World Ends: Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s / Var – World Ends: Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s / Var – CD

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World Ends: Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s / Var
Artist: World Ends: Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s / Var
UPC: 846833000028

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The World Ends is the latest title from Soundway Records showcasing a wave of guitar driven and psychedelic groups that sprung up in Nigeria during the early 1970s. Featuring 32 electrifying and Funk laden grooves, this is the sound of a generation attempting to pick up the pieces after the devastation of the Nigerian civil war. Spread over 2 CDs, this bumper collection is brimming with youthful exuberance, fuzzed out guitar and cosmic organ vibes and owes much to the psychedelic sounds of Jim Morrison, Santana, Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane and James Brown. As the summer of love was blossoming in London and San Francisco, Nigeria was imploding into civil war. Also known as the Biafran war of 1967, it was a grisly conflict taking over three million lives yet at the same time as the country was being pulled apart there was a new world beginning. The tracks featured represent a forgotten chapter in Nigeria’s musical history when the youth threw their varied morsels into the pot from Hard Rock to Psychedelic Soul when guitars were cherished instruments, symbolic of a new movement, when highlife and Afrobeat played second fiddle to ‘the beat’.

Track List:

[Disc 1]
1. Ify Jerry Krusade Nwantinti / Die Die
2. The Hygrades Rough Rider
3. The Hykkers Deiyo Deiyo (Akpuwunlobi)
4. Wrinkar Experience Soundway
5. The Funkees Breakthrough
6. The Mebusas Mr. Bull Dog (45 version)
7. Foundars 15 Don’t Take Me for a Ride
8. Ceejebs Eti Ufok
9. Tony Grey Super 7 Yem Efe
10. The Identicals Akwa Kayi Ji Bia Nuwa
11. P.R.O. Blacky Joe
12. Cicada Oli Nkwu
13. The Lijadu Sisters Lifes Gone Down Low
14. Eppi Fanio Ikoko Ti Yio Jata (On Perseverance)
15. Bongos Ikwue All Night Long
16. The Thermometers Babalawo
17. Colomach Ottoto Shamoleda
18. The Black Mirrors The World Ends
19. The Semi Colon Isi Agboncha
20. Lawrence Amavi Group Money That’s What I Want
21. The Hygrades Somebodys Gonna Lose Or Win
22. Ofege In Concert
23. The Elcados Chokoi & Oreje
24. Sonny Okosuns & Paperback Limited Ohomi
25. Chuck Barrister & The Voices Of Darkness Be Kind, Be Foolish, Be Happy Tony Grey & The Black 7 Ugbo Ndoma
26. Reme Izabebos Music Research (Ayamayama) The Same Man
27. Action 13 Active Action
28. The Actions Kpokposikposi
29. The Strangers Onye Ije
30. The Comrades Bullwalk
31. Ofo The Black Company Egwu Aja
[Disc 2]
17. Egwu Aja

Specifications:

Format: Compact Discs

Genre: INTERNATIONAL

UPC: 846833000028

Artist: World Ends: Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s / Var

Release Date: 07/20/2010

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