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VariousStand & Give Praise – Trojan Roots Reggae ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1970s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
A treasure trove of 70s roots eggae – deep rhythms and deeper righteous numbers from the Trojan vaults – 40 tracks on 2CDs! The compilation is chronologically sequenced with forever wonderful numbers by The Officials, Jah Lloyd, Johnny Clarke, Earth & Stone, The Royals, The Congos, The Etiopians, Lone Ranger, Barrington Levy and many more. Includes "Babylonian" by The Officials, "World Class" by Jah Lloyd, "King Of Babylon" by Junior Byles, "Freedom" by Earl Sixteen, "Behold" by Heptones, "This World" by Sugar Minott, "Penitentiary" by Kojak and many more. CD

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✨✧ VariousTrojan Story ... LP
Trojan (UK), 1976. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Original UK pressing. Cover has some ringwear.)

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✨✧ VariousTrojan Records 50th Anniversary (picture disc) ... LP
Trojan, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The legendary Trojan Records logo has always meant the best when it comes to reggae, dub, and ska – and this time around, the logo's larger than ever – as it takes up all the space on this very limited picture disc album – a great way to celebrate 50 years of the label! The set features plenty of Trojan classics – including "Israelites" by Desmond Dekker & The Aces, "Let Your Yeah Be Yeah" by The Pioneers, "Everything I Own" by Ken Boothe, "Liquidator" by Harry J All Stars, "Dollar In The Teeth" by The Upsetters, "Hurt So Good" by Susan Cadogan, "Double Barrel" by Dave & Ansel Collins, "To Be Young Gifted & Black" by Bob & Marcia, "Love Of The Common People" by Nicky Thomas, "Uptown Top Ranking" by Althea & Donna, and "Help Me Make It Through The Night" by John Holt. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ DJ Spooky & OthersCreation Rebel – Trojan Re-mixed, Re-visioned, Re-versioned ... CD
Trojan (UK), 2007. Used ... Out Of Stock
A far reaching project from the Subliminal Kid – a batch of remixes, versions and reworkings that are far from subliminal! DJ Spooky takes on the Trojan catalog and cooks up a batch of 21st century versions of the heaviest of the heavy cuts from all over the Jamaican music map! Some of the tracks here are radical re-cuts of the tune, going far past the traditional dub approach and creating entirely new rhythms, while others hew closer to the originals, but still adding a new spin to the proceedings. Spooky's heady approach unifies the whole affair for a new school natty dread party! 14 numbers in all, including "Creation Rebel" by DJ Spooky meets the Mad Professor and Rob Swift, "Mr Brown (rmx)" by Bob Marley, "Revolution Disco Dub" by DJ Spooky meets Tapper Zukie, 2 versions of "Dis Poem Burns Babylon" by Mutabaruka, one with the Observers and the other with the Upsetters, "Under Mi Sensi (rmx)" by Barrington Levy, "Babylon Burning Dub" by DJ Spooky meets the Observers and "Dub Of The Traveller (bonus beats)" by Scientist. CD
 
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Brother Dan All StarsLet's Catch The Beat (180 gram orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Trojan/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A classic album from the late 60s run of Trojan producer Dandy – working here under the guise of Brother Dan All-Stars – with a lineup that features some secret help from the rest of the Trojan scene! The groove is mostly rocksteady, with the strongly soulful current that Dandy brought to his own records too – and there's a few points in which the rhythms actually crackle with a slight current of funk – in a way that shows the Transatlantic appeal of the work that Dan was doing at the time! Titles include "The Bunk", "Freedom", "Dream", "Lee's Farewell", "One More Dance", "Mello Music", "Life Can Be Beautiful", "Everybody Feel Good", and "Since I Met You Baby". LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numered limited edition of 750 – on heavyweight orange vinyl!)

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Junior DelgadoSons Of Slaves – Rebel Anthems From A Roots Legend ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1970s. Used ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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EthiopiansEngine 54 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $12.99
A rocksteady classic from The Ethiopians – but a set that also has plenty more going on as well! The duo work here as a Jamaican counterpart to American soul groups – one of the first and best to hit the Kingston scene – but they also open themselves up to lots of other ideas in the process, and sometimes lay back vocally to just let the album open up and groove! Harmonies are The Ethiopians' strongest calling card – but they're often first directed by the rhythms, then slide in to warm things up and give a larger presence to the slow-stepping, midtempo grooves – all delivered with a classic Kingston head-nodding approach. The album's a key genre-building moment in Jamaican music – and titles include the classic "Train To Skaville", plus "Engine 54", "My Love", "You Got The Dough", "Woman's World", "Long Time Now", and "Unchanged Love". This CD comes with an insane amount of bonus tracks – 17 more titles that include "Do It Sweet", "The Whip", "You Didn't Answer", "In The Park", "Fire A Muss Muss Tail", "You Are The Girl", and "I'm A King". CD

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Harry J All StarsLiquidator (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $12.99
One of our favorite Trojan Records albums of all time – a sweet set of Hammond-heavy instrumentals from the Harry J All-Stars – with a great groove that links the sound of Kingston with the soul styles of Booker T & The MGs! The organ is wonderful throughout – maybe like the best work by Jackie Mittoo of similar vintage – and most rhythms are in a rocksteady mode, served up by players who include core members of the Hippy Boys, and eventual Upsetters and Wailers. The album's got a vibe that's almost as appealing to fans of instrumental soul as it is early reggae – and titles include a great version of "Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus" – plus other groovy tracks like "Jack The Ripper", "Spyrone", "Interrogator", "Jay Moon Walk", and the hit "Liquidator". Features 12 more bonus tracks – including "Del Gago", "What Happen Man", "It Ain't Me Babe", "Cambodia (version)", "Young Gifted & Black (version)", "Splendour Splash", and "Musical Weather". CD

