Kenya Special Selected East African Recordings From The 1970's & 80's

Soundway
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  • 1. The Loi Toki Tok – Ware Wa
  • 2. The Rift Valley Brothers – Mu Africa
  • 3. Slim Ali & The Famous Hodi Boys – Watoto Nyara
  • 4. The Mombasa Vikings – Mama Matotoya
  • 5. The Lulus Band – Ngwendeire Guita
  • 6. Mbiri Young Stars – Ndiri Ndanogio Niwe
  • 7. Gatanga Boys Band – Wendo Ti Mbia
  • 8. Orchestre Veve Star – Nitarudia
  • 9. Hafusa Abasi & Slim Ali with The Kikulacho Yahoos Band – Sina Raha
  • 10. Do Band – HO Ochiri
  • 11. New Gatanga – Thoni Na Caki
  • 12. The Lulus Band – Nana
  • 13. Nashil Pichen & The Eagles Lupopo – Ng'ong'a Wa Mwanjalo
  • 14. Orchestre Baba National – Sweet Sweet Mbombo
  • 15. Afro ' – Cha-Umheja
  • 16. Peter Tsotsi Juma & The Eagles Lupopo – Kajo Golo Weka
  • 17. The Lulus Band – Mutumia Muriu
  • 18. Sophia Ben & The Eagles Lupopo – See Serere
  • 19. The Loi Toki Tok – Leta Ngoma
  • 20. Orchestre Super Volcano – Mngeni Mali Yare Yore
  • 21. The Rift Valley Brothers – Tiga Kurira
  • 22. Kalambya Boys – Kivelenge
  • 23. Huruma Boys Band – Teresia
  • 24. Gatanga Boys Band – Keep Change Kairitu
  • 25. The Famous Nyahururu Boys – Mwendwa
  • 26. The Eagles Lupopo – Pelekani
  • 27. Ndalani Brothers – Nzaumi
  • 28. Afro – Afrousa (Move On)
  • 29. Nairobi Matata Jazz – Tamba Tamba
  • 30. Kiratu & His Group – Yanagiria Kayo
  • 31. Afro – Week End
  • 32. The Mombasa Vikings – Kibe Kibe

Soundway return with another instalment in their acclaimed african "special" series - this time focussing on 70's and 80's Kenya!

Having delved deep into Ghana and Nigeria, Soundway turn their attention to the overlooked east african recordingds. From Kikuyu language ‘liquid soul’, Luo benga and Swahili afrobeat to genre-bending Congolese and Tanzanian tracks recorded in Nairobi. Packaged in a hard-back cover, with detailed liner notes and photos. Recommended!

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