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Ayinde Bakare (Died October 1, 1972) was a pioneering Yoruba juju and highlife musician. He began recording on the HMV label in 1937 and is thought to have been the first juju musician to use an amplified guitar. He was extremely popular with the socialites across Yorubaland, especially in Lagos and Ibadan in the 50s/60s
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Saibu Ayinde Bakare Ajikobi was born in 1912 at Okesuna Lafiaji area of Lagos to a soldier father. His father, Pa bakare was from Ajikobi Compound in Ilorin, Kwara State. He attended St. Mathias Catholic School, Lafiaji. Thereafter, he worked as an apprentice boatbuilder with the old Marine Department in Lagos. He began his foray into music after watching a band play at an engagement. He asked the band leader, Tunde King if he could be an apprentice with the band and was allowed by King to be a student. Bakare also played for an early juju exponent, Alabi Labilu He died in unexplained circumstances in 1972, after a performance at a wedding party in Lagos. The band took a break during the party, during which Bakare was summoned backstage.
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Ayinde Bakare (1912 – 1 October 1972) was a pioneering Yoruba jùjú and highlife musician in Nigeria. Saibu Ayinde Bakare Ajikobi was born in 1912 at Okesuna Lafiaji area of Lagos to a soldier father. Recordings made in London at that time by Bakare and his Meranda Orchestra were issued as singles in Britain by Melodisc Records, and were later compiled as an album, Live the Highlife, released in 1968. He died in unexplained circumstances in 1972, after a performance at a wedding party in Lagos. He never returned, and his body was found three days later floating in Lagos Lagoon.
Over time, Tunde and his group slowly transitioned from playing palm wine music that was common among guitarists in Lagos to producing songs in Yoruba and converting them into a story-like song in a verse-repeating and audience responsive format. His rise to fame began once his music was aired on Radio Lagos in 1932 and in 1933, King and his group would start receiving official, solicited invites from the rich and famous elite members of the Lagos community. His creative, storytelling ability to blend highlife and Jùjú music has never been replicated by any other artist. He passed away on June 12, 2013. 7. Ebenezer Obey, The Jùjú Melodist. Born in Lagos in 1912, Ayinde Bakare started his musical career with Tunde King and started recording with a British recording label, His Master’s Voice (HMV), in 1937.
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- Drums – Akinola
- Drums [Talking] – Aniyi*
- Guitar – Ayinde Bakare
- Maracas – Ojo
- Marimba [Maramba] – Hippolite
- Written-By – A. Bakare*
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