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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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Kippie Moketsi & Hal SingerBlue Stompin ... LP
Gallo/We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
A record that features a great guest appearance from American tenorist Hal Singer – a player who always seemed to do some of his most interesting work overseas – but a set that's an even greater testament to alto saxophonist Kippie Moketsi and some of his key collaborators on the South ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Seke Molenga & Kalo KawongoloSeke Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo ... LP
Trojan/Antarctica Starts Here, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.98
One of the most unusual albums to ever come from the legendary Black Ark studios of Lee Scratch Perry – a set by a duo of Congolese singers, Seke Molenga and Kalo Kawongolo – who are also not to be confused with The Congos, another group that Perry was producing at the time! The album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MombasaAfrican Rhythms & Blues ... LP
Spiegelei/Sonorama (Germany), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A sublime blend of spiritual jazz and African rhythms – and one of the few 70s recordings made by Mombasa, a European group put together by LA trombonist Lou Blackburn! The record's got a much more righteous sound than any of Blackburn's work of the 60s – a boldness and sense of pride ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Carlos MontoyaCarlos Montoya & His Flamenco Guitar (portrait cover) ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Mariano Mores Y Su OrquestaTango Moderno ... LP
Musart (Mexico), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Pamelo Mounk'APamelo Mounk'A ... LP
Eddy Son (Congo, Republic of), 1981. Very Good- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(French pressing on Disque Sonics. Cover has heavy wear, clear tape on the top and bottom seams, bent corners and sides, and an ink stamp on back. Labels have ink stamps.)

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Ephat Mujuru & Spirit Of The PeopleMbavaira ... CD
Zimbabwe/Awesome Tapes From Africa, Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
A set from the 80s, but a record with a very timeless feel – as Ephat Mujuru plays mbira here with a group that's heavy on percussion, and which features all these wonderful vocal refrains alongside the lead! The mbira is never buried in fuller instrumentation – and instead, the ... read more CD
Also available Mbavaira ... LP 18.99

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Ephat Mujuru & Spirit Of The PeopleMbavaira ... LP
Zimbabwe/Awesome Tapes From Africa, Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.98
A set from the 80s, but a record with a very timeless feel – as Ephat Mujuru plays mbira here with a group that's heavy on percussion, and which features all these wonderful vocal refrains alongside the lead! The mbira is never buried in fuller instrumentation – and instead, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mbavaira ... CD 12.99

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MulatuMochilla Presents Timeless – Mulatu Astatke (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Mochilla, 2010. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 31.99
The Mulatu performance for the Timeless live series – the already legendary concerts organized by Mochilla in honor of influential composers J Dilla, Mulatu and Arthur Verocai – this one headlined by Mulatu himself! The evening was hosted by Eothen "Egon" Alapatt and Garth ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mulatu & OthersEthiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
L'Arome/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 29.99
Mad grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – featuring work by the enigmatic Mulatu, plus some of the other extra-cool artists on that country's groundbreaking soul and funk scene! Mulatu plays Fender Rhodes and organ on his tracks – grooving with a slow, snakey approach that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1970s. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Mad funk from Ethiopia – classic work by the legendary Mulatu, one of Africa's heaviest artists of the 70s! Mulatu's been kind of a beathead secret for years – as most of his exotic grooves were never issued properly outside of Africa, and have only been the province of collectors who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
L'Arome/P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
Mad funk from Ethiopia – classic work by the legendary Mulatu, one of Africa's heaviest artists of the 70s! Mulatu's been kind of a beathead secret for years – as most of his exotic grooves were never issued properly outside of Africa, and have only been the province of collectors who ... read more CD

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Charlie Munro QuartetEastern Horizons ... LP
Philips/Be! (Germany), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A totally cool little record – and one that more than lives up to the Eastern promise of its cover! The album's a real stunner from Australian reedman Charlie Munro – a beautiful mix of jazz and exotic elements, at a level that puts it up there with a rare few records that work this ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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MurasakiDoin' Our Thing – At The Live House Murasaki ... LP
Bourbon (Japan), 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has light wear.)

