Founder members were Sona Diabaté, M'Mah Sylla, Condette Kouyate, Mama Niepo, Fatou Soumah, Nyépou Haba, and Kade Diallo. Other founder members need to be established.
On 25th February 1983, Kade Diallo, the unique percussionist for Les Amazones was involved in a fatal road accident outside Conakry. It was only the day after the Amazones had returned from a well received tour of France.
After this the group did not produce another record until Wamató in 2008, only the second record in their entire existence.
Commandant Salematou Diallo (Bass, Bandleader)
Commandant Djenabou Bah - tenor sax
Capitaine Elisabeth Camara - conga
Capitaine Mato Camara - timbales
Lieutenant M'Mah Sylla - vocal
Lieutenant Fatoumata N'Gady Keita - vocal
Daloba Keita - vocal
Yaya Kouyaté - solo guitar
N'Sira Tounkara - rhythm guitar
Mariama Camara - alto sax
Mamade Cissé - drums