Fela Kuti Live with Ginger Baker (50th Anniversary Expanded Reissue)

    Knitting Factory
    • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£22.00
      Limited red vinyl edition with etched d-side
      Expected 19 NovPreorder
    • Fela Kuti – Let’s Start
    • Fela Kuti – Black Man's Cry
    • Fela Kuti – Ye Ye De Smell
    • Fela Kuti – Egbe Mi O (Carry Me I Want To Die)
    • Fela Kuti – Ginger Baker and Tony Allen Drum Solo, Pt. 2 (Live at Berlin Jazz Festival, 1978)
    • 1. Let’s Start
    • 2. Black Man's Cry
    • 3. Ye Ye De Smell
    • 4. Egbe Mi O (Carry Me I Want To Die)
    • 5. Ginger Baker and Tony Allen Drum Solo, Pt. 1 (Live at Berlin Jazz Festival, 1978)
    • 6. Ginger Baker and Tony Allen Drum Solo, Pt. 2 (Live at Berlin Jazz Festival, 1978)

    **New release date - 19th November**

    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 ex-Cream drummer Ginger Baker, is no exception.

    This Anniversary edition features a newly unearthed second drum solo from Tony Allen and Ginger Baker, taken from Afrika 70’s performance at the 1978 Berlin Jazz Festival. Part I has never appeared on vinyl and this second part has never been heard - until now.

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    Fela KutiArmy ArrangementKnitting Factory Records
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        Fela KutiHe Miss Road (2014 Vinyl Reissue)Knitting Factory Records
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