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Alhaji Ibrahim AbdulaiMaster Drummers Of Dagbon ... LP
Rounder, 1992. Near Mint- .... $14.99
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Rabih Abou-KhalilSongs For Sad Women ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2007. New Copy .... $13.99 14.99
Oud with a touch of jazz – a record that almost takes us back to the early experiments of Ahmed Abdul Malik, but which has a bit more world music feel overall! Rabih Abou Kahlil plays oud throughout – and he's joined by snakey woodwind instruments duduk and serpent – supported by ... read more CD

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King Sunny AdeJuju Music ... LP
Mango, 1982. Very Good+ .... $11.99
King Sunny Ade's first major label LP, that helped him bring his juju music to the world. The blueprint of juju's laid down hear, with loads of intertwining guitar lines and tallking drums chattering away in a driving but never-too-busy fashion underneath. Includes "Sunny Ti De Arya", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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AfricandoViva Africando ... CD
Sterns (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $16.99
Wonderful work by one of the best Latin-styled groups to emerge from the African scene over the past few decades – a combo who've fully integrated a range of Afro-Cuban influences – so much so that they can easily challenge the best Latin ensembles of New York! This smoking set sits ... read more CD

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Afro FunkBody Music (plus download) ... LP
Kabana/Secret Stash, 1973. New Copy (reissue).... $16.99 19.98
They're not kidding with the name of this group – because the set's a masterpiece of 70s Afro Funk – totally great all the way through! The combo has African origins, but they're recording here in London – which makes for a really wonderful criss-crossing of cultural modes – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very limited, numbered edition – and includes code for digital download.)

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Afro Latin Vintage OrchestraLast Odyssey (with digital download) ... LP
Ubiquity, 2012. New Copy 2LP .... $15.99 19.99
A great step forward for the Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra – even better than their previous album, and a set that beautifully mixes together jazz, Latin, and African elements into one seamless groove! Percussionist Masta Conga is at the head of the group – leading the ensemble with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with bonus dowload of whole album!)

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Mahmoud AhmedMahmoud Ahmed Accompanied By Ibex Band ... LP
Mississippi, 1974. New Copy (reissue).... $12.99
Mindblowing work from Mahmoud Ahmed – one of the key figures of Ethiopian music in the 70s, and a singer with a voice that's beyond compare! The sound here is extremely hard to describe – at one level grooving with some of the funk and jazz undercurrents of the work of Mulatu, but at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Alternately issued on CD as part of the excellent Ethiopiques series from Buda Musique (Ethiopiques #19) – while this great Mississippi vinyl reissue replicates the original 70s release!)

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New Taner AkyolDance To The Sun/Gunese Raks ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2012. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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Al JawalaAl Jawala Live ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2013. New Copy .... $13.99 15.99
Very hip sounds from Al Jawala – a mix of Mid-East instrumentation and jazz, served up in a way that hearkens back to some of the earliest world jazz experiments of Ahmed Abdul-Malik, but definitely done with a contemporary twist as well! The reed work alone is wonderful – alto from ... read more CD

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New Tony Allen & Africa 70No Accommodation For Lagos/No Discrimination (2CD Strut version) ... CD
Strut (UK), 1979. Used 2CD .... $16.99
Stunning Afro Funk grooves! Fela's legendary drummer, Tony Allen, leads the set on both of these rare albums – nicely packaged onto 2 individual CDs that are like tiny record sleeves, complete with all the original cover art and everything! The groove on the record is pure Fela – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70Jealousy ... LP
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1975. New Copy (reissue).... $22.99
The first of the legendary Tony Allen albums – and it's got a killer groove that's very similar to some of the best Fela work of the early 70s! Fela and his group (Afrika 70) are still working with Tony here, and Fela lays down some tenor and piano solos – but make no mistake, it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1979. New Copy (reissue).... $22.99
Pivotal Afro Funk tracks from Tony Allen – a masterpiece! Allen is recording here as the leader of the Afrika 70 group, but with Fela in the band, and handling production chores as well. The groove is very similar to Fela's, but with the drums higher in the mix, and a bit more of an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70Progress ... LP
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy (reissue).... $22.99
An Afro Funk classic – killer solo work from Tony Allen – originally known as the drummer for Fela during his key years – stepping out here on his own with the Afrika 70 band! The album's a monster all the way through – every bit as great as any of Fela's 70s classics, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AlpayYekte ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Early 70s. New Copy .... $15.99
Unusual sounds from Alpay – an artist who perfectly shows the unique east/west crossroads that ran through the Turkish scene of the 70s! At one level, Alpay's as Western as you might guess from his look on the cover – and attempts here to serve up rockish tracks aimed at the mainstream ... read more CD

