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William Onyeabor

William Onyeabor

William Onyeabor

William Onyeabor has been played on NTS over 120 times, featured on 107 episodes and was first played on 25 October 2013.

William Onyeabor (Enugu, Nigeria, 29 March 1946 – 16 January 2017) was a Nigerian afro-funk, musician, singer and songwriter.

Onyeabor's songs are often heavily rhythmic and synthesized, occasionally epic in scope, with lyrics decrying war and sung by both Onyeabor himself and female backing vocalists. In recent years a number of his songs have appeared on various compilations, most often his biggest hit, "Better Change Your Mind", which has appeared on Africa 100, World Psychedelic Classics 3: Love's a Real Thing - The Funky...

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William Onyeabor
Wilfilms Records1983
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Fantastic Man
William Onyeabor
Wilfilms Records1979
Fantastic Man
William OnyeaborWilfilms Records1979
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Better Change Your Mind
William Onyeabor
Wilfilms Records1978
Better Change Your Mind
William OnyeaborWilfilms Records1978
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Let's Fall In Love
William Onyeabor
Wilfilms Records1983
Let's Fall In Love
William OnyeaborWilfilms Records1983
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When The Going Is Smooth & Good
William Onyeabor
Wilfilms Records1985
When The Going Is Smooth & Good
William OnyeaborWilfilms Records1985
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Atomic Bomb
William Onyeabor
Wilfilms Records1978
Atomic Bomb
William OnyeaborWilfilms Records1978
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Body & Soul
William Onyeabor
Luaka Bop2014
Body & Soul
William OnyeaborLuaka Bop2014
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Body And Soul
William Onyeabor
Wilfilms Records1980
Body And Soul
William OnyeaborWilfilms Records1980
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Love Me Now
William Onyeabor
Wilfilms Records1979
Love Me Now
William OnyeaborWilfilms Records1979
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Love Is Blind
William Onyeabor
Luaka Bop2013
Love Is Blind
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