• 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
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