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Akofa AkoussahAkofa Akoussah ... CD
Sonafric/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
A beautiful record from Akofa Akoussah – a singer from Togo who's equally gifted in funky and sweeter soul styles! Half the record is full-on funk, and we'd swear that Lafayette Afro Rock Band must have had a hand in some of the instrumentation (possible, as it was recorded in Paris) – ... (Global Grooves) read more CD
Also available Akofa Akoussah ... LP 25.99

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Akofa AkoussahAkofa Akoussah ... LP
Sonafric/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.99
A beautiful record from Akofa Akoussah – a singer from Togo who's equally gifted in funky and sweeter soul styles! Half the record is full-on funk, and we'd swear that Lafayette Afro Rock Band must have had a hand in some of the instrumentation (possible, as it was recorded in Paris) – ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Akofa Akoussah ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Gyedu-Blay AmbolleySimigwa ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A holy grail of 70s African Funk – and not just for the unusual look of the cover! The set's a really unique one – almost rootsier than most of the better-known Ghanian grooves of the time, but funkier too – with a brilliant blend of raw percussion, quirky basslines, and some ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De Ideia ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
An amazing bit of Brazilian funk – and the best album ever by this exciting soulful duo! The record's their first, and it's got a crackling intensity that you don't always find on their other albums – a groove that mixes hard samba with bass-heavy funk, with a sound that makes them one ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De Ideia ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing bit of Brazilian funk – and the best album ever by this exciting soulful duo! The record's their first, and it's got a crackling intensity that you don't always find on their other albums – a groove that mixes hard samba with bass-heavy funk, with a sound that makes them one ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mudei De Ideia ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ AzymuthAguia Nao Come Mosca ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
An incredible little record – and the set where it really all comes together for this legendary funky jazz group! Azymuth were already great on their debut, although maybe a little experimental at times – but here, they really find the soulful groove that later got them big fame on the ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ AzymuthAguia Nao Come Mosca ... LP
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An incredible little record – and the set where it really all comes together for this legendary funky jazz group! Azymuth were already great on their debut, although maybe a little experimental at times – but here, they really find the soulful groove that later got them big fame on the ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Aguia Nao Come Mosca ... CD 11.99

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Banda Black RioMaria Fumaca ... LP
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
An excellent album by one of the greatest Brazilian funk bands ever – a wonderful blend of funk, jazz, and soul – and a set that rivals any of the best work coming from the US at the time! These guys are right on the money right from the start – moving through sharp changes with ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gyedu Blay Ambolley & Zantoda Mark IIIControl ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
A rare one from Ghanaian legend Gyedu Blay Ambolley – fully in control of a far-reaching funky trip with his Zantoda Mark III group! Control carries on with the most treasured aspects of Ambolley's mid 70s work – the raw percussion, punchy horns and charismatic vocals – but it's ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dee Dee BridgewaterAfro Blue ... CD
Trio/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
One of the greatest jazz vocal albums of all time – and one of the first true moments of genius from a young Dee Dee Bridgewater! The album's a Japanese only release (proof that they're always hipper to our jazz artists than we are!) – and it features Dee Dee singing material that's ... (Vocalists) read more CD
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Afro Blue (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 19.99
Afro Blue ... LP 25.99

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Dee Dee BridgewaterAfro Blue ... LP
Trio/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
One of the greatest jazz vocal albums of all time – and one of the first true moments of genius from a young Dee Dee Bridgewater! The album's a Japanese only release (proof that they're always hipper to our jazz artists than we are!) – and it features Dee Dee singing material that's ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Afro Blue ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Tom BrockI Love You More & More ... CD
20th Century/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Brilliant work from this long-lost Barry White protege! Tom Brock was one of the leading lights in Barry's stable of sweet mid 70s soul talents – a great writer who contributed songs to the legendary Gloria Scott album, and a heck of a great mellow soul singer on his own – with a style ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available I Love You More & More ... LP 25.99

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Tom BrockI Love You More & More ... LP
20th Century/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
Brilliant work from this long-lost Barry White protege! Tom Brock was one of the leading lights in Barry's stable of sweet mid 70s soul talents – a great writer who contributed songs to the legendary Gloria Scott album, and a heck of a great mellow soul singer on his own – with a style ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available I Love You More & More ... CD 11.99

