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Maria Tebbo

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Maria Tebbo
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Tchimurenga Zimbabwe
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Bana ba Cameroun
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Affaire Disco
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Celica-Souvenir
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Tika Nasakola
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Waka Waka
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Total Tracks: 7   Total Length: 58:16

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Chris Nickson lives in Leeds, England, the city where he was born. He moved back to the UK in 2005 after spending 30 years in the US, where he freelanced for nu...more »

04.22.11
Sam Mangwana, Maria Tebbo
1995 | Label: Sterns / The Orchard

Recorded right at the end of the ’70s, when Sam Mangwana had become a very successful missionary of Congolese music in West Africa, this is one of the highlights of his lengthy discography. From the first, sparkling notes of the lengthy title cut Mangwana's easy, commanding voice takes charge of the record, as the early soukous beat bubbles underneath. It's wildly infectious music, uplifting and open, powered by the guitars of Syan M'Benza and Sammy… read more »

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One of the Best of all time

NightFly

This is is my favorite African Soukous album of all time. Great singing and excellent guitar playing.The song "Maria Tebbo" cuts a joyous 14min. groove that you wish was even longer..If you like African music this is a Must have.

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One of the Great African albums

alexsam

Classic Congolese rumba from a master vocalist.

They Say All Music Guide

These two LPs from 1978 and 1979 have a pan-African virtuosity as yet unmatched. One album has no horns and shimmers through the gentlest dance music you ever heard. The other is slightly more international, from the trenchant “Affaire Disco” with its Willie Colon ‘bone sound to the smash “Waka Waka.” – Carl Hoyt