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Kalkaba, Hamad - Hamad Kalkaba and The Golden Sounds 1974- 1975 (Vinyl)

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This release constitues the entire discography of Hamad Kalkaba. Neglected for decades by all but the most devoted collectors of Afro music, Hamad Kalkaba and the Golden Sounds at long last gathers together the body of work of one of Cameroon’s forgotten geniuses. During the interview Kalkaba explained how the songs recorded in the mid 1970s were part of a movement, acmovement initiated by musicians from all around Cameroon who, with the help of keyboards, drum kits andcelectric guitars, had started to modernize the traditional rhythms of their regions. For Kalkaba it was no cdifferent and backed by his band the Golden Sounds, devoted himself to the promotion of the sounds of northern Cameroon. Gatefold cover including a 8-page LP size booklet with interviews, original manuscripts, and exclusive pictures, unlimited streaming of Hamad Kalkaba and The Golden Sounds 1974-1975 via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more