Youssou N'Dour

Youssou N'Dour

The Lion (Gaiende)

Senegal


Listen to an extract (60s)


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Yossou N'Dour is one the great voices of Senegal, an heredetary musician. The music of Senegal is very rhythmic, often using the talking drum with its varying pitch.

This extract features the intricate percussion solo in the middle of this lively song. The language is Wolof.


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