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Global Grooves — In Stock

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

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VariousNairobi Calling – Selected Recordings 1976 to 1996 ... LP
No Wahala Sounds (UK), Late 70s/1980s/1990s. New Copy ... $19.99
A revelatory selection of tracks recorded on a Nairobi music scene that was really overflowing with creative energy – so much so that the music here doesn't just come from Kenyan talents, but from Tanzania and the Congo as well! There's a positive spirit that imbues most of the grooves ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNigeria 70 Vol 4 – No Wahala – Highlife, Afro Funk, & Juju 1973 to 1987 ... LP
Strut (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
The musical wealth of Nigeria seems to know no bounds – especially when it comes to the worlds of funk and soul-styled records – and you can take it from us that when we're digging for vintage African gems, more than most seem to come from Nigeria in the 70s and 80s! That's why, even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousNigeria Soul Fever – Afro Funk, Disco, & Boogie – West African Disco Mayem (3LP set – with download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $32.99 34.99
The Nigerian groove of the 70s – way past the familiar modes of Fela Kuti, and served up here in a range of artists who followed on a huge second wave of soul that soared from Lagos and beyond in the second half of the decade! The music here opens up in a sweet range of different styles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousPacific Breeze – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... CD
Light In The Attic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.98
Warm, soulful sounds from a crucial time in the Japanese music scene – a 70s moment when the nation was finding a special groove of its own – but one that also drew heavily from American soul and jazz as well! It's no secret that the Japanese have always had a great love of American ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Pacific Breeze – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... LP 34.99

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VariousPacific Breeze – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... LP
Light In The Attic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $34.99 36.98
Warm, soulful sounds from a crucial time in the Japanese music scene – a 70s moment when the nation was finding a special groove of its own – but one that also drew heavily from American soul and jazz as well! It's no secret that the Japanese have always had a great love of American ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pacific Breeze – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... CD 13.99

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VariousPar Les Damne Es De La Terre – Des Voix De Luttes 1969 to 1988 ... CD
Hors Cadre (France), Late 60s/1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $19.99
A fantastic collection of French political music in many varieties – songs recorded over the space of two decades, not just on the Paris scene – but from Francophone outposts around the world! The styles here are often very hip – unusual crossbreeds of jazz, traditional rhythms, ... read more CD
(Includes a download of the English version of the booklet!)

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VariousPeyote Healing Chants Of The Native American Church ... LP
Canyon, 1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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VariousReturn To The Mother's Garden – More Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1971 to 1982 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
A sweet set of female grooves from 70s Africa – served up here in a variety of different styles, but mostly with a definite influence from American soul! Many of these tracks have great funky instrumentation – the sort that resonates strongly with mainstream R&B in the same decade, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRock En Arequipa – 1969 to 1974 ... CD
Repsychled, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
A huge batch of Peruvian rock from the late 60s & early 70s – some hard driving and garagey, others more soulful or more psychedelic – fantastic stuff from groups like Los Incognitos, Los Texao, Madera Fresca, Free Love System and Opus! The groups work in a number of global rock ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousRoots Of Salsa Vol 3 – Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (with bonus CD) ... LP
Grosso! (Spain), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $28.99
A great little series that goes way deeper than the salsa you might expect from the title – as the approach here is to pick tracks from many years before, but which still have strong resonance with the pride and power of the Latin scene of the 70s! The collection includes lots of tracks that ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD!)

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VariousRough Guide To The Music Of Argentina ... CD
Rough Guide, 2004. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Rear tray card is creased, promo stamp over barcode.)

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VariousRough Guide To The Music Of China – Ancient Traditions To Beijing Punk ... CD
Rough Guide/World Music Network (UK), 2003. Used ... $5.99
Music from Cui Jian, Urna, Yao Gongbai, Bai Hong, Ai Jing, Min Xiao-Fen, Zheng Jun Mian & Li Hong, Silk Road Music, Hang On The Box, Kin Taii & more. CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork & sticker over barcode.)

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VariousRough Guide To The Music Of Hungary ... CD
Rough Guide/World Music Network (UK), 2012. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
Music from Lakatos Robert, Beata Palya, Kerekes Band, Kalman Balogh & The Gipsy Cimbalom Band, Bela Lakatos & The Gypsy Youth Project, Csurrento, Hungarian Hurdy-Gurdy Orchestra, Parno Graszt, Buda Folk Band & more. CD
(Promotional sticker over barcode.)

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VariousShe Came From Hungary – 60s Beat Girls From The Eastern Bloc (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Qualiton/Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99 28.99
Great girl pop from a really unlikely source – not the better-known British and French female singles that rocked the European scene in the 60s – but a whole host of more obscure numbers from behind the Iron Curtain – all tracks recorded in Hungary, but hardly ever issued to the ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSongs & Dances Of The Eastern Indians From Medicine Spring & Allegany ... LP
New World, Mid 70s. Sealed ... $9.99
Most recordings done in the mid 70s – and most tracks are relatively long, and involve dances. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSongs & Music Of Tibet ... LP
Folkways, 1962. Near Mint- ... $24.99
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(Includes the insert.)