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New AmaduduzoSiyabamukela ... CD
Rounder, 1989. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleySimigwa ... CD
Academy, 1975. New Copy .... $11.99 17.99
A holy grail of 70s African Funk – and not just for the unusual look of the cover! The set's a really unique one – almost rootsier than most of the better-known Ghanian grooves of the time, but funkier too – with a brilliant blend of raw percussion, quirky basslines, and some ... read more CD
(Limited to 1500 copies. CD comes with a 15 x 15 poster of the cover art.)
Also available Simigwa ... LP 14.99

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleySimigwa ... LP
Academy, 1975. New Copy .... $14.99 22.99
A holy grail of 70s African Funk – and not just for the unusual look of the cover! The set's a really unique one – almost rootsier than most of the better-known Ghanian grooves of the time, but funkier too – with a brilliant blend of raw percussion, quirky basslines, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1500 copies.)
Also available Simigwa ... CD 11.99

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Ali Ag AmoumineTakamba (with bonus 7-inch) ... LP
Sahel Sounds/Mississippi, 2011. New Copy LP & 7Inch .... $11.99 18.99
A really wonderful document of of the Takamba style of music in Northern Mali and Niger – passionate, energetic and hypnotically performed by Ali Ag Amoumine! Ali's home is in Timbouctou, a couple hundred kilometers upriver from the Takamba region, and it was here that this excellent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a bonus 7-inch with the non-album tracks "Amidinine" plus "Hali Diallo".)

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Akanni AnimashaunAkanni De Alawiye Orin ... LP
Shanachie, 1984. Near Mint- .... $9.99
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AntibalasAntibalas (with bonus download) ... LP
Daptone, 2012. New Copy .... $16.99 19.99
Amazing sounds from one of the best funky combos anywhere – ever! Antibalas have certainly risen to fame in the years since we first heard their Afro-styled grooves – working famously in the Fela musical, and reaching generations of ears with their own brilliant records. Yet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes code for full album download.)

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Khaira ArbyTimbuktu Tarab ... CD
Clermont, 2010. New Copy .... $12.99
Incredible vocals from Khaira Arby – soaring out with this sense of power and pride that really blows away most of her contemporaries on the Saharan scene! There's a universal appeal to the music that goes way beyond the boundaries of language and culture – a quality that makes us feel ... read more CD

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ArrowHeat ... LP
Arrow, 1983. Very Good+ .... $4.99
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Okyerema AsanteDrum Message ... CD
Black Fire, 1977. New Copy .... $11.99
A seminal bit of funky Afrojazz from the DC scene of the 70s! The album features work by percussionist Okyerema Asante, and also includes sax work by Plunky Nakabinde – best known as the leader of the group Oneness Of Juju. Plunky's influence can really be felt strongly on the set – ... read more CD

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AsterisksSoca Fusion ... LP
Strakers, Early 80s. Very Good+ .... $9.99
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(Cover has a partially split bottom seam.)

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B-TribeSuave Suave ... CD
Atlantic/Lava, 1995. Used .... $2.99
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(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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Ginger Baker & FelaStratavarious ... LP
Atco, 1972. Very Good- .... $19.99
Forget what you think about Ginger Baker, this one's really more of a Fela album – as it was recorded in London during the time when Fela and Ginger Baker were hanging out together! The tracks are long, with a tight funky sound, and lots of cool keyboards by Fela (who also sings and plays ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and an unglued top seam.)

