Nico Kasanda, born in 1939 in Belgian Congo, was a pioneer of soukous music. He’s also known as Docteur Nico. In the young age of 14, he started playing in the group ‘Le Grand Kallé et l’African Jazz’ and became an influential guitarist, as a meeting with Jimi Hendrix shows. He already died in 1985 in Belgium. Listen to his piece “Zadio”:
Ali Kiba is an african bongo flava musician from Tanzania. Here’s his song “Dushele“:
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The Flying Pickets, formed in 1982, are a great british a capella band. Here’s their cover version of Yazoo’s cover(he covered from the Platters) song “Only You“, which was a #1 christmas hit in 1983.
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Bjork is an singer/songwriter from Iceland. Here’s his song “Moon”:
ATB is a german DJ and trance music composer. Here’s his versin of “The Autumn Leaves“: