Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder Talking Timbuktu 180g 2LP
Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder Talking Timbuktu 180g 2LP
Genre: World
Label: World Circuit
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder Talking Timbuktu 180g 2LP

Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder

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SKU:
WCTLP95169
UPC:
5060091556546
TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Informal

Grammy Award-Winning Classic Album Now on 180g Double Vinyl!
Mastered from the Original Analog Tapes! Features Exclusive Vinyl-Only Track!


When Ali met Ry Cooder in 1992, they really bonded and Ali later presented him with the first instrument he made, a one-string lute called a djerkal. Recorded in just three days in LA in 1993, the resulting collaboration 'Talking Timbuktu' well deserved its Grammy Award. Relaxed and accessible, the music is complimented by Ry's subtle guitar work and sensitive production while retaining the integrity of Ali's performance.

Ali Farke Toure and Ry Cooder have long treasured each other’s recordings. They first met in London in 1992 while both were touring Europe. It was agreed that they should 'try something together.' This ‘something’ became ‘Talking Timbuktu,’ a Grammy award-winning classic album.

In September '93, Toure was set to play a string of dates in the States and a week was set aside for recording his new album. Cooder was to play on a couple of tracks. A few hours’ rehearsal at Cooder's Santa Monica home hinted at inspiring possibilities. The Malian guitarist's next three Californian dates all featured Cooder as special guest. The recording followed a week later by which time Cooder had agreed to produce the entire album and play on every track. The whole album, recorded in three days, is now available on vinyl with an additional previously unreleased track.

"Guitarist Ali Farka Touré has repeatedly bridged the gap between traditional African and contemporary American vernacular music, and this release continues that tradition." -Ron Wynn, allmusic.com

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Mastered from the original analog tapes
• Exclusive vinyl-only bonus track
• Download Code Enclosed

Selections:
LP 1 - Side A:

1. Bonde
2. Soukora
3. Gomni
4. Sega
LP 1 - Side B:
1. Amandrai
2. Lasidan
3. Keito

LP 2 - Side C:
1. Banga
2. Ai Du
3. Diaraby
LP 2 - Side D:
1. Lasidan (vinyl only alternative take)
Description
TAS Super LP List! Special Merit: Informal

Grammy Award-Winning Classic Album Now on 180g Double Vinyl!
Mastered from the Original Analog Tapes! Features Exclusive Vinyl-Only Track!


When Ali met Ry Cooder in 1992, they really bonded and Ali later presented him with the first instrument he made, a one-string lute called a djerkal. Recorded in just three days in LA in 1993, the resulting collaboration 'Talking Timbuktu' well deserved its Grammy Award. Relaxed and accessible, the music is complimented by Ry's subtle guitar work and sensitive production while retaining the integrity of Ali's performance.

Ali Farke Toure and Ry Cooder have long treasured each other’s recordings. They first met in London in 1992 while both were touring Europe. It was agreed that they should 'try something together.' This ‘something’ became ‘Talking Timbuktu,’ a Grammy award-winning classic album.

In September '93, Toure was set to play a string of dates in the States and a week was set aside for recording his new album. Cooder was to play on a couple of tracks. A few hours’ rehearsal at Cooder's Santa Monica home hinted at inspiring possibilities. The Malian guitarist's next three Californian dates all featured Cooder as special guest. The recording followed a week later by which time Cooder had agreed to produce the entire album and play on every track. The whole album, recorded in three days, is now available on vinyl with an additional previously unreleased track.

"Guitarist Ali Farka Touré has repeatedly bridged the gap between traditional African and contemporary American vernacular music, and this release continues that tradition." -Ron Wynn, allmusic.com

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Double LP
• Mastered from the original analog tapes
• Exclusive vinyl-only bonus track
• Download Code Enclosed

Selections:
LP 1 - Side A:

1. Bonde
2. Soukora
3. Gomni
4. Sega
LP 1 - Side B:
1. Amandrai
2. Lasidan
3. Keito

LP 2 - Side C:
1. Banga
2. Ai Du
3. Diaraby
LP 2 - Side D:
1. Lasidan (vinyl only alternative take)
ISBN
Genre
World
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder
Title
Talking Timbuktu
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
04-13-2015
Release Date
05-06-2015
Availability
Backordered
Format
Vinyl
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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