Oneness of Juju ‎– African Rhythms (1975)

Oneness of Juju is the debut album by American Afro-jazz/funk ensemble Oneness of Juju, released in 1975 on Black Fire. Tracklist: A1. “African Rhythms” (7:17) A2. “Kazi” (4:20) A3. “Funky Wood” (1:13) A4. “Tarishi” (3:55) A5. “Mashariki” (3:22) B1. “Chants” (1:14) B2. “Don’t Give Up” (5:41) B3. “Incognito” (8:10) B4. “Poo Too” (3:43) B5. “Liberation […]

Oneness of Juju ‎– Space Jungle Luv (1976)

Space Jungle Luv is the second album by American spiritual-jazz collective Oneness of Juju, released in 1976 on Black Fire. Tracklist: A1. “River Luv Rite” (8:03) A2. “Follow Me” (4:57) A3. “Soul Love Now” (4:50) B1. “Space Jungle Funk” (9:36) B2. “The Connection” (3:18) B3. “Love’s Messenger” (3:01) Reissue bonus track: B4. “Love’s Messenger (Instrumental)” (3:05) […]

JuJu ‎– Chapter Two: Nia (1974)

Chapter Two: Nia is the second of two albums by American avant-garde/spiritual-jazz ensemble Ju Ju, released in 1974 on Strata-East. The band would morph into Oneness of JuJu for the following year’s African Rhythms. Tracklist: A1. “Introduction” (2:40) A2. “Contradiction” (5:10) A3. “Black Experience” (3:44) A4. “Nia” (8:36) B1. “The End of the Butterfly King” […]

Ju Ju

Ju Ju were an American spiritual-jazz ensemble from San Francisco that released two albums on Strata-East in 1973 and 1974. The band morphed into Oneness of Juju and released five further albums over the following nine-year period. Members: J. Plunky Branch, Michael “Babatunde Olatunji” Lea (percussion), Al-Hammel Rasul [aka Tony Grayson] (piano), Jalongo Ngoma [aka […]