Savane - Ali Farka Toure
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  • Summary: 'Savane' is the final album from the acclaimed guitarist from Mali, who died in March 2006 after a three-decade recording career which found him injecting American blues into traditional African music.
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  1. Positive: 11 out of 11
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  1. An elegant summation of his work. [11 Aug 2006, p.69]
  2. All we need to know is, he was a master and this is his masterwork.
  3. His unsentimental, voluptuously masculine, spirit-guided magic is captured at its best, for all time, in this magnificent farewell.
  4. One of his most accomplished recordings.
  5. It is beautiful, emotive music, literally and figuratively entrancing.
  6. This final record shows Touré still brimming with vitality. Savane is his wonderful farewell gift.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 24
  2. Negative: 2 out of 24

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