Music from Mali – Amadou & 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 “Sabali“, a world music classic:

5 thoughts on “Music from Mali – Amadou & Mariam

  1. More people need to experience Amadou and Mariam. When I first started listening to them I was overwhelmed by their large body of work. They really are quite special. THanks for sharing.

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