DISCOVER Dur-Dur Band ‘Yabaal’

Yabaal - Fadumina - Jazz Cafe- Dur-Dur Band International

‘Yabaal’ from Dur Dur Band of Mogadishu Somalia – Volume 1, Volume 2 & Previously Unreleased Tracks by Dur-Dur Band originally performed 1986

Watching this joyful hand camera video of Dur Dur Band is indicative that it is impossible to stand still whilst listening to the Somalian funk. It’s too easy for us to forget that before the civil war, 1980s Mogadishu was a thriving cultural hub. It is our loss that, in their heyday, we in the West didn’t recognise the sensational Dur-Dur...

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