Includes "Rolling Like A Rock", "Respect" feat JR Reid, "Who You Think You Are", "La Revolucion", "I Wanna Go Home", "You Make Me Feel Good", "Tax War", "Camilla", "Jesus Is Coming" and more. ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Includes "Intro Dub", "Dub The Dancehall", "Play Fool Dub", "Dub Concern", "Who Run The Dub", "Train To Dub", "Dub Thanks", "Don't Pressyre Dub", "Positive Dub" and "Dub Warrior". ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Includes "Kingston Town", "Money", "Steppin Out" with David Hinds, "Global War", "Kingdom Of Zion", "Humbleness", "One Sound" feat Gramps Morgan, "Dung A Babylon", "Mama She Don't Like You", "Blue Movie ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A strong debut effort from one of the finer British roots acts – who never seemed to get over on the international scene, like their peers Steel Pulse! Like many British groups, they were self contained, as opposed to the Jamaican producer driven aesthetic – playing and writing their ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great one from Black Uhuru! Sinsemilla had a lot to live up to as the follow up to the burning Showcase, but the harmony trio of Michael Rose, Puma Jones and Duckie Simpson rise to the occasion under the heavy guidance of Sly & Robbie. While it didn't produce as many singular hits as some ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Unreleased material from Capital Letters – one of the better British reggae acts of the 80s, heard here in a set of tracks that have lain in the studio for decades! The record mixes core tracks and dubs up nicely – creating a relaxed vibe that really lets the rhythms sink in, and echo ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Titles include "Love For Real", "Girl I'm Leaving", "Angel", "Burning Love", "Make It Soon", and "Don't Take Your Love". ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Johnny Clarke —
Dread A Dub ... LP Jamaican Recordings (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ....
Bunny Lee dub versions of classic Johnny Clarke vocal numbers – with the tracks stripped down to the drum and heavy bass – and that legendary voice hypnotically dropped in and out! Includes versions on numbers from some of Johnny's peak dancehall years of the mid 70s to early 80s ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A pretty strong testament to the voice and stylistic breadth of Johnny Clarke! Originally Mr. Clarke features numbers with a variety of moods, thanks the depth of emotion and mastery of diverse styles of reggae by Mr. Clarke – who sings with soul over rhythms and backing by a stellar group ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Jimmy Cliff's beautiful live in-studio session for Southern California's influential NPR affiliate in 2012 – an incredible set that finds Cliff crushing it with just his voice and some acoustic guitar! Jimmy's voice is still in such great shape, even this late in the game – and the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Clint Eastwood & General Saint —
Two Bad DJ ... LP Greensleeves (UK), 1988. New Copy (reissue)....
Just like the title says, two bad, bad Dee Jays plying their trade over niced up rhythms from Junjo Lawe – with all star backing that includes Flabba Holt, Sly & Robbie, Style Scott, Santa Davis, Sowell, Chinna Smith, Bo Pee, Bingy Bunny, Gladstone Anderson, Ansel Collins, Steelie, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Lovers material of the highest quality – featuring the silky soul voice of Jackie Edwards over mellow backing by Sly & Robbie. Bunny Lee arranged and produced the album – and titles include "At The End", "Daddy's Home", "Just Because", "Lost ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing on Charlie's Records. Cover has light wear, some small light stains, and a small split on the top seam.)
A fanastic collection of prime cuts from Eek-A-Mouse – the singjay pioneer, and one of the most distinctive figures to come out of the dancehall scene of the late 70s onward! This great 11 track collection from 17th North Parade pulls together some of his greatest material of the 80s, and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great lttle early 80s album from Eek-A-Mouse! This one finds the Eek-A-Mouse chatting on the mic nicely, over sweet production by the legendary Linval Thomson. The Mouse is backed by the then ruling rhythm section of Roots Radics – and the set includes the track "Sensee Party", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dee Jay delight from Ranking Slackness, General Echo! Originally issued as Rocking & Swinging near the tail end of Echo's too, too short career, this massive debut reissue on the Equalizer imprint showcases the man who almost single handedly introduced slackness to the dancehall, ushering in a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A nice mid 80s record from deejay Half Pint – who's working here with producer Prince Jammy – with tight backing yb the Hi-Times Band. A really mid 80s dancehall highpoint for all involved! Includes the sweet title track with heavy bass and nicely tricked out organ sound, "One ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
I Roy takes off on a host of classic cuts – giving them his own mighty touch – that witty twist that always made his contributions so great! Most numbers were recorded at Randys or Studio One – with instrumentation that includes Tommy McCook on tenor, Bobby Ellis on trumpet, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Gregory Isaacs —
IOU ... LP RAS, 1989. Near Mint- ....
