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Rail Band discography
 

Compiled by Graeme Counsel.
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1970  Orchestre Rail-Band de Bamako. Bärenreiter-Musicaphon. BM 30 L 2606. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Rail Band / Koro koni / Gansan na / Mali cèbalenw / Sunjata
[1973]  Orchestre "Rail-Band" (Mali). Disques France-Afrique. LGVD-ST 3000. 45 rpm disc. 
     Rail Band / Kankoun. 

[1973]  Orchestre "Rail-Band" (Mali). Disques France-Afrique. LGVD ST 3002. 45 rpm disc. 
    Diya / Sayomba. 
1973  Orchestre Rail-BandBuffet Hotel de la Gare Bamako. ("Série Pop-Rail 1"). Rail Culture Malienne. RCAM 014573. 45 rpm disc. 
     Mokodiolo / Tamadiara (Mokodiolo from RCAM 013373)
1973  Orchestre Rail-Band. Buffet Hotel de la Gare Bamako. ("Série Rail-Typique 1"). Rail Culture Malienne. RCAM 024573. 45 rpm disc. 
     Nanthan / Nabayé tabayé.(Nathan from RCAM 013373)

1973  
Rail Band. Buffet Hotel de la Gare. Bamako. (Série Rail-Concert 1"). RCAM 013373. 33.3 rpm disc.
     Jurukan / Mariba-Yasa / Bajala male / Sunan / Duga / Tidiani Kone / Nantan / Moko jolo
1973  Regard sur le passé à travers le présent. Mali Music. MALI 1001. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     [one song only by the Rail Band -Tidiani Koné - from RCAM 013373]

1973  
Panorama du Mali. Mali Music. MALI 1002. 33.3 rpm disc. 
      [two songs only by the Rail Band - Badialamale & Sounan - from RCAM 013373]

[1974]  Orchestre Rail Band de Bamako.  Mali Music. MALI 01. 45 rpm disc. 
     Duga / Duga (from RCAM 013373)
1974  Tiramakam. ("Série Folk Rail"). Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 013374. 33.3 rpm disc.
     Tiramakan / Marietou / Noumounan / Yakarepare / Baichabata / Battou

1975  re-issue
  Rail Band. Soundiata. L'exil. ("Série Folk Rail 2").Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3301 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5146. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Soundiata / Soundiata

1975  
Rail Band. ("Série Folk Rail 3"). Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3302 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5147. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Balakononifing / Fankanté Denkélé / Demba / Kaïdia / Den-nadiya
1975  
Rail Band. ("Série Folk Rail 4"). Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3303 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5148. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Kaira / Finza / Mansa / Djamba

1975  
Rail Band. ("Série Rail Danse 1"). Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3304 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5149. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Iouseny / Dioba / Karitea / Dugu kameleba / Dioula

1975  
Rail Band. ("Série Rail Danse 2"). Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Mamadou Boutigui / Mamobo / Armee Malienne / Kibaru / Tiedioucouya 
1975 
 L'Orchestre Rail Band. HMV-EMI. HNS 1581. 45 rpm disc. 
     Wassamba / Laï soumalei. 
1975 
 L'Orchestre Rail Band. HMV-EMI. HNS 1582. 45 rpm disc. 
     Diaba / Mouodilo.
1976  
Rail Band du Mali. Melodias. Kouma. KLP 1040. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Kandoun / Tiramakan / Soyomba / Soundiata (nouvelle version)
1976  
Rail Band du Mali. Concert. Kouma. KLP 1042. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Premiere partie / Deuxième partie
1976  
Rail Band du Mali. Melodias. Kouma. KLP 1043. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Soundiata / Mali tebaga mogoma / Maki / Armée Malienne
1977  
Super Rail Band. Orchestre du Buffet Hôtel de la Gare de Bamako. Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3301 / HMV- EMI. HNLX 5179. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Wale numa lombaliya / Tie diu guya ("Tiedioucouya", from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150) / Sinsimba / Balakononifing (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150)
[1979]
Super Rail Band du Mali. Soundiata. Disco Stock. DS 7908. 33.3 rpm disc. 
    
(re-issue of Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3301 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5146?)

1979  
Seigneur Djali Madi Tounkara et le Rail Band du Mali. Volume 1 - Famadenké. Disco Stock. DS 7918. 33.3 rpm disc.
     Nama / Famadenké / Yobalema.

1979  
Seigneur Djali Madi Tounkara et le Rail Band du Mali. Volume 2 - Koulandjan. Disco Stock. DS 7919. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Koulandjan / Trio Mandingue / Djigiuya / Dosoke cery.

