Goran Kajfes Subtropic Arkestra – The Complete Art Covers of “The Reason Why”

If you like spending time in records shops, just looking around for some old gems, you should pay attention to the following art covers.

Those are the albums and EPs Goran Kafjes himself must have been stumbling upon one day since they are all containing the original tracks of The Reason Why Vol I, II & III.

And as a sweet bonus here is a playlist with all those tracks (about): The Reason Why’s Original Tracks on Spotify

Note: all comments to add or correct any of the following information are very welcome



GKSO – THE REASON WHY VOL.I

 
I.1 - Edip Akbayram & Dostlar -- Degmen Benim Gamli Yasli Gönlüme, Yakar Inceden Inceden
Vol.I, 1 – Yakar Inceden Inceden
Edip Akbayram & Dostlar
“Degmen Benim Gamli Yasli Gönlüme / Yakar Inceden Inceden”
1973 (Turkey)

*****

I.2 - Bo Hansson Ur Trollkarlens Hatt
Vol.I, 2 – Storstad
Bo Hansson
“Ur Trollkarlens Hatt”
1972 (Sweden)

*****

I.3 - Tame Impala -- Innerspeaker
Vol.I, 3 – Desire Be, Desire Go
Tame Impala
“Innerspeaker”
2010 (Australia)

*****

I.4 - Soft Machine - Alive And Well Recorded In Paris
Vol.I, 4 – The Nodder
Soft Machine
“Alive And Well Recorded In Paris”
1978 (United Kingdom)

*****

I.5 - Celestine Ukwu & His Philosophers National -- Ilo Abu Chi (2)
Vol.I, 5 – Okwukwe Na Nchewube
Celestine Ukwu & His Philosophers National
“Okwukwe Na Nchekwube”
1972 (Nigeria)

Edit: Updated to the 1st 7” release, replacing the 1974 album “Ilo Abu Chi” / Thank you Friedrich!

*****

I.6 - Archimedes Badkar -- Tre
Vol.I, 6 – Badidoom
Archimedes Badkar
“Tre”
1977 (Sweden)

*****

I.7 - Cluster -- Sowiesoso
Vol.I, 7 – Es War Enmal
Cluster
“Sowiesoso”
1996 (Germany, Switzerland)

*****

I.8 - Arthur Verocai -- Arthur Verocai
Vol.I, 8 – Karina
Arthur Verocai
“Arthur Verocai”
1972 (Brazil)



GKSO – THE REASON WHY VOL.II

 
II.1a - Okay Temiz -- Denizaltı Rüzgarları & Dokuz Sekiz
Vol.II, 1 – Dokuz Seki/Esmerim
Okay Temiz
“Denizalti Rüzgarlari / Dokuz Sekiz”
1975 (Turkey)

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II.1b - Beyaz Kelebekler -- Küskünüm Ben Hayata & Esmerim
Vol.II, 1 – Dokuz Seki/Esmerim
Beyaz Kelebekler
“Küskünüm Ben Hayata / Esmerim”
1975 (Turkey)

*****

II.2 - Mazhar ve Fuat -- Türküz Türkü Çağırırız (1)
Vol.II, 2 – Adimiz Miskindir Bizim
Mazhar ve Fuat
“Türküz Türkü Çagiririz”
1973 (Turkey)

*****

II.3 - Francis Bebey -- New Track
Vol.II, 3 – New Track
Francis Bebey
“New Track”
1982 (Cameroon)

*****

II.4 - Milton Nascimento -- Geraes
Vol.II, 4 – A Lua Girou
Milton Nascimento
“Geares”
1976 (Brazil)

*****

II.5 - Maffy Falay, Sevda -- Jazz I Sverige '72
Vol.II, 5 – Tamzara
Maffy Falay, Sevda
“Jazz I Sverige ’72”
1972 (sweden)

*****

II.6 - Grizzly Bear -- Shields
Vol.II, 6 – Yet Again
Grizzly Bear
“Shields”
2012 (United States)



GKSO – THE REASON WHY VOL.III

 
III.1 - Hailu Mergia -- Ibakish Tarekigne
Vol.III, 1 – Ibakish Tareigne
Hailu Mergia And The Walias
“Tche Belew”
1977 (Ethiopia)

*****

III.2 - Christer Bothén Featuring Bolon Bata -- Trancedance
Vol.III, 2 – Trance Dance
Christer Bothén Featuring Bolon Bata
“Trancedance”
1984 (Sweden)

*****

III.5 - Bernard Fevre -- Cosmos 2043
Vol.III, 3 – La Monde Avait 5 Ans
Bernard Fevre
“Cosmos 2043”
1977 (France)

*****

III.6 - U.S. 69 -- Yesterday Folks
Vol.III, 4 – I’m On My Way / Patch Of Blue
U.S. 69
“Yesterdays Folks”
1969 (United States)

*****

III.4 - Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou -- The Skeletal Essences Of Afro Funk 1969-1980
Vol.III, 5 – Ne Rien Voir, Dire, Entendre
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou
“The Skeletal Essences Of Afro Funk 1969-1980”
2013 (Benin)

*****

III.3 - Panda Bear -- Tomboy
Vol.III, 6 – You Can Count On Me
Panda Bear
“Tomboy”
2011 (United States)

*****

III.7 - Caribou -- Andorra
Vol.III, 7 – Sandy
Caribou
“Andorra”
2007 (Canada)