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    Sonny OkosunHappy DaysHis Master's Voice
    Original Nigerian vinyl.Vinyl G (has scratches  but plays well - listen actual audio), sleeve G+ (wear)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro...
    • Sonny Okosun – Ideah
    Kris OkotiePlease Don't Go!EMI
    Sort of Nigerian Michael Jackson
    • Kris Okotie – I Like You
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    Ike PetersMother Nature (1983)Clover Sound
    Original Nigerian vinyl. Highlife pop Vinyl G (listen actual audio), sleeve G- ( lot of wear)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
    • Ike Peters – Love And Devotion
    Afro​-​Haitian Experimental OrchestraAfro​-​Haitian Experimental OrchestraGlitterbeat
    Analog synthesisers and raw psychedelic guitars join the mix yielding an unheard and unholy mixture of  Haitian voodoo rhythms, Afrobeat drumming...
    • Afro​-​Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Salilento
    • Afro​-​Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Chay La Lou
    • Afro​-​Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Yanvalou
    • Afro​-​Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Bade Zile
    • Afro​-​Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Poze
    • Afro​-​Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Pa Bat Kòw
    • Afro​-​Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Wongolo
    • Afro​-​Haitian Experimental Orchestra – Mon Ami Tezin
    Ngozi FamilyDay Of Judgement (Reissue)Now Again
    Reissued by Now Again Records, this Proto-punk and Garage Zamrock album from celebrated guitarist, Paul Ngozi, was originally released in 1976. 'Day Of...
    • Ngozi Family – Day Of Judgement
    • Ngozi Family – Hi Babe
    • Ngozi Family – I Wanna Know
    • Ngozi Family – Kumanda Kwa Bambo Wanga
    • Ngozi Family – Tikondane
    • Ngozi Family – Bwanawe
    • Ngozi Family – Let Me Know
    • Ngozi Family – We Wonna Give It To Her
    • Ngozi Family – I'm On My Way
    • Ngozi Family – She Looks So Crazy
    • Ngozi Family – Sunka Mulamu
    • Ngozi Family – We Were Not Told
    • Ngozi Family – I've Been Looking For You
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    Beyond Addis: Volume 2VariousTrikont
    Second volume of the compilation series, celebrating the music of Ethiopia as played by contemporary bands from all around the globe. Compiled by JJ Whitefield...
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      Kris OkotieJust For You (1980)Phonodisk
      The Nigerian Michael Jackson? Original Nigerian vinyl.Vinyl VG-, sleeve F (lot of wear)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
      • Kris Okotie – She'll Never Go Home
      The StormmersLovers SongPMG
      The Stormmers were led by Renny Pearl, former bandleader and bass player with AKTION (The Aktions/Aktion 13), an Afro Funk band from Warri that burned...
      • The Stormmers – Love Or Money
      • The Stormmers – Super D. Jay
      • The Stormmers – Be A Lover
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      Effi Duke & The Love FamilyMr. LovePMG
      In 1980 Effi Duke & The Love Family came out with their debut Mr. Love. It was released by Homzy Records which was a home of many Afro-Funk records, going...
      • Effi Duke & The Love Family – Mr. Love
      • Effi Duke & The Love Family – God Of Mercy
      • Effi Duke & The Love Family – Time Is Come
      • Effi Duke & The Love Family – You Turn Me On
      • Effi Duke & The Love Family – Get Ready
      • Effi Duke & The Love Family – Know Thyself
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      Berkley JonesNation BuildingPMG
      'Nation Building' is a real forgotten gem from the late '70s and is among the very best and rarest Afro-Beat Disco LPs ever. Berkely Ike Jones is one of...
      • Berkley Jones – It's Time For Nation Building
      • Berkley Jones – National Pledge
      • Berkley Jones – 1979
      • Berkley Jones – Calling Health Men/ Police
      • Berkley Jones – Tears In The Ghetto
      • Berkley Jones – Dedicated To You
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      Majek FashekPrisoner Of Conscience (1987)Tabansi
      Nigerian roots reggaeOriginal Nigerian Vinyl+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+VG+/sleeve G
      • Majek Fashek – Africans Keep Your Culture
      The PeaceBlack PowerNow Again
      Reissue of The Peace's only album 'Black Power' from the mid-70s and this is the only time that it's seen a reissue, thanks to Now Again.  One...
      • The Peace – Black Power
      • The Peace – I Have Got No Money
      • The Peace – This Is The Time Now
      • The Peace – I Need Mercy
      • The Peace – Peaceful Man
      • The Peace – Umbwalwa Ne Chamba
      • The Peace – I Don't Know
      • The Peace – Get On The Way
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      Wake Up You! The Rise And Fall of Nigerian Rock 1972-1977 Vol. 2VariousNow Again
      This second volume of Wake Up You! tells more about the story of the rock scene in Nigeria at the time of civil war at the end of the 60s, including...
