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By E.T. Mensah
Track listing: All For You; Nkebo Baaya; Wiadazi; Munsuro; Nkatie; Odofo; Agriculture; Sunday Mirror; Inflation Calypso; John B Calypso; St Peter's Calypso; Donkey Calypso; Tea Samba; Fom Fom; Asembom Tie M'Ansem; Essie Nana; Don't Mind Your wide; Adainkua Highlife; Bus Conductor; Afi Fro Fro.
by AAJ Staff
Though he hailed from Ghana, E.T. Mensah was a musical ambassador for the world. During the '40s, swing had made its way across the Atlantic and planted itself in the popular dance culture of West Africa. For musicians trained in the European (imperial) tradition of marching bands, early jazz bore obvious appeal--and big bands rose to ...