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Bengt BergerBitter Funeral Beer

Label:ECM Records – ECM 1179, ECM Records – 2301 179
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album
Country:Germany
Released:
Genre:Jazz, Folk, World, & Country
Style:Free Jazz, Free Improvisation, African

Tracklist

A1Bitter Funeral Beer9:18
A2Blekete3:05
A3Chetu3:20
A4Tongsi5:03
BDarafo / Funeral Dance (Dar Kpee)22:16
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Credits

Notes

Music based on Funeral Music from the Lo-Birifor, Sissala and Ewe Peoples of Ghana

Recorded January 1981 at Decibel Studios, Stockholm

An ECM Production
℗ 1982 ECM Records GmbH
Made in W. Germany

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout, Stamped): 2301 179 S1 320
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout, Stamped): 2301 179 S2 320
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 2516

Other Versions (5 of 9)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Bitter Funeral Beer (LP, Album, Test Pressing)ECM Records2301 179Germany1981
New Submission
Bitter Funeral Beer (LP, Album, Promo)ECM Records, ECM RecordsECM 1179, 2301 179Germany1982
New Submission
Bitter Funeral Beer (LP, Album, Promo)ECM Records, ECM RecordsAW-25030, 1179Japan1983
New Submission
Bitter Funeral Beer (LP, Album)ECM Records, ECM RecordsAW-25030, 1179Japan1983
New Submission
Bitter Funeral Beer (CD, Album, Reissue)ECM Records, ECM RecordsECM 1179, 839 308-2Germany1989

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  • wesleyharden360's avatar
    Does anyone have any information on the possibility of a reissue?
    • True2's avatar
      True2
      If a combination of Afrobeat and Free/Avant Jazz executed in a worldish jam band style sounds interesting, then check this out. It is nothing short of amazing.

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