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✨✧ Laurel AitkenOriginal Albums Collection (Ska With Laurel/Says Fire/Scandal In A Brixton Market/High Priest Of Reggae/Skinhead Train) (5CD set) ... CD
Pressure Drop (UK), 1965/1966/1968/1969/1970. New Copy 5 CDs ... $6.99 13.99
A sweet package of vintage ska from one of the originators – a set that includes five albums from Laurel Aitken, each in their original sleeves, packaged in one nicely-priced slipcover collection! The music includes rare albums from the Rio and Pama labels – most originally issued in ... read more CD

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Nat BirchallSounds Almighty (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tradition Disc (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
A very different album than usual from the great tenorist Nat Birchall – a set that's no less soulful than his other records, but in a completely different way! The album's a collaboration with producer Al Breadwinner – and has this approach that feels like a lost Jamaican instrumental ... (Jazz, Reggae) read more CD
Also available Sounds Almighty ... LP 32.99

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Black UhuruBlack Sounds Of Freedom/Love Crisis ... CD
Greensleeves, 1977. Used ... $7.99
A nice bonus laden reissue of the debut LP from one of the earliest lineups of Black Uhuru, with Duckie Simpson, Michael Rose and Errol Nelson. Produced by Prince Jammy, this first LP is a tremendous slice of roots rock, with an entirely different vibe of the more well known incarnation group that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Alpha BlondyJerusalem ... CD
Shanachie, 1986. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bounty KillerMy Xperience – Chapter 1 ... CD
Blunt/TVT, 1996. Used ... $2.99
Featuring "Fed Up", "Lord Is My light & Salvation", "Guns & Roses", "Mama (Scare Dem Version)", "Change Like Weather", "War Beyond The Stars", "Living Dangerously" with Barrington Levy, and "War Face (Ask Fi War) ... read more CD

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Dennis BrownJust Dennis/Deep Down (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
A pair of albums from the great Dennis Brown – issued here along with 20 bonus tracks too! First up is Just Dennis – a hell of a debut from Dennis Brown – his first album as "just Dennis", and a soulful classic that really stands out from the pack! Just the first few ... read more CD

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Errol Brown & The RevolutionariesCulture Dub/Medley Dub (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Doctor Bird (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
Two classic albums of dub from Erroll Brown – both maybe a bit more obscure than his classics of the time, but which also show the real depths of his talents! Culture Dub is a batch of instrumental dubs of songs from Culture – who were then riding high after their Two Sevens Clash ... read more CD

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Errol Brown & The SupersonicsTreasure Dub Albums Collection (Treasure Dub Vols 1 & 2/Pleasure Dub/bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A really wonderful collection of dub tracks built on older grooves from the Treasure Isle label – better known as a hotbed of ska and rocksteady at the end of the 60s! The set features three unusual albums that were created by producer Errol Brown after the initial Treasure Isle label had ... read more CD

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Brown SugarI'm In Love With A Dreadlocks – Brown Sugar & The Birth Of Lovers Rock 1977 to 1980 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
The first collection we've ever seen to do justice to the Brown Sugar trio from the UK reggae scene of the late 70s – a group who do a fantastic job of merging older sweet soul styles with a new lovers' vibe, all in a mode that's completely sublime! The group's noteworthy as the starting ... read more CD

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Burning SpearFreeman ... CD
Burning Spear, 2003. Used ... $6.99
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Burning SpearHail HIM (remastered edition) ... CD
EMI, 1980. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Probably the last of the classic Burning Spear LPs, this still finds Rodney singing in a solo format, and has a bit of a change up from the Black Disciples lineup that had backed him on the previous Island LPs. It's co produced by Aston Family Man Barrett, and the rhythms are a bit denser, while ... read more CD

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Burning SpearHarder Than The Best ... CD
Island/Mango, 1970s. Used ... $8.99
Aptly titled collection of many of Winston Rodney's finest moments from the mid 70s. Collected from the Marcus Garvey, Man In The Hills, Dry & Heavy, Live and Social Living sets, you know these are some mighty, mighty roots tracks. 11 tracks, all essential : "Marcus Garvey", "D ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Susan CadoganGirl Who Cried ... CD
Grover (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 18.99
A great return to form for one of the greatest female singers of the 70s reggae scene – the lovely Susan Cadogan, who works here in a format that really lets her hit all the right sort of vibes! Rhythms are full, but laidback – and Susan's voice is beautifully upfront, maybe a bit ... read more CD
Also available Girl Who Cried (colored vinyl pressing – with bonus CD) ... LP 22.99

