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CategoryRock/Pop Albums, World CDs, International, Jazz, World Beat, Funk, African, Nigerian

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Open & Close/Afrodisiac album for sale by Fela Kuti was released Jul 17, 2001 on the MCA (USA) label. Includes liner notes by Jacqueline Grandchamp-Thiam, Rikki Stein and Mabinuori Kayode Idowu. Open & Close/Afrodisiac CD music Digitally remastered by Pompon (Translab Paris, Paris, France). Open & Close/Afrodisiac buy CD music This CD reissue combines two early-'70s albums -- Open & Close and Afrodisiac -- on a single disc. Open & Close/Afrodisiac songs Open & Close has just three songs, all in the ten- to 15-minute range, mixing some of the improvisational verve of jazz into Kuti's Afro-funk stew. Open & Close/Afrodisiac album for sale There's a bittersweet, faintly melancholy tone to some of the progressions that differentiates this from much African pop of then and later, and the half-dozen percussionists set a good bed on which the horns and electric keyboards swap lines. "Gbagada Gbagada Gbogodo Gbogodo" is highlighted by extensive call-and-response vocals between Kuti and the band Open & Close/Afrodisiac CD music. The four (as usual, lengthy) songs occupying Aphrodisiac had been originally recorded in Nigeria as 45 rpm releases, though that album consists of re-recordings of these done in London in the early '70s.   ...See Full Description

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1Open and Close See All 6
2Swegbe and Pako See All 7 $0.99(Available)
3Gbagada Gbagada Gbogodo Gbogodo See All 3
4Alu Jon Jonki Jon See All 612:41(Available)
5Jeun Ko Ku (Chop'n Quench) See All 57:14 $0.99(Available)
6Eko Ile See All 76:41 $0.99(Available)
7Je'nwi Temi (Don't Gag Me) See All 313:15(Available)

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CD Universe Part number1947873
LabelMCA (USA)
Orig Year2001
Catalog number858550
Release DateJul 17, 2001
Recording Time76 minutes

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