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    Buddy RichA Different Drummer (1971)RCA
    1971 big band funky jazz fusion supremo Rich leading on the sticks.Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
      Keith JarrettShades (1976)Impulse
      1976's quintet album SHADES features bassist Charlie Haden, saxophonist Dewey Redman, and dual percussionists Paul Motian and Guilherme Franco pushing...
      • Keith Jarrett – southern smiles
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      Willie HutchThe Mack (1973)Motown
      Fantastic blaxploitation film soundtrack featuring the amazing, uplifting Brothers Gonna Work it Out! Recommended! US CD IMPORT
      • Willie Hutch – Brother's Gonna Work It Out
      Fela KutiAlagbon Close / Why Black Man Dey SufferKnitting Factory
      Alagbon Close represents one of the first times anyone had directly taken on the Nigerian authorities in such a brash manner. Why Black Man Dey Suffer:...
      • Fela Kuti – Alagbon Close
      Willie ColonCosa Nuestra (1969)Fania
      Late 60s seminal Fania album. Powerful horns and great 'soneos', like rice and beans, are served up perfectly with this 3rd recording of the superduo...
      • Willie Colon – Che Che Cole
      • Willie Colon – No Me Llores Mas
      • Willie Colon – Te Conozco
      Fela KutiFela With Ginger Baker Live!Knitting Factory Records
      'Let's Start' - Seriously killer tune! and loads more. It's hard to go wrong with Fela Kuti's work from the 1970s, and LIVE!, which features the Afrobeat...
      • Fela Kuti – Let's Start
      I RoyGussie Presenting I RoySunspot
      Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on 180 gram audiophile orange vinyl.
        • LP£21.99
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        Ebo TaylorLife StoriesStrut
        Following his recent studio album with Afrobeat Academy, ’Love And Death’, his first international release, Ghanaian highlife guitar legend...
        • ebo taylor – heaven
        • ebo taylor – atwer abroba
        • ebo taylor & uhuru-yenzu – victory
        • apagya showband – kwaku ananse
        • ebo taylor – peace on earth
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        Mirror MirrorFrkwys Volume FiveRvng Intl
        FRKWYS Vol. 5 highlights Mirror Mirror, the Brooklyn based avant-pop duo of David Riley and Ryan Lucero.  Stuart Moxham of Welsh minimalists Young...
        • Mirror Mirror – love is the law
        • Mirror Mirror – new horizons
        • Mirror Mirror – nau sau ser bil uma rah rab
        • Mirror Mirror – oddfellows
        Billy SwanI Can Help (1974)Monument
        Tony Joe White's producer. Released on Monument, recorded in Tennesee
          Leroy SmartLife Is A Funny ThingAttack
          Vocal and dee jay cut over "satta massagana" rhythm from the mid 70s with production by bunny 'striker' lee.
          • Leroy Smart – Life Is A Funny Thing
          • Trinity – psalms
          Don CarlosMoney & WomanAttack
          Next vocal cut to "money money" horace andy with very stripped down king tubby dub on the flip.
          • Don Carlos – Money & Woman
          MountaineerThe Real McQueenLeng
          The second LP release on Leng Records is the fourth from German band Mountaineer. Joining Leng label mates such as Cantoma (Phil Mison), Ray Mang, Idjut...
          • Mountaineer – Always Coming Home
          • Mountaineer – The Real McQueen
          • Mountaineer – Come Alena
          • Mountaineer – Circlemakers
          • Mountaineer – Gush It Gosie
          • Mountaineer – White ( I'm Clouds )
          • Mountaineer – Always Coming Home ( Theme )
          • Mountaineer – Golden Chalk
          • Mountaineer – Limbo
          • Mountaineer – Blown Away
          • Mountaineer – When We Love Life
          • Mountaineer – Always Coming Home ( Reprise )
          TereaTerea (1977)Everland
          Super obscure crossover jazz, folk and soul album by Californian soul outfit Terea! Includes the rare-groove soul classic 'Pretty Bird'. In his liner...
          • Terea – one & only
          • Terea – try harder
          • Terea – pretty bird
          BasquiatEdited by Marc MayerMerrell
          Jean-Michel Basquiat was only twenty-seven when he died in 1988, his meteoric and often controversial career having lasted for just eight years. Despite...
          Sir Collins And Roots Pool Allstars feat Sugar MinottRoots Pool Rock 1985Roots Pool
          Featuring the late Sugar Minott, Earl Chinna Smith, Wayne Marshall. 5 track e.p. 1985 roots music.