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Burnier & CartierBurnier & Cartier (1974) ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
One of the few albums ever cut by the team of Octavio Burnier and Claudio Cartier – a mid 70s Brazilian duo with a sweet and soulful finish! Both Burnier and Cartier play guitar – but not in a spare, Baden Powell-like way. Instead, they've got a sound that's very full – touched ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Terry CallierHidden Conversations ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2009. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Jazzy folk soul survivor Terry Callier returns to Mr Bongo with Hidden Conversations – with Terry's soul searching lyricism, warm vocals, and mood setting acoustic guitar paired with laidback production by trip hop pioneer Robert Del Naha of Massive Attack! The styles work pretty well ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ian Carr with NucleusBelladonna ... CD
Vertigo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
One of the heaviest electric sets from UK trumpeter Ian Carr – and that's really saying a lot, given how much heavy work he cut with his group Nucleus! The sound here is a groundbreaking mix of acoustic horns and keyboards – trumpet from Carr, and a mix of tenor, soprano, alto, and ... (Jazz) read more CD

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CeliaCelia ... CD
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A beautifully groovy album from Celia Reis – maybe the hippest set ever from this Brazilian singer who was equally at home in samba and bossa modes! Production and arrangements are by Arthur Verocai – which will give you an idea of the creativity that went into the record – as ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ CeliaCelia ... LP
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautifully groovy album from Celia Reis – maybe the hippest set ever from this Brazilian singer who was equally at home in samba and bossa modes! Production and arrangements are by Arthur Verocai – which will give you an idea of the creativity that went into the record – as ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Celia ... CD 10.99

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CeliaCelia (1970) ... CD
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Wickedly cool work from this overlooked Brazilian singer – a record that's got a strong sense of soul in the grooves, and a great sense of imagination in the choice of songs! Celia sings early work by Joyce, Lo Borges, Nelson Angelo, and others – with these shifting arrangements from ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ CeliaCelia (1970) ... LP
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Wickedly cool work from this overlooked Brazilian singer – a record that's got a strong sense of soul in the grooves, and a great sense of imagination in the choice of songs! Celia sings early work by Joyce, Lo Borges, Nelson Angelo, and others – with these shifting arrangements from ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Celia (1970) ... CD 11.99

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Gal CostaIndia ... CD
Philips/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
One of the richest, most expressive albums ever from the great Gal Costa – a set from her immediate post-Tropicalia years, and one that shows that she's got a lot more to offer than just a wild sense of experimentation! Gilberto Gil is the musical director here – with help from Rogerio ... (Brazil) read more CD

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Joel CulpepperSgt Culpepper ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2021. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Tremendous work from UK soul singer Joel Culpepper – an artist who seems ready to take the world by storm, and who has a sense of star power that's undeniable – yet also manages to come across as a very down to earth, individual artist on his own! There's a special sort of crackle to ... (Neo Soul) read more CD
Also available Sgt Culpepper ... LP 25.99

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Joel CulpepperSgt Culpepper ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... $25.99 27.99
Tremendous work from UK soul singer Joel Culpepper – an artist who seems ready to take the world by storm, and who has a sense of star power that's undeniable – yet also manages to come across as a very down to earth, individual artist on his own! There's a special sort of crackle to ... (Neo Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sgt Culpepper ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ CymandeSecond Time Round (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Heavy bass, tight percussion, and a wonderfully trippy groove – the stunning second album from Cymande, and one of our funk favorites from the 70s! These guys have a sound that's completely unique – a vibe that mixes African and Jamaican influences up in the heady London scene of the ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Incredible Bongo BandBongo Rock (silver vinyl pressing) (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Pride/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A landmark album that is perhaps the single most influential beat source in hip hop! The record was the brainchild of bongo player Michael Viner – who also happened to be running the Pride subsidiary of MGM at the time. Viner's got a meeeeeean touch on the bongo, hitting it hard and funky ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition silver vinyl pressing!)

