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New Kalyanji AnandjiPurab Aur Pachhim ... LP
Odeon (India), 1971. Very Good- ... $19.99
With vocals by Mahendrea Kapoor and Lata Mangeshkar. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, some seam splitting, and staining on parts of the bottom half, with some other stains and a bit of pen on the back.)

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New Asiko Rock GroupAsiko Rock Group (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
EMI/Disques Dessinee (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Not the rock group promised in the title, but one of the most smoking African combos of the 70s – a brilliantly funky lineup that's got a feel that's almost like the best from Kool & The Gang at the time! There's definitely an Afro Funk approach to the music – but most of the ... read more CD

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New Abed Azrie with Pedro AledoSuerte ... CD
L'Empreinte Digitale (France), 1994. Used ... $6.99
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New Christie Azumah & The Uppers InternationalDin Ya Sugri ... CD
Disques Dessinee (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $22.99
Great Ghana grooves from the 70s – a smoking set that features some lead vocals from Christie Azuma, but lots more sweet sounds from The Uppers International Dance Band – a really well-titled combo, given the positive spirit of their music! The tunes bubble along wonderfully in this ... read more CD

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New Christie Azumah & The Uppers InternationalDin Ya Sugri ... LP
Superfly (France), 1974. Near Mint- (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Great Ghana grooves from the 70s – a smoking set that features some lead vocals from Christie Azuma, but lots more sweet sounds from The Uppers International Dance Band – a really well-titled combo, given the positive spirit of their music! The tunes bubble along wonderfully in this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Din Ya Sugri ... CD 22.99

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New Bana KadoriAgwambo ... CD
Kanyo, 2007. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Balkan Beat BoxBlue Eyed Black Boy ... CD
Nat Geo, 2010. Used ... $8.99
Diverse dancefloor gems with myriad influences and nearly as much far reaching appeal from Balkan Beat Box – blending global sounds together masterfully and with a gleamingly bright production! The sounds do trade well in Eastern European styles and influences but stretch well beyond – ... read more CD
(Marker through barcode.)

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New Balkan Beat BoxGive ... CD
Nat Geo, 2012. Used ... $7.99
The most focused and stylistically linear set yet from Balkan Beat Box –who really focus and their box of beats without sacrificing the globally inspired eclecticism – with loads of propulsive beatcraft and synthy funk in the mix! This is a move that makes a whole lot of sense for BBB ... read more CD
(Out of print. Marker through barcode.)

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New Sorry BambaSorry Bamba Vol 1 – 1970 to 1979 ... CD
Thrill Jockey, 1970s. Used 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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New Francis BebeyPsychedelic Sanza 1982 to 1984 ... LP
Born Bad (France), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
Totally cool, totally amazing music from the enigmatic Francis Bebey – a contemporary on the early 80s African scene of William Onyeabor, and an equally experimental artists! Bebey used a fair bit of electronics, but often with sounds that had acoustic roots – in this case, the ultra ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Black HippiesBlack Hippies ... LP
Academy, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 18.98
Hardly the kind of hippies that were always hanging around when we were growing up – as these guys are super tight, super funky, and right on the money throughout – grooving hard in one of the most searing styles of Afro Funk we've ever heard! Older psych modes are turned towards the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes a 12" X 24" poster.)

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New Bomba EstereoElegancia Tropical ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2013. New Copy ... $13.99
The best album so far from this up-and-coming Colombian group – a great mix of rootsy elements and more electronic production – served up in the forward-reaching style we've come to love in recent projects from the Soundway label! Bomba Estereo are easily one of the most contemporary ... read more CD
Also available Elegancia Tropical ... CD 13.99

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New Chancha Via CircuitoAmansara ... CD
Wonderwheel, 2014. Used ... $8.99
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New Aby Ngana DiopLiital (with bonus download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1994. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
Really unique music from Aby Ngana Diop – a poet as much as a singer – and one who speaks here over some really raw, really driving music that's plenty heavy on percussion! The sound is quite different than other Senegalese styles you might know from the time – as the sabar and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Liital ... CD 11.99

