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Global Grooves — In Stock — LPs

XUnusual grooves from around the globe -- Afro Funk, Bollywood soundtracks, Turkish rock, gamelan, ethnographic/field recordings, sitar sounds, and more!

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A 08Waiting For Zion (with bonus download) ... LP
Compost (Germany), 2024. New Copy 2LP ... $34.99 39.99
There's no waiting for Zion here – as A08 deliver the goods right from the start – a very righteous blend of reggae, West African, and other styles – but all served up with a lean approach that takes the influences very far past their roots! The group were previously known as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes poster and download!)

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AbacothoziThema Maboneng ... LP
Mavuthela/Jazz Room (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.99
A brilliant set of funk from the South African scene – a record that's very different than some of the other SA jazz of the time, and which maybe has both a bit of influence from The Meters, and some of the organ-driven instrumental work of the Jamaican scene from a few years before! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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George AbdoMagic Of Belly Dancing ... LP
Monitor, 1979. Sealed ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small crack at the right side.)

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Saka AcquayeVoices Of Africa – High-Life & Other Popular Music (aka Gold Coast Saturday Night) ... LP
Nonesuch, Late 1950s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Although most Nonesuch Explorer sessions were ethnographic ones, recorded in the field by the label's engineers – this one's a studio session, recorded in New York by a group that's reputedly from Ghana, but which seems to be kind of a "fake" one from our perspective. Why? Well, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing with Warner text. Cover has minimal aging, and is great overall.)

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Chief Xian Atunde Adjuah (Christian Scott)Bark Out Thunder Roar Out Lightning ... LP
Ropeadope, 2023. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99 38.99
With a record like this, it's hard to believe that Christian Scott started out in more standard jazz – as Chief Xian Atunde Adjuah is a very different artist altogether, one who wraps together worlds and eras of musical heritage – working here in a set that's very heavy on percussion, ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Bark Out Thunder Roar Out Lightning ... CD 13.99

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African Brothers BandMe Poma ... LP
Rounder, 1984. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(90s Rounder reissue.)

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✨✧ AfrosoundCarruseles (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Discos Fuentes/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99 33.99
A record that's every bit as groovy as you might guess from the title – served up by one of the most unique combos to record for Colombia's Discos Fuentes in the 70s! Afrosound certainly have plenty of rhythms and sounds that resonate with their contemporaries at the top of the South ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Arooj Aftab/Vijay Iyer/Shahzad IsmailyLove In Exile ... LP
Verve, 2023. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99 35.99
Maybe one of the warmest recordings we've ever heard from pianist Vijay Iyer – but that's maybe no surprise, as the session is graced with these sublime vocals from singer Arooj Aftab – and delivered in a style that's much more than standard jazz! Iyer plays Fender Rhodes and piano, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Love In Exile ... CD 13.99

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Mahmoud AhmedEre Mela Mela (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Buda/L'Arome/Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 29.99
Grooves unlike anything else you've ever heard in your life – an assortment of mid 70s tunes from Mahmoud Ahmed, the second grooviest Ethiopian artist, next to Mulatu! Ahmed's sound is a lot more out there than Mulatu's – less funky and jazz-based, and more in the mode of snakey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AkageraTraverse ... LP
Prado (France), 2024. New Copy ... $25.99 29.99
A jazz trio, but one with a really unusual combination of instruments – vibes and marimba from Benoit Lavollee, drums from David Georgelet, and bass trombone from Stephane Montigny – who also plays some great work on shells as well! The music is heavy on currents from global sources, ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ferkat Al ArdOghneya ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 27.99
The music of Lebanon never got much global exposure during the 70s – but it's clear that Ferkat Al Ard was bringing plenty of the globe's influences to play on this amazing record – mixing together bits of electric funk, Brazilian jazz, and soulful strings at a level that completely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ihsan Al-MunzerBelly Dance Disco – Ernest Chahoud Presents Middle Eastern Heavens ... LP
A Chahine & Fils/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 29.99
A really fantastic little record – and one that's even better than you might expect from the title – which itself is already pretty darn fantastic! The set is upbeat and funky, but not entirely disco – more this very groovy blend of Mid-East elements and more familiar keyboards ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alpacas CollectiveBig Words ... LP
Catalpas (Belgium), 2023. New Copy ... $31.99 36.99
A cool Scandinavian combo, and one who've got heavy influences from both American and African funk of the 70s – influences that they weave together wonderfully here in a rich tapestry of grooves! There's as much Nigerian elements in the music as Ethiopian – especially the more exotic ... (Deep Funk, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Big Words ... CD 17.99

