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

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

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

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

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

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VariousWe Are Ten – The Birthday Presents Heavenly Sweetness 10 ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2017. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
The Heavenly Sweetness label celebrates its first ten years in business – with a special birthday present of all-exclusive unreleased tracks! This set doesn't look back at the previous decade of the label, but instead points the way forward – with a wonderful selection of newly-recorded ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available We Are Ten – The Birthday Presents Heavenly Sweetness 10 ... CD 9.99

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VariousWorld Psychedelic Classics 3 – Love's A Real Thing – The Funky Fuzzy Sounds Of West Africa (with download) ... LP
Luaka Bop/Stones Throw, Early 70s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
A really mind-bending collection of African grooves – one that digs deep into the West African scene of the early 70s – and comes up with a massive batch of tunes that really opens up our understanding of the music! The sound here isn't just 70s Afro Funk – as the tunes include a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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VariousXacobeo '04 ... CD
Factoria (Spain), 2004. Used ... $6.99
Music from Na Lua, Chus Pedro, Pancho Alvarez, Joaquin Diaz, Acetre, Bagad Kemper, Son Del Cordel, Alboka, Os Cempes & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousXXII Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De California – Final Internacional 2002 ... CD
Nucleus, 2002. Used ... $0.99
Music from German Nogueira Gomez, Leonardo Liberman, Juan Garces Diez, Alejandro Roddas, Antonio Melo, Casilda Lesende, Mercedes de Salinas, Rafael Saula & more. (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(CDr release.)

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VariousXXII Festival De La Cancion Latinoamericana De California – Final Nacionales 2002 ... CD
Nucleus, 2002. Used ... $0.99
Music from Anahy Sanchez, Daisy Plazaola, Rodolfo Mayen, Lorena Brazil, Maria Del Carmen Autran, Jose Maria Garcia Cota, Casilda Lesende, Francisco Ortega, Alberta Barron & mor.e (Latin, Global Grooves) CD
(CDr release.)

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✨✧ VariousZanaab Ya Sukkar – Exotic Love Songs & Instrumentals From The Egyptian 60s (with bonus download) ... LP
Radio Martiko (Belgium), Late 60s. New Copy ... $27.99
Don't think "love songs" in the usual sleepy style – as these tunes are all wonderfully upbeat and totally grooving – filled with Latin-styled touches that really make a great mix with the Egyptian instrumentation in the lead! Back at the end of the 50s, the farther reaches ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousZanzibara 1 – Ikhwani Safaa Musical Club ... CD
Buda (France), 2005. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
A fantastic new series from the folks behind the great Ethiopiques collection. Zanzibara focuses on the rich mother lode of neglected music from Swahili east Africa – Tanzania, Zanzibar,and the Comoros Islands. This first volume features gorgeous new recordings by the Ikhwani Safaa Musical ... read more CD

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VariousZanzibara 3 – Ujamaa Le Son Des Annees 60 En Tanzanie ... CD
Buda (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $8.99
Zanzibar dance grooves from the nation-building Ujamaa years of the late 60s – all done in a style that's somewhat different and a bit more laidback than work from neighboring scenes at the time! Most of the numbers here build up a base with percussion, bass, and a handful of guitars – ... read more CD
(Small cutout notch through spine.)

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VariousZanzibara 4 – Bi Kidude (La Memoire De La Musique Zanzibaraise) ... CD
Buda (France), 2006. New Copy ... $7.99 15.99
Mostly recent recordings by Bi Kidude – billed here as "the diva of Zanzibari music", and supported by a great set of material that certainly helps her live up to this title! Kidude sings in a haunting, almost ancient kind of way – very thin-voiced, but powerful – often ... read more CD
Also available Zanzibara 4 – Bi Kidude (La Memoire De La Musique Zanzibaraise) ... CD 6.99

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VariousZanzibara 4 – Bi Kidude (La Memoire De La Musique Zanzibaraise) ... CD
Buda (France), 2006. Used ... $6.99
Mostly recent recordings by Bi Kidude – billed here as "the diva of Zanzibari music", and supported by a great set of material that certainly helps her live up to this title! Kidude sings in a haunting, almost ancient kind of way – very thin-voiced, but powerful – often ... read more CD
(Small cutout notch through spine.)
Also available Zanzibara 4 – Bi Kidude (La Memoire De La Musique Zanzibaraise) ... CD 7.99
 
 



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