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Super Star of Dakar: Youssou N'Dour

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 8 December 1986

PETER GABRIEL HAS often acknowledged the influence of Third World styles on his recent songs and the veteran British rocker is paying back that debt by featuring the West African vocalist Youssou N'Dour as the opening act on his current tour, which arrives at the Forum Monday and Tuesday.

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