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Various Artists / Nigeria Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6
Album:Nigeria Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6 Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:09/2008
Label:Soundway Records 

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Add Date:2008-10-19 Pull Date:2008-12-21 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:21 Dec14 Dec7 Dec30 Nov23 Nov16 Nov9 Nov2 Nov
Airplays:76636344

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Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2008-10-19 
Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-76
Can not go wrong with any track
CD #1
***1: 4:07 mid tempo, smooth groove, throaty male vocal, male chorus.
2: 6:11 mid tempo, great guitar picking, very cool male vocal/wail
****3: 5:17 GREAT chang-a-lang funk guitar groove, cool male vocals/chorus, wailing sax.
***4: 7:31 mid tempo, keyboard percussion locked groove, male vocal/wail
5: 3:43 faster percussion groove, fast male vocal, the percussion is GREAT
6: 2:56 mid tempo, male vocal, clave sticks, wailing sax, e guitar
****7: 3:31 fast percussion and fantastic e guitar, male vocal/chant, Great groove, ramps up faster at end
8: 3:22 slower, guitar, male vocal, big bass
***9: 6:07 mid tempo, lots of percussion, male vocal/chant groove., e guitar
10: 4:10 slower, male vocal/wail with male chorus, vibraphone???, nice chill, mellow sax
11: 6:50 mid tempo, male vocal, nice guitar & percussion, keyboard groove, nice bass towards the end.
12: 2:59 slow & low intro. nice vocal in English, slow to mid, cool percussion & e guitar
****13: 5:23 mid tempo Instrumental, funky groove with percussion, wailing sax & e guitar, Hammond B3 jam

CD#2
1: 5:13 mid tempo,keyboard, guitar, percussion male vocal
***2: 3:09 fast male vocal and percussion, keyboard/e guitar groove
****3: 6:15 fast percussion, e guitar groove, male vocal/chorus fast call &
response
**4: 4:36 mid tempo male vocal with horns, percussion & e guitar, cool
groove
5: 3:04 mid tempo male vocal and percussion/e guitar/muted trumpet groove
6: 3:40 mid tempo male vocal and percussion/e guitar groove
**7: 4:57 mid tempo male vocal and percussion/e guitar groove, trumpet
****8: 3:03 funky wah wah e guitar/percussion/big bass jam
****9: 4:38 Great fast percussion/e guitar/brass groove, male vocal in
English
10: 3:30 BIG Bass, slow male vocal, keyboard & e guitar noodling
****11: 4:56 mid to fast, chang-a-lang funk guitar, male vocal/wail
percussion, very cool groove
***12: 4:31 mid tempo mellow percussion, bass, e guitar groove, male vocal/
wail, nice locked groove towards the end.
13: 2:30 mid to fast mellow groove, male vocal.
D  Farrell   10/2008


Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Anambra Beats, TheAyamma
2.Ukwu, Celestine & His Philosophers NationalOkwuke Na Nchekwube
3.Ezekiel, The Don Issac CombinationAmalinja
4.Funkees, TheAkulu Owu Onyeara
5.Ojo, Dele & His Star Brothers BandOja Omoba
6.Harbours Band, TheKoma Mosi
7.Semi Colon, TheNekwaha Semi Colon
8.Uwaifo, Sir Victor & His Melody MastersOsalobua Rekpama
9.St. Augustine & His Rovers Dance BandOnwu Ama Dike
10.Sahara All Stars Of Jos, TheFeso Jaiye
11.Mono MonoEma Kowa Iasa Ile Wa
12.Oyelana, Tunjiy & The BendersTo Whom It May Concern
13.Benson, Tony SextetUgali
14.Nigerian Police Force Band, TheAsiko Mi Ni
15.Ezike, Godwin & The AmbassadorsTorri Wowo
16.OpotopoBelema
17.Satch, Dan & His Atomic 8 Dance Band Of AbaAlabeka
18.Cooper, Popular & His All Beats BandArraino
19.Elaiho, Collins Oke & His Odoligie Nobles Dance BandSimini-Yaya
20.Johnson, Bola & His Easy Life Top BeatsBuroda Mase
21.Hykkers, TheI Want A Break Thru'
22.Akaeze, George & His Augmented HitsBusiness Before Pleasure
23.Abraham, Shadow With His Mono Mono FriendsOmo Yen Wu Mi
24.Fadaka, Leo & The HeroesBlak Sound
25.Joseph, Osaymore & The Creative 7Eguae Oba
26.Williams, Etubom Rex & His Nigerian ArtistesAkpaison