      • Theodore Nemy – Come Back
      • Funkees – Slipping Into Darkness
      • Hykkers – I Want A Break Thru
      • The Hygrades – In The Jungle (Vocal)
      • Shadow Abraham – Babalawo
      • Waves – Wake Up You
      • War-Head Constriction – Shower Of Stone
      • Question Mark – Love
      • Action 13 – Set Me Free
      • Jay U Experience – Baby Rock
      • The Doves – Flying Bird
      • Kukumbas – Awa Lani Arawa
      • The Believers – Life Will Move
      • Tony Grey & The Black 7 – The Feelings
      • Ceejabs – Life Cannan
      • The Identicals – Who Made The World
      Dollar BrandBlack Lightning (1976)Chiaroscuro Records
      Fantastic Dollar Brand on Chiascuro 1976. Really, really deep and groovy.
        Mulatu Astatke And His Ethiopian QuintetAfro-Latin SoulWorthy Records
        Ethio-jazz hero Mulatu Astake and His Ethiopian Quintet "Afro-Latin Soul" album from 1966! As the title suggest this is more leaning towards the Latin-soul...
          Konono Nº1Konono N°1 Meets BatidaCrammed Discs
          Congolese musicians, Konono No. 1, release this collaborative album with Lisbon-via-Angola producer and radio DJ Batida. The album was recorded...
          • Konono Nº1 – Nlele Kalusimbiko
          • Konono Nº1 – Yambadi Mama
          • Konono Nº1 – Tokolanda
          • Konono Nº1 – Bom Dia
          • Konono Nº1 – Kinsumba
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          Mulatu AstatkeAssiyo Bellema / HasabeMr Bongo
          ‘Assiyo Bellema’ – Mulatu goes afro-latin, plus steel drums courtesy of Frank Holder. Assiyo Bellema was recorded during Mulatu’s...
            Ebo TaylorTwer Nyame (Reissue)Mr Bongo
            Originally released in 1978 on Philips-West African-Records. Classic highlife sounds; uptempo grooves, vocals, tons of percussion, guitar, horns and organ...
            • Ebo Taylor – Twer Nyame
            • Ebo Taylor – Peace On Earth
            • Ebo Taylor – Atwer Abroba
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            Christophe LemaireAfrican Nuggets and Garage Rock from Nigeria, Zambia & ZimbabweNow-Again Records
            Globetrotter of parallel subcontinents and digger of rare, forgotten records, Eothen “Egon” Alapatt (Now-Again) tracks sounds from the dawn of time...
            • Keith Mlevhu – The Bad Will Die
            • Paul Ngozi – Can't You Hear Me
            • Amanaz – Amanaz
            • Witch (3) – No Time
            • The Peace – Black Power
            • The Peace – Peaceful Man
            • Chrissy Zebby Tembo – I'm Not Made of Iron
            • Blackfoot (5) – Poor Connection
            • 5 Revolutions – I Had A Dream (Instrumental)
            • Eye Q – Making Life Out Of Music
            • Witch (3) – Like A Chicken
            • Born Free (6) – Mad Man
            • The Funkees – Breakthrough
            • Founders 15 – Don't Take Me For A Ride
            • Wells Fargo (8) – Coming Home
            • 5 Revolutions – FWE Bena Zambia
            • Witch (3) – No Time (Pilooski Edit)
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            Jagger Botchway GroupOdze OdzeCultures Of Soul
            Jagger Botchway is most famous for his work with the Hedzoleh Soundz and Hugh Masekela, and is a driving force in the world of afro-funk and afro-disco....
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              Joe MensahCry Laughter (RSD 16)Soundway
              LP Extremely rare Nigerian album available now for the first time in it's entirety since the '70s. Strictly limited to 500 copies for Record Store...
                Fela Anikulapo Kuti & The Africa '70I Go Shout Plenty (RSD 16)Knitting Factory
                10" - £11.99The 1986 recording "I Go Shout Plenty" backed with "Frustration" (the 1983 B Side of "Perambulator") brought together for Record Store Day...
                  William OnyeaborBody & Soul (2015 Issue)Luaka Bop
                  Classic William Onyeabor material from 1980! Includes the CLASSIC title track! 
                    Eji Oyewole Charity Begins At HomeBBE
                    Originally released on EMI Nigeria, and recorded at the tail end of the '70's, reveals, Eji’s version of highlife was even more distinctive...
                    • Eji Oyewole – Charity Begins At Home
                    • Eji Oyewole – Gele Odun (Oil Boom)
                    • Eji Oyewole – Lagos Complex - Lagos Highways
                    • Eji Oyewole – Unity In Africa (Kasowopo Kasekan)
                    Fela Kuti & Afrika 70Fear Not For Man (2015 Reissue)Label Maison
                    **DOWNLOAD CODE INCLUDED**Originally released in 1977... Fear not for Man is a stand out Fela classic. It's another intoxicating organic mixture of African...
