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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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VariousAfrica – Drum, Chant & Instrumental Music ... LP
Nonesuch, 1976. Very Good+ ... $8.99
A classic series of field recordings – done for Nonesuch by Stephen Jay, and recorded in Niger, Mali, & Upper Volta. Titles include "Kountougi Solo", "Djerma Dundun Drummers", "Tuareg Medicinal Chant", "Kouco Solo", "Songhay Kombi & ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrica – From Dakar To Johannesburg ... CD
Playa Sound (France), 2006. Used ... $4.99
Music from Manamy Kpuyate, Ankata, Kevin Mfinka, Koko, Tambours du Burundi, Fulgence Compaore, Boni Gnahore, Isigqi ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousAfrican Drums ... LP
Folkways, 1956. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Drums! Drums! Drums! A whole variety of different drums and their fantastic rhythms from all over Africa, in large ensembles with vocals and sparse small groups. Drums include the bata, dundun, bamboo stamping tubes, talking drums and more. Tracks include "South Africa: The Zingli ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label pressing with blue text, including the booklet. Cover has a small sticker on one corner.)

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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- ... $6.99
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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✨✧ VariousAfro Rock Vol 1 ... CD
Kona/Evolver, 1970s. Used ... $6.99
One of the best compilations of Afro Funk titles we've ever stocked – one that goes way past the obvious titles and minor hits of the 70s! Ever tune on here is a gem – and the package even includes a few tunes that were either previously unreleased, or which were only ever issued on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfro Tropical Soundz (Record Store Day release) ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $8.99
Afro Tropical Soundz – and well chosen sampler of stellar tracks from Soundway compilations – some of the best global grooves releases of the past decade – with Afrobeat and funk from Ghana, Columbian grooves, Afro & Latin sounds from the French Carribbean, Psychedelic Afro ... read more CD

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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

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VariousAngola 90s ... CD
Buda (France), 1990s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
The fifth volume of Buda's great Angola series examines the most contemporary musical streams of this strife-torn West African nation. Ebullient grooves serve to transcend the violence and instability while beautiful, mournful laments rhapsodize what's been lost. The music on this volume ... read more CD

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VariousAnthology Of Music Of Black Africa (3LP Box Set) ... LP
Everest, Late 50s. Near Mint- 3LP Box Set ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Box has a split wrap-around and light corner wear.)

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✨✧ VariousArt Of The Japanese Bamboo Flute ... CD
Legacy, 1973. Used ... $4.99
Nice document of spare recordings of Japanese bamboo flute. Haunting Asian melodies are featured mostly solo, but have some simple and wide open accompaniment on some pieces. 13 in all, including "Ranjo", "Kurui", "Inaka-Bue", "Take No Uta", "Yuki No ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAuthentic Music Of The Snake Charmer ... LP
Olympic, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Ethnographic document of the sort of flute music played by snake charmers, recorded live "in the interior desert region of Pakistan". 8 tracks: "Lorau", "Momil Rano", "Kohiari", "Lal Mori Pat", "Bhair Veen", "Sorath" and two ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAwon Ojise Olorun – Popular Music In Yorubaland 1931 to 1952 ... CD
Savannahphone (UK), 1930s/1940s/Early 50s. Used ... $11.99
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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VariousAyahuasca – Cumbias Psicodelicas Vol 1 ... LP
Lion, Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99
A totally cool collection of unusual cumbia cuts from 70s Peru – music that definitely earns the psychedelic tag promised in the title, given its heavy use of electric guitars and trippy production! The style here is different than more familiar cumbia from Colombia – rooted in the ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Newly remastered!)

