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Global Grooves — In Stock — CDs

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

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✨✧ VariousGroove Club 1 – La Confiserie Magique ... CD
Lion, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $6.99
Rare pop psych from the late 60s & early 70s French scene – groovy singles from Le Coeur, Les Hamsters, Les Chimeriennes, Dan Le Bouffon, Christopher Laird, Yar & Yana and others – really cool stuff, most of which we've never heard before! Lion's Groove Club series goes on to ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousGroove Club 3 – Cambodia Rock Intensified ... CD
Lion/Get On Down, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99
Mad sounds from Cambodia – rock and roll at the core, but with a delivery that's unlike anything you'd hear in the Anglo world! There's plenty of Eastern elements going down in the music – not just the local lyrics, but other ways of putting together a rhythm, tuning a guitar, and ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousGroove Club 2 – Cambodia Rock Spectacular ... CD
Lion, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99
A pretty incredible compilation of Cambodia Rock – the best one we've come across – classic original Khmer Rock from scene pioneer Sinn Sisamouth and many more! The set as an effort to present this fun, groovy and yes, spectacular Cambodian Rock as it was originally heard by the people ... read more CD

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✨✧ Etran De L'AirEtral De L'Air No 1 ... CD
Sahel Sounds, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99
A trio of guitars, augmented by bass, all swarming around each other in a way that might well make this group the Spacemen 3 of the Tuareg scene! There's not the obvious psychedelic influence here that group had back at the end of the 80s – but the mix of guitar fuzz is equally trippy – ... read more CD
Also available Etral De L'Air No 1 ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ VariousOnda De Amor – Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were 1984 to 1994 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $15.99
A captivating slice of work from Brazil – not the samba, bossa, or even Tropicalia sounds you might be used to – but instead a selection of tracks that owe plenty to the changes in soul, rock, and pop that took place in the Anglo world during the 80s! Much of this music has a fair bit ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Onda De Amor – Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were 1984 to 1994 ... LP 28.99

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✨✧ Kyriakos SfetsasGreek Fusion Orchestra Vol 1 ... CD
Teranga Beat (Senegal), 1977. New Copy ... $16.99
A fantastic little record that's everything promised in the title – this fantastic fusion of Greek musical traditions with a spiritual sense of jazz – completely unlike anything else we've ever heard! Sure, there'd been previous attempts to merge such modes – like the Greek ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousAfro Tropical Soundz (Record Store Day release) ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $8.99
Afro Tropical Soundz – and well chosen sampler of stellar tracks from Soundway compilations – some of the best global grooves releases of the past decade – with Afrobeat and funk from Ghana, Columbian grooves, Afro & Latin sounds from the French Carribbean, Psychedelic Afro ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousTumbele – Biguine, Afro & Latin Sounds From The French Caribbean 1963 to 1974 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1960s/Mid 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
Rare recordings from the islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the French Caribbean – rare Afro Latin grooves from the mid 60s to the mid 70s – a fantastic compilation from the global groove compilation heroes at Soundway! The material generally has the thumping drum & ... read more CD

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✨✧ Les Maitres Tambours Du BurundiLes Maitres Tambours Du Burundi ... CD
Arion (France), 1982. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Familia Alcantara CoralFamilia Alcantara Coral – Vol 2 ... CD
Allca/MCD World Music (Brazil), 2000. Used ... $9.99
(Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Mariachi CobreXXV Aniversario 1971 to 1996 ... CD
Black Sun, 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $4.99

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Mali ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
One of the best collections of music from Mali that we've ever heard – and a set that nicely gets past some of the overdone cliches of that scene, to really focus on the kind of overlooked 70s gems that showcase sides of the music that are funky, jazzy, and plenty soulful throughout! There's ... read more CD

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✨✧ Shabaka & The AncestorsWisdom Of Elders ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
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 CD

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✨✧ Kamal KeilaMuslims & Christians ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), Early 90s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Really wonderful work from the early 90s scene in Khartoum – sounds that have a much more 70s-styled sound than you might expect! That sound is in keeping with Kamal Keila, who was never a mainstream artist at all – and instead made material like this away from the limelight, which ... read more CD
Also available Muslims & Christians ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ VariousTrojan Calypso Box (3 CD set) ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1970s. Used 3 CDs ... $28.99
50 sunny Calypso jams for you summertime, or anytime pleasure, including: Lord Kitchener "Love In The Cemetery", "Jamaica Woman" & "Neighbor, Neighbor", Lord Creator "Big Bamboo" & "Paint Up, Clean Up Time", Tommy McCook & The ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print, box has some light edgewear.)

