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 )

 

 

4 thoughts on “Music from Mali – Amadou et Mariam

  1. erinwrote says:

    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. maamej says:

    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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