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    Nigeria Soul Fever - Afro Funk, Disco and BoogieWest African Disco Mayhem !Soul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records’ new Nigeria Soul Fever is their first release to explore the vast wealth of Nigerian music recorded in the 1970s. The new album comes...
    • Joni Haastrup – Free My People
    • Christy Essien – You Can't Change A Man
    • Akin Richards & The Executives – Afrikana Disco
    • Tee Mac – Nam Myoho Renge Kyo
    • Joni Haastrup – Greetings
    • Don Bruce and The Angels – Ocheche (Happy Song)
    • Benis Cletin – Get Up and Dance
    • Colomach – Enoviyin
    • Joni Haastrup – Do The Funkro
    • Tee Mac featuring Marjorie Barnes – Living Everyday
    • Arakatula – Mr Been To
    • Angela Starr – Disco Dancing
    • Joni Haastrup – Wake Up Your Mind
    • Jimmy Sherry & The Musik Agents – Nwaeze
    • Benis Cletin – Soul Fever
    • Arakatula – Wake Up Africa
    • 1. Joni Haastrup – Free My People
    • 2. Christy Essien – You Can't Change A Man
    • 3. Akin Richards & The Executives – Afrikana Disco
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    Lijadu SistersAfro-Beat Soul Sisters: The Lijadu Sisters at Afrodisia, Nigeria, 1976-79.Soul Jazz
    Killer new female Afro-Beat Funk from Nigeria in the 1970s. The Lijadu Sisters released a series of albums in the 1970s in Nigeria that blended heavyweight...
    • Lijadu Sisters – Danger
    • Lijadu Sisters – Orere - Elejigbo
    • Lijadu Sisters – Erora
    • Lijadu Sisters – Bayi L'ense
    • Lijadu Sisters – Sunshine
    • Lijadu Sisters – Life's Gone Down Low
    • Lijadu Sisters – Gbowo Mi
    • Lijadu Sisters – Come and Dance
    • Lijadu Sisters – Osupa
    • Lijadu Sisters – Cashing In
    • Lijadu Sisters – Amebo
    • Lijadu Sisters – Gbalo - Alogbalo
    • Lijadu Sisters – Not Any Longer
    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
    Nigeria Freedom Sounds ! Popular Music and The Birth Of Independent Nigeria 1960-63Calypso, Highlife, Apala, Mambo, JujuSoul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records’ new Nigeria Freedom Sounds! features a stunning selection of material spotlighting the vibrant musical scene in Nigeria at the start...
    • I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – E Ma Mobun Saya
    • Chris Ajilo and his Cubanos – Ariwo
    • I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – Aye Wa Kael
    • Charles Iwegbue and his Archibogs – Baby I Tire
    • Haruna Ishola and his Group – Iba Awon Agba
    • E.C. Arinze – Chukwu Fulum Nanya
    • Victor Ola-Iya and his Cool Cats – Cool Cats Invitation
    • Ganiyu Kale and his Guinea Mambo Orchestra – Iyawo-Ile
    • E.C. Arinze – Freedom Highlife
    • I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – Bonfo
    • Haruna Ishola and his Group – Owo Ni Fari
    • Apolos Empire Rhythm Orchestra – Cut your Coat According To Your Size
    • E.C. Arinze – Lumumba Calypso
    • Sammy Akpabot and his All Stars – Save For A Rainy Day
    • Ishie Brothers – Onyeoma Rosa
    • Godwin Omobuwa and his Soundmakers – Look, Look, Look
    • E.C. Arinze – Saturday Night
    • J.O. Araba and his Rhythm Blues – Iyawo Ma Pa Mi
    • Godwin Omobuwa and his Soundmakers – You Cheat Me
    • E.C. Arinze – Ozo Emena
    • Tes Dandies Dance Band – Obo Mi Ebe Mi
    • J.O. Araba and his Rhythm Blues – Olowofuja Sawa
    • I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – Omo Alara
    • 1. I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – E Ma Mobun Saya
    • 2. Chris Ajilo and his Cubanos – Ariwo
    • 3. I.K. Dairo and his Blue Spots – Aye Wa Kael
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    Tee MacNight Illusion (1980)Soul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records’ are releasing Tee Mac’s ‘Night Illusion’, a lost classic Nigerian Afro soul meets disco boogie funk album originally released...
