Friday's Guitar Hero: Ali Farka Touré

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This Malian guitarist played the blues with an unmissable African flavour, and so renowned was his reputation that he was sometimes referred to as the African John Lee Hooker.

He's been awarded not one but two Grammys, in 1994 and 2005, during his career and did a great deal for the profile of World Music.

He died in 2006, but his legacy remains...

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