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El Rego

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Feeling You Got
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Zon Dede
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E Nan Mian Nuku
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Djobime
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Dis-Moi Oui
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Hessa
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Kpon Fi La
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Do Do Baya
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Vive Le Renouveau
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Achuta
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Cholera
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Ke Amon-Gbetchea
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Total Tracks: 12   Total Length: 40:59

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Andy Beta

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Andy Beta has written about music and comedy for the Wall Street Journal, the disco revival for the Village Voice, animatronic bands for SPIN, Thai pop for the

10.24.11
El Rego, El Rego
2011 | Label: Daptone Records / The Orchard

It’s not just that the scream that occurs six seconds into the fiercely funky “Se Na Min” took the prize on the awesome African Scream Contest; there were many other Beninese singers who howled stronger and longer. It’s that the voice of Theophile Do Rego was the ur-growl that begat all others in this West African country. Benin’s mightiest ensemble cited El Rego as their godfather.

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Probably a wonderful cd

Verdunguy

The samples sound good so I bought it. It seemed to be a very intriguing find, one that I can fantasize about hearing since my money's gone but the cd won't download after numerous tries and a couple of days. It seems a recording that is very stimulating for the imagination, and that I look forward to someday hearing.