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"Afrobeat marathon" with Phil Lee (archive)

Fela rules all
Thursday, August 2, 2007 | 06:00 to 08:00 | Specialty

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Fela Ransome Kuti Open & Close Open & Close/Afrodisiac Wrasse In honor of Fela Kuti's death on August 2nd, 1997
Antibalas Who Is This America Dem Speak of Today? Who Is This America? Ropeadope
Chicago Afrobeat Project Talking Bush Chicago Afrobeat Project CAbP
Smahila & the S.B.'s African Movement Ouelele: Another collection of Modern Afro Rhythms Comet
Ephraim Nzeka Zombie Bilongo: A Third collection of Modern Afro Rhythms Comet
Sahara All Stars Band Jos. Enjoy Yourself Nigeria 70: The Definitive Story of 1970's Funky Lagos Strut
K. Frimpong & Vis a Vis Aboagyewaa Ghana Soundz Vol. 2: Afro-Beat and Fusion in 1970's Ghana Soundway
The Apagya Show Band Kwaku Ananse Ghana Soundz: Afro-Beat, Funk and Fusion in 70's Ghana Soundway
Tony Allen Jealousy Jealousy/Progress Evolver
Fela Ransome Kuti & the Africa 70 Confusion Confusion/Gentleman Universal