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Cornell CampbellI Man A The Stal-A-Watt (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Third World/17 North Parade, 1976. New Copy ... $14.99 16.98
The title's a bit confusing, but Cornell Campbell's essentially saying that he's a stalwart – something we can completely agree with, given his strong legacy in Jamaican music – and the sublime sound of a 70s classic like this! Cornell's got a higher range than some of his ... read more CD
Also available I Man A The Stal-A-Watt ... LP 16.99

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Jimmy Cliff & OthersHarder They Come (2CD Deluxe Edition) ... CD
Island, 1972. Used 2CD ... $14.99
A record that's not only a landmark in Jamaican music – but also a set that was to reggae what Curtis Mayfield's Superfly was to 70s soul! In other words, the set not only raised the bar for all the competition, it also ended up in a lot more record collections than most of them too – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Harder They Come ... LP 24.99

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Dave & Ansell CollinsDouble Barrel (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Fantastic work from the team of Dave Baker and Ansel Collins – one a soulful singer from the Jamaican rocksteady scene, the other a hip keyboardist whose organ lines really make the album shimmer! The pair scored a huge international hit with this album – and the whole thing was a key ... read more CD

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Desmond DekkerDouble Dekker (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $12.99
A killer double-length set of work from Desmond Dekker – one that's put together by Trojan Records to feature all the lesser-known and unreleased tracks that Desmond recorded during the years of his initial hits! As such, the album's a treasure trove of work that goes way past the oft-issued ... read more CD
Also available Double Dekker (180 gram orange vinyl pressing) ... LP 29.99

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Desmond DekkerOriginal Rude Boy – The Best Of Desmond Dekker ... CD
Music Collection International (UK), Late 60s/1970s/1980s/Early 90s. Used ... $4.99
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Desmond Dekker & The AcesAction/Intensified (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Beverley's/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99
A pair of early albums from Desmond Dekker & The Aces – both done right before the Jamaican group exploded with global fame – and were completely at the top of their powers! Actually, Dekker never seemed to falter at all – and right from the start, he's tremendous – ... read more CD

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Chaka Demus & PliersAll She Wrote ... CD
Mango, 1993. Used ... $5.99
One of the early 90s taxi productions that showed Sly & Robbie could still top the charts, with the huge hit "Murder She Wrote", plu s"Bam Bam", "Nuh Betta Nuh Deh", "I Wanna Be Your Man", "One Nation Under A Groove" and 8 more. . . CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Mikey DreadAfrican Anthem – The Mikey Dread Show (deluxe edition) ... CD
Dread At The Controls (UK), 1979. Used ... $14.99
Great lost dubs from Mikey Dread, whose radio showed delivered the Jamaican roots message to both the initiated and those yet to be converted for years. Mighty dubs under Dread's direction, with an all star cast featuring Sly Dunbarm, Horsemouth Wallace, Santa Davis, Ranchie McLean, Robbie ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Early BHistory Of Jamaica – Early B At Midnight Rock ... CD
Midnight Rock/Roots (UK), Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
A set that brings together the first two albums from one of the great, if less-remembered talents of the 80s DJ scene in Jamaican music – an artist with a raw, biting approach to his words – which are laid out in an almost-languid sort of way that really fits the digital beats and ... read more CD

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✨✧ Clancy Eccles/The DynamitesFreedom/Fire Corner (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1969. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A pair of gems from the early years of reggae – stacked back to back in a 2CD set, along with a huge amount of bonus tracks too! First up is the legendary Freedom album from Clancy Eccles – one of the first great talents to emerge in the Jamaican scene of the 60s – a singer whose ... read more CD

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Alton & Hortense EllisAlton & Hortense Ellis ... CD
Heartbeat, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
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(Out of print.)

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Alton EllisBe True To Yourself – The Godfather Of Lover's Rock – Anthology 1965 to 1973 ... CD
Trojan, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $14.99
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(Out of print.)

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Alton EllisMore Alton Ellis ... CD
Joe Gibbs, 1997. Used ... $12.99
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(Out of print, back cover of booklet has a spot of sticker residue.)

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Alton EllisMr Soul Of Jamaica – Alton Ellis Greatest Hits (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
Incredible work from the mighty Alton Ellis – one of the first soul singers to emerge in Jamaica during the 60s – presented here on a famous greatest hits album, which is then expanded with the addition of 37 more bonus tracks! Alton Ellis was a key figure in the shift towards more ... read more CD

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GayladsFire & Rain (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Doctor Bird (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $12.99
The title track is the big hit by James Taylor – but don't hold that against The Gaylads, as the trio make the tune very much their own – as they do with all the fantastic material in this set! The group work here with superb production from Leslie Kong – slow-burning rocksteady ... read more CD

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GG's All Stars (The Revolutionaries)Roots Man Dub ... CD
GG's/Heartbeat, 1978. Used 2CD ... $14.99
Monster roots rhythms originally released under the Revolutionaries name, produced by Alvin Ranglin, get a tasty dub rub on this extra rare and extra, extra heavy dub set. Heartbeat ups the ante too, by adding a fat second disc filled out with more Ranglin productions, all wrought by a first rate ... read more CD
(Includes slipcover.)

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Half PintClassics ... CD
Hightone, 1994. Used ... $1.99
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Derrick Harriott & The CrystalitesPsychedelic Train (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
A stunningly soulful set from Derrick Harriott – who works here as a one-man powerhouse on vocals, arrangements, and production! The set's definitely got some of the psychedelic elements promised on the cover – almost to rocksteady what the late 60s Norman Whitfield productions were to ... read more CD

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Justin Hinds & The DominoesTravel With Love ... CD
Nighthawk, 1984. Used ... $9.99
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
(Out of print.)

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Impact All StarsJava Java Java Java ... CD
Get On Down, 1972. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
Pivotal early dub! Depending upon whose history of the Jamaican recording industry you subscribe to, this is can be considered by many to be the first dub LP – and whether that's proveable or not, it's certain among the first! History aside, it's a mighty set with some raw early dub style ... read more CD
Also available Java Java Java Java ... CD 6.99

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Impact All StarsJava Java Java Java ... CD
Get On Down, 1972. Used ... $6.99
Pivotal early dub! Depending upon whose history of the Jamaican recording industry you subscribe to, this is can be considered by many to be the first dub LP – and whether that's proveable or not, it's certain among the first! History aside, it's a mighty set with some raw early dub style ... read more CD
Also available Java Java Java Java ... CD 12.99

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Gregory IsaacsWarning ... CD
Method, 2006. Used ... $4.99
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Gregory Isaacs/Ossie All StarsMr Isaacs (2CD deluxe edition – Leggo Dub plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Earthquake/17 North Parade, 1977. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99 16.99
Fantastic early material from Gregory Isaacs – captured here early in his career, and working in a deep roots reggae mode – recording at Channel One with great direction from Ossie Hibbert! The set's laidback and righteous, in ways that let all the soulful qualities of Isaac's vocals ... read more CD
Also available Mr Isaacs ... LP 16.99

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Linton Kwesi JohnsonIndependent Intavenshan – The Island Anthology ... CD
Island, Late 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
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Linton Kwesi JohnsonLKJ In Dub ... CD
Mango, 1980. Used ... $4.99
A modern dub classic! Dennis Bovell had really hit his stride with many of these rhythms laid down for the great dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson's Forces of Victory and Bass Culture LPs, and they're given just the right touch of tasty dub effects here. Nice horn lines float over thunderous bass ... read more CD

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Linton Kwesi JohnsonTings An Times ... CD
Shanachie, 1991. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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King TubbyHometown Hi Fi Dubplate Specials 1975 to 1979 ... CD
Jamaican Recordings (UK), Late 70s. Used ... $9.99
Dubplate specials from King Tubby's Hometown Hi Fi Sound System in the mid to late 70s! Mainly cut over Bunny "Striker" Lee rhythms – and rocked the sound systems before finding their way on to vinyl back in the day. Features dub versions of originals by Johnny Clarke, Ronnie ... read more CD