    • Tee Mac – Living Everyday
    • Tee Mac – Struggle
    • Tee Mac – Talk To Me
    • Tee Mac – Hit Hit
    • Tee Mac – Night Illusion
    • Tee Mac – A Certain Way To Go
    • Tee Mac – Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo
    Congo Revolution - Revolutionary and Evolutionary Sounds From The Two Congos 1955 - 62Soul Jazz Records
    This stunning new release looks at the explosion of music that came out of the Congo in the years leading up to independence in 1960. Congolese rumba,...
    • Brazzos et OK Jazz – Cha Cha Cha Del Zombo
    • Brazzos Et OK Jazz – Tcha Tcha Tcha Mi Amor
    • Essous et Rock-A-Mambo – Baila
    • Edo et O.K. Jazz – Kumavula Tubakueto
    • O.K. Jazz – Sois Sage Amour
    • Nino & Rock-a-Mambo – Allegria
    • Bagette et Le Vedette Jazz Orchestre – Rhythmo Vedette Jazz
    • Franco et O.K. Jazz – Tokeyi Kobina Calypso
    • Essous et Orchestre Bantou – Luiza
    • Beguen Band – Yo Me Moera
    • African Jazz – Vive Patrice Lumumba
    • Dewayon & Conga Jazz – Na Lingi Na Ngai Kubala Te
    • Kongo Jazz – La Belle Lucie Botayi
    • Grupo O.K Jazz – Grupo O.K Jazz
    • Rock-A- Mambo – Cherie Nini
    • African Jazz – Flowers of Luckness
    • African Fiesta – Merengue Nico
    • Rock-a-Mambo – Les Voyous
    • Wendo Kolosoy with Beguen Band – Marie Louise
    • African Jazz – Ngonga Ebeti Independance
    • African Jazz – MNC Uhuru
    • 1. Brazzos et OK Jazz – Cha Cha Cha Del Zombo
    • 2. Brazzos Et OK Jazz – Tcha Tcha Tcha Mi Amor
    • 3. Essous et Rock-A-Mambo – Baila
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    Nigeria Soul Power 70 (Expanded Double LP Set)Afro-Funk, Afro-Rock, Afro-DiscoSoul Jazz Records
    Seriously rare, killer and classic Nigerian 70s Afro-Funk, Afro-Disco & Afro-Rock tunes bought together. Originally released as a now-long-out-of-print...
    • Geraldo Pino – Shake Hands
    • Sonny Okosuns Ozziddi – Dance Of The Elephants
    • The Wings – We'll Get Home
    • Alhaji (Chief) Prof. Kollington Ayinla – E Ye Ika Se
    • Colomach – Kassa Kpa Sama Kpa
    • Geraldo Pino – Heavy Heavy Heavy
    • MFB – Beware
    • Tony Grey and The Ozimba Messengers – You Are The One
    • Sonny Okosuns Ozziddi – Oba Erediauwa I
    • The Wings – Single Boy
    • Geraldo Pino – Power To The People
    • Original Wings – Igba Alusi
    • Don Bruce and The Angels – Sugar Baby
    • Geraldo Pino – Africans Must Unite
    Mahmoud AhmedYalem Baytewarnegn (1974)Mahmoud Records
    Superb super-super-rare unplayed Ethiopian ORIGINAL vinyl in original picture sleeve! A thing of great beauty! Awesome vocals of Mahmoud Ahmed...
    • Mahmoud Ahmed – Yalem Baytewarnegn
    • Mahmoud Ahmed – Tidar Lenurachen
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      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original Ethiopian 7" in pic sleeve! Unplayed and shiny but has some occasional minor background sounds
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    Congo Revolution Box SetAfrica Latin, Jazz and Funk: Sounds From The Two Congos (1957-73)Soul Jazz Records
    This unique box-set edition is only available as a one-off pressing seven-inch box set which brings together a stunning five-single/ ten track selection...
