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

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✨✧ Randy WestonUhuru Afrika/Highlife ... CD
Roulette/Capitol, 1960/1963. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Incredible work by Randy Weston – light years ahead of his trio material from just a few years before! The album is one of his most progressive from the early years, and features an extended suite dedicated to the newly-won freedoms of the African Nations – with occasional lyrics by ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Inia Te Wiata & The Maori ChorusWaiata Maori ... LP
Oryx (New Zealand), 1966. Very Good ... $1.99
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(Later pressing on Kiwi.)

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✨✧ Shina Williams & His African PercussionistsAfrican Dances ... LP
Phonodisk/Mr Bongo (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $23.99 24.98
A monster of an Afro Funk album – one with a hard-jamming quality that reminds us of some of the best Fela classics of the 70s! All of side one features the massive "Cunny Jam Wayo" – a cut that has layers of percussion that build up beautifully, with lots of space for strong ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Clarence WilsonKwa Zulu ... LP
Philips (UK), 1974. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Music for a London stage play, but with a surprisingly strong pedigree – and this cast album was recorded in the South African studios of Gallo Records! (Soundtracks, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Wimeanacas Cambodian BandWimeanacas Cambodian Band ... LP
Little Axe, 1987. New Copy ... $9.99
Sweet Cambodian pop from the 80s – recorded by two artists who'd emigrated to Portland, then issued this album only on cassette back in the day! The style is an unusual extrapolation of Cambodian pop from the decade before – with vocals by both Holic San Yoeun and Sovann Yoeun – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Woima CollectiveFrou Frou Rokko ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2014. New Copy ... $7.99
Nothing frou frou about this heavy little set – as the record's a rock solid batch of African rhythms, served up with a distinctively Ethiopian feel – at a level that's even groovier than the group's first album! The collective clearly take some key inspiration from the more ... read more CD

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Woima CollectiveTezeta ... CD
Kindred Spirits (Netherlands), 2010. New Copy ... $7.99
An amazing set of Ethiopian-styled grooves – recorded recently, but with a sound that's right up there with some of our favorite Mulatu albums of the 70s! The group here really know their stuff – and they work in a beautiful blend of bottom-heavy percussion and unique horn phrasings ... read more CD

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XtasyE Je Ka Jo (Let's Dance) ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1984. New Copy ... $14.99
Xtasy have a name and a look that feels a lot like some of the mainstream American soul acts of the time – and the sound of this album definitely fits that image too! The grooves are a sweet blend of bumping basslines and keyboards – borrowing strongly from electro soul instrumentation ... read more CD

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Gili YaloGili Yalo ... CD
Dead Sea (Israel), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
A fantastic debut from Gili Yalo – an important artist on the current Tel Aviv scene, but one with roots in Ethiopia, too – a mix of cultural modes that he works to great effect on this album! The sounds here definitely echo some of the hippest Ethio sounds of the 70s – but the ... read more CD

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Ahmad ZahirAhmad Zahir Vol 2 – Afghan 70s Psychedelic Folk Pop ... LP
Guerssen (Spain), 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99
The second set of 70s recordings by Afghan compiled by Guerssen – the first set was strong and eye-opening – but the songs here are straight up beautiful! There's a world of pop psych influences in play here – fused with Afghan folk tradition. Of course, that's the case with may ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Daniel ZamirAmen ... CD
Eighth Note (Israel), 2006. Used ... $4.99
(Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Clive ZandaClive Zanda Is Here With Dat Kinda Ting (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Gayap/Cree (Germany), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.98
A totally great little record that refers to itself as "calypsojazz innovations" – but which is even better than that label might make you think! The groove here is hardly calypso – as it's funkier, chunkier, and a much more heavy take on inspirations from the islands than we' ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Various2nd Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... $3.99
A compelling collection of underground Latin tracks recorded on the San Francisco scene – issued here by the Nucleus Records label, who were best known for their Bay Area Brazilian releases! The set features selections from a festival of Latin American styles in SF – and includes ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Various3er Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... $3.99
A compelling collection of underground Latin tracks recorded on the San Francisco scene – issued here by the Nucleus Records label, who were best known for their Bay Area Brazilian releases! The set features selections from a festival of Latin American styles in SF – and includes ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Various4o Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... $3.99
A compelling collection of underground Latin tracks recorded on the San Francisco scene – issued here by the Nucleus Records label, who were best known for their Bay Area Brazilian releases! The set features selections from a festival of Latin American styles in SF – and includes ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrica – Ceremonial & Folk Music ... LP
Nonesuch, 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
For years, these volumes, issued by Nonesuch in the 70s, have served as the benchmark for field recordings of traditional folk musics from all over the African continent. This volume documents ceremonial dance musics from Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and covers many styles, from small ensembles and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousAfrica – Never Stand Still (3CD set) ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1994. Used 3 CDs ... $6.99
Music from Oliver Mtukdzi, Lady Smith Black Mambazo, Ali Farka Toure, Lulu Masilela, Pierre Akendengue, Baaba Maal, the Mendes Brothers, Oumou Sangare, Ndere Troupe, the Kapere Jazz Band, Farafina, Seleshe Demassae & more. CD
(Out of print, outer case has some edgewear.)

