Tag: east africa

Salim “Sal Davis” Abdallah Salim – Unchain My Heart (Kenya, 1963, Teeny Records)

Following this former article, I wanted to share with you for today “Unchain My Heart“, an outstanding cover of the interplanetary hit originally recorded by the American singer Otis Williams in 1960, reinterpreted here in a frantic Twist Jerk Soul Rock way by the Kenya composer & singer Salim “Sal Davis” Abdallah Salim and recorded in Belgium in 1963.

This version – my favorite by far – is quite similar to the one sung by the legendary singer & pianist Ray Charles, but is slightly different, faster, warmer and soulful – Enjoy !

Salim “Sal Davis” Abdallah Salim – Unchain My Heart (Kenya, 1963, Teeny Records)

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

Armand de Preseau

Bizunesh Bekele – Inramed (Ethiopia, 1977, Kaifa Records)

Following this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Inramed” (or “Eneramed“), a beautiful mesmerizing Ethio Soul Jazz track, taken from on ultra rare single by the Ethiopian Diva Bizunesh Bekele and recorded in 1977 on the legendary record label “Kaifa Records” – Enjoy !

Bizunesh Bekele – Inramed (Ethiopia, 1977, Kaifa Records)

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/xlT-hZu3he4

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

Armand de Preseau

Salim “Sal Davis” Abdallah Salim – Leave Me Alone (Kenya, 1966, Philips)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Leave Me Alone“, an uplifting deep Afro Soul Jazz Twist track with Bossa Nova influences, taken from one of the earliest recordings of the Kenyan crooner Salim “Sal Davis” Abdallah Salim, out in 1966 on the record label “Philips” – Enjoy !

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/xdiGb7im7JE

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

Armand de Preseau

Orchestre Les Mangelepa – Nyako Konya (Part 1 & 2) (Kenya, 1978, Polydor)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Nyako Konya (Part 1 & 2)“, a sweet bouncy mellow Afro Soukous Jazz track with smooth guitar & horns parts, recorded in 1978 by the legendary Nairobi (Kenya) based group “Orchestre Les Mangelepa“- Enjoy !

Orchestre Les Mangelepa – Nyako Konya (Part 1 & 2)

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/9lBaOoR58EQ

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

Armand de Preseau

Latapaza Band – Odi-Yoo (Kenya, 1974, Sirocco)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Odi-Yoo“, a bouncy Kenyan Benga Afro Rock track sung in Swahili and recorded in the mid 70s by the obscure band “Latapaza Band“, probably their one and only single ever released – Enjoy !

Latapaza Band – Odi-Yoo (Kenya, 1974, Sirocco)

You can also listen to this song on my Youtube Channel here : https://youtu.be/MjNCP2UxkO0

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

Armand de Preseau

Evan and Sam & The New Sunshine Band – Honey Baby (Kenya, 1970s, Sounds Express)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Honey Baby“, an heavy psychedelic African Fuzz Garage Funk Rock track recorded in the 70s by Evan & Sam, two obscure teenage Kenyan musicians, accompanied by the band “The New Sunshine Band” – Enjoy !

Evan and Sam & The New Sunshine Band – Honey Baby

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

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

Armand de Preseau