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JOE MOKS

  • 01. Love Is Gonna Pay
    02. Being In Love Is Being Involved
    03. You Look Without Seeing
    04. Insure My Love
    05. Boys And Girls
    06. Closer Than Skin
    07. Just Like Me
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    JOE MOKS

    Boys And Girls

    (PMG)
    [engl] Calling all students of late 70s Nigerian Boogie. Class is in and you?re about to get schooled by music professor Josephine Mokwunyei, aka Joe Moks. Spotted by legendary producer, Odion Iruoje, and nurtured by his protege, Alex Tony Okoroji, Joe Moks pioneered a wonky, hi-tech style of funk that would become the sound of 80s Nigeria. Her album Boys And Girls is brash, bouncy and fun, decorated by scatty synth lines and propelled by the ?magic hand claps? of Nigerian rhythm legends Steve Black, Goddy Igidigi and Ifi Okwechime. The title track and ?You Look Without Seeing? are spaced-out party starters. ?Closer Than Skin? boasts a super slinky bass line and ?Love Is Gonna Pay? is a slice of Bony M Euro pop. And, just beneath the froth, strong intelligent lyrics demanding respect and equality. ?Being In Love Is Being Involved? was the blueprint of new kind of relationship Nigerian women were looking for. Joe Moks only made one album. She made a few appearances on Victor Uwaifo?s TV show before becoming a professor of Music and Theatre Arts at the University of Benin. But forty years on, Boys And Girls remains a lesson in fun and intelligent Nigerian boogie. - Peter Moore, www.africanrevolutions.com
    Format
    CD
    Release-Datum
    06.11.2017
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    13,50 EUR
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    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    20.10.2017
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    20,00 EUR
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    First Time Out

    (PMG)
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    MURPHY WILLIAMS

    She Is My Woman

    (PMG)
    [engl] She Is My Woman is Murphy William?s loose, funky and spontaneous call to the dance floor. It?s an infectious collection of good-time tunes that the band seem to be enjoying as much as the listener. Wi
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    AKWASSA

    La'ila

    (PMG)
    [engl] Akwassa were among the best Afro-Beat bands coming from Nigeria. They released La'ila in 1975 and were one of the early Nigerian Funk bands to get an album out. They were related to the Heads Funk
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    EJI OYEWOLE

    You & Me

    (PMG)
    [engl] A bona-fide Nigerian prince and probably the only musician to have ever played with Fela Kuti, Miles Davis and Bob Marley, Eji Oyewole combined African Highlife with western jazz to create a hybrid so
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    AMAS

    Grill

    (PMG)
    [engl] Grill by Gbubemi Amas is as smooth as the red cardigan artfully slung around his shoulders on the cover. Whether he is running through the scales on a cover version of ‘Fire and Rain’, or trying o
 
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    OSAMU KITAJIMA

    Osamu (1977)

    [engl] This is the third album by Osamu Kitajima, one of Japan's most prolific artists from the ethno rock, world music and progressive department. You can certainly not divide all the mentioned stylisti
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    KIKI GYAN

    Feeling So Good

    [engl] First time reissued on CD! This is in fact more than just a rare record and definitely more than just a vinyl share for insatiable collectors who only judge a record by it's monetary value. This i
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    GERALDO PINO

    Afro Soco Soul Live

    [engl] He was born in Sierra Leone in the 1930s. Fact is that Gerald Pine was son to a lawyer working in Nigeria, lost his mother and sister at a very young age and found relief in music. He played social cl
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    ART BLAKEY

    Orgy In Rhythm - Volume One

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    WILD HAVANA

    Wild Havana

    [engl] Obscure Dutch private pressing from 1977. Laid–back instrumental psychedelic / progressive sounds with jazz–funk–groove and abstract / experimental / Latin–indigenous touches. Stoned homemade
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    NAHID AKHTAR

    I am black beauty

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