11th October, 2010
Dr, Victor Abimbola Olaiya, OON, Pa Fatai Rolling Dollar, Evang. Ebenezer Obey Fabiyi andÂ other veteran musicians releved the tunes of yesteryears at the banquet hall ,Lagos CityÂ Hall, Lagos, Nigeria at the weekend when they sang some highlife tunes.
The event was the Golden Tunes Achievement Awards, Launching of The Evergreen MusicÂ Foundation and The Parade of Stars organised by Femi Eshoâ€™s Evergreen Musical CompanyÂ Limited.
During the event deceased stars like Steve Rhodes, I..K. Dairo, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti,Â Haruna Ishola, Adeolu Akinsanya, and living legends namely Dr.Olaiya, Dan Maraya Jos,Â David Bull, King Sunny Ade, Ebenezer Obey and others were rewarded with LifetimeÂ Achievement Awards.
The high point of the event was the music interlude. Dr .Olaiya mounted the stage withÂ his trademark of white handkerchief and the trumpet, dishing out from his rich repertoireÂ of highlife music by playing popular tunes like Bro Victor, Ebamiso fun baby komailo, andÂ others. He also took the opportunity of the show to introduce his singing son Bayode whoÂ performed with him.
Another performance received accolades from the crowd was the duet between Fatai RollingÂ Dollar and Ebenezer Obey. The duo perform the song won kere si number together. DuringÂ the performance, Obey showered Rolling Dollar with crisp naira notes, while the formerÂ gave him his blessings.
Other old stars that gave a good account of themselves are, David Bull, Orlando Julius,Â Stella Monye, Orlando Owoh Junior and others.