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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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✨✧ Dee Dee BridgewaterRed Earth – A Malian Journey ... CD
Universal, 2007. Used ... $3.99
One of the most creative albums we've heard from Dee Dee Bridgewater in years – a set of tracks recorded with a host of Malian artists – in a unique cross-cultural mode that's unlike anything else Dee Dee has ever recorded! The core style here is still very firmly rooted in Bridgewater' ... (Vocalists, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ Gilberto GilRefavela (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner (Brazil), 1977. New Copy ... $19.99
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
Also available Refavela (180 gram pressing) ... LP 32.99

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✨✧ AfricandoMartina ... CD
Sterns (UK), 2003. Used ... $1.99
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✨✧ Cristina PatoLatina ... CD
Sunnyside, 2015. Used ... $4.99
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(Penmark through barcode.)

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✨✧ VariousPutumayo Presents – Women Of Brazil ... CD
Putumayo, 2013. Used ... $3.99
Features music by Nossa Alma Canta, Graca Cunha, Clara Moreno, Flavia Coelho, Aline Morales, Luisa Maita, Miriam Aida, and more. CD
(Digipack has light wear.)

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✨✧ VariousRough Guide To Senegal ... CD
Rough Guide (UK), 2013. Used 2 CD ... $4.99
Music from Jamm, Orchestra Baobab, Mansour Seck, Nuru Kane, Fallou Dieng, Baaba Maal, Etoile De Dakar, Ismael Lo, and more. Includes a special bonus disc with songs by Daby Balde. CD
(Digipack has a light crease on the back & a promo sticker ober the barcode.)

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✨✧ Atrium MusicaeMusique Arabo-Andalouse ... CD
Harmonia Mundi, 1977. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Dayan Ancient Music AssociationNaxi Music From Lijiang ... CD
Nimbus, 1997. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Anouar BrahemBlue Maqams ... CD
ECM, 2017. Used ... Just Sold Out!

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✨✧ Ali Jihad RacyAncient Egypt ... CD
Lyrichord, 1978. Used ... $2.99
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✨✧ Tony Allen & Africa 70Jealousy/Progress ... CD
Evolver, 1975/1977. Used ... $9.99
Fantastic Afro funky! This set lovingly repackages 2 early albums by Tony Allen, best known to the world as the drummer in Fela's legendary Africa 70 group! Both records have a distinctly Fela-sounding groove – which isn't surprising, as they were produced by Fela, feature Fela, and have ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Kronos QuartetPieces Of Africa ... CD
Elektra/Nonesuch, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $1.99
(Out Sound, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Stella ChiwesheKasawah – Early Singles ... CD
Glitterbeat (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... $15.99
Really lovely work from Stella Chiweshe – both a singer and a hell of an mbira player – both talents that get equal play on this collection of early singles from the 70s! In fact, the set feels a lot less like some African singles from the time, than a unified album that really offers ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousYoruba/Dahomean Collection – Orishas Across The Ocean ... CD
Ryko, Late 30s/1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $3.99
Music from Manoel's group, Shimiya's group, Vidal's group, Conjunto El Nino, M Portillo Dominguez & group, Candido Martinez & group, Alberto Yenkins (Yin) & group, Fernando Hernandez with Ines Sotomayor group, Margaret Buckley & Joe Alexande, Andrew Biddle & more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ VariousSoweto Street Music – The Definitive Collection ... CD
Prism/Filmtrax, 1980s. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny Clegg & Sipho Mchunu/Ladysmith Black MambazSouth Africa – Cologne Zulu Festival ... CD
World Network (Germany), 1981. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Orlando JuliusSuper Afro Soul ... CD
Strut (UK), 1966. Used ... $14.99
A landmark album of Afro Soul! Orlando Julius was one of Nigeria's biggest soul artists in the 60s – and has been credited with virtually inventing the Afro Funk sound, and for being the inspiration to some of James Brown's funkier work of the late 60s! Julius came to the US at the end of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ MulatuAfro Latin Soul Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
Worthy/Strut (UK), 1966. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
A pair of rare albums from the legendary Mulatu Astatke – back to back on a single CD! First up is Afro Latin Soul Vol 1 – 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 ... read more CD
Also available Afro Latin Soul ... LP 12.99

