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    Fela Kuti Stalemate / Fear Not For Man

    Knitting Factory Records
      • 1. Stalemate
      • 2. Don't Worry About My Mouth O
      • 3. Fear Not For Man
      • 4. Palm Wine Sound

      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 explains his preference for traditional African ways.

      Other Releases by Fela Kuti

      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...
      • – Ikoyi Blindness
      • – Gba Mi Leti Ki N'Dolowo (Slap Me Make I Get Money)
      Fela KutiO.D.O.O. (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake)Knitting Factory Records
      ‘Overtake Don Overtake Overtake’ was the penultimate album of newly recorded studio material released by Fela before he passed in 1997.Like its immediate...
        Fela KutiExcuse OKnitting Factory Records
        ‘Excuse O’ is about natural human reactions to situations we confront in our daily endeavours. If you walk into a bar, ask and pay for a drink and...
        • – Excuse-O
        • – Mr Grammarticalogy - lisationalism Is The Boss
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2014-3£20.99
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        Fela KutiKalakuta ShowKnitting Factory Records
        The ‘Kalakuta Show’ album was Fela Kuti’s undaunted manner of extracting revenge on the military regime that attacked and brutalized him in 1974....
        • – Kalakuta Show
        • – Don't Make Garan Garan
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2020-3£20.99
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        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
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2019-3£20.99
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        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
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2012-3£20.99
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        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) KFR2009-8£23.00
            Limited smoke coloured vinyl edition
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          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
          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 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...
            • LP + Download Code KFR2026-1£20.99
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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...
            • – 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 KutiI.T.T.Knitting Factory Records
              'International Thief Thief' classic Fela from 1979
                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)
                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
                • LP + Download Code KFR2021-1£20.99
                  In stockAdd to Bag
                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
                • LP + Download Code KFR2015-1£20.99
                  In stockAdd to Bag
                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 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
                  '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 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

                    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...
                    • – Ikoyi Blindness
                    • – Gba Mi Leti Ki N'Dolowo (Slap Me Make I Get Money)
                    Fela KutiO.D.O.O. (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake)Knitting Factory Records
                    ‘Overtake Don Overtake Overtake’ was the penultimate album of newly recorded studio material released by Fela before he passed in 1997.Like its immediate...
                      Fela KutiExcuse OKnitting Factory Records
                      ‘Excuse O’ is about natural human reactions to situations we confront in our daily endeavours. If you walk into a bar, ask and pay for a drink and...
                      • – Excuse-O
                      • – Mr Grammarticalogy - lisationalism Is The Boss
                      • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2014-3£20.99
                        In stockAdd to Bag
                      Fela KutiKalakuta ShowKnitting Factory Records
                      The ‘Kalakuta Show’ album was Fela Kuti’s undaunted manner of extracting revenge on the military regime that attacked and brutalized him in 1974....
                      • – Kalakuta Show
                      • – Don't Make Garan Garan
                      • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2020-3£20.99
                        In stockAdd to Bag
                      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
                      • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2019-3£20.99
                        In stockAdd to Bag
                      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
                      • New LP (Coloured Vinyl) KFR2012-3£20.99
                        In stockAdd to Bag
                      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) KFR2009-8£23.00
                          Limited smoke coloured vinyl edition
                          In stockAdd to Bag
                        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
                        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 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...
                          • LP + Download Code KFR2026-1£20.99
                            In stockAdd to Bag
                          Fela Kuti & Roy AyersMusic Of Many ColoursKnitting Factory Records
                          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...
                          • – 2000 Blacks Got To Be Free
                          • – Africa-Center Of The World
                          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 KutiI.T.T.Knitting Factory Records
                            'International Thief Thief' classic Fela from 1979
                              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)
                              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
                              • LP + Download Code KFR2021-1£20.99
                                In stockAdd to Bag
                              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
                              • LP + Download Code KFR2015-1£20.99
                                In stockAdd to Bag
                              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 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 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

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