Thursday, June 4, 2009

Wanna Do My Thing

Well, I was going to talk about discovering African music back in the early 80s via Peter Gabriel and Talking Heads, but.....nah. Anyway, here's a couple of compilations of African music I put together. I forgot to put the info about the albums the cuts came from, but that's why there's allmusic, right? :) (Note: I know the Daktaris aren't from Africa - but I thought it was a funny little music stunt.)

Adena Ike King Sunny Ade
Megaton Vecchio
Dancing Time Funkees
Iumumba Miriam Makeba
Just A Moment George Danquah
Home Sweet Home Orlando Julius
Daktari Walk Daktaris
Okwukwe Na Nchekwube Celestine Ukwu & His Philosophers National
Gbagada Gbagada Gbogodo Gbogod Fela Kuti & Africa 70
Allah Wakbarr Ofo The Black Company
Ererimbot Ayafung Oko Rex Williams
Qhude Manikiniki / Fair Fight Umahlathini Nabo
Minuit eleki Lezi Franco

Wanna Do My Thing Matata
Afro-Disco Beat Tony Allen
When Am I Going To Reach There? Metche Dershe
Sini Lindile / We Are Waiting For You Nganeziyamfisa No Khamba Lomvaleliso
N'daya paradis Tabu Ley Rochereau
Umbaqanga Music Juluka
Kita Kita Gaspar Lawal
Weya Manu Dibango
Boulmamine Orchestra Baobab
Talking Drum Africa Messengers/Ginger Johnson
Minsato Le, Mi Dayihome Orchestra Poly
Fatoumata Bembeya Jazz National
By Your Side (Cottonbelly's Folly) Sade


Anonymous said...

Very interesting and exotic record. Thanks truly. Mil gracias.

Ishkabibliophile said...

@anonymous - You're welcome and I hope you like both discs.