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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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Mohammad Reza MortazaviRitme Jaavdanegi ... LP
Latency (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
A really cool criss-crossing of modes from percussionist Mohammad Reza Mortazavi – a musician who handles a range of older Persian instruments on the set, but also produced the album with a fair bit of echo and effects – so that the acoustic instruments crackle with deeper, more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry MoscoCountry Boy ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Sweet grooves from Harry Mosco – once the leader of The Funkees, but stepping out here with some wicked work from the London scene at the end of the 70s! The album's got a snapping electric vibe – sometimes clubby, but with more of a funk feel overall – thanks to some heavy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ana MouraGuarda-Me A Vida Na Mao ... CD
World Village, 2003. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print, cover ap[pears to be signed by the artist.)

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Nana MouskouriComme Un Soleil ... LP
Fontana, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tshala MuanaTshala Muana ... CD
Sonodisc (France), 1994. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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MulatuAfro Latin Soul ... LP
Worthy, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
Pure insanity from the mighty Mulatu – one of his few American albums from the 60s! The record's an incredible blend of New York Latin and some of the more Afro-styled grooves Mulatu explored more freely on his Ethiopian recordings – served up in a jazzy style that has plenty of vibes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mulatu And OthersEthiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
L'Arome/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
Mad grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – featuring work by the enigmatic Mulatu, plus some of the other extra-cool artists on that country's groundbreaking soul and funk scene! Mulatu plays Fender Rhodes and organ on his tracks – grooving with a slow, snakey approach that's ... read more CD

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Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
L'Arome/P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $26.99
Mad funk from Ethiopia – classic work by the legendary Mulatu, one of Africa's heaviest artists of the 70s! Mulatu's been kind of a beathead secret for years – as most of his exotic grooves were never issued properly outside of Africa, and have only been the province of collectors who ... read more CD

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Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus ExperienceTo Know Without Knowing ... CD
Agogo (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $15.99
A great entry in the ongoing resurgence of the mighty Mulatu Astatke – the legend of Ethiopian music from the 70s, still going strong after all these years – and finding new ways to interact with generations of musicians that he inspired with his original recordings! This set has ... read more CD

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David Murray & Gwo-Ka Masters Feat Pharoah SandersGwotet ... CD
Justin Time, 2004. Used ... $6.99
A rich tapestry of Afro-Caribbean rhythms – and one of the most compelling albums we've heard in years from David Murray! The set features an expanded group of percussionists, vocalists, and other instrumentalists – fronted by lead solo stars David Murray and Pharoah Sanders – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Foday Musa SusoDreamtime ... CD
CMP (Germany), 1988. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
Searing sounds from 70s Zambia – from one of the hippest, funkiest, most sharp-edged groups on the scene! This sweet little set may well be the best album ever from Musi O Tunya – a perfect fusion of funky roots with lots of Afro Soul touches, and a wicked approach to the guitar that ... read more CD

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Musical BreedSave The Little Children ... LP
Dig This Way (Italy), 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
A sweet set of digital dub from the Nigerian scene – a record that blends drum machine beats with richer, bassier currents – all in a vibe that's like some of the best underground work coming out of Kingston a few years before! Singer/leader Essco Wilson, aka Sharon Dread, features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a nice booklet of notes!)

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Youssou N'DourUndecided (deep 12" dance mix, 12" dance inst, album, deep radio mix) ... 12-inch
Chaos, 1994. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Makoto Nakamura/Satoshi Yonetani/Hajime UeshibaKayou Hit Promenade – Kyoudaibune/Koifubuki – Koto vs Cembalo ... LP
Crown (Japan), Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Andy NarellDis 1 4 Raf ... CD
Listen 2, 2016. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99

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Native Steel Drum BandSteel Drums ... LP
Tradition, 1970s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
The notes on this one fail to offer any region, but we're assuming this was recorded live somewhere in the Carribean. It's a nice lively set of steel drum tracks, reportly played on the oil can kind. Tracks include "Fire Down Below", "Zulu Chant", "Grass Skirt", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shiyani NgcoboIntroducing Shiyani Ngcobo – Zulu Guitars Dance – Maskanda From South Africa ... CD
Introducing/World Music Network (UK), 2004. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Tray card has a crease.)

