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Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70, Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa 70 - Expensive Shit / He Miss Road Album
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70, Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa 70 - Expensive Shit / He Miss Road Album
Performer: Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70, Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa 70
Title: Expensive Shit / He Miss Road
Label: Barclay, Universal
Country: France
Released: 1999
Style: Afrobeat
Cat: 547 030-2
Rating: 4.0/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1965 mb | MP3 size: 1249 mb | WMA size: 2430 mb
Genre: Jazz / R&b

1Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa 70It's No Possible17:38
2Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa 70He Miss Road10:46
3 Expensive Shit
4Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70Expensive Shit13:13
5Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70Water No Get Enemy10:58
6 He Miss Road
7Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa 70Monday Morning In Lagos11:14


  • Arranged By, Composed By, ProducerFela Ransome Kuti (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Artwork [Graphics And Art - Expensive Shit]Remi Olowookera
  • Baritone SaxophoneLekan Animashaun (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Bass GuitarFranco Aboddy (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Congas [1st Konga]Henry Kofi (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Congas [3rd Konga]Nicholas Addo (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Design, ArtworkBronx (Paris)
  • Drums [Leader Drummer]Tony Alen (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Engineer [Recording And Mixing]Demola Odebiyi (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Guitar [Tenor]Ogene Kologbo (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Liner NotesJacqueline Grandchamp-Thiam, Rikki Stein
  • Management [Collection Conceived And Prepared For Cd By]Jean-Pierre Haie
  • Management [Project Administrator For M.w.f.]Rikki Stein
  • MaracasIssac Olaleye (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Percussion [Sticks]James Abayomi (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Photography By [Front - Expensive Shit]Peter Obe Photo Agency
  • Photography By [P. 10]Tim Jarvis
  • Photography By [P. 17]Juliet Higuet
  • Production ManagerEmmanuel Louison
  • Remastered ByMr John Perce Ali Bears
  • Rhythm GuitarLeke Benson (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Supervised By [Spiritual Chief Supervisor]Francis Kertekian
  • Tenor SaxophoneChristopher Uwaifor (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Piano, VocalsFela Ransome Kuti (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Trumpet [2nd]Ukem Stephen (tracks: 1, 2)
  • Trumpet, Trumpet [Solo]Tunde Williams (tracks: 1, 2)


One of 25 releases in the "Fela Originals" series.

℗ 1997 FAK © 1999 FAK. Under exclusive license to Barclay France (excluding Japan and Nigeria). Marketed by Barclay France, a Universal Music Company.
Made in EU.

Includes a 20-page booklet but without detailed production and musician credits. (Credits for 'Expensive Shit' taken from the original album cover reproduced here - no credits given for 'He Miss Road').

'Expensive Shit' and 'He Miss Road' were originally released in 1975.

Special thanks to: Jacqueline Grandchamp-Thiam, Mabinuori Kayode Idowu.

Expensive Shit credited to Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70.
He Miss Road credited to Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa 70.

Final Mastering at Translab


  • Barcode: 7 31454 70302 4
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L004
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0257
  • Matrix / Runout: 547 030 2 00
  • Rights Society: SACEM SDRM SACD SGDL
  • Label Code: LC00126
  • Distribution Code: UN900


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – FAK
  • Copyright (c) – FAK
  • Licensed To – Barclay
  • Marketed By – Barclay
  • Remastered At – Translab


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