Monday, February 4, 2008

A free Salif Keita download

Q: Who founded the Malian Empire in West Africa almost 800 years ago, and was known as the “Lion King of Mali”?

A. Sundiata Keita.

Q: What sweet-voiced superstar of Afro-pop music is directly descended from Sundiata Keita?

A: Salif Keita.

Q: How can you hear a streaming version of “Finzamba,” which Salif Keita recorded in 1980 with guitarist Kante Manfila?

A: Just click here.

Q: How can you download this remarkable track as a FREE MP3?

A: Click the song title below.

Q: What’ll happen if you follow this link?

A: You will be able to stream a 7-minute NPR profile of Salif Keita from 2006.

“Finzamba” (MP3)
Album available at eMusic
Album available at Amazon


Dragon Horse said...


Dude is a legend but you aren't rocking the new Obama joint???


Undercover Black Man said...

^ I'm just not that into, what can I tell you? ;^)

Dacks said...

He's a fascinating guy. His music is sometimes brilliant and sometimes terrible.

I wrote an extensive career profile about him available here

Undercover Black Man said...

^ Splendid piece, Dacks. Thank you for that.

You link's a little wonky, though. Let's see if this one works better...