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Amadou BalakeSenor Eclectico – Burkinabe Dance Music Of The 70s ... CD
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
A definite eclectic groove here – music that has its roots in Mandingo and Dioula rhythms, but also features a fair bit of American funk and soul touches too – sometimes in the heavy grooves on the bottom, sometimes in the rumbling basslines and guitar parts too! The collection is a ... read more CD
Also available Senor Eclectico – Burkinabe Dance Music Of The 70s ... LP 22.99

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Amadou BalakeSenor Eclectico – Burkinabe Dance Music Of The 70s ... LP
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy .... $22.99
A definite eclectic groove here – music that has its roots in Mandingo and Dioula rhythms, but also features a fair bit of American funk and soul touches too – sometimes in the heavy grooves on the bottom, sometimes in the rumbling basslines and guitar parts too! The collection is a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Senor Eclectico – Burkinabe Dance Music Of The 70s ... CD 14.99

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Sorry BambaSorry Bamba Vol 1 – 1970 to 1979 ... CD
Thrill Jockey, 1970s. New Copy Gatefold .... $9.99
A wonderful testament to the legacy of Malian singer, flute player and group leader Sorry Bamba – documenting his years leading the Kanaga Orchestra Of Mopti throughout the 1970s – and a great, vital release on Thrill Jockey! The region's musical heritage is intergral to Sorry Bamba's ... read more CD

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Ashwin BatishSitar Power Vol 1 ... LP
Batish, 1986. Near Mint- .... $9.99
Silly stuff – but it works! Ashwin Batish was born 10 years too late – because if this album was recorded in the 70s, it would have a strong Bollywood groove, with Ashwin's sitar funking over heavy wah-wah guitar. As it is, though, Ashwin recorded this one in 1986 – so the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shanachie pressing.)

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Francis BebeyAfrican Electronic Music 1975 to 1982 ... LP
Born Bad (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP .... $26.99
Not what you might expect when shopping for African music – unique electronic sounds from Cameroon musician Francis Bebey – as heavy on keyboards as other 70s work is on guitar! There's still plenty of acoustic elements in the mix though, too – lots of earthy percussion at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LPs – and a very nice package!)

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M'Bilia BelBoya Ye ... LP
Sterns (UK), 1985. Near Mint- .... $4.99
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BelenouChimen Ta La ... LP
Leritage (France), 1983. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold (reissue).... $19.99
A really unique little record – and one with a trans-Atlantic heritage too! The sounds here are all from Martinique, but are heavy in African roots as well – and offer up a criss-crossing of rhythmic and tropical modes that's mighty unique! The grooves have some vocals, but are often ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Bembeya Jazz NationalSyliphone Years ... CD
Sterns (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2CD .... $19.99 23.99
An awe-inspiring mother lode of classic Guinean grooves from one of Africa's greatest bands! Senegal's Orchestra Baobab have become the media favorite of Africa's golden era, but it only takes one spin of this fabulous anthology to realize that Bembeya Jazz National were as good as any band the ... read more CD

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John BerberianOud Artistry (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mainstream, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue).... $11.99
Groovy Eastern sounds from John Berberian – a musician we know from more rockish projects, but who steps out here on a relatively traditional set of tunes! As you'd guess from the title, Berberian's instrument is the oud – that weird stringed instrument we probably know best from Ahmed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bermuda StrollersBermuda Strollers 76 ... LP
Edmar, Mid 70s. Near Mint- .... $6.99
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New Bhundu BoysTrue Jit ... LP
Mango, 1987. Very Good+ .... $3.99
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Ali BirraAmmalele ... LP
Mississippi/Little Axe/Domino Sound, 1976. New Copy .... $11.99
One of the rarer Ethiopian recordings we've heard from the 70s – and one of the most compelling, too! The sounds here are just as haunting as more familiar Ethiopian music, but also have a nicely unbridled feel too – almost a bit rough at times, especially in the way the rhythms unfurl ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a great insert of notes, too!)

