William Onyeabor World Psychedelic Classics 5: Who Is William Onyeabor?

    Luaka Bop
    • 3×LP£33.00
      Out of stock
    • William Onyeabor – Body And Soul
    • William Onyeabor – Atomic Bomb
    • William Onyeabor – Good Name
    • William Onyeabor – Something You Will Never Forget
    • William Onyeabor – Why Go To War
    • William Onyeabor – Love Is Blind
    • 1. Body And Soul
    • 2. Atomic Bomb
    • 3. Good Name
    • 4. Something You Will Never Forget
    • 5. Why Go To War
    • 6. Love Is Blind
    • 7. Heaven And Hell
    • 8. Let's Fall In Love
    • 9. Fantastic Man
    • 10. The Way To Win Your Love
    • 11. Love Me Now
    • 12. Jungle Gods
    • 13. When The Going Is Smooth And Good

    Mind-blowingly brilliant idiosyncratic synthesizer-led, African disco-funk!

    This the first compilation dedicated to the totally unique works of Nigerian musician William Onyeabor — all recorded between '77 and '85. Religious and politically-charged lyrics, stripped down percussion, spacey synthesised grtooves, and bone-tingling deep funk. A must!

    Other Releases on Luaka Bop

    The Staples Jr. SingersWhen Do We Get PaidLuaka Bop
    Reissue of this little known gospel album from the 1970s via Luaka Bop! Pure spiritual power!
    • – Get On Board
    • – I Know You're Going To Miss Me
    • – I'm Looking For A Man
    • – I'm Going To A City
    • – Somebody Save Me
    • – Trouble Of The World
    • – Waiting For The Trumpet To Sound
    • – I Feel Good
    • – When Do We Get Paid
    • – On My Journey Home
    • – Too Close
    • – Send It On Down
    • – I Got A New Home
    Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony OrchestraPromisesLuaka Bop
    Surprise collaboration between Floating Points and the legendary, American, spritual jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders with The London Symphony Orchestra....
    • – Movement 1
    • – Movement 2
    • – Movement 3
    • – Movement 4
    • – Movement 5
    • – Movement 6
    • – Movement 7
    • – Movement 8
    • – Movement 9
    • LP (180 gram)£27.00
      Limited 180g audiophile edition housed in a die cut sleeve
      Out of stock
    The Time For Peace Is Now (Gospel Music About Us) [Compiled by Greg Belson]Luaka Bop
    The Time For Peace Is Now compiles fourteen songs that are a subset of 1970s-era gospel, not directly talking about Jesus or God, but instead tackling...
    • The Little Shadows – Time For Peace
    • Rev. Harvey Gates – It’s Hard To Live in This Old World
    • The Floyd Family Singers – That’s a Sign of The Times
    • Willie Scott & The Birmingham Spirituals – Keep Your Faith To The Sky
    • James Bynum – We We Are In Need
    • The Religious Souls – Condition The World Is In
    • The Triumphs – We Don’t Love Enough
    • The Gospel I.Q.s – Peace In The Land
    • The Soul Stirrers – I’m Trying To Be Your Friend
    • Staples Jr. Singers – We Got a Race To Run
    • Willie Dale – Let Your Light Shine
    • Rev. Harvey Gates – Price of Love
    • The Mighty Reverlaires – Sunshine After Every Rain
    • The William Singers – Don’t Give Up
    • 1. The Little Shadows – Time For Peace
    • 2. Rev. Harvey Gates – It’s Hard To Live in This Old World
    • 3. The Floyd Family Singers – That’s a Sign of The Times
    • View full info and tracklisting
    • LP£24.99
      Out of stock
    • CD£13.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    Alice ColtraneWorld Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane TuriyasangitanandaLuaka Bop
    Essential Alice Coltrane recordings issued for the first time on vinyl by Luaka Bop! Alice Coltrane was a legendary pianist, composer,...
    • – Om Rama
    • – Om Shanti
    • – Rama Rama
    • – Rama Guru
    • – Hari Narayan
    • – Journey to Satchidananda
    • – Er Ra
    • – Keshava Murahara
    • – Krishna Japaye*
    • – Rama Katha*
    • 2xLP + Download Code£28.99
      Out of stock
    • CD£19.99
      In stockAdd to Bag

