Various ‎– Nigeria 70 (The Definitive Story of 1970's Funky Lagos)

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A1 Orlando Julius & His Afro Sounders Alo Mi Alo (Parts 1 & 2 )
Baritone Saxophone, Chorus – Big Joe (8)Bass Guitar – Abode Franco*Chorus, Other [Dancer] – Edimi J., Yomi CliffordClaves, Handclaps – A. Adeleke*Congas – Lemmy Jackson, Dele Davis*Drums – Akanbi MosesGuitar – Adenyi OmilabuKeyboards, Lead Vocals, Chorus, Tenor Saxophone – Orlando JuliusMaracas – O. Olushola*Tenor Saxophone – Kwesi Quainoo, Samba AtkinsTrombone, Chorus – Raimi BrownTrumpet – Franco Sama*
8:02
A2 Segun Bucknor & His Revolution La La La
Bass – Kola (4)Congas – Eddie (21)Drums – Mike Collins (4)Guitar – James EtefiaKeyboards – Segun BucknorSaxophone [Tenor] – Kwesi QuainooTrombone – Raimi BrownTrumpet – Jombo, Osei Tutu
3:33
A3 Lijadu Sisters Orere Elejigbo
Bass – Richard Archer (2)Drums – Buttley Moore, Laolu AkinsEngineer [Recording] – Adrian Martins, Graig ThomsonGuitar [Lead] – Frederick RammKeyboards – Lemmy JacksonMaracas – John AkanmuPercussion [Ekwe, Clefs] – Friday JumboPercussion [Gube Bass Drum] – Tony AdeleyePercussion [Second Bass Drum] – Ladi OguntunwaseProducer – Berkely Jones*, Laolu AkinsRhythm Guitar – Alao, Glenis Martins, Tunde PetersTalking Drum [1st] – Soji Adenle
4:12
B1 Peter King Shango 5:49
B2 Sahara All Stars Band Jos Enjoy Yourself
Engineer – Emmanuel Odenusi*
5:10
C1 Fela Anikulapo Kuti* & Africa 70 Jeun Ko Ku (Chop 'N' Quench)
Bass – Maurice EkpoCongas [1st] – Henry KoffiCongas [2nd] – Friday JumboCongas [3rd] – Akwesi KorrantingDrums – Tony AllenEngineer – John Kurlander, Tony ClarkGuitar – Peter AnimashaunKeyboards – Fela Ransome Kuti*Percussion [Shekere] – Isaac OlaleyePercussion [Sticks] – Tony AbayomiProducer – Jeff JarrattSaxophone [Baritone] – Lekan AnimashaunSaxophone [Tenor] – Igo ChicoTrumpet [1st] – Tunde WilliamsTrumpet [2nd] – Eddie Faychum
7:15
C2 Tunji Oyelana & The Benders Ifa
Bass – Abayomi DareCongas – Tunde DauduDrums – Charles OgbohGong, Woodwind [Bamboo] – Mike UbaniGuitar [Lead] – Segun HaastrupLeader, Arranged By, Vocals – Tunji OyelanaOrgan – Anjola AboderinProducer – Odion IruojeRhythm Guitar – Tony AkhialeSaxophone – Eji Oyewole
5:11
C3 Ofo The Black Company Allah Wakbarr
Producer – Dave Bennett
3:30
D1 The Funkees Dancing Time
Bass – Danny IbeCongas – Sonny AkpanDrums – Chike*Guitar – Harry Mosco, Jake SolloKeyboards – Bill IkeVocals – Mohammed Ahidjo
3:28
D2 Monomono Tire Loma Da Nigbehin
Bass, Vocals, Percussion – Kenneth OkuloloDrums [African Drums], Percussion, Vocals – Friday JumboEngineer – Emmanuel Odenusi*Guitar [Lead], Vocals – Jimi Adams*Percussion [Trap Drums] – Stephen KontorProducer – Odion IruojeProducer, Arranged By, Percussion [African Percussion], Talking Drum, Vocals – Joni Haastrup
4:46
D3 Bala Miller & The Great Music Pyrameeds Of Afrika Ikon Allah
Arranged By – Oscar SuleBass – Samuel KweifioCongas – George OtooDirected By – Bala MillerDrums – Akanbi MosesGuitar [Lead] – Fred DhokysKora – Indinka SausoOrgan – Moudout'e Francis*Percussion [Calabash, Kwarya] – Salhatu GarbaPercussion [Rhythm] – Augustin Nga*Rhythm Guitar – Mathias (12)Talking Drum [Kalangu] – Ahmadu HarunaTrombone – Effiong JarrettTrumpet [1st] – Bimbola AdekoyaTrumpet [2nd] – Harry James*Violin [Goge] – Sule MohammedVocals – Idris Maliki
5:44
E1 Sir Victor Uwaifo & His Melody Maestroes Akayan Ekassa 3:11
E2 Shina Williams & His African Percussionists Agboju Logun
Alto Saxophone – Fuzzy GbagiBaritone Saxophone – Big Joe (8)Bass Guitar – Kenneth OkuloloDrums – Prince BolaGuitar – Bob Ohiri, Jimmy Lee*Keyboards – Biddy Wright*Producer – Niyi WrightTalking Drum – Unknown ArtistTrombone – Raimi BrownTrumpet – Tunde WilliamsVocals – Shina Williams
10:07
F1 Gasper Lawal* Kita Kita
Backing Vocals – Adesose Wallace, Bayo Aladesuyi, Dusty Johnson, Fiona Page, Funmilayo Omosebi, Gus Anyia, Layi Fami, Maggie Lawal, Mitta Fahnbulle*, Mike OdumosuBass – Colin BassClavinet, Piano, Backing Vocals – Gboyega AdelajaElectric Guitar – Gus AnyiaElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano – Eddi Sakodi AdooEngineer – Chris Gray (2), Keith Goodwin (2), Martin Moss, Nigel GrayHorns, Percussion [Agba Drum] – Tunji OmosebiPiano, Acoustic Guitar – Professor Don AmaechiProducer [Assistant], Backing Vocals – Tunji OmosebiProducer [Assistant], Piano, Backing Vocals – Joni HaastrupProducer, Arranged By, Vocals, Backing Vocals – Gaspar LawalSaxophone – Jim Cuombo*, Ray Otu Allen*
6:05
F2 King Sunny Ade & His African Beats Ja Fun Mi (Instrumental)
Bass – Jelili LawalBongos – Adeyemi AdisaCongas – Shina AbiodunDrums – Mofes AcambiGuitar – Bob Ohiri, Segun IloriMixed By – Godwin LogieProducer, Keyboards – Martin MeissonnierProducer, Vocals, Guitar [Lead] – Sunny Ade*Rhythm Guitar – John OkeumeuShekere – Gani AlasheSteel Guitar – Demola AdepojuTalking Drum – Alhaji Timmy Olaitan, Jimoh Gbadamosi, Rasaki Alakodun*Vocals – Femi Owomoyela, Jacob Ajakaye, Mettew Olojede*, Niyi Falaye, Segun Shokumbi, Tunde Demiola*
7:16

