Various – Power to the People!

Now-Again | Apr. 1, 2016 | Catalog |

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Tracklist:

1. Eye Q: I Am Selfish
2. Wells Fargo: Watch Out
3. Stars of Liberty: Power To The People
4. Eye Q: Making Life Out Of Music
5. Wells Fargo: Coming Home
6. Magna Carta: Africa Sounds
7. Gypsy Caravan – Chistiuiti

Digital only. No NA catalog number.

Peace – Black Power

Now-Again | Mar. 1, 2016 | Catalog |

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Tracklist:

1. Black Power
2. I Have Got No Money
3. This Is The Time Now
4. I Need Mercy
5. Peaceful Man
6. Umbwalwa Ne Chamba
7. I Don’t Know
8. Get On The Way

Recording Information/Personnel:
Teddy Makombe (Lead guitar, lead vocals); Bruce Kaunda (rhythm guitar); Brower Machuta (Drums); Saul Manda (bass).
Original sessions produced by Edward Khuzayawo and Peace. Licensed, and all photos, courtesy Collins Makombe.

Originally released in 1975 on Zambia Music Parlour, ZMPL 17. Recorded at Malachite Film Studios, Chingola, Zambia in between 1973 and 1974 by unknown engineers, perhaps Geoff Kachusha Mulenga and Grayson Phiri.

This reissue produced, with liner notes, by Eothen Alapatt.
Additional contributions to liner notes from Leonard Koloko and Ben Phiri.
Restoration and remastering by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, Los Angeles.
Art direction by Errol Richardson.

LP, CD. NA 5130.

Various – Wake Up You! Vol. 2

Now-Again | Feb. 27, 2016 | Catalog |

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VOL. 1

Tracklist:

CD:
1. Come Back 4:07 Theodore Nemy
2. Slipping Into Darkness 4:37 The Funkees
3. I Want A Break Thru 3:08 The Hykkers
4. In The Jungle (Vocal) 3:20 The Hygrades *
5. Babalawo 3:25 Shadow Abraham with Monomono Friends
6. Wake Up You 4:02 Waves
7. Shower Of Stone 3:40 War-Head Constriction
8. Love 5.01 Question Mark
9. Set Me Free 4.01 Action 13
10. Baby Rock 5:23 Jay U Experience
11. Flying Bird 3:31 The Doves
12. Awa Lani Arawa 3:53 Kukumbas
13. Life Will Move 5:10 The Believers
14. The Feelings 4:40 Tony Grey & the Black 7
15. Life In Cannan 3:10 Ceejebs
16. Who Made the World 4:32 The Identicals

LP:

A

Come Back 4:07 Theodore Nemy
Slipping Into Darkness 4:37 Funkees
I Want A Break Thru 3:08 Hykkers
In The Jungle (Vocal) 3:20 The Hygrades

B

Babalawo 3:25 Shadow Abraham with Monomono Friends
Wake Up You 4:02 Waves
Shower Of Stone 3:40 War-Head Constriction
Love 5.01 Question Mark
Set Me Free 4.01 Action 13

C

Baby Rock 5:23 Jay U Experience
Flying Bird 3:31 The Doves
Awa Lani Arawa 3:53 Kukumbas
Life Will Move 5:10 The Believers

D

The Feelings 4:40 Tony Grey & the Black 7
Life In Cannan 3:10 Ceejebs
Who Made the World 4:32 The Identicals

This compilation produced by Eothen Alapatt and Uchenna Ikonne.
Liner notes by Uchenna Ikonne, edited by Eothen Alapatt.

Restoration and remastering by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, Los Angeles.
Art direction by Errol Richardson for Busy Monster, Toronto, Canada.
Cover photography by Gilles Caron.

Hardcover book with CD, 2LP with softcover book in custom bookholder, Digital. 2016. NA 5125.

