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The Rough Guide to African Disco [Digipak]

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Label: World Music Network
Album: The Rough Guide to African Disco [Digipak]
# Song Title   Time
1)    Brand New Wayo, A - The Mixed Grill
2)    Yesu San Bra - Pat Thomas
3)    Come on Home - The Lijadu Sisters
4)    Kazet - Mahlathini & the Mahotella Queens
5)    Kwedini - Yvonne Chaka Chaka
6)    Ohue - Simbad/Frankie Francis/Sir Victor Uwaifo/Simbad Edit/Victor Uwaifo
7)    Be Africa - Bibi Tanga & the Selenites
8)    Yekey Tenge - Manu Dibango
9)    Dance the Body Music - Osibisa
10)    Tsa-oo - Mango Groove
11)    Oh Yeh Soweto - Teaspoon & the Waves
12)    Love Is a Natural Thing - Tony Allen & the Afro Messengers
13)    Toitoi - Marumo
1)    In the Midnight Hour [Medley I] - Maloko/Vincent Nguini
2)    Stand by Me - Maloko/Vincent Nguini
3)    Wonderful World - Maloko/Vincent Nguini
4)    Words of Love - Maloko/Vincent Nguini
5)    In the Midnight Hour [Medley II] - Maloko/Vincent Nguini
6)    Direct Me - Maloko/Vincent Nguini
7)    Soul Man - Maloko/Vincent Nguini
8)    Cold Sweat - Maloko/Vincent Nguini
 



Performer Notes
  • Liner Note Author: Rachel Jackson.
  • Translator: Ir┼áne Rognier.
  • Though the iconic imagery of the disco era feels distinctly tied to the United States, the style had a wide-reaching influence that made it all the way to Africa. While Africa was already no stranger to the pulsing rhythms of funk, Afro-beat, and highlife, the rise of disco added a slick sheen to the music, with musicians from all over the continent incorporating elements of the genre into their sounds. This era is the focus of The Rough Guide to African Disco. Delivering two discs of solid jams along with a liner-note essay that helps to contextualize the whole scene, the good people at World Music Network once again help to make the world a little bit smaller, and a whole lot funkier. ~ Gregory Heaney

Format:CD (0 Disc); Stereo
Country:USA
Studio/Live: Studio
Release Date:15 April, 2013
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