March 13, 2008

let's have a party

geraldo pino and the heartbeats

let's have a party
1974 / soundway

band leader from sierre leone, geraldo pino (aka gerald pine) is one of the unsung heroes of african popular music. he greatly influenced the soul/afrobeat scene of the 60 and 70s. make sure you check out the brilliant 'heavy heavy heavy', samples of which are here.