Shaba Kahamba & Les Esprits Saints – Messages (Democratic Republic of the Congo / Former Zaïre, 1993, Sonodisc)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Messages“, an instant feel-good Afro Soukous track with catchy electric guitar parts recorded in 1993 by the Congolese guitarist Shaba Kahamba, former member of the mythical Orchestre Afrisa International leaded by the legendary François “Franco” Luambo Makiadi – Instant dancefloor tropical hit here, enjoy !

Shaba Kahamba & Les Esprits Saints – Messages

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Have a nice Sunday, see you on next Wednesday for another musical (re)discovery !

Armand de Preseau

Eric Arconte & Edouard Marie Sainte – Cyclone (Guadeloupe, 1980s, Touloulou)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Cyclone“, an outstanding Tropical West Indian Jazz Fusion track taken from the only album recorded in the early 80s by the Guadeloupean musician Eric Arconte, who lived in Iran from 1965 to 1979 and composed there music for films and countless songs for many famous Iranian pop singers of this era, before coming back to France after the Iranian revolution – Enjoy !

Eric Arconte & Edouard Marie-Sainte – Cyclone

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/YwMydEIX6YE

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Have a nice Sunday, see you on next Wednesday for another musical (re)discovery !

Armand de Preseau

Betty Chung – Sunny (Hong Kong, 1968, Pathé)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Sunny“, an incredible Freakbeat Pop Rock Soul Yeye beat cover of the all-time classic track originally recorded by Bobby Hebb in 1966, taken from the first album of the Hong Kong singer & actress Betty Chung – Enjoy !

Betty Chung – Sunny

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/GvY3rGnYcTw

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Armand de Preseau

Zakri Noel – Sio Yiri Min (Ivory Coast, 1970s, Furia Music)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Sio Yiri Min“, an outstanding Afro Funk stormer from Ivory Coast with powerful horns & super catchy guitar riffs parts recorded in the 70s by the musician Zakri Noel, one of my personal favorite West African track, one of a kind – Enjoy !

Zakri Noel – Sio Yiri Min

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/WpW473hfy-0

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Armand de Preseau

Jacqueline Mehu Montfleury – Summertime 80 (Haiti, 1970s, Kiskeya Enterprise Inc)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Summertime 80“, a splendid Island Jazz Soul Haitian cover of that all time classic, that begins in a beautiful mellow way to change from the middle in an outstanding Jazz Funk track with amazing synths & bass parts – Enjoy !

Jacqueline Mehu Montfleury – Summertime 80

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/6fJh81-cIt4

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Armand de Preseau

Mohamed Mazouni – Écoute Moi Camarade (Algeria, 1974, Diffusion du Disque Algérien – DDA)

Following to that former post, I wanted to share with you the original version of the all-time classic “Écoute Moi Camarade“, an outstanding melancholic yéyé track with North African flavours & catchy trumpet & violin parts, originally recorded in 1974 by the legendary algerian singer Mohamed Mazouni, and covered in 2006 by the algerian singer Rachid Taha – Enjoy !

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/O3NCZoinpsY

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Have a nice Sunday, see you on next Wednesday for another musical (re)discovery !

Armand de Preseau

Menelik Wossenachew – Chereka (Ethiopia, 1974, Amha Records)

Following to that former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Chereka“, a deep Ethio Jazz Funk track from one of that most fascinating country’s legendary musician, Menelik Wossenachew – Enjoy !

Menelik Wossenachew – Chereka

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/s_DdOAQeRdw

Have a nice Sunday, see you on next Wednesday for another musical (re)discovery !

Armand de Preseau

Chab Khaled – Trigue Lycee (Algeria, 1976, Disques El Anwar)

Following to this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Trigue Lycee“, the other song taken from the very first recording ever of the Algerian musician superstar Cheb (or Chab) Khaled, a raw & hypnotic Proto Raï track – Enjoy !

Chab Khaled – Trigue Lycee

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/d7xBfOnWjv8

Have a nice day !

Armand de Preseau

Omar Khorshid – Beyni Ou Beynak (Lebanon, 1978, Voice Of Lebanon)

Favourite cover by the great Omar Khorshid of this all time Oriental classic tune, composed by the Rahbani Brothers, Beyni Ou Beynak (Me and You) is a very sweet and quiet ballad, with electric guitar, piano and mind-blowing organ parts – Close your eyes, and enjoy !
Omar Khorshid – Beyni Ou Beynak

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/FzxxKYNIMWw

Best regards,

Armand de Preseau

Bell’A Njoh – Ebolo (Cameroun, SOH, 1978)

Today, I wanted to share with you one of my favourite secret dancefloor weapon, a track from Bell’a Njoh, a Cameroonian artist native of Douala and a friend of mine who passed away a few years ago..

Bell’A Njoh was, with Nkotti François and his Black Styls, one of the father of the Makossa, a musical genre from the city of Douala, and he recorded several albums from the 70s to the 90s.

Ebolo“, the track presented here, is a unique Tropical Afro Disco Boogie song with crazy synths, taken from his first albums and that always set on fire all the dancefloors when I play it – Enjoy !!

Bell’A Njoh – Ebolo

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/6UHpU0RiyMQ

Best regards,

Armand