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    The Abatwa (Pygmy): Why Did We Stop Growing Tall?VariousGlitterbeat Records
    Rough-hewn, tribal sonics from the tribes of the Rwandan borderlands. One-stringviolins/ 11-string harps/ haunted solo & duo singing/ battery operatedloop...
    • Christoph Ntabanganyimana with Bihoyiki Dathive – Sida Ni Mbi (AIDS is Bad)
    • Emmanuel Hatungimana – Rwanda Nziza (Beautiful Rwanda)
    • Bihoyiki Dathive – Igira Hino (Come Closer)
    • Teonesse Majambere – Umuyange (Protect the Environment)
    • Beatrice Mukarungi – Urwanikamiheto (War Song)
    • 1. Christoph Ntabanganyimana with Bihoyiki Dathive – Sida Ni Mbi (AIDS is Bad)
    • 2. Emmanuel Hatungimana – Rwanda Nziza (Beautiful Rwanda)
    • 3. Bihoyiki Dathive – Igira Hino (Come Closer)
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    Joe NezMemories Of Joe Nez (1988)Scantone Records
    Original Nigerian vinyl. Sort of Nigeria funky reggae. Vinyl VG- , sleeve VG (not this pic just few creases)+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine...
    • Joe Nez – Leave Me Alone
    • Joe Nez – Song Of Happiness
    Heads Funk BandCold FirePMG
    The self-proclaimed funkiest band on the west coast of Africa, the Heads Funk Band, could arguably make that claim for the whole continent. Featuring the...
    • Heads Funk Band – Out Of Sight
    • Heads Funk Band – Cold Fire
    • Heads Funk Band – I Need Your Loving
    • Heads Funk Band – Got To Know
    • Heads Funk Band – Funky Port Harcourt
    • Heads Funk Band – Intro
    • Heads Funk Band – Be With Me
    • Heads Funk Band – Not Yours Anymore
    • Heads Funk Band – Put On Your Funky Shoes
    • LP£21.99 £14.99
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    King Sunny AdeMo Dupe (Gratitude) (1985)Sunny Alade
    Quality digital roots hi-life Rare Original Nigerian vinyl.Vinyl VG+ , sleeve VG+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
    • King Sunny Ade – Ka Jo Mu Jo
    Anna MwaleAfrican Song (1984)CBS
    Rare South African boogie/discoVG vinyl, G sleeve. ORIGINAL AFRICAN VINYL+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
    • Anna Mwale – Kwacha Ngwee (Daylight Has Come)
    • Anna Mwale – Kabuku
    Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerOkiki (1986)Siky Oluyole Records
    Heavy! Deep!Rare Original Nigerian vinyl.Vinyl VG+ , sleeve G- +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
    • Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Olunrete
    Oliver De CoqueDestiny (1993)(Akalaka)Ogene Records
    Quality independent highlifeOriginal Nigerian vinyl. (none for sale on discogs)Vinyl G ( listen actual audio), sleeve G- (lot of wear)+High-end...
    • Oliver De Coque – Destiny (Akalaka(
    ElcadosWhat Ever You NeedPMG
    The last ever album from the Elcados, it starts with the title track, a bouncy reggae number guaranteed to fill the dance floor. ‘Cross Over...
    • Elcados – What Ever You Need
    • Elcados – Cross Over Reggae
    • Elcados – The World Is Full Of Injustice
    • Elcados – Marry The Poor
    • Elcados – Funky Music
    • Elcados – This Is Life
    Oliver De Coque And His Expo'76-Ogene Sound Super Of AfricaAppreciation (1992)Leader Record
    Quality modern highlifeOriginal Nigerian vinyl. (none for sale on discogs)Vinyl G, sleeve G-+High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
    • Oliver De Coque And His Expo'76-Ogene Sound Super Of Africa – Appreciation
    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...
    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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    Peter KingOmo LewaSecret Stash
    Omo Lewa by Nigerian born band leader and multi- instrumentalist Peter King came into the world in 1976. From start to finish, King weaves afrobeat, highlife,...
    • Peter King – Omo Lewa
    • Peter King – Yere Africa
    • Peter King – Afro-Funk
    • Peter King – Eda
    Fela KutiStalemate / Fear Not For ManKnitting Factory Records
    The two titles from these 1977 albums are fiercely anti-authoritarian blasts at the Nigerian governmental regime while on 'Don't Worry About My Mouth O',...
      Fela KutiIkoyi Blindness / Kalakuta ShowKnitting Factory Records
      Ikoyi Blindness was released in the mid-1970s. This album also includes both songs from the 1976 release Kalakuta Show. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!
        Thony Shorby NyenwiSweet Funk MusicJetrecords.fr
        Reissue of a long lost afro beat and Nigerian funk classic from 1978, a killer collection of captivating grooves and haunting melodies. For fans of Fela...