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VariousSoul Safari Presents Township Jive & Kwela Jazz Vol 3 ... CD
Ubuntu (Netherlands), Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
Maybe our favorite volume so far in this excellent series – a set that focuses on early 60s work from South Africa, with a vibe that really showcases that great sound that would soon explode globally – as artists like Hugh Masekela and Miriam Makeba got wider exposure! Yet the music ... read more CD

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VariousSweet As Broken Dates – Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa ... CD
Ostinato (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
A stunning discovery in music – incredible sounds from the under-documented Somali scene – collected together from an archive of tapes that was rescued from a radio station right before the nation's years of political turmoil! The music here was mostly issued on cassette in the 70s and ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousTabansi Records Sampler ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A nicely-done overview of the Tabansi Records label – an important imprint in Nigeria during the 80s, and a company who really helped change up the groove for a whole new generation! Tabansi had a pretty wide range of styles in their catalog, but that also gave the label a way to merge ... read more CD

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VariousTogo Soul 70 – Edits & Rarities EP ... LP
Hot Casa (France), Late 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
A great companion to the Togo Soul 70 compilation – one that features two more rare tracks from back in the day, and two new remixes that offer up a contemporary take on a pair of other rare cuts! If you missed the core volume, it's definitely well worth checking out – and is a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTropical Disco Hustle Vol 2 – More Rare Carribean Disco ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $5.99 15.98
The sound of disco left no corner of the world untouched in the late 70s – and the hipper side of the dancefloor mode had an especially strong impact down in the Caribbean! Of course, that's maybe not as much of a surprise – when you consider how much back/forth action was going on ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousTropical Trips Vol 1 – Life Is Better In The Tropics ... CD
Cree (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $7.99 9.99
Tropical club in many flavors – all pulled from the usually-expensive set of reissues done by the Cree Records label – presented here in a very nicely-priced package! Given that most Cree reissues are on 12" singles that push the $20 mark, the 16 tracks within come at a very big ... read more CD

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VariousTurkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... CD
Sony (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99
A much-needed look at the huge legacy of female singers in Turkish music during the 70s – one that stands as a great complement to so much of the recent reissues of male artists from the same time! Much of this music shares qualities with reissues on labels like Pharaway Sounds or Finders ... read more CD
Also available Turkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... LP 18.99

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VariousTurkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... LP
Sony (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
A much-needed look at the huge legacy of female singers in Turkish music during the 70s – one that stands as a great complement to so much of the recent reissues of male artists from the same time! Much of this music shares qualities with reissues on labels like Pharaway Sounds or Finders ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Turkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ VariousTurkish Village Music – Recorded in Turkey By Laxmi G Tewari ... LP
Nonesuch, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Teal label pressing. Cover has a promo sticker.)

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VariousTwo Niles To Sing A Melody – The Violins & Synths Of Sudan ... CD
Ostinato (UK), Mid 70s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99 24.99
Other-worldly sounds from the place where the Nile River splits into two – the hugely under-tapped legacy of Sudanese music from the scene in Khartoum – presented here in a beautifully lavish style! The package is as much a history book as a mindblowing set of music – as the ... read more CD
Also available Two Niles To Sing A Melody – The Violins & Synths Of Sudan (3LP set) ... LP 33.99

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VariousTwo Niles To Sing A Melody – The Violins & Synths Of Sudan (3LP set) ... LP
Ostinato (UK), Mid 70s/1980s/Mid 90s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $33.99 39.99
Other-worldly sounds from the place where the Nile River splits into two – the hugely under-tapped legacy of Sudanese music from the scene in Khartoum – presented here in a beautifully lavish style! The package is as much a history book as a mindblowing set of music – as the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Two Niles To Sing A Melody – The Violins & Synths Of Sudan ... CD 18.99

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VariousVenezuela 70 Vol 2 – Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth – Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 70s & Beyond ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
Incredible sounds from a scene that most folks don't know at all – the heady music of Venezuela in the 70s, recorded at a time when the nation was bursting with new strengths and bright ideas! The work here is different than Brazilian, Columbian, or Peruvian sounds of the time – but ... read more CD

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VariousWeek In The Real World – Part 1 – A WOMAD Production For Real World ... CD
Real World, 1991. Used ... $9.99
Music from The Grid, Ayub Ogada, The Holmes Brothers, Mari Boine And Band, Rossy, La Bottine Souriante, Juan Canizares, Geoffrey Oryema, Remmy Ongala & Orchestre Super Matimila & more. CD
(Out of print, booklet has some light wear.)

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VariousWhere Are You From? – Global Psychedelic Rock, Funk & Folk Grooves ... CD
Now Again, Late 60s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy Gatefold ... $15.99 17.98
A funky psych, folk, and rock comp with a global reach – one the spans eras, too – compiled by Christophe Lemaire and featuring some of our own favorite artists from around the world as well as some wildcards! Panoramic sounds from the US, Europe, Africa and The Middle East – ... read more CD

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VariousWorld Psychedelic Classics 3 – Love's A Real Thing – The Funky Fuzzy Sounds Of West Africa (with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 23.98
A really mind-bending collection of African grooves – one that digs deep into the West African scene of the early 70s – and comes up with a massive batch of tunes that really opens up our understanding of the music! The sound here isn't just 70s Afro Funk – as the tunes include a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card too!)

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VariousZukabar Presents Tribal Works – RPO Part Drums ... CD
George V, 2002. Used ... $2.99
Music from Spiritual Vibe, Ultimates Drums, Rudy Wilburn, Sequential, Ajai, Fiendish House, UDG, the Part One, Punts Y Tacones, Controlled feat Rudy, Elek Drums & Lax. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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