Opika 1900 series

78 rpm shellac discs

Opika 1900
Messanga Maurice et son ensemble
A: ANGULA TSONGO MON YE FAM
B: BIA WA BI VLU MAN VE

Opika 1901

Opika 1902
Tobbo Eitel et son ensemble
A: WE NYAM
B: A NDOLO NA NYAKI

Opika 1903
Tobbo Eitel et son ensemble
A: M BA NA LEM
B: KUMB’ELOLO

Opika 1904
Onana Mbosa Isidore et son ensemble
Accompagné par Taumani Albert et Tino Baroza
A: KURUNGU
B: NUSENGENDAMBITCHU

Opika 1905

Opika 1906

Opika 1907

Opika 1908
Ekoto Robert et Ruth Soppo
A: ELANGA OLI
B: YAME SONA MUANA

Opika 1909
Ekoto Robert et Ruth Soppo
A: ANGONA MBUA
B: NDINGA KONGO

Opika 1910
Etoa Mengue Jules et son ensemble
A:  ANE ME YEN MOT ME VE YE MBOLO
B: MA YI BOT BAM

Opika 1911
Etoa Mengue Jules et son ensemble
A:  MBIA NKUNGU
B: ETOA MENGUE ANGA DOUALA

Opika 1912

Opika 1913

Opika 1914

Opika 1915

Opika 1916
Bakossi avec
Ngome Laurence Ensemble, Tino Baroza, Albert Taumanl, Musekiwa Isaac
A: A WONGE ANGINATUS BO MARRY [PART.25912]
B: NDO EMADE SA [PART.25913]

Opika 1917

Opika 1918

Opika 1919
Anne Nvunga Ndzie
Accompagnée par Tino Baroza, Musekiwa, Taumani Albert et Dechaud
A: WO W’AKAMANE NYO NGA (Anne Nvunga Ndzie) Bulu Yaoundé
B: BURBO NSIMANZI MANG (Anne Nvunga Ndzie) Bulu Yaoundé [PART.25919]

Opika 1920

Opika 1921
Essaka Samuel et son ensemble
Accompagné par Tino Baroza, Dechaud, Taumani Albert et Musekiwa Issac
A: BOLOBO BOLOBO (Essaka Samuel) Douala [Part.25922]
B: ESOSODI ESOSODI (Essaka Samuel) Douala [Part.25923]

Opika 1924
Anne Mvunga Ndzie
Accompagné par Tino Baroza, Taumani Albert, Musekiwa Isaac et Dechaud
A: LOME ME MBANETE Bulu Yaoundé
B: NTUMBA NWANG SERA Bulu Yaoundé [Part.25929]

Opika 1925
Dikume Lobe Henri et son ensemble
Accompagnée par Tino Baroza, Taumani Albert, Musekiwa Isaac et Dechaud
A: NIKA NYA DA MBA (Dikume Lobe Henri) Douala
B: MUMA KODI (Dikume Lobe Henri) Douala [PART.25931]

Opika 1926

Opika 1927

Opika 1928

Opika 1929

  1. Cromwell Ndzie Moïse et son ensemble
    Accompagnée par Tino Baroza, Taumani Albert, Musekiwa Isaac et Dechaud
    FINOLINE « 1955 » (Cromwell) (Bulu Yaoundé) [PART.25937]
  2. Timothée Essombe et son ensemble
    Accompagnée par Tino Baroza, Taumani Albert, Musekiwa Isaac et Dechaud
    FINOLINE « 1955 » (Timothée Essombe) (Bakoko) [PART.25945]

Opika 1930-1937 Currently no information available

Opika 1938
Eyango
Accompagné par Dechaud, Taumani Albert, Musekiwa Issac, Tino Baroza
A: NGON A MBOA
B: MUNJA MWANDI NAYORIBAE Balimba [Part.25957]

Opika 1939
Olinga David et son groupe
A: DENE BIA DZEME OLINGA DAVID Yaoundé
B: MWDANG ABUGE ABEGE OYANE Yaoundé

Opika 1940

Opika 1941

Opika 1942

Opika 1943

Opika 1944

Opika 1945
Tchacounte Issac Delor et Nyapen Veronique
Accompagné par Ngassa Pierre, Taumani Albert, Musekiwa Issac, Dechaud, Tino Baroza
A: FINOLINE “55” (Signing François) Bamikele [Part.25970]
B: FINOLINE “55” (Tchacounte) Bamoun [Part.261509]