    • Rock-A-Mambo – Baila
    • Beguen Band – Yo Me Moera
    • Bantous De La Capitale – Watchiwara
    • African Fiesta – Mambo Hawaienne
    • O.K. Jazz – Sois Sage Amour
    • African Jazz – Merengue Fafa
    • African Fiesta Sukisa – I Got The Feelin'
    • O.K. Jazz – Kiwita Kumunani
    • Ryco Jazz – La Juventud
    • Trio Madjesi & Sosoliso – Matshatsha
    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...
      Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba!Songs and Rhythms For The Yoruba Gods In NigeriaSoul Jazz Records
      Soul Jazz Records’ latest album ‘Yoruba! Songs and Rhythms for the Yoruba Gods in Nigeria’ is newly recorded in Lagos, Nigeria. The album is co-produced...
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Yemoja
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Esu
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Sakara Instrumental Ensemble
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Obatala
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Eulogy To Amila
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Sango
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Agbe Gbe-Wadele
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Eulogy To Ori-Ola
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Bata Drums Ensemble
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Osun
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Eshere
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Dundun Instrumental Ensemble
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Yoruba! – Homage To Ogun
      Nigeria 70Volume 2: Lagos Jump - Original Heavyweight Afrobeat, Highlife, & Afro-FunkStrut
      Wow! A brilliant follow-up to Strut's essential Nigeria 70 compilation from a few years back! This is a brilliant compilation that will certainly appeal...
      • Sir Shina Peters – Yabis
      • Ify Jerry Krusade – Everybody Likes Soething Good
      • Bola Johnson – Ezuku Buzo
      • Ashanti Afrika Jah – Onyame
      • Olufemi Ajasa – Aiye Le
      • Peter King – African Dialects
      • Dynamic Africana – Igbehin Lalayo
      • Chief Checker – Ire Africa
      • Eric Akaeze – Wetin De Watch Goat Goat Dey Watcham
      William OnyeaborWorld Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor?Luaka Bop
      Mind-blowingly brilliant idiosyncratic synthesizer-led african disco-funk!  This the first compilation dedicated to the totally unique works of Nigerian...
      • William Onyeabor – Body And Soul
      • William Onyeabor – Atomic Bomb
      • William Onyeabor – Good Name
      • William Onyeabor – Something You Will Never Forget
      • William Onyeabor – Why Go To War
      • William Onyeabor – Love Is Blind
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      Ebo Taylor and The PelikansEbo Taylor and The PelikansMr Bongo
      Reissue of this "holy grail" Ghanaian funk LP - one of Ebo Taylor's rarest and most sought-after!On this album, Ebo Taylor joined forces with 12-piece...
      • Ebo Taylor and The Pelikans – Enye Wo Nyame Nko
      • Ebo Taylor and The Pelikans – Gyae Su Na Nkomo
      • Ebo Taylor and The Pelikans – Reality
      • Ebo Taylor and The Pelikans – Egya Edu
      • Ebo Taylor and The Pelikans – Mber No Aso
      • Ebo Taylor and The Pelikans – Come Along
      • Ebo Taylor and The Pelikans – If You Care
      Doing It In Lagos: Boogie, Pop & Disco In 1980's NigeriaVarious ArtistsSoundway
      Soundway release a compilation of twenty rare, and mostly unavailable, tracks from the world of Nigerian pop and club culture from the early 80's! A stunning...
      • Hotline – Fellas Doing It In Lagos
      • Peter Abdul – Don't You Know
      • Steve Monite – Only You
      • Oby Onyioha – Enjoy Your Life
      • Kio Amachree – Ivory
      • Livy Ekemezie – Holiday Action
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      Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji MachineSynchro Sound System & PowerMade In LagosSoul Jazz Records
      ‘Synchro Sound System & Power’ features the music of Nigeria Fuji Machine, which includes some of Nigeria's finest ‘Fuji’ master drummers and singers,...
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Iba
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Orin Gidi
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ilu
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ẹyọ-Sẹsẹ
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Garaje
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ọrọ Owe
      • Soul Jazz Records presents Nigeria Fuji Machine – Ire
      Mr Bongo Record Club: Vol. 2Various ArtistsMr Bongo
      The second, anticipated instalment in Mr Bongo's 'Record Club' series selects the label's recent discoveries and sought-after obscurities that form the...
