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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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✨✧ Salum Abdallah & Cuban Marimba BandNgoma Tanzania ... LP
Domino Sound, Early 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Beautiful sounds from the short-lived musical legacy of Salum Abdallah and his Cuban Marimba Band – a group from Tanzania, but one who play with lots of influence from Latin Music – as you might guess from their name! And yet, unlike some of the larger, fuller Latin-influenced groups ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Peter AbdulGet Down With Me ... LP
EMI/Dig This Way (Italy), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
The cover looks a bit cheesy – like some sort of Star Search graphic – but the album's a rock-solid gem from the second decade of Nigerian funk – recorded in Lagos with a great boogie vibe, and a groove that's as heavy on keyboards as it is on riffing guitar and percussion! Peter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alhaja Queen Salawa Abeni & Her Waka ModerniserAbode America ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1988. Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear with a torn top right corner.)

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Alhaja Queen Salawa Abeni & Her Waka ModerniserMo Tun De Bi Mo Se Nde ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1986. Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Alhaja Queen Salawa Abeni & Her Waka ModernizerExperience ... LP
Alagbada (Nigeria), Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen with a torn top left corner.)

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Alhaja Queen Salawa Abeni & Her Waka ModernizerIfe Dara Pupo ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1985. Good+ ... $8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen.)

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Alhaja Salawa Abeni & Her Waka ModerniserAwa Lagba ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1987. Very Good- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some pen.)

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Admiral Dele Abiodun & His Top Hitters BandFor Better For Worse ... LP
Olumo (Nigeria), 1980. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an ink stamp and some notations in pen.)

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✨✧ Attarazat Addahabia & FaradjallahAl Hadaoui ... LP
Habibi Funk, 1973. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Monstrous funk from Morocco – unreleased material recorded in 1973, with a sound that should have revolutionized North Africa at the time! The group works here in a really raw blend of heavy percussion and riffing guitar – produced with lots of edge and echo, and delivered with the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeJuju Music ... LP
Mango, 1982. Near Mint- ... $14.99
King Sunny Ade's first major label LP, that helped him bring his juju music to the world. The blueprint of juju's laid down hear, with loads of intertwining guitar lines and tallking drums chattering away in a driving but never-too-busy fashion underneath. Includes "Sunny Ti De Arya", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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King Sunny AdeMessage ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1981. Very Good+ ... $39.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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King Sunny AdeMy Dear ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1986. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a touch of pen. Label has an ink stamp.)

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King Sunny AdePrivate Line ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1978. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some creasing in the gloss.)

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeSynchro System ... LP
Mango, 1983. Very Good+ ... $7.99
The second domestically released album from King Sunny Ade and His African Beats, with the wonderful Ju Ju sound ringing throughout every piece, from the up tempo numbers to the more mellow grooves. Interlocking, chirping guitar parts are layered over nicely percolating rhythms, 9 tracks in all: ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Niyi Adedokun The Glory SingerAwayemalo Part II (NIRLP 002) ... LP
Niyi Records (Nigeria), 1989. Very Good- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has soem wear.)

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✨✧ Lanrewaju AdepojuIku Awolowo ... LP
Lanrad (Nigeria), 1981. Very Good- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a bit of pen.)

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Lanrewaju AdepojuOfin Mewa (Ten Commandments) ... LP
Lanre Adepoju/Phonodisc (Nigeria), 1980. Very Good- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and some pen.)

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Lanrewaju AdepojuOmo Oduduwa ... LP
Lanrad (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with marker along the top seam.)

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Lanrewaju AdepojuOruko Rere ... LP
Lanrad (Nigeria), 1984. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear with pen notations on both sides. Label has some pen.)

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Segun AdewalePlay For Me ... LP
Rounder, 1984. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Titles include "Oshogbo Oroki", "Odaran Kan To Sa", "Yo Pop Music", "Adewale Play For Me", and "Peke O Gbodo Gbin". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bent corner.)

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Sir Shina Adewale & The Superstars InternationalSuperstar Verse 1 ... LP
Wel Kadeb (Nigeria), 1977. Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with clear tape along the top and bottom seam.)

