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✨✧ Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De Ideia ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1971. New Copy ... 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 CD

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✨✧ AzymuthAguia Nao Come Mosca ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $9.99 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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✨✧ Bob Azzam/Airto MoreiraBatucada Por Favor/Tombo ... 12-inch
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Sampler disk from the "Batucada Por Favor" compilation. (Brazil) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Late 90s issue.)

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Bala DesejoSim Sim Sim ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
A really wonderful album – timeless in sound and style, and a set that almost takes us back to the warmth of some of our favorite Brazilian records from the 70s! Bala Desejo have a way of mixing harmonies with lead vocals that's completely sublime – often set to light percussion, ... (Brazil) read more CD
Also available Sim Sim Sim (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 26.99

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✨✧ Bala DesejoSim Sim Sim ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 2022. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really wonderful album – timeless in sound and style, and a set that almost takes us back to the warmth of some of our favorite Brazilian records from the 70s! Bala Desejo have a way of mixing harmonies with lead vocals that's completely sublime – often set to light percussion, ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Sim Sim Sim ... CD 11.99
Sim Sim Sim (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 26.99

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Bala DesejoSim Sim Sim (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 2022. New Copy ... $26.99 32.99
A really wonderful album – timeless in sound and style, and a set that almost takes us back to the warmth of some of our favorite Brazilian records from the 70s! Bala Desejo have a way of mixing harmonies with lead vocals that's completely sublime – often set to light percussion, ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sim Sim Sim ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Banda Black RioMaria Fumaca ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $9.99 11.98
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 CD

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✨✧ Banda Black RioMaria Fumaca ... LP
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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
Also available Maria Fumaca ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Waltel BrancoAssim Na Terra Como No Ceu ... CD
Som Livre/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Some of the grooviest work ever cut by Brazilian trombonist Waltel Branco – a set that's very different than just about anything he ever put on record, and which is also material used in an early 70s TV series as well! The sound here is kind of a criss-cross between some of the cool ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Waltel BrancoMeu Balanco ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A crowning classic from maestro Waltel Branco – a Brazilian talent who could be smooth and sophisticated, but also pretty darn funky too – especially on this famous album from this 70s! The set takes off in a large ensemble vein of Brazilian grooves from a few years before – kind ... (Brazil) read more CD
Also available Meu Balanco (180 gram pressing) ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ Waltel BrancoMeu Balanco (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 32.98
A crowning classic from maestro Waltel Branco – a Brazilian talent who could be smooth and sophisticated, but also pretty darn funky too – especially on this famous album from this 70s! The set takes off in a large ensemble vein of Brazilian grooves from a few years before – kind ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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✨✧ Terry CallierAlive ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2001. Used ... Out Of Stock
Brilliant work by Terry Callier – and his greatest album in years! If you, like us, have loved Terry's older work, but been a bit disappointed by the heavy production of recent albums, then you'll probably love this excellent live set – recorded recently at London's Jazz Cafe, with ... (Soul) read more CD

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Terry CallierHidden Conversations ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2009. Used ... $12.99
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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Terry CallierLookin Out ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2004. New Copy ... $9.99
A lovely album from the legendary Terry Callier – another spacious set of gorgeously composed soul for Mr. Bongo! Lookin' Out was largely recorded in the Chicago area, with players that sit in with Terry in his residences at the Green Mill, and the easy, jazzy feel reflects it. What really ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Terry CallierLookin Out ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2004. Used ... Out Of Stock
A lovely album from the legendary Terry Callier – another spacious set of gorgeously composed soul for Mr. Bongo! Lookin' Out was largely recorded in the Chicago area, with players that sit in with Terry in his residences at the Green Mill, and the easy, jazzy feel reflects it. What really ... (Soul) read more CD
(Includes slipcase.)
Also available Lookin Out ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Terry CallierSpeak Your Peace ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2002. Used ... Out Of Stock
The best work we've heard in years from Terry Callier – the legendary soul singer from Chicago who's finally getting his due! This album avoids many of the mistakes of Terry's recent comeback efforts – and has him working with the best of the London scene – extremely fitting, as ... (Soul) read more CD

