Osibisa ‎– Osibisa

Label:
MCA Records ‎– MDKS 8001, MCA Records ‎– MAPS 4740
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold, Pink/Orange labels
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A1 The Dawn
Vocals – Teddy OseiWritten-By – Amarfio*, Osei*
7:24
A2 Music For Gong-Gong
Vocals – Teddy OseiWritten-By – Tontoh*, Osei*
4:19
A3 Ayiko Bia
Vocals – Teddy OseiWritten-By – Osei*
7:52
B1 Akwaaba
Written-By – Tontoh*, Osei*
5:27
B2 Oranges
Written-By – Osei*
4:43
B3 Phallus C
Written-By – Bedeau*
7:15
B4 Think About The People
Vocals – Wendell RichardsonWritten-By – Osibisa
4:36

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Notes

In a gatefold sleeve.
1st pressing is Pink/Orange Dogbone labels without publishing credits.
Do not confuse with Osibisa which has similar pink and orange labels but includes publisher credits after each track.

© 1971, MCA Records International
Manufactured in Great Britain by The Decca Record Company Limited,
Licensed by MCA Records International, a division of MCA Inc. New York, U.S.A.

Sleeve printed in England by Robert Stace

Recorded at Advision London

Made in England
The Decca Record Co. Ltd.
℗ 1971

Publishing:
A1, A2, B3, B4: Osibisa Music
A3: Quorum Music/Ringmaker Music
B1, B2: Gospel Music

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): 7-LNMG 236
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): 7-LNMG 237
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped Side A): 7-LNMG-236-1L
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped Side B): 7-LNMG-237-1L

Other Versions (5 of 69) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MCA-5077 Osibisa Osibisa(LP, Album, Promo, Gat) MCA Records MCA-5077 Japan 1971 Sell This Version
S-26.086, S-26086 Osibisa Osibisa(LP, Album, Gat) MCA Records, MCA Records S-26.086, S-26086 Spain 1972 Sell This Version
DL 75285 Osibisa Osibisa(LP, Album, Gat) Decca DL 75285 US 1971 Sell This Version
V 163, REP 2268 Osibisa Osibisa(LP, Album, RE, RM, Gat) Repertoire Records, Repertoire Records V 163, REP 2268 UK 2016 Sell This Version
73-5285 Osibisa Osibisa(Cass) Decca Cassette 73-5285 US 1971 Sell This Version

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twosheds1

twosheds1

October 17, 2019
Definitely worth a listen. Afrobeat before Afrobeat was a thing.