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Gyedu Blay AmbolleySekunde ... CD
Hippo (Netherlands), 2012. New Copy .... $3.99
A great new album from this 70s Afro Funk legend – work that shows that Gydeu Blay Ambolley hasn't lost a bit of his groove over the years! There's a really great approach to the album that keeps things fresh – a sound that's lean and stripped-down, and not overproduced at all – ... read more CD

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BloChapter One ... CD
EMI/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy .... $16.99 19.99
Mindblowing sounds from Blo – easily one of the most compelling groups of the African scene of the 70s – summed up perfectly here in this really essential set! Blo began as an Afro-rock combo, but grew to have plenty of funky touches too – which means that the set's got amazing ... read more CD

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BloChapters & Phases – The Complete Albums 1973 to 1975 (Chapter One/Phase II) ... CD
Rev-Ola (UK), 1973/1975. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the hippest groups of the Nigerian scene of the 70s – presented here in two classic albums, back to back on a single CD! Chapter One is a landmark set of African grooves – very unusual in both conception and execution – with a feel that's unlike anything we can think of! ... read more CD

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BloPhase II (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Strawberry Rain, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue).... $19.99
A 70s Afro Funk classic from Blo – really trippy grooves from this legendary Nigerian trio – and arguably their greatest album ever! Rhythms here are tremendous – not the usual sort of Afro style, and instead tightly focused at the roots, and coming off with this blistering blend ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – with heavy vinyl and cover, and insert too!)

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Boukman EksperyansVodou Adjae ... CD
Mango, 1989. Used .... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Easy Kabaka BrownOpotopo (with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 1976. New Copy .... $28.99
There's nothing "easy" about this sweet little set – as the music's got a raw edge and righteous power that even blows away most of our favorite Afro Funk jams of the time – thanks to an approach that's even more jazz-based than some of Easy Kabaka Brown's contemporaries! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very limited pressing – with heavy tip-on cover, great vinyl, and bonus download of album!)

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Bulgarian State Television Female Voice ChoirLe Mystere Des Voix Bulgares Volume 2 ... LP
Nonesuch, Early 60s. Near Mint- .... $7.99
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Bulgarian State Television Female Voice ChoirLe Mystere Des Voix Bulgares Volume 2 (4AD pressing) ... LP
4AD (UK), Early 60s. Very Good+ .... $1.99
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(Original UK pressing – with inner sleeve.)

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Burning FlamesBurning Flames Rule ... LP
Burning Flames, 1986. Very Good .... $2.99
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Caribbean Heet WavesBreakthru ... LP
Charlie's, Late 70s. Very Good .... $7.99
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(Cover has some ringwear and light edge wear.)

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Central Broadcasting Traditional Instruments OrchePhases Of The Moon – Traditional Chinise Music ... LP
CBS, 1981. Near Mint- Gatefold .... $7.99
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Charlie's RootsHammer ... LP
Charlie's, Mid 80s. Very Good .... $6.99
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Hariprasad Chaurasia & Shib Sankar RayFour Dhuns ... CD
Nimbus (UK), 1997. Used .... $8.99
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New Chicago Afrobeat ProjectMove To Silent Unrest ... CD
Chicago Afrobeat Project, 2007. Used .... $7.99
A magnificent set from the Chicago Afrobeat Project – the kind of group that makes us plenty proud we live in the Windy City! The record's got a quality that's a bit more ambitious than you might guess – a complicated style that's still plenty grooving, but which really features some ... read more CD

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New Chicago Afrobeat ProjectOff The Grid EP ... CD
Chicago Afrobeat Project, 2008. Used .... $5.99
A short set, but one that's packed with loads of great work from this hip Chicago ensemble – an Afro Funk group with a style that's a bit different than some of the rest – not content to simply copy older 70s sounds, and always searching for unusual ways to serve up a groove! The ... read more CD

