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Ginger Baker and Fela Ransome-Kuti: Ginger Baker Backs This Fela's Afro-Rock

Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 15 January 1972

WITH AIRFORCE, Ginger Baker succeeded in providing the rudiments of the Afro-beat. Consciously he wanted to go back to the roots of highly percussive music, which has driven him to its origin in Nigeria. Baker has found a man who he claims to be one of the greatest exponents of that music in Fela Ransome-Kuti, and next month an album will be released of his and Kuti's work together.

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