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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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✨✧ VariousFestival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
A compelling collection of underground Latin tracks recorded on the San Francisco scene – issued here by the Nucleus Records label, who were best known for their Bay Area Brazilian releases! The set features selections from a festival of Latin American styles in SF – and includes ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nana VasconcelosZumbi ... LP
Europa, 1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99
An excellent set of percussion and vocals from this enigmatic Brazilian talent – recorded in Paris, featuring overdubs that led Nana layer percussion over percussion, and play parts of his body and voice along with the drums. The set's got a really spiritual quality – with much more ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Agu Risky & De Lovers International BandIkwokirikwo ... LP
Akpolla (Nigeria), 1988. Good ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has some wear with pen and old masking tape along all seams.)

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✨✧ James Iroha & The MasqueradesMr. Bankrovitch Is Dead ... LP
Fontana (Nigeria), 1981. Good ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has wear, staining, and some pen.)

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✨✧ Patty ObasseyPatty Obassey In Thessaloniki Greece - Bianu Kayi Kele Jehovah ... LP
One Record (Nigeria), 1985. Good ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has wear, aging, and tape on the top seam. Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ Eddie DonkorAsiko Darling ... LP
Gapophone (Nigeria), 1975. Fair ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has ring and edge wear with some marker.)

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✨✧ Onyeka OnwenuEndless Life ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1981. Good ... Just Sold Out!
Produced by Sonny Okosun, who also wrote most of the tracks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a bit more near the bottom than the top.)

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✨✧ Manu DibangoAfrovision ... LP
Island, 1978. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A funky gem from reedman Manu Dibango – a set recorded hot on the heels of his huge Soul Makossa hit, and done with a similar blend of African roots and 70s funk! The main focus here is on the instrumentation – not just Manu's saxophone lines, but also some great keyboards too – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Fela & Africa 70Expensive Sh*t ... LP
Barclay (France), 1975. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A real classic from the great Fela Kuti – a seminal mid 70s record that not only shows his impeccable sense of rhythm, but also his sense of rage as well! The title track – "Expensive Sh_t" – is Fela's answer to the time that he got busted for dope, and was forced to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue on Knitting Factory.)
Also available Expensive Sh*t (180 gram pressing) ... LP 21.99

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✨✧ VariousWorld Psychedelic Classics 3 – Love's A Real Thing – The Funky Fuzzy Sounds Of West Africa (with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 23.98
A really mind-bending collection of African grooves – one that digs deep into the West African scene of the early 70s – and comes up with a massive batch of tunes that really opens up our understanding of the music! The sound here isn't just 70s Afro Funk – as the tunes include a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card too!)

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✨✧ VariousAfricans – Original Soundtrack From The Television Series ... LP
Antilles, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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
(NOTE – Cover has wear, staining, and a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Alhaj Bai Konte, Dembo Konte, & Ma Lamini JobareGambian Griot Kora Duets (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Folkways, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 22.99
A beautiful little record – one that features cascading tones from the strings of the kora, mixed with occasional vocal moments too! The album was recorded in Dakar and Brikama in the mid 70s – and is maybe the start of a great run of later sessions that found a way of taking this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very nicely-done reissue – with all the heft of an orginal Folkways pressing!)
Also available Gambian Griot Kora Duets ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Lord Invader & His Calypso GroupCalypso Travels (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Folkways, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 22.98
The last album ever recorded by Trinidad calypso legend Lord Invader – and a set that really sums up all the genius he brought to his too-short career! At a time when the music was really entering the mainstream in commercial ways, Invader keeps things very spare, stark, and basic here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful reissue – with all the heft of a classic Folkways pressing!)

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✨✧ VariousTuareg Music Of The Southern Sahara (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Folkways, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 22.98
The sounds of the Tuareg culture have gotten some surprisingly strong global circulation in recent years – thanks especially to a few key guitarists who've gained international attention – but this 1960 recording by Folkways Records may well be one of the first times the music of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Very nicely-done reissue – with all the heft of an orginal Folkways pressing!)

