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Josef Marais & His Bushveld BandSongs Of The South African Veld Vol 1 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Decca, 1952. Very Good- ... $8.99
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Hugh MasekelaBest Of Hugh Masekela On Novus ... CD
RCA/Novus, 1988/1990. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Hugh MasekelaBoy's Doin' It ... CD
Casablanca/Verve, 1975. Used ... $11.99
A mid 70s effort from Hugh Maskela, recorded in Nigeria, an excellent melding of his jazz inflected pop sound with some deeper soulful grooves. The vibe here is showing both some funk and disco influences, but with trademark South African style melodies floating over top and a dedication to Fela, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Hugh MasekelaColonial Man ... LP
Casablanca, 1976. Very Good- ... $1.99
A later album from Hugh Masekela – but still plenty darn hip, way more so than most of the other artists on the Casablanca label at the time! Hugh's South African groove is still very firmly in place here – mixed with a slightly warmer LA soul sound, but expanded with loads of great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a peeled mark on the front, and a light stain on the back.)

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Hugh MasekelaHugh Masekela Is Alive & Well At The Whisky ... LP
Uni, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $2.99
One of Hugh's most compelling records from the time – cut live at the Whiskey A Go Go, with a jazzy edge that really shows him growing a lot as a musician. The set features small combo backing by a group that features Al Abreu on sax, Hotep Cecil Barnard on piano, Henry Franklin on bass, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Hugh MasekelaPromise Of A Future ... LP
Uni, Late 60s. Very Good ... $3.99
Classic work from Hugh Masekela – and the album that pushed him over the top! The record features his version of "Grazin In The Grass", a runaway instrumental hit when it was issued – and a sly little groover that was based upon some earlier South African pop melodies that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Side 1 has a mark that clicks on track five. Cover has a cutout hole and some seam splitting.)

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Bumba MassaL'Argent Et La Femme ... LP
Star Musique, Early 80s. Very Good- ... $6.99
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(Cover has a split bottom seam.)

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MatataFeelin' Funky ... CD
President (UK), Mid 70s. Used ... $8.99
Hard funky soul with an Afrobeat backbone from Matata – who arrived on the London scene (via Kenya) in the mid 70s! Matata leaned mightily on the JBs for their groove, and laid out a heavy, rock solid variation on JBs funk with an African percussion base of congas and bongos at the core! ... read more CD

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Jimmy MawiJimmy Mawi EP (10 inch pressing) ... LP
Pathe/Soundway (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
Wicked work from Jimmy Mawi – one of the coolest cats to work on the Kenyan scene of the 70s! Jimmy hailed from Madagascar, but cut his best work in Nairobi – and steps out here in this really weird, messed-up version of Afro Funk – one that also has plenty of bluesy riffs on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Xalaat Laay MbuupLamin Gey/Nijaay ... 7-inch
Disques Buur (France), 1975. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $11.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has some wear.)

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MebusasBlood Brothers ... CD
Academy, 1973. New Copy ... $11.99
Beautiful grooves from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – a set of really unique grooves, and the only-ever album from the enigmatic Mebusas! There's kind of a tripped-out feel to some of these tracks – Afro Funk, but taken left of center from the style of Fela – thanks to some ... read more CD

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New MebusasBlood Brothers ... LP
Academy, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Beautiful grooves from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – a set of really unique grooves, and the only-ever album from the enigmatic Mebusas! There's kind of a tripped-out feel to some of these tracks – Afro Funk, but taken left of center from the style of Fela – thanks to some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Blood Brothers ... CD 11.99

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Yehudi Menuhin/Narayanaswami/Menon/RaghuClassical Indian Music ... LP
London, Early 60s. Sealed ... $19.99
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(Sealed stereo pressing, with blue back.)

