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    Marcus & The IgelsGrowing Taller / Studio WorksSoul Fire
    Rare roots 7" originally released in 1978 produced by Marcus Reid, with great bongo led instrumental on the flip. Limited edition of 300 only..
    • Marcus & The Igels – Growing Taller
    • Marcus & The Igels – Studio Works
    TenastelinMusical Commitment / Dub CommitmentPirates Choice
    New roots steppers cut from Tena Stelin produced by Dubby Ambassah and Robert Sanchez with version on the B-side.
    • Tenastelin – Musical Commitment
    • Roberto Sanchez – Dub Commitment
    Bernardo el tranquiloYou Haffi DreadCandid records
    Strong new roots rhythm from Spanish producer Roberto Sanchez with vocalist's Bernardo El Tranquilo & Empress Hoosk on a version each plus two dubs. Check...
    • Bernardo el tranquilo – You haffi dread
    • Roberto Sanchez – You haffi dub
    • Empress Hoosk – Life
    • Tranquilo / R. Sánchez – Version
    The PioneersBetter HerringBoss Records
    Big money tune from the Pioneers, a-side was only released in England on 7" on the Attack label as by the "Soul Directions" in 1970. George Dekker on lead...
    • The Pioneers – Better Herring
    • The Pioneers – Mama Look Deh
    Eric "Fish" ClarkeFight Against BabylonPioneer
    "Fight Against Babylon" was originally released 1975 in two different mixes, here is the original mix, the "flying cymbal" mix can be found on the UK Torpedo...
    • Eric "Fish" Clarke – Fight Against Babylon
    • Eric "Fish" Clarke – Fight Against Babylon Version
    Busty BrownMy GirlUpsetter
    Busty Brown's early reggae cover of the 1964 Temptations hit "My Girl" with the Upsetters instrumental on flip side
    • Busty Brown – My Girl
    • The Upsetters – My Girl
    Dennis BrownRepatriationJoe Gibbs Record Globe
    From Dennis Brown's great LP "Visions", first time released on 7", along with it's killer dub version.
    • Dennis Brown – Repatriation
    • Joe Gibbs & The Professionals – Jubilation Dub
    Irregular RootsShowcaseA-Lone Productions
    Great new roots album from Irregular Roots based in Zaragoza, Spain featuring six strong vocal cuts with their dubs on the flip side on the vinyl. Produced...
    • Irregular Roots – No Way
    • Irregular Roots – Walking Man
    • Irregular Roots – Remember
    • Irregular Roots – Go To Be Wise
    • Irregular Roots – Crisis
    • Irregular Roots – Degrow
    • Irregular Roots – Remember Dub
    Baked A La SkaSailing ByLimefield
    Manchester based band Baked A La Ska wicked hypnotic relick of the late night BBC shipping forecast theme with a underwater dub from analog master Al Breadwinner..Check...
    • Baked A La Ska – Sailing By
    • Al Breadwinner – Sailing By (Fisher Dub
    Pablo GadHard TimesNo Label
    Two classic early 80s roots reggae cuts "Hard Times" & "Gun Fever" from Pablo Gad both with strong dubs, clean pressing
    • Pablo Gad – Hard Times
    • Pablo Gad – Dub
    • Pablo Gad – Gun Fever
    • Pablo Gad – Dub
    SkariRun This NationRoots Garden
    Making his debut appearance on Roots Garden Skari is a versatile & talented young vocalist hailing from Mandeville in the central hills of Jamaica. His...
    • Skari – Run This Nation
    • Manasseh – Wrong Hands Dub
    TenastelinWicked InventionOld Hard Bread
    Another limited edition one sided 12" from Italian label & soundsystem Old Hard Bread featuring Tena Stelin and Nick Manasseh's early outfit Sound Iration....
    • Tenastelin – Wicked Invention
    • Tenastelin – Satta Light
    JuliaiasiahCool Nah ManRoom In The Sky
    New school dub warriors Juliaiasiah & Salute link up for another devastating dub that comes right and ready from the off. The mid tempo drums in "Cool...