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✨✧ VariousDisques Debs International Vol 1 – An Island Story – Biguine, Afro Latin & Musique Antillaise – 1960 to 1972 ... CD
Strut (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A fantastic look at the groundbreaking sounds of the Disques Debs label – one of the most important companies producing music in the French Caribbean – and an imprint whose impact was strongly felt on the other side of the Atlantic as well! The core of these grooves is that compelling ... read more CD
Also available Disques Debs International Vol 1 – An Island Story – Biguine, Afro Latin & Musique Antillaise – 1960 to 1972 ... LP 28.99

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✨✧ Seun Kuti & Egypt 80Black Times ... CD
Strut (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Some of the most righteous and furiously funky Afro Soul since Fela Kuti's prime – and it's beyond appropriate for such a committed, perfect personification of a classic sound via a modern player come from Fela's own son Seun! As strident as Seun's approach is, much like his father at his ... read more CD
Also available Black Times ... LP 26.99

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✨✧ VariousTo Scratch Your Heart – Early Recordings From Istanbul ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 1910s/1920s/1930s. Used 2 CDs ... $19.99
Amazing music from the first few decades of the 20th Century – recordings made in Istanbul and a meld of cultures and traditions of the region – of Turks, Greeks, Armenians and Gypsies, Muslims, Christians and Jews. The music is a mix of classic and folk traditions, and most of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Toumani DiabateDjelika ... CD
Hannibal/Ryko, 1995. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ OsibisaUhuru ... CD
Soundwings (Spain), 1992. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Letta MbuluNaturally ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1973. Used ... $7.99
One of the hippest albums ever cut by Letta Mbulu – a perfect mix of her Soweto roots and the funky styles of her adopted California home! The album's the only one that Mbulu ever recorded for Fantasy Records – and the style brings together those great sing-song vocal modes perfected ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousPutumayo Presents Afro Latino ... CD
Putumayo, 1998. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print. Mark through barcode.)

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✨✧ Tabu Ley RochereauMuzina ... CD
Rounder, 1994. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Gyedu-Blay AmbolleySimigwa ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A holy grail of 70s African Funk – and not just for the unusual look of the cover! The set's a really unique one – almost rootsier than most of the better-known Ghanian grooves of the time, but funkier too – with a brilliant blend of raw percussion, quirky basslines, and some ... read more CD
Also available Simigwa ... LP 23.99

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BiaSources ... CD
Audiogram/Saravah (France), Used ... $6.99
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VariousZaire 74 – The African Artists ... CD
Wrasse, 1974. Used 2CD ... $12.99
Amazing music from an amazing moment – the legendary Zaire 74 concerts that took place before the Rumble In The Jungle fight between Muhammad Ali and George Frazier! The moment was one of great pride and power – and although the concert performances have become the stuff of legend over ... read more CD

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King Sunny AdeBest Of The Classic Years ... CD
Shanachie, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
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(Includes slipcase.)

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Tony Allen & Africa 70Jealousy/Progress (2CD Strut version) ... CD
Strut (UK), 1979. Used 2 CDs ... $13.99
Fantastic Afro funky! This set lovingly repackages 2 early albums by Tony Allen, best known to the world as the drummer in Fela's legendary Africa 70 group! Both records have a distinctly Fela-sounding groove – which isn't surprising, as they were produced by Fela, feature Fela, and have ... read more CD
(Out of print. Packaged in two LP-style sleeves in a small slipcase. Includes booklet.)

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Ali Farka ToureNifafunke ... CD
Hannibal, 1999. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase. Small drill hole through barcode.)

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VariousBest Of Today's Black African Folk Music ... CD
ARC (Germany), 1995. Used ... $5.99
Music from Amadaduzo, Simon Ngobeni, the Boyoyo Boys, Amatso Makaota, Ndukuziyashisa Nezinyosi, Mzikayifani Buthelezi, Dilika & Limano Lingaka Mabili No. 3. CD
(Out of print.)

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Miriam MakebaSing Me A Song ... CD
DRG, 1993. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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Koto Ensemble Of The Ikuta SchoolJapanese Koto Orchestra – Five Kotos, Hoteki, Shamisen & Shakuhachi ... CD
Lyrichord, 1989. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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KassavLive Au Zenith – Se Nou Menm ... CD
Sony (France), 1993. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Salif KeitaFolon – The Past ... CD
Mango/Island, 1995. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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AbamiLagbaja ! – A Tribute To Fela ... CD
Motherlan' Music (Nigeria), 2000. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(NOTE: Digipack is clean but has light staining & waviness from water damage. Out of print.)

