Monday, November 14, 2011

VA - Afro-Rock Vol. 1: A Collection Of Rare And Unreleased Afro-Beat Quarried From Across The Continent (2010)

Artist: VA
Title Of Album: Afro-Rock Vol. 1: A Collection Of Rare And Unreleased Afro-Beat Quarried From Across The Continent
Year Of Release: 2010
Label: Kona Records
Genre: Afro-Cuban, Afro Beat, Soul, Funk
Quality: mp3
Total Length: 01:08:47
Bitrate: 320kbps
Total Size: 158 Mb


01 Jingo - Fever (6:43)
02 Geraldo Pino & The Heartbeats - Heavy Heavy Heavy (6:33)
03 Steele Beauttah - Africa (3:50)
04 Mercury Dance Band - Envy No Good (4:52)
05 Dackin Dackino - Yuda (12:07)
06 K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas - Kyenkyen Bi Adi M'awu (6:55)
07 Orchestra Lissanga - Okuzua (8:48)
08 Super Mambo 69 - Sweeper Soul (2:44)
09 Fathili & The Yahoos - Mabala (4:09)
10 Bokoor Band - Onukpa Swapo (3:16)
11 Nkansah And Yaanom - Pem Dwe (4:45)
12 Jingo - Keep On Holding On (Part 1) (4:04)

- Clique Aqui:

'Afro Rock Volume 1' is one of the most important compilations of heavy original '70s Afro funk and soul to be released in recent years. Originally surfacing on Duncan Brooker’s indie Kona label in early 2001, the album single-handedly kick-started the thirst among jazz, funk and soul fans and ‘diggers’ to rediscover lost music from Africa made during the ‘60s and ‘70s from a time when many countries were gaining independence and celebrating a Pan-African identity within their music. The album was one of the first to reach a far different audience to the traditional ‘world music’ market and spawned many further projects and labels in its wake. A year later, the ‘Nigeria 70’ compilation surfaced on Strut and labels like Soundway and Analog Africa would continue to unearth amazing lost gems from the Motherland.
The album is testament to the determined work of Brooker following several research trips, especially to East Africa – Kenya and Zaire. It brought to light East Africa’s finest funk band, Air Fiesta Matata, led by the recently deceased Steele Beautttah, ‘The Nigerian James Brown’ Geraldo Pino from Port Harcourt in Nigeria, and the storming Afro jam ‘Yuda’ by Dackin Dackino, a previously unreleased gem from Zaire discovered on a discarded reel. The album has remained influential since its release with tracks appearing on other Afro compilations and on TV and film – Jingo’s ‘Fever’ featured in Kevin McDonald’s 2006 hit film, ‘Last King Of Scotland’.
Out of print since 2002, the album is being reissued on Strut in its original form with an extra bonus track, a dynamite unreleased psychedelic cut by Kenya’s Ishmael Jingo. Three further bonus cuts, previously only available on a Japanese version of the compilation, ‘Deep Funk Africa’, will be available digitally. The CD package features the original sleeve notes by Duncan Brooker along with new additional notes providing further background to the album and tracks.


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