      • Elbernita 'Twinkie' Clark – Awake O Zion
      • Dee Edwards – Put Your Love On The Line
      • Anubis – Ecology
      • Guy Cuevas – Ebony Game
      • Kiru Stars (Julius Kang'ethe) – Family Planning
      • Teaspoon & The Waves – Oh Yeh Soweto
      • Leny Andrade – Nao Adianta
      • Rosa Maria – Samba Maneiro
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      MarijataThis Is MarijataMr Bongo
      Marijata was a group made up of three members – Kofi 'Electric' Addison on drums, Bob Fischlan on organ and Nat Osmanu on guitar, hailing from Ghana. ...
      • Marijata – I Walk Alone
      • Marijata – We Live In Peace
      • Marijata – No Condition Is Permanent
      • Marijata – Break Through
      Afro-Beat AirwaysVolume 2 - Return Flight To Ghana 1974-1983 Analog Africa
      From the coastal cities of Accra and Cape Coast, basked in a tropical sound heavily influenced by highlife, to the semi-Saharan cities of Tamalé...
      • Uppers International – Aja Wondo
      • Ebo Taylor Jnr. – Children don´t cry
      • De Frank´s Band – Do Your Own Thing
      • The Cutlass Band – Obiara Wondo
      • De Frank and His Professionals – Waiting for my Baby
      • The African Brothers – Wope Me A Ka
      • Los Issufu and his Moslems – Kana Soro
      • Waza-Afriko 76 – Gbei Kpakpa Hife Sika
      • Rob – Loose Up yourself -
      • Tony Sarfo & The Funky Afrosibi – I Beg
      • K. Frimpong – Abrabo
      • Pierre Antoine and Vis-a-Vis – Say Min Sy Soh
      • Complex Soundz – God is Love
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      Dur Dur Of SomaliaVolume 1 & Volume 2Analog Africa
      Reissue of the band’s first two albums - the first installment in a three-part series dedicated to Dur-Dur Band - represents the first fruit of Analog...
      • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Ohiyee
      • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Yabaal
      • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Heelo
      • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Hiyeeley
      • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Aw Baahilowlow
      • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Doon Baa Maraysoo
      • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Intro Vol 2
      • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Jaceyl Mirahiis
      • Dur Dur Of Somalia – Dab - Abdulahi Sharif Hasan
      The Original Sound Of Burkina FasoVarious ArtistsMr Bongo
      Burkina Faso may be one of the least well-known parts of West Africa but it has a deep history and musical pedigree. A few years before President Thomas...
      • Abdoulaye Cisse – Jeunesse Wilila
      • Bozambo – Kombisse
      • Pierre Sandwidi – Boy Cuisinier
      • Abdoulaye Cisse – Aw Ye Douba Ke
      • Tidiani Coulibaly & Dafra Star – De Nwolo
      • Mangue Kondé & Le Super Mande – Touba
      • Amadou Balake – Whisky Et Coca-Cola
      • John Oumar Nabolle – M'ba Lale
      • Amadou Balake – Super Bar Konon Mousso
      • Mangue Konde Et Les 5 Consuls – Pop Konde
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      Nigeria 70: No Wahala - Highlife, Afro-funk & Juju 1973 -1987Various ArtistsStrut
      Strut present the first new volume in their pioneering ‘Nigeria 70’ series, bringing together rare highlife, Afro-funk and juju from the ‘70s and...
      • Odeyemi – Oni Suru
      • Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz – Sickness
      • Felixson Ngasia & The Survivals – Black Precious Colour
      • Sina Bakare – Africa
      • Saxon Lee And The Shadows International – Special Secret of Baby
      • Osayomore Joseph & The Creative 7 – Obonogbozu
      • International Brothers Band – Onuma Dimnobi
      • Don Bruce And The Angels – Kinuye
      • Rogana Ottah & His Black Heroes Int. – Let Them Say
      • Etubom Rex Williams & His Nigerian Artistes – Psychedelic Shoes
      • Sir Victor Uwaifo & His Titibitis – Iziegbe (Ekassa No. 70)
      • M.A. Jaiyesimi & His Crescent Bros Band – Mundiya Loju about
      • 1. Odeyemi – Oni Suru
      • 2. Prince Nico Mbarga & Rocafil Jazz – Sickness
      • 3. Felixson Ngasia & The Survivals – Black Precious Colour
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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
      Mr Bongo Record Club: Vol. 3Various ArtistsMr Bongo
      Mr Bongo return to their record club series, delivering another fine compilation of recent rare finds, favorites from DJ sets, plus hot selects from their...
