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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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OfegeHow Do You Feel (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor/Tidal Waves, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.98
The fourth and final album from Ofege – and a set that shows the Nigerian group still very much at the top of their game – soaring out on fast funk rhythms that often echo American styles of the time, but with a lot more edge – and produced with all these cool trippy touches ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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Ogyatanaa Show BandAfrican Fire Yerefrefre ... LP
Survival Research (Australia), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
The debut album from the Ogyatanaa Show Band – a group who'd been working heavily on the Ghana scene in the early 70s, and who begin this set with a side-long track that pays tribute to all the giants in the world of highlife! That track's quite unusual – a highlife number, but one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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OkkoSitar & Electronics ... LP
Okko/Survival Research (Italy), 1971. New Copy ... $22.99
They sure got the title right on this one – as the album's a mad mix of sitar music and electronics! The set was recorded in Germany in the 70s, and it features Okko Bekker on both the moog and sitar – playing in a small group with Herb Geller on flute, and some extra guitar work on a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony OkorojiJuliana ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1981. Poor ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Poor condition, with a melted spot in the middle of the play surface. Cover has overall wear, some stains, and waviness from moisture.)

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Pericomo Okoye & His Traditional Dance Group Of Aro-NdizuoguOgba Aghara 1990 ... LP
ACO (Nigeria), 1990. Poor ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in terrible condition unfortunately. Cover has heavy wear and aging, with wide clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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John OkporUkpe Basa Uno ... LP
G-E-T Records (Nigeria), 1989. Very Good- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and aging.)

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Yusufu OlatunjiYusufu Olatunji & His Group In Action Vol 29 ... LP
Philips (Nigeria), 1978. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear, aging, small split at the bottom of the spine, and a light stain on front.)

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OndatropicaOndatropica (deluxe version – with book, 7 inch, & download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2012. New Copy 3LP Gatefold & 45 ... $31.99
Colombian music, both classic and contemporary – as a group of older all-star players comes into contact with Will "Quantic" Holland! The set's easily one of the most smoking Latin-styled projects we've heard from Quantic so far – recorded in Colombia with work from Fruko, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Super-heavy version – with great bonus materials!)

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms – Oneness Of Juju 1970 to 1982 (3LP set) ... LP
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $28.99 30.99
An incredible collection of work by one of the greatest Afro Funk groups of the 70s! From their inception as the AACM-styled jazz group Juju in the early 70s, to their key days in the DC Black Fire scene of the mid 70s, to their early 80s fame as club groovers, Oneness of Juju were one of the most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Oneness Of JujuSpace Jungle Luv ... LP
Black Fire/Now Again, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
A fantastic record from one of the greatest underground jazz groups of the 70s! Oneness of Juju are perhaps best known for the heavy funk of their first album, African Rhythms – but we're actually partial to this second album – a warmly spiritual batch of soul jazz tracks, and a set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Lacquered from the original master tapes in a tip-on sleeve. Includes 12 page booklet!)

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Geetee OnwukaAmaekpu Special ... LP
Anodisc (Nigeria), 1977. Very Good ... $69.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear and bent corners.)

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William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 (3LP set with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 LPs Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard before – the rightly legendary musical legacy of William Onyeabor, one of the most enigmatic talents to come from the African scene of the 70s! The work here is all plenty darn funky, but it's also very different from familiar Afro Funk too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Zeal OnyiaTrumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $14.99 26.98
Zeal Onyia is definitely the trumpet king here – at least of the Nigerian scene in which this album was recorded – as he blows strong solos throughout, and really brings a lot of jazz-based energy to the highlife rhythms! The use of trumpet in a smaller combo mode is really great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Opambuo Internation Band Of GhanaShow Me Your Love ... LP
Sounds Linacco (Ghana), 1984. Very Good ... $28.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has heavy wear and flaking along the opening side.)

