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Give Thanks… There’s Still Vinyl

Once in a very blue moon, I still manage to find time to digitize my vinyl. I wish it happened more often, but I’m a busy man these days. I’m still sneaking into record stores and scouring flea markets when I get the chance, but it definitely ain’t like it used to be. These are some recent discoveries that reminded me to never give up the search. If any of these songs manage to inspire the baking of a pumpkin pie, or the eating of one for that matter, I will feel like I’ve accomplished something very valuable.

M’bamina :       Nosi Zole &       Mbongui (Cogolese afro-disco-boogie anyone?)
from the album Experimental on Fiesta (1978)

R.D. Burman & Asha Bhosle :       Pyar Karnewale (moog + breaks + Hindi = good)
taken from the soundtrack to  Shaan on Polydor (1980)

Alma Y Vida :       La Morada (funky Argentinian psych-rock – Murphy’s Law I see you!)
from their self-titled album on RCA (1971)

Jimmy London :       Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon gets skankified)
      Make The Night A Little Longer &       Walk With Love (sounds from Jamaica)
taken from Bridge Over Troubled Water on Impact! (1972)

  • Jo/No

    …and we are many who are utterly thankful for whenever you do take that time out to digitilize some of all those obscurities! Lights my life up when I surf by here and find me some new groovy joints I probably never had come across otherwise. A huge thank you is in place!

    I recently compiled a mix of some of the many blog finds of an worldy and funky nature found all around. Check it out here:


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