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ReleaseProduct
Hungry Man
Artist
Keyboard
Label
Soundway Records
Catalogue Number
SNDWD065
Release Date
July 28, 2014

Originally recorded for the EMI Nigeria label and produced by legendary producer Odion Iruoje 'Keyboard' was a one-off studio project formed by Brodricks Majuwa and Isaac Digha from circa 1978. These two session men were often used at the EMI studio and played in multiple recordings that Iruoje produced throughout the era

This extremely scarce and obscure record features amongst others Ignace de Souza of the Black Santiagos from the city of Cotonou, Benin and Jonni Wood from the band SJOB movement.

Lilting, laid-back, solid, soul-funk grooves and beautiful horn arrangements with synth effects combine for a unique sound but one that is unmistakably from the sound forge of Odion Iruoje and his two front-line studio engineers Emmanuel Odenusi and Kayode Salami. The album is licensed directly from Broderick Majuwa (hailing originally from the Delta region of central southern Nigeria) who played with many bands in the 1970s: starting out with The Severe 7 (a Santana-influenced rock band from Benin City) followed by The Thermometers with Emma Dorgu who cut one 45 for Afrodisia records. Later on he had stints with more famous Nigerian artists Ebenezer Obey and Bongos Ikwue amongst others.

Digital Track List

  1. 1 Hungry Man 4:39 Buy

    Hungry Man

  2. 2 I Wish You Know 5:53 Buy

    I Wish You Know

  3. 3 A Big Mess 4:47 Buy

    A Big Mess

  4. 4 Peaceable World 5:23 Buy

    Peaceable World

  5. 5 Tomorrow We Can't Say 5:54 Buy

    Tomorrow We Can't Say

  6. 6 Think About It 4:11 Buy

    Think About It

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