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Global Grooves — In Stock

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

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✨✧ A WaHabib Galbi ... CD
S Curve, 2016. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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Ahmed Abdul-MalikJazz Sounds Of Africa (Music Of Ahmed Abdul-Malik/Sounds Of Africa) ... CD
New Jazz/Prestige, 1961/1962. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Revolutionary work from one of the most important talents you never heard of – 2 jazz/world classics from the amazing Ahmed Abdul-Malik! The CD begins with The Music Of Ahmed Abdul Malik from 1961 – a record that has the bassist working in a very sophisticated cross-cultural mode ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Bilal AbdurahmanEchoes Of Timbuktu & Beyond In Congo Square ... CD
Folkways, 1979. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 16.98
A beautifully poetic take on the transplantation of African sounds in the US scene – played on a variety of different instruments by Bilal Abdurahman! The tracks are mostly short, percussive ones – with the strongest focus on instrumentation, but with occasional vocal refrains from ... read more CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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Admiral Dele Abiodun & His Top Hitters InternationalBusy Body ... LP
Adawa Super (Nigeria), 1988. Very Good+ ... $13.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain at the top left corner, with some writing in pen on back. Labels have some pen.)

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Idris Ackamoor & The PyramidsAngel Fell ... LP
Strut (UK), 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 28.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Justin Adams & Juldeh CamaraTell No Lies ... CD
Real World, 2009. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, mark through digipack barcode.)

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Attarazat Addahabia & FaradjallahAl Hadaoui ... CD
Habibi Funk, 1973. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Monstrous funk from Morocco – unreleased material recorded in 1973, with a sound that should have revolutionized North Africa at the time! The group works here in a really raw blend of heavy percussion and riffing guitar – produced with lots of edge and echo, and delivered with the ... read more CD

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King Sunny AdeGet Up ... LP
Atom Park, 1992. Very Good ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is lightly stained at the bottom 4 inches, with a bit of pen on front. Label has some pen.)

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King Sunny AdeGood Shepherd ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1988. Very Good ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is lightly stained at the top 4 inches, with some pen in back. Label has some pen.)

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King Sunny AdeLive At The Hollywood Palace ... CD
Hemisphere/IRS, 1990. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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King Sunny Ade & The New African BeatsJealousy ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1987. Very Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is lightly stained and wavy.)

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Sunny AdeGolden Mercury Of Africa ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), Late 70s. Very Good- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear, discoloration from age, and bent corners.)

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Sunny AdeSunny Ade & Hi African Beats In London ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1977. Fair ... $14.99
Early work from King Sunny Ade – recorded in London, and featuring two side-long tracks – "Igbagbo Ndupe" and "Emi Agbadura". LP, Vinyl record album
(Plays with some surface noise and crackles. Cover has heavily bent corners with gloss separation, small peeled spots, and tape remnants at the bottom seam.)

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Segun Adewale & His Super Stars InternationalI Love You ... LP
Kay Naht (Nigeria), 1987. Very Good ... $28.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear and writing in pen on front and back. Labels have some pen.)

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African Music MachineBlack Water Gold ... LP
Soul Power, 1972/1974. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99
Incredible work from the obscure African Music Machine – a southern funk combo led by bassist Louis Villery – a legendary batch of funky singles, finally brought together as a full album! The band has a very unique sound that involves a lot of rolling bubbling basslines, spacey organ ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AfricandoVol 2 – Tierra Tradicional ... CD
Sterns (UK), 1994. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ AfrocubaEclecticism ... CD
Ronnie Scotts, 1995. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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Ahava RabaKete Kuf ... CD
Tzadik, 1999. Used ... $6.99
Simon Jakob Drees on violin, viola, and viora kugnana, Jan Hermerschmidt on clarinets, Kathrin Pfeifer on accordion, Tobias Dutschke on percussion, Georg Schwark on tuba, and everyone on vocals. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD

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Sharhabil AhmedKing Of Sudanese Jazz ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Really fantastic music, with a sound that's as hip as the image on the cover – not jazz as we know it here in the US, but a wonderful hybrid of our own musical roots with elements of Sudanese music – all delivered with a very postmodern mish-mash of styles, and a sound that's unlike ... read more CD
Also available King Of Sudanese Jazz ... LP 19.99

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Sharhabil AhmedKing Of Sudanese Jazz ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy ... $19.99 22.98
Really fantastic music, with a sound that's as hip as the image on the cover – not jazz as we know it here in the US, but a wonderful hybrid of our own musical roots with elements of Sudanese music – all delivered with a very postmodern mish-mash of styles, and a sound that's unlike ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available King Of Sudanese Jazz ... CD 14.99

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Edip Akbayram & DostlarNedir Ne Degildir ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1977. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99
A later gem from the Turkish scene of the 70s – one that's got a bit more funky touches than earlier Anatolian rock! There's still a fair bit of Eastern styles running through the mix, but most of the rhythms are really straightforward and use heavy basslines that really set the groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Features original pop-up gatefold cover design!)

