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The Rough Guide to World Music: Chile

Jan Fairley looks at the history and legacy of nueva canción – a music rooted in the guitar traditions of the troubadour that have played a part in Latin America’s political and cultural struggles


Lady Maisery

The English folk trio Lady Maisery are known for their gorgeous harmonies and for blurring the space between tradition and innovation


Fela Kuti

The Nigerian superstar helped invent Afrobeat, which has gone on to become one of the most popular styles of world music


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