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✨✧ Pedro Caldeira CabralPortugal – Variacoes ... CD
Network (Germany), 1992. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousPortugal Algarve – Corridinhos ... CD
Playa Sound (France), 1992. Used ... $6.99
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✨✧ Cheikh SalahMaroc – Musique Arabo-Andalouse/Morocco – Arabo -Andalusian Music ... CD
Buda (France), 1995. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kyaw Kyaw NaingPat Waing – The Magic Drum Circle Of Burma ... CD
Shanachie, 1998. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Hewar9 Days of Solitude – The Damascus Session ... CD
Incognito (Lebanon), 2007. Used ... $6.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousFolclore Portugues – Minho ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1996. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dub WiserChapter II – Tribute To Remixes ... CD
Hammerbass (France), 2003. Used ... $5.99

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✨✧ VariousFado Da Velha Guarda ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1960s. Used ... $4.99
Music from Jose Coelho, Manuel Calisto, Vicencia Lima, Julio Vieitas, Maria Da Conceicao, Maria Rosa Rodrigues, Manuel Dias, Ilda Silva & Ivete Pessoa. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Hailu Mergia & Dahlak BandWede Harer Guzo ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1978. New Copy Gatefold ... $11.99 14.98
Maybe the coolest music we've ever heard from Ethiopian keyboard legend Hailu Mergia – a late 70s session that has his organ lines sounding even groovier than ever, on some sweet tracks that also bring in a fair bit of funk to the grooves! The style is much more in an Ethiopiques vein than ... read more CD

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VariousAfrica – From Dakar To Johannesburg ... CD
Playa Sound (France), 2006. Used ... $6.99
Music from Manamy Kpuyate, Ankata, Kevin Mfinka, Koko, Tambours du Burundi, Fulgence Compaore, Boni Gnahore, Isigqi ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousZanzibara 9 – Mbaraka Mwinshehe & Orchestra Super Volcano 1972 to 1974 – A Fresh Breeze From Tanzania ... CD
Buda (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
One of the best volumes in the Zanzibara series so far – a CD that brings together important work from Mbaraka Mwinshehe and his Orchestra Super Volcano – one of the most popular East African acts of their time, thanks to an inventive blend of guitar, rhythms, and horns! The music here ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 29 – Mastawesha – Kassa Tessema ... CD
Buda (France), 1972/1976. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
Really hypnotic sounds from Ethiopian singer Kassa Tessema – heard here on two records from the 70s, both of which have a very ancient feel! Kassa has this very deep sound in his voice – a range that really goes down right to the bottom, with less of the higher tones of other Ethiopian ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 28 – Ali Birra – Great Oromo Music ... CD
Buda (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
The Ethiopiques series returns to that early 70s stretch that made its earliest releases so great – and serves up some classic work from singer Ali Birra – a really great discovery from this golden age of music! Birra works here in a style that's referred to as oromo music – and ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 27 – Azmari Tessema Eshete – Centennial Of The First Ethiopian Recordings 1908 to 1910 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 10s. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99 16.99
An amazing turn for the Ethiopiques series – one that moves back to the 78rpm era, to offer up a side of Ethiopian music we've never heard before! The set documents 100-year old material by Tessema Eschete – one of the first important recorded singers in Ethiopia, and a vocalist whose ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 26 – Mahmoud Ahmed & Imperial Bodyguard Band ... CD
Buda (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
An amazing and overlooked chapter of modern Ethiopian music – work recorded by a vaguely military ensemble – the Imperial Bodyguard Band! The group's got a sound that's great enough on its own – loads of offbeat rhythms, unusual horn passages, and otherworldly sounds – all ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 21 – Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou – Piano Solo ... CD
Buda (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
A beautiful set of solo piano work by Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou – probably the most delicately melodic material to date in the wonderful Ethiopiques series! Pianist-composer Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou has an extraordinary personal history. She is a daughter of the heralded Ethiopian intellectual the ... read more CD

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VariousZanzibara 1 – Ikhwani Safaa Musical Club ... CD
Buda (France), 2005. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A fantastic new series from the folks behind the great Ethiopiques collection. Zanzibara focuses on the rich mother lode of neglected music from Swahili east Africa – Tanzania, Zanzibar,and the Comoros Islands. This first volume features gorgeous new recordings by the Ikhwani Safaa Musical ... read more CD

