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    • ebo taylor – heaven
    • ebo taylor – atwer abroba
    • ebo taylor & uhuru-yenzu – victory
    • apagya showband – kwaku ananse
    • ebo taylor – peace on earth
    • 1. ebo taylor – heaven
    • 2. ebo taylor – atwer abroba
    • 3. ebo taylor & uhuru-yenzu – victory
    • 4. asasse ase – ohiani sua efir
    • 5. apagya showband – kwaku ananse
    • 6. ebo taylor – peace on earth
    • 7. ebo taylor – aba yaa
    • 8. pat thomas & ebo taylor – ene nyame nam a mensuro
    • 9. apagya showband – tamfo nyi ekyir
    • 10. ebo taylor & uhuru-yenzu – love and death
    • 11. super sounds nambu – yes indeed
    • 12. apagya showband – tamfo nyi ekyi
    • 13. ebo taylor & uhuru-yenzu – what is life
    • 14. ck mann big band – etuei
    • 15. ebo taylor & the pelikans – egya edu

    Following his recent studio album with Afrobeat Academy, ’Love And Death’, his first international release, Ghanaian highlife guitar legend Ebo Taylor teams up again with Strut for a long overdue definitive compilation of his seminal 1970s recordings, ‘Life Stories’.

    This compilation revisits this heyday of Taylor’s work, focusing on his solo albums and some of his lesser known side projects including the dynamite Apagya Show Band and short-lived Taylor-led combos Assase Ase, Super Sounds Namba and The Pelikans. The selection also touches on his writing and production work for C.K. Mann and a collaboration recording with fellow member of early ‘70s nightclub band Blue Monks, Pat Thomas.

    Tracks include the anthemic ’Heaven’, sampled by Usher on his hit with Ludacris, ’She Don’t Know’, the original version of the poignant ’Love And Death’ and the rare 15-minute nugget, ’Aba Yaa’. The package features rare photos, original album artwork and sleeve notes by Soundway Records’ Miles Cleret.

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