Teddy Osei (sax) Sol Anmarfio
(drums) Spartacus R (bass)
Robert Bailey (keys) Mac Tontoh (trumpet) Wendell Richardson
(guitar) Lasisi Amao (percussion/sax) Darko Adams
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 summer 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.
That was the magic of Osibisa and Friars.
Will always remember this.
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
Darko Adams died in 1995 and Tontoh died in
odds and trivia
Their second album, given they had had hit
singles, didn't do as well as the record company hoped for. A bit of market
research suggested the probem may have been the album cover which featured the
band's faces so the album cover was changed
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