Willy Roy feat. Rational Men – Christian Community (Nigeria, 1978, ACB Sounds)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Christian Community“, a dope Psychedelic Afrobeat Funk Gospel Soul track driven by catchy guitar riffs & cool organ parts, taken from the 1st album recorded in Nigeria by the Ghanaian composer & musician (organ, synth & lead vocals) Kwesi Wilson (better known as Willy Roy) and accompanied by Nigerian & Ghanaian musicians such :

Allwell Marcel (Percussion, Backing Vocals) ;

Eddie Korsah (Backing Vocals, Bass) ;

Johnson Hart (Drums, Percussions, Cymbals) ;

Jon John Dukes (Guitar) ;

George Black (Vocals) ;

Willy Roy feat. Rational Men – Christian Community (Nigeria, 1978, Nigeria)

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Armand de Preseau

Rainbow Bridge – War Of Changes (Lebanon, 1972, Rainbow Bridge Self-Released)

Following this previous post, I wanted to share with you for today “War Of Changes“, an incredible heavy & hard Psychedelic Rock Soul Funk track with bewitching flute solos & heavy vocal parts, taken from the ultra hard to find only single recorded in 1972 (very beginning of the Lebanese civil war) by the first band of the Lebanese musicians 𝐈𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐦 𝐇𝐚𝐣𝐚𝐥𝐢 (عصام الحاج علي) (Guitar) & Toufic Farroukh (توفيق فروخ) (Saxophone) who will form later the legendary band “Ferkat Al Ard” (فرقة الأرض).

This single also features the musicians Ali Neemeh (Vocals, Keyboards), Khaled Habre (خالد الهبر) (Bass), Mounir ??? (Drums) & Aram ??? (Flute)(any additional information is welcome).

This record is a serious holy grail, one of the hardest to find of the Lebanese musical history, rarest than the mythical album “Oghneya” (أغنية) by Ferkat Al Ard (فرقة الأرض) – Hope you’ll like it, enjoy !

Rainbow Bridge – War Of Changes (Lebanon, 1972, Rainbow Bridge Self-Released)

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Armand de Preseau

Isidore Tamwo – Nouo Le Guea (Cameroun, 1970s, Tamwo Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Nouo Le Guea“, an instant feel-good punchy psychedelic Afro Funk Disco Soul track with crazy fuzzy guitars & organ parts, taken from the first album recorded in the 70s by the Cameroonian producer & composer Isidore Tamwo from Douala – Enjoy !

Isidore Tamwo – Nouo Le Guea (Cameroun, 1970s, Tamwo Records)

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Armand de Preseau

Ahmed Fakroun – Soleil Soleil (Libya, 1983, Paris Disques)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Soleil Soleil“, an instant catchy Arabic Boogie Synth Funk track recorded in Paris in 1983 by the Libyan musician Ahmed Fakroun from Benghazi, during one of his European trips to France between the 1970s and 1980s where he used to compose his albums & singles – Enjoy !

Ahmed Fakroun – Soleil Soleil (Libya, 1983, Paris Disques)

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Armand de Preseau

Michel Boyibanda & L’Orchestre OK Jazz – Ven Y Ven Y Ven (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1970s, Pathé Marconi)

Following this previous post, I wanted to share with you for today “Ven Y Ven Y Ven“, a timeless standard of the latin musical repertoire initially recorded in 1965 by the composer Johnny Pacheco (Dominican Republic), and covered here in a killer sweet top notch Afro Latin Salsa version, recorded in the 70s by the Congolese (former Zaïre) composer & singer Michel Boyibanda and backed by the mythical orchestra “OK Jazz” founded by the legendary François “Franco” Luambo Makiadi.

Cherry on the cake : this gorgeous cover art album – Enjoy !

Michel Boyibanda & L’Orchestre OK Jazz – Ven Y Ven Y Ven (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1970s, Pathé Marconi)

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Armand de Preseau

Exile House – L’Argent (Dominica, 1970s, 3A Production)

For today, I wanted to share with you “L’Argent“, a killer groovy Tropical Island Cadence Funk Soul track, recorded in the 70s by “Exile House“, the West Indian band leaded by the Dominican singer Julie Mourillon & that included musicians from Dominica, Guadeloupe & Martinique and that you probably better know under the name “Exile One“.

