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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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SenegambighaWe Are Coming ... CD
Gamton (Germany), Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Shango Dance BandShango Dance Band ... CD
Comb & Razor, Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Insanely wonderful work from Shango Dance Band – a group headed by onetime Fela Kuti bandmate Ojo Okeji – whose bass work here is worth the price of admission alone! Okeji was a key part of Fela's Koola Lobitos, until leaving the group in 1968 – and taking some of the best ... read more CD

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✨✧ Paul ShapiroIt's In The Twilight ... CD
Tzadik, 2006. Used ... $8.99
Paul Shapiro on tenor sax and vocals, Stevn Bernstein on trumpet, slide trumpet and vocals, Peter Apfelbaum on tenor sax and vocals, Brian Mitchell on piano, Booker King on acoustic bass, and Tony Lewis on drums. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD

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✨✧ Paul ShapiroMidnight Minyan ... CD
Tzadik, 2003. Used ... $5.99
Paul Shapiro and Peter Apfelbaum on tenor and soprano saxophone, Steven Bernstein on trumpet and slide trumpet, Brian Mitchell on piano, Booker King on acoustic bass, and Tony Mitchell on drums. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD

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Omar El Shariyi (Ammar El Sherei)Oriental Music ... LP
Soutelphan/We Want Sounds (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
That's a pretty groovy looking keyboard on the cover – and the record's got a pretty groovy sound as well – very different than other organ records or Mid-East instrumental titles of the time, thanks in part to some very dexterous work on the multi-level keys from Omar El Shariyi! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Naomi ShemerNaomi Shemer Sings Her Own Works ... CD
CBS (Israel), 1981. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Andy ShurmanSave The Masses ... LP
Tabansi (Nigeria), 1980s. Very Good- ... $11.99
(Reggae, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Si*SeSi*Se ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2001. Used ... $1.99
A compelling blend of Latin influences and modern electronic grooves – served up by this hip New York combo! The lovely voice of Carol C graces most of the tracks, singing in a light and airy style that floats dreamily over the snapping percussion and gliding keys of most of the tunes. The ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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SimenteraRaiz ... CD
Lusafrica (France), 1995. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Sinn SisamouthGroove Club Vol 4 – Sinn Sisamouth ... LP
Lion/Pearl Of Asia, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
The first-ever western collection to pay tribute to the lost legacy of Sinn Sisamouth – easily one of the coolest singers in Cambodia, before the Khmer Rouge shut down his career along with the rest of mainstream society! Sinn's got this amazing voice – surprisingly deep for a little ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SJOB MovementFriendship Train (with bonus track) ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, 1977. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Fantastic funk from SJOB Movement – a 70s group who only cut a handful of records – all of them every bit as righteous and heavy as this one! The group have a perfect fusion of funk, psych, and other cool elements – all served up in a blend that's more straightforwardly soulful ... read more CD

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Sonic Liberation FrontChange Over Time ... CD
High Two, 2006. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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SorcerersIn Search Of The Lost City Of The Monkey God ... CD
ATA (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99
The Sorcerers return, and with a sound that's even deeper than before – a fantastic blend of funk and Ethiopian elements – but with a tightness that also resonates with some of the hipper European sound library work of the 70s! In fact, there's a mode here that's like those few special ... read more CD

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Omar SosaEast African Journey ... CD
Ota, 2020. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Omar Sosa on grand piano, percussion, vocals and kalimba, Steve Arguelles on drums, percussion and simmon drums, and Christophe Minck on double bass, moof voyager, synths and modular ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Laba SossehAll About Laba Sosseh ... CD
Afritino (Senegal), 2006. Used ... $6.99
(Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ SothyChansons Laotiennes – Lam Seung Bang Fai (orig, shelter's edit)/Tawai (orig, shelter's edit) ... 12-inch
Sothy (France), 1980. Sealed (pic cover)... $14.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(2017 remaster on Akuphone.)