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Ezra NgcukanaYou Think You Know Me – Jive Jazz Collection Vol 3 ... LP
Jive, 1989. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Featuring Errol Eyres, Denver Furness, Spencer Mbadu, and more. (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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Muana NgomboMayos ... LP
K-Dance (France), 1983. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Liza NgwaSunshine (with bonus download) ... LP
Nubiphone (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
A really cool little record, and one that's got a lot more going on than just the usual set from an African female singer – as Liza Ngawa's as much a great guitarist as she is a vocalist, and stretches out here in an excellent group with two other guitar players, two keyboards, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 – includes poster & download!)

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Henrik NielsenCapitol Media Music Vol 7 – Calypso/Trinidad/Hawaii ... LP
Capitol, 1960s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
(Sound Library, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Ichiro NittaArea 88 – Fire Of The Unicorn Collection Part 2 ... LP
Starchild (Japan), 1985. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Nkem Njoku & Ozzobia BrothersOzzobia Special (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
A nice mix of older highlife modes with some of the more electric touches of the 80s – still produced with a nice lean vibe overall, and plenty of live energy that leaps between the riffing guitar, percussion, and horns – all augmented by these nicely quirky lines on keyboards! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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NkengasDestruction ... LP
Orbitone (UK), 1973. Good+ ... $43.99
Early work from a group who later grew into the famous Ikenga Super Stars Of Africa – recording here in London with a great raw sound – and an unusual mix of modes that's part Afro Funk, part something else entirely! The set's got that unique post-colonial vibe of some of the other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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NkengasNkengas In London ... LP
Orbitone (UK), 1973. Very Good- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Nubiyan TwistJungle Run ... CD
Strut (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Great work from a group who really know how to open up their sound – a larger ensemble who might have sounded like an Afro Funk combo at one time, but who've really done a lot to find their own special groove! The mix of sharp instrumentation, percussion, and horns could have just gotten a ... read more CD

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Mike Nyoni & Born FreeMy Own Thing ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $8.99 19.98
Wonderfully trippy sounds from Mike Nyoni – one of the funkier talents in the Zamrock scene of the 70s – even though he also works with lots of the slight psychedelic touches of other contemporaries too! Mike's style on guitar is a bit too loose to be funk, but it's also got this nice ... read more CD

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Obaa MansahVersatile Vis-A-Vis Dance Band ... LP
Makossa, 1978. Very Good ... $39.99
Crisp late 70s high life! The Versatile Vis-A-Vis Band deserve and award just for their great name, and their lively guitar based grooves spin out with a sweetly rolling, swelling sort of rhythm – featuring some great work on guitar by Sammy Cropper! All tunes have vocals, and titles include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Minoru ObataUta Wa Eien Ni – Obata Minoru No Subete ... LP
Victor (Japan), 1981. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Rim Kwaku Obeng & The BelieversToo Tough/I'm Not Going To Let You ... CD
Sum Sum/BBE (UK), 1983. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Wonderfully groovy work from Rim Kwaku Obeng – an artist with African roots, but working here in the San Francisco scene of the early 80s – where he's clearly picked up a very international vibe in his music! Rim definitely plays some traditional percussion on the tracks, but there's ... read more CD
Also available Too Tough/I'm Not Going To Let You ... LP 26.99

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Rim Kwaku Obeng & The BelieversToo Tough/I'm Not Going To Let You ... LP
Sum Sum/BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
Wonderfully groovy work from Rim Kwaku Obeng – an artist with African roots, but working here in the San Francisco scene of the early 80s – where he's clearly picked up a very international vibe in his music! Rim definitely plays some traditional percussion on the tracks, but there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Too Tough/I'm Not Going To Let You ... CD 8.99

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Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeyCurrent Affairs ... LP
Oti (Nigeria), 1980. Very Good- ... $7.99
2 lengthy Ju Ju numbers from Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey and His Inter Reformers Band: "Oba Sijuade" and "Ogunpa Flood Disaster". LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeyGet Yer Jujus Out ... CD
Ryko, 1989. Used ... $18.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeySolution ... LP
Sterns, 1984. Very Good- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeyVanity ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1988. Very Good- ... $9.99
We have to be honest, we know a little bit about African music, but not a lot. So when we come across some nice African recordings, we scoop them up and put them online, but rather than insult those of you out there who know and love this stuff, we'll just list them at what we consider to be a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeyVictory ... LP
Obey, 1987. Fair ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(FAIR CONDITION. Cover has wear and staining.)

