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✨✧ African Head ChargeEnvironmental Holes & Drastic Tracks – 1981 to 1986 (My Life In A Hole In The Ground/Environmental Studies/Drastic Season/Off The Beaten Tr ... CD
On-U Sound (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 5CD ... $32.99 34.99
Seminal sounds from the On-U Sound label – a set of albums that provides one of the most lasting illustration of the label's genius! African Head Charge work in this unique blend of Jamaican dub, British post-punk electronics, and some earthier textures that might be more at home in Brian ... read more CD

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✨✧ Roland AlphonsoABC Rocksteady ... CD
Gay Feet/Dub Store (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A great showcase for the instrumental talents of Jamaican saxophonist Roland Alphonso – one of the key players who helped transform the sound of the scene in the 60s! But despite Roland's name on the front, the album's more of a group affair overall – directed by Boris Gardinier, and ... read more CD

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Horace AndyGood Vibes (with bonus tracks) ... CD
17 North Parade (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.98
A classic compilation – and we can't get enough of Horace Andy's sweet falsetto keening over these chugging, fat rhythms! A tremendous set of sides Andy cut in the mid-70s, packaged together with a few of the cuts in dub versions – all from a period when Horace was really hitting new ... read more CD

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Horace AndyIn The Light (plus In The Light Dub) ... CD
Hungry Town/17 North Parade, 1977. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
Horace Andy's holding an acoustic guitar on the cover, but the record's got some searing electric lines in the mix – really bringing this sharp edge to the already-great rhythms behind Andy's famous vocals! Horace is one of the few cats who can sing in the higher end of the vocal register, ... read more CD

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Baba Brooks & OthersGay Feet – Every Night (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $11.99
Raw grooves from the Jamaican scene of the pre-reggae years – served up here in a blend of early ska, jump up soul, and other jazzy styles of the time – all handled by Sonia Pottinger, who was the first female producer on the Kingston scene! There's a nice mix of modes going on here, ... read more CD

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Errol BrownOrthodox Dub ... CD
Dub Store (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
There's nothing orthodox about this 70s dub gem from Erroll Brown – as the album's an unusual set from start to finish – even in an era when so many dub records were being produced! There's an extra-raw sound to the whole thing – which might be hinted at by its cover image – ... read more CD

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Errol Brown & The RevolutionariesDub Expression ... CD
High Note/Dub Store (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
The mighty Errol Brown is at the controls in Treasure Isle – reworking some wicked rhythms played by The Revolutionaries – all with the stripped-down vibe of the best underground dub from Kingston in the 70s! Echo is heavy on the bottom-end of the sound – which makes the grooves ... read more CD
Also available Dub Expression (180 gram pressing) ... LP 23.99

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Calypso RoseSoca Diva ... CD
Ice (UK), 1993. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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James CanningsMoments ... CD
JC, 1999. Used ... $1.99
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(CDr release.)

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Jimmy CliffIn Concert The Best Of Jimmy Cliff ... CD
Reprise, 1976. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Jimmy CliffWe Are One – The Best Of Jimmy Cliff ... CD
Columbia, 1980s. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Desmond DekkerThis Is Desmond Dekker ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1969. Used ... $11.99
Blistering rocksteady from the man largely responsible for bringing Jamaican soul to the rest of the world with his huge hit "Israelites"! 31 outstanding jams from Dekker, produced by Leslie Kong for his seminal Beverley's label, non stop easy rockers all culled from Dekker's crucial late ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Clancy EcclesFreedom – The Anthology 1967 to 1973 ... CD
Trojan (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $14.99
Choice late 60s and early 70s Jamaican soul from one of the originators of reggae! When Clancy Eccles decided to drop out of the music scene in the late 70s, Jamaican music lost one of its greatest performers and producers, but this compilation focuses on his earlier career, collecting loads of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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EthiopiansReggae Power/Woman Capture Man (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99
Two classic albums by The Ethiopians – plus bonus tracks too! Reggae Power may have the name of the growing Jamaican genre in its title, but the set's still heavy on the rocksteady and ska rhythms that first provided fire for the sharp vocals of The Ethiopians – the trio's great way of ... read more CD