          • Sugar Minott – Roots Pool Rock
          • Earl Chinna Smith, Keith Drummond,Wayne Marshall – Come Together
          • Sugar Minott – Open The Gate
          Irie Up - Issue 2. Mar/Apr 2010David Madden, Zion Train, Reggaetown Warsaw
          back issue from early last year of new reggae magazine featuring articles on david madden, zion train, reggaetown warsaw, joint venture 40 pages in full...
          Irie Up - Issue 5. Sept/Oct 2010Ras Perez, U Brown, Dandelion Sound
          back issue 5. from last year of new german reggae roots magazine with features on ras perez, u brown, dandelion sound and news/ reviews 40 pages in colour
          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',...
            Santeria: Songs for the OrishasGrupo Oba-IluSoul Jazz Records
            This release shows the authentic music of Cuba's Santeria - which lies at the heart of all Afro-Cuban music and influenced the music and ideas of artists...
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Eleggua
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Ogun
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Ochosi
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Babalu Aye
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Obbatala
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Shango
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Oya
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Oshun
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Yemaya
            • Santeria: Songs for the Orishas – Eleggua (Instrumental)
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            Paul RobesonThe Glorious Voice Of Paul RobesonMfp
            Rare 1930s recordings from the legendary black oratory vocalist.
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              Margie JosephMakes A New Impression / Phase IIVolt
              Two albums from 1970/71 on one CD with epic versions of "Stop! In The Name Of Love" and "My World Is Empty Without You", both of which are given the extended...
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                Hold On To Your DreamsArthur Russell And The Downtown Music Scene, 1973-1992Duke University Press
                If you are in anyway interested in Arthur Russell then you have to buy this book! 400-odd pages of seriously researched stuff - this is Arthur Russell's...
                Luv JamMature Oak (Cottam Remix)Phonica White Series
                Limited to 444 copies, Phonica press up a white label of sumptuous deep house from Luv Jam, backed with a remix that sees Cottam squeeze the acidic elements...
                • Luv Jam – Mature Oak
                • Luv Jam – Mature Oak (Cottam Remix)
                Orlando JuliusThe Afro SoundersVoodoo Funk
                Marrying traditional African rhythms with the bold arrangements and highly melodic sounds of American pop, soul, funk and R&B. Orlando Julius and...
                • Orlando Julius – Yio Si Da Miliki Beat
                • Orlando Julius – Afro Instrumental
                • Orlando Julius – Osika Ranti
                • Orlando Julius – Buje Buje
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                Johnny KeatingRobbery (1967)Vocalion
                Johnny Keating’s name was legendary within big band and jazz circles in both the UK and America during the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. Through...
                • Johnny Keating – Born To Lose
                • Johnny Keating – Accident
                • Johnny Keating – Breaking Into The Mail Van
                Blues For New OrleansMardi Gras And America's Creole SoulUniversity Of Pennsylvania Press
                There is no more powerful celebration of the happy gumbo of life in New Orleans than Mardi Gras. In Carnival, music is celebrated along the city's spiderweb...
                AstrodynamicsRekordah PresentsRekordah
                Astro:Dynamics launches in style with a 16 track compilation of previously unreleased material from a rich variety of some of the most critically acclaimed...
                • Lukid – Pleurisy
                • Tapes – Oberheimer
                • Coco Bryce – The Cliche
                • Slugabed – Clunk Clunk
                • Metske – Isotopic
                • Lower – Heartbroken
                Carl MeeksHaul And Pull Up SelectorPhotograper
                big dancehall tune released in 1989 with version
                • Carl Meeks – Haul And Pull Up
                In Living The True Gods (DVD)Classic Stones Throw Music Videos & InterviewsStones Throw
                Includes music videos for Madvillain, Quasimoto, MED, Dilla, James Pants, Aloe Blacc..., as welll as a 2003 interview with Dilla, live performances from...
                Diana RossWhy Do Fools Fall In Love (1981)EMI
                Early 80s Diana.
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                  Toro Y MoiUnderneath The PineCarpark
                  Following up his debut 'Causers Of This', is the hugely anticipated album from 23 Year-old Chaz Bundick aka Toro Y Moi on Carpark! Drawing on influences...
                  • Toro Y Moi – intro/chi chi
                  • Toro Y Moi – new beat
                  • Toro Y Moi – go with you
                  • Toro Y Moi – divina
                  • Toro Y Moi – got blinded
                  • Toro Y Moi – still sound
                  Lonnie JordanDifferent Moods Of Me (1978)MCA
                  War-style latin funk jazz fusions from War member Lonnie Jordan. Funky!
                  • Lonnie Jordan – Nasty
                  Looking BackThe Jamaican Chart Hits of 1958 & 1959Sunrise
                  Collecting 59 tracks on 2 discs - the biggest selling records in Jamaica during the last two years of the fifties - these are the sounds that shaped the...
