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11 July 2024

Rupie Edwards All Stars - Presents Success Archives Volume 3


Pure Gold, Success 1985 FLAC
Collection of irie instrumentals recorded early 70's

Carl 'Cannon Ball' Bryan - I Sey Go Dey
Carl 'Cannon Ball' Bryan - Success Paradise
Tommy McCook - West Of Parade
Tommy McCook - Bubbling Horn
Vin Gordon - East Of Africa
Marques - Jamaica Serenade
Earl Bailey - Herbert Spliffington
Lloyd Charmers - Ivory Fingers
Neville Hines - Blue Mountain Peak
Tyrone Organ 'D' Downie - Tribute To Peace
Winston Wright - Constant Spring
Success String Section - Dunn's River Falls
Winston Wright - The Magnificent 7
Ansell Collins - Flat Bridge

09 July 2024

Various Artists - Reggae Bloodlines 2

Produced (uncredited) by Tommy Cowan

Althea & Donna - Gone To Negril
Junior Tucker - Happiness
Toots & The Maytals - Image Get A Lick
David Jah Son - Clean Head Dread
Desi Roots - School Tonight

Jacob Miller - Standing Firm
Ras Michael And Sons Of Negus - Georges Lane
Dillinger - Celebrate 78
Paul Davidson - Big Surprise
Dean 'Youth Sax' Fraser - Take It All

04 July 2024

Nazamba - Nazamba

Dub poet Nazamba made this promising debut album (also featuring Linval Thompson), but suddenly died in 2022 of a heart attack. His vocal style was a bit similar to that of Prince Far I.

03 July 2024

Delroy Wilson - Now

This is a rare and short album recorded and mixed at Channel One and produced by U Brown

Must Get You
Don't Leave Me
Hey You
I Don't Know

Who You Gonna Run To
I See People Wandering
Don't You Do It
Never Give Away

30 June 2024

Various Artists - Reggae Dance Hall Sensations: Volume 1

Papa Moke Music LP 1989 recorded 1985-1988
Produced by Papa Moke & Ranking Joe
Riddim tracks by Firehouse Crew

Little John - Now Mi Come
Ranking Joe - Ghetto Man
Admiral Tibbett - Praise
Leroy Sibbles - You Are My Sugar
Frankie Paul - Cuss Cuss

Frankie Paul - Sixteen Lover
Ken Boothe - Without Love
Admiral Tibbett - De Pon Mi Guard
Hortense Ellis - Don't Touch Me Tomato
Jennifer Campbell - Don't Stay Away

29 June 2024

Cassey Man And Jolly Stewart - Wha Dat

Recorded at Channel One and mixed at Dynamic Sounds by Ruddy Thomas

Cassey Man - You Shouldn't Run Away / Version
Cassey Man - Lover Don / Version
Cassey Man - What You Gonna Do / Version

Jolly Stewart - Love Splender / Version
Jolly Stewart - Nah Walla / Version
Cassey Man - Borrowed Goods / Version

28 June 2024

Digital English Presents Dub Plate Style Vol 1.

Two riddim album

Daddy Pecka - Badness A Chuck
Ken Albert - Unforgetable Love
Original Computer Packman - Punany Canibal
Knight Rider - Rough Rider
Ranking Joe - Fade Away

Junior Wilson - Jamaica
Daddy Pecka & Screechie Dan - Rising To The Top
Nippa "T" - Yardie A Yardie, English A English
Original Computer Packman - Love Making
Philip Smart - Digital English Meets

Dean Fraser - Sax In Dub

Dean Fraser presents his biggest release for this year 'Sax In Dub'. This album was made with a passion for people to relax and enjoy..

