Obituary: Baba Commandant | Songlines
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Obituary: Baba Commandant

By Ian Brennan

The bandleader and primary vocalist of Burkina Faso's Baba Commandant and the Mandingo Band has passed away aged 51

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