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GladiatorsFull Time ... CD
Nighthawk/Omnivore, 1980. New Copy ... $11.99 16.98
Overlooked indie work by The Gladiators – the legendary Jamaican group who rose to huge prominence in the 70s, but who were back working on smaller labels by the time of this release! The set still has the trio at the top of their game – working in a laidback roots reggae mode that ... read more CD

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✨✧ Lennie HibbertMoonlight Party ... CD
Beach/Dub Store (Japan), Early 60s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Sweet jazzy instrumentals from Jamaica – mellow, moonlight numbers by vibes player Lennie Hibbert and an amazing group of Carribbean players – coming together beautifully on one of his earliest records as a leader! Coming in the early 60s, there's a wonderful Afro-Carribbean jazzy soul ... read more CD
Also available Moonlight Party ... LP 14.99

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Justin HindsKnow Jah Better ... CD
Nighthawk/Omnivore, 1992. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
The legendary Justin Hinds – still going strong in the digital generation, and getting some nice classic touches here in the Nighthawk Records mode! When the label first got going, they were maybe the new kids on the block – but by the time of this set, they were more champions of an ... read more CD

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✨✧ Justin Hinds & The DominoesFrom Jamaica With Reggae (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
From Jamaica with reggae – and a lot of ska and rocksteady too – given that this album goes back to include some of the earliest tracks from singer Justin Hinds and the legendary Dominoes! The music here comes from singles originally issued on Treasure Isle, Pama, Island, and other ... read more CD

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Justin Hinds & The DominoesTravel With Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Nighthawk/Omnivore, 1992. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A later classic from the legendary Justin Hinds – reunited here with his Dominoes group, in a musical legacy that stretches back to the early 60s! Despite the date of the set, the production is very classic and nicely understated – no attempt to make Hinds a contemporary superstar, but ... read more CD

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✨✧ King Tubby & FriendsDub Gone Crazy ... CD
Blood & Fire (UK), Mid 70s. Used ... $12.99
The compilation that put Blood & Fire on the map and may well have started the 90s dub revival! 14 heavy tracks, produced by Bunny Lee, played by the Aggrovators at Tubby's and dubbed into atmospheric soundscapes by Tubby and his disciples Prince Jammy, Prince Phillip & Scientist. An ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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KingstoniansSufferer (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $11.99
A stunning example of the way that the harmony trio had developed in late 60s Jamaica – a short but fantastic evolution of a mode that began in American soul, yet quickly expanded into something else entirely during the rocksteady years – to the point where it became the global calling ... read more CD
Also available Sufferer (180 gram pressing) ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ Barrington LevyBarrington Levy In Dub – The Lost Mixes From King Tubby's Studio ... CD
Auralux (UK), 1980. Used ... $14.99
Super bad super slick dub from the twilight years of the dub and roots era! The Auralux crew have once again succeeded in unearthing another gem of blindingly great reggae, reissuing this nice dub LP of excellent Roots Radics rhythms produced by Henry Junjo Lawes for Barrington Levy, and issued on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Barrington LevySweet Reggae Music 1979 to 1984 ... CD
17 North Parade, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $13.99
A brilliant tribute to the youthful talents of Barrington Levy – a set of sweetly soulful numbers that were mostly recorded when Levy was in his late teens! The package is overstuffed with goodness from these key Levy years – music that often moves through the groove with a really ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lucky DubeTrinity ... CD
Tabu, 1995. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Mad Professor/Jah9Mad Professor Meets Jah 9 ... CD
VP, 2017. Used ... $6.99
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Bob Marley & The WailersUprising ... CD
Island (Japan), 1980. Used ... $3.99
Marley's last studio LP, this effort shows there was no letting up, either in his political stance or fiery songwriting. With the solid original rhythm section of Family Man & Carlton Barrett and the beautiful backing harmonies of the I-Three's, this set includes classic takes of "Redempti ... read more CD
Also available Uprising ... LP 11.99

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Freddie McGregorBobby Bobylon (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Studio One, 1979. New Copy ... $16.99 17.99
A key moment in the career of the legendary Freddie McGregor – easily one of the best-known voices in reggae in the post-Marley years! The set captures Freddie at his youthful best – coming off of time doing vocal group work, but really shining strongly as a lead singer on his own ... read more CD
Also available Bobby Bobylon (with bonus tracks) ... LP 26.99

