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

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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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Peter AbdulGet Down With Me ... LP
EMI/Dig This Way (Italy), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
The cover looks a bit cheesy – like some sort of Star Search graphic – but the album's a rock-solid gem from the second decade of Nigerian funk – recorded in Lagos with a great boogie vibe, and a groove that's as heavy on keyboards as it is on riffing guitar and percussion! Peter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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King Sunny AdeAriya Special ... LP
SAR (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover has heavy surface wear, aging, a name in pen, and staples holding the seams.)

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeConscience – Eri Okan ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1983. Very Good- ... $9.99
Titles include "Eri Okan", "Ojumo Oni Tunmo", "Ebawa Jo", and "Prince Biyi Adegoke". LP, Vinyl record album
(Labels have some pen. Cover has some surface wear and some unglueing at the bottom seam.)

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King Sunny AdeGems From The Classic Years – 1967 to 1974 ... CD
Shanachie, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
A well-done collection of some of King Sunny Ade's first recordings in Nigeria – presented in a package with great sound, and a heck of a lot of music overall! The work here has been reissued on other CDs by African Songs in the UK, but this collection is much more all-encompassing – ... read more CD

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King Sunny AdeGet Up ... LP
Atom Park, 1992. Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear and some pen.)

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeGood Shepherd ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1988. Very Good- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover and labels have some pen and ink stamps.)

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeJuju Music ... CD
Mango, 1982. Used ... $4.99
King Sunny Ade's first major label LP, that helped him bring his juju music to the world. The blueprint of juju's laid down hear, with loads of intertwining guitar lines and tallking drums chattering away in a driving but never-too-busy fashion underneath. Includes "Sunny Ti De Arya", ... read more CD
(Back artwork has some light water staining. Booklet/front is fine.)

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✨✧ King Sunny AdeJuju Music ... LP
Mango, 1982. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
King Sunny Ade's first major label LP, that helped him bring his juju music to the world. The blueprint of juju's laid down hear, with loads of intertwining guitar lines and tallking drums chattering away in a driving but never-too-busy fashion underneath. Includes "Sunny Ti De Arya", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nigerian pressing on SAR. Cover has some pen and an ink stamp on front.)
Also available Juju Music ... CD 4.99

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King Sunny AdeLive Live Juju ... CD
Ryko, 1987. Used ... $11.99
Titles include "Kira Kira", "Africa & America", "Moti Mo", "Maajo", "Ase", and "Drumming Finale". CD
(Out of print.)

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King Sunny AdeMessage ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1981. Good+ ... $18.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, pen and an ink stamp.)

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

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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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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsSynchro System/Ire (UK pressing) ... 12-inch
Island (UK), 1983. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A nice 12" of an artist you don't often find on a single. Two excellent percolating Ju Ju tracks filled with layered guitars and percussion. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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King Sunny Ade & His African BeatsTogetherness – Ka Jo Se ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1984. Fair ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(FAIR CONDITION. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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

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✨✧ Sunny AdeChild ... LP
Atom Park (Nigeria), 1988. Very Good- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some writing in pen on front & back.)

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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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Sunny Ade & His African BeatsSyncro Chapter 1 ... LP
Sunny Alade (Nigeria), 1977. Fair ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: FAIR CONDITION. Cover has stapled seams, heavy creasing, adhesive residue, and some aging.)

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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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Sir Shina Adewale & The Superstars InternationalSuperstar Verse 2 ... LP
Wel Kadeb (Nigeria), 1977. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, peeling on the back and some tape on the seams.)

