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Global Grooves — In Stock — LPs

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

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✨✧ VariousJava – Gamelans From The Sultan's Palace In Jogjakarta ... LP
Archiv Produktion (Germany), 1973. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
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(In a bound cover, with some fraying at the ends of the spine, a bit of marker, ink stamp, and library sticker. Booklet is detached but included.)

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✨✧ GuemO Universo Ritmico De Guem (original pressing) ... LP
Som Da Gente (Brazil), 1982. Near Mint- ... $39.99
An excellent album of hard percussion tracks from congolero Guem – recorded in Sao Paulo in 1982, with accompaniment on djembe, bonga, and assorted other percussion instruments. The tracks are spare, but very driving – with tight rhythms on all cuts, which has made the album quite ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Mali ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 27.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Original Sound Of Mali ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Gilberto GilRefavela (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1977. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ ShankarSong For Everyone ... LP
ECM, 1985. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Shankar was one of the few flying the flag of jazz/Indian music crossovers in the 80s – pushing the genre a bit farther forward at a time when most other players had abandoned it! Given that his instrumentation here is violin and drum machine, the sound's a bit different than some of the ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker and clear tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ Dino SaluzziOnce Upon A Time – Far Away In The South ... LP
ECM, 1986. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Beautiful bandoneon from Saluzzi – in a warm setting with Charlie Haden on bass, Palle Mikkelborg on trumpet, and Pierre Favre on percussion! (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and clear tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ PedrinhoAleluia ... LP
Mar & Sol (Netherlands), 1978. New Copy ... $24.99
A sweet 70s set recorded in Lisbon, but with roots in Cape Verde – the original home of Pedrinho before he recorded this debut album at the age of 18! The tunes all have this joyous, skittish sort of energy – groove that bubble on up from down at the bottom, woven through nicely with ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousTokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, 1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 27.98
A great look at the bright world of female soul in Japan during the 80s – a time when the nation was hitting some of its greatest heights of the postwar years – and was coming up with a magical musical groove to follow! While disco reigned in American clubs in the late 70s, the style ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Georges Edouard NouelChodo ... LP
Rebirth On Wax (Netherlands), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
A hell of a great little record – an album made by a keyboardist from Martinique, working in a Paris studio in the 70s – with all the wonderful cross-cultural elements you might expect! The music is definitely jazz at the core, and quite spiritual too – but the range of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Karl Hector & The MalcounsUnstraight Ahead (with download) ... LP
Now Again, 2014. New Copy 2 LPs ... $21.99
They definitely got the title right on this one – because the group never seems to move in any sort of direct line – instead always tripping around nicely with all these hip little twists and turns! Karl Hector & The Malcouns are the same loose collective of players you'll know ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Burkina Faso ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $23.99 26.99
Fantastic sounds from the glory days of the Burkina Faso scene – a time when the country's place at the crossroads of West Africa was helping to create some really amazing music! There's no set style here that defines the groove – as some tracks seem to flow from Nigerian funk, while ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Original Sound Of Burkina Faso ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Thomas Frempong (Frimpong)Aye Yi ... LP
Asona (UK), 1985. Very Good+ ... $149.99
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(Vinyl has just a few light sleeve marks.)

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✨✧ OK JazzAuthenticite Vol 3 ... LP
African (France), Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $39.99
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(70s pressing. Cover has a vintage price sticker.)

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✨✧ VariousPanama! Vol 2 – Latin Sounds, Cumbia Tropical & Calypso Funk On The Isthmus 1967 to 1977 ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A second heavy dose of sounds from the Panamanian scene of the 60s and 70s – a long-overdue companion to the previous volume of the series on Soundway, filled with rare gems that are finally getting their first exposure to the world outside the isthmus! The sounds here are completely fresh ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Big BlackMessage To Our Ancestors ... LP
Uni, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
One of Big Black's better LPs for UNI, and one that features stripped down conga groove with spare flute playing by Black "Melody" Harold. Side one is a long 3 part track, divided into "Problem", "Cause", and "Cure". Side two's got three long tracks: " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole, but is great otherwise.)