[1980]  
Ouedraogo Mamadou et l'Orchestre Super Rail Band International. Dioulou koussoube. Sacodisc. LS 24. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Dioulou koussoube / Nong tem sega / Sovo P.E.R. / Toem zougo
[1980]  
L'Orchestre Super Rail Band International. Affair social. Sacodisc. LS 25. 33.3 rpm disc. 
     Affair social / Deniyeleba / Ma awaba / Wasso

1983  
Super Rail Band Buffet Hôtel de la Gare de Bamako. Volume 1. Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3301. 33.3 rpm disc. 
      Foliba / Tallassa / Konowale / Diby.
1983  
Super Rail Band Buffet Hôtel de la Gare de Bamako. Volume 2. Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3302. 33.3 rpm disc. 
      Diabaté / Mali yo / Bedianamogo / Gna gna
1985  
The Super Rail Band of the Buffet Hôtel de la Gare de Bamako.  Globestyle. ORB 001. 33.3 rpm disc. [re-issued on CD in 1995]
     Foliba (from RCAM 3301) / Bedianamogo (from RCAM 3302) / Tallassa (from RCAM 3301) / Konowale (from RCAM 3301) / Mali yo (from RCAM 3302)

1988  re-issue 
→  Salif Keita & Mory Kante. Mali stars. Volume 1. Syllart. SYL 38750-1. 33.3 rpm disc.
     Soundiata / Soundiata / Gansan na / Rail Band

1988
  Mali music. Legendary bands of Mali. 
Sterns.3001. 33.3 rpm disc.
     [One song by the Orchestre Rail-Band de Bamako - Mali
 cèbalenw - from Bärenreiter-Musicaphon. BM 30 L 2606]
[1990]  Super Rail Band du Bamako. Djougouya magni. Indigo. LBLC 2500. 33.3 rpm disc. [re-issued on CD in 2001]
     Djougouya magni / Derimagni / Sanankoro moriba / Dagna / N'donikegniba / Folikelaou / Soumba / M'barin / Dyanfamagni

1994  
Mory Kanté. Mali Stars. Syllart. 33.3 rpm disc. (re-issue of Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3301 / HMV- EMI. HNLX 5179)
     Wale numa lombaliya / Tie diuguya / Sinsimba / Balakononfing 
1995  
Super Rail Band du Bamako. Kongo sigui.  Indigo. LBLC 2500. Compact disc. [re-issued on CD in 2003]
     Mogo gnay
é kodola / Pirates / Kongo sigui / Balla Moussa Keita / Sory / Dion Mansa / Tunga / Dakan / Sada Diallo
1995  Musiques du Mali. Banzoumana. Mélodie. 38901-2. 2 x compact discs.
     [3 songs by the Rail Band - Kibaru - (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150, shortened version) / Duga (from RCAM 013373 - shortened version) / Gansa na (from Bärenreiter-Musicaphon. 
BM 30 L 2606)
1995 
 Musiques du Mali. Volume 2. Mélodie. 38902-2. 2 x compact discs.
     [3 songs by the Rail Band - Dugu kame lemba - (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3304 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5149, shortened version) / Madi guindo (unknown source - maybe from B side of RCAM / HMV-EMI. 45 rpm disc, or from another 45rpm disc) / Moko jolo (from RCAM 013373).
[1996]  Super Rail Band. Mansa. Indigo. LBLC 2520. 33.3 rpm disc.
     Silanide / Mansa / Kamalimba / Niamatoutou kono / Tolonte sebessa / Dounia / Kanou sale / Fourou kolon
1997  Les nuits de Bamako. Années 70 / 78. Syllart. SYLAF 9607. Compact disc. 
     [Two songs by the Rail Band - Walignouma lombaliya & Balakononifing, from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3301 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5179]

[1998]  
Rail Band. Mory Kanté & Salif Keita. CD. Sonodisc. CDS 7051. Compact disc.
     Kandoun (from Kouma. KLP 1040) / Tiramakan / (from Kouma. KLP 1040) / Soyomba (from Kouma. KLP 1040) / Soundiata ("Soundiata nouvelle version", from Kouma KLP 1040) / Tiedioucouya (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150) / Jurukan (from RCAM 013373) / Mariba yassa (from RCAM 013373) / Duga / Foliba (from Rail Culture Authentique Mal. RCAM. 3301)

2000  
Mali & Guinea: Kora kings and griot minstrels. Rough Guide. RGNET 1048. Compact disc.
     [One song by the Rail Band - Duga - not sure which version].