$6.99Just Sold Out!
The 30-piece Jazz Jamaica All Stars big band – featuring a sprawling lineup of younger and older British jazz musicians under led by double bassist Gary Crosby! Here they seek to creative a balance between Caribbean music and classic American jazz and big band – and they pull it off ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Heavy dub from a pair of kings – classic material that features King Jammy engineering sides at King Tubby's studio! The sound here is plenty classic – with a rich, raw Kingston vibe all the way through – as instrumentation from Ansel Collins on piano, Sly Dunbar on drums, Robbie ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A bubbling mid 80s set of digital delights from the Jammy's stable, featuring the voice of King Kong over Jammy's bouncing Casio rhythms! Kong's style bounces back and forth between sing jay and easy dancehall friendly Jamaican pop, all over pulsating Steely and Cleevie tracks when they were still ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Wicked dub from mighty King Tubby – a set of reworked sounds from cuts by Jackie Edwards, Johnny Clarke, John Holt, Horace Andy, and others – all given some heavy-bottomed touches by Tubby! The tracks are all instrumentals, with plenty of bass bubbling in an echoey pit – mixed ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(3 X 10" colored vinyl in a heavy duty box. One of the highest quality releases of the material we've ever seen!)
Classic mid 70s dub – purportedly with King Tubby handling the controls on one side, and Lee Perry on the other – and Winston Edwards and the Natty Locks laying down the unstoppable backing tracks! The King Tubby side is particularly heavy – with the bass and percussion rumbling ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The Roots Of Dub from The Dub Master – the one-and-only King Tubby! The material is peak lever Tubby with all the hallmark elements – floor shaking bass, thunderous reverb drops and chattering echo, nicing up the heavy duty rhythms laid down by the Aggrovators. Hail to the King! ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(3 X 10" colored vinyl in a heavy duty box. One of the highest quality reissues of the material we've ever seen!)
Slick reggae, that has more than a little disco creeping in, from singer Kwame Heshimu. Don Myrick & Rham Lee of EWF make a guest spot on one number. Tracks include "Family Affair", "Zimbabwe", "Mama Say", "Givin Up" & "Chant Away". ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A solid set of mid 70s dubs produced by Bunny Lee – and debut release on the King Spinna label – founded by Bob Harding and Dom Sotgiu, late of the much revered Blood & Fire Records! A a prime batch of Bunny Lee dubs, featuring the cream of the crop of players at King Tubbys – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great, overlooked Greensleeves LP from Carlton Livingston – with some roosty jams backed by tight rhythms – and soulful singing throughout by Carlton! The set was recorded at New York's HCF Studios with Hyman "Papa Life" Wright and Percy Chin as the producers and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The Lone Ranger delivers a silver bullet with this batch of bouncing dancehall niceness – featuring a Channel One posse that includes Sly & Robbie, Soldgie, Scientist and Barnabas! Probably best known as Studio One's top DJ, the Lone Ranger proves he can keep the bad guys in check even ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Lord Creator —
Big Bamboo ... LP Dynamic Sounds (Jamaica), 1964. Very Good ....
Sweet grooves from the great Bob Marley – a set cut at a time when Marley was really riding his international fame – and able to create the kind of music that reached out way more than conventional reggae! The Kingston roots of the sound are still very firmly in place – but there' ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Rare mid 80s recordings from singer Bunny Marrett – a largely unrheralded hero of the Bristol reggae scene of that decade – and a 6 track set of strong work that's gone unreleased until now! Recorded in '86, Marrett plays rhythm guitar and sings, with a band that includes Glen Crooks, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Masterful reggae instrumentals from the great Tommy McCook! Reggae In Jazz does indeed have some jazz-steeped solos augmenting the vibe quite nicely, but it's perhaps not the full on reggae/jazz hybrid the title suggests – which is a good thing, actually! The rhythms are strongly rooted in ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Freddie McGregor —
Big Ship ... LP Thompson Sound (Jamaica), 1982. Very Good- ....
