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Old African Music

Tunde Nightingale & His Highlife Boys – Omo Lafiaji / Araba

Earnest Olatunde Thomas, known as Tunde Nightingale or The Western Nightingale, was a Nigerian singer and guitarist, best known for his unique jùjú music style, following in the tradition of Tunde King… As well as legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Ransome Kuti’s first recordings of highlife and calypso, recorded in London in 1959…

Cool Cats Invasion

This is a classic collection (102 tracks) of Highlife, Palm-wine music & Juju from Nigeria & Ghana, from the 50’s & 60’s….

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Old African Music

K. Frimpong backed by Vis​-​A​-​Vis

A classic and essential HiLife & AfroFunk album from one of the greatest Ghanaian singer and composer, reissued for the First time !
The legendary K. Fimpong’s fantastic rare album was recorded in 1978 at Ghana Films Studio in Accra .

Via Bandcamp.

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Old African Music

70s Highlife Music of Ghana and Nigeria

Classic music in a documentary lacking all the songs/performers’ names.