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New FelaVinyl Box Set #3 (London Scene/Shakara/Afrodisiac/Gentlemen/Upside Down/Zombie/ITT) (7LP box set) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1970s. New Copy 7LP (reissue)... $101.99 119.99
A stunning set of work from the legendary Fela Kuti – seven full albums, served up in an ultra-limited box set – all hand-chosen by the equally legendary Brian Eno! Eno was a key supporter of Afro Funk in the 70s, and it's no surprise that just about every record here is one of Fela's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Fela & Africa 70He Miss Road (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Knitting Factory, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $17.99 19.98
A gem of a set from the legendary Fela Kuti – a classic set of Nigerian grooves produced by Ginger Baker – who was already a frequent musical partner of Fela! The set's got a sharp groove right from the start, and possibly some slighty darker elements than some of Kuti's other records ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Fumaca PretaFumaca Preta ... CD
Soundway, 2014. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Heady psych, but with a funky groove from Fumaca Preta – a contemporary group on Soundway, and truly akin to the global psych funk of late 60s and 70s we've always loved from the label! Fumaca Preta founder/percussion/vocalist Alex Figueira is Portuguese-Venezuelan and based in Amsterdam ... read more CD

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New Mehdi HassanGhazals & Geet ... LP
Oscar, 1975. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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New HoquetsBelgotronics ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 2011. Used Gatefold ... $3.99
A Belgian take on the Congotronics vibe – not done in the same musical style necessarily, but definitely grabbing that great spirit for homemade instruments and unique stylistic hybrids! There's a punky, funky sort of vibe going on here – but one that also has more laidback qualities ... read more CD

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New Jazz EpistlesVerse 1 ... LP
Adventure In Sound (UK), 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
A landmark album in South African jazz – featuring a group that includes early work from Dollar Brand on piano, Hugh Masekela on trumpet, Kippie Moeketsi on alto, and Jonas Gwanga on trombone! The style here is surprisingly close to American hardbop of the 50s – with less of the more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Jegog Of NegaraJegog Of Negara ... CD
Seven Seas (Japan), 1990. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Cem KaracaNem Caldi ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1975. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99
Mad sounds from the legendary Cem Karaca – one of the hippest things going in mid 70s Istanbul – and an artist whose unique sound has gotten a great deal of global rediscovery in recent years! The music is a compelling mix of psych, funk, and more local styles – and although ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Seun KutiFrom Africa With Fury – Rise (with digital download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 2011. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 22.98
Seun Anikulapo Kuti returns with another strorming set of neo classic Afro Funk in the great tradition of his father – once again fronting the incredible Egypt 80 group! It's remarkable stuff that finds Seun – the youngest son of Fela – standing up as a visionary talent. He's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Les Primitifs du FuturTrop De Routes Trop De Trains ... CD
La Lichere (France), 1994. Used ... $9.99
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New Rafael Manriquez & FriendsQue Viva El Canto – Songs Of Chile ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 2008. Used ... $3.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New 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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New Letta MbuluThere's Music In The Air ... LP
A&M, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A surprisingly nice album for A&M, and one in which Letta's funky African soul style gets a bit more of an LA studio sound. The record features backing by a lot of well-known funky studio players, and Herb Alpert produced the record with a nice sound that still keeps Letta's rich voice in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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New Khun NarinKhun Narin's Electric Phin Band ... CD
Innovative Leisure, 2014. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
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 CD
Also available Khun Narin's Electric Phin Band (with download) ... LP 17.99

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New 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.)
Also available Khun Narin's Electric Phin Band ... CD 11.99

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New Ojos De BrujoTechari ... CD
Six Degrees, 2006. Used ... $6.99
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(Barcode has some marker.)

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New 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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New OsibisaWelcome Home ... LP
Island, 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
Later material from Osibisa, who have lost some of their harder Afro-Funk edge, and are working here more as an ensemble funk outfit, with a sound that's similar to some of the bigger American groups of the time. Titles include "Do It (Like It Is)", "Uhuru", "Sunshine ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New Bally SagooAaja Nachle ... CD
Sony (India), 1999. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Simon ShaheenTurath – Simon Shaheen Performs Masterworks Of The Middle East ... CD
CMP, 1992. Used ... $4.99
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New Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma & Ustad Zakir HussainLondon June 10, 1983 Vol 1 – Raga Bhopali ... CD
Navras (UK), 1983. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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

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New 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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New 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 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 and discoloration from age.)

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New 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
Also available Apiafo ... LP 23.99

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New Vaudou GameApiafo ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 2014. New Copy ... $23.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Apiafo ... CD 16.99

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New YusmantoBanyumas Bamboo Gamelan – Traditional Music From Central Java ... CD
Nimbus (UK), 1998. Used ... $6.99
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New VariousBali – Gamelan Semar Pegulingan – Gamelan Of The Love God ... CD
Nonesuch, 1972. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousBulawayo Jazz 1950 to 1952 ... CD
SWP (UK), Early 50s. New Copy ... $16.99
Some of the earliest South African jazz we've ever heard – and almost more unique than the better-known material from the exodus years of the 1960s! The recordings here were all made in the early 50s, and are done in a style referred to as Bulawayo jazz – a highly rhythmic mode that ... 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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New VariousClassical Music Of Egypt ... CD
King (Japan), 1992. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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

