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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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Swami JrOutra Praia ... CD
World Village (France), 2009. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Digipack case has some light edgewear.)

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Phuong TamMagical Nights – Saigon Surf, Twist, & Soul 1964 to 1966 ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
You may not know the name of Phuong Tam – but you'll definitely get plenty of the surf, twist, and soul promised in the title – a very cool blend of American modes of the mid 60s, filtered through the cultural crossroads of Saigon, and topped with these beautiful vocals that are ... read more CD

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Tambu/Charlies RootsCulture ... LP
Sire, 1988. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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TantraDouble Album ... LP
Importe, 1980. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
A surprisingly soulful mix of disco grooves and Afro Funk influences – performed by this Italian group who were one of the better exports of that country's often-trashy disco scene. The tracks have mixed male and female vocals, with plenty of percussion and keyboards wrapped up in a slick ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is nice. Vinyl is clean except for some light sleeve marks on LP1 that do not affect play.)

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TC & The Groove FamilyFirst Home ... LP
Worm Discs (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $27.99 29.99
TC is British drummer Tim Cook, and he works here with an assortment of musicians pulled together from different strands on the scene in Leeds – to create a blend of modes that's really wonderful from the very first note, and just keeps getting better and better as the record moves on! Given ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Marius TeicuPloua Cu Soare – Melodii De Marius Teicu ... LP
Electrecord (Romania), 1982. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a light, short click during "Ziua Ta". Glossy cover has light wear, some separation on the back.)

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TinariwenAmassakoul (indigo vinyl pressing) ... LP
World Village/Wedge, 2003. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $27.99 29.99
A pivotal album from Tinariwen – a set that really finds their sound coming together, with even more focus and power than before – yet all while still holding onto the rawer, rootsy style of their start! Sharp guitar lines ring out with an echoey sort of finish – sometimes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition indigo vinyl pressing – with download!)

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Tita BarbulescuDaca Nu E Neica, Geaba ... LP
Electrecord, 1975. Very Good+ ... $7.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has name in pen, light aging.)

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Xiomara TorresLA Voz Del Mar ... CD
Patois, 2022. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Promotional sticker on the back of the digipack case.)

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Ali Farka ToureRiver ... CD
World Circuit, 1990. Used ... $4.99 6.99
... CD

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✨✧ Vieux Farka Toure & KhruangbinAli ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2022. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A heady tribute to the legendary Malian guitarist Ali Farka Toure – served up here with really wonderful lead guitar lines from his son, Vieux Farka Toure, who gets some fantastic help on the record from the Khruangbin trio! Given the fame of that latter group, the set could end up in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Toure KundaCasamance Au Clair De Lune ... LP
Celluloid, 1984. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, light stain across the bottom, light wear.)

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TravesiaNi Un Minuto Mas De Dolor ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 32.99
An incredibly lovely little record, with a sound that's very much all its own – served by a female trio who were part of the unusual scene in Uruguay at the time – all in a mix of harmonized vocals, acoustic guitar, and a very personal, up-close sort of presentation! The harmonies ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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El TrioTodo En Su Medida Y Armoniosamente ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
The Argentine scene was always one of the hippest down in South America in the 60s and 70s – always a place where artists were pushing the musical envelope even more than in other nearby nations – which is definitely the case in this really unique album that seems to defy any easy genre ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Trio BulgarkaForest Is Crying ... CD
Hannibal, 1988. Used ... $7.99
Also available Forest Is Crying ... LP 9.99

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Trio BulgarkaForest Is Crying ... LP
Hannibal, 1988. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a tiny mark from sticker removal.)
Also available Forest Is Crying ... CD 7.99

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Anibal TroiloTroilo Interpreta A Troilo ... LP
RCA (Argentina), 1940s/1950s/1960s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is bent at the top right corner and is lightly stained and faded at the bottom left corner.)

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Anibal Troilo/Roberto GrelaAnibal Troilo & Roberto Grela ... LP
RCA (Argentina), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Uruguayan pressing. Cover has an import sticker.)

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Melvin UkachiOfege As One – I Am OK (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tidal Waves, 1985. New Copy ... $23.99 26.99
Rare solo work from Melvin Ukachi – a key member of the 70s Nigerian funk group Ofege, stepping out here with a style that's a bit more lean and 80s-styled overall! There's plenty of beats and keyboards in the mix – a really catchy groove that's in the best American boogie style of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing. Limited to 500 copies.)

