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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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✨✧ Ray LemaNangadeef ... LP
Mango, 1989. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Bukky LeoTribute To Fela Vol 2 – Live At The Jazz Cafe ... LP
Drift (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
Saxophonist Bukky Leo grew up in Lagos, but has given his talents strongly to the London scene in the past few decades – where he's really made magic in a great criss-crossing of jazz with his Nigerian roots! Part of Bukky's long legacy is an annual tribute to Fela Kuti – and this set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bukky Leo & Black EgyptAfrobeat Visions ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2005. Used ... $9.99
A long-overdue album from saxophonist Bukky Leo – a player with roots in 70s Ethiopia, and a range of experiences that also includes key recordings in the early British acid jazz scene! Bukky's got a resume that includes work with Fela and Tony Allen – and he's working here in a mode ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Les Tetes BruleesHot Heads ... CD
Shanachie, 1990. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Les Ya Toupas Du ZaireLes Ya Toupas Du Zaire ... LP
Songhoi/Rebirth On Wax (France), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
An all-instrumental set from late 70s Zaire – a record that allows for plenty of focus on its best components – which include some great work on guitar, piano, and organ – alongside plenty of percussion and very rhythmic guitar lines! The sound is quite unique – especially ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pedro LimaMaguidala (with bonus download) ... LP
Iefe Discos/Bongo Joe (UK), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
Beautiful work from singer Pedro Lima – an artist who was part of the under-discovered scene in Sao Tome and Principe during the 80s – and who works here with great help from his backing band, Os Leonenses! The vibe here is almost a mix of West African modes and Caribbean styles – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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LipitoneNuits Sur Ecoute – Bougouni ... CD
Frikyiwa (France), 2002. Used ... $4.99
Beautiful work from Mali – recorded by the nomadic studio of Frikyiwa, and a mixture of music, vocals, and sounds of the city of Bougouni! The approach is really striking, and makes for a CD that's as much a cultural document of Lipitone's music as one could hope for. Titles include "Ta ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Al Lirvat & Robert Mavouzny QuintetBlowin At The Cigale ... LP
Numera (France), Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A very cool record from saxophonist Robert Mavouzny and trombonist Al Lirvat – the latter of whom also cut some biguine albums on the French scene of the 70s! This set's maybe a bit straighter jazz, but you can definitely hear some unusual touches at play – as the group opens up with ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, and one bumped corner.)

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Little AxeChampagne & Grits ... CD
Real World, 2004. Used ... $6.99

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Cheikh LoBambay Gueej ... CD
World Circuit/Nonesuch, 2000. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Lolo/Juan MartinezCante Jondo Vol 2 (Andalucian Songs) (10-inch) ... LP
SMC/Pro Arte, 1950s. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Label has peeled spots. Cover has discoloration from age, split seams with tape remnants, and an ink stamp on back.)

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Lord Flea & His CalypsoniansSwingin' Calypsos ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Italian Penny records reissue.)

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Lord Invader & His Calypso GroupCalypso Travels (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Folkways, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 22.98
The last album ever recorded by Trinidad calypso legend Lord Invader – and a set that really sums up all the genius he brought to his too-short career! At a time when the music was really entering the mainstream in commercial ways, Invader keeps things very spare, stark, and basic here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful reissue – with all the heft of a classic Folkways pressing!)

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✨✧ Los DestellosSicodelicos (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99
A killer compilation of late 60s & 70s tunes by Peruvian cumbia combo Los Destellos – leaning on the psychedelia inspired sounds from their earlier years! The sound is rooted in cumbia rhythms and electric guitar – but it nimble and spindly of heavily fuzzed out – with a more ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Los MelodicosTan Bella Y Tan Presumida ... LP
Discolando, 1968. Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some staining, wear and wide clear tape along the seams.)

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Los Saicos (aka Saicos)Demolician – The Complete Recordings 1965 to 1966 ... CD
Munster (Spain), Mid 60s. Used ... $9.99
An incredible batch of prime garage rock era nuggets from the Peruvian scene – fuzzy gems by the Saicos! The Saicos bring a sense of menace to these tunes – with a guitar tone touched with an eerie vibe, and lead vocals that are really piercing and gravelly in that instills this ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lionel LouekeJourney ... CD
Aparte (France), 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 21.99
Lionel Loueke, standing nicely on the borders of his styles – playing jazzily, to be sure – but also opening up with plenty of global elements too – in a lineup that includes the musician on a bit of percussion, alongside other percussion from Cyro Baptista and Christi Joza Orisha ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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World Lucky & The Ichoye Super StarsEmemaregwe ... LP
Asama (Nigeria), 1988. Fair ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in Fair condition. Labels have pen. Cover has surface wear, aging, bent corners, and doodles in pen on front and back.)