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KS Chithra with IlaiyaraajaKS Chithra with Ilaiyaraaja ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Mid 80s-Early 90s. New Copy 2LP .... $18.99
Sprightly, modernist Kollywood pop from the mid 80s – beautifully sung by KS Chithra, with the boundary-busting sounds and arrangements of Ilaiyaraaja! The songs are wonderful, time-honored regional pop sounds – traditionally-constructed songs blended with some 80s studio touches ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available KS Chithra with Ilaiyaraaja (UK pressing) ... CD 16.99

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KS Chithra with IlaiyaraajaKS Chithra with Ilaiyaraaja (UK pressing) ... CD
Finders Keepers (UK), Mid 80s-Early 90s. New Copy .... $16.99
Sprightly, modernist Kollywood pop from the mid 80s – beautifully sung by KS Chithra, with the boundary-busting sounds and arrangements of Ilaiyaraaja! The songs are wonderful, time-honored regional pop sounds – traditionally-constructed songs blended with some 80s studio touches ... read more CD
Also available KS Chithra with Ilaiyaraaja ... LP 18.99

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Mangungu CleyKazi Saza Amelia ... LP
Makossa, 1984. Very Good .... $9.99
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(Cover's gloss finish has a bit of peeling along parts of the edges.)

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CokesBabylon Water ... LP
Gramma (South Africa), 1988. Very Good .... $19.99
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(Cover has tape along the seams and spine.)

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New Colombiafrica – The Mystic OrchestraVoodoo Love Inna Champeta Land ... CD
Riverboat, 2007. Used .... $8.99
Unusual grooves from the Colombia scene – a contemporary pan-Atlantic style that brings together older African modes with some of the Latin influences from Colombia! Elements of soukous, highlife, and Afro-Beat come into play with romping Latin percussion and some slight contemporary ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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New CS CrewFunky Pack ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, 1976. New Copy .... $14.99
A massive set from Nigeria's CS Crew – and a set that definitely lives up to its title! The bass is super-heavy on these grooves – way more so than on other Afro Funk records of the time, and in ways that easily match, if not beat, the early best by Fatback Band and Kool & The Gang ... read more CD
Also available Funky Pack ... LP 18.99

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New CS CrewFunky Pack ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, 1976. New Copy (reissue).... $18.99
A massive set from Nigeria's CS Crew – and a set that definitely lives up to its title! The bass is super-heavy on these grooves – way more so than on other Afro Funk records of the time, and in ways that easily match, if not beat, the early best by Fatback Band and Kool & The Gang ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Funky Pack ... CD 14.99

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CuriEl Curi En La Habana ... CD
Institution (Denmark), 2001. Used .... $4.99
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D'AlrounderArise ... LP
Maison Maru (St. Maarten), Mid/Late 70s. Sealed .... $4.99
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DaktarisSoul Explosion ... LP
Desco/Daptone, 1998. New Copy (reissue).... $12.99 13.98
One of the greatest grooves from the legendary Desco Records years – a brilliant album of modern Afro Funk done by The Daktaris – in a groove that's just as hard-hitting as any of Fela's work from the 70s! The album was one of the first to bring back an older African style to current ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bayo DamazioListen To The Music/Dizzy With Love ... 12-inch
Voodoo Funk (UK), 1981. New Copy (pic cover, reissue).... $17.99
A wicked bit of Nigerian funk from the start of the 80s – served up in a very hip blend of Afro Disco and leaner street soul modes! The groove's got some sweet keyboards alongside the catchy sing-song lyric – very uncomplicated, which really lets the focus stay on the rhythms – ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Very cool package – with a poster attached to the sleeve!)

