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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Some Highlife

It's been a while since I last posted on Highlife music, so I think something like this is in order. Unfortunately, the band's name is not listed on the recording of this "concert-party" from a dancehall show around the 1930's. The song was was pressed in Ghana on a shellac record, and the fact that it has survived at all is a miracle. Solid horns and base; really catchy chorus. Hope you enjoy.

And here's an unrelated throwback made of gold:

1 comment:

Bennett said...

The Harder they Come by Cliff is so delicious. Also if you have a great movie archive check out Cliff's feature-length film under the same name.