Tag: psychedelic

Le Sahel – Caridad (Senegal, 1975, Musiclub)

Following this former article, I wanted to share with you for today “Caridad“, an incredible beautiful Afro Latin Mbalax Soul track, taken from the only album by “L’Orchestre Du Sahel“, house band of the night club “Le Sahel” in Dakar (Senegal) owned by the businessman Ndiouga Kobe and founded in 1972 by the composer and musician Cheikh Tidiane Tall.

Open to various musical styles, le Sahel offered a music mixing African sounds (Mbalax, Pulaar Fulani music, Mandingo music), and included legendary Senegalese musicians, former members of the mythical band “Xalam” founded in 1965 by Sakhir Thiam, such :

Cheikh Tidiane Tall (Bandleader, Guitar, Organ) ;

Willy Sakho (Bass) ;

Alassane N’Doye (Congas) ;

Diguy Diabate (Drums) ;

Thierno Koité (Flute, Saxophone) ;

Seydina Insa Wade (Guitar) ;

Emmanuel Batta (Trombone) ;

Jean N’Diaye (Trumpet) ;

Idrissa Diop, René Cabral (Vocals) ;

Pape Djiby Ba (Vocals, Guiro) ;

Really hard to find album & magical song, hope you’ll like it – Enjoy !

Le Sahel – Caridad (Senegal, 1975, Musiclub)

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Papa Wemba Le Kuru Yaka & Les Djamuskets De Paris – Zea (Democratic Republic Of The Congo, 1982, Le Passeport)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Zea“, an awesome deep African Soukous from the Democratic Republic of Congo (former Zaire), that quickly turns after the first part to a Psychedelic Funky Soul track with mind-blowing guitar parts, taken from an album privately recorded & released in 1982 by the legendary Congolese composer & musician Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba, better known as “Papa Wemba“.

Serious dancefloor stormer here, hope you’ll like it !

Papa Wemba Le Kuru Yaka & Les Djamuskets De Paris – Zea (Democratic Republic Of The Congo, 1982, Le Passeport)

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Traoré Amadou dit Ballake & L’Orchestre Super Volta – Kambele Ba (Burkina Faso, 1970s, CVD Club Voltaïque du Disque)

Following to this former article, I wanted to share with you for today “Kambélé Ba“, a splendid deep West African slow Psychedelic Soul Funk track back with gorgeous electric guitar parts from the Super Volta Orchestra, recorded in the 70s by the legendary Burkinabe (Upper Volta) composer & musician Amadou Traoré Ballaké.

Amadou recorded and performed in different parts of Africa as well as New York and Paris and was part of the mythical Afro Latin Salsa Band “Africando” in the early 21st century before his death in 2014.

Gorgeous song and really hard to find single nowadays, enjoy !

Traoré Amadou dit Ballaké & L’Orchestre Super Volta – Kambele Ba (Burkina Faso, 1970s, CVD Club Voltaïque du Disque)

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Armand de Preseau

El Rego Et Ses Commandos – Dis Moi Oui (Benin, 1970s, L.A Aux Ecoutes)

Following to this former post, I wanted to share with you for today “Dis-Moi Oui“, a devastating psychedelic Afro Soul Jerk Mod Funk, recorded in the early 70s by the legendary beninese composer, musician, boxer & cabaret owner Theophile “El Rego” Do Rego and his “Commandos” backing band.

Starting music very young, he played in dozen of bands, included “Les Panchos de Cotonou” along with Gnonnan “Gnonnas Pedro” Sossou Pierre Kouassivi, another mythical beninese musician.

This post is dedicated to El Rego’s memory, who passed away the last Wednesday 11 of October at the age of 86.

May is Soul rest in peace, sure he’s still jamming in heaven – Enjoy !

El Rego Et Ses Commandos – Dis Moi Oui (Benin, 1970s, L.A Aux Ecoutes)

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Armand de Preseau

Walo – N’Guem (Senegal, 1980s, Artemuz)

For today, I wanted to share with you “N’Guem“, a splendid deep bouncy Afro Fusion Jazz from West Africa with catchy synths parts, taken from the only album of the Senegalese band “Walo” (“Nothing”), an obscure LP privately recorded in the city of Saint Louis du Sénégal (also called “Ndar” in wolof langage), probably released in the second part of the 80s and that features great musicians from several mythical bands (Diarama De Saint Louis, Super Etoile de Dakar,…) such as :

Bass : Albert Valfroy ;

Drums : Mark Valfroy ;

Guitar : Claude Guillabert ;

Keyboards : Benjamin Valfroy ;

Percussion : Ibrahima Diop ;

Vocals : Ami Bodian, Awa Cheikh Sow, Dida “Ibrahima” Sarr, Ndeye Fatou Sow, Pap “Beckr” Sow ;

Really hard to find record nowadays with a gorgeous cover art, hope you’ll like it – Enjoy !

