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Fela 1938-1997

Overview
Works: 532 works in 1,280 publications in 9 languages and 12,762 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Concert films  Biographical films  Rock films  Concert television programs 
Roles: Author, Performer, Composer, Producer, Singer, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Other, Lyricist, Arranger, Musician, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Honoree
Classifications: M1838.N518, 782.14
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fela
Konkombe : Nigerian music( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary journey into the Nigerian pop music scene including juju, Afrobeat, highlife, Afro-pop, Ozzidi sound, reggae, and Lagos street music. Includes performances, interviews, and recording sessions
Finding Fela by Fela( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fela Anikulapo-Kuti created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, a combination of jazz, funk, and Nigerian percussion styles. It was also a political force, a propulsive delivery system of Fela's revolutionary ideas, pitched against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. His influence helped bring a tilt towards democracy in Nigeria and promoted Pan-Africanist politics to the world. The power and potency of Fela's music and message endure today
Fela in concert by Fela( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fela performs his distinctive "Afro-Beat" music in a live concert accompanied by tribal dances and rituals
The best of the black president by Fela( Recording )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musique du monde - Nigeria
The best best of Fela Kuti by Fela( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fela Kuti : music is the weapon by Fela( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot in Lagos at the peak of his career in 1982, this documentary contains interviews with Fela detailing his thoughts on politics, Pan-Africanism, music and religion. For all who wish to know more about an artist at the heart of African musical history, Fela Kuti: music is the weapon is an essential film
Red hot + Fela by Fela( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confusion ; Gentleman by Fela( Recording )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fela Anikulapo Kuti is to African music what Bob Marley is to Reggae: Its Prophet. All contemporary froms of black music (from funk to electronic) owe something to the irresistible groove of which he was the creator: Afrobeat. During his life, Fela never ceased to record: more than 60 albums, all mythical. For most of his career he fought against political corruption in his homeland, Nigeria, and was much loved by his people who affectionately called him their "Black President" .......Until 1997, when he died of Aids at the age of 58. "Music is the Weapon" is the definitive documentary on FELA. An essential film for all who wish to know more about an artist at the heart of African musical history
Fela Kuti : double feature : documentary & concert by Fela( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher don't teach me no nonsense is a 1984 television documentary examining Nigerian Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti's life, music, and political views, with selected live performance segments. Berliner Jazztage '78 is a concert film originally broadcast on German and Nigerian television
Africa : 50 years of music : 50 years of independence = Afrique : 50 ans de musique : 50 ans d'indepéndances( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in Multiple languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most comprehensive compilation of African music ever achieved collects 183 classic recordings by 183 important artists from 38 countries in North, South, East and West Africa. The artists include universal stars such as Miriam Makeba, Fela Kuti, Youssou N'Dour, Franco, Cheb Khaled, Cesaria Evora, Mulatu Astatke, Salif Keita, Manu Dibango and Oum Kalsoum. The tracks, licensed from some of the world's most respected record companies, are all original studio recordings or, in a few cases, famous concert performances
Red hot + riot by Fela( Recording )

7 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music is the weapon by Fela( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fela Anikulapo Kuti was the creator of Afrobeat music; he was prolific as both a composer and a performer. He also fought political corruption in his country, for which he and his family suffered harrassment and violence. In this documentary Fela transmits to the camera his thoughts on politics, panafricanism, music, and religion. The film includes previously unpublished versions of ITT, Army Arrangement, Power Show, and Authority Stealing ("live" at The Shrine nightclub)
Beasts of no nation by Fela( Recording )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finding Fela : original motion picture soundtrack by Fela( Recording )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in Undetermined and English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zombie by Fela( Recording )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nigeria 70( Recording )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the black president by Fela( Recording )

9 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher don't teach me nonsense by Fela( Recording )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakara/London scene by Fela( Recording )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live in Detroit 1986 by Fela( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in Yoruba and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Anikulapo, Fela, 1938-1997

Anikulapo-Kuti, Fela

Anikulapo-Kuti, Fela 1938-1997

FAK 1938-1997

Feka & Egypt 80

Fela

Fela, 1938-

Fela 1938-1997

Fela and Africa 70

Fela Anikulapo-kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Africa 70

Fela Anikulapo Kuti 1938-1997

Fela chanteur

Fela Kuti 1938-1997

Fela Kuti Músico e cantante nixeriano

Fela Kuti muzikant uit Nigeria (1938-1997)

Fela Kuti nigerianischer Saxophonist und Bandleader

Fela Kuti nigeriansk musikar

Fela Kuti nigeriansk musiker

Fela Kuti Olórin ati Onijagbara

Fela Kuti rivoluzionario e musicista nigeriano

Fela Ransome Kuti

Fela Ransome-Kuti & the Africa 70 With Ginger Baker

Kuti, Fela

Kuti Fela 1938-1997

Kuti, Fela Anikulapo

Kuti Fela Anikulapo 1938-1997

Kuti, Fela Ransome 1938-1997

Kuti, Olufela Olusegun Ransome 1938-1997

Ramson, Hildegar 1938-1997

Ransom-Kuti, Fela 1938-1997

Ransome-Kuti, Fela

Ransome-Kuti, Fela 1938-1997

Ransome-Kuti, Olufela Olesegun, 1938-1997

Ransome-Kuti, Olufela Olusegun 1938-1997

Фела Кути

פלה קוטי

فلا کوتی موسیقی‌دان اهل نیجریه

فيلا كوتي

फ़ेला कुटी

เฟล่า คูติ

펠라 쿠티

クティ, フェラ

フェラ

フェラ・クティ

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Arrest the music! : Fela and his rebel art and politicsFela : from West Africa to West BroadwayFela, Fela : this bitch of a lifeAfrobeat! : Fela and the imagined continentFela : Kalakuta notesBlack president : the art and legacy of Fela Anikulapo-KutiA study of the music and social criticism of African musician Fela Anikulapo-KutiFela : this bitch of a life : the authorized biography of Africa's musical genius