• legends of benin  (double LP, £21.50)

    label: Analog Africa

    "Afro-Beat, Cavacha, Agbadja, Afro-Funk 1969-1981". A collection of super rare and highly danceable masterpieces recorded between 1969 -1981 by four legendary composers from Benin: ANTOINE DOUGBE, EL REGO, HONORE AVOLONTO and GNONNAS PEDRO each one of them with their own distinctive sound. This compilation comes with a 40 page full colour booklet with ultra rare pictures and biographies. Fasten your seat belt and enjoy the mind-blowing sound of Benin. Tracklist: 1. Dadje Von O Von Non - Gnonnas Pedro & His Dadjes Band 2. Feeling You Got - El Rego et Ses Commandos 3. Honton Soukpo Gnon - Antoine Dougbé 4. E Nan Mian Nuku - El Rego et Ses Commandos 5. Tin Lin Non - Honoré Avolonto & Orchestre Poly-Rythmo 6. Okpo Videa Bassouo - Gnonnas Pedro et Ses Panchos 7. Ya Mi Ton Gbo - Antoine Dougbe & Orchestre Poly-Rythmo 8. Nou Akuenon Hwlin Me Sin Koussio - Antoine Dougbé 9. Djobime - El Rego et Ses Commandos 10. Na Mi Do Gbé Hué Nu - Honor Avolonto 11. Vimado Wingnan - El Rego et Ses Commandos 12. Dou Dagbé Wé - Honor Avolonto & Black Santiago 13. Kovito Gbe De Towe - Antoine Dougbé 14. La Musica en Verité - Gnonnas Pedro & His Dadjes Band. ALL TRACKS OFFICIALLY LICENSED.

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