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Various Artists / Life Stories: Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1973-1980
Album:Life Stories: Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1973-1980 Collection:World
Artist:Various Artists Added:08/2011
Label:Strut 

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Add Date:2011-12-18 Pull Date:2012-02-19 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:12 Feb5 Feb29 Jan22 Jan8 Jan1 Jan25 Dec
Airplays:3121111

 Recent Airplay
1.Feb 11, 2012:At the Cafe Bohemian
Heaven
4.Jan 30, 2012:Afro Beats
Ene Nyame 'a' Mensuro, Heaven, Heaven
2.Feb 11, 2012:New World Disorder
Atwer Abroba
5.Jan 28, 2012:At the Cafe Bohemian
Heaven
3.Feb 06, 2012:Afro Beats
Tamfo Nyi Ekyir
6.Jan 28, 2012:New World Disorder
Victory

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2011-12-18 
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 .
[Disc 1]
****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

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Taylor, EboHeaven
2.Taylor, EboAtwer Abroba
3.Taylor, Ebo & Uhuru-YenzuVictory
4.Ase, AsaaseOhiani Sua Efir
5.Apagya Showband, TheKwaku Ananse
6.Taylor, EboPeace On Earth
7.Taylor, EboAba Yaa
8.Thomas, Pat & Ebo TaylorEne Nyame 'a' Mensuro
9.Apagya Showband, TheTamfo Nyi Ekyir
10.Taylor, Ebo & Uhuru-YenzuLove And Death
11.Taylor, EboOhye Atar Gyan
12.Super Sounds NambaYes Indeed
13.Apagya Showband, TheMumude
14.Taylor, Ebo & Uhuru-YenzuWhat Is Life?
15.Ck Mann Big BandEtui
16.Taylor, Ebo & The PelikansEgya Edu