    People also bought

    Theo Parrish Black Jazz SignatureSnow Dog Records
    Theo Parrish curates his own, unique volume in the series following DJ Mitsu and Gilles Peterson; collecting his favourite records on the label from 1971-6....
    • Gene Russell – My Favorite Things
    • The Awakening – March On
    • The Awakening – Convulsions
    • The Awakening – Jupiter
    • Calvin Keys – Criss Cross
    • Rudolph Johnson – The Highest Pleasure
    • Walter Bishop Jr. – Those Who Chant
    • The Awakening – Mirage
    • CD£12.99
      Out of stock
    Punk 45: Kill the Hippies! Kill Yourself! The American Nation Destroys Its YoungSoul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records’ new Punk 45 album charts the rise of underground punk across the United States of America in the years 1973-1980. The album coincides...
    • The Urinals – I'm A Bug
    • The Normals – Almost Ready
    • The Hollywood Squares – Hillside Strangler
    • electric eels – Agitated
    • Pere Ubu – The Modern Dance
    • The Randoms – Let's Get Rid Of New York
    • The Bizarros – Ice Age
    • The Zeros – Wild Weekend
    • Tuxedomoon – Joeboy The Electronic Ghost
    • X Blank X – You're Full Of Shit
    • Flamin' Groovies – Dog Meat
    • The Deadbeats – Kill The Hippies
    • Theoretical Girls – U.S. Millie
    • The Skunks – Earthquake Shake
    • Knots – Action
    • Crash Course In Science – Cakes In The Home
    • The Pagans – Not Now No Way
    • Pastiche – Flash Of The Moment
    • The Lewd – Kill Yourself
    • Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers – Chinese Rocks
    • The Controllers – Neutron Bomb
    • 2×LP£26.00
      Out of stock
    • CD£12.00
      Out of stock
    • MP3 Release£9.99
      In stockAdd to Bag
    Kurtis ScottBuild, Build, BuildOutta Sight
    Killer raw crossover soul track!  Kurtis Scott (aka Kurt Harris) and his £1,000+ rarity and floor-filler “Build Build Build”.
    • – build, build, build part 1
    • 7"£7.99
      Out of stock
    William OnyeaborGood Name (2015 Reissue) Luaka Bop
    One of the rarest African albums ever, reissued by Luaka Bop! Two super long extended tracks with bleepy synths, frenetic energy and as groovy as hell! 
    • – Let's Fall In Love
    • – Good Name
    • LP£20.99
      Out of stock
    Punk 45: There Is No Such Thing As SocietySoul Jazz Records
    Soul Jazz Records’ new Punk 45 album charts the rise of underground punk and post-punk in the UK from 1977-81.Punk 45: There is No Such Thing As Society....
    • The Users – Sick of You
    • Art Attacks – Neutron Bomb
    • Johnny Moped – Incendiary Device
    • The Jermz – Powercut
    • Mekons – 32 Weeks
    • The Rings – I Wanna Be Free
    • The Now – Development Corporations
    • Killjoys – Johnny Won't Get To Heaven
    • Disturbed – I Don't Believe
    • Television Personalities – Part Time Punks
    • Puncture – Mucky Pup
    • The Lines – White Night
    • The Scabs – Leave Me Alone
    • Cravats – You're Driving Me
    • Swell Maps – Real Shocks
    • The Nerves – TV Adverts
    • Eric Random – 23 Skidoo
    • O Levels – East Sheen
    • Josef K – Radio Drill Time
    • The Cigarettes – They're Back Again, Here They Come
    • The Shapes – Wot's For Lunch Mum
    • The Freeze – For J.P.S.
    • Roses are Red – Can't Understand
    • Prefects – Going Through the Motions
    • New 2×LP £26.00
      Out of stock
    • CD£12.00
      Out of stock
    • MP3 Release£9.99
      Out of stock
    80 Blocks From Tiffany'sA film By Gary Weiss (1979/2011)Five Day Weekend