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Akira IshikawaBack To Rhythm ... CD
Sony/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $10.99 12.98
Heavy funk from a hip Japanese combo – one that features lots of drums and percussion from leader Akira Ishikawa, plus plenty of guitar, keyboards, and hard-riffing horns! Akira's taking most of his cues here from American funk of the early 70s – work by Incredible Bongo Band, BT ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Akira IshikawaBack To Rhythm ... LP
Sony/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Heavy funk from a hip Japanese combo – one that features lots of drums and percussion from leader Akira Ishikawa, plus plenty of guitar, keyboards, and hard-riffing horns! Akira's taking most of his cues here from American funk of the early 70s – work by Incredible Bongo Band, BT ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Back To Rhythm ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Jackson SistersJackson Sisters ... LP
Tiger Lily/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An amazing bit of soul – and one of the rarest funk records of the 70s! This masterpiece was recorded by The Jackson Sisters, a semi-gospelly soul group that has a sound that's a bit like The Voices of East Harlem, but that's a lot harder, and that has a deeper soul sound overall! At times, ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jackson SistersJackson Sisters ... CD
Tiger Lily/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazing bit of soul – and one of the rarest funk records of the 70s! This masterpiece was recorded by The Jackson Sisters, a semi-gospelly soul group that has a sound that's a bit like The Voices of East Harlem, but that's a lot harder, and that has a deeper soul sound overall! At times, ... (Soul) read more CD

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Mankunku QuartetYakhal Inkomo ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1968. New Copy ... About October 22, 2021
A real treasure from the South African scene of the 60s – and the kind of record that we thought wasn't being made until the following decade! Tenorist Winston Mankunku Ngozi rivals the genius of Coltrane and Wayne Shorter here – both artists to whom he dedicates a key track on the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Mankunku QuartetYakhal Inkomo ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... About October 22, 2021
A real treasure from the South African scene of the 60s – and the kind of record that we thought wasn't being made until the following decade! Tenorist Winston Mankunku Ngozi rivals the genius of Coltrane and Wayne Shorter here – both artists to whom he dedicates a key track on the ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Cesar Mariano & CIASao Paulo - Brasil ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
A fantastic bit of funky fusion from Brazil – one of the most hard-hitting albums we've ever heard from keyboardist Cesar Mariano! Mariano had a long legacy in music that included great arrangements for Elis Regina – but this set is completely different than most of his other work ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MarumoModiehi ... CD
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A really unusual album from the South African scene of the 80s – served up by a blind quartet who partly echo the styles of other vocal ensembles of the period, but done with a mish-mash of styles that really keeps the whole thing interesting! The album's maybe best-remembered for a few ... (Global Grooves) read more CD

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✨✧ Os IpanemasOs Ipanemas ... LP
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), Mid 60s/1996. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The landmark first album from Os Ipanemas – a runaway set of smoking bossa jazz – and a record that really helped set a whole new tone for the genre! The group here is a cooking quintet of Brazilian all-stars – including Astor Silva on trombone, Wilson Das Neves on percussion, ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Really great vinyl pressing – better than any previous versions!)

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Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... LP
Issste/Mr Bongo (UK), 1981. New Copy Gatefold ... $29.99 32.98
A wonderfully hard-to-categorize album from the start of the 80s – a Mexican record that mixes folkloric roots with electronic instrumentation – but all in a way that sounds much more ancient than you'd expect for the time! The fusion of modes here is wonderful – almost at a ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Asha PuthliAsha Puthli (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.99
A fantastic bit of female funk from the 70s – and a set that was recorded in Germany by a very exotic singer! The album is Asha Puthli's first – and includes some unusual interpretations of work by JJ Cale, John Lennon, Bill Withers, and George Harrison – plus a great tune of her ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2020 UK Record Store Day Release.)

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✨✧ Asha PuthliDevil Is Loose ... CD
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A masterpiece of spacey soul by the great Asha Puthli – a really unique 70s singer who has this incredible vocal range, and a great way of using it amidst slinkily soulful tracks – a bit like Minnie Riperton, or maybe like some of the Sylvia Striplin work with Roy Ayers! The sound here ... (Soul) read more CD

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Sir Joe Quarterman & Free SoulSir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
GSF/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
An undisputed funk classic – even back in the days before anyone ever said the phrase "funk classic"! This album must have been deleted the day it came out – because even though it's attained legendary proportions with groovers worldwide, it's always been hard to find – ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2020 UK Record Store Day Release.)

