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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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Celebrating 25 years of Mr Bongo: Wild Style OST

Nov 24, 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: Terry Callier

Nov 20, 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: Seu Jorge 'Carolina'

Nov 17, 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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