Art Blakey & The Afro-Drum Ensemble ‎– The African Beat

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Blue Note ‎– BLP 4097
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Vinyl, LP, Mono
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A1 Prayer By Solomon G. Ilori
A2 Ife L'Ayo (There Is Happiness In Love)
Written-By – Ilori*
A3 Obirin African (Woman Of Africa)
Written-By – Garvin Masseaux
A4 Love, The Mystery Of
Written-By – Guy Warren
B1 Ero Ti Nr'ojeje
Written-By – Solomon G. Ilori
B2 Ayiko Ayiko (Welcome, Welcome, My Darling)
Written-By – Ilori*
B3 Tobi Ilu
Written-By – James H. Bey*

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Credits

Notes

Curtis Fuller performs by courtesy of Ampar Records.

Recorded on January 24, 1962.

"VAN GELDER" is stamped and a symbol of an ear is inscribed into the run out groove of both sides.

Deep groove label is blue and white, with "Blue Note Records Inc • New York USA".

Back cover reads "43 West 61st St., New York 23".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 label): (BN-LP 4097-A)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 label): (BN-LP 4097-B)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 runout etched): BN-LP-4097A-1 (other matrix scratched out)
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout etched): BNLP 4097B-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Both sides runout stamped): VAN GELDER
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 25) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BST-84097 Art Blakey & The Afro-Drum Ensemble The African Beat(LP, RE) Blue Note BST-84097 US Unknown Sell This Version
TOCJ-6507 Art Blakey And The Afro-Drum Ensemble* The African Beat(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Blue Note TOCJ-6507 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
BST 84097-U Art Blakey & The Afro-Drum Ensemble The African Beat(LP, Album, RE) Blue Note BST 84097-U France Unknown Sell This Version
BST 84097 K, BLP-4097 / 84097, 84097 Art Blakey & The Afro-Drum Ensemble The African Beat(LP, RE) Blue Note, Blue Note, Blue Note BST 84097 K, BLP-4097 / 84097, 84097 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
TOCJ-9117, BNST-84097 Art Blakey & The Afro-Drum Ensemble The African Beat(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Blue Note, Blue Note TOCJ-9117, BNST-84097 Japan 1999 Sell This Version

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