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Terry CallierTotal Recall ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2003. Used ... $5.99
The genius of Terry Callier – remixed! One of the greatest things to happen to Chicago soul legend Callier in recent years was his discovery by a host of cutting edge producers and DJs on the European scene – important talents who took his work to a whole new audience, by fusing Terry's ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Ian Carr with NucleusBelladonna ... LP
Vertigo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Mario Castro NevesMario Castro Neves & Samba SA ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1967. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
One of the more obscure Brazilian harmony bossa albums of the 60s – yet a set that we'd put right up there next to our favorite work from Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 – and maybe some of the even groovier acts recording down in Brazil! Mario Castro Neves is best known as a piano ... (Brazil) read more CD
Also available Mario Castro Neves & Samba SA ... LP 25.99

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Mario Castro NevesMario Castro Neves & Samba SA ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.99
One of the more obscure Brazilian harmony bossa albums of the 60s – yet a set that we'd put right up there next to our favorite work from Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 – and maybe some of the even groovier acts recording down in Brazil! Mario Castro Neves is best known as a piano ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mario Castro Neves & Samba SA ... CD 11.99

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CeliaCelia ... CD
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $11.99
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)... 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 11.99

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✨✧ Lula CortesRosa De Sangue (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Rozenblit/Mr Bongo (UK), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The final chapter of Lula Cortes amazing run of music in 70s Brazil – a small label release that brilliantly blends together a range of psychedelic influences – all with a gritty edge that's quite different than what you might expect from the date of the album! Things here are every ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gal CostaIndia ... LP
Philips/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Guilherme Coutinho E O Grupo StaloGuilherme Coutinho E O Grupo Stalo ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
A warm jazzy gem from 70s Brazil – a set that's filled with incredible keyboard work from Guilherme Coutinho, who handles organ, electric piano, and other keyboards too – mixed with vocal modes that often have the best sorts of jazzy touches from the scene at the time! The blend is the ... (Brazil) read more CD
Also available Guilherme Coutinho E O Grupo Stalo ... LP 25.99

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Guilherme Coutinho E O Grupo StaloGuilherme Coutinho E O Grupo Stalo ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 30.99
A warm jazzy gem from 70s Brazil – a set that's filled with incredible keyboard work from Guilherme Coutinho, who handles organ, electric piano, and other keyboards too – mixed with vocal modes that often have the best sorts of jazzy touches from the scene at the time! The blend is the ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Guilherme Coutinho E O Grupo Stalo ... 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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✨✧ DorisDid You Give The World Some Love Today Baby (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
EMI/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
One of the grooviest albums ever recorded – a set that's funky, offbeat, and has way more to offer than most American album of the time! Swedish singer Doris really knocked it out of the park with this one – working with arranger Bert Egerbladh, who gives the set some nicely unusual ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ana Frango EletricoLittle Electric Chicken Heart ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), New Copy ... $11.99 13.99 On June 28, 2024
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Ana Frango EletricoLittle Electric Chicken Heart ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), New Copy ... $26.99 32.98 On June 28, 2024
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This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, June 28.

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EloahOs Orixas ... CD
Sigia/Mr Bongo (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $11.99
A rootsy set with a jazzy vibe – a set that blends the wonderful vocals of Eloah with some heavy percussion, soaring horns, and other great instrumental touches – all in a blend of modes that's pretty darn unique! The album might belong in the school of samba, but it's got a much more ... (Brazil) read more CD

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Fab 5 Freddy, Grandmaster Caz, Chris Stein, etc.Wild Style – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Animal/Mr Bongo (UK), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.99
A really great record, and maybe one of the few hip hop soundtracks to get at the real feel of the music on the streets – maybe no surprise, as the film for which it was created did the same thing! This isn't a fluffed-up Hollywood take on hip hop, with mainstream soul thrown into the mix ... (Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Glenn Fallows & Mark TreffelGlobeflower Masters Vol 2 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2022. Used ... Out Of Stock
With Martin Bradley on trumpet and flugelhorn. (Jazz) CD

