Holding Up Half The Sky - Voices of African Women

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Track Listing

1. Amabhongo - The Mahotella Queens  02.07 minutes
2. Batonga - Angelique Kidjo   04.36 minutes
3. Souma Sagnone - Kine Lam   04.43 minutes
4. Kanawa - Aicha Kone   06.11 minutes
5. Ndinderere - Stella Chiswese  05.00 minutes
6. Faux Pas - M'bilia Bel   07.08 minutes
7. Gomba - Ami Koita  04.48 minutes
8. Ya Habibi - Malouma Mint Miadeh  06.08 minutes
9. Mgewundini - Miriam Makeba   04.35 minutes
10. Orere Elejigbo - The Lijadu Sisters  04.16 minutes
11. Sibure Nambo - Malika  04.55 minutes
12. Tshibola - Tshala Muana  05.06 minutes
13. Yelew Wekesa - Netsanet Mellesse  04.47 minutes
14. Hapo Zamani - Dorothy Masuka   04.50 minutes 

In some parts of Africa, such as Mali and South Africa, the greatest singing stars have been women. This album is the first comprehensive collection of great African women singers from a wide spectrum of African cultures. Whether they are renowned hitmakers such as Miriam Makeba or lesser known jewels such as Malouma Mint Miadeh, the women on this album give us their joy, pain, longing, and love in a dazzling variety of expressive voices.

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