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“Les Frères Mégri was a Moroccan rock band formed in Oujda, Morocco in the late 1960's. The band consisted of four members, the three brothers, Hassan, Mahmoud, Younès and their sister Jalila Mégri. Before the creation of the band, the Megri brothers were popular session musicians, composers and producers in Morocco starting in the late 50's.
“In the early seventies, Hassan and Mahmoud released four singles as Les Frères Mégri. "El Harib/Heya Essamra", "Galouli Ensaha/Kellemtini", "Sebar / Ououd Ou Chouk" in 1971 and "Sabar / Chaaltiha Nar" in 1972. This LP, their second album, simply titled Younes Hassan Mahmoud, was a collaboration between all three brothers, was released in 1974. They re-recorded some of the singles tracks with Younes and the result is one of the finest examples of the early 70’s progressive, psych, folk sounds coming from North Africa and beyond. This is an album that stands as a high point for the genre globally. A baroque folk approach that demonstrates utterly mesmerizing results, psychedelic, electric guitars, sitars, bongos, swirling multi-tracked vocals that sound like prime era Fairport Convention/Pentangle/Trees and the 1st two Pink Floyd albums. It is of that pedigree. A holy grail LP that has been near impossible to locate for over 40 years. Beautifully re-mastered, its presented here in its first ever reissue. Limited ed. of 500 copies.”