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Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter Reformers BandSky ... LP
Decca (Nigeria), 1978. Very Good- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandChief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band (WAPS358) ... LP
Decca, 1976. Very Good- ... $9.99
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Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Interreformers BandOse – Thank You ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1983. Very Good- ... $11.99
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Commander Ebenezer ObeyCelebration ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $8.99
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Ebenezer ObeyEbenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band (WAPS 438) ... LP
Decca (UK), 1979. Very Good ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Ebenezer ObeyHorse The Man & His Son ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), Late 70s. Very Good- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some pen and light stains on back. Labels have some pen.)

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Ebenezer ObeyMy Vision ... LP
Obey, 1985. Fair ... $1.99
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Ebenezer ObeyOnly Condition To Save Nigeria ... LP
Obey, 1984. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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Ebenezer ObeyThere Is No Friend Like Jesus ... LP
Decca (Nigeria), 1979. Very Good ... $8.99
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Ebenezer ObeyWhat God Has Joined Together ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1981. Very Good- ... $9.99
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Ebenezer Obey & His Inter Reformers BandPeace ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1983. Very Good- ... $11.99
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Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandImmortality ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1987. Good ... $8.99
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Celestine Obiakor & His Entertainment GroupCelestine Obiakor & His Entertainment Group ... LP
Philips (Nigeria), 1973. Fair ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Nelly Uchendu OdumOgadili Gi Nma ... LP
Afrodisia (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Ojo Ojurongce Ofe & His Ijigi Group Of OndoOjo Ojurongce Ofe & His Ijigi Group Of Ondo ... LP
Olutone (Nigeria), 1975. Good ... $11.99
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Danny Offia & The FriksFunk With Me ... CD
PMG (Austria), Early 80s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
An early 80s set from the Lagos scene – and one that's about as far from the Afro Funk sound of the 70s as that city is from New York! Instead of full-on ensemble styles, Danny Offia has this nice lean groove – basslines that bump with a wickedly catchy sound, laced with keyboard solos ... read more CD

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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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Kayasi Abeodun OjuLeone Stars USA ... 12-inch
ADU Musical Society, 1981. Very Good (pic cover)... $39.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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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 ... $2.99
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Tony OkorojiMama & Papa ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1982. Fair ... $13.99
Nigerian boogie/disco. LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny OkosunLiberation ... LP
Shanachie, 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
US issue of some of Sonny's African recordings from the early 80s. The groove here is afro-pop, with crisp guitars and a lighter beat than Fela's style of afrobeat, but with similar cascading horn parts. The production's a bit slicker too, with the vocals pushed way forward in the mix. Titles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pericomo Okoye & His Traditional Dance Group Of Aro-NdizuoguOgba Aghara 1990 ... LP
ACO (Nigeria), 1990. Poor ... $1.99
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John OkporUkpe Basa Uno ... LP
G-E-T Records (Nigeria), 1989. Very Good- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Victor OlaiyaVictor Olaiya's All Stars Soul International ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1970. Used ... $4.99
Massive work from this funky Nigerian cat – a set that offers up a key mix of James Brown funk and home-grown elements – all in a blend that's totally unique! The 1970 album mixes together equal parts African highlife and American soul – making for a style that's heavy one minute ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Michael OlatujaLagos Pepper Soup (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Whirlwind, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefol ... $32.99 34.99
The most ambitious set to date from bassist Michael Olatuja – a record that showcases him as way more than just a jazz musician, as he mixes together many different strands of music into his own sonic version of Lagos Pepper Soup! Olatuja plays a variety of basses, and is definitely a strong ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Yusufu OlatunjiYusufu Olatunji & His Group In Action Vol 29 ... LP
Philips (Nigeria), 1978. Very Good+ ... $24.99
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Alhaji Fatayi Olowonyo & His Native Guitar BandAlhaji Fatayi Olowonyo & His Native Guitar Band (OKLP 45) ... LP
Ogo Oluwakitan Trading Co (Nigeria), 1975. Very Good ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ One WorldThis Baby Is Mine ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1978. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "Ready For Love", "Brown Cake", "This Baby Is Mine", "A Whole Life Time", and "Mind Searcher". (Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms ... LP
Black Fire/Now Again, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
A landmark of 70s Afro-styled jazz – and the first album by this famous underground collective! Oneness of Juju were a Washington DC-based group that grew out of the ashes of the Juju avant jazz ensemble – formed in the culturally rich African-American community of DC in the 70s, with ... 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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✨✧ 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 ... $84.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Zeal OnyiaTrumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $9.99 18.98
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 CD
Also available Trumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns (180 gram pressing) ... LP 14.99

