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Various – Kenya Special (Selected East African Recordings From The 1970s & '80s) (3xLP)

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  • On a triple vinyl album, the label Soundway Records presents 32 selected recordings from East Africa from the 1970s and 80s.

    For all fans of African music, a treasure trove of rare and unusual pieces, many of which are only available as vinyl singles appeared. In the tradition of the label's "Special" series (which is successfully dedicated to the highlife and Afrobeat scene of Nigeria and Ghana), there are detailed liner notes as well as lots of artwork reproductions and photos.

    Stylistically the compilation is dedicated to the styles Rumba and Benga. The latter was Kenya's contribution to Afropop with its 4 / 4 beat and overlapping electric guitars in the early 70s. The Congolese version of Afro-Cuban rumba came into the country through many bands that settled in Kenya after touring. In addition, there was the influence of many hotel musicians who incorporated rock 'n' roll riffs and West African elements into their music.
  • Artist: Various
    Label: Soundway
    Format: LP
    Units: 3
    Country: UK
    Genre: World
  • A1 Ware Wa
    A2 Watoto Nyara
    A3 Sweet Sweet Mbombo
    B1 Wendo Ti Mbia
    B2 Sina Raha
    B3 Ng'Ong'A Wa Mwanjalo
    B4 Tamba Tamba
    C1 Ngwendeire Guita
    C2 Ndiri Ndanogio Niwe
    C3 Nana
    C4 Week End
    D1 Mu Africa
    D2 H.O. Ochiri
    D3 Cha-Umheja
    D4 Kajo Golo Weka
    E1 Thoni Ni Caki
    E2 See Serere
    E3 Kivelenge
    E4 Leta Ngoma
    F1 Teresia
    F2 Nitarudia
    F3 Mama Matotoya
    Bonus 7"
    G Mutumia Muriu
    H Nzaumi