Opika 1946

Opika 1947

Opika 1948

Opika 1949
Njembe Gwet Paulemond
Accompagné par Dickoume Bernard et  Musekiwa Isaac
A: PAULEMOND A YE NSINGA NDINGA (Njembe Gwet P.) Bassa [PART.25978]
B: NLON MODA LA Bassa [Part. 25979]

Opika 1950

Opika 1951
A: Tobbo Eitel BEAUFORT 55 (Tobbo Eitel)
B: Jean Moudeke DOUALA (Jean Moudeke)

Opika 1952

  1. Jean Moudeke
    Accompagné par Tino Baroza, Taumani Albert, Musekiwa Issac et Dechaud
    FINOLINE “55” (Jean Moudeke) Douala [Part.26153]
  2. Tobbo Eitel
    Accompagné par Tino Baroza, Taumani Albert, Musekiwa Issac et Dechaud
    FINOLINE “55” (Tobbo Eitel) Douala [Part.26155]

Opika 1953

Opika 1954
Twummasi’s Band
A: NNEMMA AWARE Twi (Highlife)
B: ONIPA NKYE WU Twi (Blues)

Opika 1955
Twummasi’s Band
A: ONYAME SANE Twi (Highlife)
B: MAFISEM I Twi (Blues)

Opika 1956
Twummasi’s Band
A: MONNODO MOHO Twi (Dagomba)
B: BERIBI BASA Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1957
Twummasi’s Band
A: O DASANI Twi (Blues)
B: ODO YE WU Fante (High Life)

Opika 1958
Joe Wills de Archibold with Joe’s Rhythm Band
A: THERE’S A HEAVEN IN HEAVEN English (Quick Step)
B: I LOVE YOU DARLING English (Quick Step)

Opika 1959
Joe Wills de Archibold with Joe’s Rhythm Band
A: NEGRITA SAMBA English & Spanish (Samba)
B: RAINDROP SAMBA English (Samba)

Opika 1960
Owu Kodo and his Band
A: NYOMO SANE Ga (Highlife) [PT. 26469]
B: MITAMO LOFRO KULE Ga (Highlife) [PT. 26471]

Opika 1961
Owu Kodo and his Band
A: KE DRE ONIA HE MON KULU Ga (Highlife) [PART.26472]
B: MATSE KOMLI LA Ga (Highlife)

Opika 1962
S. S. Ahima and his Band
A: OFUR A ALATA NTAMA Twi (Highlife)
B: WAYE ME PASAA Twi

Opika 1963
S. S. Ahima and his Band
A: WUNHUU AWEISUO A ENKA SAMINYA NO MAYO Twi (Highlife)
B: WO DO ME ANA Twi (Calypso)

Opika 1964
Joe Wills de Archibold and his Band
A: OREMI PELES Efik (Highlife)
B: CALABAR Yoruba (Highlife)

Opika 1965
Billy Sam and his Pals
A: GUITARE MAMBO English (Mambo)
B: ESI MANSA Fanti (Highlife)

Opika 1966
Joe Wills de Archibold and his Band
A: CARAMBA MULATA English & Spanish (Mambo)
B: RUDGE SAMBA English & Spanish (Samba)

Opika 1967
Twunnasi’s Band
A: BERE PA BE BA Twi (Highlife) [M.4008/ P.26897]
B: ODAMANKOMA Twi (Highlife) [M.4009/P.26898]

Opika 1968
Jack Bay and his Band
A: OKOE JACK AND TOBAN BIBIO Ga (Highlife)
B: STORMY ARS Pigeon English (Rumba)

Opika 1969
Jack Bay and his Band
A: CUP OF TEA Pigeon English (Samba) [PT.26901]
B: ROYAL MAIL BOAT Pigeon English [PT.26902]

Opika 1970
Jack Bay and his Band
A: SATURDAY NIGHT I GIVE YOU DOLLARS Pigeon English (Dagomba) [PT. 26903]
B: GOD’S TIME IS THE BEST Pigeon English [PT. 26904]