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Sir Shina Adewale & The Superstars InternationalSuperstar Verse 3 ... LP
Wel Kadeb (Nigeria), 1977. Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, two staples holding the top seam, with light staining and a name in pen on the back. Label has some pen.)

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✨✧ African Music MachineBlack Water Gold ... LP
Soul Power, 1972/1974. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99
Incredible work from the obscure African Music Machine – a southern funk combo led by bassist Louis Villery – a legendary batch of funky singles, finally brought together as a full album! The band has a very unique sound that involves a lot of rolling bubbling basslines, spacey organ ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Akaba Man & The Nigie RocketsQuota System ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1989. Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a peeled spot along the bottom.)

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Akofa AkoussahAkofa Akoussah ... LP
Sonafric/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
A beautiful record from Akofa Akoussah – a singer from Togo who's equally gifted in funky and sweeter soul styles! Half the record is full-on funk, and we'd swear that Lafayette Afro Rock Band must have had a hand in some of the instrumentation (possible, as it was recorded in Paris) – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Akofa Akoussah ... CD 10.99

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AkwassaIn The Groove ... LP
Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
An interesting turning point for this funky Nigerian group of the 70s – as the set's still got the chunky rhythms of previous efforts, but also shows a touch of influence from reggae on some of the grooves – as well as some very cool use of keyboard touches that give the whole thing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available In The Groove ... CD 14.99

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Alhaji Chief Toibu Alamu & His Adawa Fuji OrganisationBonsue Fuji 85 ... LP
Olasimbo (Nigeria), 1985. Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Jose Manuel AldanaGuitarra Clasica ... LP
Odeon, 1967. Very Good- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some waviness, moisture stains and clear tape along the seams.)

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AmanazAfrica (with bonus download) ... LP
Now Again, 1975. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $25.99 28.98
Wonderfully fuzzy work from Amanaz – one of the trippiest, headiest groups of the Zamrock scene of the 70s! The guitars here are very full and present – not at a hit you over the head jamming label, but with this rich sonic element that has lots of bassy undercurrents – at a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleyAmbolley ... LP
Cougar/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.98
A really well-crafted set of funk from the legendary Gyedu-Blay Ambolley – maybe best known for his material in the mid 70s, but sounding equally wonderful here on an album from the start of the 80s! The sound is sharper and more sophisticated than before – recorded in London, with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ George AndersonOur Man In Africa ... LP
FM, 1963. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Folksy soul from George Anderson – an African singer by birth, recording here in a Paris studio, and singing in a mode that's a bit like some of Miriam Makeba's recordings from the time. George is on lead vocals and acoustic guitar – and most tracks have rather spare backings, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting on the top seam, but is nice overall.)

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Ivan AnnanGhana Language ... LP
Folkways, 1964. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has split seams, heavy wear on the spine, some stains around the edges, and a peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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AntibalasAntibalas (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2012. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
Amazing sounds from one of the best funky combos anywhere – ever! Antibalas have certainly risen to fame in the years since we first heard their Afro-styled grooves – working famously in the Fela musical, and reaching generations of ears with their own brilliant records. Yet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes code for full album download.)

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Atahualpa YupanquiMagia Y Misterio Del Folklore Argentino ... LP
Odeon (Mexico), Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(60s green label pressing.)

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Pascal AtanganaYe Mot Ai Kare Mot – Cameroun Partout Vol 10 (with bonus download) ... LP
Nanga Boko (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
Pascal Atangana is a hell of a singer – one who can move quickly, but with lots of deft changes – over the very dynamic rhythms provided by his excellent backing group! The set was originally issued as a part of a series to showcase the music of Cameroon in the 70s – but it's got ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 300 – with poster and download!)

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Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde BarristerSuperiority ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1985. Very Good- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Sikiru Ayinde BarristerAppreciation ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1984. Fair ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(FAIR CONDITION.)

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Sikiru Ayinde BarristerIle Aye Ogun ... LP
Siky-Oluyole, 1987. Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear)

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Alhaji Kollington AyinlaAsiko Lo To ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1989. Very Good- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear with some pen. Label has some pen.)