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Soul BrothersJive Explosion ... LP
Earthworks, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Star BeamsStar Beams Play Disco Specials ... CD
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A fantastic set from 70s South Africa – and a record that maybe has a lot more of an American funk vibe than you'd expect! The style is nice and lean, and is often in a mode that echoes some of the cooler underground disco of the late 70s on the east coast – almost as if these cuts ... read more CD

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Star LoversBoafo Ne Nyame (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 1987. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
The title proclaims "highlife is back" – but it's also pretty darn funky here, thanks to a strong dose of influence from American soul music! In fact, the highlife quality is a bit more subdued than usual – still some great guitar lines, criss-crossing in nice ways – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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StormersLovers Song (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG/Tabansi (Austria), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
The Stormers are a group who rose from the ashes of the legendary Lagos funk combo Aktion – and they step out here with a really storming sound that definitely earns them their name! The groove is funk of the tightest form possible – especially for the start of the 80s – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Jorge Strunz & Ardeshir FarahZona Torrida ... CD
Selva, 2004. Used ... $4.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) CD
(Promotional CDr copy with a punch through the barcode.)

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Albert SuissaEl Khadm Oulhorra (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Zakiphon (Israel), Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $8.99
(Funky 45's, Global Grooves) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Stewart SukumaBoleia Africana ... CD
Vidisco (Mozambique), 2000s/Early 2010s. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ SunburstAve Africa (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Strut (UK), 1976. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99 16.98
A killer bit of funk from mid 70s Tanzania – performed here by a group who never got the same international exposure as some of their contemporaries, but who really made some magic on their local scene! Sunburst work in this wicked blend of sharp guitar lines, heavy bass, and plenty of drums ... read more CD

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SurpriseBelieve Me ... LP
Beau Monde (France), 1983. New Copy ... $29.99
A wicked bit of 80s electro soul – one that's heavy on Yamaha keyboards and beats, but which was also recorded in Gabon – which gives the whole record a very different sound than New York material of the time! The rhythms are definitely in the funky soul side of the spectrum, but have ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Graciela SusanaBest Songs ... CD
EMI (Japan), 1970s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Includes 30 tracks on two CD's. CD
(Out of print.)

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Tabansi Studio BandTabansi Studio Band Vol 3 – Wakar Alhazai Kano ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Fantastic longform grooves from the Tabansi Studio Band – a cool combo who worked to support Nigerian artists on the Tabansi label, but who have a sound here that's very much their own! These tracks are a lot wilder and more freewheeling than any of the group's music behind a singer – ... read more CD

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Rachid TahaOle Ole ... CD
Mango, 1995. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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Lord Tanamo & FriendsFestival Jump Up (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Gaydisc/Doctor Bird (UK), 1965. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A seminal album in Jamaican music from Lord Tanamo – a singer with roots in calypso, but a sound that really paves the way for ska and rocksteady to come! The record's a full length set from the Gaydisc label of important early producer Sonia Pottinger – and like some of Pottinger's ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Ebo TaylorPalaver ... CD
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
A never-issued session from the legendary Ebo Taylor – recorded right at a time when Taylor was really hitting on all burners! The sessions were done for the Nigerian Tabansi label, but feature Ebo's touring band from Ghana – a tight combo whose crackling rhythms are perfect for his ... read more CD

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TchekaLonji ... CD
Lusafrica, 2007. Used ... $7.99
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Lilly TchiumbaAngola – Songs Of My People ... CD
Monitor, 1975. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
A really unique little record – an album of original songs based on older tradition, and one that interweaves elements of Portuguese culture with deeper roots of Angolan music! Lilly Tchiumba penned all the tracks herself, and sings in the Angolan language of Kimbundu – but there's a ... read more CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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Teaspoon & The WavesTeaspoon & The Waves ... CD
Soul Jazz Pop/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Clubby work from the South African scene of the 70s – but a set that's got a very equal amount of jazz – as you might guess from the group's saxophone-wielding leader on the cover! Tracks are long, and build from an instrumental core first – often leaving out vocals entirely, as ... read more CD
Also available Teaspoon & The Waves ... LP 25.99

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Teaspoon & The WavesTeaspoon & The Waves ... LP
Soul Jazz Pop/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.99
Clubby work from the South African scene of the 70s – but a set that's got a very equal amount of jazz – as you might guess from the group's saxophone-wielding leader on the cover! Tracks are long, and build from an instrumental core first – often leaving out vocals entirely, as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Teaspoon & The Waves ... CD 11.99

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Teresa TengFurusato To Wa Dokodesuka ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1977. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(2018 Japanese pressing.)

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Teresa TengJeremina No Aruita Michi (Jeremina's Path) ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1981. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(2018 Japanese pressing.)