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John HoltLike A Bolt (aka Fabulous John Holt) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $12.99
One of the tightest, deepest albums ever from Jamaican singer John Holt – even if it has a slightly strange history, due to repackagings and retitling over the years! Holt had been making music for over a decade by the time of this set – and while he still works with some of the bad-stepping rhythms of the rocksteady era, there's also a more righteous quality to the record overall – a balance between the personal presentation and a larger humanist agenda – with a sense of maturity that matches the sophistication of the growing wave of American male soul talents of the time. Titles include "I'm The One To Be Blamed", "I'll Be Lonely", "I Want You Closer", "Let's Build Our Dream", "Have You Ever Been To Heaven", and "Ali Baby". CD features10 bonus tracks – including "Stealing Stealing", "Sister Big Stuff", "Darling I Love You", "Wooden Heart", and "Working Kind". CD

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Keith & TexStop That Train/Leaving On That Train ... 7-inch
Trojan/Get On Down, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 10.98
Keith Rowe and Tex Dixon didn't cut the copious quantities of wax many other Jamaican vocal groups did throughout their brief career together, but they did leave behind a few choice nuggets! These two easy rockin' rocksteady numbers lit up the JA and UK charts for a brief period of time, and trust us, you'll unbderstand why. Two instantly recognizable rude bwoy classics! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bob Marley & The WailersAfrican Herbsman (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan, 1973. Used ... $5.99
Great early work by Bob Marley & The Wailers – some of it produced by the legendary Lee Perry, too! Some of the tunes are early takes on later famous versions – but in a way, they're actually more definitive – in that they tie Marley back to the rich Kingston culture, instead of making him some beatific figure who emerged to greatness on his own. The rougher edge is a great contrast to Marley during the Island years – as you'll hear on tunes that include "Lively Up Yourself","Small Axe", "Duppy Conqueror", "African Herbsman", "Sun Is Shining", "Keep On Moving", "Don't Rock The Boat", and "Kaya". CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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Bob Marley & The WailersTrenchtown Rock – The Anthology 1969-78 ... CD
Trojan (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used 2CDs ... $14.99
Some of Marley's finest work, most of it cut in collaboration with Lee Perry, who many argue coaxed some of the best material from Marley and the Wailers. The earliest sides here were produced by Bunny Lee, from 1969, and include classics like "Stop That train", "Mr Chatterbox" and "Can't You See", before the set starts to delve into the treasure trove of Perry-produced numbers. From there the collection goes on to cover a huge batch of songs, many of which that were later re-recorded for Marley's more well known Island albums, like "Small Axe", "Kaya", "African Herbsman", "Natural Mystic" and "Lively Up Yourself" and loads of other fantastic tracks, including "Duppy Conqueror", "Soul Rebel", "Mr Brown", "Fussing & Fighting", "Trenchtown Rock", "BRand New Secondhand", "Concrete Jungle" and "Satisfy My Soul" for a total of 51 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print, BMG Direct pressing.)

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MaytalsMonkey Man ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $9.99
One of the greatest trio albums ever from the Jamaican scene – a classic set that kicked off the sound of reggae for the 70s, while still holding onto the rocksteady sound of the years before! The vocals of the Maytals are tied together tightly, but still have a rough edge that's quite different than American group soul at the time – partly because the energy of Toots Hibbert is hard to contain, as he leaps forward with a great sense of spirit that paves the way for later solo stars to emerge from Jamaican groups. Production is by Leslie Kong – who's got a great ear for the bottom end – and titles include the classics "Monkey Man", "Pressure Drop", and "Peeping Tom" – plus "Revival Reggae", "Give Peace A Chance", "Gold & Silver", "The Preacher", "Bla Bla Bla", "African Doctor", "Sun Moon & Star", "She's My Scorcher", and "I Shall Be Free". Plus 13 (!) bonus tracks, which include "Swet & Dandy", "54 46 Was My Number", "Monkey Girl", "Johnny Coolman", "Feel Allright", "Never You Change" and alternate versions of "Peeping Tom" and "Bla Bla Bla". CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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MaytalsMonkey Man/Night & Day ... 7-inch
Trojan/Get On Down, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 10.98
Maybe one of the best-known tracks from the early Maytals – a tune that bubbles along with all the best rocksteady soul of the Kingston scene – with fantastic lead vocals from Toots over the catchy lyric that's charmed for years! "Day & Night" is nice and deep too – a tune with a vibe that's almost epic in proportion, and this cool production that makes the whole thing spookier than most other Maytals tunes! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Lee Perry & The UpsettersDouble Seven ... LP
Trojan/Antarctica Starts Here, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.99
Brilliant early work from Lee Perry & The Upsetters – and an album that already shows that Perry's got a fantastic production style firmly in place! The rhythms are great – the kind of laidback, bad-stepping grooves you'd expect from The Upsetters – but there's also a special finish to the album, as Lee works the studio knobs with some subtle tricks to make the tunes explode with strange sonic elements – never in a way that gets in the way of the vocals, when they're important – but always enough to augment the record in really thrilling ways. Titles include "Kentucky Shank", "In The Iaah", "Jungle Lion", "Hail Stones", "Ironside", "Soul Man", and "Cold Weather" by The Upsetters – plus "Stick Together" and "Double Six" by U Roy, "We Are Neighbours" and "Just Enough" by David Isaacs, and "High Fashion" by I Roy. LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee Perry & The UpsettersScratch The Upsetter Again ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1970. Used ... $8.99
Nice package of 2 early 70s albums by Lee Perry, replete with his unique approach and the roots of the out there production and songwriting skills that Lee would use to transform Jamaican music for decades to come! The LPs were Scratch The Upsetter Again and Eastwood Rides Again, and they're filled with the sort of prime funky organ driven jammies Scratch and the Upsetters were kicking out at the time. A bit more sublime than some of the outer space funk Perry would drop at the Black Ark, but more than worthwhile. 26 fat tracks, including "Bad Tooth", "One Punch", "Soul Walk", "Mule Train", "Hit Me", "Popcorn", "Power Pack", "I Want To Thank You", "Touch Of Fire", "The Result", "Capsol", "Red Hot", "Baby Baby", "Catch This" and "Salt & Pepper". CD
(Out of print.)

