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 if music could talk 
 
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 dj carlito  
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A special interview with African Highlife legend Nana Kwame Ampadu I, founder and band leader of The African Brothers Band International of Ghana (formed in the early 60s).
He's been making incredibly beautiful Highlife music for many many years..
he is truly a cultural treasure and a pioneer of "international" dance music..
One of my greatest dreams has come true to be able to present this interview to you.

"If Music Could Talk" on WRIR Richmond Independent Radio - Sundays at 7pm EST on WRIR www.wrir.org

NOTE: Many of the recordings below are available on CD through the Nana Kwame Ampadu website - http://www.nanakwameampadu.com/


SETLIST:

Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - African Brothers International (SOng) - Yaa AMponsa Special
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Wiase Ye De - Greatest Hits Vol 1
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Obiba Broke - Philisophical Highlife
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Susu Ma No Nye Wode - Greatest Hits Vol 1
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers International Dance Band of Ghana - Otwe Mpro - Happy Bird (Blue Cover)
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers International Dance Band of Ghana - Obi Abaayewa - Happy Bird (Blue Cover)
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Okoto Ne Aserewa - flip side of Ena Eye A Mane Me 45" - Ghana Film /Phillips

INTERVIEW (The rest of the songs were partial excerpts for the sake of fitting this great interview all into one show... )

Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Ade Aye Me - Yaa AMponsa Special
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Agyanka Dabre (later version of one of their 2 first songs) - Best of vol 1
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Sumina So Ntonko (later version of one of their 2 first songs) - Best of Vol 1
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Ebi Ti Ye - First full length LP Recorded in Britain on Afribros
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Aku Sika part 1 -Happy Bird (Blue Cover)
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Anomaa Tewa - Agatha (80s version)
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Menye Osansani - Agatha (80s version)
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Ena Eye A Mane Me 45" - Ghana Film /Phillips
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Ofie Nwansena - First full length LP Recorded in Britain on Afribros
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Wose Yeanko - Yaa AMponsa Special
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Artikle 204 part 1- Happy Bird (Blue Cover)
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Artikle 204 part 2 - Happy Bird (Blue Cover)
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Ma Me Nko (feat Lady Mum Bii) - African Brothers in Nigeria
Nana Kwame Ampadu I and the African Brothers Band International of Ghana - Agatha - Agatha LP


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Outro - Mini Set : Happy Holi!!
"COLORS" excerpt
Sholay OST - Holi Ke Din
Silsila OST - Rang Barse


 If Music Could Talk Feb 28 2010 - Nana Kwame Ampadu I (founder of African Brothers Band International) Download Program Podcast
02:06:39 English 2010-02-28
 WRIR Studios - Richmond VA / and Dj Carlito's home studio
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