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Orlando Julius

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Orlando Julius

Orlando Julius has been played on NTS shows including Dark & Lovely Global Roots w/ Thristian, with Alafia first played on 27 July 2014.

Orlando Julius (born Orlando Julius Aremu Olusanya Ekemode, 1943) is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is credited as one of the first musicians to fuse US R&B into traditional highlife music, creating his own influential Afrobeat sound during the mid-‘60s. From his time playing in the USA during the 1970s onwards, he is credited with bringing African music to a broader audience and famously co-composed the song ‘Going Back To My Roots’ with Lamont Dozier. He still plays and…

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I'm Back To My Roots
Orlando Julius (Ekemode)
NuWorld Music2006
I'm Back To My Roots
Orlando Julius (Ekemode)NuWorld Music2006
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Children Of The World
Orlando Julius
Jofabro1979
Children Of The World
Orlando JuliusJofabro1979
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Disco Hi-Life
Orlando Julius
Jofabro1979
Disco Hi-Life
Orlando JuliusJofabro1979
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In The Middle
Orlando Julius, The Heliocentrics
Strut2014
In The Middle
Orlando Julius, The HeliocentricsStrut2014
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Alafia
Orlando Julius, The Heliocentrics
Strut2014
Alafia
Orlando Julius, The HeliocentricsStrut2014
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Omo Oba Blues
Orlando Julius, The Heliocentrics
Strut2014
Omo Oba Blues
Orlando Julius, The HeliocentricsStrut2014
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Buje Buje
Orlando Julius, The Heliocentrics
Strut2014
Buje Buje
Orlando Julius, The HeliocentricsStrut2014
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