Fela Kuti ‎– The Best Of The Black President

Knitting Factory Records ‎– KFR-4001
2 × CD, Compilation, Deluxe Edition, Remastered

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Issued in a four-panel cardboard sleeve.

Repackaged version of Fela Kuti - The Best Best Of Fela Kuti, first released on Barclay, Femi's then-label, in 1999, again in 2002 and once more in 2004 with a DVD, "Music Is The Weapon".

Deluxe version includes "A Slice Of Fela" DVD. Text from back cover:

"A compiled DVD, narrated by Sahr Ngaujah and containing excerpts from documentaries and recorded concerts, including excerpts from "Music Is The Weapon", "Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense", "Fela At The Berlin Jazz Festival", "Fela At Glastonbury Festival", plus an interview with Fela biographer Carlos Moore with Bill T. Jones, directors, choreographer and cowriter of the Broadway show Fela! The Musical".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 051083 069748

Other Versions (5 of 12) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
WRASS 158 Fela Kuti The Best Of The Black President(2xCD, Comp) Wrasse Records WRASS 158 UK 2002 Sell This Version
GT- 330 Fela Kuti The Best Of The Black President(2xCD, Comp) Universal GT- 330 Unknown Sell This Version
FELANL1 Fela Kuti Fela(2xCD, Comp + DVD-V, Comp) Knitting Factory Records FELANL1 UK 2010 Sell This Version
KIFHH135LP, LM038LP, none Fela* The Best Off The Black President(3xLP, Comp) KIF Recordings, Label Maison, Kalakuta Sunrise KIFHH135LP, LM038LP, none France 2010 Sell This Version
314 543 197-2 Fela Kuti The Best Best Of Fela Kuti(2xCD, Comp, Club) MCA Records 314 543 197-2 US 2000 Sell This Version