The Rough Guide to African Disco (2-CD)

by Various Artists
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Format: CD  (2 Discs)
Item:  WMN 1296

CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: April 30, 2013
  • Label: World Music Network

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.A Brand New Wayo - The Mixed Grill
  • 2.Yesu San Bra - Pat Thomas
  • 3.Come On Home - The Lijadu Sisters
  • 4.Kazet - Mahlathini & the Mahotella Queens
  • 5.Kwedini - Yvonne Chaka Chaka
  • 6.Ohue - Simbad / Frankie Francis / Victor Uwaifo
  • 7.Be Africa - Bibi Tanga & the Selenites
  • 8.Yekey Tenge - Manu Dibango
  • 9.Dance the Body Music - Osibisa
  • 10.Tsa-Oo - Mango Groove
  • 11.Oh Yeh Soweto - Teaspoon & the Waves
  • 12.Love is a Natural Thing - Tony Allen & the Afro Messengers
  • 13.Toitoi - Marumo

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.In the Midnight Hour [Medley I] - Vincent Nguini And Maloko
  • 2.Stand By Me - Vincent Nguini And Maloko
  • 3.Wonderful World - Vincent Nguini And Maloko
  • 4.Words of Love - Vincent Nguini And Maloko
  • 5.In the Midnight Hour [Medley II] - Vincent Nguini And Maloko
  • 6.Direct Me - Vincent Nguini And Maloko
  • 7.Soul Man - Vincent Nguini And Maloko
  • 8.Cold Sweat - Vincent Nguini And Maloko

Product Description:

Two CD collection. As the 1970s dawned, the all-glittering, all-dancing sounds of disco were reverberating right around the globe. Creative scenesters put their own spin on the disco sound, mashing together the rhythmic pulse of funk, soul and Latin with African grooves; soukous, Afrobeat, township jive and more. Dig the far out sounds of Osibisa, Tony Allen, Mango Groove and Yvonne Chaka Chaka. Bonus CD: Vincent Nguini And Maloko, Soul On Fire. Hear the works of Wilson Pickett, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and James Brown as they have never sounded before! This vintage release sees Cameroonian guitarist Vincent Nguini arranging eight classic tracks in soukous style. The retro sound is complete with heavy, brassy horns. Players include Congolese guitarist Syran Mbenza and saxophonist Fredo Ndoumbe-Ngando.

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  • UPC: 605633129625
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15/lbs (approx)
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