Sam Mangwana, the Pigeon Voyageur, left Congo in 1976 and formed
the African All Stars in Abidjan. On this LP we hear only Stars,
Dizzy Mandjekou – Solo guitar,
Lokassa Ya Mbongo – Rhythm guitar
Kanyama ‘Ringo’ Moya Lotula – Drums
Syran Mbenza – 2nd Solo guitar
Bopol Mansiamina – Bass
Pablo Lubadika Porthos – Bass
David Diambouana – Saxophone
Tidiane – Saxophone
Sam Mangwana – Vocal
The music is in fact Congolese but being recorded in West Africa,
it has a more uptempo Nigerian-like sound with certain Highlife
elements. I saw this LP somewhere before but could not resist
ripping it oncemore, enjoy it !
2 Zamba y’Africa
3 Djamo djamo
4 Est ce que ça tourne ?
Ahhh! Thank you for letting us hear more from the wonderful Sam Mangwana!
The rain is pouring down in Oslo, but the sun shines from the music!
great record! but it looks like missing a very beginning of the first tune?
Thanks for sharing
So sorry for that tiny first part missing…
Thanks for posting this rare gem, I’ve been looking for this.
I am so glad I managed to grab this one (and quite a lot of other Mangwana!) when you re-upped after Mediafire’s *first* attack… I’m waiting for the day when GG2 arrives and we can all hear the music as well as see (and long for!) the albums that Mediafire have taken away 🙁 Keep on posting, Moos, we love you for it !!
excellent ca faisais plus de 20 ans que je n’avais plus écouté une si belle music