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RobRob (aka Funky Rob Way) ... LP
Essiebons/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
The funky Rob way is a massive one at that – a new path into Afro Funk modes for the 70s, with a groove that's made this set a collectors classic for decades! The group is tighter than most, yet more skittish too – percussion rattling alongside basslines that have these echoey ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sandra SaVale Tudo ... CD
RGE/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
Early work from Sandra Sa – one of the strongest female soul artists to emerge from the Brazilian scene at the start of the 80s – working here on a classic set that's got a groove that's very similar to American R&B work of the time! Tim Maia joins Sandra for a bit on the set ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Sandra SaVale Tudo ... LP
RGE/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Early work from Sandra Sa – one of the strongest female soul artists to emerge from the Brazilian scene at the start of the 80s – working here on a classic set that's got a groove that's very similar to American R&B work of the time! Tim Maia joins Sandra for a bit on the set ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Vale Tudo ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Hareton SalvaniniSP 73 ... LP
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Moody instrumental magic from Hareton Salvanini – an artist with an Italian sounding name, and an approach that reminds us of some of the hippest composers of the sound library and film score scene in Italy during the 70s! The album's all instrumental, and is almost a soundtrack for a film ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tadao Sawai, Kazue Sawai, Hozan Yamamoto & OthersJazz Rock ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
A killer set of jazz rock from early 70s Japan – and a set that's way different than Anglo albums of this nature! There's definitely a mix of horns, jazzy soloing, and electrified elements on guitar, bass, and keyboards – but the themes here are often strongly Japanese, and also ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Jazz Rock ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ Tadao Sawai, Kazue Sawai, Hozan Yamamoto & OthersJazz Rock ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
A killer set of jazz rock from early 70s Japan – and a set that's way different than Anglo albums of this nature! There's definitely a mix of horns, jazzy soloing, and electrified elements on guitar, bass, and keyboards – but the themes here are often strongly Japanese, and also ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Jazz Rock ... CD 11.99

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Star BeamsStar Beams Play Disco Specials ... LP
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
A fantastic set from 70s South Africa – and a record that maybe has a lot more of an American funk vibe than you'd expect! The style is nice and lean, and is often in a mode that echoes some of the cooler underground disco of the late 70s on the east coast – almost as if these cuts ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas, & Uhuru YenzuHitsville Re-Visited ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. Sealed ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Not the Hitsville of Motown fame – but instead a fantastic album of upbeat, hard-grooving highlife – served up by the collaborative efforts of Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas, and Uhuru Yenzu! Taylor is kind of the guiding force here – as he handles arrangements, and uses his guitar to ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed Mr Bongo reissue pressing!)

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

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

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✨✧ Tenorio JrEmbalo ... CD
RGE/Mr Bongo (UK), 1964. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A set that's maybe one of the greatest bossa jazz albums of all time – and a fantastic homegrown Brazilian effort that's quite different from the more commercial American bossa albums of the 60s! Tenorio Jr isn't just a hell of a pianist, he's a great writer and arranger too – one who's ... (Brazil) read more CD

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Trio MocotoTrio Mocoto (1977) ... LP
Arlequim/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
Trio Mocoto first rose to fame as the funky band behind Jorge Ben on his early 70s classics – the combo that gave him such a soulful sound – and here on their own, they sound pretty darn great – with a style that follows the same evolution as Jorge's own sound at the time! The ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Marcos ValleBraziliance! ... CD
Warner/Mr Bongo (UK), 1967. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
One of the most important early albums by Marcos Valle – a set of instrumental tracks recorded with lots of acoustic guitar! Even though Valle was well known as a singer and composer of bossa nova tunes, the set instead focuses on his instrumental work – recording his guitar ala Jobim ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Marcos ValleBraziliance! ... LP
Warner/Mr Bongo (UK), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the most important early albums by Marcos Valle – a set of instrumental tracks recorded with lots of acoustic guitar! Even though Valle was well known as a singer and composer of bossa nova tunes, the set instead focuses on his instrumental work – recording his guitar ala Jobim ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Braziliance! ... CD 10.99

