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FelaOriginal Sufferhead (Capitol) ... LP
Capitol, 1984. Very Good+ ... $24.99
As with other Africa 70 releases, 2 side long afro jams, with a strong pulsing groove percolating throughout. The set's got amazing keyboards, with this strange other-worldly sound that makes it feel like Sun Ra has suddenly joined the group, and the arrangements are nice and tight, in spite of the fact that they're a bit more sophisticated than other LPs from the time. Titles include "Power Show" and "Original Sufferhead". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has light wear & a promo stamp.)
 
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Lata Mangeshkar & Hemant KumarModern Motion Picture Music Of India ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Very Good ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Fela KutiBlack President ... LP
EMI, 1984. Very Good+ ... $36.99
A great one from Fela – tight and outtasite, with one of our favorite tracks ever by him – "ITT", also known as "International Thief Thief"! The record's got a clean and simple approach to the groove that's right up there with the best of the Afrika 70 era – lots of snapping beats at the bottom, and snaking horns that really make the tracks cook! Titles include "ITT", "Sorrow Tears & Blood", and "Colonial Mentality". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label US Capitol pressing. Cover has a promo stamp & some light wear.)

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✨✧ Tak ShindoMganga! ... CD
Edison/Modern Harmonic, 1958. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic bit exotica from Tak Shindo – quite rootsy at times, in a way that really lives up to the cover – and which makes the whole thing a lot more striking than Shindo's other big album on Capitol at the time! The instrumentation is filled with heavy percussion and rhythms, often recorded with a lot of echo – and peppered with these chanting vocals that are totally great – much moodier than more mainstream exotica. Imagine Les Baxter going deeper into the jungle – and you've got a good idea of the vibe here – as the instrumentation goes way beyond mere "primitive sounds" – with some Latin jazz inspiration and other global accents seamlessly working their way into a richly-layered sound! Titles include "Mombasa Love Song", "Nyoba Festival", "Slave Chains of Mtumwa", "Mganga", "Watusi Drum Dance", and "Port of Trinkitat". (Now Sound, Global Grooves) CD

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✨✧ Tak ShindoMganga! ... LP
Edison/Modern Harmonic, 1958. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic bit exotica from Tak Shindo – quite rootsy at times, in a way that really lives up to the cover – and which makes the whole thing a lot more striking than Shindo's other big album on Capitol at the time! The instrumentation is filled with heavy percussion and rhythms, often recorded with a lot of echo – and peppered with these chanting vocals that are totally great – much moodier than more mainstream exotica. Imagine Les Baxter going deeper into the jungle – and you've got a good idea of the vibe here – as the instrumentation goes way beyond mere "primitive sounds" – with some Latin jazz inspiration and other global accents seamlessly working their way into a richly-layered sound! Titles include "Mombasa Love Song", "Nyoba Festival", "Slave Chains of Mtumwa", "Mganga", "Watusi Drum Dance", and "Port of Trinkitat". (Now Sound, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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