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Ali Farka Touré

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Year of Birth:1939
Year of death:2006


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Ali Farka Touré was born in 1939 in Timbuktu in northern Mali. Around his fiftieth Toure's music is discovered in Europe. His hypnotic play the guitar reminds Western listeners to the blues and Touré is therefore often described as "the African John Lee Hooker". Like the delta blues Touré's music is real country music. In interviews Ali regularly to see himself primarily as a farmer. Hismore

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