Melodisc

45 rpm EPs & 33 rpm vinyl albums

West African releases

1. 7 inch (17 cm) vinyl EP

Melodisc EPM 7-90
WEST AFRICAN HIGHLIFE BANDS

  1. 1. West African Rhythm Brothers Leader: Ambrose Campbell Vocal: Abiodun Oke NEJUGBE
    2. Rans Boi’s Ghana Highlife Band GBONIMAO
  2. 1. West African Rhythm Brothers Leader: Ambrose Campbell OMINIRA
    2. Ayinde Bakare and his Meranda Orchestra IWA LEWA

2. 10 inch (25 cm) vinyl LP album


Melodisc MLP 518
HIGHLIFE. AUTHENTIC AFRICAN HIGHLIFE MUSIC

  1. 1. Ayinde Bakare and his Meranda Band IWA LEWA (Akinola)
    2. West African Rhythm Brothers Leader: Adiodun Oke CALABAR-O (Hughes)
    3. Nat Atkins and his Crazy Bees SOMOJELE (Atkins)
    4. West African Rhythm Brothers Vocal: Adiodun Oke EROYA (Campbell)
    5. Nigerian Union Rhythm Group OJITIBI (Hughes)
  2. 1. West African Rhythm Brothers Leader: Ambrose Campbell OMO LASO (Campbell)
    2. Rans Boi’s Ghana Highlife Band FEDSE (Boi)
    3. West African Rhythm Brothers Leader: Adiodun Oke Y. B. CLUB (Huges)
    4. West African Rhythm Brothers Leader: Ambrose Campbell GHANA (Campbell)
    5. Ayinde Bakare and his Meranda Band THE LATE J. K. RANDLE (Akinola)


Melodisc MLP 519
HIGHLIFE. AUTHENTIC AFRICAN HIGHLIFE MUSIC Vol. 2

  1. 1. Rans Boi African Highlife Band DARLING DON’T SAY NO (R. Boi)
    2. West African Rhythm Brothers OMO LASO (Campbell)
    3. Ayinde Bakare and his Meranda Band SEBOTIMO (Akinola)
    4. Nat Atkins and his Crazy Bees OMO PUPA (Nat Atkins)
  2. 1. Tommy Odueso’s Akesan Highlifers IBADAN NA PADE (T. Odueso)
    2. Nigerian Union Rhythm Group OJIKOLOBO (B. Hughes)
    3. Ayinde Bakare and his Meranda Band ADURA FUN AWON ABOYUN (Akinola)
    4. Steve Rhodes and his London Hi-Lifers OJURERE (S. Rhodes)

3. 12 inch (30 cm) vinyl LP album


Melodisc MLP 12-131
GREAT AFRICAN HIGHLIFE MUSIC

  1. 1. Nigerian Union Rhythm Band UNITY (B. Hughes)
    2. West African Rhythm Brothers OBA ADELE (Campbell)
    3. West African Rhythm Brothers IWA D’AREKERE (Campbell)
    4. Nat Atkins and his Crazy Bees TOGOOTIGIRI (N. Atkins)
    5. Nat Atkins and his Crazy Bees SUMONGOLE (N. Atkins)
    6. Nigerian Union Rhythm Band THE MEMORIAL OF CHIEF J. K. RANDLE (B. Hughes)
  2. Flash Domincii and the Fabulous Supersonics
    1. IWA IKA TI BEDA JE
    2. FIJA F’OLORUN JA
    3. IWIN NLA PADE WA
    4. ESO ESO N’IGBIN MA NGUNGI
    5. KI DIDE
    6. RORA RORA MA JO OMO PUPA


Melodisc MLP 12-134
GREAT AFRICAN HIGHLIFE MUSIC VOL. 2

  1. 1. Ayinde Bakare and his Meranda Band IWA LEWA (Bakere)
    2. Nigerian Unon Rhythm Group CALABAR-O (Hughes)
    3. Nat Atkins and his Crazy Bees SOMOJELE (Atkins)
    4. West African Rhythm Brothers EROYA (Campell)
    5. Nigerian Unon Rhythm Group OJITIBI (Hughes)
    6. T. Odeuso’s Akesan Highlifers IBADAN NI PADE (Odeuso)
    7. Nigerian Union Rhythm Group OJIKOLUBO (Hughes)
    8. Ayinde Bakare and his Meranda Band ADURA FUN AWON ABOYUN (Bakare)
  2. 1. Nat Atkins and his Crazy Bees DARLING DON’T SAY NO (Atkins)
    2. West African Rhythm Brothers OMO LASO (Campell)
    3. Vakarie SEBOTIMO (Vakarie)
    4. West African Rhythm Brothers OMINIRA (Campell)
    5. Rans Boi and his African Highlife Band FEDSE (Boi)
    6. West African Rhythm Brothers Y. B. CLUB (Hughes)
    7. Instrumental track on disc – no information on label or cover
    8. Ayinde Bakare and his Meranda Band THE LATE J. K. RANDLE (Bakare)
    NB. Info on label side B track 3 probably a misprint. Should have read:
    3. Ayinde Bakare and his Meranda Band SEBOTIMO (Akinola)


Melodisc MLP AS 12-140
Ayinde Bakare and his Group LIVE THE HIGHLIFE

  1. 1. THE LATE J. K. RANDLE (A. Bakare)
    2. EKO AKETE (A. Bakare)
    3. ADURA FUN AWON ABOYUN (A. Bakare)
    4. IBIKUNLE ALAKIJA (A. Bakare)
    5. IWA LEWA (A. Bakare)
    6. ORE OTITO OSI (A. Bakare)
  2. 1. MOBERU AIYE (A. Bakare)
    2. ILE AIYE ILE ASAN (A. Bakare)
    3. AGBOLA OLA ODUNEKAN (A. Bakare)
    4. OLABISI AROBIEKE (A. Bakare)
    5. AKAMBI BALOGUN (A. Bakare)


Melodisc MLP 12-141
Brewster Hughes and his Highlifers (Nigerian Union Rhythm Group) Guest artist: Adetola Bashorun
HIGHLIFE FROM NIGERIA

  1. 1. THE WIND IN A FROLIC (B. Hughes)
    2. MOSALASI KURA (B. Hughes)
    3. SWEET GALILEE (B. Hughes)
    4. SO SO BOBO DEEN (B. Hughes)
    5. ASEWO EKO (B. Hughes)
    6. THE GLORY OF THE LORD (B. Hughes)
  2. 1. ORATIDO SOSO (B. Hughes)
    2. SILHOUETTE (B. Hughes)
    3. LOVE IS SO BLIND (B. Hughes)
    4. SA SA KROMA (B. Hughes)
    5. MARIA JOANNA (B. Hughes)
    6. THE LITTLE GROCER MAN (B. Hughes)


Melodisc MLP AS 12-142 P1968
Tunde Nightingale and his Highlife Boys
THE BIRD THAT SINGS ALL THE NIGHT

  1. 1. EYO BEAT (T. Nightingale)
    2. THE BOY IS GOOD (T. Nightingale)
    3. KENDY-MAMA (T. Nightingale)
    4. YAYA OLUNRETE (T. Nightingale)
    5. LA PALOMA (Traditional)
  2. 1. OMO LAFIAJI (T. Nightingale)
    2. DEADY BODY NEVER SMOKEY (T. Nightingale)
    3. O LO WO NIN LARA (T. Nightingale)
    4. G.V. INSTRUMENTAL (Jennifer)
    5. ARABA (T. Nightingale)

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