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Alhaji Kollington AyinlaIjo Yoyo ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Alhaji Kollington Ayinla & His African EagletsFuji Ropopo ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1990. Good+ ... $8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has staining, pen and some splitting. Label has some pen.)

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Alhaji Kollington Ayinla & His African EagletsMegastar ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1989. Very Good- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear & aging with some pen.)

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Kollington Ayinla & His African Fuji 78 OrganizationMo Tun De Pelu Ara ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1980s. Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, pen and a few staples holding a split top seam.)

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Kollington Ayinla & His African Fuji EagletsArewa ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), Mid 80s. Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji 78 OrganisationIjoba Ti Tun ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1983. Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Adewale AyubaBubble ... LP
CBS (Nigeria), 1991. Good ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Adewale AyubaMr Johnson Play For Me ... LP
Sony (Nigeria), 1992. Fair ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(FAIR CONDITION. Cover has some wear and pen.)

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Professor Adewale Ayuba & His Bonsue Fuji VibrationOlorun Ni Ngbe Ni Ga ... LP
Success (Nigeria), Poor ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(POOR CONDITION. Cover has light wear.)

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandSerpent's Mouth ... LP
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Funky genius from a mighty unique group – one who've drunk deep on the classic steel band sounds of the 70s, but who've also refined that groove with a contemporary funk approach too! The group's the brainchild of Bjorn Wagner – who you might know from The Mighty Mocambos – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Serpent's Mouth (with bonus tracks) ... CD 15.99

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Ginger Baker & FelaStratavarious ... LP
Atco, 1972. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Forget what you think about Ginger Baker, this one's really more of a Fela album – as it was recorded in London during the time when Fela and Ginger Baker were hanging out together! The tracks are long, with a tight funky sound, and lots of cool keyboards by Fela (who also sings and plays ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original yellow label pressing. Cover has a promo sticker, cutout notch, some wear, and unglued bottom seam.)

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Ojo BalingoAfrotunes – Best of Juju Vol 2 – Oba Mimo Olorun Ayo (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.98
Excellent sounds from Ojo Balingo – a Nigerian juju artist from the same stretch as King Sunny Ade – but one whose music is much more obscure to audiences on this side of the Atlantic! Balingo's group here has the loose, spontaneous vibe that characterizes juju at its best – this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Afrotunes – Best of Juju Vol 2 – Oba Mimo Olorun Ayo ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Baroque Jazz TrioBaroque Jazz Trio ... LP
Saravah/Souffle Continu (France), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99
Beautiful stuff – and one of the most stunning jazz albums ever recorded – a blinding mix of harpsichord, cello, and Indian percussion – with a sound that's unlike anything else we can think of! The album was the brainchild of the cross-culturally fertile Saravah records at the ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister & His Fuji ExponentAlhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister & His Fuji Exponents ... LP
Oluyole (Nigeria), 1978. Poor ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(POOR CONDITION. Cover has some wear, stains, and aging.)

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Chief Sikiru Ayinde BarristerCurrent Affairs ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1989. Good+ ... $9.99
This album features 7 tracks, including the side-long "Current Affairs" plus "Ajanaku", "Musulumi", "Sarki Waka" and "Orin Hausa". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen.)

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BatsumiBatsumi (140 gram vinyl) ... LP
Matsuli (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
One of the most compelling albums we've heard from the African scene of the 70s – a rare set from a Soweto group, and one that's got a heavy dose of spiritual jazz in the mix! The album almost feels more like the kind of set you'd hear by a Paris group, extrapolating African sounds in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited repress!)

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BayanihanBayanihan Sings ... LP
Monitor, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Bibi Den's TshibayiBest Ambiance ... LP
Woorell (Japan), 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Four long tracks – "The Best Ambiance", "Sawambe", "Elisa Kouadio", and "Le Meme". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi!)

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Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersDrum Suite ... LP
Columbia, 1956/1957. Near Mint- ... $33.99
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
(Mono 180 gram Impex pressing, limited edition #1137/2500.)

