World Beat Connection on 04/04/13

Air date: 
Thu, 04/04/2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Short Description: 
An afternoon of Ghanian Highlife music

     With roots going back to the 1920's and drawing from a number of sources, Highlife was a prominent style of music for over 60 years in the English speaking countries of West Africa. Even though found in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria, it was primarily a Ghanian creation .As part of KBOO's spring membership drive join DJ Charlie, host of the World Beat Connection, on April 4th from noon until 2pm and enjoy 2 hours of great Ghanian Highlife. Included will be the music of E.T. Mensah, Nana Ampadu, the Ramblers Dance Band and many others. Don't miss Highlife Highlights on April 4th.

 

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