Fatou Linsan Barry
Musiques de Guinée
Fatou Linsan Barry is one of the most popular Pular singers of Guinea in recent years.
Along with other artists singing in the Pular language, such as Lega Bah, Binta Laaly Sow,
Amadou Barry Accordeon, Petit Yero Bantinghel, Doura Barry,
Maïmouna Barry and many others, Fatou Linsan imposed herself as an example for this style of music,
so typical for Guinea. The music distinguishes itself from Malinké music by the use of the fula flute and by the
Strangely enough, not much is written about her. She hails from the town of Linsan, hence her nickname, a small market town on the national road number one between Kindia and Mamou. It is known as the place where travellers stop to buy some food or fruits before continuing to the Fouta Djallon region (or when returning to Conakry).
Her first album
Sources: Radio Kankan [external link].
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