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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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Lloyd MillerNear And Far East ... LP
East West/Ascensionale (Italy), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $44.99
One of the most evocative albums ever recorded by the enigmatic Lloyd Miller – a set created at Brigham Young University, in Utah – but filled with a mix of different styles from the other half of the planet! Miller plays a variety of stringed instruments and percussion – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 200 copies – and packaged in a very heavy, hand-assembled cover!)

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Lloyd Miller/Press Keys QuartetOriental Jazz ... LP
East West/Now Again, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
Possibly the greatest album ever from the enigmatic Lloyd Miller – his legendary Oriental Jazz album from the late 60s, and a really wonderful blend of musical modes! Some of the tracks here really stretch out in the Eastern promise of the title – mixing jazz rhythms with santur, oud, ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nati MistralNati Mistral ... LP
Belter (Spain), Early 70s. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Mid 70s pressing on AL. Cover has some surface wear, discoloration from age, and small seam spltis.)

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Joe MoksBoys & Girls ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1979. New Copy ... $8.99
The music of Joe Moks has a nice sing-song feel here – a vibe that's almost more reggae than you'd expect from her Nigerian roots – but with an offbeat style that's also not like anything that might have come from Kingston! Instead, the groove here feels a bit like when American or ... read more CD

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Montibus CommunitasMontibus Communitas ... LP
Cosmic Eye (Greece), 2012. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Julio Montoro Y Alma LatinaBlack Roots ... CD
Tumi, 2019. Used ... $8.99

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Ali Akbar Moradi & Bahar MovahedGoblet Of Eternal Light ... CD
Traditional Crossroads, 2012. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Juan Jose Mosalini/Gustavo Beytelmann/Patrice CaraImagenes ... LP
Label Bleu (France), 1986. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A sweet jazzy take on the Argentine tango sound – featuring bandoneon, piano, and bass! (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Mr Something Something & IkwungaDeep Sleep ... CD
World (Canada), 2007. Used Gatefold ... $5.99
A real burner from this Afro Funk combo – one that features spoken lyrics from Ikwunga, and some grooves that are totally great all the way through! Mr Something Something have a way of putting together a track that's a bit different – still schooled in familiar Afro-styled modes, but ... read more CD

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Oliver MtukudziPaivepo ... CD
Putumayo, 2000. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, penmark through barcode.)

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Oliver MtukudziTuku Music ... CD
Putumayo, 1998. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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MulatuMulatu Of Ethiopia (3LP version stereo/mono mixes – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Worthy/Strut (UK), 1972. New Copy 3LP Gatefold (reissue)... $32.99
Amazing work from the legendary Mulatu Astatke – one of Ethiopia's funkiest musicians of the 70s, making a rare appearance here on this lost American recording! The album has been a holy grail for years amongst beatheads – loved for its killer blend of weird rhythms, sweet funk, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Maryam MursalJourney ... CD
Real World, 1998. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print, mark through barcode.)

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Musi O TunyaGive Love To Your Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Now Again, 1975. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
Searing sounds from 70s Zambia – from one of the hippest, funkiest, most sharp-edged groups on the scene! This sweet little set may well be the best album ever from Musi O Tunya – a perfect fusion of funky roots with lots of Afro Soul touches, and a wicked approach to the guitar that ... read more CD

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Musical BreedSave The Little Children ... LP
Dig This Way (Italy), 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
A sweet set of digital dub from the Nigerian scene – a record that blends drum machine beats with richer, bassier currents – all in a vibe that's like some of the best underground work coming out of Kingston a few years before! Singer/leader Essco Wilson, aka Sharon Dread, features ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a nice booklet of notes!)

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Musicians Of The NileCharcoal Gypsies ... CD
Real World, 1996. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Ferus MustafovBelly Dance – Cocek Po Cocek ... CD
Biveco (Serbia), 2005. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nathalie NatiembeSanker ... CD
Marabi, 2005. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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NaureaBabelesko ... CD
Naurea (Brazil), 2009. Used ... $8.99

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Ngozi FamilyDay Of Judgement ... CD
Now Again, 1976. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
Some of the heaviest work to come from the African scene of the 70s – the initial offering of the Ngozi Family – a group who clearly take strong inspiration from the Cream years of the UK scene, but who also come across with a grittier, punkier vibe overall – thanks to lean, ... read more CD

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Liza NgwaSunshine (with bonus download) ... LP
Nubiphone (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
A really cool little record, and one that's got a lot more going on than just the usual set from an African female singer – as Liza Ngawa's as much a great guitarist as she is a vocalist, and stretches out here in an excellent group with two other guitar players, two keyboards, and some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 – includes poster & download!)

