Dagmar Andrtova / Susheela Raman / Amadou et Mariam /
Al-Yaman / Terne Chave / Bonga / Konono N1

 

AMADOU & MARIAM
 

Known as "The Blind Couple of Mali" when they first began to make a splash in their homeland and throughout West Africa, Amadou and Mariam continue to make inroads with listeners elsewhere in the world. The story of how they met at the Institute For The Young Blind in Bamako and triumphed over their visual impairments is a heartening one, but it's their music that will get you and keep you hooked. <next>