Decca West African recordings

Number of items in collection: 984

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Recordings in this collection can be played by anyone.

The Decca West Africa yellow label series, issued on shellac disc between circa 1948-1958, provides a major resource for the study of contemporary African music. The majority of the recordings emanate from Ghana. The series features some virtual household names, such as highlife stars E.T. Mensah and his Tempos Band, King Bruce or The Black Beats.

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