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    Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas & Uhuru YenzuHitsville Re-visitedMr Bongo
    Mr Bongo reissue this hard-to-obtain, vintage highlife from three true giants of the sound - Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas & Uhuru Yenzu. Originally released...
      Ronald MesquitaRonald MesquitaMr Bongo
      Classic Brazilian album from master drummer, Ronald Mesquita, originally released in 1972. Featuring songs by Jorge Ben, Antonio Carlos-Jobim, Gilberto...
      • Ronald Mesquita – Balança Pema
      • Ronald Mesquita – Dabadeia
      • Ronald Mesquita – Águas De Marco
      • Ronald Mesquita – Cançâo Do Sal-Tema De Tostâo
      • Ronald Mesquita – Fechado Prá Balanço
      CéliaCélia (1970)Mr Bongo
      Mr Bongo reissue the wonderful debut from, Célia! Originally releases in 1970, her self-titled debut was conducted and arranged by Arthur Verocai and...
      • Célia – Blues
      • Célia – No Clarão Da Lua Cheia
      • Célia – Durango Kid
      • Célia – David
      • Célia – To Be
      • Célia – Abrace Paul McCartney
      • Célia – Pelo Teletipo
      • Célia – Adeus Batucada
      • Célia – Lennon - McCartney
      • Célia – Zózoio - Como É Que É
      • Célia – Fotograma
      AtmosfearMotivation / ExtractMr Bongo
      Another classic from Brit Funk pioneers, Atmosfear. This time it’s the turn of the mighty ‘Motivation’ from 1980 - pure dance floor, feel good vibes,...
      • Atmosfear – Motivation
      RobRobMr Bongo
      Accra-born pianist and frontman only released a few albums in small quantities, yet two of them are among the most sought-after records from 70’s Africa....
      • Rob – Funky Rob Way
      • Rob – Forgive Us All
      • Rob – Boogie On
      • Rob – Just One More Time
      • Rob – Your Kiss Stole Me Away
      • Rob – More
      SpacearkSpaceark IsMr Bongo
      Mr Bongo reissue the second album from SpaceArk. More brilliant self-released, private-press jazz / soul from 1976, Los Angeles. Essential!
      • Spaceark – Sweet Hitch Hiker
      • Spaceark – Take Her Out Dancing
      • Spaceark – Sexy Lady
      • Spaceark – Ja More Mon Amore (I Love My Love)
      • Spaceark – Phantom Lover
      • Spaceark – Each Song
      SpacearkDon't StopMr Bongo
      Awesome private press modern soul / disco cut from Spaceark, not featured on any of their albums. A private press treasures from a dynamic group of musicians...
      • Spaceark – Don't Stop (Vocal)
      Tim MaiaWhat You Want To Bet? / These Are The SongsMr Bongo
      Mr Bongo reissue of the debut single from the mighty Tim Maia! Released upon his return from the USA in the late 60’s. Sung in English, these two cuts...
        Cesar Mariano & CiaSao Paulo BrasilMr Bongo
        First official reissue outside of Brazil of this classic Brazilian jazz-funk fusion album from 1977 via Mr Bongo. Tight, tough drum grooves, intricate...
        • Cesar Mariano & Cia – Metrópole
        • Cesar Mariano & Cia – Estação Do Norte
        • Cesar Mariano & Cia – Fábrica
        • Cesar Mariano & Cia – Poluição
        • Cesar Mariano & Cia – Imigrantes
        • Cesar Mariano & Cia – Metrô
        • Cesar Mariano & Cia – Litoral
        • Cesar Mariano & Cia – Futebol De Bar
        Carlos SodréCiumeira / Rasga Teu VersoMr Bongo
        Mr Bongo reissue of this sought after double sider of uptempo vintage MPB samba jazz from Carlos Sodré, originally on Copacabana in 1965.
        • Carlos Sodré – Ciumeira
        • Carlos Sodré – Rasga Teu Verso
        SpacearkSpacearkMr Bongo
        Mr bongo reissue of this super rare, brilliant self-released, private-press jazz/soul LP from 1975, recorded at Sunset Sound studios in LA. Originals of...