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Pax Nicholas & The Netty FamilyNa Teef Know De Road Of Teef ... CD
Daptone, 1973. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
An Afro Funk treasure from the 70s – a rare album recorded by Pax Nicholas, a singer and percussionist who was part of Fela's legendary Africa 70 band! The album's got a sound that definitely echoes that heritage, but with a groove that's pretty weird too – more stripped down than most ... read more CD

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✨✧ Nite Blues Steel BandSteel Band Music Of The Caribbean ... LP
Olympic, 1980. Sealed ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Nkem Njoku & Ozzobia BrothersOzzobia Special ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
A nice mix of older highlife modes with some of the more electric touches of the 80s – still produced with a nice lean vibe overall, and plenty of live energy that leaps between the riffing guitar, percussion, and horns – all augmented by these nicely quirky lines on keyboards! The ... read more CD
Also available Ozzobia Special (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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Nkem Njoku & Ozzobia BrothersOzzobia Special (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
A nice mix of older highlife modes with some of the more electric touches of the 80s – still produced with a nice lean vibe overall, and plenty of live energy that leaps between the riffing guitar, percussion, and horns – all augmented by these nicely quirky lines on keyboards! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ozzobia Special ... CD 14.99

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Nomade OrchestraEntreMundos ... CD
Far Out (Brazil), 2017. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
A second great set from Nomade Orchestra – a Brazilian group who bring a trans-global approach to jazz-based instrumentation – with a resulting sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of! These guys aren't in the usual Brazilian groove, and they're also not like some of the Afro ... read more CD

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NovalimaAfro ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2005. Used ... $2.99
A modern take on the older Afro-Peruvian groove – one that still features the highly percussive and deeply soulful styles of the original, yet which also steps out with some warmer keyboards and a slightly more modern feel overall! Novalima are steeped in the traditions of those who inspired ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Nubiyan TwistJungle Run ... CD
Strut (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Great work from a group who really know how to open up their sound – a larger ensemble who might have sounded like an Afro Funk combo at one time, but who've really done a lot to find their own special groove! The mix of sharp instrumentation, percussion, and horns could have just gotten a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Mike Nyoni & Born FreeMy Own Thing ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $8.99 19.98
Wonderfully trippy sounds from Mike Nyoni – one of the funkier talents in the Zamrock scene of the 70s – even though he also works with lots of the slight psychedelic touches of other contemporaries too! Mike's style on guitar is a bit too loose to be funk, but it's also got this nice ... read more CD

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Rim Kwaku Obeng & The BelieversRim Arrives/International Funk ... CD
BBE (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $8.99 14.98
A damn soulful album from Ghanaian percussionist Rim Kwaku Obeng – recorded in LA at the end of the 70s, with loads of sweet clubby touches in the mix! Rim gets in plenty of tight percussion – lots of which showcases his rim-heavy approach to the drums – and also plays keyboards ... read more CD

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Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandImmortality ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1987. Good ... $1.99
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(Cover has some wear and an ink stamp.)

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OboadeKpanlogo Party With Oboade – Music Of Ghana ... LP
Lyrichord (UK), Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A live recreation of Kpanlogo rhythms from West Africa – recorded live at Africa Centre in London! Mustapha Tettey Addy and four other drummers lay down simple percussion patterns, with vocals too – on two side-long tracks! LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Top cover seam is unglued, but cover is great overall.)

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Nelly Uchendu OdumOgadili Gi Nma ... LP
Afrodisia (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Plays with some surface noise. Cover has some wear, aging, and pen on front & back. Labels have some pen.)