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New Hailu MergiaHailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument – Shemonmanaye (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, Mid 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99 23.99
An incredible blend of sounds and styles – and one of the most enigmatic albums we've ever heard from the Ethiopian scene! Hailu Mergia plays alone here – but uses lots of overdubbing to layer together Fender Rhodes, accordion solos, and a rhythm machine – all mixed up in ways ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a coupon that can be used for a limited time to download MP3 audio files.)

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New Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTche Belew ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1977. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
An amazing organ player from the Ethiopian scene – one whose work here easily rivals that of Mulatu and some of the best artists on the Ethiopiques series! Hailu Mergi has plenty of jazz in his approach – not just on his own keyboard lines, but also in the way he lets the group members ... read more CD
Also available Tche Belew ... LP 14.99

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New Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTche Belew ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1977. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
An amazing organ player from the Ethiopian scene – one whose work here easily rivals that of Mulatu and some of the best artists on the Ethiopiques series! Hailu Mergi has plenty of jazz in his approach – not just on his own keyboard lines, but also in the way he lets the group members ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Tche Belew ... CD 11.99

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Meridian BrothersSalvadora Robot (with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2014. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99 24.98
Amazing sounds from The Meridian Brothers – not a family act at all, but really just a one man operation – yet with a sound that's more than large enough to bring in a whole host of South and Central American influences! Eblis Alvarez uses elements of cumbia, merengue, and other Latin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes code for digital download.)

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Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & GuestsMoa Anbessa ... CD
Terp (Netherlands), 2007. Used ... $9.99
A killer combination of sounds – the searing tenor sax of Getatchew Mekuria and the raspy guitars of The Ex – brought together here in really unique cross-cultural formation! Mekuria's influence really transforms the sound of The Ex – bringing their anarchic spirit into a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kevin MfinkaAir Mail Music – Congo Drums ... CD
Airmail (France), 2008. Used ... $4.99
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(Small cutout notch through spine.)

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Emeline MichelRasin Kreyol ... CD
Time Square, 2004. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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New MilladoiroGalicia No Tempo ... CD
Green Linnet, 1992. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Jay Mitchell & Hot IceMessenger ... LP
Bush Fire, 1981. Very Good- ... $8.99
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Mdou MoctarAfelan ... LP
Mississippi/Sahel Sounds, 2012. New Copy ... $14.99
Haunting Tuareg guitar from Mdou Moctar – an artist who's got a really fuzzy, freaky sort of vibe – a lot more psychedelic than some of his contemporaries on the West African scene! This recent recording has a really timeless feel – with the guitar right out front, in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New MokobeMon Afrique ... CD
Sony (France), 2007. Used ... $3.99
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MonomonoDawn Of Awareness ... CD
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), 1974. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99
Seminal Afro Funk from Monomono – a killer combo from singer/percussionist Joni Haastrup, with a groove that's right up there with the best acts on the Lagos scene of the 70s! There's a nice degree of warmth in the music – thanks to some complicated guitar and basslines, which don't ... read more CD

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MonomonoGive The Beggar A Chance ... CD
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99
Massive music from Monomono – and a set of Afro Funk put together with a wonderful criss-crossing of sounds! The style here isn't just the familiar grooves you might expect – and instead, there's almost a post-colonial vibe going on – an ear towards London, and another towards ... read more CD
Also available Give The Beggar A Chance (plus bonus 12" single & download card) ... LP 21.99

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MonomonoGive The Beggar A Chance (plus bonus 12" single & download card) ... LP
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy LP + 12" Gatefold ... $21.99 28.98
Massive music from Monomono – and a set of Afro Funk put together with a wonderful criss-crossing of sounds! The style here isn't just the familiar grooves you might expect – and instead, there's almost a post-colonial vibe going on – an ear towards London, and another towards ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Give The Beggar A Chance ... CD 14.99

