The Rough Guide to West African Music is a world music compilation album originally released in 1995. The second release of the World Music Network Rough Guides series, it largely focuses on Malian music, with six of the twelve tracks coming from that country. This is followed by Senegal (two tracks), and Guinea, Niger, Ghana, and Mauritania (one track each). The compilation was produced by Phil Stanton, co-founder of the World Music Network.
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The Rough Guide to the Music of North Africa is a world music compilation album originally released in 1997. Part of the World Music Network Rough Guides series, the album contains five Algerian tracks, five Egyptian, two Sudanese, and two Moroccan, focusing mainly on modern music but including some traditional works.
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The Rough Guide to the Music of Ethiopia (2004 album). The Rough Guide to the Music of Ethiopia is a world music compilation album originally released in 2004. Part of the World Music Network Rough Guides series, the release covers the music of Ethiopia, focusing largely on 1960s pop. The compilation was curated by Francis Falceto, who also produces Buda Musique's Éthiopiques series. Phil Stanton, co-founder of the World Music Network, was the producer.
After a lengthy spoken word introduction, the "Rolling Stones of North Africa" Nass el Ghiwane provide one of their classic 1970s politically infused Gnawa tracks to center the album between the old and new rather symbolically. Finally, the album completes with another chaabi star in Mustapha Bourgogne, who combines his violin with his somewhat thin vocals to create a sturdy dance beat for the masses. Given the diversity of Moroccan music, this compilation does an admirable job of including all of the major forms, and perhaps even more importantly, the interweaving of the various traditional forms, as al aita and chaabi intermingle a bit, and Gnawa ideas infuse seemingly everything else.
Michaelangelo Matos, writing for the Chicago Reader, called it repetitious but pleasant, describing the tracks as "nice stuff" that "won't convert anyone. The Rough Guide to the Music of Zimbabwe.
Rough Guide To The Music Of West Africa, Various Artists Audio CD. VARIOUS ARTISTS. Special offers and product promotions. This is the perfect introduction to West African music. Some of the songs are absolutely captivating (Oumou Sangare and Ali Farka Toure especially). Brilliantly sourced album. 4 people found this helpful.
Label: World Music Network – RGNET 1020 CD. Format: CD, Compilation, Enhanced.
|1||–Cheb Kader||M'hainek Ya Galbi||4:50|
|2||–Cheb Mami||Douni El Bladi||5:22|
|3||–Ali Hassan Kuban||Habibi||4:19|
|4||–Hossam Shaker*||Lama Bada Yatasama||3:44|
|5||–Abdel Aziz El Mubarak||Tahrimni Minnak||6:44|
|6||–Abdel Karim El Kabli*||Dannab||5:13|
|7||–Hamza El Din||Ashranda||4:53|
|8||–Salamat||Mambo El Soudani||4:04|
|10||–Cheb Khaled* & Miloud||Koubou Koubou||7:40|
|11||–Chaba Fadela & Cheb Sahraoui||La Vérité||6:20|
|12||–Adnan Sefiani & L'orchestre De Salé||Bechri Lina||7:04|
|13||–Houria Aichi||Vent De La Montagne / Six Sous||3:04|
|14||–Hassan Erraji & Arabesque||Nikriz||5:02|
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