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VariousAngola 90s ... CD
Buda (France), 1990s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
The fifth volume of Buda's great Angola series examines the most contemporary musical streams of this strife-torn West African nation. Ebullient grooves serve to transcend the violence and instability while beautiful, mournful laments rhapsodize what's been lost. The music on this volume ... read more CD

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VariousAngola 70s Vol 2 – 1974 to 1978 ... CD
Buda (France), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
The third volume in Buda's superb Angola series chronicles one of the country's most potent musical eras! The tracks here were produced during a period of deep political uncertainty, as three different factions vied for power. A failed 1974 coup left many of the performers included on this great ... read more CD

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VariousAngola 70s Vol 1 – 1972 to 1973 ... CD
Buda (France), 1972/1973. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
The second volume of Buda's excellent Angola series! This collection focuses on the semba, the indigenous dance form that influenced Brazilian samba, as well as the deeply soulful lamentos akin to Cape Verdean morna, popularized in the west by the great Bonga, who appears here. The jaunty semba ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 13 – Ethiopian Groove – The Golden Seventies ... CD
Buda (France), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of our favorite compilations in this amazing series – a killer batch of 70s funk from Ethiopia! The instrumental grooves are very much in the style of the best American work at the time – like tracks by James Brown or Kool & The Gang – but the vocals have this amazing ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Vol 8 – Swinging Addis 1969-1974 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s/Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of the funkiest of the Ethopiques series! Like the best volumes in this series, this 8th one features some killer tunes with a hard soul approach – recorded in Ethiopia, but clearly influenced by the American funk of the late 60s and early 70s! The arrangements are mad mad mad – ... read more CD

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UmalaliGarifuna Woman's Project ... CD
Cumbancha, 2008. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Andy Palacio & The Garifuna CollectiveWatina ... CD
Cumbancha, 2007. Used ... $6.99
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Nigeria Fuji MachineSynchro Sound System & Power ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A fantastic set from the contemporary scene in Lagos – a set that's very heavy on percussion, but has a slightly electrical vibe too – almost the same sort of clash of contemporary and classic that we loved in the Congotronics series from a few years back! The approach here is ... read more CD
Also available Synchro Sound System & Power (with bonus download) ... LP 26.99

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Sons Of HawaiiFolk Music Of Hawaii ... CD
Panini, 1971. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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ChouteiraGhuaue! ... CD
Boa (Spain), 1997. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousXacobeo '04 ... CD
Factoria (Spain), 2004. Used ... $8.99
Music from Na Lua, Chus Pedro, Pancho Alvarez, Joaquin Diaz, Acetre, Bagad Kemper, Son Del Cordel, Alboka, Os Cempes & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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Gotan ProjectLunatico ... CD
Random (Argentina), 2006. Used ... $6.99
The Gotan Project have waited 5 years to follow up their international smash debut – but hearing the set, it's clearly been worth the wait – as the group have expanded into wide new realms of sound! It would have been easy for Gotan to quickly churn out another batch of nuevo tango ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print, digpack as some light edgewear.)

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Muungano National ChoirMissa Luba – An African Mass – 10 Kenyan Folk Melodies ... CD
Decca, 1990. Used ... $3.99
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Nahini Doumbia & Les Espoirs Du MaliPercussion & Songs From Mali ... CD
ARC (UK), 2009. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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XangaiChansons Populaires Du Nordeste/North East Brasilian Popular Songs ... CD
Auvidis (France), 1988. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Beijing International Children's ChoirThe Night - Song Of Yao Mountain ... CD
Realm (China), 2010. Used ... $3.99
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Trichy SankaranLaya Vinyas – The South Indian Drumming Of Trichy Sankaran ... CD
Music Of The World, 1990. Used ... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousTribute To Mohamed Abdel Wahab ... CD
EMI (United Arab Emirates), 1993. Used ... $6.99
Music from Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Safoun, Sabah, Nagat & Talal El Madah. CD
(Out of print.)

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John HandyJohn Handy's Rainbow Band 1979 ... CD
Hi Hat, 1979. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great live set from one of the most unusual periods in the career of alto saxophonist John Handy – a time when he was working with a group of Indian musicians, in a great fusion of jazz and world styles! The Rainbow Band was really one of Handy's most creative endeavors – and this ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Lazaro Ros & OlorunSongs For Elegua ... CD
Ashe, 1996. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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Goldfinger Doe & BMSLet's Dance Together ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. Used ... $12.99
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VariousOcora – Le Monde Des Musiques Traditionelles/The World Of Traditional Music (6CD set) ... CD
Ocora (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 6CD ... $34.99 39.99
A fantastic overview of sounds from Ocora Records – an imprint that may well be the greatest ethnographic label in the world, with a tremendous legacy of well-recorded music from around the globe! Ocora is an offshoot of Radio France, and always did a top-shelf job, right from the start ... read more CD

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Astor PiazzollaRough Dancer & The Cyclical Night ... CD
Nonesuch, 1987. Used ... $4.99
Great work from one of the most creative periods of Astor Piazzolla! (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(In the original slipcase. Marker through barcode.)