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VariousAfrica Airways 4 – Disco Funk Touchdown 1976 to 1983 (with bonus download) ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
We've had some great trips on Africa Airways in recent years – and this sweet fourth set proves once again that the fun lies in the journey, not the destination! As before, the cuts here share a lot more with American funk than you might think – especially the tight late 70s style with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download!)

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VariousAfrica Boogaloo – The Latinization Of West Africa ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
A long-overdue collection of work – one that really gets at the unusual appearance of Latin rhythms on the African scene of the postwar years! Latin sounds from Africa are nothing new, but they're one of those things that's always taken for granted, too – kind of assumed in most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrican Scream Contest 2 – Benin 1963 to 1980 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $22.99
A long-overdue second chapter of the African Scream Contest compilation – the first of which introduced a huge new audience to the funky sounds of Benin in the 70s! This set is every bit as fantastic as the first – filled with tunes that have these darkly brooding, heavy funk ... read more CD

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VariousAfricans – Original Soundtrack From The Television Series ... LP
Antilles, 1986. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Way cooler than the usual score you might expect – as the record not only features the main theme, plus some ethnographic recordings – but also includes cuts by Fela, Toure Kunda, and Youssou N'Dour! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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VariousAfrobeat/Brasil ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A killer collection of contemporary Afro Funk work – but all served up from quite a surprising source! The music here is all from Brazil, but also continues that nation's long tradition of sharing roots and culture with the continent across the Atlantic – a legacy that's sometimes been ... read more CD

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VariousAkwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... CD
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
A fantastic collection of funk from the 70s scene in Ivory Coast – music that's every bit as heavy on jazz-based solos as it is on the grooves – with some especially strong sax lines that really give the tunes a lot of soul! The music here is nice and raw, and often very stripped-down ... read more CD
Also available Akwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... LP 25.99

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VariousAkwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... LP
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99
A fantastic collection of funk from the 70s scene in Ivory Coast – music that's every bit as heavy on jazz-based solos as it is on the grooves – with some especially strong sax lines that really give the tunes a lot of soul! The music here is nice and raw, and often very stripped-down ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Akwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ VariousAloha Got Soul – Soul, AOR & Disco In Hawai'I 1979 to 1985 (180 gram pressing – with CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Sweet soul from the Hawaii scene of the 70s – a surprisingly strong source of well-crafted, warmly-produced grooves – all with a special sort of sparkle that reminds us a lot of the best Bay Area or LA sounds of the time! There's a sunny vibe to the music that really belies its roots ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus CD of the entire album!)

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VariousAndina – Sound Of The Peruvian Andes 1968 to 1978 ... CD
Tiger's Milk (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Peruvian grooves from the heights of the Andes – but music that also resonates strongly with the hipper Latin styles of the South American scene at the time! These aren't the moody pan flute numbers that were popularized abroad in the 60s – the kinds of records that played big with the ... read more CD

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VariousAngola 60s – 1956 to 1970 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $8.99 15.99
The first volume of Buda's excellent 5-CD overview of Angolan popular music – kind of a scaled down counterpart to the label's essential Ethiopiques series! Angola was a long-time colony of Portugal so it shouldn't be surprising that much of the music reveals strong traces of Portuguese and ... read more CD