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LuiLui ... LP
Maui Surf/P-Vine (Japan), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
A rare bit of soul from the Hawaii scene of the 70s – and like some of the best of the genre, a record that's definitely got some influence from the warm Cali soul scene of the time, but which also brings plenty of its own style to play! The guitar lines have a nicely chromatic vibe, maybe ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Lui (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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LuiLui (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Maui Surf/P-Vine (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $24.99
A rare bit of soul from the Hawaii scene of the 70s – and like some of the best of the genre, a record that's definitely got some influence from the warm Cali soul scene of the time, but which also brings plenty of its own style to play! The guitar lines have a nicely chromatic vibe, maybe ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Lui ... LP 34.99

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Luka ProductionsFalaw ... CD
Sahel Sounds, 2019. New Copy ... $7.99 14.98
Luka Productions is a showcase for the fantastic voice of Luka Guindo – a singer with this raspy charm that grabs you right away and really conveys the power of the tunes – so much so, you hardly need the English translations of the lyrics in the notes! The music is a blend of acoustic ... read more CD

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Baaba Maal & Mansour SeckDjam Leelii (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Palm, 1989/1998. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Sipho MabuseChant Of The Marching ... LP
Virgin, 1989. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp, cutout notch, and Play It Say It sticker.)

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Bunny MackDiscolypso/Funny Lady ... 12-inch
Rokel (UK), 1979. Very Good ... $5.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Afro Disco sleeve, stained along the top right corner.)

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Bunny Mack/Dimple HindsSoca Festival Vol 1 – Supafrico (parts 1 & 2)/Beautiful Feeling/Experimental Soca ... 12-inch
Makossa, Early 80s. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $14.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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George MackieEbony Blues/Palm Lagoon Waltz ... 7-inch
Old Beachcomber, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A great single – George Mackie plays solo Hawaiian koa guitar – but with a very bluesy style – all acoustic, and nothing like regular Hawaiian guitar! (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Ahmoudou MadassaneZerzura ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2018. Near Mint- ... $13.99
(Soundtracks, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Madioka & RafikaRythm N Bled – Afro-Funk-Oriental ... CD
Kamazi (France), 2005. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Madlib & OthersMadlib's Medicine Show No 3 – Beat Konducta In Africa ... CD
Madlib Invazion, 2010. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Raw crackling hip hop funk beatcraft at its deepest from mighty Madlib – working in his Beat Konducta style for this third entry in the epic Madlib's Medicine Show Series! Beat Konducta In Africa is a hazy hip hop instrumental set from 'Lib (lest you thought it might be a funky compilation ... (Hip Hop, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Mahlathini & The Mahotella QueensMBAQANGA ... CD
Verve, 1991. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Mahotella QueensIzibani Zomgqashiyo ... CD
Shanachie, 1986. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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MajeksGreen Leaves (180 gram pressing) ... LP
NCF/Superfly (France), 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Sheila and Desmond Majek work here with support from the Nigeria Conservation Foundation – whose message really comes across in the album's earth-minded grooves! The rhythms are a blend of 80s soul modes, with maybe a bit of a Caribbean vibe at times too – and the spirit of the vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1000 copies.)

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Linda Babe MajikaDon't Treat Me So Bad ... LP
Gallo/Be With (UK), 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Groovy South African soul from Linda Bab Majika – a singer who's part of that new generation of positivity that was flowing out of the scene, reaching out here with a sound that's pretty universal in appeal! The music is more conventional 80s soul than you might expect – and richer and ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Malawian Madalitso BandWasalala ... LP
Bongo Joe (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
Malawian Madalitso are more of a duo than a band – Yobi Maligwa on babatoni and lead vocals, and Yosefe Kalenkeni on guitar and percussion – both working together with a beautiful sense of tightness and melody! The mix of stringed instruments is great – pulsating with an inherent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Boris MalkovskyTime Petah-Tiqva ... CD
Tzadik, 2007. Used ... $5.99
(Out Sound, Global Grooves) CD
(Includes Tzadik obi.)

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Jose MancliereDoubout Pou Gade ... LP
JMD/Digger's Digest (France), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99
An album that's unlike anything else we've ever heard before – served up by a percussionist who spent the mid 70s touring the Caribbean and South Pacific, and who seems to have absorbed a globe's worth of rhythms in the process! The album's probably closest to a jazz fusion album – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 copies!)