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New Motion TrioPictures From The Street ... CD
Asphalt Tango (Germany), 2004. Used ... $4.99
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New Motion TrioPlay Station – Acoustic Acordions ... CD
Asphalt Tango (Germany), 2005. Used ... $4.99
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Mpese Mpese Band/Canadoes Dance BandHighlife Underground EP – Mpese Theme (DrumTalk rmx)/Fine Woman (Sofrito edit) ... 12-inch
Sofrito (UK), 1982/1986. New Copy ... $15.99
Sofrito takes on Malian grooves from the early-to-mid 80s – Mpese Mpese Band's "Mpese Theme" remixed by DrumTalk – plus a Sofrito edit of Canadoes Dance Band's "Fine Woman" on the flipside! "Mpese Theme" is drum heavy track – with the hypnotic hand ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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MulatuMulatu Of Ethiopia (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Worthy, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Amazing work from the legendary Mulatu Astatke – one of Ethiopia's funkiest musicians of the 70s, making a rare appearance here on this lost American recording! The album has been a holy grail for years amongst beatheads – loved for its killer blend of weird rhythms, sweet funk, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MulatuSketches Of Ethiopia (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Jazz Village (France), 2013. New Copy ... $25.99
A brilliant new recording from Mulatu – one that shows that the Ethiopian legend hasn't lost a bit of his edge in recent years! The sound here is still very strong and bold – that crucial blending of African roots and jazzy inflections that's made Mulatu one of the most influential ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes digital download!)

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New Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (limited deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Now Again, 1975. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $28.99 29.98
Searing sounds from 70s Zambia – from one of the hippest, funkiest, most sharp-edged groups on the scene! This sweet little set may well be the best album ever from Musi O Tunya – a perfect fusion of funky roots with lots of Afro Soul touches, and a wicked approach to the guitar that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited deluxe edition – contains bonus LP with rare 7" tracks, includes download card!)
Also available Give Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD 15.99

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New Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
Searing sounds from 70s Zambia – from one of the hippest, funkiest, most sharp-edged groups on the scene! This sweet little set may well be the best album ever from Musi O Tunya – a perfect fusion of funky roots with lots of Afro Soul touches, and a wicked approach to the guitar that ... read more CD
Also available Give Love To Your Children (limited deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... LP 28.99

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New Harry Mwale ExperienceHarry Mwale Experience ... LP
Strawberry Rain, Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.98
This rare African gem has a cover that looks a bit like an American soul record of the time – and the overall sound is definitely on the more soul-based side of the Zamrock spectrum! The music's almost more heavy on bass than guitar – which creates this flowing groove at the bottom of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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MzwakheChange Is Pain ... LP
Rounder, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp and a mark from sticker removal.)

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NajmaPukar – Calling You ... CD
Last Minute, 1992. Used ... $3.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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NajmaQareeb ... CD
Shanachie, 1989. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Khun NarinKhun Narin's Electric Phin Band (with download) ... LP
Innovative Leisure, 2014. New Copy ... $17.99 18.98
Really weird, really wonderful sounds from rural Thailand – played by a group who have almost an ancient vibe overall, but who also echo lots of cool psychedelic elements of the 60s! The lead instrument in the group is a phin – a three-stringed, lute-like instrument which is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)

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Kwame NashPayday ... CD
Obengnom, 2006. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Nath & Martin BrothersMoney ... CD
Voodoo Funk (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $16.99
Afro Funk, but with a nice undercurrent of fuzz too – lots of nice flares around the guitars and keyboard bits, but always in way that keeps the funky rhythms right on track! Nath & Martin Brothers were the backing group on the famous Pax Nicholas album – but they work here on ... read more CD
Also available Money ... LP 21.99

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Nath & Martin BrothersMoney ... LP
Voodoo Funk (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
Afro Funk, but with a nice undercurrent of fuzz too – lots of nice flares around the guitars and keyboard bits, but always in way that keeps the funky rhythms right on track! Nath & Martin Brothers were the backing group on the famous Pax Nicholas album – but they work here on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Money ... CD 16.99

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NawalAman ... CD
Nawali, 2007. Used ... $2.99
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New Youssou N'DourI Bring What I Love – Music From The Motion Picture ... CD
Nonesuch, 2010. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has some marker.)