Walo – N’Guem (Senegal, 1980s, Artemuz)

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Adiss Harmandyan – Nouné (Armenia, 1971, Voice Of Stars)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Nouné“, a killer uptempo Psychedelic 70s Jerk Mod Soul Breakbeat track, taken from the 1st album of the Armenian Lebanese composer & musician Adiss Harmandyan (“Ատիս Հարմանտեան“, in Armenian langage) recorded in 1971 on the legendary Armenian Lebanese record label “Voice Of Stars” – Enjoy !

Adiss Harmandyan – Nouné (Armenia, 1971, Voice Of Stars)

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Armand de Preseau

Edmund Spice – Baby Can I Hold You Tonite (Nigeria, 1991, Polygram)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Baby Can I Hold You Tonite“, a Nigerian cover of the international hit from the American singer Tracy Chapman, reinterpreted here in an uplifting 90s Afro Hip Hop New Jack House Soul version, taken from the (apparently) only album recorded by the mysterious Nigerian musician Edmund Spice, produced by the legendary Nigerian musician Lemmy Jackson & recorded at the mythical Nigeria Tabansi Studios.

This album features :

Writings & compositions : Edmund Spice ;

Rearrangements : Lemmy Jackson, Sonny & Charlie Charles ;

Computer Programming : Lemmy Jackson, Sonny & Charlie Charles ;

Key Board : Lemmy Jackson, Sonny & Charlie Charles ;

Lead Vocals : Edmund Spice ;

Back-Up Vocals : Manny Eke, Charles Enebili & Austin Okonkwo ;

Edmund Spice – Baby Can I Hold You Tonite (Nigeria, 1990, Polygram)

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Armand de Preseau

Clarel Betsy – Mo Amelie (Mauritius, 1975, Do Re Mi)

For today, I wanted to share with you for today “Mo Amelie“, a deep beautiful syncopated Island Sega Soul Folk Jazz track, recorded in 1975 in Paris at the legendary “Davout” recording studios by an ambassador of the music from Mauritius (Indian Ocean island), the composer & singer Jean Desire Clarel Edouard Betsy, better known as “Clarel Betsy“.

Out as a single at the time, this song only appears in a 12 inches format on the compilation presented here, out in the mid 70s on the Mauritian record label “Do Re Mi“, with a gorgeous cover art – Enjoy !

Clarel Betsy – Mo Amelie (Mauritius, 1975, Do Re Mi)

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Armand de Preseau

Emmanuel Eteme – Impulse (Cameroun, 1979, Disques Espérance)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Impulse“, a killer Afro Funk Boogie Fusion track, taken from the first album recorded in 1979 by the Cameroonian composer & musician Emmanuel Eteme, who was also a very-well known & gifted football player in the early 70s.

This album features :

Emmanuel Eteme : Vocals, Guitar & Percussions ;

Georges Neulemkam : Drums ;

Jacques Mbida : Synth, Drums & Bass ;

Jean-Claude Ebongue : Bass ;

Jimmy Mvondo Mvele : Saxophone ;

Samuel Ateba Mengue : Percussions & Bongos ;

Sammy Massamba : Guitar ;

This song reminds me the best tracks by the mythical Cameroonian duet “J.M. Tim & Foty” (Jean-Marie Tiam “Tim” & Maurice Fotié “Foty” Kembiwo) & includes awesome guitar parts by another Congolese legend, Sammy Massamba – Enjoy !

Emmanuel Eteme – Impulse (Cameroun, 1979, Disques Espérance)

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Willy Roy feat. Rational Men – Christian Community (Nigeria, 1978, ACB Sounds)

For today, I wanted to share with you “Christian Community“, a dope Psychedelic Afrobeat Funk Gospel Soul track driven by catchy guitar riffs & cool organ parts, taken from the 1st album recorded in Nigeria by the Ghanaian composer & musician (organ, synth & lead vocals) Kwesi Wilson (better known as Willy Roy) and accompanied by Nigerian & Ghanaian musicians such :

Allwell Marcel (Percussion, Backing Vocals) ;

Eddie Korsah (Backing Vocals, Bass) ;

Johnson Hart (Drums, Percussions, Cymbals) ;

Jon John Dukes (Guitar) ;

George Black (Vocals) ;

Willy Roy feat. Rational Men – Christian Community (Nigeria, 1978, Nigeria)

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Armand de Preseau