WorldCat Identities

Allen, Tony 1940-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 128 publications in 5 languages and 1,395 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Rock music  Popular music  Afrobeat  World beat (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 )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 196 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 140 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 )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musique du monde - Nigéria
The rough guide to world music ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in Multiple languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rough guide to Afrobeat revival ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 93 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 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nigeria 70 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in Multiple languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lagos no shaking by Tony Allen( Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musique du monde - Nigéria
Africa rising ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film of life by Tony Allen( Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 28 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
Homecooking by Tony Allen( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspiration information by Jimi Tenor( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afro disco beat by Tony Allen( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fela with Ginger Baker live! by Fela( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African xpress ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Rough guide to world music ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in Multiple languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songlines top of the world ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in Multiple languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lagos shake a Tony Allen chop up by Tony Allen( Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in Miscellaneous languages and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tony Allen by Tony Allen( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in Creoles and Pidgins, English-based and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songlines top of the world ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in Multiple languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Alabi, Ladi 1940-
ALLEN TONY
Oladipo Allen, Tony 1940-
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