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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VVL 6002 M'Bamina - African Roll album art M'Bamina African Roll (Album) Voom Voom Music VVL 6002 Italy 1975 Sell This Version
362 014, 362.014 A M'Bamina - Expérimental album art M'Bamina Expérimental (Album) Fiesta (7), Fiesta (7) 362 014, 362.014 A France 1978 Sell This Version
PRD 003 M'Bamina - Reflexion album art M'Bamina Reflexion (Album) Paco Rabanne Design PRD 003 Ivory Coast 1982 Sell This Version
PRD 002 M'Bamina - Experimental (Nouvelle Version) album art M'Bamina Experimental (Nouvelle Version)(LP, Album) Paco Rabanne Design PRD 002 France 1983 Sell This Version
IAD/S 0021 M'Bamina - Energie album art M'Bamina Energie(LP, Album, Gat) I.A.D.- Industrie Africaine Du Disque IAD/S 0021 Congo, Republic of the 1984 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

IS20132 M'Bamina - Wendo / Watchi-Wara album art M'Bamina Wendo / Watchi-Wara(7", Single) Fonit Cetra International IS20132 Italy 1973 Sell This Version
620.081 M'Bamina - N'Zoumba / Bakoko album art M'Bamina N'Zoumba / Bakoko(7") Barclay 620.081 France 1974 Sell This Version
6042 218 M'Bamina - Helena album art M'Bamina Helena Philips 6042 218 France 1976 Sell This Version
51.299 M'Bamina - Tchiula / Atide O Sika album art M'Bamina Tchiula / Atide O Sika(7", Promo) Fiesta (7) 51.299 France 1978 Sell This Version
17526 M'Bamina - Munienge / Bayembi album art M'Bamina Munienge / Bayembi(7", Single, Promo) WEA 17526 France 1979 Sell This Version
MUKAT 026 LIMITED 7 M'Bamina - Afro Funk Gems Volume Three album art 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
VW001 M'Bamina - Voice Whispers 001 album art M'Bamina / Supa Frika / Trevor Bastow / The Winners (10) M'Bamina / Supa Frika / Trevor Bastow / The Winners (10) - Voice Whispers 001 Voice Whispers VW001 Germany 2017 Sell This Version
SCI-0159 M'Bamina - Benguela album art M'Bamina Benguela(7", Single) Barclay SCI-0159 Colombia Unknown Sell This Version