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VariousBali – Gamelan Semar Pegulingan – Gamelan Of The Love God ... CD
Nonesuch, 1972. Used ... $7.99
Beautifully evocative work on the Balinese gamelan – music that's maybe not as sharp as other recordings from that particular island – with a warmly flowing vibe that comes from the melodic cascading of tuned percussion, vibes, and gongs! There's still a focused, rhythmic feel to the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBeach Diggin' Vol 3 – Hand Picked By Guts & Mambo (with download) ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (Netherlands), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A deep selection of grooves that are warm and breezy, but also nicely tripped out at times – way more than a simple compilation of sunny sounds – and instead a globe-spanning set of diverse gems! Volume 3 includes sun toasted sounds from tropical climates, plus similar-minded numbers ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)

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VariousBeach Diggin' Vol 4 – Hand Picked By Mambo & Guts ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (Netherlands), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
The fourth fantastic volume in this wonderful series – and maybe the best so far, as the Beach Diggin groove has extended past its familiar boundaries – to pick up rare soulful sounds from points all over the globe! The approach is wonderful – with a focus on slinky cuts that ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousBeach Diggin' Vol 5 – Hand Picked By Mambo & Guts (with download) ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (Netherlands), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
The set's billed as "the perfect soundtrack to chill on the beach", but it's way more than that – and besides, when we always used to go to the beach, all the radios were always blaring classic rock or mainstream pop – and this collection is way way deeper than that! Guts ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousBlack Caribs Of Honduras (photo cover) ... LP
Folkways, 1952. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes booklet. Cover has some wear on the spine.)

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✨✧ VariousBobo Yeye – Belle Epoque In Upper Volta (3LP set) ... LP
Numero, 1970s. Near Mint- 3LP ... $49.99
One of the most ambitious projects we've ever seen from Numero – and that's saying a lot, given some of their other releases! This package is equal parts cultural document and musical treasure trove – a heavy book full of photos from a time when Upper Volta was stepping past its ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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VariousConnection Vol 1 – Modern Explorations In Afro Beat & Afro Latin – Presented By Rich Medina & Bobbito ... CD
R2 (UK), 2009. Used 2CD ... $8.99
A really wonderful compilation – one that shows the deeper sides of Rich Medina and Bobbito! As the title indicates, the set's filled with modern Afro and Latin-styled grooves – contemporary cuts that draw heavily on the rhythms of the past – and which always keep things tilted ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousCuba In Washington ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1989. Used ... $2.99
12 tracks from Grupo Afrocuba De Matanzas, Gupo Changui De Guantanamo & Cuarteto Patria Y Compay Segundo. CD

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VariousCzech Up Vol 2 – We'd Be Happy ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
An unexpected legacy of funky sounds from the 70s – one that most of us never got to experience, given that most of these records were trapped behind the Iron Curtain for decades! Yet somehow, that curtain seemed to allow for plenty of influence from the west – as most of these obscure ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Czech Up Vol 2 – We'd Be Happy ... LP 31.99

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VariousCzech Up Vol 2 – We'd Be Happy ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99
An unexpected legacy of funky sounds from the 70s – one that most of us never got to experience, given that most of these records were trapped behind the Iron Curtain for decades! Yet somehow, that curtain seemed to allow for plenty of influence from the west – as most of these obscure ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Czech Up Vol 2 – We'd Be Happy ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ VariousDisco Around The Globe ... LP
RCA, 1979. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Quite an interesting little album – issued by RCA Global Communications, and featuring upbeat groovers from RCA labels around the world! As you'd imagine, half the set is dominated by American soul – but the other half features tracks from Brazil, France, Italy, and Japan! Our ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDisco Dildar – DIY Disco From The Pakistani Pop Workshop ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
Not the straight disco you might expect from the title – and instead a whole host of weird and wonderful grooves from the later years of the Lollywood film scene! These Pakistani tracks follow a bit of the style of Bollywood work of the time, but often have a tighter, more compressed ... 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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✨✧ VariousErnest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A fantastic collection of Ethiopian funk – rare singles from the late 60s and early 70s – all brought together as an amazing illustration of a time when the scene was really on fire! The music here has this incredible resonance between ancient and modern – local and global – ... read more CD
Also available Ernest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia (3LP set) ... LP 24.99

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VariousErnest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia (3LP set) ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $24.99 34.99
A fantastic collection of Ethiopian funk – rare singles from the late 60s and early 70s – all brought together as an amazing illustration of a time when the scene was really on fire! The music here has this incredible resonance between ancient and modern – local and global – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ernest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia ... CD 16.99