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Lee Perry & The UpsettersScratch The Upsetter Again ... LP
Trojan/Antarctica Starts Here, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.98
Nice batch of early 70s cuts by Lee Perry, replete with his unique approach and the roots of the out there production and songwriting skills that Lee would use to transform Jamaican music for decades to come! Taken from the LPs Scratch The Upsetter Again and Eastwood Rides Again, filled with the sort of prime funky organ driven jammies Scratch and the Upsetters were kicking out at the time. A bit more sublime than some of the outer space funk Perry would drop at the Black Ark, but more than worthwhile. A dozen chubby numbers in all, including "Bad Tooth", "One Punch", "Soul Walk", "Mule Train", "The Dentis'", "I Want To Thank You", "Touch Of Fire", "Outer Space", "Will You Still Love Me", "Take One", "She Is Gone Again" and "The Result". LP, Vinyl record album

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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, and brings in a few great guests who all get the benefit of his studio magic as well! The rhythms are nice and deep, and produced with that monstrous sense of sound that Scratch had right from the start – soulful vocals bursting out where needed, but all unified together with a mad mix of echo, organ lines, and super-heavy bass. Titles include "Return Of The Ugly", "For A Few Dollars More", "Taste Of Killing", "Clint Eastwood", "My Mob", and "I've Caught You" by The Upsetters – plus "Rightful Ruler" by U Roy, "Prisoner Of Love" by Dave Barker, "Ain't No Love" by Winston Holmes, and "Selassie" by The Reggae Boys. Many Moods Of The Upsetters is a record that has the group stepping hard on some great instrumentals – then backing up some guest singers who really help give the record some shape! The instrumentals often have this great organ line in the front – produced with lots of cool sounds by the young Lee Perry, so that the instrument sounds very different than in Jamaican songs from just a few years before – and also used in ways that would disappear during the dub years later, with this really crazy sound that often gets weird and spacey. The vocal cuts are great too – maybe a bit straighter, but a reminder that Scratch really knows what to do with a singer too. Titles include "Exray Vision", "Low Lights", "Soul Stew", "Games People Play", "Serious Joke", "Beware Fade", and "Mean & Dangerous" by The Upsetters – plus "Cloud Nine" by Carl Dawkins, "Can't Take It Anymore" by David Isaacs, and "Goosy" by Pat Satchmo. 2CD set features 24 bonus tracks – more cuts by The Upsetters, Busty Brown, Lennox Brown, The West Indians, Pat Satchmo, The Bleechers, Lloyd Douglas, The Ethiopians, and others. CD

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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 murky smoked-out grooves of his later years, but they're filled with solid songwriting and really inventive production – the sort that laid the groundwork for the legend of the Black Ark years – and which make thing tight, focused, and not the sort of reverb-heavy mess that you might get with some of Perry's lesser imitators. Tracks are mostly easy skanking Upsetters numbers – with titles that include "Tidal Wave", "Heat Proof", "Night Doctor", "Man From MI5", "Dread Luck", and "Thunderball" by The Upsetters – plus "To Love Somebody" by Buster Brown, and "Kiddy O" by The Muskyteers (aka The Silvertones). The set also features the follow-up – Scratch The Upsetter Again – a similar vintage, with the titles "She Is Gone Again", "Mule Train", "Outer Space", "One Punch", "The Denis", "Bad Tooth", and "Soul Walk". CD

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PioneersBest Of The Pioneers ... CD
Trojan, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2CD ... $19.99
Classic work from one of the coolest Jamaican trios at the end of the 60s – a group who certainly take their harmonic inspiration from American soul – but also fuse their vocals nicely onto rocksteady and early reggae rhythms! The Pioneers are certainly well-named – as their approach really helped open the door for countless acts to come – yet few folks did it as well as these guys – able to be sweet one minute, raw the next – and always hitting the right kind of groove. The set features a whopping 40 tracks from their years at Trojan Records – and titles include "The Battle Of The Giants", "Starvation", "Reggae Fever", "Driven Back", "Black Bud", "Personality", "You Don't Know Like I Know", "Storybook Children", "Long Shot Kick De Bucket", "Time Hard", "Samfie Man", "Riot In A Notting Hill", and "At The Discotheque". CD

