OldiesButGoodies – Your Favorite Nigerian Songs From Back In Time

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Hello again and welcome to your fave Throwback Music Session on Nigeria’s one-stop Entertainment and Lifestyle hub.



We trust this is always a great deal of fun for you fine folks out there. Expect nothing different today. Let’s get on it already, for today 5th March, 2015; here you go –



Artiste: Felix Lebarty

Song Title: Ifeoma

Song Details: Mr. Lebarty kick starts our Oldies list for this week. Even as kids, most late ‘80s folks can recollect how much this was a staple sound across radio channels. From 1989, and the “One Life To Live” album, enjoy this superb one.

Felix Liberty – Ifeoma



Artiste: Harry Mosco

Song Title: Sugar Cane Baby

Song Details: Title track from the 1982 album off the stables of Samba, this one is by Funkees band leader Harry Mosco Agada, a group with some major buzz back in the ‘70s. The acclaimed rock band dropped two albums and by 1977 had split up. We haven’t stopped listening to their materials however, this joint here is still a party jam by any standard. Enjoy!

Harry Mosco – Sugar Cane Baby



Artiste: Veno Marioghae

Song Title: Nigeria Go Survive

Song Details: A disco/pop hybrid, this one addresses the prevalent problems of societal imbalances and social turmoil in the Nigerian fabric. From 1984, this one still holds water on some major levels, lyrically and otherwise. Have a listen.

Veno Marioghae – Nigeria Go Survive



Artiste: Blackky

Song Title: Rosie

Song Details: Released in 1991 on the album “About Tyme” via Premiere Music, this joint has come a long way yet the sound of it isn’t getting any less tuneful. Superb! Have a listen.

Blackky – Rosie



Artiste: Daddy Showkey

Song Title: Diana

Song Details: From the 1999 album, “The Ghetto Soldier”, Daddy Showkey serves us this old school hit. Savour the cut below.
Daddy Showkey – Diana



Artiste: Mike Okri

Song Title: Time Na Money

Song Details: From 1988, and the album “Concert Fever” via CBS Records, we bring you this smashing old school cut. Have a listen.

Mike Okri – Time Na Money



Artiste: Bongos Ikwue

Song Title: Still Searching

Song Details: Benue State music legend serves us this evergreen number, from 1978, the album “Still Searching” and the label EMI Nigeria. We love, we have on repeat this Thursday, we trust you will too. Give this old smash a listen.

Bongos Ikwe – Still Searching



Artiste: Majek Fashek

Song Title: Send Down The Rain

Song Details: Here’s a song sure to bring on a great deal of nostalgia and fun memories. From his 1988 project, “Prisoner Of Conscience”, enjoy this tune from Majek Fashek and Tabansi Records. Massive!

Majek Fashek – Send Down The Rain



Artiste: Onyeka Onwenu

Song Title: Ekwe

Song Details: Ekwe finds its way into our Oldies list here today, not only do we love the melody and rhythm of it, we love its repeat-worthiness. Have a listen already.

Onyeka Onwenu – Ekwe



Artiste: Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Song Title: Zombie

Song Details: If the world comes to a close today, Fela will go down as one of the world’s finest, most listened-to in his genre; and perhaps Nigeria’s greatest ever. His materials stay banging across boards, breaking the time barrier and genre alteration issues of Nigerian music today. To crown it all, he is still RELEVANT. Fela’s themes and lyrical compositions are still as weighty as ever. Enough said, enjoy this 1977 smash below.

Fela Kuti – Zombie



If you enjoyed this, which we sure believe you did, join us next week for another exciting round up of old school Nigerian songs. Peace!

Henry Igwe

Henry Igwe

Copywriter. Sanguine. God understands me.

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