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Marcellin OkoaMezatou ... CD
Sacem (France), 1993. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Loraine OkotieSingle Girl ... LP
Taretone/Tabansi (Nigeria), Early 80s. Fair (pic cover)... $9.99
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(NOTE – Vinyl is in Fair condition, with pen on the labels. Cover has wear and aging, split spine and bottom seam, and writing in pen along the opening.)

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Babatunde OlatunjiDance To The Beat Of My Drum ... LP
Roulette, 1986. Near Mint- ... $9.99
It's the mid 80s and Mickey Hart's behind the production on this album, so you know it has a slick, glossy touch all over it, with a very "world music" approach. But the beauty of Olatunji's playing and subtle complexity of the rhythms trump the flashy approach. The lineup is huge, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo sticker.)

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OndarBack Tuva Future ... CD
Warner, 1999. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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One WorldMama & Papa ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1978. Good ... $9.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and aging, bent corners, wide clear tape on the seams and spine, with some scraped patches and a peeled spot on front, and a name pen on front & back. Labels have a name in pen.)

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms ... LP
Black Fire/Now Again, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
A landmark of 70s Afro-styled jazz – and the first album by this famous underground collective! Oneness of Juju were a Washington DC-based group that grew out of the ashes of the Juju avant jazz ensemble – formed in the culturally rich African-American community of DC in the 70s, with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Lacquered from the original master tapes in a tip-on sleeve. Includes 12 page booklet!)
Also available African Rhythms (UK pressing – expanded) ... CD 13.99

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms – Oneness Of Juju 1970 to 1982 (3LP set) ... LP
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $28.99 30.99
An incredible collection of work by one of the greatest Afro Funk groups of the 70s! From their inception as the AACM-styled jazz group Juju in the early 70s, to their key days in the DC Black Fire scene of the mid 70s, to their early 80s fame as club groovers, Oneness of Juju were one of the most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms (UK pressing – expanded) ... CD
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A landmark of Afro-centric jazz in the 70s – and the first album by this famous underground collective! Oneness of Juju were a Washington DC-based group that grew out of the ashes of the Juju avant jazz ensemble – formed in the culturally rich African-American community of DC in the ... read more CD
Also available African Rhythms ... LP 20.99

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Remmy Ongala & Orchestre Super MatimilaSongs For The Poor Man ... CD
Real World, 1989. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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William OnyeaborBody & Soul ... LP
Luaka Bop, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 20.99
One of the greatest records ever from this legendary Nigerian musician – a set that's filled with sharply funky moments, soulful saxophone solos, and lots of those cool keyboards we always love from William Onyeabor! The style here is a bit like the first Crashes In Love record – tied ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ William OnyeaborGreat Lover ... LP
Luaka Bop, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 20.99
William Onyeabor looks like a great lover on the cover of this set – and he follows up that image with some of the slinkiest, most seductive music of his career! There's almost a dub element to the record at times – as if Onyeabor was borrowing inspiration from Kingston, and bringing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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William OnyeaborHypertension ... LP
Luaka Bop, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
William Onyeabor's looking pretty chilled out on the cover – especially given the Hypertension title of the record – a cool, confident dude decked out in a velvet jacket and sombrero – able to carry off that look as well as he can carry the grooves on the set! In anyone else's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 ... CD
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $7.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard before – the rightly legendary musical legacy of William Onyeabor, one of the most enigmatic talents to come from the African scene of the 70s! The work here is all plenty darn funky, but it's also very different from familiar Afro Funk too ... read more CD

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William OnyeaborWho Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 (3LP set with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 LPs Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard before – the rightly legendary musical legacy of William Onyeabor, one of the most enigmatic talents to come from the African scene of the 70s! The work here is all plenty darn funky, but it's also very different from familiar Afro Funk too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Who Is William Onyeabor – World Psychedelic Classics 5 ... CD 7.99

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Orchestra BaobabSi Bou Odja (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Syllart (France), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
An amazing classic from Orchestra Baobab – one of those records that reminds us why the group were always so different than anyone else! Some of the rhythms are familiar, but the execution is very unique – chopped up at times, so that the grooves are a perfect mix for the angular tenor ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(50th Anniversary limited edition pressing!)