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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
Also available Black Water Gold (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ African Music MachineBlack Water Gold (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Soul Power/P-Vine (Japan), 1972/1974. New Copy ... $19.99
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 CD
Also available Black Water Gold ... LP 11.99

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AfricandoGombo Salsa ... CD
Sterns (UK), 1996. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ AfriqueSoul Makossa ... CD
Mainstream/P-Vine (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $16.99
A killer album of Afro Funk – with a very unusual origin! In the wake of Manu Dibango's big hit (and some kind of failure to register the copyright), many many versions of "Soul Makossa" were recorded and released, some good, some bad. This album is a good example of that ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Afro NationalLovie Dovie/Sonjo ... 7-inch
Makossa, 1976. Very Good ... $9.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Afro NationalMarie/Kabala ... 7-inch
Makossa, 1976. Very Good ... $29.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some pen.)

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Afro-Salseros De SenegalEn La Habana ... CD
Popular African Music (Germany), 2001. Used ... $16.99
A perfect bit of uncanny cultural exchange! In 2001 a Cuban ambassador visiting Senegal was blown away by the Afro-Cuban music he heard there. Shocked when he learned that they had never been to his island he initiated an official visit. Los Afro-Salseros de Senegal was the ad hoc combo ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Uncle Toye Ajagun & His Olumo Sound MakersUncle Toye Ajagun & His Olumo Sound Makers Vol 3 ... LP
African Songs (Nigeria), 1976. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and pen.)

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Akofa AkoussahAkofa Akoussah ... CD
Sonafric/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
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 CD
Also available Akofa Akoussah ... LP 23.99

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Akofa AkoussahAkofa Akoussah ... LP
Sonafric/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
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
Also available Akofa Akoussah ... CD 10.99

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AktionGroove The Funk ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy ... $6.99 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
Also available Groove The Funk (with bonus download) ... LP 18.99

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AktionGroove The Funk (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Groove The Funk ... CD 6.99

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AkwassaIn The Groove ... CD
Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... $6.99
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 CD
Also available In The Groove ... LP 18.99

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AkwassaIn The Groove ... LP
Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
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 6.99

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AkwassaLa'Ila (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Ihsan Al-MunzerBelly Dance Disco – Ernest Chahoud Presents Middle Eastern Heavens ... CD
A Chahine & Fils/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
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 CD
Also available Belly Dance Disco – Ernest Chahoud Presents Middle Eastern Heavens ... LP 24.99

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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)... $24.99 28.99
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
Also available Belly Dance Disco – Ernest Chahoud Presents Middle Eastern Heavens ... CD 11.99

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Tony AllenAwa Na Re (Bonde Do Role's Tony Macumba rmx, Bonde Do Role's Tony Macumba inst)/Elewedu Od Agege ... 12-inch
Honest Jons (UK), 2006. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $7.99
A great little remix of this tune from Tony Allen – one that's almost rootsier than the original, with lots of heavy percussion all over the place – alongside chanted vocals and some nicely submerged favela beats! The flipside is a highly rhythmic number that really takes off – ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Tony AllenFilm Of Life ... CD
Jazz Village (France), 2014. Used ... $18.99
Maybe the best album we've heard from Tony Allen in years – a really compelling set that still holds onto all the elements we love in his music, but which also introduces all these great other bits as well! The sound's never unfocused or confused – and instead, it kind of allows Allen ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice ... CD
World Circuit, 2020. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
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 CD
Also available Rejoice (180 gram pressing) ... LP 23.99

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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
Also available Rejoice ... CD 12.99

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AmabanoAmsterdam Ticket (with bonus download) ... LP
Afro 7 (Finland), 1987. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Fantastic grooves from Amabano – an obscure group from Burundi, on a record that was initially only issued in the Soviet Union! That strange lack of exposure is no reflection on the music at all, though – as these guys are wickedly funky, and play with the sharpness and rawness of some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000 copies – includes download!)

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Amadou & MariamDimanche A Bamako ... CD
Nonesuch, 2004. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Penmark through slipcover barcode.)

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AmanazAfrica ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
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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✨✧ AmanazAfrica (with bonus download) ... LP
Now Again, 1975. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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 download!)