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✨✧ Youssou N'DourNelson Mandela ... LP
Polygram, 1986. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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✨✧ Yehudi Menuhin/Narayanaswami/Menon/RaghuClassical Indian Music (Treasury Series) ... LP
London, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(UK pressing.)

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

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✨✧ Juju/Oneness Of Juju/Experience UnlimitedBlack Fire Set (Live At The East/Chapter Two/African Rhythms/Space Jungle Luv/Free Yourself) (5LP set) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 5LP ... Just Sold Out!
Five full albums from the legendary Black Fire label – a DC-based imprint that was home to a heck of a lot of knowledge and power back in the 70s! First up is Live At The East – a never-issued performance by the legendary spiritual jazz group Juju – the genre-crossing combo who'd ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Five full records, each with individual cover art and booklets – all in a slipcover!)

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✨✧ Andrei PetrovCruel Romance ... LP
Melodiya (Russia), 1984. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Soundtracks, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Eduardo FaluVirtuosismo Y Folklore De Falu ... LP
Philips (Uruguay), Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Cover has half split seams, some wear, and yellowing from age.)

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✨✧ Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice (180 gram pressing) ... LP
World Circuit, 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 24.98
A really fantastic collaboration between two pioneers of African music – and a set that nicely opens both into the jazziest side of their talents! Hugh Masekela blows flugelhorn, and Tony Allen handles drums and plenty of percussion – and although both artists sing a bit, the main ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousCan't You Hear Me – African Nuggets ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.98
The "nuggets" in the title is very well placed here – as all the cuts here have every bit as much freak and fuzz as the American garage and pre-punk work chronicled famously on the lengendary Nuggets series! Yet these tracks are all even more obscure, and all come from African ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousRemolino De Oro – Coastal Cumbias From Colombia's Discos Fuentes 1961 to 1973 ... LP
Discos Fuentes/Domino Sound, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
Old school cumbia tunes – with plenty of raw rhythms and acoustic instrumentation in the mix! The package is a wicked batch of rare numbers from Colombia's legendary Discos Fuentes – most of which are from the early and mid 60s, recorded at a time when the imprint was really making ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Francisco CanaroSentimiento Gaucho ... LP
EMI (Uruguay), Late 20s/1930s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Salum Abdallah & Cuban Marimba BandNgoma Tanzania ... LP
Domino Sound, Early 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Beautiful sounds from the short-lived musical legacy of Salum Abdallah and his Cuban Marimba Band – a group from Tanzania, but one who play with lots of influence from Latin Music – as you might guess from their name! And yet, unlike some of the larger, fuller Latin-influenced groups ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Hugh MasekelaBoy's Doin' It ... LP
Casablanca, 1975. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A mid 70s effort from Hugh Maskela, recorded in Nigeria, an excellent melding of his jazz inflected pop sound with some deeper soulful grooves. The vibe here is showing both some funk and disco influences, but with trademark South African style melodies floating over top and a dedication to Fela, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a peeled spot on front and some stains.)

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✨✧ Ravi ShankarGenius of Ravi Shankar ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Nice stuff by Ravi Shankar – although we should hate the album for its patronizing liner notes, which refer to Shankar's work as "psychedelicacies", and which wonder aloud why people need to use hallucinogenic drugs if they've got Ravi! Titles include "Sitar Todi", "R ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ L SubramaniamIndian Classical Music ... LP
Discovery, 1981. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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(Cover has a Grammy Nomination sticker.)

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✨✧ Kamal El Malakh/Ibrahim Ahmed/Gamal SalamaStory Of Tutankhamun ... LP
Argo (UK), 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
(Spoken Word, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet. Cover has a cutout notch and is slightly wavy near the opening.)