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Orchestra BaobabSpecialist in All Styles ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2002. Used ... $3.99
A great return to form for Orchestra Baobab – a group who really shone on the Senegalese scene in the 70s, but disbanded right as they were hitting global fame – eventually reuniting around the time of this album, thanks to demand from listeners around the world! The style is nicely ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Orchestra BaobabSpecialist in All Styles (180 gram pressing) ... LP
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2002. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
A great return to form for Orchestra Baobab – a group who really shone on the Senegalese scene in the 70s, but disbanded right as they were hitting global fame – eventually reuniting around the time of this album, thanks to demand from listeners around the world! The style is nicely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)

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✨✧ Orchestra Poly Rythmo De CotonouUnite Africaine ... LP
Albarika Store/Acid Jazz (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Searing sounds from this legendary group – two side-long tracks that burn with fire throughout! First up is "Unite Africaine" – a tune with a political message in the lyrics, and non-stop grooves in the rhythms – this wonderfully fast percussion that's laced together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Orchestre National De BarbesRendez-Vous Barbes ... CD
Le Chant Du Monde (France), 2010. Used ... $7.99
... CD

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Orquesta Afro BrasileiraOrquesta Afro Brasileira (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBS/Polysom (Brazil), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
A wholly unique late 60s record by Orquesta Afro Brasileira – with these raw, heavy and unforgettable roosty rhythms and chorus vocals that give it something of a spiritual, folkloric vibe – yet the overall sound is still indicative of the genre-busting creativity of the many different ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chief Orlando Owoh & His African KenneriesExperience ... LP
Owoh (Nigeria), 1988. Very Good- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging with pen notations on both sides.)

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Dr Orlando OwohEewo Taboo ... LP
Shann Olu (Nigeria), 1986. Very Good- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, with writing in pen on front & back. Labels have some pen.)

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Dr Orlando Owoh & His African Kenneries BandLate Dele Giwa ... LP
Owoh (Nigeria), 1987. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with multiple notes in pen on both sides. Label has some pen)

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Orlando OwohKo Se Mani Lobirin ... LP
Shanu Olu (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear with a name in red marker on the front.)

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Orlando Owoh & His Omimah BandOrlando Owoh & His Omimah Band (WAPS 220) ... LP
Decca (Nigeria), 1975. Very Good- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has heavy surface wear, discoloration from age, and spots of tape.)

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Eji OyewaleCharity Begins At Home ... CD
EMI/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
No charity needed here – as reedman Eji Oyewole's got a wealth of talent on his own! Eji's a musician with roots in the 60s Nigerian scene, but left to follow a personal path through Europe and the US, where he picked up some wonderfully funky styles which are then brought home to create ... read more CD

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Rebecca PanHong Kong Sound ... LP
Sounds Of Asia (Hong Kong), 1960s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Part field recording including various incidental sounds with English narration on Side 1, and five vocal tunes by Rebecca Pan on Side 2. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear.)

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Paco PenaArte Y Pasion ... CD
Nimbus (UK), 1999. Used 2 CDs ... $5.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(CDr pressing.)

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Penny PennyYogo Yogo ... CD
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1996. New Copy ... $12.99
The strong second album from Penny Penny – a set that has the South African singer emerging as even more of a superstar than before – as you might guess from his look on the cover! The style is this unique blend of older South African vocal modes with more contemporary club elements ... read more CD
Also available Yogo Yogo ... LP 18.99

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Penny PennyYogo Yogo ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1996. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
The strong second album from Penny Penny – a set that has the South African singer emerging as even more of a superstar than before – as you might guess from his look on the cover! The style is this unique blend of older South African vocal modes with more contemporary club elements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Yogo Yogo ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Celina PereiraNos Tradicao ... CD
Lusafrica/Sonovox (Portugal), 1994. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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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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Iyke PetersEvolution Of The Mind ... LP
Clover (Nigeria), 1982. Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate edge wear, some pen and a rip in the bottom right corner.)

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Iyke PetersIntuition ... LP
Clover Sound (Nigeria), 1981. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has heavy wear and aging, wide clear tape on the seams and spine, and initials in pen on front & back. Labels have initials in pen.)

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Iyke PetersThe Woman I Love ... LP
Anodisc (Nigeria), 1980. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and aging, masking tape holding the spine, a piece of tape with a name on front, some creases, and seam splits.)

