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GOODBYE DATE! C. K Mann Will Be Burried On 13th, 14th & 15th July This Year

The late C. K Mann

The family of the late highlife singer Charles Kofi Amankwaa Mann, popularly known as C. K. Mann, has disclosed the dates for the legend’s funeral arrangement.

According to Mike 2, Adom FM’s entertainment morning show host, there would be no wake but a family gathering on July 13. C.K Mann he added, would be buried on Saturday, July 14 and Thanksgiving Service will be held the day after which is on the 15th.

C.K Mann passed away on Tuesday, March 20 this year at GHAPOHA hospital in Takoradi. For over three years, the Highlife legend was battling with some medical conditions. www.entertainmentgh.com gathered!

He was 83-years old.

About CK Mann

Born in 1936 in Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana, CK Mann worked briefly as a seaman before joining Moses Kweku Oppong’s Kakaiku band.

After familiarizing himself with the Ghanaian music scene, he joined Ocean Strings and led the band until 1965. When the band was disbanded, he joined a newly formed band in Takoradi, The Carousel 7.

His song “Edina Benya” shot him to prominence in 1969.
He later impressed on the band’s owner, Anis Mubarak, to sign Paapa Yankson to the group.

C. K. Mann added Western musical instruments to Osode, the traditional music of Ghanaian fishermen rhythms. His music career spanned over four decades and won multiple awards for his songs.

In 2006, Mann was awarded the Grand Medal of Ghana during the 2006 National Honours and Awards Ceremony by President John Agyekum Kufuor in recognition of his contribution to Ghanaian music.

These are a number of C.K. Mann’s popular hit songs:
Adwoa Yankey, Asem Asa, Mato Aboa, Medo Wo, Ahobrase, Mankyin Nyinsua, Araba Lucy, Okuan Tsentsen Awar, Mber Papa, Do Me Na Me Ndo Wo Bi, Matow Aboa, Obaa Amponsa, Megye Moho Dzi, Amoakua Dua, Adze A Aye Ama Me, Yebeyi Wo Aye,
Meko Beebi, Asodzi Da Midi.

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