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    • Dee Dee Bridgewater – Afro Blue
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    • 2. Love Vibrations
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    It's the bomb - don't miss this chance to only one of the finest and rarest Japanese-only-released albums ever!

    Dee Dee Bridgewater's 1974 album ‘Afro Blue’ features an exquisite collaboration of American and Japanese musicians,such as Cecil & Ron Bridgewater, Motohiko Hino and producer Takao Ishizuka. The result is a sublime deep soul-jazz masterpiece with timeless versions of ‘People Make The World Go Round’, ‘Love From The Sun’, and ‘Afro Blue’. It is arguably one of the finest albums in its genre and has long been a sought-after item for DJs and collectors alike,

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