FELA: The Life & Times of an African Musical Icon

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Fela was born in Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 1938 into an upper-middle-class family whose members included several well-known educators and religious figures. In 1958, he was sent to London's Trinity ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction Abami Eda
1
Abeokuta 19381957
21
Gentleman 19581970
39
African Message 19701974
77
The Black President 19741979
121
A Serious Cultural Episode 19791992
167
Fear Not for Man 19851997
221
Conclusion Look and Laugh
241
Koola Lobitos Nigeria 70 Afrika 70 and Egypt 80 Personnel
261
Notes
263
Bibliography
283
Discography
295
Index
301
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