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New Taner AkyolDance To The Sun/Gunese Raks ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2012. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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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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New AmaduduzoSiyabamukela ... CD
Rounder, 1989. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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New Bhundu BoysTrue Jit ... LP
Mango, 1987. Very Good+ .... $3.99
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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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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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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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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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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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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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New GigiGigi ... CD
Palm, 2001. Used .... Just Sold Out!
A stunning new album from Ethiopian singer Gigi – working here with Bill Laswell to craft a batch of timeless grooves sung in her native Amharic. There's a universality to the music – not just because of Laswell's talent for crafting a globally oriented groove, but also because Gigi's ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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New Holiday ExpressLady In The Rain ... LP
Holiday Express/South Eastern, 1976. Good+ .... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover appears to have been autographed by the band members on the back. Cover also has some wear, some waviness, staining on the back, and split top and bottom seams.)

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New Cobla Sant JordiLa Sardana – Musical Tradicional De Catalunya (CD & book) ... CD
World Village (France), 2007. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print. Barcode has a mark.)

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New Mory Kante10 Cola Nuts ... CD
Barclay (Germany), 1986. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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New Karthala 72Diable Du Feu ... LP
Electric Cowbell, 2012. Near Mint- .... $9.99
Heady sounds from Karthala 72 – a group with a very vintage sound – one that rings out with plenty of offbeat funky elements, African percussion, and maybe even a sense of bassline borrowed from Colombian music! The group have a wonderful criss-crossing of styles – and this full ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Habib Koite & BamadaAfriki ... CD
Cumbancha, 2007. Used .... $7.99
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(Barcode has some marker.)

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New Femi KutiShoki Remixed ... CD
Nuphonic (UK), 1999. Used .... $9.99
Killer new Afro Funk! This is an excellent package of tracks that features Femi Kuti's last album – Shoki Shoki – remixed by a host of excellent DJs! The cut "Beng Beng Beng" is handled by Ashley Beedle, I-Cube, and Mateo & Matos; "Truth Don Die" is redone by ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Cheb MamiDu Sud Au Nord ... CD
Virgin (France), 2003. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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New MelosMelos – Chants De La Mediterranee/Mediterranean Songs ... CD
Accords Croises (Italy), 2012. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Barcode has a mark.)

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New 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 Montagu Three Plus OneHot 'N' Cool Calypso Ballads ... LP
Bahamian Rhythms (Bahamas), Mid 60s. Very Good+ .... $4.99
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(Cover has some marker on front.)

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New Pan African OrchestraOpus 1 ... CD
Real World, 1995. Used .... $8.99
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(Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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New Red ChamberRedgrass ... CD
Za Discs (Canada), 2008. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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New SaffronDawning ... CD
Tames, 2013. Used .... $5.99
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(Barcode has a mark.)

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New Skah Shah #1Men Nimewo A ... LP
Pas De Shah, 1985. Very Good+ .... $9.99
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(Cover has a small sticker on front.)

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New 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 James Talley & Cavalliere KetchumRoad To Torreon – Photographs Of New Mexico Villages (CD & book) ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1992. Used .... $9.99
A beautiful large book of photographs from New Mexico, alongside an original CD of music from James Talley. CD

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New Sidi ToureAlafia ... LP
Thrill Jockey, 2013. New Copy .... $16.99 18.99
Stunning sounds from Sidi Toure – an artist who's been making music for quite a few years now, but seems to get better and better with each new release! This set's got a wonderful sense of flow right from the start – a warm blend of Sidi's guitar and vocals with additional lead guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Alafia ... CD 13.99

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New VariousAfrican Salsa – Senegalese Salsa Fireworks ... CD
Sterns/Earthworks, 1990s. Used .... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousCafe Buenos Aires – Nostalgic Sounds Of Tango Porteno (3CD set) ... CD
Music Brokers (Argentina), 1940s/1950s/1960s. Used 3CD .... $4.99
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New VariousCongotronics 2 – Buzz N Rumble From The Urb'n Jungle (CD & DVD) ... CD
Crammed/Ziriguiboom, 2006. Used .... $6.99
The brilliant follow up to the first Congotronics album – and a set that goes even deeper than the initial groundbreaking work by Konono! This album follows in a very similar spirit to Konono's Congotronics set – and like that one, focuses on musicians with a unique electro/acoustic ... read more CD
(Cover has a light mark in one corner, but is nice overall.)

