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A Listmania! list by Matthew Morgan "mmonster70" (London)
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Big Band Bossa Nova
1.  Big Band Bossa Nova by Quincy Jones
The list author says:
  "Ok so its got the Austin Power's music but its also got Rashaan Roland Kirk on it"
£7.49   Used & New from: £2.46
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Eastern Sounds
2.  Eastern Sounds by Yusef Lateef
The list author says:
  "A masterpiece of oriental sounds melded with hard bop sensibilites - even the covers are great"
£7.17   Used & New from: £3.85
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

ANGLO INDIAN ENSEMBLE/CURRIED JAZZ
3.  ANGLO INDIAN ENSEMBLE/CURRIED JAZZ by Anglo Indian Ensemble
The list author says:
  "Another attempt to bring east and west together - great sitar playing and cool jazz stylings"
£8.99   Used & New from: £8.49
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Jazz Blues & Moore
4.  Jazz Blues & Moore by The Dudley Moore Trio
The list author says:
  "Pick up his first album if you can find it - smooth jazz piano - his own compositions are the best"
£16.09   Used & New from: £14.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Common Ground (International Release)
5.  The Common Ground (International Release) by Herbie Mann
The list author says:
  "To these ears it sounds more Latin than African but still wonderful"
£7.99   Used & New from: £2.45

How Sweet It Is: the Jackie Gleason Velvet Brass Collection
6.  How Sweet It Is: the Jackie Gleason Velvet Brass Collection by Jackie Gleason
The list author says:
  "Get the first of these - Gleason may not have been able to play but he knew how to make a record - great stuff"
£28.99   Used & New from: £11.39
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Hey...Let Yourself Go!/C'mon...Get Happy!
7.  Hey...Let Yourself Go!/C'mon...Get Happy! by Nelson Riddle
The list author says:
  "Great swing arrangements - he had no need for Sinatra"
£16.64   Used & New from: £3.97
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Sermon!
8.  The Sermon! by Jimmy Smith
The list author says:
  "A must for anyone who likes music - Smith makes the organ jump -a funky bop album that everyone will like"
£7.47   Used & New from: £1.45
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Latin-Esque
9.  Latin-Esque by Esquivel
The list author says:
  "Recorded using two orchestras in different studios so they could get the right stereo effects - just damn good fun"
Used & New from: £65.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Popcorn
10.  Popcorn by Hot Butter
The list author says:
  "Perhaps a minority interest - worth it for Hot Butter alone"
Used & New from: £75.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Silver's Serenade
11.  Silver's Serenade by Horace Silver
The list author says:
  "Another funky hard bop record - check out Sweet Sweetie Dee"
£12.37   Used & New from: £5.06

The Warriors OST
12.  The Warriors OST by Desmond Child
The list author says:
  "Bit of a mixed bag this - some dodgy rock numbers - but then some sublime funk from Mandrill"
£6.09   Used & New from: £1.74
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Cosmic Sounds
13.  Cosmic Sounds by Zodiac
The list author says:
  "Weird and wonderful - as it says on the sleeve 'Must be played in the dark'"
Used & New from: £61.57
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Taboo: The Exotic Sounds Of Arthur Lyman
14.  Taboo: The Exotic Sounds Of Arthur Lyman by Arthur Lyman
The list author says:
  "My copy is a little scratched but what do you expect for 50p?"
£5.47   Used & New from: £3.71
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Aquarius - The Music From Hair
15.  Aquarius - The Music From Hair by Barney Kessel
The list author says:
  "I love this record - probably because most of the time it doesn't sound like the terrible musical its based on"
£33.55   Used & New from: £3.93
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

A Day in the Life
16.  A Day in the Life by Wes Montgomery
The list author says:
  "More smooth guitar - perhaps a little too smooth - but great music to barbeque to"
£15.33   Used & New from: £4.48
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Cast Your Fate To The Wind
17.  Cast Your Fate To The Wind by Sounds Orchestral
The list author says:
  "Very easy - even with the great John Schroeder on board - but the title track is great and I'm a sucker for a naked girl on an album sleeve"
Used & New from: £70.95
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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África Brasil
18.  África Brasil by Jorge Ben
The list author says:
  "Found a group of Brazilian LPs including this one - wonderful MPB with the funky sound of Africa thrown into the mix - I recommend you buy this one"
Used & New from: £38.18
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Le Gal
19.  Le Gal by Gal Costa
The list author says:
  "Got this one at the same time - stunning tropicalia - a mix of MPB, psych and funk - weird but wonderful"
£49.73   Used & New from: £14.99

Jaanbaz / Qurbani
20.  Jaanbaz / Qurbani by Various
The list author says:
  "Very enjoyable mix of US funk and Indian Bollywood sounds - for a film that has been described as the Indian Shaft"
Used & New from: £40.00

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Straight, No Chaser
21.  Straight, No Chaser by Thelonious Monk
The list author says:
  "Monks playing was rarely better - one of his more accessable records"
£7.68   Used & New from: £3.51
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Once Upon A Summertime
22.  Once Upon A Summertime by Blossom Dearie
The list author says:
  "Her remarkable voice teamed with a small combo makes for a lovely record"
£17.96   Used & New from: £3.61
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Anatomy Of A Murder
23.  Anatomy Of A Murder by Duke Ellington
The list author says:
  "Pumping Duke Ellington score that carries a dramatic punch- personally I prefer it with the echo"
£6.99   Used & New from: £1.40
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Latin Lace/Latin Affair
24.  Latin Lace/Latin Affair by George Shearing
The list author says:
  "Generally Shearing records are extremely easy - sometime too much so - but Latin Lace has a few moments that get the toes pumping and Latin Affair is not too upsetting"
£6.98   Used & New from: £1.37
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Top of the Pops Volume 20
25.  Top of the Pops Volume 20 by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "As I said I'm a sucker for a pretty girl on an LP sleeve - I perfer the 12 Tops Covers but this will do"
£2.65   Used & New from: £2.05

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