Apala,Fuji & Waka Theme Week, day 6
Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, Barry Wonder
Fuji Garbage Series II
Siky Oluyole Records 1988

Already in december 2008 I posted the first volume of Chief Dr.
Sikiru Barrister’s Fuji Garbage. This second volume opens with a
little disturbing hiss but sounds better later. Although fuji does
not have any guitars normally, this album does. One way or the
other, sparkling fuji record with the great Sikiru Ayinde Barrister.
Recorded in Afrodisia Recording Studio,
on Siky Oluyole Records ..

Het was reeds in december 2008 dat ik de eerste van de drie
volumes plaatste van Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s Fuji
Garbage serie. Dit tweede volume opent helaas met een licht
storende hiss maar klinkt verderop weer prima. Alhoewel fuji
eigenlijk geen gitaren meebrengt doet deze plaat dit wel. Hoe
dan ook, dit is een sprankelende fuji beleving met de grote
Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. Opgenomen in Afrodisia
Recording Studio, op Siky Oluyole Records ..

tracks ;

01 – Fuji garbage series II
02 – Irorun laba-laiye
—–Advice
—–Adura
—–Asan tan gbe
—–Efe 3
—–Mamser

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Apala, Fuji & Waka Theme Week, day 4
Alhaji (Chief) Wasiu Ayinde Barrister
the Golden Talazo Fuji Messiah
Tiwa Dayo, Omo Aje 1986

On this album his name is Alhaji (Chief) Wasiu Ayinde Barrister
the Golden Talazo Fuji Messiah but if you take a look here you
find a whole lot of other descriptions. Nice strong drumming
is the reason I chose this record today, listen ..

Op deze plaat heet hij Alhaji (Chief) Wasiu Ayinde Barrister the
Golden Talazo Fuji Messiah maar als je hier een kijkje neemt,
vind je nog een hele rij andere beschrijvingen. Het lekkere
stevige drumwerk liet mijn keus vandaag op dit album
vallen, luister ..

tracks ;

01 – E dake jeje
—–Hon musibau olatunji fatunmbi
—–Agbo to fehin rin
—–Oju yin da
—–O nre sana
02 – Asikiri
—–Tiwa dayo
—–Late alhaji fatai ayinla (odus)
—–Oro ayinde
—–Eke yin o

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Apala, Fuji & Waka Theme Week, day 3
Adewale Ayuba – Mr. Johnson Play For Me
Sony Music 1992

Wikipedia Adewale Ayuba

tracks ;

01 – Bonsue time
—–Hitech
—–“Mr. johnson play for me”
—–Mo ti foro mi lo agba
—–Mama ose paro
—–Bonsue is my choice
—–Ma so nipa aids/sora nipa aids
02 – Mo ti juba-ise ori firan mi
—–Africa has the richest music
—–Remember six feet
—–Mo ri iwe ololufe mi
—–Baby keske
—–Ope pataki
—–Lameto ‘dewale we want

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Apala, Fuji & Waka Theme Week, day 3
Chief Lecturer Easy Kabaka
(Basorun Onifaaji of Mushin)
and his Progressive Fuji Organisation
Surprise, Orolu Records 1991

tracks ;

01 – Orin kabaka (shake your body)
—–Ibi ori da’ni si
—–Eku odun
—–Isiaka amoo
—–O easy lati jo
02 – Ao ba yin gbe
—–Eni ota mi ba ran wa
—–Orin oye
—–Toyin tomato igbira
—–Alhaji waidi pebore
—–Omo ti ri’ta ju’ya e lo

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Apala, Fuji & Waka Theme Week, day 2
Alhaji (Chief) Kollington Ayinla &
his African Fuji ’78 Organisation
Kolawole O Ku, Kollington Records/Olumo KRLPS 4

Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s biggest competition came from this
man. Alhaji ‘Chief’ Kollington Ayinla and his Fuji ’78 Organisation
made a whole bunch of records. Discogs alone shows 37 of them.
Once again, phat back rhythms, you gotta love’m ..

Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s belangrijkste opponent was zonder
twijfel deze man. Alhaji ‘Chief’ Kollington Ayinla and his Fuji
’78 Organisation maakte een flinke stapel platen. Alleen al op
Discogs vinden we er 37. Wederom fijne dikke ritmes ..

tracks ;

01 – Omo araýe ogun
—–Odun ileya soju emi
—–Opa o le pa agogo
—–Gunnugun ki ku lewe
02 – Ori lo mo ise a sela
—–Chief olaofe popoola (popson)
—–Eje ka toju iyawole ile
—–E sa ma tadi reke
—–Mo dupe lowo obey

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Alhaji ‘Chief’ Sikiru Ayinde Barrister
& his Progressive Fuji Commanders – Ore Lope
Sik-Oluyole Records 1981

Yesterday I thought I was posting Sikiru Ayinde Barrister but received
the following comment by Ayo;

“Moos, this is not Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. This is his protégé. He started
out as a roadie in his band, then left to form his own band. That’s why
he took his nickname. He’s simply known as Wasiu Ayinde, but he’s
gone by different names over the years. King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall,
KWAM1, and now he goes by the name K1 De Ultimate. Please post
more of his and Sikiru Ayinde Barrister’s albums.”

I clearly got mislead and make up for that mistake today.
Now this truly is Sikiru Ayinde Barrister with an album from 1981.
Heavy duty fuji from the master himself, listen and enjoy ..

Gisteren plaatste ik een album in de veronderstelling dat het de grote
Sikiru Ayinde Barrister betrof waarbij hij een ietwat andere naam had
gebruikt. Ik werd in de maling genomen door een van zijn fanatieke
volgers zoals blijkt uit het voorafgaande commentaar van Ayo hetgeen
ik niet vertaal, zie boven. Vandaag maak ik mijn stommiteit goed door
een plaatje van de meester zelf te posten. Luister en huiver met
de vette fuji sound van Alhaji ‘Chief’ Sikiru Ayinde Barrister ..

tracks ;

01 – Ore lope
02 – Musulumi aiye
—–Efufu commanders
—–Ejire
—–Alhaji waslat

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Alhaji ‘Chief’ Wasiu Ayinde Barrister and
his Talazo Fuji Commanders – Pomposity
Omo Aje Sound Studio 1985

During our Nigerian Week recently I promised to post some
Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. The album we have here is from 1985.
His albums come under various names, on this one he is called
Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde Barrister and his Talazo Fuji Commanders.
It is very powerful, the drums are just amazing here.
Barrister, 35 years of age on this occasion,
rocks like never before ..

Tijdens onze Nigeriaanse Week onlangs heb ik beloofd wat
werk van Sikiru Ayinde Barrister te plaatsen. De plaat die we
hier hebben is uit 1985. Zijn albums verschijnen onder diverse
namen, op deze noemt hij zich Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde Barrister
and his Talazo Fuji Commanders. Het is een zeer krachtige
elpee, de drumpartijen zijn super. Barrister, die
hier 35 jaar was, rokt als nimmer tevoren ..

tracks ;

01 – Ara mecca njo
—–Igberaga
—–Awa won ni
—–Ede loro aiye
—–Alhaji ope oluwa sukarat
—–E reka
02 – E ma payinde
—–Ori eye ni o peiye
—–Alhaji aliu olowo pere
—–Alhaji chief saliu adetunji
—–Tala disco series II

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Nigerian Week, day 4
Alhaji Professor Kollington Ayinla (G.O.H. A.F.C.E. G.C.A.)
The Akeweje Adinni of Lagos State by the U.M.C. of Nigeria
and his Fuji ’78 Organisation – Nigeria
EMI 1989

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If we look at our fuji posts so far, we find some Kollington
Ayinla, some Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, Salawa Abeni and Micky
Adisa. Only fourteen records until now. Here’s another Kollington
Ayinla for the occasion of our Nigerian Week, I’ll post some more
Sikiru Ayinde Barrister as well in the near future. Crazy rhythms,
deep vocalisation and some Hawaian steel guitars, enjoy ..

