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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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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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ShantelBucovina Club ... CD
Easy (Germany), 2003. Used ... $8.99
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Sharan Rani/Chatur LalMusic Of India/Drums Of India ... CD
World Pacific/El (UK), 1962. New Copy ... $9.99
Two classic albums of Indian music – back to back on a single CD! The Music Of India features beautiful sounds from Sharan Rani – one of the few female sarod players on the Indian scene – stepping out here in a vintage session for the World Pacific label! The tracks are all ... read more CD

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Benedict SilbermanJewish Music – Melodies Beloved The World Over ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Very Good ... $0.49
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(Vinyl has a click on one track.)

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Esther Smith (Queen Esther)Gye No Di ... CD
Bantama Market (UK), 2002. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Rudy SmithRudy Smith Quartet – Stretching Out – Live In Fasching ... LP
S&P (Sweden), 1985. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A sweet jazz set that has Rudy Smith on steel drums, working with a Danish piano trio – on long tracks that include Coltrane's "Impressions", plus "Blues For Egar", "Blues L'Amoise", and "Song For Ginger". LP, Vinyl record album

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Rudy Smith QuartetStill Around ... LP
S&P (Denmark), 1984. Very Good+ ... $36.99
A wonderful mix of modes here – steel drums and jazz, wrapped together in a sound that's quite different than most other work of its nature! Usually, we're not the biggest fans of steel drum records – because while they might have a few good moments, they've also got plenty of schlock. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Society Of SevenFlashback ... LP
Silver Sword, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $0.49
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Society Of SevenOpen Up & Live – Live From The Outrigger Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii ... LP
Uni, 1970. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Son PalenqueAfro-Colombian Sound Modernizers ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LPs ... $26.99
Seminal sounds from Son Palenque – one of the funkiest, earthiest groups to ever come from the Colombian scene – and an ensemble who draw so much inspiration from African styles, they've really found a musical bridge across the Atlantic! There's a fair bit of Afro Funk in the mix here, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SondorgoTamburocket Hungarian Fireworks ... CD
Riverboat/World Music Network (UK), 2014. Used ... $8.99
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Sonido Gallo NegroSendero Mistico (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP
Glitterbeat (Germany), 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Contemporary cumbia sounds from this this sweetly trippy combo – a group who definitely do a good job of bringing out some of the more psychedelic aspects of the music! The album's a bit like some of the chicha remakes that have been coming out from the New York scene – in that it ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download code.)

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Omar SouleymanWenu Wenu (180 gram with bonus download) ... LP
Ribbon, 2013. New Copy ... $19.99 21.98
Maybe the most mindblowing record so far from the enigmatic Omar Souleyman – a set produced by Kieran Hebden with lots of weird, sharp edges – but in a way that still keeps all the core elements of Souleyman's music intact! Hebden doesn't do much more than bring the whole thing into ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy vinyl and tip-on cover, with bonus download – in a limited, numbered pressing!)

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Soweto Gospel ChoirVoices From Heaven ... CD
Shanachie, 2005. Used ... $6.99
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(Punch through barcode.)

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Soweto Teachers' ChoirU Shaka ... LP
Gallo (South Africa), 1983. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Stonefire BandGrilled Lobster – The Little Pub ... LP
Little Pub (Jamaica), Early 80s. Sealed ... $7.99
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Su WaiGita Pon Yeik ... LP
Mississippi/Little Axe, 2014. New Copy ... $12.99
Beautiful sounds in a style we've never heard before – music played on the saung gauk, which is a special leaf-shaped Burmese harp – mixed with some light background percussion and ethereal vocals from Su Wai herself! The notes of the harp have this rhythmic way of progressing – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SukhbirPrince Of Bhangra – Sukhbir Greatest Hits Vol 1 ... CD
BMG/Crescendo, 1999. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Oscar SulleyJemelatu ... LP
Custom, Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
One of the few rare records of African-tinged soul cut by percussionist Oscar Sulley in Chicago during the 70s – issued on the small Custom Records label, which was essentially a vanity press! Don't let that obscurity stop you, though – because the set's a real treasure, and one that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Super Diamano De DakarAdama Ndiaye/Madiara Ngone ... 7-inch
Sonafric (France), 1977. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $7.99
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Super Djata BandSuper Djata Band Vol 2 – Yellow ... LP
Musique Mondiale/Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
An amazing mix of modes from the Super Djata Band – a record that has deep Malian roots in the rhythms, but which also offers up some key electric touches on guitar – served up here with plenty of lead solos from Zani Diabate! And when we say "lead", we don't mean the kind of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SurvivalSimmer Down ... LP
Strawberry Rain, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $19.99 23.99
It's impossible to simmer down with a groove this great – a wicked blend of African funk and fuzzier psych touches – all served up by Nigeria's legendary Survival! The set was recorded at Ginger Baker's Arc Studios, and has his own blend of rootsy elements, complicated rhythms, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition.)