                    • Fela Kuti & Afrika 70 – fear not for a man
                    Fela KutiNa Poi (2015 Reissue)Knitting Factory Records
                    Hypnotic afrobeat bullet from 1972 - recorded in Lagos. Sprited percussion, tight horns, and pure funk! As with most of the great man's albums, this is...
                    • Fela Kuti – na poi (part 1)
                    • Fela Kuti – na poi (part 2)
                    • Fela Kuti – you no go die...unless
                    The FishermenBy Chigozie ObiomaOne
                    In this impressive debut novel, four young brothers in a small Nigerian town encounter a madman, whose prophecy of violence threatens the core of their...
                    Mulatu AstatkeMulatu Of EthiopiaWorthy Records
                    This is perhaps the best album from cult Ethiopian deep jazz hero Mulatu Astake This highly sought-after rarity is probably the best African deep...
                    • Mulatu Astatke – Mulatu
                    • Mulatu Astatke – Dewel
                    • Mulatu Astatke – Kulunmanquel
                    • Mulatu Astatke – Kasalekut-hulu
                    Famine And ForeignersEthiopia Since Live Aid Oxford University Press
                    The terrible 1984 famine in Ethiopia focused the world's attention on the country and the issue of aid as never before. Anyone over the age of 30 remembers...
                    Highlife On The MoveSelected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings From London & Lagos 1954-66Soundway
                    ** Includes the first two tracks ever recorded by Fela Kuti - reissued for the first time ever! ** In many ways 'Highlife On The Move' is a prequel...
                    • Ginger Folorunso Johnson & His Afro-Cuban Band – Highlife No. 5
                    • Kwamalah Quaye Sextetto Africana – Son Of Africa
                    • Nigerian Union Rhythm Group – Abeni
                    • Steve Rhodes & His London Hi-lifers – Drink A Tea
                    • Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Highlife Rakers – Fela’s Special
                    • Steve Rhodes & His London Hi-lifers – Oju Rere
                    • Chris Ajilo And His Cubanos – Afro Mood
                    • Soundz Africana – Africana
                    • Black Star Band, The – Obaa Amponsa Pandogo
                    • Buddy Pipp's Highlifers – Ghana Special
                    • Quavers, The – Money Money
                    • Afro Rhythm Kings – Donaldo’s Samba
                    • Afro Rhythm Kings – Marabi Dance
                    • Quavers, The – Kitch
                    • Bobby Benson & His Orchestra – Okokoko
                    • John Santos MartinsZeal Onyia & His Band – Fancy Baby
                    • E. C. Arinze & The Empire Rhythm Orchestra – Biko Rapum Paulina
                    • John Santos MartinsZeal Onyia & His Band – Maggie
                    • Lord GandaRupert Nurse’s Calypso Band – Ghana, Forward Forever
                    • Adams’ African Sky Rockets – A Night in Port Harcourt
                    • Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Highlife Rakers – Aigana
                    • Nigerian Union Rhythm Group – Tortoise Mambo
                    • Bobby Benson & His Combo – Niger Mambo
                    • Rans Boi’s African Highlife Band – Highlife Comes to Europe
                    • 1. Ginger Folorunso Johnson & His Afro-Cuban Band – Highlife No. 5
                    • 2. Kwamalah Quaye Sextetto Africana – Son Of Africa
                    • 3. Nigerian Union Rhythm Group – Abeni
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                    Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area BandPat Thomas & Kwashibu Area BandStrut
                    New studio album by one of Ghana’s all-time great vocalists, “The Golden Voice Of Africa”, Pat Thomas, in conjunction with the Kwashibu Area Band...
                    • Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band – Mewo Akoma
                    • Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band – Gyae Su
                    • Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band – Odoo Be Ba
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                    A Language Of SongJourneys in the Musical World of the African DiasporaDuke University Press
                    In "A Language of Song", Samuel Charters - one of the pioneering collectors of African American music - writes of a trip to West Africa where he found...
                    Olatunji And His Percussion, Brass, Woodwind, And ChoirZungo (1961)Columbia
                    Original 6-eyes Columba first pressing stereo, 1961. HEAVY afro-percussion. Rare.
                      Afropop: Contemporary African MusicBy Sean BarlowBook Sales (1998)
                      Groovy African music guide.
                      • Original Book (700g)£10.00
                        S/hand hardback book w/dustjacket in good condition.
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                      Nana Love Disco Documentary: Full Of FunkBBE
                      Reissue of this impossibly rare, private-press, Ghanian disco LP from the late 70's on BBE! Featuring legendary musicians of the scene such as Harry Mosco....
