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VariousBuddhist Liturgy Of Tibet ... CD
Seven Seas (Japan), 1990. Used ... $13.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousBush Taxi Mali – Field Recordings From Mali ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 1998. New Copy ... $14.99
The cover is a great illustration of the feel of this set – a mound of clay and earth, with a speaker set at the top – an image that really gets at the organic feel of the music inside! The set's one of the earlier recordings in the Sublime Frequencies lineage, and if offers up a great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCafe Buenos Aires – Nostalgic Sounds Of Tango Porteno (3CD set) ... CD
Music Brokers (Argentina), 1940s/1950s/1960s. Used 3CD ... $4.99
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VariousCalypso – Musical Poetry In The Caribbean 1955 to 1969 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $22.99
The deeper roots of calypso music in the Caribbean – a rich set of tracks that goes way past any preconceptions you might have about the genre! The music here goes way past the hits of Harry Belafonte – and really gets at the harder, more biting side of calypso – the sounds that ... read more CD
(Comes with a nice heavy book, too!)
Also available Calypso – Musical Poetry In The Caribbean 1955 to 1969 ... LP 28.99

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VariousCalypso – Musical Poetry In The Caribbean 1955 to 1969 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
The deeper roots of calypso music in the Caribbean – a rich set of tracks that goes way past any preconceptions you might have about the genre! The music here goes way past the hits of Harry Belafonte – and really gets at the harder, more biting side of calypso – the sounds that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Calypso – Musical Poetry In The Caribbean 1955 to 1969 ... CD 22.99

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VariousChoubi Choubi – Folk & Pop Sounds From Iraq (with bonus 7" single) ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
A heady brew of unusual music from the Iraqi scene – material that's billed here as folk and pop, but which has a quality that's a lot different than those genres might sound in the US! The folksy cuts often have angular reed work in the mix, which really gives them a sharp edge – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2 heavy records – and a bonus 7" single too!)

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VariousClub Africa – Hard African Funk, Afro-Jazz, & Original Afro-Beat ... CD
Strut (UK), 1999. Used ... $9.99
Massive Afro Funk! This slammin' batch of funky African (and African-sounding) tunes was put together by the same team who did the Africa Funk set on Harmless – and it's even better than that one was! Like Africa Funk, this set compiles a whopping batch of rare tracks from the 70s, plus a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCongo Guitars 1952 & 1957 ... LP
SWP (France), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $19.99
Amazing sounds from the Congo scene of the 50s – as singers here work with their own acoustic guitar for accompaniment, often with additional guitar as well – and usually a glass bottle providing a spare sort of rhythm! The style is quite different than later, more blues-based material ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousContemporary & Traditional Russian Songs ... LP
Folkways, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Includes the book.)

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VariousCoptic Music – Recorded In The Coptic Cathedral Of St Mark In Cairo, Egypt ... LP
Folkways, 1960. Very Good+ ... $13.99
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(Great original copy – nice and heavy, with book!)

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VariousCrossing The Bridge – Istanbul Hatirasi – The Sound Of Istanbul ... CD
Double Moon (Turkey), 2005. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousCult Cargo – Grand Bahama Goombay ... LP
Numero, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99 21.99
Heavy funk from the Bahamas – a whole bunch of groups that will show you that Nassau had a lot more to offer than The Beginning Of The End! The groove here is totally wonderful – somewhat like American funk of the late 60s and early 70s, but served up with some very unusual rhythmic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCult Cargo – Salsa Boricua De Chicago ... CD
Numero, Late 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 18.98
Incredible third coast salsa from the late 70s – amazing stuff from the orquestras of Carlos Ruiz and his Ebirac label – made by singers and players in Chicago's Puerto Rican community of the period that stands up just as well today! Chicago salsa, unlike more nationally popular styles ... read more CD

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VariousDances Of The World's Peoples Vol 1 – Greece, Rumania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Croatia ... LP
Folkways, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(Includes original notes.)

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VariousDances Of The World's Peoples Vol 4 – Turkey, Israel, Greece, Armenia, Caucasia ... LP
Folkways, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(Includes book!)