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VariousCuba In Washington ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1989. Used ... $4.99
12 tracks from Grupo Afrocuba De Matanzas, Gupo Changui De Guantanamo & Cuarteto Patria Y Compay Segundo. CD

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VariousPutumayo Presents – Acoustic Africa ... CD
Putumayo, 2006. Used ... $3.99
Music from Diogal, Eneida Marta, Rajery, Angelique Kidjo, Laye Sow, Gabriela Mendes, Habib Koite, Dobet Gnahore & more. CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some edgewear.)

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Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsAngel Fell ... CD
Strut (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Saxophonist Idris Ackamoor is a living jazz legend – but not the kind that's stale and stuffy, and instead a continuously vibrant player who's given us mindblowing music since his initial recordings with his Pyramids group in the 70s! This version of the Pyramids is different than that one, ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Gilberto GilRefavela ... CD
Warner (Germany), 1977. Used ... $16.99
One of the funkiest albums ever from Gilberto Gil – a set that beautifully mixes rootsy elements with tighter funk arrangements – in a style that's not unlike some of the 70s samba soul experiments from Jorge Ben! The record borrows heavily from American funk and soul of the time, and ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Refavela (180 gram pressing) ... LP 32.99

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TinariwenAman Iman – Water Is Life ... CD
World Village (Germany), 2004. Used ... $3.99
Guitars from the desert by Tinariwen – a group with Malian roots, and a sound that's all their own! The album's got production that's tighter than some of their previous efforts, but a feel that's far from slick – just a haunting, hypnotic blend of the band's many guitars – built ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfrican Pearls Vol 4 – Senegal/Teranga Spirit 1960 to 1979 ... CD
Syllart (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used 2CDs ... $15.99
A great overview of Senegalese music in the first few decades of independence – work that represents an amazing transformation in styles, and which has gone onto become some of the most influential African work of the 70s! The collection starts out in relatively rootsy territory – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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TinariwenImidiwan – Companions (CD & DVD) ... CD
World Village (Germany), 2009. Used CD & DVD ... $6.99
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(Out of print. Includes slipcase. DVD includes a film by Jessy Nottola. NTSC coded, All Regions.)

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VariousCzech Up Vol 2 – We'd Be Happy ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
An unexpected legacy of funky sounds from the 70s – one that most of us never got to experience, given that most of these records were trapped behind the Iron Curtain for decades! Yet somehow, that curtain seemed to allow for plenty of influence from the west – as most of these obscure ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Czech Up Vol 2 – We'd Be Happy ... LP 31.99

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CamaraoImaginary Soundtrack To A Brazilian Western Movie 1964 to 1974 ... CD
Rozenblit/Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
Fantastic forro from the Brazilian scene of the 60s – a really hard-hitting collection of work from Camarao – and some of the sharpest use of the accordion you'll ever hear! This isn't the accordion of the polka world, Lawrence Welk, Paris musette, or even Tex-Mex music – as the ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Imaginary Soundtrack To A Brazilian Western Movie 1964 to 1974 (with bonus download) ... LP 25.99

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Sir Victor UwaifoGuitar-Boy Superstar 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
A heady brew of guitar-driven numbers from Sir Victor Uwaito – a key force in the Nigerian music scene for many years, and an instrumentalist with a really mindblowing sound! Some of these tracks have Victor playing a weird double-necked guitar, others a straighter version of the electric ... read more CD

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Almir RicardiFesta Funk ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1984. New Copy ... $16.99
A set that's definitely the funk festival promised in the title – but one that's also served up in an 80s-styled mode! Almir Ricardi sings in a soulful style, amidst lots of basslines and keyboards set up by Lincoln Olivetti and Robson Jorge – both Brazilian musicians with plenty of ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Festa Funk ... CD 11.99

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Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing GitanAlfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan ... CD
Gypsy Jazz, 2010. Used ... $7.99

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VariousReve Et Passion – The Soul Of Klezmer ... CD
Network (Germany), 1998. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Music from the Klezmatics, the Andy Statman quartet, Klezmer Plus, Brave Old World, Dave Tarras, Alicia Svigals, the Chicago Klezmer Ensemble, the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars, the Budapester Klezmer Band & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousXXII Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De California – Final Internacional 2002 ... CD
Nucleus, 2002. Used ... $0.99
Music from German Nogueira Gomez, Leonardo Liberman, Juan Garces Diez, Alejandro Roddas, Antonio Melo, Casilda Lesende, Mercedes de Salinas, Rafael Saula & more. (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(CDr release.)