      • J. B. De Carvalho E Seu Terreiro – Fui À Umbanda
      • Trio Ternura – A Gira
      • Alcione – Figa de Guiné
      • Impacto 5 – Longe Daqui Aqui Mesmo
      • Abaete – Pisa No Taboado
      • Tobias – Coisa Sentimental
      • Os Flippers – Estrelar
      • Spaceark – Don't Stop (Unreleased Long Version)
      • Pure Release – I'll Know It's Love For Sure
      • Luther Davis Group – You Can Be A Star
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      Jackpot Jive Vol​.​1 - Rare South African 45s 1973-1982Various ArtistsMasterlabs Records
      **Limited to 300 copies only!** A brilliantly curated selection of tracks from the SA underground in the decade recorded between the early 70s to the early...
        Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie In 1980s South AfricaVarious ArtistsSoundway
        Soundway dig deep again and present a selection of 18 rare 1980s cuts that highlight the period that nestles in between the ‘70s (where American-influenced...
        • The Survivals – My Brother
        • Stimela – Mind Games
        • Hot Soul Singers – Hlala Nami
        • Zoom – Wayawaya
        • Ashiko – Gumba Fire (Madlakadlaka)
        • Monwa & Sun – Heartbeat
        • Ntombi Ndaba – Do You Trust Amajita?
        • The Black Five – Selallane
        • Starlight – Picnicing
        • Zasha – Hayi Ngodlame
        • Condry Ziqubu – She’s Impossible
        • General Peter Maringa – Listen To Me
        • Zasha – Arrow Dub
        • Ozila – Wola Wola
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        Hamad Kalkaba And The Golden Sounds1974 - 1975Analog Africa
        Hot, fuzzy Afro-psych-funk rubdown from the legendary, Hamad Kalkaba! Analog Africa do it again and focus in on the entire discography of the artist. Neglected...
        • Hamad Kalkaba And The Golden Sounds – Astadjam Dada Sare
        • Hamad Kalkaba And The Golden Sounds – Touflé
        • Hamad Kalkaba And The Golden Sounds – Fouh Sei Allah
        • Hamad Kalkaba And The Golden Sounds – Lamido
        • Hamad Kalkaba And The Golden Sounds – Gandjal Kessoum
        • Hamad Kalkaba And The Golden Sounds – Tchakoulaté
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        Kenya Special: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970's & 80'sVariousSoundway
        Soundway return with another instalment in their acclaimed african "special" series - this time focussing on 70's and 80's Kenya!Having delved deep into...
        • The Loi Toki Tok – Ware Wa
        • Slim Ali & The Famous Hodi Boys – Watoto Nyara
        • The Mombasa Vikings – Mama Matotoya
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        Kiki Gyan 24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82Soundway
        Seven, super funky discofied Ghanian stompers from Africa's answer to Stevie Wonder, Kiki Gyan!  Collected here is the best of Gyan’s work...
        • Kiki Gyan – disco dancer
        • Kiki Gyan – 24 hours in disco
        • Kiki Gyan – keep on dancing
        • Kiki Gyan – pretty pretty girls
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        Odion IruojeDown To EarthSoundway
        The only LP by Nigeria's number-one producer of the 70's and 80's, 'Sound President' Odion Iruoje - credited as being the man who signed Fela...
        • Odion Iruoje – Identify With Your Root (Which One You De?)
        • Odion Iruoje – Anogo - Giri
        • Odion Iruoje – Ikebe
        • Odion Iruoje – Alhaja And Obiageri
        • Odion Iruoje – Love Care
        • Odion Iruoje – Aro Affair (Crazy Scene)
        Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou Volume 3 - The Skeletal Essences Of Afro Funk 1969-1980Analog Africa
        The bones of afro-funk laid bare on this outrageously funked raw collection from the mind-bending legendary Benin band on Analog Africa!  Not...
        • Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou – Ne Rien Voir, Dire, Entendre
        • Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou – Houzou Houzou Wa
        • Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou – N'Goua
        • Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou – Honton Kan Do Go Me
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        Soul Jazz Records presents Apala:Apala Groups in Nigeria 1967-70Soul Jazz Records
        Soul Jazz Records new ‘Apala: Apala Groups in Nigeria 1967-70’ is the first ever collection of Apala music to be released outside of Nigeria. The...
        • Haruna Ishola and His Apala Group – Ewure Ile Komoyi Ode
        • Adebukonla Ajao and Her Group – Aboyin Ile
        • Rapheal Ajide and His Apala Group – Adura Fun Osiwowo
        • Haruna Ishola and His Apala Group – Orin To Mo Gbon Wa
        • R.A. Tikalosoro and His Group – Agilinti Lomu
        • Adebukonla Ajao and Her Group – A.B.D. Alawiye
        • Haruna Ishola and His Apala Group – Asa Ko Gbodo Wole Gbeiyele
        • Adeleke Aremu & His Group – Egbe Arowolo
        • Haruna Ishola and His Apala Group – Rufai Baolgun
        • R.A. Tikalosoro and His Group – Kiniun Kuro Leran Amu Sere
        • Haruna Ishola and His Apala Group – S. Aka
        • Adebukonla Ajao and Her Group – Lekele Bale
        • Kasumu Adio and His Apala Group – Odale Ore
        • Ayisatu Alabi and Her Group – Oko Lolomo
        • Jimoh Agbejo Bo Ogun and His Group – Oriki Ibeji
        • Ayisatu Alabi and Her Group – Omo Olobi
        • Rapheal Ajide and His Apala Group – Orin Aje
        • Adebukonla Ajao and Her Group – Sunday Babayemi
        • 1. Haruna Ishola and His Apala Group – Ewure Ile Komoyi Ode
        • 2. Adebukonla Ajao and Her Group – Aboyin Ile
        • 3. Rapheal Ajide and His Apala Group – Adura Fun Osiwowo
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        ZimbaBaleka (inc. The Comet Is Coming remix)Nyami Nyami Records
        Reissue of this rare and sought after afro-industrial new wave gem from 1983, recorded and produced by Zimba, a band founded in Amsterdam by...
        • Zimba – Baleka (Long Version)
        • Zimba – Baleka (The Comet Is Coming Remix)
        • Zimba – Baleka (Siwo Edit)
        Sweet As Broken Dates: Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of AfricaVarious ArtistsOstinato Records
        Ostinato Records follow on from their killer 'Synthesize The Soul' compilation and focus on the beautiful lost music from Somalia. This stunning comp...
        • Nimco Jamaac – Buuraha U Dheer (The Highest Mountains)
        • Aamina Camaari – Rag Waa Nacab Iyo Nasteexo (Men Are Cruel & Kind)
        • Zahra Ahmed Nuur Ali – Unknown
        • Hibo Nuura – Haddii Hoobalkii Gabay (If The Artist Let's You Down)
        • Gacaltooyo Band – Ninkaan Ogayn (He Who Does Not Know) (feat Faduumina Hilowle)
        • Iftiin Band – Xuduud Ma Leh Xubigaan (This Love Has No Boundaries) (feat Mahmud Abdalla "Jerry" Hussen & Maryan Naasir)
        • Xasan Diiriye – Qaraami (Love)
        • Dur-Dur Band – Gorof (Elixir) (feat Sahra Dawo)
        • Sharaf Band – Kadeed Badanaa Naftaydani (My Life Is Full Of Tribulations) (feat Xaawo Hiiraan)
        • 4 Mars – Na Daadihi (Guide Us)
        • Danan Hargeysa – Uur Hooyo (Mother's Womb) (feat Mohamed "Huro" Abdihashi)
        • Sharero Band – Qays Iyo Layla (Romeo & Juliet) (feat Faadumo Qaasim)
        • Waaberi – Oktoobar Waatee? Waa Taayadii (What's October? It's Ours)
        • Danan Hargeysa – Mama (feat Mohamed "Huro" Abdihashi)
        • Dur-Dur Band – Duruuf Maa Laygu Diidee (Rejected Due To My Circumstance) (feat Muqtar Idi Ramadan)
        • Iftiin Band – Anaa Qaylodhaanta (feat Mah Mud Abdalla "Jerry" Hussen)
        • 1. Nimco Jamaac – Buuraha U Dheer (The Highest Mountains)
        • 2. Aamina Camaari – Rag Waa Nacab Iyo Nasteexo (Men Are Cruel & Kind)
        • 3. Zahra Ahmed Nuur Ali – Unknown
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        Shango Dance BandShango Dance BandComb & Razor Sound
        It’s 1968 and Fela is in tears-Fela Kuti, the genius of afrobeat. The champion of the people. Fabled for unflinchingly staring down the barrels of state...
