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"Hypnotic recording session with griot "Ali" Ag Amoumine at his home in Timbouctou. Playing the distinctive style of Northern Mali and Niger known as Takamba -- droning electrified traditional guitar accompanied by a haunting rhythm tapped on a calabash -- Ali navigates ...
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"Part three in Mississippi Records series exploring the rawest side of gospel music (Part one being the "Life is a Problem" compilation & part two being the "Oh graveyard, you can't hold me always" compilation) Moving ballads sit side by side with incredibly rocking ...
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"The last in the Mississippi series of music from the Alan Lomax archives features a vocal group of unparalelled depth. Some are beautiful sorrowful acapella songs, there are raucous stompin' and shoutin' sessions and even a couple of tracks accompanied by a drum and ...
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"A full LP of never before released Hurley recordings from 1972-73! Great early versions of classic Hurley songs such as Automatic Slim & the fatboys, Drivin' Wheel, Ghost woman Blues, Watchin' the Show & The Portland Water. Hurley is backed up by "The Fatboys" - not ...
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"In 1978 Jack Body recorded an amazing amount of street musicians in Java. His ear was geared not just towards traditional folk forms of music but also to all the new hybrids of pop street music. Here we find a mix of his recordings that really cannot be classified ...
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""A Collection of Recordings and Photography from Madagasikara Volume II". The second volume of recordings in Mississippi's series of Madagascar music. From the archives of Montreal recordist, Charlie Brooks. While containing some similar artists as volume one, Fanafody ...
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"Compilation of deep 78's from all over the world - India, Iran, Anatolia, Portugal, Switzerland, Greece, Macedonia, Spain, America & more. Compiled by Ian Nagoski as sort of a sequel to the "String of Pearls" compilation we put out a couple years back. Beautiful ...
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"Compilation culled from Abners' self released LPs & 7"s featuring hits such as 'I'm So Depressed,' 'Cocaine', 'Vietnam,' & 'The Reason Young People Do Drugs.' Abner Jay was a one-man band singer/songwriter deserving of a wider listening audience than he received in his ...
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"Marika Papagika was one of Greek music's greatest vocalists. She recorded 225 performances between 1918 & 1929. This LP features some of her most mystical & moving. Instrumental accompaniment is provided by various combinations of cymbalon, cello, violin & clarinet. ...
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"New recordings by Michael. On this LP we find Hurley stretching out on six longer than usual compositions that are heartbreaking & beautiful as anything he's ever done. Side one features Hurley on a creaky pump organ. Side two starts out with two newer compositions - ...
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"Recorded in 1970 as part of the First Biennale of Arts and Culture for the Young in Mali. The Regional Orchestra of Mopti was a state funded orchestra that participated in country wide music festivals and competitions. A hypnotic band featuring electric guitars & a ...
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"Compilation of sanctified blues recorded between 1927-1934. This is our sequel to the popular Life Is A Problem LP. Twelve songs of pure guitar-driven gospel. This slab is as melodic as it is rockin'. Features songs by Bukka White, Willie Mae Morris, Bo Weevil Jackson, ...
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