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VariousAnimal Playground – Playful Tracks From Around The World ... CD
Putumayo, 2007. Used ... $0.99
Music from the Wee Hairy Beasties, Asheba, Quartetto Cetra, Guillermo Anderson, the Be Good Tanyas, Gary Rosen, Ze Renato, Les P'tits Loups du Jazz, Samba Salad, Don Spencer, Terri Hendrix, Phil Melancon & Ladysmith Black Mambazo. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAntilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Caribbean ... CD
Fanon (France), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
The French Antilles have been a huge source of influence on the global scene of the past few decades – especially during the big years of the zouk explosion, which opened up the island grooves to a huge global audience! But there's a much richer history of Antilles music that doesn't always ... read more CD
Also available Antilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Carribean ... LP 26.99

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VariousAntilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Carribean ... LP
Fanon (France), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
The French Antilles have been a huge source of influence on the global scene of the past few decades – especially during the big years of the zouk explosion, which opened up the island grooves to a huge global audience! But there's a much richer history of Antilles music that doesn't always ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Antilles Cheries – Compa/Cadence – Foundation Dance Music From The Caribbean ... CD 18.99

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VariousAwon Ojise Olorun – Popular Music In Yorubaland 1931 to 1952 ... CD
Savannahphone (UK), 1930s/1940s/Early 50s. Used ... $18.99
Rare work from the earliest days of the Nigerian recording industry – pulled from the archives of the British Library, and beautifully presented in one overstuffed package! The set illustrates the wide range of styles bubbling under in Nigeria in the territory of the older Yoruba tribe ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBlack Mirror – Reflections In Global Musics ... CD
Dust To Digital, Late 10s/1920s/1930s/Early 40s/2007. Used ... $7.99
A great collection of early 78rpm material from around the globe! CD

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VariousBresil Instrumental – Solistes Et Virtuoses Bresiliens 1949 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99 29.98
A really wonderful survey of Brazilian instrumental modes at mid-century – a set that moves between choro, samba, and early bossa styles – and also opens up into some other genres as well! The focus here is on key instrumentalists – players with a strong ability to improvise and ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousCaribbean In America – 1915 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 10s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99 29.99
Caribbean styles hit the American scene – then get transformed into something completely different in this huge collection of recordings that span styles that include jazz, Latin, R&B, soul, and blues! In some cases, the Caribbean element comes through in the song structure – which ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousCoffee – Collection of Nescafe CM ... CD
King (Japan), 1990s/2000s. Used ... $6.99
(Soundtracks, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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VariousCompilation Des Disques D'Or De La Chanson Marocaine ... CD
Sigma (France), 1990s. Used ... $4.99
Features music from Zitouni, Trio Afrah, Khadija el Bidawiya, Najm el Farah Essafi, Oulad F'dala, Orchestre Jamal, Hassan Laughatau, and Saif Mohamed. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCrossing The Bridge – Istanbul Hatirasi – The Sound Of Istanbul ... CD
Double Moon (Turkey), 2005. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCuba In America 1939 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 30s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $19.99 29.99
A fantastic collection of music – 66 tracks that show the huge influence of Cuban rhythms in American music during the mid-century years – presented here in a wider range of styles than you might expect! This isn't just Latin music, made by Cuban cats hitting the New York scene – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousDa'asa – The Haunting Sounds of Yemenite-Israeli Funk 1973 to 1984 ... LP
Fortuna (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... $28.99
Here's a scene we want to hear more from – even after first discovering it on this amazing set! The music here is all pretty darn funky, but in a very unusual way – offbeat and exotic, yet still with some wonderful drums at the core, and lots of hip trippy touches around the edges ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDuomo Sounds Ltd – Nigerian 80s Disco Music To Move Your Soul ... CD
Odion Livingstone (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99
Sweet grooves from the Duomo Sounds label – a short-lived Nigerian imprint who cut some mighty funky sounds at the start of the 80s! The title here uses the word "disco", but these cuts have none of the strings and polish of the sounds you'd hear at Studio 54 – as most ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopian Soul & Groove – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Amazing music from the golden years of Ethiopian Music – a set of tracks that will take you beyond the music of Mulatu, into a wealth of other talents from the scene at the same time! The sound here is incredible – a mix of heavy funk, spacey jazz, and other exotic touches all coming ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEthiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... CD
Lyrichord/Sub Rosa (Belgium), 1971. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99
Ethiopian music from the 70s, but mostly work that's much more rootsy than the sounds you'd hear on the Ethiopiques series – despite the placement of "urban" in the title! Instead, these cuts represent a recorded version of that nation that circulated more widely amongst listeners ... read more CD
Also available Ethiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... LP 23.99

