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Ghana special : modern highlife, Afro-sounds & Ghanaian blues 1968-81.

Author: Miles Cleret
Publisher: [Brighton, England] : Soundway Records, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Multiple languagesView all editions and formats
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From funk to rock, nearly two decades of musical treasures from Ghana showcase a diverse range of powerful melodies and captivating rhythms.

"A- ... marvelous lost music ..."--Entertainment Weekly.

"4 out of 5 ... Beautifully packaged and researched ..."--Songlines.

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Genre/Form: Highlife (Music)
Popular music
Songs
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Miles Cleret
OCLC Number: 436032694
Language Note: Sung in various languages and dialects including Twi, FraFra, Ga, Fanti, Akan, Hausa, English, Ewe, Dagomba.
Notes: Compilation of popular music from Ghana.
Selections previously released.
Compact discs.
Contains both stereo. and mono. recordings.
Program notes ([42] p. : ill. (some col.), ports.) bound in container.
Credits: Compilation, sleeve notes & research by Miles Cleret.
Performer(s): Various performers.
Description: 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Disc 1. Kai wawa (The Mercury Dance Band) ; Owuo adaadaa me (T.O. Jazz) ; Din ya sugri (Christy Azuma & Uppers International) ; Aaya lolo (The Barbecues) ; Ohiani sua efir (Asaase Ase) ; Bofoo beye abowa den (St. Peter & The Holymen) ; Nya asem Hwe (City Boys Band) ; Edinya (Hedzoleh Soundz) ; Hwehwe mu yi mpena (The Cutlass Dance Band) ; Sei nazo (Dr. K. Gyasi & His Noble Kings) ; I go die for you (Kyeremateng Atwede & His Kyeremateng Stars) ; Obi agye me dofo (Vis A Vis) ; Twer nyame (excerpt) (Ebo Taylor) ; Mi Nsumõõ bo dõnn (The Big Beats) ; Odo mmera (Pa Steele's African Brothers) ; You monopolise me (The Ogyatanaa Show Band) --
Disc 2. Wompe masem (The African Brothers International Band) ; Akoko ba (Gyedu-Blay Ambolley & His Creations backed by the Super Complex Sounds) ; Akampanye (The Sweet Talks) ; Enuanom adofo (Houghas Sorowonko) ; Bukom (Oscar Sulley's Nzele Soundz) ; You can go (Bokoor Band) ; Kyenkyen bi adi m'awu (K. Frimpong & His Cubanos Fiestas) ; Dr. Solutsu (Basa Basa Soundz feat. Fela Anikulapo Kuti) ; Tamale (Pagadeja) ; Omusus da fe m'musu (Hedzoleh Soundz) ; Yahyia mu (The Uhuru Dance Band) ; Noble Kings (Yako aba) (Dr. K. Gyasi & His Noble Kings) ; Bindiga (The Wellis Band) ; Boombaya (Boombaya) ; Owuo (Sawaaba Soundz) ; Them go talk of you (The Cutlass Dance Band) ; Sisi mbon (Honny & The Bees Band).
Other Titles: Modern highlife, Afro-sounds and Ghanaian blues 1968-81
Afro-sounds and Ghanaian blues 1968-81
Ghanaian blues 1968-81

Abstract:

From funk to rock, nearly two decades of musical treasures from Ghana showcase a diverse range of powerful melodies and captivating rhythms.

"A- ... marvelous lost music ..."--Entertainment Weekly.

"4 out of 5 ... Beautifully packaged and researched ..."--Songlines.

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