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New VariousDiablos Del Ritmo – The Colombian Melting Pot Part 1 – 1975 to 1985 ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
One of the deepest digs we've ever seen into the rich array of grooves from Colombia – a double-length page that covers a much wider range of sounds than you might expect! Colombia's unusual amongst Latin American nations, in that it's got kind of a "crossroads" sort of role – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDisco Bhangra – Wedding Bands From Rajasthan ... CD
Avant, 1994. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousDoob Doob O'Rama – Film Songs From Bollywood ... CD
QDK (Germany), 1999. Used ... $8.99
Hmmmm...although this one's supposed to be filled with funky Indian film music (ala Bombay the Hard Way), it's more of a straight compilation of groovy tracks from the Bollywood film industry of the 70s. Most tracks have vocals, and all of them seem to be recorded directly off of soundtracks, with ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousDrums For God – Recorded Live In Cameroun, The Congo, Ethiopia, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria & Rhodesia ... LP
Epic, 1964. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(Cover has light aging on one side.)

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VariousDrums Of Haiti – Recorded & With Notes By Harold Courlander ... LP
Folkways, 1952. Very Good+ ... $23.99
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(Includes original book.)

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VariousDrums Of North & South India ... LP
World Pacific, Mid 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
Features work by Alla Rahka, Chatur Lal, Kanai Dutta, and Rama Bhadran. LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousEthiopiques Volume 28 – Ali Birra – Great Oromo Music ... CD
Buda (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
The Ethiopiques series returns to that early 70s stretch that made its earliest releases so great – and serves up some classic work from singer Ali Birra – a really great discovery from this golden age of music! Birra works here in a style that's referred to as oromo music – and ... read more CD

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VariousEvening In Beirut ... LP
Parlophone (Lebanon), 1957. Very Good+ ... $28.99
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(Cover has some stains at the bottom.)

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VariousGhana Special – Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968 to 1981 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $12.99 19.98
A compilation of Ghana music like we've never seen before – and straight up beautifully put together by Soundway – 70s sounds that fused regional traditions with boundary free soul, rhythm & blues, and rock! Ghana in the 1970s was in a transition from a more prosperous, and less ... read more CD
Also available Ghana Special – Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968 to 1981 (5LP box set) ... LP 44.99

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VariousGhana Special – Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968 to 1981 (5LP box set) ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 5LP ... $44.99
A compilation of Ghana music like we've never seen before – and straight up beautifully put together by Soundway – 70s sounds that fused regional traditions with boundary free soul, rhythm & blues, and rock! Ghana in the 1970s was in a transition from a more prosperous, and less ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ghana Special – Modern Highlife, Afro-Sounds & Ghanaian Blues 1968 to 1981 ... CD 12.99

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VariousGipsy Rhumba – The Original Rhythm Of Gipsy Rhumba In Spain 1965 to 1974 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
One of the coolest collections of music we've ever heard from the folks at Soul Jazz Records – and a batch of work that we never would have heard otherwise! The sounds here are from a unique point in Spanish music – one in which flamenco guitar mixed with Latin rhythms, gypsy culture, ... read more CD

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New VariousGlobal Soul – A Collection Of Contemporary Soul & R&B From Around The World ... CD
Putumayo, 2003. Used ... $3.99
Includes work by Melgroove, Tasha, Fernanda Abreu, Arica Mess, Saf Sap, Melanie Renaud, and others. CD
(Out of print. Barcode has marker.)

