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AfroBeat AfroJazz

Manu Dibango – Waka Juju

Ode to Juju Music on this 6-track album from 1982.

Mixing afrobeat, highlife and jazz funk influences across 6 tracks, Dibango incorporated electronic elements into his sound, with synths played by legend Wally Badarou.

Tracklist:

1. Waka Juju
2. Douala Serenade
3. Africa Boogie
4. Mouna Pola
5. Ma Marie
6. Manga-bolo

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African Music Forum

King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Maajo (live)

Live in Japan in 1984

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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….