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    Divine Utterances (Book & CD)The Performance Of Afro-Cuban SanteriaSmithsonian Institution
    In Divine Utterances, Katherine J. Hagedorn explores the enduring cultural and spiritual power of the music of Afro-Cuban Santería and the process by...
    No Woman No CryMy Life With Bob Marley By Rita MarleyHyperion
    Rita Marley was not just Bob Marley's wife and the mother of four of his children, but also his backing singer and friend, life-long companion and soul...
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    A Nation Within A NationAmiri Baraka & Black Power PoliticsUniversity Of North Carolina Press
    Poet and playwright Amiri Baraka is best known as one of the African-American writers who helped ignite the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s. This book...
    CessaLiquidateMissing Link
    Having already had the debut airplay of their first ever release on Mary Anne Hobbs' infamous 'Experimental' show on Radio 1, the future of this secretive...
      Jimmy LondonA Little LoveImpact
      back in stock - wicked early reggae vocal cut from 1971 produced by Clive Chin with version
      • Jimmy London – A Little Love
      Lloyd MillerA Lifetime In Oriental JazzJazzman
      Awesome spiritual, modal & ethnic jazz from the pioneer of the genre, Lloyd Miller! This is the definitive anthology of pioneering ethno-musicologist,...
      • Lloyd Miller – gol-e gandom (wheat flowers)
      • Lloyd Miller – le grand bidou
      • Lloyd Miller – gozel guzler (version II)
      • Lloyd Miller – gol-e gandom
      • Lloyd Miller – hue wail
      • Lloyd Miller – shur thing
      Rod TaylorLonely GirlPhotographer
      early 80s dancehall on the mighty "cuss cuss" rhythm with version.
      • Rod Taylor – Lonely Girl
      BurnkaneYou KnowPlanet Mu
      This is a new 12 from Washington DC's Burnkane, a new signing and a new artist morphing the dubstep template beyond recognition. Across these two tracks...
      • Burnkane – you know
      Brazil: Songs of ProtestZelia Barbosa Sings of the Sertao & Favela (1968)Smithsonian Folkways
      Killer, killer, killer 60s hard bossa! There are tough versions of 'Carcara' (check out the audio), Edu Lobo's 'Cheganca', 'Opiniao' and other protest...
      • Brazil: Songs of Protest – Carcara (The Vulture)
      Nora DeanAngie La LaTreasure Isle
      BACK IN STOCK!! Welcome repress of this awesome tune which originally was a b-side!!  Highly recommended, buy before it disappears again. Back to...
      • Nora Dean – Angie La La
      • U.Roy – Tom Drunk
      RaekwonOnly Built 4 Cuban Linx...Part IIIce H20 Records
      This will be Raekwon’s fourth album and the sequel to his classic debut. Production comes from RZA, Mathematics, Dr. Dre, Alchemist, Scram Jones and...
      • Raekwon – House Of Flying Daggers
      • Raekwon – Pyrex Vision
      • Raekwon – Surgical Gloves
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      Carl MeeksTuff ScoutPhotographer
      tuff late 80s dancehall tune on clean and loud pressing.
      • Carl Meeks – Tuff Scout
      Panama! 2: Latin Sounds, Cumbia Tropical & Calypso Funk On The Isthmus 1967-77Various ArtistsSoundway
      Volume 2 showcases more of the unique tropical music created in Panama in the fertile decades of the 1960s and ’70s. The thin, tropical bridge that connects...
      • Papi Brandao Y Su Conjunto Aires Tableños – La Murga De Panama
      • Los Silvertones – Tamborito Swing
      • Maximo Rodriguez Y Sus Estrellas Panameñas – Flora
      • Papi Brandao Y Sus Ejecutivos – Decidete Mi Amor
      • Skorpio – Te Toca Tocar La Tumba
      • Los Superiores – Descarga Superior
      • Ida America Ruiz – No Llores Porque Me Voy
      • Los Revolucionarios – Mi Bella Panama
      • Los Hermanos Duncan – Dreams (Edit)
      • The Soul Fantastics – Ain't No Sunshine
      • 1. Papi Brandao Y Su Conjunto Aires Tableños – La Murga De Panama
      • 2. Los Silvertones – Tamborito Swing
      • 3. Maximo Rodriguez Y Sus Estrellas Panameñas – Flora
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      Deborah JordanThe LightFuturistica Music
      Brilliant debut album from the incredible lead vocalist of Silhouette Brown and Robert Mitchell's Panacea. Featuring production by Jneiro Jarel, Atjazz,...
