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Midnight Groovers - O Ti Yo
Released in 1977 by Midnight groovers, one of the greatest Dominican groups. They are still out there..
Lord Shorty & Vibrations International - Vibrations Groove
Back to original Soca music. This song was released around 1976 and it is now included in the Sofrito compilation International Soundclash
Lamine Konté - Mamadou
This is the “Kora” style..
Taken from the soundtrack of the thai “Rak ootalod” movie (1977).
Witch - Home town
Taken from “Introduction” LP, released in Zambia, 1973
Getachew Degefu - Wondermiye
Taken from the compilation “Wedding Songs”, originally recorded in Ethiopia (1973).
Cecil McBee Sextet with Chico Freeman - Pepi’s Samba
When the American bassist Cecil McBee met tenor saxophonist Chico Freeman, they decided to share their love for afro-cumbian and samba sounds by releasing the album Compassion (1977). They re-played samba with their free jazz roots and the result was Pepi’s Samba.
Nkengas - Jungle Funk
Nkengas were formed in 1973 in Nigeria by members of Fela’s Africa 70 and Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & His Nigeria Sound Makers International. They call their style “Ikwokilikwo”, meaning something like “cooking” and refers to american heavy jazz and rock music (usually used for soundcheck). This song was released in 1974 in the UK as a 7”.