A nice little compilation of tracks by the soulful Jamaican vocal group The Mighty Diamonds! The group hit their stride in the mid 70s, carrying the torch for easygoing, rootsy vocals strongly for the next few decades. Some great cuts from the mid 70s to mid 80s are here, but they carried on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
There's a great confluence of talents going on here – on a set that's one of Hugh Mundell's best from the early years! Backing is by Roots Radics, working with Hugh at Channel One – and the tracks were then all mixed by Scientist at King Tubby's – which gives them this dubby ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Hugh Mundell/Lacksley Castell —
Jah Fire ... LP 17 North Parade, 1981. New Copy (reissue)....
Classic early 80s roots headlined by the soothingly soulful voice of Hugh Mundell – not too terribly long before his tragic early departure from our world! Hugh gets top billing, despite their being a couple more tracks on the sides sung by Lacksley Castell – but it's all wonderful ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Pure sing jay delight over seminal digital rhythms! This expanded edition of Nitty Gritty's solid Turbo Charged album for Jammy's features the heavyweight 80s posse from Jammy's in full effect – Steely and Clevie plus Wayne Smith and of course, Jammy himself. There's a ton of crucial 80s ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A peak level record Johnny Osbourne – working with producer Prince Jammy, with Sly & Robbie on the rhythms –a masterful set that helped lay the groundwork for Johnny's rise to the top of the 80s dancehall scene! It wasn't too long before this record that Johnny was working quite ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A sweet set of classic Augustus Pablo dub – in a triple 10-inch box set! It includes cuts from the heart of the 70s, with completely top notch selections from records like Dubbing In Africa, with Pablo productions and the rhythm section of Bingy Bunny, Sly & Robbie and Gladdy, plus ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Classic early 80s dancehall by a teenage Noel Phillips – sounding wise and soulful beyond his years, and he's backed by producer Prince Jammy and his top shelf stable! Youth Man Vibrations is a highly revered and influential set – if often a bit tough to find – and given that ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dee Jay and sound systems legend Joseph "Ranking Joe" Jackson – doing his thing at a peak level this stellar dawn of the 80s record for Greensleeves – with production by Junjo Lawes and backed by the mighty Roots Radics Band! The record was made after Joe had long been a live ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Prime mid 80s material from a Prince Jammy produced Junior Reid early in his career. Reid sounds great here, singing in a wonderfully assured style over a great batch of rhythms by the Hi Times band, proving Jammy was the major player behind the console in the 80s. 10 tracks in all, including ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Benchmark Scientist dub – great stuff recorded and mixed at King Tubby's near the end of the 70s – and it's some of tightest, heaviest dubs of the period! Scientist works over some of the heftiest Aggrovator sides on this legendary set – one of favorite dub records, period! One ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(3 X 10" colored vinyl in a heavy duty box. One of the highest quality releases of the material we've ever seen!)
Compilation of tracks produced by Sly & Robbie just as they were getting the Taxi gang started and stepping out as producers in their own right, at the dawn of the Dancehall era. The rhythm tracks are top notch, and in a lot of ways, this is our favorite period for these 2 reggae greats. The ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A big big crossover album from the UK ska scene of the early 80s – built upon the ashes of the older Specials group, but still with plenty of the dark edges we'd come to expect in Jerry Dammers work! There's a bit more electric instrumentation at the bottom of the tracks, but the sound is ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Not nearly as great as some of their other bigger crossover hits, but still a solid album of soulful harmonies over pop reggae grooves. Titles include "Stay", "Arise", "Visit From Mozambique", "Uptown Rebel", "Stand Up On Your Own Two Feet", and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A classic bit of Greensleeves deejay mastery from Jah Thomas! Stop Yu Loafin is especially notable as the proper full length debut on Jah Thomas, after Jah honed has deejay style for a solid couple of years prior – and it's also a landmark early album on the Greensleeves label. Beyond the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the better late solo efforts from the former Wailer, with him toning down the politics a bit and falling back into a mellow groove. There's some nice backing vocals courtesy the Tamlins, and some nice rhythms courtesy Santa Davis, Gibby Morrison and Sly and Robbie. Includes "Mama ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Jamaican pressing on Intel-Diplo. Cover has some wear.)
