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Boubacar Traoré (born 1942 in Kayes, Mali) is a renowned singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

Traoré, nicknamed "Kar Kar" ("the one who dribbles too much" in Bambara, a reference to his soccer playing), first came to prominence in the early 1960s. He had taught himself to play guitar and developed a unique style that blended blues, Arab music, and kassonké, a style native to the Kayes region. He was a superstar in Mali and a symbol of the newly independent country… read more

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  • Why are the old solo albums so hard to find?
  • Legend !
  • Mariama Kaba<3 Brilliant track<3
  • 1. track on the 1995 Les Enfants de Pierrette tape. ♥
  • luv
  • Great blue!
  • :) Thank you for beautiful show in Warsaw! Come back to Poland :)
  • Oh.. beautiful
  • Superbe musique Monsieur Traoré !
  • It was magnificent seeing you play in the ny city last night KarKar, please come back soon

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