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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 Vol 8 – Swinging Addis 1969-1974 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s/Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of the funkiest of the Ethopiques series! Like the best volumes in this series, this 8th one features some killer tunes with a hard soul approach – recorded in Ethiopia, but clearly influenced by the American funk of the late 60s and early 70s! The arrangements are mad mad mad – ... read more CD
Also available Ethiopiques Vol 8 – Swinging Addis 1969-1974 ... CD 8.99

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VariousEthiopiques Vol 8 – Swinging Addis 1969-1974 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s-Mid 70s. Used ... $8.99
One of the funkiest of the Ethopiques series! Like the best volumes in this series, this 8th one features some killer tunes with a hard soul approach – recorded in Ethiopia, but clearly influenced by the American funk of the late 60s and early 70s! The arrangements are mad mad mad – ... read more CD
Also available Ethiopiques Vol 8 – Swinging Addis 1969-1974 ... CD 13.99

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 13 – Ethiopian Groove – The Golden Seventies ... CD
Buda (France), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of our favorite compilations in this amazing series – a killer batch of 70s funk from Ethiopia! The instrumental grooves are very much in the style of the best American work at the time – like tracks by James Brown or Kool & The Gang – but the vocals have this amazing ... read more CD

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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 21 – Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou – Piano Solo ... CD
Buda (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
A beautiful set of solo piano work by Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou – probably the most delicately melodic material to date in the wonderful Ethiopiques series! Pianist-composer Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou has an extraordinary personal history. She is a daughter of the heralded Ethiopian intellectual the ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 26 – Mahmoud Ahmed & Imperial Bodyguard Band ... CD
Buda (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
An amazing and overlooked chapter of modern Ethiopian music – work recorded by a vaguely military ensemble – the Imperial Bodyguard Band! The group's got a sound that's great enough on its own – loads of offbeat rhythms, unusual horn passages, and otherworldly sounds – all ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 27 – Azmari Tessema Eshete – Centennial Of The First Ethiopian Recordings 1908 to 1910 ... CD
Buda (France), Late 10s. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99 16.99
An amazing turn for the Ethiopiques series – one that moves back to the 78rpm era, to offer up a side of Ethiopian music we've never heard before! The set documents 100-year old material by Tessema Eschete – one of the first important recorded singers in Ethiopia, and a vocalist whose ... read more CD

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 28 – Ali Birra – Great Oromo Music ... CD
Buda (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
The Ethiopiques series returns to that early 70s stretch that made its earliest releases so great – and serves up some classic work from singer Ali Birra – a really great discovery from this golden age of music! Birra works here in a style that's referred to as oromo music – and ... read more CD

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VariousEvening In Beirut ... LP
Parlophone (Lebanon), 1957. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has light wear.)

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VariousFestival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De San Francisco ... LP
Nucleus, Early 80s. Sealed ... $1.99
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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VariousFolclore Portugues – Minho ... CD
Movie Play (Portugal), 1996. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFrom Kongo To Zion – Black Music Traditions Of Jamaica ... LP
Heartbeat, 1970s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Field recordings of three different traditional musics of Jamaica, all displaying the African heritage, with heavy emphasis on percussive ensembles and chanted vocals. The first batch is from the Congolese Kumina religion, 5 tracks: "Wake Up, Mama Keith", "Country", "Before ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGroove Club 1 – La Confiserie Magique ... CD
Lion, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $6.99
Rare pop psych from the late 60s & early 70s French scene – groovy singles from Le Coeur, Les Hamsters, Les Chimeriennes, Dan Le Bouffon, Christopher Laird, Yar & Yana and others – really cool stuff, most of which we've never heard before! Lion's Groove Club series goes on to ... read more CD

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VariousGroove Club 2 – Cambodia Rock Spectacular ... CD
Lion, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99
A pretty incredible compilation of Cambodia Rock – the best one we've come across – classic original Khmer Rock from scene pioneer Sinn Sisamouth and many more! The set as an effort to present this fun, groovy and yes, spectacular Cambodian Rock as it was originally heard by the people ... read more CD

