Idrissa Soumaoro Et L'eclipse De L'i.J.A. - Le Tioko-Tioko | RECORD STORE DAY
RECORD STORE DAY

Thank you for choosing to buy locally from a record store!

Buy Now

Store Distance Phone Buy
Loading...

You can explore 3 ways to buy:

Find and visit a Local Record Store and get phone number and directions (call first, there is no guarantee which products may be in stock locally)

Purchase now from a local store that sells online

Purchase digitally now from recordstoreday.com (which serves local record stores)

These Indie stores carry most genres and you may want to also check with them

Store Distance Phone
Loading...

Find a local store

(Please call first)

DISC: 1

1. Fama Allah
2. Djama
3. Beni Inikanko
4. Nissodia
5. Ben
6. Bimoko

More Info:

Idrissa Soumaoro, L'Eclipse de L'I.J.A.'s sought-after album 'Le Tioko-Tioko' was originally released in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) in 1978 and has been a long-time favourite at Mr Bongo. Two tracks from the album were featured on our 2017 compilation 'The Original Sound Of Mali' (MRBLP135), and we subsequently released the track 'Nissodia' on it's own 12" (MRB12053) in 2020, complete with a blistering dancefloor re-edit by Mike D of The Beastie Boys.'Le Tioko-Tioko' is one of the rarest vinyl albums from the already scarce Malian vinyl discography, partly as the album was never released commercially, only independently distributed via the Malian Association for the Blind in Bamako. Though recorded at Radio Mali under the aegis of master engineer Boubacar Traoré; the album was originally released in East Germany. The tapes had been taken by some Malian students to East Berlin as part of a student exchange program. It was then manufactured and released on the East German stat