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Fela Anikulapo Kuti: Perambulator

Until now one of the lost treasures of Fela’s recorded legacy, the history of Perambulator is as arcane as the sleeve credit to Egypt 80 on the Lagos International label’s original release is misleading. Far from being recorded by Egypt 80 in 1983, as claimed by Lagos International, both tracks were actually recorded by Afrika 70 in 1977, four years before Egypt 80 existed and with an entirely different lineup aside from baritone saxophonist Lekan Animashaun… [ read more ]

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