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Freddie McKayPicture On The Wall (deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Studio One, 1971. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
A legendary meeting of talents in the Studio One studios – the wickedly-grooving Soul Defenders and the heartbreakingly soulful Freddie McKay – both coming together here on an album that was an instant Studio One classic! The Soul Defenders have a slow-stepping groove with a nice ... read more CD

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Enos McLeodTel Aviv ... CD
Orbit (UK), 2013. Used ... $4.99
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MelodiansSweet Sensation – The Best Of The Melodians ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1960s. Used ... $11.99
A nice retrospective of one of the rocksteady era's finest harmony groups, who recorded for Coxsone Dodd, Duke Reid and Sonia Poitinger. 25 tracks in all, including "Sweet Sensation", "No Nola", "Love Makes The World Go Round", "Too Young To Fall In love", ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Mikey DreadPave The Way ... CD
Heartbeat, 1984. Used ... $22.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Derrick MorganPeople Decision ... CD
Radiation Roots, 1977. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Late 70s material from Derrick Morgan – a singer who first rose to fame during the early ska years of the 60s – but who continued to add his talents to plenty of fine records in the following decade! This set has Morgan working with Bunny Lee – in a mode that's a bit of an update ... read more CD

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Pablo MosesItinuation ... CD
Grounded, 2017. Used ... $9.99
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(Barcode has some marker.)

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Native (Wayne Jobson)Rockstone – Native's Adventures With Lee Perry At The Black Ark – September 1977 ... CD
Pressure Sounds (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A rare moment from the hazy final days of the Black Ark – deeply dark grooves from Native, and a set that's got a surprisingly strong story too – as told in the detailed liner notes! Lee Scratch Perry works his mystical magic on the then largely unknown Wayne Jobson's Native – ... read more CD

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Lloyd ParksTime A Go Dread ... CD
Pressure Sounds (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
The first full-length collection we've ever seen to focus on the work of Lloyd Parks – one of the hipper, more righteous artists on the Kingston scene of the 70s – a singer responsible for some mighty hip singles at the time! Lloyd previously sang as part of the Termites duo, and also ... read more CD
Also available Time A Go Dread ... LP 23.99

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Lloyd Parks & We The PeopleMeet The People (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Pressure Sounds (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
An incredibly righteous set from Lloyd Parks and his We The People band – a record that may well even top some of the most soulful sets of the roots reggae years! Parks is both bassist and singer on the set – and his strong tones on the bottom really define the slow-stepping rhythms ... read more CD

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Lee Perry & OthersMr Perry I Presume ... CD
Pressure Sounds (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A wealth of unreleased tracks and unreleased mixes from the studios of the mighty Lee Scratch Perry – material that was mostly recorded during a very fruitful time in the mid 70s, when Lee was turning out a fair bit of tracks that were only issued on one-off dub plates, to be spun by only the ... read more CD
Also available Mr Perry I Presume ... LP 23.99

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Lee Scratch PerryBlack Ark Classic Songs (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Ariwa, 2018. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
A new set from the legendary Lee Scratch Perry – but one that does a really great job of getting his classic Black Ark sound completely right! The tunes are spare, stark, and never too overproduced – at least not in a slick or commercial way – as there's lots of dark corners, ... read more CD
Also available Black Ark Classic Songs ... LP 11.99

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Lee Scratch PerryLost Treasures Of The Ark (3CD set) ... CD
Jet Star/Orchard (UK), Used 3CD ... $29.99
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(Out of print. Includes original slipcase & booklet.)

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✨✧ Lee Scratch Perry & The UpsettersReturn Of Django/Eastwood Rides Again ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $12.99
Two killer Trojan albums from Lee Perry & The Upsetters – back to back on a single CD! First up is Return Of Django – an early moment of genius from the legendary Lee Perry – and a set that uses Django imagery from Italian westerns to serve up a "bad boy" version of ... read more CD

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✨✧ Lee Scratch Perry & The UpsettersTrojan Albums Collection 1971 to 1973 (Africa's Blood/Battle Axe/Rhythm Shower/Double Seven) ... CD
Trojan (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
A brilliant slice of work from the legendary Lee Scratch Perry – four crucial early 70s albums, brought together in a single 2CD set! All the work here really shows Perry at the cusp – stepping strongly from the soul-influenced sounds of his early years, and working with The Upsetters ... read more CD