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VariousEthiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... LP
Lyrichord/Sub Rosa (Belgium), 1971. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99
Ethiopian music from the 70s, but mostly work that's much more rootsy than the sounds you'd hear on the Ethiopiques series – despite the placement of "urban" in the title! Instead, these cuts represent a recorded version of that nation that circulated more widely amongst listeners ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ethiopian Urban & Tribal Music – Mindanoo Mistiru/Gold From Wax ... CD 11.99

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VariousEthiopiques 7 inch Box Set – Vol 1 (6 X 7 inch set) (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 6 x 7 inch (reissue)... $44.99
One of the coolest variations on the Ethiopiques series we've ever seen – a release that presents six different records exactly as they appeared as 7" singles – right down to representations of the original covers and labels! The grooves are great – definitely the funkier, ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition! Includes poster & stickers of original covers!)

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VariousEthiopiques 7 inch Box Set – Vol 2 (6 X 7 inch set) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 6 x 7 inch box set ... $54.99
The Ethiopiques series just got cooler than ever – given a very hip twist here in a limited box of 7" singles – which bring the music forth at a level that feels even more vintage than before! If you're not hip, the long-running Ethiopiques collection has uncovered some of the ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition of 2000 copies – with poster and stickers!)

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 16 – Asnaqetch Werqu: Lady With The Kyar ... CD
Buda (France), 1974/1976. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Tremendously enigmatic work from Ethiopian singer/musician Asnaqetch Wergu – 70s recordings that feature mostly her thin, reed-like vocals, with instrumental backing by the "krar" – a lute-like instrument of triangular shape, featuring tightly-drawn strings that are plucked in ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 24 – Golden Years Of Modern Ethiopian Music 1969 to 1975 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Mad music from the golden years of Ethiopian Music – and a set that's going to grab you every bit as much as the first few famous volumes of the Ethiopiques series! Like those sets, the collection here is completely fresh – sounds that really blow us away in their unique mix of styles ... read more CD

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VariousEven A Tree Can Shed Tears – Japanese Folk & Rock 1969 to 1973 ... LP
Light In The Attic, Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
A much-needed look at the Japanese rock scene at the start of the 70s – one that was going through as many amazing changes as the world of music in the US and UK, but which has always been far out of reach for most listeners in the English-speaking world! The collection's not super-undergroun ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing, including obi and booklet.)

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VariousFestival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... $2.99
A compelling collection of underground Latin tracks recorded on the San Francisco scene – issued here by the Nucleus Records label, who were best known for their Bay Area Brazilian releases! The set features selections from a festival of Latin American styles in SF – and includes ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGilles Peterson Presents Havana Cultura – The Anthology (3LP set) ... LP
Brownswood (UK), Late 2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 3LP ... $25.99 27.98
A fantastic overview of the wonderful sounds that Gilles Peterson has been cooking up in Havana since 2009 – the rich array of artists he's collaborated with as part of the bigger Havana Cultura project – which has given great exposure to a whole new generation of brilliant Cuban ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousHabibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Get ready to have your mind completely blown – because this compilation is one of those completely rare ear-opening experiences that will let you know that there's a hell of a lot of music in the world that you've never heard before – even if, like us, you've heard plenty of funky music ... read more CD
Also available Habibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... LP 26.99

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✨✧ VariousHabibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 30.98
Get ready to have your mind completely blown – because this compilation is one of those completely rare ear-opening experiences that will let you know that there's a hell of a lot of music in the world that you've never heard before – even if, like us, you've heard plenty of funky music ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Habibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection ... CD 14.99

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VariousHavana, Cuba 1957 – Rhythms & Songs For The Orishas ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1957. Used ... $6.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousHawaii Authentic – The Pre War Era Vol 2 – 1927 to 1936 ... LP
Asherah, Late 20s/Early 30s. New Copy ... $10.99
The authentic sound of Hawaii – music from long before the islands achieved statehood, and long before their music became the stuff of stereotype! Instead, the sounds here are a fresh flowering of musical expression – mostly using unusual guitar phrasing and vocals, and recorded during ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHeartbeat Soukous ... LP
Virgin, 1987. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch and promo stamp.)

