Friday Music Wildcard: Ali Farke Toure Desert Blues

Sir Barken Hyena writes:

Well, I’m back on schedule now, and I’ve got a nice spreadsheet of applicants for Lady to peruse at my leisure. Time to take a break from  romance and indulge in some tunes of the “out there” variety. And you can’t get much more out there than the Sahara Desert, site of this week’s selection from Malian guitarist Ali Farke Toure. Like that desert itself, this music is the intersection of African and Islamic cultures, a synthesis like American blues, but from the other direction. And it BURNS like the desert sands. Let’s listen:

About Sir Barken Hyena

IT professional and veteran of start ups. Life long musician and songwriter. Voracious reader of dead white guys. Lover of food and women.
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3 Responses to Friday Music Wildcard: Ali Farke Toure Desert Blues

  1. Tex says:

    That was marvellous.

    GIve this guy a try as well……

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Will S. says:

    Reblogged this on Will S.' Random Weirdness Blog and commented:
    Great stuff!

    Liked by 1 person

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