70s Nigeria Revisited

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Thu, 11/08/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
On this week's edition of Africa O-Yé!

we revisit some favorites from the flourishing music scene in Lagos in the 1970s.  We'll hear from Segun Bucknor, Orlando Julius Ekemode, Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe, Celestine Ukwu, Sir Victor Uwaifo, and many more.

Episode Playlist

  • Time
    Artist
    Commander in Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & His Nigerian Sound Makers Internationals
    Song
    Onyebu Chi
    Album
    Nigeria Special Vol. 2: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Nigerian Blues
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Dele Ojo & his Star Brothers Band
    Song
    Oja Omoba
    Album
    Nigeria Special : Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6 [Disc 1]
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    The Harbours Band
    Song
    Koma Mosi
    Album
    Nigeria Special : Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6 [Disc 1]
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    The Professional Seagulls Dance Band Of Port Harcourt
    Song
    Ibi Awo Iyi
    Album
    Nigeria Special Vol. 2: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Nigerian Blues
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Black's Zenith
    Song
    Shango Oba Onina
    Album
    Nigeria Special Vol. 2: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Nigerian Blues
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Martins Brothers Dance Band
    Song
    Ochonma
    Album
    Afro Baby: The Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria 1970-79
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Totobiroko (Ogbele)
    Song
    Twins Seven-Seven & His Golden Cabretas
    Album
    Nigeria Special Vol. 2: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Nigerian Blues
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Stephen Osita Amaechi & his Afro-Rhythm-Skies
    Song
    Afro Baby
    Album
    Afro Baby: The Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria 1970-79
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Orlando Julius
    Song
    Afro-Blues
    Album
    Nigeria Afrobeat Special: The New Explosive Sound in 1970's Nigeria
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Bala Miller & The Great Music Pirameeds Of Afrika
    Song
    Ikon Allah
    Album
    Nigeria 70 - The Definitive Story of 1970s Funky Lagos [disc 1]
    Label
    Strut
  • Time
    Artist
    The Don Isaac Ezekiel Combination
    Song
    Amalinja
    Album
    Nigeria Special : Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6 [Disc 1]
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Peter King
    Song
    Watusi
    Album
    Shango
    Label
    Strut
  • Time
    Artist
    Lijadu Sisters
    Song
    Orere Elejigbo
    Album
    Nigeria 70 - The Definitive Story of 1970s Funky Lagos [Disc 2]
    Label
    Strut
  • Time
    Artist
    Fidel Sax Bateke And The Voices Of Darkness
    Song
    Motako
    Album
    Nigeria Special, Vol. 2: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Nigerian Blues
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Orlando Julius Ekemode
    Song
    Alo Mi Alo
    Album
    Orlando's Afro Ideas 1969-72
    Label
    EkoSound
  • Time
    Artist
    The Anansa Professionals
    Song
    Enwan
    Album
    Nigeria Afrobeat Special: The New Explosive Sound in 1970's Nigeria
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Etubom Rex Williams and his Nigerian Artistes
    Song
    Akpaison
    Album
    Nigeria Special : Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6 [Disc 2]
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Tunji Oyelana
    Song
    Omoba D'Eru Ri
    Album
    Nigeria Rock Special: Psychedelic Afro-Rock & Fuzz Funk in 1970's Nigeria
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    The Nkengas
    Song
    Anyi Bundi Igbo
    Album
    Nigeria Special Vol. 2: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Nigerian Blues
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    The Nigerian Police Force Band ["The Force 7"]
    Song
    Asiko Mi Ni
    Album
    Nigeria Special : Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6 [Disc 2]
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Celestine Ukwu & His Philosophers National
    Song
    Okwukwe Na Nchekwube
    Album
    Nigeria Special : Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Nigerian Blues 1970-6 [Disc 2]
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Joy Nwosu & Dan Satch
    Song
    Egwo Umu Agbogho
    Album
    Nigeria Special Vol. 2: Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds and Nigerian Blues
    Label
    Soundway
  • Time
    Artist
    Sir Victor Uwaifo & His Melody Maestros
    Song
    Akayan Ekassa
    Album
    Nigeria 70: The Definitive Story of 1970s Funky Lagos [Disc 1]
    Label
    Strut
  • Time
    Artist
    Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70
    Song
    Who're You? (Original 45 Version)
    Album
    Nigeria Afrobeat Special: The New Explosive Sound In 1970's Nigeria
    Label
    Soundway