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Osibisa is a British Afro-pop band, founded in London in 1969 by four expatriate African and three Caribbean musicians. Osibisa were one of the first African bands to become widely popular, leading to claims of founding World Music.

In Ghana in the 1950s, Teddy Osei (saxophone), Sol Amarfio (drums), Mamon Shareef and Farhan Freere (flute) played in a highlife band called The Star Gazers. They left to form The Comets, with Osei's brother Mac Tontoh on trumpet, and scored a… read more

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  • Awesome live band. Too bad they could not recreate that on vinyl. That said, I still enjoy what we have, particularly the 1st 2 albums.
  • OSIBISA ..... This Music is alive and touches my Soul in a most powerful and joyful way ..... This Music awakens my Soul and Body in a new way .... It's like opening up a great Treasure ..... When I was a Baby your Mother told you not to play with Fire .... There are different kinds of Fire ..... The Music of Osibisa is a Fire that lives within your Soul ..... It burns just right - no matter how hot ....
  • agree
  • totally overlooked and underrated.
  • Woyaya - very good music!
  • Love the flying Elephant :D
  • Reminds me a bit of of Cymande. This is good ishhhh.
  • yes Uplifting =)
  • uplifting is the word.
  • Why new Album "Osee Yee" isn't in the albums?

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