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✨✧ Barrington Levy/Scientist & Prince Jammy/Viceroys/Tristan PalmaLinval Thompson Trojan Dancehall Albums Collection (Poor Man Style/Scientist & Jammy Strike Back/We Must Unite/Settle Down Girl) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
Four Trojan Records albums, all produced by Linval Thompson – and featuring some bonus tracks too! First up is Poor Man Style – a gem of a record from Barrington Levy – done in that laidback, easy-stepping style that always worked perfectly for the singer's vocals! Linval ... read more CD

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Jah LifeJah Life In Dub ... CD
Deeper Knowledge, Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
A never-issued record from Jah Life – and one that stands with the best dub efforts from the time! The set features wicked rhythms from the Roots Radics band, recorded at Channel One – then mixed into sublime echoey territory by Scientist, with a style that's every bit as his own great ... read more CD

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✨✧ Mad ProfessorBlack Liberation Dub Chapter 3 – Evolution Of Dub ... CD
Ariwa, 1996. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Please note the disc has some marks but plays fine – out of print and priced accordingly.)

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Carlos MalcolmSka Mania – The Sound Of The Soul ... CD
Upbeat, 1960s. Used ... $5.99
Before Carlos Malcolm would go on to cut the extra funky collector's item Bustin Out Of The Ghetto, he plied the Ska trade, and was one of the genre's leading lights in the early days of Jamaican music. Malcolm and crew bust out a fine batch of mostly instrumental horn driven tracks, with all 11 ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Bob MarleyAt His Best ... CD
Special Music, 1970s. Used ... $1.99
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Bob MarleyExodus (Original Master Recording – gold CD pressing) ... CD
Island/Mobile Fidelity, 1977. Used ... $42.99
Maybe the best place to start if you're looking to dive into the short but incredible legacy of music left behind by Bob Marley – as the album marked a real global turning point for the singer, and includes a number of tracks that are still his standout classics after all these years! The ... read more CD
(Out of print Gold CD pressing – on Mobile Fidelity!)

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Bob MarleyNatural Mystic ... CD
Retro (Canada), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $0.99
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Bob MarleyRebel's Hop ... CD
Zillion, 1970s. Used ... $2.99
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Bob MarleySoul Rebel ... CD
St Clair (Canada), 1970s. Used ... $0.99
10 tracks. CD
(Out of print.)

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Bob MarleySoul Shakedown ... CD
Retro (Canada), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $0.99
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Bob Marley & The WailersBest Of The Early Years ... CD
Trojan/Sanctuary, 1960s. Used ... $6.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Bob Marley & The WailersBurnin' ... CD
Tuff Gong/Island, 1973. Used ... $3.99
Quite possibly THE Bob Marley album – or at least the record that really exploded the man from the Jamaican scene into huge global fame – thanks to a universally soulful sound that moved the record way past the barriers that were holding the rest of Kingston sounds back from the ... read more CD

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Bob Marley & The WailersCatch A Fire ... CD
Island, 1973. Used ... $2.99
The first Bob Marley album on Island Records – and the start of a really legendary run that would not only transform reggae in the 70s, but the rest of popular music as well! Chris Blackwell's partially at the helm on production, but the album was mostly recorded in classic Kingston studios ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bob Marley & The WailersConfrontation ... CD
Island, 1983. Used ... $2.99
A posthumous album from the great Bob Marley – but one that's every bit as important as all the classics that were released during his too-short lifetime! The record really continues that righteous power of the later Bob Marley years on Island – that global scope in both the music's ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode & slight crease through traycard artwork.)

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Bob Marley & The WailersMan To Man (4 CD set) ... CD
Universal (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 4 CDs ... $39.99
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(Out of print.)