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Manhattan BrothersOut Of Africa – Always Something New ... LP
Joy, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $9.99
An early album of South African soul – cut by Johannesburg's Manhattan Brothers, and issued in the US on Joy Records! The set's pretty darn great – a mixture of soulful and folksy touches, with lively larger arrangements that mix in percussion and flute to give the work a bit of a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing. Cover has masking tape holding the seams, wear and aging, and a fair amount of stuck-on paper on back.)

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CK Mann & His Carousel 7Araba Lucy/Ma Awerekyekyer ... 7-inch
Essiebons (Ghana), Very Good ... $9.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Thomas MapfumoSingles Collection – 1977 to 1986 ... CD
Zimbob, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks UnlimitedCorruption ... LP
Mango, 1989. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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MariahUtakata No Hibi ... LP
Better Days/Everland (Austria), 1983. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $34.99
A wonderfully groovy set from the early 80s Japanese scene – a record that's maybe got a lot more cultural strands criss-crossing than some of its contemporaries! The cover looks a bit psychedelic, and the sound is maybe a bit too – but with the sorts of early 80s keyboards and ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pressed at 45 rpm!)
Also available Utakata No Hibi (45 rpm clear vinyl pressing) ... LP 39.99

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MariahUtakata No Hibi (45 rpm clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Better Days/Everland (Austria), 1983. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $39.99
A wonderfully groovy set from the early 80s Japanese scene – a record that's maybe got a lot more cultural strands criss-crossing than some of its contemporaries! The cover looks a bit psychedelic, and the sound is maybe a bit too – but with the sorts of early 80s keyboards and ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 400 – on 45rpm clear vinyl!)
Also available Utakata No Hibi ... LP 34.99

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MarumoModiehi ... CD
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A really unusual album from the South African scene of the 80s – served up by a blind quartet who partly echo the styles of other vocal ensembles of the period, but done with a mish-mash of styles that really keeps the whole thing interesting! The album's maybe best-remembered for a few ... read more CD

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✨✧ Hugh MasekelaColonial Man ... LP
Casablanca, 1976. Sealed ... $11.99
A later album from Hugh Masekela – but still plenty darn hip, way more so than most of the other artists on the Casablanca label at the time! Hugh's South African groove is still very firmly in place here – mixed with a slightly warmer LA soul sound, but expanded with loads of great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Hugh MasekelaHome Is Where The Music Is ... CD
Blue Thumb/Verve, 1972. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Massively wonderful work from the mighty Hugh Masekela – easily one of his hippest, most soulful sessions ever! This double-length gem really has Hugh letting go – moving way beyond the pop modes of the late 60s, into a long-flowing, open-rolling groove that's played by a spare quintet ... read more CD

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Hugh MasekelaLady (rmx, album)/Coal Train (Stimela) ... 12-inch
Jive Afrika, 1985. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $6.99
2 versions of Masekela's take on Fela's "Lady" with some very 80s electro touches over the afrobeat groove. The 17 minute version of "Coal Train" on the flip side is recorded live, with a long, slow, spare reading until the crescendo at the end. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Hugh MasekelaLive In Lesotho ... LP
Matsuli (UK), 1981. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $34.99
It's a strange thing to see Hugh Masekela sitting on a horse, out in a field – and the cover hardly gets at the energy that's going on inside – since the album features a full, funky live performance from the famous trumpeter – at a time when his group included piano and keyboards ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Richard Massiah's Steel OrchestraCalypso Vacation ... LP
Merry Disc, Mid 70s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & orange stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Master Musicians Of JoujoukaBrian Jones Presents The Pipes Of Pan At JouJouka ... LP
Rolling Stones, Late 60s/1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $49.99
Back before he was found floating face-down in a swimming pool, ex- (or late-) Stones member Brian Jones put together this landmark bit of trippiness for the Rolling Stones label. Although the music is largely ethnographic, the whole thing's got this neo-colonialist hipster edge to it – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape with minimal wear and aging, including the insert!)

