Discography of El Hadji Faye




1978
Etoile de Dakar
Volume 1 (cassette; Touba Auto, no suffix)
[A] Dom Sou Nare Bakh / Jalo / Thielly / Absa Gueye / Laye Suma Laye / Mane Kouma Khol Thi Yao
[B] N'Guiro Na / Baye Wali / Esta China / A Que Tu / Tu Veras / El Hombre Misterioso

1979
Etoile de Dakar
Volume 2: Thiapathioly (cassette; Touba Auto, no suffix)
[A] Thiana Thioly / Defal Gnou Guiss / Dagatte
[B] Diokhma Say Ne Ne / Diandioli / Dounya

1979
Etoile International de Dakar
Absa Gueye (LP; Salsa Musique / Discafrique DARL002)
[A] Dom sou Nare Bakh / Jalo / Absa Gueye / Mane Kouma Khol Thi Yao
[B] N'Guiro Na / Baye Wali / Esta China / Tu Veras

1980
Etoile de Dakar
Volume 3: Yalay Doggal (cassette; Touba Auto, no suffix)
[A] My Wa Wa / Diankha Demal / Walo
[B] Yalaye Dogal / Fantaane / Boula Sa Dome Togne

1980
Etoile de Dakar
Volume 4: Xaley Etoile (cassette; Touba Auto, no suffix)
[A] Kualey Etoile / Silmakha / Sama Guenth-Gui
[B] M'Baye Gueye / Youssou / Alboury
-- Finally re-released as a CD 'Khaley Etoile' (CD; Stern's Africa STCD3014) in 1998. Great reissue of one of the best legendary recordings in the Etoile de Dakar days. Although the liner note of the Sterns' CD says that this is the final volume, there should be 'Vol. 5' (Maleo) as shown below.

1980
Etoile de Dakar
Tolou Badou Ndiaye (LP; ET 001)
[A] Tolou Badou Ndiaye / Kine Kine / M Badane
[B] N'gone Ndiaye / Aladj / Nit Kou Ngnoul

1980
Etoile de Dakar
Thiapathioly (LP; MCA 302)
[A] Thiapathioly / Diankha Demal / Footaane
[B] Dagotte / Diandioly / Soula Sadoome Toogne

1979-81
Etoile de Dakar
Xalis (LP; M. Diaw M01; Bellot MAG119)
[A] Xalis / Thiely / Sama Xalatu Aduna
[B] Lay Suma Lay / Hombre Mistrioso Soy / Banana

1981
Etoile de Dakar
Volume 5: Maleo (Touba Auto, no suffix)
[A] Maleo / Khalebi / Diata
[B] Titeur / Natakudie / N'Der

1979-81
Mar Seck et Le Etoile de Dakar
Volume 1: Diap Sa Lameigne (cassette; TEC, no suffix)
[A] Diap Sa Lameigne / Sidi Yela / Kaira
[B] Nabolinata / Si Si Ye / Keuri Goro

Aladji Faye de Le Etoile de Dakar
Volume 1: Dans 'Koleure' (cassette; TEC, no suffix)
[A] Koleure / Cor Yande / Dioubo
[B] Oup Sathieye / Faran Tamba / Nidiaye
--"Dioubo" is released on Dakar Sound (CD; "100% Pure Double Concentre" DKS006 / 40.148-222) in 1996.











1981
Etoile 2000 de Dakar
Vol. 1 (cassette; Touba K7, No Suffix)
[A] Boubou N'Gary / Niety Noon
[B] Sama Xarit / Yaye Tima / Yama Saf

1981
Etoile 2000 de Dakar
Vol. 2 (cassette; Touba K7, No Suffix)
[A] Diongoma / Yinge / El Carretero
[B] Kananke / Diamono / Karim

1981
Etoile 2000 de Dakar
Vol. 3 (cassette; Touba K7, No Suffix)
[A] Ngore / Boubou N'Gary / Kor Fatou
[B] Abida / Tiaha / Dieri Ngone













1981?
Etoile 2000
Etoile 2000 (cassette; Midiason, No Suffix)
[A] Yaxou Yox / Soumbare / El Hadj Medoune Thiam / Xapati
[B] M'beyoum Toll / Chararas Gnarace / M'backe M'backe / Pakargni











1981
Etoile 2000 de Dakar
Vol. 4 (cassette; ??, No Suffix)
[A]
[B]

1981?
Kine Lam
Vol 1 Kine Lam & le Super Etoile (cassette; Touba K7, no number)
[A] Borom Leer / Dieukeur / Lampe Fall
[B] Gaydeyay Fatma / Nguewel / Mandela Ndiaye
-- El Hadj Faye both sing backing vocals on 'Lampe Fall', 'Gaydeyay Fatma', 'Nguewel', and 'Mandela Ndiaye'.