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SynkretyzmMountain Thinking The River Fire ... CD
Baboon, 2002. Used ... $4.99
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(Small cutout notch through spine.)

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Bibi Tanga Et Le Professeur InlassableEn Slip Chaussettes (vocal, dub) ... 7-inch
L'inlassable Disque (France), 2008. New Copy (pic cover)... $9.99
A very cool little track – one that's got an Afro Funk vibe, but at a pace that's much slower and moodier than usual! The beats have a nicely space feel, and they're interwoven with these little keyboard bursts that sound very cool and trippy – really keeping the right pace to move ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Rajeev TaranathRaga Kafi – Some Faces ... CD
Underscore (India), 2006. Used ... $6.99
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TarikaBibiango ... CD
Green Linnet, 1994. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Ebo TaylorLove & Death ... CD
Strut (UK), 2010. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A brilliant new album from legendary Ghanaian performer Ebo Taylor – recorded in Berlin and backed by members of Poets Of Rhythm and others from that city's loose collective of international players dubbed the Afrobeat Academy – and the set itself is a great mix of classic Ghana grooves ... read more CD

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Ebo TaylorTwer Nyame (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Disques Dessinee (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
An early gem from Ghana legend Ebo Taylor – a smoking little set with a really hypnotic feel overall! The tracks here are all nice and long – and build energy with kind of a minimal layering of sound – an approach that's different than some of the longer Nigerian jams you might ... read more CD

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Heci TekbilekTurlu ... CD
Country & Eastern (Sweden), 2010. Used ... $6.99
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Pat ThomasBest Of Pat Thomas Vol 1 ... CD
Joks African Market, 1999. Used ... $6.99
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3 Mustaphas 3Heart Of Uncle ... CD
Ace/Rhino, 1989. Used ... $0.99
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(Out of print.)

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Tibetan Monks Of The Drukpa OrderTibetan Buddhist Rites From The Monasteries Of Bhutan Vol 1 – Rituals Of The Drukpa Order ... CD
Lyrichord, 1971. Used ... $6.99
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Tibetan Monks Of The Drukpa OrderTibetan Buddhist Rites From The Monasteries Of Bhutan Vol 2 – Sacred Dances & Rituals Of The Nyingmapa & Drukpa Order ... CD
Lyrichord, 1971. Used ... $5.99
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Imarhan TimbuktuAkal Warled ... CD
Clermont, 2014. Used ... $5.99
A great group from the contemporary scene in Mali – one that's graced by some excellent Tuareg guitar lines from Mohamed Issa Ag Oumar, who plays his instrument with a really nice range of melancholy tones! There's a special quality to the work here – very personal expressions of ... read more CD

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TinariwenAmassakoul (180 gram pressing) ... LP
World Village/Modern Classics, 2003. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 27.98
A pivotal album from Tinariwen – a set that really finds their sound coming together, with even more focus and power than before – yet all while still holding onto the rawer, rootsy style of their start! Sharp guitar lines ring out with an echoey sort of finish – sometimes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Super-heavy vinyl – a very nice pressing!)

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TinariwenEmmaar (with bonus tracks and CD) ... LP
Anti, 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $21.99 22.98
Maybe the greatest record so far from Tinariwen – and a set that definitely has them really honing their amazing guitar-based skills, yet all without sounding commercial or crossover at all! The album's got a fullness that we've never heard before from the group – kind of a righteous ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a bonus CD of the whole album!)

