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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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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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AbdelliAmong Brothers ... CD
Real World, 2003. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print, sticker over barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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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+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear with a torn top right corner.)

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Alhaja Queen Salawa Abeni & Her Waka ModerniserIleya Special ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1988. Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & pen. Vinyl plays with some clicks & crackles.)

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

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Alhaja Queen Salawa Abeni & Her Waka ModernizerIfe Dara Pupo ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1985. Good+ ... $6.99
... 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- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some pen and staining.)

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✨✧ Attarazat Addahabia & FaradjallahAl Hadaoui ... LP
Habibi Funk, 1973. New Copy ... $19.99 22.98
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 AdeGems From The Classic Years – 1967 to 1974 ... CD
Shanachie, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
A well-done collection of some of King Sunny Ade's first recordings in Nigeria – presented in a package with great sound, and a heck of a lot of music overall! The work here has been reissued on other CDs by African Songs in the UK, but this collection is much more all-encompassing – ... read more CD

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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+ ... $33.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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King Sunny AdePrivate Line ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1978. Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some creasing in the gloss.)

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King Sunny AdeSynchro System ... LP
Mango, 1983. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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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Gboyega AdelajaColourful Environment ... CD
Nemi/Livingston (Nigeria), 1979. New Copy ... $12.99
A Nigerian soul classic from Gboyega Adelaja – an artist who spent a fair bit of time on the US scene in the mid 70s, where he clearly drank from the deep well of funk and soul! The album's got a vibe that's maybe a bit tighter and groovier than some of Adelaja's contemporaries – maybe ... read more CD

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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 ... $9.99
... 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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Sir Shina Adewale & The Superstars InternationalSuperstar Verse 1 ... LP
Wel Kadeb (Nigeria), 1977. Good+ ... $9.99
... 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+ ... $19.99
... 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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Adzido Pan African Dance Ensemble/AkwaabaTraditional Songs & Dances From Africa ... CD
ARC, 2000. Used 2 CDs ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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AfricandoKetukuba ... CD
Sterns (UK), 2006. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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AfriqueSoul Makossa ... LP
Mainstream, 1973. Very Good ... $24.99
A killer album of Afro Funk – with a very unusual origin! In the wake of Manu Dibango's big hit (and some kind of failure to register the copyright), many many versions of "Soul Makossa" were recorded and released, some good, some bad. This album is a good example of that ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a lightly bent corner, small smudge on front, and partially unglued bottom seam.)

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Afro NationalTemedi Oh/Den Kick ... 7-inch
No Wahala Sounds (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $8.99
Two great tracks by this group from Sierra Leone! "Temedi Oh" has this fast-moving groove that's totally wonderful – followed by guitar that riffs along in quick time with the pulsating bass, and topped with a vocal call that's like icing on the cake! "Den Kick" is a bit ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Akofa AkoussahAkofa Akoussah ... LP
Sonafric/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 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

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AktionGroove The Funk ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. Used ... $9.99
The title's no like – as these guys definitely groove, and they're definitely funky too – a sweet 70s combo from the Lagos scene, and one who play with a very sharp edge at their core! Aktion make nice use of darker, downturning chords – which creates a moody feel to their funk, ... read more CD

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✨✧ AktionGroove The Funk ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The title's no like – as these guys definitely groove, and they're definitely funky too – a sweet 70s combo from the Lagos scene, and one who play with a very sharp edge at their core! Aktion make nice use of darker, downturning chords – which creates a moody feel to their funk, ... read more CD
Also available Groove The Funk ... CD 9.99

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AkwassaIn The Groove ... CD
Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99
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 CD
Also available In The Groove ... LP 13.99

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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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AkwassaLa'Ila ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
A stunner from the Afro Funk scene of the 70s – and the kind of record that makes us realize just how much greatness there is to discover! Years back, we thought we'd heard all the good cuts from the sub-Saharan continent – but a record like this really makes us sit up and take new ... read more CD

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Ignacio Alderete & Gilly BellHarpe Indienne Et Orgue/Paraguayan Harp & Organ ... CD
Disques Pierre Verany (France), 1984. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Theodore AlevizosGreek Folksongs ... LP
Prestige, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting on the seam.)

