Various ‎– Ghana Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968-81

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Soundway ‎– SNDWCD016
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1.1 The Mercury Dance Band* Kai Wawa
Written-By – The Powerful Mercury Dance Band*
3:01
1.2 T.O. Jazz Owuo Adaadaa Me
Written-By – T. O. Ampomah
2:52
1.3 Christy Azuma & Uppers International Din Ya Sugri
Written-By, Lead Vocals – Christy Azuma
7:03
1.4 The Barbecues Aaya Lolo
Written-By, Lead Vocals – Tommy Darling*
3:48
1.5 Asaase Ase Ohiani Sua Efir
Adapted By – Ebo Taylor
4:02
1.6 St. Peter & The Holymen Bofoo Beye Abowa Den
Leader – St. Peter*Written-By – Ringo*
3:15
1.7 City Boys Band* Nya Asem Hwe
Written-By, Lead Vocals – J.A. Odofo*
4:51
1.8 Hedzoleh Soundz Edinya Benya
Arranged By – Hammond*Leader – Stanley Todd*Producer – Faisal Helwani, Stan Plange
3:17
1.9 The Cutlass Dance Band Hwehwe Mu Yi Mpena
Written-By, Leader – I.K. Anin*
3:18
1.10 Dr. K. Gyasi & His Noble Kings Sei Nazo
Leader – Peter Yaw BarimaOrgan – Honey*Written-By – K. Meriguine
3:02
1.11 Kyeremateng Atwede & The Kyeremateng Stars I Go Die For You
Written-By – K. Atwede*
5:23
1.12 Vis A Vis Obi Agye Me Dofo
Drums – Kung-Fu KwakuLeader – Issac 'Superstar' Yeboah*Written-By, Lead Guitar – S. Cropper*
9:51
1.13 Ebo Taylor Twer Nyame (excerpt)
Alto Saxophone – George AmissahLead Vocals – Pat Thomas (3)Tenor Saxophone – George Abunuah*Trumpet – Arthur KennedyWritten-By – Ebo Taylor
5:22
1.14 The Big Beats (2) Mi Nsumõõ Bo Dõnn
Leader – Linden LeeWritten-By – Rocky (16)
3:39
1.15 Pa Steele's African Brothers* Odo Mmera
Written-By – P.S. Ampadu*
3:01
1.16 The Ogyatanaa Show Band You Monopolise Me
Lead Vocals – Tawiah RandyLeader, Lead Guitar – Nana OforiWritten-By – Kojo Donkor*
3:14
2.1 The African Brothers International Band* Wompe Masem
Written-By – P.S. Ampadu*
4:19
2.2 Gyedu-Blay Ambolley & His Creations Akoko Ba
Backing Band – The Super Complex SoundsBass Guitar – Ralph KarikariDrums – Sammy Essilfie*Organ – Yaw BoakyeSaxophone, Flute – Bobby Asiamah*Trumpet – Tommy King (2)Written-By – G.B. Ambolley*
5:26
2.3 The Sweet Talks* Akampanye
Leader, Lead Vocals – A.B. CrentsilWritten-By, Drums – J.Y. Thorty*
4:27
2.4 Houghas Sorowonko Enuanom Adofo
Arranged By – Koffie*
3:10
2.5 Oscar Sulley's Nzele Soundz Bukom
Written-By, Trumpet – Oscar Sulley Braimah*
3:28
2.6 Bokoor Band You Can Go
Written-By – J. Collins*
3:22
2.7 K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas Kyenkyen Bi Adu M'Awu
Written-By – K. Frimpong*
6:57
2.8 Basa Basa Soundz Feat. Fela Anikulapo Kuti* Dr. Solutsu
Written-By – Alhaji K. Frimpong
3:22
2.9 Pagadeja Tamale
Keyboards – Kiki GyanWritten-By, Saxophone – Ray Allen
3:11
2.10 Hedzoleh Soundz Omusus Da Fe M'musu
Written-By – Amartey Laryea*
4:58
2.11 The Uhuru Dance Band Yahyia Mu
Leader – George AmissahWritten-By – Kwadwo Donkoh
4:11
2.12 Dr. K. Gyasi & His Noble Kings Noble Kings (Yako Aba)
Written-By, Guitar – Eric Agyemang
5:46
2.13 The Wellis Band Bindiga
Organ – Michael BaddooWritten-By, Composed By, Leader – Ray Douglas (2)
3:25
2.14 Boombaya (2) Boombaya
Bass – George MensahDrums – Kofi AduKeyboards – Kofi EduLeader, Lead Guitar – Alfred BannermanRhythm Guitar, Flute – Bernard TelferWritten-By – V. Bannerman*
3:39
2.15 Sawaaba Soundz Owuo
Written-By – R. Quashie*
4:20
2.16 The Cutlass Dance Band Them Go Talk Of You
Written-By, Leader, Vocals – I.K. Anin*
3:30
2.17 Honny & The Bees Band* Sisi Mbon
Written-By – Ernest Honny*
6:47

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Subtitle: "Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968-81"

Book style case with insert's for CD's and with 44 page extensive liner notes, credits, scans and rare pictures.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SNDWLP016 Various Ghana Special: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968-81(5xLP, Comp, Ltd + Box) Soundway SNDWLP016 UK 2009 Sell This Version
SNDWCD016P Various Ghana Special(2xCD, Comp, Promo) Soundway SNDWCD016P UK 2009 Sell This Version

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