Various Artists

Africa Boogaloo: Latinization Of West Africa (Gat) (HJRLP041)

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Africa Boogaloo: Latinization Of West Africa (Gat)

Various Artists

Honest Jons


LPS 166370




LP 24,78 €


Rocking the party and ramming the dancefloor is the first priority of this review of Latin styles in classic West African dance music, as it emerged with 1950s anti-colonialism, and ran on gloriously into the 70s. Drawn from exceedingly rare records, mixing the celebrated and unknown, this is the sequel to The World Is Shaking, and the companion of Marvellous Boy.


  • SIDE A
  • A1. Orchestre OK Jazz – A Moins Que Namikosa
  • A2. Gnonnas Pedro - Adigbedoto
  • A3. Le Grand Kalle, Manu Dibango, Don Gonzalo - Africa Boogaloo
  • SIDE B
  • B1. Orchestre Yaya Mas – Rampa Rampa
  • B2. Charles Lembe - Quiero Wapacha
  • B3. Orchestre OK Jazz - Ven Y Ven Y Ven
  • B4. Rio Band - Vamos A Bailar
  • SIDE C
  • C1. Laba Sosseh - Guantanamo
  • C2. Orchestre Baobab - On Verra Ca
  • C3. Orchestre N'Guewel - Mi Guajeo
  • SIDE D
  • D1. Amara Toure - N'Niyo
  • D2. Orchestre OK Jazz - Micorrason
  • D3. Pierre Tehana & Orchestre Poly Rythmo - Il N'Est Jamais Trop Tard