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VariousGlobalFest Selector – 12 Unrelated Tracks From GlobalFest Artists ... CD
GlobalFest/Magenta, 2014. Used ... $4.99
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VariousGoush Bedey – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
Way more than just the familiar funk you might know from the American scene of the 70s – and instead a really mad blend of different influences and elements that all show the very vibrant cultural scene in pre-Revolution Iran! The productions here are often full – strings mixed with ... read more CD

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VariousHaiti Direct EP ... 12-inch
Sofrito (UK), New Copy ... $15.99
A special EP of tracks from the bigger Haiti Direct album – including a few exclusive edits for this package! Haiti Direct really brings the right sort of focus to Haitian music – and uses the Strut Records approach that's been tuned towards African and South American grooves in the ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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VariousHarafin So – Bollywood-Inspired Film Music From Hausa Nigeria ... LP
Sahel Sounds/Little Axe, Mid 90s. New Copy ... $9.99
Indian music with a Nigerian twist – heard here in a set of recordings from the Hausa cinematic scene! At first listen, you can hear the Bollywood influence right away – both in the rhythms of the tunes, which have that festive, bouncing quality of an Indian film music number – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHeavenly Ethiopiques – The Best Of The Ethiopiques Series ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
The definitely got the title right on this one – because the set is filled with some of the most heavenly tracks from the legendary Ethiopiques series – that legendary run of compilations that was the first introduction for most of us to the amazing music of Ethiopia! This package ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousIndian Music Of The Pacific Northwest Coast – Collected & Recorded By Dr Ida Halpern ... LP
Folkways, 1967. Very Good+ 2LP ... $16.99
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(Includes original book.)

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VariousItalian Treasury – Emilia Romagna ... CD
Rounder, 1954. Used ... $11.99
An Alan Lomax recording in the mountains of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy. CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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VariousIvory Coast Soul – Edits EP ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
A set of sweet edits of some of the best tracks on the Ivory Coast Soul collection – all re-cut and re-worked for the dancefloor! These are edits, not remixes – so they never play too much with the best elements of the originals, and instead pull out all the best bass bits, beats, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJende Ri Palenge – People Of Palenque (2CDs & DVD set) ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2012. New Copy 2CD & DVD ... $24.99
Amazing sounds from San Basilio De Palenque – a unique cultural crossroads on the coast of Colombia! The town was the first free slave community in the Americas – a distinction it's held for centuries – and continues to have strong ties to Africa, partly because of its roots, ... read more CD
(DVD is PAL/NTSC coded, Region Free. Great book-style package too!)

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VariousKenya Special – Selected East African Recordings From The 70s & 80s ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $19.99
A much-needed look at the massive amount of music recorded in Kenya during the 70s and 80s – an incredibly fertile time for local culture in the nation – and a time when it seemed like there was a great new groove coming out nearly every day! The work here really rivals the best of the ... read more CD
(Cool box-styled package – very unique!)

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VariousKhana Khana – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds, 1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
Really tremendous stuff – and kind of a genre-defining compilation – one that will ship our listening for years to come! We've heard a bit of 70s Iranian music before, but this overstuffed package really opens up our ears – to a range of funky, freaky sounds that go way beyond ... read more CD

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VariousKorea Vocal & Instrumental Music ... LP
Folkways, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Includes book. Cover is great, save for one slightly bumped corner.)

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VariousKosmopolis/Que Se Mueran Las Feas/Roxana La Coresana/Eureka ... CD
Blue Moon (Spain), Late 20s. Used ... $8.99
Zarzuelas from the late 20's recorded in Barcelona and Madrid. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLagos All Routes ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $3.99 16.98
A stellar batch of Afro funk and native groove from Lagos! Strains of western funk and soulful sounds work their way into the material – thanks again to Fela's mighty influence – but there's a lot more to it! Simmering along with the Afro funk and soul are some truly riveting native ... read more CD

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VariousLagos Chop Up ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
An incredible batch of African funk and heavily percussive groove – featuring a varied, yet cohesive selection of tunes that run deeper than most compilations! Lagos Chop Up manages to work a little bit of magic in its overall consistency – the tracklist features tunes from the mid 60s ... read more CD

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VariousLaila Je T'Aime – Guitar Music From The Western Sahel ... LP
Sahel Sounds/Mississippi, New Copy ... $12.99 19.99
Field recordings of Western Sahelian guitar music – recorded by Christopher Kirkley from 2009-2011 – and an evocative aural trip to the region, courtesy Sahel Sounds and Mississippi! Like the other great Sahel Sounds release, it's beautifully done – and impeccably well recorded ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes color insert booklet.)

