Dr. Orlando Owoh & his Africa
Kenneries International
Obirin Asiko
Afrodisia 1981

Born as Stephen Oladipupo Olaore Owomoyela, we know
him as Dr. Orlando Owoh. He was well known for his Highlife,
however on this album from 1981 the record’s label claims
we hear hi-life juju. To my opinion a little more highlife than
juju, but it does shine through for the trained listener .
Get it and Spread it !

Hij werd geboren als Stephen Oladipupo Olaore Owomoyela,
wij kennen hem echter als Dr. Orlando Owoh. Hij was bekend
om zijn highlife. Op het label van dit album echter wordt de
muziek hi-life juju genoemd. Naar mijn bescheiden mening
iets meer highlife dan juju, maar je hoort het er wel
doorheen als geƶefend luisteraar.
Get it and Spread it !

Wikipedia
Discogs

Vol. 10, Kenneries De Ijo Ya 1983
Dr. Ganja’s Polytonality Blues 1995
Money Palever
In Great Britain 1972

01 – Easter special
—- Baba wa silekun
—- Obinrin asiko lagbo orlando
02 – Cane ati abel
—- Alhaji t’oyo mayam
—- Omi l’enian

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3 thoughts on “Dr. Orlando Owoh & his Africa
Kenneries International
Obirin Asiko
Afrodisia 1981

  1. Dr. Ganja did a wonderful job of bridging highlife and juju, tasteful guitars (though polyphonic, not typical highlife) and torrid dundun “talking” drums. Way different than other juju stars, but still slotted in “juju” in my database.

    Thanks again, Moos. I hope you are back on your feet, dancing, again.

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