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Old African Music

RIP Nana Kwame Ampadu

Renowned Ghanaian highlife musician, Nana Ampadu, died on September 28, 2021. In this interview from 2007, historian Jennifer Hart talks with him about the music that made him famous.

God was everywhere in the street
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Old African Music

Gnonnas Pedro & His Dadjes Band – Feso Jaiye

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Old African Music

Sonar Senghor & His Rhythms

This album “African Tribal Songs And Dances”, recorded and distributed in the 1950s, is probably one of the first recordings to expose the traditional music of Western Africa.