        • Thony Shorby Nyenwi – Call A Spade A Spade
        • Thony Shorby Nyenwi – Married Life
        • Thony Shorby Nyenwi – Forgiveness
        • Thony Shorby Nyenwi – No Wrong Show
        • Thony Shorby Nyenwi – Love Of Parents
        • Thony Shorby Nyenwi – People In The World
        Orits WillikiWha' Dis Wha' Dat (1991)Premier Music
        Very Rare Original Nigerian LP/EP vinyl - digital roots/reggae dancehall Nigerian stylee, check the audio!
        • Orits Williki – Wha' Dis Wha' Dat
        • Orits Williki – Heart of Stone (Extended Version)
        • Original LP£35.00
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        Dr. Alhaji (Chief) Sikuru Ayinde Barrister And His Supreme Fuji VibrationsTalazo '84 (1984)Omo Aje
          • Original LP£20.00
            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal Nigerian vinyl, VG
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          Ismaël Lô ‘L’Homme OrchestreGor Sayina’Syllart
          Official first reissue of the first album of Ismaël Lô, one of the greatest Senegalese musician, initially released in 1980 and produced by Ibrahima...
            Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerBarry Wonders At 40Siky Oluyole Records
              • Original LP£20.00
                Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original Nigerian Vinyl , surface marks plays well, sleeve wear

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              Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde BarristerFuji Garbage Series II - Barry Wonder (1988)Siky Oluyole Records
              Rare Nigerian vinyl.HEAVY! Quality Fuji sounds!
              • Chief Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister – Fuji Garbage Series II
              • Original LP£20.00
                Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original Nigerian Vinyl , surface marks plays fine

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              Fela KutiJ.J.D (Johnny Just Drop!!) Live!! At Kalakuta RepublikKnitting Factory Records
              Originally released in 1977, ‘Johnny Just Drop (J.J.D.)’ features Fela lampooning Nigeria’s ‘been-tos’, people who had been to Europe or America...
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                Fela KutiV.I.P. (Vagabonds in Power)Knitting Factory Records
                Performed by Fela and his Afrika 70 at the renowned Berlin Jazz Festival in 1978, this live recording of V.I.P. is possibly Fela’s most profound vilification...
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                  Ahemaa NwomkroYe Fre YenLokalophon
                  Wicked Ghanian ashanti style 7" from Ahemaa Nwomkro on new Philophon offshoot label Lokalophon. Recommeded!
                  • Ahemaa Nwomkro – Ye Fre Yen
                  • Ahemaa Nwomkro – Me Bo Wo Din
                  Shina Williams & His African PercussionsShina WilliamsMr Bongo
                  Mr Bongo delve further into the back catalogue of Nigerian bandleader, Shina Williams, with the first official reissue of his self-titled classic. A deep,...
                  • Shina Williams & His African Percussions – Ise Aje Male
                  Bukky LeoTribute to Fela Kuti, Vol. 2 (Live at the Jazz Cafe)Drift Recordings
                  Legendary Lagos saxophonist Bukky Leo continues his celebration of Fela Kuti with a second volume in his 'Tribute To Fela Kuti' series, recorded live at...
                  • Bukky Leo – Follow Follow (Live)
                  • Bukky Leo – Sorrow Tears and Blood (Live)
                  • Bukky Leo – Confusion (Live)
                  Fela KutiUnderground SystemKnitting Factory Records
                  Reissue of one of Fela's later recordings, comprised of two extended tracks, the title cut and the classic, 'Pansa Pansa'.
                  • Fela Kuti – Underground System
                  • Fela Kuti – Pansa Pansa
                  Let's Visit NigeriaBy Nicholas Freville
                  Very groovy small hardback book 1968, republished 74. Secondhand hardback
                  Isaac Birituro & The Rail AbandonKalbaWah Wah 45s
                  Wah Wah 45s present 'Kalba', the first album from Ghanaian xylophone master Isaac Birituro and UK-based producer and singer-songwriter Sonny Johns AKA...
                  • Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon – Yesu Yan Yan
                  • Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon – Highlife
                  • Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon – Bo Ma
                  • Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon – I Know (I'm OK)
                  • Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon – Da Po
                  • Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon – Für Svenja
                  • Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon – Nye Fo Chen
                  • Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon – La Cocina
                  • Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon – Bo Le De Ma
                  Cheikh Tidiane SeckTimbuktuKomos Records
                  Elder statesman of Malian music, Cheikh Tidiane Seck, sends an Afro Jazz prayer to his friend and colleague Randy Weston over this album, propelling his...
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                    UkandanzYeketelaleBuda Musique
                    The adventure that links Damien Cluzel (guitars) and Lionel Martin (tenor sax), the two founders of the group, with the Ethiopian singer Asnake Guebreyes...
                      MafikaON: The Sound Of ON Records 1987-1989 Part 2Egoli Records
                      Second part of Egoli Records 12" focus of the mighty South African label, ON Records. Amazing, DIY, bubblegum music out of South Africa, this time putting...