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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
Also available Trumpet King Zeal Onyia Returns ... CD 9.99

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OpheliaOphelia Marie ... LP
Saultone (Barbados), 1978. Very Good- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Orchestra BaobabMade In Dakar ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2008. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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Orchestra BaobabNight At Club Baobab – Senegalese Dance Music Of The 70s ... CD
Oriki (France), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
A tremendous compilation of rare work by one of the hippest African groups of the 70s – the mighty Orchestra Baobab, a combo who wove together many different strands of jazz, funk, and soul! The tunes here are all live ones – recorded in the mid 70s in the group's home turf at Club ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Orchestra BaobabPirates Choice ... CD
World Circuit (Germany), 1982. Used ... $6.99
Hardly a pirate album at all – and instead one of the first big global moments of fame for the mighty Orchestra Baobob – a Senegalese combo who'd really been honing their craft during the 70s! The album has the group working with all the soulful currents of their early work – and ... read more CD
(Original CD pressing.)

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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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Orchestre Elegance JazzBake Tukila/Mbututu ... 7-inch
African (France), 1973. Good ... $1.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De CotonouCotonou Club ... CD
Strut (UK), 2011. Used ... $4.99
The first record in years from these Afro Funk giants – but don't hold it against them, as the whole thing's pretty darn wonderful! There's a rich, vibrant sound here that really lives up to the group's legacy from years back – and production is right on the money to keep things right ... read more CD

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Oriental Brothers International BandObi Nwanne ... LP
Afrodisia, 1980. Fair ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Orquesta Afro BrasileiraOrquesta Afro Brasileira (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBS/Polysom (Brazil), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
A wholly unique late 60s record by Orquesta Afro Brasileira – with these raw, heavy and unforgettable roosty rhythms and chorus vocals that give it something of a spiritual, folkloric vibe – yet the overall sound is still indicative of the genre-busting creativity of the many different ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeUnubi Top Special ... LP
Sposa (Nigeria), 1984. Fair ... $6.99
Two long tracks – "Unubi Top Special" and "Nwa Amaka"! LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & His Nigeria Sound Makers InternationalOsadebe In London ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1975. Good+ ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Osita OsadebeOsadebe In 80s – Oyolima Vol 1 ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1980s. Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Stephen Osita OsadebeOnu Kwulunjo Okwue Nma ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1981. Fair ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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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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Rogana Ottah & His Black Heroes InternationalEgo Ni Nwa ... LP
Odec (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Eji OyewaleCharity Begins At Home ... CD
EMI/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
No charity needed here – as reedman Eji Oyewole's got a wealth of talent on his own! Eji's a musician with roots in the 60s Nigerian scene, but left to follow a personal path through Europe and the US, where he picked up some wonderfully funky styles which are then brought home to create ... read more CD

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PeaceBlack Power ... CD
Copperbelt/Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
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 CD

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Great Yomi PetersI Love You ... LP
Olumo (Nigeria), 1991. Very Good ... $39.99
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Iyke PetersEvolution Of The Mind ... LP
Clover (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $8.99
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Andrei PetrovCruel Romance ... LP
Melodiya (Russia), 1984. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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Astor PiazzollaMusica De Buenos Aires ... LP
RCA (Germany), 1982. Near Mint- ... $14.99
With his Conjunto 9 and Quinteto. LP, Vinyl record album

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Geraldo PinoAfro Soco Soul Live ... CD
Everland (Austria), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $6.99
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 CD
Also available Afro Soco Soul Live ... LP 18.99

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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
Also available Afro Soco Soul Live ... CD 6.99

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Popular Osi & His Lucky Dance BandNo Money No Enjoyment ... LP
Sir Dolu (Nigeria), 1984. Very Good- ... $49.99
A really rare one from the Nigerian scene – the first record on the small Sir Dolu label! The date is 1984, but the sound is nice and raw – fast percussion and guitar, and vocals recorded with this really great echoey vibe – on four long tracks. 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 ... $11.99
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Psychedelic AliensPsycho African Beat ... CD
Academy, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
A lost chapter from the late 60s/early 70s Ghana scene – a great mix of African rhythms & melodies with the raw grit of garage rock, the heavy groove of funk and soul, the swirling and fuzzed out guitars and organ of psychedelia – the Psycho African Beat of The Psychedelic Aliens! ... read more CD
(Beautiful hardbound book style packaging – with a thick set of and photos and notes by band leader Carl Ricky Telfer!)
 
 



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