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UpsettersReturn Of Django/Dollar In The Teeth ... 7-inch
Trojan/Get On Down, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 10.98
Fantastic early material from Lee Scratch Perry! "Return Of Django" references the Italian western theme in the title, but the sound is pure Kingston, pre-Black Ark – with a wicked organ line bubbling and dipping throughout the instrumental – while a tenor gets all crazy and honky at times, and deeply soulful at others! "Dollar In The Teeth" has a groove that's maybe more conventionally ska/rocksteady – but the horns still get all nice and weird! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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VariousDo The Moonwalk ... LP
Trojan (UK), New Copy ... On June 28, 2019
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✨✧ VariousDown Town Albums Collection (Red Red Wine Vols 1 & 2/Blow Your Horn/Your Musical Doctor/bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
A treasure trove of reggae, rocksteady, and blue beat work from the late 60s – all of it originally released under the guidance of producer Dandy – also a reggae artists of his own, with roots in Kingston, and working here with a big impact on the UK scene! The albums here were all originally issued on the Down Town imprint – a small sub label that Trojan Records gave to Dandy for his own projects – which resulted in the two killer compilations Red Red Wine volumes 1 and 2 – a great overview of some of the strongly soul-influenced sounds that were bubbling up in London at the time. Dandy himself is one of the key artists on the collection – and titles include "Move Your Mule", "I'm Your Puppet", "Reggae In Your Jeggae", "Got To Come Back", "Raining In My Heart", and "Can't Get Used To Losing You" by Dandy – plus "Red Red Wine" and "I'm Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got" by Tony Tribe, "Someday We'll Be Together" and "Love Me Tonight" by Audrey, "Lover's Question" and "Spreading Love" by Gene Rondo, "Lead Them" by Desmond Riley, "Games People Play" by The Israelites, and "Song Byrd" by Lyndon Johns. CD2 begins with the Trojan classic Blow Your Horn by Rico & The Rudies – a classic early album from Rico – the legendary Jamaican trombonist who's gotta be one of the few people who can pose with his instrument and still look pretty badass overall! That quality also comes through in Rico's music – a famous lead trombone sound on countless Jamaican recordings from the ska years onwards – really given some great time here in the spotlight on a set of tunes that soar out with lots of rough rocksteady rhythms! Rico blows strongly and soulfully – on titles that include "Rico's Message", "Niyah Man", "Caribbean Serenade", "Jumping The Gun", "Mighty Dan", "Session Begin", "Biafra", and "Quando Quando" – and the album also features some guest appearances on "The Lion" by Dandy, and on "Muma Muma" by The Israelites. Last up is Your Musical Doctor – a full album with Dandy as the lead singer on his own – with titles that include "Touch Of Poison", "Everybody Loves A Winner", "Gumption Feeling", "Meeting Over Yonder", "Here I Go Again", "Come On Home", and "Run Girl". 2CD set features 51 tracks in all – with a few more bonus tracks too! CD

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VariousKing Size Reggae (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $12.99
A classic Trojan Records compilation – of the same sort as their famous Tighten Up albums, but a lot more obscure! As with those gems, the approach here is to present the overseas listener with some of the coolest, most cutting tracks from the Kingston scene – numbers that probably saw initial release on dodgy 7" singles, given a proper formal release here – in a package that shows the cream of the crop of the reggae/rocksteady scene, circa 1969! The album's heavy on male singers and groups – and titles include "Tell the Children The Truth" by The Gaylads, "It's Gonna Take A Miracle" and "Now I Know" by Ken Boothe, "Rock It With Me" by The Melodians, "The Bitterness Of Life" by Bruce Ruffin, "Gave You My Love" by Delroy Wilson, "Staircase Of Time" by Tony Brevett, and "Money Day" by The Pioneers. CD features 19 more bonus tracks – most produced by Leslie Kong, and most making their CD debut – work by The Tennors, Bruce Ruffin, The Slickers, Ansel Collins, The Epics, Kingstonians, Glen Brown, The Monster, and others! CD

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VariousNo More Heartaches/What Am I To Do ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $12.99
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 singles that only got circulation in small Jamaican pressings – which makes the records essential for fans of more obscure tracks from the time! Most cuts are of late 60s vintage, and have a strongly soulful current, and grooves that are mostly in the post-ska mode – and the CD features 24 tracks in all – with titles that include "Soul Special" and "Soul Scorcher" by King Cannon, "Lucky Boy" by Glen & Dave, "No More Heartaches" by The Beltones, "Zumberly" by The Woodpeckers, "Saturday Night" and "What Am I To Do" by Tony Scott, "Hang Em High" by Richard Ace, "Easy Sound" by The Joy Boy, "Cuss Cuss" by Lloyd Robinson, "Mr Lonely" by The Jamaicans, "Cool Down" by Winston Hines, "Hold The Pussy" by Kid Gungo, and "Since You've Been Gone" by Keble Drummond. CD

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VariousSoul Of Jamaica/Here Comes The Duke (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
A pair of early compilations on Trojan Records – both of which focus on the legendary Treasure Isle productions of Duke Reid! Soul Of Jamaica is a set that definitely lives up to its name – as producer Duke Reid was right at the height of his talents – taking all the previous soulful influences that had shaped the Kingston sound via US radio airwaves, and fusing them onto the tighter, sharper rhythms that were cooked up during the ska generation. The singers here are king, but there's some great instrumentals too – and titles include "Angel Of The Morning" by Joya Landis, "My Willow Tree" by Alton Ellis, "Heatwave" by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics, "I Can't Stand It" by Alton Ellis, "My Best Girl" by The Paragons, "Woman Go Home" by The Jamaicans, "Love Letters" by Alton Ellis & The Supersonics, and "Ride Mi Donkey" by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics. Here Comes The Duke is a set with a title reference to the mighty Duke Reid – who was really shaping the sound of Jamaican music with the kind of production work he did on the cuts within – serving up wonderfully soulful styles in both vocal and instrumental modes! Tracks include "I'm Yours Forever" by The Soul Lads, "I'm In The Mood For Love" by The Techniques, "Sweet Soul Music" by The Gladiators, "True True True" by Ken Parker, "Run Come Celebrate" by the Techniques, "Mary Poppins" by Danny Simpson, and "Second Fiddle" by Tommy Mc Cook & The Supersonics. 2CD set features a huge amount of bonus tracks – and includes 52 titles in all! CD

