Jalil Bennis Et Les Golden Hands – Mirza (Morocco, 1967, Barclay)

Following to this article, I wanted to share with you “Mirza“, a cover of the famous song from the french singer Nino Ferrer, sung in arabic by Jalil Bennis, backed by the moroccon band “The Golden Hands” and recorded in 1967 in Casablanca – Different style but always on the groove, enjoy !

Jalil Bennis Et Les Golden Hands – Mirza

You can also listen to it on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/Z22UZn9TNWo

Best regards,

Armand

Abdou El Omari – Fatine (Morocco, 1976, Disques Gam)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Fatine“, a psychedelic organ fusion track recorded in 1976 in the city of Casablanca by the underground moroccon genius Abdou El Omari who released one ultra hard to find album and 4 singles – Enjoy !

Abdou El Omari – Fatine

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/f0AELKH8LXg

Have a nice sunday, take care !

Armand

Bob Jalil – La Akdar Alik (Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son) (Morocco, 1967, Polydor)

For today, I wanted to share with you a cover of the track “Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son“, the classic French 60s song recorded by France Gall & Serge Gainsbourg, covered here in a great psychedelic surf way by the Moroccon singer Jalil “Bob” Bennis – Enjoy !

Bob Jalil – La Akdar Alik (Poupée de Cire, Poupée de Son)

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/CZ9IqbgjKCI

Best regards,

Armand

Ousmane – Takandaout (Morocco, 1976, Mawel)

Ousmane (“Lightning”) was a band from Morocco who used to play Amazighe (berber tribe from North Africa) Gnawa music in the 70s.

Really setter for the time, the band was composed of 6 members : Ammuri M’barek, Said Bijaaden, Said Butrufin, Belaid el-Akkaf, Tarik el-Maaroufi and Lyazed Qorfi.

They recorded two singles in 1976, toured all around the country and performed a concert in Paris (France) at the Olympia Concert Hall on the 5 of February 1977 (that was also recorded on vinyl).

They splitted in 1978.

I decided to make you (re)discover the track “Takandaout”, one of their hits, a deep psych track with beautiful vocals, splendid violins, catchy guitar riffs and haunted organ parts – Enjoy !

Ousmane – Takandaout

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/F_NGH_49ixc

Have a nice week,

Armand