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Life Stories

by Ebo Taylor

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    CD 1

    1. EBO TAYLOR – HEAVEN 6.06
    2. EBO TAYLOR – ATWER ABROBA 8.15
    3. EBO TAYLOR – VICTORY 4.23
    4. ASSASE ASE – OHIANI SUA EFIR 4.02
    5. APAGYA SHOW BAND – KWAKU ANANSE 3.12
    6. EBO TAYLOR – PEACE ON EARTH 7.48
    7. EBO TAYLOR – ABA YAA 15.01
    8. PAT THOMAS & EBO TAYLOR – ENE NYAME NAM !A! MENSURO 6.20

    CD 2

    1. APAGYA SHOW BAND – TAMFO NYI EKYIR 3.57
    2. EBO TAYLOR – LOVE AND DEATH 8.23
    3. EBO TAYLOR – OHYE ATAR GYAN 6.09
    4. SUPER SOUNDS NAMBA – YES INDEED 4.59
    5. APAGYA SHOW BAND – MUMUDE 3.03
    6. EBO TAYLOR – WHAT IS LIFE 4.43
    7. C.K. MANN BIG BAND – ETUEI 6.29
    8. EBO TAYLOR & THE PELIKANS – EGYA EDU 10.01

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  • Life Stories (2LP)
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    A1 Ebo Taylor – Heaven
    A2 Ebo Taylor – Atwer Abroba
    A3 Ebo Taylor & Uhuru-Yenzu – What Is Life

    B1 Apagya Showband – Tamfo Nyi Ekyir
    B2 Ebo Taylor – Peace On Earth
    B3 Ebo Taylor & Uhuru-Yenzu – Victory
    B4 Asasse Ase – Ohiani Sua Efir

    C1 Ebo Taylor – Aba Yaa
    C2 Ebo Taylor – Ohye Atar Gyan

    D1 Ebo Taylor & Uhuru-Yenzu – Love And Death
    D2 Ebo Taylor & The Pelikans – Egya Edu
    D3 Pat Thomas (3) & Ebo Taylor – Ene Nyame Nam 'A' Mensuro

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Heaven 06:05
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Atwer Abroba 08:12
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Victory 04:18
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Kwaku Ananse 03:12
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Aba Yaa 14:57
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Yes Indeed 04:54
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Mumude 03:02
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Etuei 06:26
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Egya Edu 06:51

about

Following his recent studio album with Afrobeat Academy, 'Love And Death', his first international release, Ghanaian highlife guitar legend Ebo Taylor teams up again with Strut for a long overdue definitive compilation of his seminal 1970s recordings, 'Life Stories'.

This compilation revisits this heyday of Taylor's work, focusing on his solo albums and some of his lesser known side projects including the dynamite Apagya Show Band and short-lived Taylor-led combos Assase Ase, Super Sounds Namba and The Pelikans. The selection also touches on his writing and production work for C.K. Mann and a collaboration recording with fellow member of early ‘70s nightclub band Blue Monks, Pat Thomas.

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released January 1, 2011

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Ghanaian guitarist Ebo Taylor emerged from 1950s highlife big bands Broadway Dance Band and Stargazers before a prolific solo career fusing highlife with soul, funk and jazz. His bands the Blue Monks, Sweet Beans and Pelicans established him as one of Ghana’s top players. ... more

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