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Ghana Special

Featured track from the Ghana Special: Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968-1981 album.

“Akoko Ba” by Gyedu-Blay Ambolley & His Creations

Ghana Special represents nearly ten years of on-going research in and around the cities of Accra, Tema, Cape Coast, Takoradi and Kumasi, knocking on musician’s doors and visiting ex-distributors, DJs, collectors, manufacturers and shop owners who helped piece the story together.
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Ghana Special – Tracklist

  1. Kai Wawa – The Mercury Dance Band – 3:00
  2. Owuo Adaadaa Me – T. O. Jazz – 2:51
  3. Din Ya Sugri – Christy Azuma and Uppers International – 7:02
  4. Aaya Lolo – The Barbecues – 3:48
  5. Ohiani Sua Efir – Asaase Ase – 4:02
  6. Bofoo Beye Abowa Den – St. Peter and The Holy Men – 3:14
  7. Nye Asem Hwe – City Boys Band – 4:51
  8. Edinya Benya – Hedzoleh Soundz – 3:17
  9. Hwehwe Mu Yi Mpena – The Cutlass Dance Band – 3:17
  10. Sei Nazo – Dr. K. Gyasi and His Noble Kings – 3:02
  11. I Go Die for You – Kyeremateng – 5:22
  12. Obi Agye Me Dofo – Vis a Vis – 9:50
  13. Twer Nyame (Excerpt) – Ebo Taylor – 5:21
  14. Mi Sumoo Bo Donn – The Big Beats – 3:39
  15. Odo Mmera – Pa Steeles African Brothers – 3:01
  16. You Monopolise Me – The Ogyatanaa Show Band – 3:14
  17. Wompe Masem – The African Brothers International Band – 4:19
  18. Akoko Ba – Gyedu-Blay Ambolley and His Creations – 5:26
  19. Akampanye – The Sweet Talks – 4:27
  20. Enuanom Adofo – Houghas Sorowonko – 3:09
  21. Bukom – Oscar Sulleys Nzele Soundz – 3:28
  22. You Can Go – Bokoor Band – 3:21
  23. Kyenkyen Bi Adi M’awu – K. Frimpong and His Cubanos Fiestas 6:57
  24. Dr. Solutso – Basa Basa Soundz Feat. Fela Kuti – 3:22
  25. Tamale – Pagadeja – 3:11
  26. Omusus Da Fe Mmusu – Hedzolleh Soundz – 4:58
  27. Yahia Mu – The Uhuru Dance Band – 4:10
  28. Noble Kings (Yako Aba) – Dr. K. Gyasi and His Noble Kings – 5:46
  29. Bindiga – The Wellis Band – 3:24
  30. Boombaya – Boombaya – 3:39
  31. Owuo – Sawaaba Soundz – 4:20
  32. Them Go Talk of You – The Cutlass Dance Band – 3:30
  33. Sisi Mbon – Honny and The Bees Band – 6:47
Ghana Special