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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
          Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 OrganizationBlessing (Nigeria, 1978)Soul Jazz Records
          This is the first in Soul Jazz Records’ new series of one-off pressings of limited-edition 1000 copies vinyl-only releases of Afro-funk/Afro-beat exact-replica,...
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – E Ye Ika Se
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Oromo Adie Fo
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Ko S'Ohun Tan O Le Fi Gberaga
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Adio Shile
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Won Ti Gbe Oye Fun Mi
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Pataki L'Omo
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – To Ba Jisoro Mi
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Engineer Olatunji / Iya Suna
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Odun Titun De
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Ao Toro Emi Gesa Fun Enia
          • Alhaji Chief Kollington Ayinla & His Fuji '78 Organization – Ki Aiye Ma Gbagbe Mi
          Heads Records: South African Disco-Dub EditsVarious ArtistsSoundway
          Straight off the back of Soundway's stunning 'Gumba Fire' compilation, the label selects more sure-fire disco burners. This is a 4-track EP drawing from...
          • William & The Young Five – You Turn Me On (JKriv Rework)
          • Manyane – Thabong (Frankie Francis Bubblegum Dub)
          • Adaye – Turn It Up (Frankie Francis 3AM Re-Edit)
          • Starlight – Picnic
          • 1. William & The Young Five – You Turn Me On (JKriv Rework)
          • 2. Manyane – Thabong (Frankie Francis Bubblegum Dub)
          • 3. Adaye – Turn It Up (Frankie Francis 3AM Re-Edit)
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          BitoriLegend Of Funana (The Forbidden Music Of Cape Verde Islands)Analog Africa
          The follow up to the highly acclaimed "Space Echo" compilation is another offering from the magical Cape Verde islands.  In 1997, a quiet,...
          • Bitori – Nha Bibinha
          • Bitori – Rabelado
          • Bitori – Cruz Di Pico
          • Bitori – Cabalo
          • Bitori – Munana
          • Bitori – Natalia
          • Bitori – Julinha
          • Bitori – Didi Di Réz
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          V.O.MashisaInvisible City Editions
          First time official reissue of this now much in demand record, originally released in 1990. Raw african disco boogie from the townships of South...
          • V.O. – She's My Lady
          • V.O. – Mashisa
          • V.O. – Mashisa (Dub Mix)
          • V.O. – Malunde
          Ebo TaylorPalaverBBE
          BBE unearth ‘Palaver’, a long-lost, previously unreleased 1980 album from Ghanaian guitarist and songwriter, Ebo Taylor. If Fela Kuti was the king...
          • Ebo Taylor – Palaver
          • Ebo Taylor – Make You No Mind
          • Ebo Taylor – Abebrese
          • Ebo Taylor – Help Africa
          • Ebo Taylor – Nyame Dadaw
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          Orchestre AbassDe Bassari TogoAnalog Africa
          Analog Africa reissue some impposibly rare material from "the funkiest Togo band", Orchestre Abass! This limited release features the band's extremely...
