PBS News Weekend

Season 16, Episode 48 of 99

Mdou Moctar: Watching Mdou Moctar play his guitar, it can be hard to believe that not only is he self-taught, but the guitar he started with was one he made himself with wires from a bicycle. While some compare Moctar to Eddie Van Halen and call him the Jimi Hendrix of the Sahara, NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker learned Moctar's musical story is a complicated as it is remarkable.

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