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NEW ARRIVALS MARCH 6TH : AFROBEAT & AFROFUNK, DISCO & SYNTH BOOGIE, SALSA & LATIN JAZZ, CAPE VERDIAN FUNANA, AFRO PSYCH, SOUKOUS etc !!!!

We have been selling records by mail since 1999.
Diasporarecords delivers the best, strictly on original vinyl, within a wide range that includes African music, Latin & Brazilian rhythms, Worldwide soul, funk & fusion & much much more.
If you are after unusual tropical clubby records or mellow grooves, then Diaspora is the name.
Feel free to email us for questions, send wantlists or trade offers to : info@diasporarecords.com

 
 
 
UTA BELLA - Zilingala / Be moh
Funky breaks on this ultra rare afro psych / hybrid afro pop release by the Cameroon singer. Sleeve w/ light aging/ringwear. Record w/ very slightly occasionnally audible hairlines.

7inch (SP) | Cover / Rec >> VG++ / VG+ | Pueblo | France
35.00 EUR
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AMBASSADEUR INTERNATIONAL - mandjou
worth for the ultimate laid back manding afro psych tune "Mandjou" w/ Cheikh Muhammad Smith's outstanding organ solo, scarce original first press on Amons mini label, sleeve has aging & some dirt, peel off on front & a back, record plays really nicely w/ minor marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG+ | Production Amons | Ivory Coast
55.00 EUR
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AFRO FUNK - Body music
Classic afro funk masterpiece ! Aging & dirt on cover, writings on back, record plays well w/ light occasionnally noticeable noise from marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG | Kabana records | England
135.00 EUR
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FELA AND AFRIKA 70 - Opposite people
Title track is a dancefloor firendly afrobeat tune, side B is laid back. Sleeve has aging & dirt, record has light noise from light marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG | Afrodisia | UK
90.00 EUR
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OKOSUN , SONNY - Ozidizm
Excellent & extremely rare debut LP by the Nigerian artist. w/ the afrobeat tunes "My ancestors" and the afrobeat psych influenced "O'Jesu" & the funky title track & funky "adesua", barely turns up. Sleeve has aging / dirt, small peel off on back, writings inside gatefold. Record plays greatly despite light marks w/ just light occasional noise.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG++ | EMI Capitol | Nigeria
120.00 EUR
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SIR VICTOR UWAIFO - Disco safari soundz
With the afro psych organ soul "Inflation", "mama baby boy" "agho", etc. Sleeve has light dirt & aging, writings on back, record plays w/ light occasional noise.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG | Hansonic soundz | Ghana
120.00 EUR
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BLO - PHASE IV
Indemand Nigerian funk & disco lp, light aging & dirt wear, writings on back, record plays superbly.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG++ | Afrodisia | UK
125.00 EUR
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C.K. MANN & HIS CAROUSEL 7 - Funky highlife
Always indemand Ghana lp feat. the one side long funky title track, red label, sleeve has a bit of aging/dirt, minor noise on edges.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG+ | Essiebons | Ghana
75.00 EUR
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BALAKE , AMADOU - Bar Konon Mousso Bar
Always indemand rarity from Burkina Faso that includes 2 deep funk / afro funk / afrobeat masterpieces "Aminata du thé" & "Super bar konon mousso ". Sleeve w/ aging & dirt, 7" split on upper seam, 0.5" split on bottom, writings on back & labels. Record is solid VG-/VG, both standout funk tunes play despite numerous light marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG | Sacodis | USA
230.00 EUR
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EBO TAYLOR - My love and music
Always indemand rarity from Ghana w/ vocals by Pat Thomas, that includes the uptempo afro funk / highlife "odofo nyi akyiri biara" & the funky rock steady / soul "maye omama" & title tune. Sleeve w/ aging & dirt, minor peel off on bottom front & along mouth, writings on back. Record is VG+ on the standout funk track, but plays VG- on "maye omama", and VG-/VG on title tune as it has a pressing default w/ waves that causes noise on one side otherwise it's in great shape w/ no apparent marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG+ | Gapophone | Ghana
320.00 EUR
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BROTHER VALENTINO - Stay up Zimbabwe / Mad on a soca fad
Laid back island disco funk winner, original still in shrink.

12 inch 33 rpm | Cover / Rec >> EX / NM | Makossa | USA
50.00 EUR
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AFRIKAN'S PEOPLE - Para cu pari
Laid back funky tune "Daniela", solid dancefloor tunes for tropical heads too, top shape !

LP | Cover / Rec >> NM / NM | Arsom | Portugal
38.00 EUR
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AVOLONTO HONORE - S/T - Djo gbe se gnin
Afrobeat tune that should rock many dancefloors on this scarce lp, 2 solid soukous tunes as well. Sleeve is missing. Record has many audible light marks, plays with reasonable to light noise.