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AmayengeAmayenge ... LP
Mondeca (UK), 1989. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(Vinyl has a few tiny bubbles on side 1. Cover has a tiny cutout hole.)

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Kalyanji AnandjiUpkar ... LP
Odeon (India), 1967. Very Good ... $29.99
Features vocals by Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh, Mahendra Kapoor, and Asha Bhosle. LP, Vinyl record album
(Flipback cover has a split bottom seam.)

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AnkAnumSong Of The Motherland ... LP
Ankh Arts/Native Rebel (UK), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 34.99
A really fantastic take on the tradition of spoken word in reggae – a set that's got a much rootsier vibe than you'd expect from the release date, and instrumentation that's very acoustic overall – mostly strong use of percussion to back up the righteous words of AnkAnum! The set has ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jho ArcherMany Talents Of Jho Archer ... LP
Epic, 1968. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Kind of hard to put a finger on the style of Jho Archer – which is probably why they used the phrase "many talents" in the title of this one! Jho's got a bit of Caribbean in his vocals – traces of calypso and Haitian soul, inflected with a hipper French approach to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear, split bottom seam parially held with clear tape, a bit of paper stuck at the bottom, splitting in the spine, and a Demonstration stamp in back.)

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✨✧ Mohammad Reza Aslani & Sheyda GharachedaghiChess Of The Wind (amber vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mississippi, 1976. New Copy ... $22.99 27.98
A near-lost soundtrack for a near-lost film – music done for a movie that was banned in mid-70s Iran for a range of controversial themes – and one that has some equally controversial-sounding music! The style here is a darker inflection of more familiar Mid-East modes – lots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AssagaiAssagai ... LP
Vertigo/Cosmic Rock, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
An excellent bit of UK Afro-Funk – recorded at the beginning of the 70s by a group that included members of the legendary South African jazz combo The Blue Notes – Dudu Pukwana on reeds, Mongezi Feza on trumpet, and Louis Moholo on drums! The record's quite different than you'd guess ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fred Fisher Atalobhor & His Ogiza Dance BandAfrican Carnival ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 70s/1980s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $29.99
Funky African work from Fred Fisher – a Nigerian trombonist who crafted his own unique groove at the end of the 70s! Fred both sings and plays trombone – the latter with a Fred Wesley-like soulfulness – and his rhythms here are really wide-ranging, and embrace a host of new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Kwame Fenyan BaDouvan Douvan ... LP
Rebirth On Wax (France), 2024. New Copy ... $31.99 34.99
Kwame Ba is a pianist, but also a producer with an ear for widely criss-crossing sounds as well – modes that echo his experience growing up in the West Indies, particularly in the rhythms – but which also have all these modes from the contemporary urban scene in France as well! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Baba ZulaHayvan Gibi ... LP
Night Dreamer (UK), 2021. New Copy 2LP ... $33.99 36.99
Very cool sounds from Baba Zula – a group who really keep the Turkish psychedelic sound strong well into the 21st Century – by working here on long, extended tracks that blend electric elements with plenty of earthy acoustic touches! The group is led by Osman Murat Ertel on electric ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandBRSB (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2024. New Copy ... $18.99 24.99
Excellent work from one of the funkiest steel bands around – a totally hip combo who just seem to be getting better and better with each new release! This time around, they've stepped up the beats even more than before – mixing their 70s funk and steel drum work with just a slight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available BRSB ... CD 12.99

