Global Grooves — In Stock — LPs

XUnusual grooves from around the globe -- Afro Funk, Bollywood soundtracks, Turkish rock, gamelan, ethnographic/field recordings, sitar sounds, and more!

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✨✧ Geraldo Pino & The HeartbeatsLet's Have A Party ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
Let's Have A Party, indeed – as it's hard not to celebrate when a record sounds this great! The album's a boiling batch of Afro Funk numbers from the legendary Geraldo Pino – a key influence on the sound of Fela, and an artist with a sound that's got a bit more James Brown in his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Let's Have A Party ... CD 14.99

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PRO (People Rock Outfit)Blacky Joe (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
EMI/Soundway (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
The People Rock Outfit really knock it out of the park with this dark-edged classic from the 70s – one of the heaviest albums we've heard from the Nigerian scene at the time, and a record that's almost got more of a South African spirit overall! These guys effortlessly mix together funk and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000!)

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Quantic & Nidia GongoraCurao ... LP
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99 21.99
Will "Quantic" Holland has really turned out to be a hell of a fellow – a guy we first fell in love with as a beatmaker, then as a funk artist – and now as one of the few people who can ever mix grooves with global elements and make the whole thing come out sounding right! ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Curao ... CD 10.99

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Salah Ragab & The Cairo Jazz BandSalah Ragab & The Cairo Jazz Band Present Egyptian Jazz – Ramadan In Space Time ... LP
Art Yard/Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
Amazing grooves like you've never heard before – the seminal sides by Salah Ragab and his Cairo Jazz Band! As you can probably guess from their name, the ensemble was an Egyptian one – working at the end of the 60s in an incredible blend of jazz and more traditional Egyptian-styled ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roger RaspailDalva ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99
Great work from Guadeloupean percussionist Roger Raspail – a set that offers up an unusual blend of jazz and island modes, but in a way that's very rich and organic – without any sort of self-conscious attitude about its presentation! Raspail's worked for years on the Paris scene ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Dalva ... CD 18.99

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Tewolde ReddaEritrea's Guitar Pioneer – Singles 1970 to 1973 ... LP
Mississippi/Domino Sound, Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Very cool work from this enigmatic Ethiopian guitarist – a musician whose sound is an important part of the same golden years covered by the Ethiopiques series! Tewolde Redda plays both conventional electric guitar, and an electrified version of the more traditional krar (kirar), which is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Reebop Kwaku BaahReebop ... LP
Island, 1972. Very Good ... $9.99
One of those British sessions from the early 70s that mix African grooves with British prog rock, in a mode that's similar to some of the Ginger Baker albums from the same time. Percussionist Anthony Reebop Kwaku Baah sings on the whole record, but the real strength comes from the ensemble backing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split spine & some waviness.)

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Carlos ReyesBeauty Of It All ... LP
TBA, 1988. Very Good ... $1.99
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Perry Robinson/Nana Vasconcelos/Badal RoyKundalini ... LP
Improvising Artists Inc, 1978. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the most interesting albums we've ever heard from clarinetist Perry Robinson – recorded with help from two master percussionists, in a style that makes for a very global groove! The set features Robinson blowing in snakey, almost exotic lines – with backing on tablas from Badal ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Claude Rodap & Fregate OrchestraSyn-Ka ... LP
Fregate/Granit (Netherlands), 1982. New Copy ... $25.99
A sweet blend of modes from Martinique musician Claude Rodap – a set that's titled "Syn" after the synthesizer elements used in the music, and "Ka" for the percussion in the mix – which is based around "Gwo Ka" and other Caribbean modes! Overall, the album' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Amalia RodriguesFado & Flamenco Favorites ... LP
Angel, Early 60s. Very Good ... $7.99
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Freddie RoyLove Somebody ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1987. Very Good- ... $9.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sahara All Star Band Of JosSahara All Star Band Of Jos ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
One of the funkiest combos we've heard from the African scene of the 70s – and that's saying a lot, given how much great music was going on at the time! These guys really know how to lean into a long song, and open it up with incredible instrumental sharpness – a way of coming together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Raymond SamuelRaymond Samuel (SY) ... LP
SY, 1981. Sealed ... $9.99
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Tony ScottMusic For Zen Meditation ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
Beautiful work from reed player Tony Scott – recorded during a time when he was doing a lot of soul-searching with Eastern cultures! The set's a stripped-down batch of long tracks, with Scott's clarinet in the lead, and backing by 2 Japanese musicians on Koto and Shackuhachi. The tracks are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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7A SideSuper Dancing Hits ... LP
Wan Chai (Hong Kong), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A sweet little record from 70s Hong Kong – a rare disco set that was originally issued only in a small number of copies, and used as a promotional device for 7UP soda! The music here is in the best disco cover mode of the time – funky grooves and swirling strings, with vocals by a male ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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✨✧ ShamiramDreams ... LP
Topaz, 1982. Very Good- ... $7.99
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Shango Dance BandShango Dance Band ... LP
Comb & Razor, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.98
Insanely wonderful work from Shango Dance Band – a group headed by onetime Fela Kuti bandmate Ojo Okeji – whose bass work here is worth the price of admission alone! Okeji was a key part of Fela's Koola Lobitos, until leaving the group in 1968 – and taking some of the best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lakshmi ShankarVoice Of Lakshmi Shankar ... LP
World Pacific, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
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Ravi ShankarCharly ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $5.99
(Soundtracks, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small name in pen.)
 
 



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