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Nico GomezSoul Of Samba (aka Bossa Nova) ... CD
Trio/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $11.99 12.00
A very cool Japanese version of this mighty groover from the great Nico Gomez! Nico's known for his harder pounding tracks that have become favorites with the funky crowd, but this stellar album shows that Nico could also work in jazzier territory when he wanted to – as the album's a ... (Latin) read more CD
Also available Soul Of Samba (aka Bossa Nova) ... LP 25.99

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Nico GomezSoul Of Samba (aka Bossa Nova) ... LP
Trio/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 28.99
A very cool Japanese version of this mighty groover from the great Nico Gomez! Nico's known for his harder pounding tracks that have become favorites with the funky crowd, but this stellar album shows that Nico could also work in jazzier territory when he wanted to – as the album's a ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul Of Samba (aka Bossa Nova) ... CD 11.99

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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) 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) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ritual (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 26.99

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✨✧ Raul GomezRaul Gomez – Instrumental ... CD
Areito/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really sweet set of instrumental grooves – originally issued on the famous Cuban label Areito, but with a sound that's very different than you might expect! The music is funky and soulful, but also has these lush orchestrations too – so that the tunes are partly Latin, but also ... (Latin) read more CD

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✨✧ Raul GomezRaul Gomez – Instrumental ... LP
Areito/Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really sweet set of instrumental grooves – originally issued on the famous Cuban label Areito, but with a sound that's very different than you might expect! The music is funky and soulful, but also has these lush orchestrations too – so that the tunes are partly Latin, but also ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Incredible Bongo BandBongo Rock (180 gram deluxe 40th anniversary edition) ... 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
(Super-heavy 40th anniversary reissue – on the same mirror-style cover as the original, with heavy tip-on cover!)

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✨✧ IrakereGrupo Irakere ... CD
Areito/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An excellent batch of funky Latin tunes from Irakere – and one of the group's best albums! It's got a mix of rolling bass and electric keyboards on the best cuts – sounding a lot like the funky sound of LA Latin groups like War or El Chicano, but with more of the Afro-Cuban groove of ... (Latin) read more CD

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✨✧ IrakereGrupo Irakere ... LP
Areito/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An excellent batch of funky Latin tunes from Irakere – and one of the group's best albums! It's got a mix of rolling bass and electric keyboards on the best cuts – sounding a lot like the funky sound of LA Latin groups like War or El Chicano, but with more of the Afro-Cuban groove of ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ IrakereTeatro Amadeo Roldan Recital ... CD
Areito/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic blend of funk, jazz, and Cuban rhythms – served up by the youthful Irakere, working here at the height of their powers! There's a sense of boundless energy throughout the entire record – an effort to try on so many things at once, and somehow get them all really right ... (Latin) read more CD

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✨✧ IrakereTeatro Amadeo Roldan Recital ... LP
Areito/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic blend of funk, jazz, and Cuban rhythms – served up by the youthful Irakere, working here at the height of their powers! There's a sense of boundless energy throughout the entire record – an effort to try on so many things at once, and somehow get them all really right ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Akira IshikawaBack To Rhythm ... CD
Sony/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. Used ... 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 CD
Also available Back To Rhythm (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP 42.99

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Akira Ishikawa & Count BuffalosUganda – Dawn Of African Rock ... LP
Toshiba/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 29.99
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from Japanese drummer Akira Ishikawa – even wilder than some of his famous funk sessions of the time! The set definitely lives up to its African Rock promise – as it features lots of sparely percussive tracks that build beautifully – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Akira Ishikawa & Count BuffalosUganda – Dawn Of African Rock ... CD
Toshiba/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from Japanese drummer Akira Ishikawa – even wilder than some of his famous funk sessions of the time! The set definitely lives up to its African Rock promise – as it features lots of sparely percussive tracks that build beautifully – ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Uganda – Dawn Of African Rock ... LP 26.99