        • Spaceark – Everybody's Trying
        • Spaceark – Understand
        • Spaceark – Fever Pitch
        • Spaceark – I'm Only Me
        • Spaceark – Jr. Blaster
        • Spaceark – Welcome To My Door
        • Spaceark – Our Love Will Last
        • Spaceark – I'm Walking
        • Spaceark – Do What You Can Do
        • Spaceark – This World
        Power Of ZeusThe Gospel According To ZeusMr Bongo
        LPSeminal funk-rock album originally released on Rare Earth in 1970. Transferred from 2 x 1/4" analog reels at 192kHz/24-bit and released specially for...
        Jerry Butler & Jerry PetersMelindo Latino / I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More BabeMr Bongo
        Another wicked 45 reissue from the Mr bongo camp. Jerry Butler & Jerry Peters classic soundtrack cut 'Melindo Latino' taken from the awesome ‘Melinda’...
        • Jerry Butler & Jerry Peters – Melinda Latino
        • Jerry Butler & Jerry Peters – I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More Babe
        Gyedu Blay AmbolleySimigwaMr Bongo
        Legendary Ghanian album given the reissue treatment by Mr Bongo! Highlife, afrobeat, folk and funk all present on this Ambolleys debut solo album originally...
        • Gyedu Blay Ambolley – Akoko Ba
        The SylversI Know Myself / Wish That I Could Talk To YouMr Bongo
        Two of the key tracks lifted from the The Sylvers' first, self-titled album. Produced by Jerry Butler, Keg Johnson and Michael Viner, written by the hugely...
        • The Sylvers – I Know Myself
        • The Sylvers – Wish That I Could Talk To You
        Foster Sylvers / The SylversMisdemeanor / When I’m Near YouMr Bongo
        Classic soul gem, ‘Misdemeanour’ as sampled by the likes of Madlib, Big Daddy Kane, Rodney P, The D.O.C, Pete Rock and more! Backed with the beautiful,...
        • Foster Sylvers – Misdemeanor
        • The Sylvers – When I’m Near You
        CymandeBra / The MessageMr Bongo
        Mr Bongo reissue of two of Cymande's classic tracks on a 7". The much sampled 'The Message' and the jazzy funk, Loft classic, 'Bra' - check the break!
        • Cymande – Bra
        • Cymande – The Message
        O'SeisSuicida / ApocalipseMr Bongo
        Heavyweight Brazilian psyche by "Os Mutantes, before they were Os Mutantes"! A previously impossibly rare 45, now reissued via Mr Bongo!
          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)
          ProtojeA Matter Of TimeMr Bongo
          A MATTER OF TIME is the follow-up to Protoje’s critically acclaimed 2015 full-length, Ancient Future, which featured the hit single “Who Knows” ft...
          • Protoje – Flames
          • Protoje – Blood Money
          • Protoje – Mind Of A King
          • Protoje – Like This
          • Protoje – Bout Noon
          • Protoje – A Matter Of Time
          • Protoje – No Guarantee
          • Protoje – Lessons
          • Protoje – Truth & Rights
          • Protoje – Camera Show
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          Super ElcadosTogetherness Is Always A Good Venture: Tambourine Party Vol. 2Mr Bongo
          Official Mr Bongo reissue of the ultra-rare album by ‘Super Elcados’. A fusion of heavyweight Nigerian funk, soul & disco, originally released by EMI...
          • Super Elcados – Tambourine Party
          • Super Elcados – Afro Funk
          • Super Elcados – Xray Gun
          • Super Elcados – How Much I Love You
          CéliaCéliaMr Bongo
          This classic Brazilian LP was originally released in 1972 featuring an all star line up including Arthur Verocai, Erasmo Carlos, Roberto Carlos, Marcos...
          • Célia – A Hora É Essa
          • Célia – Toda Quarta-Feira Depois Do Amor
          • Célia – Dominus Tecum
          • Célia – Ay Adelita
          • Célia – Vida De Artista
          • Célia – Mia
          • Célia – Na Boca Do Sol
          • Célia – Em Família
          • Célia – Detalhes
          • Célia – É Preciso Dizer Adeus
          • Célia – Dez Bilhões De Neurônios
          • Célia – Badalação (Bahia, Volume 2)
          Shina Williams & His African PercussionistsAfrican DancesMr Bongo
          First official reissue of the extremely rare, ground-breaking Nigerian disco-boogie LP from 1979 by Lagos-based bandleader, Shina Williams. Features the...