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Tony AllenSource ... CD
Blue Note, 2017. New Copy ... $8.99 14.98
One of the coolest records in years from the legendary Tony Allen – and that's saying a lot, given that his legacy includes famous work as a drummer with Fela Kuti, and a much more recent run of very experimental recordings! This set has Tony soaring out on Blue Note – and working with ... read more CD

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Tony Allen & Jeff MillsTomorrow Comes The Harvest (10 inch LP) ... LP
Blue Note (France), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
The great Tony Allen has always been a hell of a collaborator – especially in his later years – and here, he makes some really wonderful music with Jeff Mills – a criss-crossing of acoustic and electric percussion patterns that are every bit as hypnotic as Allen's early material, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AmaryoniAza 'Pella ... CD
African Cream (South Africa), 2003. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleyAmbolley ... CD
Cougar/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
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 CD
Also available Ambolley ... LP 20.99

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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
Also available Ambolley ... CD 10.99

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Kalyanji AnandjiMuqaddar Ka Sikandar ... CD
Subah Zindagi (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $8.99
A great little Bollywood soundtrack by one of key composers of the genre – and one that's still got all the right sort of elements you might expect! There's some really great upbeat tracks – nice groovers that even get a bit funky at times – and which have a few cool instrumental ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ivan AnnanGhana Language ... LP
Folkways, 1964. Very Good ... $6.99
... 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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✨✧ AntibalasTalkatif ... CD
Ninja Tune, 2002. Used ... $5.99
Stunning Afro Funk from this incredible combo – as great as anything from the 70s, and maybe even better! The album's the second full length release from New York's Antibalas Liberation Orchestra – and like the first, it's an insanely wonderful batch of funk tunes that follows fiercely ... read more CD

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AntibalasWhere The Gods Are At Peace ... CD
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $8.99 13.98
Maybe the most searing album we've ever heard from Antibalas – a set that's completely on fire from the very first note, both musically and politically – and which burns with an intensity that seems to blow away all their previous music! Make no mistake, we've always loved these guys ... read more CD

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✨✧ ApostlesApostles ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1976. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Fantastic funk from The Apostles – a group who were easily one of the most hard-hitting on the African scene of the 70s – and one who definitely absorbed key currents from a range of American artists – from James Brown through Booker T & The MGs! The groove here is totally ... read more CD

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Robo Arigo & His Konastone MajestySexy Thing ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1982. Used ... $9.99
... CD

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Arp FriqueWelcome To The Colorful World Of Arp Frique ... CD
Colourful World (Netherlands), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
Arp Frique certainly does live in a colorful world – not just in the image on the cover, but in the grooves of the record as well – which bring together lots of funky 80s keyboards with a wider global sense of groove! There's often some acoustic percussion alongside the electric keys ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Atahualpa YupanquiMagia Y Misterio Del Folklore Argentino ... LP
Odeon (Mexico), Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... 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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AurelioDarandi ... CD
Real World/Stonetree, 2016. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFamily Planning (SKOLP 011) ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1981. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and pen.)

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Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde BarristerBarry Wonders At 40 ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1988. Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Sikiru Ayinde BarristerAmerica Special ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1986. Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a stain and some peeled spots on back.)

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Sikiru Ayinde BarristerIle Aye Ogun ... LP
Siky-Oluyole, 1987. Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear)

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Alhaji Kollington AyinlaIjo Yoyo ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Alhaji Kollington Ayinla & His African EagletsFuji Ropopo ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1990. Good+ ... $6.99
... 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- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear & aging with some pen.)