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TinariwenRadio Tisda Sessions ... LP
World Village/Modern Classics, 2002. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 27.98
Key musical figures in the Touareg independence movement – and a very hip group of nomads working with a lot of guitars! There's a laidback pulse to the music that might run counter to their political presence, but the music has a very hypnotic feel that pulls you in slowly, then doesn't let ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great vinyl pressing – 2LPs, and very heavy!)

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Makan Badje TounkaraSodjan ... CD
Buda (France), 2012. Used ... $9.99
Beautiful sounds from Makan Badje Tounkara – a Malian griot who works here on a small-stringed lute with a really evocative style! The recording is contemporary, but the core instrument has a really ancient feel – not surprising, given that its origins go back to ancient Egypt – ... read more CD

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New Toure-Raichel CollectiveParis Session ... CD
Cumbancha, 2014. Used ... $9.99
Idan Raichel & Vieux Farka Toure. CD
(Barcode has some marker.)

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Toure KundaToure Kunda ... LP
Celluloid, 1985. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Pretty great work from Toure Kunda – one of the best of the New Africa acts to record for Celluloid during the 80s! The album's got a bit of electro modernism in the mix, thanks to production by Bill Laswell – and guest keyboards by Bernie Worrell. The overall sound is very tight, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a crease on one corner.)

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Tradisyon KaGwo Ka – Music of Guadeloupe, West Indies ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $21.99 22.99
A wonderful recording of gwo ka – a style unique only to the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe – but a mode that's also got very strong roots in Africa! The album's a contemporary recording, but it's got an instantly timeless feel – strong use of acoustic percussion instruments, ... read more CD
Also available Gwo Ka – Music of Guadeloupe, West Indies ... LP 26.99

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New Tradisyon KaGwo Ka – Music of Guadeloupe, West Indies ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 2014. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
A wonderful recording of gwo ka – a style unique only to the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe – but a mode that's also got very strong roots in Africa! The album's a contemporary recording, but it's got an instantly timeless feel – strong use of acoustic percussion instruments, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Gwo Ka – Music of Guadeloupe, West Indies ... CD 21.99

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Boubacar TraoreMacire ... CD
Indigo (France), 1998. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Rokia TraoreBowmboi ... CD
Nonesuch/Tama, 2004. Used ... $3.99
The third album from Malian singer Rokia Traore – a compelling collection of folksy tunes with a focus on her incredible vocals, supported by instrumentation that includes light percussion and guitar. The booklet provides translation of the set's stunning lyrics, and titles include "Mani ... read more CD
(Barcode has some marker.)

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New Troubadours Of King BadouinSongs Of The Congo ... LP
Epic, Early 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Heavy yellow label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Alhaji Haruna Uji & His Grumi GroupHausa Music ... LP
Kola, 1975. Very Good+ ... $18.99
Two side-long tracks – "Wakar Soyayya" and "Wakar Koguna". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has green tape on the seams and a name sticker on the front.)

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Ravishankar UpadhyayPakhawaj ... CD
Sense (UK), 2007. Used ... $6.99
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UszturuAz Oregeke ... CD
Folk Europa (Hungary), 2004. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Jai UttalFootprints ... CD
Triloka, 1990. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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VampiresVampires Underground ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1971. New Copy ... $16.99
A heady South African group from the early 70s – but one who feel much more like underground funk of the late 60s! The feel here is a garagey blend of instrumental soul and early funk – mixed with with some fuzzier guitar lines that add a nice psychedelic undercurrent, but not in the ... read more CD
Also available Vampires Underground ... LP 26.99

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VampiresVampires Underground ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
A heady South African group from the early 70s – but one who feel much more like underground funk of the late 60s! The feel here is a garagey blend of instrumental soul and early funk – mixed with with some fuzzier guitar lines that add a nice psychedelic undercurrent, but not in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Vampires Underground ... CD 16.99

