For today, I wanted to share with you “Mekaberene Liyew“, an uplifting Ethio Jazz track from the legendary singer Menelik Wossenachew – Enjoy !
Menelik Wossenachew – Mekaberene Liyew
You can also listen to it on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/lEjLEYN1Jkk
You can also listen to this song on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/EgiQZmHG9Nk
Take a good care of you,
Armand de Preseau
Today, I decided to make you rediscover “Alqafila“, a particular song in the oriental catalogue of the Egyptian 20th century legend Mohamed Abdelwahab that doesn’t sounds like his other tracks, a beautiful orchestral track with magnificent violin, organ and oud parts – Enjoy !!
Mohamed Abdelwahab – Alqafila
You can also listen to this track on my #Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/lUt36ABp0JI
“Les Fantaisistes du Carrefour” was a famous band from #Haiti (French West Indies), that released a dozen of albums and singles in the 60s and the 70s.
For today, I decided to share with you “Yoyo“, a very interesting track sung in Creole mixing Jazz, Bossa Nova and Jerk influences – Enjoy !
Les Fantaisistes du Carrefour – Yoyo
You can also listen to this track on my #Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/DAGbUyN5Ewk
Have a nice sunday,
“Thachemlithe” is an obscure compilation of several Kabyle (Berber people from the mountains of Algeria) artists, privately pressed in Algeria in the 70s.
I decided to share with you today “Lebghi“, an outstanding track from Medjahed Hamid with beautiful guitar parts and haunting voices – Enjoy !!
Medjahed Hamid – Lebghi
You can also listen it on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/Uhhqtg2CAxY
Lucien Sanzouango was an obscure Cameroonian artist who released only two singles at the end on the 70s, including this one that he autoproduced on the mythical french record label “Le Kiosque d’Orphee“, this little Parisian shop founded in the 50s by Georges Batard and where every artists could go to press their songs on vinyl.
I devided to share with with you today “Soul Mimbo“, a minimal disco track with cosmic vibes – Enjoy !!
Lucien Sanzouango – Soul Mimbo (Brougé)
You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/m1zhK4HGWlI
Mantra was a quite obscure band from the city of Fort-de-France (Martinique, in the French West Indies) that released only one album in the late 70s.
The band was composed by :
Julian Martin (Piano, organ, guitar)
Anison Rabess (Bass, vocals)
David Laville (2nd guitar)
Algernon Rabess (Guitar, vocals)
Alex Larocque (Drums, vocals)
Janet Azzouz (Vocals)
Archie James (Trumpet)
Leon Knibbs (Percussion)
I wanted to make you rediscover today “Baile Mi Hermano“, an incredible and irresistible West Indian Guaguanco track, one of my favorite of the genre – Enjoy !!!
Mantra – Baile Mi Hermano
You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/N_FynG0WjEY
Firmin “Andoche” Gentille and Jean “Liber” Gentille were two brothers and musicians native of Guadeloupe, French West Indies.
They played in several bands in the 50s and the 60s, but released only one 4-tracks single together in the early 60s.
The song presented here, “Amour d’un Negre“, is a beautiful melancholic bolero with jazz influences that I wanted to make you rediscover – Enjoy !!
Liber et Andoche Gentile – Amour d’un Negre
You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/BiCPGDmNg-E
Obiba Collins Marfo was an artist from Ghana that played in the famous Vis-a-Vis band, who backed Alhaji Kwesi Frimpong on several albums and who recorded a few albums himself.
“Owuo Yi“, the track I decided to present you today, is taken from his first album and is a 16min long pure Ghanaian joyful jewel, in the same vein of Alhaji K Frimpong or Ebo Taylor best songs – Enjoy !
Obiba Collins Marfo – Owuo Yi
You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/TKXpczl0T6s
Have a nice week,