Message ... LP Gramma (South Africa), 1989. Very Good+ ....
A later effort from perhaps the least prolific of the solo Wailers. Bunny does nice later interpretations of Wailers classics, with a generous helping hand from Sly & Robbie, and adds a nice rendition of Curtis Mayfield's "Keep On Moving" to the set. A favorite album of ours from ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Wailing Souls at a really high peak! Fire House Rock is one of (at least) a pair of stone classic records recorded with producer Henry Junjo Lawes and with backing by The Roots Radics – and it's truly fantastic stuff. The vocals are supremely soulful, and Junjo's production and the Roots ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Wailing Souls —
Inchpinchers ... LP Greensleeves, 1982. New Copy (reissue)....
$10.9911.98Just Sold Out!
Classic Wailing Souls – with production by Junjo Lawes and backing by the Roots Radics – and seriously among the Souls' best! This early 80s period is so sharp for the Wailing Souls – with truly soulful, beautifully recorded vocals and completely top notch rhythms – with a ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A nice later effort from the legendary Wailing Souls – and their last album for Greensleeves, before rebooting a couple years later! '84's Stranded is a pretty strong record, with those achingly soulful voices front and center, and with a modern sound that holds up quite well! Sly Dunbar is ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Not sure if this record will stop the spread of global conflict, but it's more than groovy enough to make us drop what we're doing and trip out with the grooves! As with other Wareika projects, the sound here is plenty dubby – lots of influences from older Kingston and London records, but ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Winston Wright on keyboard and drum with Flabba Holt on bass, Bingy Bunny on guitar and Deadly Headly on alto. Includes "Liquidator", "Linsted Market", "Peanut Vendor", "Who Done It", "Super Groove", "Up-Front Trommy", "Adis-A-Baba ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Def Jam and collides with the dancehall new school: "Straight Off The Top" by Dipset, "Anything Goes" with CNN, Wayne Wonder and Lexxus, "Mardi Gras (rmx) by Tanto Metro & Devonte and Joe Budden, "Lyrical .44" by Method Man & Redman with Damian Marley, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Blazing mid 70s dubs from the Bunny "Striker' Lee canon – some of finer versions released on Trojan's Jackpot imprint from 1974 to 1976 – which was essentially set up to put out Bunny's productions at the time! Features versions sourced from great period numbers by Mighty ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great set of purely classic level Studio One material – great stuff from the early 60s onward to around 1980 – and unfailingly amazing all the way through! Studio One opened up in the fall of '63, and soon after, the best of the best of Jamaican music greats of the time were wanting ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Tracks include "Wonderful World, Beautiful People", "Viet Nam", "Time Will Tell", "I'm Gonna Use What I Got To Get What I Need", "Sitting In Limbo", "Many Rivers To Cross", "Wild World", "Come Into My Life", and "My ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Volume 12 in the higly recommended series of reggae dancehall compilations from VP Records. Like the title says, they include the best of the current crop of dancehall singles, including some hard to find titles. Keep in mind that the even-numbered volumes (like this one) feature the slower roots ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Soul Jazz keeps up the pressure, dipping deep into the never ending well of Studio One niceness for a second set of dub goodies rendered by Coxsone Dodd's alter dub ego, The Dub Specialist. Unlike some of the other dub vendors, Dodd doesn't go too nuts with the effects and so forth, keeping ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A cool collection of cookers from the legendary Studio One Records – pulled together here in a collection that bears the Ironsides name of one of its sub-labels, as a great indication of some of the obscure tracks included within! The collection features loads of gems from the earliest years ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Another chapter in the Studio One story, as told by the top notch selectors at Soul Jazz, and as with the earlier editions in their Studio One series, this one's another mighty batch of Jamaican rhythm and blues. Like so many other Coxsone Dodd productions, you can hear the foundations of many ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album