Various – Wake Up You! Vol. 1

Now-Again | Jan. 17, 2016 | Catalog |

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VOL. 1

Tracklist:

CD:

1. Never Never Let Me Down 3:58 Formulars Dance Band
2. Keep On Moving 4:04 The Hygrades
3. Everybody Likes Something Good 3:21 Ify Jerry Krusade
4. In The Jungle (Instrumental) 3.20 The Hygrades
5. Onye Ije 2.53 The Strangers
6. Stone The Flower 2:58 The Hykkers
7. Baby I Need You 3.38 The Funkees
8. Mother 4:14 Waves
9. Beautiful Daddy 3:46 Ofo the Black Company
10. Graceful Bird 3:48 War-Head Constriction
11. Ije Udo 3.51 The Magnificent Zenians
12 . Never Too Late 6:10 The Apostles
13. Groove the Funk 4:54 Aktion
14. Ballad of a Sad Young Woman 4:52 Wrinkar Experience
15. I Can’t Be Satisfied 3:12 The Founders 15
16. Float 5:25 Tirogo
17. Scram Out 3:48 Question Mark
18. Tell Me 8:13 P.R.O. =

LP:

A

Never Never Let Me Down 3:58 Formulars Dance Band
Keep On Moving 4:04 The Hygrades
Everybody Likes Something Good 3:21 Ify Jerry Krusade
In The Jungle (Instrumental) 3.20 The Hygrades
Onye Ije 2.53 The Strangers

B

Stone The Flower 2:58 The Hykkers
Baby I Need You 3.38 The Funkees
Mother 4:14 Waves
Beautiful Daddy 3:46 Ofo the Black Company
Graceful Bird 3:48 War-Head Constriction

C

Ije Udo 3.51 The Magnificent Zenians
Never Too Late 6:10 The Apostles
Groove the Funk 4:54 Aktion
Ballad of a Sad Young Woman 4:52 Wrinkar Experience

D

I Can’t Be Satisfied 3:12 The Foundars 15
Float 5:25 Tirogo
Scram Out 3:48 Question Mark
Tell Me 8:13 P.R.O.

This compilation produced by Eothen Alapatt and Uchenna Ikonne.
Liner notes by Uchenna Ikonne, edited by Eothen Alapatt.

Restoration and remastering by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters, Los Angeles.
Art direction by Errol Richardson for Busy Monster, Toronto, Canada.
Cover photography by Gilles Caron.

Hardcover book with CD, 2LP with softcover book in custom bookholder, Digital. 2016. NA 5120.

Christophe Lemaire Presents – Can’t You Hear Me?

Now-Again | Jan. 14, 2016 | Catalog |

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CD Tracklist:

1. Keith Mlevhu: The Bad Will Die
2. Paul Ngozi: Can’t You Hear Me
3. Amanaz: Amanaz
4. WITCH: No Time
5. Peace: Black Power
6. Peace: Peaceful Man
7. Chrissy Zebby Tembo: I’m Not Made Of Iron
8. Blackfoot: Poor Connection
9. 5 Revolutions: I Had a Dream (Instrumental)
10. Eye Q: Making Life Out Of Music
11. WITCH: Like A Chicken
12. Born Free: Mad Man
13. Funkees: Breakthrough
14 Founders 15: Don’t Take Me For A Ride
15. Wells Fargo: Coming Home
16. 5 Revolutions: Fwe Bena Zambia
17. WITCH: No Time (Pilooski Edit)

LP Tracklist:

A-

1. Keith Mlevhu: The Bad Will Die
2. Paul Ngozi: Can’t You Hear Me
3. Amanaz: Amanaz
4. WITCH: No Time

B-

5. Peace: Black Power
6. Peace: Peaceful Man
7. Chrissy Zebby Tembo: I’m Not Made Of Iron
8. Blackfoot: Poor Connection

C –

9. 5 Revolutions: I Had a Dream (Instrumental)
10. Eye Q: Making Life Out Of Music
11. WITCH: Like A Chicken
12. Born Free: Mad Man
13. Funkees: Breakthrough

D-

14 Founders 15: Don’t Take Me For A Ride
15. Wells Fargo: Coming Home
16. 5 Revolutions: Fwe Bena Zambia
17. WITCH: No Time (Pilooski Edit)

Tracks 1 through 9, 11, 12, 16 and 17 from Zambia; tracks 13 and 14 from Nigeria; tracks 10 and 15 from Zimbabwe.

All tracks licensed courtesy the artists, with the exception of tracks 1, 8 and 16 licensed courtesy Strawberry Rain.

This compilation produced by Christophe Lemaire and Eothen Alapatt.
Original tracks produced by the respective artists; track 17 with edits and additional production by Pilooski.
Additional production and coordination by Axel de Novion and Sarah-Linh Tran.
Mastered by Dave Cooley for Elysian Masters.
Artwork by Sanghon Kim. Art direction by Errol Richardson.

LP, CD. NA 5131.

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