          • Shina Williams & His African Percussionists – Agboju Logun
          Foster SylversFoster SylversMr Bongo
          Mr Bongo reissue this brilliant funk-soul album from 1973. Written by Leon Sylvers III, produced by a heavyweight line-up comprising Jerry Butler, Keg...
          • Foster Sylvers – Misdemeanor
          • Foster Sylvers – Big Things Come In Small Packages
          • Foster Sylvers – I'm Your Puppet
          • Foster Sylvers – Mockingbird
          • Foster Sylvers – I'll Get You In The End
          • Foster Sylvers – Hey Little Girl
          • Foster Sylvers – Happy Face
          • Foster Sylvers – Swooperman
          • Foster Sylvers – More Love
          • Foster Sylvers – Only My Love Is True
          • Foster Sylvers – Lullabye / Uncle Albert
          The SylversIIMr Bongo
          Beautiful, golden-era soul written by Leon Sylvers III, produced by Jerry Butler and Keg Johnson. The Sylvers were a familyfrom Los Angeles who were very...
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            Burnier & CartierBurnier & CartierMr Bongo
            Official Mr Bongo reissue of this classic, highly sought-after Brazilian LP from 1974 that touches on MPB, soul, jazz, disco and boogie. Recommended!
            • Burnier & Cartier – Só Tem Lugar Pra Você
            • Burnier & Cartier – Aldeia Global
            • Burnier & Cartier – Lejos De Mi
            • Burnier & Cartier – Lembrando Ed Kleiger
            • Burnier & Cartier – Deixa Mudar
            • Burnier & Cartier – Parte Capital
            • Burnier & Cartier – Mirandolina
            • Burnier & Cartier – Ai É Que Tá
            • Burnier & Cartier – Aventura Espacial
            • Burnier & Cartier – Barranco
            • Burnier & Cartier – Europanema
            • Burnier & Cartier – Marcante
            Ebo TaylorYen AraMr Bongo
            After 60 years in the business, Ghanaian music legend Ebo Taylor returns with perhaps his finest album to date! The man combines high-energy afrobeat,...
            • Ebo Taylor – Poverty No Good
            • Ebo Taylor – Mumudey Mumudey
            • Ebo Taylor – Krumandey
            • Ebo Taylor – Aboa Kyirbin
            • Ebo Taylor – Yen Ara
            • Ebo Taylor – Mind Your Own Business
            • Ebo Taylor – Ankona'm
            • Ebo Taylor – Abenkwan Puchaa
            • Ebo Taylor – Aba Yaa
            Prince FattyVersus The Drunken GamblerMr Bongo
            Mr Bongo is extremely proud to announce the much-anticipated release of the next installment from the legendary Prince Fatty. Prince Fatty Versus the Drunken...
              HorsemanComputerMr Bongo
              Horseman on vocals with instrumental on the flip, produced by Prince Fatty.
                Prince Fatty, Hollie Cook & HorsemanGot Your MoneyMr Bongo
                Great duel vocal cut from Hollie Cook and Horseman on this upbeat roots 7" from 2012.
                • Prince Fatty, Hollie Cook & Horseman – Got Your Money (Vocal)
                • Prince Fatty, Hollie Cook & Horseman – Got Your Money (Dub)
                Hollie CookMilk & HoneyMr Bongo
                Wicked early single from Hollie Cook originally released in 2007 with dub version on the flip.
                  Mungo's Hi-FiUnder ArrestMr Bongo
                  Featuring Prince Fatty remix and original mix by Mungo's Hi-Fi.
                  • Mungo's Hi-Fi – Under Arrest (Prince Fatty Mix)
                  Prince Fatty with Winston Francis & Little RoyDry Your Tears / Christopher ColumbusMr Bongo
                  Featuring the sublime vocals of Jamaican vocal legends Winston Francis and Little Roy.
                  • Winston Francis – Dry Your Tears
                  • Little Roy – Christopher Columbus
                  Prince FattyInsane In The BrainMr Bongo
                  Featuring Horseman on vocals on this infectious skank from Prince Fatty with dub version on the flip.
                  • Prince Fatty – Insane In The Brain
                  • Prince Fatty – Insane In The Brain (Dub Mix)
                  Antonio Carlos & JocafiMudei De IdéiaMr Bongo
                  Vinyl now in stock! Psychedelic rock, samba-funk and truly tripped-out MPB! Antonio Carlos & Jocafi were a very successful and famous Brazilian...
