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Afrobeat: An Alternative Top Ten

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It would be hard if not impossible to compile an Afrobeat Top Ten which was not wholly made up of Fela Anikulapo Kuti albums. Such was Kuti's centrality in the creation and development of Afrobeat, such was the productivity of his recording career--his catalogue totals more than fifty albums, not counting reissues and compilations--and such was ...

Cedric Im Brooks & The Light Of Saba

Label: Honest Jons Records
Released: 2005
Track listing: Lambs Bread Collie; Sabasi; Free Up Black Man; Outcry; Salt Lane Rock; Sabebe; Nobody's Business; Rasta Lead On Version; Sabayindah; Rebirth; Satta Massa Gana; Africa; Sound; Sly Mongoose; Words Of Wisdon; Jah Light It Right; Ethiopian Tikdem; Song For My Father; Collie Version.

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Cedric Im Brooks & The Light Of Saba: Cedric Im Brooks & The Light Of Saba

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Another treasure trove of near-lost, jazz-infused, Caribbean-based masterpieces from the label which is bringing us the London Is The Place For Me series. This time the focus is Jamaica during the '70s and the sublime blackism melange that was Cedric Im Brooks' Light Of Saba band. Ska, hard bop, mento, Afrobeat, highlife, dub, roots reggae, and ...

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Cedric Im Brooks & The Light of Saba

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Cedric Im Brooks & The Light of Saba Cedric Im Brooks & The Light of Saba Honest Jons Records 2003 Horns have almost always been delegated a background role in Jamaican music, and even as such not a particularly interesting one anyway. Guitars and keyboards have historically been far more ...


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