    • Juliaiasiah – Cool Nah Man
    • Salute – Cool Nah Man Version
    Ras RangerLost Identity / Ten To OneRoom In The Sky
    Room In The Sky round out another year of leading the dub scene with a classically tinged 7" from Ras Ranger and AJ Franklin. "Lost Identity" sees the...
    • Ras Ranger – Lost Identity
    • Ras Ranger – Ten To One
    The Circle Of Confusion ft. Cornell CampbellYesterday Was HistoryRocafort Records
    The Circle of Confusion are a Swiss production duo: Seb.K (Shakedown productions) and Phil’eas (Black Diamond Sound).Recorded at Addis records in Geneva...
    • The Circle Of Confusion ft. Cornell Campbell – Yesterday Was History
    • The Circle Of Confusion ft. Cornell Campbell – Yesterday Was History (TCOC Yesterdub Mix)
    Prince AllaNoah Was Telling ThemVirgo Stomach
    Prince Alla riding a superb digital roots rhythm produced by Allan Hoyte for Freedom Sounds offshoot label Virgo Stomach. All copies come in company card...
    • Prince Alla – Noah Was Telling Them
    • Prince Alla – Dub
    Rod TaylorThe Prophet Rise AgainVirgo Stomach
    80s roots vocal cut with The Soul Syndicate , on a heavy re-lick of "Real Rock" produced & arranged by Allan Hoyte for Freedom Sounds offshoot label Virgo...
    • Rod Taylor – The Prophet Rise Again
    • Rod Taylor – Dub Version
    Lion YouthRat A Cut BottleVirgo Stomach
    Back In Stock..Classic late 70s U.K. sound system roots tune produced by John Rubie with full 12" dub on the b-side. clean and loud pressings now with...
    • Lion Youth – Rat A Cut Bottle
    • Lion Youth – Rat A Cut Dub
    Triston Palma / Earl CunninghamMiserable Woman / Cool ProfileMidnight Rock
    Two 1982 roots vocal cuts from Triston Palma and Earl Cunningham with dubs produced by Jah Thomas for his label Midnight Rock.
    • Triston Palma – Miserable Woman
    • Triston Palma / Earl Cunningham – Dub Version
    • Earl Cunningham – Cool Profile
    • Triston Palma / Earl Cunningham – Dub Version
    SevanaNobody Man / Sometime LoveIn.Digg.Nation Collective
    Fresh from Jamaica, Sevana's second single with the double header "Nobody Man" & "Sometime Love" Limited edition coloured vinyl with picture sleeve.
    • Sevana – Nobody Man
    • Sevana – Sometime Love
    Hugh Mundell & Augustus PabloAfrica Must Be Free / Park Lane SpecialMessage
    Late 70s heavyweight roots music of the highest order from Hugh Mundell and Augustus Pablo..A must have on limited 10" release.
    • Hugh Mundell – Africa Must Be Free
    • Augustus Pablo – Park Lane Special
    • Hugh Mundell & Augustus Pablo – Levi Dub
    Freddie McKay & TrinityCome TogetherGG's Records
    1980 vocal roots release from Freddy McKay with DJ Trinity on toasting duties with full dub on the flip. Produced by Alvin Ranglin for his label G.G.
    • Freddie McKay & Trinity – Come Together
    • Freddie McKay & Trinity – Sha-La Mar Rockers
    Errol DunkleyCreated By The FatherImpact!
    Errol Dunkley's wicked cover of Dennis Brown tune recorded in the mid 70s by Clive Chin.
    • Errol Dunkley – Created By The Father
    • Errol Dunkley – Created Version
    Al BrownDon't Give Your LoveGG's Records
    • Al Brown – Don't Give Your Love
    • Al Brown – PT2 Loving Dub
    Augustus PabloEarth Rightful Ruler: Emperor Haile Selassie IMessage
    Killer late 70s album from Augustus Pablo, reissued with the original J.A. artwork, Hugh Mundell guests a one track, with stand out tracks "Java" (recut)...
