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Rock In The Wake Of War: The Rise And Fall Of Nigerian Rock - Flying Out

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Rock In The Wake Of War: The Rise And Fall Of Nigerian Rock

Now Again Records

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The Western world was in the throes of peace, love and flower power as Nigeria descended into Civil War in 1967. The rock scene that developed during the following three years of bloodshed and destruction would come to heal the country, propagate the world-wide ideal of the Modern Nigerian, and propel Fela to stardom after conflict ended in 1970.

Wake Up You! tells the story of this time, pays homage to these now-forgotten musicians and their struggle, and brings to light the funk and psychedelic fury they created as they wrested free of the ravages of the late 1960s and created thrilling, original Nigerian rock music throughout the 1970s.

TRACK LIST:

A1. Theodore Nemy - Come Back
A2. Funkees - Slipping Into Darkness
A3. Hykkers - I Want A Break Thru
A4. The Hygrades - In The Jungle (Vocal)

B1. Shadow Abraham w/ Monomono Friends - Babalawo
B2. Waves - Wake Up You
B3. War-Head Constriction - Shower Of Stone
B4. Question Mark - Love
B5. Action 13 - Set Me Free

C1. Jay U Experience - Baby Rock
C2. The Doves - Flying Bird
C3. Kukumbas - Awa Lani Arawa
C4. The Believers - Life Will Move

D1. Tony Grey & The Black 7
D2. Ceejebs - Life In Cannan
D3. The Identicals - Who Made The World



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