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Jimmy MawiJimmy Mawi EP (10 inch pressing) ... LP
Pathe/Soundway (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99 16.98
Wicked work from Jimmy Mawi – one of the coolest cats to work on the Kenyan scene of the 70s! Jimmy hailed from Madagascar, but cut his best work in Nairobi – and steps out here in this really weird, messed-up version of Afro Funk – one that also has plenty of bluesy riffs on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mazhar Ve FuatTurkuz Turku Cagiririz ... CD
Shadoks (Germany), Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
An overlooked gem from the Turkish rock scene of the 70s – played by these two ex-members of The Beatnik Boys, who were also collaborators with Baris Manco and Cem Karaca! The album's got a sound that definitely lives up to those reference points – a mix of 70s rock and more ... read more CD

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MebusasBlood Brothers ... CD
Academy, 1973. New Copy ... $11.99
Beautiful grooves from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – a set of really unique grooves, and the only-ever album from the enigmatic Mebusas! There's kind of a tripped-out feel to some of these tracks – Afro Funk, but taken left of center from the style of Fela – thanks to some ... read more CD

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✨✧ Hailu MergiaHailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument – Shemonmanaye (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, Mid 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99 23.99
An incredible blend of sounds and styles – and one of the most enigmatic albums we've ever heard from the Ethiopian scene! Hailu Mergia plays alone here – but uses lots of overdubbing to layer together Fender Rhodes, accordion solos, and a rhythm machine – all mixed up in ways ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTche Belew ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1977. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
An amazing organ player from the Ethiopian scene – one whose work here easily rivals that of Mulatu and some of the best artists on the Ethiopiques series! Hailu Mergi has plenty of jazz in his approach – not just on his own keyboard lines, but also in the way he lets the group members ... read more CD

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Meridian BrothersSalvadora Robot ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2014. New Copy Gatefold ... $7.99 11.98
Amazing sounds from The Meridian Brothers – not a family act at all, but really just a one man operation – yet with a sound that's more than large enough to bring in a whole host of South and Central American influences! Eblis Alvarez uses elements of cumbia, merengue, and other Latin ... read more CD
Also available Salvadora Robot (with download) ... LP 23.99

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Meridian BrothersSalvadora Robot (with download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2014. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99 24.98
Amazing sounds from The Meridian Brothers – not a family act at all, but really just a one man operation – yet with a sound that's more than large enough to bring in a whole host of South and Central American influences! Eblis Alvarez uses elements of cumbia, merengue, and other Latin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Also available Salvadora Robot ... CD 7.99

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Mighty SparrowGreatest ... LP
Jet Age/Charlie's (Barbados), 1983. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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MombasaAfrican Rhythms & Blues ... CD
Spiegelei/Sonorama (Germany), 1975. New Copy ... $18.99
A sublime blend of spiritual jazz and African rhythms – and one of the few 70s recordings made by Mombasa, a European group put together by LA trombonist Lou Blackburn! The record's got a much more righteous sound than any of Blackburn's work of the 60s – a boldness and sense of pride ... read more CD
Also available African Rhythms & Blues ... LP 21.99

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✨✧ MombasaAfrican Rhythms & Blues ... LP
Spiegelei/Sonorama (Germany), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
A sublime blend of spiritual jazz and African rhythms – and one of the few 70s recordings made by Mombasa, a European group put together by LA trombonist Lou Blackburn! The record's got a much more righteous sound than any of Blackburn's work of the 60s – a boldness and sense of pride ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available African Rhythms & Blues ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ MombasaAfrican Rhythms & Blues 2 ... CD
Spiegelei/Sonorama (Germany), 1976. New Copy ... $18.99
The second album from Mombasa – and possibly even better than the first! The group have really come into their own by the time of this date – mixing together jazz and African roots with a sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of – quite unique in its approach to rhythms, ... read more CD
Also available African Rhythms & Blues 2 ... LP 21.99

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MombasaAfrican Rhythms & Blues 2 ... LP
Spiegelei/Sonorama (Germany), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
The second album from Mombasa – and possibly even better than the first! The group have really come into their own by the time of this date – mixing together jazz and African roots with a sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of – quite unique in its approach to rhythms, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available African Rhythms & Blues 2 ... CD 18.99

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MonomonoDawn Of Awareness ... CD
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), 1974. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99
Seminal Afro Funk from Monomono – a killer combo from singer/percussionist Joni Haastrup, with a groove that's right up there with the best acts on the Lagos scene of the 70s! There's a nice degree of warmth in the music – thanks to some complicated guitar and basslines, which don't ... read more CD

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MonomonoGive The Beggar A Chance ... CD
Tummy Touch/Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99
Massive music from Monomono – and a set of Afro Funk put together with a wonderful criss-crossing of sounds! The style here isn't just the familiar grooves you might expect – and instead, there's almost a post-colonial vibe going on – an ear towards London, and another towards ... read more CD

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Harry MoscoFor You Specially ... CD
Secret Stash, 1977. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
The first album as a solo act from Harry Mosco – better known for his previous music with The Funkees – one of the best Afro Funk combos of the early 70s! The style here is a nice expansion of that previous group's work – very heavily rooted in the right sort of basslines to kick ... read more CD

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MuktaDancing On One's Hands ... CD
WEA (France), 2000. Used ... $8.99
Fantastic Indian funk from one of our favorite new groups! In contrast to the band's jazzy second album Jade, issued right before this one, Dancing On One's Hands is more of a 70s funk outing – with hard grooves that recall the best moment of funky Bollywood soundtracks from the 70s, plus a ... read more CD
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✨✧ MulatuAfro Latin Soul ... LP
Worthy, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Pure insanity from the mighty Mulatu – one of his few American albums from the 60s! The record's an incredible blend of New York Latin and some of the more Afro-styled grooves Mulatu explored more freely on his Ethiopian recordings – served up in a jazzy style that has plenty of vibes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MulatuMulatu Of Ethiopia (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Worthy, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 14.98
Amazing work from the legendary Mulatu Astatke – one of Ethiopia's funkiest musicians of the 70s, making a rare appearance here on this lost American recording! The album has been a holy grail for years amongst beatheads – loved for its killer blend of weird rhythms, sweet funk, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Neel Murgai EnsembleNeel Murgai Ensemble ... CD
Innova, 2008. Used ... $0.99
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✨✧ Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
Searing sounds from 70s Zambia – from one of the hippest, funkiest, most sharp-edged groups on the scene! This sweet little set may well be the best album ever from Musi O Tunya – a perfect fusion of funky roots with lots of Afro Soul touches, and a wicked approach to the guitar that ... read more CD
 
 



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