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Touré, Vieux Farka, 'Woodstock Sessions Vol. 8--"Samba"' LP

Vieux Farka Touré, often dubbed “The Hendrix of the Sahara”, is an internationally acclaimed touring guitarist, singer, bandleader and humanitarian activist. From Mali, he is the son of the late legendary African bluesman Ali Farka Touré. Since Vieux began his career in 2007, he has released a slew of albums and toured the world many times over. For his Woodstock Sessions Samba album, he selected ten new songs which blend Mailian blues and praise songs with funk, reggae and rock for a well rounded performance that make this his most mature well-rounded release to date.