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Orchestra BaobabSpecialist in All Styles (180 gram pressing) ... LP
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2002. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
A great return to form for Orchestra Baobab – a group who really shone on the Senegalese scene in the 70s, but disbanded right as they were hitting global fame – eventually reuniting around the time of this album, thanks to demand from listeners around the world! The style is nicely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)

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Oriental Brothers International BandObi Nwanne ... LP
Afrodisia, 1980. Fair ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(FAIR CONDITION. Cover has tape on the seams, wear, and aging.)

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Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeUnubi Top Special ... LP
Sposa (Nigeria), 1984. Fair ... $2.99
Two long tracks – "Unubi Top Special" and "Nwa Amaka"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, and tape on the top seam.)

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Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & His Nigeria Sound Makers InternationalOsadebe In London ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1975. Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with black tape along the seams. Label has some pen.)

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Osita OsadebeOsadebe In 80s – Oyolima Vol 1 ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1980s. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen. Label has light pen.)

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OsibisaBlack Magic Night – Osibisa Live At The Royal Festival Hall ... LP
Bronze/Trading Places (UK), 1977. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $22.99
A surprisingly strong set from Osibisa – one that's got a full, rich, soulful feel – much better than we might have expected for an album recorded at the Royal Festival Hall! The venue's no surprise, though, given that Osibisa were clearly on top of their game at the time – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ OsibisaWoyaya ... LP
Decca, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
These early Osibisa records always used to be fairly common years back – perhaps because they were always a bit too hippy dippy and loose for the older funk crowd. But now, in today's blunted groove culture, they seem to have found a new appreciation for their trippy Afro funk style, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing. Cover has a split top seam and edge wear.)

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Sunny Oti & His GroupMother In Law ... LP
Homzy, 1970s. Very Good ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Rogana Ottah & His Black Heroes InternationalEgo Ni Nwa ... LP
Odec (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has heavy ring and edge wear with splitting seams and pen.)

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PeaceBlack Power ... LP
Copperbelt/Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 19.98
A really raw set from 70s Africa – one that's more rock than Afro Funk, but which has a pretty hypnotic groove overall! The group's heavy on guitars, which are often played in a fuzzy, jamming sort of way – but with different tones and phrasing than American or Anglo psyche groups ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Inlcudes download!)
Also available Black Power ... CD 7.99

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Penny PennyYogo Yogo ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1996. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
The strong second album from Penny Penny – a set that has the South African singer emerging as even more of a superstar than before – as you might guess from his look on the cover! The style is this unique blend of older South African vocal modes with more contemporary club elements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Yogo Yogo ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... LP
Issste/Mr Bongo (UK), 1981. New Copy Gatefold ... $25.99 27.98
A wonderfully hard-to-categorize album from the start of the 80s – a Mexican record that mixes folkloric roots with electronic instrumentation – but all in a way that sounds much more ancient than you'd expect for the time! The fusion of modes here is wonderful – almost at a ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Iyke PetersEvolution Of The Mind ... LP
Clover (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate edge wear, some pen and a rip in the bottom right corner.)

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Andrei PetrovCruel Romance ... LP
Melodiya (Russia), 1984. Very Good+ ... $2.99
(Soundtracks, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Astor PiazzollaMusica De Buenos Aires ... LP
RCA (Germany), 1982. Near Mint- ... $11.99
With his Conjunto 9 and Quinteto. LP, Vinyl record album

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Geraldo PinoAfro Soco Soul Live ... LP
Everland (Austria), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A blistering batch of live tracks from the amazing Geraldo Pino – super-tight Afro Funk with a groove to rival some of James Brown's funkiest work! Pino clearly takes a lot of cues from The Godfather in the way he leads the band – working with an MC who starts the set and calls him to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hubert Porter with The Jamaican CalypsoniansCalypsos From Jamaica ... LP
Dub Store (Japan), Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99 23.99
A great mix of modes from Hubert Porter – tunes that are definitely the calypsos promised in the title, but which also have some unique elements that mark them as Jamaican, too – touches of mento, nice jazzy elements in the music, and that bubbling up of the new island modes that would ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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PRO (People Rock Outfit)Blacky Joe (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
EMI/Soundway (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
The People Rock Outfit really knock it out of the park with this dark-edged classic from the 70s – one of the heaviest albums we've heard from the Nigerian scene at the time, and a record that's almost got more of a South African spirit overall! These guys effortlessly mix together funk and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition.)

