Decca WA. 800-899 (2/3)

78 rpm 10-inch / 25 cm shellac (Single Play) discs

GHANAIAN ARTISTS

Decca WA. 800

Decca WA. 801

Decca WA. 802

Decca WA. 803

Decca WA. 804 P1958
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: AHOMGYEE Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5379] Vocal by Jimmy Hagan
B: MOOCHOO MAMBO Instrumental (Mambo) [KWA.5380]

Decca WA. 805
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: THE TREE AND THE MONKEY English (Calypso) [KWA.5381] Featuring Julie Okine
B: ONUA Fante (Highlife) [KWA.5382] Vocal by Jimmy Hagan

Decca WA. 806
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: NOTHING BUT A MAN’S SLAVE English (Calypso) [KWA.5383] Featuring Julie Okine
B: SANBRA Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5384] Vocal by Jimmy Hagan

Decca WA. 807
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band 
A: SUZIE SUZIE English (Foxtrot)
B: EYI SE Fanti (Highlife) Vocal by Jimmy Hagan

Decca WA. 808
Buddy Squire and his Black Stars
A: FOOTBALL English (Calypso) [KWA.5387] With Packs Solomon
B: TITINA Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5388] With Lex King

Decca WA. 809-823: currently no information

Decca WA. 824
The Black Beats Band Led by Jerry Hansen Vocalist Mike Lewis
A: OSINANDA Yoruba (Highlife) [KWA.5419]
B: I LOVE HONEY English (Calypso) [KWA.5420]

Decca WA. 825
The Black Beats Band Led by Jerry Hansen
Vocal by Jerry Hansen and the Blackbirds
A: GYAE M’ONKA Fante (Highlife) [KWA.5421]
B: HIGHLIFE MEDLEY Fante [KWA.5422]

Decca WA. 826
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band 
A: GHANA FREEDOM English (Highlife) [KWA.5569] Vocals by Dan Acquaye
B: YI WU KETE Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5570] Vocals by “Bing” Quartey

Decca WA. 827
Joe Kelly and his Band
A: AWUI Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5571]
B: SAMBE FIU MANU Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5572]

Decca WA. 828
Joe Kelly and his Band Vocal by Attoh Davidson
A: KUTASHI KWANA Hausa (Blues) [KWA.5573]
B: NMOSHI DWADE Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5574]

Decca WA. 829
Joe Kelly and his Band
A: KANO AMPOSA
B: MONKEY JUMPED THROUGH THE WINDOW

Decca WA. 830
The Red Spots Band Led by Tommy Grippman Vocal Lizo Asaam
A: BIRIBIARA WO NE MBER Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5577]
B: OTAN Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5578]

Decca WA. 831
The Red Spots Band Led by Tommy Grippman
A: ADOMA Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5579] Vocal Lizo Asaam
B: ROLLING ROCKS Instrumental (Calypso) [KWA.5580]

Decca WA. 832
The Red Spots Band Led by Tommy Grippman
A: COFFEE AND TEA English (Calypso) [KWA.5581] Vocal by Serious Amarfio
B: AMBASSADOR Non-Vocal [KWA.5582]

Decca WA. 833
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: WOMPE MASEM Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5583]
B: OSORO AYIME Twi (Calypso) [KWA.5584] 

Decca WA. 834
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: EWIASE AHERABO Twi (Mambo) [KWA.5585]
B: YEBESOM ONYAME Twi (Swing) [KWA.5586]

Decca WA. 835
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: ODURO DAMIRIFA Twi (Blues) [KWA.5587]
B: IESU WUYI Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5588]

Decca WA. 836
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: MONSAM MMERA
B: DEAR MENSU BIO

Decca WA. 837
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: AYONKO SORO
B: ASEM NWANWA

Decca WA. 838

Decca WA. 839

Decca WA. 840
The Black Beats Band Vocal by Mike Lewis
A: OBIELE Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5597]
B: KEDZI MI LE Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5598]

