Orchestre Les Mangelepa – Nyako Konya (Part 1 & 2) (Kenya, 1978, Polydor)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Nyako Konya (Part 1 & 2)“, a sweet bouncy mellow Afro Soukous Jazz track with smooth guitar & horns parts, recorded in 1978 by the legendary Nairobi (Kenya) based group “Orchestre Les Mangelepa“- Enjoy !

Orchestre Les Mangelepa – Nyako Konya (Part 1 & 2)

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Armand de Preseau

Ti Plume & Cie – Diablo (Haiti, 1980, Mini Records)

Following that former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Diablo“, an uptempo tropical Cadence Island Funk dance floor stormer with amazing horns & guitar solos, recorded by in 1980 by the Haitian composer & guitar player Ricardo Franck (better known as “Ti Plume“) – Enjoy !

Ti Plume & Cie – Diablo

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Ondeno Rebieno – Mayolye (Gabon, 1980, Ledoux Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mayolye“, a clubby Afro Disco Funk Soul track taken from the now very hard to find only album recorded in 1980 by the Gabonese musician & singer Jean Ondeno Rebieno and out on the legendary “Ledoux” Benin based record label – Enjoy !

Ondeno Rebieno – Mayolye

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Jacqueline – Ana Baddi Ish (I Will Survive) (Lebanon, 1980, Voix De L’Orient) (جاكلين – انا بدّي عيش)

For today, I wanted to share with you the middle-eastern 80s Disco Funk Oriental Synth club anthem “Ana Baddi Ish” (“I Will Survive“) recorded in 1980 by the Lebanese musician & singer Jacqueline (جاكلين) and that is an Arabic cover of the all-time classic song recorded in 1978 by the American Diva Gloria Gaynor – Enjoy !

Jacqueline – Ana Baddi Ish (I Will Survive) (جاكلين – انا بدّي عيش)

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Armand de Preseau

Wellborn (Ayawo Attivor) – Tetemalima (Togo, 1981, Wellborn Self-Produced)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Tetemalima”, a breezing deep African Funk Soul track taken from the only LP self-produced & released in France in the early 80s by the mysterious Togolese guitarist, multi-instrumentist and producer Ayawo Attivor “Wellborn” – Enjoy !

Wellborn (Ayawo Attivor) – Tetemalima

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Armand de Preseau

Peter Bishop & Afro Wave – Mamy Wata (Cameroun, 1989, Equateur)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Mamy Wata“, a catchy Afro Boogie Jazz Funk Synth track with Afrobeat flavors and killer horns, taken from the only album privately recorded and distributed in the 90s by the mysterious musician & composer Peter Bishop and his Afro Wave Orchestra.

This LP is an extremely hard to find masterpiece from start to finish that looks like a lost 90s recording from the Nigerian Legend Fela Kuti so.. Enjoy !

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Armand de Preseau

Jean-Claude Thévenin – Baisse Le Prix Du Riz (La Réunion, 1975, Disques Jackman)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Baisse Le Prix Du Riz“, a deep melancholic syncopated Soul Sega Folk track from Reunion island (Indian Ocean) with a message & killer jazzy piano riffs, recorded in the early 70s by the composer & musician Jean-Claude Thévenin, also released in this highly recommended compilation out in 1975 – Enjoy !

Jean-Claude Thévenin – Baisse Le Prix Du Riz (La Réunion, 1975, Disques Jackman)

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Armand de Preseau

Latapaza Band – Odi-Yoo (Kenya, 1974, Sirocco)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Odi-Yoo“, a bouncy Kenyan Benga Afro Rock track sung in Swahili and recorded in the mid 70s by the obscure band “Latapaza Band“, probably their one and only single ever released – Enjoy !

Latapaza Band – Odi-Yoo (Kenya, 1974, Sirocco)

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Armand de Preseau

Mammane Sani Et Son Orgue – Tunan (Niger, 1978, Niger Ministry Of Culture)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Tunan“, a bewitching dreamy Lo-Fi Afro Electro Synth Soul instrumental track taken from Mammane Sani Abdoulaye‘s first album, one of the greatest musicians of Niger & one of the pioneers of Electronic music in Africa.

Guitarist and singer, he discovered electronic music in 1974, when he was employed as a musician for the UNESCO.

One day, a delegate from Rwanda (here for one of the UNESCO meetings) brought along his Italian “Orlo” organ model. Mammane, captivated by the sound, convinced him to sell it.

This Organ was the first in Niger.

He recorded on it his first album of instrumental electronic songs in 1978, only released on a few tapes in coordination with the Minister of Culture.

He played over 30 years, and is still playing music today, recording albums and touring live.

Mammane Sani Et Son Orgue – Tunan

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Armand de Preseau

Patience Dabany – Maimouna (Gabon, 1985, Nkoussou Music)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Maimouna“, an upper class bewitching Afro Funk Soul Soukous track with heavenly strings & guitar parts, recorded in 1985 by the Congolese musician & composer Marie-Joséphine Kama “Patience Dabany” (Gabonese president Omar Bongo‘s former wife), leader of mythical Gabonese bands such as “Akebe II“, “Banowita” or “Kounabeli” and founder of the recording studios “Elumba 2” (Libreville, Gabon) and Mbila (Los Angeles, United States).

This album was recorded between Gabon & the United States with the help of the legendary musician and arranger Fred Wesley, James Brown‘s former musical director – Enjoy !

Patience Dabany – Maimouna (Gabon, 1985, Nkoussou Music)

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Armand de Preseau