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✨✧ Akira Ishikawa & Count BuffalosUganda – Dawn Of African Rock (replica box edition) ... LP
Toshiba/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from Japanese drummer Akira Ishikawa – even wilder than some of his famous funk sessions of the time! The set definitely lives up to its African Rock promise – as it features lots of sparely percussive tracks that build beautifully – ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition version in a cool box set package – like the original album!)
Also available Uganda – Dawn Of African Rock ... LP 26.99

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Jackson SistersJackson Sisters ... LP
Tiger Lily/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 26.98
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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Seu JorgeCarolina ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2002. Used ... $4.99
A HUGE batch of samba-soul grooves from Seu Jorge! Jorge previously knocked around Brazil as a member of the late 90s pop group Farofa Carioca, but his first solo outing is a massive step forward into the upper echelon of the Brazilian scene! Like the best of his contemporaries, Jorge uses the ... (Brazil) read more CD

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Ryo KawasakiJuice ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 32.99
One of the few American releases by this legendary Japanese fusion artist – and a pretty funky little record as well! Ryo Kawasaki plays lead guitar and the very cool "string synthesizer" on the set – making for a sweet mix of electric grooves that has some really great ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl package replicates the original Japanese album – complete with obi!)

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✨✧ Ryo KawasakiJuice ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the few American releases by this legendary Japanese fusion artist – and a pretty funky little record as well! Ryo Kawasaki plays lead guitar and the very cool "string synthesizer" on the set – making for a sweet mix of electric grooves that has some really great ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Juice ... LP 27.99

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✨✧ LenineLenine In Cite – Ao Vivo ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2004. Used ... Out Of Stock
Incredible work from Lenine – easily his best album so far, and that's saying a lot, given the quality of the other sets! This one is landmark, though – the kind of record that seems to push Lenine even further into the stratosphere of MPB, recorded live and delivered with a depth that ... (Brazil) read more CD

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Bukky Leo & Black EgyptAfrobeat Visions ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2005. Used ... $8.99
A long-overdue album from saxophonist Bukky Leo – a player with roots in 70s Ethiopia, and a range of experiences that also includes key recordings in the early British acid jazz scene! Bukky's got a resume that includes work with Fela and Tony Allen – and he's working here in a mode ... (Global Grooves) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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O'Donel LevySimba ... CD
Groove Merchant/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
Fantastic sounds throughout – and maybe the best album ever by this legendary 70s guitar player! O'Donel Levy's got this tremendous sound that comes from playing an electric hollow body – in a tone that takes the best bits of Grant Green and Wes Montgomery, and strips them down for a ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Simba ... CD 9.99
Simba ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ O'Donel LevySimba ... LP
Groove Merchant/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 30.99
Fantastic sounds throughout – and maybe the best album ever by this legendary 70s guitar player! O'Donel Levy's got this tremendous sound that comes from playing an electric hollow body – in a tone that takes the best bits of Grant Green and Wes Montgomery, and strips them down for a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Simba ... CD 9.99
Simba ... CD 11.99

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Tim MaiaTim Maia (1977) ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
70s soul from Brazil – and a tremendously strong effort from the legendary Tim Maia! This record was Tim's first after an initial run on Polydor – and it shows Maia tightening up his groove even more, but still avoiding the slicker sounds of later years. There's a really focused sound ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Main SourceBreaking Atoms ... LP
Wild Pitch/Mr Bongo (UK), 1991. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 28.99
A record that no hip hop home should be without – the debut album from Main Source, but a set that's more than strong enough to stand next to the best from contemporaries like De La Soul, Tribe Called Quest, and Black Sheep! Like all three of those groups, these guys have a way of bringing ... (Hip Hop) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Main SourceBreaking Atoms ... CD
Wild Pitch/Mr Bongo (UK), 1991. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A record that no hip hop home should be without – the debut album from Main Source, but a set that's more than strong enough to stand next to the best from contemporaries like De La Soul, Tribe Called Quest, and Black Sheep! Like all three of those groups, these guys have a way of bringing ... (Hip Hop) read more CD
Also available Breaking Atoms ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ Mankunku QuartetYakhal Inkomo ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1968. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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)... Out Of Stock
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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✨✧ MarijataThis Is Marijata ... LP
Academy/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Rare Ghanaian funk from Marijata – a rawer, rootsier take on the mid 70s African funk sound, and really unique vibe overall! Marijata is a core 3-piece featuring drummer Kofi Addison, organist Bob Fischian and guitarist Nat Osmanu of the group Sweet Beans – a set up that provides for a ... (Global Grooves) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Masters At WorkBrazilian Beat (Radio Rio edit, Body 'n' Soul mix, Kenny's NuYorican beats, Brazilian Beatless accapella)/Nebulosa/Bob (CD single) ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2000. Used ... Out Of Stock
Masters At Work have always had a talent for making wonderful club numbers that maintain the flavor of the source, like this batucada derived groover, with some nice percolating MAW touches and a rich, bouncy vocal melody. The other 2 numbers, Otto's "Bob" and Tenoria Junior's "Nebul ... (New Grooves) read more CD

