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Esso Trinidad Steel BandEsso (with bonus DVD) ... CD
Warner/Bananastan, 1971. Used CD/DVD ... $11.99
A classic album of steel band grooving – a sound that made a surprising crossover in the American soul market in the early 70s! This album's one of the most famous of the genre – a session that was originally produced by Van Dyke Parks for Warner Brothers, and which has a nice blend of Caribbean and American soul styles. From our end, the highlight seems to be a cover of "I Want You Back", a cool groover that's done in a nice jangly way that works well with the steel drums. Other tracks include "Come To The Sunshine", a wonderful Van Dyke Parks composition that actually seems to be mixed here with some bits of the original recording – plus "Ride On Sammy", "Aquarium", "Sabre Dance", and an insane version of The Kinks' "Apeman". Also includes a bonus DVD – which documents the group's 1973 US tour, released here for the first time ever! CD
(There is no indication, but we are assuming the DVD is NTSC, Region 1.)

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✨✧ Ladysmith Black MambazoShaka Zulu ... LP
Warner, 1987. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp and hype sticker.)

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VariousOriental Summer Hits ... CD
Warner (Sweden), 2003. Used (pic cover)... $3.99
Includes 17 tracks by Amr Diab, Khaled, Panjabi MC, Holly Valance, Samira Said & Cheb Mami, Fun' Da' Mental, and others. CD

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