Jux Saturday School: "Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock, 1972-1977" by Now Again Records
This is a different direction than our normal #JuxSaturdaySchool content, but today we look at a musical selection of sorts. In 2016, the phenomenal label Now Again Records put together one of the best reissues of the decade, a wide-ranging and expansive collection of music called Wake Up You! The Rise and Fall of Nigerian Rock, 1972-1977. Not only is the music incredible and groundbreaking and some of the best of the era, but the political turmoil that the music was created in is fascinating tale. Coinciding with the release of the set, Now Again put together this short film to give the music a little context that we wanted to share today. There is a a Vol 1 and Vol 2, available at Now Again Records.
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