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    Fela Kuti J.J.D (Johnny Just Drop!!) Live!! At Kalakuta Republik

    Knitting Factory Records
      • 1. J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop) Part I
      • 2. J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop) Part II

      Originally released in 1977, ‘Johnny Just Drop (J.J.D.)’ features Fela lampooning Nigeria’s ‘been-tos’, people who had been to Europe or America to work or study and then returned (dropped) home with European social pretensions and an inferiority complex about African culture.

      Other Releases by Fela Kuti

      Fela KutiIkoyi BlindnessKnitting Factory Records
      Fela used the cover of ‘Ikoyi Blindness’ to announce his change of middle name from Ransome, which he now considered a slave name, to Anikulapo, which...
      • – Ikoyi Blindness
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      Fela KutiOriginal SufferheadKnitting Factory Records
      This edition of ‘Original Sufferhead’ is a major event. With the release of ‘Box Set #5’, and now on this reissue, the title track of this magnificent...
      • – Original Sufferhead
      • – Power Show
      Fela KutiO.D.O.O. (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake)Knitting Factory Records
      ‘Overtake Don Overtake Overtake’ was the penultimate album of newly recorded studio material released by Fela before he passed in 1997.Like its immediate...
        Fela KutiExcuse OKnitting Factory Records
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        • – Excuse-O
        • – Mr Grammarticalogy - lisationalism Is The Boss
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        Fela KutiKalakuta ShowKnitting Factory Records
        The ‘Kalakuta Show’ album was Fela Kuti’s undaunted manner of extracting revenge on the military regime that attacked and brutalized him in 1974....
        • – Kalakuta Show
        • – Don't Make Garan Garan
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2020-3£20.99
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        Fela KutiNoise For Vendor MouthKnitting Factory Records
        The Nigerian establishment labelled Kalakuta Republic inhabitants as ‘hooligans’, ‘hemp smokers’, etc. ‘Noise For Vendor Mouth’ is Fela’s...
        • – Noise For Vendor Mouth
        • – Mattress
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2019-3£20.99
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        Fela KutiArmy ArrangementKnitting Factory Records
        Fela Kuti stories Nigeria’s attempt at ‘democracy’ in 1979 after more than a decade ofmilitary rule told through this album, originally released...
        • – Army arrangement (vocal)
        Fela KutiCoffin For Head Of StateKnitting Factory Records
        Fela Kuti made some frantic albums in his career--ones that popped with his enthusiastic political disobedience and ones that roared with fury at the Nigerian...
        • – Coffin For Head Of State part 1
        Fela KutiNo AgreementKnitting Factory Records
        ‘No Agreement’ is sometimes overlooked among Fela’s 1977 releases, eclipsed by albums such as ‘Johnny Just Drop (J.J.D.)’ and ‘Sorrow Tears...
        • – No Agreement
        • – Dog Eat Dog
          Fela KutiUnderground SystemKnitting Factory Records
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          • – Underground System
          • – Pansa Pansa
          Fela KutiAfrodisiacKnitting Factory Records
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          Fela KutiUp Side DownKnitting Factory Records
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          Fela KutiRoforofo Fight (2015 Reissue)Knitting Factory
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          • – Roforofo Fight
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          Fela KutiNa PoiKnitting Factory Records
          Hypnotic afrobeat bullet from 1972 - recorded in Lagos. Sprited percussion, tight horns, and pure funk! As with most of the great man's albums, this is...
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          Fela KutiExpensive ShitKnitting Factory Records
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          • – Expensive Shit
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          Fela KutiSorrow Tears & Blood (2014 Vinyl Reissue)Knitting Factory Records
          Originally released in 1977, Fela and Afrika 70 rise to their peak with rowsing, radical stuff as espoused by 'Colonial Mentality'.
            Fela KutiHe Miss Road (2014 Vinyl Reissue)Knitting Factory Records
            He Miss Road', also 1975, was produced by Ginger Baker. A deep and darker shade of afro-beat that is one of Fela's best.
            • – He Miss Road
            • – Monday Morning In Lagos
            • – It's No Possible
            Fela KutiOpen & Close / AfrodisiacKnitting Factory Records
            Two classic Afro-beat albums on one bargain price CD! All Fela Kuti's albums are superb! Highly recommended!
            • – Open & Close
            Fela KutiOriginal Suffer Head And I.T.TKnitting Factory Records
            Yet more essential afrobeat from the African equivalent of James Brown! All his albums are great!
            • – I T T