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Nation Beat & Maracatu Nacao Estrela BrilhanteMaracatuniversal ... CD
Modiba, 2007. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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Youssou N'DourRokku Mi Rokka ... CD
Nonesuch, 2007. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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New Klezmer TrioMelt Zonk Rewire ... CD
Tzadik, 1995. Used ... $6.99
Ben Goldberg on clarinet and bass clarinet, Dan Seamans on bass, and Kenny Wollesen on drums. CD
(Booklet has a small spot with some peeling from sticker removal.)

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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
Also available Day Of Judgement (with download) ... LP 18.99

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Ngozi FamilyDay Of Judgement (with download) ... LP
Now Again, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 19.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Day Of Judgement ... CD 7.99

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Nubiyan TwistFreedom Fables ... LP
Strut (UK), 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
Nubiyan Twist really open up their sound here – in part by opening the door to a rich array of guest singers and instrumentalists – a lineup that includes Cherise, Pat Thomas, Soweto Kinch, Ria Moran, and Nick Richards – all artists who help bring a different personal flavor to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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E Echendu NwezeChukwu Nonyere Anyi ... LP
Echendu (Nigeria), 1980s. Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, with some writing in pen on front, and small smudges on back.)

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✨✧ Gideon NxumaloGideon Plays ... LP
JAS/Matsuli (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A fantastic bit of jazz from the South African scene of the 60s – and one that's maybe got a bit more of an American 60s soul jazz flavor than some of the later work from that scene! The set features piano from legendary pianist Gideon Nxumalo – a player with great roots in postwar ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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
Also available My Own Thing ... CD 7.99

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Mike Nyoni & Born FreeMy Own Thing ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
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
Also available My Own Thing ... CD 8.99

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Patty ObasseyNne Galu Nwamamiwota ... LP
Polygram (Nigeria), 1980s. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, gloss separation along the spine, and a small name in pen on front. Labels have some pen.)

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Kwaku Kwaakye ObengAwakening ... CD
Yikes, 1998. Used ... $6.99
Includes the songs "Awakening", "Peak Of Life", "Doo Good", "Oprenten No. 4", "Passing Train", "Okyere", "Displaced", "Freedom", and "Bre Bre". (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Rim Kwaku Obeng & The BelieversToo Tough/I'm Not Going To Let You ... LP
Sum Sum/BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
Wonderfully groovy work from Rim Kwaku Obeng – an artist with African roots, but working here in the San Francisco scene of the early 80s – where he's clearly picked up a very international vibe in his music! Rim definitely plays some traditional percussion on the tracks, but there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chief Commander Ebenezer ObeyGet Yer Jujus Out ... CD
Ryko, 1989. Used ... $13.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ebenezer ObeySatisfaction ... LP
Obey (Nigeria), 1986. Very Good ... $19.99
Titles include "Modupe Nairo Badero", "Eranko T'Onjobo Ninu Igbo Po", "Mo Fi Oro Mi Le E Lowo Edumare", "Mo Ti Bo", "Ero Bami Kalo", and "E Bere Mole E Mujo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear and aging.)

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Prophet Afam Ogbuotobo & His Ado-Nene Musical GroupZik Owelle Imeka ... LP
Olisa Mortune (Nigeria), Mid/Late 70s. Very Good ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has lightly wrinkled and bent corners, with some tape remnants around the edges.)

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Evi Edna OgholiNo Place Like Home ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1989. Good ... $4.99
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(Plays with some surface noise and crackles, nothing too bad. Cover has brown packing tape holding the seam, a stain with some flaking at the bottom right, heavy surface wear on back, and bent corners.)

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Evi Edna OgholiStep By Step ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear and some marker on back.)