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Gyedu-Blay AmbolleyAmbolley ... LP
Cougar/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 21.98
A really well-crafted set of funk from the legendary Gyedu-Blay Ambolley – maybe best known for his material in the mid 70s, but sounding equally wonderful here on an album from the start of the 80s! The sound is sharper and more sophisticated than before – recorded in London, with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AminaYalil ... CD
Mango, 1989. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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ArtISt Alhousseini Anivolla & Girum MezmurAfropentatonism ... CD
Piranha (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A great blend of Saharan and Ethiopian guitar styles – the former played by Alhousseini Anivolla, the latter by Girum Mezmur – working together here in a set of intertwining solos and nicely snakey grooves! There's a really seductive feel to the record, right from the start – and ... read more CD
Also available Afropentatonism (180 gram pressing) ... LP 25.99

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ArtISt Alhousseini Anivolla & Girum MezmurAfropentatonism (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Piranha (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $25.99 26.99
A great blend of Saharan and Ethiopian guitar styles – the former played by Alhousseini Anivolla, the latter by Girum Mezmur – working together here in a set of intertwining solos and nicely snakey grooves! There's a really seductive feel to the record, right from the start – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Afropentatonism ... CD 13.99

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AntibalasFu Chronicles (with download) ... LP
Daptone, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99 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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Arat Kilo with Mamani Keita & Mike LaddVisions Of Selam (with bonus download) ... LP
Accords Croises (France), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
Arat Kilo blend together sounds of West Africa, currents of hip hop, and older Mid East modes – all filtered through their unique Parisian perspective, and topped here with help from Mike Ladd and Mamani Keita on vocals! The record's a great evolution of older world music blends that never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Adebayo Aremu & His Ewi Pankeke GroupVolume 1 ... LP
Adetunji (Nigeria), 1975. Poor ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Poor condition, with cracks in two places. Cover has heavy wear and aging.)

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✨✧ ArrowO' La Soca ... LP
Mango, 1989. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Art Ensemble Of Soweto (Art Ensemble Of Chicago)America – South Africa ... CD
DIW/Columbia, 1989/1990. Used ... $9.99
A second pairing of the Art Ensemble Of Chicago and the Amabutho Male Chorus – one that's indicated not just in the title of the record, but in a changing of the group's name! The sound here is even more Afro-styled than the previous effort – coming across right from the start with a ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Articolo 31Strade Di Citta ... CD
Ricordi (Italy), 1993. Used ... $2.99
(Hip Hop, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Okyerema AsanteSabi ... LP
Atumpan/Kalita (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
A lost set from percussionist Okyerema Asante – an African percussionist, but one who made some great music as part of the Black Fire/Oneness Of Juju collective on the DC scene in the 70s! This album follows with a spirit that's a bit like the later work of Oneness – and in fact, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus notes, photos, and interview insert.)

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✨✧ AssagaiAssagai (full color cover) ... LP
Vertigo (UK), 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
An excellent bit of UK Afro-Funk – recorded at the beginning of the 70s by a group that included members of the legendary South African jazz combo The Blue Notes – Dudu Pukwana on reeds, Mongezi Feza on trumpet, and Louis Moholo on drums! The record's quite different than you'd guess ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian pressing. Cover has a half split top seam and split bottom seam.)

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Ata KakObaa Sima/Adagya ... 12-inch
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1994. Sealed ... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Pascal AtanganaYe Mot Ai Kare Mot – Cameroun Partout Vol 10 (with bonus download) ... LP
Nanga Boko (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Pascal Atangana is a hell of a singer – one who can move quickly, but with lots of deft changes – over the very dynamic rhythms provided by his excellent backing group! The set was originally issued as a part of a series to showcase the music of Cameroon in the 70s – but it's got ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 300 – with poster and download!)

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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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Fatayi Ayilara & His Apala GroupFatayi Ayilara & His Apala Group ... LP
Decca (Nigeria), Early 80s. Very Good ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has small stickers.)

