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  • Audio CD (27 Oct. 2008)
  • Collector's Edition edition
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Box set, Collector's Edition
  • Label: Wrasse Records
  • ASIN: B001F5FAP4
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 227,008 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Apache (Incredible Bongo Band) - Incredible Bongo Band
  2. Carolina (Seu Jorge) - Seu Jorge
  3. Milk & Honey ft. Holly Cook (Prince Fatty) - Prince Fatty
  4. African Problems (Seun Kuti) - Seun Kuti And Fela's Egypt 80
  5. Oye Como Va Bongo Edit (Tito Puente) - Tito Puente
  6. Garote De Ipanema (Os Ipanemas) - Os Ipanemas
  7. Democustico (Marcos Valle) - Marcos Valle
  8. Babarabatiri (Beny More) - Beny More
  9. Don't (Doris) - Doris
  10. I Got The (Labi Siffre) - Labi Siffre
  11. Kabioye (Lekan Babalola) - Lekan Babalola
  12. El Gordo Rojo (Zemog) - Zemog
  13. Aldea De Ogum (Joyce) - Joyce
  14. Free As The Morning Sun (Mr Hermano) - Mr. Hermano
  15. Beira Mar (Lula Cortes & Ze Ramalho) - Lula Cortes
  16. Chincivi (Novalima) - Novalima
  17. Marcia Foi Pro Samba (Bazeado) - Bazeado

Disc: 2

  1. Brazilian Beat Dope Mix (Masters at Work ft. Liliana) - Master At Work
  2. Pele (Arakatuba & Ballstic Brothers) - Arakatuba
  3. Dancing In Outer Space Masters At Work Remix (Atmosfear) - Atmosfear
  4. Feeling High (Sao Benitez) - Sao Benitez
  5. Just My Imagination Love To Love You Mix (Terry Callier, Tom Findlay & Kneeling Lee ft. Mary Lee - Terry Callier
  6. Ride La Ola (Jose Conde) - Jose Conde
  7. Love Love Mode (Dimitri From Tokyo) - Dimitri From Tokyo
  8. Down By Law (Wild Style) - Wild Style
  9. Samurai (Jazztronik) - Jazztronik
  10. Good Life (Kaori) - Kaori
  11. Qual E (Marcelo D2) - Marcelo D2
  12. Ba-Tu-Ca-Da (Par Ney de Castro) - Parney De Castro
  13. Morris Park (Bonde Do Role Remix) - Lenni Sesar
  14. Injecao (Deise Tigrona) - Deize Tigrona
  15. Follow Me Fatboy Slim Remix (Tejo, Black Alien & Speed) - Tejo
  16. Beyond The Rains Drumajick Remix (Mitchell & Dewbury) - Mitchell & Dewbury
  17. Nebulosa Nu:Tone Remix (Tenorio Jr) - Tenorio Jr

Product Description

Product Description

This compilation album is made up of the choicest cuts of the Mr Bongo catalogue to celebrate its mammoth 20th birthday (in 2009). It brings together the many facets of the label's past, present and future (yet to be released tracks also included) - with a blend of styles from Brazilian to Latin, from Hip Hop to Funk, and from House to Afrobeat, Jazz, Reggae and Drum `n Bass.

Includes gold embossed cover and history of Mr Bongo sleeve notes written by Mr Bongo himself.

Review

Mr Bongo, both record shop and record label have been injecting my musical brain with some inspirational riddims over the last 2 decades! --Rob Da Bank (BBC Radio 1/Sunday Best)

Mr Bongo is so far ahead of the game when it comes to Brazilian Music --DJ Magazine

It's only because of labels like Mr. Bongo that we persevere in our belief that there is something intrinsically good and worthwhile in bringing great music to a wider audience. Mr Bongo, you are a musical air freshener. --Nick Tesco (Musicgoulash, Music Week)

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An impulse buy - I noticed that a couple of interesting tracks I heard were from this label. It's a stimulating compilation (not a 'mix') of Brazilian, African, hip-hop, funk, soul, folk and more Brazilian tunes. Some raw, some cooked: all of it pleasant and rhythmic, some of it striking. It would probably earn you kudos at your soirées. In my world it's good to do the ironing to.
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