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New Mbongeni Ngema/Hugh MasekelaSarafina ... LP
Shanachie, 1987. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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Pax Nicholas & The Netty FamilyNa Teef Know De Road Of Teef ... LP
Daptone, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 14.99
An Afro Funk treasure from the 70s – a rare album recorded by Pax Nicholas, a singer and percussionist who was part of Fela's legendary Africa 70 band! The album's got a sound that definitely echoes that heritage, but with a groove that's pretty weird too – more stripped down than most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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NkengasDestruction (plus download) ... LP
Orbitone/Secret Stash, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
Early work from a group who later grew into the famous Ikenga Super Stars Of Africa – recording here in London with a great raw sound – and an unusual mix of modes that's part Afro Funk, part something else entirely! The set's got that unique post-colonial vibe of some of the other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Henri Pierre NoelOne More Step ... CD
Wah Wah 45s (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $14.99
A cool combination of Island rhythms and free-flying piano lines – all wrapped together by the enigmatic Henri Pierre Noel! The vibe of the record is different than anything else we've ever heard – almost more European in the way that Henri handles the keys of the piano – which ... read more CD

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NomoGhost Rock ... CD
Ubiquity, 2008. New Copy ... $5.99 16.98
Amazing work from Nomo – their greatest album so far, and an incredible step forward in styles! Nomo started out as an already-great Afro Funk combo – but over the past few records, they've picked up a really hip range of musical influences – spiritual jazz, electronica, ... read more CD

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NomoInvisible Cities ... LP
Ubiquity, 2009. New Copy ... $9.99 16.98
Great stuff from global funk phenoms Nomo – deftly blending Afro steeped funk with an astral reach – with more of a spiritual jazz influence and off kilter avant touches! Invisible Cities arrives just about a year since their breakthrough Ghost Rock opened so many doors, and although ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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NomoNomo ... CD
Ypsilanti, 2004. Used ... $4.99
A massive slice of Afro Funk from the Detroit scene – recorded by a group that we'd rank right up there with The Daktaris, Antibalas, and the best of the Afro-revival scene! The group's got a really great approach that brings plenty of jazz into the mix – really using the horns to ... read more CD
(Original silkscreen cover – now out of print!)

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NovalimaKarimba ... CD
ESL, 2012. Used ... $1.99
The third proper album from Novalima – proudly repping the ESL label once again with strong set inspired by earthy Afro-Peruvian earthy tradition, though played with modern clarity and club ready urgency. Traditionally minded music fused with modernist sounds and sensibilities isn't always ... read more CD

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Sally Nyolo & The Original Bands Of YaoundeStudio Cameroon ... CD
Riverboat/World Music Network, 2006. Used ... $2.99
Earthy and relaxed recordings from vocalist Sally Nyolo – done in a richly collaborative style with an array of musicians and singers in her native Cameroon! The setting is relatively informal, and the work marks a nice return to basics by Sally after years working on the Paris scene – ... read more CD
(Promotional copy without a barcode.)

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New Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeyJuju Jubilee ... CD
Shanachie, 1985. Used ... $11.99
We have to be honest, we know a little bit about African music, but not a lot. So when we came across a small stack of African records, we scooped them up and put them online, but rather than insult those of you out there who know and love this stuff, we're just listing them at a nice price ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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OfegeTry & Love ... CD
Academy, 1973. New Copy ... $11.99
A blistering set of Afro-Funk from the 70s – the debut of Ofege, a band of high school students at the time! There's a really trippy sound to the set, as the guitars figure strongly in the groove, and are often recorded with some slightly psychedelic touches – similar to Blo or some of ... read more CD

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OgassaOgassa Story (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Albarika Store/Hot Casa (France), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
The Ogassa story is a short one, given that the group only issued a handful of recordings – one of which is this really unique Nigerian album! Ogassa have a style that's much more deeply soulful than some of their contemporaries – as equally committed to sad-tinged lyrics as they are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very cool deluxe pressing – super-heavy cover and vinyl!)

