Material from Africa 50 Years Of Music Now available as a Limited Vinyl Boxset

Africa 50 Years vinyl box set
After the success of last year’s Africa 50 Years of Music 18 CD boxed set, the producers have released a limited vinyl edition 5LP box set with 30 of the standout tracks. Artists included are Mulatu Astatke, Poly Rythmo, Orchestra Baobab and Konono no1 on a very special limited edition .

Also available is a very limited 10″ vinyl of Le Grand Kalle’s all time classic Independence Cha Cha, and Ablaye Thiosanne’s Siket.

Track listing

LP1

A1/ ET Mensah – Ghana Freedom 2’38 (1956) – Ghana A2/ Geraldo Pino ? heavy heavy heavy 6?34 (1970) ? Sierra Leone A3/ Prince Nico Mbarga ? Sweet Mother 9?56 (1976) – Nigeria B1/ Orchestra Baobab ? Jin Ma Jin Ma 5?39 (1978) ? Senegal B2/ Africando, Yay Boy 4?04 (1994) – Senegal B3/ Mamadou Barry, N?Niyo, 5?48 (2009) ? Guinea

LP2

A1/ Salif Keita, Mandjou 12?43 (1978) – Mali A2/ Ismael L?, Tadieu Bone 4?24 (1984) – Senegal B1/ Ali Farka Tour?, Dofana 7?31 (1992) – Mali B2/ Amadou & Mariam, Baara, 4?34 (1998) – Mali B3/ Rokia Traor?, Mbifo 6?14 (2003) – Mali

LP3

A1/ Letta Mbulu, Welele 2?50 (1968) ? South Africa A2/ Stella Chiwese, Paite Rima 4?32 (2002) – Zimbabwe A3/ The Four Brothers, Makorokoto 3?33 (1988) – Zimbabwe A4/ Super Mama Djombo – Dissan Na M’Bera 5’13 ? Guinea Bissau B1/ Thomas Mapfumo, Shumba 6?42 (2006) – Zimbabwe B2/ Hip Hop Pantsula, O Mang 8?35 (2004) – Bostwana

LP4

A1/ Bonga, Mulemba Xangola 3?54 (2000) ? Angola A2/ Luis Morais, Boas Festas 2?29 (1967) ? Cape Verde A3/ Tony Von, N?Hoca 2?51 (69-75) ? Angola A4/ Artur Nunes, Kisua Ki Ngui Fua 3?22 (69-75) ? Angola A5/ Alemayehu Eshete, Feqer Feqer New 2?34 (1969) – Ethiopia A6/ Mulatu Astatqe, Yegelle Tezeta 3?17 (1972) ? Ethiopia B1/ Slim Ali & The Hodi Boys, Sweet Mother 8?57 (1977) ? Kenya B2/ Poly Rythmo, S?massa Z?ro + Z?ro 8?15 (1983) – Benin

LP5

A1/ Andre Mari Tala, Hot Koki 5?14 (1975) – Cameroun A2/ Francis Bebey, la Condition Masculine 3?39 (1976) – Cameroon A3/ Bebe Manga, Ami O 6?56 (1981) – Cameroon B1/ Maitre Gazonga, Jaloux Saboteurs, 8?27 (1984) – Tchad B2/ Konono n?1, Paradiso 7?04 (2004) ? Republic of Congo

Limited edition available from sternsmusic.com/disk_info/3243266

Africa 50 Years of Music 18 CD boxed set

Author: World Music Central News Department

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