William Onyeabor

Born 26 March 1945. Died 16 January 2017
William Onyeabor
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1945-03-26
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William Onyeabor

William Onyeabor Biography (Wikipedia)

William Onyeabor (26 March 1946 – 16 January 2017) was a Nigerian funk musician and businessman. His music was widely heard in Nigeria in the late 1970s and early 1980s, but he remained an enigmatic figure, private and reclusive.

Onyeabor's songs are often heavily rhythmic and synthesized, occasionally epic in scope, with lyrics decrying war and sung by both Onyeabor himself and female backing vocalists. In the 2010s, some of his songs appeared on various compilations, most frequently his biggest hit, "Better Change Your Mind", which appeared on Africa 100, World Psychedelic Classics 3: Love's a Real Thing – The Funky Fuzzy Sounds of West Africa, and Nigeria 70: The Definitive Story of 1970's Funky Lagos, through labels such as Luaka Bop.

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Better Change Your Mind
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Better Change Your Mind
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Fantastic Man
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Fantastic Man
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Heaven & Hell
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Heaven & Hell
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Tomorrow
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Tomorrow
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Something You'll Never Forget
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Something You'll Never Forget
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Atomic Bomb
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Atomic Bomb
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Body And Soul
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Body And Soul
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Good Name
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Good Name
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Let's Fall In Love
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Let's Fall In Love
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Love Is Blind
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Love Is Blind
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Something That You'll Never Forget
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Something That You'll Never Forget
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Poor Boy
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Poor Boy
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