Analog Africa Orchestre Poly Rythmo The 1st Album
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou-Dahomey - The 1st Album (1973)
(CD/LP) Analog Africa Limited Dance Edition AADE01CD/AADE01LP, 2011-06-07

Nestled in between Nigeria and Ghana, the traditional heavyweights of the golden West African musical axis, Benin, formerly known as Dahomey, has birthed some of the most raw and psychedelic Afro sounds to emerge from a continent blessed with artistic talent. From Lome to Luanda, Africa's coastal cities have constantly served as creative hubs and Benin's economic capital, Cotonou, is no exception. The former French trading post has spawned several bands and performers, the most indefatigable and prolific of which undoubtedly remains Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo. Limited One-off pressing.

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