January 22, 2023

Dr. Orlando Owoh & his Africa
Kenneries International
Obirin Asiko
Afrodisia 1981

Born as Stephen Oladipupo Olaore Owomoyela, we know
him as Dr. Orlando Owoh. He was well known for his Highlife,
however on this album from 1981 the record’s label claims
we hear hi-life juju. To my opinion a little more highlife than
juju, but it does shine through for the trained listener .
Get it and Spread it !

Hij werd geboren als Stephen Oladipupo Olaore Owomoyela,
wij kennen hem echter als Dr. Orlando Owoh. Hij was bekend
om zijn highlife. Op het label van dit album echter wordt de
muziek hi-life juju genoemd. Naar mijn bescheiden mening
iets meer highlife dan juju, maar je hoort het er wel
doorheen als geöefend luisteraar.
Get it and Spread it !


Vol. 10, Kenneries De Ijo Ya 1983
Dr. Ganja’s Polytonality Blues 1995
Money Palever
In Great Britain 1972

01 – Easter special
—- Baba wa silekun
—- Obinrin asiko lagbo orlando
02 – Cane ati abel
—- Alhaji t’oyo mayam
—- Omi l’enian


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  1. christophe 23 January 2023 at 09:30 - Reply

    Best wishes Moos and a great thanks as usual.

  2. E 26 January 2023 at 07:25 - Reply

    Loving it. Get well soon Moos. Get on the good foot! Take a much deserved rest.

  3. Robert 26 January 2023 at 19:40 - Reply

    Dr. Ganja did a wonderful job of bridging highlife and juju, tasteful guitars (though polyphonic, not typical highlife) and torrid dundun “talking” drums. Way different than other juju stars, but still slotted in “juju” in my database.

    Thanks again, Moos. I hope you are back on your feet, dancing, again.

  4. Cole 3 February 2023 at 07:28 - Reply

    A big big thank you Moos. This is one I didn’t have. It’s a very nice day indeed when I get a new Orlando Owoh. Cheers from the Philippines. Cole

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