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Many of these songs are known and loved worldwide: Pata Pata, Soul Makossa, Yeke Yeke, Sweet Mother, Mario, Shakara, Jive Soweto. Others will be revelations to even the most dedicated record collectors.
The deluxe longbox set includes a 60-page book of photographs, record-cover reproductions, specially-commissioned artwork and essays by experts on each of Africa s popular styles. Pieces by Mark Hudson (Daily Telegraph), Véronique Mortaigne (Le Monde), Patrick Labesse (Le Monde), Francis Dordor (Les Inrockuptibles) Bouziane Daoudi (La Libération), Daniel Brown, Daniel Lieuze and Leonardo da Silva (RFI, French Radio). Anyone with serious interest in African music will recognize this set s extraordinary value. It will be the essential collection of African popular music for the next 50 years.
Des wrote:It's gone up to £65 already - how come?
Neil Foxlee wrote:The label it's on is not Sterns, but Discograph, a French outfit (though Sterns are also credited).
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