POGO LIMITED - WE SHALL WIN

POGO LIMITED - WE SHALL WIN

LP (12"/10" Album)

Login for pricing & ordering.

 

Label: PMG

Release date: 30/07/2018

Barcode: 0710473191791

Catalog no.: PMGLP0000084

Item ID: 461402

By the late seventies Nigerians were increasingly drawn to reggae. It was regarded as a more spiritual and contemplative type of music. When the bright lights and cheap thrills of the dance floor waned, reggae provided life with a deeper meaning. And it didn't come any deeper than 'We Shall Win' by Pogo Limited. Pogo Limited were a Beninese 'super' band, made up of performers from the popular Nigerian Television Authority program 'Music Panorama'. Emma Ogosi, future superstar and household name, was on rhythm guitar. Robo Arigo was on bass. Pat 'Finn' Okonjo, former frontman of The Hykkers, provided lead vocals. 'We Shall Win' was their first album and a clarion call for change. The album's brightest moment, the upbeat 'We Shall Win', takes heart from change in southern Africa. Ironically, it was adopted by the Nigerian ruling party in 1983 as their theme song in what was widely regarded as a massively rigged election. Focussed, deep and contemplative, 'We Shall Win' is a thoughtful alternative to the bright lights of the Lagos dance floor, an album where exceptional musicianship combines with a meaningful lyrics to provide hope in a desperate world. It is an album as relevant today as it was back then. Originally released in 1978 on EMI Nigeria.

Ordering

Are you a private user? Order this item through our mailorder.

Are you a business user? Please login to add items to your basket.

More on the PMG label...


KANONU, ALEKE -MEETS TOLBERT, THE MIRACLE MAN- - HAPPINESS/NWANNE, NWANNE

KANONU, ALEKE -MEETS TOLBERT, THE MIRACLE MAN- - HAPPINESS/NWANNE, NWANNE

Bringing together the undisputed talents of Nigerian percussionist Aleke Kanonu and Alabama soul legend O.C. Tolbert, this 12-inch created quite the buzz when it was released in New York in 1982. Shops and leading DJ's were clamouring for it, but short supply saw it ... read more »

 

CROSS, BAAD JOHN - NEW REVOLUTION, CHAPTER ONE

CROSS, BAAD JOHN - NEW REVOLUTION, CHAPTER ONE

Reissue of Nigerian funk/disco/boogie album, originally released by Coconut in 1984. An Afro-electro-funk-boogie-disco banger that could only come from 1980s Nigeria. Bright, optimistic, with an unrelenting eye on the dance floor, it is regarded by many as a prototype of ... read more »

 

CAMACHO, RAY -BAND- - REACH OUT

CAMACHO, RAY -BAND- - REACH OUT

Last copies. A reissue of an excellent yet underrated soul/funk/disco album from the US, originally issued in 1979. Bass guitar, regular drums and percussions weave a tight web of rhythm patterns that capture your body right away and set you into a state of trance. You ... read more »

 

BEST, MANFORD - COME GO WITH ME

BEST, MANFORD - COME GO WITH ME

With the Super Wings in mutiny and a trail for the manslaughter of his former bandmate, Spuds Nathan, still hanging over his head, Manford Best came out swinging with 'Come Go With Me'. It's a chirpy, calypso-influenced insight into the state of his mind and his first solo ... read more »

 

PINO, GERALDO - BOOGIE FEVER

PINO, GERALDO - BOOGIE FEVER

A reissue on vinyl of this excellent LP by Sierra Leone's Geraldo Pino. Originally issued in Nigeria in 1978, the album reveals traces of a.o. reggae and James Brown-like funk, albeit with a dark, somewhat threatening vibe.

 

OYEWOLE, EJI - ME & YOU

OYEWOLE, EJI - ME & YOU

A bona-fide Nigerian prince and probably the only musician to have ever played with Fela Kuti, Miles Davis and Bob Marley, Eji Oyewole combined African Highlife with western jazz to create a hybrid so that was as smooth as it was funky. His first album, 'Charity Begins At ... read more »

 

 


Clear Spot - clearspot.nl

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@clearspot.nl
W. www.clear-spot.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.