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Fela The Life and Times of an African Musical Icon

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ISBN-10: 1566397650

ISBN-13: 9781566397650

Edition: 2000

Authors: Michael E. Veal

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List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 5/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

MICHAEL VEAL is associate professor of ethnomusicology at Yale University, where he specializes in ethnomusicology and African-American music. He is the author of Fela: The Life and Times of an African Musical Icon (2000).

Introduction: "Abami Eda"
Abeokuta (1938-1957)
"Gentleman" (1958-1970)
"African Message" (1970-1974)
"The Black President" (1974-1979)
"A Serious Cultural Episode" (1979-1992)
"Fear Not for Man" (1985-1997)
Conclusion: "Look and Laugh"
Appendix: Koola Lobitos, Nigeria 70, Afrika 70, and Egypt 80 Personnel