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Ghana Special – Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968 to 1981

CD (Item 495769) Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s — Condition: New Copy
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A compilation of Ghana music like we've never seen before – and straight up beautifully put together by Soundway – 70s sounds that fused regional traditions with boundary free soul, rhythm & blues, and rock! Ghana in the 1970s was in a transition from a more prosperous, and less militarily tenuous culture, and the music at the time is really wonderful. This collection of obscure album tracks and singles from the time feature many smaller combo groups, rather than large scale dance bands, with highlife jazz & soul, guitar and percussion based Afrobeat, and Ghana traditions fused with international styles wonderfully. The 2CD set is bound like a book, filled with excellent notes and photos, excellent even by Soundway's high standard. Fantastic stuff that sits proudly up there with the great Nigeria Special sister series from Soundway! 33 tracks on 2CDs: "Kai Wawa" by The Mercury Dance Band, "Din Ya Sugri" by Cristy Azuma & Upper International, "Nya Asem Hwe" by City Boys Band, "Edinya Benya" by Hedzoleh Soundz, "Odo Mmera" by Pa Steele's African Brothers, "Wompe Massem" by African Brothers International Band, "Akampanye" by The Sweet Talks, "You Can Go" by Bokoor Band, "Owuo" by Sawaaba Soundz, "Sisi Mbon" by Honny & The Bees Band and more.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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