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Professional Seagulls Dance Band Port HarcourtProfessional Seagulls – Leader Prince D Bull ... LP
Philips (Nigeria), 1972. Fair ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: FAIR CONDITION. Cover has some wear, pen and heavy peeling on one side.)

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Osvaldo Pugliese Con Roberto ChanelEl Tango Es Una Historia ... LP
EMI (Argentina), Early/Mid 40s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dudu Pukwana & The SpearsDudu Pukwana & The Spears (180 gram pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Quality/Matsuli (UK), 1969. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Amazing work from South African jazz legend Dudu Pukwana – a rare album from 1969, plus a never-issued set of tracks done for Atlantic Records at the same time! The core album, titled Dudu Pukwana & The Spears, features Dudu on alto, in the company of a lot of familiar players from his ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Punta DiamanteAfrodelia ... LP
Sonorama Discos, 2019. New Copy ... $19.99 21.99
Great work by a sharp-edged ensemble from Mexico City – a group who start out in familiar territory of Afro Funk, then quickly take the music in directions of their own – which includes a bit of the psychedelia promised in the title! Instrumentation features the core Afro Funk modes of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Qua Musical SocietyEtore Akin Vol 1 ... LP
Coconut (Nigeria), 1983. Very Good- ... $19.99
A group from Lagos, led by BB Ekpenyong – with a sound that's a lot more rootsy that you'd expect for the date! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, but is pretty decent overall.)

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✨✧ Ranil Y Su Conjunto TropicalRanil Y Su Conjunto Tropical (with bonus download) ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Mindblowing Amazonian cumbia from Ranil – music created way up in the mountain territory of Iquitos – with a lean vibe that maybe speaks of the isolation of the artist and his group! The tracks are mostly instrumental, and have a fair bit of electric guitar in the lead over rootsy ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 2000 copies! Includes download and poster.)

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SabicasFlamenco Puro ... LP
Columbia, 1959. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono gold label Adventures In Sound pressing. Cover has half split seams, with some tears and an address stamp on the back paste-on.)

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SabicasGreatest Flamenco Guitarist Vol 2 ... LP
Elektra, 1958. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(60s mono gold label pressing.)

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Sahara All Star Band Of JosSahara All Star Band Of Jos ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
One of the funkiest combos we've heard from the African scene of the 70s – and that's saying a lot, given how much great music was going on at the time! These guys really know how to lean into a long song, and open it up with incredible instrumental sharpness – a way of coming together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Junko SakuradaSpoon Ippai No Shiawase ... LP
Victor (Japan), 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Horacio Salgan & Ubaldo De LioBuenos Aires At 3am ... LP
MGM, 1960s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wide clear tape along the seams.)

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Sam Fan ThomasMakassi Again ... LP
Kilimanjaro Int'l Productions, 1989. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some pen.)

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Tadao & Kazue SawaiKoto Plays Latin Fantasy ... LP
RCA (Japan), 1960s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi, which is bent with a small tear. Cover has a small split in the top seam.)