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Wally BadarouColors Of Silence ... LP
Universal/Be With (UK), 2001. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 36.99
An obscure later album from Wally Badarou, but one that still continues the wonderful vibe he served up on his Island Records material in the early 80s – a blend of Caribbean roots, funky soul, and some sweet electronic touches! The album is all instrumental, and blends percussion – ... (Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ojo BalingoAfrotunes – Best of Juju Vol 2 – Oba Mimo Olorun Ayo (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 26.98
Excellent sounds from Ojo Balingo – a Nigerian juju artist from the same stretch as King Sunny Ade – but one whose music is much more obscure to audiences on this side of the Atlantic! Balingo's group here has the loose, spontaneous vibe that characterizes juju at its best – this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BalojiAugure – Music From & Inspired By The Motion Picture ... LP
Polydor (France), 2024. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99 39.99
A blistering album from Belgian/Congolese rapper Baloji – music related to his directorial debut in the film Augure, and delivered with even more punch than some of his previous albums! Baloji got his start in the group Starflam, but has really grown strongly as a solo artist – pushing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bande GamboaHorizonte – Revamping Rare Gems From Guinea Bissau & Cabo Verde ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 32.99
A really fantastic idea for a project – and one that comes off even better than we would have guessed – new versions of classic grooves from the nations of Cabo Verde and Guinea Bissau, performed by a really well-matched group of singers and musicians, in a mode that's quite different ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Al BanoRagazzo Che Sorride ... LP
Odeon (Italy), 1968. Near Mint- ... $11.99 14.99
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(Cover has some ring and edge wear, bent corners, Odeon sticker, and a small torn-off portion in back at the opening.)

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Souren BaronianMiddle Eastern Soul Of Carlee Records ... LP
Modern Harmonic, Mid 70s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $34.99 36.99
A surprising slice of work from the 70s – three different albums all released under various guises by Armenian American reedman Souren Baronian – all put out on his own Carlee label, and done in a very cool mix of styles! Baronian blows both familiar American horns and more exotic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Francis BebeyAfrican Electronic Music 1975 to 1982 ... LP
Born Bad (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
Not what you might expect when shopping for African music – unique electronic sounds from Cameroon musician Francis Bebey – as heavy on keyboards as other 70s work is on guitar! There's still plenty of acoustic elements in the mix though, too – lots of earthy percussion at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LPs – and a very nice package!)

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Francis BebeyPsychedelic Sanza 1982 to 1984 ... LP
Born Bad (France), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 34.99
Totally cool, totally amazing music from the enigmatic Francis Bebey – a contemporary on the early 80s African scene of William Onyeabor, and an equally experimental artists! Bebey used a fair bit of electronics, but often with sounds that had acoustic roots – in this case, the ultra ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Edoardo BennatoIo Che Non Sono L'Imperatore ... LP
Ricordi (Italy), 1975. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $24.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing with orange & white labels. Cover has some ringwear, round sticker spot, and spotty yellowing from age.)

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John Berberian & The Middle Eastern EnsembleMiddle Eastern Rock ... LP
Verve/Modern Harmonic, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
Don't think "rock", think "groove" – because oud player John Berberian takes his instrument into some very groovy territory here – mixing its Mid-East roots with a sweet array of modal rhythms and psychedelic elements – all of which make for an album that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Middle Eastern Rock ... CD 15.99

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John Berberian EnsembleMusic Of The Middle East ... LP
Roulette/Life Goes On, Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 28.99
Maybe one of the most authentic records ever cut by John Berberian – an American musician, but one who delivered great work on the oud during the 60s – including some projects that were often a bit psychedelic in nature! This set's a bit more straightforward, but equally great – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black Children Sledge Funk BandBlack Children ... LP
RTS/Afrodelic (Italy), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.99
A really heady album with a nicely trippy vibe – almost as if some of the spirit of Kingston had seeped into a more psychedelic West African setting – with a really wild, unique album as the result! There's some great slow-stepping rhythms on the set, very heavy on bass – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black Market BrassHox (green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Colemine, 2023. New Copy ... $21.99 26.99
Maybe the coolest set so far from this excellent combo – a record that infuses their unique blend of Afro Funk with some slightly psychedelic currents – as you might guess from the cover! The record's not entirely in the territory of a group like the Heliocentrics, but there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hox ... CD 11.99