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Paco De LuciaAlmoraima ... CD
Philips/Universal (Spain), 1976. New Copy .... $18.99
A brilliant 70s set from guitarist Paco DeLucia – one that really shows him stretching out with even more pride and power than before – finding that really unique groove that was part jazz, part flamenco, but really something very special of his own! Paco's got a highly rhythmic way ... read more CD

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Paco De LuciaFantasia Flamenca De Paco De Lucia ... CD
Philips (Spain), 1969. New Copy .... $18.99
A flamenco fantasy from the legendary Paco De Lucia – one served up with a sound that's a lot more revolutionary than you might guess from the title and cover! Sure, the style is rooted in older Spanish modes – but Paco's approach here is really freewheeling and personal – ... read more CD

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Paco De Lucia & Ricardo Modrego12 Canciones De Garcia Lorca Para Guitarra ... CD
Philips/Universal (Spain), 1965. New Copy .... $18.99
Sublime early work from guitarist Paco De Lucia – working here with Ricardo Modrego on second guitar, in a wonderful batch of new readings of the work of Federico Garcia Lorca! The tunes are all instrumental, but have a richness that goes beyond words – amazing guitar interplay pulled ... read more CD

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Paco De Lucia Y Ramon De Algeciras12 Hits Para 2 Guitarras Flamencas Y Orquesta De Cuerda ... CD
Philips/Universal (Spain), 1969. New Copy .... $13.99
A lovely little take on the flamenco sound of Spain – one that pairs the guitar of Paco De Lucia with that of Ramon De Algeciras, and adds in a bit of larger orchestrations as well! The tunes are hardly "hits" in the American mode – more famous numbers that are recast ... read more CD

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Dengue FeverSleepwalking Through The Mekong (CD & DVD) ... CD
M80 Music, 2009. New Copy CD & DVD .... $14.99 18.98
Pretty great work from Dengue Fever – a group who draw heavily from Cambodian sounds of the 60s and 70s, but manage to come up with a unique groove that's all their own! The album's quite possibly the group's best so far – a really bizarre blend of sounds that stands wonderfully ... read more CD
(DVD is NTSC coded.)

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Dengue FeverVenus On Earth (plus download card) ... LP
M80 Music, 2008. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
Moody, kind of sultry and pulpy Cambodian rock, LA style – perhaps the best record yet from Dengue Fever! The backdrop of keys, horns, guitars, percussion and bass has never sound as measured, loose and assured as it does on Venus On Earth – with Chhom Nimol reminding us of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cheick Hamala DiabatePrudence (with download) ... LP
Electric Cowbell, 2013. New Copy .... $9.99
Afro grooves galore – all taken to rich new territory in the hands of a few contemporary mixers! The set's based around a core track – "Prudence", sung and played by Cheick Hamala Diabate – with great work on ngoni in the lead – a hip stringed instrument that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Manu DibangoAfricadelic ... CD
Aurora, Early 70s. New Copy .... $16.99
Incredibly funky work from Manu Dibango – a set that's easily as great as his classic Soul Makossa album – but which is a lot more obscure overall! The work's got a fiercely-jamming quality all the way through – lots of rumbling percussion at the bottom, and also a bit of ... read more CD

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Manu DibangoKusini ... LP
Delta Sigma Theta, 1975. New Copy (reissue).... $15.99
A fantastic bit of rare funk from Manu Dibango – originally scored for a film that starred Greg Morris, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis – but every bit as funky as Manu's own work of the time! The tunes are all very firmly in the best style of his earliest work of the 70s, with loads of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 500.)

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Manu DibangoSoul Makossa ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Very Good- .... $19.99
An incredible record – even if it was a worldwide hit! Before this one came out, Manu was a funky sax player grooving away in Cameroun, cutting tight but obscure soulful sides. In 1972, though, he exploded with the track "Soul Makossa" – a choppy hard-riffing number that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Abdou DiopNootee ... CD
Sterns (UK), 2012. New Copy .... $11.99
Senegalese singer Amadou Diop with a beautiful set for Sterns Africa! Abdou's voice is rightly out front in the mix – but instrumentally, his musicians do a terrific job of highlighting Senegal tradition, albeit with clean, modern and contemporary sound. It's a blend of acoustic and ... read more CD

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DjintiTiri Fri Jari ... LP
Dureco Benelux (Netherlands), Mid 80s. Near Mint- .... $2.99
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(Cover has an old sticker.)

