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Festival in the Desert

Label: World Village
Released: 2003
Track listing: Takamba Super Onze (Mali) - Super 11; Afel Bocoum (Mali) - Buri baalal; Tartit (Mali) - Tihar bayatin; Robert Plant & Justin Adams (UK) - Win my trainfare home; Sedoum Ehl Aida (Mauritania) - Ya moulana; Lo 'Jo + Django (France /Mali) - Jah kas cool boy; Oumou Sangar

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Various Artists: Festival in the Desert

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The Sahara is not generally known as much more than a massive stretch of hot, dry sand where camels are a primary form of transportation and water is your best friend. However, this year's Festival in the Desert brought a fertile collection of musicians to Essakane, an oasis 65 kilometers northwest of Timbuktu in Mali.


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