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Riccardo Tesi & BanditalianaLune ... CD
Il Manifesto (Italy), 2004. Used ... $9.99
Riccardo Tesi on organ, Daniele Mencarelli on double bass, Mauro Fadda on percussion, Ettore Bonafe on percussion and vibraphone, and Maurizio Gerion voice, guitar, baglama and tambourine. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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ThabaEyes Rest Their Feet ... LP
Soundway (UK), 2020. Sealed ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Mor ThiamDini Safarrar ... CD
Rite/Jazzman (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $8.99
A killer little record that's way more than just a set of obscure Afro-styled grooves – given that the whole thing was produced by funky soul genius Oliver Sain – and features work from avant jazz musicians who include Oliver Lake on alto and flute, Lester Bowie on trumpet, and Charles ... read more CD

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Alfred ThongaFire ... LP
Lancelaux Foty (France), Mid/Late 80s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Justin ThurgurNo Confusion ... CD
Funkiwala (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $13.99
Trombonist Justin Thurgur has spend time on the more global side of the scene in London during recent years – and here, he brings that experience to bear on a jazz set with a very unusual vibe! It's not easy to pick the straight influences of the tunes – there's currents of Afro Funk ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available No Confusion ... LP 22.99

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Justin ThurgurNo Confusion ... LP
Funkiwala (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $22.99
Trombonist Justin Thurgur has spend time on the more global side of the scene in London during recent years – and here, he brings that experience to bear on a jazz set with a very unusual vibe! It's not easy to pick the straight influences of the tunes – there's currents of Afro Funk ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available No Confusion ... CD 13.99

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Tielman BrothersLittle Bird ... LP
Delta (Holland), 1968. Very Good ... $24.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Original black label pressing, DELP 022S, in a flip back cover. Cover has some edge wear, lightly bent corners, and some writing in pen on back.)

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TNT (The Night Train)Making Tracks (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Trans Air (Puerto Rico), 1970s. Used ... $14.99
Caribbean funk and soul from TNT – a mix of nicely grooving instrumentals that blend soul, funk and reggae very well – plus numbers with vocals by The Superb! The group does a pretty terrific job of bring sun-toasted Caribbean flavors to a range of songs from the realms of organ funk, ... read more CD
(In a very cool Japanese-styled, LP-like cardboard sleeve cover!)

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Ali Farka ToureAli Farka Toure (1987) ... CD
Mango, 1987. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Ali Farka Toure with Ry CooderTalking Timbuktu ... CD
World Circuit, 1994. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Vieux Farka ToureFondo ... CD
Six Degrees, 2009. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Vieux Farka ToureMon Pays ... CD
Six Degrees, 2013. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Vieux Farka ToureSamba ... CD
Six Degrees, 2017. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Vieux Farka ToureSecret ... CD
Six Degrees, 2011. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Trans-Kalahari QuintetLong Journey Home ... CD
Ansonica, 2020. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Nice work from the Trans-Kalahari Quintet – a group that mostly resides in Botswana, but which also has a vibe that reminds us of South African jazz traditions from back in the 70s and 80s! The tunes all have a strong sense of flow – a rhythmic pulse that engages other southern African ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Jorge TrasanteFolklore Afro Uruguayo – Investigacion Musical Desde Las Raices ... LP
Sondor/Lion, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
An excellent album of spare percussion tracks – served up by Jorge Trasante, who'd later rise to fame in the Gypsy Kings – but who here is working as a young percussionist with a great love of South American rhythms! As the title implies, the set is an exploration of the roots of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ University Of Ghana ChorusGhana Asuafo Reto Dwom – Ghanian Students Sing ... LP
Afro Request, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A much cooler set than you might guess – with a very haunting sound! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert. Cover has some light wear in a few spots on the edges, but is great overall.)