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Akofa AkoussahAkofa Akoussah ... LP
Sonafric/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.99
A beautiful record from Akofa Akoussah – a singer from Togo who's equally gifted in funky and sweeter soul styles! Half the record is full-on funk, and we'd swear that Lafayette Afro Rock Band must have had a hand in some of the instrumentation (possible, as it was recorded in Paris) – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AktionGroove The Funk ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
The title's no like – as these guys definitely groove, and they're definitely funky too – a sweet 70s combo from the Lagos scene, and one who play with a very sharp edge at their core! Aktion make nice use of darker, downturning chords – which creates a moody feel to their funk, ... read more CD

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AkwassaIn The Groove ... CD
Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... $5.99 16.98
An interesting turning point for this funky Nigerian group of the 70s – as the set's still got the chunky rhythms of previous efforts, but also shows a touch of influence from reggae on some of the grooves – as well as some very cool use of keyboard touches that give the whole thing ... read more CD
Also available In The Groove ... LP 24.99

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AkwassaIn The Groove ... LP
Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 29.99
An interesting turning point for this funky Nigerian group of the 70s – as the set's still got the chunky rhythms of previous efforts, but also shows a touch of influence from reggae on some of the grooves – as well as some very cool use of keyboard touches that give the whole thing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available In The Groove ... CD 5.99

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AkwassaLa'Ila ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
A stunner from the Afro Funk scene of the 70s – and the kind of record that makes us realize just how much greatness there is to discover! Years back, we thought we'd heard all the good cuts from the sub-Saharan continent – but a record like this really makes us sit up and take new ... read more CD

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Ihsan Al-MunzerBelly Dance Disco – Ernest Chahoud Presents Middle Eastern Heavens ... LP
A Chahine & Fils/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
A really fantastic little record – and one that's even better than you might expect from the title – which itself is already pretty darn fantastic! The set is upbeat and funky, but not entirely disco – more this very groovy blend of Mid-East elements and more familiar keyboards ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ihsan Al-MunzerSonatina for Maria (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Salut/BBE (UK), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $39.99 42.99
A set of work from Lebanese composer Ihsan Al-Munzer, who you might know from his work with various vocalists – but a record that's all-instrumental, and which almost has the feel of an 80s sound library set overall! Tracks are heavy on keyboards – used in varying ways from cut to cut, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony AllenThere Is No End ... CD
Blue Note, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
A very different album than some of the more recent efforts from the legendary drummer Tony Allen – and a set that shows that, as the title proclaims, there is no end to the creative talents of the mighty musician – even after he departed our planet! This set has Allen working with a ... read more CD

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70Jealousy ... LP
Comet (France), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 44.98
The start of a legend – the tremendous debut of drummer Tony Allen as a leader, after some key 70s work in the group of Fela Kuti! Fela's group is backing Tony up here – the key Afrika 70 lineup – and even Fela gets in on the action by laying down some piano solos and tenor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – in a heavy cover!)

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP
Comet (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 44.99
Fantastic stuff – and one of the records that made drummer Tony Allen a legend, and one of the key musicians to step out of the larger setting of the Afrika 70 group of Fela Kuti! Allen's the leader here, and the vibe is nicely a bit different than some of Fela's records – although the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP 39.99

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1979. Near Mint- ... $39.99
Fantastic stuff – and one of the records that made drummer Tony Allen a legend, and one of the key musicians to step out of the larger setting of the Afrika 70 group of Fela Kuti! Allen's the leader here, and the vibe is nicely a bit different than some of Fela's records – although the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2011 Kindred Spirits reissue.)
Also available No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP 32.99