                      • Mafika – Roadblock
                      • Mafika – Roadblock (Taxi Mix)
                      • Mafika – Sbarara
                      • Mafika – Lalavuka
                      • Mafika – Black Jack
                      Structure and Conflict in Nigeria, 1960-66by Ken Post and Michael VickersHeinemann
                      s/hand hardback book no dustkjacket
                      Warrior & His Oriental Brothers InternationalMy Success (1981)
                      Original Nigerian Vinyl! Vinyl/sleeve VG Lots of surface scratches plays well /sleeve F/G- +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
                        African Rootsby Jerry SilvermanChelsea House
                        Nice out of print hardback book with nice sheet music of African based songs
                        • Original Book (700g)£20.00
                          Original USA large format out of print hardback, some wear/stickers on cover
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                        Madalitso BandWasalalaBongo Joe
                        Traditional rhythms from Malawian duo, Madalitso Band!
                        • Madalitso Band – Vina Vina Malawi
                        • Madalitso Band – Naphiri
                        • Madalitso Band – Mita
                        • Madalitso Band – Chikondi Cholawa
                        • Madalitso Band – Nambewe
                        • Madalitso Band – Wasalala
                        • Madalitso Band – Moyo Wa Lelo
                        • Madalitso Band – Chinakulaka
                        Zuhura SwalehSinge TemaBuda Musique
                        First-time reissue of a Deep Taarab masterpiece from legendary Swahili singer Zuhura Swaleh, recorded in Nairobi in 1981.
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Singe Tema
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Jino la Pembe
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Zizi la Huba
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Hasira Zako
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Wasafiri
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Bado Yuko Hai
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Kisu
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Ya Zamani
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Chungu
                        • Zuhura Swaleh – Humvui Alovikwa
                        New TutenkhamenI Wish You Were MineNyami Nyami
                        Nyami Nyami reissue a lost piece of Zimbabwean musical history - the only album from local legends the New Tutenkhamen, combining jazz, soul, folk and...
                        • New Tutenkhamen – Tutenkhamen Theme
                        • New Tutenkhamen – Sunday Morning
                        • New Tutenkhamen – I wish you were mine
                        • New Tutenkhamen – Togetherness
                        • New Tutenkhamen – True love
                        • New Tutenkhamen – Ane Nungo
                        • New Tutenkhamen – Big Brother Malcolm
                        • New Tutenkhamen – Forever Together
                        • New Tutenkhamen – Me An' Dolly
                        • New Tutenkhamen – Johburg Bound
                        Ladysmith Black MambazoTwo Worlds One Heart (1990)Warner Bros. Records
                        South African harmony group.
                          • Original LP£7.99
                            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK vinyl, old price sticker on front
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                          Sir Shina Adewale And His Super Stars InternationalVerse 5 (1978)Wel-Kadeb Records
                          Rare Nigerian LP
                            • Original LP£40.00
                              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal Nigerian LP - Vinyl is great, sleeve is solid but wavy.
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                            The Music Of AfricaBy J. H. Kwabena NketiaVictor Gollancz (1986)
                            A comprehensive guide to the music of this complex and diverse continent. 1st edition UK s/hand hardback in great condition w/dustjacket (is ex-library...
                            • Original Book (500g)£30.00
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                            Hycentto JuniorMama Groove (Bonus Edition)Lorem Ipsum
                            French label, Lorem Ipsum reissue Nigerian musician, Hycentto Junior's 1991 LP, ' Mama Groove' (complete with key tracks from his first 1984 album, 'At...
                            • Hycentto Junior – J.B. Control
                            • Hycentto Junior – D.J. Celebrate Mix
                            • Hycentto Junior – Mama Groove
                            • Hycentto Junior – Apartheid War
                            • Hycentto Junior – Reggae Dub
                            • Hycentto Junior – Baby Why
                            • Hycentto Junior – I Love You
                            African Musics in Context. Institutions, Culture, Identityby Thomas Solomon
                            African Musics in Context discusses the place of performing arts in Ugandan society, archiving music and music sources, performing archival music, performing...
                            Music in Africaby Adana Dzemila
                            Africa is such a large and diverse continent. Outside Africa, there is often only talk about Africa as one country: For example Tunisia and Tanzania could...
                            Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandVictory (1987)OBEY
                            Original Nigerian Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve G only lot of wear at top +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and all...
                              Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandThank You (Ose) (1983)Obey
                              Wicked juju soundsOriginal Nigerian vinyl. RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG+ /Sleeve VG- lot of wearHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                                King Sunny AdeMy Dear (1986)Atom Park
                                RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl VG- lots of marks plays well/Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+100% Guarantee on this and...
                                • King Sunny Ade – E Gbe Kini Yi Laruge
                                Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers BandPeace (1983)Obey
                                Groovy synth meets Hawaian guitar! DEEP RARE Original Nigerian Vinyl LP VG /Sleeve VG (wear/writing)High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                                • Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey & His Inter-Reformers Band – O Ti Pe Ti Mo Ti Ngbo Orin Obey