Great loss Highlife veteran, Attakora Manu dead, MUSIGA confirms

Atakora Manu was born at Toase in Ashanti in 1940. Attakora was a composer, guitarist and a studio engineer.

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Highlife veteran, Attakora Manu dead, MUSIGA confirms

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The Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) has announced the death of Attakora Manu, a former executive member of MUSIGA in Kumasi.
According to his son, BB Attakora, Attakora Manu died in Toase his hometown in the Ashanti Region after a short illness.

Atakora Manu was born at Toase in Ashanti in 1940. Attakora was a composer, guitarist and a studio engineer.

He formed a Concert Party known as the Princess Trio between 1963 and 1966.
He was later a guitarist of the United Ghana Farmers Council Drama Troupe.

In 1967, he together with Kakaiku formed KAKAIKU No.2 Band with him as the Lead guitarist.

Some of their hits are Ohoho Batani, Kookrokoo, Akwantu Mu Nsem, Akyinkyina Akyinkyin.

In 1970, he resigned from KAKAIKU No.2 Band and in 1973; he was employed as Studio Attendant by Ambassador Records where he re-grouped the Princess Trio.

Attakora’s repertoire includes the Disko Highlife, Afro Highlife, Bre bre Na Eye, Pim No Bi and Mena Awurade Be Nante among others.

His music has been described as smooth and groovy. Funeral announcements would be announced later.

Source: CitiFMonline.com

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