Since you are interested in Talking Timbuktu (180g Double LP), here is a list of other items that you may find interesting.
Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris
All the Roadrunning
[ Universal Music / CD - released 27/Apr/2006 ]
Primarily written by Knopfler, this recording features a dozen songs beautifully demonstrating the pair's contrasting vocal styles - a treasure trove of duets with the lovely Emmylou.
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba
[ Out / Here Rec / CD - released 26/Jun/2007 ]
"a fantastic example of how music can lift your mind and soul at the same time… the perfect proof of how inspirational African music can be... a MUST for anyone seeking new musical adventures...
Calcutta Slide-Guitar: Special Limited Edition
[ Riverboat Records / 2 CD - released 25/Feb/2008 ]
On 'Calcutta Slide-Guitar', master slide-guitarist / vocalist, Debashish Bhattacharya showcases his talents to the full. This special edition re-release of the album comes with a bonus DVD, featuring a performance of the album filmed in Calcutta.
[ Nonesuch Records / CD - released 4/Jul/2005 ]
Three years in the making, 'Chavez Ravine' marks Cooder's musical homecoming with an album that recollects various aspects of a poor but vibrant hillside Chicano community.
Daby Toure & Skip McDonald
Call My Name
[ Real World Records / CD - released 2/Mar/2009 ]
'Call My Name' is a unique collaboration from the charismatic rising star of the new African pop sound, Daby Touré, and the legendary Little Axe guitarist & bluesman, Skip McDonald.
The Rough Guide To Desert Blues
[ Rough Guides / 2 CD - released 9/Aug/2010 ]
The thriving Desert Blues sound of the Saharan peoples is the spiritual homeland of the blues. This Rough Guide features many of the continents best loved musicians, from Ali Farka Toure to Tinariwen.