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Track info:

A1: licensed courtesy of Premier Records ltd.
A2: from Polydor Nigeria 7" single "La La La b/w Poorman No Get Brother" (20686037) licensed courtesy of Premier Records ltd.
A3: from Afrodisia LP "Horizon Unlimited" (DWAPS 2089) (C)1979. recorded at Decca Studios London. African Backing track recorded at L.A.K.

B1: from unreleased "Shango" album tapes. recorded in London circa 1976 (P)Strut licensed courtesy of Peter King, Personnel unknown.
B2: from EMI Nigeria LP "Sahara All Stars Band Jos" (NEMI (LP) 035) licensed courtesy of Ivory Music ltd. Personnel unknown.

C1: from Universal / Barclay CD "Open and Close/ Afrodisiac (549 240-2)(P)1971 FKO. recorded at EMI Studio Abbey Road, London.
C2: from EMI Nigeria LP "Tunji Oyelana & The Benders" (NEMI 0268)(P)1975 EMI Nigeria. licensed courtesy of Ivory Music ltd. Personnel unknown.
C3: from the London 7" single (FL 13361) An Afrodisia Production (P)1972 Decca Record Co ltd. licensed courtesy of Afrodisia ltd.

D1: from the HMV 7" single ' Ogbu Achara b/w Dancing Time" (HNS 1405)licensed courtesy of Ivory Music ltd.
D2: from the Capitol / EMI LP "The Dawn Of Awareness" (ST-11327) (P)1974 EMI Nigeria. licensed courtesy of Ivory Music ltd.
D3: from Afrodisia LP "Bala Miller & The Great Music Pyrameeds Of Afrika" (DWAPS 2081)(P)1979 Afrodisia ltd. licensed courtesy of Afrodisia ltd.

E1: from Phonogram LP "Sasakosa Excitement" (POLP 002) (P)1975 Polydor Nigeria. licensed courtesy of Premier Records ltd.
E2: from Earthworks 12" single (ET 003) (P)1984 Earthworks/ Rough Trade. recorded at Phonodisk. licensed courtesy of Earthworks

F1: from the Cap Records LP "Ajomasé" (CAP 1)(P)1980 CAP Records, licensed courtesy of Cap Records.
F2: from the Sunny Alade LP "Synchro Series" (SALPS 37) (P)1983 Sunny Alade Records ltd. licensed courtesy of Sunny Alade Records.

Mastered at Sound Mastering.
Gatefold Sleeve has inside text/ history notes.
ORIGINAL SLEEVE from "Prince Nico Mbarga And Rocafil Jazz" LP (not credited)

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STRUTCD 013 Various Nigeria 70 (The Definitive Story of 1970's Funky Lagos)(3xCD, Comp) Strut STRUTCD 013 UK 2001 Sell This Version
STRUT044CD Various Nigeria 70 (The Definitive Story of 1970's Funky Lagos)(2xCD, Comp, RE) Strut STRUT044CD UK 2009 Sell This Version
STRUT044LP Various Nigeria 70 (The Definitive Story of 1970's Funky Lagos)(3xLP, Comp, RE, RM) Strut STRUT044LP UK 2012 Sell This Version
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