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    Original out of print secondhand book in very good condition (as new) - very groovy New Orleans book by photographer Michael P. Smith - signed by the photogrpaher
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    From the brilliant, sharp, witty pen of Sam Selvon, this is a classic award-winning novel of immigrant life in London in the 1950s. It explores the lives of a group of West Indians, mainly Trinidadians and Jamaicans, who leave the Caribbean to live in London. They came looking for a better life but what they found was bitter coldness both from...
    We like this Jamaican/British novel a lot! Marshall Sargeant is born with the century in Paradise, on the island of Jamaica. As a young man, he is entrusted with a mystical quest, to overcome a curse that has been put on his family and he must do this by returning to Africa, whence they were brought as slaves. In his strange and sometimes magical...
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    Collaboration between Walt Dickerson and Sun Ra. Recorded in 1978, and includes two bonus tracks (6 & 7) not on the original album.
    NB: Region 1 (USA) NTSC Only - You need to play this on your computer or have region-free dvd player.
    Wicked book! Read the unbelievable but tree story of how the gang wars that began in Jamaica in the 1970s from the PNP and JLP political fighting led to the emergence of widespread Jamaican gangs controlling parts of America dealing guns and drugs. This book is like a movie. Description: Among the ethnic gangs that rule America's inner cities, none...
    The author, as her life's work, has studied language in Jamaica. As a result of her extensive study and anaysis, she has determined that the best approach to literacy in Jamaica is to embrace Patwa, also known as Patois or Creole, as a learning tool.
    African Musics in Context discusses the place of performing arts in Ugandan society, archiving music and music sources, performing archival music, performing health and religious issues in music, music and identity in East Africa as well music in motion, which tackles how identity shifts when people move from one place to another. All these are key...
    Essays on jazz. Secondhand out of print book in good condition
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    'A vivid portrait of Jamaica in the 1930s" Excellent social realist novel. Written by Jamaican Namba Roy in the 1950s in Britain. He died in 1961 and this book was published posthunously in 1989. Great, little known book!
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    Into the Light launches a limited series of contemporary material from both Greek and international artists. 'Postclub Prism' by the German producer Cass. who offers up ten immersive ambient / drone pieces.
    Studio One Freedom Sounds is the new collection from Soul Jazz/Studio One focussing on the intense period in the second half of the 1960s when Studio One’s vast and unbeatable output of ska, soul, rock steady and reggae made it literally one of the hottest musical empires in the world. During this highly successful period, Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’...
    Great A-Z of soul music. Original UK paperback in good condition
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    Out of print secondhand USA paperback ex-library with stamps and sticker on front
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    Secondhand paperbackLike being there but in a book - mad stuff.
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    Extensive encyclopedia. Secondhand paperbook in good condition
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    Following hard on the heels of BBE delving into the archives of Detroit’s Strata Records and the in-demand exploration of J-Jazz, comes another crate digger’s delight- Ralph Thomas’ ‘Eastern Standard Time’, which dropped the USA back in in 1980, on the obscure Zebra Jazz imprint. A true spiritual jazz gem reissued via BBE - recommended!
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    Secondhand hardback w/dust jacket in good condition.100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!R'n'B, jazz, drums, Caribbean, Africa. It's all here! Book released to coincide with TV series - which sounds crap doesnt it but this isn't, it's great!
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    Grammy winning album of the year, following on from "Innervisions", and the third and final chapter in his early 70s trilogy. Deep, reflective and absorbing, it really doesn't get any better...
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    It's a classic - ORIGINAL USA APPLE IN PIC SLEEVE!Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
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    Remastered and reissued via Mute - recorded as an art piece for and in the studios of Italian National Radio RAI in Rome, March 1981. Remastered. On the recommendation of Robert Wyatt, RAI originally commissioned Cosey Fanni Tutti to create a sound work based on the theme of ‘A Journey Through The Body’. It became a Throbbing Gristle project which...
    Ground-breaking electronic disco produced by Pete Bellotte and Giorgio Moroder in Munich and featuring the 17-minute erotic epic that is the title song. Classic!!
