Produced by Sonia Pottinger, with the Revolutionaries as backing band. 10 tracks in al, including "The International Herb", "Jah Rastafari", "It A Guh Dread", "Rally Round Jahoviah's Throne", "The Land We Belong", "Ethipians Waan Guh Home" ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Jamaican pressing on High Note. Cover has some sticker remnants.)
A later effort from the harmony trio Culture, with some solid production courtesy of the great Joe Gibbs. The group's stellar earlier work paves the way nice here, with plenty of nice tracks, especially those contributed by the great Erroll Thompson, such as "Callie Weed Song" and "W ... 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.)
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
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 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
Titles include "Honey & Money", "Big Long John", "It's A Shame", "By Grace Not Law", "Don't Need Lights", "The Way", "Slam Dunk", "Milkman", and "Sting Night". ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
Bob Marley —
Exodus ... LP Island, 1977. Very Good- ....
$9.99Just Sold Out!
One of our favorite Wailers LPs – as solid a statement as Marley had made, and to our ears, the finest moment of his later career. The album features classics like "Natural Mystic", "Three Little Birds", "One Love/People Get Ready" and the excellent, driving ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, light staining along the bottom, and a bit of pen.)
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
Freddie McGregor —
Big Ship ... LP Thompson Sound (Jamaica), 1982. Very Good- ....
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
During the mid 70s, a number of major label rock stars had their dalliance with reggae, and after inviting him to tour with them, the Stones decided to start releasing Peter Tosh's LPs. This record was the first of Tosh's released by Keith Richards and Mick Jagger on their Rolling Stones label and ... 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
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
(Cover has light edge wear.)
Blackout ... LP Greensleeves (UK), 2004. Near Mint- 2LP ....
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
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