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Highlife On The Move : Selected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings from London & Lagos 1954-66

Highlife On The Move : Selected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings from London & Lagos 1954-66
Highlife On The Move : Selected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings from London & Lagos 1954-66 - Mr Bongo
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£24.99

Deluxe triple 180g gatefold vinyl set with a bonus Fela Kuti replica 7 inch and 12 page vinyl booklet.

Amazing compilation on Soundway records looking into the early story of highlife, compiled by researcher Dr. Markus Coester. It traces the music from West Africa to London, adding elements of jazz, mambo and calypso along the way and paving the way for the afro sounds of the 1970s. Many of the tracks where originally only released on 78rpm 10'' recordings. 

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