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Ernest RanglinMod Mod Ranglin ... CD
Federal/Dub Store (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
One of those key 60s records that reminds us why Ernest Ranglin's always been one of the most unique talents on the electric guitar – partly a jazzman, and partly a formative force in the early sound of rocksteady and reggae on the Jamaican scene – as you'll hear on this sweet ... read more CD

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Ras Michael & The Sons Of NegusNone A Jah Jah Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
17 North Parade, Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 21.99
Righteous sounds from Ras Michael and The Sons Of Negus – easily one of the most powerful groups of the rastafari years in reggae! The album's got a very deep feel right from the start – not just because the lyrics and vocals are very powerful, but also because the group features a ... read more CD

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Rico Rodriguez & FriendsUnreleased Early Recordings – Shuffle & Boogie 1960 ... CD
Federal/Dub Store (Japan), 1960. New Copy ... $11.99 20.99
Some of the earliest recordings you'll ever hear from the legendary trombonist Rico Rodriguez – sides recorded long before his famous 60s work in ska, and his bit 70s records under his own name – done with a much rootsier groove overall! The setting here is that mode that has the early ... read more CD

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RoyalsDubbing With The Royals ... CD
Pressure Sounds (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Another great set from Pressure Sounds! They really got us open when they pulled together their first set by the Royals, Pick Up The Pieces, and this dub and Dee Jay outing makes a perfect companion set. Excellent dubs rendered by the heaviest of the heavy mixologists: Tubby, Jammy, Scientist, ... read more CD

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Cynthia SchlossReady & Waiting (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
TSG/P-Vine (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $26.99
The debut album from Cynthia Schloss – a reggae singer who'd go on to bring a whole new level of soul to Jamaican music! In fact, the album's maybe half reggae, and half soul – delivered by Cynthia with a range that would have been right at home in American soul in the early 70s, ... read more CD
(Part of the excellent Groove-Diggers series!)

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SkatalitesIndependence Ska & The Far East Sound – Original Ska Sounds From The Skatalites 1963 to 1965 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
Original ska sounds from the originators themselves – 20 incredible numbers by the Skatalites & friends – with many of their most essential recordings, and rare stunners, to boot! The period in focus here is the initial few years of The Skatalites as a bonafide band, but the ... read more CD

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Sly & RobbieDub Rocker's Delight ... CD
Magnum/Blue Moon (UK), Early 80s. Used ... $12.99
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(Out of print.)

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Sly & RobbieSummit ... CD
RAS, 1988. Used ... $9.99
It's the late 80s and the Rhythm Twins are working here with Fatis Burrell, peddling grooves very much in the Taxi Gang vein, with Sly contributing some snapping beats on his syn drums that echoed the digital revolution taking place in the dancehall. 8 fat tracks in all, including "All ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Soul SugarChase The Light ... CD
Gee (France), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
Funky keyboards and dubby grooves – a great little record that's as much inspired by Jamaican music as it is the longer legacy of American funky jazz! Soul Sugar first started giving us 45s about a decade ago, but their sound has really matured over the years – as leader/keyboard ... (Deep Funk, Reggae) read more CD
Also available Chase The Light ... LP 16.99

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Special AKAIn The Studio ... CD
Chrysalis, 1984. Used ... $3.99
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 more CD
Also available In The Studio (180 gram pressing) ... LP 14.99

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Steel PulseReggae Greats ... CD
Mango, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print. Rear tray card has light waviness.)

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Steel PulseSmash Hits ... CD
Elektra, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
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Techniques & FriendsWinston Riley's Rocksteady & Early Reggae 1968/1969 ... CD
Dub Store (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Harmony soul from the Jamaican scene of the 60s – served up here in a host of hardcore production from the great Winston Riley! The grooves definitely show the style of Kingston, but the vocals almost echo the best of the indie soul scene in the US – that sophisticated harmony approach ... read more CD

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Third WorldSense Of Purpose ... CD
Columbia, 1985. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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Linval ThompsonDub Landing Volume 2 (2CD version – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Greensleeves, 1982. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 21.98
A dub landing of massive proportions – served up here on some classic early 80s work by Scientist, who's really making magic in the studio with the sounds of the Roots Radics Band! The tunes are stark, sharp, and very focused – and at some level, the mixologist is maybe keeping himself ... read more CD

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Peter ToshMama Africa ... CD
EMI, 1983. Used ... $2.99
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 more CD

