Golden Afrique: Highlights & Rarities From The Golden Era Of African Pop Music (1971-1983)Various

Network
  • 1. Maitre Gazonga – Les Jaloux Saboteurs
  • 2. Bébé Manga – Amie
  • 3. Amadou Balaké – Taximen
  • 4. Sory Bamba Du Mali – Dis-moi La Vérité
  • 5. Ousmane Kouyaté – Beni Haminanko
  • 6. Rail Band – Rail Band
  • 7. Orchestra Baobab – Autorail
  • 8. Super Mama Djombo – Dissan Na M’bera (“Suur Di No Pubis”)
  • 9. No.1 De Dakar – Yaye Boye
  • 10. Étoile De Dakar – Mane Kouma Xol
  • 11. Idy Diop – Yaye Boye
  • 12. Guelewar Band Of Banjul – Warteef Jiggeen
  • 13. Super Eagles – Aliou Gori-Mami
  • 14. Balla Et Ses Balladins – Paulette

Rare treasures from the golden age of African pop music from 1956-1982. A comprehensive collection of the highly divers African music, originating from the independence-movements of the African continent in the mid 20th century. Featuring songs of legends such as Youssou N’Dour, Salif Keïta, Idy Diop and many more. Available for the first time on vinyl!!! 

Other Releases by

International Breaks 606Various ArtistsInternational Breaks Inc.
Huge collection of 100 rare breakbeats / drum loops sourced from rare records found across the planet. Ready to chop, loop and layer, International Breaks...
Nairobi Calling: Selected Recordings 1976-1996Various ArtistsNo Wahala Sounds
No Wahala Sounds specialises in reissuing obscure and out of print recordings from Africa and Asia. Nairobi Calling features tracks by artists from...
Pura Vida Presents: Beach Diggin' Vol. 5 - Hand Picked by Mambo & GutsVarious ArtistsHeavenly Sweetness
A superb selection of idiosyncratic tune from Tunisian reggae, Japanese disco through to West Indian jazz-funk and beyond! Another exemplary...
Welcome To Zamrock! Vol. 2: How Zambia’s Liberation Led To A Rock Revolution 1972-1977Various ArtistsNow-Again Records
Volume 2 in the series looking at how Zambia’s liberation led to a rock revolution - 1972-1977. An overview of the Zamrock scene, from its ascension...
Mad Mats presents Digging Beyond the CratesVarious ArtistsBBE Records
DJ, record label impresario and former Swedish champion b-boy, Mad Mats knows a thing or two about finding good music. As well as iconic underground imprints...
Dr Banana - DRBAGAIN01VariousDr Banana
Third release from Bristol based, Banoffee Pies offshoot and clothing brand - Dr Banana! Wicked compilation of Four heavyweight 2-step garage...
  • 1. D Base – Base Theory
  • 2. Stone Cold Steppaz – Hit' Em (Vocal Mix)
  • 3. Urban Myths – I Just Can't Help Myself (DJ South Central Remix)
  • View full info and tracklisting
Hamam House 2VariousDisco Hamam
Volume two of the Hamam House series on Jonny Rock's 'Disco Hamam'. All star cast from 4 different cosmic corners drop these 4 dope jams from...
Closed Circuits: Australian Alternative Electronic Music of the '70's * 80's Volume 1VariousWarner Music Australia
Compiled by noted Australian music writer and historian David Nichols, ‘Closed Circuits’ looks at what happened in Australia when the machines started...
  • CD£13.99
    Out of stock
  • LP£23.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
Jheri Tracks Vol 2 - IVariousJheri Tracks
Second Jheri Tracks compilation - this time spread across three 12s and a cassette. The A side of Part I is an all Dublin affair with Lumigraph a bit of...
  • 1. Lumigraph – Smelly Rockers At The Gypsy Rose
  • 2. LMM – Metro Boomin' (DJ Sewers' Underground Classic)
  • 3. Mangetout – Hardy
  • View full info and tracklisting
Now & ThenVariousSo Low
4 track EP released via Optimo's So Low imprint showcasing afro-trance, industrial and minimal synth tracks from the likes of Ian Hicks, Luxos, Carl...
AOW 008VariousAxe On Wax Records
One of our favourite labels 'Axe On Wax' drop their 8th release, bringing you a lineup of hot house producers providing more heat for the dancefloor....
Strictly MAW (Part 1)Various ArtistsStrictly Rhythm
**Warehouse find!** Part 1 of the vinyl version of the MAW Strictly Rhythm compilation! Kenny and Louie pick 8 classics from the SR golden...
Strictly MAW (Part 2)Various ArtistsStrictly Rhythm
**Warehouse find!**  Part 2 of the vinyl version of the MAW Strictly Rhythm compilation! Kenny and Louie pick 7 classics from the SR golden...
  • 1. Logic – The Warning (Inner mix)
  • 2. The Don – The Horn Song (Original mix)
  • 3. Erick More Morillo – Dancin (A Little More dub)
  • View full info and tracklisting
Crown Ruler Sound (Compiled By Jeremy Spellacey)Various ArtistsSpacetalk
Another exemplary compilation on Spacetalk with obscure (and utterly brilliant!) disco and funk oddities picked by revered digger, Jeremy Spellacey!
  • 1. Ezy & Isaac – Let Your Body Move (Oba Balu Balu)
  • 2. Stimela – I Love You
  • 3. Kosmik 3 – I’m Gonna Pack (Jeremy Spellacey edit)
  • View full info and tracklisting
Disco Boogie Classics Vol.9VariousGiant Cuts
Disco Boogie Classic's returns with their 9th release.4 killer cuts are reworked for the DJ & Collector alike - Killer! 
The Stax 7s BoxVarious ArtistsStax
Celebratory release from one of the premier southern soul labels, Stax. Featuring classics in one deluxe box set by the likes of Margie Joseph, The...
  • 7×7 Box Set (740g) £59.99
    Expected 08 SepPreorder
The Sound Of Mercury Rising: Compiled With Love By DJ HarveyVarious ArtistsPikes Records