    The most disturbing aspect of this film is that it is REAL! 80 Blocks From Tiffany’s, directed by Gary Weis is a 1979 documentary about the South...
      • DVD£16.99
        Out of stock
      Firecracker EP 2Firecracker Recordings
      Succumbing to massive demand, Firecracker records have repressed their legendary second EP, a part of the highly sought after 10" trilogy.  If...
      • Linkwood – What's Up With The Underground?
      • Linkwood – What's Up With The Drums?
      • Fudge Fingas – Escape
      • Unknown Artist – Skit
      • The Complainers – Bacon Rolls
      • 10"£10.99
        Out of stock
      Don CherryOrganic Music Society (1972)Caprice
      BACK IN STOCK NOW! Absolutely stunning, super rare deep, deep spiritual jazz album from Don Cherry. This has to be up there with our all time best records...
      • – north brazilian ceremonial hymn
      • – manusha raga kamboji
      • – relativity suite part 1
      • – terry's tune
      • 2×LP (180g)£19.99
        Out of stock
      Bananas!At Any Cost?Dogwoof Digital
      Documentary charting the legal action by a group of Nicaraguan banana plantation workers against their American corporate employers. Director Fredrik...
        • DVD£14.99
          Out of stock
        Stephen EncinasDisco Illusion (Repress)Invisible City Editions
        Back in stock!Huge follow up to the brilliant Michael Boothman record a few months back. Invisible City Edition descend to even further depths and give...
        • – Disco Illusion
        • – Lypso Illusion
        • 12"£14.99
          Out of stock
        RadiusInfinite Roots Vol. 1ETC Records
        Smudged-out beats from Chicago's Radius who break-ups fragments of grainy disco-loops over heavy, instrumental hip-hop breaks. Killer.
        • – Rockers
        • – Say Goodbye (Sweet Tears Dub)
        • 7"£8.99
          Out of stock
        AntenaCamino Del Sol (1982)Les Disques du Crépuscule
        Awesome leftfield classic! A Harvey fave! A double disc re-issue with live versions Delicate Balearic minimal synth oddity! Originally released on...
        • – Camino Del Sol
        • – Achilles
        • 2×CD£12.99
          Out of stock
        Kenny Dixon JnrEmotional Content (TP's Emotionally Deep Remix) JD Records
        HUGE KDJ aka Moodymann no nonsense, out-and-out Detroit house BANGER!   Introduced by unforgettable words from KDJ " SAID EMOTIONAL CONTENT, NOT...
        • – Emotional Content (TP’s Emotionally Deep Remix)
        • 12"£9.99
          Out of stock
        Firecracker EP 4Firecracker Recordings
        Finally repressed! The wait is over folks, here's another chance to grab Firecracker's hit 'EP 4' featuring smudgy, disco-house bliss from Linkwood and Fudge...
        • Linkwood – Barely Eagle
        • Linkwood – Who La La? (Linkwood Edit)
        • Fudge Fingas – Situation Diminished
        • 10"£10.99
          Out of stock
        Jukebox Jam Volume 2 Jazzman
        Just over a year since first volume, Jazzman are back with a second compilation of obscure mid-century America soul and blues from their popular Jukebox...
        • Mamie Perry & – Lament
        • Billy Hamlin – If You Ain't Got No Bread
        • Young Jessie – Mary Lou
        • Gil Bernal – King Solomon's Blues
        • Brother Woodman's Combo – Hot Mamma
        • Dave Bartholomew – Cat Music
        • Big Sis Andrews – That Ain't The Way To Do It
        • CD£12.99
          Out of stock
        Jerome DerradjiBang The Box! - The (lost) Story Of AKA Dance Music. Chicago 1987-88Stillmusic
