Balla et ses Balladins - Wilikabo (Guinea, 1975)

(SYL 572).

Balla Onivogui (trumpet player and director) was one of the great figures of Guinea "Authenticité" era, recording first with Orchestre du Jardin de Guinée and then with his group Les Balladins for governement's label Syliphone. 

Wilikabo is a funk influenced (but deep and heavy guinean) song, with great drums and guitar solos.

Balla et ses Balladins - Wilikabo:

Sekou "le docteur" Diabate: lead guitar

Pivi Moriba: alt sax
Manfila "Soba" Kante: vocals
Abdou Camara: drums
Souleimane Sylla: sax
Amadou Thiam: perc
Bamba Kourouma: bass
Kemo Kouyate: rythm guitar