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 Global A Go-Go 
 Music from around the world in the universal language of groove
 Music
 
 Bill Lupoletti  
 For non-profit use only.
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A tribute to the great Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, who passed away April 30 at age 79; his effortlessly cool style both defined and transcended Afrobeat, the genre of music he essentially co-invented alongside Fela Kuti
Produced at Natural Log Studio. Broadcast on WRIR 97.3 FM Richmond Independent Radio in Richmond, Virginia every Monday from 3 to 5 PM. Available as a webstream simulcast at wrir.org. Downloads for rebroadcast on other non-profit radio stations and as podcasts via the A-Infos Radio Project at radio4all.net. And more information about all of those options and more on my blog, globalagogo.com.
Artist | Country | Song | Recording | Label | Year

Oliver Lake | USA | Separation | Matador Of 1st & 1st | Passin' Thru | 1997
Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros | England UK | Global A Go-Go | Global A Go-Go | Hellcat | 2001

Tony Allen | Nigeria-France | Moving On | Film Of Life | Jazz Village | 2014
Tony Allen with Afrobeat 2000 | Nigeria-France | When One Road Close | N.E.P.A. (Never Expect Power Always) | Earthworks | 1984

Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos | Nigeria | It's Highlife Time | Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos | Parlophone | 1965
Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos | Nigeria | Ajo | Highlife-Jazz & Afro-Soul (1963-69) | Knitting Factory | 1967?
Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70 | Nigeria | Roforofo Fight | Music Of Fela: Roforofo Fight | Editions Makossa | 1972

Fela & Afrika 70 | Nigeria | Zombie | Zombie | Coconut | 1977

Tony Allen & The Afro Messengers | Nigeria | No Discrimination | No Discrimination | Grandstar | 1979
Tony Allen | Nigeria-France | The Same Blood | Black Voices | Comet | 1999

Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela | Nigeria-France-South Africa | Never (Lagos Never Gonna Be The Same) | Rejoice | World Circuit | 2020
Tony Allen | Nigeria-France | Moyege | Lagos No Shaking | Honest Jon's | 2005
Tony Allen | Nigeria-France | Secret Agent | Secret Agent | World Circuit | 2009

Sia Tolno | Sierra Leone-Guinee Conakry | Waka Waka Woman | African Woman | Lusafrica | 2014
Jimi Tenor & Tony Allen | Finland-Nigeria-France | Against The Wall | Inspiration Information 4 | Strut | 2009
Angelique Kidjo | Benin-France | Crosseyed And Painless | Remain In Light | Kravenworks | 2018
Boozoo Bajou | Germany | Yoruba Road | The Allenko Brotherhood Ensemble | Comet | 2001

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