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The Great Pretender: Fela Kuti

Len Brown, New Musical Express, 25 October 1986

So, who is this FELA KUTI? An African musician just out of jail and now threatening to run for President of Nigeria? A polygamist in dodgy underpants? Or the one seriously revolutionary force in world music? LEN BROWN sees and hears Fela on the job in Paris.

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