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In October 1981, late Ghanaian Highlife pioneer . Mensah was invited to New York for much needed holiday. Arriving NY 10/20/1981, . Mensah stopped by Voice of America Washington DC office, and gave this interview to two African journalists (names unknown) from the VOA English-to-Africa service

Highlife Re-Incarnation ‎(LP, Album).

In 1990, Olaiya received a fellowship of the Institute of Administrative Management of Nigeria Personal life. Olaiya married many wives. He has children and grandchildren. One of his daughters, Moji Olaiya, is an actress. Mensah & Dr. Victor Olaiya. Highlife Giants of Africa Vol. 1. LP. Polydor POLP 102.

In 1990, Olaiya received a fellowship of the Institute of Administrative Management of Nigeria  . Olaiya released an album with Ghanaian highlife musician E. T. Mensah In July 2013, Victor Olaiya released a music video remix of Baby Jowo(Baby Mi Da)with 2face idibia and was received with much acclaim.

I have volume three waiting and am still on the look out for and On side two of the album we see two other names. Track 7 is sung by Arturo Cabarces but I think with the acordeon of Andrés Landero and then track 12 is sung by Adriano Salas but I think with the acordeon of Luis Enrique Martinez. If I'm wrong please leave us a note  . New post added at Global Groove Independent - Highlife Giants of Africa . Victor Olaiya - Highlife Souvenir vol. 1Polygram 1984. Highlife Giants of Africa . Two of the greatest artists in highlife combined their forces on this here album. Ghana's 'King of Highlife', . Mensah and Nigeria's 'Evil Genius of Highlife', Dr. Victor Olaiya both have their impressive career and decided to make a record together. It is from 1984 and contains 7 wonderful songs.

Mensah, the t, bandleader and undisputed King of Highlife, who sadly died in 1996 was the artist who inspired RetroAfric's mission to re-present classic tracks by Africa's masters of popular music. The first collection, All For You, was released as a vinyl LP in 1986. Since then technology has moved on apace and the label has re-mastered the original material which is now cleaner and more splendid than ever. The album has been brought up to CD length with the additio. riginal source Last.

Emmanuel Tettey Mensah, best known as E. Mensah (31 May 1919 – 19 July 1996), was a Ghanaian musician who was regarded as the "King of Highlife" music. He led the band "The Tempos", a group that toured widely in West Africa. Mensah was born at Accra, in the Gold Coast, West Africa, on 31 May 1919. His early education took place at the Government School, Accra, and later at Accra High School.

album: Dr. Victor Olaiya - The Evil Genius of Highlife Vol. 2. Kendi. album: Dr. Victor Olaiya - Highlife Re-Incarnation. Dr Victor Olaiya - Kiriji Kenkeluke. album: Tribal Sonic Soundblast,Vol. Dr Victor Olaiya - Ai Ga Na. album: 3 Decades of Highlife. Dr Victor Olaiya - Ekwe Ngbaduga. album: The Evil Genius Of Highlife,Vol. Dr Victor Olaiya - Laba Laba. album: Highlife Re-Incarnation. Dr Victor Olaiya - Iyawo Patako. Dr Victor Olaiya, Victor Olaiya - Trumpet High Life. album: Great Black Music Roots 1927-1962. Victor Olaiya - Odofo Nuapa. album: . Victor Olaiya - Highlight Giants of Africa. Africa. Iye Jemila (Kendy Adex).

Victor Olaiya: The Evil Genius of Highlife. A native of Ondo State, Dr Victor Olaiya was born on December 31, 1931, in Calabar, Cross River State, where his parents, Alfred Omolona Olaiya and Bathsheba Owolabi Motajo, had gone to settle. The 20th child of a family of 24, Olaiya speaks Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba fluently. He took to music at a tender age, while equally pursuing his education.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Trumpet Highlife
Written-By – V. Olaiya*
A2 Anyanko Goro
Written-By – Oscar Moore*
A3 Mr. Judge
Written-By – Sid Moss
A4 Odofo Nuapa
Written-By – E.T. Mensah
B1 Omolanke
Written-By – V. Olaiya*
B2 Essi Nana
Written-By – E.T. Mensah
B3 Yabomisa No. 2
Written-By – V. Olaiya*

Companies, etc.

  • Marketed By – Polygram Records Ltd. Nigeria
  • Designed At – Ghariokwu Lemi Arts Company
  • Made By – Polygram Records Ltd. Nigeria
  • Printed By – Poatson Graphic Arts Trade Ltd.

Credits

  • Engineer [Recording] – Etim Udo
  • Liner Notes – Wole Iyaniwura
  • Photography By – Young Star Photos
  • Producer, Edited By – Chris Ajilo

E.T. Mensah / Dr. Victor Olaiya & The International All Stars Band - Highlife Giants Of Africa - Highlife Souvenir Vol. 1 album flac
Highlife
Performer: E.T. Mensah
Title: Highlife Giants Of Africa - Highlife Souvenir Vol. 1
Category: Folk
Released: 1984
Rating: 4.7/5
Votes: 567
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