Ebo Taylor performing at Womad world music Festival, Charlton Park, Wiltshire, Britain - 31 Jul 2011
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Ghana's Ebo Taylor on his new popularity

8 January 2014 Last updated at 17:28 GMT

Ghana's Ebo Taylor is regaining international recognition for his music several decades after he wrote the songs. He started off with highlife but then got down with Afro-funk.

In his time, he has played with all the greats including Nigerian Afrobeat star Fela Kuti.

As he celebrates his 78th birthday, he is touring with his band.

Our Nigeria correspondent Will Ross caught up with him in Lagos where they spoke about old times.

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