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Editorial Reviews


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4. Sutu Kun - Vieux Diop
5. Jali - Vieux Diop
6. Ekibobo - Samite
7. Ndere - Samite
8. Wasuze Otya? - Samite
9. Ngak - Lucky Diop
10. Igne - Lucky Diop
11. Mamadi - Lucky Diop
12. Woza Azania - Kevin Nathaniel
13. Tatenda - Kevin Nathaniel

Product Details

  • Audio CD (September 24, 1996)
  • Original Release Date: September 24, 1996
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Narada
  • ASIN: B000005P64
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,163 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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43 of 44 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on January 24, 2004
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
I heard this CD when visiting Bogota. I walked into a gallery of the local artists and the music captured my soul. I was so moved by the melodies, I had to find out the title of the CD. The music is transcendent. My favorites are Kothbiro, Ondiek and Sutu Kun, and the invigorating, rythmic Ekbobo. But the best has to be the Wasuze Otya track with the laughter of the singers at the end of the track; you can sense their joy in their songs. The music is so uplifting and premeates with a positive feeling -- you can tell that the singers feel joy in living, and in life through the range of wonderful music; you want to go to their land, and be in their space. Wonderful!!! A must have!!!
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23 of 23 people found the following review helpful By Qevin Oji on September 25, 2005
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Only a listen to this incredible and sublime collection with convince noise-weary ears and world-heavy souls of the healing power of the human voice.

I would love to hear a collection of this type which featured the voices of African women like Angelique Kidjo and Miriam Makeba.

Get it. You'll revisit it over and over.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By K.K. on March 28, 2010
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THIS IS SIMPLY A TERRIFIC RECORDING. THERE IS NOT A LAME TRACK ON IT. THE HARMONIOUS VOICES AND GENTLE INSTRUMENTS COMBINE TO JUST TRANSPORT YOU TO A BETTER PLACE. A PERFECT DE-STRESSER AFTER A HARD DAY AT WORK, OR WHEN CAUGHT IN SLOW TRAFFIC, OR TO PLAY ON THE WAY HOME FROM A NOT-SO-GREAT-FAMILY VISIT! THE RYTHMS ARE SEDUCTIVE AND THE VOICES ARE BEAUTIFUL. AFTER BUYING THIS RECORDING, I ONLY WANTED MORE. I CONSIDER THIS ONE OF MY VERY FAVORITE TOP 10 ALBUMS.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on December 5, 2001
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Very relaxing, very appealing voices. A great blend of lyrics, vocals and instruments come together to deliver a superb music CD with each song leaving you completely invigorated and revitalized
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Susan H. Hawkins on March 26, 2013
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I've had this CD for probably 15 years. It gets lost in my clutter every so often, and when it returns it's like having a favorite friend in the house again. Relaxing, but with spirit, melody and rhythm.
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12 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Qevin Oji on June 14, 2000
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Only a listen to this incredible and sublime collection with convince noise-weary ears and world-heavy souls of the healing power of the human voice.
I would love to hear a collection of this type which featured the voices of African women like Angelique Kidjo and Miriam Makeba.
Get it. You'll revisit it over and over.
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on November 16, 1999
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Slips under your skin and into your soul leaving you free from the cares of the world. get it and float away !
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By GoodTimberLane on August 8, 2007
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I actually got this cd because the artist, Ayub Ogada is on it. I was happy that all the music on it was so wonderfully put together. There isn't 1 song on this cd that I dont like. I would highly recommend this cd to anyone that is tired of "carbon copy" music that is played over & over on the radio. It is a refreshing change & will help invigorate your mind.
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