sat 20 dec 2008 11:02 
Genre: Afrobeat

“Mariama”, a programme with African music. Time for listening lists.

December is the month of lists. In this Mariama attention for African music that has been (re)issued in 2008. The best, weirdest, ethnic or maybe even the shittiest records: they will be passed in review.
Play List
CD: Nigeria Rock Special – Psychedelic Afro-Rock & Fuzz Funk in 1970s Nigeria (2008). Soundway SNDWCD011
1. “Another Man’s Thing” – Joe King Kologbo & His Black Sound
CD: Gabon: Chants Atege / Atege Songs (2004).Ocora C560199
2. “Ndombi 1” – Chlotilde  Mitemi & Théodore Ossele
CD: The Very Best of Hugh Tracey (2008). SWP Records SWP034
3. “Dale Wangu Ukamunyenga Masotho” – Beti Kamanga
CD: Living is Hard: West African Music in Britain, 1927-1929 (2008). Honest Jon’s Records HJRCD 33
4. “Adersu – No.2” – The West African Instrumental Quintet
CD: The Very Best of Hugh Tracey (2008). SWP Records SWP034
5. “Wukati Lakukawa Hinenge” – Feliciano Gomes 
CD: Kasai All Stars – In the 7th Moon, the Chief turned into a Swimming Fish and ate the Head of his Enemy by Magic (2008). Crammed Discs Congotronics 3 Craw44
6. “Mukuba”
CD: Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou – The Vodoun Effect 1973-1975: Funk & Sato from Benin’s Obscure Labels (2008). Analog Africa No. 4 AACD 064
7. “Assibavi” 
CD: Segun Damisa & The Afro-beat Crusaders – Nigeria Dey Cry (2007). PlayaSound PS-65297
8. “Gari Good” 
CD: Staff Benda Bilili – Très Très Fort (2009).Crammed Discs Craw 51-P
9. “Moziki” 
CD: Lesotho Calling: Lesiba & Sekhankula Music (2007). SWP Records SWP 033
10. “Ke a lekhalemela le lona bacha”  – The Mahloane Trio
CD: The Guitar and the Gun – Highlife Music from Ghana (2003). Stern’s/Earthwork’s STEW50CD
11. “Momma Mo Akoma Ntutu”  –  Genesis Gospel Singers
CD: Tabu Ley Rochereau & Afrisa International 1973/1974/1975: Kaful Mayay (2004). Syllart Productions 823427
12. “Nzale” 
CD: Horoya Band: Paya Paya (1997). Dakar Sound DKS 012 2003290
13. “Wèrè Wèrè”