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Alhaji Kollington Ayinla & His African Fuji 78 OrganisationIronu Ko Papo ... LP
Olumo (Nigeria), 1981. Very Good- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen.)

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Kollington Ayinla & His African Fuji 78 OrganisationAusterity Measure ... LP
Olumo (Nigeria), 1982. Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and staining.)

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Kollington Ayinla & His African Fuji 78 OrganizationMo Tun De Pelu Ara ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1980s. Very Good- ... $8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and marker.)

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Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 OrganisationNigeria ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1989. Very Good ... $9.99
This album features 10 tracks, including "Wa Ba Mi Se Temi", "E Fun Agbe Lagbara", "Alhaji Lateef Atunrase", "Fa Baby Mora", "Pekele Pekele" and "Diro Mo O". LP, Vinyl record album

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Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji 78 OrganisationIjoba Ti Tun ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1983. Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji 78 OrganisationOro Idibo Nigeria 1983 ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1983. Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen.)

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Alhaji Kollington Ayinla & His African Fuji 78 OrganizationEsin Ofa'Ja ... LP
Olumo (Nigeria), 1981. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear.)

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

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BabamaduBitama ... CD
Enja, 1996. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandSerpent's Mouth ... LP
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 24.98
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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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandSerpent's Mouth (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
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 CD
Also available Serpent's Mouth ... LP 18.99

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Selda BagcanSelda ... CD
B- Music/Finders Keepers, 1975. Used ... $18.99
Funky breaks and fuzzy guitars – one of the most amazing albums to come out of the Turkish scene of the 70s – and one with a sound that really defies categorization! Although the sweet image of a girl and guitar on the cover might make you think the record's a folk set, the overall ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ojo BalingoAfrotunes – Best of Juju Vol 2 – Oba Mimo Olorun Ayo ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
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 CD
Also available Afrotunes – Best of Juju Vol 2 – Oba Mimo Olorun Ayo (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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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 BarristerFuji Explosion ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1992. Very Good- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde BarristerNigeria ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1983. Fair ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and marker on the front.)

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Chief Sikiru Ayinde BarristerCurrent Affairs ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1989. Good+ ... $6.99
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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Chief Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFuji Garbage Series III ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1989. Good+ ... $11.99
We have to be honest, we know a little bit about African music, but not a lot. So when we came across a small stack of African records, we scooped them up and put them online, but rather than insult those of you out there who know and love this stuff, we're just listing them at a nice price ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Adama BarryLembi ... CD
OK World (Norway), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
Spare sounds get taken to the next dimension – as the music of Adama Barry is presented in both its original creation, and in a set of remixes by Henrik Schwarz, Bugge Wesseltoft, Prins Thomas, Mental Overdrive, and others! The album's got an unusual approach – as two-thirds of the ... read more CD

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BayanihanBayanihan Sings ... LP
Monitor, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Bayete & Jabu KhanyileAfrica Unite ... CD
Mango, 1997. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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Beta Yama GroupFree Love ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1980. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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Bibi Den's TshibayiSensible ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A wonderful conflation of grooves all taking place in a single space – some of the West African modes of the late 70s, coming into play with more contemporary soul elements – all spun out over a quartet of long tracks that are filled with unusual grooves! Instrumentation is electric ... read more CD

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Ensemble Muhammad Bin FarisLe Sawt De Bahrein/The Sawt Of Bahrain ... CD
Institut Du Monde Arabe (France), 2004. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Steve BlackHappy Birthday To U ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1983. Used ... $9.99
... CD

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✨✧ Steve BlackVillage Boogie ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
An album that definitely lives up to its title – thanks to a strong embrace of funky boogie styles, but served up here with a sweet Nigerian twist! Some cuts are heavy funk right from the start – clearly inspired by Kool & The Gang and other sharp-edged American groups of the 70s ... read more CD

