Troy Nelson charts the progression of the trio that make up Songhoy Blues, from refugees to Nick Zinner collaborators to Glastonbury performers to major label signees. A journey just as expansive as their unique sound.


 
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EPISODE WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY JULIAN MARTLEW
episode description written by jasmine albertson
photo via fat possum records

In an effort to explain the context of the land from which the desert blues rockers Songhoy Blues reside, Troy Nelson delves into the meaning behind the commonly-used phrase, “From here to Timbuktu” and the history of the Malian city. From there, Nelson charts the progression of the trio that make up Songhoy Blues, from refugees to Nick Zinner collaborators to Glastonbury performers to major label signees. A journey just as expansive as their unique sound.

Recorded 11/03/2020.

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  2. Dournia

  3. Worry

  4. Barre

  5. Ai Tchere Bele

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