William Onyeabor

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William Onyeabor
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William Onyeabor (born 29 March 1946 – died 16 January 2017) was a Nigerian funk singer and songwriter.

He studied cinematography in Russia (USSR) for many years, returning to Nigeria in the mid-1970's to start his own Wilfilms Records music label and to set up a music and film production studio, Wilfilms (Recording Studios) Ltd. Enugu, Nigeria. He recorded a number of hit songs in Nigeria during the 1970's, the biggest of which was ‘Atomic Bomb’ in 1978.
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WRLP 1001 Crashes In Love — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Crashes In Love (Album) Wilfilms Records WRLP 1001 Nigeria 1977 Sell This Version
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WRLP 1002 Atomic Bomb — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Atomic Bomb (Album) Wilfilms Records WRLP 1002 Nigeria 1978 Sell This Version
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WRLP 1003 Tomorrow — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Tomorrow (Album) Wilfilms Records WRLP 1003 Nigeria 1979 Sell This Version
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WRLPS 1007 Body & Soul — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Body & Soul (Album) Wilfilms Records WRLPS 1007 Nigeria 1980 Sell This Version
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WLP 1010 Great Lover — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Great Lover (Album) Wilfilms Records WLP 1010 Nigeria 1981 Sell This Version
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WLP 1001 Crashes In Love — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Crashes In Love (Album) Wilfilms Records WLP 1001 Nigeria 1982 Sell This Version
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WLP 018 Hypertension — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Hypertension (Album) Wilfilms Records WLP 018 Nigeria 1982 Sell This Version
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WLP 030 Good Name — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Good Name (Album) Wilfilms Records WLP 030 Nigeria 1983 Sell This Version
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WLP 033 Anything You Sow — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Anything You Sow (Album) Wilfilms Records WLP 033 Nigeria 1985 Sell This Version
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5039 What?! — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor What?! (Comp, EP) Luaka Bop 5039 US 2014 Sell This Version
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Compilations

6 80899 0079-2-4 Who Is William Onyeabor? — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Who Is William Onyeabor? (Comp, Album) Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop 6 80899 0079-2-4 US 2013 Sell This Version
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6 80899 8002-1-1 William Onyeabor Vol. 2 — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Vol. 2(Box, Comp, Ltd, Num + 4xLP, Album, RE + 7", Single) Luaka Bop 6 80899 8002-1-1 US 2014 Sell This Version
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6 80899 8002-1-1 William Onyeabor Vol. 1 — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor William Onyeabor Vol. 1(Box, Comp, Ltd, Num + LP, Album, RE + LP, Album, R) Luaka Bop 6 80899 8002-1-1 US 2014 Sell This Version
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6 80899 8002-2-8, LBCD 5030, LBCD 5031, LBCD 5032, LBCD 5033, LBCD 5034, LBCD 5035, LBCD 5036, LBCD 5037, LBCD 5038 William Onyeabor — William Onyeabor William Onyeabor William Onyeabor(9xCD, Album + Box, Comp) Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop, Luaka Bop 6 80899 8002-2-8, LBCD 5030, LBCD 5031, LBCD 5032, LBCD 5033, LBCD 5034, LBCD 5035, LBCD 5036, LBCD 5037, LBCD 5038 US 2014 Sell This Version

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DarioSmagata

DarioSmagata

January 30, 2022
I hope one day the movie "Crashes in Love" will be discovered. If they can dig up lost episodes of Doctor Who in Nigeria, then there has to be a copy of this movie buried somewhere, if indeed it ever got released in the first place...
0neTwo0neTwo

0neTwo0neTwo

January 26, 2017
the world will miss you thanks for the funky gems!!
bxs

bxs

January 18, 2017
edited over 6 years ago
he was truly a gift... Rest In Peace "Fantastic Man"
supwrman

supwrman

January 18, 2017
Thank you William for your wonderful & fantastic music. RIP x
evertonis111

evertonis111

January 18, 2017
Rest in peace Mr. Onyeabor. Thank you for your fantastic music, Fantastic Man

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