Reissue of an ultra rare Afro – Funk album from KENI OKULOLO.

First and rare album from The famous bass player and band leader of   MONOMONO nigerian band.

3 amazing tracks recorded in 1974 in EMI studio taken from his ultra rare and so hard to find     » Talkin ‘ bass experience » masterpiece album plus an extra track that we decided with the artist to include here . His funky gem “ Funky People” was produced during the famous “Mixed Grill “ sessions in Lagos.
Fully Licenced with one of a few living nigerian musicians with roots in both traditional village music and funky west african popular genres, five times voted Nigeria ‘s best bassist by the Nigerian Association of Music journalists. The original album is so hard to find and cost more than thousand euros , so don’t hesitate to listen to this remastered Afro soul gem .
A1: Call Me Fool Today ( 6.35)

A2 : Funky People ( 5.59)

B1: Talkin’ Bass Experience ( 9.15)

B2: You Can Only Live But Once (5.43)

 

Credits:

Producer : Odion Iruoje

Musicians :

Kenneth Okulolo : Bass; Lead Vocal; Composer & Arranger

Willie Bestman: Lead Vocal

James Eyephia : Guitars , Lead, Rhythm& Tenor Guitar

Johnny Wood : Keys

Mike Collins : Drums

Friday Jumbo : Congas

Fred Fisher : Horns & Trombone

Mike Sharp : Trumpet

 

Additional Credits on Funky People :

  • – Friday Posso & Gaspar Lawal : Congas
  • – Brother Dele : Sax
  • – Berkeley Jones : Guitar
  • – Jett : Guitar
  • – Lemmy : Keys

Backing Track recorded at Decca Studio , Yabba , Lagos, 1979 )

Overdub and Remix & Mastering – Emi , Abbey Road Studios _ London)

Engineers : Pat Stapley and Pete James ( Abbey Road London)

Ade & John – Decca Studio , Lagos

 

Remastered by Blanka at Kasablanka

Cover Restoration : Yann Kesz

 

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