• Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers – 2000 Blacks Got To Be Free
    • Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers – Africa-Center Of The World
    • 1. 2000 Blacks Got To Be Free
    • 2. Africa-Center Of The World

    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 cities in 1979, during
    which Roy Ayers performed as the opening act for Fela’s band. The two artists decided to record the album as a round-up to the tour. ESSENTIAL!

    Other Releases on Knitting Factory Records

    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
    • – Gba Mi Leti Ki N'Dolowo (Slap Me Make I Get Money)
    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 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...
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    • – 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
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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 KutiWhy Black Man They SufferKnitting Factory Records
      ‘Why Black Man Dey Suffer’, recorded in 1971, was originally deemed too controversial for release by EMI, his label at the time. Having recently been...
      • – Why Black Man Dey Suffer
      • – Ikoyi Mentality vs Mushin Mentality
      • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2012-3£20.99
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      Fela KutiGentleman: 50th AnniversaryKnitting Factory Records
      “Gentleman is the last of Fela's early 1970s albums recorded with the Africa 70. The title track can be interpreted literally or as a metaphor concerning...
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2009-8£23.00
          Limited smoke coloured vinyl edition
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        Fela KutiBoxset #5: Co-curated by Chris Martin & Femi KutiKnitting Factory Records
        Knitting Factory Records release the next installment of long-awaited vinyl reissues from the Fela Kuti catalog. Box Set #5 was co-curated by Fela’s...
          • 7×LP Box set (2.2kg) KFR4006-1£90.00
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          Fela KutiOpen & CloseKnitting Factory Records
          Reissue of Fela's highly sought-after 1971 album, 'Open & Close'! Super-funky Afrobeat featuring the incredible title track!
          • – Open And Close
          • – Suegbe And Pako
          • – Gbagada Gbogodo
          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)
          • LP + Download Code KFR2041-1£20.99
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          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
          • Original LP£8.00
            Vinyl condition: POORSleeve condition: POOROriginal Nigerian vinyl POOR CONDITION
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          • LP + Download Code KFR2036-1£20.99
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          • CD KFR-1021£7.99 £7.99
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          Fela KutiJ.J.D (Johnny Just Drop!!) Live!! At Kalakuta RepublikKnitting Factory Records
          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...
            • LP + Download Code KFR2026-1£20.99
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            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
              Reissue of one of Fela's later recordings, comprised of two extended tracks, the title cut and the classic, 'Pansa Pansa'.
              • – Underground System
              • – Pansa Pansa
              • LP + Download Code KFR2045-1£20.99
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              Fela KutiAfrodisiacKnitting Factory Records
              1973 Nigerian afro beat funk at it's best from the master - Fela Kuti 
              • – Alu Jon Jonki Jon
              • – Eko Ile
              • LP + Download Code KFR2008-1£20.99
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              Fela KutiGentlemanKnitting Factory Records
              1973 Fela Kuti mastepiece - Absolutely essential!!!! 
              • Fela Kuti – Gentleman
              • Fela Kuti – Igbe
              • Fela Kuti – Fe Fe Ne Eye Fe
              Fela KutiI.T.T.Knitting Factory Records
              'International Thief Thief' classic Fela from 1979
                Fela KutiUp Side DownKnitting Factory Records
                Upside Down’ and ‘Zombie’, both released in 1976, were made at the midpoint of an extraordinary three-year purple period during which Fela recorded...
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                • – 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
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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 KutiBeasts Of No Nation / O.D.O.OKnitting Factory Records
                  After helping Fela Anikulapo Kuti with Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense, Wally Badarou then produced Beasts of No Nation. Another album that has been combined...
                  • – Beasts Of No Nation
                  Fela KutiExpensive Shit / He Miss RoadKnitting Factory Records
                  'Expensive Shit', from 1975, is one of Fela's most notorious albums. The title track recounts being framed by the police and his comical escape from certain...
                  • – Expensive Shit
                  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
                  Fela KutiEverything Scatter / Noise For Vendor MouthKnitting Factory Records
                  The king of afro beat does it again! Two essential classic albums on one budget CD!
                    Fela KutiYellow FeverKnitting Factory Records
                    Yellow Fever’ was originally released in 1976, during Fela’s extraordinarily prolific 1975-77 purple period, when he released 24 albums in Nigeria...
                    • – Yellow Fever
                    • – Na Poi ‘75
                    • LP + Download Code KFR2024-1£16.99
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                    • CD KFR-1013£7.99 £7.99
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