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Various – Nigeria 70 (Lagos Jump: Original Heavyweight Afrobeat, Highlife & Afro-Funk) (2xLP+CD)

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Label: Strut
Format: sealed 2xLP+CD
Cat: STRUT035LP
Released: 2008
Reissued: 2019
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)

Description

Strut delve deep into the Lagos underground for NIGERIA 70: LAGOS JUMP, another essential box of West African dynamite with the emphasis firmly on the dancefloor. From the heavy jazz of Peter King to Bola Johnson’s scratchy Afro funk and the rolling grooves of juju legend Sir Shina Peters, the album captures a rich and unique era in West African music.

The 14 track double pack vinyl also includes a CD of the album which features 2 additional tracks.

Tracklist:
Vinyl:
A1 – Bola Johnson & His Easy Life Top Beats – Ezuku Buzo (2:55)
A2 – Ify Jerry Krusade – Everybody Likes Something Good (3:29)
A3 – Sir Shina Peters And His International Stars – Yabis (6:59)
A4 – Olufemi Ajasa And His New Nigerian Bros – Aiye Le (3:07)
B1 – Ashanti Afrika Jah – Onyame (4:56)
B2 – Sir Victor Uwaifo & His Melody Maestroes – Dododo (Ekassa No.1) (5:18)
B3 – Peacocks Guitar Band – Eddie Quansa (4:24)
B4 – Rex Williams – You Are My Heart (3:15)
C1 – Peter King – African Dialects (4:58)
C2 – Chief Checker – Ire Africa (5:41)
C3 – Eddie Okwedy – Happy Survival (3:08)
D1 – Tony Tete Harbor And The Star Heaters Of Nigeria – Tete Muo Bu Muo (5:11)
D2 – Eric (Showboy) Akaeze And His Royal Ericos – Wetin De Watch Goat, Goat Dey Watcham (10:10)
D3 – The Immortals – Hot Tears (2:49)

CD
1 – Sir Shina Peters And His International Stars – Yabis (6:58)
2 – Ify Jerry Krusade – Everybody Likes Something Good (3:26)
3 – Bola Johnson & His Easy Life Top Beats – Ezuku Buzo (2:56)
4 – Ashanti Afrika Jah – Onyame (4:56)
5 – Olufemi Ajasa And His New Nigerian Bros – Aiye Le (3:05)
6 – Peacocks Guitar Band – Eddie Quansa (4:25)
7 – Peter King – African Dialects (4:56)
8 – Dynamic Africana – Igbehin Lalayo Nta (6:49) *
9 – Chief Checker – Ire Africa (5:42)
10 – Tony Tete Harbor And The Star Heaters Of Nigeria – Tete Muo Bu Muo (5:12)
11 – The Faces – Tug Of War (4:19) *
12 – Eric (Showboy) Akaeze And His Royal Ericos – Wetin De Watch Goat, Goat Dey Watcham (10:09)
13 – The Immortals – Hot Tears (2:49)
14 – Rex Williams – You Are My Heart (3:13)
15 – Sir Victor Uwaifo & His Melody Maestroes – Dododo (Ekassa No. 1) (5:20)
16 – Ifeanyi Eddie Okwedy & His Maymores Dance Band – Happy Survival (3:08)
* = bonus tracks on CD

Additional information

Weight 0.50 kg