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 Led by Jerry Hansen Vocalist Mike Lewis
A: OSINANDA [KWA 5419]
B: I LOVE HONEY [KWA 5420]

Decca WA 825

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
B: SAMBE FIU MANU

Decca WA 828

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

Decca WA 830

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

Decca WA 832
Red Spots Band
A: COFFEE AND TEA
B: AMBASSADOR

Decca WA 833
Onyina’s Guitar Band
A: WOMPE MASEM
B: OSORO AYIME

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
A: OBIELE Ga (Highlife)
B: KEDZI MI LE Ga (Highlife)

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

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
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

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 AWURADE ASE Twi (Swing) [KWA 5873]
B: OBIARA NNIM N’AWIE Twi (Calypso) [KWA 5874]

Decca WA 873

Decca WA 874

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

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

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

Decca WA 878 P1958
Stargazers
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:

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 Fante (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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