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  • Track 2: George Acogny, CMI percussions sequencing (electronic instruments); Peter Gabriel, Prophet D50 (synthesizer), Yamaha CP80 Piano (electric piano); Roger Bolton, CMI (electronic instruments) programming
  • Track 4: George Acogny, CMI percussions sequencing (electronic instruments), marimba sequencing (electronic instruments); Roger Bolton, CMI (electronic instruments) programming
  • Track 6: George Acogny, CMI percussions sequencing (electronic instruments); Roger Bolton, CMI (electronic instruments) programming
  • Track 7: Rod Beale, AMS Drone Keyboard; George Acogny, CMI and D50 keyboard; George Acogny, CMI percussions sequencing (electronic instruments); Habib Faye, Tokhoro flute sample; Oumar Sambou, Tokhoro flute (other flutes)
  • Track 8: George Acogny, CMI Fairlight marimba and percussions sequencing (electronic instruments); Roger Bolton, CMI Fairlight (electronic instruments) programming
Annotation last modified on 2014-09-01 07:50 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Lion / Gaïende
5:35
2 Shakin' the Tree
5:42
3 Kocc Barma
4:29
4 Bamako
4:19
5 The Truth
4:05
6 Old Tucson
5:04
7 Macoy
7:17
8 My Daughter (Sama Doom)
6:39
9 Bes
5:08

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Papa Omar Ngom (track 9)
David Rhodes (guitarist, singer, and songwriter) (track 2)
Kamil Rustam (track 8)
David Sancious (track 4)
trumpet:
John Barclay (trumpeter) (track 2)
Guy Barker (track 2)
Pete Beachill (track 2)
Christophe Diop (tracks 1, 3)
Segona Peter Tholo (tracks 1, 3)
keyboard bass:
Simon Clark (track 2)
Habib Faye (singer, musician, songwriter, producer) (tracks 4, 7)
talking drum:
Assane Tham (tama player) (tracks 1, 3–6, 8–9)
drums:
Mamadou Dieng (track 3)
Manu Katché (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 8–9)
tambourine:
Babacar Faye (track 5)
synthesizer:
Peter Gabriel (track 2)
flute:
George Acogny (track 4)
Oumar Sambou (track 7)
organ:
Simon Clark (track 2)
guitar:
Habib Faye (singer, musician, songwriter, producer) (tracks 1–2, 6)
Papa Omar Ngom (tracks 3, 6, 8)
David Sancious (track 5)
bass:
Habib Faye (singer, musician, songwriter, producer) (tracks 1–3, 5–6, 8–9)
electric guitar:
David Rhodes (guitarist, singer, and songwriter) (track 2)
Kamil Rustam (track 8)
percussion:
Babacar Faye (tracks 1, 3–6, 9)
keyboard:
Loy Ehrlich (tracks 6, 8)
Habib Faye (singer, musician, songwriter, producer) (tracks 3–4)
David Sancious (tracks 1, 5–6, 8–9)
Rod Beale (track 7)
alto saxophone:
David Sanborn (track 8)
balafon:
Aliou Mane (track 8)
electronic instruments:
George Acogny (tracks 2, 4, 6–8)
electronic instruments programming:
Roger Bolton (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8)
saxophone:
Phil Todd (UK flautist/saxophonist) (track 2)
piano:
Simon Clark (track 2)
electric grand piano [Yamaha CP80]:
Peter Gabriel (track 2)
tenor saxophone:
Mondo Wells (tracks 1, 3)
trombone:
Pierre Chabrel (tracks 1, 3)
Roger Komedmond (tracks 1, 3)
guitar family:
George Acogny (track 2)
Habib Faye (singer, musician, songwriter, producer) (track 3)
sampler:
Habib Faye (singer, musician, songwriter, producer) (track 7)
additional drums:
Mamadou Dieng (track 1)
additional percussion:
Babacar Faye (tracks 7–8)
additional keyboard:
Loy Ehrlich (tracks 1, 3)
Roger Bolton (track 7)
additional background vocals:
additional vocals:
Aby N'Dour (track 7)
background vocals:
George Acogny (track 2)
Simon Clark (track 2)
Peter Gabriel (track 2)
Joniece Jamison (track 9)
Dolette McDonald (tracks 4, 6)
Tessa Niles (tracks 1, 8)
Youssou N’Dour (tracks 2, 4–7)
choir vocals:
engineer:
David Bottrill (producer / mixer) (track 2)
Richard Chappell (engineer) (track 2)
Aaron Denson (track 2)
Rod Beale (track 7)
lead vocals:
Peter Gabriel (track 2)
Youssou N’Dour (track 2)
mixer:
Rod Beale (tracks 3, 5, 9)
Clive Martin (tracks 1, 4, 6–8)
Hugh Padgham (track 2)
producer:
George Acogny (tracks 1–4, 6–8)
David Sancious (tracks 5, 9)
Peter Gabriel (track 2)
recording engineer:
Rod Beale (tracks 1, 3–9)
Hugh Padgham (track 2)
solo percussion:
Babacar Faye (track 1)
solo keyboard:
David Sancious (track 1)
solo piano:
Kenny Kirkland (track 1)
vocals:
Youssou N’Dour (tracks 1, 3–4, 8–9)
later versions:
Shaking the Tree (track 2)
recording of:
Shakin' the Tree (track 2)

Release

executive producer: George Acogny
ASIN: US: B00000DR5S [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/5196449 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/60576 [info]