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Kola Ogunkoya & His Washington Afro Jazz EnsembleMy Darling ... CD
NPC, 2005. Used ... $9.99
Contemporary Afro Funk from Kola Ogunkoya – a trumpeter who worked with Fela back in the day, and who's managed to carry on the Ethiopian groove over here in the US! The cover of the CD's a bit cheesy, but the music is pretty darn great – and Kola's group are a DC-based ensemble who ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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OjoyoOjoyo Plays Safrojazz ... CD
Sunnyside, 1996. Used ... $7.99
Featuring Morris Goldberg on saxophone and penny whistle, Anton Fig on drums, Bakithi Kumalo and Chulo Gatewood on bass, Chris Botti and Diego Urcola on trumpet, Cyro Baptista on percussion, Cecilia Tenconi on tenor sax, Tony Cedras and Richard Cummings on keyboards, Dan Carillo and John Guth on ... read more CD

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Sonny OkosunSonny Okosun Meets Lord Superior ... LP
EMI/Pathe (France), 1978. Very Good ... $19.99
Bouncing late 70s afro grooves, from Nigeria's Sonny Okosun's. Not as heavily syncopated as Fela, and with a more overt western rock influence, this set grooves a little harder than your typical NPR world music hour fare. 6 tracks in all, including "Bleech Peoiple", "Lagos High ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, a Sounds Workshop sticker, and a cut corner. Vinyl is nice and clean.)

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Sonny Okosuns OzziddiMother & Child ... LP
His Master's Voice (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has labels have some writing in pen.)

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Sonny Okosuns OzziddiPower To The People ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1978. Good ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and aging, stained corners, some writing in pen, and pieces of brown packing tape holding the seams. Label has some pen.)

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Kris OkotieBest Of Kris Okotie ... LP
Phonodisk (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good ... $19.99
Arranged and composed by Kris – titles include "Is It Wrong", "Carolina", "She'll Never Go Home", "I Need Someone", "Just For You", and "Down Down Down". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring wear and moderate edge wear along the opening.)

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OkuteOkute ... CD
Chulo, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
A contemporary Cuban group, but one who fit easily in the long cultural legacy of Havana – as the combo have a way of taking timeless modes and making them come alive again in all new ways – often really stripping things down to their roots, with an intimate, earthy presentation that ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Okute ... LP 17.99

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OkuteOkute ... LP
Chulo, 2021. New Copy ... $17.99 18.99
A contemporary Cuban group, but one who fit easily in the long cultural legacy of Havana – as the combo have a way of taking timeless modes and making them come alive again in all new ways – often really stripping things down to their roots, with an intimate, earthy presentation that ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Okute ... CD 12.99

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OlatunjiDrums Of Passion ... LP
Columbia, 1960. Very Good ... $9.99
A classic session of pounding percussion – quite possibly the most successful entry into this earthy genre that hit the recording scene at the end of the 50s! Babatunde Olatunji is joined here by a great assemblage of players – including Montego Joe and Baba Hawthorne Bey on percussion ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has light surface wear and aging, split bottom seam, half split top seam, a bit of marker and some tape residue along the bottom.)

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OlatunjiMore Drums Of Passion ... LP
Columbia, 1966. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Babatunde Olatunji goes even more drum-crazy than before – working here with no less than nine percussionists, plus a host of singers as well! The tunes have a very rootsy groove throughout – instrumentation that only comes from the rhythm instruments, some of which are pointed towards ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on "Ayinde". Cover has some ring and edge wear, half split top seam, some splitting in the bottom seam, and some opaque white stains along the spine.)

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OlatunjiZungo! – Afro Percussion ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
One of Olatunji's best LPs, and a record that breaks out of his usual straight hard percussion stuff by adding some jazz players like Yusef Lateef, Clark Terry, and George Duvivier. There's also some singers augmenting the ensemble, but they drop out in parts, and the percussion and jazz take over. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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Adriano Correia De OliveiraO Melhor Dos Melhores ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Omniversal EarkestraLe Mali 70 ... CD
Trikont (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $16.99
A fantastic project, and one whose sound is even better than we can sum up in words – as the core group features players from Berlin, inspired by older African sounds – turning to work from the 70s Mali scene, and teaming up with some of its musical giants – but all in a way that's ... read more CD

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✨✧ Omniversal EarkestraLe Mali 70 ... LP
Trikont (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic project, and one whose sound is even better than we can sum up in words – as the core group features players from Berlin, inspired by older African sounds – turning to work from the 70s Mali scene, and teaming up with some of its musical giants – but all in a way that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes vinyl exclusive bonus track plus download!)
Also available Le Mali 70 ... CD 16.99

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Akeem Ayinla OmowuraModupe Ore Mi Oluwa ... LP
Afrodisia (Nigeria), 1986. Very Good ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some pen on front and back. Labels have some pen.)

