November 7, 2020

Ebo Taylor – My Love and Music
Gapophone 1976

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For the lovers of funky highlife or afrobeat we’ve got us
this album with Ebo Taylor. Ebo started his career in the
late fifties working with The Stargazers, the Broadway Dance
Band and the Uhuru Dance Band. Later collaborated with Fela
Kuti, Pat Thomas and C.K. Mann. Always blending Ghanaian
highlife with jazz and funk. This is his 1976 album ‘My Love and
Music’ which is listed as his first at Discogs. Enjot listening ..

Liefhebbers van funky highlife en afrobeat kunnen hun hart
ophalen met deze plaat van Ebo Taylor. Ebo begon zijn muzikale
leven werkend met de Stargazers, the Broadway Dance Band en
de Uhuru Dance Band in de late jaren vijftig. Later wekte hij o.a.
met Fela Kuti, Pat Thomas en C.K. Mann. Altijd Ghanese highlife
vermengend met jazz en funk. Dit is zijn 1976 album ‘My Love
and Music’ welke op Discogs staat aangegeven als zijn eerste
solo plaat. Luister weer met plezier ..

Twer Nyame 1977/78
C.K. Mann & the Masters, Womma Yengor
C.K. Mann & his Carousel 7, Funky Highlife 1975
C.K. Mann & Kofi Yankson, Together 1977
African Highlife, Various Artists 1964
Stars of Ghana, Various Artists 1982
Akom Ko, Various Artists 1976
Highlife Hits, Various Artists
Stars of West Africa, Various Artists 1961
Hi-Lifes You Have Loved vol. 1, Various Artists 1972

01 – Odofo nyi akyiri biara
02 – Will you promise
03 – Maye omama
04 – My love and music


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  1. Pete 7 November 2020 at 10:53 - Reply

    This looks great, thanks in advance … but … FILE NOT FOUND

    • Moos 7 November 2020 at 11:09 - Reply

      okay, yep, fixed it ..

  2. Carl Howard 7 November 2020 at 12:33 - Reply

    This was Taylor’s solo debut – that makes this album important!
    Mr. Bongo remastered and reissued this album in 2016, so I hope you won’t have any takedown notices.

  3. Kwabena Boakye 7 November 2020 at 14:24 - Reply

    The legendary Ebo Taylor … the perfect groove for a Saturday morning.
    Thanks Moos.

  4. Nick Beddow 7 November 2020 at 18:56 - Reply

    My daughter was born to a tape recording of this LP in 1993, with the midwives trying not to dance

    • Moos 7 November 2020 at 22:29 - Reply

      Nice Nick, that must make this a special record for you ..

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