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Black Truth Rhythm BandIfetayo (with bonus track) ... LP
Charlie's/Soundway (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 29.99
A Caribbean group, but one with a much heavier groove than most – much more of a West African vibe overall, with a very heady mix of percussion, bass, and other heady elements! There's a mixed-up, dubby approach to the music that almost recalls Cymande at times – core musical ideas ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersDrum Suite ... LP
Columbia, 1956/1957. Very Good+ ... $48.99
An incredible early experimental album from Art Blakey – one of the first to feature him in expanded percussion format! Side one of the album features the extended "Drum Suite" – a set of 3 tracks ("The Sacrifice", "Cubano Chant", and "Oscalypso") ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has a half split spine, splitting on the top seam, surface wear and aging.)

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N'Draman BlintchCikamele' ... LP
Cosmic Sounds (Nigeria), 1979. Near Mint- ... $49.99
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(French reissue from 2013. Cover has bumped corners.)

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Silvia Bolognesi/Dudu Kouate/Griffin RodriguezTiming Birds ... LP
Astral Spirits, 2024. New Copy ... $15.99 24.99
A record of beautifully earthy improvisations – one that features the bass of Silvia Bolognesi mixed with percussion, ngoni, and kalimba from Dudu Kouate – augmented by nicely spare electronics from Griffin Rodriguez! The approach is very cool, and almost feels like some of the moments ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BombinoSahel ... LP
Partisan, 2023. New Copy ... $22.99 23.99
It's been quite a few years since Bombino's previous record – and in that time, it almost feels as if he's locked himself up somewhere and learned how to be even more amazing on guitar! His sense of sound, tone, and timing is incredible – and the record's one of those Tuareg sets that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BongaAngola 72/74 ... LP
Morabeza/Lusafrica (France), Early 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99 19.99
A pair of classic albums, served up here in a single set! First up is the sound of Angola, circa 1972 – served up here in a beautiful album of songs from Bonga! The music is relatively spare – mostly just lead acoustic guitar, bass, and percussion – the latter of which is played ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Boo & The Tru TonesShow The World (splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP
WIRL/Not Dead Yet, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 29.99
A very cool set from the 70s – one that's part reggae, part sweet soul, and part funky jam – all served up with a nicely mixed up vibe that really makes the whole thing shine! The group hail from Barbados, and there's some great Caribbean funk on the record at times – especially ... (Reggae, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Christer BothenTrancedance ... LP
Organic Music/Black Truffle (Austria), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 34.99
A really heady set of globally-influenced jazz – music that has some fusion energy at the core, but which is expanded with all sorts of great percussion and horns – the latter of which hang nicely between jazz and styles that almost have a West African sort of vibe! The album's very ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BounalyDimanche A Bamako ... LP
Sahel Sounds, 2023. New Copy ... $20.99 25.98
Very underground work from Malian guitarist Bounaly – a musician whose work first appeared on a Whats App compilation, and makes its first ever full length appearance on this set! The album was recorded live, with a very gritty vibe – long tracks that have Bounaly's electric guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Boys Of The LoughGood Friends, Good Music ... LP
Philo, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album

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Broadway QuintetAmalume ... LP
Zambezi/Sharp Flat (Netherlands), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $31.99 32.99
A killer full length set from this Zambian group of the 70s – a smaller combo made up of members from some of the bigger hotel bands of the time – coming together with a lean groove that's really wonderful throughout! Core elements include the guitar of Zacks Gwaze, the keyboards of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Brother Moves On$/He Who Feeds You Owns You ... LP
Native Rebel (UK), 2023. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99 38.99
A powerful and righteous album from Brother Moves On – as you might guess from the title – a group led by singer Siyabonga Mthembu, who's worked with Shabaka & The Ancestors – in a lineup that also features some contributions from Shabaka Hutchings as well! The group span ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Brute Force Steel Band/Big Shell Steel Band/Hell'sBrute Force Steel Bands Of Antigua BWI ... LP
Cook, 1955. Very Good- ... $3.99
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(Red vinyl pressing. Cover has a corner bend, spot of sticker removal.)

