Hot Casa Records present Togo Soul 70 (Selected Rare Togolese Recordings from 1971 to 1981). A treasure-trove of rare and unusual recordings mostly recorded in Lomï¿½ during the 70ï¿½s, a fusion of traditional voodoo chants, raw soul and Afro jazz.Hot Casa Records selected 13 tracks, a snapshot of some hundreds of rare and often forgotten tapes from the most prolific, professional and exciting phase of the countryï¿½s recording history, including international stars like Bella Bellow (who even performed to Maracana stadium in Brazil), or Roger Damawuzan, compared as the James Brown from Lomï¿½, and forgotten tapes and brilliant songs in Mina, Kabyiï¿½ and Fon languages. Many of the tracks featured here are peppered with innovation and experimentation highlighting how diverse the music scene in Togo was at the time, even if the political context influenced their creation.
A must have for all music lovers, also used as the soundtrack of the documentary Togo Soul 70, directed by Liz Gomis & DJ Julien Lebrun!
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TOGO SOUL 70 (SELECTED RARE TOGOLESE RECORDINGS FROM 1971 TO 1981)