M'Bamina (lightning) were formed the 1st July 1972 by 8 boys who found In Italy tools & equipment to play, making their first great show at Le Rotonde di Garlasco, near Pavia (1973). The band had to wait 2 years for the first album African Roll, produced by french impresario Christian Carbaza and italian club owner Ivo Lunardi. In 1976 their European tour and the great show in Cameroun, at the Stade de Yaounde with Manu Dibango & Claude Francois. In 1977 M'Bamina opened the James Brown's concert Au Pavillon de Paris. The main sources that mark their music were R.& B., Afro-Cuban and traditional, a show in which instrumental music, dance and song blend together.
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M'Bamina Discography


VVL 6002 M'Bamina African Roll (Album) Voom Voom Music VVL 6002 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
362 014, 362.014 A M'Bamina Expérimental Fiesta Records, Fiesta Records 362 014, 362.014 A France 1978 Sell This Version
PRD 003 M'Bamina Reflexion(LP, Album) Paco Rabanne Design PRD 003 France 1982 Sell This Version
IAD/S 0021 M'Bamina Energie(LP, Gat) I.A.D.- Industrie Africaine Du Disque IAD/S 0021 Congo, Republic of the 1984 Sell This Version
PRD 002 M'Bamina Experimental (Nouvelle Version)(LP, Album) Paco Rabanne Design PRD 002 France Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

IS20132 M'Bamina Wendo / WatchiWara(7") Fonit Cetra International IS20132 Italy 1973 Sell This Version
620.081 M'Bamina N'Zoumba / Bakoko(7", Single) Barclay 620.081 France 1974 Sell This Version
6042 218 M'Bamina Helena / Sakala Philips 6042 218 France 1976 Sell This Version
51.299 M'Bamina Tchiula / Atide O Sika(7", Promo) Fiesta Records 51.299 France 1978 Sell This Version
17526 M'Bamina Munienge / Bayembi(7", Single, Promo) WEA 17526 France 1979 Sell This Version
MUKAT 026 LIMITED 7 Nik Weston Presents Wganda Kenya & M'Bamina Nik Weston Presents Wganda Kenya & M'Bamina - Afro Funk Gems Volume Three(7", Lim) Mukatsuku Records MUKAT 026 LIMITED 7 UK 2012 Sell This Version
SCI-0159 M'Bamina Benguela(7", Single) Barclay SCI-0159 Colombia Unknown Sell This Version

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