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Celestine Ukwu & His Philosophers NationalNo Condition Is Permanent ... LP
Mississippi, Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
Seminal sounds from the Nigerian scene at the start of the 70s – music from the key figure of Celestine Ukwu, an artist who helped to reinvigorate the highlife style of years past, and pave the way for Afro Funk changes in years to come! Celestine's sound is nice and lean here – very ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a cool insert of notes!)

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Urs KarpatzVoix Tsiganes, Chemins De Tsiganie ... CD
Aquarius (France), 1998. Used ... $2.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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UrubambaUrubamba (Columbia) ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Very Good ... $2.99
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
(Colombian orange label CBS pressing. Cover has waviness from moisture.)

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Angel VargasEl Ruisenor De Las Calles Portenas – Las Grandes Creaciones ... LP
RCA (Argentina), Late 40s-Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue. Cover has some yellowed tape remnants at the corners.)

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VayoTango Legends ... CD
Pantaleon, 2006. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Manolin Velasquez & His Magic StringsTango Argentino ... LP
Eurotone, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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Victory "B" KingsAchieng Mama/Patrick Onyanua ... 12-inch
Makossa, 1979. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Makossa Tropical Disco sleeve.)

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Nancy VieiraLus ... CD
World Village, 2007. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Vis-A-VisBest Of Vis-A-Vis In Congo Style ... LP
We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
Really fantastic grooves from this legendary Congolese combo – a group who've got a different spin than some of their 70s contemporaries, given the way the use lots of organ lines next to the percussion on the songs! The instrument often gets this melodic flow going with the rhythms – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Vis-A-VisDi Wo Ho Ni ... LP
We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
Beautiful bubbling grooves from Vis-A-Vis – a group who've got a very special way with a highlife rhythm, as you'll hear on this classic album from the late 70s! The percussion, bass, and rhythm guitar all percolate together beautifully – with a magical sort of flow that makes the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Vis-A-VisOdo Gu Ahorow ... LP
We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
A record with a really wonderful groove – bubbling bass next to riffing guitar lines – a bit funky at times, but as a warm hybrid with more familiar highlife modes! The album's a key testament to the strengths of this 70s group from Ghana – filled with lively vocal interplay ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Enrique Vizcaino Y Su OrquestaImperio Argentina ... LP
Montilla, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Later orange label pressing. Cover has a small chipped spot at the top right corner.)

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Collin WalcottGrazing Dreams ... CD
ECM (Germany), 1977. Used ... $29.99
One of Collin Walcott's compelling mixes of jazz and global elements – served up here with the leader on sitar and tabla, Dom Um Romao on percussion, John Abercrombie on guitars, Palle Danielsson on bass, and Don Cherry on trumpet, wood flute, and Doussn Gouni! Titles include "Song Of ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Pukaj WayraDon't You Steal! Don't Be Lazy! Don't Tell Lies! ... CD
Lyrichord, 1981. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Still sealed.)

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✨✧ Waza CollectionNigeria '79 ... LP
RAS (France), 1980. Near Mint- ... $49.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an ink stamp and import sticker in back.)

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Wells FargoWatch Out (CD & hardcover book) ... CD
Now Again, Late 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 19.98
Funky-strutting genius from Wells Fargo – one of the coolest, heaviest acts to come out of the Zimbabwe scene of the 70s – a moment when hard rock and soulful basslines came together brilliantly, to power the raw edge of a handful of groups like this! The music is maybe more late 60s ... read more CD
(Very cool package – a complete 72 page, hardcover book – with loads of notes on the band, and a huge amount of vintage images too!)

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Papa WembaMolokai ... CD
Real World, 2012. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Barney WilenMoshi (180 gram pressing – with bonus DVD) ... LP
Saravah/Souffle Continu (Italy), 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $38.99
A wild and groundbreaking record recorded by the great French tenor player Barney Wilen! Although he got his start as a bebopper in the 50's, Wilen sort of dropped out of sight by the end of the 60's – and only emerged from time to time to cut strangely experimental sides. This record is ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a DVD of Caroline De Bendern's film "A L'Intention De Mademoiselle Issoufou A Bilma"!)

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Etubom Rex WilliamsUbok Aka Inua ... LP
Philips/We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
A fantastic 70s album from Nigerian artist Etubom Rex Williams – one that has this really unusual sound that's almost some sort of science fiction take on highlife! The rhythms and guitar interplay are familiar, but the production is oddly spacey, especially on some of the keyboards – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ WitchIn The Past (green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Now Again, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.98
Tripped-out and wonderful sounds from Witch – served up in this excellent early record from the Zamrock kings of the 70s! Lyrics are in English, and have these dark tones that work perfectly with the group's offbeat guitar and organ lines – sometimes mixed here with acoustic guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on "Malachite" green vinyl!)

