Superfly Records - The Nigerian Boogie Back
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) 2010-03-16
While legendary American bands like Shalamar, Atlantic Star and Change were scoring big hits in US R&B charts in the early 80s, numerous inspired outfits across the globe tried to immitate the popular synth/flap bass Boogie sound of that golden era of Soul music. Successful imitations saw the day in cities like London, Rio de Janeiro or Tokyo. Yet, until very recently, very few knew that a massive Boogie scene was also existing in a very improbable part of the world: Lagos, Nigeria. This selection is an attempt to introduce you to some of the lost treasures of the very respectable early 80s Nigerian Boogie scene. Enjoy!
01. Amas - Slow Down
02. Vicky Edimo - Stormy Monday
03. Kiki Gyan - Feelin Alright
04. Oby Onyioha - Enjoy Your Life
05. Chris Mba - A Little Touch
06. Veno - Nigeria Go Survive
07. Galaxy - Close To You
Selected and mixed by Paulo Goncalvez / Superfly Records (superflyrecords.com)
Audio mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com)
Artwork layout by Djouls (djouls.com) using a rare Geraldo Pino LP cover
Note : Superfly Records are adding 150 Nigerian Boogie and Disco LPs today on superflyrecords.com - rule is first-come, first-served so be quick!