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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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TP Orchestre Poly Rhythmo De CotonouKpede Do Gbe Houenou/Ma Wa Mon Nou Mi O ... 7-inch
Albarika Store/Acid Jazz (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $8.99
Two funky nuggets from the legendary TP Orchestre! "Kpede Do Gbe Houenou" is a masterpiece of funky bass and offbeat horns – a really unusual groove that gets even weirder in the middle – as this long electric piano solo comes into the mix, and almost makes you think that Sun ... (Funky 45's, Global Grooves) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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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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Trio Da Kali & Kronos QuartetLadilikan ... CD
World Circuit, 2017. Used ... $6.99
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Anibal TroiloTroilo For Export ... LP
RCA (Argentina), Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Red label Living Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging, with some light wrinkles from application on front.)

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Anibal Troilo & Francisco FiorentinoCon Toda La Voz Que Tengo ... LP
Victor (Argentina), 1950s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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(Mono Uruguayan pressing with deep groove.)

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Ozel TurkbasHow To Make Your Husband A Sultan ... LP
Elay, 1972. Very Good+ ... $14.99
(Now Sound, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Nelly UchenduI Believe ... LP
Afrodisia (Nigeria), 1979. Good ... $9.99
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(Vinyl plays with surface noise. Labels have some pen. Cover has ring and edge wear, aging, bent corners, and some pen on back.)

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Mary Afi UsuahAfrican Woman ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1978. New Copy ... $5.99 16.99
One of the most hard-grooving set we've heard from singer Mary Afi Usuah – a set that has all these deep, bassy currents on the bottom – which hold a nice groove underneath Mary's heavenly voice! Usuah has a range that's much greater than some of her contemporaries – no surprise, ... read more CD

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Victor UwaifoBest Of Victor Uwaifo Vol 1 (Polydor) ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1980. Very Good ... $34.99
A collection of tracks featuring the amazing guitar of Victor Uwaifo – a twin-necked electric monster that's played with a snakey approach that's perfect for the groove! The tracks here have this weird blend of Victor's spacey electric and rootsy percussion – and although there are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is stained and flaky at about 3 inches along the opening, with heavy wear at the spine.)

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Pierre VassiliuPierre Vassiliu En Voyages ... LP
Born Bad (France), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $18.99
A really great selection of work from a French singer with a wide and interesting resume – one that definitely warrants the voyages mentioned in the title! Pierre Vassiliu is maybe best known to our ears as a member of Les Masques – that groovy French vocal group who cut a great bossa ... (French, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Vaudou GameNoussin ... CD
Hot Casa (France), 2021. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A sweet little album from Vaudou Game – a set that's got a leaner feel than some of their previous records, but in a way that also makes the whole thing funkier too! The group's a quartet this time around, and working with lots of guitar riffs and bass from lead singer Peter Solo – ... read more CD
Also available Noussin ... LP 29.99

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Vaudou GameNoussin ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 2021. New Copy ... $29.99 39.99
A sweet little album from Vaudou Game – a set that's got a leaner feel than some of their previous records, but in a way that also makes the whole thing funkier too! The group's a quartet this time around, and working with lots of guitar riffs and bass from lead singer Peter Solo – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Noussin ... CD 16.99

