Wednesday, January 7, 2015

TOP 50 GREAT SONGS IN NIGERIA

No 50: Oby Onyioha – I Want To Feel Your Love

No 49: Junior & Pretty – Monika
(1991, “ Fufu Flavour “, Storm Productions )
Junior & Pretty – Monika

No 48: Dizzy K Falola – Baby Kilode
(1983, “ Be My Friend“, EMI (Nigeria) )
Dizzy K Falola – Baby Kilode

No 47: Ofege – Try and Love
(1974, “ Try And Love“, EMI (Nigeria) )
Ofege – Try & Love

No 46: Remedies – Shakomo
(1998, “ Peace Nigeria “, Kennis Music )
Remedies – Shakomo

No 45: Alex Zitto – Walakolombo
(1989, “Walakolombo”, PolyGram )
Alex Zito – Baby Walakolombo

No 44: Kris Okotie – I Need Someone
(1980, “I Need Someone”, Phonodisk)
Kris Okotie – I Need SomeOne

No 43: Bright Chimezie & his Zigima Sound – African
Style (1990, “African Style”, Rogers All Stars Music)
Bright Chimezie – African Style

No 42: Tony Tetuila ft Pastor Goody Goody – My Car
(2001, “My Car”, Kennis Music )
Tony Tetuila – My Car

No 41: Chris Mba – Baby Don’t Cry
(1983, “Love Everlasting”, Chris Robinson Studios)
Chris Mba – Baby Don’t Cry

No 40: Felix Lebarty – Ifeoma
(1989, “ One Life To Live“, Tabansi Records)
Felix Liberty – Ifeoma

No 39: Olu Maintain ft LKT – Yahoozee
(2006, “Maintain Reloaded”, Reloaded Records )
photo credit: Getty
Olu Maintain ft LKT – Yahoozee

No 38: Stephen Osita Osadebe – Osondi Owendi
(1984, “Osondi Owendi ”, Polydor [LPs]; Premier Music
[CD] )
Stephen Osita Osadebe – Osondi Owendi

No 37: Dr Victor Olaiya – Omo Pupa
(1982, “In the Sixties”, Polydor )
Dr Victor Olaiya – Omo Pupa

No 36: Evi Edna Ogholi – Happy Birthday
(1989, “Happy Birthday”, Polydor Nigeria )
Evi Edna Ogholi – Happy Birthday


No 35: Oliver De Coque & His Expo 76′ – Identity
(1980, “Identity”, Olumo )
Oliver De Coque – Identity

No 34: Mike Okri – Time Na Money
(1988, “Concert Fever”, CBS Records (Nigeria) )
Mike Okri – Time Na Money

No 33: Funmi Adams – Nigeria My Beloved Country
(1989 (?), “All We Need Is Love”, Supra)
Funmi Adams – Nigeria My Beloved Country

No 32: Oritz Wiliki – Heart Of Stone
(199?, “Heart Of Stone”, Premier Music )
Oritz Wiliki – Heart Of Stone

No 31: Harry Mosco – Sugar Cane Baby
(1982, “Sugar Cane Baby”, Samba)
Harry Mosco – Sugar Cane Baby

No 30: Dan Maraya Jos – Gangar Bashi
Dan Maraya Jos – Gangar Bashi

No 29: Veno Marioghae – Nigeria Go Survive
(1984, “Nigeria Go Survive”, Tabansi Records)
Veno Marioghae – Nigeria Go Survive

No 28: Sunny Neji – Oruka
(2003, “Unchained”, Blue Pie )
Sunny Neji – Oruka

No 27: Bongos Ikwue – Still Searching
(1978, “Still Searching “, EMI Nigeria )
Bongos Ikwue – Still Searching

No 26: Blackky – Rosie
(1991, “About Tyme”, Premiere Music )
Blackky – Rosie

No 25: P Square – No One Like U
(2007, “Game Over”, Squared Records)
P Square – No One Like U

