E. T. Mensah And His Tempo's Band - 2 x 1-Sided Test Pressing

EMMANUEL TETTEH MENSAH E. T. Mensah & His Tempo's Band (Monster rare pair of single-sided test pressings for the 1955 UK 10" LP, the first release in Decca's 'West African Rhythm' series, perfect for the world music collector. Hear whyMensah was considered the undisputed king of Highlife as he weaves a rich tapestry of gold coast rhythms with his Afro band, with titles such as 'Donkey Calypso', 'Tea Samba' & 'Stormy Ass'! The labels are plain white with 'Factory Sample - Not For Sale' print at the top & the album title & matrix/catalogue number detail is stamped one side on both discs, complete with the fully laminated picture sleeve with '55/11' dated scalloped flipbacks. This collector's copy has never left British soil & remains in outstanding condition. The sleeve is Excellent with only some light ring wear, having stored both records all its life. These one-off test pressing vinyl discs are in absolutely astonishing Excellent condition with barely any evidence of play at all. Unheard of & impossible to repeat... WAL1001)

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Price Info
$237.90, £195.00  
Product Availability Last copy in stock. Order now for shipping on Monday 21st October
Release Year 1955 - 64 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format 10" vinyl single (10" record)
Record Label Decca
Complete Stock List Go to Emmanuel Tetteh Mensah
Product Catalogue No WAL1001
Music Genre World Music, Afrobeat
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
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Tracklisting & More Information

A1 Donkey Calypso
A2 Tea Samba
A3 Shemi Ni Oya
A4 Laura
A5 Munsuro
B1 Sunday Mirror
B2 St. Peter's Calypso
B3 Obaayi Fi Kumasi
B4 Nkebo Baaya
B5 Stormy Ass

10" RECORD  
Recording Artist Emmanuel Tetteh Mensah
Product Title E. T. Mensah And His Tempo's Band - 2 x 1-Sided Test Pressing
Product Information Emmanuel Tetteh Mensah E. T. Mensah And His Tempo's Band - 2 x 1-Sided Test Pressing UK 10" vinyl single (10" record).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info Deleted - A deleted or out-of-print item is one that is no longer manufactured. However, we stock thousands of out-of-print formats and we specialise in tracking down out-of-print, deleted and hard-to-find releases.
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