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✨✧ Pat ThomasComing Home – Original Ghanaian Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1967 to 1981 (180 gram pressing – with bonus CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 3LP ... $31.99
A double-length look at the music of Pat Thomas – a key figure on the scene in Ghana during the 70s, heard here in a variety of settings and styles! The range of sounds promised in the title definitely rings true – as the music starts with early jazzy highlife, then moves through 70s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes CD version!)
Also available Coming Home – Original Ghanaian Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1967 to 1981 ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 (3LP set with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 LPs Gatefold ... $27.99 29.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard before – the rightly legendary musical legacy of William Onyeabor, one of the most enigmatic talents to come from the African scene of the 70s! The work here is all plenty darn funky, but it's also very different from familiar Afro Funk too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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✨✧ Professor RhythmProfessor 3 (with bonus download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1991. New Copy ... $15.99 20.98
A set of brightly bubbling grooves from Professor Rhythm – and a record that really seems to fit the changing mood on the South African scene of the time! Most of the tracks are instrumental – with just a bit of chorus vocals here and there – and they've got an upbeat, optimistic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Professor 3 ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ LaraajiVision Songs ... LP
Numero, 1984. New Copy ... $18.99 23.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Vision Songs ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Professor RhythmBafana Bafana (with bonus download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, Mid 80s. New Copy ... $15.99 20.98
Wicked house music grooves from Professor Rhythm – a South African producer from the 80s, but one who rivals some of the New York underground of the time! The work here has a compelling blend of straight-ahead house and Afro-styled inflections – maybe a bit like some of the tracks that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTche Belew (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1977. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
An amazing organ player from the Ethiopian scene – one whose work here easily rivals that of Mulatu and some of the best artists on the Ethiopiques series! Hailu Mergi has plenty of jazz in his approach – not just on his own keyboard lines, but also in the way he lets the group members ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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✨✧ Hailu MergiaHailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument – Shemonmuanaye (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, Mid 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99 23.99
An incredible blend of sounds and styles – and one of the most enigmatic albums we've ever heard from the Ethiopian scene! Hailu Mergia plays alone here – but uses lots of overdubbing to layer together Fender Rhodes, accordion solos, and a rhythm machine – all mixed up in ways ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a coupon that can be used for a limited time to download MP3 audio files.)

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Kitsos HarisiadisLament In A Deep Style – 1929 to 1931 ... LP
Third Man, Late 20s/Early 30s. New Copy Gatefold ... $14.99 18.00
Clarinet music, but unlike anything else you might have heard before – as Greek musician Kitsos Harisiadis uses the instrument in a style that's quite far from American jazz and swing! Instead, the clarinet here is used on a series of folkloric tunes – music from the northwestern ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Lament In A Deep Style – 1929 to 1931 ... CD 10.99

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Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... LP
Issste/Mr Bongo (UK), 1981. New Copy Gatefold ... $25.99 27.98
A wonderfully hard-to-categorize album from the start of the 80s – a Mexican record that mixes folkloric roots with electronic instrumentation – but all in a way that sounds much more ancient than you'd expect for the time! The fusion of modes here is wonderful – almost at a ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ipan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... CD 10.99

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VariousHeartbeat Soukous ... LP
Virgin, 1987. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch and promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Fela & Africa 70Shakara (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
The cover image here really demonstrates the charisma of Fela at his height – dozens of topless women, kneeling around the maestro and spelling out the number 70 – but to us, the music is what really shows the man's power – a bold, progressive statement of the new energy bubbling ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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KitaroMy Best ... LP
Gramavision, 1986. Very Good+ ... $8.99
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(Nice Japanese pressing on Canyon, including insert & obi.)

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RoostersRoosters ... LP
Hed Arzi (Israel), 1961. Very Good- ... $4.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Labels have small stickers.)

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BoataneersIsland Women ... LP
Tico, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $8.99
An unusual Caribbean soundtrack – issued on the mostly-Latin Tico label! Titles include "Goombay", "Push Push", "Basket On Head", "Stranded", "Coconut Water Rum & Gin", and "Wanna Do Nothing All Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has a rip on the top left corner.)

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Victor JaraLe Chili De Victor Jara – El Derecho De Vivir En Paz ... LP
Dicap (France), Early 70s. Very Good ... $14.99
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(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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AntibalasAntibalas (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2012. New Copy ... $15.99 19.99
Amazing sounds from one of the best funky combos anywhere – ever! Antibalas have certainly risen to fame in the years since we first heard their Afro-styled grooves – working famously in the Fela musical, and reaching generations of ears with their own brilliant records. Yet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes code for full album download.)

