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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Hasadutta SwamiNothing To Lose But All To Gain ... LP
Hansa, 1978. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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Ross TalbotBermuda Is Paradise ... LP
Audio Fidelity, 1964. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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(Mono pressing.)

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TanzbarMissethaten ... LP
Nature (Germany), 1979. Very Good+ ... $9.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has unglued seams.)

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Ebo TaylorEbo Taylor (180 gram vinyl with download) ... LP
Essiebons/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
Ebo Taylor at his finest – stepping out here in a wicked set of work from the 70s – filled with upbeat rhythms, sweet instrumental touches, and a heck of a lot of soul! There's a bubbling undercurrent in the rhythms that's almost Caribbean at times, yet the overall groove is a lot ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ebo TaylorMy Love & Music ... LP
Gapophone/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 24.98
Really righteous sounds from the great Ebo Taylor – on a record that almost seems to show a bit of Jamaican or Caribbean influence on the rhythms, especially in the way the long tracks go tripping along lightly as the vocals and instrumentation unfold! The overall sound still has all the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available My Love & Music ... CD 7.99

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Tee MacNepa Oh Nepa (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Hot Casa (Netherlands), Late 70s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99
The first-ever set to bring together the work of Nigerian flute player Tee Mac – a hell of a musician, and an Afro Funk contemporary of Fela Kuti, but with a huge legacy of his own! The set features both sides of Tee's talents – with one side of Afro Soul, and one of Afro Funk – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy vinyl – in a great tip-on cover!)

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✨✧ Pat ThomasComing Home – Original Ghanaian Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1967 to 1981 (180 gram pressing – with bonus CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 3LP ... $31.99
A double-length look at the music of Pat Thomas – a key figure on the scene in Ghana during the 70s, heard here in a variety of settings and styles! The range of sounds promised in the title definitely rings true – as the music starts with early jazzy highlife, then moves through 70s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Features a bonus CD of the whole album!)
Also available Coming Home – Original Ghanaian Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1967 to 1981 ... CD 15.99

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Pat Thomas & Ebo TaylorSweeter Than Honey – Calypso Mahuno & High Lifes Celebration ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
A special collaboration between these two legends of Ghanian music – one that has singer Pat Thomas working with the grooves of Ebo Taylor – in an effort to reclaim the sound of calypso as an African sound! The album's got an unusual mix of Caribbean modes and Ghanian soul – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tihati's South Seas SpectacularSavage ... LP
Don Over, 1970s. Very Good ... $2.99
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Tru Tones Combo Of St LuciaTru Tones Combo Of St Lucia ... LP
Whirl (Barbados), 1960s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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Mary Afi UsuahAfrican Woman (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
One of the most hard-grooving set we've heard from singer Mary Afi Usuah – a set that has all these deep, bassy currents on the bottom – which hold a nice groove underneath Mary's heavenly voice! Usuah has a range that's much greater than some of her contemporaries – no surprise, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Inlcudes download!)

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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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Verckys & Orchestre VeveCongolese Funk, Afrobeat, & Psychedelic Rumba 1969 to 1978 (with download) ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
An incredible compilation of work from Congolese sax player Verckys and his L'Orchestre Veve – a set that covers nearly a decade as it runs through a range of exhilarating styles – from heady funk, to psych-steeped rumba, to rawly-percussive Afrobeat! Verckys formed the L'Orchestre ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Congolese Funk, Afrobeat, & Psychedelic Rumba 1969 to 1978 ... CD 13.99

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VisitorsMy Good Friends ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... $23.99
A nice little record that has the guitar wrapped around the vocals in a really cool way – as the instrument seems to handle equal parts rhythm and melody in the groove, while also getting sweet support from some nicely bubbling organ too! It's almost as if The Visitors have picked up on some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available My Good Friends ... CD 13.99

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Collin WalcottCloud Dance ... LP
ECM, 1977. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A beautiful set of world jazz atmospherics from Collin Walcott – a set that features his work on sitar and tabla upfront, plus some other great ECM touches from John Abercrombie on guitar, Dave Holland on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums! The album works a lot better than other sessions of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has gloss separation along the edges and corners.)

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Guy Warren with Red Saunders OrchestraAfrica Speaks, America Answers ... LP
Decca, Late 50s. Poor ... $9.99
Great lost LP that pairs the crazy African percussionist Guy Warren with the orchestra of Red Saunders, one of the most important local bands in Chicago in the 50's, and an ensemble that was woefully underrecorded. Saunders played a lot at the south side's Club De Lisa, where Sun Ra regularly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: POOR CONDITION. Cover has some splitting. Vinyl has numerous marks which causes clicks & crackles throughout.)

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Wells FargoWatch Out (with bonus download) ... LP
Now Again, Late 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Funky-strutting genius from Wells Fargo – one of the coolest, heaviest acts to come out of the Zimbabwe scene of the 70s – a moment when hard rock and soulful basslines came together brilliantly, to power the raw edge of a handful of groups like this! The music is maybe more late 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download – for all the music on the album, and a digital file for a complete 72 page book – with loads of notes on the band, and a huge amount of vintage images too!)
Also available Watch Out (CD & hardcover book) ... CD 16.99

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Ndikho Xaba & The NativesNdikho Xaba & The Natives ... LP
Trilyte/Matsuli (UK), 1971. New Copy Gatefold ... $28.99
Spiritual sounds and a heck of a lot more – served up by Ndiko Xaba, an expatriate South African musician who was working in Oakland at the time of this record – fusing together the roots of his homeland with some wonderfully free and open American jazz styles! At times, there's a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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XtasyE Je Ka Jo (Let's Dance) ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
Xtasy have a name and a look that feels a lot like some of the mainstream American soul acts of the time – and the sound of this album definitely fits that image too! The grooves are a sweet blend of bumping basslines and keyboards – borrowing strongly from electro soul instrumentation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousA Orillas Del Magdalena – Coastal Cumbias From Colombia's Discos Fuentes ... LP
Discos Fuentes/Domino Sound, Mid 50s/1960s/Mid 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Incredible sounds from the legendary Discos Fuentes – Colombia's powerhouse of musical magic for the past 50 years – presented here on some of the rootsier recordings from the label's early years! The styles here include a fair bit of cumbia – but always in the earlier, folksier ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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