Boubacar Traoré

Boubacar Traoré

Boubacar Traoré (born 1942 in Kayes, Mali) is a renowned singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Traoré also goes by the nickname Kar Kar, "the one who dribbles too much" in Bambara, a reference to his soccer playing. He had taught himself to play guitar and developed a unique style that blended American Blues music, Arab music, and pentatonic structures found in West Africa's Mande cultural region.

Boubacar Traoré Discography


Sterns 1032 Boubacar Traoré Mariama (Album) Stern's Africa Sterns 1032 UK 1990 Sell This Version
STCD 1037 Boubacar Traoré Kar Kar(CD, Album) Stern's Africa STCD 1037 UK 1992 Sell This Version
LBLC 2534, HM 83 Boubacar Traoré Sa Golo(CD, Album) Indigo (12), Harmonia Mundi LBLC 2534, HM 83 France 1997 Sell This Version
LBLC 2564 Boubacar Traoré Maciré (Album) Label Bleu, Indigo (12) LBLC 2564 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
4683.2 Boubacar Traore* Je Chanterai Pour Toi (Album) Marabi Productions 4683.2 France 2002 Sell This Version
562482 Boubacar Traoré Kongo Magni (Album) Marabi Productions 562482 France 2005 Sell This Version
562492 Boubacar Traoré Mali Denhou(CD, Album) Lusafrica 562492 France 2011 Sell This Version
762055 Boubacar Traoré Mbalimaou(CD, Album, Promo, Car) Lusafrica 762055 France 2014 Sell This Version


WRASS 082 Boubacar Traoré The Best Of Boubacar Traoré. The Bluesman From Mali (Comp) Wrasse Records WRASS 082 UK 2003 Sell This Version

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