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Bob Marley & The WailersRebel Music ... CD
Island, 1970s. Used ... $4.99
One of many posthumous compilations of Marley's work with the Wailers, and not a bad one at that. Without setting out to be a greatest hits, this compilation focuses on some of Marley's more topical, political songs, including the classics "Get Up, Stand Up (live)" and "Them Belly ... read more CD

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Bob Marley & The WailersSoul Rebels ... CD
Trojan/Radiation Roots (Italy), 1970. New Copy ... $15.99
A record that's got maybe the cheesiest cover of any album by Bob Marley – and a set that's a bit notorious, too – as producer Lee Perry never shared money with the Wailers for the first few years of release! Still, the package is a key part of the Bob Marley story – especially ... read more CD

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Bob Marley & The WailersSurvival ... CD
Island/Tuff Gong, 1979. Used ... $3.99
One of the sharpest, most righteous albums from Bob Marley – in case you couldn't guess from the title, which is his response to a recent assassination attempt! The whole thing's got a very classic vibe – and the lyrics have even more of a political current than some of Marley's other ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Cedella Marley BookerAwake Zion ... CD
Roir, 1990. Used ... $5.99
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(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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MelodiansRivers Of Babylon (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Beverley's/Doctor Bird (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $12.99
A seminal set from The Melodians – and a record titled after their classic single, which really helped lay the groundwork for the rise of righteous reggae in the 70s! The work here is a key bridge between the soul-inspired work of previous Jamaican trios, and some of the important roots acts ... read more CD
Also available Rivers Of Babylon (180 gram orange vinyl pressing) ... LP 22.99

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Mighty SparrowSlave ... CD
National/Modern Harmonic, 1963. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A great 60s record from Mighty Sparrow – and the kind of set that shows just how different calypso music could sound when you got away from Harry Belafonte and the hits! The music here is every bit as political and socially conscious as earlier recordings of the genre – but you can ... (Global Grooves, Reggae) read more CD
Also available Slave (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 23.99

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Jacob MillerWho Say Jah No Dread ... CD
Greensleeves/VP, Mid 70s. Used ... $8.99
Beautiful sounds from the mighty Jacob Miller – material recorded with Augustus Pablo in the years before Miller went onto greater fame in Inner Circle – and with a rootsy vibe that's still extremely powerful all these many years later! Pablo's at the height of his talents here – ... read more CD

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Sugar MinottJet Star Reggae Max ... CD
Jet Star (UK), 1980s. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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Sugar MinottSugar Minott At Studio One ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 22.99
Seminal sounds from the mighty Sugar Minott – a singer who's sweet-voiced style was perfect for the changes going on at Studio One in the late 70s! Sugar grew up on the soulful styles of the rocksteady years – and here, as Studio One begins to step into some dancehall modes, his vocals ... read more CD

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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 ... $9.99 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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Niney The Observer & FriendsRock On – Greatest Hits From The Observer Label ... CD
Heartbeat/Observer, 1970s/1980s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Excellent "greatest hits" collection of some of the biggest numbers released on Winston Niney Holness' Observer label. Where other compilations have focused on some lesser known but still great numbers produced by Holness (like the excellent Microphone Attack set), this one brings the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Augustus PabloAugustus Pablo At King Tubby's (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Attack/Radiation Roots (Italy), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.99
Augustus Pablo at his trippy best – blowing the melodica over a host of sweet dubby rhythms all produced by Bunny Lee! In the hands of Pablo, the instrument seems like it was made to be used best in dub – as the "wind piano" has this sound that's as personal and mystical as ... read more CD

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Augustus PabloThis Is Augustus Pablo (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Get On Down, 1972. New Copy ... $8.99 14.98
A stellar early 70s collection of Pablo instrumental sides, tracked between the groundbreaking Java, Java, Java and East Of The River Nile records – Landmark material from a master! Like the above mentioned classics, this one features Pablo's melodica prominently, over some nice roots rhythms ... read more CD

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Augustus Pablo & King TubbyMessenger ... CD
Griffiths (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
Never-issued work from the legendary Agusutus Pablo – one of the few cats in the world who could ever make a melodica sound like a super-trippy instrument! Here, Pablo's working with King Tubby at the controls – a magical pairing that sounds every bit as wonderful here as it did on a ... read more CD