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VariousEven A Tree Can Shed Tears – Japanese Folk & Rock 1969 to 1973 ... LP
Light In The Attic, Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
A much-needed look at the Japanese rock scene at the start of the 70s – one that was going through as many amazing changes as the world of music in the US and UK, but which has always been far out of reach for most listeners in the English-speaking world! The collection's not super-undergroun ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing, including obi and booklet.)

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AK SalimAfro Soul Drum Orgy ... LP
Prestige, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Incredible! This is a stunning set of African-inspired jazzy percussion tracks – similar to some of the work done by Art Blakey on his Orgy In Rhythm albums, but with a lot better horn work, and with an overall conception that's much more unified! AK Salim did some sleepier work for Savoy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kondi BandSalone ... LP
Strut (UK), 2017. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 23.99
Very cool sounds from a wonderful pairing of sources – the ancient African thumb piano and contemporary funky production – at a level that's almost a 21st Century update of the American 70s kalimba experiments by Phil Cohran and Earth Wind & Fire! There's moments here that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Oneness Of JujuSpace Jungle Luv ... LP
Black Fire, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
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

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AmanazAfrica ... LP
Now Again, 1975. Near Mint- 2LP (reissue)... $24.99
Wonderfully fuzzy work from Amanaz – one of the trippiest, headiest groups of the Zamrock scene of the 70s! The guitars here are very full and present – not at a hit you over the head jamming label, but with this rich sonic element that has lots of bassy undercurrents – at a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet.)

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VariousRoots Of Salsa Vol 2 – Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (with bonus CD) ... LP
Grosso! (Spain), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $28.99
A great little series that goes way deeper than the salsa you might expect from the title – as the approach here is to pick tracks from many years before, but which still have strong resonance with the pride and power of the Latin scene of the 70s! The collection includes lots of tracks that ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Include bonus CD!)

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Les Charmeurs/Les Banges/Nemours Jean-BaptisteUn Coumbite Musical – Haiti ... LP
Macaya, 1972. Very Good ... $11.99
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(Cover has some ring & edge wear, half split top seam, and split bottom seam.)

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Radha Krsna TempleRadha Krsna Temple London ... LP
Apple, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
A pretty darn interesting relic from the glory days of the Beatles' Apple Records label – an album of righteous Hare Krishna chants and songs, all produced by George Harrison! The tunes on the set have a playful, sing-song quality that's a bit different from other records of this sort – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has a cutout hole, some surface wear, small sticker, and splitting on the top seam.)

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NephiPolynesian Man ... LP
El Leon, 1972. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & some pen.)

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Masters Hagiwara, Hatta, Kitagawa , & KikusuiKoto Music Of Japan ... LP
Nonesuch, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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(Cover has a few staple holes & light wear.)

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VariousMother's Garden – The Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1975 to 1984 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
Funky female soul from the African scene of the 70s – much of it with a good deal of club music influence in the mix! The work here is from a time when music on the continent was absorbing a lot of modes from soul, funk, and club styles in the US and Europe – mixing older Afro Funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrica Airways 4 – Disco Funk Touchdown 1976 to 1983 (with bonus download) ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
We've had some great trips on Africa Airways in recent years – and this sweet fourth set proves once again that the fun lies in the journey, not the destination! As before, the cuts here share a lot more with American funk than you might think – especially the tight late 70s style with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download!)

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Mike Nyoni & Born FreeMy Own Thing (with booklet & download featuring bonus tracks) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $49.99 55.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 1000! Includes obi & nice booklet – plus a download bonus tracks!)
Also available My Own Thing ... CD 18.99

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VariousReal Bahamas – In Music & Song ... LP
Nonesuch, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Recorded by Peter Siegel and Jody Stecher. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a stain on the top left corner.)

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Abdu El HamidChants Et Danses Des Pays Arabes ... LP
Musidisc (France), Mid 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
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(Cover has some wrinkling from moisture.)

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KitaroSilver Cloud ... LP
Polydor, 1983. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Japanese pressing on Sound Design, including the insert. Cover has light wear.)

