• 1. Up Side Down
      • 2. Go Slow

      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 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...
      • – Original Sufferhead
      • – Power Show
      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 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 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
        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 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 KFR2008-1£20.99
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            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 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 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 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

              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 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...
              • – Original Sufferhead
              • – Power Show
              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 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 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
                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 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 KFR2008-1£20.99
                      In stockAdd to Bag
                    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 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 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