15 May 2006


Storming stuff! Roforofo Fight hails from 1972 an early full-length Fela LP, filled with 4 tight groovers that stand with his best work!"Roforofo Fight"builds up after a great spoken intro over a pumping rhythm section to a fast-time groover that has the drums working overtime to keep up with the political power of the cut and is an absolute stormer - a real dance floor destroyer.
I remember Bob Jones dropping this about 1983 in the Jazz Room at Caister and the whole crowd went fucking beserk - a hord of pissed up jazz funkers(including Magnum from Jazzheads Blogspot) all going bonkers to Fela - what a sight!!!!! "Go Slow" begins with this mad trumpet solo that you'll recognize from a famous sample, especially as it mixes in with keyboards; and "Question Jam Answer" and "Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am" are every bit as great.Totally brilliant!!!

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bacoso said...


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MoogPower said...

WoW...can't say I have this Fela album - very nice. You'll see I posted Open Close & Afrodisiac a few weeks ago (if your interested). Have a good number of other Feal albums too.

My first visit here & I must say...An xclnt blog you've got going.


Zero G Sound said...

Thanks for Fela!

gonzo said...

Really great music, you should also check expensive shit by fela kuti. Thanks for the post, superblog!

bacoso said...

yes i will post expensive shit soon -great lp !

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Wow fantastic..nice original music..

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