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OndatropicaOndatropica (deluxe version – with book) ... CD
Soundway (UK), 2012. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
Colombian music, both classic and contemporary – as a group of older all-star players comes into contact with Will "Quantic" Holland! The set's easily one of the most smoking Latin-styled projects we've heard from Quantic so far – recorded in Colombia with work from Fruko, ... read more CD
(2CDs, in a cool hardcover book-like package!)

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Oneness Of JujuAfrican Rhythms – Oneness Of Juju 1970 to 1982 ... CD
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CDs ... $16.99 17.99
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 CD

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✨✧ Oneness Of JujuMake a Change (aka Every Way But Loose) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1981. Used ... $9.99
The third album from the mighty Oneness Of Juju – and a set that has the group tightening up their groove after the spiritual jazz approach of previous records! The style here mixes a bit more boogie with their very sharp instrumentation – still with lots of righteous energy throughout ... read more CD
Also available Make a Change (aka Every Way But Loose) (with bonus tracks) ... LP 28.99

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Oneness Of JujuMake a Change (aka Every Way But Loose) (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Black Fire/Strut (UK), 1981. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $28.99 29.99
The third album from the mighty Oneness Of Juju – and a set that has the group tightening up their groove after the spiritual jazz approach of previous records! The style here mixes a bit more boogie with their very sharp instrumentation – still with lots of righteous energy throughout ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Make a Change (aka Every Way But Loose) (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Oneness Of JujuSpace Jungle Luv ... LP
Black Fire/Now Again, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 25.98
A fantastic record from one of the greatest underground jazz groups of the 70s! Oneness of Juju are perhaps best known for the heavy funk of their first album, African Rhythms – but we're actually partial to this second album – a warmly spiritual batch of soul jazz tracks, and a set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Lacquered from the original master tapes in a tip-on sleeve. Includes 12 page booklet!)

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William OnyeaborCrashes In Love (version 1) ... LP
Luaka Bop, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.99
A great early moment for the legendary William Onyeabor – music created for the film Crashes In Love – which tells the sad story of a princess who has to choose between love and money – a setting that helps make for some of Onyeabor's greatest music on record! The style here is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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William OnyeaborGreat Lover ... LP
Luaka Bop, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.99
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)... $21.99 22.99
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 (3LP set with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 LPs Gatefold ... $31.99 32.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Orchestra BaobabMouhamadou Bamba ... LP
Syllart (France), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 36.99
A classic album from the best years of Orchestra Baobab – a time when the group were maybe the greatest thing coming out of Dakar, and really helping to move a whole generation of West African sounds forward into new directions! The instrumentation is still relatively old school – no ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Orchestra BaobabPirates Choice ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 1982. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
Hardly a pirate album at all – and instead one of the first big global moments of fame for the mighty Orchestra Baobob – a Senegalese combo who'd really been honing their craft during the 70s! The album has the group working with all the soulful currents of their early work – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Orchestra BaobabSi Bou Odja (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Syllart (France), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 36.99
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 (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 Of SpheresNonagonic Now ... LP
Fire, 2011. Near Mint- ... $11.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Original CastUmoja - The Spirit Of Togetherness ... CD
Alma (Canada), 2004. Used ... $8.99
... CD

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Victor OrisJah Jah Soldiers ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1990. Fair ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Fair condition. Cover has wear and aging, with yellowed tape on all four sides.)

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OsibisaMystic Energy ... LP
PRT, Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican Gamma pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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OsibisaWoyaya ... LP
Decca, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
These early Osibisa records always used to be fairly common years back – perhaps because they were always a bit too hippy dippy and loose for the older funk crowd. But now, in today's blunted groove culture, they seem to have found a new appreciation for their trippy Afro funk style, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing. Cover has a name in pen, some wear, heavy down the spine, a split top seam and partially split bottom seam.)