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Jose CasimiroSabura Dja Nfrontam ... LP
Iefe Discos/Sabura (Portugal), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 39.99
A soulful set of work from the scene in Cape Verde – done with a bubbling groove that's got strong ties to Caribbean work of the time, but done with a slightly different flavor as well – given that the lyrics are all in Portuguese! Instrumentation is lean and sharp – plenty of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Francisco Mora CatlettMora ... LP
AACE/Far Out (UK), 1987. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 29.99
A legendary early set from percussionist Francisco Mora Catlett – and a really sublime blend of spiritual jazz and Latin rhythms! Mora's percussion is definitely at the core – but the set also features wonderful contributions from Vincent Bowens on tenor and soprano sax, Jerome LeDuff ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mora/Mora 2 ... CD 9.99

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Soumitra Chatterjee/Kazi SabyasachiJai Din Sravana Din Jai – Tagore Songs & Recitations ... LP
EMI/His Master's Voice (India), 1970. Near Mint- ... $39.99
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(Boxed logo label pressing. Cover has light wear, aging, and is split halfway on the spine side at the bottom seam.)

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Li-Chung CheiHow Great Thou Art ... LP
Witness, 1962. Very Good ... $6.99
Sung in Chinese and English. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light surface wear & aging.)

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Don CherryOm Shanti Om ... LP
Black Sweat (Italy), 1976. New Copy ... $26.99 39.99
Rare 70s work from Don Cherry, and one of the most perfect realizations of his organic music concept – a quartet session recorded for Italian broadcast, with long songs that have a very spun-out, meditative vibe! Cherry's on pocket trumpet, but is way more than a horn player – as his ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Don Cherry/Nana Vasconcelos/Collin WalcottCodona Live Willisau, Switzerland – September 1, 1978 ... LP
WHP (Italy), 1978. New Copy 2LP ... $35.99 39.99
A really fantastic record from this groundbreaking trio – a group who cut some seminal albums for ECM in the 70s, but who sound even more raw and spontaneous in this rare live recording from 1978! The lineup enough will let you know that you're in for something great – as the trio ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chimes FamilyChimes Family In The Ukraine ... LP
Request, 1966. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the bottom seam & light wear.)

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Victor Chukwu/The Black IrokosAkalaka/The Power (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabansi/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 29.99
Two rare albums from Uncle Victor Chukwu – a hell of a guitarist, and the driving force behind both of these Nigerian gems from the late 70s! Akalaka is a record that's maybe higlife in outward appearance, but which has a very different quality overall – in part because the guitar work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gaston Dino CiarloLos Tanos ... LP
Sondor (Uruguay), 1983. Very Good Gatefold ... $43.99
Very moody work from the Uruguayan scene – mostly acoustic guitar and vocals, with some light arrangements from Richard Kyriam from time to time – which nicely underscores the dark currents in Dino's vocals! LP, Vinyl record album
(Inside gatefold cover might have an autograph from the artist, but we can't verify it.)

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Cliffs featuring Winston Mankuku NgoziAlex Express ... LP
As Shams/We Are Busy Bodies, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
Fantastic funk from South African saxophone legend Winston Mankuku Ngozi – working here in the group The Cliffs, who serve up a sweet 70s vibe for his solos! The instrumentation is great – a rougher-edged take on American jazz funk of the time – almost as if the aesthetic of 60s ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lucio DallaStorie Di Casa Mia ... LP
RCA (Italy), 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $29.99
(Rock, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear on the spine, tiny tear on the opening with a piece of clear tap, light wear overall.)