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

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✨✧ Fela & Roy AyersMusic Of Many Colors ... LP
Celluloid/Knitting Factory, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.99
One of the best soul collaborations ever! Fela and Roy Ayers team up for this whopping album that brings together the best sides of these monster soul talents of the 70s! In keeping with Fela's work, the tracks are long and Afro-tinged, with a complicated groove that grows over the length of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ JP Ramazani & Kass KassDanger ... LP
Syllart (France), 1987. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(Cover has some writing in pen on front.)

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✨✧ Ali Akbar KhanNorth Indian Master Of The Sarod ... LP
World Pacific, 1964. Near Mint- ... $29.99
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(Mono pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Orchestra BaobabMouhamadou Bamba (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Syllart (France), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 34.98
A classic album from the best years of Orchestra Baobab – a time when the group were maybe the greatest thing coming out of Dakar, and really helping to move a whole generation of West African sounds forward into new directions! The instrumentation is still relatively old school – no ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Miriam MakebaMiriam Makeba ... LP
RCA, 1960. Very Good+ ... $6.99
One of Miriam's first albums in the US – issued under the supervision of Harry Belafonte, and recorded with only guitar backing on most cuts, plus some additional vocal help from the Belafonte Folk Singers. Tracks include "Olili", "The Retreat Song", "Umhome", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Commander Ebenezer ObeyCelebration ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $8.99
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(Cover has some wear, peeling and pen.)

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✨✧ Kanda Bongo ManAfro Rythmes Presente Kanda Bongo Man ... LP
Afro Rythmes (France), 1982. Very Good ... $9.99
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(Cover has light wear and a bit of pen. Vinyl has a click on "Djessy".)

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✨✧ Oriental Brothers International BandAnyi Abiala Ozo ... LP
Afrodisia (Nigeria), 1987. Very Good ... $14.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Moni BileBijou ... LP
Toure Jim's (France), 1982. Very Good ... $7.99
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(Cover has some gloss separation along the edges.)

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✨✧ VariousCult Cargo – Grand Bahama Goombay ... LP
Numero, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99 26.99
Heavy funk from the Bahamas – a whole bunch of groups that will show you that Nassau had a lot more to offer than The Beginning Of The End! The groove here is totally wonderful – somewhat like American funk of the late 60s and early 70s, but served up with some very unusual rhythmic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cult Cargo – Grand Bahama Goombay ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandImmortality ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1987. Good ... $8.99
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(Cover has some wear and an ink stamp.)

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Bande GamboaHorizonte – Revamping Rare Gems From Guinea Bissau & Cabo Verde ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A really fantastic idea for a project – and one that comes off even better than we would have guessed – new versions of classic grooves from the nations of Cabo Verde and Guinea Bissau, performed by a really well-matched group of singers and musicians, in a mode that's quite different ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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Erick CosaqueChinal Ka – 1973 to 1995 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1970s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
Some of the hippest sounds we've ever heard from Guadeloupe – served up by Erick Cosaque – a singer, percussionist, and key figure in the gwo-ka genre – yet an artist who works in a special space that's all his own! The tunes here definitely have the heavy percussion of gwo-ka, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Chinal Ka – 1973 to 1995 ... CD 16.99

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VariousStraight From The Decks – Guts Finest Selection From His Famous DJ Sets ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
You might know Guts as a music producer, but he's also a hell of a DJ – one who gave us a really great assortment of tracks in his Beach Diggin series – and who spins the globe here with a whole different sort of groove! The tracks here are from a variety of global sources, from a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Straight From The Decks – Guts Finest Selection From His Famous DJ Sets ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ KassavLove & Ka Dance (180 gram vinyl with bonus tracks) (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
FM Productions/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1979. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
The debut album from Kassav – a group who rocked the Parisian club scene at the end of the 70s with a fantastic blend of Guadeloupe styles and more contemporary rhythms – really opening the door for countless other acts to follow in their wake! The tracks are mostly long, and heavy on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El Tipo Este Y Al QuetzLa Revancha De La Manana ... LP
Pura Vida (France), 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
That's a pretty darn striking image on the cover – and the sounds within are pretty darn striking too – a fantastic mix of Cuban roots and contemporary hip hop production! French producer Al Quetz works here with El Tipo Este of Cuban hip hop group Obsesion – and the style is far ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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VariousHeavenly Ethiopiques – The Best Of The Ethiopiques Series ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
The definitely got the title right on this one – because the set is filled with some of the most heavenly tracks from the legendary Ethiopiques series – that legendary run of compilations that was the first introduction for most of us to the amazing music of Ethiopia! This package ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pazy & The Black HippiesWa Ho Ha ... LP
Secret Stash, 1978. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A weird little record from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – much more laidback than you might expect, and a set with a definite Jamaican influence too! At times, some of these tracks are almost more reggae than Afro Funk – although at other points, there's definitely the fierce energy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited green vinyl pressing, #246/300.)

