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27 October 2020

T.I.M.E. - Jungle Bunny 7"

 The precursor of Chalice with a fine rock reggae tune 

The Unforgettables - What A Dread Sufferation

The Unforgettables was a vocal harmony group from Jamaica of which not much is known, most seems to be forgotten. This collection contains 8 singles by them out of the ten listed on Discogs

21 October 2020

Third World - Live At Paul's Mall Boston Summer, 1976

Enjoy this energetic Third World live concert in the USA, May 1976 HERE
CD and digital releases by RockBeat and Wienerworld are available on the net 

20 October 2020

Ernest Ranglin - Ultimate Ranglin Roots

Reissue and remix of his 1976 album Ranglin Roots with a lot of added tracks

Various Artists - Disco 6

Five rough steppers and a great Horace Andy classic on this album

17 October 2020

Various Artists - Linval Thompson Presents 2 Sexes Clash!

Recorded at Dynamic Sounds
Music by The Firehouse Crew
Produced by Bunny Gemini and Linval Thompson

Barbara Jones - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
Lady Junie - Sweets For My Sweet
Barbara Jones / Barker B - Moonlight Lover
Tracy Niceness / Chris Wayne - Raggamuffin Love
Barbara Jones - Ebony Eyes

Little John - Mix Up
Michael Rowe - Bless My Soul
King Everal - Sing
Linval Thompson - If I Didn't Love You
King Everal - Old Pan Sound

16 October 2020

Barrington Levy - Open Book

Tuff Gong LP 1985 recorded 1982-84

Recorded at : Channel One
Mixing Engineer : Bunny Tom Tom & Anthony Kelly & Soljie Hamilton
Recording Engineer : Soljie Hamilton

Producer : Barrington Levy & Michael Levy

Vocals : Barrington Levy
Backing Vocals : The Tamlins
Drums : Style Scott & Santa Davis
Bass : Flabba Holt
Lead Guitar : Dwight Pickney
Rhythm Guitar : Bingy Bunny
Keyboards : Steelie Johnson
Synthesiser : Asher
Horns : Dean Fraser & David Madden
Clap Machine : Squidley Cole

11 October 2020

Roy Cousins - Presents Kings And Queens Of Dub

Recorded at Channel One
Music played by Roots Radics, mixed by Scientist
Produced & arranged by Roy Cousins

Hail Him
Queen Of Sheba
The Lion Of Judah
Rise With The King
Ruler Of The Universe
All The High Priests Give Praises
Change And Give Praises
Jah Kingdom Live Forever
Ruler Of The Nation
Black Prince And Princesses
Take Off Your Shoes Before You Enter
The Wrong Side Of The Bald Head, The Right Side Of The Dread

09 October 2020

Peter 'Elrico' Marshall - Channel One-Revisited

16 tracks > 8 vocal + 8 dub
Riddims by The Revolutionaries recorded 1976-1978 at Channel One
Vocals by Peter Marshall aka Kendrick Andy recorded 1995 

08 October 2020

Johnny Clarke - Girl I Love You

Backed by The Aggrovators
Produced by Bunny Lee

Usually I tend to avoid getting personal, but by listening to this album it is obvious that
- I also love girls and women a lot
- My best friends name is... Johnny
- And that it is better to be lonely than to have a crazy girlfriend/wife, which I know now by experience

If I go listen to it again surely more so-called coincidences will pop up, so here it is for you and yours to enjoy. By the way, Johnny Clarke has had generally a consistent good quality output of releases, in contrary to over recorded artists like Gregory Isaacs, Sugar Minott or Yellowman. With Johnny you almost can't go wrong.