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New VariousEthiopiques Vol 4 – Ethio Jazz & Musique Instrumentale 1969-1974 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s-Mid 70s. Used .... $9.99
One of the best volumes in this series – especially because it includes a number of tracks by the legendary Mulatu of Ethiopia! The overall feel is much more jazzy than the others, and there's even a few tracks that have a nice funky sound. 14 cuts in all – including "Yekermo ... read more CD

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New VariousEthiopiques Volume 13 – Ethiopian Groove: The Golden Seventies ... CD
Buda (France), Mid 70s. Used .... $9.99
One of our favorite compilations in this amazing series – a killer batch of 70s funk from Ethiopia! The instrumental grooves are very much in the style of the best American work at the time – like tracks by James Brown or Kool & The Gang – but the vocals have this amazing ... read more CD

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New VariousGeorgia – Crossroads ... CD
Airmail (France), 2006. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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New VariousHarafin So – Bollywood-Inspired Film Music From Hausa Nigeria ... LP
Sahel Sounds/Little Axe, Mid 90s. New Copy .... $14.99
Indian music with a Nigerian twist – heard here in a set of recordings from the Hausa cinematic scene! At first listen, you can hear the Bollywood influence right away – both in the rhythms of the tunes, which have that festive, bouncing quality of an Indian film music number – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousLiving Is Hard – West African Music In Britain 1927 to 1929 ... LP
Zonophone/Honest Jons (UK), Late 20s. Near Mint- 2LP .... $16.99
A fascinating collection of West African music recorded in England during the late 20s – material done for the Zonophone label as part of a big wave of colonial immigration to London at the time! The package is one of the deepest-digging we've seen so far on the Honest Jon's label – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape – and with insert!)

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New VariousMusic From Saharan Cellphones Vol 2 ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2012. New Copy .... $12.99
A mindblowing follow-up to the first Saharan Cellphone collection – and like that one, a set that's comprised of music from underground sources in contemporary Mali – pulled from the memory cards of local cellphones! Don't think that the music's tinny or amateurish, though – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousMusic In My Head – Indispensable Classics & Unknown Gems From The Golden Age Of African Pop ... CD
Sterns (UK), Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. Used .... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousOut Of Africa – World Beat Africa ... CD
Ryko, 1988. Used .... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousRough Guide To Afrobeat Revival (limited edition 180 gram vinyl plus download) ... LP
Rough Guide, 2009. Sealed .... $14.99
A wealth of contemporary Afro Funk music – played here by some of the hippest groups in the global funk underground! Over a decade ago, the idea of "new" Afro Funk seemed an impossibility – yet recent years have shown a tremendous growth in the genre – with wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousSoul Safari Presents Township Jive & Kwela Jazz 1940 to 1960 ... LP
Ubuntu (Netherlands), 1940s/1950s. Near Mint- .... $16.99
A very cool collection of work from the South African scene – and almost all of it from the start of the 60s, despite the way the title is listed! Apart from one 1940 track, most of the music here comes from 1960 – a pivotal year when South African music was really growing up – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul Safari Presents Township Jive & Kwela Jazz 1940 to 1960 ... LP 19.99

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

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New VariousWorld Is Shaking – Cubanismo From The Congo 1954 to 1955 ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Mid 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold .... $18.99
The roots of Congolese rumba – served up here in a host of cool recordings from the 50s, in a package that really sheds new light on these under-exposed years of the genre! As you'd guess from the title, there's a fair bit of Latin rhythms at play here – a key Cuban contribution back ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape – and with insert!)
 
 



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