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70Progress ... LP
Comet (France), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 44.98
An Afro Funk classic – killer solo work from Tony Allen – originally known as the drummer for Fela during his key years – stepping out here on his own with the Afrika 70 band! The album's a monster all the way through – every bit as great as any of Fela's 70s classics, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice (180 gram pressing – special edition) ... LP
World Circuit, 2020. New Copy 2LP ... $33.99 34.98
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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✨✧ Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice (2CD special edition) ... CD
World Circuit, 2020. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
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 CD
Also available Rejoice (180 gram pressing – special edition) ... LP 33.99

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Tony Allen & OthersLagos Shake – A Tony Allen Chop Up ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 2008. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
A long-awaited full length set – one that finally brings together all of the amazing Tony Allen reworks done by the Honest Jon's label! These "chop up" tracks were originally issued over a range of limited 12" singles, and they're really amazing stuff – not just remixes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & The Afro MessengersNo Discrimination ... LP
Comet (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 44.99
Tony Allen steps out onto his own – moving away from the Afrika 70 group who accompanied him on his first three solo albums – nicely cooking here into a whole new groove! The tracks are a bit shorter than the side-long jams of previous records, but no less funky – as Tony somehow ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AlostmenKologo ... CD
Strut (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Really raw work from this Ghanaian group that emerged from jamming on the streets of Accra – a core quartet that mostly features tuned percussion and stringed instruments – used in a highly rhythmic way along with the vocals! The lineup features kologo, goje, gome, dondo, and kpanlogo ... read more CD
Also available Kologo ... LP 22.99

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AlostmenKologo ... LP
Strut (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $22.99 23.99
Really raw work from this Ghanaian group that emerged from jamming on the streets of Accra – a core quartet that mostly features tuned percussion and stringed instruments – used in a highly rhythmic way along with the vocals! The lineup features kologo, goje, gome, dondo, and kpanlogo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Kologo ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ AmanazAfrica ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy 2 CDs ... $7.99 17.98
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 CD

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AmasGrill ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1981. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Gbubemi Amas has a vocal approach that's right on the money sometimes, and which hits this very unusual trill at others – almost the sort of wobbly inflection you'd hear from an instrument, which makes for a very unique sound! The album's almost a soft rock or AOR take on Afro funk at times ... read more CD

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AnamarAnamar ... CD
Metropolitana (Portugal), 2013. Used ... $8.99
... CD

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Kalyanji AnandjiMuqaddar Ka Sikandar ... CD
Subah Zindagi (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A great little Bollywood soundtrack by one of key composers of the genre – and one that's still got all the right sort of elements you might expect! There's some really great upbeat tracks – nice groovers that even get a bit funky at times – and which have a few cool instrumental ... read more CD

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✨✧ Idowu Animashawun & His Lisabi Brothers BandApola Collection Vol 6 ... LP
TYC (Nigeria), Mid 70s. Very Good ... $39.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has light surface wear and minor flaking at the edges.)

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Idowu Animashawun & His Lisabi Brothers BandApola Fantasia Vol 11 ... LP
TYC (Nigeria), 1975. Very Good ... $39.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear and aging.)

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AntibalasFu Chronicles (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2020. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Antibalas take a page from the Wu-Tang book, and add a little kung fu action to their music – with results that maybe make this set one of their freshest in years! All the core energy of the group is very firmly in place – that razor-sharp instrumentation that's made these guys one of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ApostlesApostles ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1976. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Fantastic funk from The Apostles – a group who were easily one of the most hard-hitting on the African scene of the 70s – and one who definitely absorbed key currents from a range of American artists – from James Brown through Booker T & The MGs! The groove here is totally ... read more CD

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ApostlesBanko Woman ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
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 CD

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ApostlesBlack Is Beautiful (180 gram pressing) ... LP
EMI/Tidal Waves, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
A tight little set from one of the grooviest groups on the Nigerian scene of the 70s – a combo who could play with a familiar mix of fuzz and funk, but also throw in some deeper soul touches on the vocals – in a way that makes the whole album a much richer set than work by some of their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies!)

