Dancing Time - Best Of Eastern Nigeria&

Dancing Time - Best Of Eastern Nigeria's Afro Rock Exponents

Double 180 Gram Vinyl Set with Download. Dancing Time: The Best of Eastern Nigeria's Afro Rock Exponents 1973 - 77 by the Funkees is the latest title on Soundway to mine the rich musical output of 60s and 70s Nigeria.

Artist: The Funkees

Genre: African Funk

Label: Soundway

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For the five-year period this compilation spans the Funkees output crackled with dance floor fire n the early 1970s the Funkees were the number-one east Nigerian band and the only outfit to seriously challenge the popular Lagos based rock combos Monomono and Blo. Stoking the dancefloor was the young bands first priority and the Funkees were often playing through the night, seven days a week. formed at the tail end of the Nigerian civil war by Harry Mosco Agada (then a guitarist in celestine ukwus music royals) the band played for the armys 12th brigade in aba and went through a rapid series of membership changes in search of the perfect line-up of players.

About the artist

The Funkees were a Nigerian afro-rock group formed in the late 1960s. They moved to London in 1973 and quickly gained prominence in the expatriate West African and West Indian music scene, but fragmented four years later.

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