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A Tribute to Tony Allen

Worldy with Matt Pape

A Tribute to Tony Allen

This week, a tribute to Tony Alen. Tony Oladipo Allen (12 August 1940 – 30 April 2020) a Nigerian drummer, composer, and songwriter who lived and worked in Paris, France. A self-taught musician, Allen began to play drums at the age of 18 while working as a technician for a Nigerian radio station. “Without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat.” – Fela Kuti. Brian Eno also chimed in, saying that Allen was “perhaps the greatest drummer who has ever lived.”

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4 May, 2020

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Track List

  • Mpanda - Motivation
  • Tony Allen - Black Voices Wawwp Mix
  • Africanism, Bob Sinclair - Imbalyé Boddhi Satva Remix
  • Tony Allen, Hugh Masekela - Never (Lagos Never Gonna Be The Same)
  • Lyn Collins - Think (About It)
  • Tony Allen & Jeff Mills - Locked & Loaded Edit
  • Black Coffee - Turn Me On
  • Fela Kuti - Roforofo Fight
  • Bad Brains - Pay To Come
  • The Good, The Bad And The Queen - The Good, The Bad And The Queen
  • Tony Allen - Moving On