BETA YAMA GROUP - FREE LOVE

BETA YAMA GROUP - FREE LOVE

LP (12"/10" Album)

Login for pricing & ordering.

 

Label: PMG

Release date: 27/01/2017

Barcode: 0710473190664

Catalog no.: PMGLP0000052

Item ID: 440710

It's hard to get a handle on Nigerian musicians Nash Dodoo, Charlie Cuul and Jonas Caulley. In 1980 they released an album of face-melting gospel boogie as the BML chapels. And in the same year, calling themselves the Beta Yama Group, they put out 'Free Love', a belated love letter to San Francisco's 'Summer Of Love' and an album altogether focused on more worldly concerns. 'Free Love' is a small slice of Haight-Ashbury transported to the Polygram Studios in Lagos. Insanely rare - and worth buying for the freaky cover art alone - 'Free Love' is a funky, reverb heavy call for love, peace and sweet, sweet loving.

Also available: FREE LOVE (CD).

Ordering

Are you a private user? Order this item through our mailorder.

Are you a business user? Please login to add items to your basket.

More BETA YAMA GROUP...


BETA YAMA GROUP - FREE LOVE

BETA YAMA GROUP - FREE LOVE

It's hard to get a handle on Nigerian musicians Nash Dodoo, Charlie Cuul and Jonas Caulley. In 1980 they released an album of face-melting gospel boogie as the BML chapels. And in the same year, calling themselves the Beta Yama Group, they put out 'Free Love', a belated ... read more »

 

 

More on the PMG label...


MONITE, STEVE - ONLY YOU

MONITE, STEVE - ONLY YOU

'Only You' is a prime slab of Nigerian boogie. It's sinewy, compact and sexy, a little bit of disco mixed with a big dose of funk. Loose and groovy, it's a sonic seduction from another dimension. Originally released on His Master's Voice in Nigeria in 1984, now back on ... read more »

 

S.JOB ORGANIZATION - FREEDOM ANTHEM

S.JOB ORGANIZATION - FREEDOM ANTHEM

Previously known as SJOB Movement (the name was an acronym representing the members Samuel Spark Abiloye, Johnnie Woode Olimah, Ehima Blackie Ottah and Prince Bolarinwa Agba), S.JOB Organization released this set of deep, dark and funky music in 1978. This is a fine reissue ... read more »

 

OKU, GODDY - ONE MORE CHANCE

OKU, GODDY - ONE MORE CHANCE

Between producing countless albums, Goddy Oku (known as the Eastern Nigerian music scene's Mr Fixit) used his DIY skills and studio acumen to record 'One More Chance', a wonky, synth driven masterpiece that is funky and quaint in equal measures. It will bring a smile to ... read more »

 

MIGHTY FLAMES - METALIK FUNK BAND

MIGHTY FLAMES - METALIK FUNK BAND

Featuring an energetic mixture of Afrobeat, Afroboogie, funk and disco, this 1978 album from Nigeria (originally out on Foss Sound) now at last gets its deserved reissue. The Mighty Flames were a crack bunch of Cameroonian musicians, drawn to Nigeria by the heavy funk ... read more »

 

LEBARTY, FELIX - GIRLS FOR SALE

LEBARTY, FELIX - GIRLS FOR SALE

'Girls For Sale' was released after 'Lover Boy', the slick disco album that cemented Felix Lebarty's place in Nigerian music history. It is a collection of tracks Lebarty made early in his career, when his music was rawer and his pickup lines less sophisticated and less ... read more »

 

APOSTLES (NIGERIA) - THE APOSTLES

APOSTLES (NIGERIA) - THE APOSTLES

The Apostles were disciples of a heavy kind of psychedelic soul/rock fusion. After The Funkees left for London, they stepped into the breach to become the champions of East Nigeria's flourishing post-war music scene. This album from 1976, containing a heavy mix of wailing ... read more »

 

 


Clear Spot - clearspot.nl

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@clearspot.nl
W. www.clear-spot.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.