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Fela
Kalakuta Notes
John Collins; Banning Eyre, fwd.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• Foreword by Banning Eyre
• Introduction
• PART 1: EARLY DAYS
• The Birth of Afrobeat
• Joe Mensah Remembers
• Fela in Ghana
• Stan Plange Remembers
• PART 2: CONFRONTATION
• The Kalakuta Is Born
• “J. B.” Talks about Fela
• The Kalakuta Republic
• The Black President
• Amsterdam and After
• PART 3: RETROSPECT
• Mac Tontoh on Fela
• Frank Talk about Fela
• Obiba Plays It Again
• Smart Binete Sorts It Out
• Anku Checks Out the Beat
• Nana Danso Orchestrates
• Some Early Afro-Fusion Pioneers
• Interview with Fela
• Afterthoughts and Updates
• Felabrations at Home and Abroad
• Chronology
• Notes
• Selected Bibliography
• Discography
• Appendix A: “Shuffering and Shmiling” Score
• Index

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