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    Fela Kuti Open & Close (50th Anniversary)

    Knitting Factory Records
    • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£25.99
      Out of stock
      • 1. Open And Close
      • 2. Suegbe And Pako
      • 3. Gbagada Gbogodo

      Limited edition reissue on Red & Yellow Butterfly coloured vinyl

      Other Releases by Fela Kuti

      Fela KutiIkoyi BlindnessKnitting Factory Records
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        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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                  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
                  • CD£7.99
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                  • LP£19.00
                    Gatefold sleeve
                    Out of stock
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                  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£20.99
                    In stockAdd to Bag
                  • CD£7.99 £7.99
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                  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
                    Sold out
                  • LP + Download Code£20.99
                    In stockAdd to Bag
                  • CD£7.99 £7.99
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                  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...
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                    • – No Agreement
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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'.
                      • – Underground System
                      • – Pansa Pansa
                      • LP + Download Code£20.99
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                      • CD£7.99 £8.99
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                      1973 Nigerian afro beat funk at it's best from the master - 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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                      'International Thief Thief' classic Fela from 1979
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                        Upside Down’ and ‘Zombie’, both released in 1976, were made at the midpoint of an extraordinary three-year purple period during which Fela recorded...
                        • – Up Side Down
                        • – Go Slow
                        Fela KutiZombieKnitting Factory Records
                        On the title track Fela and the backup singers ridicule the mindset of men in uniform over an urgent, quick-march accompaniment from Afrika 70. The album...
                        • – Zombie
                        • – Mr. Follow Follow (Mister Follow Follow)
                        • LP£19.99
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                        • CD£7.99 £7.99
                          In stockAdd to Bag
                        Fela KutiAlagbon Close Knitting Factory
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                        • – alagbon close
                        Fela KutiRoforofo Fight (2015 Reissue)Knitting Factory
                        Essential afro beat! A dancefloor bomb! You need this!! KILLER REISSUE of Fela Kuti's 1972 album Roforofo Fight! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!
                        • – Roforofo Fight
                        • – Go Slow
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                        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)
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                        Fela KutiExpensive ShitKnitting Factory Records
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                        • – Expensive Shit
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                          • – He Miss Road
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                          • – It's No Possible
                          Fela KutiBeasts Of No Nation / O.D.O.OKnitting Factory Records
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                          • – Beasts Of No Nation
                          Fela KutiAlagbon Close / Why Black Man Dey SufferKnitting Factory
                          Alagbon Close represents one of the first times anyone had directly taken on the Nigerian authorities in such a brash manner. Why Black Man Dey Suffer:...
                          • – Alagbon Close
                          Fela KutiExpensive Shit / He Miss RoadKnitting Factory Records
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                          • – 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£16.99
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                            • CD£7.99 £7.99
                              In stockAdd to Bag

                            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...
                              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...
                                Fela KutiO.D.O.O. (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake)Knitting Factory Records
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                                  Fela KutiExcuse-OKnitting Factory Records
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                                  • – Excuse-O
                                  • – Mr Grammarticalogy - lisationalism Is The Boss
                                  Fela KutiKalakuta ShowKnitting Factory Records
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                                  • – Kalakuta Show
                                  • – Don't Make Garan Garan
                                  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
                                  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
                                  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)£23.00
                                      Limited smoke coloured vinyl edition
                                      In stockAdd to Bag
                                    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...
                                      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
                                      • CD£7.99
                                        In stockAdd to Bag
                                      • LP£19.00
                                        Gatefold sleeve
                                        Out of stock
                                      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£20.99
                                        In stockAdd to Bag
                                      • CD£7.99 £7.99
                                        Out of stock
                                      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
                                        Sold out
                                      • LP + Download Code£20.99
                                        In stockAdd to Bag
                                      • CD£7.99 £7.99
                                        Out of stock
                                      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...
                                        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£20.99
                                            In stockAdd to Bag
                                          • CD£7.99 £8.99
                                            Out of stock
                                          Fela KutiAfrodisiacKnitting Factory Records
                                          1973 Nigerian afro beat funk at it's best from the master - Fela Kuti 
                                          • – Alu Jon Jonki Jon
                                          • – Eko Ile
                                          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...
                                            • – Up Side Down
                                            • – Go Slow
                                            Fela KutiZombieKnitting Factory Records
                                            On the title track Fela and the backup singers ridicule the mindset of men in uniform over an urgent, quick-march accompaniment from Afrika 70. The album...
                                            • – Zombie
                                            • – Mr. Follow Follow (Mister Follow Follow)
                                            • LP£19.99
                                              Out of stock
                                            • CD£7.99 £7.99
                                              In stockAdd to Bag
                                            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
                                            Fela KutiExpensive ShitKnitting Factory Records
                                            'Expensive Shit' is one of Fela's most notorious albums! This killer afro-beat LP was originally release in 1975 and now gets a reissue on Brooklyn-based...
                                            • – Expensive Shit
                                            • – Water No Get Enemy
                                            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£16.99
                                                  Out of stock
                                                • CD£7.99 £7.99
                                                  In stockAdd to Bag

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                                                          • Les Maxels – Bail Ti Bouin Z’Oizo
                                                          • Lewis Meliano – Oh Claudy My Love
                                                          • Daniel Dimba – C’est La Vie
                                                          • 12"£15.99
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                                                          Omar KhorshidGiant + GuitarWewantsounds
                                                          Reissue of this Ccult classic by legendary Egyptian guitarist Omar Khorshid, first released on the label Voice Of Lebanon in 1974 and reissued here on...
                                                            • LP£26.00
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