Fela Kuti Sorrow Tears & Blood (2014 Vinyl Reissue)

    Knitting Factory Records
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      • 1. Sorrow Tears And Blood
      • 2. Colonial Mentality

      Originally released in 1977, Fela and Afrika 70 rise to their peak with rowsing, radical stuff as espoused by 'Colonial Mentality'.

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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 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
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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...
            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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            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
            Fela KutiAfrodisiacKnitting Factory Records
            1973 Nigerian afro beat funk at it's best from the master - Fela Kuti 
            • – Alu Jon Jonki Jon
            • – Eko Ile
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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 KutiShakaraKnitting Factory Records
            1972 Fela Kuti anthem! This is afro beat at it's finest...ESSENTIAL!!!    
            • – Shakara (Oloje)
            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)
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            Fela KutiAlagbon Close Knitting Factory
            Unmissable classic afro-beat! Alagbon Close represents one of the first times anyone had directly taken on the Nigerian authorities in such a brash manner!   
            • – alagbon close
            Fela KutiEverything Scatter (2015 Reissue)Knitting Factory Records
            **DOWNLOAD CODE INCLUDED** Another killer gem from the undisputed 'King Of Afrobeat' Fela Kuti! Originally released in 1975. Expect nothing less than...
            • – Everything Scatter
            • – Who No Know Go How
            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 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...
            • – Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense
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            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 KutiFela With Ginger Baker Live!Knitting Factory Records
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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...
            • – J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop)
            Fela KutiStalemate / Fear Not For ManKnitting Factory Records
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              Fela KutiKoola Lobitos 64- 68 / The '69 LA SessionsKnitting Factory Records
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                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 KutiShakara / London SceneKnitting Factory Records
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                • – 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!
                  • – 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...
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                    Two classic afro beat albums on one bargain price CD! Recommended! Deluxe digipack, with booklet including Fela’s biography and track-by-track commentary...
                    • – Gentleman
                    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!
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                      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...
                        • – Rofororo Fight
                        Fela KutiShuffering And Shmiling/No AgreementWrasse
                        Two classic afro beat albums!
                        • – Shuffering And Shmiling

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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...
                          Fela KutiOpen & Close (50th Anniversary)Knitting Factory Records
                          Limited edition reissue on Red & Yellow Butterfly coloured vinyl
                            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)
                            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£16.99
                              In stockAdd to Bag
                            • CD£7.99 £7.99
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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...
                              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
                              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£16.99 £16.99
                                In stockAdd to Bag
                              Fela KutiGentlemanKnitting Factory Records
                              1973 Fela Kuti mastepiece - Absolutely essential!!!! 
                              • Fela Kuti – Gentleman
                              • Fela Kuti – Igbe
                              • Fela Kuti – Fe Fe Ne Eye Fe
                              Fela KutiShakaraKnitting Factory Records
                              1972 Fela Kuti anthem! This is afro beat at it's finest...ESSENTIAL!!!    
                              • – Shakara (Oloje)
                              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 £16.99
                                Out of stock
                              • CD£7.99 £7.99
                                In stockAdd to Bag
                              Fela KutiEverything Scatter (2015 Reissue)Knitting Factory Records
                              **DOWNLOAD CODE INCLUDED** Another killer gem from the undisputed 'King Of Afrobeat' Fela Kuti! Originally released in 1975. Expect nothing less than...
                              • – Everything Scatter
                              • – Who No Know Go How
                              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 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...
                              • – Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense
                              • New LP £20.99
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                              • CD£7.99 £7.99
                                In stockAdd to Bag
                              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...
                              • – Let's Start
                              Fela KutiJ.J.D. / Unnecessary BeggingKnitting Factory Records
                              "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...
                              • – 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 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 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...
                                  • – 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!
                                    • – 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 KutiConfusion / GentlemanKnitting Factory Records
                                      Two classic afro beat albums on one bargain price CD! Recommended! Deluxe digipack, with booklet including Fela’s biography and track-by-track commentary...
                                      • – Gentleman
                                      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 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...
                                          • – Rofororo Fight
                                          Fela KutiV.I.P (Vagabonds In Power) / Authority StealingKnitting Factory Records
                                          More afro beat classics from the master himself! Authority Stealing was actually inflammatory enough to initiate another round of beatings to Fela from...

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