Talking Timbuktu

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Talking Timbuktu
Studio album by Ali Farka Touré with Ry Cooder
Released March 29, 1994
Recorded Sep 1993
Genre World
Length 59:59
Label World Circuit
Producer Ry Cooder
Ali Farka Touré with Ry Cooder chronology
The Source
(1993)
Talking Timbuktu
(1994)
Radio Mali
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Talking Timbuktu is the 1994, Grammy award-winning collaboration between Malian guitarist Ali Farka Touré and American guitarist/producer Ry Cooder. The guitar riff from the song "Diaraby" was selected for the Geo-quiz segment of The World PRI-BBC radio program and was retained by popular demand when put to a vote by the listeners.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bonde" – 5:28
  2. "Soukora" – 6:05
  3. "Gomni" – 7:00
  4. "Sega" – 3:10
  5. "Amandrai" – 9:22
  6. "Lasidan" – 6:06
  7. "Keito" – 5:42
  8. "Banga" – 2:32
  9. "Ai Du" – 7:09
  10. "Diaraby" – 7:25

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