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Nigeria Rock Special - Psychedelic Afro-Rock & Fuzz Funk In 1970's Nigeria
Tracklist
01Ofege - Adieu
02The Action 13 - More Bread To The People
03The Hygrades - In The Jungle (Instrumental)
04The Wings - Odenigbo
05Ofo The Black Company - Eniaro
06The Elcados - Ku Mi Da Hankan
07Mono Mono - Kenimania
08Tabukah X - Finger Toe
09The Funkees - Acid Rock
10Colomach - Cotocun Gba Gounke
11Joe King Kologbo & His Black Sound - Another Man's Thing
12Question Mark - Freaking Out
13Original Wings - Igba Alusi
14Tunji Oyelana - Omoba D'Eru Ri
15BLO - Chant To Mother Earth

Nigeria Rock Special
Psychedelic Afro-Rock & Fuzz Funk In 1970's Nigeria

Soundway | Item No: 134120
CD | 2008 / UK – Original | New
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Nigeria Rock Special shines a light on the flipside to the well-documented sounds of Highlife and Afrobeat coming out of Nigeria in the 1970s - young bands caught up in the wave of Psychedelic & Progressive Rock that was sweeping Europe and the States in the late ’60s and early 70s. As time goes by the many layers of musical output that formed around the world throughout the 1960s and 70s continue to be peeled back to reveal many welcome surprises. The explosion of Rock n’ Roll that erupted out of the USA in the 50s seemed to fan out around the globe from it’s epicentre and by the mid 1960s kids all over the world were picking up guitars and checking themselves in mirrors. Nigeria was no exception. Spurred on by Cream drummer Ginger Baker’s visits to Lagos and his band Airforce (featuring many Nigerian musicians), the sound of fuzzed out Rock reverberated around the Universities and nightspots of Lagos and Ibadan. The craze that followed hit the youth & student population of Nigeria hard - mixing fuzz-guitar & heavy African rhythms with elements of Led Zeppelin, Traffic & the Chambers Brothers. 15 of the best cuts from the scene are available here for the first time in 30 years. CD in Deluxe Digipak with uncoated slipcase / 20 page booklet with extensive liner notes plus rare photos and cover art / includes rare tracks from Mono Mono, Ofege, The Elcados, the Hygrades and many more! Compiler Miles Cleret has spent five years working on the Nigeria Special series of albums - numerous trips to Lagos and around Nigeria interviewing musicians and researching recordings, as well as suitable amounts of time scouring dusty record stores and warehouses for the elusive sounds on this CD.
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Item Details
Item No:134120
Artist:Nigeria Rock Special
Titel:Psychedelic Afro-Rock & Fuzz Funk In 1970's Nigeria
Label:Soundway
Katalog-Nr:SNDWCD011
Format:CD
Pressing:UK – Original
Release Date:2008
Genre:Organic Grooves
Style:Afrobeat
Available since:08.05.2008
Condition:New
Price:16,99 €
Weight:100g (plus 250g Packaging)
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