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Catalogue       Group                                          A side/B side                                                        Year


BBS 1          The Mighty Cavaliers             Look At Me/Dunia Ina Mambo                   1976

BBS 2          Steele Beauttah                    Kwaheri Mpenzi/Rudi Mpenzi

BBS 3          Steele Beauttah                    African Stomp/Africa                               1976

BBS 4          Black Savage                       Grassland/Kothbiri (trad)                          1976


The B-side of BBS 3 enjoyed a fresh wave of success when it was included on Duncan Brooker’s compilation Afro-Rock Vol 1, originally released in 2001 on Brooker’s own Kona label and recently re-released on Strut.

Steele Beauttah was the leader of Air Fiesta Matata, a top-notch Kenyan funk band of the late 1960s and 1970s. In an article in the Guardian, Brooker  tells his sad story. You can read it here.