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Tadao Sawai, Kazue Sawai, Hozan Yamamoto & OthersJazz Rock ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99 21.98
A killer set of jazz rock from early 70s Japan – and a set that's way different than Anglo albums of this nature! There's definitely a mix of horns, jazzy soloing, and electrified elements on guitar, bass, and keyboards – but the themes here are often strongly Japanese, and also ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Jazz Rock ... CD 10.99

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Sea LionsFree The People ... LP
Jet (Austria), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
An unusual album from the West African scene of the 70s – a set that brings together that area's styles with touches of reggae and maybe a slight current of soul – all of which makes for a very distinct approach to rhythm, which is also echoed in the vocals and instrumentation! There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Free The People ... CD 14.99

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Lingo Seini Et Son GroupeMusique Hauka (with bonus download) ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2020. New Copy ... $20.99
Really unusual music recorded in contemporary Niger – performed by a group that features two different musicians each playing calabash – a large gourd that is used in this very percussive way, but with deep sounds that almost rumble as if the earth itself were being pounded in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies – and includes download!)

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Caiphus SemenyaListen To The World ... LP
Sony/Be With (UK), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A sweet little record from Caiphus Semenya – a South African singer, but one who works here with backings from some top-shelf studio talents in LA – a mix of jazz and fusion players who really bring a great sense of groove to the material! Tracks include two originals co-written with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Caiphus SemenyaStreams Today Rivers Tomorrow ... LP
Munjale/Be With (UK), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
South African soul from Caiphus Semenya – and a set that's got a nicely righteous, upbeat vibe throughout! Caiphus works here in that best sort of South African style in the decade when the nation's struggles were getting a lot more global attention – showing a spirit that refuses to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Masao SenSen Masao Zenkyokushu – Otoko No Aika ... LP
Minoruphone (Japan), Late 70s. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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SenyawaSujud ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2018. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A dark duo from the Indonesian scene – working here in a mode that's unlike anything you might expect! The pair mix deep, muddy vocalizations with noisy guitar and other fuzzy sounds – but also include some more organic melodic or percussive instrumentation from time to time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Juan SerranoCante Hondo – Imporovisational Folk Art Of The Spanish Gypsies ... LP
RCA, 1968. Sealed ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Shabaka & The AncestorsWisdom Of Elders ... LP
Brownswood (UK), 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99 19.98
A fantastic jazz group from the contemporary South African scene – one who've got a very righteous vibe, and a sound that's maybe even more far-reaching than any jazz we've heard from that scene back in the 60s or 70s! The group's led by Shabaka Hutchings on tenor, but is a very ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ananda ShankarAnanda Shankar ... LP
Reprise, 1970. Sealed ... $19.99
Insanely fantastic! Ananda Shankar was one of the hippest sitar players of the 60s – an artist who was not only steeped in the strongest traditions of Indian music heard in other more mainstream players, but one who also had a keen ear for modder and funkier grooves of the time! This rare ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram vinyl.)
Also available Ananda Shankar (180 gram pressing) ... LP 18.99

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Ananda ShankarAnanda Shankar (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Reprise/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 27.98
Insanely fantastic! Ananda Shankar was one of the hippest sitar players of the 60s – an artist who was not only steeped in the strongest traditions of Indian music heard in other more mainstream players, but one who also had a keen ear for modder and funkier grooves of the time! This rare ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ananda Shankar ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ Ravi ShankarRavi ... LP
Capitol, 1968. Very Good+ ... $12.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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Omar El Shariyi (Ammar El Sherei)Oriental Music ... LP
Soutelphan/We Want Sounds (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
That's a pretty groovy looking keyboard on the cover – and the record's got a pretty groovy sound as well – very different than other organ records or Mid-East instrumental titles of the time, thanks in part to some very dexterous work on the multi-level keys from Omar El Shariyi! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MahaGuruJi Dr Pandit Bhek Pati SinhaVedic Benedictions – Songs Of Soul ... LP
Custom Fidelity, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Sinn SisamouthGroove Club Vol 4 – Sinn Sisamouth ... LP
Lion/Pearl Of Asia, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
The first-ever western collection to pay tribute to the lost legacy of Sinn Sisamouth – easily one of the coolest singers in Cambodia, before the Khmer Rouge shut down his career along with the rest of mainstream society! Sinn's got this amazing voice – surprisingly deep for a little ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Martin SolisMartin Solis & Los Primos ... LP
Third Man, Late 50s/1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Beautifully blue-tinged work from tejano legend Martin Solis – an artist who never recorded much during his life, but performed constantly for the Mexican community in and around Detroit! Solis both sings and handles the large bajo sexteto – a deep-toned instrument that really invokes ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SorcerersIn Search Of The Lost City Of The Monkey God ... LP
ATA (UK), 2020. New Copy Gatefold ... $26.99
The Sorcerers return, and with a sound that's even deeper than before – a fantastic blend of funk and Ethiopian elements – but with a tightness that also resonates with some of the hipper European sound library work of the 70s! In fact, there's a mode here that's like those few special ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available In Search Of The Lost City Of The Monkey God ... CD 14.99

