For this occasion we’ve got a cd ripped for ya, usually
I only use lp’s but today we make an exception. These
guys are absolutely on top if we speak of Nigerian highlife.
It’s a 1990 release with tracks from respectively 1973, 1973,
1974, 1984, 1987 and 1988, original on Afrodisia Records.
1 Oriental Brothers – Umamwesi special
2 Oriental Brothers – Ihe chinyenre
3 Oriental Brothers – Uwa atu alamujo
4 Dan Satch Opara – Ihe ejiaku eme
5 Oriental Brothers – Anyi aiala ozo
6 Dr. Sir Warrior – Na kwa echeki
I got this from Holy Warbles (RIP)
Thanks, Moos! A couple of these cuts I don't currently have, and Dr. Sir Warrior is always welcome in our house. And on the road: he makes great traveling music.
Gotta say thanks for this awesome blog, so happy I just stumbled upon it! I'm only just getting into this obscure African music so it's really great to have a resource like this one to explore. <br /><br />Just out of interest, do you have much Malagasy music? I travelled to Madagascar last year; I managed to pick up a mysterious but fantastic record from an artist labelled Merle which I&