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VariousLegends Of Benin ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
Brilliant work from Benin – an ear-opening compilation that's filled with wonderful grooves we've never heard before! The rhythms are unusual, instrumentation hypnotic, and vocals really offbeat – making the whole thing sound very different than more familiar African work we've stocked ... read more CD
Also available Legends Of Benin ... LP 26.99

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VariousLegends Of Benin ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Brilliant work from Benin – an ear-opening compilation that's filled with wonderful grooves we've never heard before! The rhythms are unusual, instrumentation hypnotic, and vocals really offbeat – making the whole thing sound very different than more familiar African work we've stocked ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Legends Of Benin ... CD 22.99

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VariousLet No One Judge You – Early Recordings From Iran 1906 to 1933 ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s. New Copy 2 CD Gatefold ... $24.99
An amazing portrait of Iran in the years before WWII – pulled from rare 78rpm recordings which are remastered here beautifully, to present some stunning sounds we'd never have heard otherwise! There's a really unique flavor to most of this music – sounds that lie at the crossroads of ... read more CD
Also available Let No One Judge You – Early Recordings From Iran 1906 to 1933 (4LP set) (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 44.99

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VariousLet No One Judge You – Early Recordings From Iran 1906 to 1933 (4LP set) (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s. New Copy 4 LPs ... $44.99
An amazing portrait of Iran in the years before WWII – pulled from rare 78rpm recordings which are remastered here beautifully, to present some stunning sounds we'd never have heard otherwise! There's a really unique flavor to most of this music – sounds that lie at the crossroads of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Four 180 gram LP – with a 12"-square, 20-page, saddle-stitched booklet on art paper.)
Also available Let No One Judge You – Early Recordings From Iran 1906 to 1933 ... CD 24.99

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VariousLonging For The Past – The 78rpm Era In Southeast Asia (4CD boxset) ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s. New Copy 4 CDs ... $62.99
Not just a set of beautiful music – but a beautiful package, as well – an incredible full-color, hardcover book that slides into its own slipcase – and which is complete with 4CDs' worth of vintage Southeast Asian recordings from the 78rpm generation! We've never seen a survey of ... read more CD

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VariousModern Mayan – The Indian Music Of Chiapas, Mexico ... LP
Mississippi, Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Not the kind of Mexican music you're likely to hear at your local taqueria – and instead a set of tracks that reach back to Mayan music traditions, and come across with a powerfully folkloric feel! The sounds were all recorded in Chiapas, in the best Folkways style – never polished or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMorocco – Crossroads of Time ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1995. Used CD & BOOK ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print. Packaged in a nice hardbound booklet.)

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VariousMukunguni – New Recordings From Coast Province Kenya ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 2013. New Copy Gatefold ... $9.99
Contemporary sounds from Kenya, but music with a very timeless feel – recorded live at different locations in Mukungi village, and often just featuring spare instrumentation and a bit of voice! The quality of the work goes way beyond other ethnographic recordings – as the sound quality ... read more CD
Also available Mukunguni – New Recordings From Coast Province Kenya (2 x 10" LPs with CD) ... LP 15.99

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VariousMukunguni – New Recordings From Coast Province Kenya (2 x 10" LPs with CD) ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2013. New Copy 2 x 10" LPs & CD Gat ... $15.99
Contemporary sounds from Kenya, but music with a very timeless feel – recorded live at different locations in Mukungi village, and often just featuring spare instrumentation and a bit of voice! The quality of the work goes way beyond other ethnographic recordings – as the sound quality ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mukunguni – New Recordings From Coast Province Kenya ... CD 9.99

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VariousMy Intention Is War – Trinidad Calypsos 1928 to 1948 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 20s/1930s/1940s. New Copy ... $12.99
Vintage material from the key years of calypso in Trinidad – pulled from a host of 78rpm recordings, and presented here in the usual lovely Mississippi Records tyle! Instrumentation is often relatively spare – lively Latin-styled rhythms with acoustic guitar or piano, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNaked Prey – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Folkways, 1966. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Recorded in N'guni villages for the film, produced by Cornel Wilde. Most of these tracks are smaller vocal groups chanting in nice rhythmic form, with minimal percussion accompanying. The tracks on side 1 were used directly in the production, and are nicely focused and seem rehearsed (in a good ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy original pressing – with orange-tinted cover, and book!)