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King Sunny Ade & The New African BeatsJealousy ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1987. Good ... $7.99
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(Cover has some pen and light wear.)

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Dollar Brand (Abdullah Ibrahim)Journey ... LP
Chiaroscuro, 1977. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $29.99
A landmark New York session from Dollar Brand – recorded in the late 70s, with a larger group than usual! Brand spins out some really magical African-tinged jazz grooves – stretching forth in his usual modal mode, with lots of rhythmic lines – but in a way that's also augmented ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a short click on side 2.)

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Phil WoodsGreek Cooking ... LP
Impulse, Mid 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
Great stuff! Phils Woods plays reeds over a cool crazy band of Greek players who are trying to do a "jazz meets Zorba the Greek" thing here. Sounds crazy, but the record's actually great, and has a mix of styles that comes together in an amazing way. We always used to pass this up, but ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and light aging.)

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SabicasGreatest Flamenco Guitarist Vol 2 ... LP
Elektra, 1958. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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(60s mono gold label pressing.)

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Oliver De Coque & His Expo 76 Ogene Sound Super Of AfricaEngirigbo ... LP
Ogene (Nigeria), 1987. Very Good ... $16.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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KeleketlaKeleketla ... LP
Ahead Of Our Time (UK), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 28.99
A really fantastic collaboration between Coldcut and a host of South African musicians – and a set that also features a number of key contributions from the legendary Tony Allen! The record uses the older cutup style that Coldcut first forged on the London scene of the 80s – but has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70Coffin For Head Of State ... LP
Knitting Factory, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 26.99
One of the most compelling Fela albums of the 70s – and one that's got a very different feel than some of his others. The album features one long track – "Coffin For Head Of State" – and although the track still has the usual Fela staples of horn riffs, chopping vamps, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70No Agreement ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 26.99
A killer from the classic years, and one of Fela's best albums! "No Agreement" is a super great groover – with a catchy hook that goes on and on, and some very tasty playing by Tony Allen and the group. The track is long, with heavy solos, and vocals that will knock you out! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe MensahAfrikan Hustle ... LP
Makossa, 1976. Very Good ... $19.99
Side one is a wicked jammer – the excellent "Bonsue", an Afro funk tune with a very unusual groove! Other tunes include "Rokpokpo", "Bere Bere", and "Ye Gbawa Oo Baba" – all with a jazzy flair. LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & white label pressing. PLEASE NOTE – Cover has staining and peeling on the bottom half – and fully split seams.)

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VariousCumbia Beat Vol 3 – 21 Peruvian Tropical Gems ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $31.99
A smoking third volume in this mighty look at the Peruvian cumbia scene of the 70s – music that often shares the same blend of guitar, percussion, and keyboards that makes some of the chica grooves from that time so great! The music here maybe owes a bit more to Latin sounds from up north, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ojo Ojurongce Ofe & His Ijigi Group Of OndoOjo Ojurongce Ofe & His Ijigi Group Of Ondo ... LP
Olutone (Nigeria), 1975. Good ... $11.99
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(Cover has some wear and pen.)