LP | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG- | Libert | Benin
40.00 EUR
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WELL BORN - We gonna do it
Funky dancer w/ female vocals & tambourine loaded w/ keyboards & tight horn section. Sleeve has a bit of aging. Record has light noise, light marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG | Akpa productions | France
85.00 EUR
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PEDRINHO - Nhos dexa de conta mintira
Highly danceable uptempo cosmic sounds on this hybrid synth pop / post disco / funana Cape Verde rarity. Definitely worth a check for those into spacey disco as well as tropical dj heads. Sleeve has large bites on top & mouth, light brown water damage on back, some paper stuck & dirt wear on one of the labels, record plays greatly with minor marks, sligtly noisy on edges, unfortunately has an audible mark that clicks on end of B1 & all B 2.

LP | Cover / Rec >> B / VG | Private | Holland
75.00 EUR
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KASSAV - Love and ka dance
Scarce original first private press of this classic island disco funk LP. Top shape ! Sleeve is VG w/ light aging, writings along bottom front.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / EX | FM Productions | France
55.00 EUR
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HOROYA BAND NATIONAL - S/T – Zoumana
Horoya band's masterpiece !!! Harder to find mandingo afro jazz LP from Guinea w/ the amazing "zoumana" & "djama ba labo". Sleeve has aging, hole on bottom front, rubber stamp residue on back, record plays well with just occasionally noticeable noise from marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG | Syliphone | France
42.00 EUR
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EKAMBI BRILLANT - africa oumba
disco/hustle goodies such as "Aboki", "Lambo di" & "Africa Africa". Sleeve has aging & dirt wear, lmainated cover is peeling along mouth, record plays w/ light noise from light marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG | Fiesta | France
30.00 EUR
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SORRY BAMBA - Serre / Kelai magni / Mamou / Bravo Asec
A laid back manding track as well as pachanga & boogaloo, sleeve has some aging/dirt, peel off on front along mouth, Serre is a bit noisy on edge otherwise plays greatly.

7inch (EP) | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG+ | Djima records | France
30.00 EUR
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OGYATANAA SHOW BAND FEAT. PAT THOMAS - (Super) Yaa amponsah
A rock steady & a highlife w/ special guest Pat Thomas on vocals, both on LP, writing on one of the labels, light noise.

7inch (SP) | Cover / Rec >> NA / VG- | Agoro | Ghana
15.00 EUR
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LENNIE & CO / CHUCK DAVIS ORCHESTRA - Ecology / Spirit of sunshine
Solid cosmic disco / spacey disco boogie double sider w/ strings and crazy sinth work, minor aging on cover, sticker on front,

12 inch 45 rpm | Cover / Rec >> VG++ / EX | Vogue | Portugal
45.00 EUR
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RAY , RICARDO - Arrives / Comejen
early salsa / latin jazz, original black label press. Writings on back cover, dirt/aging, several small peel off on front, black tape along seams & spine, plays nicely w/ just very light occasional noise.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG | Fonseca | USA
35.00 EUR
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ORQUESTA SENSACION - Hay una sola
Son montuno, guaracha, pachanga & other 60's latin rhythms on this scarce record by the famous orchestra. Sleeve has dirt wear & light aging, record plays superbly.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG+ / VG++ | Areito dark blue label deep groove | Cuba
40.00 EUR
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ORCHESTRA BAOBAB - Baobab à Paris vol. 1 On verra ça ?
Several afro latin tunes on this Baobab Paris recording session w/ "mi son" "on verra ça" "el son te llama"... Sleeve has light dirt wear, writing on back, glue residue on bottom back, vinyl has light noise from thin marks on side A which plays weak VG, side B plays much better, solid VG+.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG+ / VG | Productions Ledoux | France
35.00 EUR
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GUELO & ORQUESTA HANOVER - En su nuevo camino
3 salsa tunes on this Puerto Rican production directed by Vibrafonist Alwin Janer & trombonist Luis A. Gines, slight aging & dirt wear, still in OG shrink, corner hole, some moisture residues on cover.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / NM | Sol | USA
40.00 EUR
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RALPHY SANTI Y SU ORQUESTA - Salsa y algo mas...sabor
Consistent salsa LP on a tough to find label. Sleeve has dirt wear, writings on back & labels, still in shrink. Record plays really greatly on side A (clips 1 & 2), side B is slightly noisy from poor pressing (clip 3.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG+ | Almendra | USA
35.00 EUR
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JOHNNY SEDES - mama calunga
Original black label heavy press of this latin jazz / descarga masterpiece. Strong aging & dirt wear on cover, writings on back, peel off & light brown water damage on top corner, record has minor noise, a few clicks, still great sound despite numerous light marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG | Fonseca black | USA
90.00 EUR
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MASSAKO 82 - Demarrage gaspillage
A solid tropical dancefloor winner soukous track on this scarce & consistent soukous album, sleeve has light brown water damage wear along bottom, peel off of the laminated cover along front mouth.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / NM | Private | France
150.00 EUR
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SEXTETO JUVENTUD - Aqui el Sexteto
Some dancefloor salsa tracks & a psych latin soul on this scarce early release by the Venezuelan group, still in OG shrink w/ minor wear, record has light background noise but is in top shape.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG++ / VG+ | Velvet | Venezuela
35.00 EUR
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YAPI AMADEKAN ET VIRIGINIE MONEY - S/T - Abia sesse ye
Strong clubbing potential on several afro pop synth tracks on this scarce lp from Ivory Coast in great shape, some dirt on cover, record is close to mint w/ just a few pops from a storage mark otherwise top shape.

