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Tuesday, March 7, 2006

First Octavia Butler, and now this…

Posted by on March 7 at 9:41 AM

Malian guitar innovator Ali Farka Toure - who, of late, was enjoying wider mainstream acclaim via his collaborative recordings with Toumani Diabate - has died.

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This makes me really sad. I saw him at WOMAD 5 years ago.

"Talking Timbuktu" is one of my favorite albums.

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