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

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Ahmoudou MadassaneZerzura ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2018. Near Mint- ... $16.99
(Soundtracks, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWelcome To Zamrock 2 – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (with booklet & download) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $20.99 25.98
Fantastic sounds for fans of funk and rock alike – music from the freaky, fuzzy 70s scene in Zambia – a place where styles effortlessly criss-crossed to really produce something new and unique! The work here is often heavy on fuzz guitars, but also has some wickedly soulful basslines ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes 16 page booklet & download!)
Also available Welcome To Zamrock 2 – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (CD & book) ... CD 10.99

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VariousWelcome To Zamrock – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (with bonus download) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $20.99 25.98
Fantastic sounds for fans of funk and rock alike – music from the freaky, fuzzy 70s scene in Zambia – a place where styles effortlessly criss-crossed to really produce something new and unique! The work here is often heavy on fuzz guitars, but also has some wickedly soulful basslines ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes 16 page booklet & download!)
Also available Welcome To Zamrock – How Zambia's Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972 to 1977 (CD & book) ... CD 10.99

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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsAjoo ... LP
Makossa, 1983. Sealed ... $29.99
A nice set from King Sunny Ade, licensed to the Makossa label, but in the style of his African recordings, featuring a number of shorter compositions strung together into side-longsuites. Hypnotic guitar lines and gentle diatonic melodies float over propulsive percolating percussion, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nigerian Sunny Alade pressing, still sealed!)

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Orlando JuliusDance Afro-Beat ... LP
Afro-Beat, 1984. Good ... $9.99
An obscure album of 80s grooves from the man who virtually invented African Funk! As you can guess by the date, this one's not in the harder mode of Julius' earlier sessions – but it's still got some great choppy Fela-like grooves, and instrumentation that's still quite committed to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and staining.)

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Ebo TaylorConflict ... LP
Essiebons (Ghana), 1980. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Beautiful work from the great Ebo Taylor – long tracks filled with the kind of grooves that have made him a funky favorite over the years – and which have kept him going strong into the 21st Century! There's a really unique feel to this record – lots of jazzy inflections that go ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent Mr Bongo reissue. Cover has lightly bent corners.)

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Ebenezer ObeyChief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Iter Reformers Band (WAPS 128) ... LP
Decca, 1974. Very Good- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and splitting along the bottom seam.)

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Iyke PetersEvolution Of The Mind ... LP
Clover (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate edge wear, some pen and a rip in the bottom right corner.)

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Pambou Tchicaya Tchico & Lolo Lolitta In NigeriaBougez Bougez ... LP
Namaco, 1976. Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear and staining.)

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Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe & His Nigeria Sound Makers InternationalOsadebe In London ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1975. Good+ ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with black tape along the seams. Label has some pen.)

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VariousAssiyo Bellema – Golden Years Of Modern Ethiopian Music ... LP
Mississippi, Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A heavy helping of Ethiopian grooves – pulled from the later volumes of the legendary Ethiopiques series, and served up here on a unique vinyl collection! The tunes are a nice mix of some of the best Ethio styles of the early 70s – and include a few standout funky numbers, plus some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joni HaastrupWake Up Your Mind ... LP
Afrodisia (Nigeria), 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
Funky funky solo work from Joni Haastrup – an artist who's also known for his work in Monomono, and who sounds equally great on his own! Joni's got this tight approach that wraps together Nigerian grooves of the 70s scene, and some bolder soul star energy that would be right at home in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2011 French reissue on Hot Casa.)

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NkengasNkengas In London ... LP
Orbitone (UK), 1973. Very Good- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and splitting.)

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Sunny AdeTriumph ... LP
Broadway (Nigeria), 1992. Very Good- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & pen.)

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Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeOnye Achonam ... LP
Polygram (Nigeria), 1982. Fair ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, pen and tape along the seems.)

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Sexteto HabaneroRoots Of Salsa Vol 2 – La Historia De Son Cubano ... LP
Folklyric, 1920s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cut corner.)