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✨✧ Astor PiazzollaAstor Piazzolla 1944 to 1964 – Viente Anos De Vanguardia Con Sus Conjuntos ... CD
Universal (Japan), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $24.99
Very early work from Astor Piazzolla – recorded in the decades before he first started hitting fame on the international scene – and with a sound that shows that his skills on the bandoneon were every bit as great in his youth as they were in his later years! The music here is a bit ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(HQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Astor PiazzollaCollaboraciones 1975 to 1985 ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $24.99
Some really fantastic collaborations from the legendary Astor Piazzolla – done at a time when the Argentine musician was being seen as way more than just a bandoneon player – and instead the fully creative genius whose experiments really helped shape the music of the 70 at a global ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(HQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Astor PiazzollaConcierto De Tango En El Philharmonic Hall De New York 1965 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most striking recordings of the 60s from the legendary Astor Piazzolla – a set recorded live in New York, and one that explodes with new sounds right from the very first note! Astor's in prime modernist form here – completely exploding the old format of the tango, stripping ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(HQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Astor PiazzollaEl Tango ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $24.99
An important 60s project from the bandoneon legend Astor Piazzolla – a collaboration with writer Jorge Luis Borges, and done with all these new sorts of modern modes that point the way towards the growth that Astor would show in the 70s! Borges contributes words to some of the project, which ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(HQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Astor PiazzollaLa Historia Del Tango 1 – La Guardia Vieja ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $24.99
An amazing example of the genius of the legendary Astor Piazzolla – as the set has him taking older tune from Argentine music, and completely revising their presentation with all sorts of modern elements that he was using in his own music at the time! The tunes are from the 20s/30s stretch ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(HQCD pressing!)

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✨✧ Astor PiazzollaLa Historia Del Tango 2 – Epoca Romantica Y Epoca Moderna 1967 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... $24.99
Astor Piazzolla takes on tango themes from the romantic era – but he explodes the music in the process, and fills it in with all these weird and wonderful modern elements that you never would have heard on the original Argentine singles! Piazzolla's own bandoneon is fantastic – a ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(HQCD pressing!)

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Hubert Porter with The Jamaican CalypsoniansCalypsos From Jamaica ... LP
Dub Store (Japan), Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99 23.99
A great mix of modes from Hubert Porter – tunes that are definitely the calypsos promised in the title, but which also have some unique elements that mark them as Jamaican, too – touches of mento, nice jazzy elements in the music, and that bubbling up of the new island modes that would ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Muyei PowerSierra Leone In 70s USA ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 70s. Used ... $6.99
A hip group from Sierra Leone – but one who recorded these tracks in the US during the late 70s – which makes for a very unusual hybrid of sounds! The group's original approach was to update regional sounds from their nation, and avoid some of the more commercial cover versions of ... read more CD

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Jose PratesTam Tam Tam ... LP
Trunk (UK), 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Heavy rhythms from the Brazilian scene of the 50s – a set of grooves originally used to accompany a touring dance production, but a set of tracks that's gone on to have quite a life of its own! The music here isn't the cool bossa or spare samba you might expect – and instead has this ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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PRO (People Rock Outfit)Blacky Joe (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
EMI/Soundway (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
The People Rock Outfit really knock it out of the park with this dark-edged classic from the 70s – one of the heaviest albums we've heard from the Nigerian scene at the time, and a record that's almost got more of a South African spirit overall! These guys effortlessly mix together funk and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition.)

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Osvaldo Pugliese Con Roberto ChanelEl Tango Es Una Historia ... LP
EMI (Argentina), Early/Mid 40s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Question MarkBe Nice To The People ... CD
QDK (Germany), Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
Tightly grooving, organ-laced rock, but not the Question Mark of "96 Tears" fame – this Question Mark is a Kenyan group, who recorded this set in 1974 – with English vocals and a bit more of a western-styled sound, but with unpredictable tempo changes other trippy elements! ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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RadarParty Party Party (orig, steel drum version, party mix)/Good Good Loving (orig, steel drum version) ... 12-inch
Hometown Music, 1991. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Still in the shrink with contact info sticker. Label on Side A has a name in marker.)

