Orchestre Somo Somo

Profile:
Congolese rumba/soukous group. Originally formed in Zaire in 1974 by Mose Fan Fan (lead guitar) with Youlou Mabiala (vocals), Lutumba Simaro (rhythm guitar) and Youlou Mabiala (bass). This original line-up only lasted a short time as various members left to rejoin Lutumba Simaro.
Mose Fan Fan then formed a new version of the group in Kenya in the early 1980s.
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Albums

EFALP 05 Amba — Orchestre Somo Somo T.P. Somo Somo* Amba (Album) A.I.T. Records EFALP 05 Kenya 1982 Sell This Version
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STERNS 1007 Somo Somo — Orchestre Somo Somo Somo Somo* Somo Somo (Album) Stern's Africa STERNS 1007 UK 1985 Sell This Version
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3.35.404.020 Paris — Orchestre Somo Somo Somo Somo* Paris (Album) Stern's Africa 3.35.404.020 Brazil 1986 Sell This Version
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STCD 1065 Hello Hello — Orchestre Somo Somo Mose Fan Fan, Somo Somo* Mose Fan Fan, Somo Somo* - Hello Hello(CD, Album) Stern's Music STCD 1065 UK 1995 Sell This Version
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EFALP 019 Shikamoo — Orchestre Somo Somo L'Intrepide Mose Fan Fan* Et L'Immortel T.P. Somo Somo* L'Intrepide Mose Fan Fan* Et L'Immortel T.P. Somo Somo* - Shikamoo (Album) Editions FrancAfrique EFALP 019 Kenya Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

ASL 7 - 3301 Ifaso — Orchestre Somo Somo Orch. Somo-Somo* Ifaso(7") ASL ASL 7 - 3301 Kenya 1974 Sell This Version
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ASL 7 - 3281 Omeli Na Tembe — Orchestre Somo Somo Orch. Somo-Somo* Omeli Na Tembe(7") ASL ASL 7 - 3281 Kenya 1974 Sell This Version
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91 018, 91.018 Bolobo — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo-Somo* Bolobo Ngadiadia 91 018, 91.018 France 1975 Sell This Version
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91.123 B Emoakana 1 / 2 — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Emoakana 1 / 2(7", Single) African 91.123 B Belgium 1975 Sell This Version
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91.019 Pecha Pecha — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Pecha Pecha(7") African 91.019 France 1975 Sell This Version
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91.113 B Kabui Ku / Omelinate Nbe — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Kabui Ku / Omelinate Nbe(7", Single) African 91.113 B Belgium 1975 Sell This Version
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91.112 Sala / Tchebo  — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Sala / Tchebo (7", Single) African 91.112 Belgium 1975 Sell This Version
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91.068 B Molengo / Menga — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Molengo / Menga(7", Single, RE) African 91.068 B Belgium 1975 Sell This Version
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91.110 Aza / Zizi — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Aza / Zizi(7", Single, RE) African 91.110 France 1975 Sell This Version
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91.111 B Sulu Mayonga / Kitoko — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Sulu Mayonga / Kitoko(7", Single, RE) African 91.111 B Belgium 1975 Sell This Version
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91.017 Bawuba 1 & 2 — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Bawuba 1 & 2(7", Single, RE) African 91.017 France 1975 Sell This Version
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91.109 B Pola / Londende — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Pola / Londende(7", Single, RE) African 91.109 B Belgium 1975 Sell This Version
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91.335 Mobeti* & L' Orch. Somo Somo* Mobeti* & L' Orch. Somo Somo* - Na Décourager 1 & 2(7", Single, RE) African 91.335 France 1976 Sell This Version
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AD 037 Kinini (1 & 2) — Orchestre Somo Somo Youlou Mabiala, Orchestre Somo Somo Youlou Mabiala, Orchestre Somo Somo - Kinini (1 & 2)(7", Single) Afro-Disc AD 037 France 1976 Sell This Version
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91.334 Ndoyi Ya Bambanda Ya Kinshasa / Ndeko Ya Makambo — Orchestre Somo Somo Mobeti* & L' Orch. Somo Somo* Mobeti* & L' Orch. Somo Somo* - Ndoyi Ya Bambanda Ya Kinshasa / Ndeko Ya Makambo(7", Single, RE) African 91.334 France 1976 Sell This Version
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AD 035 Lema (1 & 2) — Orchestre Somo Somo Youlou Mabiala, Orchestre Somo Somo Youlou Mabiala, Orchestre Somo Somo - Lema (1 & 2)(7", Single) Afro-Disc AD 035 France 1976 Sell This Version
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SOM-08 Aza — Orchestre Somo Somo Orch. Somo-Somo* Aza Editions Somo-Somo (2) SOM-08 Zaire 1978 Sell This Version
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FEG 2 Teboras — Orchestre Somo Somo Orchestre Somo Somo Teboras(7", Single) FEG Disco FEG 2 Kenya 1983 Sell This Version
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AHD 011 Poleni — Orchestre Somo Somo Somo Somo* Poleni(7", Single) Ahadi AHD 011 Kenya 1986 Sell This Version
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STERN'S 1007/007-S Masikini Ya Mola — Orchestre Somo Somo Somo Somo* Masikini Ya Mola(7", Single) Oihuka STERN'S 1007/007-S Spain 1988 Sell This Version