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Ghana Funk From The 70s

CD (Item 504126) Hippo (Netherlands), 1970s — Condition: New Copy
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Heavy funk from 70s Ghana – a sweet little set that's filled with rare and unusual grooves! The collection's got a strong focus on unreleased and very obscure material – and from what we can tell, none of these tracks have been reissued at all! The work here is not only funky, but it's also got some really offbeat qualities too – a bit psych-oriented at times, in the way the production comes together, or in the style of the instrumentation – a lot less crossover-oriented than some of the other grooves coming from other parts of the African scene in the 70s, although there's plenty of numbers here that would appeal to fans of American funk and soul. Titles include "Accra Makola" and "Kofi Wedzidzi" by Cutlass Dance Band, "Okuan Tsentsen Awar" and "Mber Papa" by CK Mann, "Kwaakwa" and "I Am Black" by Apagya Show Band, "Bolga Besia" by Gyedu-Blay Ambolley, "Dza Hunu Tso" by Amartey Hedzoleh, "Amponsah" by Ebo Taylor, and "Read The Bible" by Rob.  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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