Manu Dibango

Waka Juju

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Record Label
Soul Makossa

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Released in 1982, the album "Waka Juju" marks a return to Afrosound. We hear titles like "Douala Serenade" or "Ma Marie", a tribute to his wife. "Waka juju" is an ode to juju, the traditional Yoruba music that has become Nigeria's most popular style. Emmanuel N'Djoké Dibango (born 12 December 1933) is a Cameroonian musician and song-writer who plays saxophone and vibraphone. He developed a musical style fusing jazz, funk, and traditional Cameroonian music. He is best known for his 1972 single "Soul Makossa".


A1. Waka Juju
A2. Douala Serenade
A3. Africa Boogie
B1. Mouna Pola
B2. Ma Marie
B3. Manga-bolo

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