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Mr Bongo Staff Picks - 2014 Favourites

Dec 17, 2014

Every year the team at Mr Bongo reflect on the year that has just passed and pull together our favourite releases from the label for that year. 2014 has been an amazing year for Mr Bongo releases and we have had more out than ever. There was so much great music to choose from, but we have whittled it down...

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Tom Ze - Tom Ze (1970) - Mr Bongo Special Edition Reissue LP

Dec 16, 2014

  We are delighted to release this super high quality reissue of one of our all time favourite albums - Tom Ze ’Tom Ze’.  For those that aren’t familiar with Tom Zé, this is the perfect album to be introduced to his amazing work. Zé is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, innovator and composer who was hugely influential in the Tropicália movement of...

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Last recommended UK posting dates for Christmas 2014

Dec 16, 2014

Agreed, not the most exciting blog post we've ever written but important nonetheless. European/worldwide are very difficult to predict from now until the first week of January, however UK dates are as follows: Thursday 18 December2nd Class and Royal Mail Signed For® Saturday 20 December1st Class and Royal Mail Signed For® Tuesday 23 DecemberRoyal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed® More info...

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Celebrating 25 years of Mr Bongo: Tom Ze 'Grande Liquidicao'

Dec 15, 2014

In late October 1989, David 'Mr Bongo' Buttle opened his first record shop, underneath Daddy Kool’s Reggae Store on Berwick Street in London. 25 years later and we are still flying the flag for quality music, and are now celebrating a quarter of a century of Mr Bongo.  As part of our 25 years retrospective we will be looking back at some...

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Celebrating 25 years of Mr Bongo: 'Tudo Ben', Jorge Ben cover versions

Dec 08, 2014

In late October 1989, David 'Mr Bongo' Buttle opened his first record shop, underneath Daddy Kool’s Reggae Store on Berwick Street in London. 25 years later and we are still flying the flag for quality music, and are now celebrating a quarter of a century of Mr Bongo.  As part of our 25 years retrospective we will be looking back at some...

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Celebrating 25 years of Mr Bongo: Lula Cortes & Ze Ramalho's 'Paebiru'

Dec 04, 2014

In late October 1989, David 'Mr Bongo' Buttle opened his first record shop, underneath Daddy Kool’s Reggae Store on Berwick Street in London. 25 years later and we are still flying the flag for quality music, and are now celebrating a quarter of a century of Mr Bongo.  As part of our 25 years retrospective we will be looking back at some...

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Celebrating 25 years of Mr Bongo: Incredible Bongo Band

Dec 01, 2014

In late October 1989, David 'Mr Bongo' Buttle opened his first record shop, underneath Daddy Kool’s Reggae Store on Berwick Street in London. 25 years later and we are still flying the flag for quality music, and are now celebrating a quarter of a century of Mr Bongo.  As part of our 25 years retrospective we will be looking back at some...

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The Mr Bongo Record Club - Episode #3, with guest selector Gary Johnson

Dec 01, 2014

Episode 3 of our monthly all-vinyl radio show is now available. This month we welcome special guest, selector and collector extraordinaire, Gary Johnson. The show is hosted by Graham Luckhurst, Gareth Stephens, Ally Smith and Ville Marttila. 1. R.D Burman - Title Music2. Kalyanji Anandji - Theme Music3. Allan Lima - Cinderela Theme4. Dizzy Gillespie - Pergunte Ao Joao (ask...

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