Super Sweet Talks

Profile:
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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Albums

MEZ 100 Super Sweet Talks - Adam & Eve album art Sweet Talks* Adam & Eve (Album) Philips-West African-Records MEZ 100 Ghana 1975 Sell This Version
MEZ 101 Super Sweet Talks - The Kusum Beat album art Sweet Talks* The Kusum Beat (Album) Philips, Philips-West African-Records MEZ 101 Ghana 1976 Sell This Version
6354 010 Super Sweet Talks - Spiritual Ghana album art 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 Super Sweet Talks - Mbesiafo Ntɔ Nsa album art Sweet Talks* Mbesiafo Ntɔ Nsa(LP, Album) Philips, Philips-West African-Records 6354 011 Ghana 1976 Sell This Version
M2324 Super Sweet Talks - The African Hustle album art Joe Mensah With Super Sweet Talks Of Africa* Joe Mensah With Super Sweet Talks Of Africa* - The African Hustle(LP) Makossa M2324 US 1977 Sell This Version
6354 034 Super Sweet Talks - Hollywood Highlife Party album art Sweet Talks* Hollywood Highlife Party (Album) Philips, Philips-West African-Records 6354 034 Ghana 1978 Sell This Version
6354 037 Super Sweet Talks - Unforgetable album art Sweet Talks* Unforgetable (Album) Philips-West African-Records 6354 037 Ghana 1978 Sell This Version
9198 014 Super Sweet Talks - Sweet Talks album art Sweet Talks* Sweet Talks (Album) Mercury, Mercury 9198 014 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
OFBLS 1020 Super Sweet Talks - The Lord's Prayer album art Super Sweet Talks The Lord's Prayer (Album) Ofo Bros OFBLS 1020 Ghana 1980 Sell This Version
RASLPS014 Super Sweet Talks - Super Sweet Talks  album art Super Sweet Talks Super Sweet Talks (LP) RAS (2) RASLPS014 Nigeria 1980 Sell This Version
OFBLS 1021 Super Sweet Talks - Srekye Duku album art A B Crentsil* & His Super Sweet Talks International* A B Crentsil* & His Super Sweet Talks International* - Srekye Duku (Album) Ofo Bros OFBLS 1021 Ghana 1981 Sell This Version
BERT 26 Super Sweet Talks - Spiritual Highlife album art 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
AKI 788 Super Sweet Talks - Tantie Alaba album art A.B. Crentsil Of Super Sweet Talks International* A.B. Crentsil Of Super Sweet Talks International* - Tantie Alaba (Album) Earthworks AKI 788 US 1984 Sell This Version
DP 007 Super Sweet Talks - Agoro Ye De album art 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
TKCLP 015 Super Sweet Talks - Mewɔ Road album art 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 TKCLP 015 Ghana Unknown Sell This Version
M 7080 Super Sweet Talks - Odo Gyae album art The Sweet Talks* Odo Gyae(LP, Album) Rexaboat M 7080 Ghana Unknown Sell This Version
BEBLOP 10 Super Sweet Talks - Taxi Driver album art Smart Nkansah & His Boys* Smart Nkansah & His Boys* - Taxi Driver(LP, Album) Apogee Records BEBLOP 10 Ghana Unknown Sell This Version
NEMI (LP) 0072 Super Sweet Talks - Sweet Talks album art Sweet Talks* Sweet Talks(LP) EMI NEMI (LP) 0072 Nigeria Unknown Sell This Version
AKI-794 Super Sweet Talks - Leader: Yaw Thorty album art Super Sweet Talks Int'l*, Yaw Thorty Super Sweet Talks Int'l*, Yaw Thorty - Leader: Yaw Thorty(LP, Album) Afrikord Music Svc AKI-794 Ghana Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

9198 202 Super Sweet Talks - Do The Beat album art Sweet Talks* Do The Beat (Maxi) Mercury 9198 202 France 1979 Sell This Version
9198 185 Super Sweet Talks - Do The Beat / Baby Baba Boogie album art 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
ME1005 SP Super Sweet Talks M'angye Endzi(7", Single) Mezumbah ME1005 SP Ghana Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

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