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Chisato Yamada/Takeshi TerauchiSuite Nihonkai ... LP
Teichiku/Cinedelic (Italy), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 39.99
A totally cool little record from Japan – one that mixes old school acoustic instrumentation on shamisen with these larger arrangements that have a much more contemporary vibe – partly 70s funk, partly soundtrack in scope, and a very cool backdrop for the spare sound of the unique three- ... (Japanese, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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Hozan Yamamoto/Nobuo HaraNew Dimension Of Bamboo Flute – Hozan Yamamoto Meets Nobuo Hara's Sharps & Flats ... LP
CBS (Japan), 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $49.99
Very groovy! Japanese flute meets funky big band arrangements – on cuts that include "Sound Of Silence", "Hey Jude", "Fool On The Hill", "Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay", and "Sunny". (Jazz, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, and an "SX 68 Sound" sticker – but this is a very nice copy overall.)

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ZaoMoustique ... CD
Bleu Caraibes (France), 1988. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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ZaoZao ... CD
Barclay (France), 1993. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Zap MamaSabsylma ... CD
Luaka Bop/Warner, 1994. Used ... $2.99
(New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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Hukwe Ubi ZawoseArt Of Hukwe Ubi Zawose ... CD
JVC (Japan), 1989. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Zonke FamilyAt The Studio ... LP
Lokalophon (UK), 2020. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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 the download card.)

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Various12 Bombazos Bailables ... CD
Discos Fuentes/Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
A dozen heavy groovers from the legendary Discos Fuentes – pulled from a time when the Colombian label was really finding its sound and strengths – mixing together older strands of Afro Cuban inspiration with a special vibe that would soon make their scene rival the Latin music power of ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD

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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, and Upper Volta regions. Titles include "Kountougi Solo", "Djerma Dundun Drummers", "Tuareg Medicinal Chant", "Kouco Solo", "Songhay Kombi & ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some fading at the edges.)

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VariousAfrica Boogaloo – The Latinization Of West Africa ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 32.99
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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VariousAfrica Funk Roots – Chapter Two ... LP
Cosmic Disco Machine (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99
Maybe not the complete roots of African funk, but a set that does a great job of bringing together a range of different cuts that show the new sounds and styles that were really hitting the scene as the 70s moved in – work from a wide variety of sources, but which all seems to share a sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrican Scream Contest – Raw & Psychedelic Afro Sounds From Benin & Togo 70s ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s. Used ... $14.99
One of the coolest African collections we've seen in years – a beautiful assortment of untapped grooves from the 70s, put together with a massive booklet that sets a whole new standard in packaging! The grooves here are different from other Afro Funk collections of the time – ... read more CD
(Includes slipcase and large booklet.)

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VariousAfro Beat Airways – West African Shock Waves Ghana & Togo 1972 to 1979 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s. Used ... $38.99
Raw, amazing grooves sailing the Afro Beat Airways – organ flavored Afro funk, soul & psychedelia from West African Ghana & Togo in the 70s – one of best compilations yet on the increasingly awe inspiring Analog Africa label! The African percussion is raw and danceable and funk ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original book and slipcase.)

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VariousAfro Psych – Journeys Into Psychedelic Africa 1972 to 1977 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $22.99 24.99
Psychedelic styles hit the West African scene a bit later than they did in the US and UK – and as a result, they often had a very different approach than you might expect from more familiar modes! Here, the music is filled with fuzzy guitars and trippy keyboards, but also still retains some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfro Rhythms Vol 2 – Singles & Remixes 2009 to 2017 ... LP
Comet (France), Late 2000s/2010s. New Copy ... $22.99
The continuing evolution of the Comet Records label in France – a full flowering of all the ideas the company was first working with at the end of the 90 – when they began to find a new home for older Afro Funk styles and artists, but also had ways of updating their modes to a 21st ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAsia Golden – Cha Cha Cha ... CD
Asia, 1993. Used ... $1.99
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VariousAsian Travels ... CD
Six Degrees, 2000. Used ... $1.99
Music from Fun Da Mental, DJ Cheb I Sabbah, Kingsuk Biswas, Najma, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook, Euphoria, Banco De Gaia, Fila Brazilila, Bob Holroyd, and Shankar. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAsian Travels 2 ... CD
Six Degrees, 2002. Used ... $1.99
Music from Karsh Kale, Outside, Govinda, MIDIval PunditZ, Makyo, Banco De Gaia, Jairamji, Bob Holroyd, and DJ Cheb I Sabbah. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousBeauty Is Inside – Presented By Lefto ... CD
BBE (UK), 1970s/2022. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A compilation that knows no bounds, either globally or temporally – as DJ Lefto does a wonderful job of mixing together so many different strands and styles from around the globe, past and present – all with a freshness that really makes all the individual tracks resonate strongly next ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Beauty Is Inside – Presented By Lefto ... LP 39.99

