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Daptone, 2016.
LP ... On October 20, 2017 (delayed)
Dub versions of the Nothing More To Say LP! LP, Vinyl record album
Trojan (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s.
7-inch ... On October 27, 2017
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
2 Tone/Chrysalis, 1984.
LP ... On October 27, 2017
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 ... LP, Vinyl record album
Trojan/Music On Vinyl (UK), Early 70s. (reissue)
LP ... About November 3, 2017
Excellent set of rocksteady & ska numbers by the great trombonist Rico Rodriguez, the man who led the horn section for Coxsonne Dodd's Studio One productions fro years, cutting inumerable great, skanking horn led instrumentals. Tracks include "Reco's Message" and "Quando ... LP, Vinyl record album
Soul Jazz (UK),
LP ... About November 3, 2017
... LP, Vinyl record album
Soul Jazz (UK),
CD ... About November 3, 2017
... CD
Trojan/Real Gone,
LP ... On November 3, 2017
... LP, Vinyl record album
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/1980s.
LP ... About November 10, 2017
Another astounding set of heavy vibrations from Soul Jazz in there 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! While dance halls have existed in Jamaican music for ... LP, Vinyl record album
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/1980s.
CD ... About November 10, 2017
Another astounding set of heavy vibrations from Soul Jazz in there 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! While dance halls have existed in Jamaican music for ... CD
Doctor Bird (UK),
CD ... About November 10, 2017
... CD
Doctor Bird (UK),
CD ... About November 10, 2017
... CD
17 North Parade (UK), Mid 70s.
LP ... About November 10, 2017
Sweet! – 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. While Andy cut many seminal sides for Coxsonne Dodd's Studio One, this work, ... LP, Vinyl record album
17 North Parade (UK), Mid 70s.
CD ... About November 10, 2017
Sweet! – 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. While Andy cut many seminal sides for Coxsonne Dodd's Studio One, this work, ... CD
Trojan,
LP ... On November 17, 2017
... LP, Vinyl record album
Hot Milk (UK),
CD ... About November 20, 2017
... CD
Studio One, Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. 2LP
LP ... On November 24, 2017
(Note: This item is not for sale online until after the opening of business on Saturday, November 25. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules, it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on Black Friday. It ... LP, Vinyl record album
Get On Down, (pic cover, reissue)
12-inch ... On November 24, 2017
(Note: This item is not for sale online until after the opening of business on Saturday, November 25. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules, it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on Black Friday. It ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
Trojan (UK),
CD ... On December 1, 2017
... CD
Trojan/Dub Store (Japan), 1969. (reissue)
LP ... About October 10, 2017 (delayed)
A classic early reggae collection on Trojan Records – so early, the back cover notes refer to the sounds as "West Indian popular music" – instead of by any sort of specific genre or style! There's a strongly unified vibe to the set – as all tracks are late 60s ... LP, Vinyl record album
Doctor Bird/Dub Store (Japan), 1966. (reissue)
LP ... About October 10, 2017 (delayed)
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, and ... LP, Vinyl record album
 



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