For today, I wanted to share with you “Baby Can I Hold You Tonite“, a Nigerian cover of the international hit from the American singer Tracy Chapman, reinterpreted here in an uplifting 90s Afro Hip Hop New Jack House Soul version, taken from the (apparently) only album recorded by the mysterious Nigerian musician Edmund Spice, produced by the legendary Nigerian musician Lemmy Jackson & recorded at the mythical Nigeria Tabansi Studios.
This album features :
Writings & compositions : Edmund Spice ;
Rearrangements : Lemmy Jackson, Sonny & Charlie Charles ;
Computer Programming : Lemmy Jackson, Sonny & Charlie Charles ;
Key Board : Lemmy Jackson, Sonny & Charlie Charles ;
Lead Vocals : Edmund Spice ;
Back-Up Vocals : Manny Eke, Charles Enebili & Austin Okonkwo ;
Edmund Spice – Baby Can I Hold You Tonite (Nigeria, 1990, Polygram)
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Have a nice Sunday, see you on next Wednesday for another musical (re)discovery !
Armand de Preseau