dioubate, Abdoulaye Diabate, Bailo Bah)
Fula Flute updates the traditional Mande praise-song form in honor of the newAmerican President. Features vocals of Abdoulaye Diabate and Bailo Bah.
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DAGNA
(Abdoulaye Diabate)
Featuring the guitar work of Jekoria Mory Kante.
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DOUGA
(Traditional)
Epic song about the mythical vulture, a bird that transmutes dead flesh into energy to fly very high. A piece that is played for very powerful people, such as,
in this case,President Obama.
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LELE
(Yacouba Sissoko)
Original composition by Fula Flute's kora virtuoso Yacouba Sissoko in honor of the Fulani people.
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FOUTA CANADA
(Sylvain Leroux & Abdoulaye Diabate)
The Fouta Djallon is the mountainous region in Guinea where the tambin originates. Canada is Sylvain's motherland.
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BOLOBA
(Traditional)
A part of the Sundjata epic. Featuring Famoro Dioubate's balafon work.
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YADOU MAYO
(Traditional)
Fulani piece featuring Bailo Bah's vocals.

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EVA
(Sylvain Leroux, Famoro Dioubate & Abdoulaye Diabate)
Original composition by Sylvain Leroux with a song by Famoro Dioubate and Abdoulaye Diabate. Dedicated to the memory of Eva Berger.
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FOUTA CANADA II
(Sylvain Leroux)
In the spirit of Fouta Canada but more playful.
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56
(Traditional)
In 1956, a new generation of cadres started to take charge of the public administration of Guinea in anticipation of the country's independence. This song by Barry Trois celebrates them. Features the vocals of Bailo Bah.
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SALYA
(Traditional)
Fulani piece.
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All songs © 2008 Fula Flute Music, ASCAP


 
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