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Allen, Tony 1940-

Overview
Works: 98 works in 230 publications in 8 languages and 1,884 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Rock music  Cover versions  Afrobeat  Songs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Filmed stand-up comedy routines  Popular music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Conductor
Classifications: M1830, 786.9092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Tony Allen
 
Most widely held works by Tony Allen
In the name of love Africa celebrates U2( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...This album is a rare beauty."--Billboard
Nigeria & Ghana( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in Multiple languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-World War II popular music and popular dance music of Nigeria and Ghana, including such genres as highlife, Afrobeat, juju, Fuji, and palm-wine music. The music is a fusion of African traditional forms with its emphasis on drum and percussion music and elements of calypso, Latin, big band, and jazz, and the addition of instruments from the Western pop tradition
Secret agent by Tony Allen( Recording )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musique du monde - Nigéria
The rough guide to world music by Various artists( Recording )

3 editions published in 2007 in Multiple languages and Miscellaneous languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of life by Tony Allen( Recording )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der 74-jährige Schlagzeuger Tony Allen gilt als einer der Urväter des Afrobeats, er ist eine Ikone des Genres. Von 1968-1979 war er musikalischer Leiter in Fela Kutis Band Afrika 70 und setzte so Maßstäbe. Auch danach war Allen sehr kreativ und suchte stets nach seiner eigenen musikalischen Sprache. Der Funkrhythmus ist dabei ein immer wiederkehrendes Element
The rough guide to Afrobeat revival( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rough guide to Afrobeat revolution by Kaleta & Zozo afrobeat( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in Multiple languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Try whistling this by Neil Finn( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relentless by Walter Trout( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relentless is a coming-of-age story set in the bustling city of Lagos by successful Paris-based Art director, Andy Amadi. Obi, a young Nigerian peacekeeping soldier recently returned from an assignment in war-torn Sierra Leone, meets and falls in love with a local woman who ends up in the hands of rebel forces. The film also picks up on many other characters he meets along the way and charts his life and emotional turmoil as he returns to Nigeria. Told in flashbacks, the story explores the themes of loneliness, love and self-discovery. The film stars popular musicians including singer Nnenka and musical scores from Tony Allen (Afrobeat drummer) and Keziah Jones
Nigeria 70( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in Multiple languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lagos no shaking by Tony Allen( Recording )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musique du monde - Nigéria
Afrobeat visions by Bukky Leo & Black Egypt (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swinging wild by Wild Bill Davison( )

4 editions published in 1999 in Undetermined and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African woman by Sia Tolno( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in Niger-Kordofanian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa rising( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homecooking by Tony Allen( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afro disco beat by Tony Allen( Recording )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fela with Ginger Baker live! by Fela( Recording )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspiration information by Jimi Tenor( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eager hands and restless feet the best of Tony Allen by Tony Allen( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The rough guide to Afrobeat revival
Alternative Names
Alabi, Ladi 1940-

ALLEN TONY

Oladipo Allen, Tony 1940-

Tony Allen batterista nigeriano

Tony Allen nigerianischer Schlagzeuger und Pionier des Afrobeat

Tony Allen songwriter uit Nigeria

Тони Аллен

トニー・アレン

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The rough guide to Afrobeat revivalThe rough guide to Afrobeat revolution