King Sunny Ade And His African Beats - Aura
Hip hop, Folk, World, & Country
Label: Island Records ‎– 90177-1
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Specialty Pressing
Country: US
Date of released: 1984
Category: Funk / Soul, Folk, World, & Country
Style: Afrobeat
Genre: Hip hop, Folk, World, & Country
Musician: King Sunny Ade And His African Beats
Album's name: Aura
ZIP archive size: 1295

King Sunny Ade And His African Beats - Aura


Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Ase
Guitar [Tenor] – Santa MamolaHarmonica – Stevie Wonder
9:12
A2 Gboromiro 7:29
A3 Ogunja
Drums – Akanbi Moses
2:30
B1 Oremi
Clavinet – Phil Ramocon*Drums – Tony Allen
6:59
B2 Ire 5:00
B3 Iro 6:32

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation

Credits

  • Art Direction – Bruno Tilley
  • Bass – Jeyy Ihejejo
  • Congas, Backing Vocals – Shino Abiodun*
  • Engineer – Gary Olazabal
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Abdloulaye Sumare
  • Guitar [Rhythm] – John Akpan
  • Guitar [Solo] – Segun Ilori
  • Guitar [Tenor] – Bob Ohiri
  • Maracas – Michael Babalola
  • Photography By – Brian Griffin
  • Producer – Martin Meissonnier
  • Producer, Guitar [Lead], Lead Vocals, Bongos, Congas – King Sunny Ade
  • Recorded By [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Candido*, Gibril, Mr. Salami*, Mathew Osiyawu, Philip Tenants, Stephen Street
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Godwin Logie
  • Shekere – Ganiyu Alashe
  • Steel Guitar – Ademola Adepoju*
  • Talking Drum – Alhaji Timmy Olaitan
  • Vocals – Femi Owomoyela, Jacob Ajakaiye*, Niyi Falaye, Tunde Temiola
  • Written-By – King Sunny Adé*, Tony Allen (tracks: B1)

Notes

Written on labels:
A side "All Songs Published by Island Music, Inc., BMI ST-IL-845499-AR"
B side "All Songs Published by Island Music, Inc., BMI ST-IL-845500-AR"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 07567901771
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A- (Runout}): ST-IL-845499-A SPAR 1-2 B-1 9773-A △75140- ✩ STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B- (Runout}): ST-IL-845500-A SPAR 1-2 B-1 9774-A △7514-X 0 ✩ STERLING

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
206 418-320 King Sunny Ade & His African Beats Aura ‎(LP, Album) Island Records 206 418-320 Europe 1984
25SI-241 King Sunny Adé And His African Beats* Aura ‎(LP, Album) Island Records, Polystar 25SI-241 Japan 1984
ILPS 9746, ILPS-9746 King Sunny Ade And His African Beats* Aura ‎(LP, Album) Island Records, Island Records ILPS 9746, ILPS-9746 Scandinavia 1984
822.516.1 King Sunny Ade & His African Beats Aura ‎(LP, Album) Island Records 822.516.1 France 1984
LSI 11076, ILPS 9746 King Sunny Ade & His African Beats Aura ‎(LP, Album) Jugoton, Island Records LSI 11076, ILPS 9746 Yugoslavia 1984