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✨✧ Bunny WailerSolomonic Singles Part 1 – Tread Along 1969 to 1976 ... CD
Dub Store (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $19.99
An incredible first chapter of the solo career of Bunny Wailer – material recorded during the same time as the rise of the larger Wailers trio, but which has a special sort of vibe overall – a quality that maybe even predates some of the righteous sounds that Bob Marley would give the ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Bunny WailerSolomonic Singles Part 2 – Rise & Shine 1977 to 1986 ... CD
Dub Store (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $19.99
A second set of crucial solo work from Bunny Wailer – material that comes from the time when Bob Marley was hitting huge global success on his own, then passed away too early, and left Bunny as one of the key forces to carry on the original ideas of the Wailers trio! And actually, by that ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Bunny WailerTime Will Tell – A Tribute To Bob Marley ... CD
Shanachie, 1990. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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WailersNever Ending Wailers ... CD
Tuff Gong, Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Delroy WilsonOnce Upon A Time – The Best Of Delroy Wilson ... CD
Trojan, 1970s. Used ... $9.99
25 tracks. CD
(Out of print. Rear tray card is lightly wrinkled and has a small cutout hole in one corner.)

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✨✧ YellowmanLove & Classic Tracks ... CD
MIL, 1993. Used ... $3.99
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YellowmanMello Yellow ... CD
VP, 1993. Used ... $6.99
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Yellowman Vs Josey WalesTwo Giants Clash ... CD
Shanachie, 1984. Used ... $19.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousAquarius Rock – The Hip Reggae World Of Herman Chin-Loy ... CD
Pressure Sounds (UK), Mid 70s. Used ... $19.99
Excellent! You're probably familiar with the Aquarius Dub set, an early, early dub LP, featuring some great rockers from Herman Chin Loy and Augustus Pablo – this groovy set from Pressure Sounds collects many of the vocal, dee jay and instrumental tracks that those rhythms laid the base for! ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousBaba Boom! – Musically Intensified Festival Songs ... CD
Trojan (UK), Mid 60s-Mid 70s. Used ... $19.99
Baba Boom is right! An incendiary collection from Trojan focusing on numbers submitted for the annual Jamaican Song Festival, which you may or may not be familiar with, but unlike other cheesy talent contests, this one actually brought in submissions from talents large and small, and features some ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBobby Digital Anthology Vol 1 – Extra Wicked (2CD/DVD) ... CD
VP, Early 90s. New Copy 2CD & DVD ... $22.99 25.98
A much-needed look at the mighty talents of one of the key forces of the dancehall explosion at the end of the 80s – producer Bobby Digital, whose work in the studio helped Jamaican music find a whole new audience in the decade to come! Bobby's ear for rhythms and basslines is fantastic ... read more CD
Also available Bobby Digital Anthology Vol 1 – Extra Wicked ... LP 23.99

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VariousBobby Digital Anthology Vol 2 – Serious Times (3CD set) ... CD
VP, Mid 90s. New Copy 2CD & DVD ... $22.99 25.98
A much-needed look at the mighty talents of one of the key forces of the dancehall explosion at the end of the 80s – producer Bobby Digital, whose work in the studio helped Jamaican music find a whole new audience in the decade to come! Bobby's ear for rhythms and basslines is fantastic ... read more CD

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VariousDancehall – The Rise of Jamaican Dancehall Culture Vol 1 (2017 edition) ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.98
An astounding set of heavy vibrations from Soul Jazz – in their ongoing series of collections focusing on great Jamaican music! This bouncing set takes a long, deep look at Dancehall culture, and accompanies a great book by Beth Lesser – sold separately, but a much-needed look at this ... read more CD
(Check out the companion book by Beth Lesser Soul Jazz released in conjunction with this disc on our book pages!)

