• Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers – 2000 Blacks Got To Be Free
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    • 1. 2000 Blacks Got To Be Free
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    One copy for sale £368 on Discogs! Buy it here for £268 less! 29 cds + dvd! The whole kaboodle, the whole nine yards, the big whammy. Complete indeed!...
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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...
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        Fela KutiJ.J.D (Johnny Just Drop!!) Live!! At Kalakuta RepublikKnitting Factory Records
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          Fela KutiV.I.P. (Vagabonds in Power)Knitting Factory Records
          Performed by Fela and his Afrika 70 at the renowned Berlin Jazz Festival in 1978, this live recording of V.I.P. is possibly Fela’s most profound vilification...
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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...
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            • LP + Download Code£19.99 £16.99
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            Reissue of one of Fela's later recordings, comprised of two extended tracks, the title cut and the classic, 'Pansa Pansa'.
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            • Fela Kuti – Alu Jon Jonki Jon
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            Fela KutiGentlemanKnitting Factory Records
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            • Fela Kuti – Gentleman
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            Fela KutiZombieKnitting Factory Records
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            • LP + Download Code£19.99 £16.99
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            Fela KutiFinding Fela (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Knitting Factory Records
            The soundtrack to the documentary, ‘Finding Fela,’ directed by Acadamy Award winning director, Alex Gibney. The film tells...
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            • The Fela Band – Colonial Mentality (with Femi Kuti - live At The New Afrika Shrine)
            • 1. Fela Kuti & Nigeria 70 – Jeun Ko Ku (Chop 'N Quench)
            • 2. Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Opposite People (edit)
            • 3. Koola Lobitos – Highlife Time
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            Fela KutiConfusionKnitting Factory Records
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              Fela KutiExpensive ShitKnitting Factory Records
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              Fela KutiTeacher Don't Teach Me NonsenseKnitting Factory Records
              In 'Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense', Fela explains the role of the teacher in any society with the concept that all the things we consider to be problems...
              • Fela Kuti – Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense
              Fela KutiFela With Ginger Baker Live!Knitting Factory Records
              It's hard to go wrong with Fela Kuti's work from the 1970s, and LIVE!, which features the Afrobeat innovator backed by his powerhouse band Africa '70 and...
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              • Fela Kuti – Beasts Of No Nation
              Fela KutiFela With Ginger Baker Live!Knitting Factory Records
              'Let's Start' - Seriously killer tune! and loads more. It's hard to go wrong with Fela Kuti's work from the 1970s, and LIVE!, which features the Afrobeat...
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              "JJD/Unnecessary Begging" is another gem in the Fela two-albums-on-one-CD reissue series on MCA. As original LPs, "JJD (Johnny Just Drop)," recorded live...
              • Fela Kuti – J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop)
              Fela KutiStalemate / Fear Not For ManKnitting Factory Records
              The two titles from these 1977 albums are fiercely anti-authoritarian blasts at the Nigerian governmental regime while on 'Don't Worry About My Mouth O',...
                Fela KutiKoola Lobitos 64- 68 / The '69 LA SessionsKnitting Factory Records
                Wicked early reissue album from cult african hero Fela Ransome-Kuti with his first band Koola Lobitos from 1965! In early 1965, just as the West African...
                  Fela KutiShakara / London SceneKnitting Factory Records
                  'Shakara', originally released in 1972, shows Fela's sarcastic sensibility: 'Lady' criticizes modern African women as becoming overly westernized while...
                  • Fela Kuti – Shakara
                  Fela KutiMonkey Banana And Excuse OKnitting Factory Records
                  Yet more essential afro beat classics from the king of Nigerian music, Fela Kuti! Monkey Banana - reflects his social consciousness in deploring the poor...
                    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!
                    • Fela Kuti – I T T
                    Fela KutiUpside Down / Music Of Many Colours (with Roy Ayers)Knitting Factory Records
                    Two essential Afro-beat classics from Fela Kuti with 'Upside Down' (1976) and the 'Music Of Many Colours' collaboration with Roy Ayers (1980). Their version...
                      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 KutiIkoyi Blindness / Kalakuta ShowKnitting Factory Records
                        Ikoyi Blindness was released in the mid-1970s. This album also includes both songs from the 1976 release Kalakuta Show. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!
                          Fela KutiOpposite People / Sorrow Tears And BloodKnitting Factory Records
                          Fela and Afrika 70 at their peak with two seminal albums on one disc. Rowsing, radical stuff as espoused by 'Colonial Mentality'.
                            Fela KutiRoforofo Fight / The Fela SinglesKnitting Factory Records
                            Essential afro beat! A dancefloor bomb plus essential previously unreleased tracks! You need this!! This is a CD reissue of Fela Kuti's 1972 album Roforofo...
                            • Fela Kuti – Rofororo Fight
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                            More afro beat classics from the master himself! Authority Stealing was actually inflammatory enough to initiate another round of beatings to Fela from...
                              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...
                              • Fela Kuti – Yellow Fever
                              • Fela Kuti – Na Poi ‘75

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