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Peacocks Guitar Band

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Peacocks Guitar Band

Peacocks Guitar Band has been played on NTS in shows including Jaro Sounder, featured first on 9 September 2014. Songs played include Eddie Quansa and Iwe Ewelam.

The Peacocks Guitar Band

Raphael Amarabem, a former sideman in Rex Lawson's Mayors Band of Nigeria, founded the popular Peacocks International Band in the early seventies. Amarabem had played for some years in Ghana and the Peacocks epitomized the Nigerian trend toward guitar-based highlife in the seventies, heavily influenced by Ghanaian music. In fact, the liner notes of their 1978 LP "Smash Hits" state: "..yet only very few of the millions of fans within 150,000 family units in Nigeria…

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Eddie Quansa
Peacocks Guiter Band
EMI1973
Eddie Quansa
Peacocks Guiter BandEMI1973
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Iwe Ewelam
Peacocks International Highlife Band
EMI1977
Iwe Ewelam
Peacocks International Highlife BandEMI1977
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