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Gilberto GilRefazenda ... CD
Warner (Germany), 1975. Used ... $9.99
One of the funkiest albums you'll ever hear from Gilberto Gil – a really cool record that's done in the same sort of samba soul style that Jorge Ben was using in the 70s – with similarly wonderful results! The rhythms are great – a really compelling mix of rootsy elements and ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSarafina! Music Of Liberation – Broadway Cast Recording ... CD
RCA, 1988. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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FelaBest Of The Black President ... CD
Kalakuta, 1970s. Used 2 CD's ... $13.99
A great little Fela compilation of some of the Black President's most iconic material! This 2CD set features Fela's classic mid 70s recordings - with some of them edited down to shorter takes than the extended ones that appear on the full LPs, or "part 2" versions, but the track on the ... read more CD

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Orchestra BaobabMade In Dakar ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2008. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print, penmark through slipcover barcode.)

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Tony AllenSource ... CD
Blue Note, 2017. New Copy ... $13.99 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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VariousErnest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A fantastic collection of Ethiopian funk – rare singles from the late 60s and early 70s – all brought together as an amazing illustration of a time when the scene was really on fire! The music here has this incredible resonance between ancient and modern – local and global – ... read more CD

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Esso! Afrojam FunkbeatJuntos ... CD
Sonic Octopus/Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat, 2017. New Copy ... $6.99 9.99
A mix of timeless and modern Afro Latin grooves from Chicago's excellent Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat! Stylistically, the sky is the limit with this Esso!, with arrangements that roll from a broad palette of Latin jazz & soul instrumentation to more of a modern dancefloor vibe, and from instrumental ... read more CD

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Bahia BlackRitual Beating System ... CD
Axiom, 1992. Used ... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousAngels In The Mirror – Vodou Music Of Haiti (CD & book) ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1997. Used CD & Book ... $14.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousListen All Around – The Golden Age of Central and East African Music (2CDs & hardcover book – with bonus download) ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1950s. New Copy 2CD & Book ... $28.99
A wonderfully beautiful package – filled with gems from the central African scene of the 50s – all packaged together with a huge book of notes that's as wonderful as the music itself! The set culls together vintage singles from the Congo, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, and Kenya – not as ... read more CD
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VariousTurkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... CD
Sony (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99
A much-needed look at the huge legacy of female singers in Turkish music during the 70s – one that stands as a great complement to so much of the recent reissues of male artists from the same time! Much of this music shares qualities with reissues on labels like Pharaway Sounds or Finders ... read more CD
Also available Turkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... LP 16.99

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Sergio & Odair AssadSergio & Odair Assad Play Piazzolla ... CD
Nonesuch, 2001. Used ... $2.99
(Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Carlinhos Brown/Bebo Valdes/Marisa Monte/CaetanoMiracle Of Candeal ... CD
BMG (Germany), 2005. Used ... $11.99
A brilliant criss-crossing of musical styles – and a groundbreaking project that documents a visit by Cuban pianist Bebo Valdes to the Brazilian region of Bahia! The work was recorded for a film the captures the spirit of Valdes' journey – and features heavily percussive tunes directed ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousHabibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Get ready to have your mind completely blown – because this compilation is one of those completely rare ear-opening experiences that will let you know that there's a hell of a lot of music in the world that you've never heard before – even if, like us, you've heard plenty of funky music ... read more CD

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Almir RicardiFesta Funk ... CD
RGE/Discobertas (Brazil), 1984. Used ... $11.99
A set that's definitely the funk festival promised in the title – but one that's also served up in an 80s-styled mode! Almir Ricardi sings in a soulful style, amidst lots of basslines and keyboards set up by Lincoln Olivetti and Robson Jorge – both Brazilian musicians with plenty of ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Festa Funk ... CD 16.99

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AntibalasWhere The Gods Are At Peace ... CD
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $12.99 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
Also available Where The Gods Are At Peace ... LP 14.99

