Various Artists | Bawku West Collective, Vol. 1

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Bawku West Collective, Vol. 1

by Various Artists

Traditional Kusaasi music from the Upper East Region of Ghana, played by a loose-knit collective of musicians tied together with elements of dub, afro-beat, high-life and that Mali blues that blows down from the Sahara during the Harmattan.
Genre: World: African- West
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1. Presenting Azubire
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1:51 album only
2. Young Boy Take Time Saka Boys
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4:28 album only
3. Ti Ba Winaam St. Charles Lwanga Choir
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4:38 album only
4. Ghana Savanna Drummers Club
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2:17 album only
5. Disappear or Fly M'ba Saka Naba
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2:47 album only
6. Choppin' Money Aluta and Azubire
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7. Let's Go Tomorrow Saka Boys
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8. Is There Nobody? M'ba Saka Naba
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9. So'o Woo(feat. Azubire) Savanna Drummers Club
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10. Yela Be Wusa St. Charles Lwanga Choir
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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A benefit compilation recorded and assembled by former Peace Corps volunteer, Luke Bassuener (from the Madison WI indie band, THIS BRIGHT APOCALYPSE). Bawku West Collective Vol. 1 features musicians recorded live to tape in various locations around Zebilla, Ghana. The tapes were brought back, given a dubb-y sort of makeover, complete with deep bass lines, additional percussion and distorted kalimbas. This album is the result. All the proceeds go back to the musicians of the collective, managed by Luke's former student, Charles Braimah, who also provided translation assistance and appeared on the album as "DJ Bones," introducing the various artists.


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