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    GODDY OKU

    One More Chance

    Goddy Oku was the Eastern Nigerian music scene’s Mr Fixit. Need a new guitar? He’d make you one. Couldn’t afford a fancy new effects pedal? Give him a couple of days and he’d knock up somethin
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    BALA MILLER AND THE GREAT MUSIC PIRAMEEDS OF AFRICA

    Pyramids

    Bala Miller was famous for pushing boundaries. His first job was selling beer in the Muslim north. And as a musician he'd always try to sneak in 'local' flourishes while playing trumpet wi
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    SONY ENANG

    Don't Stop That Music

    In the early 1980s, Nigerian was booming and recording studios used the oil money sloshing around to fit their studios with the latest state-of-the-art recording equipment. With the equipment came a n
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    MARY AFI USUAH

    African Woman

    Mary Afi Usuah trained as an a opera singer at the prestigious St Cecilia Academy in Rome and spent 13 years touring Europe with artists like Duke Ellington and Deep Purple. She matched vocal chops wi
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    VISITORS, THE

    My Good Friends

    Set up by producer Ben Okonkwo in 1973, the BEN label, and its offshoot Clover Sounds, broke some of the biggest bands outside of Lagos. The Apostles, Akwassa, The Doves, Mary Afi Usuah and Aktion all
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    JOE KEMFA

    Jungle Juice

    Jungle Juice is a paean to the redemptive powers of boogie – a slab of New York ghetto grooves getting its freak on in the jungles of Africa. Joe Kemfa promises a magical party and that's what y
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    ROBO ARIGO & HIS KONASTONE MAJESTY

    Sexy Thing

    Robo Arigo is an extraordinary multi-instrumentalist from Nigeria's Ogun State. A founding member of Pogo Ltd, he played bass, guitar and organ on both their albums and plays all kinds of instrume
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    GERALDO PINO

    Boogie Fever

    When Geraldo Pino rolled into town from Sierra Leone with his Heartbeats, Nigeria had never seen anything quite like them. Slick, tight and playing the latest James Brown-style funk on the very expens
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    ELCADOS

    What Ever You Need

    By the 1979 release of Whatever You Need, the Elcados were ready to party. “We got rhythm, we got sound,” they declare on ‘Funky Music’. “You’re going to dig it!' Starting out as the M
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    ROCK TOWN EXPRESS

    Rock Town Express

    There was a time in the 1970s when the best band in the Nigeria was actually from Cameroon. Rock Town Express, formed out of the ashes of Wrinkar Experience by Yaoundé boys Edjo'o Jacques Racine
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    MANSION

    Devil Woman

    The eastern Nigerian city of Calabar in Cross River State was colloquially known as Canaan City – a place of lush landscapes, alluring women and delicious cooking. When the Biafra War ended it becam
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    KIKI GYAN

    Feeling So Good

    First time reissued on CD! This is in fact more than just a rare record and definitely more than just a vinyl share for insatiable collectors who only judge a record by it's monetary value. This i
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    BENIS CLETIN

    Jungle Magic

    Considered an acid boogie classic, Jungle Magic is a cosmic transmission from the early days of Nigerian disco. The bass lines are lethal. The synths are fat and squelchy. And the groove is non-stop a
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    S. JOB ORGANISATION

    Freedom Anthem

    S. Job Organization (also known as SJOB Movement) was a rarity in the Nigerian music scene – a collective of equals in a world where band ‘leaders’ ruled the roost and ‘band boys’ had to mak
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    PAT THOMAS & EBO TAYLOR

    Sweeter Than Honey, Calypso "Mahuno" And High Lifes Celebration

    Pat Thomas and Ebo Taylor are the Jagger and Richards of Nigerian Highlife. Drawn together by a mutual love of the genre – and an equally intense desire to stop it becoming moribund and bereft of id
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    ADOLF AHANOTU

    Sensation

    At a time when bandleaders in Nigeria used titles as an affectation, Dr. Adolf Ahanotu was the real deal. He had a PhD in music compilation and Master’s degrees in education and communication. He al
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    GERALDO PINO

    Afro Soco Soul Live

    He was born in Sierra Leone in the 1930s. Fact is that Gerald Pine was son to a lawyer working in Nigeria, lost his mother and sister at a very young age and found relief in music. He played social cl
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    ALEKE KANONU

    Aleke

    After spending much of the ‘70s humping his congos around New York as a session musician, Nigerian Aleke Kanonu pulled in some favours to record an album of his own. The result was Aleke, a criminal
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    AIGBE LEBARTY

    Unity

    In 1979, long-time Highlife veteran Aigbe Lebarty decided to try his hand at high-energy disco funk. Checking the Lebartone Aces at the door, he borrowed the Sex Bombers from Prince Omo Lawal-Osula an
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    MIGHTY FLAMES

    Metalik Funk Band

    The Mighty Flames were a crack bunch of Cameroonian musicians, drawn to Nigeria by the heavy funk sounds booming across the border like musical moths. For a short time in the late sentries they ‘own
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    OFO THE ROCK COMPANY

    Live In Europe - Fonk Afrika

    OFO The Rock Company (originally known as OFO The Back Company) were Nigeria’s first acid-rock band. Blending Hendrix and Deep Purple with shamanism and a pro-black philosophy, they cut their teeth
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    STORMMERS, THE

    Lovers Song

    The Stormmers were led by Renny Pearl, former bandleader and bass player with AKTION (The Aktions/Aktion 13), an Afro Funk band from Warri that burned brightly and briefly in the mid 70s. With the hel
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    ALEKE KANONU meets TOLBERT, THE MIRACLE MAN

    Happiness / Nwanne, Nwanne, Nwanne

    Bringing together the undisputed talents of Nigerian percussionist Aleke Kanonu and soul legend from Alabama, O.C. Tolbert, this 12” created quite the buzz when it was released in New York in 1982.
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    AMAS

    Grill

    Grill by Gbubemi Amas is as smooth as the red cardigan artfully slung around his shoulders on the cover. Whether he is running through the scales on a cover version of ‘Fire and Rain’, or trying o