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Toumani Diabaté - Djelika


2Mankoman Djan5:19
4Tony Vander5:30
5Cheick Oumar Bah5:53
7Sankoun Djabi5:59
8Aminata Santoro6:42


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
HNCD1380Toumani Diabaté Djelika ‎(CD, Album)Hannibal RecordsHNCD1380US1995
HNCD 1380Toumani Diabate Djelika ‎(CD, Album)Hannibal RecordsHNCD 1380Canada1995
HNCD 1380Toumani Diabate Djelika ‎(CD, Album)Hannibal RecordsHNCD 1380US1995
IC0397Toumani Diabaté Djelika ‎(Cass, Album)EMI (Nigeria) Ltd.IC0397Mali1993


  • BalafonKélétigui Diabaté
  • BassDanny Thompson
  • KoraToumani Diabaté
  • NgoniBassekou Kouyate


Copyright (C) & (P) 1995 Rykodisc.
For promotional use only. Not for sale.
Printed in the USA. Manufactured in Canada.


  • Pressed By – Disque Americ



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Toumani Diabaté - Djelika
Performer: Toumani Diabaté
Genre: Folk
Title: Djelika
Country: US
Released: 1995
Style: African
MP3 album: 2655 mb
FLAC album: 2990 mb
Source: CD, Album, Promo
№ Cat: HNCD 1380 ADV
Label: Hannibal Records