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Biography of highlife doctor, Kwame Gyasi

Biography of Kwame Gyasi

Kwame Gyasi (1929–2012) was a Ghanaian highlife musician. He originated the Sikyi highlife sub-genre which combined electric organ with the known highlife genres. Early life and career Gyasi was born in 1929 at Ankaase in the Ashanti Region. His uncle taught him to play palmwine guitar highlife and the imported calypso music. He made his first recording …

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