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VariousBeauty Is Inside – Presented By Lefto ... LP
BBE (UK), 1970s/2022. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99 44.99
(Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBellyachers, Listen – Songs From East Africa Vol 1 – 1938 to 1946 ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 30s/1940s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 32.99
Amazing East African recordings from decades long past – a 2LP vinyl entry for the most beautifully put together compilations of any kind on Honest Jons in quite a while – which is really something, given their always top tier efforts! Bellyachers, Listen – Songs From East ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBig Bang – In The Beginning Was The Drum (3CD set) ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1994. Used 3 CDs ... $9.99
Music from Bernie Krause, Tumuenua Dance Group, Batacumbele, Mickey Hart, Glen Velez, Tommy Hayes, Dudu Tucci, Avo Chakhlasyan, Jorge Reyes, and Ladji Camara – plus a 60 page booklet with artist bios and detailed notes. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousBombay Beatz – Dance Grooves From India ... CD
Water, 2004. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Includes tracks by Mykel Angel, Feroz Khan, Punjabi Family, Maduu, Black Star Liner, Nouri, Dao, and Surjit Singh. (New Grooves, Global Grooves) CD

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VariousBorga Revolution Vol 1 – Ghanaian Dance Music In The Digital Age 1983 to 1992 ... LP
Kalita (UK), 1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99 33.99
A great look at a second generation of groove on the scene in Ghana – music from a time when there was a bit more electricity in the rhythms, but a style that still held very strong to the most righteous modes of the 70s! Many of the cuts here have drum programs, keyboards, and other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A really well-done package – nice and hefty!)

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VariousBrand New Wayo – Funk, Fast Times, & Nigerian Boogie Badness 1979 to 1983 ... CD
Comb & Razor, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
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 CD
(Deluxe packaging – includes a thick, beautiful 75+ page booklet!)

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VariousBrasil Novo ... LP
Musica Macondo (France), 2022. New Copy ... $32.99 36.99
New sounds from Brazil – a really wonderful collection of contemporary cuts that we never would have heard otherwise – were it not for the excellent efforts of the folks who put together the set! And yet when we say "contemporary", these aren't cuts that are heavy on ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousBuddhist Drums Bells & Chants ... LP
Lyrichord, 1973. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Recorded at actual services in the temples of Kyoto, Japan. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBuenos Aires Late ... CD
Random (Argentina), 2008. Used ... $1.99
Includes tracks by Gotan Project, Narcotango, Debayres, Otros Aires, and Tanghetto. CD

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VariousBulawayo Blue Yodel – Omasiganda, Troubadours & High Lonesome Sounds Of Zimbabwe, Kenya & South Africa 1948 to 1959 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A really unusual slice of music from the southern African scene of the postwar years – sounds from a strange wave of cowboy-inspired music in Zimbabwe and South Africa – but with results that are completely unique! Many of these guys actually wore cowboy hats and played acoustic guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a big booklet of notes on the music, too!)

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✨✧ VariousCan't You Hear Me – African Nuggets ... CD
Now Again, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
The "nuggets" in the title is very well placed here – as all the cuts here have every bit as much freak and fuzz as the American garage and pre-punk work chronicled famously on the lengendary Nuggets series! Yet these tracks are all even more obscure, and all come from African ... 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 ... $22.99 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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VariousCarnaval Brasileiro – A History Of Samba & Other Brazilian Carnaval Music ... CD
Used ... $2.99
Music from Carmen Costa, Baiano, Aslmirante, Aurora Miranda, Carmen Miranda, Monsueto, Olodum, Ile Aye, Nacao Ere, and more. (Brazil, Global Grooves) CD
(CDr promotional release.)