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Eudoxia De BarrosOuro Sobre Azul – Eudoxia De Barros Interpreta Ernesto Nazareth ... LP
Chantecler (Brazil), 1963. Near Mint- ... $39.99
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(Maroon label pressing with deep groove, still with plastic outer sleeve.)

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✨✧ Manitas De PlataGuitarra Flamenco ... LP
Vanguard, 1965. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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Toumani Diabate & Sidiki DiabateToumani & Sidiki ... LP
World Circuit (UK), 2014. Near Mint- ... $59.99
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(180 gram pressing. Includes the insert. Cover has a center split in the top seam.)

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DibloSuper Soukous ... LP
Shanachie, 1989. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Diblo & Le Groupe LoketoMondo Ry ... LP
Jimmy's Production (France), 1989. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has minimal wear.)

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Diepkloof United VoiceHarmonizing Soweto – Golden City Gospel & Kasi Soul From The New South Africa (orange color vinyl pressing) ... LP
Ostinato (UK), 2023. New Copy Gatefold ... $24.99 26.99
A group with a name that might not easily roll of the tongue, but one who've got a sublime harmony sound that's wonderfully fluid overall – a combination of nine young voices from the scene in Soweto, working without any other instrumentation at all! The combination of vocals almost takes us ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On orange colored vinyl and includes download code!)

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Grupo EbanoGrupo Ebano ... LP
BBE (UK), 1997. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $30.99 35.99
A very cool vocal group from the Brazilian scene of the 90s – a quintet who issued this album initially only on CD, but with a sound that's got a much more classic vibe than you'd expect from the date! The harmonies are great – and follow in a legacy that includes older groups like ... (Brazil, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eboni BandEboni Band ... LP
Eboni, Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $11.99 19.99
A really unique record, and one with a very unusual pedigree – as the group features key members of some acts from the Ivory Coast in the late 70s, mixed with various Motown session players in the studio – all in a way that offers up a completely different take on Cali soul from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2021 reissue on We Are Busy Bodies.)

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Bertha Egnos & Gail LakierIpi-Tombi ... LP
Ashtree, 1975. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
Original cast production of this semi-popular musical from the early 70s – a collection of South African tunes performed by a large uncredited cast. The tunes have a nice groove that's sort of in the Miriam Makeba soul mode, mixed with others that get a bit more folksy and use a lot of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and some ring wear.)

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Hamid El ShaeriSlam Years 1983 to 1988 ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), Mid 80s. New Copy ... $25.99 27.99
Great early work from Libyan singer Hamid El Shaeri – an artist who'd soon explode to huge global fame, but who's heard here on early tracks recorded for the Slam label in Egypt! Most of the releases were originally issued only on cassette – a format that allowed Hamid's music to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nagat El-SaghiraEyoun El Alb ... LP
Soutelphan/We Want Sounds (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $31.99 34.99
A record with a great mix of subtle drama and soulful styles – served up by Egyptian singer Nagat, with help from the Al Massrieen group of Hany Shenouda! This isn't all-out Arabic club music, but there's some contemporary instrumentation in the mix that really works well – especially ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Esso Steel Band Of BermudaBermuda Honeymoon In Song And Steel ... LP
Cook, 1958. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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(Yellow label pressing.)

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Dot Evans & The Brute Force Steel BandBeauty And The Brute Force (black cover) ... LP
Cook, 1957. Very Good- ... $1.99 3.99
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(Mono pressing. Cover has light wear, some yellowed tape on the back along the paste-on.)

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Exile OneJumbolo – Exile One Greatest Hits (Revised) Vol 1 ... LP
Barclay (France), 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99 24.99
Lots of groovers from this combo who were big on the Parisian scene of the 70s – titles that include "Jumbolo", "One Favor", "Music Is Revolution", "Gardez Derier", "Which One Is Me Home", and "Don't Bite The Hand". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi – GXH 1053.)