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Na Hawa DoumbiaLa Grande Cantatrice Malienne Vol 3 (plus download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1982. New Copy (reissue).... $15.99 18.99
An early recording by Malian singer Na Hawa Doumbia – made in Abidjan, Ivory Coast in 1982 – which finds her backed by guitar, keyboards and raw drums that starkly frame her voice in a great way! It's that voice that really carries this recording – it's piercing, emotional and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a limited coupon for MP3 download.)

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Dream DancerLight Rain ... LP
Dream Dancer, 1978. Good+ .... $6.99
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(Cover has a split spine, a split top seam, a small split on the bottom seam, a few small stains, and some pen in one corner.)

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Dur-Dur BandVolume 5 ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1987. New Copy .... $12.99
Somali sounds from the late 80s – a wonderful set of grooves from the Dur Dur Band – originally issued only on cassette, and lovingly restored here on some more enduring formats! The style is pretty darn funky – maybe some of the latest Afro Funk grooves we've heard from the ... read more CD

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Eddie & The MovementsLegal ... LP
WB, Mid 80s. Very Good .... $9.99
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(Vinyl has a short click on side two, track one. Cover has some edge wear and light ringwear.)

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New El RegoEl Rego (plus bonus 45 & download) ... LP
Daptone/Voodoo Funk, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy LP & 7 Inch .... $16.99
Monumental Afro Soul from El Rego Et Ses Commandos – El Rego's best recordings from the late 60s to early 70s – a beautifully done compilation put together by Daptone and Frank Gossner, the deep digging West African music expert behind Voodoo Funk! Theophile Do-Rego is a legend in his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes code for album download plus a bonus 45 with 2 extra tracks: "E Ma Non Tin Me" and "Se Na Min".)

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Emmel SingersBamboo Fire & Other Folk Songs Of Guyana ... LP
National History & Arts Council Of Guyana (UK), Late 60s. Very Good- .... $14.99
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(Red vinyl.)

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ErsatzmusikaSongs Unrecantable ... CD
Asphalt Tango (Germany), 2009. Used .... $8.99
Russian Gypsy music. CD
(Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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ErsatzmusikaVoice Letter ... CD
Asphalt Tango (Germany), 2007. Used .... $8.99
Russian Gypsy music. CD
(Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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Alemayehu EsheteAlemayehu Eshete – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 2 ... LP
Buda/L'Arome (France), 1970s. New Copy .... $22.99
Amazing 70s recordings from Ethiopian singer Alemayehu Eshete – one of the greatest stars of the Ethiopiques series next to Mulatu! The style here is often quite funky at times – a strong James Brown influence in some of the rhythms, hitting hard with a heavy funk groove at the bottom, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Alemayehu EsheteAlemayehu Eshete 1967 to 1974 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99
Incredible work from one of the most important Ethiopian artists of the 70s – a smoking set of vintage recordings from Alemayehu Eshete – some of them plenty darn funky too! As you'd guess from his picture on the cover, guitar is Eshete's main instrument – used in these twangy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kimio Eto & Bud ShankKoto & Flute ... LP
World Pacific, 1963. Very Good+ .... $7.99
Quite an interesting album – one that pairs the koto work of Kimio Eto with the flute of Bud Shank. Shank's incredible in this setting – really moving away from most of his jazz-based work, and playing with shades and tones that we've never heard before, a perfect accompaniment to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and some wear.)