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Matao with Atilla EnginTurkish Delight ... LP
Arsivplak (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A very groovy little record – one that was only ever issued in Denmark, but which stands up strongly next to the best Turkish grooves of the 70s – thanks to a great blend of Turkish percussion, keyboards, and some mighty nice work on guitar! The guitars aren't as totally exotic as some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nobue MatsubaraMatsubara Nobue No Nagashiuta – Musume Tabi Sugata ... LP
Denon (Japan), 1984. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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✨✧ Edward MekjianBelly Dance Music From The Middle East ... LP
Fiesta, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Now Sound, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe MensahAfrikan Hustle ... LP
Makossa, 1976. Very Good ... $14.99
Side one is a wicked jammer – the excellent "Bonsue", an Afro funk tune with a very unusual groove! Other tunes include "Rokpokpo", "Bere Bere", and "Ye Gbawa Oo Baba" – all with a jazzy flair. LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & white label pressing. PLEASE NOTE – Cover has staining and peeling on the bottom half – and fully split seams.)

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Yehudi Menuhin & Ravi ShankarWest Meets East ... LP
Angel, 1966. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Mostly "east" – as the violin of the famous solist comes into play with the sitar of Ravi Shankar, plus tabla and tanpura! The vibe's a bit like some of the best John Mayer albums, although less jazz. LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has split seams held with old tape and some surface wear.)

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Hailu MergiaYene Mircha ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 2020. New Copy ... $18.99
A great new recording from Hailu Mergia – the Ethiopian keyboardist who's given us some great records over the years! This set has Hailu working on both of his strengths – using keyboards in the lead on some tracks, accordion on others – plus a bit of melodica, and just a slight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hailu Mergia & The WaliasTche Belew (with download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1977. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
An amazing organ player from the Ethiopian scene – one whose work here easily rivals that of Mulatu and some of the best artists on the Ethiopiques series! Hailu Mergi has plenty of jazz in his approach – not just on his own keyboard lines, but also in the way he lets the group members ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Ayalew MesfinChe Belew (March Forward) ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Rare singles and unreleased tracks from one of the funkiest artists on the 70s scene in Ethiopia – the amazing Ayalew Mesfin – a fantastic talent with a groove that's dying to be heard! Mesfin's music has maybe even more of James Brown groove than some of his funky contemporaries ... read more CD
Also available Che Belew (March Forward) ... LP 20.99

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Ayalew MesfinChe Belew (March Forward) ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
Rare singles and unreleased tracks from one of the funkiest artists on the 70s scene in Ethiopia – the amazing Ayalew Mesfin – a fantastic talent with a groove that's dying to be heard! Mesfin's music has maybe even more of James Brown groove than some of his funky contemporaries ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Che Belew (March Forward) ... CD 14.99

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Ayalew MesfinGood Aderegechegn ... LP
Now Again, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
The first-ever full length global collection of material by one of the funkiest cats working the Ethiopian scene in the early 70s – an artist who works here in a mode that's even more hard-hitting and funk based than contemporaries like Mulatu or Mahmoud Ahmed! The band on most tracks is the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ayalew MesfinTewedije Limut ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Mindblowing work from a revolutionary artist – one of the coolest cats on the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – and a singer who could effortlessly blend together American funk with East African elements! The music here definitely echoes some of the Ethio modes of some of Ayalew Mesfin's ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ayalew MesfinWegene ... LP
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $20.99 25.98
Otherworldly sounds from Ayalew Mesfin – easily one of the most enigmatic artists on the mindblowing mid 70s scene in Ethiopia! Mesfin's got this way of inflecting his vocals that's amazing – an ability to run up and down the scale, all while moving forward – which makes his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a great booklet of notes, too!)

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✨✧ Kim Jung MiNow ... CD
Lion, Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A folk funk masterpiece from Korea – sung with breathy brilliance by female singer Kim Jung Mi, and featuring some great fuzzy backgrounds from guitarist Shin Jung Hyun! Although not in English, the record has a very similar feel to some of the hippest British female work of the same period ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Mighty PantherSings Songs Of Dynamite ... LP
Drum Boy, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Mighty SparrowSlave ... CD
National/Modern Harmonic, 1963. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A great 60s record from Mighty Sparrow – and the kind of set that shows just how different calypso music could sound when you got away from Harry Belafonte and the hits! The music here is every bit as political and socially conscious as earlier recordings of the genre – but you can ... read more CD

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Mighty ZebraCalypso From The Virgin Islands ... LP
RCA, 1956. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

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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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Mlimani Park OrchestraSikinde ... CD
Africassette, 1980s. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Tau Moe Family with Bob BrozmanHo'omana'o I Na Mele O Ka Wa U'I – Remembering The Songs Of Our Youth ... CD
Rounder, 1989. Used ... $4.99

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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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Paddy Montgomery & Sean PottsTin Whistles ... LP
Claddagh (Ireland), 1973. Near Mint- ... $2.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Carlos MontoyaMalaguena ... LP
RCA, 1961. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing, with deep groove.)