1981
Etoile 2000 de Dakar
Vol. 5 (cassette; ??, No Suffix)
[A]
[B]

1982
Etoile 2000
Vol. 6 (cassette; Studio 2000, No Suffix)
[A] Rassouloulaye / Tagoto / Yaye Ndieme
[B] Dounya / Yaye Ayou Lo / Aduna Amoul Solo











1982
El Hadji Faye de L'Etoile 2000
Nanou Beyat (cassette; Studio 2000, No Suffix)
[A] Saf-Safoul M'bam / Diamonoy Tey / Diami Bour
[B] Tagou Na M'bar / Yaram Fall / Cadior











1983
Etoile 2000
Vol. 7; Canara (cassette; Ndiambour, No Suffix)
[A] Canara / Hommage A Saliou Seck / Boulenko Nito
[B] Ya Mbaye Ndiaye / Dara Wadi Ndiaye / Na Kadidia











1982
Various Artists
Panorama du Senegal (LP; MCA 306)
[A] Sama Xarit / Bass / Guantanamera
[B] Ouadjour / Loi Di Nos / Sutukum
--"Sama Xarit" is performed by Etoile 2000.

198?
Aladji Faye
Vol. 2; Jamonoy Tey (cassette; Touba K7, No Suffix)
[A] Guinte Mathiam Beye / Cheikh Ibra Fall / Ngogne
[B] Jamonoy Tey / Seye / Baye











198?
El-Haadj Faye
Feintal Naa-Len-Niy-Way (cassette; Atlantic, No Suffix)
[A] Wann Ma Sa Xol / Mali / Darou Muxti
[B] Boul Di Mere / Doomi Rewmi
--"Darou Muxti" is released on Dakar Sound (CD; "100% Pure Double Concentre" DKS006 / 40.148-222) in 1996.











1985
Elhadj Faye
Africa 2000 (cassette; Laye Seye, No Suffix)
[A] Diamono / Diawale Woko / Sowele
[B] Wakh Bakhul / Delua / Mariama











1993
Etoile 2000
Etoile 2000 (CD; Dakar Sound DKS001 / 40.129-222)
Boubou N'Gary / Niety Noon / El Carretero / Sama Xarit / Karim / Yaye Tima
-- compiled from Etoile 2000's official cassettes Vol. 1, Vol. 2 and Vol.3.

1995
Elhadj Faye et L'Ensemble Lyrique Traditionnel
Mane Foumaye Fafane (cassette; Ousman Ndiaye Dago, No Suffix)
[A] Mane Foumaye Fanate / Diamonoy Tey / Dielly Daara
[B] Nangnou Diem / Xarit / Dunya Dunya

1995
Various Artists
Etoile 3000: Bamba Mix (CD; Dakar Sound NDKS 001)
Bamba / Bamba Jazz / Not One Minuite Ambient Bamba / Yaye Boy / Dakar Dance
-- Vocal and sounds were recorded in 1994 at Studio Midi (Dakar, Senegal) and in 1995 at Natural Studio (Groningen, The Netherlands) and overdubed onto a classic track recorded by Etoile 2000 in 1981, 'Boubou N'Gary'.

1997
Elhadj Faye
Cheikh Ibra Fall (cassette; Suo Audio Dakar, No Suffix)
[A] Djirim / Cheikh Ibra Fall / Wiri Wiri
[B] Afro Manicero / Signari / Yaye Timme / Sede
-- Contains 'unplagued version ' of 'Boubou N'Gary' (Djirim).

1998
Elhadj Faye
Cheikh Ibra Fall (CD; Melodie DK041)
Yaye Timme / Afro Manicero (Inst.) / Signari / Djirime / Sede / Cheikh Ibra Fall / Afro Manicero / Yeye Timme (Inst.) / Wirri Wirri

2000
El Hadji Faye / New Look
Djirim (cassette; Senegal Music, No Suffix)
[A] Djirim / Fu May Fanan / Djankh Demal / Niety Nons
[B] Bubu Ngary / Dof Bi / Dieuf Dieul / Samba Linguere



Special thanks to : Ted Jaspers of Dakar Sound (Groningen, The Netherlands) and Alan Moss.
Last updated on August 29, 2006.




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