Nigerian Guitar Roots - Juju, Guitar Band Highlife 1936-1968 (x2 CDs + Book in Box with Extensive English Liner Notes)

Nigerian Guitar Roots - Juju, Guitar Band Highlife 1936-1968 (x2 CDs + Book in Box with Extensive English Liner Notes)
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Product Description

Third and final installment in the 'Palm Wine Trilogy', that started off with 2017's Palmwine Music of Ghana, from Palmwine Music to Guitar Band Highlife and 2019's Early Congo Music 1946-62, First Rumba to the Real Rumba. In similar vain, this is an electrifying 2 CD compilation, from original records collected by Yoshiki Fukasawa. Comes with a 168 page book, fully translated into English with colour photos. 51 tracks, of the two major trends in Nigerian guitar music, with CD1 of Yoruba Juju and CD2 of Igbo Guitar Band Highlife, tracing the music's establishment and evolution through these rare sound sources. The 2 CDs and book come packaged in a CD sized box.


Disc 1 Juju
1. Jolly Orchestra – Johnson Ologbe
2. Nigerian Jolly Boys Orchestra – V.A. Allen
3. Irewolede Denge – Oba Gbelegbuwa II
4. Irewolede Denge – Okuipe Agbonmagbe
5. Tunde King – Oba Oyinbo
6. Ojo Babajide & his Ibadan Juju Players – Afolabi Asuni
7. Eman David & his Group – Owa Ilesha
8. Akanbi Wright & his Rhythm Band – Emi Mi Lowo Re
9. Ayinde Bakare & his Group – J. M. Tukuru
10. Ayinde Miranda Cuba Orchestra – Lagos Ilu Afe
11. Adeolu & his Rio Lindo Orchestra – A Gve Mi De
12. Ayinde Bakare & his Meranda Band – Kamila Mustapha
13. Tunde King – M.S. Adewale
14. Ambrose Adekoya Campbell & his West African Rhythm Brothers – Omo Africa
15. C.A. Balogun & his Abalabi Orchestra – Sisi Agbele Pawo
16. J.O. Oyeshiku & his Rainbow Quintet – Eledumare Gbawa Lowo Ota
17. J.O. Araba & his Rhythm Blues – Ma Gba Aya Alaya
18. Julius Araba & his Afro Skiffle Group – Zik
19. I.K. Dairo & his Blue Spots M.B.E. – Ka Sora
20. I.K. Dairo & his Blue Spot Band -Ero Bami Dele
21. Tunde Western Nightingale & his Band – J.O. Olajoyegbe Esq.
22. Dele Ojo & his Star Brothers Band – Kabiyesi Oba
23. Fatayi Rolling Dollar & his Federal Rhythm Brothers – Okpara Wo West
24. Fatayi Rolling Dollar & his Fed. Rhythm Bros – Obimi Abami Wi
25. Ebenezer Obey & his International Brothers Band – Teti Ko Gboro Kan
26. Sunny Ade & his Green Sport Band – Alanu L’oluwa

Disc 2 Guitar Band Highlife
1. Ibo Youth Orchestra – Abinsi
2. Ibo Youth Orchestra – Rag Time6
3. Onitsha Native Orchestra – Onyemfulunanya
4. Mr. Etim Henshaw – Esan Iyon Ikede
5. S.K. Kariboh & his Boys – Ebiere-Biere
6. Okonkwo Adigwe & his Musical Party – Nwaelengbo Ofu
7. Three Night Wizards – Friend Today, Enemy Tomorrow
8. Joe Nez & his Combo – Ogadinma
9. Charles Iwegbue & his Archibogs – River Jordan
10. Jafabro Star Aces led. by Eddy Okonta – Nkpali
11. E.C. Arinze & his Music – Adiakalu Ubosi
12. Paradise Rhythm Band, Leader : Michael Ejeagha – Ilo Erike Uba
13. Steven Amechi & his Rhythm Skies – Wetin Mama De Do
14. Cardinal Rex Lawson & his Mayor’s Band Of Nigeria – Aye Le
15. Cardinal Rex Lawson & his Mayor’s Band Of Nigeria -Jolly Papa
16. Cardinal Rex Lawson & his Mayors Band Of Nigeria – Abasi Ye Enye
17. Inyang Henshaw & his Canaan Brothers – Ke Ntak Fo
18. Edo Orisiagbon Music Union (Paul Ede) – Imarueghe
19. Charles Iwegbue & his Archibogs – Mama Odabor
20. Commander-In-Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & his Nigerian Sound Makers
– Agadinwanyi Egbunam
21. Sir Victor Uwaifo & his Melody Maestroes – Akwete
22. Celestine Ukwu & The Nigercity Starlighters -No Condition Is Permanent
23. Celestine Ukwu & his Music Royals Of Nigeria – Asili
24. Celestine Ukwu & his Music Royals Of Nigeria – Okwu Eji N’elo
25. Celestine Ukwu & his Music Royals Of Nigeria – Man Proposes & God Disposes