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Dialélam 04:27
Kayraba 07:05
Taara 05:01
Mbiffé 02:37
Guilly 18:33


Dreamy instrumentals from Fouta Toro. Improvisational session of acoustic guitar and hoddu, drawing on regional folklore, ancient praise songs and epic ballads. Recorded in a fishing village in Northern Senegal, with an ever present backdrop of children's voices culminating in a clapping and stomping rhythm section. Debut release on Sahel Sounds & Mississippi Records new international imprint "Songs from Home."

Limited edition LP of 500 with hand-glued sleeves.


released January 3, 2017

Recorded on November 16, 2014
Song descriptions by Tidiane Thiam
Text by Christopher Kirkley
Recorded by Karen Antunes and Christopher Kirkley
Mastered Timothy Stollenwerk
Design by Karen Antunes and Christopher Kirkley
Label artwork by Kate Zimmer
Printing by Eberhardt Press
Songs from Home / Sahel Sounds
SFH-01 / SS-036


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Tidiane Thiam Podor, Senegal

Guitarist, photographer, visual artist, and folklorist Tidiane Thiam hails from Podor, a small riverside town in the far North of Senegal.

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