Various Artists - Afro Baby The Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria 1970-79

Afro Baby The Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria 1970-79

Various Artists

Available Formats No. of Tracks   Price Buy
CD Album 12 tracks 10.99 Out of stock.
12" Vinyl Double Album 12 tracks 14.99 Out of stock.
Download Album (mp3) 12 tracks 7.99
Download Album (wav) 12 tracks 7.99
Download individual tracks   From £0.99

Description

Various Artists - Afro Baby The Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria 1970-79

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Nigeria in the 1970’s had one of the most prolific recording industries in Africa. The fusion of African rhythms and culture with jazz, funk, soul, and rock was a pan African phenomenon but nowhere was it more alive than in the cities and on the dancefloors of Nigeria.

Afro Baby features twelve musical rarities and highlights the unique vision of some of Nigeria’s most talented musicians and producers who added their Afro slant to the genres that were dominating the western popular music charts.

The burgeoning interest in the history of Afrobeat and Afro-funk continues and this collection presents some of the best examples of funky Afro music from Africa’s most populated nation.

Reviews

“A contender for compilation of the year”
Songlines

“If you don’t feel this music you’ve lost your life force”
XLR8R (USA)

Tracklisting

CD Album (SNDWCD002)
  1. The Sahara All Stars - Alikali Adajo
  2. Bola Johnson - Lagos Sisi
  3. The Mebusas - Son of Mr Bull Dog
  4. Fela Ransome Kuti and The Africa 70 - Fogo Fogo
  5. The Don Issac Ezekiel Combination - Ire
  6. Tunji Oyelana and The Benders - Ipason
  7. Fred Fisher - Asa-sa
  8. Orlando Julius and His Afro Sounders - Mura Sise
  9. Thony Shorby Nyenwi - No Wrong Show
  10. Dr Victor Olaiya’s International All Stars - Omelebele
  11. Stephen Osita Amaechi and his Afro-Rhythms-Skies - Afro Baby
  12. The Martins Brothers Dance Band - Ochonma
12" Vinyl Double Album (SNDWLP002)
  1. The Sahara All Stars - Alikali Adajo
  2. Bola Johnson - Lagos Sisi
  3. The Mebusas - Son of Mr Bull Dog
  4. Fela Ransome Kuti and The Africa 70 - Fogo Fogo
  5. The Don Issac Ezekiel Combination - Ire
  6. Tunji Oyelana and The Benders - Ipason
  7. Fred Fisher - Asa-sa
  8. Orlando Julius and His Afro Sounders - Mura Sise
  9. Thony Shorby Nyenwi - No Wrong Show
  10. Dr Victor Olaiya’s International All Stars - Omelebele
  11. Stephen Osita Amaechi and his Afro-Rhythms-Skies - Afro Baby
  12. The Martins Brothers Dance Band - Ochonma
Download Album (SNDWD002)
  1. The Sahara All Stars - Alikali Adajo
  2. Bola Johnson - Lagos Sisi
  3. The Mebusas - Son of Mr Bull Dog
  4. Fela Ransome Kuti and The Africa 70 - Fogo Fogo
  5. The Don Issac Ezekiel Combination - Ire
  6. Tunji Oyelana and The Benders - Ipason
  7. Fred Fisher - Asa-sa
  8. Orlando Julius and His Afro Sounders - Mura Sise
  9. Thony Shorby Nyenwi - No Wrong Show
  10. Dr Victor Olaiya’s International All Stars - Omelebele
  11. Stephen Osita Amaechi and his Afro-Rhythms-Skies - Afro Baby
  12. The Martins Brothers Dance Band - Ochonma

mp3 downloads

Downloads

Track Number Track NameTrack Length Price Buy
1 Alikali Adajo 8m 58s £0.99
2 Lagos Sisi 3m 22s £0.99
3 Son of Mr Bull Dog 5m 22s £0.99
4 Fogo Fogo 8m 58s £0.99
5 Ire 3m 21s £0.99
6 Ipason 5m 20s £0.99
7 Asa-sa 8m 8s £0.99
8 Mura Sise 7m 0s £0.99
9 No Wrong Show 5m 43s £0.99
10 Omelebele 5m 52s £0.99
11 Afro Baby 3m 8s £0.99
12 Ochonma 2m 55s £0.99
Entire MP3 Download Album (12 tracks) £7.99
MP3 format technical details
These mp3 tracks have been encoded with LAME providing you with a very rich listening experience. No DRM or copy protection is built in to the mp3s.

wav downloads

Downloads

Track Number Track NameTrack Length Price Buy
1 Alikali Adajo 8m 58s £0.99
2 Lagos Sisi 3m 22s £0.99
3 Son of Mr Bull Dog 5m 22s £0.99
4 Fogo Fogo 8m 58s £0.99
5 Ire 3m 21s £0.99
6 Ipason 5m 20s £0.99
7 Asa-sa 8m 8s £0.99
8 Mura Sise 7m 0s £0.99
9 No Wrong Show 5m 43s £0.99
10 Omelebele 5m 52s £0.99
11 Afro Baby 3m 8s £0.99
12 Ochonma 2m 55s £0.99
Entire WAV Download Album (12 tracks) £7.99