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VariousNigeria 70 – Lagos Jump – Original Heavyweight Afrobeat Highlife & Afro Funk ... CD
Strut (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $8.99 11.99
A killer follow-up to the earlier Nigeria 70 compilation on Strut Records – a second set that digs even deeper than before, and one that shows a huge range of Nigerian grooves from the 70s! The styles here go way beyond familiar Afro Funk – and the rhythms here are often quite ... read more CD

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VariousNigeria Afrobeat Special – The New Explosive Sound In 1970s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
An explosive entry in Soundway's impeccable Nigeria Special series of rare Afrobeat – digging deep for for material that's largely been lost for years and years – many recorded in the wake of the Fela revolution and all of it exciting and essential! Of all the stellar tracks on the ... read more CD

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VariousNigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $10.99 19.98
Essential work from the African scene of the 70s – a collection of tracks that goes way beyond the more familiar grooves of Fela Kuti and Manu Dibango! The set may well be the deepest so far we've heard from the always-amazing Soundway Records – a package that digs into a wealth of ... read more CD
Also available
Nigeria Special Part 1 – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... LP 23.99
Nigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD 11.99

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VariousNigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Early 70s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
Essential work from the African scene of the 70s – a collection of tracks that goes way beyond the more familiar grooves of Fela Kuti and Manu Dibango! The set may well be the deepest so far we've heard from the always-amazing Soundway Records – a package that digs into a wealth of ... read more CD
Also available
Nigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD 10.99
Nigeria Special Part 1 – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... LP 23.99

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VariousNigeria Special Part 1 – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... LP
Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 24.98
Essential work from the African scene of the 70s – a collection of tracks that goes way beyond the more familiar grooves of Fela Kuti and Manu Dibango! The set may well be the deepest so far we've heard from the always-amazing Soundway Records – a package that digs into a wealth of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Nigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD 10.99
Nigeria Special – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD 11.99

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VariousNigeria Special Vol 2 – Modern Highlife, Afro Sounds, & Nigerian Blues 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
A second volume from one of our favorite compilation series of 70s African music ever – Nigeria Special Volume 2 from the rare Afrobeat treasure diggers at Soundway Records! This deeper delve into the well of hard-to-find early to mid 70s material sticks is just as wonderful – ... read more CD

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VariousOpika Pende – Africa At 78 rpm (4CDs & Book) ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1930s/1940s/1950s. New Copy 4CD & Book ... $44.99 60.00
Dust To Digital moves across the Atlantic Ocean – and brings the same great skill to African music they've already brought to blues, folk, and gospel! This package is amazing – 100 rare 78rpm recordings, appearing here on CD for the first time ever – not just wonderful music, but ... read more CD

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VariousPanama! Vol 3 – Calypso Panameno, Guajira Jazz, & Cumbia Tipica On The Isthmus 1960 to 1975 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A sprawling set of tropical grooves from Panama, and the third in the series from Soundway – compiled by Roberto Gyemant and Miles Cleret, with a little help for this set from Will Holland, aka Quantic – as soulful and brilliant as it is essential! These rare recordings blend cultural ... read more CD

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VariousPomegranates – Persian Pop, Funk, Folk, and Psych Of The 60s & 70s ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99
Bright Persian psychedelic pop, funk, soul and boundless grooves from the 60s & 70s – one of the greatest compilations yet from Finders Keepers! Many of the tunes are actually classics of the era's Iranian scene, if wildly fresh and new our ears, while others are quite obscure all around ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPutumayo Presents – Africa ... CD
Putumayo, 1999. Used ... $1.99
CD
(Barcode has some marker.)

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New VariousPutumayo Presents – Arabic Groove ... CD
Putumayo, 2001. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Barcode has some marker.)