LP | Cover / Rec >> EX / VG++ | AJP | Ivory Coast
40.00 EUR
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MICK MICHEL MOUMPALA TSIOTOTO - Maloukou - Bakala diani bika
A dancefloor filler and several solid soukous dancers on this scarce privately pressed soukous lp arranged by Pamelo Mounka, Record is VG+ to EX, apparently in top shape but some light occasional pressing noise.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG++ / VG++ | NMB Private | France
30.00 EUR
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KEITA , LEON - S/T - Koma kouma
Consistent manding LP that features a solid funky afro pop/afrobeat tune w/ organ & sax solos, backing by les Ambassadeurs. Also features a manding track that reminds the RAIL BAND. Dirt wear on cover, shop sticker on front, record is in top shape but has backing pressing noise.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG+ / VG++ | Papa disco | Ivory Coast
60.00 EUR
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SAM ET GUVANO & FESTIVAL DES MAQUISARDS - S/T - Georgina Wa M.T.
Rumbas only on this ultra rare release that has young Sam Mangwana on vocals. Tracks also include "colette" michita catho nakozonga yambi cherie nazali libre mokili mobongwani tabu wangu zela ngai nasala. Sleeve w/ dirt wear & aging, writings on back, peel off along spine on front & back, some small peel off on front on top & bottom as well, light brown water damage wear on back. Record is solid solid G to solid VG-/VG, side A plays G as it has unremoveable wear from being stored in a plastic sleeve in damp conditions which cause serious noise as can be heard on clips 1 to 3, side B plays much better, solid VG- w/ light noise (clips 4 to 6).

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG- | Negro festival | France
125.00 EUR
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FLASH DOMINCII THE SUPERSONICS - West African highlife music
Solid highlife lp recorded in the UK w/ a group consisting of top notch Nigerian musicians, Gasper Lawal, Peter King, Fred Coker, Teddy Osei, etc. Sleeve has aging/dirt, peel off along upper seam & mouth, writings & rubber stamp on back, writings on front. Record plays greatly, nice shape.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG+ | Fisher music | UK
40.00 EUR
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ABEL LIMA - Problemas d' bida
2 solid funana tunes for the tropical dj heads on this scarce lp w/ Voz de Cabo Verde, sleeve has a bit of aging/dirt, record is just slightly noisy on edges.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG+ / VG | Private | France
45.00 EUR
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V--A FEAT. KELETIGUI, BALLA, BEMBEYA - Guinee an 11
Manding spaciness & trippy afro folk from Guinea on this scarce original first press of SLP15. Sleeve has black tape on seams & spine, writings, record plays w/ light occasionnal noise.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG / VG | Syliphone White & brown original first press | France
75.00 EUR
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BONGA - Noir ton pays (aka Angola 72)
Angolan music masterpiece recorded by Bonga in the early 70's and reissued in France a few years later w/ a different cover & title. Sleeve has aging/dirt, writings, peel off & small tears along spine. Record plays w/ light noise from light marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG | Morabeza / Playasound French press | France
30.00 EUR
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THE PROFESSIONAL HAPPY STARS - In Osibi
Ghanaian highlife rarity, sleeve has aging / dirt, peel off, writings on back, record is shiny and looks nice but has some light pops / clicks from light marks.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG- | Ride away | Ghana
75.00 EUR
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AFRICAN BROTHERS BAND INTERNATIONAL - Odo paa nie
A wider repertoire than usual, including 2 reggae/rock steady tracks, a Congolese rumba, a Beninese agbadja, 2 highlives and a Ghanaian ankaful beat. Sleeve has aging / dirt, small bite on mouth, writings on back, record plays nicely w/ light occasional noise.

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG+ | Aduana | Ghana
75.00 EUR
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KAKAIKU'S GUITAR BAND - Obiara meto bi !!
One of the group's rare highlife titles, sleeve has aging/dirt, bite on upper seam, writings on back, light water damage wear. Record plays nicely !

LP | Cover / Rec >> VG- / VG+ | Executive | Ghana
60.00 EUR
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