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✨✧ Black Children Sledge Funk BandBlack Children Sledge Funk Band Vol 3 – Aviation Grand Father ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. Used ... $5.99
Their name may be a mouthful, but the Black Children Sledge Funk Band have a groove that's nice and lean – a wicked blend of basslines, percussion, and lots of riffing guitar – plus these very cool keyboards that wander over the grooves and give the whole thing a sweetly spacey vibe! ... read more CD

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Black Savage/Majek/OvidFire/Got The Feelin/Karibun/Operator ... 12-inch
CBS/Afro 7 (Estonia), Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99
A set of rare tracks from the vaults of CBS Records in Kenya – tunes that really show a nicely complex approach to the groove! Black Fire kick things off with "Fire" – a tune that's got a reggae vibe, but a sound that's quite different than the style of Kingston! The cut's ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 500 copies – with download!)

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Art Blakey & The Afro-Drum EnsembleAfrican Beat ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $14.99
A completely righteous mix of jazz and African percussion – put together by drummer Art Blakey at a time when he was riding high with the Jazz Messengers, but also was willing to work on great experiments like this! The album's years ahead of its time – and arguably opens the door for ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Part of the "Blue Note 80 – More 60 Works" series!)

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Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersDrum Suite ... LP
Columbia, 1956/1957. Near Mint- ... $28.99
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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BloChapters & Phases – The Complete Albums 1973 to 1975 (Chapter One/Phase II) ... CD
Rev-Ola (UK), 1973/1975. New Copy ... $4.99 14.99
One of the hippest groups of the Nigerian scene of the 70s – presented here in two classic albums, back to back on a single CD! Chapter One is a landmark set of African grooves – very unusual in both conception and execution – with a feel that's unlike anything we can think of! ... read more CD

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Pascal BokarGuitar Balafonics ... CD
Savanna Jazz, 2014. Used ... $1.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Richard BonaReverence ... CD
Columbia, 2001. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Richard BonaScenes From My Life ... CD
Columbia, 1999. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Maria Del Mar BonetBen A Pop ... CD
Ariola, 1989. Used ... $0.99
... CD

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Bongos IkwueCock Crow At Dawn (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) ... LP
Phonodisc, 1981. Very Good- ... $9.99
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(Cover has some wear and marker.)

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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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Brother ResistanceTonite Is De Night/Rapso Space Dub/Crucial Decision (92 version)/Nation Time ... 12-inch
Cree (Germany), Late 80s. New Copy ... $18.99 24.99
Great grooves from Brother Reistance – tracks that are aimed at the dancefloor, but which also have a strong social message too! "Tonite Is De Night" is a cool call to action, set to a rhythm with tight tropical touches – and "Crucial Decision" is presented here in ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Brothers CazimeroFollow Me ... CD
Mountain Apple, 1991. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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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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Segun BucknorSegun Bucknor ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Seminal sounds from Segun Bucknor – one of the most soulful singers on the Nigerian scene of the 70s, and an artist who can mix funky grooves with some of the deeper currents and moodier themes that you'll hear in Zamrock recordings of the time! The album begins with some excellent upbeat ... read more CD
Also available Segun Bucknor ... CD 5.99

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Segun BucknorSegun Bucknor ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. Used ... $5.99
Seminal sounds from Segun Bucknor – one of the most soulful singers on the Nigerian scene of the 70s, and an artist who can mix funky grooves with some of the deeper currents and moodier themes that you'll hear in Zamrock recordings of the time! The album begins with some excellent upbeat ... read more CD
Also available Segun Bucknor ... CD 6.99

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Junior ByronTrying To Hold On (original, version, Gerd Janson megamix) ... 12-inch
Cultures Of Soul, Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $7.99 12.98
A slow-grooving boogie number from Junior Byron – one that's got a catchy sort of back/forth rhythm, which Junior uses to nice advantage with his swinging vocals on the tune! The version brings up the riffing guitar in the rhythms, in a way that's even cooler than the original mix – ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
 
 



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