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AR RahmanCouples Retreat – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Relativity, 2009. Used ... $6.99
(Soundtracks, Global Grooves) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Vasant RaiAutumn Song ... LP
Vanguard, 1978. Near Mint- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Idan RaichelQuarter To Six ... CD
Cumbancha, 2013. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Sticker over barcode.)

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Rail BandBelle Epoque Vol 3 – Dioba ... CD
Sterns (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used 2CDs ... $18.99
A third selection of work from the golden years of Mali's legendary Rail Band – and a set that digs even deeper than the first two volumes! Despite being third in the set, this volume features just as wide a range of work as the other two – mostly material from the 70s, plus a few ... read more CD

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Ernest RanglinIn Search Of The Lost Riddim ... CD
Palm (UK), 1998. Used ... $4.99
One of the recent comeback albums cut by Ranglin – the famous Jamaican guitarist who worked heavily early reggae sides, on Monty Alexander's 70s releases for MPS, and who's been getting quite a bit of well deserved recognition these days. The album's got a number of different grooves – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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RASHistory (1930 Turbo & Power, 1950 Turbo & Power) ... CD
Tropic (Canada), Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Real Combo LisbonenseReal Combo Lisbonense ... CD
Optimus (Portugal), 2009. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Includes Optimus obi.)

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✨✧ RobRob (aka Funky Rob Way) ... LP
Essiebons/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.98
The funky Rob way is a massive one at that – a new path into Afro Funk modes for the 70s, with a groove that's made this set a collectors classic for decades! The group is tighter than most, yet more skittish too – percussion rattling alongside basslines that have these echoey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roforofo JazzFire Eater ... CD
Office Home (France), 2021. New Copy ... $19.99
A French group, fronted by an MC from Chicago – working here in a style that's every bit as striking as the cover! The core sounds blend together older Afro Funk elements with jazz – in a groove that's nice and lean, and which provides a really unique setting for the rhymes of Days ... read more CD
Also available Fire Eater ... LP 28.99

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Roforofo JazzFire Eater ... LP
Office Home (France), 2021. New Copy ... $28.99
A French group, fronted by an MC from Chicago – working here in a style that's every bit as striking as the cover! The core sounds blend together older Afro Funk elements with jazz – in a groove that's nice and lean, and which provides a really unique setting for the rhymes of Days ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Fire Eater ... CD 19.99

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Michael RogersDigital Steel ... LP
PRC, 1982. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Steel drums from Michael Rogers – with a bit of added percussion and guitar! LP, Vinyl record album

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Pepe RomeroGuitar Solos ... CD
Philips, Early 80s. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Tova RonniSongs Of My People ... LP
Roulette, 1967. Sealed ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a cut corner where a promo ink stamp was applied to the back cover.)

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Renato RussoEquilibrio Distante ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1995. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Equilibrio Distante)

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Sabanoh 75Warn You Pikin/Salematu ... 7-inch
Sabanoh Sounds, 1977. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a bit of pen.)

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Sahara All Star Band Of JosSahara All Star Band Of Jos ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
One of the funkiest combos we've heard from the African scene of the 70s – and that's saying a lot, given how much great music was going on at the time! These guys really know how to lean into a long song, and open it up with incredible instrumental sharpness – a way of coming together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sakis & Le Groupe Dynamic SystemSakis & Le Groupe Dynamic System ... CD
Sonodisc, 1994. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Salty DogSalty Dog ... CD
Strawberry Rain, 1976. Used Gatefold ... $11.99
Plenty of fuzz and plenty of spirit – a wonderful debut from this African group of the 70s – a combo who work here with equal parts of influence from Jimi Hendrix and some of the other Zamrock groups of the time! Lyrics are in English, and have this blue-toned quality that's really ... read more CD

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Henri SalvadorRoom With A View (aka Chambre Avec Vue) ... CD
Source/Blue Note, 2000. Used ... $3.99
A beautiful album of French bossa nova tracks – sung by vocalist Henri Salvador, and backed with some light jazzy guitar and piano, very much in the style of backings you'd hear on a classic album by Joao Gilberto. Salvador's voice is wonderful – with that warm, honest quality you'd ... (French, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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