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✨✧ Dennis BrownJust Dennis/Deep Down (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 notes of the record will remind you that Brown was easily one of the most impressive singers of his generation – a powerfully charismatic talent who brought a whole new level of soul to reggae, and one who could also write some great material as well! Niney The Observer produced the set to perfection – with a crisp crackle that really suits Dennis well – and titles include the hits "Westbound Train", "No More Will I Roam", "Cassandra", and "Conqueror" – plus "Run Too Tuff", "Africa", "Yagga, Yagga (You'll Suffer)", and "Show Us The Way". Next is Deep Down – a great little record – the follow-up to Dennis Brown's debut on Trojan, but a record that hardly ever saw much circulation back in the day! The production is handled by Niney The Observer, and has this righteous quality that really matches Dennis' message in his music – slow-stepping, head-nodding, and always with the kind of measured patience to see things through to the end – a complete delight when topped with Brown's fantastic vocals. Titles include "So Long", "Voice Of My Father", "Tribulation", "Shame", "Say Mama Say", "God Bless My Soul", and "Open The Gate". Bonus tracks include some collaborations with Big Youth, I Roy, Dillinger, and others – and titles include "Blood Son", "Wolf & Leopard (ext)", "Take A Trip To Zion", "Here I Come", "Flat Foot Hustling", "Jah Come Here", "My Time", "Six Dead & Nineteen Go To Jail", "Give A Helping Hand", "Why Must I", "Rock With Me", and "Africa (ext)". CD

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✨✧ Junior BylesBeat Down Babylon ... LP
Trojan (UK), 1972. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Like so many vocalists, Junior Byles shone brightest under the guidance of Lee Perry, and this excellent retrospective collects more than just a few of the great Jamaican soul sides he'd cut under his production. All of these numbers have the spare loping groove, with nice organ lines and bouncing bass that were the hallmark of Scratch's early 70's work, laced with Byles' great roots vocals over top. 14 tracks in all, including "I've Got A Feeling", "Don't Know Why", "Coming Again", "Beat Down Babylon", "A Place Called Africa", and "Poor Chubby". LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Desmond Dekker & The Aces007 Shanty Town (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Trojan/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The legendary debut LP from Desmond Dekker & The Aces – trailblazing recordings that are masterfully laid the groundwork for the international ska scene, popularizing the rude boy style and paving the way for coming reggae phenomenon that was still years down the road! Desmond Dekker's impeccable voice was always so strongly rooted on earlier soul, both Jamaican and global, and the tight rhythms under it laid down by the appropriately-named Aces is aces indeed. Includes the classic title track, "Rude Boy Train" and "Rudy Got Soul", "You've Got Your Troubles", "Keep A Cool Head", "Mother Long Tongue", "Personal Possession", "Unity" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing!)

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✨✧ Derrick Harriott & The CrystalitesPsychedelic Train (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 earlier Motown soul. But Derrick Harriott also brings in some great sweet soul elements, too – echoing some of the fragile harmony styles of the east coast scene, while also fitting the mode to hip Kingston grooves – all the while maybe beating Studio One at their own game! The mix of material here is fantastic – a record that has a great sense of depth right from the start, the keeps on giving over the years – and titles include "Hum My Song", "Message From A Black Man", "Psychedelic Train", "Riding For A Fall", "Walk The Streets", "Go Bye Bye", and "The Loser". Reissue also features 13 bonus tracks, many on CD for the first time – including "Been So Long/You Lied To Your Daddy", "Solomon", "The Girl's Alright With Me", "Have Some Mercy", "Tang Tang Festival Song", "Long Time", "Psychedelic Train (chapter 3)", and a great take on Gene Chandler's "Groovy Situation". CD

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✨✧ Bob Marley & The WailersSoul Rebels ... CD
Trojan/Radiation Roots (Italy), 1970. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 in the years before greater fame on the Island label – as the early Trojan Records release brought together a host of key sides recorded by the group that included Bob and Peter Tosh – all produced by a young Lee Perry with some nicely dark currents in the rhythms that are perfectly balanced by Marley's lead and the harmonies of the trio. The cuts were recorded at Randy's, and titles include "Soul Rebel", "Try Me", "It's Alright", "No Sympathy", "My Cup", "Soul Almighty", "Rebel's Hop", "Corner Stone", "Four Hundred Years", "No Water", "Reaction", and "My Sympathy". CD

