Mawuli Decker

Lololi-Lomko

Matasuna
10.95 €
icon/play-white
Backorder
Tax included, Shipping not included
"Matasuna Records" has found another musical treat from the African continent for its latest release - a song by the Ghanaian musician "Mawuli Decker". It was released in 1983 on the rare and sought-after album "Ayo Special" and is available for the first time as a 7inch vinyl single, which is supplemented by an edit from "Renegades Of Jazz". The esteemed London label "Kalita Records" was able to provide the audio material for new masters and is also acting as music publisher with the new "Kalita Music Publishing". Mawuli Decker was born in 1949 in Ghana, where he also grew up. His musicality has been given to him from an early age, so that he not only attracts attention as a singer, but also plays drums, percussion and bongo. He played in various dance bands, which were very popular in Ghana especially from the middle of the last century onwards and made the Ghanaian highlife known beyond the borders. He has played in various dance bands such as New Planets, Sawaaba Sounds, The Tops, Caprice 73, The Volta Pioneers and others, which have performed in Ghana and other West African countries. His first release was in 1975 with the band "Dzobi Soundz" on the Polydor label. Further releases of projects with his participation followed, until 1983 when he recorded his album "Ayo Special" at "Otodi Studio" in Lome (Togo) with an illustrious group of musicians. He is still deeply rooted in music and performs in West Africa and is still very active in recording. On the A-side is the original version of the song "Lololi-Lomko", sung in the "EWE" language, which is spoken in the south of Ghana as well as the southern parts of Togo. "Lololi" means "There's Still More Love" and "Lomko" stands for "Please love me" - classical themes that have appeared in countless songs in music history. Although a certain catchiness of the track cannot be denied, it doesn't seem cheesy at any point. Mawuli, who also contributes the vocals, creates perfectly formed harmonies through his compositions and arrangements, which are especially apparent in the bassline, guitars & brass and of course the vocals. This was certainly also the idea behind the edit of "Renegades of Jazz" on the B-side, which did not want to break up and alienate the organic composition. Listening closely reveals the approach: a steady tempo, a more powerful bassline and additional drums and percussions bring the song back directly to where it belongs: to the dancefloors of this world!

Share Article

Details

Release Date

14.12.2020

Cat No

MSR023

Tracklist

Track 1
icon/play-white
Track 2
icon/play-white
Latin
icon/play-white
7"
Phirpo y sus Caribes
11.95 €
Comencemos (Let's Start)Matasuna
Preorder
7"
icon/play-white
Phirpo y sus Caribes
11.95 €
Comencemos (Let's Start)Matasuna
Soul
icon/play-white
7"
The Meters & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
11.95 €
Sing A Simple Song / Giggin' Down 103rdMatasuna
Backorder
7"
icon/play-white
The Meters & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
11.95 €
Sing A Simple Song / Giggin' Down 103rdMatasuna
Latin
icon/play-white
7"
Apache
11.95 €
Liberate / HombreMatasuna
Backorder
7"
icon/play-white
Apache
11.95 €
Liberate / HombreMatasuna
Jazz
icon/play-white
7"
Fred Ramirez
11.95 €
Hold On I'm A Comin'Matasuna
Preorder
Jazz
7"
icon/play-white
Fred Ramirez
11.95 €
Hold On I'm A Comin'Matasuna
Afro Beat
icon/play-white
7"
Heroes of Limbo
8.95 €
Madchester WomanMatasuna
Add To Cart
Afro Music
7"
icon/play-white
Heroes of Limbo
8.95 €
Madchester WomanMatasuna
Funk
icon/play-white
7"
Placebo
12.95 €
Polk / BalekMatasuna
Preorder
7"
icon/play-white
Placebo
12.95 €
Polk / BalekMatasuna
Asia
icon/play-white
7"
Truc Mai
11.95 €
Sài GònSaigon Supersound
Add To Cart
World
7"
icon/play-white
Truc Mai
11.95 €
Sài GònSaigon Supersound
Brazil
icon/play-white
LP
Banda Black Rio
27.95 €
Super Nova Samba Funk (Ltd. Yellow Vinyl)Far Out Recordings
Backorder
LP
icon/play-white
Banda Black Rio
27.95 €
Super Nova Samba Funk (Ltd. Yellow Vinyl)Far Out Recordings
Re Edit (Disco)
icon/play-white
12"
Dai San
12.95 €
Body MovesGamm
Add To Cart
Disco
12"
icon/play-white
Dai San
12.95 €
Body MovesGamm
Jazz
icon/play-white
7"
Tampo
9.95 €
Keumgang / TampomamboWe Jazz
Add To Cart
7"
icon/play-white
Tampo
9.95 €
Keumgang / TampomamboWe Jazz
Jazzy Style
icon/play-white
12"
ScruScru
10.95 €
South Wind, Clear SkyOmena Limited
Add To Cart
House
12"
icon/play-white
ScruScru
10.95 €
South Wind, Clear SkyOmena Limited
Re Edit (Disco)
icon/play-white
12"
Bollywave
10.95 €
Bollywave Edits Vol 1Bollywave
Add To Cart
Disco
12"
icon/play-white
Bollywave
10.95 €
Bollywave Edits Vol 1Bollywave