Decca WA. 841
The Black Beats Band Vocal by Mike Lewis & The Black Birds
A: AFII NYONMAI ENYO Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5599]
B: REGULAR AS A RECORD CHANGER English (Calypso) [KWA.5600]

Decca WA. 842 P1958
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band Vocal by Dan Acquaye
A: AKUAFO COCOA Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5669]
B: NATSUI Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5670] 

Decca WA. 843
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band Vocal by Dan Acquaye
A: NOVINYE Ewe (Highlife) [KWA.5671] 
B: LOFFOH BIBIO Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5672]

Decca WA. 844
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band Vocal by Dan Acquaye
A: BASHIA Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5673]
B: BECAUSE OF MONEY English (Highlife) [KWA.5674]

Decca WA. 845
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: OWU AYE ME ADZE Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5675] Vocal by Dan Acquaye
B: MR. MOUSE Instrumental (Samba) [KWA.5676]

Decca WA. 846
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: AHOO YAA NNYE Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5717]
B: ONIPA NNYE Twi (Blues) [KWA.5718]

Decca WA. 847
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: MANI AGYINA WO Twi (Calypso)
B: NEPE DEAR MENHUNO Twi (Highlife)

Decca WA. 848
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: MENNI OBIARA
B: OBRA TWA MU

Decca WA. 849
Osei Bonsu and his Band
A: LAA TI LALA
B: ANNWO BA

Decca WA. 850

Decca WA. 851
Osei Bonsu and his Band
A: NSEM NYINAA Twi [KWA.5727]
B: WAKYE MADEE Twi [KWA.5728]

Decca WA. 852 P1958
Spike’s Rhythm Aces
A: BEATRICE English (Calypso) [KWA.5729] Vocal by Amartey Amamoo
B: KOOKOO Ewe (Agbagya) [KWA.5730] Vocal by Spike Anyankor

Decca WA. 853
Spike’s Rhythm Aces
A: KE OBILE ALE WIEMO Non-vocal (Waltz) [KWA.5731]
B: OBAA BI Fante (Highlife) [KWA.5732]

Decca WA. 854

Decca WA. 855
Spike’s Rhythm Aces
A: MAC’S SPECIAL Instrumental (Highlife) [KWA.5735]
B: KONKONSA Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5736]

Decca WA. 856

Decca WA. 857
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: CALABAR O Efik (Highlife) [KWA.5853]
B: SCHOOL GIRL English (Highlife) [KWA.5854]

Decca WA. 858 P1958
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: MAKOMA Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5855]
B: YEI NGBEWOH Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5856]

Decca WA. 859 P1958
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: ARAMAH Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5857]
B: MUMUDE Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5858]

Decca WA. 860
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: DZINBA Fanti (Highlife)
B: YOU CALL ME ROKO English (Highlife)

Decca WA. 861
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: KENTE DANCE Fanti (Highlife)
B: DADDY DRUNKARD English (Calypso)

Decca WA. 862 P1958
Raker’s Dance Band
A: NKYE ME WOBI Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5863]
B: SIKA PE YEDEN Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5864]

Decca WA. 863 P1958
Joe Kelly and his Band 
A: KWASHI LONGO Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5865]
B: SWEETHEART English (Highlife) [KWA.5866]

Decca WA. 864

Decca WA. 865

Decca WA. 866

Decca WA. 867
Malem Abudaramah and Chorus
A: KATIPAKADA Dagomba (Religious) [KWA.5851]
B: NDUMANAWANI NAMNANA Dagomba (Religious) [KWA.5852]

Decca WA. 868
Ampoman’s Guitar Band
A: BOSO MA YEN SA Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5889]
B: ABUSUA YEME SAA MEMPE Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5890]

Decca WA. 869
Ampoman’s Guitar Band
A: MO BE KAE ME DABI
B: MEPE ME HYIA YI SAABA

Decca WA. 870 P1958
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: OTAN NNYE
B: GNANA MMA Twi (Blues) [KWA.5870]

Decca WA. 871
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: ONIPA MAMA HO ASEM
B: ENNE DE W’ANYAME

