That “Rough Guide To World Music” tracklist in full, then.

I’ve added “buy” links to the albums in question. There are sound samples attached to most of these links.

Artist names in bold indicate albums which I can personally recommend in full. Of the albums listed, my top five recommendations would be: Tinariwen, Miguel ‘Anga’ Diaz, Boubacar Traore, Bebo & Cigala, Amadou & Mariam.

1. Yamaryo – Djelimady Tounkara (Mali)
2. Chatma – Tinariwen (Mali/Sahara)
3. Sudani – Abdel Gadir Salim All-Stars (Sudan, 1991)
4. Exilé – Jagdish & Kreol Konexyan (Mauritius)
5. Chaco – Chango Spasiuk (Argentina)
6. Woman In Hell – Warsaw Village Band (Poland)
7. Tive Razao – Seu Jorge (Brazil)
8. A Love Supreme – Miguel ‘Anga’ Diaz (Cuba)
9. Don’t Let Me Down – Charlotte Dada (Ghana, 1971)

10. Era – Vakoka (Madagascar)
11. Hornonia – Boubacar Traore (Mali)
12. Touramagan – Mandekalou (Mali/Guinea)
13. Corazon Loco – Bebo & Cigala (Cuba/Spain)
14. Montras – Mariza (Portugal)
15. Monte Cara – Cesaria Evora (Cape Verde)
16. Beaux Dimanches – Amadou & Mariam (Mali)
17. Rock El Casbah – Rachid Taha (Algeria)

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