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UrubambaUrubamba (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
The flute sound of the Andes gets a bit of a hip 70s twist – in this album produced by Paul Simon, caught somewhere between his version of "El Condor Pasa" and his later South African pop. The group's got a traditional Peruvian feel – pan flutes, percussion, and a bit of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Vis-A-VisObi Agye Me Dofo ... LP
Continental/We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
Incredible late work from the great West African dance band Vis-A-Vis – a brilliant set from 1977 that demonstrates good and well why the band were so greatly in demand both live and in the studio! The group had spent quite a bit of time backing the great Ghanaian singer K. Frimpong in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Voilaaa (Patchworks)Voicii ... CD
Favorite (France), 2021. New Copy ... $19.99
We've loved the music of Bruno "Patchworks" Hovart in all its many forms for years – but over time, this Voilaaa project might well be our favorite – as it really gives Patchworks a way to blend past and present, while also reaching out over the space of the globe! As before, ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD

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Wau Wau CollectifYaral Sa Doom ... CD
Sahel Sounds, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99
A record that's maybe a bit misleading in its title – as the Wau Wau Collectif isn't really a fully-formed group, but instead a host of different singers and musicians recorded in a small village in Senegal – then brought together in the studio by bassist/singer Aruouna Kane, then ... read more CD

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Wau Wau CollectifYaral Sa Doom ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2021. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Yaral Sa Doom ... CD 12.99

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Harcourt Whyte & ChoirHarcourt Whyte & Choir ... LP
ARC (Nigeria), 1975. Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing on Tabansi. Cover has ring and edge wear, light stains, and some aging.)

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✨✧ WitchLazy Bones (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Now Again, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.98
Global psychedelic grooves from Zambia – the tripped out sounds of Witch! Witch works in a killer rock groove on Lazy Bones, with furious rhythms, heavy drums and fuzzed out guitars. It's all nice and raw and done with a really heady and fierce sense of groove – but there's some more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition "Earth" orange vinyl!)

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WofaIyo – Guinee – Concert De Percussions ... CD
Buda (France), 2001. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Asnakech WorkuAsnakech ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1975. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99
Not just a fantastic album from Ethiopia's legendary Asnakech Worku, but also a great setting for Hailu Mergia too – as he plays organ on the record, and produced the whole thing too! Worku sings and plays the krar – an Ethiopian harp, but one with a very raw sound – almost more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yaaba FunkAfrobeast ... CD
Yaabaphone/Sterns (UK), 2010. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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Savina Yannatou & Joana SaWays Of Notseeing ... CD
Clean Feed (Portugal), 2020. Used ... $8.99
... CD

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Yaffa Yarkoni/Trio Bel CantoSongs From The Garden Of Allah – The Exotic Sounds Of Greece & The Near East ... LP
Epic, 1963. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Original yellow & black label stereo pressing with perimeter text, includes the Epic inner sleeve.)

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Zack & GeebahFor The Love Of Money (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 26.98
Catchy, clubby grooves from the team of Zack Roberts and Gebah Swary – a Liberian duo who issued this very catchy record at the start of the 80s! The pair have an 80s look on the cover, and definitely bring that into their music too – with early electro touches used in very spare ways, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yinon MuallemBack Home ... CD
Galileo (Germany), 2019. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Charef ZeroukiGhozali/My Gazelle ... CD
Globe Style (UK), 1988. Used ... $2.99
Titles include "Al Adra", "Yamra", "Al Achaq", and "Ma Andaklah Tgoulili Kalma". CD
(Booklet has a cutout hole.)

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Alex ZittoWalakolombo ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1991. Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wide clear tape on all sides, with small peeled spots on front near the bottom, and some marker on back. Label on Side 2 has some marker.)

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Zonke FamilyAt The Studio (with bonus download) ... LP
Lokalophon (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $24.99
A great trio of players from the Zonke family of Zimbabwe – working here in a rootsy mode that makes highly percussive instrumentation with their own harmonized vocals! Instrumentation is spare – all three members play ngoma drums, with round bottom-heavy tones – plus hosha and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Zorro FiveJump Uptight (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Brigadiers/Matsuli (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $24.99
A rare set from Zorro Five – a South African group, but one who sound a bit like some of the best Italian sound library combos of the time – really stepping out in a hip blend of riffing guitar, hard drums, and organ! That aspect is maybe no surprise, given that Zorro Five were more of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alexis ZoumbasAlexis Zoumbas ... LP
Orpheum/Mississippi, Late 20s. New Copy ... $13.99
Astonishing work from Alexis Zoumbas – a Greek musician from the early days of the 78rpm recording, and one who plays violin with the dexterity of Paganini, but in ways that are much more rootsy and fokloric overall! Zoumbas' classic 78s have recently gotten new attention on an excellent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes 8 page booklet!)

