|Various Artists / Life Stories: Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1973-1980|
|Album:||Life Stories: Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1973-1980||Collection:||World|
|Add Date:||2011-12-18||Pull Date:||2012-02-19||Charts:||Reggae/World|
|Week Ending:||12 Feb||5 Feb||29 Jan||22 Jan||8 Jan||1 Jan||25 Dec|
|1.||Feb 11, 2012:||At the Cafe Bohemian |
|4.||Jan 30, 2012:||Afro Beats |
Ene Nyame 'a' Mensuro, Heaven, Heaven
|2.||Feb 11, 2012:||New World Disorder |
|5.||Jan 28, 2012:||At the Cafe Bohemian |
|3.||Feb 06, 2012:||Afro Beats |
Tamfo Nyi Ekyir
|6.||Jan 28, 2012:||New World Disorder |
Afro beat/Funk/Highlife/Afro Jazz, the music is from Ebo Taylor, singer, composer, guitarist, producer & bandleader from Ghana either solo, as a bandleader, a member of a band or producer . |
****1: 6:04 mid to faster great Afro funk trance groove, percussion, e guitar, brass & minimal
male vocals. " Heaven" sampled by Usher on "She Don't Know"
2: 8:14 horn charged trance groove, great e guitar
****3: 4:21 horn charged trance groove, great e guitar/bass riff. Female chorus
4: 4:03 recorded live, faster locked percussion, male voc/wail, e guitar
****5: 3:12 faster percussion keyboard, horn groove
6: 7:46 more of a cool Jazz number, Grant Green guitar sound with Afro beat percussion, brass & chorus
****7: 15:00 Afro funk/Afro Jazz/Latin locked trance groove
8: 6:17 Afro funk/Afro Jazz/Latin locked trance groove, nice call & response with chorus.
[Disc 2] All tracks are great
1: 3:57 nice fast groove, organ, e guitar, percussion & bass groove.
2: 8:20 faster horn charged groove with female chorus.
3: 6:07 nice sax, locked running groove
4: 4:56 big drum/percussion locked groove
5: 3:04 fast vocal call with fem chorus response, keyboard/organ e guitar groove
6: 4:38 flute, fem chorus with cool e guitar riff
7: 6:29 big horns/keyboard/percussion groove
8: 6:52 horn/big bass/wah wah guitar groove, male voc
D Farrell 12/2011