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Uhuru is a semi-authorised version of the album Welcome Home (1975) by British Afro-pop band Osibisa, released in 1992 by Soundwings Records (MC-102.1076-2) and distributed by Serenade S.A., Barcelona, Spain. The CD duplicates the Welcome Home album (in poorer fidelity) with the addition of one track from an Osibisa live video.
All songs written by Teddy Osei, Mac Tontoh and Sol Amarfio, except The Dawn written by Teddy Osei and Sol Amarfio.
|4.||"Choboi (Heave Ho)"||5:09|
|5.||"Do It" (correct title is "Do It (Like It Is)")||4:11|
|7.||"Seaside Meditation" (correct title is "Seaside - Meditation")||5:13|
|10.||"The Dawn" (live version from Warrior (video) - 1983)||6:25|
Release includes no musician credits
Osibisa are a Ghanaian-English Afro Rock band, founded in London in 1969 by four expatriate West African and three Caribbean musicians. Their music is a fusion of African, rock, highlife, Caribbean, jazz rock, funk, Latin and even some traces of R&B.
Super Fly T.N.T. is a 1973 American blaxploitation crime drama film directed and starring Ron O'Neal. O'Neal reprises his role of Youngblood Priest from the 1972 film Super Fly. The film was both a critical and commercial failure.
Osibisa is the self-titled debut album by British Afro-pop band Osibisa released in 1971 by MCA. Reissued in 2004 in a two-CD pack together with Woyaya by BGO Records.
Woyaya is the second album by Ghanaian Afro-rock band Osibisa released in 1971 by MCA. It was reissued in 2004 in a two-CD pack together with the self-titled album Osibisa by BGO Records.
Heads is the third album by British Afro-pop band Osibisa released in 1972.
Happy Children is the fifth studio album by Ghanaian Afro-pop band Osibisa released in 1973 by Warner Bros. Records WB 2732. Released on CD format 2000 by One Way Records 35164 and COE Records COE 111.
Osibirock is the sixth studio album by British Afro-pop band Osibisa released in 1974 by Warner Bros. Records K56048 and WEA International WE 835. Issued in 2000 CD format by One Way Records 35165.
Welcome Home is the seventh studio album by British Afro-pop band Osibisa released in 1975 by Island Records ILPS 9355. Remastered and issued in 1997 on CD format with bonus tracks by Red Steel Music. Catalogue number RMCCD0208.
Ojah Awake is the eight studio release by Ghanaian Afro-pop band Osibisa released in 1976 by Island Records ILPS 9411. The album was remastered by Robert M Corich in 1995 and issued on CD format with bonus tracks and enhanced sleeve notes by Red Steel Music (RMCCD9209). The album was also released in Australia on AIM but did not feature the bonus tracks.
Osee Yee is a studio album by Ghanaian Afro-pop band Osibisa released in 2009 by Golden Stool Records – GSTOCD 002. It includes a rendition of George Harrison's song "My Sweet Lord" that's given an Osibisa funk spin. The back cover calls this an Osibisa Fourth Generation album.
Black Magic Night: Live at the Royal Festival Hall is a live double album by British Afro-pop band Osibisa recorded at the Royal Festival Hall on 19 July 1977 with live versions of songs from their previous albums. Released in 1977 by Bronze Records and reissued as 2-CD set in 1993 on CD format by Castle Communications Then Remastered by Robert M Corich in 1998 for the Sequel Records double CD release.
The Ultimate Collection is a 2-CD compilation by British Afro-pop band Osibisa with studio and live versions of songs from their previous albums. Issued 1997 by Snapper Music under license from Castle Copyrights Ltd.
The Warrior is a semi-authorised version of the album Ojah Awake (1976) by British Afro-pop band Osibisa, released in 1992 by Soundwings Records MC-102.1075-2 and distributed by Serenade S.A., Barcelona, Spain. The CD duplicates the Ojah Awake album with the addition of a track dubbed from an Osibisa video. Nice front cover however.
Ayiko Bia is an semi-authorised compilation album by British Afro-pop band Osibisa released in 1992 by Soundwings Records (MC-102.1078-2) and distributed by Serenade S.A., Barcelona, Spain.
Africa We Go Go is an semi-authorized compilation album by British Afro-Rock band Osibisa released in 1992 by Soundwings Records (MC-102.1075-2) and distributed by Serenade S.A., Barcelona, Spain.
Jambo is an semi-authorised compilation album by British Afro-pop band Osibisa released in 1992 by Soundwings Records (MC-102.1079-2) and distributed by Serenade S.A., Barcelona, Spain.
Live at the Marquee is an album by British Afro-pop band Osibisa recorded live at The Marquee Club, London, April 5, 1983 and released in 1984 by Premier Records under catalog #1035. The concert has been issued as VHS in 1990 by Media 7 under the title Warrior and as DVD in 2003 by Umbrella Music under the title The Marquee 25th Anniversary presents Osibisa in Concert.
The Very Best of Osibisa is a 3-CD set compilation bringing together three Osibisa's albums: Welcome Home, Ojah Awake and Africa We Go Go, released in 2001 by Prestige Records under catalog #205886-349. Do not confuse with other compilations released under the same name, such as "The Very Best of Osibisa" released in 2009 by Golden Stool label.
Monsore is an album by British Afro-pop band Osibisa Recorded in 1995 for Red Steel Music and released in 1996 by Red Steel Music and later for the Australian market in 1997 by AIM Records under license from Red Steel Music Ltd. Their particular sound incorporated new world-fusion elements whilst retaining their highly identifiable Afro-Rock trademark on this studio recording.
Teddy Osei is a musician and saxophone player from Ghana. Osei is best known as the leader of the Afro-pop band Osibisa, founded in 1969. Born in Kumasi, Osei was introduced to musical instruments while still a child. He began to play the saxophone while attempting to create a band with his college friends in the coastal city of Sekondi. After graduating from college, he worked as a building inspector for a year before creating a band called "The Comets." The Comets enjoyed brief popularity before Osei traveled to London in 1962. He received a grant from the Ghanaian government to study at a private music and drama school for three years, before being forced to leave by a regime change in Ghana. In 1969, he founded Osibisa along with several other musicians. The band remained popular through the 1970s, before experiencing a decline, although it continues to perform today.