Discography of Orchestre Baobab





1972
Star Band de Dakar
Vol. 7: Saf Mounadem (LP; JK 3026)
[A] Diolina / Yala Mgegnou / Bivoca
[B] Mansa / Senegal Sunuaal / Saf Mana Dem

1972?
Orchestre du Baobab
M'Beugene (LP; Music Afrique / Baobab BAO 1)
[A] M'Beugene / Fatou Diop / Lamine Gueye / Yama Done Kole
[B] Nidiaye / Aida Baoury / N'daga / Senegal / Kanoute

1972?
Orchestre du Bawobab
Vol. 2 (LP; Baobab BAO 2)
[A] Mi Nuevo Amor / N'Daga / Yolanda / El Vagabondes
[B] Baila Mi Ente / M'Beugele / Suavecito / Kanoute

1975
Orchestre du Bawobab
'75' (LP; Disques Buur BRLPO001)
[A] Papa Njaay / Bawobab-Guy Gi / Sutukum / Am Saxul
[B] Mansa / Senegal Sunuaal / Saf Mana Dem

1975
Orchestre du Bawobab
Guy Gu Rey Gi (7" ; Disques Buur BRE 1)
Lamin Gueye b/w Nijaay

1975
Orchestre du Bawobab
Guy Gu Rey Gi (LP; Disques Buur BRLPO002)
[A] Buuna Njaay / El Carretero / Xarit / Sey
[B] Coro Baay Samba / Adduna / Limaale Njaay / Bure Yaay Damaan

1975
Orchestre du Bawobab
Senegaal Sunugaal (LP; Disques Buur BRLPO003)
[A] Ndaga / Lamin Gey / Nijaay / Ayda Ba Wuri
[B] Faatu Joop / Senegaal Sunugaal / Geeja Ngala Riir / Mbegeel / Yaama Doon Xool

1975
Orchestre du Bawobab
Visage Du Senegal (LP; Disques Buur BRLPO004)
[A] Seeri Takama / Addunaak Li Ci Biiram / Seeri Koko / Kelen Ati Len / Isa Sul
[B] Xarit / Jarraf / Ndongo Daara / Bes Bo Amee

1975
Orchestre du Bawobab
Aduna Jarul Naawoo (LP; Disques Buur BRLPO005)
[A] Fecal Waay Sama Xol / Adduna Jarul Naawo / Sama Xol Bul Dem / Wango
[B] Sama Xol Faatu Joop / Fuutu Tooro / Jolina / Mansani Siise

1974-75?
Orchestre du Bawobab
Hommage a Lay M'Boop (LP; ??)
[A] Senegal - Sunugal / Lamine Gueye / Yaarat
[B] Limal N'Diaye / M'Bejuel / N'Donjo Daara

1974-75?
Laay Mbuup & Orchestra Baobab
Xalaat Laay Mbuup (Hommage a Laay Mbuup) (EP; Disques Buur BRE1)
[A] Lamine Gueye
[B] Nijaay
-- According to Celine Bourdon-Ngo, the front Cover has a picture of Laaye Mboup singing and their is a unidentified Baobab musician behind him. The back cover has a tribute to Laaye Mboup, who died in 1974, written in French.











1977
Orchestre du Bawobab
N'Deleng N'Deleng (LP; Music Afrique MSCLP 001)
[A] N'Deleng N'Deleng / Tarrte Mrie / M'Begeel / Diarali
[B] On Verra / M'Baar / Yin Ma Yin Ma / Sutukum

1978
Orchestre du Bawobab
Une Nuit Aun Jandeer (LP; Musicafrique MSCLP 002)
[A] Liti Liti / Cabral / Digone Nga Ma / Ma Penda
[B] Baye N'Dango / Diougou Diougou / Sindicli / Souleymane