        AKA Dance Music was set up by Matt Warren in 1987 following his exit from local house label Sunset Records. Although only operational for a year, the imprint...
        • Nexus 6 – Take Me Higher (The Ultimate Acid Mix)
        • Nexus 6 – Take Me Higher (Club Mix)
        • Matt Warren & Michaelangelo – Rock It
        • Matt Warren & Michaelangelo – Don't Bring Back Memories
        • 1. Nexus 6 – Take Me Higher (The Ultimate Acid Mix)
        • 8. Nexus 6 – Take Me Higher (Club Mix)
        • 13. Matt Warren & Michaelangelo – Rock It
        • View full info and tracklisting
        • 2×LP£18.99 £10.00
          Out of stock
        • 2×CD£14.99
          Out of stock
        Don BlackmanDon BlackmanGRP
        This has to be the greatest rare groove album ever: it's brimming with classic tracks such as the 2 step perfection of Heart's Desire, Holding You Loving...
        • – Hearts Desire
        • – Holding You Loving You
        • – Let Your Concience Be Your Guide
        • – Since Youve Been Away So Long
        • – Never Miss A Thing
        • CD£10.99
          Out of stock
        Fredfades & EikremJazz CatsKing Underground
        Smudged hip hop jams from Fredfades & Eikrem reissued again after its initial 2015 release, now with alternate sleeve art. Killer instrumentals for fans...
        • – Intro (feat. Tarjei Kjerland Lienig)
        • – Snow Flakes (feat. Mette Henriette)
        • – Obvious (feat. Ivan Ave, Mette Henriette & Bendik Hovik Kjeldsberg)
        • – Focus Point (feat. Tarjei Kjerland Lienig)
        • – While We Sip on This Brew (feat. Azon Blaze, SkyBlew & Lindsey Whittington)
        • – Ethiopia (feat. Dr. Kay & DeAndre Trevon Grover)
        • – 2015 Til' Infinity (feat. Dr. Kay)
        • – All Dreams, No Sleep
        • – It's Been a Minute (feat. Ivan Ave)
        • – Jazz Cats (feat. Mette Henriette & Dr. Kay)
        • – Waiting Forever
        • – Take Cover (feat. Vincent Velur)
        • – All the Way Down (feat. Azon Blaze)
        • – Good Night (Outro) [feat. Mette Henriette]
        • 1. – Intro (feat. Tarjei Kjerland Lienig)
        • 2. – Snow Flakes (feat. Mette Henriette)
        • 3. – Obvious (feat. Ivan Ave, Mette Henriette & Bendik Hovik Kjeldsberg)
        • View full info and tracklisting
        • LP£21.99
          Out of stock
        Nas Illmatic Sony / Get Down
        C-l-a-s-s-i-c hip-hop album from '94! Nas' debut and not many people would argue - it is his best! Every tune is a hit, but just to remind you of the gems...
        • – N.Y. State Of Mind
        • – The World Is Yours
        • LP£23.99
          Out of stock
        Rotary ConnectionHey LoveCadet
        BACK IN PRINT - LONG OUT!Essential psychedelic soul/rock Rotary Connection album featuring the legendary "I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun", "Love Has Fallen...
        • – I Am The Blackgold Of The Sun
        • Reissue LP£16.00
          Out of stock
        BlundettoBad Bad Things (2018 Reissue)Heavenly Sweetness
        Reissue of the classic, and sought after, 2010 album from Blundetto! A gently simmering soul-reggae bubbler feat. the likes of the Buddos Band, Shawn Lee,...
        • – Nautilus
        • – Voices
        • – Mustang
        • – Mi Condena
        • – Cuban Shirt
        • – Party Animals
        • – White Birds
        • – My One Girl
        • – Ken Park
        • – La Carretilla
        • – Bad Bad Things
        • – Sunset Stroll
        • 2×LP£17.99
          Out of stock