Playing tracks by
Khaïra Bousaâda (Algeria, Pathé), Zineb Bent Sigya (Algeria, Polydor), Mademoiselle Zahia (Algeria, Disque Gramophone), Cheikh Omar Chakleb (Algeria, DIsque Gramophone), Cheikh Magari Soliman (Tunisia, B. Rsaissi) and more.
This selection of 26 songs taken from my 78rpm records collection was created for the Paris Music Library. This subjective and modest journey through Africa's sound heritage is based on recordings made between the 1930s and 1960s. It starts with Bedouin music from Southern Algeria and finishes with a Malagasy choir...
Full post, tracklist and labels scans are available here: https://ceintsdebakelite.com/2016/06/17/from-alger-to-antananarivo-a-selection-of-78rpm-records-from-africa/