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Author Fela, 1938-1997.

Title Fela! [sound recording] : original Broadway cast recording / [music and lyrics, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti ; book, Jim Lewis & Bill T. Jones ; additional lyrics by Jim Lewis ; additional music by Aaron Johnson & Jordan McLean ; based on the life of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti ; conceived by Bill T. Jones, Jim Lewis & Stephen Hendel].

Imprint Brooklyn, NY : Knitting Factory Records, p2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    K FELA FEL N03CD    Available
 PAS Central Library Music, CDs    CD K FELA FEL F 03    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Compact disc.
Program notes by Rikki Stein and synopsis ([16] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Everything scatter -- BID (Breaking it down) ; High life (Medzi medzi) ; Yellow fever -- Trouble sleep -- Teacher -- Black president (scene) -- Lover -- Upside down -- Expensive shit -- I.T.T. (International thief thief) -- Kere kay -- Water no get enemy -- Torture (scene) -- Zombie -- Trouble sleep (reprise) -- Na poi -- Sorrow, tears, and blood -- Sorrow after testimonials (scene/interlude) -- Dance of the Orisas (Shakara) -- Rain -- Coffin for head of state -- Kere kay (act II) -- Gentleman (bows).
Credits Book, Jim Lewis & Bill T. Jones ; music and lyrics, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
Performer Sahr Ngaujah, Kevin Mambo, Saycon Sengbloh ; with supporting performers ; Aaron Johnson, conductor, trombone, keyboard.
Event Recorded at Clinton Recording Studio A, New York, Mar. 8 and 15, 2010.
Subject Fela, 1938-1997 -- Drama.
Added Author Lewis, Jim. Librettist. Lyricist.
Jones, Bill T. Librettist.
Johnson, Aaron, 1979- Composer. Conductor. Performer.
McLean, Jordan. Composer.
Hendel, Stephen. Conceptor.
Ngaujah, Sahr. Performer.
Mambo, Kevin. Performer.
Sengbloh, Saycon, 1977- Performer.
Added Title Songs. Selections
Standard No. 720841110323
Music No. KFR1103 Knitting Factory Records

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