Tony Allen
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1940-08-12
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Tony Allen

Tony Allen Biography (Wikipedia)

Tony Oladipo Allen (born 1940 in Lagos, Nigeria) is a Nigerian drummer, composer and songwriter who currently lives and works in Paris. His career and life story have been documented in his 2013 autobiography Tony Allen: Master Drummer of Afrobeat, co-written with author/musician Michael E. Veal, who previously wrote a comprehensive biography of Fela Kuti.

As drummer and musical director of Fela Anikulapo Kuti's band Africa '70 from 1968 to 1979, Allen was one of the primary co-founders of the genre of Afrobeat music. Fela once stated that, "without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat." He has also been described by Brian Eno as "perhaps the greatest drummer who has ever lived."

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Boat Journey
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Boat Journey
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Afro Disco Beat
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Afro Disco Beat
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Go Back (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Go Back (feat. Damon Albarn)
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The Drum Thunder Suite
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The Drum Thunder Suite
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On Fire
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On Fire
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Moanin'
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Moanin'
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No Discrimination
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No Discrimination
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Asiko (Motor City Drum Ensemble)
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Asiko (Motor City Drum Ensemble)
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Asiko (In A Silent Mix) (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)
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Asiko (In A Silent Mix) (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)
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Bad Roads
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Bad Roads
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Afrobeat Jam
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Afrobeat Jam
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Wolf Eats Wolf
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Wolf Eats Wolf
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Cruising
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Cruising
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Yere Faga (feat. Tony Allen)
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Yere Faga (feat. Tony Allen)
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Duet
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Duet
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Politely
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Politely
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Duet
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Duet
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Secret Agent
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Secret Agent
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On Fire (Live In Session)
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On Fire (Live In Session)
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The Impostor
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The Impostor
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Time is Blue
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Time is Blue
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Yellow is not an option
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Yellow is not an option
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Moody Boy
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Moody Boy
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Tony's Blues
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Tony's Blues
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Cool Cats
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Cool Cats
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Wolf Eats Wolf (Live In Session)
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Wolf Eats Wolf (Live In Session)
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Moanin' (Live In Session)
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Moanin' (Live In Session)
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N.E.P.A Dance Dub
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N.E.P.A Dance Dub
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Koko Dance
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Koko Dance
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Boat Journey - 6 Music Session 13/04/15
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Boat Journey - 6 Music Session 13/04/15
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Go Back - 6 Music Session 13/04/15
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Go Back - 6 Music Session 13/04/15
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Life Is Beautiful
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Life Is Beautiful
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Afrodiscobeat (Original Version)
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Afrodiscobeat (Original Version)
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People Dance
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People Dance
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A Night in Tunisia
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A Night in Tunisia
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Kilode (Carl Craig Remix - Detroit Swindle Re-Edit)
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Kilode (Carl Craig Remix - Detroit Swindle Re-Edit)
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