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The La Drivers Union Por Por Group

  • Por Por: Honk Horn Music of Ghana [Smithsonian/Folkways, 2006] *
  • Klebo! [Voxlox, 2009] *

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Por Por: Honk Horn Music of Ghana [Smithsonian/Folkways, 2006]
Squeeze-bulb horns and wrenches banging tire rims provide the highly indigenous bed for their songs of trotro transit ("Otsokobila," "M.V. Labadi"). *

Klebo! [Voxlox, 2009]
Squeeze-horn standard-bearers make pop move with Jah-praising African unity jam before returning to "I have no sibling," "you spat in the soup," and other traditionally Ghanaian but no less universal concerns ("Sunshine in Africa," "Klebo!"). *