Nigeria’s o.g. Yoruba apala master Alhaji Haruna Ishola makes a powerful impression on me here. This particular cassette-shaped drop in the bucket of his immense discography is downright effervescent compared to many zzzz-inducing examples.
Talking drums of 1975 talking to me til I take this tape out.
Buy this record, or at least part of it, here.
Mba B’Ejire Mba Yo
Ishola Olugbuyi Kuseju
Bi Taku Oba Ja
Saliu Ma Ya Bikan
Bi Mo Duro Bi Mo Ba Bere Lo Orin Nso Simi Lokan
Ishola De Elenipe Od’Osupa Ti Nmole Kari Aiye
Won Nse Kobaje Didan Lo Ndan