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Henri GuedonRetrospective ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 29.99
Latin grooves in many styles – a massive collection of work by percussionist Henri Guedon – a musician with roots in the French West Indies, but who played heavily on both the Paris and New York scenes! Guedon's music here has a vibe that really shows that cross-cultural blend – ... read more CD

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VariousSaigon Supersound Vol 2 – 1964 to 1975 ... CD
Saigon Supersound, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
The sound of Saigon during the Vietnam war – amazing homegrown sounds that are a great contrast to the overplayed American oldies that most folks associate with the period! It's true that US soldiers did bring a lot of their own music to the scene during the time – but the nation ... read more CD

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Fela & Egypt 80Underground System (Japanese pressing – with bonus track) ... CD
Victor (Japan), Late 80s/1998. Used ... $14.99
Late Fela – but great Fela! Underground System was released in 1992, but it sounds like Fela's best work from the late 70s – grooving away at a triple-time beat on two incredible tracks, "Underground System" and "Pansa Pansa". "Pansa Pansa" is especially ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tidiane Et Les Dieuf DieulSalimata ... CD
Justin Time, 2001. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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OsibisaAyiko Bia ... CD
Soundwings (Spain), 1992. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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OsibisaWarrior ... CD
Soundwings (Spain), 1992. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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OsibisaJambo ... CD
Soundwings (Spain), 1992. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Jephte Guillaume & Tet Kale OrkestraVoyage Of Dreams ... CD
Spiritual Life, 2002. Used 2CD ... $9.99
A wonderfully ambitious project from Jephte Guillaume – a stunning blend of upbeat tracks steeped in Latin and African influences – grooving together with a globally conscious approach that's completely sublime! The album blows away any expectations we had for it – stretching ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Oliver MtukudziCollection 1991 to 1997 ... CD
Sheer Sound (South Africa), Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Daniel ZamirAlive ... CD
Koren (Israel), 2015. Used ... $5.99
Fantastic work from Israeli saxophonist Daniel Zamir – one of the most popular jazz musicians in his home nation, and an incredibly spiritual force who just seems to get more and more powerful every time he hits the recording studio! This live performance is wonderful – with Zamir ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Miriam MakebaEvening With Belafonte & Makeba/Magic Of Miriam Makeba ... CD
RCA/Collectables, 1965/1966. Used ... $4.99
2 of Miriam Makeba's mid 60s albums for RCA on one CD. The first is a live set with Harry Belafonte – whose star was falling just at the time Makeba's was rising. The set's set to backings conducted by Jonas Gwanga and Howard Roberts (the guy who led the Howard Roberts Chorale, not the ... read more CD

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Hassan HakmounLife Around The World ... CD
Alula, 1998. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print. BMG music club pressing.)

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BloChapters & Phases – The Complete Albums 1973 to 1975 (Chapter One/Phase II) ... CD
Rev-Ola (UK), 1973/1975. Used ... $5.99
One of the hippest groups of the Nigerian scene of the 70s – presented here in two classic albums, back to back on a single CD! Chapter One is a landmark set of African grooves – very unusual in both conception and execution – with a feel that's unlike anything we can think of! ... read more CD

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Paco De Lucia5 Original Albums (El Duende/Fuente Y Caudal/En Vivo/Almoraima/Plays De Falla) (5CD set) ... CD
Universal (Germany), Mid 70s. New Copy 5CD ... $18.99 19.99
Five fantastic albums from the legendary Spanish guitarist – all packaged with original album sleeves too! First up is El Duende Flamenco – a richly personal vision of music – played by Paco with incredible deftness on the guitar, yet with a way that's never trying to show off, ... read more CD

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Dur Dur BandDur Dur Of Somalia – Vols 1 & 2 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1986/1987. New Copy 2CD ... $23.99
80s sounds from the Somali scene – but served up with a lean, raw quality that feels a lot more like 70s funk overall! In a decade where some of the other scenes on the continent were using more beats, electronics, and keyboards – Dur Dur Band still keep things plenty live, and plenty ... read more CD
Also available Dur Dur Of Somalia – Vols 1 & 2 (3LP set – with bonus tracks) ... LP 34.99

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VariousHunee – Hunchin All Night – Choice Cuts For The Dance Floor ... CD
Rush Hour (Netherlands), 1980s/1990s. New Copy ... $18.99
An unusual collection of tracks for the dancefloor – one that features music from around the world, but with a very different vibe and vintage than other collections of this nature! Many of these tracks are from the 80s and 90s, and are electric dance tracks, but often handled from a global ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Le Kene Star De SikassoHodi Hu Yenyan ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from the Mali scene of the 70s – a set that's got lots of unusual rhythmic impulses and vocal inflections – with a style that moves way beyond anything we might have expected! One of the best elements of the record is this really cool use of ... read more CD