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Vaudou GameApiafo ... CD
Hot Casa (France), 2014. New Copy ... $16.99
A cool contemporary group with roots in Tojo – hotbed of African voodoo culture, which is a strong inspiration on their sound! The music takes an older style of voodoo chants, and fuses it onto a more funk-based approach – one that draws on inspirations from 70s west African funk, but ... read more CD

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Anibal VelasquezMambo Loco ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
Amazing grooves from accordionist Anibal Velasquez – a player who really helped transform the sound of Colombian music in the 60s and 70s! This time around, the Analog Africa label makes a shift from its namesake continent, in order to dip into the rich archives of Colombian sounds – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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T ViswanathanSouth Indian Flute ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Sealed Gatefold ... $14.99
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(Sealed original pressing.)

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Wali & The Afro-CaravanHome Lost & Found (The Natural Sound) ... LP
Solid State, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... $39.99
A very hip record – especially for the sometimes square Solid State label! The group is a very percussion-heavy one, with slight touches of jazz, and a very Afro-centric approach that is said to have "mixed appeal" in the liner notes. Wali plays conga and bongos, and does a bit of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and small splits on the top and bottom seams, with staining along the spine, in the top right corner, and inside the gatefold.)

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New Guy Warren SoundsThemes for African Drums ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $3.99
A classic LP by Guy Warren, an enigmatic figure who skated around between the jazz and lounge worlds, and who did really have a faithful dedication to African drumming. He hung with Monk, and yet also had his "sounds" group record masterpieces of exotica like this album for RCA. The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label living stereo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has light wear. Bottom seam has a small strip of clear tape.)

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Ed Watson & His Brass CircleThis Is Music ... LP
Charlie's, 1977. Very Good ... $6.99
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(Cover has some wear, with some light stains on the back.)

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WayoTrance Percussion Masters Of South Sudan ... CD
World Music Network, 2013. Used ... $8.99
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ET WebsterMusic Is Life ... LP
TW (Jamaica), Late 70s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Westland Steel BandTrinidad – The Sound Of The Sun ... CD
Nonesuch, 1967. Used ... $4.99
Recorded & produced by Bill Leader. CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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WitchKuomboka ... LP
Teal/Invisible City Editions (UK), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99
A surprisingly great later set from Witch – one that still has some of their funky styles of a few years before, but which also seems to bring in some stronger African elements as well – in the kind of sweet fusion that was showing up in some of the hipper South African acts of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Woima CollectiveFrou Frou Rokko ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2014. New Copy ... $18.99
Nothing frou frou about this heavy little set – as the record's a rock solid batch of African rhythms, served up with a distinctively Ethiopian feel – at a level that's even groovier than the group's first album! The collective clearly take some key inspiration from the more ... read more CD

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New Kenny Wollesen/Jonathon Haffner/Dalius NaujoRasa Rasa ... CD
Tzadik, 2014. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Compelling vocal work from Rasa Rasa – a set that has the core group working with a sextet of Lithuanian singers – in a mode that mixes timeless traditions with some unusual contemporary inflections! The singers work in a "round" style that has the vocals flowing together ... read more CD

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Kourosh YaghmaeiBack From The Brink – Pre-Revolution Psychedelic Rock From Iran – 1973 to 1979 (3LP set) ... LP
Now Again, 1970s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.98
Melodic psychedelia from 70s Iran – an incredible full scale anthology of recordings by guitarist and vocalist Kourosh Yaghmaei from the pre-revolution years – and an absolute treasure! Kouroush often recorded with his brothers – Kourosh singing lead and playing guitars or bass ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New YerboliKazakh Spirit ... CD
Old Heaven (Japan), 2008. Used ... $4.99
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Dhafer YoussefDivine Shadows ... CD
Jazzland (Norway), 2006. Used ... $2.99
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Dhafer YoussefMalak ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1999. Used ... $4.99
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YusmantoBanyumas Bamboo Gamelan – Traditional Music From Central Java ... CD
Nimbus (UK), 1998. Used ... $6.99
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New Zongo JunctionNo Discount ... CD
Electric Cowbell, 2014. New Copy ... $14.99
Brooklyn-based Afrobeat from Zongo Junction – delivering some of the best and funkiest sounds we've heard to date on the Electric Cowbell label! Zongo Junction works with some far reaching inspiration, but it's rooted in psych-tinged African funk – with unshakable rhythms, tight horn ... read more CD
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New Zongo JunctionNo Discount ... CD
Electric Cowbell, 2014. Used ... $9.99
Brooklyn-based Afrobeat from Zongo Junction – delivering some of the best and funkiest sounds we've heard to date on the Electric Cowbell label! Zongo Junction works with some far reaching inspiration, but it's rooted in psych-tinged African funk – with unshakable rhythms, tight horn ... read more CD
Also available
No Discount ... CD 14.99
No Discount ... LP 20.99