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Sonny OkosunsWhich Way Nigeria? ... LP
Jive Afrika, 1984. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Nice uptempo modern afro funk by Sonny Okosuns from the mid 80s. 4 stretched out grooves, with less of the syncopated approach or raw funk of Fela, but still with a great post disco feel that never loses its distinctly Nigerian vibe. Pulsing interwoven guitar lines keep the tracks moving along ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a gouge on the front.)

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OlatunjiSoul Makossa ... LP
Paramount, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $28.99
A killer album of Afro Funky tracks, and certainly one of Olatunji's best! The record was recorded in the early 70s, and it features Olatunji breaking past his usual heavy blend of African percussion, into a vein that's a lot more tinged with jazz and soul touches. He gets some great help on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a mostly split bottom seam.)

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OlatunjiZungo! – Afro Percussion ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good ... $5.99
One of Olatunji's best LPs, and a record that breaks out of his usual straight hard percussion stuff by adding some jazz players like Yusef Lateef, Clark Terry, and George Duvivier. There's also some singers augmenting the ensemble, but they drop out in parts, and the percussion and jazz take over. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye mono pressing. Cover has some wear, a few small stains, and a partially split bottom seam.)

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Koffi OlomideAffaire d'Etat ... CD
Next Music (France), 2003. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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OndekozaZaondekoza ... LP
Victor (Japan), 1977. Near Mint- ... $24.99
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(Cover has some wear and a few creases.)

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms ... LP
Black Fire, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A landmark of 70s Afro-styled jazz – and the first album by this famous underground collective! Oneness of Juju were a Washington DC-based group that grew out of the ashes of the Juju avant jazz ensemble – formed in the culturally rich African-American community of DC in the 70s, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available African Rhythms (UK pressing – expanded) ... CD 14.99

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms (UK pressing – expanded) ... CD
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1975. Used ... $14.99
A landmark of Afro-centric jazz in the 70s – and the first album by this famous underground collective! Oneness of Juju were a Washington DC-based group that grew out of the ashes of the Juju avant jazz ensemble – formed in the culturally rich African-American community of DC in the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available African Rhythms ... LP 9.99

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William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 ... CD
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard before – the rightly legendary musical legacy of William Onyeabor, one of the most enigmatic talents to come from the African scene of the 70s! The work here is all plenty darn funky, but it's also very different from familiar Afro Funk too ... read more CD

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William Onyeabor & OthersWhat? – William Onyeabor Remixed ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2014. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
The mad music of William Onyeabor has gained many admirers over the years – a diverse array of artists from a diverse array of scenes – some of whom have come together in this mighty hip tribute to the master! The tunes here are either remixes, reworks, or complete covers of Onyeabor's ... read more CD

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Orchestra BaobabPirates Choice ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 1982. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
CD
(Missing slipcover.)

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Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De CotonouEchos Hypnotiques ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s. Used ... $16.99
The second volume of rare Afrofunk from Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou from Analog Africa – a killer set of material recorded at EMI Studios in Lagos, Nigeria for the Albarika Store label – impeccable sounding and feverishly played by the group! This one's fairly jaw dropping, ... read more CD
(Includes original book and slipcase.)

