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Sunday 10 January 2016

Who's The Dede?

A treat for you today - a couple of tracks from Ghanaian high-life great Amakye "Iron Boy" Dede. Both are taken from "Adukuro Mu Nsuo" album, which came out last year and would have had a good chance of being on my top ten albums of the year list had I got round to compiling one.

Last weekend Amakye Dede was involved in a road accident in which his manager very sadly died. As of Friday Mr Dede himself was still in hospital recovering. Get well soon, Sir.

"Bra Ma Yen Ni Agoro" - Amakye Dede

"Ma Akoma Retwen Wo" - Amakye Dede

If you are wondering how to pronounce his name, phonetically it is pretty similar to this:

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