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Mercury ‎– 534766-2
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1 Dikalo (Salt Pop Corn) (Remix)
Bass – Dikoto Mandengue*Drums – Lucien DobatGuitar – Slim PezinPiano – Vincent MinjaRemix – Gotcha! (3)Saxophone, Organ [Hammond] – Manu DibangoWritten-By – Manu Dibango
4:08
2 Soul Makossa
Bass – Manfred LongDrums – Lucien DobatGuitar – Slim PezinHorns – Tony Brenez*Saxophone – Manu DibangoWritten-By – Manu Dibango
4:27
3 Big Blow
Bass – Vicky EdimoDrums – Patrick FrancfortGuitar – Torreli*, Jerry MalekaniSaxophone – Manu DibangoWritten-By – Manu Dibango
5:42
4 Wakafrika
Backing Vocals – Florence Titty-Dimbeng*, Kaissa Doumbé*, Tom YomsBalafon – Lansina Kouiate*Bass – André MangaDrums – Manu Katche*Guitar – Jerry MalekaniKora – Amadou Doumbouîa*Percussion – Assane Thia*, Mbaye Gueye*Producer – George AcognySaxophone – Manu DibangoWritten-By – Manu DibangoXalam [N'goni] – Morita Koîta*
4:48
5 Soul Machine
Bass – Dikoto Mandengue*Drums, Percussion – Robert Ben'sGuitar – Slim PezinSaxophone, Organ [Hammond] – Manu DibangoWritten-By – Manu Dibango
3:03
6 Je Veux Être Noir
Bass – Dikoto Mandengue*Drums – Lucien DobatGuitar – Slim PezinPiano – Vincent MinjaSaxophone, Organ [Hammond] – Manu DibangoWritten-By – Nino Ferrer
3:01
7 Hot Chicken
Bass – Jojo EtongoDrums – Ben's Ndine*Guitar – Slim PezinPercussion – Willy "Le Diable"Saxophone, Organ [Hammond], Piano – Manu DibangoWritten-By – Joseph Ekambi, Manu Dibango
4:25
8 Sunday Morning
Bass – Dikoto Mandengue*Drums – Lucien DobatGuitar – Slim PezinSaxophone, Organ [Hammond] – Manu DibangoTrumpet [Big Band Trumpet Lead] – Yvan Julien*Vocals – Carolyn FranklinWritten-By – Manu Dibango
4:18
9 From Congo
Bass – Dikoto Mandengue*Drums – Lucien DobatGuitar – Slim PezinOrgan [Hammond] – Manu DibangoWritten-By – Manu Dibango
2:32
10 Wouri
Alto Saxophone, Piano – Manu DibangoBass – Dikoto Mandengue*Drums – Lucien DobatGuitar – Slim PezinWritten-By – Manu Dibango
3:17
11 Douala Serenade
Vocals – "Sissi" Catherine Elolongue, Bebey Manga*, Florence Titty DimbengWritten-By – Manu Dibango
6:24
12 Bayam Sellam
Bass – Vicky EdimoDrums – Patrick FrancfortGuitar – Torreli*, Jerry MalekaniSaxophone – Manu DibangoWritten-By – Manu Dibango
5:56
13 Goro City
Bass – Robby Shakespeare*Drums – Sly DunbarVocals – Gwen Guthrie, Ullanda McCullouch*Written-By – Manu Dibango
8:35
14 Choc'N'Soul
Bass – Robby Shakespeare*Drums – Sly DunbarWritten-By – Geoffrey Chung, Manu Dibango
5:15
15 Senga Abélé
Bass – André MangaDrums – Felix Sabal-LeccoGuitar – Jerry Malekani, Simon BoothHorns – Jean-Christophe Vilain, Peter Segona*Percussion – Dieudonné Nkanza*, Francis MbappeSaxophone – Manu DibangoVocals – "Sissi" Catherine Elolongue, Florence Titty Dimbeng, Pascal Lokua Kanza*, MC Mello*Written-By – M.C. Mello*, Manu Dibango, Simon Booth
8:06

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Mastered at The Exchange Studio / London.

1: published by Warner Chappell. Remixed for Fuas Music. (P) 1967 - remix (P) 1997 Mercury.
2: published by Grande Avenue. Appears courtesy of Musidisc Records. (P) 1972 Musidisc.
3, 12: published by Chicago 2000. Appears courtesy of Soul Makossa Records. (P) 1977 Soul Makossa Records.
4: produced for Ultimate Groove Ltd. Published by Soul Makossa / EMI Virgin. Appears courtesy of WMD / Arcade Music Company. (P) 1994 WMD / EMI Virgin.
5: published by Soul Makossa / EMI Virgin. (P) 1969 Mercury.
6: published by Paul Beuscher. (P) 1967 Mercury.
7: published by Emilhenco. (P) 1969 Mercury.
8: published by Micro SARL. (P) 1969 Mercury.
9, 10: published by Warner Chappell. (P) 1967 Mercury.
11: published by Chicago 2000 / Radio Music France. Appears courtesy of Soul Makossa Records. (P) 1986 Soul Makossa.
13, 14: published by Chicago 2000. Appears courtesy of Soul Makossa Records. (P) 1979 Soul Makossa Records.
15: published by Soul Makossa / EMI Virgin / Delabel. (P) 1990 Soul Makossa.

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(P) 1997 Mercury (France)
(C) 1997 Mercury (France), a PolyGram company.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 7 31453 47662 2
  • Barcode (Scanned): 731453476622
  • Rights Society: BIEM-MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 0268
  • Other (Distribution Code): PY 900

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