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Miatta FahnbullehMiatta ... LP
EMI (UK), 1979. Near Mint- .... $49.99
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New Fairuz/Rahbani BrothersAL Mahatta ... CD
Voix De L'Orient (Lebanon), 1973. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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FelaVinyl Box Set #2 (Live w/Ginger Baker/Roforofo Fight/Confusion/Alagbon Close/He Miss Road/Na Poi) (6LP set) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1971/1972/1974/1975. New Copy 6 LPs (reissue).... Just Sold Out!
A killer array of funky grooves from Fela Kuti – served up in a 6LP box set, with records chosen by Ginger Baker! Baker's a key choice to work on the set – given his famous recordings with Fela, heard here on the album's leadoff record – Fela & Ginger Baker Live! Next up is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Egypt 80Army Arrangement (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Celluloid/Movie Play (Portugal), 1985. Used .... $13.99
The full-length version of the Army Arrangement album, issued here with 3 long tracks – "Army Arrangement", "Cross Examination", and "Government Chicken Boy". The record was recorded in 1985, with Bill Laswell producing, and it's got a bit more of an electro ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Fela & Egypt 80Beasts Of No Nation/O.D.O.O. (Overtake Don Overtake Overtake) ... CD
Barclay/MCA, 1989/1990. Used .... $8.99
A strong return to a classic 70s Afro Funk groove from Fela! The CD features tracks from 2 albums – "Beasts Of No Nation" and "Overtake Don Overtake Overtake" – both 30 minute long tracks recorded at the end of the 80s, when Fela was getting back to his roots, but ... read more CD
(Out of print original pressing. Does not include slipcase in image. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Fela & Africa 70Coffin For Head Of State/Unknown Soldier ... CD
Universal (France), 1979/1980. Used .... $8.99
Two beautiful albums from one of the most difficult periods of Fela's life. "Coffin For Head Of State (Part 1 & 2)" is a mournful dirge-like track (although not without a good deal of funk), written around the death of Fela's mother from an attack on his Kalakatua Republic. "Unk ... read more CD

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Flamingos Of GhanaIt's Time For Highlife ... LP
Makossa, 1984. Very Good .... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has some ringwear.)

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New FontanellesHorns Of Freedom ... CD
First Word (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $14.99
The horns here are plenty free – soaring over the top of some tight Afro Funk rhythms that are mixed with loads of great keyboard parts too! The vibe is a bit different than the usual Fela-inspired combo of this type – a bit fresher and more contemporary, with this fluid feeling that ... read more CD
Also available Horns Of Freedom (includes download) ... LP 18.99

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FontanellesHorns Of Freedom (includes download) ... LP
First Word (UK), 2013. New Copy .... $18.99
The horns here are plenty free – soaring over the top of some tight Afro Funk rhythms that are mixed with loads of great keyboard parts too! The vibe is a bit different than the usual Fela-inspired combo of this type – a bit fresher and more contemporary, with this fluid feeling that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition vinyl pressing – with bonus download.)
Also available Horns Of Freedom ... CD 14.99

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Freedom FamilyFreedom Family (with bonus download) ... LP
Academy, 1974. New Copy (reissue).... $16.99
A fantastic funky combo from the mid 70s African scene – one who worked previously with Geraldo Pino, and who definitely show some traces of his own great work too – but who also have a madly great groove that's all their own! Freedom Family are definitely on the funkier side of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download! Vinyl version includes a nice booklet and photos and notes by singer Albert Jones.)

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K Frimpong & His Cubano FiestasK Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas (The Blue Album) ... CD
Continental, 1976. New Copy .... $13.99 16.99
The great K Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas self-titled set from 1976 – trailblazing work that helped cement Frimpong's legend! The singer is backed on it by the group Vis-a-Vis, as he would be on the equally great and similarly titled album from the following year, appearing as his ... read more CD

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Soliman GamilEgyptian Music ... CD
Touch (UK), 1987. Used .... $13.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Tlahoun GessesseTlahoun Gessesse – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 4 ... LP
Buda/L'Arome (France), 1970s. New Copy .... $22.99
A stunning set of vocal recordings by Tlahoun Gessesse – one of the most important singers during the golden age of Ethiopian Music – caught here on a set of sides that sadly saw that period coming to an end! The tracks on the set are mostly from the early 70s, a time that saw great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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