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Khalifa Ould Eide & Dimi Mint AbbaMoorish Music From Mauritania ... CD
World Circuit, 1990. Used ... $9.99
... CD

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Dr. Orlando OwohDr Orlando Owoh Vol 9 ... LP
Shanu Olu (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Mustafa OzkentGenclik Ile Elele (Hand In Hand With Youth) ... LP
Jackpot, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 19.99
Insane grooves from arranger Mustafa Ozkent – an artist who was to Turkey what Lalo Schifrin was to the US in the 70s! Like Lalo, Mustafa had a great ear for mixing funkier rhythms and fuller orchestrations – often with odd instrumental twists and turns that bubble over with a fair bit ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pacific ExpressBlack Fire (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Matsuli (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A seminal album from one of the hippest groups going on the South African scene of the 70s – a combo who mixed equal parts electric jazz and R&B, in a mode that's strongly inspired by American groups of the time! The Pacific Express vibe has plenty of echoes of the Earth Wind & Fire ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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PanaticsCruise With The Panatics ... LP
Cruise, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Titles include "Yellow Bird", "Aquarius", "Let The Sunshine In", "Those Were The Days", "La Macarena" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

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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 ... $29.99 32.98
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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✨✧ Sir Shina PetersExperience ... LP
Sony (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear and some light stains at the bottom.)

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Astor PiazzollaAstor Piazzolla – 20 Greatest Hits ... CD
BMG (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
A great selection of work from his RCA recordings! (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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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 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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✨✧ Astor PiazzollaLibertango ... LP
Carosello (Italy), 1974. Very Good+ ... $24.99
One of Astor Piazolla's beautiful expanded tango albums from the 70s – really groundbreaking work that still holds up beautifully today! For the set, Piazolla's usual modern bandoneon tangos are augmented by a set of lush orchestral arrangements that have an excellent romantic feel to them ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican stereo pressing on Gamma. Cover has surface wear, gloss separation and wear at the opening and bottom seam, and a stain at the bottom left corner.)

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Astor PiazzollaOlympia 77 ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $24.99
A live set from Argentine musical legend Astor Piazzolla – recorded in Paris, and with a vibe that really makes the music even more striking than some of his other fantastic records from the 70s! The group's a bit different – in that it's got a drummer, who brings an even bolder sense ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(HQCD pressing!)
Also available Olympia 77 ... CD 17.99

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✨✧ Astor PiazzollaOlympia 77 ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1977. Used ... $17.99
A live set from Argentine musical legend Astor Piazzolla – recorded in Paris, and with a vibe that really makes the music even more striking than some of his other fantastic records from the 70s! The group's a bit different – in that it's got a drummer, who brings an even bolder sense ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD
(HQCD pressing, includes obi.)
Also available Olympia 77 ... CD 24.99

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Astor PiazzollaRough Dancer & The Cyclical Night ... LP
American Clave, 1987. Near Mint- ... $49.99
Great work from one of the most creative periods of Astor Piazzolla! (Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has lightly bumped corners.)

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Astor PiazzollaTeatro Regina (plus bonus tracks) (Japanese pressing) ... LP
RCA (Japan), 1970. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A haunting live performance by the Astor Piazzolla Quintet – that magical blend of instruments that includes piano, violin, bass, and electric guitar – all mixed together wonderfully with the amazing sound of Piazzolla's bandoneon! The work here is every bit as modern as Astor's ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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Geraldo PinoBoogie Fever (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 29.98
Late 70s work from Geraldo Pino – the artist who was credited as being one of the first musicians to bring the styles of James Brown to play in West Africa – still grooving hard here at the other end of the decade! The album's got a clubby vibe in parts – the "boogie" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Jose PratesTam Tam Tam ... LP
Trunk (UK), 1958. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99
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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Quantic Presents Flowering InfernoDog With A Rope ... CD
Tru Thoughts (UK), 2010. Used ... $14.99
Will Holland returns to Quantic's Colombian and other points Caribbean inspirations with an excellent album by his Flowering Inferno group – rhythms, moods and aural atmosphere that's mixes the music of the Antilles with neighboring Colombia , as well as vibes from Jamaica, Trinidad and Cuba ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ras KimonoWhat's Gwan ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good ... $19.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some heavy flaking along the top seam and spine.)

