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Nigeria Afrobeat Special: The New Explosive Sound in 1970's Nigeria
Artist
Various Artists
Label
Soundway Records
Catalogue Number
0893775001880
Release Date
June 10, 2010

Nigeria Afrobeat Special is the fourth addition to the Nigeria Special series, a project initiated by Miles Cleret, owner of the Soundway Record label back in 2004. Cleret’s ambition to distinguish the blossoming music scenes of 1970s Nigeria has lent to an indispensable series of CD and LP compilations documenting the influence of western blues, rock and disco amongst artists and musicians versed in the local musical styles of highlife and juju. REVIEWS “gloriously roudy” ***** The Telegraph

“the most uplifting album in the world…. The highlight for me is a jam which takes its trumpets out after dark: 'Afro-Blues' is a twinkling moonlit boogie, which any fan of Fools Gold will find irresistible.” ***** Artrocker

Digital Track List

  1. 1 Who're You? (Original 45 Version) Fela Randome Kuti, The Africa 70 8:45 Buy
  2. 2 We Dey Find Money Eric Showboy Akaeze, His Royal Ericos 10:09 Buy
  3. 3 Enwan The Anansa Professionals 5:31 Buy
  4. 4 Mind Your Business Saxon Lee , The Shadows International 9:57 Buy
  5. 5 Otachikpokpo Bongos Ikwue , The Groovies 8:40 Buy
  6. 6 Afro-Blues Orlando Julius, His Afro Sounders 6:14 Buy
  7. 7 Ariwo Ya Bob Ohiri , His Ohuru Sounds 5:25 Buy
  8. 8 Hankuri Madman Jaga 4:21 Buy
  9. 9 Do the Afro Shuffle Godwin Omabuwa, His Casanova Dandies 5:33 Buy
  10. 10 Gbomojo Segun Bucknors Revolution 8:26 Buy
  11. 11 Ole The Black Santiago's 3:15 Buy
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