The one and only DJ Harvey selects key tracks for his 'Mercury Rising' sets and cult Ibiza club pikes. This sampler features tracks from the likes...
John Armstrong presents Afrobeat BrasilVarious ArtistsBBE
The African beats always been essential to Brazil's music. But now the new generation of musicians, singers and rappers are tweaking the basics of...
  • 1. Andre Abujamra – Origem
  • 2. BNegao – Bass Do Tambo (feat Os Seletores De Frequencia)
  • 3. Camarao Orkestra – Afoxe (feat Agathe Iracema)
  • View full info and tracklisting
PNP 001Various ArtistsPNP
Axe On Wax family launch their affiliate PNP label with four tracks of filtered disco and rugged house music business from regulars Deejay Astral,...
Selectors 003 - Marcel DettmannVarious ArtistsDekmantel
Berghain resident and MDR records boss, Marcel Dettmann weighs in with a KILLER selection of industrial, minimal synth and post punk tracks for the...
The Abatwa (Pygmy): Why Did We Stop Growing Tall?VariousGlitterbeat Records
Rough-hewn, tribal sonics from the tribes of the Rwandan borderlands. One-stringviolins/ 11-string harps/ haunted solo & duo singing/ battery operatedloop...
  • 1. Christoph Ntabanganyimana with Bihoyiki Dathive – Sida Ni Mbi (AIDS is Bad)
  • 2. Emmanuel Hatungimana – Rwanda Nziza (Beautiful Rwanda)
  • 3. Bihoyiki Dathive – Igira Hino (Come Closer)
  • View full info and tracklisting
The Flamingo Club: London's Original All NighterVariousOutta Sight
Compilation of some of the biggest hits played at the legendary modernist Flamingo Club on Wardour Street in Soho. Includes James Brown, Ray Charles,...
  • 1. James Brown & The Famous Flames – "Think"
  • 2. Little Stevie Wonder – "Fingertips"
  • 3. Lulu Reed & Freddy King – "You Can't Hide"
  • View full info and tracklisting
Ethiopian Urban And Tribal Music: Mindanoo Mistiru / Gold From WaxVarious ArtistsSub Rosa
Ethiopia has many languages and styles of music. These recordings were made in the Empire of Ethiopia in 1971. The music recorded in Addis Adaba uses...
Ote Maloya - The Birth Of Electric Maloya In La Réunion 1975-1986Various ArtistsStrut
Strut present a brand new compilation documenting the groundbreaking maloya scene on Réunion Island from the mid-70s, as Western instrumentation joined...
  • 1. Caméléon – La Rosée Si Feuilles Songes
  • 2. Michou – Maloya Ton Tisane
  • 3. Jean Claude Viadère – Moin La Pas Fait Tout Sel
  • View full info and tracklisting
  • 2×LP£23.99
    Out of stock
  • CD£10.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
Strictly Britxotica! Palais Pop And Locarno LatinVarious ArtistsTrunk Records
Another superb adventure in the Britxotica! series, looking into rare and amazing exotic British recordings. For this exciting instalment, Trunk focuses...
Too Slow To Disco Vol. 3Various ArtistsHow Do You Are?
Another incredible collection of songs that gleam with the high definition gloss of big-studio, bigger-budget production. Volume 3‘s another excursion...
  • 2×LP£17.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • CD£12.99
    Out of stock
YOUANDMUSIC Vol.1Various ArtistsYam Recordings
Rye Lane's Yam Records follow on from their highly successful debut release in 2016 from Chaos In The CBD with a new compilation series...
Brownswood Bubblers Twelve Pt. 1Various ArtistsBrownswood Recordings
Compiled by Gilles Peterson - the tastemaking Brownswood Bubblers series returns. Released on vinyl for the first time, the idea remains the...
Mamey Colorao - 1952-1962 Spanish Harlem Dancefloor Fillers: More Afro Cuban Roots Of BoogalooVarious ArtistsGrosso!
This compilation features some of the names of the Latin Bands based in New York between the early 50s and early 60s and other recordings done in Cuba...
Antilles Chéries: Compa / CadenceVarious ArtistsFanon Records
A superb selection of Haitian and Caribbean Compa and Cadence music from the 70s  - compiled by Emile Omar (Radio Nova / Tropical Discotheq)!...
Behind The Counter With: Max RichterVarious ArtistsRough Trade
The first in Rough Trade Shops’ new Behind the Counter series, featuring composer, Max Richter curating a mix that demonstrated his influences. A...
  • 1. The New York Philharmonic Orchestra – The Unanswered Question
  • 2. Alfred Brendel – Bach BWV 659 Arr. Busoni Nun Komm Den Heiden Heiland
  • 3. Roomful Of Teeth – Partita III. Courante
  • View full info and tracklisting
  • 3×LP£29.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • 2×CD£10.99
    Out of stock
Import Export (feat. Ruf Dug)Various ArtistsChalice Records
Honing in on a murky zone of cheap-sounding machine rhythms and punchy boogie-influenced proto-house sounds, 'Imporr Export' features the talents of Ruf...
Pop Makossa: The Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon 1976-84Various ArtistsAnalog Africa
Analog Africa release 'Pop Makossa: The Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon 1976-84' an explosive compilation highlighting the period when funk and disco...
  • 2×LP£23.99
    Out of stock
  • CD + Book£18.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
Firma do TxigaVarious ArtistsPrincipe
Wicked limited, 3x7" edition of music from the Lisbon scene via Principe records. A selection of idiosyncratic house and techno tracks inspired by...
Out Of The Blue (Compiled By Phil Mison)VariousLeng
Phil Mison - the go-to selector for those looking for those unique, Ibiza / Balearic themes - drops a compilation for Leng focusing on the...

