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

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Harry BelafonteIsland In The Sun (5CD set) ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), 1950s. Used 5CDs ... $64.99
All the important early work of Harry Belafonte – brought together in a really wonderful set! The package features all his important early sides for RCA – and also includes earlier material for labels like Roost, Capitol, and Jubilee – some of which show Belafonte as a postwar ... (Vocalists, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Girma Beyene & Akale WubeEthiopiques Volume 30 – Mistakes On Purpose ... CD
Buda (France), 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
A fantastic contemporary performance from Girma Beyene – a key artist in the golden age of Ethiopian, working here with the excellent Akale Wube quintet! Girma's one of a number of singers who went into exile during the changing political climate of the 70s – but in recent years, he's ... read more CD
Also available Ethiopiques Volume 30 – Mistakes On Purpose – (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 25.99

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Tsehaytu BerakiSelam ... CD
Terp (Netherlands), Early 2000s. Used ... $14.99
Fabulous new recordings from Eritrean singer Tsehaytu Beraki, one of the stars of Ethiopiques 5-Tigrigna Music! A vocal critic of the Mengitsu regime, she was forced to flee her country in the late 80s and eventually settled in Rotterdam where she lived in obscurity until the late 90s, when she ... read more CD
(Includes slipcase. Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kahsay BerheFetye Vol 3 ... CD
Sembel, Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Shlimon Bet ShmuelRoad To Nineveh ... LP
Shlimon Bet Shmuel, 1983. Very Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small sticker and some splitting on the top seam.)

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Girma Beyene & Akale WubeEthiopiques Volume 30 – Mistakes On Purpose – (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99
A fantastic contemporary performance from Girma Beyene – a key artist in the golden age of Ethiopian, working here with the excellent Akale Wube quintet! Girma's one of a number of singers who went into exile during the changing political climate of the 70s – but in recent years, he's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ethiopiques Volume 30 – Mistakes On Purpose ... CD 7.99

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Rajkumar BharathiLegacy ... CD
Sangeetha, 1996. Used ... $5.99
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Big Mean Sound MachineRunnin For The Ghost (with bonus download) ... LP
Peace & Rhythm, 2017. New Copy ... $13.99
These guys aren't mean at all – as their groove is so warm and rhythmically compelling, they feel pretty darn friendly right from the very first note! The music's a compelling hybrid of Latin, African, and other rhythmic modes – served up with a freshness that's a nice change from some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download.)

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Ali BirraAmmalele ... LP
Mississippi/Little Axe/Domino Sound, 1976. New Copy ... $9.99
One of the rarer Ethiopian recordings we've heard from the 70s – and one of the most compelling, too! The sounds here are just as haunting as more familiar Ethiopian music, but also have a nicely unbridled feel too – almost a bit rough at times, especially in the way the rhythms unfurl ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a great insert of notes, too!)

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Black BloodBlack Blood (A Mwana) ... LP
Mainstream, 1975. Very Good- ... $6.99
Supposedly, this is one of the many incarnations of the group that's better known under the names Lafayette Afro-Rock Band and Ice. The material here is more in the vein of work by Ice – in that it's kind of faster Afro-Funk inspired grooves, with bass, guitar, organ, and lots of keyboards ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and some staining & peeling on the bottom.)

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Black StalinRoots Rock Soca ... CD
Rounder, 1991. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Blackky (Edward Inyang)About Tyme ... LP
Premier (Nigeria), 1991. Very Good- ... $24.99
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(Cover has some wear & splitting.)

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Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersDrum Suite ... LP
Columbia, 1956/1957. Very Good- ... $13.99
An incredible early experimental album from Art Blakey – one of the first to feature him in expanded percussion format! Side one of the album features the extended "Drum Suite" – a set of 3 tracks ("The Sacrifice", "Cubano Chant", and "Oscalypso") ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye pressing with deep groove. Label has an address sticker.)
Also available Drum Suite (expanded edition) ... CD 7.99

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BloPhases 1972 to 1982 ... CD
Strut (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $5.99
Collected work by Blo – a hip Nigerian funk ensemble from the mid 70s! The group have a more complicated sound than some of their contemporaries – adding in dubbier stylings and bits of psychedelic guitar to the more common Afro-Funk percussion – in a mode that almost sounds like ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bones & TonesBones & Tones ... CD
Freedom Art, 2009. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Digipack cover has a crease.)

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BongaBonga Live ... CD
Lusafrica (France), 2005. Used ... $19.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Lili BonicheAlger Alger ... CD
APC (France), 1998. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Jagger BotchwayOdze Odze (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Mid 80s. Used ... $7.99
Sweet African funk from Jagger Botchway – a musician with roots in The Barons, Hedzoleh Soundz, and Kelenkye Band – stepping out here on his own in a heady brew of percussion, guitar lines, and horns! Some of the cuts are vocal, some are instrumental – and the mix of melody and ... read more CD

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✨✧ Jagger BotchwayOdze Odze (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Mid 80s. Sealed 2LP ... $16.99
Sweet African funk from Jagger Botchway – a musician with roots in The Barons, Hedzoleh Soundz, and Kelenkye Band – stepping out here on his own in a heady brew of percussion, guitar lines, and horns! Some of the cuts are vocal, some are instrumental – and the mix of melody and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Odze Odze (with bonus tracks) ... CD 7.99

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Bow WowSignal Fire ... LP
Invitation (Japan), 1977. Near Mint- ... $14.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the shrink, with obi and insert.)
 
 



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