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Americo Brito & DjaramaNha D'Stine ... LP
Mar & Sol (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
One of the only albums ever recorded by Djarama – a group with roots in Cape Verde, but who rocked the Dutch scene of the mid 80s – where their highly rhythmic style must have been a huge hit! The approach here is a bit like some of the post-colonial acts recording in Paris around the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BuariBuari (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
RCA/Nature Sounds, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Funky soul from Buari – a native of Ghana, working here in a tight slick funk mid 70s American mode. There's less heavy Afro grooves than you'd hear on a Fela album from the time – but the album does a great job of mixing American style raw funk (by a group that includes Bernard Purdie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000!)

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King Bucknor & His Afrodisk Beat OrganisationKatakata (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Shanu Olu/Hot Casa (France), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A really tremendous record from the Lagos scene of the 70s – a set that's completely sharp from beginning to end, and which has the same sort of side-long jamming that you'd find on the best records by Fela Kuti at the time! King Bucknor's billed as "The Black Isaiah Of Africa" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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William BullardUnadulterated Bull –Williams Bullard Sings Calypso At Romora Bay Club ... LP
Stage 3 Sound, Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Francisco CanaroTango Brujo ... LP
EMI (Uruguay), Late 20s/1930s. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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CarabaoMade In Thailand Vol 5 ... LP
Warner (Thailand), 1984. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $33.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram pressing, still in the stickered outer sleeve.)

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Ceylieb PeopleTanyet ... LP
Vault, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
An incredible album of Eastern instrumentation and funky rock breaks – served up as one of the headiest studio sessions to come from the LA scene of the late 60s! The Ceylieb People work in the same territory as Devil's Anvil or The Orient Express – a blend of fuzzy psychedelia with ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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Islam Chipsy & EekKahraman ... LP
100 Copies (Egypt), 2019. New Copy ... $22.99
A really cool concept for a record – one that's unlike anything else we've ever heard, both in its sound and instrumental presentation! The group features two drummers behind the keyboard lines of Islam Chipsy – drums playing together at a pace that's very quick and almost skittish, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chocolate (Julio Algendones)Peru's Master Percussionist ... LP
Lyrichord/Buh, New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Julie CokerLife In The Limelight – Lagos Disco & Itsekiri Highlife 1976 to 1981 ... LP
Kalita, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... $25.99
Classic tracks from the short-but-strong music career of Julie Coker – a huge figure in Nigerian culture, both for her work onscreen and off! Coker recorded a handful of records at the end of the 70s – right at the height of her career – and the tracks here are from two of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Life In The Limelight – Lagos Disco & Itsekiri Highlife 1976 to 1981 ... CD 13.99

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Johnny ColesKatumbo (Dance) ... LP
Mainstream, Early 70s. Sealed Gatefold ... $16.99
A sweet album of soulful jazz from trumpeter Johnny Coles – a wondeful talent who made a rare few albums as a leader! The record is quite different than Coles' earlier work for Epic and Blue Note – in that it's got the slightly electrified Mainstream sound of the 70s firmly in place ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing! Cover has a cut corner, and shrinkwrap is open a bit in that corner.)

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Combo ChimbitaAbya Yala (splatter colored vinyl) ... LP
Figure & Ground, 2018. New Copy ... $23.99 24.98
A NYC combo with rhythms and traditions rooted in Colombia, and a unique psych-tinged , danceable sound! Raw rhythms anchor them a bit and provide deep roots while the powerfully soulful vocals by Carolina Oliveros and backing vocals by the rest of the group provide a soulful integrity, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to just 500 copies! Pressed on tri color splattered vinyl.)

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CoronetsMixed Moods ... LP
Coronets (Trinidad & Tobago), Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Count OssieTales Of Mozambique (with bonus tracks & download) ... LP
Dynamic Sounds/Soul Jazz (UK), 1975. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
One of the hippest sets ever issued during the roots reggae wave of the 70s – and one of the most spiritual, too! The album's got a very special acoustic vibe at the core – earthy drumming that goes back to a pan-African tradition, these beautiful acoustic basslines that link the music ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Nitai DasguptaSongs Of India ... LP
Mushroom/Manufactured, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.99
Beautiful vocal work from Nitai Dasgupta – a singer in the Indian classical tradition, but working here in two different modes that are equally great! One side of the record has shorter songs that balance Dasgupta's vocals with light percussion and a bit of flute – and the other has a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Manitas De PlataManitas De Plata In Recital ... LP
Connoisseur Society, 1968. Very Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Victor DemeVictor Deme (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Chapa Blues/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2007. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
An album that became an instant legend in global music circles – the recorded debut of Victor Deme, a guitarist and singer who'd been working in his native Burkina Faso for over 30 years before getting the chance to step inside a studio! The turn "studio" might be a loose one here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)

