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Youssou N'Dour: A Song and a Prayer

Mark Hudson, The Observer, 23 May 2004

As the first superstar of world music, Youssou N'Dour has consistently sought to reconcile Africa and the West, but his most personal record yet is a celebration of Islam in Senegal. In Dakar and in Paris, he talks to Mark Hudson about bin Laden, Bush and his most deeply held beliefs

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