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Arthur VerocaiMochilla Presents Timeless – Arthur Verocai (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Mochilla, 2009. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 31.99
An amazing return to form for the legendary Arthur Verocai – the Brazilian artist whose 1972 album was initially buried under the shifting sands of time – only to re-emerge to a huge new audience in the 21st Century via reissue – and sampling by a host of artists who include ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) 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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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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Elisabeth WaldoMaracatu ... LP
Pleasure For Music, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
The cover here is a bit misleading – as Elisabeth Waldo's an American, and one with roots in more serious music – but she does a fantastic job here blending together a study of South American themes with late 50s exotica! Waldo plays violin, but the instrument's a relatively small part ... (Now Sound, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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WardaKhalik Hena ... LP
Soutelphan/We Want Sounds (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 34.99
Completely mesmerizing work from singer Warda Algazaireya – a vocalist who presents the lyrics here in Arabic, but only after a wonderfully long build-up from an Egyptian orchestra who blend together a very cool groove with all sorts of beautiful touches on organ, woodwinds, and strings! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Guy WarrenAfro Jazz (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Columbia/Return To Analog (Canada), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A completely wonderful album from percussionist Guy Warren – a creative musician who made lots of great records over the years – but who maybe never topped himself after this gem from the late 60s UK scene! The set was done as part of the legendary Landsdowne Series for Columbia UK ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2nd pressing on yellow vinyl – limited to 500!)

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✨✧ Sadao Watanabe & Inter-African Theatre GroupKenya Ya Africa ... LP
Epic, 1975. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A wonderful bit of international cross-cultural cross-pollenization – and one of Sadao Watanabe's most interesting records! The famous Japanese reed player takes his 70s quartet (with Takehiro Honda on electric piano) to Africa – where they record with the Inter-African Theatre Group ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese CBS pressing. Includes the insert.)

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Ed Watson & His Brass CircleHot Soca ... LP
Circle (Barbados), Late 70s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Cover has light wear and aging, with a small shop stamp on back.)

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Wau Wau CollectifYaral Sa Doom ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Etubom Rex WilliamsEtubom Rex Williams & His Nigerian Artistes ... LP
Premier/We Are Busy Bodies (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
A beautiful album of highlife work from Etubom Rex Williams – served up with songs that are maybe a bit shorter than some of the more guitar-jamming material of the genre, but in a way that also offers up even more great focus on the vocals! The tunes have an appeal that goes beyond the ... 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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WitchIntroduction (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Now Again, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.98
A mightily grooving Introduction to Witch – the legendary Zambian group whose name also means We Intend To Cause Havok! The group work here with a wicked blend of rock influences from the UK, plus a heavy dose of African rhythms – all blended together with loads of fuzzy guitar and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on "blood" red vinyl!)

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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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Kourosh YaghmaeiMalek Jamshid ... CD
Now Again, 2016. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Stunning new work from Kourosh Yaghmaei – the Iranian rock legend whose trippy sounds of the 70s have become the rage of global collectors – a style of music that Kourosh continues strongly with this new record! The album took over a decade to record – due to all the censorship ... read more CD

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Young Ones Of GuyanaYoung Ones Of Guyana On Tour/Reunion ... CD
BBE (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.98
A pair of albums from this Guyana group – both recorded overseas, and with a really unique sort of vibe! Young Ones Of Guyana On Tour was recorded in 1970, while the group was in London – at the legendary Landsdowne Studios, home to some really groundbreaking jazz at the time – a ... read more CD

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Youssou N'DourEyes Open ... CD
Columbia, 1992. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Youssou N'DourLion ... CD
Virgin, 1989. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Youssou N'DourNelson Mandela ... LP
Polygram, 1986. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Joe ZawinulMy People ... CD
Escapade, Mid 90s. Used ... $4.99
Features vocalists from Mali, Venezuela, Turkey, Peru, Cameroon, and Southern Siberia. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD
(Out of print.)

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Alexis ZoumbasLament For Epirus – 1926 to 1928 (with bonus 7 inch) ... LP
Angry Mom/Third Man, Late 20s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99 21.99
An amazing violinist from Greece, but one who recorded in New York during the 20s – on a host of rare 78rpm material presented in this lavish set! Alexis Zoumbas has a wonderfully melancholy feel to his instrument – a style that mixes virtuostic passages with these deeper, bluer ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a bonus 7" single – not in previous packages – with two unissued alternate tracks!)

