Mad Man Jaga – Hankuri (Nigeria, 1978, Joromi Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Hankuri“, a bouncy afrobeat track with explosive saxophone parts, taken from the second album of Mad Man Jaga, one of the musicians of the Nigerian superstar Sir Victor Uwaifo, and recorded in 1978 on Uwaifo’s record label, Joromi Records – Enjoy !

Mad Man Jaga – Hankuri

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/Ttb1bXPrJl8

Have a nice Wednesday,

Armand de Preseau

The Lijadu Sisters – Danger (Nigeria, 1976, Afrodisia)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Danger“, an uplifting afro rock track with awesome psychedelic organ & fuzz guitar parts, taken from the second album from the twin sisters Kehinde & Taiwo Lijadu – Enjoy !

The Lijadu Sisters – Danger

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/HuAkqbLs70Q

Have a nice wednesday,

Armand de Preseau

Nkotti François and The Black Styls 77 – Loko La Mboa (Cameroun, 1977, Disques Cousin)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Loko La Mboa“, a psychedelic Makossa Rock track taken from an album that has a very special meaning for me, the first album of the Cameroonian musician Nkotti François, backed by his band The Black Styl 77 – Enjoy !

This album is the very first one I’ve reissued on my vinyl record label “Nanga Boko Records” back in 2017, you can listen & purchase a copy here if interested : https://nangabokorecords.bandcamp.com/album/de-bonaberi-a-douala

Nkotti François and The Black Styls 77 – Loko La Mboa

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/OSZfmM1mHUg

Have a nice week,

Armand de Preseau

Bovick & L’Orchestre Veve – Venus (Democratic Republic Of Congo, 1970, African)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Venus“, a cover of the classic 60s song initially recorded the american band Shocking Blue, adaptated here in an funky Afro Jerk Rock version with french lyrics by the legendary Congolese artist Bovick, backed by the also very well known Orchestre Veve from the Democratic Republic of Congo (former Zaïre) – Enjoy !

Bovick & L’Orchestre Veve – Venus

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/QB19i7B7tFc

Have a great day !

Armand de Preseau

WITCH – Lazy Bones (Zambia, 1975, Zambezi)

For today, I wanted you to share with you “Lazy Bones“, a psychedelic Garage Zamrock track taken from the third album of the band WITCH (We Intend To Cause Havoc), the first Zambian band to ever record and release a commercial album – Enjoy !

WITCH – Lazy Bones

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube channel “African Grooves” here : https://youtu.be/GkIGfoiG_84

See you tomorrow,

Armand de Preseau

Edip Akbayram & Dostlar – Yakar Inceden Inceden (Turkey, 1973, Sayan)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Yakar Inceden Inceden“, a psychedelic Rock Fuzz track from Edip Akbayram, one of my favourite Turkish composer, backed here with his band “Dostlar” – Enjoy !

Edip Akbayram & Dostlar – Yakar Inceden Inceden

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/O5c2qSfY8K8

All the best,

Armand de Preseau

Louise Kennedy – Puyai Lee (Thailand, 1967, Self-Produced)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Puyai Lee“, a very popular surf & rockabilly song back in the Thaïland of the 60s, strongly influenced by the occidental Ye Ye musical movement.

Sung in Thai, this song is a sarcastical reflection of miscommunication between folks, villagers and government, level of language & the way to communicate with people – Enjoy !

Louise Kennedy – Puyai Lee

You can also listen to this track on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/3Ph037g9mQ4

Have a nice week,

Armand de Preseau

The Identicals – Akwa Kayi Ji Bia Nuwa (Nigeria, 1977, Emi Nigeria)

The Identicals was a Nigerian band composed by two twins brothers, Peter (Bass) and Paul (Guitar) State, who played around Lagos clubs and studios (as backing members for other musicians) back in the 70’s.
The song presented here, “Akwa Kayi Ji Bia Nuwa” is taken from their one and only album, “Rock Exponent“, and is a sublime example of the local Psychedelic Afro Rock scene back in the Nigeria of the 70s.
The title of this song could be translated (in Igbo language) as “We Come Into This World Crying” – Enjoy !
The Identicals – Akwa Kayi Ji Bia Nuwa

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

Les Vikings – Lola Lola (Madagascar, 1970s, Discomad)

For today, I wanted to share with you”Lola Lola“, one of my favorite Madagascan title, an uptempo Freakbeat Rock Fuzz Jerk Mod track recorded in the 70s by the band “Les Vikings” – Enjoy !

Les Vikings – Lola Lola

You can also listen to this track one my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/_u20uz-CleU

Best regards,

Armand de Preseau

Ариэль (Ariel) – They Married The Young Woman (Former USSR, Russian Federation, 1970s)

For today, I wanted to share with you “They Married The Young Woman” a track taken from the only vinyl from the former USSR (current Russian Federation) of my collection, recorded in the 70s, psychedelic east-european answer to the Pink Floyd & The Doors – Enjoy !

Ариэль (Ariel) – They Married The Young Woman

You can also listen to it on my Youtube channel here : https://youtu.be/jZgOxFZfjTU

Best regards,

Armand de Preseau