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Soul BrothersJive Explosion ... LP
Earthworks, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Star BeamsStar Beams Play Disco Specials ... LP
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.98
A fantastic set from 70s South Africa – and a record that maybe has a lot more of an American funk vibe than you'd expect! The style is nice and lean, and is often in a mode that echoes some of the cooler underground disco of the late 70s on the east coast – almost as if these cuts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Star Beams Play Disco Specials ... CD 10.99

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Steve & TeresaCatching A Wave (clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Aloha Got Soul, 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
That's a great title for this dreamy little record – not just because it's a rare bit of gentle pop from the Hawaii scene of the early 80s, but also because the whole thing's got a gentle glide that's not unlike catching a wave on a sunny summer afternoon at the beach! Teresa Bright has this ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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StormersLovers Song (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG/Tabansi (Austria), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
The Stormers are a group who rose from the ashes of the legendary Lagos funk combo Aktion – and they step out here with a really storming sound that definitely earns them their name! The groove is funk of the tightest form possible – especially for the start of the 80s – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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L Subramaniam & Stephane GrappelliConversations ... LP
Fantasy, 1984. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Subramaniam and Grappelli are joined by Joe Sample, Mark Massey, Jorge Strunz, Jerry Watts, Ron Wagner, and Frank Bennett. (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, and some adhesive remnants on front.)

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SurpriseBelieve Me ... LP
Beau Monde (France), 1983. New Copy ... $29.99
A wicked bit of 80s electro soul – one that's heavy on Yamaha keyboards and beats, but which was also recorded in Gabon – which gives the whole record a very different sound than New York material of the time! The rhythms are definitely in the funky soul side of the spectrum, but have ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sweet BreezeAcross The Desert ... LP
Feathers (Nigeria), 1976. Poor ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Poor condition. Cover consists of the original front image removed and attached with tape to another cover, still with wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Sweet TalksAdam & Eve ... LP
Philips (Ghana), 1975. Very Good ... $34.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear, a stain at the top right along the opening, a small name in pen on front, and splitting in the bottom seam.)

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Synchro Rhythmic Eclectic LanguageLambi (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Moshe Naim/Sommor (Spain), 1976. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $29.99
A really fantastic jazz project from early 70s France – but one that also features a strong contribution from Chicago percussionist Steve McCall – best known for his work in the Air trio, and as part of the AACM! The music is a very freewheeling mix of jazz and global elements – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yoshio TabataGolden Star Twin Deluxe ... LP
Minoruphone (Japan), 1968. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Seigi TamagusukuOmoide No Ano Uta Kono Uta (Buyohen Volume 1) (10-inch) ... LP
Gomon Record (Japan), 1970s. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $14.99
Traditional folk dance songs from Okinawa, performed with koto and drum accompaniment. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes lyric insert.)

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Seigi TamagusukuOmoide No Ano Uta Kono Uta (Buyohen Volume 2) (10-inch) ... LP
Gomon Record (Japan), 1970s. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $13.99
Traditional folk dance songs from Okinawa, performed with koto and drum accompaniment. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes lyric insert.)