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Marcos ValleMarcos Valle (1983) ... CD
Som Livre/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
Marcos Valle might look a bit sad and forlorn with all those fruity drinks on the cover – but the record itself is a wonderfully upbeat session, and one that's very much in the same modern soul mode of his 80s groove Vontade De Rever Voce! As on that record, the sound here shows strong ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Marcos ValleMarcos Valle (1983) ... LP
Som Livre/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Marcos Valle might look a bit sad and forlorn with all those fruity drinks on the cover – but the record itself is a wonderfully upbeat session, and one that's very much in the same modern soul mode of his 80s groove Vontade De Rever Voce! As on that record, the sound here shows strong ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Marcos Valle (1983) ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Marcos ValleMarcos Valle (1983) (half speed master) ... LP
Som Livre/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Marcos Valle might look a bit sad and forlorn with all those fruity drinks on the cover – but the record itself is a wonderfully upbeat session, and one that's very much in the same modern soul mode of his 80s groove Vontade De Rever Voce! As on that record, the sound here shows strong ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Half-speed mastered and cut at Abbey Road Studios!)
Also available Marcos Valle (1983) ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Marcos ValleMarcos Valle (1983) (mint green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Som Livre/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Marcos Valle might look a bit sad and forlorn with all those fruity drinks on the cover – but the record itself is a wonderfully upbeat session, and one that's very much in the same modern soul mode of his 80s groove Vontade De Rever Voce! As on that record, the sound here shows strong ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive mint green colored vinyl pressing!)
Also available Marcos Valle (1983) ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Marcos ValleMarcos Valle (1983) (rose pink vinyl pressing) ... LP
Som Livre/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Marcos Valle might look a bit sad and forlorn with all those fruity drinks on the cover – but the record itself is a wonderfully upbeat session, and one that's very much in the same modern soul mode of his 80s groove Vontade De Rever Voce! As on that record, the sound here shows strong ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive rose pink vinyl pressing!)
Also available Marcos Valle (1983) ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Arthur VerocaiArthur Verocai ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet and jazzy pop from early 70s Brazil – a great little album that we'd rank with our favorites by Marcos Valle and Edu Lobo! Arthur Verocai isn't nearly as well-known as those two, but he works in a similar territory – taking jazz, large arrangements, and nice touches of electric ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hozan Yamamoto & Sharps & FlatsBeautiful Bamboo Flute ... LP
Victor/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
One of the coolest albums ever cut by Japanese wood flute player Hozan Yamamoto – a set that has him working with very groovy backings from the Sharps & Flats ensemble – who almost give the whole thing an MPS label blending of funky jazz and world music sounds! The approach is ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Hozan Yamamoto & Yu ImaiAkuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuk ... LP
Columbia/Mr Bongo (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 30.98
We've always loved the music of Hozan Yamamoto – the Japanese flute player who really has a way of mixing his instrument with all sorts of weird and unusual modes – from traditional folk styles, to bossa nova, to funk and jazz as well! Here, though, Hozan may well be outdoing himself ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hozan Yamamoto & Yu ImaiAkuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuk ... CD
Columbia/Mr Bongo (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98 About September 24, 2021
We've always loved the music of Hozan Yamamoto – the Japanese flute player who really has a way of mixing his instrument with all sorts of weird and unusual modes – from traditional folk styles, to bossa nova, to funk and jazz as well! Here, though, Hozan may well be outdoing himself ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Akuma Ga Kitarite Fue Wo Fuk ... LP 27.99

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Tom ZeEstudando O Samba ... CD
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A record with "samba" in the title, but a set that hardly sounds like samba at all – given that the record is one of the groundbreaking 70s albums from the legendary Tom Ze! Ze first rose to fame as an experimentalist in the Tropicalia scene – but here, he's years past that ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Tom ZeEstudando O Samba ... LP
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A record with "samba" in the title, but a set that hardly sounds like samba at all – given that the record is one of the groundbreaking 70s albums from the legendary Tom Ze! Ze first rose to fame as an experimentalist in the Tropicalia scene – but here, he's years past that ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Estudando O Samba ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ VariousBrazilian Beats Vol 1 ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1999. Very Good+ 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Funky funky Brazil! Mr. Bongo have done it again, and unleashed a killer set of rare funky Brazilian tracks – one that includes some of the most in-demand sample tracks from the old days, plus a few new remixes of other titles. Some of the cuts on the set used to be out on vinyl reissues ... (Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a trace of a price sticker.)