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Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De CotonouSkeletal Essences Of Afro Funk – 1969 to 1980 ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
The title gets it perfectly right on this sweet little set – as the grooves are raw and stripped down – often just to the core elements of Afro Funk! The music may be the most hard-hitting we've ever heard from this legendary combo – and it's served up beautifully in this well-sel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New OsibisaHappy Children ... LP
Warner, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $8.99
This UK Afro Funk group is slicking things up a bit for this 1973 album – but not in a bad way, because it actually kicks up the groove considerably. In fact, it almost sounds like they've been listening to a bit of War – because the the best tracks on the album have lots of that funky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Other Brothers with Pierre NolesAy Bo Le ... LP
Trans Canada (Canada), Early 60s. Very Good- ... $6.99
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(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Owiny Sigoma BandPower Punch ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2013. New Copy ... $10.99 17.98
An album that definitely packs a powerful punch – thanks to a compelling blend of sounds from both London and Kenya, brought together in a whole new formation of African groove! The album's a wicked reworking of an older aesthetic – in a spirit that's similar to the really inventive ... read more CD

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Pazy & The Black HippiesWa Ho Ha (with download) ... LP
Secret Stash, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 19.98
A weird little record from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – much more laidback than you might expect, and a set with a definite Jamaican influence too! At times, some of these tracks are almost more reggae than Afro Funk – although at other points, there's definitely the fierce energy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes MP3 download of the entire album.)

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Saburo Iida/Philharmony OrchestraFantasy – Bali, Ceylon, & Pakistan ... LP
London, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $11.99
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Muyei PowerSierra Leone In 70s USA ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A hip group from Sierra Leone – but one who recorded these tracks in the US during the late 70s – which makes for a very unusual hybrid of sounds! The group's original approach was to update regional sounds from their nation, and avoid some of the more commercial cover versions of ... read more CD
Also available Sierra Leone In 70s USA (180 gram vinyl with download) ... LP 23.99

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Muyei PowerSierra Leone In 70s USA (180 gram vinyl with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $23.99 24.98
A hip group from Sierra Leone – but one who recorded these tracks in the US during the late 70s – which makes for a very unusual hybrid of sounds! The group's original approach was to update regional sounds from their nation, and avoid some of the more commercial cover versions of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sierra Leone In 70s USA ... CD 15.99

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New Laxmikant PyarelalDo Raaste ... LP
Odeon (India), 1970. Very Good ... $28.99
Features vocals by Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, and Kishore Kumar! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light water staining and a small rip on the back, but is nice overall.)

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New Eddie QuansahAwo Awo ... LP
Mango, Mid 70s. Very Good ... $6.99
One of the many Afro soul records to come out of the Island studios in London during the 70's, and a set of tracks led by percussionist/horn player Eddie Quansah. The set's got some nice electric piano and bass, which open up the African percussion sound a bit, and the tracks include "Kpanlogo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Radio TarifaFiebre ... CD
Nonesuch, 2003. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print, penmark through slipcover barcode.)

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Ustad Alla Rakha & Zakir HussainTabla Duet ... CD
Moment, 1991. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Sohail RanaKhyber Mail ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $21.99
Psychedelic keyboard grooves and funky sitar soundscapes from Sohail Rana – an accomplished Lollywood film music composer who also released some tripped out and more experimental records back in the day! Khyber Mail is just such a treasure – a great record that was funded by EMI ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Amalia RodriguesFolk Songs Of Portugal ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Jefferson Rose BandFeel Like Dancing ... CD
Jefferson Rose, 2014. Used ... $6.99
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Badal RoyPassing Dreams ... LP
Adamo, 1976. Near Mint- ... $23.99
Crazy mix of jazz and Indian music, featuring Dave Liebman on alto and flute, Richie Beirach on piano, and Badal Roy on tabla and percussion. Long tracks with a sort of modal Indian groove going on. Titles include "Equator", "Passing Dreams", and "Atma". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small cutut mark.)

