Blo – Make Your Body Dance (Armand de Préseau NYE 2023 Edit) (Nigeria, 1979, Afrodisia)

For today, and to festively close 2022, I wanted to share with you an edit I made of “Make Your Body Dance“, an instant feel-good & powerful dancefloor friendly Afro Disco Boogie track, taken from the fifth album of the band BLO, in reference to the initials of its founders :

Berkley “Ike” Jones (guitar)

Olaoluwa “Laolu Akins” Akintobi (drums) ;

Mike “Gbenga” Odumosu (bass) ;

Odumosu left the band later and was replaced by Lemmy “Otu” Udofa (also known as “Lemmy Jackson” in his 80s solo carrer !)

I wish you all the best for 2023, and sincerely hope that this forthcoming year will be as sweet as 2022 was for you, enjoy !

Blo – Make Your Body Dance (Armand de Préseau NYE 2023 Edit) (Nigeria, 1979, Afrodisia)

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

Armand de Preseau

Exode + – L’Histoire (Guadeloupe, 1984, Disques Caraibes Record)

For today, I wanted to share with you “L’Histoire“, a furious Tropical Island Funk Cadence Zouk track with devastating furious keyboard & horn parts, taken from the only known album of the obscure Guadeloupean (French West Indies) band “Exode +“, released in the early 80s on the record label “Disques Caraïbes Record” – Instant dance floor burner, enjoy !

Exode + – L’Histoire

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Armand de Preseau

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

Paul Noglotte – An Ba Bwa (Guadeloupe, 1980s, Paul Noglotte Self-Released)

For today, I wanted to share with you « An Ba Bwa », a killer & catchy Dancefloor Caribbean Cosmic Digital Synth Zouk Funk Balearic track, recorded & privately released in the 80s in Guadeloupe (in the French West Indies) by the mysterious composer & musician Paul Noglotte, who only seems to have issue the double-sider presented here (any further informations are welcome !) with a gorgeous cover art !

This song was co-arranged by the legendary Guadeloupean composer Guy Jacquet, Zouk hero & former guitarist of the band « Les Vikings de la Guadeloupe » – Enjoy !

Paul Noglotte – An Ba Bwa

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Ti L’Afrique (Roland Fatime) – Soul Sock Sega (Mauritius, 1970s, Disques Capricorne)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Soul Sock Sega“, an awesome psychedelic syncopated Soul Sega Funk track from Mauritius (Indian Ocean), recorded in the 70s by the singer & composer Roland Fatime (better known as “Ti L’Afrique“), founder of the “Soul Sega” musical genre, whose the song presented here is a good example – Enjoy !

Ti L’Afrique (Roland Fatime) – Soul Sock Sega

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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

Houria – T’es Chiant Comme Mec (Guadeloupe, 1992, Francky Product)

For today, I wanted to share with you “T’es Chiant Comme Mec“, a killer catchy Tropical Dancefloor Boogie Zouk Synth track, taken from the first album recorded in 1992 by Houria Mesbahi, daughter of the legendary Kabylian composer & singer Rachid Mesbahi.

This album was produced & composed by the well-known Guadeloupean musicians & Zouk figures Francky Vincent (former member of the band “Les Vikings de La Guadeloupe“) & Luc Leandry – Enjoy !

Houria – T’es Chiant Comme Mec

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

Armand de Preseau