This LP includes the following members :

Julie Mourillon (Lead Vocals, Guitar) ;

Pat Patrice (Guitar, Chorus) ;

Greville Patrice (Keyboards, Guitar) ;

Vivian Wallace (Bass, Chorus) ;

Kremlin Fingal (Trumpet, Lead Vocals) ;

Alex Larocque (Drums, Cymbal) ;

Frankie Winfield (Trombone, Chorus) ;

Winkel Johnson (Sax, Tenor) ;

Joseph Lambert (Percussion) ;

Always an instant dance floor burner – Enjoy !

Exile House – L’Argent (Dominica, 1970s, 3A Production)

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Armand de Preseau

Le Xalam – Mbaye Sasu (Senegal, 1975, Musiclub)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mbaye Sasu“, an incredible deep beautiful West African Psychedelic Mbalax Fusion Jazz Funk track, taken from the first album of the Senegalese band “Le Xalam” founded in 1965 by the songwriter & guitarist Sakhir Thiam.

By the time, the members of the group have changed several times, including legendary artists as Idrissa Diop, Cheikh Tidiane Tall and Thierno Koité.

This LP includes the following musicians :

Georges Dieng (solo Guitar) ;

Sanoussi Sidibe (Rhythm Guitar) ;

Serge Alvez (Bass) ;

Henry Guillabert (Organ) ;

Moussa Diongue (Vocals) ;

Ibrahima Conudoul (Vocals) ;

Xalifa Cisse (Congas, Vocals) ;

Abdou Mboup (Percussion);

Prosper Niang (Drums);

Tonia Lo (Saxophone, Vocals) ;

Cheikh Diop (Trumpet) ;

Jean-Pierre Gandour (Guitar, Vocals) ;

Recorded live in June 1975 at “Le Sangomar” night club in the city of Thies, you can really feel you can really feel a special energy emanating from this beautiful & album – Highly recommended, enjoy !

Le Xalam – Mbaye Sasu (Senegal, 1975, Musiclub)

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Armand de Preseau

N’Goran Pierre Antoine – Kete Kete O Bo (Ivory Coast, 1980s, Ahui Music)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Kété Kété Bô Ô“, a catchy Afro Boogie Disco Funk Synth track by the legendary Ivorian composer & musician Ahui N’Goran Marcel (better known in his musical career as “Pierre Antoine“) and backed by the greatest musicians of that era such as Hilaire Penda & Jules Kamga (Cameroon) and Denis Hekimian (France).

Recorded in Paris (France) in the 80s at the famous “Studio Iguane“, this song was destinated to be a tribute to “Les Eléphants” (the Elephants), the Ivorian national soccer team – Enjoy !

N’Goran Pierre Antoine – Kété Kété Ô Bô (Ivory Coast, 1980s, Ahui Music)

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Armand de Preseau

Dominique Mingui & Dera Rakotomavo – Disco Sega (La Reunion, 1978, Disques Royal)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Disco Sega“, an instant feel-good Island Disco Funk Synth track from the Indian Ocean, recorded in 1978 by the duet of composers & musicians Dominique Mingui & Dera Rakotomavo from Reunion Island, and out on the legendary local record label “Disques Royal” with a gorgeous cover art drawn by Pellet (any information is welcome !) – Enjoy !

Dominique Mingui – Disco Sega (La Réunion, 1978, Disques Royal)

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Armand de Preseau

Mohamed Mounir – Crescendo (Egypt, 1981, Slam !) / محمد منير – كريشندو

For today, I wanted to share with you “Crescendo” (“كريشندو” in Arabic langage), an instant catchy 80s Arabic Boogie Funk Synth track will killer guitar riffs, taken from a K7 tape album recorded in 1981 by the famous Egyptian / Nubian composer & musician Mohamed Mounir (محمد منير) and out on the legendary Egyptian record label “Slam!” – Enjoy !

Mohamed Mounir – Crescendo (Egypt, 1981, Slam !) / محمد منير – كريشندو

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Armand de Preseau