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VariousNigeria Soul Fever – Afro Funk, Disco, & Boogie – West African Disco Mayem (3LP set – with download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $29.99 31.99
The Nigerian groove of the 70s – way past the familiar modes of Fela Kuti, and served up here in a range of artists who followed on a huge second wave of soul that soared from Lagos and beyond in the second half of the decade! The music here opens up in a sweet range of different styles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Count OssieTales Of Mozambique (with bonus tracks & download) ... LP
Dynamic Sounds/Soul Jazz (UK), 1975. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
One of the hippest sets ever issued during the roots reggae wave of the 70s – and one of the most spiritual, too! The album's got a very special acoustic vibe at the core – earthy drumming that goes back to a pan-African tradition, these beautiful acoustic basslines that link the music ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Manu DibangoElectric Africa ... LP
Celluloid/Tidal Waves, 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 28.99
A really sweet combination of talents – as the legendary Afro Funk saxophonist Manu Dibango steps into the 80s – working with some of the electro jazz talents who were transforming the music at the time, in a mode that certainly warrants the title of the album! Bill Laswell produced, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy Rich/Alla RakhaRich A La Rakha ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
A pretty hip record – a lot cooler than you'd expect from Buddy Rich! The record features Rich playing with a group of Indian musicians lead by Alla Rakha on tabla, conducted by Ravi Shankar, who also wrote all the material on the album – and Paul Horn also joins the group for a bit of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear and a worn corner.)

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VariousGilles Peterson Presents Havana Cultura – The Anthology (3LP set) ... LP
Brownswood (UK), Late 2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 3LP ... $25.99 27.98
A fantastic overview of the wonderful sounds that Gilles Peterson has been cooking up in Havana since 2009 – the rich array of artists he's collaborated with as part of the bigger Havana Cultura project – which has given great exposure to a whole new generation of brilliant Cuban ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Toure KundaCasamance Au Clair De Lune ... LP
Celluloid, 1984. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging.)

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Mahotella QueensIzibani Zomgqashiyo ... LP
Shanachie, 1986. Near Mint- ... $16.99
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King Eric & His KnightsCalypso Encores ... LP
Caribbean Folk Music, 1962. Very Good- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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IgnitersIgniters Explode ... LP
TSM, Mid 70s. Very Good- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Marius CultierOuelele Souskai ... LP
Fiesta/Ascensionale (Italy), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $44.99
Maybe the funkiest album ever from Marius Cultier – and definitely one of the records that perfectly shows off his wonderful post-colonial blend of sounds! There's bits of funk from both sides of the Atlantic going on here – roots in both Africa and the Caribbean, but fused through ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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HuayucaltiaCaminos ... LP
ROM, 1988. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Les Troubadours Du Roi BaudoinMissa Luba ... LP
Philips, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $3.99
One of the biggest world music hits of the 60s – a unique album that mixes Congolese songs with a new interpretation of the Latin mass! Les Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin are an ensemble of young singers with a very joyous sort of feel – one that works equally well for the traditional ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the extravagant gatefold cover, with booklet. Cover has light wear.)

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GyamfiOsibi Music ... LP
Nubian (Canada), 1988. Near Mint- ... $59.99
Modern highlife recorded in Germany, with some nice rhythms that unfortunately don't quite fit with some Linn drum programming underneath. Tracks include "Awaa-Waa-Tuu", "Ebe Ye Yie", "Ewuraba Lucy", and "Sika Asem". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of pen on front.)

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NkengasDestruction ... LP
Orbitone (UK), 1973. Near Mint- ... $199.99
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
(Cover has some light edge wear, but still very nice overall, unlikely to find another copy in this shape!)

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CamaraoImaginary Soundtrack To A Brazilian Western Movie 1964 to 1974 (with bonus download) ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $25.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Shimshon MielAmsterdam To Nueiba ... LP
Fortuna, 1977. New Copy ... $19.99
A record that's as trippy as the image on the cover – sounds recorded in Tel Aviv in 1977, but which feel like they could have come from some California hippie cult in the late 60s! The music is very percussive at the core – snapping rhythms which are then spaced out by the production ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTurkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... LP
Sony (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... $16.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70Roforofo Fight (180 gram red vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
A brilliant album from Fela – and one that shows him really coming into his own, with that tremendous new sound that would go onto influence decades of musicians! The title track – "Roforofo Fight" – is a side-long jam that instantly sets a new standard for African funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition colored vinyl pressing – with download!)

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms ... LP
Black Fire, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
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

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Komadori ShimaiFutari No Enka ... LP
Denon (Japan), 1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Includes the insert. Cover has light wear.)

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Chiyoko ShimakuraTokyo Dayo Okkasan ... LP
Denon/Columbia (Japan), 1976. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Includes the insert.)

