African Dances

SHINA WILLIAMS & HIS AFRICAN PERCUSSIONISTS

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This reissue of Shina Williams’ ultra-rare album, ‘African Dances,’ is part of the Vinyl Me, Please Mr. Bongo reissue campaign.
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Record
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Exclusive Features
Record icon Color Transparent Cyan
Other Features
Release Type Reissue
Mastering Studio Finyl Tweek
Label Mr. Bongo
BY THE NUMBERS
1LP
Format
750
Total Pressing Quantity
12
INCH
Vinyl Size
33 1/3
RPM
Speed
180
GRAM
Weight
1979
Original Release Year
DESCRIPTION

This is the first official Mr. Bongo reissue of the extremely rare full-length album by Lagos-based bandleader Shina Williams. The record was born in 1979 when Shina put Biddy Wright, Fred Fisher, Saliu Alabi, Prince Bola, Tutu Shoronmu, Tunde Williams and several other decorated Nigerian musicians — who played with the likes of Fela Kuti, SJOB Movement, Sonny Okoson and King Bucknor among others — together to record. The result is ‘African Dances,’ a timeless fusion of afrobeat, electronics, boogie and disco. This record includes Williams’ most well-known song, “Agboju Logun,” that he knew was groundbreaking.

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