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Faada FreddyGolden Cages ... LP
Universal (France), 2024. New Copy ... $20.99 26.99
Faada Freddy already has a very striking style – a blend of gospel and soul with some elements of his Senegalese roots – yet here, he pushes the boundaries even more by just working with voice and human percussion elements, but in a mode that makes for a mighty full groove! Freddy's ... (Neo Soul, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Golden Cages ... CD 12.99

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FelaKalakuta Show (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1976. New Copy ... $24.99 25.99
The album begins with the side-long "Kalakuta Show" – one of the most powerful tunes ever recorded by Fela Kuti, as it describes a police attack on his compound and all the violence that followed – but all while Tony Allen and Africa 70 serve up these amazing riffing grooves ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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FelaNoise For Vendor Mouth (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.99
A killer Fela Kuti album from the mid 70s – one of the more obscure releases from the glory days, but a set that's overflowing with all the greatness the man and his Africa 70 group could bring to the proceedings! Side one features the wonderful "Noise For Vendor Mouth" – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Egypt 80Army Arrangement ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 28.99
The original take of "Army Arrangement" – one of the greatest 80s grooves from Fela Kuti – stretched out here over the course of the entire album! The notes list side one as being the "instrumental" and side two as the "vocal" – but in truth, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Egypt 80Original Suffer Head (green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Lagos International/Knitting Factory, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A stunning start to the 80s from Fela Kuti – and a record that has the Egypt 80 band cooking every bit as strongly as Africa 70! The album's got this massively cooking vibe right from the start – fast-running, fast-riffing rhythms that are peppered with horns at the beginning of "O ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Fela & Ginger BakerLive! ... LP
Signpost, 1971. Very Good ... $39.99
A really seminal album from Fela Kuti – searing live set that's presented with drummer Ginger Baker – formerly of Cream, and a huge supporter of Fela's music on the UK scene! Baker had already picked up a lot of Fela's influence in his music – and his presence here made for a key ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing. Cover has light wear on the lower corner with a faint stain, but is nice otherwise.)

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Fela Kuti & Egypt 80Overtake Don Overtake Overtake (green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Kalakuta/Knitting Factory, 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.99
An album-length monster from Fela Kuti – and a cut that has him still burning strong in the final years of his too-short life! The cut "Overtake Don Overtake Overtake" is a funky monster – spanning both sides of the record with a choppy drawn-out groove that features a cool ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70Excuse O (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.99
Two killers from the glory days of Afro Funk! Side one features the title cut "Excuse O" – a tune that begins with some of the most complicated rhythms Tony Allen had given the group to date – a skittish groove that has the electric piano jumping eagerly, driven onward by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70Ikoyi Blindness (white vinyl pressing) ... LP
African Music International/Knitting Factory, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.99
A mid-70s message from the legendary Fela Kuti – a record whose title and cover image are a commentary on the wrong directions the Nigerian elite were heading in at the time – served up here with all the fantastic frenzied grooves that Afrika 70 can deliver! "Ikoyi Blindness" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70Roforofo Fight (orange & green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Partisan, 1972. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $32.99 34.99
A brilliant album from Fela – and one that shows him really coming into his own, with that tremendous new sound that would go onto influence decades of musicians! The title track – "Roforofo Fight" – is a side-long jam that instantly sets a new standard for African funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy 2LP pressing – on limited colored vinyl!)

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Fela & Africa 70Why Black Man Dey Suffer (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.99
A smoking lost Afrobeat LP! According to the notes EMI turned this album down when it was recorded in 1971, and we can't imagine what they were thinking – as the set features two lengthy tracks that follow in the best Africa 70s mode! The title track "Why Black Men Dey Suffer" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fela & Africa 70Yellow Fever ... LP
Knitting Factory, 1976/1999. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
A really killer 70s album from Fela Kuti – one that serves up a hell of a message, and some great slinky grooves too! "Yellow Fever" is a brutal attack on miscegenation, backed by a funky groove that makes the whole thing fall into place with an amazing riffing sound – bold, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eva FerenczViragok Vetelkedese – Flowers' Rival ... LP
Hungaroton (Hungary), 1982. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Includes the insert. Cover has a small corner cut.)