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✨✧ VariousDJ Marky Brazil 45s Boxset (5 x 7 inch singles) (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 5 x 7 inch ... Out Of Stock
A very cool collection of rare Brazilian funky gems – served up here in a limited edition box set for Record Store Day! The package is overflowing with classics – and the cuts run from breezy bossa, to funky 70s samba soul, to a bit of tighter work from later on in the decade – ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ VariousLatin Beats – A Tribute to Tito Puente ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great set of Latin grooves – and a fitting followup to Bongo's Brazilian Beats set! Forget the "tribute to Tito" in the title – because this is more just a great compilation of hard Latin than it is any sort of homage to the great Latin percussionist! But Tito is on the ... (Latin) read more CD
(Out of print, digipack has some edgewear.)

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✨✧ VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 1 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Mr Bongo really goes back to its roots here – and returns to the kind of rare global gems that first made us fall in love with the label in the first place! Over 20 years ago, Mr Bongo were one of the key global forces in opening up people's ears to the sounds of funk and soul from around ... (Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 2 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A record club that's way way cooler than the Columbia House version of the 70s – as the Mr Bongo take on the format features only rare funk tracks from around the world! Most of these tunes here are from vintage Brazilian and African sources – but the tunes still have plenty of ... (Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 3 ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99 27.98
Mr Bongo reminds us once again why they've been one of our favorite labels of the past few decades – delivering a masterful collection of rare funky dancefloor grooves around the globe for their Record Club Volume 3! True to form, it's vintage rare funk, bossa, Afro Soul and underground ... (Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 4 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Maybe the coolest entry so far in this excellent series – and proof that the Mr Bongo label has gone much farther in recent years than it ever did in the past! Years back, Bongo was known as a hotbed of Latin and Brazilian music – but the sounds here are also rare funk and soul, other ... (Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Mr Bongo Record Club – Vol 4 ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 4 ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99 27.98
Maybe the coolest entry so far in this excellent series – and proof that the Mr Bongo label has gone much farther in recent years than it ever did in the past! Years back, Bongo was known as a hotbed of Latin and Brazilian music – but the sounds here are also rare funk and soul, other ... (Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mr Bongo Record Club – Vol 4 ... CD 11.99

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VariousOriginal Sound Of Mali ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 27.98
One of the best collections of music from Mali that we've ever heard – and a set that nicely gets past some of the overdone cliches of that scene, to really focus on the kind of overlooked 70s gems that showcase sides of the music that are funky, jazzy, and plenty soulful throughout! There's ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPsychedelic Pernambuco ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
70s psychedelia from the northeastern state of Pernambuco, Brazil – incredible stuff that combines rawly percussive tropical sounds with a world of psychedelic creativity and possibilities – one of the best compilations ever put together by Mr Bongo! Lula Cortes was a pivotal figure ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousPsychedelic Pernambuco ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
70s psychedelia from the northeastern state of Pernambuco, Brazil – incredible stuff that combines rawly percussive tropical sounds with a world of psychedelic creativity and possibilities – one of the best compilations ever put together by Mr Bongo! Lula Cortes was a pivotal figure ... (Brazil) read more CD
(Mr Bongo obi still attached at spine, has a crease on the back.)
Also available Psychedelic Pernambuco ... CD 10.99

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VariousTudo Ben – Jorge Ben Covered ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $12.99
A stunning tribute to the music of Jorge Ben – a host of classic covers from the 60s and 70s, all of which share Jorge's love for an upbeat, soulful groove! The set's exploding with life and energy – that new sort of groove that Ben first unleashed on Brazilian music in the 60s, which ... (Brazil) read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)
 
 



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