1978
Orchestre Baobab
Baobab A Paris Vol. 1: On Verra Ca? (LP; Abou Ledoux ASL7001)
[A] On Verra Ca / Mi Son / Sibam
[B] Wane Ma Maguiss / El Son Te Llama / Thiossane

1978
Orchestre Baobab
Baobab A Paris Vol. 2: Africa 78 (LP; Abou Ledoux ASL7002)
[A] Africa / El Son Te Llma / Tante Marie
[B] El Fuego / Digon Gama / N'Deye Coumba

1978
Orchestre Baobab
Baobab A Paris (12"; Abou Ledoux ASL7004)
[A] Juana
[B] Koura

1979
Le Grand Orchestre Baobab - Gouygui de Dakar (Succes 79)
Gouygui Dou Daanou (LP; Disc Afrique/Salsa Musique DARL001)
[A] Africa (Mon Afrique) / Hay Fuego En El 23 / La Sallita Se Rompio / On Verra Ca Ce Soir
[B] Pot Pourrit De Guajira / Tante Marie (Sam Ma Bokola) / N'Deye Coumba / Sibam (Sortilege)

1980
Baobab Gouye-Gui de Dakar
Mohamadou Bamba (LP; Jambaar JM5000)
[A] Mouhamadou Bamba / Ndiawolou / Boulmamine
[B] Gnawoe / Doomou Baaye / Yen Saay

1980
Baobab Gouye-Gui de Dakar
Sibou Odia (LP; Jambaar JM5004)
[A] Sibou Odia / Sotante Xalat / Bon Bon 1
[B] Autorail / Sou Sedhiou / Ndiambane
-- Also released as "Sotante Xalat" (LP; BS15155) in 1981

1982
Baobab Guygui 82 de Dakar
Vol. 1: Senegambie (cassette; M'Baye Gueye, No Suffix)
[A] Ledi Ndieme Mbodj / Toumoranke / Sandachi
[B] Utru Horas / Foire Internationale / La Rebellion











1982
Baobab Guygui 82 de Dakar
Vol. 2: Ngalam (cassette; M'Baye Gueye, No Suffix)
[A] Ngalam / Ray Mbelle / Ndiaga Niaw
[B] Herente Serigne / Balla Daffe / Coumba











1982
Orchestre Baobab Gouye Guy de Dakar
Ken Dou Werente (LP; MCA 307)
[A] Coumba / Lady Jibel Mbodj / Utru Horas
[B] Werente / Ray Mbele / Undiya
-- Compilation of "Senegambie" and "Ngalam".

1980s?
Orchestre Baobab
Vol. 1: Gouye Gui De Dakar (cassette; Bellot Records C3804)
[A] El Carretero / Pape N'Diaye / Soutoukoung / Fouta Torro / Fatou
[B] Diop / Xarit / Saf mana dem / Sama xol boul dem
-- A compilation casssette containing the tracks released earlier.

1980s?
Orchestre Baobab
vol.2: Gouye Gui de Dakar (cassette; Bellot Records C3805)
[A] Sey / Baobab / Adduna jarul nawo / Kanoute
[B] Feccal weya sama xol / Mansa / Thioro Baye Samba / Mansane Cisse
-- A compilation casssette containing the tracks released earlier.

1980s?
Orchestre Baobab
Gouye Gui de Dakar vol.3: hommage a Laye M'Boup (cassette; Bellot Records C3806)
[A] Senegal Sougnougal / Nidiaye / Lamine Gueye / Bouna N'Diaye
[B] Jaraaf / Limaale N'Diaye / M'Beguel / N'Dongo Daara
-- A compilation casssette containing the tracks released earlier.

1980s?
Orchestre Baobab
vol. 4: El Vagabonde (cassette; Bellot Records C3809)
[A] Baila mi gente / Yolanda / El Vagabonde / Mi Nuevo
[B] El Carretero / Suavecito / Cabral
-- A compilation casssette containing the tracks released earlier.

