Various Artists - Living Is Hard: West African Music In Britain
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Various Artists

Living Is Hard: West African Music In Britain

Honest Jon's Records
Release date: 27/05/08
genre: World Music
Format: LP
€16.99
tracklist
1. oni johnson - garse yer fido
2. isaac jackson - nitsi koko ko ko
3. ben simmons - blank
4. harry e. quashie - anadwofa
5. ben simmons - mu kun sebor wa wu
6. douglas papfio - kuntum
7. prince zulamkah - ligiligi
8. the west african instrumental quintet - adersu (no.2)
9. the ga quartet - abowe dsane nmaka tso
10. domingo justus - buje
11. ben simmons - obu kofi
12. james tucker - rue bai rue bai
13. john mugat - bukay
14. kumasi trio - asin asin part 2
15. douglas papafio - sakyi
16. james thomas - jon jo ko
17. nicholas de heer - edna buchaiku
18. george williams aingo - akuko nu bonto
19. nicholas de heer - ewuri beka
20. george williams aingo - agur bi dzi mansu aba
Various Artists - Living Is Hard: West African Music In Britain

description

Honest Jons / West African underground of 1920s Britain, recorded at Hayes. You can hear Caribbean influences here, the promise of highlife there, but mostly disavows fusion and assimilation. Heavyweight gatefold w/booklet.

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