EBAAHI SOUNDS from City of ACCRA, Ghana AFRICA, High Life Music (download full tape)

Highlife music from Ghana and Sierra Leone emerged in the 1920’s and has been a major influence on all subsequent African Music. The fusion of indigenous dance rhythms and melodies with Western sounds began in the coastal towns of Ghana, including regimental brass bands, sea shanty hymns, European foxtrots, Caribbean kaiso, African rhythms of Liberia (dagomba), Sierra Leone (ashiko and goombe) and Fante (osibisaba). The instrumentation included African drums, harmonicas, guitars, accordions; and by 1920’s were known collectively as Highlife.” Several different styles of highlife emerged since – ballroom dance, village brass band, rural guitar, etc.  http://awesometapesfromafrica.blogspot.com/

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