1986
Baobab Guygui
Mame Diarra Bousso (cassette; Studio 2000, No Suffix)
[A] Diarra Bousso / Oba Tamba / Galleabe
[B] Foulo / Jubbo / Hadja Nafi











1986
Rudi Gomis
Toon Baaxul (cassette; Studio 2000, No Suffix )
[A] Kura / Tante Marie / Notise
[B] Toon Baaxul / N'Deye Kumb / Saxaar

198?
Various Artists
Panorama du Senegal (LP; MCA 306)
[A] Sama Xarit / Bass / Guantanamera
[B] Ouadjour / Loi Di Nos / Sutukum
--"Loi Di Nos" is performed by Baobab.

1986?
Baobab de Dakar 86
V3; Coumba Ndiaye (cassette; Papa Ndoye, No Suffix)
[A] Ndamelo / Nilamel / Xalebile
[B] Coumba Ndiaye / Tamala / Mame Mbissane











1987
Baobab de Dakar 86
Yamdoulene (cassette; ??)
[A] Yamdoulene / Fatou Mata / Mame Bamba
[B] N'Deye Fatou N'Dege / N'Dege Coumba / Afrique de Sud

198?
Baobab de Dakar 86
Nouville Formation (cassette; Syllart SYL 83105)
[A] Xelmi / Coumba D'Diaye / Ding Ding Keba
[B] Khadim / Botha / Fatoumata

1989
Orchestra Baobab
Pirates Choice: The Legendary 1982 Session (LP; World Circuit WCB014)
[A] Coumba / Ledi Ndieme M'bodj / Utru Horas
[B] Werente Serigne / Ray Mbele / Soldadi
-- Re-issue of the LP "Ken Dou Werente".

1992
Orchestra Baobab
On Verra Ca; The 1978 Paris Sessions (CD; World Circuit WCD027)
El Son De Llama / On Verra Ca / Tante Marie / Africa / El Fuego / Sibam / Wane Ma Maguiss / Thiosanne / Mi Son / Digon Gama
-- Re-issue of the 1978 materials.

1993
Orchestra Baobab
Bamba (CD; Stern's Africa STCD3003)
Mouhamadou Bamba / Boulmamine / Ndiawolou / Doomou Baaye / Gnawou / Bon Bon I / Autorail / Sou Sedhiou / Ndiambaane / Sibou Odia
--Re-issue from "Mouhamadou Bamba" and "Sibou Odia".

1996?
Pape Fall & l'African Salsa
Ke Jaraxam (cassette, KSF no number)
[A] Ake Jaraxam / Teungueth / Mujer-ingrata
[B] African Salsa / Fatewunula / Seyni Plus
--Balla Sidibe (tumbales, vocal).

1998
Orchestra Baobab
N'Wolof (CD; Dakar Sound DKS 014)
Yama Done Xol / Aida Baoury / Lat Dior / Cheri Takama / N'Diaye / Aduna Jarul Naawo / Senegal Sunugal / Yaraf / Core Coumba Fall / Lamine Gueye / Aida Baoury (version)
-- These tracks were originally recorded in 1970-71. 'Cheri Takama', 'Aduna Jarul Naawo' and 'Yaraf' were previouslly released on the US Disques Buur label (BRLPO 004; see above). The note says that the rest of the tracks had never been released until being discovered recently by Ted Jaspers of Dakar Sounds.

1998?
Pape Fall & l'African Salsa
Doomou Ndeye (cassette, KSF no number)
[A] Doomou Ndeye / Fonkal sa Seye / Sante
[B] Boul Topato / Dakar Bamako / Soldar-yi
--Balla Sidibe (tumbales, vocal).