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Arp FriqueWelcome To The Colorful World Of Arp Frique ... LP
Colourful World (Netherlands), 2018. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99
Arp Frique certainly does live in a colorful world – not just in the image on the cover, but in the grooves of the record as well – which bring together lots of funky 80s keyboards with a wider global sense of groove! There's often some acoustic percussion alongside the electric keys ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Welcome To The Colorful World Of Arp Frique ... CD 18.99

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GrottoGrotto 2 – Wait No Hurry ... LP
EMI/Odion Livingstone (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $23.99
A wonderfully funky set from this hip Nigerian group of the 70s – a set that's a lot more soulful than their trippy first album – and done with a range of great grooves overall! The instrumentation here is focused on the core talents of the combo – with lots of riffing guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Grotto 2 – Wait No Hurry ... CD 14.99

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Francis BebeyPsychedelic Sanza 1982 to 1984 ... LP
Born Bad (France), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
Totally cool, totally amazing music from the enigmatic Francis Bebey – a contemporary on the early 80s African scene of William Onyeabor, and an equally experimental artists! Bebey used a fair bit of electronics, but often with sounds that had acoustic roots – in this case, the ultra ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry Belafonte & Miriam MakebaEvening With Harry Belafonte & Miriam Makeba ... LP
RCA, 1965. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Hipper than you might expect – thanks to arrangements by South African jazzman Jonas Gwangwa! (Vocalists, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Dynagroove pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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AntibalasWhere The Gods Are At Peace ... LP
Daptone, 2017. New Copy ... $14.99 17.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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ApostlesBanko Woman ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
The Apostles are nice and groovy here – working in this offbeat way that combines upbeat cuts with some unusual mellower numbers – but all at a level that really keeps things interesting throughout! These guys can clearly move with the groove and hit some sharp funky instrumentation at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Banko Woman ... CD 15.99

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Joe MoksBoys & Girls ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
The music of Joe Moks has a nice sing-song feel here – a vibe that's almost more reggae than you'd expect from her Nigerian roots – but with an offbeat style that's also not like anything that might have come from Kingston! Instead, the groove here feels a bit like when American or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Boys & Girls ... CD 15.99

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CymandePromised Heights (180 gram pressing) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Janus, 1974. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99
Cymande hit some well-deserved heights on this massive third album – working with a complicated groove that's even more compelling than their earlier albums – in a righteous blend of heavy bass and tripped-out guitars that's unlike anything else we've ever heard! The music's a unique ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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LaraajiSun Transformations (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
All Saints, 2018. New Copy ... $19.99
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(Limited edition!)

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Ebo TaylorLife Stories – Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1973 to 1980 ... LP
Strut (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
Great Ghana grooves from Ebo Taylor – a tremendous collection of his funkiest 70s work – and a much-needed reintroduction of his talents to the world at large! Much of the music here has strong links with more familiar Afro Funk – but the overall approach is often a bit unique, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ebo TaylorLove & Death ... LP
Strut (UK), 2010. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A brilliant new album from legendary Ghanaian performer Ebo Taylor – recorded in Berlin and backed by members of Poets Of Rhythm and others from that city's loose collective of international players dubbed the Afrobeat Academy – and the set itself is a great mix of classic Ghana grooves ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hugh Masekela & OthersHugh Masekela Presents The Chisa Years 1965 to 1976 – Rare & Unreleased ... LP
Chisa/BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 27.98
A decade's worth of groundbreaking funk and African rhythms – all of it recorded by Hugh Masekela for his legendary Chisa label! Back in the 60s, Hugh cracked the American charts with a playful version of South African jazz – but he was also an even hipper cat than you'd guess from his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Clive ZandaClive Zanda Is Here With Dat Kinda Ting (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Gayap/Cree (Germany), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.98
A totally great little record that refers to itself as "calypsojazz innovations" – but which is even better than that label might make you think! The groove here is hardly calypso – as it's funkier, chunkier, and a much more heavy take on inspirations from the islands than we' ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAntilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Carribean ... LP
Fanon (France), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
The French Antilles have been a huge source of influence on the global scene of the past few decades – especially during the big years of the zouk explosion, which opened up the island grooves to a huge global audience! But there's a much richer history of Antilles music that doesn't always ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Antilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Caribbean ... CD 18.99