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VariousPutumayo Presents – Cape Verde ... CD
Putumayo, 1999. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPutumayo Presents – Mali To Memphis – An African American Odyssey ... CD
Putumayo, 1999. Used ... $5.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPutumayo Prestents Samba Bossa Nova ... CD
Putumayo, 2002. Used ... $4.99
A mix of new and old Brazilian tunes – some rootsy, some with traces of electronics – all served up in one genre-blending Putamayo package! Titles include "Deusa Do Amor" by Moreno Veloso + 2, "Cores" by Da Lata, "Eu E O Meu Amor/Lamento No Morro" by ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a promotional sticker.)

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VariousQat, Coffee, & Qambus – Raw 45s From Yemen ... CD
Parlortone/Dust To Digital, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
Rare 45s from Yemen – rawly, though crystal clear in both sound and emotion – a real eye-opener of a set compiled by Chris Menist! We've had little chance to hear Yemeni music of this period or any other – and judging from this set, these are sounds we want to explore and ... read more CD

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VariousRaasche – Jewish Folk Songs Of Europe ... LP
Folkways, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(Includes booklet.)

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VariousRadio Niger ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 2000s. New Copy ... $11.99
A wonderful collection of radio recordings from Niger – plucked out of the Saharan airwaves, and presented here as a demonstration of this very unusual mode of media! Usually, a CD of radio work might be a bore – but in Niger, broadcastings are usually a pretty spontaneous affair ... read more CD

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VariousRajasthan Street Music ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Contemporary sounds from the Indian state of Rajasthan – but music that has a really timeless feel overall, and a carefully unobtrusive style of recording! The tracks were all recorded on a recent journey to the northwestern corner of India, in search of unusual strands of indigenous folk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRed Hot & Fela (with bonus download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 2013. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 22.98
One of the hippest entries in the Red Hot series so far – a set of tracks dedicated to the legendary Fela Kuti – felled by AIDS after years of influential grooves – still being felt strongly by the rich array of artists collected in the set! Most tracks are contemporary, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRed Hot & Riot ... CD
MCA, 2002. Used ... $1.99
A really great compilation put out by the folks at Red Hot – an organization dedicated to "Fighting Aids Through Popular Culture". Previous sets by the group have focussed on jazz, bossa, and other music – and this time around, the focus is Africa, currently suffering from a ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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VariousSeven Skeletons Found In The Yard – Calypso Classics From Trinidad 1928 to 1947 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 20s/1930s/1940s. New Copy ... $13.99
A great selection of very early calypso work – all recorded in Trinidad, originally issued on 78s, and with a very different sound than later, more popular versions of the genre! These tracks have a great gritty feel, and lots of jazzy inflections next to the vocals – echoes of other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousShowa 64 – A Definitive Compilation Of House, Soul, Jazz, Downbeat, & Abstract Beats Full Of Eastern Promise From 1975-1998 ... CD
Disorient/Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 70s/1980s/1990s. Used 2CD ... $18.99
Not really a funk compilation, but a sparkling batch of rare tracks from Japan – most of which were never issued in the west! The folks at Mr. Bongo put this set together with the aid of their operatives in Tokyo, and its one of the freshest we've heard in a long time. Most of the tracks ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSleeping In The Market – Ethiopian Music & Sounds From Amhara ... CD
Latitude, 2004. Used ... $4.99
Contemporary ethnographic recordings in the tradition of Ethnic Folkways or some of the Nonesuch Explorer series from the 70s. Not the polished Ethiopian pop and jazz documented in the Ethiopiques series, but recordings of street musicians and everyday people from Amhara. 8 tracks in all, unlike ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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VariousSoul Messages From Dimona ... CD
Numero, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99 18.98
One of the grooviest compilations we've ever seen – a collection of work by American expatriates living in Israel at the end of the 70s – a hip blend of US funk and Hebrew spirituality! Most of the work here sounds like the best spiritual funk of the 70s – very much in an Earth ... read more CD

