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Oneness Of Juju - African Rhythms


Oneness Of Juju - African Rhythms (CD/2xLP) Strut STRUTCD/LP027, 2002-01-15 Strut continue their re-issue programme of the '70s catalogue of Oneness Of Juju, one of the most groundbreaking bands of their time. From early avant-garde jazz work on the Strata East label to their later fusions of Afrobeat, funk and spritual jazz, Oneness stand as a huge influence for today's jazz scene. Released in...

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Various - Nigeria 70 - The Definitive Story of 1970's Funky Lagos


Various - Nigeria 70 - The Definitive Story of 1970's Funky Lagos (3xCD/3xLP) Strut STRUTCD/LP013, 2001-09-24 "The renewed popularity of Afrobeat in dance music has been well documented with a number of compilations exploring some of the many original Afro funk fusions that have influenced today’s music. Strut take the idea forward with a definitive look at funky Lagos during the 1970s over...

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African Rhythms - Oneness Of Juju 1970-1982


African Rhythms - Oneness Of Juju 1970-1982 (2xCD/3xLP) Strut STRUTCD/LP018, 2001-08-27 "Strut hook up with Stateside black jazz label Black Fire for a definitive retrospective of one of the most groundbreaking Afro funk / spiritual jazz groups of all time, Oneness Of Juju. Best known for the Larry Levan mixed ‘Every Way But Loose’ and the rare groove anthems ‘African Rhythms’ and ‘River Luv...

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Blo - Phases 1972-1982


Blo - Phases 1972-1982 (CD/LP) Strut STRUTCD/LP004, 2001-02-26 "Another real revelation from Nigeria, the 4-piece group Blo fused Nigerian high life sounds with the best in UK and USA psychedelia, funk and boogie, creating a totally unique sound. Massive in their native country for many years, they recorded six albums between 1972 and 1981 (including one in the UK) and we feature here the...

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Various - Club Africa 2


Various - Club Africa 2 - Hard African Funk, Afro-Jazz and Original Afro-Beat Compiled by Russ Dewbury (CD/LP) Strut STRUTCD/LP007, 2000-09-11 "Second instalment of the album series covering the best and funkiest original Afro classics. Volume 2 digs deeper into the Afro underground, unearthing tracks previously unreleased anywhere outside of Africa, alongside a handful of rare European Afro...

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Orlando Julius - Super Afro Soul


Orlando Julius & His Modern Aces - Super Afro Soul (CD/2xLP) Strut STRUTACD/ALP003, 2000-06-26 "One of the most under-rated musicians in the history of African music, Orlando Julius is the man who composed the chant for the mighty 'Going Back To My Roots' and allegedly gave James Brown 100% of the inspiration for 'I Got You (I Feel Good)'. He spent many years in the US working alongside...

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Tony Allen - No Accommodation For Lagos - No Discrimination


Tony Allen - No Accommodation For Lagos / No Discrimination (2xCD) Strut STRUTACD002, 2000-04-10 Tony Allen & Afrika 70 - No Accommodation For Lagos (LP) Strut STRUTALP002, 2000-04-10 Tony Allen / Afro Messengers - No Discrimination (LP) Strut STRUTAALP002, 2000-04-10 "A landmark for Strut as we kick off our new Afrostrut sub-label and begin our exploration of the wealth of funky...

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Tony Allen - Jealousy / Progress


Tony Allen Hits With The Africa 70 - Jealousy / Tony Allen Plays With Afrika 70 - Progress (2xCD) Strut STRUTACD001, 2000-04-10 Tony Allen Hits With The Africa 70 - Jealousy (LP) Strut STRUTALP001, 2000-04-10 Tony Allen Plays With Afrika 70 - Progress (LP) Strut STRUTAALP001, 2000-04-10 "A landmark for Strut as we kick off our new Afrostrut sub-label and begin our exploration of the wealth...

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Darkest Light - The Best Of The Lafayette Afro-Rock Band (1st edition)


Darkest Light - The Best Of The Lafayette Afro-Rock Band (CD/2xLP) Strut STRUTCD/LP003, 1999-07-31 "Darkest Light is the first ever retrospective of one of the '70s most influential bands. Recorded in Paris and New York under the production guidance of Pierre Jaubert ("Berjot"), the Lafayettes were a jazz-based super session group that created a heavy, dense, no compromise ghetto...

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Various - Club Africa


Various - Club Africa - Hard African Funk, Afro-Jazz And Original Afro-Beat Compiled by Russ Dewbury (CD/LP) Strut STRUTCD/LP001, 1999-01-14 "Over the past year the influence of Afro-beat and original 1970s funky Afro-fusion has steadily grown within the dance music world. From Masters At Work, Ron Trent, Joe Claussell, Blaze and Jephte Guillaume to Frederic Galliano, Faze Action and Soul...

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