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VariousHeavenly Sweetness 2007 to 2017 – 10 Years Of Transcendent Music ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2018. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
A beautiful celebration of the first ten years of Heavenly Sweetness – a fantastic French record label that's not only given us spiritual jazz from giants of the 70s, but also opened our ears to both new sounds from contemporary artists, and a wide array of rhythms from around the globe! All ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousI'm Not Here To Hunt Rabbits – Guitar & Folk Styles From Botswana (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Piranha (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $28.99 29.99
A fantastic collection of sounds from one of the more under-documented musical scenes on the African continent – and a really well-done package that showcases the unique guitar style used by musicians in Botswana! Much of this music features an unusual left-hand approach to the instrument ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing – with book and download including bonus tracks!)

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VariousIndus Raag 2 – Karachi Concerts – Sampler ... CD
Tehzeeb, 2016. Used ... $4.99
17 track sampler CD. CD
(Packaged in a slim sleeve.)

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✨✧ VariousLagos Chop Up ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
An incredible batch of African funk and heavily percussive groove – featuring a varied, yet cohesive selection of tunes that run deeper than most compilations! Lagos Chop Up manages to work a little bit of magic in its overall consistency – the tracklist features tunes from the mid 60s ... read more CD

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VariousLegends Of Benin ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $29.99
Brilliant work from Benin – an ear-opening compilation that's filled with wonderful grooves we've never heard before! The rhythms are unusual, instrumentation hypnotic, and vocals really offbeat – making the whole thing sound very different than more familiar African work we've stocked ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLullaby For The Moon – Japanese Music For Koto & Shakuhachi ... CD
Hemisphere, 1997. Used ... $1.99
Music from Hozan Yamamoto & Utazumi Kunishige, Tozan Tanno &Tozan Hara, Hozan Yamamoto &Utazumi Kunishige, Tozan Hara, Soyo Nakamura, Reiko Nakamura & Miyoshi Hoshida, Osamu Shimizu & Keiko Matsuo, Kozan Kitahara & Shizuo Aoki & Shinzo Miya. CD

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VariousMatanzas Cuba 1957 – Afro Cuban Sacred Music From The Countryside ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1957. Used ... $6.99

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VariousMolam Thai Country Groove From Isan Vol 2 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s/1980s. Used ... $13.99
Hard to believe a genre as obscure as this would yield up enough material for another set – but this second volume's almost even more wonderful than the first! As before, the work here is all molam – a Laotian and Thai folk country music genre, but one with plenty of psychedelic ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMore Ethiopian Soul & Groove – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 3 (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Mad music that's unlike anything else we can think of – a killer collection of funky grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – offered up here on a vinyl-only compilation! The set's a great one if you've heard the music of Mulatu, but want to dig a lot deeper – as the cats ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMother's Garden – The Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1975 to 1984 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
Funky female soul from the African scene of the 70s – much of it with a good deal of club music influence in the mix! The work here is from a time when music on the continent was absorbing a lot of modes from soul, funk, and club styles in the US and Europe – mixing older Afro Funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNigeria Soul Fever – Afro Funk, Disco, & Boogie – West African Disco Mayem (3LP set – with download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $29.99 31.99
The Nigerian groove of the 70s – way past the familiar modes of Fela Kuti, and served up here in a range of artists who followed on a huge second wave of soul that soared from Lagos and beyond in the second half of the decade! The music here opens up in a sweet range of different styles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousNuts & Bolts Of Luaka Bop ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2000. Used ... $1.99
7 track sampler from Luaka Bop. Music from Susana Baca, Zap Mama, Los Amigos Invisibles, Os Mutantes, Jim White & Geggy Tah. CD
(Promotional release.)

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VariousOriginal Sound Of Burkina Faso ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Fantastic sounds from the glory days of the Burkina Faso scene – a time when the country's place at the crossroads of West Africa was helping to create some really amazing music! There's no set style here that defines the groove – as some tracks seem to flow from Nigerian funk, while ... read more CD
Also available Original Sound Of Burkina Faso ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Burkina Faso ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $23.99 26.99
Fantastic sounds from the glory days of the Burkina Faso scene – a time when the country's place at the crossroads of West Africa was helping to create some really amazing music! There's no set style here that defines the groove – as some tracks seem to flow from Nigerian funk, while ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Original Sound Of Burkina Faso ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Mali ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
One of the best collections of music from Mali that we've ever heard – and a set that nicely gets past some of the overdone cliches of that scene, to really focus on the kind of overlooked 70s gems that showcase sides of the music that are funky, jazzy, and plenty soulful throughout! There's ... read more CD
Also available Original Sound Of Mali ... LP 26.99