Various Artists - Shocks of Mighty - Classic Reggae Sounds from the Upsetter

Recorded late sixties

Dave Barker, The Upsetters - Shocks of Mighty
David Isaacs - Til I Can't Take It Any More
Carl Dawkins - Cloud Nine
Pat Satchmo - Boss Society
The Upsetters - Mean and Dangerous
The Upsetters - Games People Play
Dave Barker, The Upsetters - Set Me Free
Busty Brown - Tribute to a King (aka King of the Trombone)
Lennox Brown, The Upsetters - Lennox Mood
Dave Barker, The Upsetters - You Betray Me
The Upsetters - Prove It
Eric Donaldson, The West Indians - Never Get Away (Caught You Red Handed)
The Upsetters - Serious Joke
Pat Satchmo - Goosy
The Upsetters - Feel the Spirit
Busty Brown, The Upsetters - Soul Juice
The Upsetters - Beware Fade
Dave Barker, The Upsetters - Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
The Upsetters - Soul Stew
The Upsetters - Low Lights (I'll Be Waiting) (Instrumental)
Bleechers - Ram You Hard
The Upsetters - The Result
Pat Satchmo - Hello Dolly
The Upsetters - Exray Vision

26 June 2024

Various Artists - Parish Various Artistes Volume 2

Two riddim album recorded and mixed at Penthouse Studios
Musicians are Danny & Clevie

King Everald - Sound On Fire
Everton Chambers - Tonight You Gonna Die
Gregory Isaacs - Welcome Home
Singing Melody - I Don't Care
Danny & Clevie - Version

Bingine General - Mine Whey You A Do
Joe Mannix - Word Up
Chicken Hawk - Sensimenia Done
Captain Barkey - Search
Wickerman - Sunday Cooking

Ken Boothe - Don't You Know

"Don't You Know" as the album is entitled was a smashing number one hit in Jamaica, causing all Ken's fans to ask for an album, so Tappa got the best musicians in Jamaica to work on this superb set of songs.
Listening to Ken on "Bus Tour Ride", it makes you get the feeling of the man in the street, the every-day soulful feel of a situation..

Friend & Lover
Soldier Girl
Treatment For Tonight
Give Me Back My Heart
One Man Band

Don't You Know
Bus Tour Ride
Things You Do To Me

24 June 2024

Various Artists - Exterminator & Vena Singles 1988-1990

Heavy weight conscious digital dancehall vocal cuts

Delroy Katt - Pray To The Father
Tony Tuff - Ram Dance Style
Junior Brammer - Princess Street
Daddy Freddie - Bad Boy A Street
Delroy Katt - Rum Nuh Rap Up
Sanchez - My Baby
Sanchez - Make It Up Baby
Thriller U - Raggamuffin Mi Soup
Sanchez - Give My Love
Sugar Minott - None Stop Rocking
Nitty Gritty - Malfunction
Trevor Levy - So Long
Lloyd Parks - Slaving
Thriller U & Stinger Man - Chuck Badness
Pirana - Soso Love
Sanchez & Stinger Man - Hello Josephine
Daddy Freddy - Bad Boy Patrol
Quench Aid - Beat Down Fence

23 June 2024

Ranking Joe - Disco E.P. Showcase

Honda Accord
Joe Grine Girl

Baby Mother
Nice Up The Lawn

22 June 2024

Little John - Leggo Me Hand

Backed by Roots Radics
Recorded and mixed at Channel One
Produced by Henry Junjo Lawes

Give The Youth A Try
I Want To Tell You
The More We Are Together
Tee Ta To

Ive Got To Go
Let Go Mi Hand Gate Man
Down A Yard
I Love My Mommy

Various Artists - For a Few Dollars More - Boss Reggae Sounds from the Upsetter

Trojan Records 2024 recorded late sixties FLAC

The Upsetters - For a Few Dollars More
The Upsetters - Clint Eastwood
Dave Barker, The Upsetters - Prisoner of Love
Count Sticky, The Upsetters - Dry Acid
The Termites - I'll Be Waiting
U-Roy - Rightful Ruler
The Mellotones - Facts of Life
The Upsetters - A Taste of Killing
The Reggae Boys - Selassie
The Inspirations - Down in the Park
The West Indians - Strange Whispering
Carl Dawkins - Hard to Handle
Monty Morris - Can't Get No Piece
Ernest Wilson - Freedom Train
The Ethiopians - (No) Not Me
The Reggae Boys - What Is This (Ba Ba)
Winston Holness - Ain't No Love (aka I've Never Found a Girl)
The Upsetters - My Mob
Cool Sticky, The Upsetters - I've Caught You ('Til I Can't Take It Anymore)
The Inspirations - Love Oh Love
Busty Brown - Broken Heart
The Ethiopians - Cut Down On Your Speed
Lloyd Douglas - Anyway
Count Sticky, The Upsetters - Return of the Ugly