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SuryanarayanaMusical Sources – Suryanarayana Playing The South Indian Vina ... LP
Philips (UK), 1976. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A really great entry in this Unesco series – filled with modal music and improvisation! LP, Vinyl record album
(Top and bottom cover seams are unglued, but this is otherwise a great copy.)

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VariousGamelan De Bali ... LP
Barclay (Japan), Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $23.99
Nice Japanese issue of this well-recorded set of Balinese gamelan music – originally recorded on location by Gerard Civet! LP, Vinyl record album

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Juan SerranoCante Hondo – Imporovisational Folk Art Of The Spanish Gypsies ... LP
RCA, 1968. Sealed ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Joseph SpenceMusic Of The Bahamas – Bahaman Folk Guitar ... LP
Folkways, 1959. Near Mint- ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 60s pressing. Includes the insert. Cover has some clear tape on the bottom seam and some peeled spots on back.)

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LaraajiSun Piano ... LP
All Saints, 2020. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
A really beautiful album from Laraaji, and a record that's a bit of a change too – as Laraaji not only plays just acoustic piano, but he also does so in a way that's different than some of his longer, more freer-sounding meditative work of the past! The instrument is recorded in the space of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousTogo – Music From West Africa ... LP
Rounder, 1978. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Featuring Flutistes Kotokoli, Ali Bawa, Les Femmes Pleuruses De Klo Mayond, Akofa Akoussah, Ayawa Aladji, Houwenema, and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes booklet.)

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King Sunny AdeMy Dear ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1986. Good ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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

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Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeyVictory ... LP
Obey, 1987. Fair ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(FAIR CONDITION. Cover has wear and staining.)

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BatsumiBatsumi (140 gram vinyl) ... LP
Matsuli (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
One of the most compelling albums we've heard from the African scene of the 70s – a rare set from a Soweto group, and one that's got a heavy dose of spiritual jazz in the mix! The album almost feels more like the kind of set you'd hear by a Paris group, extrapolating African sounds in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited repress!)

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Fela & Egypt 80Army Arrangement ... LP
Celluloid, 1985. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
The full-length version of the Army Arrangement album, issued here with 3 long tracks – "Army Arrangement", "Cross Examination", and "Government Chicken Boy". The record was recorded in 1985, with Bill Laswell producing, and it's got a bit more of an electro ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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

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

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VariousPacific Breeze – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... LP
Light In The Attic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $34.99 36.98
Warm, soulful sounds from a crucial time in the Japanese music scene – a 70s moment when the nation was finding a special groove of its own – but one that also drew heavily from American soul and jazz as well! It's no secret that the Japanese have always had a great love of American ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70Yellow Fever ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1976/1999. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 26.99
A really killer 70s album from Fela Kuti – one that serves up a hell of a message, and some great slinky grooves too! "Yellow Fever" is a brutal attack on miscegenation, backed by a funky groove that makes the whole thing fall into place with an amazing riffing sound – bold, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70JJD (Johnny Just Drop) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
An amazing album-length jam from Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 – recorded on the group's home turf at Kalakuta, and with this stretched-out building of energy that's completely amazing! James Brown may have created the longform funky style of vamping and soloing – but Fela takes it here to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Adeolu With Western Toppers BandOriginal Highlife ... LP
Adeolu (Nigeria), 1960s. Fair ... $9.99
Led by King Kendy Adex. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and tape on the seams.)

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Bud TutmarcSacred Hawaiian Melodies Vol II ... LP
Sacred, Late 70s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
(Gospel, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring wear.)

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Soul BrothersJive Explosion ... LP
Earthworks, 1988. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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L Subramaniam with Svend AsmussenGarland ... LP
Storyville, 1982. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Indian and European violin styles come together in this unique little album – as both players use acoustic and electric variations of their instrument, and rhythms include a fair bit of Indian instrumentation as well! (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousZimbabwe Frontline ... LP
Earthworks, 1989. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Native Steel Drum BandSteel Drums ... LP
Tradition, 1970s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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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