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Sound Of Mali ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 27.98
One of the best collections of music from Mali that we've ever heard – and a set that nicely gets past some of the overdone cliches of that scene, to really focus on the kind of overlooked 70s gems that showcase sides of the music that are funky, jazzy, and plenty soulful throughout! There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Original Sound Of Mali ... CD 10.99

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VariousOs Negros Do Rosario ... CD
Lapa Discos (Brazil), 1998. Used ... $1.99
(Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousOuternational Meltdown Vol 2 – Healers ... CD
B&W Music (UK), 1995. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print. Package is rippled from moisture.)

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VariousPan Champs ... LP
Blue Rhythm, 1990. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousPanama! Vol 2 – Latin Sounds, Cumbia Tropical & Calypso Funk On The Isthmus 1967 to 1977 ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A second heavy dose of sounds from the Panamanian scene of the 60s and 70s – a long-overdue companion to the previous volume of the series on Soundway, filled with rare gems that are finally getting their first exposure to the world outside the isthmus! The sounds here are completely fresh ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... CD
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
Electro soul from a key moment in the South African scene – that point in the late 80s when it really seemed like there was some light at the end of the tunnel, and the nation's music seemed to hit a new vibe to match! The grooves here are unabashedly catchy, and seem to revel in the kind of ... read more CD
Also available Pantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... LP 23.99

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VariousPantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... LP
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99
Electro soul from a key moment in the South African scene – that point in the late 80s when it really seemed like there was some light at the end of the tunnel, and the nation's music seemed to hit a new vibe to match! The grooves here are unabashedly catchy, and seem to revel in the kind of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... CD 16.99

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VariousParadise Bangkok 2 (with download) ... LP
Zudrangma/Paradise Bangkok, 1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
A fantastic full-length collection of the sorts of sounds the Paradise Bangkok label has been giving us with their limited edition 45s in recent years! In case you're not hip to their sound, Paradise Bangkok has emerged as one of the coolest gateways to the sounds of Southeast Asia – a label ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download and poster!)

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VariousPutumayo Presents – A Native American Odyssey – Inuit To Inca ... CD
Putumayo, 1998. Used ... $3.99
Music from Kashtin, Tudjaat, Andrew Vasquez, Bill Miller, Burning Sky, Jerry Alfred & the Medicine Beat, Jaramar, Binni Gula'za, Marlui Miranda, Los Incas & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousRastafari – The Dreads Enter Babylon 1955 to 1983 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
Way way more than just the usual roots reggae collection – a stunning set that documents the growth of Rastafari ideals in Jamaican music – with examples that range from years before the birth of reggae, through that style's bit growth in the 70s! The set includes this very large ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousReal Bahamas – In Music & Song ... LP
Nonesuch, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Recorded by Peter Siegel and Jody Stecher. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a stain on the top left corner.)

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VariousRich Medina Presents Jump N Funk (with bonus 7" single) ... LP
BBE (UK), Mid 70s/Late 2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 31.99
One of the coolest projects we've heard from Rich Medina in years – a killer compilation that brings together older Afro Funk tracks from the 70s with a big amount of cuts from more contemporary years – all with a blend that pushes the spirit of the continent way out into the cosmos! ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRoots Of Salsa Vol 2 – Classic Latin Tunes Become Salsa Hits (with bonus CD) ... LP
Grosso! (Spain), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $28.99
A great little series that goes way deeper than the salsa you might expect from the title – as the approach here is to pick tracks from many years before, but which still have strong resonance with the pride and power of the Latin scene of the 70s! The collection includes lots of tracks that ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Include bonus CD!)

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VariousRough Guide To Ethiopian Jazz (with download) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Rough Guide, 1970s. New Copy ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSecret Museum Of Mankind Vol 1 – Ethnic Music Classics 1925 to 1948 ... LP
Outernational, Late 20s/1930s/1940s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99
A really far reaching compilation of ethnographic recordings from as far back as 1925, and up to the late 40s – Volume 1 in the Secret Museum Of Mankind series – which pulls together material from Nigeria, Sardinia, Russia, Cuba, Vietnam, Jamaica, Morocco, South Africa, Japan, Sweden ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSembeh Ma Fa Fe Resits Volume ... CD
Stronghold Sound, 2012. Used ... $3.99
Music from Bom Sone, Important, Sista Lessa, Tiralleur, Ruphert, Balbor, Sybmbole, Prince II Saen & more. CD

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✨✧ VariousSongs & Dances Of Great Lakes Indians ... CD
Folkways, 1956. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(CDr pressing.)