Opika 1971
Billy Sam and his Pals
A: FINE FINE JOLLEY Fante (Highlife)
B: KOJO ATTA Fante (Highlife)

Opika 1972
Billy Sam and his Pals
A: NGE YO MONIO Krobo (Highlife)
B: IKE DA BURMA Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1973
Twummasi’s Band
A: MEARA Twi
B: MAFISEM II Twi

Opika 1974
Billy Sam and his Pals
A: ME LOBE MAMBO English (Mambo)
B: BLUE LAKE English (Highlife)

Opika 1975
Jibirin Isa and his Group
A: MUJE JANO MU SHA EIDI-A Hausa
B: SARDAUNA YA ISA PIRMIYA Hausa

Opika 1976
Jibirin Isa and his Group
A: MALLAM AMINU KANO Hausa
B: KARYA BATH TASHI SAI HOTEL Hausa

Opika 1977
Obeng Hanson and his Band
A: DEDEI BI EMANI Ga (Rumba)
B: AFIMIDO NI OWU NISE Ga (Highlife)

Opika 1978
Obeng Hanson and his Band
A: MIDIEN TSE MI DZOLE Ga (Highlife)
B: ONA MI BIBIOO Ga (Highlife)

Opika 1979
Jibirin Isa and his Group
A: KEKEN RUDGE BATSADA Hausa
B: SARKIN KANO MAHAM MADU Hausa

Opika 1980
Kwaku Kuma’s Band
A: NYANTA EREHYE Twi (Highlife)
B: ADWUMA FROFRO YO YENA Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1981
Jibirin Isa and his Group
A: AHAYYE BA YAROBA Hausa
B: KARKI BADA BADO Hausa

Opika 1982
Jibirin Isa and his Group
A: WAI BATA ZUWA SAI INZO Hausa
B: ALLAH YA TURA NEPU GARA Hausa

Opika 1983
Augustus Asare and his Oaks Band
A: AKOSUA KUMA Twi (Highlife)
B: KAKALIKA Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1984
Augustus Asare and his Oaks Band
A: ESIE BODY Twi (Highlife)
B: MEYARE AMEWU Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1985
Augustus Asare and his Oaks Band
A: MEHWE WOANINA Twi (Highlife)
B: AKYEM KONTOMRE Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1986
Augustus Asare and his Oaks Band
A: BISA MAMMY YAA Twi (Highlife)
B: ONE POUND NO BALANCE Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1987
Kwaku-Kuma Band’s
A: OBI AWO NOBA Twi (Highlife)
B: COCOO REGU ABUN Twi (Blues)

Opika 1988
Jibirin Isa and his Group
A: IN KANA JIN HAUSHI Hausa
B: NEPPU MAMBO Hausa

Opika 1989
Jibirin Isa and his Group
A: MENENE DAN YARO Hausa
B: DADIN DUNIYA Hausa

Opika 1990
Joe Wills de Archibold and his Band
A: APERITIF MARTINI Efik
B: MARTINI APERITIF English

Opika 1991
Yaw Asare and his Band
A: MARA ME BUSUAFO Twi
B: EI AFODO Twi

Opika 1992
Yaw Asare and his Band
A: AGONAFO MONTIE Twi
B: EI WO SORE Twi

Opika 1993
Augustus Asare and his Oaks Band
A: OKWAKUO DAGOMBA Twi (Highlife)
B: TEYMANI DUE Twi (Blues)

Opika 1994
Augustus Asare and his Oaks Band
A: ONE WAY Twi (Highlife)
B: AIRPORT OBRONI Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1995
Kojo Bio and his Band
A: ETRE NYINA ASEE Twi (Highlife)
B: OHOHUO BATA NIL Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1996
Kojo Bio and his Band
A: OHIA NIL MAWUMEBA KAN Twi (Blues)
B: AWU FU MUNWHE Twi (Highlife)

Opika 1997
Kojo Bio and his Band
A: OSAMN FUFURO Twi
B: WU NYA SIKAA BO LIFE Twi

Opika 1998
Eddie Rascal and his group
A: GUA SU Twi (Highlife)
B: KO KO KO Ga (Highlife)

Opika 1999
Eddie Rascal and his group
A: HANEYA Ga (Highlife)
B: ACCRA BODY Ga (Highlife)

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