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Lagos No Shaking

Label: Honest Jons Records
Released: 2006
Track listing: Ise Nla; Morose; Aye Le; Losun; One Tree; Ole; Kilode; Awa Na Re; Ogogoro; Moyege; Obe Du.

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Tony Allen: Lagos No Shaking

Read "Lagos No Shaking" reviewed by Chris May


More than any other member of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's early bands, drummer Tony Allen can be said to have co-invented Afrobeat. Kuti provided the funk/jazz/Yoruba folk music themes and arrangements--plus the trademark insurrectionary lyrics and, crucially in the face of vicious and ongoing state attempts to silence the band, the leadership. (The buck sure enough stopped ...


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