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New VariousEchoes Of The Forest – Music Of The Central African Pygmies ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1994. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousEcstatic Music Of The Jemaa El Fna ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 2005. New Copy ... $15.99
An amazing set of material recorded on location at the Jemaa Al Fna – a central square in the Marrakesh, Morocco in July of 2005 – featuring the groups Amal Saha and Trouple Majidi plus oud player Mustapha Mahjoub making some truly Ecstatic Music! It's the songs of Nass El Ghiwane, ... read more CD

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New VariousFolk Music Of Ghana ... LP
Folkways, 1964. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Most of these songs are percussion tracks, with singing and chanting overtop. Instruments include cow bells, wooden clappers, finger bells, crow-bar, yuroba talking drum, and the thumb piano. Recorded by Ivan Annan. Tracks include "Akoroah Anumah", "Agbaja", "Simpa" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some tearing and tape residue around the edges.)

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New VariousForgotten Guitars From Mozambique – 1955, 1956, 1957 ... CD
SWP (UK), 1955/1956/1957. New Copy ... $16.99
Forgotten Guitars From Mozambique from the important field recording specialist Hugh Tracey for his International Library Of African Music in the 50s – raw, passionate guitar music that we won't easily forget! Tracey was esteemed for the clarity of his recording, and justifiably so, the ... read more CD

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New VariousJava – Court Gamelan Vol 1 ... CD
Nonesuch, 1971. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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New VariousKankobela of the Batonga Vol 1 ... CD
SWP (UK), 2008. New Copy ... $16.99
If you dig mbira, you'll find plenty to love here – as the kankobela is the regional thumb piano of the Batonga people of Zambezi Valley – captured beautifully here in a set of recent recordings! The sound is beautiful – haunting notes that come from the combination of metal and ... read more CD

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New VariousKenya Special – Selected East African Recordings From The 70s & 80s ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $21.99
A much-needed look at the massive amount of music recorded in Kenya during the 70s and 80s – an incredibly fertile time for local culture in the nation – and a time when it seemed like there was a great new groove coming out nearly every day! The work here really rivals the best of the ... read more CD
(Cool box-styled package – very unique!)
Also available Kenya Special – Selected East African Recordings From The 70s & 80s (3LPs & bonus 7" single) ... LP 32.99

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New VariousLet No One Judge You – Early Recordings From Iran 1906 to 1933 ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s. Used 2 CD Gatefold ... $16.99
An amazing portrait of Iran in the years before WWII – pulled from rare 78rpm recordings which are remastered here beautifully, to present some stunning sounds we'd never have heard otherwise! There's a really unique flavor to most of this music – sounds that lie at the crossroads of ... read more CD
Also available Let No One Judge You – Early Recordings From Iran 1906 to 1933 (4LP set) (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 44.99

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New VariousMorocco – Crossroads of Time ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1995. Used CD & BOOK ... $2.99
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(Packaged in a nice hardbound booklet.)

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New VariousMusic For The Gods – The Fahnestock South Sea Expedition – Indonesia ... CD
Ryko, 1941. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousNigeria Rock Special – Psychedelic Afro Rock & Fuzz Funk In 1970s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
Forget the "rock" in the title, and just focus on the "funk" – because this set of tracks is a massively heavy batch of Nigerian numbers from the 70s – all with the same solidly soulful feel as more familiar Afro Funk work of the time! There's a definite emphasis on ... read more CD

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New VariousRough Guide To Bollywood Disco (with bonus CD) ... CD
Rough Guide, Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99 14.98
Disco music was alive and well in Indian cinema during the 80s – thanks to the style's great fit for the big numbers in Bollywood films! And although the title here might make you think that Indian movies grabbed up the New York trends of a few years before, the overall sound is more a later ... read more CD

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New VariousRough Guide To Rebetika – The Greek Underworld – Original Roots To Revival Sounds ... CD
Rough Guide (UK), 2004. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
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(Out of print, promotional copy.)

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New VariousTrance 2 – Naqshbandi Sufis, Healing & Trance In Morocco, Balinese Temple Festival ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1995. Used CD & Book ... $4.99
Comes with a nifty booklet. CD
(Out of print. Packaged in a nicely hardbound book.)

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New VariousTroubadoure Allahs – Sufi Musik Aus Dem Industal ... CD
Wergo (Germany), 1999. Used 2 CDs ... $12.99
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(Please note that the slipcover is missing but the booklet is included.)
 
 



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