Other Releases on Network

Desert Blues: Ambiances Du SaharaVariousNetwork
First ever vinyl release of this classic, comprehensive collection of songs and music in the tradition of the Sahara, Sahel and the surrounding...
All Night Long (1961)Starring Patrick McGoohanNetwork
Killer 50s jazz film featuring Patrick McGoohan (from 'The Prisoner') playing an ambition-crazed drummer who will stop at nothing to get a deal and his...

People also bought

MarijataThis Is MarijataMr Bongo
Marijata was a group made up of three members – Kofi 'Electric' Addison on drums, Bob Fischlan on organ and Nat Osmanu on guitar, hailing from Ghana. ...
Desert Blues: Ambiances Du SaharaVariousNetwork
First ever vinyl release of this classic, comprehensive collection of songs and music in the tradition of the Sahara, Sahel and the surrounding...
Senegal 70 Sonic Gems & Previously Unreleased Recordings From The 70sVariousAnalog Africa
Analog Africa focus on the musical adventures that were taking place in the major Senegalese cities during the 60s and 70s. This compilation, reflects...
  • 2×LP£20.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • CD£15.99
    Out of stock
Idrissa SoumaoroAmpsaMississippi Records
A classic and seldom heard LP from Bamako! Not just your average Malian LP, Ampsa features has to be heard to be believed organ, hypnotic guitar and amazing...
  • LP£18.99
    Out of stock
Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo De Cotonou Volume 3 - The Skeletal Essences Of Afro Funk 1969-1980Analog Africa
The bones of afro-funk laid bare on this outrageously funked raw collection from the mind-bending legendary Benin band on Analog Africa!  Not...
Afro-Beat AirwaysVolume 2 - Return Flight To Ghana 1974-1983 Analog Africa
From the coastal cities of Accra and Cape Coast, basked in a tropical sound heavily influenced by highlife, to the semi-Saharan cities of Tamalé...
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory Jive
Up there with some of the all-time classic hip-hop albums. Sophomore LP from legendary collective A Tribe Called Quest made up of Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Ali...
  • 2×LP£34.99
    Out of stock
  • CD£7.99
    Out of stock
A Tribe Called QuestHits, Rarities, & RemixesJive
Compilation includes two previously unreleased songs ("Mr. Incognito" and "The Night He Got Caught") 
Function Underground:The Black And Brown American Rock Sound 1969-1974VariousNow-Again Records
This anthology – which has its origins in the Dante Carfagna bootleg Chains and Black Exhaust release - focuses on the Black & Latino American...
  • 1. 1984 – There's A Wrinkle In Our Time
  • 2. Purple Snow – Down By The River
  • 3. James Macon – Jimi's Guitar Raps With The Bass
  • View full info and tracklisting
Tewolde ReddaEritrea's Guitar PioneerDomino Sound
Drawn from his six monumental singles for the Philips, Amha and Yared labels between 1970-73, revolutionising traditional Eritrean music via the innovations...
  • LP£16.99
    Out of stock
Amos And SaraThe Private World Of AmosSing A Song Fighter
Originally released in 1981 as a cassette on the It's War Boys label - this is a precious, thrilling reminder of UK post-punk DIY at its most inspired! According...
Georges-Edouard NouelChodoRebirth On Wax
Spiritual afro jazz funk with west indies and latin influences by Georges-Edouard Nouel, this jazz pianist from Martinique is better known for his collaboration...
  • LP£17.99
    Out of stock