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Spirits of the Night The Vaudun Gods of HaitiSpring Publications
Rare book on Voodoo by the always good Selden Rodman. S/hand paperback
Voodoo and Magic PracticesJean KerboullBarrie & Jenkins
Original secondhand hardback with dustjacket in plastic cover in G- condition. Rare English translation
Clarence AshleyLive and in PersonJalopy
The first all-new album in over 50 years by the legendary singer and banjo player who helped introduce old time country music to audiences throughout America. ...
Vodou Drums in Haiti 2The Living Gods Of Haiti : 21st Century Ritual Drums & Spirit PossessionDrummers Of The Societe Absolument GuininSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new album features the truly intense, hypnotic and fascinating Vodou drums of Haiti, a stunning collection of trance-like rhythms...
Spirtiual Jazz 7IslamVariousJazzman
The seventh volume of Jazzman's acclaimed 'Spiritual Jazz' series examines the influence and impact of Islam on four decades of jazz innovation. Featuring...
  • 1. Maurice McIntyre – Humility in the Light of Creator
  • 2. Ritual Trio – Africanos/Latinos
  • 3. Emmanuel Abdul-Rahim – Kalahari Suite
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John & Alan LomaxLost Train Blues (Re-press)VariousJalopy
Lost Train Blues features 22 selections from the vast holdings of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, 13 of them have never been issued...
VariousCome And Trip It: Instrumental Dance Music, 1780s-1920s (1978)New World Records
Nice anthropological original LP, thick card, gatefold, with stapled inners and text (w/library stamps)
Rang'alaNew Recordings From Siaya County, Kenya: Ogoya Nengo And The Dodo Women’s GroupHonest Jon's
Open-hearted recordings of women’s singing, from a village in southwest Kenya. Honest Jon's focus on 'Dodo' - a type of traditional Luo music mostly...
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The InvisiblesBy Francis HuxleyRupert Hart-Davies (1966)
1966 hardback first edition w/dust jacket. Anthropogical study of Voodoo.
90 Degrees Of Shade Hot Jump-Up Island Sounds From The CaribbeanSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records’ new album 90 Degrees of Shade features the music of the Caribbean – Mambo, Calypso, Mento, Merengue, Latin Jazz and much more. The...
Soul Jazz Records presents Gwo KaMusic of Guadeloupe, French West Indies by Tradisyon KaSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records continues its journey into the world of Afro-Caribbean roots music with this album of newly recorded music of Gwo Ka music recorded and...
  • 1. Tradisyon Ka feat Patrick Tulippe – Adam é Eve
  • 2. Tradisyon Ka feat Henri Louis – Ansanm pou dèmen
  • 3. Tradisyon Ka feat Patrick Tulippe – Konsyans
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Big Bill BroonzyBig Bill Broonzy Sings Folk SongsSmithsonian Folkways
Cut in 1956, these tracks catch Broonzy in fine form near the end of his distinguished career. His powerful voice and guitar are showcased in a set which...
Lead BellyLead Belly Sings Folk SongsSmithsonian Folkways
Vital 1940s recordings of 15 songs featuring Lead Belly performing solo and accompanied by Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, and Sonny Terry. 
The Brute Force Steel BandBeauty and the Brute ForceSmithsonian Folkways
Trinidadian vocalist Dot Evans joined the Antiguan Brute Force Steel Band for this collaborative project that displays the luxurious melodies and rhythmic...
Esso Steel Band of Bermuda Bermuda HoneymoonSmithsonian Folkways
In the 1950s, steel pan and calypso, imported from Trinidad and Tobago, were hot in Bermuda. Lloyd Simmons and Hubert Smith, Jr. sing calypso with the...
Classic African-American Ballads / Various ArtistsClassic African-American Ballads from Smithsonian FolkwaysSmithsonian Folkways
Classic African-American Ballads is a sampling of an important, historic, and engaging slice of America's Black music heritage. The heyday of the Black...
Classic Appalachian Blues / Various ArtistsClassic Appalachian Blues from Smithsonian FolkwaysSmithsonian Folkways
The "mountain cousin" of the Delta blues, Appalachian blues bears the stamp of a distinctive regional blend of European and African styles and sounds born...
