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Pat Thomas intrduces Marijata

Pat Thomas introduces Marijata (CD/LP, Academy LPs, 2015 reissue)


Born in 1951 in Kumasi, Ghana, the highlife vocalist, Pat Thomas, made his name with his band the Sweet Beans. He began his carreer in 1969 with the Broadway Dance Band, leaving a year later to join the Uhuru Dance Band. Then he played with Ebo Taylor's Blue Monks and finally formed the Sweet Beans in 1973. They released 'False Lover' in 1974, then split and-reformed as Marijata, releasing...

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Marijata

Marijata - This Is Marijata (LP, Academy LPs, 2011 reissue)


Marijata - This Is Marijata (LP) Academy LPs ALP 006, 2011-03-08 The core trio of the Ghanaian funk band Marijata got its start as the Sweet Beans - a highlife combo sponsored by the Ghana Cocoa Marketing Board. Hard-hitting, hair-rising, Afro-fuzz from Ghana, This is Marijata is the toughest and most sought-after African Funk records of them all! Recorded in 1976, this album is the standard by...

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Analog Africa 8 - Various - Afro-Beat Airways - West African Shock Waves - Ghana & Togo 1972-1979


Various - Afro-Beat Airways West African Shock Waves – Ghana & Togo 1972-1979 (CD/2xLP) Analog Africa n°8, 2010-08-03 Organ-driven Afro-beat, cosmic Afro-funk and raw, psychedelic boogie... just some of the flavours to be found on this highly danceable compilation by Samy Ben Redjeb, founder of Analog Africa. No effort has been spared! To document these 15 irresistible tracks and the music...

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Ghana Soundz - Afro-Beat, Funk And Fusion 70's Ghana - Volume 2


Ghana Soundz "Afro-Beat, Funk And Fusion 70's Ghana "Volume 2" (Soundway, 2004) Une des meilleurs compilations de funk africain au monde si ce n'est la meilleure. Par funk africain, j'entends funk/soul, funk/rock et funk/afrobeat, bien sûr. Toute la palette du funk africain. Encore plus fort que le volume 1! L'afrique, Fela, James Brown, tout est là, en concentré! Tracklisting :...

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Ghana Soundz - Afro-beat, Funk & Fusion In 70's Ghana


Ghana Soundz - Afro-beat, Funk & Fusion In 70's Ghana (Soundway 2002) Selected by Miles Cleret Encore un disque de 2002 qui n'est finalement disponibles dans nos bacs qu'un an près. Et encore, nous ne devrions pas nous plaindre, celui-là est sorti en France! il y a tant de bons disques n'arrivent jamais jusqu'ici... comme ces 45 tours de funk et d'afrobeat teintés de R&B et de jazz du...

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