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RobMake It Fast Make It Slow ... LP
Essiebons (Ghana), 1977. Near Mint- ... $29.99
The second album from Ghanaian funk singer, composer and arranger Rob – issued for the first time ever outside of Ghana, thanks to the deep diggers at Soundway! Rob sings in English throughout – and there's a slinky, slow-cooking, kinda strange groove on most of the numbers – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2012 Soundway pressing.)

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RobRob (aka Funky Rob Way) ... LP
Essiebons/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
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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Tabu Ley RochereauBabeti Soukous ... CD
Real World, 1989. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Rock Town ExpressFunky Makossa ... LP
Comb & Razor, Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 19.98
A great Makossa groove – one that takes off from the Manu Dibango approach of a few years before, but stays equally funky all the way through! The title track is overflowing with very unique electric piano next to the riffing rhythms – and other tunes seem to be heavy on the same ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roforofo JazzFire Eater ... CD
Office Home (France), 2021. New Copy ... $12.99
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 29.99

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Roforofo JazzFire Eater ... LP
Office Home (France), 2021. New Copy ... $29.99 47.99
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 12.99

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Ehi RoseEnosa - Osalele ... LP
Recordisc (Nigeria), 1990. Fair ... $4.99
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(NOTE – Vinyl is in Fair condition. Cover has some surface wear and some stains around the edges.)

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✨✧ Viejas Raices (Jorge Lopez Ruiz & Pocho Lapouble)Viejas Raices De Las Colonias del Rio De La Plata ... CD
Trova/Altercat (Germany), 1976. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from this legendary Argentine pianist – a set that has Jorge Lopez Ruiz playing lots of Fender Rhodes, and mixing it in with both rootsy Latin percussion and a number of other keyboards too! The set's almost a South American version of some of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ Viejas Raices (Jorge Lopez Ruiz & Pocho Lapouble)Viejas Raices De Las Colonias del Rio De La Plata ... LP
Trova/Altercat (Germany), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from this legendary Argentine pianist – a set that has Jorge Lopez Ruiz playing lots of Fender Rhodes, and mixing it in with both rootsy Latin percussion and a number of other keyboards too! The set's almost a South American version of some of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Viejas Raices De Las Colonias del Rio De La Plata ... CD 16.99

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Nathan RussellCalypso In Hi Fi ... LP
Bally, 1957. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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(Cover has light wear, some aging, half split top seam, and a mostly split bottom seam with a piece of clear tape.)

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Renato RussoEquilibrio Distante ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 1995. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Renato RussoPresente ... CD
EMI (Brazil), 2003. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print, CD is copy protected.)

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Yoshiko SaiChou No Sumu Heya ... LP
Fuji Pacific/P-Vine (Japan), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $39.99
A set that's a bit warmer, fuller, and jazzier than previous work from Yoshiko Sai – but in a way that maybe makes her wonderful vocals sound even better than before! The album's not the more commercially-produced music that was rising up in the Japanese scene at the time – but instead ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful Japanese pressing – with obi and insert!)

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Yoshiko SaiTakla Makan ... LP
P-Vine (Japan), 2008. New Copy ... $39.99
Beautiful later work from Japanese singer Yoshiko Sai – but tracks that are every bit as sublime as her classics! Sai has this vocal range that's incredible – an ability to slide up and down the scale that's somewhere in the territory of Minnie Riperton or Kate Bush – even though ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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SaitanaBaby Don't Go ... LP
Gallo/Tooth Factory, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 28.99
A rare bit of funk from the South African scene of the 70s – a set with a style that's a bit different than American work of the time – maybe a bit more laidback, and with this easygoing vibe that's really great! Saitana don't have to hit you over the head with their groove, but it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SaitanaJenakuru ... LP
Gallo/Tooth Factory, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 28.99
Wonderfully weird work from Saitana – one of those 70s South African groups who found a way of mixing equal parts soul, funk, and psychedelic influences – then deliver the music with this languid groove that's all their own! The group has ties to other SA combos of the time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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