Ebo Taylor
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1936-01
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Ebo Taylor Biography (Wikipedia)

Ebo Taylor (born 1936) is a Ghanaian guitarist, composer, bandleader, producer and arranger focusing on highlife and afrobeat music.

Born in 1936, Ebo Taylor has been a vital figure on the Ghanaian music scene for over six decades. In the late '50s he was active in the influential highlife bands the Stargazers and the Broadway Dance Band. In 1962, Taylor took his own group, the Black Star Highlife Band, to London, which led to collaborations with Nigerian afrobeat star Fela Kuti as well as other African musicians in Britain at the time. Returning to Ghana, he worked as a producer, crafting recordings for Pat Thomas, C.K. Mann, and others, as well as exploring his own projects, combining traditional Ghanaian material with afrobeat, jazz, and funk rhythms to create his own recognizable sound in the '70s.

Taylor's work became popular internationally with hip-hop producers in the 21st century. In 2008, Ebo Taylor met the Berlin-based musicians of the Afrobeat Academy band, including saxophonist Ben Abarbanel-Wolff, which led to the release of the album Love and Death with Strut Records (his first internationally distributed album). In 2009, Usher used a sample from Taylor's song "Heaven" for "She Don’t Know."

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Odofo Nyi Akyri Biari
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Odofo Nyi Akyri Biari
Ebo Taylor
Heaven
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Heaven
Ebo Taylor
Peace On Earth
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Peace On Earth
Pat Thomas & Ebo Taylor
Wompe A, Obi Pe Me
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Wompe A, Obi Pe Me
Ebo Taylor
Sack the Devils (feat. Pat Thomas)
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Sack the Devils (feat. Pat Thomas)
Ebo Taylor
No Money, No Love (feat. Pat Thomas)
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No Money, No Love (feat. Pat Thomas)
Pat Thomas & Ebo Taylor
Ma Huno
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Ma Huno
Pat Thomas & Ebo Taylor
Ene Nyame Nam 'A' Mensuro (Henrik Schwarz Remix)
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Ene Nyame Nam 'A' Mensuro (Henrik Schwarz Remix)
Ebo Taylor
My Love And Music
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My Love And Music
Ebo Taylor
Will You Promise
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Will You Promise
Ebo Taylor
Atwer Abroba
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Atwer Abroba
Ebo Taylor
Mama Omama
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Mama Omama
Ebo Taylor
Twer Nyame
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Twer Nyame
Ebo Taylor
Love & Death
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Love & Death
Ebo Taylor
Nsu Na Kwan
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Nsu Na Kwan
Traditional Ghanaian, Asaase Ase & Ebo Taylor
Ohiani Sua Efir
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Ohiani Sua Efir
Ebo Taylor
Obra
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Obra
Ebo Taylor
Egya Edu
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Egya Edu
Ebo Taylor
Saana
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Saana
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