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Zongo JunctionNo Discount ... LP
Electric Cowbell, 2014. New Copy ... $20.99
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Various1970s Algerian Folk & Pop ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s. New Copy ... $15.99
A great dip into the sounds of Algeria in the 70s – surprisingly great music, and surprisingly sophisticated at times too – with a vibe that often matches the best Turkish or Iranian records from the time! Most numbers here are from smaller 45s and EP release – and are hardly the ... read more CD

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New Various1970s Algerian Proto-Rai Underground ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s. Used ... $10.99
A very hip collection of Algerian work from the 70s – work that predates some of the more familiar rai from the 80s, served up with a much rougher style overall! The instrumentation here is all tied strongly to the rhythms – horn parts and guitar lines that romp just as much as the ... read more CD
(Digipack has a cutout hole.)

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VariousAdventures In Afropea 3 – Afro Portugal – Telling Stories To The Sea ... CD
Luaka Bop, 1995. Used ... $4.99
A great summation of the Afro-Portuguese sound – with work from Lisbon, Angola, Sao Tome, and Cape Verde too! The grooves are a mix of sambas, rumbas, and more rootsy modes – and titles include "Tulipa Negra" by Tulipa Negra, "Luis Kandihnha" by Pedro Ramos, "Ma ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfrica On Mango ... CD
Mango, 1988. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousAfrican Gems ... LP
SWP (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
The title gets it right – as the set features a host of ethnographic recordings from late 60s/early 70s Africa – all quite varied in scene and style, which makes for a wonderfully diverse record! One track features a set of balafon players moving together quickly; another has a kende ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrican Music Today ... CD
Truth & Soul, 2000s. New Copy ... $13.99 19.98
The long in the works African Music Today compilation on Truth & Soul – featuring modern African combos working in the tradition of Fela, Tony Allen, Mulatu and others – great stuff from Bama & The Family, Zafari, The Third Eye and others! Compiler Philip Lehmen got the ball ... read more CD

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VariousAfro Beat Airways Vol 2 – Return Flight To Ghana 1974 to 1983 ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Amazing sounds from 70s Ghana – a killer collection that really lives up to all the greatness of other collections on the Analogue Africa label! There's a sharpness here right from the start – an approach to funk that's really universal, and shows why collections from a generation like ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousAfro Peruvian Classics – The Soul Of Black Peru (with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, 1995. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99 19.98
A great collection of tracks – and one of the first chance for most of us to hear the funkier side of sounds from Peru! The work isn't as full-on funky as Brazilian grooves from the time, but does share a very strong influence from American styles – and really goes way past any cliches ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)

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VariousAfrosound Of Colombia Vol 1 – Funky, Hot Afro Influenced Tracks From The 60s & 70s Golden Period From Disco Fuentes ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 3LP ... $34.99
A far reaching triple platter of Afro Colombian grooves from the late 60s & 70s – propulsive percussion, bursts of brass, hot and heavy Afro Latin funk & soul, with some surprisingly heady and otherworldly sounds permeating some of material – all culled from the vaults of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAmandla! – A Revolution In Four Part Harmony ... CD
ATO, 2003. Used ... $2.99
The soundtrack from the documentary. CD
(Digipack has a bit of sticker residue. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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VariousAngola Soundtrack – The Unique Sound Of Luanda 1965 to 1976 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $21.99
A wide range of electric Angolan music from the late 60s through early 70s – one of the finest compilations yet on the Analog Africa label! The music is a feverish mix of traditional Luandan island rhythms and other regional and global influences – but ultimately the way this sonic ... read more CD