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Angelo Fernandes/Dr Fernando Rolim & othersFados De Coimbra ... LP
Parlophone/EMI (Portugal), 1971. Very Good+ ... $11.99
With Joao Bagao and Antonio Portugal. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has minimal wear, mild corner bend.)

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Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti & Frank RosalyMestizx ... LP
International Anthem/Nonesuch, 2024. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99 24.99
We first fell in love with the work of Frank Rosaly when he was a drummer here on the Chicago jazz and improv scene – but this album is something completely different overall, and a real evolution of Frank's talents both as a percussionist and musical visionary! The album's a collaboration ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Mestizx (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 27.99
Mestizx ... CD 13.99

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Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti & Frank RosalyMestizx (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
International Anthem/Nonesuch, 2024. New Copy Gatefold ... $27.99 29.99
We first fell in love with the work of Frank Rosaly when he was a drummer here on the Chicago jazz and improv scene – but this album is something completely different overall, and a real evolution of Frank's talents both as a percussionist and musical visionary! The album's a collaboration ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On "red moon" colored vinyl!)
Also available
Mestizx ... LP 22.99
Mestizx ... CD 13.99

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Feso TromboneFreedom Train ... LP
Africagram/Lantern (Italy), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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FilarfolketFilarfolket Live ... LP
Amalthea (Sweden), 1985. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover is lightly bent at the sides and corners.)

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Four SoundsJazz From District Six ... LP
Trutone/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1969. Sealed ... $14.99
A South African jazz set from the end of the 60s, but one with a different vibe than some of the rest – as the group have a lean style that still also seems to mix a fair bit of Township elements in with the jazz – which makes for tracks that have a wonderfully playful mix of modes, and ... (Jazz, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with obi.)

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Werner FreyPlay A Song Of Zitherland ... LP
No Label (Germany), 1968. Very Good+ ... $9.99
(Folk/Country, Global Grooves) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and appears that it might be signed by the artist possibly.)

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K Frimpong & His Cubanos FiestaMe Da A Onnda ... LP
Hot Casa (France), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 34.99
A funky highlife stunner from the mighty K Frimpong – an artist who always seems to find a way to make a familiar groove sound even heavier than you might expect! That's definitely the case here – as rattling percussion really sets the scene for every track – sometimes with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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GanavyaLike The Sky I've Been Too Quiet ... LP
Native Rebel (UK), 2024. New Copy 2LP ... $30.99 36.99
A record with a fantastically beautiful sound, and one that's fantastically difficult to describe in words as well – which is maybe great praise for the amazing combination of vocals and instrumentation that's taking place over the course of the record! Ganavya sings in Tamil, with this ... (New Grooves, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gnawa Music Of MarrakeshNight Spirit Masters ... LP
Axiom/Zehra (UK), 1990. New Copy ... $24.99 26.99
One of the earthiest recordings made by Bill Laswell during his run of classic productions on Axiom Records – a set that's very faithful to the unique sound of the Gnawa musicians of Morocco, and which features no performance at all from Laswell! Sometimes, Bill would like to insert himself ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Goddess Of FortuneGoddess Of Fortune ... LP
Spiritual Sky (UK), Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Unusual spiritual sounds – produced by George Harrison! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Nico Gomez & His Afro Percussion IncRitual (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Omega/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 30.98
Fierce funky grooves from the legendary Nico Gomez – a set cooked up in Europe, but heavy with influences from the other side of the Atlantic – from Havana all the way up to New York! There's definitely a Latin groove to the record – one that's similar to other Gomez productions ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive pressing on red vinyl!)
Also available Ritual (with download) ... LP 25.99

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Nico Gomez & His Afro Percussion IncRitual (with download) ... LP
Omega/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.98
Fierce funky grooves from the legendary Nico Gomez – a set cooked up in Europe, but heavy with influences from the other side of the Atlantic – from Havana all the way up to New York! There's definitely a Latin groove to the record – one that's similar to other Gomez productions ... (Latin, Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ritual (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 26.99
 
 



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