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Ngoma: The Early Years, 1948-1960
Various Artists
Ngoma: The Early Years, 1948-1960
Genres: World Music, Pop
 
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Ngoma: The Early Years, 1948-1960
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Popular African Music
Original Release Date: 6/18/1996
Release Date: 6/18/1996
Genres: World Music, Pop
Style: Africa
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 4012454985129, 740042717121
 

CD Reviews

The roots of Congolese pop... rare recordings!
Joe Sixpack -- Slipcue.com | ...in Middle America | 11/25/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"An absolutely enthralling compilation of super-rare 78s and 45s recorded right after the independence of the Republic of Congo (aka Zaire) in 1948. There's a bewildering stylistic variety here, from blues-y acoustic numbers and Big Band pop, to more traditional sounding material. This is one of those rare discs that's packed full of songs that leap out at you, and a much-beloved classic among fans of African pop. Definitely worth checking out!"