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Nigeria 70 - Sweet Times: Afro-Funk, Highlife & Juju from 1970s Lagos

Various Artists 'Nigeria 70 - Sweet Times: Afro-Funk, Highlife & Juju from 1970s Lagos'

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Track Listing

A1 Moneyman* And The Super 5 International* – Life 5:57
A2 Ali Chukwumah & His Peace Makers International* – Henrietta 4:39
A3 Bola Johnson & His Easy Life Top Beats – E Ma S'eka 3:20

B1 Dr Victor Olaiya's International All-Stars* – Kinringjingbin 4:28
B2 Zeal Onyia & His Music – Idegbani 6:04
B3 Sina Bakare – Inu Mimo 5:18

C1 Eji Oyewole – Unity In Africa 8:04
C2 Tunde Mabadu – Viva Disco (Instrumental) 5:39
C3 The Don Isaac Ezekiel Combination – Ire 3:05

D1 Etubom Rex Williams & His Nigerian Artistes – Ama Mbre Ewa 5:37
D2 Soki Ohale's Uzzi* – Bisi's Beat 5:17
D3 Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His International Brothers* – Ajoyio 6:55


Back in 2001, the first edition of NIGERIA 70 on Strut broke the mould for African compilations, a 3CD powerhouse featuring a wide spectrum of musical styles from across the 1970s and an audio documentary tracing the music’s history. For 2007, Strut delve deeper into the Lagos underground for NIGERIA 70: LAGOS JUMP, another essential box of West African dynamite with the emphasis firmly on the dancefloor. From the heavy jazz of Peter King to Bola Johnson’s scratchy Afro funk and the rolling grooves of juju legend Sir Shina Peters, the album captures a rich and unique era in West African music.

released January 1, 2011
2011, Strut Records - a division of K7 Music GmbH



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