Calabar-Itu Road: Groovy Sounds From South Eastern Nigeria (1972-1982)Various

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  • 1. Isadico Dance Band Of Nigeria – Mbre Isong (Intro)
  • 2. The Cross River Nationale – Cross River Nationale
  • 3. The Visitors – The Visitors
  • 4. Mansion – Akam Itoro Abasi
  • 5. Monica Isaac – Akananwan Isong Idung
  • 6. Emmanuel Ntia & His Eastern Star Dance Band – Toope Eyon Odo
  • 7. The Sea Lions – Akwa Idim
  • 8. Charles Duke – Suk Usan Idang (Cross River Radio Interlude)
  • 9. Isadico Dance Band Of Nigeria – Eti Eyeneka
  • 10. The Doves – Akan Anwan Isong Idung
  • 11. Mary Afi Usuah & The South Eastern State Cultural Centre Band – Mma Ama Mbo
  • 12. Sunny Risky & The Vitamin Explosion – Atak Mfat Eyen
  • 13. Chief Inyang Henshaw & His Top Ten Aces – Eseme Ikpong
  • 14. Etubom Rex Williams & His Nigerian Artistes – Ererimbot Afayung Oko
  • 15. Bustic Kingsley Bassey's Anansa Engineers – Journey To Luna

Comb & Razor Sound presents15 heavy tracks recorded in the decade between 1972 and 1982, spotlighting rare music from “Calabar” superstars such as Etubom Rex Williams, Cross River Nationale, Charles “Effi” Duke, The Doves and Mary Afi Usuah. The package features a magazine-style booklet containing a wealth of information about the milieu with rare photographs and illustrations. The Calabar-Itu Road is the major artery linking modern-day Cross River and Akwa Ibom States. And Calabar-Itu Road: Groovy Sounds from South Eastern Nigeria (1972-1982) will link the region’s music to the rest of the world!  

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