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MinasNum Dia Azul ... CD
Blueazul/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
A gorgeous album of Brazilian vocal jazz – a set that blends bossa roots, Brazilian jazz, and some of the sunnier touches you might find coming from Bay Area interpretations of the music in the late 70s/early 80s – such as work by Joyce Cooling or Viva Brasil! Patricia King handles the ... (Brazil) read more CD
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MinasNum Dia Azul ... LP
Blueazul/Mr Bongo (UK), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 30.99
A gorgeous album of Brazilian vocal jazz – a set that blends bossa roots, Brazilian jazz, and some of the sunnier touches you might find coming from Bay Area interpretations of the music in the late 70s/early 80s – such as work by Joyce Cooling or Viva Brasil! Patricia King handles the ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Num Dia Azul ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Modulo 1000Nao Fale Com Paredes ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A record with a very plain cover, but one that contains some of the most searing guitar work of the early 70s – the one and only album by a short-lived group from Brazil – one who mix Sabbath-style hard rock with some more experimental modes – all at a level that's completely ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Modulo 1000Nao Fale Com Paredes (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Top Tape/Mr Bongo (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A record with a very plain cover, but one that contains some of the most searing guitar work of the early 70s – the one and only album by a short-lived group from Brazil – one who mix Sabbath-style hard rock with some more experimental modes – all at a level that's completely ... (Rock) read more CD

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✨✧ Dora MorelenbaumVento De Beirada EP ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 2023. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
You may have heard the vocals of Dora Morelenbaum in the group Bala Desejo – but her performance here is very different overall – much more personal, and set up in this wonderful blend of acoustic guitar and vocal brilliance, with a quality that maybe hearkens back to older Brazilian ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Minoru Muraoka & New Dimension GroupBamboo ... LP
King/Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
60s jazz meets Japanese bamboo flute – all in a session with a great mix of groovy and exotic touches! The record's a unique meeting of jazz and folkloric elements – done in a style that's a bit like some of the late 60s sessions of this nature on MPS, but a fair bit groovier overall ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ New Regency OrchestraNew Regency Orchestra ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2024. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
A contemporary Latin group from the London scene, but one who really focus on the strongest modes of the past – as you might guess from the way they interpret songs by older giants like Chico O'Farrill, Tito Puente, and Kenny Graham! The ensemble is large and bold, and work with a great ... (Latin) read more CD
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✨✧ New Regency OrchestraNew Regency Orchestra ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 2024. New Copy ... $25.99 30.99
A contemporary Latin group from the London scene, but one who really focus on the strongest modes of the past – as you might guess from the way they interpret songs by older giants like Chico O'Farrill, Tito Puente, and Kenny Graham! The ensemble is large and bold, and work with a great ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Daniel OgrenFastingen 92 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2023. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
A record with a very vintage-styled cover, but a set that's contemporary overall – jazzy work from Daniel Ogren, who plays all the instruments pictured around him on the cover – mixed with some occasional vocals from Anna Ahnlund, plus live drums and keyboards that almost hit a clubby ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Daniel OgrenFastingen 92 ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 2023. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A record with a very vintage-styled cover, but a set that's contemporary overall – jazzy work from Daniel Ogren, who plays all the instruments pictured around him on the cover – mixed with some occasional vocals from Anna Ahnlund, plus live drums and keyboards that almost hit a clubby ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Fastingen 92 ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Daniel OgrenFastingen 92 (magenta vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 2023. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A record with a very vintage-styled cover, but a set that's contemporary overall – jazzy work from Daniel Ogren, who plays all the instruments pictured around him on the cover – mixed with some occasional vocals from Anna Ahnlund, plus live drums and keyboards that almost hit a clubby ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Charlie PalmieriMontuno Sessions ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 80s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
First-ever issue of this great session of unreleased Latin material from the mid-80s, in which Charlie Palmieri leads a host of great Latin players – like Henry Fiol and Jimmy Sabater – through a bunch of hard jazzy material. The recording quality is excellent, and the production keeps ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy!)

