Orlando Julius – The Story of “Going Back To My Roots”

Interview recorded in 2014.

Nigerian Afro soul pioneer Orlando Julius tells the story of the complex birth of Lamont Dozier’s classic ‘Going Back To My Roots’, tracing its origins to Orlando’s composition ‘Ashiko’, touring with Hugh Masekela, working with producer Stewart Levine in L.A. and hearing Odyssey’s disco cover of the tune for the first time in 2001.