Decca WA. 872 P1958
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: MOMMA YE NNA AWURDE ASE Twi (Swing) [KWA.5873]
B: OBIARA NNIM N’AWIE Twi (Calypso) [KWA.5874]

Decca WA. 873

Decca WA. 874

Decca WA. 875 P1958
The Red Spots Band
A: BOAFO YENA Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5879]
B: ENYE HWEE Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5880]

Decca WA. 876 P1958
The Red Spots Band
A: KAE DEBI Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5881]
B: DARLING TOO JEALOUS English (Highlife) [KWA.5882]

Decca WA. 877 P1958
Stargazers Dance Band
A: DENSU Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5883]
B: DAA DAA KENTE Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5884]

Decca WA. 878 P1958
Stargazers Dance Band
A: KETEKE Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5885]
B: MON KABI MMAME Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5886]

Decca WA. 879
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: NANCY English (Highlife)
B: NYEME GALE DZIO Ewe (Highlife)

Decca WA. 880

Decca WA. 881

Decca WA. 882 P1958
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: ONIPA HO WO ASEM Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5893]
B: MEBE YEE DEN WIASE Twi (Mambo) [KWA.5894]

Decca WA. 883
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: AFENHIA PA (Swing)
B: ME DOFOPA NAM POANI (Highlife)

Decca WA. 884 P1958
Onyina and his Guitar Band 
A: DESTINY OF AFRICA English (Calypso) [KWA.5897]
B: ONIPA NYE HWEE WIASE Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5898]

Decca WA. 885
K. Giyesi’s Band 
A: MONYE ME AYIE Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5899]
B: MENYA MEDOFOPA Twi (Swing) [KWA.5900]

Decca WA. 886
K. Giyesi’s Band
A: AMANFO NDEMASEM Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5901]
B: EMAA NNYENA Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5902]

Decca WA. 887
Kakwa Kuma’s Band
A: EBOSUA AYIME AMA Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5903]
B: AWO YE Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5904]

Decca WA. 888 P1958
Spike Anyankor’s Rhythm Aces 
A: AO ADOFA Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5905]
B: FABRA MENTO BI Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5906]

Decca WA. 889
Spike Anyankor’s Rhythm Aces Band
A: OYA KAE ME Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5907]
B: EDE AGBENE Ga (Rhumba) [KWA.5908]

Decca WA. 890 P1958
The Stargazers of Kumasi 
A: OBRA Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5909]
B: ONIPA NE BRE Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5910]

Decca WA. 891 P1958
The Stargazers of Kumasi 
A: WON NTUNTUN HENWURA Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5911]
B: EDUSEI Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5912]

Decca WA. 892
The Stargazers of Kumasi
A: ATAN FO Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5913]
B: PROMPROM Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5914]

Decca WA. 893 P1958
Akan Trio
A: ME YERE AWO Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5915]
B: SIKA YE ADEE YIYE Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5916]

Decca WA. 894
Akan Trio
A: ADE AHIA ME Twi (Highlife) [KWA.5917]
B: CHANA MOMMO YENNI AHURUSI Twi (Samba) [KWA.5918]

Decca WA. 895
Sampson’s Band
A: GYE WAHOM Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5919]
B: MA YENBO NKOMO Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5920]

Decca WA. 896 P1958
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band 
A: SIABOTAR Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5921]
B: TROVAFE Ewe (Highlife) [KWA.5922] Vocal by Dan Acquaye

Decca WA. 897 P1958
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band 
A: WOWOLO Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5923] Vocals Dan Acquaye
B: ENIGYE Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5924]

Decca WA. 898 P1958
E. T.  Mensah and his Tempos Band
A: NGELE WAEWAE Ibo (Fetish) [KWA.5925] Vocal Christine Mensah
B: AUNTIE B. Fanti (Highlife) [KWA.5926]

Decca WA. 899 P1958
E. T. Mensah and his Tempos Band 
A: KWAME NKRUMAH Ga (Highlife) [KWA.5927] Vocal by Dan Acquaye
B: MUNTUM Fanti (Rhumba) [KWA.5928]

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