2006  
Classic titles. Le Rail Band feat. Mory Kanté. Cantos Records. 0023. Compact disc.
     Walenumalombaliya (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3301 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5179) / Balakoninfing (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302 / HMV-EMI. 
HNLX 5147) / Mamadou Bitiqui (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150) / Jirikan (from RCAM 013373) / Mariba Yassa (from RCAM 013373) / Dugu Kamelemba (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3304 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5149, shortened version?) / Karitea (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3304 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5149)
2006  Djelimady Tounkara & l'Orchestre Super Rail Band International. Allo Bamako. 
Oriki Music. ORK 002. 33.3rpm disc.
    
Marigoundo / Affair social (from LS 25) / Djiguya (from 
DS 7919) / Yobalema (from DS 7918) / Deniyeleba (from LS 25) / Nama (from DS 7918) / Wasso (from LS 25) / Ma awaba (from LS 25).
[Released on compact disc in 2007]

2006    One day on Radio Mali.
 African Pearls volume 3. Syllart / Discograph. 6130132. 
2 x CDs. 
     [One song by the Rail Band - Madi guindo - see Mélodie. 38902-2) 
2007  Rail Band. Belle epoque. Volume 1. Soundiata. Sterns. STCD 3033-34. 2 x CDs.
     CD 1 - Soundiata l'exil (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3301 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5146) / Maliyo (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302) / Sunjata (from Bärenreiter-Musicaphon. BM 30 L 2606) / Armee Malienne (Groupe vocal de San).
     CD 2 - Duga (from RCAM 013373) / Mali cebalenw (from Bärenreiter-Musicaphon. BM 30 L 2606) / Armee Malienne (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150) / Fankante dankele (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5147) / Armee Malienne (Fanta Damba - vocal - from Kouma 1043) / Sounduata (nouvelle version) (from Kouma 1040) / Mali tebaga mogoma (from Kouma 1043).
2008  
Rail Band. Belle epoque. Volume 2. Mansa. Sterns. STCD 3039-40. 2 x CDs.
     CD 1 - Rail Band (from Bärenreiter-Musicaphon. BM 30 L 2606 - and LGVDST 3000?) / Mansa (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3303 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5148) / Finza (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3303 / HMV-EMI. 
HNLX 5148) / Demba (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5147) / Kankoun ("Kandoun", from Kouma. KLP 1040) / Konowale (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3301) / Balakononifing (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302) / Dugu kamaleba (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3304 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5149) / Mamoba (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150).
     CD 2 - Koro koni (from Bärenreiter-Musicaphon. BM 30 L 2606) / Kaira (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3303 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5148) / Tie diuguya (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150) / Dioula (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3304 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5149) / Tiramankan (from Kouma 1040) / Lanseny / Gnagna (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302) / Mamadou Boutigui (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150) / Gansana (from Bärenreiter-Musicaphon. BM 30 L 2606).
2008  Mali 70. Electric Mali. African pearls volume 7. Syllart / Discograph. 6141132. 2 x CDs.
     [Three songs only by the Rail Band 
- Badialame (from RCAM 013373) / Tamadiara (from Rail Culture Malienne RCAM 014573) / Nanthan (from RCAM 024573)
2009  Rail Band. Belle epoque. Volume 3. Dioba. Sterns. STCD 3043-44. 2 x CDs.
     CD 1 - Bedianamogo (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302) / Sinsimba (f
rom Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3301 / HMV-EMI HNLX 5179) / Kadia Kandia (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5147) / Wale numa lombaliya (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali. RCAM 3301 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5179) / Diby (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3301) / Maki (from Kouma KLP 1043) / Djamban (from RCAM 3303 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5148) / Mady guindo (see Mélodie. 38902-2) / Dan nadiya (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5147)
     CD 2 - Kibaru (from RCAM 3305 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5150) / Mariba yassa (from RCAM 013373) / Dioba (from RCAM 3304 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5149) / Tidiane Kone (from RCAM 013373) / Diabate (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302) / Foliba (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3302) / Soyomba (from Kouma KLP 1040) / Karitea (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3304 / HMV-EMI. HNLX 5149) / Jurukan (from RCAM 013373) / Talassa (from Rail Culture Authentique Mali RCAM 3301)

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The following people have contributed to this discography:

Florent Mazzoleni 
Geoff Bale

Alan Wheeler
Adamantios Kafetzis
Flemming Harrev
Chris Meserve
Grégoire de Villanova


 
This page was created on March 27 2007 and was last updated on April 18 2014.