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Various Artists - Africa Boogaloo - The Latinization Of West Africa

Honest Jon’s

  • £20.97 ( )

Format: gatefold 2xLP
Cat: HJRLP 041
Release Date: 11th November 2009
Genre: Funk

Compilation of Latin styles in classic West African dance music in high quality HJ manner

A1 Orchestre OK Jazz: A Moins Que Namikosa
A2 Gnonnas Pedro: Adigbedoto
A3 Le Grand Kalle, Don Gonzalo, Manu Dibango: Africa Boogaloo
B1 Orchestre Yaya Mas: Rampa Rampa
B2 Orchestre OK Jazz: Ven Y Ven Y Ven
B3 Charles Lembe: Quiero Wapacha
B4 Rio Band: Vamos A Bailar
C1 Laba Sosseh: Guantanamo
C2 Orchestre Baobab: On Verra Ca
C3 Orchestre N’Guewel: Mi Guajeo
D1 Amara Touré: N’Niyo
D2 Orchestre OK Jazz: Micorrason
D3 Pierre Tchana And Orchestre Poly Rythmo: Il N'Est Jamais Trop Tard

Rocking the party and ramming the dancefloor is the first priority of this review of Latin styles in classic West African dance music, as it emerged with 1950s anti-colonialism, and ran on gloriously into the 70s. Drawn from exceedingly rare records, mixing the celebrated and unknown, this is the sequel to The World Is Shaking, and the companion of Marvellous Boy.

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