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Les Ambassadeurs Du Motel De BamakoLes Ambassadeurs Du Motel De Bamako ... CD
Sterns, Mid 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
Hardly the kind of group you'd hear in an American motel during the 70s – no cheesy lounge jazz here – and instead, a crucially important group on the West African scene, with great vocals by a young Salif Keita! The group have a style that nicely encompasses other influences from up ... read more CD

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Eugene DeloucheDel's Jazz Biguine – Les Annees Ritmo Paris 1951 to 1953 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Early 50s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 29.98
Very cool jazz from the Paris scene of the early 50s – an assortment of singles released on the Ritmo label, owned by reedman Eugene Delouche – who works here in a very cool blend of Martinique rhythms and modern jazz! The grooves here are a key part of the growing biguine style of the ... read more CD

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Anibal VelasquezMambo Loco ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $8.99
Amazing grooves from accordionist Anibal Velasquez – a player who really helped transform the sound of Colombian music in the 60s and 70s! This time around, the Analog Africa label makes a shift from its namesake continent, in order to dip into the rich archives of Colombian sounds – ... read more CD
(Does not include slipcase.)

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Franco & Le TPOK JazzFrancophonic 2 – Africa's Greatest – A Retrospective 1980 to 1989 ... CD
Sterns (UK), 1980s. Used 2 CDs ... $14.99
Amazing music from the last decade of Francois Luambo Makiadi – aka Franco – the kind of music that made him one of Africa's greatest musical exports of the time! Although Franco and his TPOK Jazz group were riding high during these years, they still were really breaking great new ... read more CD

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Sory Kandia KouyateLa Voix De La Revolution ... CD
Syliphone/Sterns, Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $14.99
Incredible work from Sory Kandia Kouyate – not just an amazing singer, but also a powerful political force in independent Guinea as well! This 2CD collection brings together music from Sory's best period – very heavy on early 70s numbers that feature enigmatic instrumentation on kora, ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase and book.)

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VariousLagos Chop Up ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
An incredible batch of African funk and heavily percussive groove – featuring a varied, yet cohesive selection of tunes that run deeper than most compilations! Lagos Chop Up manages to work a little bit of magic in its overall consistency – the tracklist features tunes from the mid 60s ... read more CD

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Jef Gilson & Hal SingerSoul Of Africa (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Le Chant Du Monde/Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1974. New Copy ... $12.99
A groundbreaking set of work from the team of Jef Gilson and Hal Singer – a uniquely cross-cultural session recorded in the Paris scene of the 70s, and easily some of the best work ever from both musicians! Singer's probably best remembered on these shores for his older R&B tenor work of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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SandroBeat Latino (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia (Argentina), 1967. Used ... $9.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Faustino SantalicesGravacions Historicas De Zanfona 1927 to 1949 ... CD
Boa (Spain), Late 20s/1930s/1940s. Used ... $8.99
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Terry Riley & Krishna BhattTerry Riley/Krishna Bhatt Duo ... CD
Be! (Germany), 1984. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
Unreleased work from Terry Riley – recorded in the WDR studios of German Radio, and a tremendous addition to his catalog! The first half of the music here features Riley on piano and electronics, in duet with Krishna Bhatt on sitar and tabla – in a mode that further unlocks the ... (Out Sound, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Beginning Of The EndFunky Nassau – The Definitive Collection (Beginning Of The End/Funky Nassau/bonus tracks) ... CD
Alston/Strut (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99 15.99
A great collection – the rare two albums by Beginning Of The End, plus bonus tracks too! First up is the classic Funky Nassau – s monster bit of funk that's unlike anything else we can think of! Beginning Of The End hailed from The Bahamas, but don't hold that against them – ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Helio MatheusMatheus Segundo Matheus ... CD
RCA/Athens Of The North (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $14.99
A sweet bit of electric work from 70s Brazil – the only album we've ever seen from Helio Matheus, and one of those rare gems that's every bit as great as its legend might imply! Helio works here in this spacious territory that has a compressed groove on the bottom, and a wide sound on the ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD

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CymandeSimple Act Of Faith ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), 2015. New Copy ... $4.99 13.99
The first album in many years from Cymande – that ultra-cool British group who gave us a run of great funk records in the 70s! The style here is surprisingly faithful to the original Cymande sound – especially the basslines, which have this head-nodding, slow-grooving style that's ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousMatanzas Cuba 1957 – Afro Cuban Sacred Music From The Countryside ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1957. Used ... $6.99

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VariousHavana, Cuba 1957 – Rhythms & Songs For The Orishas ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1957. Used ... $6.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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