Tag: 1960

  • History: Fela Kuti & His Lobitos Band in the 1960’s

    <SUNBIGHT> – 29 December, 2021. IN 1959, Fela forms his first group, ‘Fela Ransome-Kuti and His Highlife Rakers’. The band record four sides for Melodisc, one of Britain’s first independent African and Caribbean music labels. One single is released. The A-side is a cover of a Victor Olaiya hit. The other two tracks are “Highlife […]