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Global Grooves — LPs

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King Sunny AdeGet Up ... LP
Atom Park, 1992. Very Good ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, some aging, and an unglued bottom seam.)

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeSearching For My Love ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1980. Very Good- ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear, with bent corners and sides.)

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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsAjoo ... LP
Makossa, 1983. Very Good- ... $19.99
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 interjections from talking drum popping up here and there. Includes "Ajo Ni Mo Re", "Pegan Pegan", "Oluwa Lagboju Le", "Gbeyogbeyo", "Penkele", "Ewele" and "Tolongo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ringwear and a name written in pen on front.)

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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsSynchro Series ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), Early 80s. Very Good- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, half split and flaky bottom seam, and some writing in pen on front and back. Labels have some pen.)

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King Sunny Ade & The New African BeatsDestiny ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1988. Very Good ... $19.99
We have to be honest, we know a little bit about African music, but not a lot. So when we came across a small stack of African records, we scooped them up and put them online, but rather than insult those of you out there who know and love this stuff, we're just listing them at a nice price without trying to describe them, and are confident you fans of the real deep African grooves will be able to know what you're looking at. This album features 10 tracks, including "Destiny", "Mo Gbadura", "Ojowu", "Ipe Ndun", "Laiye Ijosi" and "Teni Ni Teni". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeAura ... LP
Island, 1984. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A crucial record in the early days of the global scene in the 80s – a set that lifts the music of King Sunny Ade from its roots in Nigeria, and mixes it up with some fresh elements that really open things up for a world's worth of ears! The approach isn't commercial – at least not in the modes of the later world music years – but there's occasional elements that echo the beat culture rising up in New York and London, mixed with the warmer sounds that were always at Sunny's music – especially that way of making the acoustic percussion and basslines come together in flowing waves of completely sublime sound! All tracks are nice and long – and titles include "Gboromiro", "Oremi", "Ire", "Iro", "Ogunja", and "Ase". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear and an ink stamp on the back.)
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✨✧ VariousNigeria Soul Power 70 – Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Afro Disco ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic collection of lesser-known gems from the 70s scene in Nigeria – music that's a great counterpart to better-remembered Afro Funk and soul from international giants like Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade! This set digs deep, and is a nicelly expanded version of a set that Soul Jazz issued years back as a limited edition 7" single box for Record Store Day – presented here with more music, and a detailed set of notes – really getting at the special scene that was taking place in Nigeria at the time, as the nation was rising to the top of the African scene with a fantastic criss-crossing of musical modes! There's definitely plenty of the funk promised in the title, and the "rock" is usually of the funky kind with great guitar work – and a few later cuts even pick up the pace with a bit of disco, but more in the fast-funk mode, and hardly the slick stuff of the American scene. Titles include "Africans Must Unite" and "Shake Hands" by Geraldo Pino, "We'll Get Home" by The Wings, "E Ye Ika Se" by Alhagi Prof Kollington Ayinala, "Kassa Kpa Sama Kpa" by Colomach, "Beware" by MFB, "You Are The One" by Tony Grey & The Ozimba Messengers, "Single Boy" by The Wings, "Sugar Baby" by Don Bruce & The Angels", "Power To The People" by Geraldo Pino, "Igba Alusi" by Original Wings, "Dance Of The Elephants" by Sonny Okosunds Ozziddi, and "Oba Erediauwa I" by Sonny Okosuns. LP, Vinyl record album
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