18 June 2024

Pioneers - Feel The Rhythm

Disco and soul album produced by Eddy Grant

Broken Man
Soul Mother
Rock Singer
Gardens Of Stone
You're My Kind Of Woman
Broken Man (Instrumental)

I'll Treasure The Moments
If You Didn't Miss Me
Second Time Around
Racial Segregation
Feel The Rhythm (Of You And I)

17 June 2024

Zimbabwe Dread - Earthman Connection

Zimbabwe or Baba Dread deejaying over late seventies riddims produced and arranged by Roy Cousins

How Long Jah
Earthman Connection
Fire Burning
Sounds Of Reality
National Music

Ladder Of Progress
Dread So Attractive
Ethiopians Going Home
Testing Of Faith
Shipsail - Sail Fast


Ashanti Waugh - Love Child

Recorded at Creative Sounds and Tuff Gong

Operator Drag It Up
Hey Jah
Lets Get It Over
Wanna Give You My Loving

Boats, Trains And Planes
Good Shape
Just My Imagination
To Sir With Love

15 June 2024

Byron Lee And The Dragonaires - Rock-Steady Explosion

Recorded at Wirl Studio

Napoleon Solo
Baby Be True
Hold Me Tight
Step Ladder
Just Like A River
Whiney Whiney

Ride Your Donkey
Nice Time
Music Like Dirt
Why Did You Leave Me
Long Story

Dennis Brown - People Be Free

Compilation album of the Crown Prince

12 June 2024

Norris Reid - Give Jah The Praises

All riddims by Augustus Pablo

Black Force
East-Coast Dub
Entrance Of Jah's Work
Zion Gate Dub
Protect Them
Nature Dub

Give Jah The Praises
Silent Satta
Freedom Train
True Vision
Feel Good
Irates Dub


10 June 2024

Big Youth - Don's Dub House, Rochester NY 1982

Hello Kingstonians, today we have here from December 5 1982 one of the earliest Jah Youth shows and a great soundboard recording, enjoy!

Pass The Kutchie
Drum Song
I Pray Thee
Every Nigger Is A Star
Jim Squeechy
Natty In The House Of Dread
I'm Hurting Inside
Green Bay Killing
Mind Blowing Decision
Ten Against One
Roll River Jordan-Band Intros
Isaiah First Prophet Of Old
Get Up, Stand Up

06 June 2024

Various Artists - Melodica Melodies

Augustus Pablo & The Crystalites With Big Youth - Bass & Drum Version
Joe White - Kenyatta
Glen Brown & The Crystalites - Smokey Eyes
Rue Lloyd - Loving You
Augustus Pablo - African Queen
Glen Brown, Joe White & God Sons - Merry Up

Glen Brown - 2 Wedden Skank
Joe White & The Reggae Crusaders - Blackboard Jungle
Augustus Pablo - Java
Rue Lloyd - Cheer Up
Joe White & The Crystalites - Call Me Trinity
Joe White - Naked Spectrum

05 June 2024

Justin Hinds & The Dominoes - Early Recordings

Gorgon Records 2014 FLAC reissue of Lagoon CD 1991
Recorded in the sixties at Treasure Isle and Wirl
Produced by Duke Reid

Corner Stone
If It's Love You Need
Teach The Youth
On A Saturday Night
Save A Bread
Once A Man Twice A Child
Here I Stand
Mighty Redeemer
Say Me Say
Over The River
The Higher The Monkey Climbs
Carry Go Bring Come