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O.K. Jazz - The Loningisa Years 1956-1961
Tracklist
A1Tscha-Tscha-del Zombo
A2Mousica Tellama
A3Es Mi Cumpleanos
A4Cuidado Cona Mallo
A5Mbongo Na Ngai Judas
A6Maladi Ya Bolingo
A7Cuando Paradi
A8Naci Para Bailar
B1Tika Kobebisa Tango Na Ngai
B2Corre Yo Te Llamo
B3Nesayi Ya Bala Ba Ok
B4Yaka Na Koki Te
B5Ndima Ngai
B6Yimbi
B7Olongi Na Yo Mama
B8Caro Simon Mabanzo
C1Na Kobala Mimi
C2Mwana Meno Wele
C3Mobembo Ya Franco Na Wele
C4Christine Yo Nde Boye
C5Bobina Na Esengo
C6Masumbuku
C7Nziele Kuani Kue Mama
C8Sois Sage Amour
D1Ndokoyo
D2Calypso De Nostro Amor
D3Calypso Du Daring
D4La Muyer
D5Escucha Mia Demanda
D6Mina Kio
D7Bana Ok Jazz
D8Timing Hole

O.K. Jazz
The Loningisa Years 1956-1961

Planet Ilunga | Item No: 517487
Vinyl 2LP | 2017 / EU – Original | New
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After the two earlier releases on Planet Ilunga, focusing on the orchestras African Jazz and Rock-a-Mambo, it makes perfect sense that a third album should explore the treasures of that other major school of popular Congolese music. With this new compilation Planet Ilunga goes back to the very early days of O.K. Jazz, founded in 1956 in Léopoldville and disbanded in 1993. During the late fifties O.K. Jazz was the home of outstanding musicians such as Franco, Vicky, De La Lune, Edo Nganga, Dessoin, Kouka Celestin, Isaac, Brazzos, Mujos and many others. Together they created an unique and hair-raising take on rumba, cha-cha-cha, calypso, merengue and the band's favourite rhythm: the bolero. From June 1956 to August 1961 the band recorded 320 tracks for the 78 rpm music label Loningisa. Despite earlier efforts from labels such as Crammed Disc, RetroAfric and African, there is still a large part of the Loningisa back catalogue that remains hidden from the public. That's why Planet Ilunga associated with Yves Luambo Emongo (son of Franco) and Julien Rocky Longomba (son of Vicky) and compiled 32 O.K. Jazz songs that were recorded between 1956 and 1961.
Item Details
Item No:517487
Artist:O.K. Jazz
Titel:The Loningisa Years 1956-1961
Label:Planet Ilunga
Format:Vinyl 2LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:EU – Original
Release Date:2017
Genre:Organic Grooves
Style:Jazz / Fusion
Available since:07.02.2017
Condition:New
Price:31,99 €
Weight:500g (plus 250g Packaging)
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