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Junior ParkerLove Ain't Nothin' But A Business Goin' On (aka Outside Man) ... CD
Groove Merchant/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99 On June 14, 2024 (delayed)
One of the funkiest albums ever from Junior Parker – a great little set that shows he had a lot more to offer than just the average bluesman! The album's got a nice little soul sound in the backings – tight rhythms from Horace Ott, who nicely avoids a lot of the cliches that the blues ... (Blues) read more CD
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Junior ParkerLove Ain't Nothin' But A Business Goin' On (aka Outside Man) ... LP
Groove Merchant/Mr Bongo (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 30.99 On June 14, 2024 (delayed)
One of the funkiest albums ever from Junior Parker – a great little set that shows he had a lot more to offer than just the average bluesman! The album's got a nice little soul sound in the backings – tight rhythms from Horace Ott, who nicely avoids a lot of the cliches that the blues ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Luis PerezIpan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... CD
Issste/Mr Bongo (UK), 1981. New Copy ... $9.99 11.98
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 CD
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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 ... $25.99 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
Also available Ipan In Xiktli Metztli – Mexico Magico Cosmico – El Ombligo De La Luna ... CD 9.99

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Asha PuthliAsha Puthli ... CD
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
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 CD
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Asha PuthliAsha Puthli ... 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 ... LP
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Asha PuthliEssential Asha Puthli ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 13.99
The first ever career-spanning look at the music of legendary vocalist Asha Puthli – a singer who's maybe best known for her 70s club work on the European scene, but who also has a much wider range of expression – which you'll discover here! There's definitely some of the soul-based ... (Soul) read more CD
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Asha PuthliEssential Asha Puthli ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $27.99 29.99
The first ever career-spanning look at the music of legendary vocalist Asha Puthli – a singer who's maybe best known for her 70s club work on the European scene, but who also has a much wider range of expression – which you'll discover here! There's definitely some of the soul-based ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Finn ReesDawn Is A Melody ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2024. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
Keyboardist Finn Rees works here in a really cool blend of spiritual jazz elements and warmer, more soulful touches – mixing his own work on Fender Rhodes, piano, and other keyboards with some acoustic elements that create a wonderfully swirling, searching sort of groove! The album's a bit ... (Jazz) read more CD
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Finn ReesDawn Is A Melody ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 2024. New Copy 2LP ... $27.99 32.99
Keyboardist Finn Rees works here in a really cool blend of spiritual jazz elements and warmer, more soulful touches – mixing his own work on Fender Rhodes, piano, and other keyboards with some acoustic elements that create a wonderfully swirling, searching sort of groove! The album's a bit ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP pressing, plays at 45rpm!)
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✨✧ Zito Righi E Seu ConjuntoAlucinolandia ... CD
Hot/Mr Bongo (UK), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Definitely a set to make you hallucinate – as the grooves are quite groovy, but in a really trippy way! The album's a bit like the classic Psicodelico set by Luiz Carlos Vinhas – a mix of older samba modes and wigged-out 60s sounds – sometimes odd production, sometimes offbeat ... (Brazil) read more CD

