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    • Fela Kuti – na poi (part 1)
    • Fela Kuti – na poi (part 2)
    • Fela Kuti – you no go die...unless
    • 1. na poi (part 1)
    • 2. na poi (part 2)
    • 3. you no go die...unless

    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 not to be missed. 

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      Fela KutiNoise For Vendor MouthKnitting Factory Records
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      Fela KutiWhy Black Man They SufferKnitting Factory Records
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              • – Noise For Vendor Mouth
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