Ghana 1 Podcast: Geraldo Pino and Fela Kuti in Ghana

Afropop Worldwide on July 29, 2013 20:24

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    The influence of the James Brown (The Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, Etc) on the music of Ghana is enormous. In this web-exclusive podcast, producer Banning Eyre, we explore the influence of Brown on an entire generation of Ghanian musicians- a young Fela Kuti included. We also focus on Geraldo Pino, a talented performer who was able to rework Brown's style for a domestic audience. While Kuti and Pino are often depicted as locked in a fierce rivalry, the truth is that the men had a warm friendship for many years. The podcast explores an under-considered moment in the Afrobeat pioneer's early career- and west African music in general.


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