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            Fela used the cover of ‘Ikoyi Blindness’ to announce his change of middle name from Ransome, which he now considered a slave name, to Anikulapo, which...
            • – Ikoyi Blindness
            • – Gba Mi Leti Ki N'Dolowo (Slap Me Make I Get Money)
            Fela KutiOriginal SufferheadKnitting Factory Records
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            • – Original Sufferhead
            • – Power Show
            Fela KutiO.D.O.O. (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake)Knitting Factory Records
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              • – Excuse-O
              • – Mr Grammarticalogy - lisationalism Is The Boss
              • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2014-3£20.99
                In stockAdd to Bag
              Fela KutiKalakuta ShowKnitting Factory Records
              The ‘Kalakuta Show’ album was Fela Kuti’s undaunted manner of extracting revenge on the military regime that attacked and brutalized him in 1974....
              • – Kalakuta Show
              • – Don't Make Garan Garan
              • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2020-3£20.99
                In stockAdd to Bag
              Fela KutiNoise For Vendor MouthKnitting Factory Records
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              • – Noise For Vendor Mouth
              • – Mattress
              • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2019-3£20.99
                In stockAdd to Bag
              Fela KutiArmy ArrangementKnitting Factory Records
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              • – Army arrangement (vocal)
              Fela KutiCoffin For Head Of StateKnitting Factory Records
              Fela Kuti made some frantic albums in his career--ones that popped with his enthusiastic political disobedience and ones that roared with fury at the Nigerian...
              • – Coffin For Head Of State part 1
              Fela Kuti & Roy AyersMusic Of Many ColoursKnitting Factory Records
              Reissue of the classic ‘Music Of Many Colours’, the joint album between Roy Ayers and Fela Kuti, recorded after a three week tour of Nigeria’s major...
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              • – No Agreement
              • – Dog Eat Dog
                Fela KutiUnderground SystemKnitting Factory Records
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                • – Underground System
                • – Pansa Pansa
                Fela KutiAfrodisiacKnitting Factory Records
                1973 Nigerian afro beat funk at it's best from the master - Fela Kuti 
                • – Alu Jon Jonki Jon
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                • LP + Download Code KFR2008-1£20.99
                  In stockAdd to Bag
                Fela KutiUp Side DownKnitting Factory Records
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                • – Up Side Down
                • – Go Slow
                Fela KutiNa PoiKnitting Factory Records
                Hypnotic afrobeat bullet from 1972 - recorded in Lagos. Sprited percussion, tight horns, and pure funk! As with most of the great man's albums, this is...
                • – na poi (part 1)
                • – na poi (part 2)
                • – you no go die...unless
                • LP + Download Code KFR2021-1£20.99
                  In stockAdd to Bag
                Fela KutiExpensive ShitKnitting Factory Records
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                • – Expensive Shit
                • – Water No Get Enemy
                • LP + Download Code KFR2015-1£20.99
                  In stockAdd to Bag
                Fela KutiSorrow Tears & Blood (2014 Vinyl Reissue)Knitting Factory Records
                Originally released in 1977, Fela and Afrika 70 rise to their peak with rowsing, radical stuff as espoused by 'Colonial Mentality'.
                  Fela KutiHe Miss Road (2014 Vinyl Reissue)Knitting Factory Records
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                  • – He Miss Road
                  • – Monday Morning In Lagos
                  • – It's No Possible
                  Fela KutiOpen & Close / AfrodisiacKnitting Factory Records
                  Two classic Afro-beat albums on one bargain price CD! All Fela Kuti's albums are superb! Highly recommended!
                  • – Open & Close
                  Fela KutiOriginal Suffer Head And I.T.TKnitting Factory Records
                  Yet more essential afrobeat from the African equivalent of James Brown! All his albums are great!
                  • – I T T

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