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Le Mystere Jazz De TombouctouLe Mystere Jazz De Tombouctou ... CD
Mali Kunkan/Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
Amazing music from Mali – quite different than most other albums we've heard from that scene in the 70s – with wonderful reed work that really lives up to the "jazz" in the group's name! The sound is bold and righteous, but with an other-worldly vibe too – a really ... 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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Jef Gilson & Hal SingerSoul Of Africa (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Le Chant Du Monde/Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
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
Also available Soul Of Africa ... LP 26.99

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Count Ossie & Mystic Revelation Of RastafariGrounation ... CD
Dub Store (Japan), 1972. New Copy 2 CDs ... $20.99 24.98
An amazing record, and one of the most spiritual, righteous sets to ever come from Jamaica in the 70s – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given that scene at the time! The vibe here is really rootsy, and almost more spiritual jazz than reggae – with lots of spare percussion from Count ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Custodio CasteloArt Of The Portuguese Fado Guitar ... CD
ARC (Germany), 2011. Used ... $8.99
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Shang Shang Typhoon2 ... CD
Tristar, 1991. Used ... $3.99
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Hassan HakmounGift ... CD
Triloka, 2002. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Konono No 1Lubuaku ... CD
Terp (Netherlands), 2003. Used ... $3.99
A brilliantly funky and raw live recording by the Congo's great Konono No 1 – taped in Vera, Holland on their first European tour in February of 2003, and released on Terp, the label owned by Terrie Ex of the Ex! The brittle, in-the-red likembe patterns fly by in high-velocity cycles, amped- ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)

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VariousCumbia Beat Vol 2 – Tropical Sounds From Peru 1966 to 1983 ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $16.99
A superior second volume of tropical cumbia from Vampi Soul – and a more expansive set than the first one, too! The vast majority the the great stuff here comes from the psych and immediate post-psych years– and it has the tripped-out sounds to show for it – but those are ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Fela & Africa 70Two Sides Of Fela – Jazz & Dance ... CD
Barclay/Universal (France), 1970s. Used 2CD ... $16.99
A great 2CD set that brings together 2 different sides of Fela's work – his jazzy instrumental material, and his more dance-oriented tunes. Of course, it all sounds great to us, and it's all super-funky – but the breakdown of styles is also plenty darn nice, and really helps us ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Mahlathini & The Mahotella QueensMBAQANGA ... CD
Verve, 1991. Used ... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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LagbajaWe ... CD
Motherlan' Music, 2000. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print, digipack has some light water damage.)

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Susana BacaTravesias ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2006. Used ... $4.99

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Ricardo Lemvo & Makina LocaLa Rumba Soyo ... CD
Cumbancha, 2014. Used ... $5.99
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AurelioDarandi ... CD
Real World/Stonetree, 2016. Used ... $6.99
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Shang Shang Typhoon3 ... CD
Columbia (France), 1992. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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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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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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FelaBest Of The Black President ... CD
Kalakuta, 1970s. Used 2 CD's ... $11.99
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
(Digipack spine has some light edgewear.)

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✨✧ VariousShe Came From Hungary – 60s Beat Girls From The Eastern Bloc ... CD
Qualiton/Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Great girl pop from a really unlikely source – not the better-known British and French female singles that rocked the European scene in the 60s – but a whole host of more obscure numbers from behind the Iron Curtain – all tracks recorded in Hungary, but hardly ever issued to the ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Fela & Egypt 80Army Arrangement/Government Chicken Boy ... CD
Celluloid/Barclay, 1985. Used ... $5.99
A richly expanded version of this key Fela album from the 80s – one that adds in a full extra bonus album's worth of material! The CD contains the full 30 minute version of "Army Arrangement", a great mid 80s tune that was one of Fela's strongest political tracks – an ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & clear promotional sticker on jewel case cover.)

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Fela & Africa 70Zombie (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Barclay (France), 1977. Used ... $8.99
One of Fela's greatest albums – augmented here by 2 bonus tracks! "Zombie" shows Fela at the height of his powers – grooving away in incredibly fast, incredibly tight Afro Funk lines, weaving guitar, sax, and keyboards together with a speed that still leaves us breathless. ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & clear promotional sticker on jewel case cover.)