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Lee PerryRevolution Dub ... CD
Orange Street (UK), 1970s. Used ... $4.99
Like so many Perry issues, this one is pure Scratch,and by that we mean pure butter! 9 tracks in all, and though we can't pinpoint the exact source, these have that Black Ark groove running through them pretty heavily, with some nice guitar and a really spare approach to the often murky Perry tone ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lee PerryWonderman Years ... CD
Trojan, 1971. Used 2 CDs ... $24.99
In all the various personas Scratch has gone through, this is perhaps our favorite, as the black super hero Wonderman, releasing loads of hot jams on the comic book inspired Justice League imprint. This 2 disc set collects 49 tracks from that brief period, some of his best early 70s numbers, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lee Scratch PerryHeavy Rain ... CD
On-U Sound (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
A dubbed-up remake of Lee Scratch Perry's excellent Rainford album – done in strong partnership with producer Adrian Sherwood, and featuring guest help from a host of talents – including the legendary Brian Eno, and trombonist Vin Gordon! The sound here is right up there with the ... read more CD
Also available Heavy Rain ... LP 21.99

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Lee Scratch Perry & The UpsettersClint Eastwood/Many Moods Of The Upsetters (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1969/1970. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
Two early classics from Lee Perry & The Upsetters – back to back in a single set, with an insane number of bonus tracks too! Clint Eastwood is a record that furthers the idea of the outlaw in reggae – as Lee Perry takes the Upsetters past the safer territory of ska and rocksteady, ... read more CD

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Lee Scratch Perry & The UpsettersScratch & Company Chapter 1 (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Clocktower/Get On Down, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 14.98
Pivotal Black Ark material from Lee Perry – with brilliantly tripped out echoey dub production – and scorching instrumentation laid down by the mighty Upsetters! Split roughly in half between Perry's nicely gritty instrumental moodcraft and hazy vocals, this collection features some ... read more CD
(In a very cool Japanese-styled, LP-like cardboard sleeve cover!)

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Lee Scratch Perry & The UpsettersUpsetter/Scratch The Upsetter Again ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1969/1970. New Copy ... $12.99
A pair of classic Lee Scratch Perry albums – back to back on a single CD! First up is the legendary Upsetter record – revolutionary at the time, still great today – and done with a spare sound that displays the roots of his unique approach! These early tracks don't have the ... read more CD

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Ernest RanglinMod Mod Ranglin ... CD
K&K, 1966. Used ... $9.99
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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✨✧ Cutty RanksSix Million Ways To Die ... CD
Priority, 1996. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, tray card has a cutout notch.)

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Red FoxAs A Matter Of Fox ... CD
Elektra, 1993. Used ... $2.99
Titles include "Pressure Dem", "Dem A Murderer", "Dance Hall Scenario", "Ya Can't Test Me Again", "Ghetto Gospel", "Born Again Black Man", and "Hey Mr Rude Boy", with Brand Nubian. CD
(Out of print.)

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RevolutionariesDub Out Her Blouse & Skirt Vol 1 ... CD
Bond Export, 1979. Used ... $8.99
Late 70s dub from producer Donovan Germain – served up through a wicked batch of instrumentals from The Revolutionaries – who play here at their tripped-out best! The tunes have an offbeat feel that's different from more conventional dub – very little ties to any sort of initial ... read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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RicoRoots To The Bone ... CD
Mango (France), Late 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Cynthia SchlossReady & Waiting (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
TSG/P-Vine (Japan), 1976. Used ... $14.99
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
(Includes obi.)

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SkatalitesHeroes Of Reggae In Dub ... CD
Motion (UK), 1975. Used ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Skatalites & FriendsPhoenix City – A History Of The World's Greatest Ska Band ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1960s. Used 2 CDs ... $29.99
The world's greatest ska band – you bet! Over 50 burning, jumping ska classics, by the architects of the sound, and one of the finest bands on the island – ever! Not everything here was originally recorded or released under the Skatalites name, but every one of these combustible ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Snow12 Inches Of Snow ... CD
East West, 1993. Used ... $2.99
With "Champion Sound", "Drunken Styles", "Informer", "Lady With The Red Dress", "Runway" and "Ease Up" – plus 2 CD only bonus tracks. CD

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SpecialsSpecials ... CD
2 Tone/EMI, 1980. Used ... $2.99
One of the most important albums on the mighty 2 Tone label – and part of a huge ska revival on the British scene that would send ripples through modern music for years to come! And sure, the words "ska" and "revival" in the same sentence can often make most folks wince ... (Rock, Reggae) read more CD