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VariousGroove Club 3 – Cambodia Rock Intensified ... CD
Lion/Get On Down, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99
Mad sounds from Cambodia – rock and roll at the core, but with a delivery that's unlike anything you'd hear in the Anglo world! There's plenty of Eastern elements going down in the music – not just the local lyrics, but other ways of putting together a rhythm, tuning a guitar, and ... read more CD

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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

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VariousHeartbeat Soukous ... LP
Virgin, 1987. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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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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VariousIn Israel Today Volume 2 – Music Of The Jews From Morocco ... LP
Westminster, Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Collectors Series pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole and wide clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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VariousIndus Raag 2 – Karachi Concerts – Sampler ... CD
Tehzeeb, 2016. Used ... $2.99
17 track sampler CD. CD
(Packaged in a slim sleeve.)

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VariousInstrumentally Bermuda ... LP
Edmar, Late 60s. Sealed ... $9.99
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VariousIsland Carnival – Music Of The West Indies ... LP
Nonesuch, 1983. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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VariousKonbit – Burning Rhythms Of Haiti – Compiled By Jonathan Demme ... LP
A&M, 1989. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp and clear tape on the spine.)

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✨✧ VariousLanguages Of Tambores – A Spiritual Journey Through The Cultural Heritage Of Drums – Presented By Gabriele Poso ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 90s/2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 28.98
The drums do plenty of talking here – in a wonderful set that looks at the return of deeper rhythms and percussion to the global house music underground! Just at a point when some pretenders were trying to claim too-strong influences from Cuba, Africa, and other deeper cultures – ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLegends Of Benin ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $19.99
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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VariousListen All Around – The Golden Age of Central and East African Music (2CDs & hardcover book – with bonus download) ... CD
Dust To Digital, 1950s. New Copy 2CD & Book ... $28.99
A wonderfully beautiful package – filled with gems from the central African scene of the 50s – all packaged together with a huge book of notes that's as wonderful as the music itself! The set culls together vintage singles from the Congo, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, and Kenya – not as ... read more CD
(Includes download!)

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VariousLondon Is The Place For Me Vol 2 – Calypso & Kwela, Highlife & Jazz From Young Black London ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
A wonderful follow up to one of our favorite compilations in recent years! London Is The Place For Me compiles the stylistically varied music coming from the emergent West Indian and African communities of 50s and 60s London – far more than just the topical, and often quite whimsical calypso ... 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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VariousMusic From Mozambique ... LP
Folkways, 1979. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes booklet. Cover has light wear, a sticker spot, and clear tape on the right corners.)

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VariousMusic Of India – Traditional & Classical ... LP
Folkways, 1966. Very Good- ... $11.99
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VariousMusical Anthology Of The Orient – Tibet 2 ... LP
Musicaphon (Germany), Early 70s. Very Good Gatefold ... $13.99
A very cool edition of Tibetan chants! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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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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VariousOnda De Amor – Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were 1984 to 1994 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $15.99
A captivating slice of work from Brazil – not the samba, bossa, or even Tropicalia sounds you might be used to – but instead a selection of tracks that owe plenty to the changes in soul, rock, and pop that took place in the Anglo world during the 80s! Much of this music has a fair bit ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Onda De Amor – Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were 1984 to 1994 ... LP 28.99

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VariousOnda De Amor – Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were 1984 to 1994 ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A captivating slice of work from Brazil – not the samba, bossa, or even Tropicalia sounds you might be used to – but instead a selection of tracks that owe plenty to the changes in soul, rock, and pop that took place in the Anglo world during the 80s! Much of this music has a fair bit ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Onda De Amor – Synthesized Brazilian Hits That Never Were 1984 to 1994 ... CD 15.99

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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

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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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VariousOuternational Meltdown Vol 2 – Healer's Bew ... CD
B&W Music (UK), 1995. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print. Package is rippled from moisture.)

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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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VariousParanda – Africa In Central America ... CD
Stonetree (Belize), 2000. Used ... $5.99
Music from Paul Nabor, Jursino Cayetano, Junie Aranda, Aurelio Martinez, Lagua Centeno, Junie Aranda, Dale Guzman & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPassion – Sources ... LP
Real World, 1989. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch and clear tape on the spine.)