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VariousSoul Of Cape Verde ... CD
Lusafrica (France), 1996. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousSound of Siam Vol 2 – Molam & Luk Thung From Northeast Thailand – 1970 to 1982 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
Sublime sounds from Siam – a beautiful second volume of Soundway's dig into the regional music of Thailand in the 70s! Most of the work here comes from the glory days of luk thung and molam – genres that often feature some unusual folksy elements mixed with more electric modes – ... read more CD

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VariousSounds Of Africa ... LP
Verve/Forecast, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A surprisingly great set of African tracks – surprising because they were recorded as part of an ABC documentary from the 60s, but end up having a really great ethnographic feel! The album features work from all over the continent – recordings from Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo, Senegal, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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VariousThai? Dai! – The Heavier Sound Of The Luk Thung Underground ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $21.99
One of the coolest collections of underground Thai rock we've seen – and it certainly is The Heavier Sound Of the Luk Thung Underground – including a uniquely Thai vision flavored with a Black Sabbath riff, psych makeovers of Thai folklore, and a bunch great tunes that meld Bangkok life ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTisheh O Risheh – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
Amazing sounds from the pre-Ayatollah years in Iran – an incredible blend of different global influences, coming together in the sort of sound you'd expect from one of the most progressive scenes in the Mid-East! The work here has some of the same psych elements of Turkish work from the time ... read more CD

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VariousVery Best Bollywood Songs ... CD
Outcaste (UK), 2001. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousWedding Songs – The Progression Of An Ethiopian Amhara Wedding ... LP
Philips/Domino Sound, 1973. New Copy ... $11.99
Rare Ethiopian material from the early 70s – ostensibly a set of wedding-related tracks, but with grooves that are every bit as great as classics in the Ethiopiques series! The songs are traditional, but given some great golden age arrangements by Getachew Degefu – who swings most of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousWest Indies Funk Vol 2 ... CD
Trans Air (Puerto Rico), 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Rare Caribbean funk from the 70s – the second volume of West Indies Funk – once again delivering a stylistically diverse take on the classic funky soul from groups such as The Troubadours, Boo & The Tru Tones, Roosevelt Johnson & His Spice Islanders, The Cassanovas, Blue Rhythm ... read more CD
(Small cutout notch through spine.)

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New VariousWest Indies Funk Vol 3 ... CD
Trans Air (Puerto Rico), Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Plenty funky down in the West Indies – more than enough to keep this third volume as strong as the previous two! There's loads of wonderful bits here – from steel band funk to tropical-styled rhythms to heavy grooves that are hardly what you'd expect to be coming from the islands back ... read more CD

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VariousWorld Ends – Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99 19.98
One of the coolest collections of rare psychedelia we've heard in a while from anywhere in the world – this one focusing on Afro Rock & psych from 70s Nigeria – among the greatest releases to date on the Soundway label, which only does great work! The music has the touchstone ... read more CD

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New VariousZanzibara 8 – Rajab Suleiman & Kithara – Chungu ... CD
Buda (France), 2013. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
One of the best volumes in the Zanzibara series so far – a set of contemporary recordings, but done with a very exotic, other-worldly sort of style – one that shows the series' strong link to the Ethiopiques material on the Buda label! Most instrumentation comes from percussion and ... read more CD

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VariousZendooni – Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds, 1970s. New Copy ... $9.99
Some of the wildest sounds we've ever heard from Iran – a wealth of wonderful grooves that show that there was plenty happening in that unique scene before the Ayatollah came in and clamped down on Western culture! Styles really intertwine nicely throughout – mixing funk with pop with ... read more CD
Also available Zendooni – Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD 8.99

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VariousZendooni – Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD
Pharaway Sounds, 1970s. Used ... $8.99
Some of the wildest sounds we've ever heard from Iran – a wealth of wonderful grooves that show that there was plenty happening in that unique scene before the Ayatollah came in and clamped down on Western culture! Styles really intertwine nicely throughout – mixing funk with pop with ... read more CD
Also available Zendooni – Funk, Psychedelia & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... CD 9.99
 
 



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