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✨✧ Bob Marley & The WailersSoul Rebels ... LP
Trojan/Radiation Roots (Italy), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A key part of the Bob Marley story – especially in the years before greater fame on the Island label – as the early Trojan Records release brought together a host of key sides recorded by the group that included Bob and Peter Tosh – all produced by a young Lee Perry with some nicely dark currents in the rhythms that are perfectly balanced by Marley's lead and the harmonies of the trio. The cuts were recorded at Randy's, and titles include "Soul Rebel", "Try Me", "It's Alright", "No Sympathy", "My Cup", "Soul Almighty", "Rebel's Hop", "Corner Stone", "Four Hundred Years", "No Water", "Reaction", and "My Sympathy". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MatumbiMusic In The Air ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1970s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A blistering collection from Dennis Bovell's 70s UK reggae group, who were one of the cornerstones of the Jamaican expatriate music scene in the UK. Heavy roots numbers on par with anything that was coming out of the Island, this set collects material that's been hard to get for years as well as a nice patch of previously unreleased material. 33 numbers in all, including "Call In Al Capone", "Chatty Chatty", "Gloria", "I Will Never Let You Down", "Man In Me", "My God Is Real", "Ten Green Bottles", "Can't Satisfy", "Law Of The Land", 'Wipe Them Out", "Running In And Out Of Life", "I Can't Get Enough Of That Reggae Stuff", "Black Civilization", "Bluebeat & Ska", "Hook Deh", "Living In A Dream" and "Music In The Air". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousDJ Round Up ... LP
Trojan (UK), 1976. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Don DrummondMemorial Album (180 gram orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Trojan/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A mighty tribute to the great Don Drummond – the trombonist whose tone and timing really helped the 60s Jamaican scene find its groove! Don played on countless vocal and instrumental sessions before he left this planet all too soon – and this smoking memorial album is a mighty testament to his powers – an all-instrumental package that's filled with strong solo moments by Drummond in a variety of settings, mostly in a rocksteady groove! There's great organ and tenor on a number of cuts (Jackie Mittoo and Tommy McCook?) – and titles include "Street Corner", "Latin Goes Ska", "Green Island", "Garden Of Love", "Feeling Fine", "Silver Dollar", "Let George Do It", "Knock Out Punch", and "Dr Decker". LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 750 – on heavyweight orange vinyl!)

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✨✧ VariousGreater Jamaica Moonwalk Reggae/Reggay At Its Best (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A pair of wonderful lost albums – presented here with a huge amount of bonus tracks too! First up is Greater Jamaica Moonwalk Reggae – a set that showcases the newly tight groove of the Kingston scene, courtesy of producer Duke Reid – with an especially strong emphasis on basslines and organ, with less of the full horns than you might have found a few years before! The set's maybe worth it alone for the fantastic funky number "Lock Jaw" by Dave Barker – but the whole thing's great, and other titles include "Only A Smile" by Glen Adams, "Drink Milk" by Justin Hinds & The Dominoes, "Moonlight Groover" by Winston Wright, "Stealing Stealing" by John Holt, "You Were To Be" by The Gladiators, "Quando Mi Amor" by The Ethiopians, and "Funky Funky Reggae" by Dave Barker. Reggay At Its Best is a fantastic showcase for the tenor talents of Tommy McCook – the saxophonist who was as important to the Kingston scene as Jr Walker was to Motown and Detroit – equally able to stand on his own as an instrumental lead, and really keep a strong soul instrumental spirit! Tommy blows with the Supersonics group – and titles include "Tribute To Don", "Live Injection", "Doctor No Go", "The Saint", "Bongo Nyah", and a version of "The Liquidator" – and the album also features a few non McCook cuts, "Joy Ride" by Karl Bryan and "Zylon" by Winston Wright. 2CD set features a massive 38 bonus tracks from the same time – all other Duke Reid numbers, with work by Tyrone Evans, The Melodians, The Silvertones, Errol Dunkley, The Gold Tones, Girl Satchmo, Vincent Gordon, The Righteous Flames, The Yard Brooms, and many others. CD

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✨✧ Ken BootheBlack, Gold, & Green (black & green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Trojan/Real Gone, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A seminal moment for Jamaican soul genius Ken Boothe – a set that has him stepping into deeper, more righteous territory – maybe following the inspiration of some of his soul contemporaries in the US! The set's nicely poised between two modes – not really a roots reggae set, given that there's more warmly glowing soul in the production – but with sense of depth that really makes Boothe's work of a few years before really pale in comparison – and that's saying a lot, given how great that stuff is too. Titles include "Have I Sinned", "Look What You Have Done To Me", "Train/I Don't Want To See You Cry", "Ain't No Sunshine", "Thinking", "Black Gold & Green", and "Second Chance". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 700 – on black & green marbled vinyl!)