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VariousSoweto Never Sleeps – Classic Female Zulu Jive ... CD
Shanachie, 1986. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousSweet As Broken Dates – Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa ... LP
Ostinato (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 28.99
A stunning discovery in music – incredible sounds from the under-documented Somali scene – collected together from an archive of tapes that was rescued from a radio station right before the nation's years of political turmoil! The music here was mostly issued on cassette in the 70s and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSynthesize The Soul – Astro-Atlantic Hypnotica From The Cape Verde Islands 1973 to 1988 ... LP
Ostinato (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Fantastic sounds from the unique musical crossroads of Cape Verde – an island culture that's closest to Africa in geographical terms, but which also has a strong influence from European colonization, and some shared musical modes from the Caribbean scene! Later Cape Verdean global stars have ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousTanbou Toujou Lou – Meringue, Kompa Kreyol, Vodou Jazz, & Electric Folklore From Haiti 1960 to 1981 ... LP
Ostinato (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 31.98
Fantastic sounds from Haiti – served up in all the styles promised by the title, and pulled from a mixture of private collections and radio recordings that also document the Haitian diaspora during the nation's years of dictatorship! Yet given the restriction of the government, the cultural ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTisheh O Risheh – Funk, Psychedelia, & Pop From The Iranian Pre-Revolution Generation ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99
Amazing sounds from the pre-Ayatollah years in Iran – an incredible blend of different global influences, coming together in the sort of sound you'd expect from one of the most progressive scenes in the Mid-East! The work here has some of the same psych elements of Turkish work from the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, 1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.14
A great look at the bright world of female soul in Japan during the 80s – a time when the nation was hitting some of its greatest heights of the postwar years – and was coming up with a magical musical groove to follow! While disco reigned in American clubs in the late 70s, the style ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousTokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, 1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A great look at the bright world of female soul in Japan during the 80s – a time when the nation was hitting some of its greatest heights of the postwar years – and was coming up with a magical musical groove to follow! While disco reigned in American clubs in the late 70s, the style ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ VariousTurkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... CD
Sony (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99
A much-needed look at the huge legacy of female singers in Turkish music during the 70s – one that stands as a great complement to so much of the recent reissues of male artists from the same time! Much of this music shares qualities with reissues on labels like Pharaway Sounds or Finders ... read more CD
Also available Turkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... LP 16.99

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VariousTurkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... LP
Sony (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... $16.99
A much-needed look at the huge legacy of female singers in Turkish music during the 70s – one that stands as a great complement to so much of the recent reissues of male artists from the same time! Much of this music shares qualities with reissues on labels like Pharaway Sounds or Finders ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Turkish Ladies – Female Singers From Turkey 1974 to 1988 ... CD 11.99

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VariousTV Themes Best 16 ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1977. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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VariousUsiende Ukalale (Don't Sleep) – Omutibo From Rural Kenya ... LP
Raw Music International/Mississippi, 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
A well-recorded collection of omutibo work from Kenya – rural music that mostly just features a singer and acoustic guitar – in a style that's reminiscent of American country blues, but which has a very different vibe overall! The big years of omutibo were the 60s – a time of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a nice booklet of notes!)

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VariousUzelli Psychedelic Anadolu ... LP
Uzelli (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99
A great look at a lost lineage of Turkish music – the mostly-cassette Uzelli label, initially started in Germany for Turkish workers on the continent – but an imprint who grew to have importance back in Istanbul as the years moved on! This set brings together some of the more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWe Are Ten – The Birthday Presents Heavenly Sweetness 10 ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
The Heavenly Sweetness label celebrates its first ten years in business – with a special birthday present of all-exclusive unreleased tracks! This set doesn't look back at the previous decade of the label, but instead points the way forward – with a wonderful selection of newly-recorded ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available We Are Ten – The Birthday Presents Heavenly Sweetness 10 ... LP 26.99
 
 



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