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VariousAfrica – 50 Years Of Music 1960 to 2010 (limited edition 5LP set) ... LP
Sterns/Discograph (France), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s/2010. Near Mint- 5LPs ... $89.99
A sprawling, diverse box set of African music from the 60s to the 00s – covering many regions and styles – celebrating 50 years of music! The 5LP version features music from all over the continent – Benin, Ghana, Senegal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mali, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape!)

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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 ... $26.99 32.99
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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VariousAfrica Boogaloo – The Latinization Of West Africa ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
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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VariousAfro Rhythms Vol 1 – Singles & Remixes 1999 to 2001 ... LP
Comet (France), Late 90s/Early 2000s. New Copy ... $24.99 34.99
An excellent look at early work on the Comet Records label – the Paris imprint who really helped the Afro Funk sound of the 70s evolve a few more notches as the 21st Century dawned – thanks to key work with Tony Allen, and a host of other groundbreaking artists too! Comet are first of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAkwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... LP
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99 34.99
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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VariousAloha Got Soul – Soul, AOR & Disco In Hawai'I 1979 to 1985 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.98
Sweet soul from the Hawaii scene of the 70s – a surprisingly strong source of well-crafted, warmly-produced grooves – all with a special sort of sparkle that reminds us a lot of the best Bay Area or LA sounds of the time! There's a sunny vibe to the music that really belies its roots ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousAnthology Of Indian Classical Music – A Tribute To Alain Danielou (3CD set) ... CD
Unesco Collection, 1955. New Copy 3 CDs ... $20.99 29.97
An amazing 3CD set, put together from mid 50s recordings by Unesco – and featuring one of the richest looks at Indian music we've ever heard! The collection is much more ethnographic than the better-circulated Indian recordings of the time – and although the word "classical" ... 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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VariousAOR Global Sounds Vol 5 – 1977 to 1984 ... CD
Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99 33.99
Sweet sounds from way beyond the American scene – a range of tracks from global sources, but which are tied to some of the best soulful styles of the Cali scene of the 70s! Don't think the AOR in the title means that these cuts are all commercial hits – as they're well-produced, but ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available AOR Global Sounds Vol 5 – 1977 to 1984 ... LP 29.99

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VariousAOR Global Sounds Vol 5 – 1977 to 1984 ... LP
Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $29.99 48.99
Sweet sounds from way beyond the American scene – a range of tracks from global sources, but which are tied to some of the best soulful styles of the Cali scene of the 70s! Don't think the AOR in the title means that these cuts are all commercial hits – as they're well-produced, but ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available AOR Global Sounds Vol 5 – 1977 to 1984 ... CD 19.99

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VariousAsian Travels 2 ... CD
Six Degrees, 2002. Used ... $2.99
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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VariousBellyachers, Listen – Songs From East Africa Vol 1 – 1938 to 1946 ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 30s/1940s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
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 ... $11.99
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 notes. CD
(Out of print. Slipcover has minor shelf wear.)

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VariousBimbache Jazz Y Raices – La Condicion Humana ... CD
ESC (Germany), 2008. Used ... $9.99
Music from Maria Merida , Gregoire Maret , Kike Perdomo, Jose Luis Sanchez de Los Panchos , Hellmut Hattler, Kai Eckhardt, Gwilym Simcock, Nantha Kumar, Jose Antonio de Los Sabandenos and members of the Herrena folk groups Tejeguate, Sabinosa and Joapira. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD

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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 21.99

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VariousBlack Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (with download) ... LP
Now Again, 1970s/1990s. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 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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VariousBoys From Nairobi – Benga & Rumba From 80s Kenya ... LP
No Wahala Sounds (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
A set of Kenyan tracks we've never heard before – all served up with the kind of fast-moving rhythms you'd guess from the title – occasional influences from Cuban music, blended with a spirit that's heavy on the vibrant style of East African music at the time! The "boys" in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBrand New Wayo – Funk, Fast Times, & Nigerian Boogie Badness 1979 to 1983 ... CD
Comb & Razor, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99 19.98
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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VariousBuganda Royal Music Revival (purple vinyl pressing) ... LP
Nyege Nyege Tapes, Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Highly percussive sounds from the kingdom of Buganda – an area that predates the formation of modern day Uganda, and which has an equally ancient sound to its music! The work here is served up on a variety of instruments – percussion, drums, flutes, and stringed instruments – but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 – on purple vinyl!)