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VariousPomegranates – Persian Pop, Funk, Folk, and Psych Of The 60s & 70s ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
Bright Persian psychedelic pop, funk, soul and boundless grooves from the 60s & 70s – one of the greatest compilations yet from Finders Keepers! Many of the tunes are actually classics of the era's Iranian scene, if wildly fresh and new our ears, while others are quite obscure all around ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPortugal Algarve – Corridinhos ... CD
Playa Sound (France), 1992. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPride Of Punahele – Vol 2 ... CD
Punahele, 2003. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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VariousRaindrops Pattering On Banana Leaves & Other Tunes – A WOMAD Benefit LP ... LP
Womad (France), 1988. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear with some gloss separation.)

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VariousRembetica – Historic Urban Folk Songs From Greece ... CD
Rounder, 1992. Used ... $6.99
Music from Andonis Dalgas, Agapios Tombouilis, Yiannis Tsanakas, Roza Eskenazi, Markos Vamvakaris, Ioannis Papaioannou, Rita Abatzi, Ogdhondakis, George Katsaros, Markos Vamvakaris & more. CD

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VariousReve Et Passion – The Soul Of Klezmer ... CD
Network (Germany), 1998. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Music from the Klezmatics, the Andy Statman quartet, Klezmer Plus, Brave Old World, Dave Tarras, Alicia Svigals, the Chicago Klezmer Ensemble, the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars, the Budapester Klezmer Band & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousRough Guide To Samba ... CD
Rough Guide (UK), 2013. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
Music from Alcione, Partideiros Do Cacique, Teresa Cristina, Samba Um, Loop B, Mane Sagaz, Samba Chula De Sao Braz, Luisa Maita, Moyseis Marques & more. CD
(Promotional sticker over barcode.)

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VariousRough Guide To The Music Of Pakistan – Ghazals & Qawwali Chants To Pakistani Pop ... CD
Rough Guide/World Music Network (UK), 2003. Used ... $4.99
Music from Pathane Khan, Abida Parween, Tsiganes De Sind, Farida Khanum, Sultan Muhammed Channe & Shah Wali, Mehdi Hassan, Vital Signs, Sajjad Ali, Faakhir, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSalt & Tabasco – Dance Music Styles From Cuba, The Carribean & Brazil ... CD
Mango, 1990. Used ... $3.99
Music from Arrow, Los Van Van, LBW, Kid Creole, the Gibson Brothers, Bandera, Jorge Ben, Yomo Toro, Third World & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSarafina! Music Of Liberation – Broadway Cast Recording ... CD
RCA, 1988. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSomething Got A Hold Of Me – A Treasury Of Sacred Music ... CD
RCA, Late 20s/1930s/Early 40s. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print. CD case has a cutout hole.)

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VariousSoul Messages From Dimona ... LP
Numero, Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
One of the grooviest compilations we've ever seen – a collection of work by American expatriates living in Israel at the end of the 70s – a hip blend of US funk and Hebrew spirituality! Most of the work here sounds like the best spiritual funk of the 70s – very much in an Earth ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves.)

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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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VariousThai? Dai! – The Heavier Sound Of The Luk Thung Underground ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the coolest collections of underground Thai rock we've seen – and it certainly is The Heavier Sound Of the Luk Thung Underground – including a uniquely Thai vision flavored with a Black Sabbath riff, psych makeovers of Thai folklore, and a bunch great tunes that meld Bangkok life ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTihati's South Seas Spectacular ... LP
Don Over, 1980s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing.)

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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
Also available Tokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... LP 23.99

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VariousTokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, 1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 27.98
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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✨✧ VariousTropical Disco Hustle Vol 2 – More Rare Carribean Disco ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
The sound of disco left no corner of the world untouched in the late 70s – and the hipper side of the dancefloor mode had an especially strong impact down in the Caribbean! Of course, that's maybe not as much of a surprise – when you consider how much back/forth action was going on ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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

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VariousTuva – Voices From The Center Of Asia ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1990. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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