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FelaEverything Scatter/Noise For Vendor Mouth ... CD
Barclay, 1975. Used ... $9.99
Two excellent Fela albums from 1975 – both quite rare in the original! Everything Scatter features two long tracks – "Everything Scatter", a bass-heavy, sax-riffing jammer with a mad mad electric piano solo; and "Who No Know Go Know", a funky call for freedom in ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & clear promotional sticker on jewel case cover.)

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

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Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... CD
Issste/Mr Bongo (UK), 1981. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
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 CD
Also available Ipan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... LP 25.99

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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
Also available Habibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... LP 26.99

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Mickey Hart & Planet DrumSupralingua ... CD
Ryko, 1991. Used 2 CDs ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Mickey HartPlanet Drum ... CD
Ryko, 1991. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Baaba MaalBaayo ... CD
Mango, 1991. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Juju (Oneness Of Juju)Chapter Two – Nia (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Strata East/Shout (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $26.99
The rare second album from Juju – the avant jazz collective who'd later morph into funk band Oneness Of Juju, but who still sound pretty revolutionary here! There's a bit more focus than before – still energy that's a lot like the best righteous jazz groups coming out of Chicago or St ... read more CD

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VariousPowwow Songs – Music Of The Plains Indians ... CD
Musical Heritage Society, 2001. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Kandia Kouyate, Mah Damba, Sali Sifibe & Oumou SanDivas From Mali ... CD
WDR/World Network (Germany), 1997. Used ... $7.99
... CD

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Mickey HartMystery Box ... CD
Ryko, 1996. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(HDCD pressing.)

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 20 – Either/Orchestra Live In Addis ... CD
Buda (France), 2005. Used 2CD ... $5.99
An amazingly great set from Either/Orchestra – easily their finest album ever, and a wicked batch of Ethiopian funk! The set's a very faithful homage to the best Ethiopian styles of the 70s – with lots of echoes of the generation of Mulatu, who also makes a guest appearance himself on ... read more CD

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OchoOcho 1 (remastered edition) ... CD
West Side Latino/Fania, 1972. Used ... $11.99
The rare first album by Ocho – and a killer batch of Latin tracks that breaks down all definitions of the music! Ocho were a seminal group in the NuYorica scene of the early 70s – blending soul, funk, Latin, jazz, and other styles into a groove that was perhaps a bit too complicated ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Group DouehTreeg Salaam ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $11.99
Great music from the personal archives of Group Doueh – tracks all originally recorded on cassette, but cleaned up nicely and presented in one of those great Sublime Frequencies packages! The first half of the set features shorter numbers by the group – really compelling numbers that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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OsibisaHappy Children ... CD
Warner/One Way, 1973. Used ... $7.99
This UK Afro Funk group is slicking things up a bit for this 1973 album – but not in a bad way, because it actually kicks up the groove considerably. In fact, it almost sounds like they've been listening to a bit of War – because the the best tracks on the album have lots of that funky ... read more CD

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Gilberto Rodriguez Y Los IntocablesSabor Maracuya Desnuda ... CD
Empty Cellar, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 10.00
Far-reaching yet finely-honed Chicano soul and Afro Latin grooves from Gilberto Rodriguez & Los Intocables – a Bay Area combo putting a fresh spin on diverse influences, captured really well on a debut album that captures them so naturally you feel like they're right there in the room! A ... read more CD

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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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LaraajiVision Songs ... CD
Numero, 1984. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
Music of a very different style than some of Laraaji's other work – more tuneful and song-based – with shorter tracks that show a whole different side of his talents! Laraaji's gotten great acclaim for his homespun spiritual sounds – long tracks that first found a home in Brian ... read more CD

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VariousCult Cargo – Belize City Boil Up ... CD
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
An amazing world of music – rare funk, soul, reggae, and other grooves from Belize – all beautifully compiled in the rich Numero Music style! We're really stunned by the set – as we had no idea at all that Belize had anything going on at this level – and the collection is ... read more CD

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VariousKenya & Tanzania – Witchcraft & Ritual Music ... CD
Nonesuch, 1975. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms (UK pressing – expanded) ... CD
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A landmark of Afro-centric jazz in the 70s – 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 ... read more CD
Also available African Rhythms (UK pressing – expanded) ... LP 27.99

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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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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandSerpent's Mouth (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
Funky genius from a mighty unique group – one who've drunk deep on the classic steel band sounds of the 70s, but who've also refined that groove with a contemporary funk approach too! The group's the brainchild of Bjorn Wagner – who you might know from The Mighty Mocambos – and ... read more CD
Also available Serpent's Mouth ... LP 21.99
 
 



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