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✨✧ EthiopiansEngine 54 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Trojan/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A rocksteady classic from The Ethiopians – but a set that also has plenty more going on as well! The duo work here as a Jamaican counterpart to American soul groups – one of the first and best to hit the Kingston scene – but they also open themselves up to lots of other ideas in the process, and sometimes lay back vocally to just let the album open up and groove! Harmonies are The Ethiopians' strongest calling card – but they're often first directed by the rhythms, then slide in to warm things up and give a larger presence to the slow-stepping, midtempo grooves – all delivered with a classic Kingston head-nodding approach. The album's a key genre-building moment in Jamaican music – and titles include the classic "Train To Skaville", plus "Engine 54", "My Love", "You Got The Dough", "Woman's World", "Long Time Now", and "Unchanged Love". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Engine 54 (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ KingstoniansSufferer ... LP
Trojan/Antarctica Starts Here, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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 card of a group like The Wailers! Yet despite the big fame of that group, there were many others working in Kingston who were equally wonderful – case in point is The Kingstonians, a wonderful trio with a very rich vibe – honed to perfection here with the production talents of Derrick Harriott, who makes the record as powerful a statement as any coming from the scene at the start of the 70s. This is the kind of music that should have been passed upwards along the same chain as Bob Marley, but which sadly never fully got its due – which makes it ripe for rediscovery, on titles that include "Hold Down", "Singer Man", "Sufferer", "Nice Nice", "Come We Go Moonwalk", "The Clip", "Rumble Rumble", and "Winey Winey". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ PioneersLong Shot/Battle Of The Giants (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1969/1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Two classics from The Pioneers – back to back on a single CD! First up is Long Shot – an early gem from The Pioneers, and one of the first records on the Trojan label too – the kind of head-nodding, late rocksteady sounds that made the imprint a key bridge between the scenes in Kingston and London at the end of the 60s! The Pioneers have a bit more complex vocal interplay than other Jamaican vocal groups of the time – an ability to harmonize together, but break out a bit too – trading lines with increasing complexity that reflects the growing expressiveness that would flower more strongly in roots music during the 70s – turned here towards themes that are a bit less global, but even more charming in that respect. There's a wonderfully unified feel to the whole album – and titles include "Caranapo", "Long Shot Kick De Bucket", "Black Bud", "Lucky Side", "Samfie Man", "Mother Ritty", "Bring Him Come", and "Boss Festival". Battle Of The Giants is a great set, with heavy Leslie Kong production – and titles that include "Money Day", "Consider Me", "Driven Back", "Gorgeous & Marvelous", "Now You Are Gone", "Cherie Cherie", "Simmer Down Quashie", and "Mally Mally". CD also adds in 7 more bonus tracks – including "Mettle", "Just Enough", "Cha La La I Need You", "Easy Come Easy Go (rocksteady version)", and "Get Ready". CD

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✨✧ Prince Far IVoice Of Thunder ... LP
Get On Down/Trojan, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A classic from Prince Far I – Voice Of Thunder couldn't be a more appropriate album title or moniker! Recorded at Channel One in 1981 with incredible analog dub production, it fully carries the grit, murk, heavy and heady soul of the 70s into the new decade –even if the sound is ultimately a bit different then the what he delivered in the 70s. That thunderous voice toasting over the rhythms is as incredible as ever – over the commanding bass of Professor Larry Silvera, tripped out drums & percussion by Jah Lloyd & Scully, occasional swirling keys by Steely, Tarzan and Tony Asher and the other great Channel One players. Titles include "Ten Commandments", "Every Time I Hear The Word", "Head Of The Buccaneer", "Shall Not Dwell In Wickedness", "Skinhead", and "Hold The Fort". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ SkatalitesGuns Of Navarone – Best Of Skatalites ... CD
Trojan (UK), 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Possibly the greatest of the first generation of Jamaican musicians, cutting some great great ska and blue beat, the Skatalites laid the foundation for much of the island grooves to come in later years. Their jazz inflected melodies and danceable grooves have proved timeless, as this great collection show! 25 tracks in all, including "Guns Of Navarone", "Eastern Standard Time", "Latin Goes Ska" "(Music Is My) Occupation", "Musical Store Room", "Doctor Dekker", "Don De Lion", "Lucky Seven", "Silver Dollar", "Knockout Punch", "Alley Pang" and "Dragon Weapon". CD
(Out of print.)
 
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SymaripSkinhead Moonstomp/Must Catch A Train ... 7-inch
Get On Down, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 10.98
A killer cut from one of the most strangely-named acts to ever record for Trojan Records – a tune aimed specifically at the growing market of young Brits listening to reggae at the end of the 60s – with a fantastic groove that effortlessly blends soul and rocksteady with some very offbeat lyrics, and a great chorus too! "Must Catch A Train" has a similar percolating groove – almost "Israelites" in rhythm, but a bit murkier overall! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ UpsettersGood, The Bad, & The Upsetters (Jamaican edition) ... CD
Hot Milk (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
Legendary early 70s Upsetters instrumentals – a brilliant, soulful batch of Jamaican versions produced by Lee Scratch Perry – and unlike the Trojan release from around the same time, this one was released with Scratch's full involvement! Fantastic work that sounds great to this day, and in a formative mode that suggests the tricked out Scratch sounds to come a few years down the road. Titles include "Same Thing All Over", "It's All In The Game", "Big Ball", "Dracula", "Soul Rebel V.3", "Down The Road", "Some Sign", "Equalizer", "Must Reach You" and more. CD
(2013 CD version from Hot Milk UK – with all new art work!)

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✨✧ VariousJamaican Jazz From Federal Records – Carib Roots, Jazz, Mento, Latin, Merengue, & Rhumba 1960 to 1968 ... CD
Dub Store (Japan), 1960s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Fantastic sounds from the years before reggae became the international sound of Jamaica – music from the island nation's jazz scene, which was at the crossroads of so many different styles of music – jazz from the north, Latin rhythms from Cuba and Puerto Rico, and a fair bit of other Caribbean sounds too – all of which filter through the wonderful collection of music on the set! The title breaks down the different genres featured – but there's often a surprisingly unified feel to the whole record too – one that stands partly as a testament to the musical strengths of all the performers involved! In the days before Trojan and Studio One, Federal Records was an important Jamaican label – and did an especially great job of capturing some of the sounds that were part of that nation's club culture and resorts in the 60s. Titles include "Angelima" and "Like Falling In Love" by Ernest Ranglin, "Profile Cha Cha" and "Rhumbina" by Cecil Lloyd & The Starline Troubadors, "Estrellita" and "I Love Paris" by The Lennie Hibbert Combo, "Tis Wonderful" by Eric Grant, "Linstead Market" by Baba Motta & Ernest Ranglin, "Wheel & Turn Me" by Bertie King, "Go Fife Go" by Count Owen, "Mango Walk" by Bertie King & Ernest Ranglin, "String Of Pearls" by Auldey Williams & His Orchestra, "Solas Market" by Baba Motta, and "Monday Monday" by Winston Turner Quintet. CD

