Osibisa: Teddy Osei Sol Anmarfio Spartacus R
Robert Bailey Mac Tontoh Wendell Richardson Lasisi Amao
Jude: Clive Bunker Robin Trower
Frankie Miller Jimmy Dewar
gig poster and flyer (click to
of the favourite venues for Osibisa in the early 70's was Friars
The vibes was so great and lots of fun to perform to wonderful live music
I remember at one gig at Friars the place was jamming hot and the
was in one of their cosmic heights that resulted in some of the fans took
off and danced naked.
(see below !)That
was the magic of Osibisa and Friars.
Will always remember this'
osibisa at this gig
(thanks stephen daglish)
what happened next
went on to have hit singles in the
1970s and continued to tour, playing Friars twice in 1978. In the 1980s,
Osibisa concentrated their efforts on promoting younger artistes in Ghana
and occasionally reformed. Osisbisa still play today headed up by Osei and
went on to considerable solo success and played Friars twice under his own name.
Robin Trower had considerable solo success as well.
odds and trivia
This gig nearly got Friars closed down - see