      • Deborah Jordan – the light (intro)
      • Deborah Jordan – brought to life
      • Deborah Jordan – home
      • Deborah Jordan – future calling
      • Deborah Jordan – nothing lasts
      Fela Ransome KutiAnd his Koola LobitosKlimt
      Wicked early reissue album from cult african hero Fela Ransome-Kuti with his first band Koola lobitos from 1965!In early 1965, just as the West African...
      • Fela Ransome Kuti – signature tune
      • Fela Ransome Kuti – omuti
      • Fela Ransome Kuti – mi o mo
      • Fela Ransome Kuti – omo ejo
      Serge GainsbourgAux Armes et CæteraMercury France
      Gainsbourg goes Reggae. The year is 1979 - Gainsbourg hooks up with Sly and Robbie for his first excursion into Jamaican sound, and hires Rita Marley’s...
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        Grupo BatuqueO Tempo Do SambaFar Out
        Wicked Afro Brazilian fusion album on Far Out Records. Check it out!
        • Grupo Batuque – Bom Pra Kalimba
        • Grupo Batuque – Afro Black
        Gladys Knight and The PipsI Feel A Song (1974)Buddah
        Early 70s Gladys Knight in full flow. ORIGINAL UK VINYL ISSUE
        Tito Puente And The MamboCrossing Musical Borders by Roberto A. ChavezFuerza
        Robert Chavez examines historical, cultural and musical perspectives relating to the mambo and Tito Puente's influence on this genre and American popular...
        Cuban CounterpointsThe Legacy Of Fernando OrtizLexington Books
        While Fernando Ortiz's contribution to our understanding of Cuba and Latin America has been widely recognised since the 1940's, recently there has been...
        CaspaLouder VIPSub Soldiers
        • Caspa – Louder VIP
        The JamaicansThings You Say You LoveTreasure Isle
        rocksteady 2 sider with the tree tops on the b-side
        • The Jamaicans – Things You Say You Love
        EfdeminAcid Bells (Martyn Remixes)Curle
        Blissfull ambient piano track backed with a jump-up techy dubstep clanger!   Another ace record from Martyn!
        • Efdemin – Acid Bells (Martyn's Dark Mix)
        • Efdemin – Acid Bells (Martyn's Bittersweet Mix)
        Mardi Gras...As It WasBy Robert TallantPelican
        Mardi Gras in New Orleans is an annual explosion of tumultuous celebration. It began among the French Creoles of New Orleans and after the Civil War developed...
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        Music, Race and NationMusica Tropical In Colombia By Peter WadeUniversity of Chicago Press
        Long a favourite on dance floors in Latin America, the "porro", "cumbia" and "vallenato" styles that make up Colombia's "musica tropical" are now enjoying...
        Hello, Hello BrazilPopular Music In The Making Of Modern BrazilDuke University Press
        Hello, hello Brazil was the standard greeting Brazilian radio announcers of the 1930s used to welcome their audience into an expanding cultural marketplace....
        Horace AndyBetter CollieJackpot
        Classic tune and King Tubby dub, produced by Bunny Lee
        • Horace Andy – Better Collie
        • King Tubby – Better Dub
        Mary Lou WilliamsFootnotes to Jazz, Vol. 3: Jazz Rehearsal, I (1950)Smithsonian Folkways
        After rediscovering a tin box full of acetate recordings of jazz rehearsal sessions, Folkways founder Moe Asch pieced together a sequence that shows the...
        • Mary Lou Williams – Little Joe
        Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou Williams: The Asch Recordings 1944-47 (1977)Smithsonian Folkways
        Originally recorded and released in 1944, Mary Lou Williams recorded exclusively for Asch during this period. Williams's style was in a state of transition...
        • Mary Lou Williams – Roll Em
        • Mary Lou Williams – Satchel Mouth Baby
        • Mary Lou Williams – Persian Rug
        Mary Lou WilliamsMary Lou's MassSmithsonian Folkways
        The long-awaited reissue of Mary Lou Williams's magnum opus of religious jazz: Mary Lou's Mass. Newsweek called the score "an encyclopedia of black music,...
        • Mary Lou Williams – Willis
        • Mary Lou Williams – O.W
        • Mary Lou Williams – Credo
        Mary Lou WilliamsZodiac Suite (1945)Smithsonian Folkways
        Originally released in 1945, Smithsonian Folkways proudly celebrated the 50th anniversary of the original Asch Records release of Mary Lou Williams' work,...
