Ahyewa Special



Cat. Number: HC65


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Hi-Life & Afro-Funk essential from Ghana! The legendary K. Frimpong’s fantastic rare second album recorded in 1975 at Ghana Films Studio.

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K .Frimpong was born on July 22nd 1939 at Ofoase in the Ashanti-Akim district and entered right into music after elementary school by joining “Star de Republic” and later “Oko’s Band” after which he left to K. Gyasy’s band where he worked for more than 6 years.

As a prolific songwriter and singer, here’s the reissue of his 2nd album, a modern fusion of Hi-life and the traditional beat called “Ahyewa”.The excellent background is given by the Super Complex Sounds band which makes the Ahyewa beat abundantly, dancable, and colourful.

Originally produced on “Ofo Bros”, label of the Ofori brothers in Kumasi, this two long sides recording were divided in 6 themes each sides, and make a deep 16 minutes long hi-life trance.

A must have vinyl of percussive Afro-Funk & modern Hi-life for all the music connoisseurs.

A1 Osaw
A2 Samaniwa
A3 Mfofoo
A4 Kyiri Owio
A5 Otwie
A6 Komfo Adu
B1 Susuansu
B2 Nana Bue Me
B3 Yewo Adaagye
B4 Krokrohinko
B5 M'anoma
B6 Moma Yen Sore

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