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Okyerema AsanteDrum Message ... CD
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A legendary album on the Black Fire label from the 70s – a set that features Ghanaian percussionist Oykerama Asante working in the same American mix of funk and spiritual jazz as his labelmates Oneness Of Juju! The set was recorded in the same stretch as the best work from that legendary ... read more CD
Also available Drum Message ... LP 29.99

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Okyerema AsanteDrum Message ... LP
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1977. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99 31.99
A legendary album on the Black Fire label from the 70s – a set that features Ghanaian percussionist Oykerama Asante working in the same American mix of funk and spiritual jazz as his labelmates Oneness Of Juju! The set was recorded in the same stretch as the best work from that legendary ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)
Also available Drum Message ... CD 13.99

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Atomic ForestObsession ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 19.98
The collected work of a mighty trippy group from the Indian scene – a psychedelic combo who worked in the 70s, but who had the same sort of edge you'd hear from the American and British scenes of the late 60s! In truth, there's a fair bit of Anglo influence going on in the music – not ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Natik AwayezManbarani ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2021. New Copy ... $22.99
A contemporary album, but one with a very ancient vibe – recorded in Cairo on a mix of percussion and stringed instruments, and set to vocals that have a wonderful way of cascading over the grooves! From what we can tell, there's no electricity in the instrumentation – which furthers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFamily Planning (SKOLP 011) ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1981. Very Good- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some heavy edge and surface wear and aging, with light stains, and a bit of pen.)

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Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde BarristerIse Logun Ise (1984) ... LP
Omo Aje (Nigeria), 1984. Very Good- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear and bent corners.)

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Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde BarristerPomposity ... LP
Omo Aje (Nigeria), 1985. Very Good- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Sikiru Ayinde Barrister & His Supreme Fuji VibratiDestiny ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1985. Very Good ... $13.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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BablaBabla's Disco Sensation ... CD
Subah Zindagi (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
A definite disco sensation from Babla – a singer who refits older Indian film songs with new club grooves for the 80s – definitely very much in the mode that's promised by the title! The set features older songs by Shankhar Jakishan, Kalyanji Anadji, and Hemant Kumar – plus a few ... read more CD

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Susana BacaEco De Sombras ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2000. Used ... $1.99
De La Puetra", "Bendiceme", "Yana Runa", "Taki Ti Taki", "Jey Pocky Way", "Canta Susana", "Que Bonito Tu Vestido" and more. (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Promotional copy.)

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band55 ... LP
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.98
A lean take on the double-length self-titled set from this mighty funky combo – one that brings together a range of great funky 45s, plus a few other hefty nuggets! If you don't know the group, they're totally great – as Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band go back to the funkiest moments of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandBacao Rhythm & Steel Band ... CD
Big Crown, 2016. New Copy ... $12.99 17.98
A fantastic full length set from the Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – a group who've really won us over in recent years with a fast flurry of funky 45s! The group take an older steel band sound, and forge it to a might tighter rhythmic impulse – with a sound that's often even funkier ... read more CD
Also available Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band ... CD 8.99

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandBacao Rhythm & Steel Band ... CD
Big Crown, 2016. Used ... $8.99
A fantastic full length set from the Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – a group who've really won us over in recent years with a fast flurry of funky 45s! The group take an older steel band sound, and forge it to a might tighter rhythmic impulse – with a sound that's often even funkier ... read more CD
Also available Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band ... CD 12.99

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandSerpent's Mouth ... LP
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 24.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Baeshi BangBaeshi Bang ... CD
Buda (France), 2016. Used ... $9.99
Contemporary French quintet performs the music of 60s Korean singer Bae Ho. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Ricky BandaNiwanji Walwa Amwishyo ... LP
Zambezi/Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 25.99
One of the moodiest albums we've ever heard from the Zamrock scene of the 70s – a record of slow-building tunes with a very personal vibe – all vocals and most instrumentation handled by Ricky Banda himself – in a style that's more intimate than other Zambian albums of the time! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bande GamboaHorizonte – Revamping Rare Gems From Guinea Bissau & Cabo Verde ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2020. New Copy ... $18.99
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 CD

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✨✧ BarbatuquesO Seguinte E Esse ... CD
MCD World Music (Brazil), 2005. Used ... $9.99
(Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Barrio ManoucheDespierta ... CD
Double O One, 2019. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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Chief Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFuji Garbage ... LP
Siky-Oluyole (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good ... $29.99
Titles include "Fuji Garbage", "Four Jolly Fingers", "O Dowo Agbagba", "Psychology", "Hawaiian System" and "Otunba Wahab Oshinubi". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some peeling and staining from moisture.)

