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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

[1972]  Orchestre "Rail-Band" (Mali). Disques France-Afrique. LGVD-ST 3000. 45 rpm disc. 
Rail Band / Kankoun. 

[1972]  Orchestre "Rail-Band" (Mali). Disques France-Afrique. LGVD ST 3002. 45 rpm disc. 
Diya / Sayomba. 

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  Orchestre Rail-Band. Buffet 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  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 / Fankant
é 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. 
Dioba / 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. 
Titles unknown. (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.
[Only one song only 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.
[Only 3 songs only 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.
[Only 3 songs only 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. 
[Only two songs only 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.
[Only 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. 
[Only 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
Gr
égoire de Villanova


 
This page was created on March 27 2007 and was last updated on June 4 2013