Daily Archives: November 19, 2020

SONG OF THE DAY Joni Haastrup – Greetings (including a stripped-down raw funk demo version!)

Later known as Soul Brother Number One in Nigeria, Joni Haastrup was a bandleader and (striking) vocalist born in Nigeria to a Yoruban King. An early pioneer of the Afrofunk scene, he earned this title in 1966 after singing on Orlando … Continue reading

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