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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
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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VariousCalabar-Itu Road – Groovy Sounds From South Eastern Nigeria – 1972 to 1982 (2016 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Comb & Razor, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99 28.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand silkscreened cover – limited edition of 2000! Comes with a beautiful bonus book of notes, too!)

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VariousCalypso Pioneers 1912 to 1937 ... CD
Rounder, 1910s/1920s/1930s. Used ... $8.99
16 tracks from Lovey's Band, Belasco's Band, Julian Whiterose, the Cyril Monrose String Orchestra, Phil Madison, Sam Manning, Wilmoth Houdini, Bill Rogers, the Executor, the Keskidee Trio, and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCameroon Garage Funk ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $17.99 18.99
We're not sure we've ever heard the term "garage funk" before, but it certainly fits the vibe of this sweet little collection – even though all the tracks here were actually recorded in a church! Not that the music is religious, though – the funky sounds within are certainly ... read more CD

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VariousCarribean Soca Party 4 ... CD
Coral Sound Studio (Canada), 1996. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousChoubi Choubi – Folk & Pop Sounds From Iraq ... CD
Sublime Frequencies, 1970s/1990s/2000s. Used ... $9.99
A heady brew of unusual music from the Iraqi scene – material that's billed here as folk and pop, but which has a quality that's a lot different than those genres might sound in the US! The folksy cuts often have angular reed work in the mix, which really gives them a sharp edge – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCuba In America 1939 to 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 30s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $22.99 29.99
A fantastic collection of music – 66 tracks that show the huge influence of Cuban rhythms in American music during the mid-century years – presented here in a wider range of styles than you might expect! This isn't just Latin music, made by Cuban cats hitting the New York scene – ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more CD

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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 ... CD
Numero, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 18.99
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 CD

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VariousCult Cargo – Salsa Boricua De Chicago ... CD
Numero, Late 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 18.98
Incredible third coast salsa from the late 70s – amazing stuff from the orquestras of Carlos Ruiz and his Ebirac label – made by singers and players in Chicago's Puerto Rican community of the period that stands up just as well today! Chicago salsa, unlike more nationally popular styles ... read more CD

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VariousCumbia Beat Vol 3 – 21 Peruvian Tropical Gems ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
A smoking third volume in this mighty look at the Peruvian cumbia scene of the 70s – music that often shares the same blend of guitar, percussion, and keyboards that makes some of the chica grooves from that time so great! The music here maybe owes a bit more to Latin sounds from up north, ... read more 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

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VariousDisco Dildar – DIY Disco From The Pakistani Pop Workshop ... CD
Finders Keepers (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
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 CD

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VariousDisques Debs International Vol 1 – An Island Story – Biguine, Afro Latin & Musique Antillaise – 1960 to 1972 ... CD
Strut (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A fantastic look at the groundbreaking sounds of the Disques Debs label – one of the most important companies producing music in the French Caribbean – and an imprint whose impact was strongly felt on the other side of the Atlantic as well! The core of these grooves is that compelling ... read more CD

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VariousDisques La Raye – 60s French West Indies Boo Boo Galoo ... LP
Born Bad (France), Late 60s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A whole host of cool Latin tracks from the French West Indies scene of the late 60s – not music that flowed to Guadeloupe or Martinique from Cuba or Puerto Rico – but fresh new sounds that were directly inspired by the boogaloo generation on the New York scene! The tracks here aren't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEdo Funk Explosion Vol 1 – Akaba Man/Sir Victor Uwaifo/Osayomore Joseph (with bonus download) ... LP
Analog Africa (Germany), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99 34.99
They certainly got the "explosion" in the title right – as these tracks leap right out of the groove from the very first note – very heavy on percussion, and with a much starker, funkier sound than some other West African work from the early 80s! The tracks are all from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ VariousEl Cante Flamenco – Antologia Historica (3CD set) ... CD
Philips (Spain), 1987. Used 3 CDs ... $12.99
58 tracks over 3 CDs. CD