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BatidaBeginning, The Medium, The End, & The Infinite – Ikoqwe ... CD
Crammed (Belgium), 2021. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99 13.98
An album that revolves around a story of sorts – three creatures from a distant time and space come to earth and send their impressions back home – yet manage to do so in a way that resonates strongly with the earlier work we've liked from Batida! The music, as before, is a hybrid of ... read more CD

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✨✧ BatidaBeginning, The Medium, The End, & The Infinite – Ikoqwe ... LP
Crammed (Belgium), 2021. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An album that revolves around a story of sorts – three creatures from a distant time and space come to earth and send their impressions back home – yet manage to do so in a way that resonates strongly with the earlier work we've liked from Batida! The music, as before, is a hybrid of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Beginning, The Medium, The End, & The Infinite – Ikoqwe ... CD 11.99

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Batti MamzelleI See The Light (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Cube/Big Pink (Korea), 1974. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
The only album ever recorded by Batti Mamzelle – an unusual group from Trinidad, and one who bring in a fair bit of steel drums to their music, alongside some heavier funk and rock modes! The blend is pretty darn unique – different than some of the straighter steel bands who were ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available I See The Light (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 14.99

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Batti MamzelleI See The Light (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Cube/Big Pink (Korea), 1974. Used ... $14.99
The only album ever recorded by Batti Mamzelle – an unusual group from Trinidad, and one who bring in a fair bit of steel drums to their music, alongside some heavier funk and rock modes! The blend is pretty darn unique – different than some of the straighter steel bands who were ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available I See The Light (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 18.99

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Bazali BamAction (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Wah Wah (Spain), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 30.98
Bazali Bam look somewhat playful on the cover, but the record's got this darker intensity that points the way towards later experiments on the West African scene – with a blend of soul, funk, and psych elements that almost seem to be a precursor to Zamrock sounds! Yet the style here is a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Zazou BikayeMr Manager (with bonus download – and bonus tracks) ... LP
Crammed (Belgium), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
80s Afro grooves, recorded in Belgium – given a nice twist by the Crammed Discs label, which was one of the first to really open up African styles with more European elements! Bony Bikaye handles vocals, and Hector Zazou plays plenty of keyboards and adds in beat – so there's an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download – which also includes some bonus tracks!)

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Jo BissoAfrican Disco Experimentals 1974 to 1978 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99 34.99
Don't think "experimental", think funky club tracks – as Jo Bisso did a great job of crossing over to the American mainstream in the 70s, thanks in part to a famous album on TK Records! That work is referenced here, alongside some much more obscure tracks – all with an ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Steve BlackVillage Boogie ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
An album that definitely lives up to its title – thanks to a strong embrace of funky boogie styles, but served up here with a sweet Nigerian twist! Some cuts are heavy funk right from the start – clearly inspired by Kool & The Gang and other sharp-edged American groups of the 70s ... read more CD

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Black Children Sledge Funk BandBlack Children Sledge Funk Band Vol 3 – Aviation Grand Father ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
Their name may be a mouthful, but the Black Children Sledge Funk Band have a groove that's nice and lean – a wicked blend of basslines, percussion, and lots of riffing guitar – plus these very cool keyboards that wander over the grooves and give the whole thing a sweetly spacey vibe! ... read more CD

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Black Devil's MakaliYou & Me/I Found A Note ... 7-inch
Afro 7 (Finland), Late 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Rare funky tracks from late 70s Kenya – both of which are pretty darn groovy! "You & Me" has a midtempo groove that's laced with these haunting spacey keyboards – and the English language vocals build things up in a nice way – with lots of catchy lyrics, but in a ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Black Market BrassUndying Thirst ... CD
Colemine, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99
Beautifully heavy sounds from Black Market Brass – a group who started out with more of a global funk approach, but who emerge here with the intensity of some lost funky soundtrack – all with the sort of edge you might expect from the cover! The style here is really revolutionary ... read more CD

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✨✧ Black SavageBlack Savage (with bonus CD & download) ... LP
Afro 7 (Estonia), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 27.99
A Kenyan funk combo from the 70s – and one who've got a groove that definitely lives up to the striking image on the cover! The set brings together obscure singles and album tracks from Black Savage – a group who sing in English throughout, and also draw plenty of influence from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a bonus CD & download!)

