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Various - It Began In Africa mp3 album

  • Performer: Various
  • Title: It Began In Africa
  • Genre: Electronic / Hip-hop / Funk
  • Country: UK
  • Released: 1988
  • Style: Cut-up/DJ, Funk
  • MP3 album: 1418 mb
  • FLAC album: 1492 mb
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Various - It Began In Africa mp3 album

It Began in Afrika" is a song by British electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers. It was released as the first single from their fourth album Come with Us on 10 September 2001. Originally named "Electronic Battle Weapon 5" and released for DJs as a white label in June 2001, "It Began in Afrika" became a hit in clubs and was renamed for its official release. The song contains vocal samples from the track "Drumbeat" by American musician Jim Ingram.

Various ‎– It Began In Africa. Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop, Funk, Soul. a must have for any Dj/Producer. The track begins with the sound of jungle drums and the vocal sample: "It began in Afrika, the jungle beat; that's where it all began. And it's also one of my favourite tracks.

Born in Africa is the fourth album of European-based Nigerian artist Dr. Alban. It was released in 1996. Born in Africa" (Original Radio Version) (3:30). Riddle of Life" (2:42). Alabalaba (Woman'a'Sexy)" (3:19). Hallelujah Day" (3:18). I Feel the Music" (3:16). Then I Fell in Love" (3:09). I Said It Once" (4:05). Rich Man, Poor Man" (3:10). This Time I'm Free" (3:50). Feel Like Making Love" (5:01)

This samples the title track of Jim Ingram's 1974 album Drumbeat. Jim Ingram produced various soul and spoken word albums in the 1960s and 1970s. The Chemical Brothers were asked by Planet Dust if Jim Ingram's vocal sample in "It Began in Afrika" inspired the rest of the song: Tom Rowlands: "The vocal helped make sense of the song.

KITT0023-6 IT BEGAN IN AFRICA VO. After the huge success of last years release “It Began In Africa Vo. ” and the hit single “Bolingo Gringo” (Beatport Top 10 for 7 weeks), Juliet Sikora and Tube & Berger decided to produce the It Began in Africa Vo. A lot of hard work has been put into making the latest volume. interpretations of the original songs for the “IT BEGAN IN AFRICA VO. ” charity compilation. All profits made from the sale of this compilation will be donated to the choir and their further projects; . building schemes, the founding of nurseries, and schools to help children get away from a life on the streets. With this project we sincerely hope to be able to support the children of Africa and empower them so that one day they will be able to help themselves”. It Began In Africa Volume 2. Various Artists. Release Date 2010-12-10.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Urban All Stars* It Began In Africa
Mixed By – Norman CookWritten-By – Bobby Taylor, James Brown, Mark Capanni
A2 The Jackson Sisters* I Believe In Miracles
Arranged By – Gene PageProducer – Bobby Taylor, Oscar Williams, Peter Moore Written-By – Bobby Taylor, Mark Capanni
B1 Maceo & The Macks Cross The Track (We Better Go Back)
Arranged By – Fred Wesley, Maceo ParkerEngineer – Bob BothProducer, Written-By – James Brown
B2 The Jackson Sisters* When Your Love Is Gone
Producer, Written-By – Johnny Bristol

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Polydor Ltd. (UK)
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – PolyGram Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Published By – Intersong Music Ltd.
  • Pressed By – EMI Records


A1: ℗ 1988 Polydor Ltd (UK)
A2, B2: ℗ 1976 PolyGram Records Inc (NY)
B1: ℗ 1975 PolyGram Records Inc (NY)

The company name used on this release "PolyGram Records Inc. (New York)" refers to PolyGram Records, Inc..

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 42288 78411 1
  • Matrix / Runout (A, stamped): URBX 23A-1U-1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (B, stamped): URBX 23B-1U-1-1
  • Distribution Code: POL 122

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
9846959 Various It Began In Africa ‎(12", RE) Urban 9846959 UK 2003
URBXDJ 23 Urban All Stars It Began In Africa ‎(12", Single, Promo, W/Lbl, Sta) Urban URBXDJ 23 UK 1988
URB 23 The Urban All Stars* / The Jackson Sisters* The Urban All Stars* / The Jackson Sisters* - It Began In Africa / When Your Love Is Gone ‎(7") Urban URB 23 UK 1988
URB 23, 887 841-7 The Urban Allstars* / The Jackson Sisters* The Urban Allstars* / The Jackson Sisters* - It Began In Africa / When Your Love Is Gone ‎(7", Bla) Urban , Urban URB 23, 887 841-7 UK 1988
URBX 23, 887 841-1 Various The Urban All Stars ‎(12") Urban , Urban URBX 23, 887 841-1 UK 1988

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