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    Remastered and reissued via Mute - the final performance of Throbbing Gristle before their initial breakup, at the Kezar Pavillion, San Francisco on 29 May 1981. Following the release of this album and public statement by Throbbing Gristle of ‘This Mission Is Terminated’ the legend of the band began and influence upon generations started to be felt...
    Funky soul.
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    On the basis of a body of reggae songs from the 1970s and late 1990s, this book offers a sociological analysis of memory, hope and redemption in reggae music. From Dennis Brown to Sizzla, the way in which reggae music constructs a musical, religious and socio-political memory in rupture with dominant models is vividly illustrated by the lyrics themselves....
    Superb follow up to the essential 'Sweet As Broken Dates' and 'Synthesize the Soul', this gem, 'Two Niles to Sing a Melody' revives the enchanting harmonies, haunting melodies, and relentless rhythms of Sudan's brightest years, fully restored, remastered and packaged luxuriously in a triple LP gatefold and double CD bookcase to match the regal repute...
     
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    'And The Light Beams Will Guide The Way' arrives as a double dose with one disc from Unearth Noise and the other from his collaboration with vocalist Myrh, together they are Dreamspeak. Unearth Noise's solo works delve into familiar territory, at times reminiscent of his debut on the label 'Prayer and Resonance' however his signature, dense and mesmerizing...
    1968 UK first edition hardback w/dustjacket, couple of tears, name written inside, bit of discolouring
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      1968 UK first edition hardback w/dustjacket, couple of tears, name written inside, bit of discolouring
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    Secondhand paperback in fair condition only (i think they were on one when reading) 'A terrifying expose of the British drugs scene' it says here. 'Get on one matey' we say
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    This book is killer! Written and first published in 1985, sections include Tropicalia, New Orleans r and b, reggae, rara and salsa. Clear writing, great photographs. This book is quite influential in the musical history of Soul Jazz Records! There you are - another secret out of the bag.Out-of-print secondhand paperback.
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    Yardie stylee! 'This book follows the life of Danny, a young Jamaican growing up in Brooklyn in the 1970s. At the age of 18, in the middle of a sectarian war, he gets his hand on a gun and his life completely changes he becomes a vigilante, leads a gang, and starts making money by dealing in drugs'
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    Isley Bros, 85
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    1977 USA
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    Produced by Arif Mardin for his Atlantic subsidiary Embryo, Herbie takes on hits of the day such as "What's Going On" and Aretha's "Spirit In The Dark" as well as his own uptempo title track. With guitar solos by Duane Allman!
    Classic, live recording from 'The Bohemian Caverns' in Washington DC that includes the original version of "The In Crowd"! With Young-Holt on bass/drums, there are also fine versions of "Spartacus" and "Felicidade".
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    Early album from South African vocalist Mirian Makeba
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    Eddie Harris debuts with the classic Exodus and more - recorded in Chicago probably with AACM players for UPfront label
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    All you ever needed to know! USA IMPORT OUT OF PRINT PAPERBACK. A New one currently costs you £40 on Amazon!
    Groovy 74 album from Carole KingOriginal = USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' money-back guarantee!
    w/ Paul Humphrey, Ron Jefferson, Paul Humphrey, Victor GaskinOriginal USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
    Secondhand paperback in ok condition.100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back! Jazz has always been an experimental art form, pushing the boundaries of the mainstream, searching for the new. As Howard Mandel reveals in this text, jazz is still reaching out in...
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    TOUGH,TOUGH salsa tune from Fruko. Mint unplayed ORIGINAL Discos Fuentes in Discos Fuentes house bag, (clean Miami, USA pressing)
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    SOLID salsa tune from Fruko. Mint rare unplayed ORIGINAL Discos Fuentes in Discos Fuentes house bag, (clean Miami, USA pressing)
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    Featuring, Machito, Charlie Palmieri, TIto Puente, Bobby Rodriguez! Pseudonymous Nu Yorican supergroup produced by Al Santiago (who founded Alegre Records) on tiny label (Gaucho Records).Mint rare unplayed original Latin 45!
    TOUGH,TOUGH salsa tune from Fruko. Mint unplayed ORIGINAL Discos Fuentes in Discos Fuentes house bag, (clean Miami, USA pressing, bit of creasing to sleeves)
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    Jazz fusion, 79Original = Original USA LP Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
    Disco, 79
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