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Alhaji Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji 78 OrganizationBlessing ... LP
Kollington/Soul Jazz (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 32.99
An album of heavy righteous power from Alhaji Kollington Ayinla and his Fuji 78 ensemble – a group who bring a very different sound to this record than some of the more mainstream Afro Funk work of the Nigerian scene at the time! The group are heavily percussive, and also use their drums in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000!)

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Kollington AyinlaLakukulala ... LP
Kollington (Nigeria), 1991. Fair ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some staining and pen.)

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✨✧ LH Correa De AzevedoMusic Of Ceara & Minas Gerais – Library Of Congress Endangered Music Project ... CD
World/Ryko, Early 40s. Used ... $3.99
(Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print. In the original green tinted Ryko case.)

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandSerpent's Mouth (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... $11.99 17.98
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 CD

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Selda BagcanSelda ... CD
B- Music/Finders Keepers, 1975. Used ... $16.99
Funky breaks and fuzzy guitars – one of the most amazing albums to come out of the Turkish scene of the 70s – and one with a sound that really defies categorization! Although the sweet image of a girl and guitar on the cover might make you think the record's a folk set, the overall ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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Bahia BlackRitual Beating System ... CD
Axiom, 1992. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Ojo BalingoAfrotunes – Best of Juju Vol 2 – Oba Mimo Olorun Ayo (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 26.98
Excellent sounds from Ojo Balingo – a Nigerian juju artist from the same stretch as King Sunny Ade – but one whose music is much more obscure to audiences on this side of the Atlantic! Balingo's group here has the loose, spontaneous vibe that characterizes juju at its best – this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sorry BambaSorry Bamba Vol 1 – 1970 to 1979 ... CD
Thrill Jockey, 1970s. Used Gatefold ... $9.99
A wonderful testament to the legacy of Malian singer, flute player and group leader Sorry Bamba – documenting his years leading the Kanaga Orchestra Of Mopti throughout the 1970s – and a great, vital release on Thrill Jockey! The region's musical heritage is intergral to Sorry Bamba's ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through digipack spine.)

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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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Barorisi Ba MorenaHolokile ... LP
RPM (South Africa), 1982. Very Good- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear.)

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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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Bayan Mongol Variety GroupBayan Mongol Variety Group ... LP
Everland (Austria), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Bayan Mongol Variety Group may not have the catchiest name in the record store – but they definitely have a sound that really stands out from the pack – and which comes across as this unusual mix of 70s styles and more traditional modes! The vocals are by the two ladies pictured on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Professor IK Belemu & His Bendelites Of Torugbene NigeriaSei Sine Eye Kpo Fa ... LP
Ojikutu (Nigeria), 1981. Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has stains, peeling, splitting and marker.)

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Professor IK Belemu & His River Brother Of TorugbeneEzezon Nah ... LP
Okoli (Nigeria), 1984. Very Good- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has brown packing tape on the seams and spine and some pen on front.)

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Professor IK Belemu & His River Brother Of TorugbeneIzon Ebe ... LP
Okoli (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has small tears and peeled spots at the opening.)

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Professor IK Belemu & His River Brother Of TorugbeneSei Erein Lade ... LP
Okoli (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a frayed and torn bottom right corner, with some wear and ink stamps on both sides. Label has an ink stamp.)

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BelenouEmosyon Tambou-a ... LP
Beau Monde (France), 1990. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
A record from the start of the 90s, but one with a spirit that's much more like some of the best 70s hybrids of jazz and global rhythms – served up here by a group that features plenty of the three musical elements pictured on the cover, plus some vocals from the ensemble as well! Electric ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bembeya Jazz NationalSyliphone Years ... CD
Sterns (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $19.99
An awe-inspiring mother lode of classic Guinean grooves from one of Africa's greatest bands! Senegal's Orchestra Baobab have become the media favorite of Africa's golden era, but it only takes one spin of this fabulous anthology to realize that Bembeya Jazz National were as good as any band the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bhaskar & His OrchestraDances & Chants Of India ... LP
Request, Early/Mid 70s. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Deben BhattacharyaIndian Raga ... LP
Westminster, Very Good+ ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert. Cover has some wear and split bottom seam.)

