REQ 745 Under African skies by Various

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Catalogue numberREQ 745
TitleUnder African skies
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeG
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreMusic - Popular
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesREQ 715 A-1 H PR-E MB
REQ 745 B-1 PR-E
REQ 745 C-1 B PR-E
REQ 745 D-2 E CTS PR-E
Lacquer cut at and byP.R. Records Limited. Information provided by Discogs website.
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1 Esclave [Papa Wemba and his band]5.55
A2Do do la rose [Wenge Musica]2.48
A3Tsibolia mulumba [Tshala Muana]3.45
A4Dialogue talking about Franco [Ray Lema]0.22
A5Kwassa kwassa [Empire Bakuba]3.42
A6Animateurs welcoming VIPs on Independence Day 1989, Kinshasa [Unknown artist]3.05
A7Chameleon [Princess Mansia]5.28
B1 Chinhoyi [Bhundu Boys]3.58
B2Dialogue [Music class St Joseph's School (Chichuwasha)]0.23
B3Ngorimba [Conrade Chinx and Ilanga]3.47
B4Jam session at wedding featuring Ephat Mujuru and the spirit of the people [Unknown Artist]1.50
B5True love [Busi and Ilanga]3.09
B6Ngugama [Lovemore Majaivana]5.12
B7 Hada Raikoum [Messaoud Bellemou]4.20
B8N'sel fik [Chaba Fadela and Cheb Sahraoui]3.38
C1 Bonjour Mali [Baba Sangare of R.T.M.]0.45
C2Suave Nina (Mali Espagne) [Kolly Et Ses Acolytes]5.53
C3Yasoumounka [Tata Bambo Kouyate]6.18
C4Sanankoro Moriba [The Rail Band]3.33
C5Se se wa bena [Le Super Biton De Segou]3.22
C6Koulanjan [Kassemady and Lafia Diabate]2.29
D1 Dini Demeke [Mamo Chela / With singers of the National Theatre, Addis Abeba]2.50
D2Yetkemt Abeba [Neway Debebe]3.31
D3Wolela [Aster Aweke]4.43
D4Ya selame lalo [Mohammed Ahmed and the Roha Band]3.06
D5T'Zeta [Bezawork Asfew]8.53
Total length of media 1:36:45.


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