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                    Wilson Simonal / Osmar MilitoNanã / Rita JeepMr Bongo
                    Wilson Simonal - Nana‘Nana’ is the fourth Simonal track to appear in the Brazil 45’s series. Lush, horn and string laden MPB-samba-jazz, taken...
                    • Wilson Simonal – Nanã
                    • Osmar Milito – Rita Jeep
                    Hanna / Almir RicardiDeixa Rodar / To Parado Na TuaMr Bongo
                    ‘Deixa Rodar’ is an essential midtempo disco/boogie jam taken from Hanna’s ‘Deixa Rodar’ LP from 1979. A tip off from our good friend Mark ‘GV’...
                      Antonio Adolfo e Brazuca / Erasmo CarlosGloria Glorinha / Coqueiro VerdeMr Bongo
                      ‘Gloria Glorinha’ – quirky, upbeat MPB-funk with soaring vocals, JB esque stabs, horns and bubbling piano. Originally released as part of a 4-track...
                        Elizeth Cardoso / Elza SoaresEu Bebo Sim / Deixa A Nega GingarMr Bongo
                        'Eu Bebo Sim' is a samba-rock master class from Elizeth Cardoso originally released on Copacabana in 1973, as featured on her Disco de Ouro in 1974. Elza,...
                          Tito Puente / Sahib ShihabTito's Odyssey / Om Mani Padme HumMr Bongo
                          Tito Puente (AKA The Musical Pope) with an epic live version of "2001 Space Odyssey". Recorded at Carnegie Hall in 1974 it's never been pressed to 45 during...
                            Antonio AdolfoDois Minutos De Uma Nova Dia / CandombléMr Bongo
                            ‘2 Minutos De Um Novo Dia’ – pacey samba-funk-MPB that originally appeared on a 7” from 1969 released on Odeon Brazil. Soaring vocals, strings...
                              Banda Black RioMaria Fumaça / Mr. Funky SambaMr Bongo
                              Double A-side from the legendary Brazilian disco-jazz-funk masters Banda Black Rio. Both cuts come from their brilliant ‘Maria Fumaça’ LP; an essential...
                                Luiz Carlos VinhasTanganicaMr Bongo
                                Side A here features a killer latin-Brazilian dance floor fusion, heavy on the horns and piano. Sounds like a Tito Puente workout, with Brazilian backing...
                                • Luiz Carlos Vinhas – Tanganica
                                • O Som De LCV – Tanganica
                                Elis ReginaYe Me Le / En Büyük Şansın Yaşıyor OlmanMr Bongo
                                ‘Ye Mele’ double sider, featuring Elis’ version and an incredible Turkish cover by the wonderful Şenay. Luiz Carlos Vinhas ‘Le Mele’ is an all...
                                • Elis Regina – Ye Me Le
                                • Şenay – En Büyük Şansın Yaşıyor Olman
                                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 TaylorMy Love And Music (Reissue)Mr Bongo
                                  Originally released in 1975 on Gapophone Records, George Prah’s label, hailing from Ghana. Only available in very limited quantity (reportedly 500 copies)...
                                  • Ebo Taylor – Maye Omama
                                  • Ebo Taylor – My Love And Music
                                  • Ebo Taylor – Odofo Nnyi Ekyir Biara
                                  • Ebo Taylor – Will You Promise
                                  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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                                  Edson FredericoTava Mas Nao Tava / BobeiraMr Bongo
                                  Edson Frederico double featuring tracks from his sought after and VERY pricey ‘Edson Frederico E A Transa’ LP.‘Tava Mas Nao Tava’ is a psychedelic...
                                    CassianoEla Mandou Esperar / Uma VidaMr Bongo
                                    ‘Ela Mandou Esperar’ is a stomping, soulful Brazilian funk taken from Cassiano’s sought after ’Imagem E Som’ LP from 1971. A big hint of Northern...
                                    • Cassiano – Ela Mandou Esperar
                                    • Dom Salvador – Uma Vida
                                    Marcos ValleMentira / Me LiberteiMr Bongo
                                    Classic Marcos Valle on 45 courtesy of Mr Bongo!!!