Akoha Ambroise – Zedaga (Part 1) (Benin, 1990s, Editions Satel)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Zedaga“, an obscure killer Electronic Afro Funk Boogie track with killer Synth & drum machines breaks, taken from an ultra rare LP localy recorded by the Beninese composer & musician Akoha Ambroise apparently in the early 90s, and that never had a proper commercial release, out only at the time as a test press in the early 90s – Enjoy !

Akoha Ambroise – Zedaga (Part 1)

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Bella Bellow – O Se Nye (Togo, 1977, Sonafric)

For today, I wanted to share with you “O Se Nye“, a magnificent deep West African Soul track with gorgeous flute & killer breaks parts, taken from the only album of the Togolese Diva Bella Bellow, tragically died in a car accident near from Lome (Togo) the 10 of December 1973.

This album was released posthumously in 1977, first on the mythical record label Akueson (the first Parisian record label of that time run by an African guy, the Togolese producer & musician Gerard Akueson) & then more widely on the other legendary record label “Sonafric“, is an highly recommended one, full of great songs, including some arranged by the mythical Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango – Enjoy !

Bella Bellow – O Se Nye

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Armand de Preseau

Jules Kamga – Fa-Mo (Cameroun, 1981, Ebeny Records, International)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Fa-Mo“, an instant massive Dancefloor friendly Afro Disco Funk Soul track, taken from the 1st album of the Cameroonian composer & musician Jules Kamga recorded in France and backed by legendary musicians from Cameroon & the French West Indies such as Toto Guillaume, Aladji Touré, Jacob Desvarieux & Jean-Claude Naimro from the Guadeloupean band “Kassav“, thanks to the special musical connexion between those two countries during that era, that gaves birth to the best bass players of the 70s & 80s – Enjoy !

Jules Kamga – Fa-Mo

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Armand de Preseau

Kyeremateng Atwede & The Kyeremateng Stars – Okwantuni (Ghana, 1981, Ambassador)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Okwantuni“, a deep bouncy Funky Highlife Afro Jazz track, recorded in 1981 by the very prolific Ghanaian composer & musician Kyeremateng Atwede and backed by his “Kyeremateng Stars” band – Enjoy !

Kyeremateng Atwede & The Kyeremateng Stars – Okwantuni (Ghana, 1981, Ambassador)

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Armand de Preseau

King Joe Dann – Soko Bougé (Senegal, 1977, Pathe Marconi)

For today, I wanted to share with you « Soko Bougé », a crazy catchy Afro Rock Jerk Soul Mod Twist track, taken from the only single recorded in 1977 by the mysterious Senegalese composer & musician King Joe Dann aka Abdoul M’Baye (any further informations about him are welcomed !) on the mythical French record label « Pathé Marconi » – Enjoy !

King Joe Dann – Soko Bougé

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Armand de Preseau

Migan Celestin Dit “Mig-Tino” – A Non Yi Go (Benin, 1970s, Papa-Disco)

For today, I wanted to share with you « A Non Yi Go », a powerful syncopated psychedelic Afro Funk Sato track with Afrobeat flavors, killer horns & guitar parts, taken from the first album of the Beninese composer & musician Migan Celestin (who was formerly part of « Les Commandos », the band founded by the mythical beninese musician Theophile « El Rego » Do Rego), out in the late 70s on the Ivorian record label « Papa-Disco » – Enjoy !

Migan Celestin dit « Mig-Tino » – A Non Yi Go

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Armand de Preseau

The Orations – Sound Of Orations (South Africa, 1977, Love Love)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Sound Of Orations“, an uplifting breezing psychedelic Afro Soul Surf Mod Funk guitar instrumental track recorded in 1977 by the obscure South African band “The Orations” that only seemed to have recorded 2 singles (one in 1975 and this one in 1977), and that included the musicians Marks Mbuthuma & Simon Falatsi from the band Marumo, and was produced by the very prolific mythical South African producer & saxophone player David Thekwane – Enjoy !

The Orations – Sound Of Orations

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Armand de Preseau

Bayo Damazio – Listen To The Music (Nigeria, 1985, Phonodisk)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Listen To The Music“, a catchy 80s Afro Disco Boogie dancefloor burner driven by crazy synth parts, taken from the only album recorded & released in 1985 by the Nigerian composer & singer Bayo Damazio and backed by legendary Nigerian & Cameroonian musicians such as Emmanuel “Emma” Baloka & Tony Essien – Enjoy !

Bayo Damazio – Listen To The Music

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Armand de Preseau

Chris Smith & Funky Road – Do Your Thing (Mozambique, 1976, RCA Victor)

For today, I wanted to share  with you « Do Your Thing », a dope 10 min long Afro Funk Garage Fuzz Rock track, taken from the only LP recorded & issued in 1976 by the Mozambican composer & singer Chris Smith and his band « Funky Road », that was composed with :

Bass : John Bagwasi ;

Drums : Wilfred Sibumbe ;

Guitar : Ben Rhikot ;

Organ : Joseph Tshabalala ;

Tambourine : Patrick Dlamini ;

Vocals : C. S. Smith ;

This LP was produced by the legendary South African producer & saxophone player David Thekwane – Enjoy !

Chris Smith & Funky Road – Do Your Thing

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Armand de Preseau

The Blackfoot – Sounds In My Sleep (Zambia, 1970s, Zambia Music Parlour)

For today, I wanted to share with you « Sounds In My Sleep », a cool breezing & catchy Zambian Afro Rock Soul-ish track, recorded in the 70s by the Blackfoot, an African Garage Rock band from Zambia who released two really hard to find albums & a few singles during the 70s & the 80s on the legendary local record label « Zambia Music Parlour Limited », Zambia’s most prolific independent record label during the 1970s and 1980s.

The Blackfoot was composed with :

Alfred Yabe

Garry Musopa

George Kabale

Ottiman Mpondzi

The song presented here is taken from a really hard to find single, hope you’ll like it !

The Blackfoot – Songs In My Sleep

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Armand de Preseau