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VariousFrom The Vaults Vol 1 – The #1 Sound ... CD
Studio One, Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
A mighty collection of gems from the Studio One vaults – with really rare material that goes way past the obvious! Titles include "Love" by Bop & The Beltones, "Stand For I" by Roy Tomlinson, "Guess What" by Im & The Sound Dimension, "Dub ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousHot Shots Of Reggae (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $12.99
A set that's not only a classic collection of early Jamaican gems on Trojan Records – but one that also stands as a fantastic tribute to the studio genius of early reggae producer Leslie Kong! Kong had an ear that was crucial to the rocksteady scene at the end of the 60s – and here, ... read more CD

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VariousHustle – Reggae Disco – Kingston London New York (expanded edition) ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
A fantastic collection that looks at the relationship between American soul and reggae in a very unique way – not the early crossovers of soul and rocksteady in the 60s, but a big wave of disco-inspired sounds in the 70s! The set brings together some great Jamaican and British versions of ... read more CD
(New expanded edition – with more material than the previous version!)
Also available Hustle – Reggae Disco – Kingston London New York (expanded 3LP edition – with download) ... LP 29.99

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VariousJammy's From The Roots 1977 to 1985 ... CD
Greensleeves, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
Nearly a decade of Jammy's From The Roots – roots and early dancehall style productions from King Jammy – featuring numbers by Black Uhuru, Johnny Osbourne, Augustus Pabl, U Black, The Travellers, Junior Reid, Dennis Brown and many more! Includes some classic riddims and long sought ... read more CD

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VariousMerritone Rock Steady Vol 1 – Shanty Town Curfew 1966 to 1967 ... CD
Dub Store (Japan), 1966/1967. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
Fantastic sounds from the rocksteady years in Jamaica – tracks that are a fair bit more rare and obscure than some of the bigger singles that circulated at the time – even though they feature a fair bit of the same artists and musicians! The work here all came from the studios of ... read more CD

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VariousMerritone Rock Steady Vol 3 – Bang Bang Rock Steady 1966-1968 ... CD
Dub Store (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 19.98
Fantastic sounds from the rocksteady years in Jamaica – tracks that are a fair bit more rare and obscure than some of the bigger singles that circulated at the time – even though they feature a fair bit of the same artists and musicians! The work here all came from the studios of ... read more CD
Also available Merritone Rock Steady Vol 3 – Bang Bang Rock Steady 1966-1968 ... LP 32.99

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VariousMuzik City – The Story Of Trojan (4 CD Box Set) ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $63.99
35 years!! This massive 4 CD collection just begins to scratch the surface of the insane quantity of quality Jamaican jammies released over the last 3 and a half decades by the Trojan label, and even the most nascent reggae fan knows that's still a heavy, heavy collection. 100 tunes!! Get ready ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousNo More Heartaches/What Am I To Do ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99
A pair of Trojan Records compilations – back to back on a single CD! Both of these sets are way more than just collections of early rocksteady and reggae – as the set list of both records was surprisingly special – and often included some obscurities from Trojan, and well as ... read more CD

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VariousRastafari – The Dreads Enter Babylon 1955 to 1983 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
Way way more than just the usual roots reggae collection – a stunning set that documents the growth of Rastafari ideals in Jamaican music – with examples that range from years before the birth of reggae, through that style's bit growth in the 70s! The set includes this very large ... read more CD

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VariousRedman International – Dancehall 1985 to 1989 ... CD
Dub Store (Japan), Late 80s. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
Sweet digital dancehall – served up here in a collection that does a great job of looking at the deeper side of the scene in the late 80s! All tracks here appeared on the Redman International label, and there's definitely a number of versions handled by the Redman himself – but only ... read more CD

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VariousRude Boy Scorchers (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Kingston Sounds (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $9.99
A great set of classic rude boy numbers from the early years of the ska and rocksteady scene! "Rude Boy" is a term that's been really watered down over the years – especially through its overuse in American ska, and all the posers that adopted it – but back at the roots, the ... read more CD

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VariousSamba Reggae – Baila Mi Ritmo Vol 8 ... CD
Network (Germany), 1994. Used ... $4.99
Music from Tupi Nago, Ze Paulo, Leci Brandao, Jimmy Cliff, Luizinho Vieira, Margareth Menezes, Olodum, Daniela Mercury, Ara Ketu, Banda Mel & more. (Latin, Reggae) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousSound System Rockers Vol 1 – Kingston Town 1969 to 1975 ... CD
Kingston Sounds (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Kingston Sound System classics and rarities – featuring Ken Booth, Horace Andy, Leroy Smart, Delroy Wilson, Barry Brown, Slim Smith, Johnny Clarke, Freddy McGregor, Dennis Brown, Slim Smith and more! Hand-picked numbers that fueled the dances back in the day – kept as exclusive cuts ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousSound System Rockers Vol 2 – Heavy Stereo Inna Kingston Town 1968 to 1975 ... CD
Kingston Sounds (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Heavy Stereo from the heart of the Sound Systems of Kingston – and a nice second volume in the compilation series hand-picked by Kingston Sounds – featuring Horace Andy, Cornell Campbell, Leroy Smart, Delroy Wilson, Jackie Edwards, Barry Brown, John Holt, Claridonians and more! The ... read more CD