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VariousEna Tefariki – Oriental Shake, Farfisa Madness, & Rocking Bouzoukis From The Greek Laika Movement 1961 to 1973 ... LP
Radio Martiko (Belgium), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $36.99
A fantastic combination of sounds – as older Greek modes hit the rock and roll years, get electrified, and turn out all these amazing records in the process! Part of the sound here comes from an electrified version of the bouzouki – often used with a deftness that might rival American ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousErnest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 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 32.99

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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 ... $32.99 36.99
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 9.99

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VariousEthiopian Hit Parade Vol 2 ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
A totally wonderful collection of Ethiopian sounds, circa 1972 – all pulled from a moment when the sound of the nation was really beginning to change in radical ways! The tracks here are sometimes funky, sometimes a bit more spiritual – and they showcase that bold new spirit that was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEthiopiques Volume 15 – Jump To Addis ... CD
Buda (France), 2003. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
Another striking volume in the always-great Ethiopiques series – this one a recent concert, done in honor of, and in the style of, the music on the previous volumes! The set was recorded in Addis Ababa in 2001, and is filled with some really great rhythms, snakey grooves, and some ultra-cool ... read more CD

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VariousExcavated Shellac – Reeds – Reed Performances From Tanzania, Kurdistan, Turkey, India, China & More From The 78 RPM Era ... LP
Dust To Digital, New Copy ... $19.99
A great range of amazing reed sounds from the glory days of the global 78rpm scene – not just the saxes and woodwinds you'dknow from the west, but a whole host of even more exotic instruments from points east! The package is a companion to the excellent string-based set from the Excavated ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ VariousFlamenco Jazz ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 2007. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Carlos Pinana, Javier Denis, Gerardo Nunez, Ramon Jimenez, Juan Cortes, Agustin Carbonell, Henry Vincent, Sergio Monroy, Pepe Justicia, Guillermo McGill, Chano Dominguez, Pedro Ojesto, Juan Cortes, Juan Diego, Henry Vincent, Saguiba Alberto Conde Trio, and Ana Salazar & Pedro Ojesto Trio. (Jazz, Global Grooves) CD

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VariousHeisei No Oto – Japanese Leftfield Pop From The CD Age 1989 to 1996 ... LP
Music From Memory (Netherlands), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99 39.99
A very cool collection that opens up who new territory for digging into the wonderful world of Japanese underground music – a set that features titles that were only issued on CD at the time, which might make these cuts even more obscure for those vinyl-centric folks looking into the music! ... (Rock, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHigh Note Mento Collection ... CD
High Note/Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
An unusual collection of mento material from Jamaica – a later document of sounds that were initially the first on the path towards rocksteady and reggae! Back in the late 50s, Bermuda had calypso and Jamaica had mento – a style that was similar, but which had a slightly different ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousHighlife On The Move – Selected Nigerian & Ghanian Recordings From London & Lagos 1954 to 1966 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1950s/1960s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99 19.98
An amazing set on Soundway that not only captures Highlife On The Move from the early 50s to mid 60s, it's essentially the roots of the music and dancefloor culture of some of greatest Ghanaian and Nigerian grooves to come! The historical relevance of the material is monumental to say the least ... read more CD

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VariousHighlife Time 2 – Nigerian & Ghanian Classics From The Golden Years ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $5.99 24.99
A stunning selection of highlife material from the Nigerian scene – a huge double-length collection that really offers up a vivid example of the music that was in place before the big wave of 70s Afro Funk and other new styles! The work here is different than some of the more commercial ... read more CD

