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Mebusas - Blood Brothers



Mebusas Blood Brothers
Mebusas - Blood Brothers
(CD/LP/MP3) Academy LPs ALP003, 2009-12-21

Best known for their cut Son of Mr Bulldog which was made available on the recent Afro Baby compilation on Soundway Records, The Mebusas lone LP Blood Brothers combines elements of American soul and funk, psychedelic rock, latin/carribean rhythms and traditional African music. Innovative arrangements, deep rhythms and top-notch playing make this 1973 album a true classic. This is the first ever reissue of this landmark album.

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Mebusas Blood Brothers
Mebusas - Blood Brothers
(CD/LP/MP3) Academy LPs ALP003, 2009-12-21

Tracklisting :
A1. Son Of Mr Bull Dog 5:25
A2. Blood Brothers 6:23
A3. I Wonna Do It 4:05
A4. Return/Pada 5:43
B1. Mr Bull Dog 5:18
B2. Grooving Out On Life 3:48
B3. Kwashioko 2:58
B4. Do You Know 3:22
B5. Good Bye Friends 3:29

Credits :
Bass - Jerry Samuel, Maurice Ekpo
Congas - Saturday Mark
Drums - Laja George
Engineer [Recording] - Emmanuel Akpabio
Guitar - Williams Okolie
Organ - Cyril
Producer - Mebusas, The
Producer [Reissue] - Mike Davis
Remastered By - Paul Gold
Saxophone [Tenor] - Fuzzy
Saxophone [Tenor], Flute - Chike Emegokwe
Trombone - Raimi
Trumpet - Harry Udofia James
Vocals - George Neuville

Notes :
Recorded at Decca West Africa Studio, Lagos, Nigeria.
Licensed from Ivory Music Nigeria Ltd., courtesy G&A Music.
Originally released in 1973.
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