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Afro Kelenkye Band - Jungle Funk - out on Cultures Of Soul Records

Afro Kelenkye Band Jungle Funk
Afro Kelenkye Band - Jungle Funk
(2x7") Cultures of Soul Records COSVF001, 2012-05-08

Curated by the famous Frank Gossner from the Voodoo Funk blog, this double 7 inch contains 4 unreleased tracks from legendary Ghanaian afrofunk band Afro Kelenkye Band, and is an absolute must-get for all 70s Afro Grooves lovers and the perfect companion to the Superfly Records reissue of the Moving World album from 1974! Act fast or cry later, this gem is limited to 1000 vinyl copies, and is already sold-out in many online stores !

Afro Kelenkye Band Jungle Funk
Afro Kelenkye Band - Jungle Funk
(2x7") Cultures of Soul Records COSVF001, 2012-05-08

Tracklisting :
A1. Jungle Funk
B1. Mother Africa
C1. Munchin Season
D1. Too Bad Girl

Links :
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Press Release :
With the help of Voodoo Funk’s Frank Gossner we are putting out unreleased material from the Afro Kelenkye Band. Led by Jagger Botchway, the group recorded the legendary rare Ghanaian Funk album, Moving World. Soon after the group went back into the studio to record more tracks but ran out of money. The recordings were left on the shelves until Miles Cleret from Soundway Records found them some 40 years later and brought them to Frank’s attention. The track “Jungle Funk” sees the group relax into a mid tempo Afro funk groove. “Mother Africa” is a guitar driven Afro psychedelic instrumental with a fuzzed out guitar solo. “Too Bad Girl” features a dark melody and a laid back trumpet solo. “Munchin’ Session” grooves with trumpet riffs galore. Mastered from the original reel to reel tapes and pressed on 2 x 45s and housed in a thick collectible jacket cover designed by Frank Gossner. Out now! You can buy it here for $14.99. Limited to 1,000 copies.


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