27 April 2010

?uestlove + Free Fela

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On May 11, Knitting Factory Records continues its re-release campaign of Fela's entire catalog with the "Na Poi" releases. This newest collection includes 14 albums (most from the mid-1970s) on 7 CDs and represent Fela and Africa '70 in their prime. The albums are:

Alagbon Close (1974) / Why Black Man Dey Suffer (1971)
Expensive Shit (1975) / He Miss Road (1975)
Everything Scatter (1975) / Noise For Vendor Mouth (1975)
Monkey Banana (1975) / Excuse O ( 1975)
Ikoyi Blindness (1976) / Kalakuta Show (1976)
Yellow Fever (1976) / Na Poi (1976)
J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop) (1977) / Unnecessary Begging (1976)

Here's a taste of the music, and a short interview with ?uestlove about Fela:


And a free track for you:
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