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VariousAngola Soundtrack 2 – Hypnosis, Distortions, & Other Sonic Innovations 1969 to 1978 ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2 LPs ... $29.99
A stunning companion to the first Angola Soundtrack set from Analog Africa – and a record that's filled with tunes that are rhythmically feverish, soulfully sung, and tremendously addictive! The music here is from the period soon after the electric guitar began to make a huge impact on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAnthology Of Music Of Black Africa (3LP set) ... LP
Everest, Late 50s. Near Mint- 3LP ... $11.99
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(Includes the original insert. Box has split corners.)

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VariousArabian Nights – Music From The World Of Islam ... LP
Horizon, 1976. Very Good ... $5.99
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(Cover has several library stickers and a card pocket.)

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VariousAssiyo Bellema – Golden Years Of Modern Ethiopian Music ... LP
Mississippi, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
A heavy helping of Ethiopian grooves – pulled from the later volumes of the legendary Ethiopiques series, and served up here on a unique vinyl collection! The tunes are a nice mix of some of the best Ethio styles of the early 70s – and include a few standout funky numbers, plus some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBest Of Bollywood ... CD
TIPS, 2014. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
28 tracks. CD

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New VariousBhangra Dimension – A Bhangra & Ragga Fusion ... CD
Multitone (UK), 1992. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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New VariousBlack Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (CD & book) ... CD
Now Again, 1970s/1990s. Used ... $7.99
Covers and music inspired by the towering figure in Afrofunk – the great Fela Kuti – rare 70s material a few modern cuts recorded in Nigeria, Trinidad, Ghana, Colombia, Germany and America – some previously unreleased, and all wonderful representations of the far-reaching ... read more CD

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New VariousBlack Music In Praise Of Oxala & Other Gods – Recorded In Colombia, Ecuador & Brazil By David Lewiston ... CD
Nonesuch, 1970. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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New VariousBokoor Beats – Vintage Afrobeat ... CD
Otrabanda, 1970s/1980s/Early 90s. Used ... $8.99
A sweet compilation of highlife, Afrosoul, rock and funk from over the years – a collection of material recorded by Brit John Collins at his Bokoor Studio in Ghana in the 70s and early 80s for the most part, with a few later recordings – a solid majority by the incredible Bokoor Band! ... read more CD
(Digipack has some light wear.)

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VariousBollywood Bloodbath – The B-Music Of The Indian Horror Film Industry ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
One of the wildest, most stylistically panoramic and awe-inspiring Bollywood collections we've ever heard – seriously, leave all expectations you might have about about Indian film music compilations at the door – this Finders Keepers set culled from decades of Bombay horror soundtracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBombay Disco – Disco Hits From Hindi Films 1979 to 1985 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A funky collection of soundtrack grooves from Hindi films – all from the late 70s to mid 80s – and with a lot more going on stylistically than just disco! It's got some of heaviest percussive sounds we've heard from period Eastern soundtracks – and lots of great vocals – ... read more CD
Also available Bombay Disco – Disco Hits From Hindi Films 1979 to 1985 ... LP 22.99

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VariousBombay Disco – Disco Hits From Hindi Films 1979 to 1985 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99
A funky collection of soundtrack grooves from Hindi films – all from the late 70s to mid 80s – and with a lot more going on stylistically than just disco! It's got some of heaviest percussive sounds we've heard from period Eastern soundtracks – and lots of great vocals – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Bombay Disco – Disco Hits From Hindi Films 1979 to 1985 ... CD 14.99

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VariousBuddhist Liturgy Of Tibet ... CD
Seven Seas (Japan), 1990. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousBurkina Faso – Rhythms Of The Grasslands ... CD
Nonesuch, 1981. Used ... $5.99
Like many of the volumes in the Nonesuch series, a relatively small geographical space is covered, but the musical folk traditions in the regions are so deep and varied, each piece offers different instrumentation and themes. This set, which focuses on Burkina Faso in Western Africa, has thirteen ... read more CD

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New 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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