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VariousEthiopian Soul & Groove – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Amazing music from the golden years of Ethiopian Music – a set of tracks that will take you beyond the music of Mulatu, into a wealth of other talents from the scene at the same time! The sound here is incredible – a mix of heavy funk, spacey jazz, and other exotic touches all coming ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMore Ethiopian Soul & Groove – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 3 (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Mad music that's unlike anything else we can think of – a killer collection of funky grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – offered up here on a vinyl-only compilation! The set's a great one if you've heard the music of Mulatu, but want to dig a lot deeper – as the cats ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Antonio SanchesBuli Povo (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), 1983. New Copy Gatefold ... $32.99
One the most unusual albums in the fuana style from Cape Verde – an early 80s variation on the mode that was first created by fusion European accordions and local rhythms on the island of Santiago – taken here into much groovier electronic territory! Keyboards take over lots of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Giora FeidmanJewish Soul Music ... LP
Hed Arzi (Israel), 1972. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Native Steel Drum BandSteel Drums ... LP
Tradition, 1970s. Very Good+ ... $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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Miriam MakebaSangoma Interview ... LP
Warner, 1988. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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(Promo.)

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Paul HornInside The Taj Mahal (aka Inside) ... LP
Kuckuck (Germany), 1968. Very Good ... $9.99
One of the most starkly beautiful recordings in Paul Horn's career – with spiritually resonant, almost spine tingling solo flute and some chants, all recorded in the Taj Majal one day in April of 1968! It's really all about the atmosphere, as it would have to be given the location – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Ebo TaylorEbo Tayor & The Pelikans ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
A vintage set from the great Ebo Talyor – an artist who's been recording new music in recent years, but who sounds even better here on one of his classics! Ebo's got a fair bit of jazz mixed in with his sound – a layering of flute, trombone, tenor, guitar, and keyboard parts with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ebo Tayor & The Pelikans ... LP 29.99

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M'BaminaExperimental ... LP
Fiesta (France), 1978. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A set that's a lot more funky than you'd guess from its "experimental" title – a record that's right on the money, in a sweet blend of late 70s Afro Funk styles! The group have a tightness that's maybe more West Africa via Paris than some of the sounds from back on the continent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue on Africa Seven.)

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Ebo TaylorTwer Nyame ... LP
Philips, Mid 70s. Very Good+ (reissue)... $16.99
An early gem from Ghana legend Ebo Taylor – a smoking little set with a really hypnotic feel overall! The tracks here are all nice and long – and build energy with kind of a minimal layering of sound – an approach that's different than some of the longer Nigerian jams you might ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on Mr Bongo. Cover has hype sticker remnants.)
Also available Twer Nyame (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 11.99

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VariousAfricans – Original Soundtrack From The Television Series ... LP
Antilles, 1986. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Way cooler than the usual score you might expect – as the record not only features the main theme, plus some ethnographic recordings – but also includes cuts by Fela, Toure Kunda, and Youssou N'Dour! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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VariousAfrica – Ceremonial & Folk Music ... LP
Nonesuch, 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
For years, these volumes, issued by Nonesuch in the 70s, have served as the benchmark for field recordings of traditional folk musics from all over the African continent. This volume documents ceremonial dance musics from Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and covers many styles, from small ensembles and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Deke Tom DollardNa You EP ... LP
Hot Casa (France), Late 70s. New Copy ... $28.99
Four funky killers from the Ivory Coast – tunes that are heavy on basslines, and have lots of cool changes too! "Beant" has this bass part that's complicated, but completely infectious too – mixed with offbeat vocals and saxophone in a way that almost feels as if it's in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Boncana MaigaKoyma Hondo EP ... LP
Hot Casa (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $24.99
Fantastic work from Boncana Maiga – an artist from Mali, but one who spent a fair bit of time working on the scenes in Havana and New York – where he picked up some very distinct musical influences! All the tracks here are funky, but have a depth that goes way beyond familiar west ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wonona W Chang/Anna Mi LeeChinese Folk & Art Songs ... LP
Spoken Arts, 1962. Very Good ... $6.99
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Subri Moulin & His Equatorial Rhythm GroupJungle Percussion ... LP
Tops/Mayfair, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Spare, tribal, and heavy percussion – with a sound that's a lot more credible than some of the other stuff on labels like this from the same time. We're not sure who the group is, but even if they are studio guys working under another name, they still do a pretty darn good job! Titles ... (Now Sound, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pressed on marbled orange vinyl. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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VariousTisheh O Risheh – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99
Amazing sounds from the pre-Ayatollah years in Iran – an incredible blend of different global influences, coming together in the sort of sound you'd expect from one of the most progressive scenes in the Mid-East! The work here has some of the same psych elements of Turkish work from the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ArrowO' La Soca ... LP
Mango, 1989. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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