05 October 2020

Phillip Frazer - Never Let Go

Backed by Fire House Crew and Soul Syndicate

03 October 2020

Ken Boothe - Now You Can See Me Again

Japan release of 90's recuts of old hits

Puppet On A String
Silver Words
I Don't Want To See You Cry
Now You Can See Me Again
Everything I Own
Be My Fireside
Just Another Girl
Richard Cory
Sweet Destiny

01 October 2020

Yellowman & Fathead - Live At Aces

Aces International Hi-Fi  on Feb. 10th, 1982 St. Thomas, Jamaica 
Also featuring Jah Rubel and Little Harry

27 September 2020

Tyrone Evans - Exclusively

Japanese Edition

Year May Come
Sweet As Candy
Peace And Love
Thank The Lord
Mr. D.J.
There Is A Song
Never Doubt My Love
Enjoy Yourself
I'm For You
Win Your Love One Day

26 September 2020

Version City Rockers - Darker Roots

American production of mainly Jamaican artists inna militant sound as if it was recorded early eighties

Glen Brown - Let's Live Love
Sugar Minott - Nah Bodda Wid It
Ronnie Davis - Sing And Praise To Jah
Sister Nancy - Jah Have The Handle
Ranking Joe - Africa
Cedric Brooks - It's Up To You
Little John - Give Kingston Roots All The Praise
Yabby You And The Prophets - Rough In Babylon
Congo Ashanti Roy - Why Dem A Galong So

22 September 2020

Rod Taylor - The Prophet Rise Again

Recorded at Channel One 198x
Backed by The Soul Syndicate

The Prophet Rise Again
I'll Be Gone
Your Love
Your Love Is Magic
Baby Be Mine

Dance This Reggae Music
Your Love Come Shining
I Need Your Loving
When The Road Is All Up Yonder
Take My Baby To A Session

17 September 2020

Various Artists - Reggae Desire

Magnet Records 2019 original release 1974
Produced by Gene Rondo and Mike Dorane
-Half killers half fillers-

Gene Rondo - Pretty Blue Eyes
Gene Rondo - This Is Love
Al Moodie - Magnet Skank
Magnet All Stars - Failthful Child
Sir Harry - Sad Movies
Mike Dorane - Foolish Fool
Mike Dorane - Dock Of The Bay
Jah Son - Dadda Prince
The All Stars - Negus
Gene Rondo - Mary Mary
Gene Rondo - Oh Sweet Africa

15 September 2020

Hugh Mike - Dance Hall Story

Recorded at Channel One
Backed by High Times Players, The Aggrovators and Soul Syndicate Band

14 September 2020

Various Artists - Sweet Reggae Music Vol.1

Recorded at Great Shakes Studio, Toronto, Ontario Canada

Roy Reynolds - Too Late
Glenroy Sledge - Drift Away
Stranger Cole - We'll Meet
Glenroy Sledge - Love Vibration

Pat Makeda - How Do You Quit
Pat Makeda - Lonesome Lover
Jackie James - Every Night
Pat Makeda - Pick Up The Phone

13 September 2020

Various Artists - Blue Trac Superstar Clash Vol. 1

Recorded and mixed at Penthouse and HC&F Studios
Based on the Take Five remake riddim One Way

Gregory Isaacs - One Way
Frankie Paul - You're So Sweet
Tyrone Taylor - Two Time Lover
Trevor Sparks - Dance With Me

Chaka Demus - Jump Around
Tiger - Telling, Telling
Super Cat - Tell Me How
Major Knowledge - Give It Up
Deadly Headly - Russian Is Coming

Various Artists - Sound Selections

Recorded at Penthouse and Black Scorpio Studios

08 September 2020

King Sighta - Master Of All

The One Eyed Giant, backed by The Soul Syndicate
Recorded 1978 at Channel One and Randy's
Produced by Phil Pratt  

29 August 2020

Johnny P, Bunny General & Tuffest - D.J. Showdown

Arranged by Bobby Digital and Steely & Clevie

Johnny P - Run Down Woman
Tuffest - Girls Them Nice
Bunny General - Don't Grumble
Johnny P - Post Them Out
Tuffest - Whoolawoo Wine

Bunny General - Them A Bother Me
Johnny P - Stop Lick The Crack
Tuffest - Dance And Skip
Bunny General - Gimmie Little Love

Various Artists - Super Star Line-Up

Featuring Gregory Isaacs, Freddie McGregor, Dennis Brown, Barrington Levy, Richie Stephens, Singing Melody, Delroy Wilson and Trevor Sparks