Episode #126 Pt1 – Manu Dibango – The Hits

At 86 years young, Manu Dibango’s sixty year career was sadly cut short when he succumbed to COVID-19. But his Legend Lives On! Badd Kitti’s two part tribute pays homage to the music, and lasting impact of this Forefather, and Legend of Afro-jazz and Afro-beat.

Play Part 1 – The Hits 

Play Part 2 – The Legacy

Episode Details
Part 1 – Manu Dibango, The Hits – Highlights Dibango’s most influential contributions to Afro-Jazz/Afro-Beat. Also featured: Fela Kuti, Osibisa, Lafayette Afro Rock Band, Sade, Earth, Wind and Fire

Part 2 – Manu Dibango, The Legacy – Pays tribute to Dibango’s continued influence and relevance nearly 50 years after his biggest hit Soul Mikossa. Also featured: Tony Allen, Mandrill, Michael Jackson, Cameroonian artist TayC, and an INCREDIBLE collaboration with Herbie Hancock, Bootsy Collins and Bernie Worrell!

Part 1
Song Artist Album Year
Panther Manu Dibango Africadelic

1973

Let’s Start Fela Kuti Live!

1971

Lagos Go Slow Manu Dibango African Woodoo (1971-1975)

2008

Keep On Trying Osibisa Ojah Awake

1976

Hibiscus Manu Dibango Soul Makossa (O Boso)

1972

Mr Wrong Sade Promise

1985

Drum Song Earth, Wind & Fire Open Our Eyes

1974

Ami Oh! (feat. Angélique Kidjo & Papa Wemba) Manu Dibango Wakafika

1994

Malik Lafayette Afro Rock Band Malik

1975

This Life Holy Hand Grenade Celebrate Not Separate

2019

Big Blow Manu Dibango Afrovision

1976

Part 2
Song Artist Album Year
Funk Makossa feat. Manu Dibango [Todd Edwards RMX] Cerrone single

2016

African Man Tony Allen Film of Life

2014

Positive Thing (1974) Mandrill Mandrilland

1974

Ghost Talk The Budos Band V

2019

New Bell Manu Dibango African Funk

1974

Ewondo ou Bami feat. Manu Dibango Tayc NYXIA. Tome II

2019

Spaceship Funk Rafiya Spaceship Funk

2018

Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ Michael Jackson Thriller

1982

Soul Fiesta (Chateau Flight 2002 Re-Work) Manu Dibango Soul Fiesta EP

2002

Makossa’87 (Big Blow) feat. Herbie Hancock, Bernie Worell, Bootsy Collins Manu Dibango Afrijazzy

1987

 

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