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Tango ProjectTango Project ... LP
Nonesuch, 1981. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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Tannahill WeaversLand Of Light ... LP
Green Linnet, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Ebo TaylorConflict ... LP
Essiebons (Ghana), 1980. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Beautiful work from the great Ebo Taylor – long tracks filled with the kind of grooves that have made him a funky favorite over the years – and which have kept him going strong into the 21st Century! There's a really unique feel to this record – lots of jazzy inflections that go ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent Mr Bongo reissue. Cover has lightly bent corners.)

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Ebo TaylorEbo Tayor & The Pelikans ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
A vintage set from the great Ebo Talyor – an artist who's been recording new music in recent years, but who sounds even better here on one of his classics! Ebo's got a fair bit of jazz mixed in with his sound – a layering of flute, trombone, tenor, guitar, and keyboard parts with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ebo TaylorPalaver (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1980. New Copy Gatefold ... $24.99 29.99
A never-issued session from the legendary Ebo Taylor – recorded right at a time when Taylor was really hitting on all burners! The sessions were done for the Nigerian Tabansi label, but feature Ebo's touring band from Ghana – a tight combo whose crackling rhythms are perfect for his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Palaver ... CD 9.99

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Teichiku OrchestraNew Hit Kayou Best 10 – Watashi No Joukamachi ... LP
Teichiku (Japan), Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Japanese pop and kayou hits interpreted on Koto and Shamisen. Players include Kimiko Yamauchi and Kayoko Matsushima on Koto and Teinojo Kineya and Joji Kineya on Shamisen. LP, Vinyl record album
(In a beautiful textured cover, with obi and insert.)

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Yoshimi TendoHokkaimeotobushi ... LP
Teichiku (Japan), 1987. Very Good+ ... $0.99
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Tidiane ThiamSiftorde (with bonus download) ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2020. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Beautifully spare work on guitar from Tidiane Thiam – a Senegalese guitarist who's got some of the same amazing sense of tone and phrasing as John Fahey, Robbie Basho, and the acoustic underground of their generation! Thiam's sense of chromatics is wonderful – and the tunes have a slow- ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download card.)

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Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area BandObiaa ... LP
Strut (UK), 2019. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 29.99
Pat Thomas is one of the few Afro Funk legends of the 70s who's still going strong – and on this wonderful set, he gives us sounds and styles that show that his genius is fresher than ever! Pat's working with a younger group, but in a style that's free from any attempt to sound too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Obiaa ... CD 8.99

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Sam Fan ThomasSam Fan Thomas (1986) ... LP
MST, 1986. Very Good ... $2.99
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✨✧ Ti ParisTi Paris Et Sa Guitare ... LP
Fiesta, Early 60s. Very Good ... $49.99
Beautiful work from Ti Paris – a Haitian guitarist who works here in a relatively stripped-down setting – usually just his voice and acoustic guitar, light percussion, and occasional chorus vocals! The approach is quite different than later Haitian music we know – and has this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Haitian stereo pressing on Haiti Record. Cover has split seams, some stains along the top, and a bit of red pen on front.)

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Professor Liang Tsai-PingChina's Instrumental Heritage ... LP
Lyrichord, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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Bud TutmarcSacred Hawaiian Melodies Vol II ... LP
Sacred, Late 70s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
(Gospel, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring wear.)

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Etuk UbongNight Dreamer Direct To Disc Sessions ... LP
Night Dreamer (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $19.99 29.99
Trumpeter Etuk Ubong leads a mighty heavy combo here – a righteous group that mixes together Nigerian roots and spiritual jazz – a blend that's very different than anything we've ever heard before – and which maybe puts Ubong's music in the same territory as some of the South ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mary Afi UsuahAfrican Woman (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
One of the most hard-grooving set we've heard from singer Mary Afi Usuah – a set that has all these deep, bassy currents on the bottom – which hold a nice groove underneath Mary's heavenly voice! Usuah has a range that's much greater than some of her contemporaries – no surprise, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Inlcudes download!)