No 24: Daddy Showkey – Diana
(1999, “The Ghetto Soldier “)
Daddy Showkey – Diana

No 23: Femi Kuti – Beng Beng Beng
(1998, “Shoki Shoki”, Barclay)
Femi Kuti – Beng Beng Beng

No 22: Nelly Uchendu & Mike Obianwu – Love
Nwantinti-Ada Eze-Onye Nwulu Ozuluike
(1976, “Love Nwantinti”)
Nelly Uchendu & Mike Obianwu – Love Nwantinti-Ada
Eze-Onye Nwulu Ozuluike

No 21: IK Dairo – Mo Sorire
IK Dairo – Mo Sorire

No 20: Sonny Okosun – Which Way Nigeria
(1984, “Which Way Nigeria?” EMI Nigeria )
Sonny Okosun – Which Way Nigeria

No 19: William Onyeabor – When The Going Is
Smooth & Good
(1985, “Anything You Sow”, Wilfilms Records )
William Onyeabor – When The Going Is Smooth &
Good

No 18: D Banj – Tongolo
(2005, “No Long Thing ”, Mo’ Hits )
D’Banj – Tongolo

No 17: Majek Fashek – Send Down The Rain
(1988, “Prisoner of Conscience” , Tabansi Records)
Majek Fashek – Send Down The Rain

No 16: Onyeka Onwenu – Ekwe
(1984, “In The Morning”, Ayollo Records)
Onyeka Onwenu – Ekwe

No 15: Fela Anikulapo Kuti – Zombie
(1977, “Zombie”, Coconut Records/Phonogram )
Fela Kuti – Zombie


No 14: Bobby Benson – Taxi Driver
(1950s)
Bobby Benson – Taxi Driver

No 13: Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey – Board
Members
(1972, “Board Members”, Decca )
Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey – Board Members

No 12: Cardinal Rex Jim Lawson – Love Me Adure
(1972, “Love M Adure “, Akpola
Cardinal Rex Jim Lawson – Love Me Adure

No 11: Lagbaja – Konko Below
(2001, “We Before Me”, Lagbaja)
Lagbaja – Konko Below

No 10: 2Face – African Queen
(2004, “Face 2 Face”, Kennis Music )
2Face – African Queen

No 9: Shina Peters – Afro Juju(Ace)
(1989, “Ace (Afro-Juju Series 1) ”)
Shina Peters – Afro Juju(Ace)

No 8: Sonny Okosun – Now Or Never
(1986, “Now or Never”, EMI )
Sonny Okosun – Now Or Never

No 7: Femi Kuti – Wonder Wonder
(1995, “Femi Kuti”, Tabu Records )
Femi Kuti – Wonder Wonder

No 6: King Sunny Ade – The Way Forward 1
(1994, “The Way Forward “, Sigma Park )
King Sunny Ade – The Way Forward 1

No 5: Sir Victor Uwaifo – Joromi
(1969, “Big Sound”, Phonogram/Phillips )
Sir Victor Uwaifo – Joromi

No 4: Christie Essien Igbokwe – Seun Rere
(1981, “Ever Liked My Person”, Lagos International
Records )
Christie Essien Igbokwe – Seun Rere

No 3: Fela Kuti – Water No Get Enemy
(1975, “Expensive poo” )
Fela Kuti – Water No Get Enemy

No 2: Onyeka Onwenu – Iyogogo
(1992)
Onyeka Onwenu – Iyogogo

No 1: Prince Nico Mbarga – Sweet Mother
(1976, “Sweet Mother”, Rogers All Stars )


2 comments:

  1. Hi Emeksmusic!

    I'm working on a book about psychedelic rock in nigeria in the 70s (Ofege, The Funkees, etc.) and would like to interview you about this subject, if possible. My email address is nikenjoku@gmail.com. Thank you!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. That's a great and exciting project, I'm ready to give you all the assistance you need from me. email me emeksmusic@gmail.com or info@emeksmusic.com. Thanks.

      Delete