Gyedu-Blay Ambolley is a Ghanaian highlife musician, songwriter, producer, and composer. The first musician from Ghana to formally incorporate rap forms into local highlife rhythms, Ambolley created the musical genre Simigwa. In June 2015 Ambolley received a citation in the USA from the City Council of Philadelphia, read by Council woman ; Honorable Jannie Blackwell and Hon. Stanley J. Staughter in recognition of the musician’s contributions to Ghanaian music in the USA.
Featuring – Gyedu-Blay Ambolley And His Creations. Lead Guitar – Frank Wireko Alias Mustapha Salley. Maracas – Joe Ghansah Alias Joe Pache. Organ – Nana Yaw Boakye I Alias Frank Boakye. Producer – G. Ambolley. Producer, A&R – Ebow Taylor. Recorded By, Mixed By – E. B. Browne.
Gyedu-Blay Ambolley - Sekunde (2012). Sekunde (2012) - download the album and listen online. On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Listen online and stay in a good mood.
Gyedu-Blay Ambolley, Achimota,Accra. Originator of rap (first commercial rap album release in 1973) . Inspired to go and check him out? Watch him tonight at Ancienne Belgique - AB Brussels, tomorrow at Brebl Nijmegen or Friday at Podium Grounds, Rotterdam. live mixage Thomas Hopman audio mixage Rob Berends video Rob De lange. RobRob Prouductions).
The album was co-produced by another Highlife great, Ebo Taylor, and has long been exceptionally hard to find on vinyl. For this official vinyl reissue on Mr Bongo, Ambolley's landmark set has been fully re-mastered for the very first time. It sounds spectacular, with great clarity on the ear-catching brass solos, serious weight to the bass and superb stereo separation.
|Walking Down The Street||5:26|
|'Cause I Love You||4:53|
|Cut Your Coat||5:14|
|WIC 5040||Gyedu Blay Ambolley||Ambolley (LP, Album)||Wea International||WIC 5040||South Africa||1982|
|66.23836||Gyedu Blay Ambolley||Cut Your Coat (LP, Album)||Ambolley Production||66.23836||Germany||1985|
|MRBCDPROMO205||Gyedu Blay Ambolley||Ambolley (CD, Album, Promo, RE)||Mr Bongo||MRBCDPROMO205||UK||2019|
|MRBLP205||Gyedu Blay Ambolley||Ambolley (LP, Album, RE)||Mr Bongo||MRBLP205||UK||2019|