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SONNY OKOSUNS OZIDIZM (Nigeria/1972)

  
  Sonny Okosuns was born on 1st January 1947 in Enugu. He entered showbiz in 1964 as a sole actor/singer In 1965, he attended the 1st Commonwealth Arts Festival in Great Britain. In 1966, Sonny attended the first All-Negroes Arts Festival in Dakar, Senegal. Later the same year, he formed his first amateur group The Postmen in Enugu.

    In 1968, he worked in the design Section of NBC/TV. Lagos. In 1969, he joined Victor Uwaifo'band as second guitarist. In the same year, he attended the 1st All African Cultural Arts Festival in Algeria. In 1970, ha acted in a films shot in London entitled "The Cinemas of Ramond Fark" or "Mau Mau Strike at down."

    In 1971, he formed his first professional band called Paperback Ltd. which later disbanded to form OZZIDI.

    This is Sonny Okosun's first album called OZIDIZM containing the music of the ancient Ishan Folklore re-orientated.
                                                                                                                    FESTUS RUPEE

8 comments:

reservatory said...

My browser is out of date, so it may be me, but I'm not seeing a link...?

oro said...

The link is nearly black

ReeBee said...

thanks Oro
but the track 4 "Ozidizm - Moina" there is no!

oro said...

Oops !
sorry it is fixed

Paco's brother said...

Je fais toujours de belles découvertes.
Merci

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Lorien said...

Would you please re-upload Initiation Into Voodoo Music: Ifa (1985) I'd love to hear it.

Thanks and regards

Armand de Preseau said...

Salut Oro,

Juste un petit message pour te dire que j'ai changé l'adresse de mon blog (thebermudatriangle), je viens de faire un article sur l'Orchestre Rail Band qui t'intéressera peut être, en tout cas sache que tu es toujours le bienvenu.

La nouvelle adresse :

http://africangrooves.blogspot.com

A très vite !

Armand