Super Sweet Talks

Super Sweet Talks

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Highlife band band formerly known as ‘El Dorados’, later to change their name to ‘Medican Lantcis’ before settling on ‘Sweet Talks’. Started under the joint leadership of Smart Nkansah and A.B. Crentsil as resident band at The Talk Of The Town Hotel in Tema near Accra. It is here they established a name for themselves as one of the most exciting young bands in the country.
Due to the popularity and commercial success of their first three albums – Adam & Eve, Kusum Beat and Spiritual Ghana – the band began touring on a regular basis and made it as far as Los Angeles (1978) where they recorded what was to be their biggest selling record; Party Time In Hollywood.

Smart Nkansah left the band to form the Black Hustlers in 1976, with Eric Agyemang on guitar, vocalist A.B. Crentsil, J.Y. Thorty on drums and Prince Nana Afful on keyboards. Plus horns and percussionists the band was renamed Super Sweet Talks. By 1980, faced with uncertain economic climate in Africa and a declining record industry, they split-up to pursue separate careers.
A.B. Crentsil reformed the band as the Super Sweet Talks International for earthy albums Mewo Road, Adjoa, Moses and Tantie Alaba.
Agyemang was successful, forming his Kokoroko Band for albums Wonko Menko, Highlife Safari and Kona Kohwe, the last with Crentsil and Thomas Frempong (drummer, vocalist who also did highlife hit Aye Yi '85).
Agyeman also sessioned with Crentsil, Atakora Manu, Nana Tuffuor; featured prominently with Crentsil and Frempong on Pete Pete '83 by Highlife Stars One, joining with members of Osibisa to make Ghana's first supergroup.
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Super Sweet Talks Discography

Albums

A.B. Crentsil & His Super Sweet Talks A.B. Crentsil & His Super Sweet Talks - Untitled (Album) Ofo Bros Ghana 1975 Sell This Version
Smart Nkansah & His Sweet Talks* Smart Nkansah & His Sweet Talks* - Adam & Eve (Album) Philips-West African-Records Ghana 1975 Sell This Version
Sweet Talks* The Kusum Beat (Album) Philips-West African-Records Ghana 1976 Sell This Version
6354 010 Smart Nkansah & His Sweet Talks* Smart Nkansah & His Sweet Talks* - Spiritual Ghana(LP, Album) Philips, Philips-West African-Records 6354 010 Ghana 1976 Sell This Version
6354 011 Sweet Talks* Mbesiafo Ntɔ Nsa(LP, Album) Philips, Philips-West African-Records 6354 011 Ghana 1976 Sell This Version
M2324 Joe Mensah With Super Sweet Talks Of Africa* Joe Mensah With Super Sweet Talks Of Africa* - The African Hustle(LP) Makossa International Records M2324 US 1977 Sell This Version
Sweet Talks* Unforgetable (Album) Philips-West African-Records Ghana 1978 Sell This Version
Sweet Talks* Party Time In Hollywood (Album) Philips-West African-Records, Philips Ghana 1978 Sell This Version
Sweet Talks* Sweet Talks (Album) Mercury Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
Super Sweet Talks The Lord's Prayer (Album) Ofo Bros Ghana 1980 Sell This Version
BERT 26 A B Crentsil* & His Super Sweet Talks International* A B Crentsil* & His Super Sweet Talks International* - Spiritual Highlife(LP) Bertson Records BERT 26 Nigeria 1982 Sell This Version
ERT 1004 A.B. Crentsil Of Super Sweet Talks International* A.B. Crentsil Of Super Sweet Talks International* - Tantie Alaba(LP, Album) Earthworks ERT 1004 UK 1984 Sell This Version
13041 Super Sweet Talks Adjoa(CD, RE, Dig) T-Vibe Records, Tropic Vibe Productions 13041 US 2010 Sell This Version
A.B. Crentsil And The The Super Sweet Talks Int.* A.B. Crentsil And The The Super Sweet Talks Int.* - Mewɔ Road (Album) Koaky Int'l Records Ghana Unknown Sell This Version
DP 007 James Danso And Super Sweet Talks International* James Danso And Super Sweet Talks International* - Agoro Ye De(LP) Damfo Domino Productions DP 007 US Unknown Sell This Version
M 7080 The Sweet Talks* Odo Gyae(LP, Album) Rexaboat M 7080 Ghana Unknown Sell This Version
AKI-794 Super Sweet Talks, Yaw Thorty Super Sweet Talks, Yaw Thorty - Leader: Yaw Thorty(LP, Album) Afrikord Music Svc AKI-794 Ghana Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Sweet Talks* Do The Beat (Maxi) Mercury France 1979 Sell This Version
9198 185 Sweet Talks* / The Gap Band Sweet Talks* / The Gap Band - Do The Beat / Baby Baba Boogie(12") Mercury 9198 185 Italy 1979 Sell This Version

Compilations

pam adc 301 Sweet Talks* & A.B. Crentsil Sweet Talks* & A.B. Crentsil - Hollywood Highlife Party + Moses(CD, Comp) Popular African Music pam adc 301 Germany 1998 Sell This Version

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