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Musi-O-Tunya And Rikki Ililonga / Dark Sunrise
Album:Dark Sunrise Collection:World
Artist:Musi-O-Tunya And Rikki Ililonga Added:Jul 2013

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-08-11 Pull Date:2013-10-13 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Oct 6Sep 29Sep 22Sep 15Aug 18

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 14, 2023:Music Casserole
4.Oct 03, 2013:The Sunset Life
2.Feb 05, 2022:Music Casserole
The Queen Blues, Mpondolo
5.Sep 28, 2013:Jhammy
The Hole
3.Mar 07, 2015:Music Casserole
Ng'ombe Shala
6.Sep 28, 2013:Music Casserole

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2013-08-11 
Musi-O-Tunya (' the smoke that thunders' local name for Victoria Falls)
Zambian Zam Rock, fuzz guitar psychedelic rock from 1973-76 from Rikki Ililonga. Hear Hendrix, Cream, James Brown, & Traffic [Disc 1] with the band
****1: 6:20 mid tempo, funky psychedelic rock, locked percussion, great e guitar with horns, nice male vocals call & response with chorus
****2: 7:55 thumb piano intro then faster percussion, big bass & e guitar wah wah with male vocals
3: 7:52 mid to faster, brass, percussion with fuzz guitar & male voc/wails
4: 5:08 mid to faster, fuzzed out guitar, bass, drum kit, horns & minimal vocals
5: 8:19 mid tempo, fuzzed out guitar, bass, drum kit, soprano sax? min vocals
6: 5:41 mid tempo, fuzz with recording distortion?, male vocal, horns, nice e guitar last half
7: 7:00 fast pounding beat, male vocal call & response with chorus, horns
8: 3:36 mid tempo, male voc/wail
9: 2:49 mid tempo, minimal male voc/wail, big bass with e guitar
10: 3:51 fast, big bass, male voc/wail call & response, nice e guitar, strange whistles/bird calls?
***11: 3:53 mid tempo, big percussion, male voc/chant/wail call & response, strange whistles/bird calls?
12: 3:43 slow to mid, big bass, male voc/chant/wail, guitar noodling
13: 4:25 slow to mid, male voc/chant/wail

[Disc 2] Rikki Ililonga's solo work from albums "Zambia" & "Sunshine Love"
***1: 4:35 mid to faster, screaming e guitar, repeated 'Sansa Kuwa' intro then vocal
*2: 4:56 slower, twangy guitar, percussion, more folk rock style in English
***3: 3:31 slower, acoustic guitar & harmonica folk rock style in English, melancholic
**4: 4:44 mid to faster, screaming e guitar, big bass, male vocal in English
***5: 4:13 fast, screaming e guitar, big bass, male vocal in English
6: 4:56 mid tempo, INSTRUMENTAL
7: 3:53 mid tempo, folk rock, male vocal in English
8: 2:59 mid tempo, male vocal, folk rock, bass, percussion
9: 3:19 slower to mid, brass, male vocal
**10: 4:48 slow, blues, guitar & harmonica, male vocal in English
11: 4:15 slower to mid, spoken word in English first minute then vocal
12: 4:00 mid to faster, big bass, screaming e guitar, vocal in English
13: 2:36 slower, electronic effects noodling, then slow & low vocal
14: 3:44 mid tempo, electronic effects noodling, e guitar, vocal in English
15: 1:49 slow to mid, mellow guitar, male vocal
16: 3:14 mid to faster, psych rock, vocal in English
17: 4:13 mid to faster, psych rock, vocal in English, real nice e guitar
18: 3:24 mid to faster, folk rock, vocal in English

Track Listing
1.Tsegulani 16.Stop Dreaming Mr D
2.Mpondolo 17.The Hole
3.Walk & Fight 18.Hot Fingers
4.The Sun 19.Se Keel Me Queek
5.Dark Sunrise 20.The Nature Of Man
6.One Reply 21.Musamuseka
7.The Wings Of Africa 22.Zambia
8.Jekete Yamankowa Pt 1 23.The Queen Blues
9.Jekete Yamankowa Pt 2 24.Love Is The Way
10.Chalo Chawama 25.Lovely Woman
11.Ng'ombe Shala 26.Munzi Wa Kangwana
12.Mpulula 27.Working On The Wrong Thing
13.Smoke 28.Ulemu
14.Sansa Kuwa 29.Sunshine Love
15.Sheebeen Queen 30.Take It Light
 31.Angel Black