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Salif Keita: Mandjou/Soro

Don Snowden, Boston Phoenix, The, 18 March 1988

THE RECENT GLUT of African pop releases has now revealed a mesmerizing vocalist, one capable of reviving the hoary show-biz adage that he could excel singing the phone book (an apt analogy, since to American ears most African performers could be singing the phone book).

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