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VariousHow The River Ganges Flows – Sublime Masterpieces Of Indian Violin 1933 to 1952 ... CD
Third Man, 1930s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy ... $10.99 15.00
A really beautiful collection of rare work pulled from a variety of different 78rpm singles – Indian classical music from the generation before Ravi Shankar and a few other artists gave it global exposure – with an especially strong focus on the use of the violin next to sitars and ... read more CD
Also available How The River Ganges Flows – Sublime Masterpieces Of Indian Violin 1933 to 1952 (with bonus 7" single) ... LP 18.99

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VariousHow The River Ganges Flows – Sublime Masterpieces Of Indian Violin 1933 to 1952 (with bonus 7" single) ... LP
Third Man, 1930s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99 24.00
A really beautiful collection of rare work pulled from a variety of different 78rpm singles – Indian classical music from the generation before Ravi Shankar and a few other artists gave it global exposure – with an especially strong focus on the use of the violin next to sitars and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available How The River Ganges Flows – Sublime Masterpieces Of Indian Violin 1933 to 1952 ... CD 10.99

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VariousIndaba Is ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A fantastic overview of contemporary work from the South African scene – most of it jazz-based, and brought together here as a great discovery of underground material we never would have heard otherwise! The set follows in a similar spirit to other Brownswood label explorations of the ... read more CD
Also available Indaba Is ... LP 22.99

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VariousIndaba Is ... LP
Brownswood (UK), 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 23.99
A fantastic overview of contemporary work from the South African scene – most of it jazz-based, and brought together here as a great discovery of underground material we never would have heard otherwise! The set follows in a similar spirit to other Brownswood label explorations of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Indaba Is ... CD 11.99

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VariousIndia – Treasures In Sound ... LP
United Artists, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes catalog inner sleeve. Cover has minimal wear and a promo stamp on back.)

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VariousJugoton Funk Vol 1 – A Decade Of Non-Aligned Beats, Soul, Disco, & Jazz 1969 to 1979 ... LP
Jugoton/Everland (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $36.99 40.98
Fierce funk from behind the iron curtain in the 70s – a huge selection of tracks from the Yugoslavian record label Jugoton – most presented here to the western work for the first time ever! The music here isn't the usual American funk and soul of the decade – even though the ... (Funky Compilations, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousKlezmer – American Recordings 1909 to 1952 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99 29.99
One of the best collections of early klezmer music we've ever seen – a big package that traces the roots of the style as it developed in the hands of early Jewish immigrants to America at the turn of the century – then grew and transformed as European styles came into context with ... read more CD

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VariousLa Linea – Future Latin Beats ... CD
Manteca (UK), 2001. Used ... $4.99
A set selected by Brit DJ Martin Morales – force behind so many of the great Ocho sets – and a collection of modern dancefloor tunes that are redefining the way we think of Latin music. There's a total of 13 tracks in all – and titles include "Nena" by Bloque, "Roya ... read more CD

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VariousLa Locura De Machuca 1975 to 1980 ... CD
Discos Machuca/Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy ... $17.99 18.99
The amazing legacy of a tiny Colombian record label – a small imprint, but a groundbreaking one as well – with a rich variety of sounds that you'll hear on this really wonderful collection! Discos Machuca was based in Barranquilla, a real crossroads of cultures, sounds, and styles ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousLa Locura De Machuca 1975 to 1980 (with bonus download) ... LP
Discos Machuca/Analog Africa (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
The amazing legacy of a tiny Colombian record label – a small imprint, but a groundbreaking one as well – with a rich variety of sounds that you'll hear on this really wonderful collection! Discos Machuca was based in Barranquilla, a real crossroads of cultures, sounds, and styles ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available La Locura De Machuca 1975 to 1980 ... CD 17.99