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VariousStudio One – Black Man's Pride ... CD
Studio One/Soul Jazz (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
Some of the most righteous music ever recorded at Studio One – tracks that rival the most progressive American soul music of the 70s in terms of political message and cultural empowerment! Studio One always worked at levels that drew strongly from American soul – but here, the sounds ... read more CD
Also available Studio One – Black Man's Pride ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ VariousStudio One Rockers ... CD
Soul Jazz/Studio One (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $12.99
An excellent compilation that's very much in the spirit of the 100% Dynamite sets on Soul Jazz! This time, Soul Jazz dig through the vaults of the legendary Studio One catalog – some of the most important reggae and rocksteady ever recorded, virtually all of it produced under the tutelage of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousStudio One Rocksteady 2 – The Soul Of Young Jamaica – Rocksteady, Soul, & Early Reggae At Studio One ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
Soulful sounds from the legendary Studio One – music from a time when the Jamaican scene was taking some strong cues from the American soul scene of the 60s, but coming up with a unique groove of their own! As proof of that fact, some of the work here is based on original American soul tunes ... read more CD

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VariousStudio One Roots ... CD
Soul Jazz/Studio One (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $11.99
An excellent dip into the rootsier material from the Studio One catalog – the kind of reggae classics that have forever made the label one of the best Jamaican companies! The package is every bit as sublime as Soul Jazz's other reggae compilations – and it features a selection of tunes ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousStudio One Story (CD & DVD – NTSC version) ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used 2CDs ... $18.99
To say this one's been a long time coming would be an understatement! This awesome set features a 4 hour (!) DVD, loaded with rare footage of the Skatalites, Jackie Mittoo and Ernest Ranglin, plus in-depth interviews with Dodd and a whole host of artists that had worked their way through the ... read more CD

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VariousStudio One Supreme – Maximum 70s & 80s Early Dancehall Sounds ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99 22.99
An album that definitely earns its title – as it marks the renewed strength of the Studio One label in the late 70s – an era when much of the reggae mainstream had moved to the major labels, but the tiny Jamaican indie was well-poised to stand supreme in the new wave of dancehall sides ... read more CD
Also available Studio One Supreme – Maximum 70s & 80s Early Dancehall Sounds ... CD 9.99

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VariousStudio One Supreme – Maximum 70s & 80s Early Dancehall Sounds ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
An album that definitely earns its title – as it marks the renewed strength of the Studio One label in the late 70s – an era when much of the reggae mainstream had moved to the major labels, but the tiny Jamaican indie was well-poised to stand supreme in the new wave of dancehall sides ... read more CD
Also available Studio One Supreme – Maximum 70s & 80s Early Dancehall Sounds ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ VariousThis Is Trojan Boss Reggae – The Original Tighten Up Explosion ... CD
Trojan, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.98
Boss reggae from the early years of Trojan Records – and a fair bit of rocksteady and other grooves as well! The tracks here are all nice and raw, and showcase that hard-hitting sound that always made Trojan one of the hippest labels on the scene – an imprint directed by the London ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousThis Is Trojan Rock Steady ... CD
Trojan, Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
The Trojan label may not have invented the rocksteady groove – but given their trans-Atlantic pipeline between Kingston and London, they certainly helped master the sound at the time! This overstuffed set brings together a whopping 50 tracks that represent the key Trojan Records rocksteady ... read more CD

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VariousTrojan Slack Reggae (3CD set) ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1980s. Used 3 CDs ... $24.99
While all the song titles and lyrics on the 50 songs in this set may not be 100% naughty, the intent is, a full 3 discs worth of xxx-rated slack tracks! Trojan delivers another well selected batch of material at a bargain price, nothing but dirty dancehall all the way this go 'round. ... read more CD
(Out of print, outer box has some edgewear.)
 
 



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