The African Rock 'N' Roll Years (2006– )

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Dazzling six-part series telling the full story of African music and the political and social pressures that led to it's development. Episode 1: WEST AFRICA: Praise Singers and Superstars. ... See full summary »

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King Sunny Ade ...
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Franco ...
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Salif Keita ...
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Fela Kuti ...
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Tabu Ley ...
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Baaba Maal ...
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Rachid Taha ...
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Tinariwen ...
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Dazzling six-part series telling the full story of African music and the political and social pressures that led to it's development. Episode 1: WEST AFRICA: Praise Singers and Superstars. Episode 2: SOUTH AFRICA: Rhythms of Resistance. Episode 3: COASTAL SOUNDS: Sierra Leone to Cameroon. Episode 4: CENTRAL AFRICA: Congo Jive. Episode 5:LUSOPHONE AFRICA: The Lisbon Legacy. Episode 6: NORTH AFRICA: Rai Rebels and Desert Blues. Written by Anonymous

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