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Ramon MontoyaArte Clasico Flamenco ... LP
Disques Bam (France), 1970s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Stella MonyeMr Right ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1983. Very Good- ... $24.99
Arranged by Stella with Odion Iruoje – and titles include "Oko Mi Ye", "What Is Life", "Elenuwa", "Lone Ranger", "Waiting For The Dice To Roll", and "I Like To Say It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of wear.)

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Mohammad Reza MortazaviRitme Jaavdanegi ... LP
Latency (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $16.99
A really cool criss-crossing of modes from percussionist Mohammad Reza Mortazavi – a musician who handles a range of older Persian instruments on the set, but also produced the album with a fair bit of echo and effects – so that the acoustic instruments crackle with deeper, more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Harry MoscoCountry Boy ... LP
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Sweet grooves from Harry Mosco – once the leader of The Funkees, but stepping out here with some wicked work from the London scene at the end of the 70s! The album's got a snapping electric vibe – sometimes clubby, but with more of a funk feel overall – thanks to some heavy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ana MouraGuarda-Me A Vida Na Mao ... CD
World Village, 2003. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print, cover ap[pears to be signed by the artist.)

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Nana MouskouriComme Un Soleil ... LP
Fontana, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Tshala MuanaTshala Muana ... CD
Sonodisc (France), 1994. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Mulatu And OthersEthiopian Modern Instrumentals Hits (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
L'Arome/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
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 CD

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Mulatu Astatke Featuring Fekade Amde MaskalEthio Jazz (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
L'Arome/P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $26.99
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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Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus ExperienceTo Know Without Knowing ... CD
Agogo (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $15.99
A great entry in the ongoing resurgence of the mighty Mulatu Astatke – the legend of Ethiopian music from the 70s, still going strong after all these years – and finding new ways to interact with generations of musicians that he inspired with his original recordings! This set has ... read more CD
Also available To Know Without Knowing (with bonus download) ... LP 22.99

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Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus ExperienceTo Know Without Knowing (with bonus download) ... LP
Agogo (Germany), 2020. New Copy ... $22.99
A great entry in the ongoing resurgence of the mighty Mulatu Astatke – the legend of Ethiopian music from the 70s, still going strong after all these years – and finding new ways to interact with generations of musicians that he inspired with his original recordings! This set has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card!)
Also available To Know Without Knowing ... CD 15.99

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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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Makoto Nakamura/Satoshi Yonetani/Hajime UeshibaKayou Hit Promenade – Kyoudaibune/Koifubuki – Koto vs Cembalo ... LP
Crown (Japan), Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Native Steel Drum BandSteel Drums ... LP
Tradition, 1970s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
The notes on this one fail to offer any region, but we're assuming this was recorded live somewhere in the Carribean. It's a nice lively set of steel drum tracks, reportly played on the oil can kind. Tracks include "Fire Down Below", "Zulu Chant", "Grass Skirt", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shiyani NgcoboIntroducing Shiyani Ngcobo – Zulu Guitars Dance – Maskanda From South Africa ... CD
Introducing/World Music Network (UK), 2004. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Tray card has a crease.)

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Ezra NgcukanaYou Think You Know Me – Jive Jazz Collection Vol 3 ... LP
Jive, 1989. Near Mint- ... $0.99
Featuring Errol Eyres, Denver Furness, Spencer Mbadu, and more. (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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Muana NgomboMayos ... LP
K-Dance (France), 1983. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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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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✨✧ Ngozi FamilyDay Of Judgement ... CD
Now Again, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 ... CD 7.99

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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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Henrik NielsenCapitol Media Music Vol 7 – Calypso/Trinidad/Hawaii ... LP
Capitol, 1960s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
(Sound Library, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Ichiro NittaArea 88 – Fire Of The Unicorn Collection Part 2 ... LP
Starchild (Japan), 1985. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(With obi. Cover has some discoloration from age.)

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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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NkengasDestruction ... LP
Orbitone (UK), 1973. Good+ ... $43.99
Early work from a group who later grew into the famous Ikenga Super Stars Of Africa – recording here in London with a great raw sound – and an unusual mix of modes that's part Afro Funk, part something else entirely! The set's got that unique post-colonial vibe of some of the other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original UK pressing! Cover has masking tape on the seams and spine, discoloration from age, and several ink stamps on back.)

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NkengasNkengas In London ... LP
Orbitone (UK), 1973. Very Good- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and splitting.)

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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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