Tuesday, 24 April 2007

Mulatu Astatke - Guangaunco Los Elefantes (45)

Not a Colombian artist per se, but worthy of a mention none the less. This is a Colombian bootleg or 'Morgan' (as they say here, after the rum 'Captain Morgan') of Mulatu Astatke's 'I Faram', in this case issued under the name 'Guaguanco Los Elefantes' and at a slightly faster pace. It's quite amazing to think that Mulatu's music reached out as far as Colombia. (Q) Listen

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