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Various90 Degrees Of Shade – Image & Identity In The West Indies – Over 100 Years Of Photography In The Caribbean (hardcover) ... Book
Soul Jazz (UK), 2014. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Images of the Caribbean in many styles – from the striking color image on the front, to vintage black and white shots throughout the book – all at a level that really illuminates the criss-crossing cultures of the island scene! The book's got a wonderfully sharp sensibility – as ... (Books, Global Grooves) read more Book

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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 ... Just Sold Out!
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 Airways 6 – Mile High Funk 1974 to 1981 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Soar through the skies on this sweet collection of rare African funk – the sixth volume in a series that seems to get better and better with each new release! Most of the cuts here are heavy on styles that resonate with the American scene of the late 70s – particularly the large ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfro Melt – Where Digital Dub & Tribal Basslines Collide ... CD
Nascente (UK), 2002. Used ... $5.99
A time and boundary crossing set – 10 tracks that build a bridge between African roots and post-colonial Europe! Following in the genre-melding style of Nascente's Brazilian Melt compilation, this one brings together recent work in the Afro Funk revival – Afro House tracks, African-insp ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfro Night ... CD
Ekostar (UK), 2006. Used ... $6.99
New grooves from the Nigerian scene – now booming again, and showing a heck of a lot of growth since the Afro Funk years of the 70s! The collection focuses on Nigerian artists both at home and abroad – but has a really unified feel over, thanks to the strength of the work in the set. ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousAfro Peruvian Classics – The Soul Of Black Peru (with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop, 1995. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $20.99 25.98
A great collection of tracks – and one of the first chances for most of us to hear the funkier side of sounds from Peru! The work isn't as full-on funky as Brazilian grooves from the time, but does share a very strong influence from American styles – and really goes way past any ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)

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VariousAfro-Baby – Evolution Of The Afro Sound In Nigeria 1970 to 1979 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Get ready to discover a whole new realm of African Funk – because this collection digs deeper than any we've ever had before! The mighty Soundway Records have come up with a blistering batch of grooves that push way past the bigger hits on the global scene – to the real roots of the ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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VariousAfrobeat Sessions ... CD
Sessions (UK), 2004. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Music from Femi Kuti, Dennis Ferrer, DJ Food, Masters At Work, Les Barons, Hugh Masekela, Fela Kuti, Peter King, Manu Dibango, Dackin Dakino & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfrobeat/Brasil ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $8.99 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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VariousAfrotech ... CD
Quango, Late 90s/Early 2000s. Used ... $1.99
Includes music by Issa Bagayogo, Frederic Galliand, Baaba Maal, and remixes of tracks by Tony Allen, Mory Kante, Nahawa Doumbia. CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase, mark through barcode.)

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VariousAl Encuentro De Tangos, Valses, Y Minongas ... LP
Pampa (Uruguay), Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Vintage tango material from South America – with work by Juan Cambareri, Juancito Diaz, Eduard Del Piano, Luis Barbero, and others! (Latin, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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VariousAll The Best From Africa – 20 Tribal Songs ... CD
All The Best (Canada), 1990s. Used ... $2.99
Tracks include "Drums Of Passion", "High Priest", "Warrior", "Ipi N Tomba", "White Zombee", "Ayinde", and "Ire Do Do Ye". CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousApala – Apala Groups In Nigeria 1967 to 1970 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A fantastic collection of sounds from the Nigerian scene at the end of the 60s – music in the apala mode, a highly rhythmic blend of percussion, voices, and thumb piano – served up with a style that's a lot grittier than some of the more commercial music of the time! These tracks are ... read more CD

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VariousAsian Massive – A Six Degrees Collection ... CD
Six Degrees, 2002. Used ... $2.99
Includes tracks from MIDIval Punditz, DJ Cheb I Sabbah, Karsh Kale, and Zakhm. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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VariousAyahuasca – Cumbias Psicodelicas Vol 1 (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Lion, Early 70s. New Copy ... $28.99
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 – on colored vinyl!)