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BloPhase IV (with bonus track) ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1976. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
Blo have gone through a few different phases before this fantastic fourth album – but none of them as funky as the work on this set – which may well set a whole new standard for the Nigerian music legends! The groove here is super-tight, with lots of excellent bass and drums snapping ... read more CD

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BombinoBombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD
Partisan, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A nice little set from Bombino – recorded in Amsterdam, but heavy on the kind of fuzzy, freaky guitar work that have made the Tuareg group such an international hit in recent years! These guys wail mightily throughout – mixing pulsing rhythms with nicely freaky guitar lines – ... read more CD
Also available Bombino Live In Amsterdam (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP 31.99

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BombinoBombino Live In Amsterdam (2020 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Partisan, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99
A nice little set from Bombino – recorded in Amsterdam, but heavy on the kind of fuzzy, freaky guitar work that have made the Tuareg group such an international hit in recent years! These guys wail mightily throughout – mixing pulsing rhythms with nicely freaky guitar lines – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available Bombino Live In Amsterdam ... CD 13.99

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Bongos IkwueLagos ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1977. Very Good- ... $44.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has some small deeper marks that click a bit on "The Day Of Shame". Cover has ring and edge wear, flaking at the spine, and bent corners.)

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✨✧ Bread & ButterBarbecue (yellow vinyl pressing) (2021 Japan Record Day Release) ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $52.99
A beautiful little record from 70s Japan – a set that's got the warmly collaborative spirit you'd expect from the image on the cover, and an overall sound that's very much like some of the best material from the Cali scene at the time! Instrumentation is great – a blend of acoustic and ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow vinyl pressing – with obi!)

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✨✧ Brothers Cazimero20 Years Of Hoku Award Winning Songs ... CD
Mountain Apple, 1997. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Brothers CazimeroChristmas Collection ... CD
Mountain Apple, 1984. Used ... $6.99
(Holiday Music, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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BuariDisco Soccer ... CD
Makossa/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
A killer blend of African roots and American rhythms – and a set that definitely lives up to the disco promised in the title! Buari's working here with a host of New York musicians – jazzy players who include Randy Brecker and Jon Faddis on trumpet, Barry Rogers on trombone, and ... read more CD

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Sidiku BuariFeelings In Africa/Sidiku Buari & His Jam Busters ... LP
Precious/BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
A pair of rare records by Sidiku Buari – issued back to back on a single CD! Feelings is a record that was issued on the tiny Precious label – home to only two Buari albums in its tiny catalog – and the set follows strongly on the work that Sidiku recorded in New York during the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Segun BucknorWho Say I Tire ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $5.99 24.99
Heavy Nigerian funk from the great Segun Bucknor – an artist who was working during the same Afro Funk revolution as Fela Kuti & Africa 70, but one who never fully got the exposure he deserved on a global level! By the time of these cuts, Segun had already been working hard in a variety ... read more CD

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RD BurmanHare Rama Hare Krishna ... CD
Far Eastern Sunshine (Germany), 1971. New Copy ... $4.99 16.99
The mighty RD Burman is at the height of his powers here – crafting a Bollywood soundtrack that has an even moodier, groovier feel than usual – with some currents that even link the music towards some European film score styles of the time! Tracks are shortish, and definitely have the ... read more CD

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RD BurmanMukti ... CD
Subah Zindagi (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $4.99 16.99
A classic soundtrack from Indian film composer Rahul Dev Burman – and one that reminds us just how important the voice was to the format over the years! Unlike some Bollywood soundtracks, which have long upbeat songs that are driving the dance numbers in the film – this score has a ... read more CD

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Antonio CalvarioO Melhor Dos Melhores ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1960s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Mirene CardinalliO Melhor Dos Melhores ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Teresa Silva CarvalhoO Melhor Dos Melhores ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1970s. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Francisco Mora CatlettMora/Mora 2 ... CD
AACE/Far Out (UK), Late 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A pair of great albums back to back – both rare albums from a percussionist who worked with Sun Ra! First up is Mora volume 1 – a legendary early set from percussionist Francisco Mora Catlett – and a really sublime blend of spiritual jazz and Latin rhythms! Mora's percussion is ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ Charly BoyU Turn ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good ... $34.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear, aging and some staining and stuck-on paper from moisture on the back.)

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✨✧ Hariprasad ChaurasiaMusical Hourglass ... LP
EMI (India), 1984. Very Good+ ... $38.99
A very cool set of long ragas – bamboo flute from Hariprasad Chauasia, and tablas from Ustad Zakir Hussain! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a very small bit of wear on two edges, but is nice overall.)

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Don CherryOm Shanti Om ... CD
Black Sweat (Italy), 1976. New Copy ... $24.99
Rare 70s work from Don Cherry, and one of the most perfect realizations of his organic music concept – a quartet session recorded for Italian broadcast, with long songs that have a very spun-out, meditative vibe! Cherry's on pocket trumpet, but is way more than a horn player – as his ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
 
 



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