                      • Nana Love – I’m In Love
                      • Nana Love – We Gonna Stay For The Party
                      • Nana Love – Talking About Music
                      Francis Bebey Psychedelic Sanza 1982-1984Born Bad
                      We were completely blown away by the music of the late Cameroonian master musician, Francis Bebey when a compilation emerged on the Born Bad imprint last...
                      • Francis Bebey – Sanza nocturne
                      • Francis Bebey – Bissau
                      • Francis Bebey – Sanza Tristesse
                      • Francis Bebey – Africa Sanza
                      • Francis Bebey – Forest Nativity
                      • Francis Bebey – Sunny Crypt
                      • Francis Bebey – Binta Madiallo
                      • Francis Bebey – Tumu Pakara
                      • Francis Bebey – Di Saegri
                      • Francis Bebey – Ngoma likembe
                      • Francis Bebey – Guinée
                      Ghanaian Popular FictionBy Stephanie NewellOhio University Press
                      Stephanie Newell's book reveals the undocumented writing, publishing and reading of pamphlets and paperbacks which exist outside of mainstream mass-production...
                      The Cow-Tail Switchand other West African StoriesTroll (1947)
                      Looking for African folktales? Look first to the work of Harold Courlander. He is one of the finest folktale anthropologists of his generation. "The Cow-Tail...
                      Fela KutiFinding Fela (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Knitting Factory Records
                      The soundtrack to the documentary, ‘Finding Fela,’ directed by Acadamy Award winning director, Alex Gibney. The film tells...
                      • Fela Kuti & Nigeria 70 – Jeun Ko Ku (Chop 'N Quench)
                      • Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Opposite People (edit)
                      • Koola Lobitos – Highlife Time
                      • Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Lover
                      • Fela Kuti & Nigeria 70 – Viva Nigeria
                      • Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Upside Down (edit)
                      • Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Egbe Mi O (Carry Me)
                      • Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Johnny Just Drop (edit)
                      • Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – VIP (pt 2 - live In Berlin)
                      • Fela Kuti & Egypt 80 – Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense (edit)
                      • Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Go Slow (edit)
                      • The Fela Band! – Zombie
                      • Fela Kuti & Egypt 80 – Power Show (edit)
                      • Fela Kuti & Egypt 80 – Beasts Of Nation (edit)
                      • Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Shuffering & Smiling (edit)
                      • The Fela Band – Colonial Mentality (with Femi Kuti - live At The New Afrika Shrine)
                      • 1. Fela Kuti & Nigeria 70 – Jeun Ko Ku (Chop 'N Quench)
                      • 2. Fela Kuti & Africa 70 – Opposite People (edit)
                      • 3. Koola Lobitos – Highlife Time
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                      Fela KutiExpensive Shit (2014 Vinyl Reissue)Knitting Factory Records
                      'Expensive Shit' is one of Fela's most notorious albums! This killer afro-beat LP was originally release in 1975 and now gets a reissue on Brooklyn-based...
                      • Fela Kuti – Expensive Shit
                      • Fela Kuti – Water No Get Enemy
                      Fela KutiTeacher Don't Teach Me NonsenseKnitting Factory Records
                      In 'Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense', Fela explains the role of the teacher in any society with the concept that all the things we consider to be problems...
                      • Fela Kuti – Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense
                      Muyei PowerSierra Leone In 1970s USASoundway
                      Muyei Power or Orchestre Muyei (muyei means ‘our country’) was one of the top dance bands of the1970s in Sierra Leone. Soundway...
                      • Muyei Power – Wali Bena
                      • Muyei Power – Yamba Sowe
                      • Muyei Power – Be Patient
                      • Muyei Power – Bi Loko
                      • Muyei Power – Ben Ben Bee
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                      South Africa - Nations Of the Modern WorldBy John CopeFrederick A Praeger
                      s/h hardback, no dust jacket
                      World Of MusicAfricaHeinemann
                      A comprehensive look at the musical styles and instruments of Africa. Discusses how the music of other cultures influenced the region's music and vice...
                      Globe-Trotters ClubNigeriaCarolrhoda Books
                      S/hand hardback book
                      Catch That GoatA Market Day In NigeriaBarefoot Books
                      Children's book S/hand paperback book.
                      Not With SilverBy Simi BedfordVintage Books
                      Nigerian-born writer resident in UK. Abiola is raised as an aristocratic African warrior in a highly developed civilisation, but when he is betrayed...
                      The EmperorDownfall Of An AutocratPenguin
                      After the deposition of Haile Selassie in 1974, which ended the ancient rule of the Abyssinian monarchy, Ryszard Kapuscinski travelled to Ethiopia and...
                      Cultures Of The WorldBeninMarshall Cavendish
                      Informative study of Benin - country, people, culture, religions etc. Nice pics. Hardback original secondhand book.