The boundary for this compilation is huge, and surrounds all of Africa, a continent with more guitarists and guitar styles than anyone can easily count.
29 Aug 2011
Various Artists: Congo; Pont Sur le Congo / Sénégal; Echo Musical / Côte d'Ivoire; We
The time period covered on these discs should be familiar territory to aficionados of African retrospective compilations, even if some of the bands have been so underexposed outside Africa that they feel like newcomers.
17 Aug 2010
Thirteen songs, 55 minutes, and a time frame stretching from 1960 to the end of the '70s were never going to leave us with anything more than a sketch.
28 Jan 2010
Honest Jon's is doing something unusual here, taking us back to the early days of the style, opening a window into the years before the Greats came along.
04 Aug 2009
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