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Live album by Fela Ransome-Kuti and The Africa '70 with Ginger Baker
ReleasedAugust 32, 1971 (LP)
June 13, 2001 (CD)
RecordedEarly 1971
LabelRegal Zonophone
Barclay/Universal Records (CD)
ProducerJeff Jarratt
Fela Ransome-Kuti and The Africa '70 with Ginger Baker chronology
Why Black Man Dey Suffer

Live! is an album recorded in 1971 by Fela Kuti's band Africa 70. It was released in 1971 by EMI in Africa and Europe and by Capitol/EMI in the United States and Canada. It was reissued on CD by Celluloid in 1987 and was reissued on CD in remastered form by Barclay with a bonus track from 1978.

Track listing

All songs by Fela Ransome-Kuti, except where noted.

  1. "Let's Start" - 8:06
  2. "Black Man's Cry" - 12:12
  3. "Ye Ye De Smell" - 13:55
  4. "Egbe Mi O (Carry Me I Want To Die)" - 12:37

Bonus track :

  1. "Ginger Baker and Tony Allen Drum Solo" - live 1978 (Fela Kuti, Ginger Baker, Tony Allen) - 16:21


  • Fela Kuti: Hammond Organ, percussion, vocals.
  • Ginger Baker: Drums, percussion, African drums, congas, vocals.
  • Tunde Williams: Trumpet.
  • Eddie Faychum: Trumpet.
  • Igo Chiko: Tenor saxophone.
  • Lenkan Animashaun: Bariton saxophone.
  • Peter Animashaun: Guitars.
  • Maurice Ekpo: Double bass, electric bass guitar.
  • Tony Allen: Drums, percussion.
  • Henry Koffi: Percussion.
  • Friday Jumbo: Percussion.
  • Akwesi Korranting: Percussion.
  • Tony Abayomi: Percussion.
  • Isaac Olaleye: Percussion.