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Ze Rodrix E A Agencia De MagicosO Esquadrao Da Morte ... CD
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
One of the coolest records ever cut by Ze Rodrix, as you might guess from the image on the cover – very different than some of his more staid recordings on the Brazilian scene, and instead a very dynamic soundtrack that's full of funky moments! Ze's clearly got the bug of the American and ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Ze Rodrix E A Agencia De MagicosO Esquadrao Da Morte ... LP
RCA/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest records ever cut by Ze Rodrix, as you might guess from the image on the cover – very different than some of his more staid recordings on the Brazilian scene, and instead a very dynamic soundtrack that's full of funky moments! Ze's clearly got the bug of the American and ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available O Esquadrao Da Morte ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Dom Um RomaoRhythm Traveller ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1998. Used ... $11.99
Excellent later album by Dom Um Romao that caputures all of the energy and excitement of his best 70's recordings. The album was recorded in Rio with a mixture of young and old jazz players that includes Nelson Angelo, Fabio Fonseca, Novelli, and others, and the music is a mix of funky Brazilian ... (Brazil) read more CD
(Out of print. Booklet and traycard have age spots.)

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RubelAs Palavras Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2024. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
A contemporary set, but one that may well be destined to become an instant classic in the world of Brazilian music – as the young Rubel has a way of embracing so many traditions of his culture, while also finding a way to move things forward boldly! The approach here is different than some ... (Brazil) read more CD
Also available As Palavras Vol 1 & 2 (pink vinyl pressing) ... LP 32.99

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RubelAs Palavras Vol 1 & 2 (pink vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), 2024. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99 35.99
A contemporary set, but one that may well be destined to become an instant classic in the world of Brazilian music – as the young Rubel has a way of embracing so many traditions of his culture, while also finding a way to move things forward boldly! The approach here is different than some ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available As Palavras Vol 1 & 2 ... CD 13.99

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Rubinho E Mauro AssumpcaoPerfeitamente – Justamente Quando Cheguei ... LP
Tapecar/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 30.99
A bit trippy, a bit groovy – and a very compelling little set from the Brazilian duo of Rubinho & Mauro Assumpcao! At one level, the record's got an earthy feel that matches the cover image of the pair climbing out of a tree without their shirts on – but at another level, there's ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Rubinho E Mauro AssumpcaoPerfeitamente – Justamente Quando Cheguei ... CD
Tapecar/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A bit trippy, a bit groovy – and a very compelling little set from the Brazilian duo of Rubinho & Mauro Assumpcao! At one level, the record's got an earthy feel that matches the cover image of the pair climbing out of a tree without their shirts on – but at another level, there's ... (Brazil) read more CD
Also available Perfeitamente – Justamente Quando Cheguei ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ Hareton SalvaniniSP 73 ... LP
Continental/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... 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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Pedro SantosKrishnanda ... CD
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $9.99 11.98
A totally unique album from the Brazilian scene of the 60s – a set that was recorded right in the middle of the big Tropicalia years, but which has more of the earthier touches that would emerge in the Brazilian scene during the 70s! Yet there's also a sense of tight arrangement here too ... (Brazil) read more CD
Also available Krishnanda ... LP 26.99

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Pedro SantosKrishnanda ... LP
CBS/Mr Bongo (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
A totally unique album from the Brazilian scene of the 60s – a set that was recorded right in the middle of the big Tropicalia years, but which has more of the earthier touches that would emerge in the Brazilian scene during the 70s! Yet there's also a sense of tight arrangement here too ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Krishnanda ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ SatwaSatwa ... CD
Rozenblit/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A tripped-out set of acid folk guitar from Satwa – featuring Brazilian psychedelic folk genius Lula Cortes, in a feel that's very much like his own great work of the time! Satwa is one of the sweetest sets of psych folk jams we've heard in ages – with a mostly-instrumental, wholly ... (Brazil) read more CD

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✨✧ Labi SiffreRemember My Song ... LP
EMI/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Easily the best-remembered album by Labi Siffre – thanks to some well-used sample tracks over the years! But over and above the fame of the funky tunes "The Vulture" and "I Got The", the record's a key part of Siffre's 70s catalog – a record that's as great for its ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice heavy-cover vinyl reissue!)
 
 



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