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VariousChants Et Danses De Turquie ... LP
Le Chant Du Monde (France), 1960s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – half of the cover has light staining & waviness.)

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VariousChinese Festival – Gongs & Drums For Celebration – Vol 3 ... CD
Wind (Taiwan), 1995. Used ... $0.99 4.99
Tracks include "New Year Greetings", "Spring Awakens On Mount Yangming", "Primrose: Flowers That Greet Spring", and "Days Of Joy". CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousClassical Indian Collection ... CD
Outcaste (UK), 2003. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
Music from Aaj Ki Raat Natacha Atlas, Mychael Danna, Nitin Sawhney, Hariprasad Chaurasia, Trilok Gurtu, Badmarsh & Shri, Karsh Kale, Michael Nyman, Debashish Bhattacharya & Bob Brozman, Rohan de Saram & Druvi de Saram, Emam & Friends, Kronos Quartet, and more. CD

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VariousCompilasian 2 ... CD
MNW (Sweden), 1992. Used ... $9.99
Includes tracks by Sheila Chandra, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Mynta, Ganges Orchestra, Suns Of Arqa, Jai Uttal, Indian TV Trick, and Mynta. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCrossroads Kenya – East African Benga & Rumba 1980 to 1985 ... LP
No Wahala Sounds (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
Obscure work from the Nairobi scene in the early 80s – music that's a great reflection of the more stripped-down styles that you'd find in East Africa, in comparison to some of the more commercial work in the west! Most of these tunes are upbeat groovers, with mighty quick rhythms that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCrying Princess – 78 RPM Records Recorded In Burma Between 1909 & 1960 ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, Late 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s. Near Mint- ... $39.99
A beautiful set of rare Burmese music compiled from incredibly rare 78s – spanning a half century of recordings – which goes to show just how stunningly beautiful and ageless the music really is! One one side features recordings from as far back as 1909 and 1911 – with the second ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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VariousDesmo Presents – A.L.A.S. (2CD set – with original versions) ... CD
Desmos, 2012. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Vintage Argentinian tangos and more by Trio De Cajon – plus contempary club-ready adaptations by many of the finer club soul and downtempo producers, remixers and dance music collectives from around the world – including Mo' Horizons, Mark Farina, Up, Bustle & Out, Flevans, ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousDisco Dildar – DIY Disco From The Pakistani Pop Workshop ... CD
Finders Keepers (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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 CD

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VariousE Soul Cultura ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/2022. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
A really cool idea for a collection – a set that brings together vintage 70s tracks and more contemporary cuts – all with a globe-spanning ear for a groove, and an approach that's as heavy in soul as you'd expect from the title! This isn't your usual collection of sample tracks or funk ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available E Soul Cultura ... LP 28.99

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VariousE Soul Cultura ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/2022. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 32.99
A really cool idea for a collection – a set that brings together vintage 70s tracks and more contemporary cuts – all with a globe-spanning ear for a groove, and an approach that's as heavy in soul as you'd expect from the title! This isn't your usual collection of sample tracks or funk ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available E Soul Cultura ... CD 11.99

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VariousEssential Asian Flavas – Hits, Beats, & New Grooves ... CD
Outcaste (UK), 2003. Used ... $7.99
As the title says "hits, beats, & new grooves" – a great assortment of tunes from the Asian underground, showing the rich cross-cultural grooves coming out of England in the post-colonial era! Many of these tracks have a subcontinental style at their base – building out ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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VariousEssiebons Special 1973 to 1984 – Ghana Music Power House ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $17.99 18.99
Searing grooves from 70s Ghana – a set of tracks from the glory days of the Essiebons record label, mixed with a number of killers that weren't issued at the time! The music burns with a fire right from the start – and the package includes a fair number of really funky nuggets that not ... 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 ... $22.99 29.99
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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VariousEthnic Minority Music Of Northeast Cambodia ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 2006. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFavela Chic Postonove ... CD
BMG (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $6.99
Brazilian grooves from the past, present, and future – all selected by the folks at Favela Chic, one of Paris' hippest night spots! The selection of tunes shows the same sort of shift in Paris that's been happening in London and Tokyo lately – an interest in Brazilian music that's ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFavela Chic Postonove 3 ... CD
Milan, 2003. Used ... $6.99 8.99
The Favela Chic posse do it again – serving up a 3rd batch of Brazilian groovers – one that's even better than the first 2! The tracks have a great funky samba sort of groove – and often feature a Brazilian take on American soul and funk styles, with material that dates from the ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousForces Favourites – Eleven Songs By South Africans Supporting The End Conscription Campaign ... LP
Rounder, 1986. Near Mint- ... $9.99
With selections by Mapantsula, Aeroplanes, Stan James, The Facts, Cherry Faced Lurchers, Kalahari Surfers, The Softies, In Simple English, Nude Red, Roger Lucy, and Jennifer Fergusson. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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VariousFusion Global Sounds – 1970 to 1983 ... CD
Favorite (France), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Fantastic jazzy funk from around the globe – a whole host of tracks that draw heavily on the American electric modes of the early 70s, then take them into all sorts of new and creative directions on their own! The biggest change from US to global modes here is the rhythms – as the cuts ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Fusion Global Sounds – 1970 to 1983 ... LP 29.99