Als we terugkijken naaar de fuji posts tot dusver vinden we
enkele Kollington Ayinla’s, enkele Sikiru Ayinde Barristers,
Salawa Abeni en Micky Adisa. Slechts veertien platen zover.
Hier is nog zo’n fijne Kollington Ayinla ter ere van onze
Nigeriaanse Week. Ik zal binnenkort ook nog eens wat
plaatsen van Sikiru Ayinde Barrister. Geniet van de
waanzinnige ritmes, diepe vokalen en wat
Hawaiaanse steel gitaren ..

tracks ;

01 – Wa ba mi se temi
—–Eje ka ke p’olorun
—–E fun agbe lagbara
—–Alhaji lateef atunrase
—–Alhaja airatu ariwoola
02 – Ayinla ma lo gbode
—–Iran pana pana
—–Fa baby mora
—–Pekele pekele
—–Diro mo o

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Ayinla Omowura and his Apala Group
Volume 2, EMI / His Masters Voice 1971

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tracks ;

01 – Ajoji ki’boni’le dule
—–Nurudeen alowonle
—–Egbe afowoshere abeokuta
—–Ogun ajobo sango otta
—–Oba lipede I
—–B’aja ba nsinwin
02 – Adisa t’arawonni
—–Ogun ajobo shomolu
—–Soredegbe social members
—–Egbe alafia t’ayo
—–E di’se nyin mu
—–Egbe owo nifari

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Micky Adisa & his Original Fuji Londoners Ka Tepa Mose, Ogo Oluwa Records 1982

Micky Adisa, front

Somewhere during last week I received a request for more
Kollington Ayinla or fuji in general. Do you know these guys
already ? Strange thing if you ‘google’ Micky Adisa you’ll
find nothing and if you google Fuji Londoners you get to
Sikiru Ayinde Barrister or the Royal Talazo Fuji Londoners.
One way or the other, this an lp by Micky Adisa
& his Original Fuji Londoners,
listen..

tracks;

1 Kate pamo ‘se
– Aljhaji yusuff lowode
– Afro fuji system
2 Oluwa magba agbekele wa
– Onile mo bode ki nto wole
– Alhaji ganiyu salako

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Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla andhis Fuji 78 Organisation -American Yankee, PolyGram Records 1987

Kollington, front

Dear Groovers around the Globe, I am still enjoying my
summer break but to show a sign of life, this here post.
Zippyshare is a temporary thing and I seriously think
getting my own serverspace is the best solution for the
future. I want to say welcome back in cyberspace Nauma.
So good to see they can kill our blogs but they can’t kill
our spirits. “music has always been free, like the birds,
the water we drink, the sun and in reality there is no way
to cage music if you don’t want to kill it. have you heard
of anyone able to imprison love, passion, despair or joy ?
very few seem to remember or even understand this simple
truth but more are starting to realize it.”( great quote Nauma )
I hope you enjoy Chief Kollingtons ‘American Yankee’. Did you
know the word ‘yankees’ comes from two very common Dutch
names, ‘Jan’ and ‘Kees’ ? funny thing. The Netherlands are going
through a period of warm to hot weather at the moment and today
we’ll reach temperatures up to 38º Celsius in some parts. Perfect
occasion for a trip to the Amsterdam Vondelpark this afternoon.
The Global Groove Soundsystem will settle down under the big
trees next to Vondel’s statue from about 15.00 hrs. If you are in
the opportunity to pass by, please do. We’ll free some tropical
melodies in the open air like, samba, calypso, reggae, rumba,
son montuno, highlife, forró, juju, chimurenga, benga, ska, etc.

tracks;

1   Modupe mo ji s’aye
–    Aropin ni t’eniyan
–    Ko seni to sonu ninu wa
–    Emi ni professor master
–    Ayinla bori won o
2   Mass mobilisation ( mamser )
–    Mr. jumoke ogunkeye
–    Mother jolomi
–    Iyawo asinge
–    Teleda lase

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Alhaja Queen Salawa Abeni andher Waka Moderniser – I Love You,Kollington Records

Salawa Abeni, front

This week I received a request for some juju, fuji or apala.
It’s been some time but we had her before at the GG.
This is a type of music I enjoy once in a while but know
absolutely nothing about. The rhythms are overwhelming
and I think Queen Salawa Abeni has a huge voice,
why don’t you give it a try ?

tracks;

1 Bi eye oni eye sinu
– Suru lo dara
– Asa pelu adie
– Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla je akeweje
– Oro ibanuje ko ni kan wa
– I love you
2 Eku odun eku iyedun
– Eyin iya eba mi re
– Apada saburu ko ni bawa
– Awa ko ni mo orori omo wa
– Ko seye to le fara we igun
– Olorun lo fun wa lorin wa ko

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