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Glen VelezSeven Heaven ... LP
CMP (Germany), 1987. Near Mint- ... $24.99
With Glen Velez on a myriad of percussion, Layne Redmond on mbira and ramana, and Steve Gorn on bansuri bamboo flute. (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker on back.)

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Voz Di SanicolauFundo De Mare Palinha (10 inch LP) ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), 1976. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 29.99
Beautiful grooves from the Cabo Verde islands – and music that's maybe got a bit of a special sound compared to the rest! The group hails from the San Nicolau island – and although they work here in a variant of the coladeira mode, there's a lot of standout elements that make the whole ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1500 – with download! Great 10" gatefold package, too.)

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David WaltersSoleil Kreyol ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A really great project from singer David Walters – a set that tries to reimagine a 21st Century creole culture – linking diaspora roots into a new sort of groove, all with plenty of help on production from Bruno Patchworks! There's a warmth to most of these tracks that draws us in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soleil Kreyol ... CD 16.99

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Louis XavierLadja – Jazz With A West Indian Soul ... LP
ADDA/Rebirth On Wax (France), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A great little session of electric funky jazz – with a bit of a West Indian twist – all of which makes the album a real standout from other efforts at the time! The session was recorded in Paris, and led by bassist Louis Xavier – but the killer talent is saxophonist Jo Maka, who ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Y-Bayani & Baby Naa & Their Band Of EnlightenmentNsie Nsie ... LP
Philophon (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $22.99
Sweetly stepping sounds from Y-Bayani and Baby Naa – a duo who work together in a style that's almost like a dubbier take on the territory of lovers rock! The tunes are midtempo and laidback – most have both voices singing together, in this male/female blend that's really great and ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yanti BersaudaraYanti Bersaudara ... LP
Lamunai (France), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
Haunting vocals from Yanti Bersaudara – an Indonesian singer, but one who works here in a range of modes that embraces some of the other styles in the Southeast Asian scene of the early 70s! Yanti's got a presence that's almost more like a European vocalist – not overstated, but nicely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Young Ones Of GuyanaYoung Ones Of Guyana On Tour/Reunion ... LP
BBE (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 26.98
A pair of albums from this Guyana group – both recorded overseas, and with a really unique sort of vibe! Young Ones Of Guyana On Tour was recorded in 1970, while the group was in London – at the legendary Landsdowne Studios, home to some really groundbreaking jazz at the time – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Zack & GeebahFor The Love Of Money (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 26.98
Catchy, clubby grooves from the team of Zack Roberts and Gebah Swary – a Liberian duo who issued this very catchy record at the start of the 80s! The pair have an 80s look on the cover, and definitely bring that into their music too – with early electro touches used in very spare ways, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available For The Love Of Money ... CD 4.99

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Zonke FamilyAt The Studio (with bonus download) ... LP
Lokalophon (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $24.99
A great trio of players from the Zonke family of Zimbabwe – working here in a rootsy mode that makes highly percussive instrumentation with their own harmonized vocals! Instrumentation is spare – all three members play ngoma drums, with round bottom-heavy tones – plus hosha and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Zorro FiveJump Uptight (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Brigadiers/Matsuli (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $24.99
A rare set from Zorro Five – a South African group, but one who sound a bit like some of the best Italian sound library combos of the time – really stepping out in a hip blend of riffing guitar, hard drums, and organ! That aspect is maybe no surprise, given that Zorro Five were more of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Alexis ZoumbasAlexis Zoumbas ... LP
Orpheum/Mississippi, Late 20s. New Copy ... $13.99
Astonishing work from Alexis Zoumbas – a Greek musician from the early days of the 78rpm recording, and one who plays violin with the dexterity of Paganini, but in ways that are much more rootsy and fokloric overall! Zoumbas' classic 78s have recently gotten new attention on an excellent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes 8 page booklet!)
 
 



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