PRINCE NICO MBARGA

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The death of vocalist and guitarist Prince Nico Mbarga, following a motorcycle accident on June 24, 1997, marked the passing of one of Africa's most influential performers. Although he only recorded one significant hit, "Sweet Mother," in 1976, which sold more than 13 million copies, Mbarga played an important role in the evolution of African music. The son of a Nigerian mother and a Cameroonian father, Mbarga embraced the musical traditions of both cultures. With his soulful vocals set to the light melodies of his acoustic guitar, Mbarga created a unique hybrid of Ibo and Zairean guitar playing and uplifting highlife rhythms. Mbarga's musical approach was inspired by the five years he spent in Cameroon during the Nigerian Civil War of the late '60s. Sharpening his instrumental skills while playing xylophone, conga, drums, and electric guitar in school bands, he made his professional debut as a member of a hotel read more...
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Aki SpecialAki Special
Rounder Select 1990
$24.34 (used)
Sweet MotherSweet Mother
ROGERS ALL STARS NIG LTD 2016
$9.98
Prince Nico Mbarga - Sweet MotherPrince Nico Mbarga - Sweet Mother
Kipepeo Publishing 2018
$14.99
Prince Nico Mbarga - Family MovementPrince Nico Mbarga - Family Movement
Kipepeo Publishing 2018
$14.99
Prince Nico Mbarga - 2 Original AlbumsPrince Nico Mbarga - 2 Original Albums
Kipepeo Publishing 2018
$15.99
Prince Nico Mbarga - Happy BirthdayPrince Nico Mbarga - Happy Birthday
Kipepeo Publishing 2018
$14.99
Stop Poverty Now - September 2018Stop Poverty Now - September 2018
Kipepeo Publishing 2018
$15.99
Prince Nico Mbarga - Sweet FamilyPrince Nico Mbarga - Sweet Family
Kipepeo Publishing 2018
$14.99
Aki Special [X-Lib]Aki Special [X-Lib]
1987 Rounder Records
$73.59 (used)
sweet mothersweet mother
ROUNDER
$30.00 (used)
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PRINCE NICO MBARGA Rocafill Jazz 76 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rocafill Jazz 76
African Fusion 1976
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz : Sweet Mother album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz : Sweet Mother
African Fusion 1976
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz (1976) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz (1976)
African Fusion 1976
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz (1977) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz (1977)
African Fusion 1977
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz (aka Free Education) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz (aka Free Education)
African Fusion 1977
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Prince Nico Mbarga Et Rockafil Jazz (1978) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prince Nico Mbarga Et Rockafil Jazz (1978)
African Fusion 1978
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Family Movement album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Family Movement
African Fusion 1978
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz (aka Happy Birthday) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz (aka Happy Birthday)
African Fusion 1978
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Cool Money album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cool Money
African Fusion 1979
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Experience 001 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Experience 001
African Fusion 1979
PRINCE NICO MBARGA No Die, No Rest album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
No Die, No Rest
African Fusion 1980
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Lucky Marriage! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lucky Marriage!
African Fusion 1980
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Music Message album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music Message
African Fusion 1981
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Papal Visit album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Papal Visit
African Fusion 1982
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Let Them Say album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Let Them Say
African Fusion 1982
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Decency album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Decency
African Fusion 1983
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Chameleon album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chameleon
African Fusion 1984
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Panco Juju System album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Panco Juju System
African Fusion 1986
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Sweet Family album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sweet Family
African Fusion 1987
PRINCE NICO MBARGA Only One God album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Only One God
African Fusion 1989

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