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The Story Behind the Hit Song " Joromi" Credited to Late Victor Uwaifo

It is no longer news that the famous Nigerian musician , Sir Victor Uwaifo , otherwise known as ‘Guitar Boy’ , has died after celebrating his 80th birthday .

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The music legend reportedly became the winner of the 1st Gold Disc in Africa after releasing a song , "Joromi" , in the year 1965.

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According to information credited to google.com , what actually inspired Uwaifi to release the song ( Joromi ) was a folklore of ancient Benin Empire .

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The story revealed that Joromi was a warrior who fought and conquered all his rivals on earth but made a costly mistake of going to stage a war with the people from the spiritual world .

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Unfortunately , Joromi did not return to tell if he was able to win the war eventually .


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