                  Sun RaMedia DreamsArt Yard
                  Recorded in Italy in 1978 this is Sun Ra at his most obscure. The group features John Gilmore on sax, Luqman Ali on drums and Michael Ray on trumpet.
                  • Sun Ra – Saturn Research
                  • Sun Ra – Constellation
                  • Sun Ra – Yera of the Sun
                  • Sun Ra – Media Dreams
                  • Sun Ra – Twigs at Twilight
                  • Sun Ra – An Unbeknoweth Love
                  Fleetwood MacTusk (1979)Warner Bros
                  'Difficult' follow-up album to the omnipotent 'Rumours'. Nice and left-field and includes the twisted title-track 'Tusk'. Vinyl Beautifully re-mastered...
                    Contemporary Afro BeatA Fine Selection Of Some Of Today's Most Exciting Afro Beat Bands From All Over The WorldTramp
                    This, the third in Tramp's "Contemporary..." series, proves that Afro-Beat is anything but dead in 2011, compiling the exciting sounds of Odu, Afromotive,...
                    • Fanga – Crache La Douleur
                    • Odu – Afrobeat Principles #1
                    • N'Ghare Hi Power Band – Campus Rock
                    • Aphrodesia – Special Girl
                    • Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble – P.D.P.
                    • Jojo Quo & His Challengers – Every Woman Is Good Woman
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                    Grover Washington Jr.Inside Moves (1984)Elektra
                    1984 fusion album from Mr Washington.
                      • Original LP£8.00
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                      Toots And The Maytals54 46 Was My NumberBeverleys
                      Stone cold jump up classic with pressure drop on the b-side
                      • Toots And The Maytals – 54 46 Was My Number
                      • Toots And The Maytals – Pressure Drop
                      Valentine BrothersMoney's Too Tight To Mention (1982)Energy Records
                      Party Classic!
                      • Valentine Brothers – Money's Too Tight (To Mention)
                      Set The ToneRap Your Love (1983)Island
                      • Set The Tone – Rap Your Love
                      Glass, A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts (2009)A Film By Scott HicksLace Digital Media
                      Scott Hicks directs this biographical film about the life and work of composer Philip Glass. Breaking his life down into 12 distinct stages, the film explores...
                      The Filth and the Fury (1999)A Sex Pistols film by Julien TempleFilm4
                      Julien Temple directs this documentary profile of the Sex Pistols - Johnny Rotten (née Lydon), Glen Matlock, Paul Jones, Steve Cook and Sid Vicious...
                      The Negro In The CaribbeanEric WilliamsA&B Books Publishers
                      Prime minister of Trinidad and Tobego from 1961 to his death in 1981 wrote this groundbreaking scholarly study of the Afro-Caribbean history, when he was...
                      The MetersRejuvenationWarner Bros
                      Classic funk album from 1974 featuring the massive "Just Kissed My Baby", "People Say", "What 'Cha Say", "Jungle Man", "Hey Pocky Away", "It Ain't No Use"...
                      • The Meters – People Say
                      • The Meters – Just Kissed My Baby
                      • The Meters – What' cha Say
                      • The Meters – Jungle Man
                      • The Meters – Hey Pocky A-way
                      • The Meters – It Ain't No Use
                      • The Meters – Africa
                      Carriacou String Band SerenadePerforming Identity In The Eastern CaribbeanWesleyan University Press
                      Every year, on a weekend before Christmas, the small Caribbean island of Carriacou, Grenada, holds its annual Parang Festival, featuring concerts, performances...
                      A Tribe Called QuestPeople's Instinctive Travels & The Paths Of RhythmJive
                      Essential first Tribe album featuring all the hits. 'I Left My Wallet In El Segundo', 'Bonita Applebum', 'Can I Kick It', 'Description Of a Fool' and more!
                        KraftwerkKraftwerk And The Electronic RevolutionPlastic Head
                        Kraftwerk's vision of a keyboard-driven world of clicking metronomic rhythms and digitised sound bites may have been the stuff of avant fantasy in the...
                        DadawahPeace And LoveDug Out
                        Dark, hypnotic, tripping nyabinghi from 1974! Led by Ras Michael over four extended excursions, the music is organic, sublime and expansive, grounation?drums...
                        • Dadawah – Run Come Rally
                        • Dadawah – Seventy-Two Nations
                        David BowieThe Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars (1972)RCA International
                        Seminal concept album with all killer tracks. So good it hurts!Special edition vinyl available - 2003 Mix at Abbey Road Studios!