          • Orchestre Abass – Haka Dunia
          • Orchestre Abass – Soo Soo Mungha
          • Orchestre Abass – Ekule Nugble Nu
          • Orchestre Abass – Shamarin Banza
          • Orchestre Abass – Honam
          • Orchestre Abass – Kissagui
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          Fela : This Bitch Of A Life By Carlos Moore (2009)The Authorized Biography Of Africa's Musical GeniusLawrence Hill Books
          Revealing the hidden facts of this African superstar's complex personality and the truth about his tumultuous existence, this unique biography is based...
          • Original Book (350g)£50.00
            Original = hard to find out-of print edition paperback with wicked sleeve! In great condition minor cover crease on back at bottom
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          Akofa AkoussahAkofa AkoussahMr Bongo
          Rich, deep, percussive soulful folk album from master Togolese singer, Akofa Akoussah! A rare 1976 album release reissued via Mr. Bongo!
          • Akofa Akoussah – Tango
          • Akofa Akoussah – Ramer Sans Rame
          • Akofa Akoussah – La Lem
          • Akofa Akoussah – Mitso Aseye
          • Akofa Akoussah – Dandou Kodjo
          • Akofa Akoussah – Kimumbu
          • Akofa Akoussah – G Blem Di
          • Akofa Akoussah – I Tcho Tchass
          Sir Shina PetersSeweleStrut
          Strut reissue reissue this stunning (and now very rare) original album from the early career of Nigerian juju star Shina Peters, ‘Sewele’ from 1986!
          • Sir Shina Peters – Sewele
          • Sir Shina Peters – Yabis
          • Sir Shina Peters – Agbe’Ere De
          • Sir Shina Peters – Late Aboderin
          Bitteschön, Philophon!Various ArtistsPhilophon
          "Bitteschon, Philophon!" is a "best of" selection taken from the fifteen 7" releases by the Berlin-based label Philophon. Features Jimi Tenor, Alemayehu...
          • Guy One – Estre (feat. Florence Adooni)
          • Alemayehu Eshete – Alteleyeshegnem
          • Jimi Tenor – My Mind Will Travel (Teen Party Edit)
          • Y-Bayani and Baby Naa & their Band of Enlightenment Reason and Love – Rehwe Mie Enyim
          • Bajka – Invisible Joy
          • Lee Dodou & The Polyversal Souls – Basa Basa
          • Alogte Oho & His Sounds of Joy – Mam Yinne Wa
          • Hailu Mergia – Yegle Nesh
          • Y-Bayani & His Band of Enlightenment Reason and Love – Asembi Ara Amba
          • The Polyversal Souls – Portrait of Alemayehu (daytime)
          • 1. Guy One – Estre (feat. Florence Adooni)
          • 2. Alemayehu Eshete – Alteleyeshegnem
          • 3. Jimi Tenor – My Mind Will Travel (Teen Party Edit)
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          Tunde MabaduViva DiscoMr Bongo
          Ultra rare and sought after afro beat from 1980, reissued by Mr Bongo, originally issued on Afrodesia. Up-beat, afro, party-starters a plenty here!
          • Tunde Mabadu – Alabosi
          • Tunde Mabadu – Disco Press Funk
          • Tunde Mabadu – Amupara Ko Ma Dara
          • Tunde Mabadu – African Parowo
          • Tunde Mabadu – Angelina - Sugar Daddy
          • Tunde Mabadu – Viva Disco (Instrumental)
          The ApplesMind TwisterOdion Livingstone
          Odion Livingstone present another essential reissue from the Nigerian archives, the first ever international release of The Apples’ essential Afro-funk...
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            Monomono Give The Beggar A Chance Soundway
            Rare afro-rock from Nigerian's 'Soul brother number one'. This is the essential debut album from Joni Haastrup’s band MonoMono originally released...
            • Monomono – Ema kowa lasa ile wa
            • Monomono – The world might fall over
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            Gyedu Blay AmbolleyAmbolleyMr Bongo
            Extremely hard-to-obtain album from the Ghanaian master composer, producer and musician. Originally released in 1982 by the WEA International label and...
            • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – It's Highlife
            • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Walking Down The Street
            • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – 'Cos I Love You
            • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Cut Your Coat
            • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Adwoa
            • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Simigwa
            • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Franfranta