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✨✧ VariousFashion Records – Style & Fashion – A-Class Top Notch Hi Fi Sounds In Fine Style ... CD
Fashion/Soul Jazz (UK), 1980s/1990s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An overdue look at London's Fashion Records label – an important reggae imprint that was to the British scene of the late 20th Century what Trojan was in the 70s! But Fashion also had a quality that did them one better – they recorded and issued work that originated in the UK – documenting a reggae scene that had grown to be as important as Kingston by that time – thanks to trans-Atlantic flows of vinyl, and a fair bit of immigration from the West Indies too! The music here is strongly in the styles that really exploded in London during the stretch – and early digital dancehall material is offset by sharp-edged jungle rhythms, and warmed up by some lover's rock too – but always with a quality that's earthy, and very close to the streets. The label was run out of the basement of the Dub Vendor record store, which gave them a great ear for changes in sound and styles – and they've got a fascinating story that's fully documented here in the notes, in best Soul Jazz fashion. Titles include "Let's Dub It Up" by Dee Sharp, "Dance Pon De Corner" by Papa Face featuring Red Man, "Shot Fe Bust (Marvellous Cain rmx)" by Poison Chang, "Wikkeda" by General Levy & Hard N Pure, "Played By This Ya Sound" by Bunny General, "You're Nicked" by Laurel & Hardy, "Rising To The Top" by Dee Sharp, "To The Bump" by Papa Face & Bionic Rhona, "As You See It" by Cutty Ranks, "Bubble With I" by Asher Senator, "Ruffest Gun Ark (DJ rap mix)" by Top Cat, "DJ Business" by Papa San, "You'll Never Need Somebody" by Janice Walker, "DJ Jamboree" by Papa Face with Keith Douglas, "Heat" by General Levy, and "Sweet Soul Rocking" by Carlton Lewis. CD

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✨✧ VariousFashion Records – Style & Fashion – A-Class Top Notch Hi Fi Sounds In Fine Style (3LP set) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), New Copy 3LP ... Out Of Stock
An overdue look at London's Fashion Records label – an important reggae imprint that was to the British scene of the late 20th Century what Trojan was in the 70s! But Fashion also had a quality that did them one better – they recorded and issued work that originated in the UK – documenting a reggae scene that had grown to be as important as Kingston by that time – thanks to trans-Atlantic flows of vinyl, and a fair bit of immigration from the West Indies too! The music here is strongly in the styles that really exploded in London during the stretch – and early digital dancehall material is offset by sharp-edged jungle rhythms, and warmed up by some lover's rock too – but always with a quality that's earthy, and very close to the streets. The label was run out of the basement of the Dub Vendor record store, which gave them a great ear for changes in sound and styles – and they've got a fascinating story that's fully documented here in the notes, in best Soul Jazz fashion. Titles include "Let's Dub It Up" by Dee Sharp, "Dance Pon De Corner" by Papa Face featuring Red Man, "Shot Fe Bust (Marvellous Cain rmx)" by Poison Chang, "Wikkeda" by General Levy & Hard N Pure, "Played By This Ya Sound" by Bunny General, "You're Nicked" by Laurel & Hardy, "Rising To The Top" by Dee Sharp, "To The Bump" by Papa Face & Bionic Rhona, "As You See It" by Cutty Ranks, "Bubble With I" by Asher Senator, "Ruffest Gun Ark (DJ rap mix)" by Top Cat, "DJ Business" by Papa San, "You'll Never Need Somebody" by Janice Walker, "DJ Jamboree" by Papa Face with Keith Douglas, "Heat" by General Levy, and "Sweet Soul Rocking" by Carlton Lewis. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ VariousJamaican Jazz From Federal Records – Carib Roots, Jazz, Mento, Latin, Merengue, & Rhumba 1960 to 1968 ... LP
Dub Store (Japan), 1960s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic sounds from the years before reggae became the international sound of Jamaica – music from the island nation's jazz scene, which was at the crossroads of so many different styles of music – jazz from the north, Latin rhythms from Cuba and Puerto Rico, and a fair bit of other Caribbean sounds too – all of which filter through the wonderful collection of music on the set! The title breaks down the different genres featured – but there's often a surprisingly unified feel to the whole record too – one that stands partly as a testament to the musical strengths of all the performers involved! In the days before Trojan and Studio One, Federal Records was an important Jamaican label – and did an especially great job of capturing some of the sounds that were part of that nation's club culture and resorts in the 60s. Titles include "Angelima" and "Like Falling In Love" by Ernest Ranglin, "Profile Cha Cha" and "Rhumbina" by Cecil Lloyd & The Starline Troubadors, "Estrellita" and "I Love Paris" by The Lennie Hibbert Combo, "Tis Wonderful" by Eric Grant, "Linstead Market" by Baba Motta & Ernest Ranglin, "Wheel & Turn Me" by Bertie King, "Go Fife Go" by Count Owen, "Mango Walk" by Bertie King & Ernest Ranglin, "String Of Pearls" by Auldey Williams & His Orchestra, "Solas Market" by Baba Motta, and "Monday Monday" by Winston Turner Quintet. LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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