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Manu DibangoAfrican Voodoo (180 gram pressing) ... LP
PSI/Hot Casa (France), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
An amazing rare chapter in the career of the legendary Manu Dibango – and a darn funky one as well! This early 70s album was recorded in Paris, right before Manu's huge global "Soul Makossa" hit – and although it was done as an obscure sound library release, it really shows ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Manu DibangoO Boso ... LP
Fiesta (France), 1972. Near Mint- ... $49.99
A rare bit of funk from Manu Dibango – one of numerous iterations of the Soul Makossa LP that was issued in '72! It's an incredible record – even if, or perhaps because the title track was a worldwide hit! Before this one came out, Manu was a funky sax player grooving away in Cameroun ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original French pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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Johnny Dyani & Okay TemizWitchdoctor's Son ... LP
Yonca/Matsuli (UK), 1976. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $29.99
One of the hippest albums we've ever heard from bassist Johnny Dyani – and that's saying a lot, given his tremendous records of the 70s! The album's different than the album that Johnny recorded with fellow Blue Notes members on the Steeplechase label – and instead, the group here is ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ron EliranTwilight Songs Of Israel ... LP
Prestige, Very Good ... $8.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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ErsenDunden Bugune ... LP
Sahinler (Turkey), 1977. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
Funky Turkish rock from the enigmatic Ersen – an artist we'd rank right up there with Erkin Koray and Selda for choppy grooves and offbeat music! Like both of those artists, Ersen works in that vein of Turkish rock known as Arabesk or Andalou pop – a very cool blend of Western ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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Mario EscuderoMario Escudero & His Flamenco Guitar ... LP
Montilla, 1955. Near Mint- ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some notes in pencil near the opening and some small stains and peeled spot at the bottom.)

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Vicente EscuderoAntologia Selecta De Cante Flamenco Autenticamente Puro ... LP
Vergara (Spain), 1950s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
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(Cover has a cut corner, some wear and aging, and a peeled spot on the bottom right corner.)

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Christy EssienGive Me A Chance (with bonus download) ... LP
Afrodesia (Nigeria), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Christy Essien is a singer with a very unusual voice, especially for the Nigerian scene – kind of this flowing, rich approach that seems to work equally well with ballads and groovers! There's plenty of the latter here – tunes that get great backing from Blo, who you probably know from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)

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Esso! Afrojam FunkbeatJuntos ... LP
Sonic Octopus/Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat, 2018. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A mix of timeless and modern Afro Latin grooves from Chicago's excellent Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat! Stylistically, the sky is the limit with this Esso!, with arrangements that roll from a broad palette of Latin jazz & soul instrumentation to more of a modern dancefloor vibe, and from instrumentals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of just 200 copies!)

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✨✧ El Tipo Este Y Al QuetzLa Revancha De La Manana ... LP
Pura Vida (France), 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
That's a pretty darn striking image on the cover – and the sounds within are pretty darn striking too – a fantastic mix of Cuban roots and contemporary hip hop production! French producer Al Quetz works here with El Tipo Este of Cuban hip hop group Obsesion – and the style is far ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available La Revancha De La Manana ... CD 16.99

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Eternal WindEternal Wind ... LP
Flying Fish, 1984. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Features Charles Moore on trumpet, Ralph Jones on soprano sax and flute, Federico Ramos on guitars, and Adam Rudolph on lots of percussion! (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and waviness from moisture.)

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Exile OneExile One (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Disques Debs/Tidal Waves, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 29.98
The fantastic first album from Exile One – a group who recorded more mainstream work in Paris later in their career – but who really sound fierce and funky here right at the start! The sound is lean, stripped-down, and a lot more aimed towards American soul than you'd guess from their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies!)

