African Music Compilations:
Golden Afrique (Network Medien)

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Introduction
The German world music label Network has become known for its vast WorldNetwork Series, compiling recordings done by German radio station WDR of music from the whole world. Further, their Anthologies, packaged in 2 CD longboxes, are famous for their excellent art work, and liner notes. Popular examples are the compilations "Desert Blues" and "Desert Blues 2". The Golden Afrique series is part of the Anthologies collection, and honours the golden era of African music, in three regionally specialised volumes, West Africa (vol.1), Central Africa (vol.2) and Southern Africa (vol.3).
Contact: Network Medien GmbH, Merianplatz 10, 60316 Frankfurt, Deutschland. Tel.: 0049 (0) 69 / 499 00 40, info@networkmedien.de

Golden Afrique volume 1 Golden Afrique volume 2 Golden Afrique volume 3

Golden Afrique
Golden Afrique volume 1
Various Artists:
Golden Afrique vol. 1
Network Medien 27677, 1/2005
2CD


CD 1
1. Maitre Gazonga: Les jaloux saboteurs 8:27
2. Bébé Manga: Amie 7:05
3. Amadou Balaké: Taximen 7:41
4. Ernesto DjéDjé: Ziboté 5:47
5. De mi amor: Lonlon Nyeku 5:51
6. Sory Bamba du Mali: Dis-moi la vérité 6:09
7. Ousmane Kouyaté: Beni Haminanko 8:48
8. Ambassadeurs du Motel: Bolola Sanou 4:55
9. Rail Band: Rail Band 6:28
10. Ambassadeurs International: N'toman 8:30
Total playing time: 70:00

CD 2
1. Super Mama Djombo: Dissan Na M'bera 5:12
2. No.1 de Dakar: Yaye Boye 5:12
3. Étoile de Dakar: Mane Kouma Xol 4:49
4. Étoile de Dakar: Thiely 4:07
5. Orchestra Baobab: Autorail 6:58
6. Idy Diop: Yaye Boye 4.55
7. Guelewar Band of Banjul : Warteef Jiggeen 6:49
8. Super Eagles: Aliou Gori-Mami 2:36
9. Super Eagles: Gambia/Zambia 3:28
10. Balla et ses balladins: Paulette 7:39
11. Miriam Makeba: Malouyame 3:35
12. Orchestre de la Paillotte: Kadia Blues 4:43
13. Amazones de Guinee: Samba 4:53
14. Bembeya Jazz National: Tentemba 8:49
Total playing time: 74:10

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Golden Afrique volume 2
Various Artists:
Golden Afrique vol. 2
Network Medien 29076, 9/2005
2CD


CD 1
1. Franco & Sam Mangwana: Coopération
2. Nyboma: Doublé-Doublé
3. J. Kabaselé: Africa Mokili Mobimba
4. J. Kabaselé: Independance Cha cha
5. Franco & O.K. Jazz & Camille Feruzi: Siluwangi Wapi Accordeon
6. Franco & Sam Mangwana: Marabenta (Vamos para o Campo)
7. Bantous de la Capitale: Machette
8. Franco & OK Jazz: Lina
9. Franco & OK Jazz: Tcha Tcha Tcha de mi Amor
10. Dr. Nico: Exhibition déchaud
11. Dr. Nico: Pauline
12. Tiers Monde Coop: Bawayo

CD 2
1. Mose Se Fan Fan: Pele Odidja
2. Ry-Co Jazz: Mambo Ry-Co
3. Camille Feruzi: Cha Cha Cha Bay
4. Leon Bukasa: Bibi Yangu
5. Mpongo Love: Ndaya
6. Le Likembé Géant: Bika Nzanga
7. Rochereau & Sam Mangwana: Como Bacalao
8. Tabu Ley: Mazé
9. Manu Dibango: Ekedy
10. K.P. Flammy: Mu Nzila N'Sona
11. Nyboma: Mami yo
12. Tabu Ley: Aon-Aon
13. Camillle Feruzi: Kahagwé
14. Lucie Eyenga: Yaka Mama
15. Manuel D'Oliveira: Basi Banso Tapale
 
Golden Afrique volume 3
Various Artists:
Golden Afrique vol. 3
Network Medien 495115, 8/2006
2CD


CD 1
1. Solomon Linda's Original Evening Birds: Mbube 2:42
2. Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Hello My Baby 3:25
3. Abagqomi: Bakhuzeni 3:36
4. Donald Kachamba: Musandinene 4:08
5. Brenda Fassie: Sum'bulala 4:04
6. West Nkosi: Dubaduba 2:16
7. Dark City Sisters: Langa More 2:38
8. Specks Rampura: Solo Jump 2:23
9. Sipho Mabuse: Jive Soweto 4:40
10. Mahotella Queens: Thina Siyakhanyisa 3:03
11. Reggie Msomi's Hollywood Jazz Band: Midnight Ska 2:27
12. Mahlathini: Umona 2:40
13. Soul Brothers: Bayeza 3:20
14. Miriam Makeba: African Convention 5:35
15. Mparanyana and the Cannibals: Hlotse 3:02
16. Soul Brothers: Akabongi 3:22
17. Hugh Masekela & Letha Mbulu: Mahlalela 4:29
18. Chris McGregor & South African Exile's Thunderbolt: Mra 12:14
Total playing time: 70:55

CD 2
1. Master Chivero: Black September 3:19
2. The Four Brothers: Guhwa Uri Mwana Waani 4:44
3. Hallelujah Chicken Run Band: Mwana Wamai Dada Naya 3:25
4. Devera Ngwena: Mandinyadzisa 3:33
5. Jairos Jiri Kwela Band: Take Cover 3:41
6. Oliver Mtukudzi: Rugare Rwamangwana 5:32
7. Elijah Madzikatire: Gukura Hundi 3:48
8. Safirio Madzikatire: First Aid 3:37
9. Dolly Rathebe: Kitty's Blues 2:55
10. Kassongo Band: Vakubwa Wainchi 5:25
11. Masasu Band: Uwaume wa Bufuba 6:47
12. The Big Gold Six: Copper Ebuboni 2:13
13. Nashil Pitchen Kazembe: Chuma Chivuta 4:15
14. Smokey Haangala: Ba Kuluna 4:17
15. John & Joice Nyirongo: Charity 8:19
16. Oliya Band: Chenda Mundeke 5:21
Total playing time: 71:54
 

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