1999
Baobab
Roots And Fruit - African Dancefloor Classics (CD; Popular African Music PAM ADC 304)
Mansa / Mansane Cisse / Sutukum / Cabral / Digone Nga Ma / Sindieli / Sona / Toon Baaxul / Saxaar / Kura / Tante Marie / Notise
-- 'Mansa' and 'Sutukum' were taken from '75' (LP; Disques Buur BRLPO001), 'Mansane Cisse' from 'Aduna Jarul Naawoo' (LP; Disques Buur BRLPO005), 'Cabral', 'Digone Nga Ma' and 'Sindieli' from 'Une Nuit Aun Jandeer' (LP; Musicafrique MSCLP 002). 'Sona' is a previously unreleased track (1977). 'Toon Baaxul', 'Saxaar', 'Kura', 'Tante Marie' and 'Notise' were taken from Rudi Gommis's 1998 'Toon Baaxul' (cassette; Studio 2000, No Suffix ) .

2000 (Dec)
Positive Black Soul
Da Millenium (K7, East/West, distrib by KSF, no suffix)
[A] Xoyma / Run Cool / Iyata / J'accuse [B] Gold and Diamonds / Boulma Mean / Voila / Comment Allez Vous / Pap Doun Xaf
-- Boulma Mean is a rap sung/spoken over Orchestre Baobab's recording from the album Mouhamadou Bamba. Ndiouga Dieng is credited as vocalist. PBS didn't use the whole track, just the choruses up to the guitar solo, the first bit of which is audible. (Thanks to Allan Moss)

2000
Pape Fall & l'African Salsa
Artisanat (cassette, KSF no number)
[A] Adji Sey Yi / Diongama Senegal / Artisanat
[B] Senegal 2000 / Teungueth / Thiouraye Gongo
--Balla Sidibe (tumbales, vocal).

2001
Orchestra Baobab
Pirates Choice (CD; World Circuit WCD063)
[disk 1] Utru Horas / Coumba / Ledi Ndieme M'bodj / Werente Serigne / Ray M'Bele / Soldadi
[disk 2] Ngalam / Toumaranke / Foire Internationale / La Rebellion / Ndiaga Niaw / Balla Daffe
-- Re-issue of the LP "Pirates Choice" + 6 bonus tracks with digital re-mastering. The tracks contained here cover the entire recordings of 'Vol. 1: Senegambie' and 'Vol. 2: Ngalam' by Baobab Guygui 82 de Dakar in 1982.

2002
Orchestra Baobab
Specialist In All Styles (CD; Nonesuch 79685-2)
Bul Ma Miin / Sutukun / Dee Moo Woor / Jiin Ma Jiin Ma / Ndongoy Daara / On Verra Ca / Homage A Tonton Ferrer / El Son Te Llama / Gnawoe
-- Long-awaited new recordings by Orchestra Baobab. Balla Sidibe (vo, timbales), Rudy Gomis (vo, maracas, clave), Ndiouga Dieng (vo), Medoune Diallo (vo), Barthelemy Assisso (vo, g), Issa Cissokho (ts), Thierno Koite (ss, as, ts), Latfi Ben Geloune (rg), Charlie Ndiaye (b), Mountaga Koite (ds, congas)

2002
Pape Fall & l'African Salsa
Que Vive la Paix! (cassette, KSF no number)
[A] Que Vive la Paix / Ndeye Top Sow / Fetchelene la Salsa
[B] Mane Kouma Khole tchi Yow / Artisanat / Diongama Senegal
--Balla Sidibe (tumbales, vocal).

2006
Orchestra Baobab
A Night At Club Baobab (CD France; Oriki CD01)
Contents not yet confirmed.


Special thanks to : Ted Jaspers of Dakar Sound (Groningen, The Netherlands), Gilbert Hsiao,Celine Bourdon-Ngo, Allan Moss and Naotaka Doi. Lots of new information on Baobab's early recordings was recently added by Naotaka Doi, who has also made nice and detailed Baobab's discography at his site, http://www.ne.jp/asahi/fbeat/africa/10502.html

Updated on May 18, 2010.




Return to AFRICAN MUSIC HOME PAGE