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Bally SagooStar Crazy 2 ... CD
Oriental Star Agencies (UK), 2000. Used ... $2.99
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Bally SagooTum Bin Jiya (CD single) ... CD
Sony, 1997. Used ... $0.99
album, Strobe's Drum & Bass mix, DJ Spooky's Isomorphic Flux mix, Strobe's Goa NRG mix, Strobe's Deep dub, Grooverider mix, Strobe's One Flute Over The Cukoo's Nest ... CD

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AK SalimAfro Soul Drum Orgy ... LP
Prestige, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Incredible! This is a stunning set of African-inspired jazzy percussion tracks – similar to some of the work done by Art Blakey on his Orgy In Rhythm albums, but with a lot better horn work, and with an overall conception that's much more unified! AK Salim did some sleepier work for Savoy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New San Juan Banda Show/Grupo KamaraFiesta Soca ... LP
Sonotone, 1989. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Awa SanghoAla Ta ... CD
Motema, 2014. New Copy ... $11.99 15.98
The first solo effort from Awa Sangho – a Mali-born, Abdijan-bred singer who's worked previously with other bigger names in African music – and with a few groups as well – but an artist who's definitely got the maturity to make it all on her own! The work has a very special ... read more CD

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New SE RogieSounds Of SE Rogie ... LP
Mississippi/Domino Sound, 1960s. New Copy ... $11.99
Seminal sounds from SE Rogie – one of the most important palm wine artists to emerge from Sierra Leone in the 60s! Rogie sings in this wonderfully fluid style alongside his well-plucked guitar – which rings out with these bright tones that really illuminate the lyrics, but also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Semi ColonNdia Egbuo Nia (Afro Jigida) (2CD edition – with bonus tracks and 72-page book) ... CD
Comb & Razor, Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD & Book ... $18.99 19.98
Rare Afro Rock from Nigeria's Semi-Colon group – and it's an astonishingly strong record! It's got fuzzy guitar grooves and spacey electic piano that are indebted to the global psych soul and rock scenes of the late 60s and early 70s – but the rhythmic sensibility, percussion and ... read more CD

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Noura Mint SeymaliTzenni (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP
Glitterbeat (Germany), 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... $26.99
Mauritanian music from Noura Mint Seymali – a set recorded back home, as well as in Dakar and Brooklyn – with a kind of globe-spanning sound that really shows the power in her work! Noura sings with this amazing sense of inflection – the kind of vocal dynamics you might expect ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download code.)

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Shakuhachi (Akikazu Nakamura)Saji – World Of Zen Music ... CD
Columbia/Denon (Japan), 1999. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Ravi ShankarConcert For Peace – Royal Albert Hall ... CD
Moment, 1995. Used 2CD ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Ravi ShankarFull Circle – Carnegie Hall 2000 ... CD
Angel, 2000. Used ... $4.99
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(CD has a promo stamp.)

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Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar In New York ... CD
World Pacific/Angel, Mid 60s. Used ... $6.99
Classic 60s work by Shankar – working here with Alla Rhaka on tabla and Shyam But Nagar on tamboura. The album features 3 long tracks – "Raga Marawa", which takes up all of side two, plus "Raga Bairaga" and "Nata Bhariravi". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar's Festival From India ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Heavy-duty 2LP set that documents Ravi's music festival in India – one that features work by him and other Indian musicians like Sabri Khan, Laskshmi Shankar, Sharad Kumar, and Jitendra Abhisheki. Titles include "Raga Kirwani", "Raga Mishra Gara, Teental", "Doh ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing.)

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New Ravi ShankarThree Ragas (Capitol) ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
The title tells it all – as Ravi delivers three long ragas, with backing on tabla and tamboura. A nice one to plug in and drop out to – with the 28 minute-long "Raga Jog", plus "Raga Simhendra Madhyaman" and "Raga Ahir Bhairav". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has some ringwear.)

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Ravi Shankar & Alla RakhaRagas & Talas ... LP
World Pacific, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Cover has some wear, masking tape on the seams, some stains, a sticker on the front, and a few ink stamps.)

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ShankarRaga Aberi ... CD
Music Of The World, 1995. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print, please note that the booklet is intact but water damaged & there is some paper on the label side of the disc.)

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New ShantelBucovina Club ... CD
Easy (Germany), 2003. Used ... $8.99
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