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VariousBlack Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (CD & book) ... CD
Now Again, 1970s/1990s. New Copy ... $8.99 19.98
Covers and music inspired by the towering figure in Afrofunk – the great Fela Kuti – rare 70s material a few modern cuts recorded in Nigeria, Trinidad, Ghana, Colombia, Germany and America – some previously unreleased, and all wonderful representations of the far-reaching ... read more CD
Also available Black Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (with download) ... LP 19.99

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VariousBlack Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (with download) ... LP
Now Again, 1970s/1990s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.98
Covers and music inspired by the towering figure in Afrofunk – the great Fela Kuti – rare 70s material a few modern cuts recorded in Nigeria, Trinidad, Ghana, Colombia, Germany and America – some previously unreleased, and all wonderful representations of the far-reaching ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)
Also available Black Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (CD & book) ... CD 8.99

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VariousBliss – A Tranquil Journey Into The Real World ... CD
Real World, 1998. Used ... $0.99
Includes tracks by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Peter Gabriel, Ayub Ogada, Sheila Chandra, Afro Celt Sound System, the Guo Brothers & Shung Tian, and the Grid. CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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VariousBobo Yeye – Belle Epoque In Upper Volta (3CD set) ... CD
Numero, 1970s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $22.99 35.98
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 CD

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VariousBosavi – Rainforest Music From Papua New Guinea (3 CD set) ... CD
Smithsonian Folkways, 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 3 CDs ... $6.99
Includes older field recordings with ceremonial music, work songs, and other music of everyday life, plus a collection of guitar music from the 90's. CD
(Mark through slipcover barcode.)

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✨✧ VariousBrand New Wayo – Funk, Fast Times, & Nigerian Boogie Badness 1979 to 1983 ... LP
Comb & Razor, Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
Nigerian funk & boogie numbers from the late 70s & early 80s – post Afrobeat and post disco material from the prosperous, post dictatorship years – funk, soul and disco infused stormers from Mixed Grill, Bayo Damnazio, The Stormmers, Joe Maks, Segun Robert, Martha Ulaeto, Honey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBucovina Club Vol 2 – 100% Balkan Beats Compiled By Shantel ... CD
Essay (Germany), 2005. Used ... $8.99
A second set of Balkan beats from DJ Shantel – the man with one of the most unique sounds in the European scene at the moment! As with the first Bucovina collection, and the Electric Gypsyland set, Shantel's going for a sound here that mixes older Eastern European musical modes with more ... read more CD
(Out of print. Slipcase has light wear.)

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VariousCalabar-Itu Road – Groovy Sounds From South Eastern Nigeria – 1972 to 1982 ... CD
Comb & Razor, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Not the usual sort of Nigerian sounds you'd hear on a collection focused on Lagos – and instead, music that was recorded far from the central city of the nation – often with a much rootsier vibe overall! These tunes still have plenty of funk and jazz in the mix, but they often come ... read more CD

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VariousCarnival In Paradise ... LP
Carib (Bahamas), 1962. Very Good ... $4.99
Featuring performances from Nassau's Jankanoo Carnival by Chippy's Junkanoo Champions, Eloise Trio, Richie Delamore, Lord Cody & Kasavubu, Lionel Lotmore, Little Sparrow, Roy Shurland, and Tony Alleyne & The Big Bamboo Orchestra. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousColombian Soul – Compiled By Bagar aka Tricky D ... CD
BBE (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99 18.98
A completely different side of Colombian music than you'd know from Discos Fuentes and some of the other mainstream outlets from that scene – as the tracks here are all from the contemporary underground, and represent a really rich flowering of creative grooves and soulful modes! In truth, ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousCult Cargo – Belize City Boil Up ... CD
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 19.98
An amazing world of music – rare funk, soul, reggae, and other grooves from Belize – all beautifully compiled in the rich Numero Music style! We're really stunned by the set – as we had no idea at all that Belize had anything going on at this level – and the collection is ... read more CD

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VariousCult Cargo – Grand Bahama Goombay ... LP
Numero, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 26.99
Heavy funk from the Bahamas – a whole bunch of groups that will show you that Nassau had a lot more to offer than The Beginning Of The End! The groove here is totally wonderful – somewhat like American funk of the late 60s and early 70s, but served up with some very unusual rhythmic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDa Nang – Surplus Indo Chine ... CD
Quango, 2005. Used 2CD ... $4.99
Includes tracks from Trilok Guru, Thievery Corporation, Collective Sound Members, DJ Phantom, Bebel Gilberto, Astor Piazzolla, Fort Knox Five, Gotan Project, Bliss, and Daniel Masson. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(In a nice hardbound book.)
 
 



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