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Friday, January 25, 2013

HELP MALI! Malian Musicians Release "Mali-Ko," a Song for Peace

Watch the version with English subtitles, here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUO66d8WvCY

In response to the situation in Mali, Fatoumata Diawara has gathered together over 40 of the Country's most renowned musicians to record a video and song calling for peace. The group collectively called 'Voices United for Mali' includes Amadou and Mariam, Oumou Sangare, Bassekou Kouyate, Vieux Farka Toure, Djelimady Tounkara, Toumani Diabate, Khaira Arby, Kasse Mady Diabate, Baba Salah, Afel Bocoum, Tiken Jah, Amkoullel and Habib Koite amongst many others. The track is called 'Mali-ko' (Peace / La Paix). 

Find the lyrics and translations, here:http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/jan/18/fatoumata-diawara-mali-peace (scroll down).

Any revenue generated by the ads on this video will be donated to a charity supporting refugees in Mali.