Nov 8, 2013

From Ivory Coast: François Lougah

François Lougah (above) was one of the first Ivoirien musicians to have an international impact. He was born in 1942 in Lakota in the southern central region of Côte d'Ivoire, and had varied careers as a mason, football player and actor before hitting the music scene. His first hit was "Pekoussa" in 1973. Countless chart successes, a brief marriage to Tshala Muana and numerous tours throughout Africa and the world followed until his untimely death in 1997.




A1 Bravo Sotra 9:18
A2 Zazou 9:30
B1 Gnazoua 6:22
B2 Bonheur Perdu 6:12
B3 Dehiminke 6:20

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