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✨✧ Sonya Spence & OthersIn The Dark/Sings Love ... CD
High Note/Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
Two full albums from the lovely Sonya Spence – plus a bonus CD of female reggae tunes by some of her contemporaries! First up is In The Dark – a sublime reggae soul classic from Sonya Spence – a singer with a voice that's maybe a bit lighter than some of her Kingston ... read more CD

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Lord Tanamo & FriendsFestival Jump Up (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Gaydisc/Doctor Bird (UK), 1965. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A seminal album in Jamaican music from Lord Tanamo – a singer with roots in calypso, but a sound that really paves the way for ska and rocksteady to come! The record's a full length set from the Gaydisc label of important early producer Sonia Pottinger – and like some of Pottinger's ... read more CD

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Tennors & FriendsAnother Scorcher ... CD
Grover (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
A definite scorcher from The Tennors – a set that's overflowing with soulful harmonies from the rocksteady trio – and which also includes a few cuts by choice contemporaries as well! The rhythms here are in the best late 60s Kingston modes – plenty of pre-reggae soulful sounds ... read more CD

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Tennors & FriendsReggae Girl ... CD
Trojan/Grover (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
A smoking slice of work from The Tennors – plus some great cuts by other "friends" on the Jamaican scene of the late 60s! The group really shine on their own singles, then step aside to let some other artists come in too – almost all with a similar mix of soul and rocksteady ... read more CD

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Lincoln Thompson & The Rass-EsNatural Wild (CDr pressing) ... CD
Hammer Musik, 1980. Used ... $1.99
A later effort from Prince Lincoln and the Rass E's, a kind of forgotten footnote in the roots movement. Though this album is a seemingly odd collaboration with UKL pop star Jow Jackson (or at least he was a pop star in the 80s), it works surprisingly well, and as with his earlier efforts, ... read more CD
(On demand CDr pressing.)

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Linval ThompsonLinval Presents – Encounters Pac Man (2CD pressing) ... CD
Greensleeves, 1982. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 21.98
Pac Man has never looked so menacing before – but the cover image might be fitting, given the way the dub versions here rips into the cuts and chomps them down to their barest essence – with the help of the Roots Radics band! The album's a key illustration of that new generation of dub ... read more CD

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Linval Thompson & The RevolutionariesNegrea Love Dub/Outlaw Dub ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
A pair of 70s dub classics – back to back on a single CD! First up is Negrea Love Dub – an early dub set from production genius Linval Thompson – a set that was initially released with a relatively obscure cover and package, and which may or may not include some of the Jamaican ... read more CD

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Linval Thompson/Big Joe/TrinityTrojan Roots Collection (I Love Marijuana/African Princess/Rock In The Ghetto/bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
A trio of classic albums produced by Linval Thompson – with lots of bonus tracks too! First up is Linval's I Love Marijuana record – an album with a striking title – and a set that really marked the full promise of Linval Thompson in the 70s – a dubby classic that's every ... read more CD

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Andrew ToshOriginal Man ... CD
Heartbeat, 1989. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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Peter ToshI Am That I Am ... CD
Jadanansi, Mid 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Peter ToshLive & Dangerous – Boston 1976 ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1976. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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TrinityGhetto Deejay Style – Best Of Trinity ... CD
Burning Bush/Fuel, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Bunny WailerBlackheart Man (Remastered Edition) ... CD
Island, 1976. Used ... $6.99
The legendary solo debut of Bunny Wailer – a set that maybe marks him as the most righteous member of The Wailers! The style here is heavy on the roots tip, but there's also a special sort of vibe going on too – these warm currents that are laced with occasional touches of jazz, amidst ... read more CD

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Bunny WailerDubd'sco Vol 1 ... CD
Solomonic/Dub Store (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A fantastic underground gem from Bunny Wailer – one of the rare albums issued on his heady Solomonic label – an imprint that featured some of his most righteous material on record! As you'd guess from the title and the somewhat unprepossessing cover, the style here is heavily dubby ... read more CD

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YellowmanRAS Portraits ... CD
RAS, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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