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General Franco Lee EzuteOnye Kata Obia ... LP
Get/Bongo Joe (UK), 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
General Franco is alive and well – at least General Franco Lee Ezute, as the sound of his work on this record is so vibrant, it will keep his legacy alive for decades! The rhythms move fast, the guitar dances along at a similar speed, and Franco works with his Harmony Kings International ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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FairuzWahdon ... LP
We Want Sounds (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $31.99
A 70s treasure from Lebanese singer Fairuz – a vocalist who never broke big on our shores, but who gave the world this beautiful blend of traditional instrumentation and contemporary production! The music comes across in two different modes – side one has more acoustic elements, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Feeling KreyolLas Pale ... LP
Asterie/Strut (UK), 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99 23.99
Electrified zouk from the Guadeloupe scene – just the kind of unusual musical hybrid that's always made the Antilles so great! The work here has some echoes of the more familiar modes of zouk, but also has a leaner, more soul-based mode too – almost like a New York take on the genre, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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40 Watt BananaPeeled ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $25.99
A very cool group that's every bit as groovy as their look on the cover – and who make a sound that's way better than you'd expect from a bunch of New Zealanders holding instruments from Indian music! The core of the group is Kevin Clark and Dave Parsons – who play together here on ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nkotti Francois & The Black StylsDe Bonaberi A Douala – Cameroun Partout Vol 1 (with download) ... LP
Nanga Boko (France), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
The first album recorded by singer Nkotti Francois and his Black Styls group – a combo who'd been backing Nkotti for years in clubs in Cameroon, and who work here with a very sharp sound right from the start! The instrumentation is often a bit unique – organ and guitar sometimes used ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download.)

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Tsege Mariam GebruSpielt Eigene Komposition ... LP
Mississippi, 1960s. New Copy ... $12.99
A beautiful set of solo piano work by Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou – pulled from one of the CDs in the Ethiopiques series of compilations, and probably the most delicately melodic material in the series! Pianist-composer Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou has an extraordinary personal history – she is a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Golden HandsGolden Hands ... LP
Sdban (Belgium), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
An unusual funky duo from 70s Morocco – one who work here in a nice mix of modes, and get some great help from a third group member on some especially tight drums! The music is more conventional rock at times, but there's a few really great funky breakout tracks on the set – including ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Plays at 45rpm for extra sonic punch!)

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Gomidas BandRendezvous In Armenia ... LP
Roulette, 1963. Very Good ... $14.99
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Grupo PilonLeite Quente Funana De Cabo Verde (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Ostinato, Early 90s. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99 19.98
Quick-stepping grooves from Grupo Pilon – one of the key groups who migrated from Cabo Verde to Lisbon in the early 90s – creating almost their own wave of a musical diaspora in the process! The sounds here are a more electrified version of island styles – often with some sort of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Leite Quente Funana De Cabo Verde ... CD 11.99

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Tsege Mariam GuebruEmahoy (Ethiopiques Vol 21) ... LP
Mississippi, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
A beautiful set of solo piano work by Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou – probably the most delicately melodic material to date in the wonderful Ethiopiques series! Pianist-composer Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou has an extraordinary personal history. She is a daughter of the heralded Ethiopian intellectual the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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GuneshGunesh ... LP
Everland (Austria), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
Gunesh might look a bit unusual on the cover – like some crazy mountain folk who've somehow gotten ahold of band instruments – but on the album, they've got this tight funky sound that's mighty nice – yet which is also still as unusual as their look! The instrumentation is jazz ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ GutsPhilantropiques ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Guts bills this set as "an Afro-Tropical experiment" – but to us, the album's just a further expansion of his wonderful talents as a producer – which have really come a long way in just a few years! Guts maybe got his start in hip hop, but he's able to embrace a globe's worth ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Philantropiques ... CD 16.99

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HamaHoumeissa ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2019. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the coolest records we've heard on the Sahel Sound label to date – not the usual guitar material you might know from the imprint, but instead a batch of very cosmic keyboards – all instrumental, and spinning out into space with a vibe that's almost a collision between the best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Houmeissa ... CD 7.99
 
 



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