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Salif Keita: Mandjou/Soro

Review by 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 ...

Various Artists: 20 Years History – The Very Best of Syllart Productions

Review by Charlie Gillett, Observer Music Monthly, 21 December 2004

Ibrahim Sylla is African music's answer to the likes of Berry Gordy. Charlie Gillett pays homage to the man whose influence is felt from Paris ...

Various Artists: Golden Afrique, Vol 1

Review by Charlie Gillett, Observer Music Monthly, February 2005

MOST OF THESE wonderfully atmospheric, seminal recordings were made in West Africa during the 1970s, a decade when a regime change was happening in recording ...

Salif Keita: Rockin' With Soul Of Africa

Profile and Interview by j. poet, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 August 2006

SALIF KEITA grins when he says: "I love rock'n'roll." It may seem like an unlikely sentiment since Keita's last two albums, this year's M'Bemba (Ancestor) ...

Salif Keita: "I prefer Céline Dion these days"

Interview by Robert Sandall, Daily Telegraph, 16 February 2008

Singer Salif Keita tells Robert Sandall about his new UK tour – and why he's weary of rock. ...

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