Classic Sounds of New Orleans / Various ArtistsClassic Sounds of New Orleans from Smithsonian FolkwaysSmithsonian Folkways
From street parades to nightclubs, from church houses to dance halls, music is key to New Orleans' uniqueness. Drawn from the Smithsonian Folkways repository...
Musica de Cuba Pre-CastroJawbone of an AssSmithsonian Folkways
"This Conga is all alcohol, percussion and one Chinese Trumpet." So says Ariel Fiallo Arias, a citizen of Santiago, in describing a music almost singularly...
Steel Band Clash / Various ArtistsSteel Band ClashSmithsonian Folkways
Recorded in 1955, three sixteen-person steel bands—Big Shell, Brute Force and Hell's Gate—come together to provide a sampling of lively music...
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The Champion Steel Bands of Trinidad / Various ArtistsThe Champion Steel Bands of TrinidadSmithsonian Folkways
Headliners at Carnival and pan competitions, these six champion steel bands from Trinidad offer listeners songs that hum gently or dance wildly. Participating...
Adelaide Van WeyAll Day Singin' - Louisiana and Smoky Mountain BalladsSmithsonian Folkways
On this collection, Adelaide Van Wey juxtaposes the Anglo-American ballads of the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina with songs from French Creole Louisiana....
Bamboo Tamboo / Various Artists Bamboo Tamboo: Bongo and the BelairSmithsonian Folkways
Recorded in the hills of Trinidad, here is a fascinating juxtaposition of three music and music / dance practices of non-urban dwellers derived from African...
Cajun Songs from Louisiana / Various ArtistsCajun Songs from LouisianaSmithsonian Folkways
Although characteristic of the state of Louisiana, Cajun music has its roots in the French-speaking Acadian population of Canada. The lives of those French...
Frantz CasseusHaitian DancesSmithsonian Folkways
Haitian guitarist and composer Frantz Casseus charged himself with the mission of building a repertoire for guitar blending Haitian folk music and European...
Sonny TerryHarmonica and Vocal SolosSmithsonian Folkways
As a youth in North Carolina, Sonny Terry—who lost his sight during his teen years—never imagined he’d eventually find fame as a musician...
Louisiana Creole Music / Various ArtistsLouisiana Creole MusicSmithsonian Folkways
The French-speaking, black Creoles from the prairies of lower Louisiana produce a wide variety of music, from Cajun two-steps to the blues. This album...
Music from the South / Various ArtistsMusic from the South Vol. 1: Country Brass BandsSmithsonian Folkways
The fieldwork for this album sought to explore sources that would lead listeners back to the decades between the emancipation of the slaves in 1863 and...
Music of Haiti / Various ArtistsMusic of Haiti: Vol. 3 - Songs and Dances of HaitiSmithsonian Folkways
The Ayida Group, a troupe folklorique of Port-au-Prince that sprung (with many similar troops) out of a 1930’s—’40s social movement revaluing...
Roots / Various ArtistsRoots: The Rock and Roll Sound of Louisiana and MississippiSmithsonian Folkways
This collection of rock and roll from Louisiana and Mississippi features music by Al White and the Hi-Liters, as well as from other regional acts who recorded...
Sonny TerrySonny Terry's New Sound: Jawharp in Blues and Folk MusicSmithsonian Folkways
Best known for his blues harmonica recordings, Sonny Terry joins friends Brownie McGhee and J.C. Burris to explore the range of the jawharp (also known...
The Big Drum Dance of Carriacou / Various ArtistsThe Big Drum Dance of CarriacouSmithsonian Folkways
The Big Drum Dance is one of the most significant musical rituals on the island of Carriacou in the Grenadines. Really a long series of dances, the Big...
Tom Paleys Old-Time Moonshine RevueRoll On, Roll OnHornbeam
Tom Paley returns after 59 years since he first recorded for Elektra records back in 1953, helping to launch the old-time folk music revival.  It...
Spider John Koerner with Chip Taylor SmithWhat's Left Of Spider JohnHornbeam
Legendary American folk blues artist Spider John Koerner, accompanied by fiddle and bones player Chip Taylor Smith, makes his UK recording...
Walking With The NightThe Afro-Cuban World of SanteriaDestiny Books
rare out-of-print paperback about Santeria
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