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VariousFusion Global Sounds – 1970 to 1983 ... LP
Favorite (France), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $29.99 34.99
Fantastic jazzy funk from around the globe – a whole host of tracks that draw heavily on the American electric modes of the early 70s, then take them into all sorts of new and creative directions on their own! The biggest change from US to global modes here is the rhythms – as the cuts ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Fusion Global Sounds – 1970 to 1983 ... CD 16.99

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VariousFuture World Funk Vol 2 – Further Adventures In Afro, Funk, Dub, & Future World Beats ... CD
Ocho (UK), 2000. Used ... $6.99
Excellent stuff – and surprising blend of tunes that really shows the growth in world beat consciousness that's taken hold of the London dancefloor scene! The set's compiled by DJs Russ Jones and Cliffy – and it's a perfect example of the way the pair blend together Brazilian beats, ... read more CD

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VariousGive Me Love – Songs Of The Brokenhearted Of Baghdad 1925 to 1929 ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 20s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
An amazing look at the Iraqi musical scene of the 20s – pulled from a treasure trove of rare work recorded in Baghdad by EMI! The music is hardly what you might expect from any past cliches of Middle Eastern music, or from current portrayals of the city – as most of it has a deeply ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGlobal Celebration – Authentic Music From Festivals & Celebrations Around The World (4CD set) ... CD
Ellipsis Arts, 1998. Used 4 CDs ... $6.99
Music from Hussein El Masry, Tong Keh Cheng, Bachir Attar, Skandinieki, Inti Raymi, Mongo Santamira, Hopi Indians, Matt Molloy, Normu Joni, Ali Hassan Kuban, the Klezmatics, the Toba Batak Ensemble, Gerald La Viny, Johnny King, and more. CD
(Slipcover has some wear and a promo sticker over the barcode.)

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VariousGroove Club 3 – Cambodia Rock Intensified ... CD
Lion/Get On Down, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
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 ... $30.99 32.99
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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✨✧ VariousHabibi Funk Vol 2 – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
A second amazing collection of rare funk tracks from the Mid East – work that didn't exist in the same "scene"-styled world as American funk, but which instead comes from a disparate group of recordings that surprisingly, amazingly, turned out to be pretty darn funky! Musical modes ... read more CD
Also available Habibi Funk Vol 2 – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... LP 32.99

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VariousHabibi Funk Vol 2 – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99 36.98
A second amazing collection of rare funk tracks from the Mid East – work that didn't exist in the same "scene"-styled world as American funk, but which instead comes from a disparate group of recordings that surprisingly, amazingly, turned out to be pretty darn funky! Musical modes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Habibi Funk Vol 2 – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... CD 15.99

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VariousHeart In Splinters – More From The Caife Label – Quito 1960 to 1968 ... LP
Caife/Honest Jons (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99
An incredible look at a very unique legacy of music – sounds from the Caife Records label in Ecuador, a company who was putting out very different music than most other Latin labels in the 60s! The work here isn't the local takes on New York and Cuban styles that were showing up in Central ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHeartbeat Soukous ... CD
Earthworks/Virgin (UK), 1987. Used ... $4.99
Music from Kanda Bongo Man, Nyboma & Pepe Kalle, Denis Loubassou, Syran Mbenza, Lokassa Ya Mbongo, and Bopol. CD

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VariousHeed The Call – 17 Of The Choicest Maori/Polynesian Soul, Funk, & Disco Tracks ... CD
Vostock (New Zealand), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
A little-heard assortment of rare funk tracks from the 70s – all music with a unique hybrid of styles, originally only issued for the small scene in Aotearoa – which most of us know as the nation of New Zealand! The music here draws on both American funk and south Pacific styles – ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
 
 



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