Music from Mali – Amadou et Mariam

This is a song from Amadou & Mariam, musical duo from Mali, formed in 1974. Amadou lost his vision at the age of 16 while Mariam became blind at age 5 as a consequence of untreated measles[wiki]. Here’s their nice song “je pense a toi ” ( I think of you ! really a nice love song )

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Music from Mali – Amadou et Mariam

  1. So glad to see press on this duo! Just saw them live for the first time in Bamako–their talent and stage presence make them formidable professionals. Fabulous concert!

  2. Beautiful. And quite a reality check that Mariam became blind from having measles! Puts all my first world problems in perspective.

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