Abeti Masikini – Tata Mobutu (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1976, Pathé)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Tata Mobutu“, an outstanding mesmerizing Psychedelic Afro Soul Jazz Funk track, driven by the splendid voice of the Congolese Diva Elisabeth Finant, betterly known as Abeti Maskini, and taken from her 4th album out in 1976 on the mythical French record label “Pathé Marconi” – Enjoy !

Abeti Masikini – Tata Mobutu (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1976, Pathé)

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Dynamic Africana – Igbehin Lalayo Nta (Nigeria, 1977, D.A.B. Int’l Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Igbehin Lalayo Nta“, a deep Afrobeat Soul Funk track from Nigeria with Highlife Jazz flavors, taken from the obscure one and only album self-produced & released by the band “Dynamic Africana” recorded in 1977 composed of :

Bass, Guitar : Sunday Awoyera ;

Bongos, Percussion : Titus Ogungbe ;

Congas, Vocals : Layo Ajibade ;

Drums : Gabriel Osanyingbemi ;

Lead Guitar, Vocals : Nat Ajibare ;

Leader, Vocals, Percussion : Sufi Shogbola ;

Dynamic Africana – Igbehin Lalayo Nta (Ghana, 1977, D.A.B. Int’l Records)

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Armand de Preseau

Fogue Docteur – Da’Da (Cameroun, 1980s, Edition Dogue)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Da’Da“, a deep bouncy psychedelic Cosmic Afro Funk Synth Folk track with Jazz & Afrobeat influences & killer saxophone parts, taken from an ultra rare album self-produced & released by the Cameroonian composer & musician Docteur Fogue – Enjoy !

Fogue Docteur – Da’Da (Cameroun, 1980s, Edition Dogue)

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Vincent Ahehehinnou & l’Orchestre Poly Rythmo De Cotonou – Kourougninda Wendé (Benin, 1970s, Disques Tropiques – Satel)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Kourougninda Wendé“, an awesome deep psychedelic Afro Soul Sato Funk track with devastating horns parts, taken from an early & ultra hard to find single from the all mighty Poly Rythmo de Cotonou legendary Beninese orchestra, driven by the warm voice of Vincent Ahehehinnou & out on the mythical “Disques Tropiques – Satel” local record label – Enjoy !

Vincent Ahehehinnou & l’Orchestre Poly Rythmo De Cotonou – Kourougninda Wendé

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Sorry Bamba – N’Diarabi Bedonna (Mali, 1960s, Djima Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “N’Diarabi Bedonna, an irresistible West African Latin Boogaloo Manding Jazz track with wonderful horn parts, taken from one of the earliest recordings (maybe the first ?) of the legendary Malian composer & singer Sorry Bamba, out on the Ivorian record label “Djima Records” – Enjoy !

Sorry Bamba – N’Diarabi Bedonna (Mali, 1960s, Djima Records)

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Pierre-Marie Ondo Mebale (Debora, 1985, Production Abenelang)

For today, I wanted to share with you « Debora », a bouncy Afro Synth Funk Boogie Disco-ish track from Gabon with catchy DX7 parts, taken from the only album of the obscure composer & musician Pierre-Marie Ondo Mebale out in the mid 80s – Enjoy !

Pierre Marie Ondo Mebale – Debora

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Armand de Preseau

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

Vyckos Ekondo – Vyckos Revient (Gabon, 1985, Polinia Saint-Lazare)

For today, I wanted to share with you « Vyckos Revient », a mesmerizing Cosmic Afro Synth Funk instrumental from Gabon, recorded in 1985 & taken from the second album of the composer & musician Vyckos Ekondo, creator of the « Tandima », a musical & artistic way of expression – Enjoy !

Vyckos Ekondo – Vyckos Revient

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Armand de Preseau

Etubom Rex Williams & His Nigerian Artistes – Akpaisong (Nigeria, 1973, Philips)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Akpaisong“, a deep Afro Highlife Jazz Funk Soul track with Afrobeat flavors, taken from the 1st album of the Nigerian superstar Etubom Rex Williams, recorded in 1973 & backed by his famous “Nigerian Artistes” – Enjoy !

Etubom Rex Williams & His Nigerian Artistes – Akpaisong

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Armand de Preseau

The Dutch Benglos – Shabi-bi-di-do (Ghana, 1980s, Glovic Records)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Shabi-bi-di-do“, a bouncy summer Afro Highlife Boogie Funk track with Afrobeat flavors, taken from one of the three albums recorded by the Ghanaian Band “The Dutch Benglos” led by Gloria Aba Addison and that included legendary Ghanaian musicians from Dutch, Germany & Ghana such as the saxophone player George Amissah, the trumpetist Louis Hammond & the drummer Joseph Ghansah – Enjoy !

The Dutch Benglos – Shabi-bi-di-do

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Armand de Preseau