Who Is William Onyeabor?Music CD - 2013
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Almost 30 years ago, David Byrne (of Talking Heads fame) founded a record label “to turn people onto stuff [he] liked.” Because he’s David Byrne, and because he’s eminently cooler than you or me, the stuff he liked was Brazilian pop music. In January of ‘89 Byrne released his first compilation, Brazil Classics 1: Beleza Tropical. Three other Brazil Classics followed. From there, Luaka Bop–a… (more)
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LPL_IanS Nov 16, 2017
It doesn’t get much better than this loving compilation of Nigerian William Onyeabor’s brief career in dance/electro/disco/funk/afrobeat fusion. He may not be as recognizable as Fela, but the man’s a legend in his own right.
If this album doesn’t get you moving, you may need help.