Monomono The Dawn Of Awareness

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    • Monomono – plain fighting
    • Monomono – ipade aladun (yoruba)
    • Monomono – the awareness is wot you need
    • 1. plain fighting
    • 2. ipade aladun (yoruba)
    • 3. get yourself together
    • 4. the awareness is wot you need
    • 5. make them (you) realise
    • 6. tire loma da nigbehin (yoruba)
    • 7. water pass gari (parts 1 & 2 edit from 7")
    • 8. kenimania (7" version)

    Rare afro-rock from Nigerian's 'Soul brother number one'.

    Brillaint second album by Joni Haastrup’s band MonoMono from 1974. This super funky african band took on the bluesrock grooves of Santana and Hugh Masekela but with their own unique Yoruban flavour. Recommended!

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