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VariousLagos All Routes ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
A stellar batch of Afro funk and native groove from Lagos! Strains of western funk and soulful sounds work their way into the material – thanks again to Fela's mighty influence – but there's a lot more to it! Simmering along with the Afro funk and soul are some truly riveting native ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLes Musiques Des Caraibes – Du Vaudou Au Ska ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99 29.99
An overstuffed package of classic work from the Caribbean – most of it from midcentury, at a time before reggae and other styles would bring even more exposure to the scene! The music here is in a nice mix of modes – separate by island identity, but drawn together in a good way by the ... read more CD

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VariousLibertango – Piazzolla Forever ... CD
Universal (Japan), 1990s. New Copy ... $24.99
A really wonderful tribute to the lasting power of Astor Piazzolla – a collection of tracks from later years – all new versions of some of his classic compositions, handled by a younger generation who've gotten great inspiration from his music! The setting is similar to some of Astor's ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more CD

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VariousLike Nashville In Naija – Nigeria's Romance With Country Music, Yesterday & Today (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Comb & Razor, Late 70s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99 28.98
One of the more unusual strands of Nigerian music you'll ever hope to hear – a surprisingly strong legacy of country-influenced music from the West African scene – but with a unique vibe that's quite far from the familiar modes of Nashville! As with African funk or blues modes, there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 2000!)

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✨✧ VariousLondon Is The Place For Me Vols 7 & 8 – Calypso, Palm Wine, Mento, Joropo, Steel, & Stringband/Lord Kitchener In England 1948 to 1962 ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 1950s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99
A great double header from Honest Jons – a 2CD set that brings together volumes 7 and 8 of their London Is The Place For Me series! Volume 7 is first – a fascinating look at musical modes in London during the big years of postwar immigration – a time when former residents of the ... read more CD

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VariousLost Maestros Collection ... LP
Deviation (France), 2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 34.99
A deep dig into the rich world of music from Mali – not the sounds of the mainstream that have gotten big global exposure in recent decades, but instead the more interesting, unusual artists who are still very close to the roots of their scene! Instrumentation here often leads with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLuk Thung – Classic & Obscure 78s From The Thai Countryside ... LP
Parlortone, 1950s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A wealth of Luk Thung gems from the 50s & 60s – stylistically sprawling music from the Thai countryside that have never been reissued before this great set on Parlortone – the vinyl sister label to the great Dust-To-Digital! It's material culled from 78s and it's really cool stuff ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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✨✧ VariousMas! A Caribbean Christmas Party ... CD
Ryko, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Holiday music by way of Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, the Bahamas, and Guadeloupe. (Holiday Music, Global Grooves) CD
(In the original green tinted ryko case.)

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VariousMien Yao – Canon Singing In China, Vietnam, & Laos ... LP
Sublime Frequencies, 2021. New Copy ... $22.99
Other-worldly voices singing in unison – heard here in contemporary recordings, but with a quality that's very much out of time! The recordings are from three different nations, but unified in style – mostly no instrumentation at all, just female voices raising together in these ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMondo Soukous ... CD
Mondo Melodia, 2001. Used ... $6.99
Music by Madilu System, Sam Mangwana, Papa Noel, Koffi Olomide, Fanco & tabu Ley Rochereau, Pablo Lubadika, Kekele, and Mbilia Bel. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMore Ethiopian Soul & Groove – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 3 (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
Mad music that's unlike anything else we can think of – a killer collection of funky grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – offered up here on a vinyl-only compilation! The set's a great one if you've heard the music of Mulatu, but want to dig a lot deeper – as the cats ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMundial Muzique – A Selection Of Modern Afro-Caribbean, Latin & Brazilian Rhythms ... CD
Guidance, 1999. Used ... $7.99
Includes "Latin Soul" by Turnstyle Orchestra, "Ah Voce Nao Sabe" by Azymuth, "Mosquito Coast" by Mr Gone, "Ife Bobowa" by Brother Of Soul, "Da Sambafrique" by Nick Holder, "Brazilian Skies" by Bill Summers, "Welcome To The Party" ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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