Ghana Special Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968-81

Soundway
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  • 1. The Mercury Dance Band – Kai Wawa
  • 2. T. O. Jazz – Owuo Adaadaa me
  • 3. Christy Azuma & Uppers International – Din Ya Sugri
  • 4. The Barbecues – Aaya Lolo
  • 5. Asaase Ase – Ohiani Sua Efir
  • 6. St. Peter & the Holymen – Bofoo Beye Abowa Den
  • 7. City Boys Band – Nya Asem Hwe
  • 8. Hedzoleh Soundz – Edinya Benya
  • 9. The Cutlass Dance Band – HweHwe Mu Yi Mpena
  • 10. Dr. K. Gyasi & His Noble Kings – Sei Nazo
  • 11. Kyeremateng Atwede & The Kyeremateng Stars – I Go Die For You
  • 12. Vis a Vis – Obi Agye Me Dofo
  • 13. Ebo Taylor – Twer Nyame (excerpt)
  • 14. The Big Beats – Mi Nsumoo Bo Donn
  • 15. Pa Steele's African Brothers – Odo Mmera
  • 16. The Ogyatanaa Show Band – You Monopolise Me
  • 17. The African Brothers International Band – Wompe Masem
  • 18. Gyedu-Blay Ambolley & His Creations – Akoko Ba
  • 19. The Sweet Talks – Akampanye
  • 20. Houghas Sorowonko – Enuanom Adofo
  • 21. Oscar Sulley's Nzele Soundz – Bukom
  • 22. Bokoor Band – You Can Go
  • 23. K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas – Kyenkyen Bi Adi M'Awu
  • 24. Basa Basa Soundz feat. Fela Kuti – Dr. Solutsu
  • 25. Pagadeja – Tamale
  • 26. Hedzoleh Soundz – Omusus Da Fe M'Musu
  • 27. The Uhuru Dance Band – Yahyia Mu
  • 28. Dr. K. Gyasi & His Noble Kings – Noble Kings (Yako Aba)
  • 29. The Wellis Band – Bindiga
  • 30. Boombaya – Boombaya
  • 31. Sawaaba Soundz – Owuo
  • 32. The Cutlass Dance Band – Them Go Talk Of You
  • 33. Honny & the Bees Band – Sisi Mbon

The ever excellent Soundway Records follow up on their popular 'Nigeria Special' and 'Ghana Soundz' volumes with a double cd of 33 original, obscure cuts of 70's Ghanaian highlife, rock and soul! Packaged quite beautifully as a 44 page hardback booklet with extensive notes and photos, some serious crate diggin in warehouses, shops and private collections occured to bring you these gems that have never been re-issued before!

Needless to say, this is highly recommended!!

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