        • Mary Lou Williams – Gemini
        • Mary Lou Williams – Leo
        • Mary Lou Williams – Aquarius
        Chord Changes On The ChalkboardHow Public School Teachers Shaped Jazz And The Music Of new OrleansScarecrow Press
        Using over 90 original interviews, as well as his extensive research in a variety of New Orleans' archives, Dr. Kennedy deftly explores the role public...
        Courtney MelodyTell DemFirehouse
        Wicked early digital tune from Courtney Melody, recorded at King Tubby's studio.
        • Courtney Melody – Tell Dem
        Big YouthSky JuiceNegusa Nagast
        Early roots skanker cut to Delroy Wilson's "i want to love you"
        • Big Youth – Sky Juice
        Patrick GraeserSqualidNights in Gale
        Wicked new minimal/dubstep 12" that's getting big spins from Martyn! Check it out!
        • Patrick Graeser – Squalid
        • Patrick Graeser – Squalid (Tom DiCiccio Remix)
        • Patrick Graeser – Squalid (David Harrow Remix)
        Kontra MusikPutting It Out / Human NeedKontra Musik
        The Kontra Musik crew come up trumps with this killer set of remixes from Heinrich Mueller and 2562/A Made Up Sound. The Kontra approach to techno has...
          John ColtraneColtrane’s SoundAtlantic
          Originally recorded in 1960 as part of the 'My Favourite Things' session, but not released until six years later, this is classic post-bop Trane with McCoy...
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            Big YouthMoving VersionNegusa Nagast
            Cut to Bob Marley & The Wailers "Keep On Moving" from 1972 produced by Lee Perry
            • Big Youth – Moving Version
            Big John PattonOh Baby!Blue Note
            Wicked soul jazz grooves from organist Patton with Blue Mitchell on trumpet and Grant Green on guitar.
              Sunny MurrayHomage To AfricaBYG
              Third volume in the BYG Actuel series. After three years as a member of Albert Ayler's band (1964-1967), avant-garde jazz drummer Sunny Murray traveled...
              Sun RaThe Solar-Myth Approach Volume 2BYG
              Second set of Sun Ra studio recordings from 1970-71
                Herbie HancockCrossings (1972)Warner Bros
                Tough, tough, tough heavy Headhunters fusion, 1972 in the zone! Classic Herbie Hancock group line-up with Benny Maupin, Billy Hart and Buster Williams
                • Herbie Hancock – Sleeping Giant
                SubwaySubway IISoul Jazz Records
                Amazing new album of krautrock-inspired beauty! Subway II, the debut album by Subway on Soul Jazz Records, is a startling cosmic marriage of influences...
                • Subway – Persuasion
                • Subway – Lowlife
                • Subway – Simplex
                • Subway – Harmonia
                • Subway – Jupiter
                • Subway – Monochrome
                • Subway – Horizons
                • Subway – Delta II
                • Subway – Xam
                Tenor SawRub A Dub MarketBlue Mountain
                that's the only way to shop, at the rub a dub market!! killer 80s dancehall taken from his album "fever" with version on the b-side.
                • Tenor Saw – Rub A Dub Market
                Polyphonic Voices Of GeorgiaThe Anchiskhati ChoirSoul Jazz Records
                The second release on our own World Audio Foundation sub-label features the deep sacred and spiritual vocal music from the Georgian Republic in Eastern...
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Alilo
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O, Holy God
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – God Is The Lord
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – St Nino's Collect-Hymn
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O Come, Let Us Worship
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – The Angels In Heaven
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Alilo (ver.2)
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Alilo (ver.3)
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – You Are A Vine
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Cross Your Worship
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – That We May Raise
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – A Mercy Of Peace
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O Come, Let Us Worship (Ver.2)
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Lord Forces, Be With Us
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – Christ Is Risen From The Dead
                • Polyphonic Voices Of Georgia – O Lord, Save Thy People
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                Shirley VaughnWatch Out Mr Lonely/ Just A Little LoveDouble RR
                Great, independent 60's soul. Mint copy original USA 45
                • Shirley Vaughn – Just A Little Love
                • Shirley Vaughn – Watch Out Mr. Lonely
                There Ain't No Black In The Union Jack (1987)By Paul GilroyTaylor & Francis
                This classic book is a powerful indictment of contemporary attitudes to race. By accusing British intellectuals and politicians on both sides of the political...