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Big BlackEthnic Fusion ... LP
Arch, 1982. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A very cool little record from percussionist Big Black – and one of his hippest too! The record features only percussion by Black, plus bits of guitar by Anthony Wheaton – making for a set that's mostly raw, stripped-down percussion tracks – most of which are quite long, and have ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Big Fayia & The African HuntersAlay Wu Waa/Merenguesa ... 7-inch
Afrodisc (UK), 1977. Very Good- ... $19.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Big Fayia & The AfronationalRosaline/Blackpool ... 7-inch
Afrodisc (UK), 1977. Very Good- ... $19.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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

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Rupa BiswasDisco Jazz ... CD
Numero, 1982. New Copy ... $9.99 16.98
A record that's got to be one of the coolest recorded in Calgary during the early 80s – as it offers up a really unusual blend of modes that definitely lives up to its title, and which also borrows a bit from Indian music as well! Singer Rupa Biswas fronts a group that's equally strong on ... read more CD
Also available Disco Jazz ... LP 18.99

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Rupa BiswasDisco Jazz ... LP
Numero, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A record that's got to be one of the coolest recorded in Calgary during the early 80s – as it offers up a really unusual blend of modes that definitely lives up to its title, and which also borrows a bit from Indian music as well! Singer Rupa Biswas fronts a group that's equally strong on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Disco Jazz ... CD 9.99

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Stefano BittelliClochard ... CD
Irma (Italy), 2013. Used ... $7.99

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Franck Biyong with Cristina ViolleTrouble – Anywhere Trouble (club mix, radio edit, inst)/Trouble (beats) ... 12-inch
Hot Casa (France), 2020. New Copy (pic cover)... $14.99
A great little funky single from Franck Biyong – part of his continuing evolution and growth as one of the leading lights in the contemporary Afro Funk underground – an artist who's really moved past some of the slavish styles of years behind! Franck adds in both live drums and rhythm ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Steve BlackVillage Boogie ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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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 StalinRebellion ... CD
Ice (UK), 1994. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Dan Boadi & The ZSAbrabo ... LP
May, 1976. Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(MISSING COVER. Comes in an Afrodisc Production sleeve, which has wear and some tape.)

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Paa Bobo & His 3 AxesOsobrokyee ... LP
Kclubb (Ghana), 1982. Very Good- ... $19.99
A nice little highlife group, recorded with a cool crispy sound! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear on the back.)

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General Bolivia & The Great SantanasAyegbere ... LP
Ebohon (Benin), 1982. Very Good- ... $33.99
Four long tracks, with nicely snakey guitar lines, and a bit of echoey production! A rare small label set from Benin. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a fair bit of wear, including some rips, and one missing corner. Record plays pretty nicely overall.)

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Jagger BotchwayOdze Odze (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Mid 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Sweet African funk from Jagger Botchway – a musician with roots in The Barons, Hedzoleh Soundz, and Kelenkye Band – stepping out here on his own in a heady brew of percussion, guitar lines, and horns! Some of the cuts are vocal, some are instrumental – and the mix of melody and ... read more CD

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✨✧ Boukman EksperyansVodou Adjae ... LP
Mango, 1989. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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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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Brother ResistanceTonite Is De Night/Rapso Space Dub/Crucial Decision (92 version)/Nation Time ... 12-inch
Cree (Germany), Late 80s. New Copy ... $9.99 24.99
Great grooves from Brother Reistance – tracks that are aimed at the dancefloor, but which also have a strong social message too! "Tonite Is De Night" is a cool call to action, set to a rhythm with tight tropical touches – and "Crucial Decision" is presented here in ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
 
 



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