    • Augustus Pablo – Earth Rightful Ruler
    • Augustus Pablo – King Alpha And Queen Omega
    • Augustus Pablo – Jah Love Endureth
    Augustus PabloEast Of The River NileMessage
    Augustus Pablo's classic album from 1978, deep heavyweight minor chord roots music. Mixed at King Tubby's.
    • Augustus Pablo – Chant To King Selassie I
    • Augustus Pablo – Natural Way
    • Augustus Pablo – Nature Dub
    Dennis BrownFoot Of The MountainImpact!
    Sublime early roots offering from Dennis Brown originally released in 1973, great flute playing with terrific dub on the B-side.
    • Dennis Brown – Foot Of The Mountain
    • Dennis Brown – Foot Of The Mountain Version
    Black UhuruGoing To ZionOne Way Sounds
    Rare Black Uhuru recording from Randy's Studio produced by Clive Chin and featuring Augustus Pablo on melodica with dub version on the flip.
    • Black Uhuru – Going To Zion
    • Black Uhuru – Zion Dub
    African BrothersHold TightDemon Records
    Randy's recording from 1975 featuring great guitar work on this uptempo roots rocker, produced by Clive Chin. Hold tight indeed..
    • African Brothers – Hold Tight
    • African Brothers – Tight Dub
    Augustus PabloJavaImpact!
    Early 70s roots masterpiece recorded by two school friends Clive Chin & Augustus Pablo. A must have..
    • Augustus Pablo – Java
    • Augustus Pablo – Java Dub
    Augustus PabloKing Tubbys Meets Rockers UptownYard Music
    A stone cold classic dub album from two heavyweights of the Jamaican music scene in the 70s, Augustus Pablo and King Tubby, featuring a legendary line-up...
    • Augustus Pablo – Keep On Dubbing
    • Augustus Pablo – Stop Them Jah
    • Augustus Pablo – Young Generation Dub
    Gregory IsaacsNever Be UngratefulLove
    Recorded at Randy's studio in 1977 with tuff dubwise on the flip from the Cool Ruler.
    • Gregory Isaacs – Never Be Ungrateful
    • Gregory Isaacs – Mr Isaacs Version
    Rickey Messenger And The Semi-ProfessionalsNow Is The Time For JahTuff Scout
    Deep obscure U.K. roots from the early eighties from Rickey Messenger & Semi-Professionals originally released on 12" KIM records given new life with full...
    • Rickey Messenger And The Semi-Professionals – Now Is The Time For Jah
    • Rickey Messenger And The Semi-Professionals – Mr Rich Man
    The GladiatorsThe RaceDemon Records
    Superb rare roots track from 1973 produced by Clive Chin with dub version on the B-side.
    • The Gladiators – The Race
    • The Gladiators – The Race Version
    AciamajTrench Town ConnectionRoots
    Killer limited repress of rare roots 7".. Produced and originally pressed up in very limited numbers by Heron's out of Mandeville, this one-away classic...
    • Aciamaj – Trench Town Connection
    • Aciamaj – Wrong Connection (Adapted)
    Paketo WilsonImmigrationArchive Recordings
    Unreleased roots vocal cut from Paketo Wilson recorded with The High Times Players, two vocal mixes plus dub version on the B-Side.
    • Paketo Wilson – Immigration (Vocal)
    • Paketo Wilson – Immigration (Alternative Vocal)
    • Paketo Wilson – Immigration (Version)
    AishaWar On CrackArchive Recordings
    Hard to find digital roots originally released in 1987 produced by High Times members Earl 'Chinna' Smith & Robbie Lyn.
    • Aisha – War On Crack
    • Aisha – Version
    Reggae Regular ft. Allan KingpinWhere Is Jah / Black Star LinerArchive Recordings
    Two killer extended tracks from the late 70s from The Reggae Regulars featuring vocalist Allan Kingpin & Tony Benjamin. Both tune mixed by Dennis 'Blackbeard'...
    • ft. Allan Kingpin – Where Is Jah
    • ft. Tony Benjamin – Black Star Liner
    Time UnlimitedRight Time ComeFruits Records
    Time Unlimited were as brilliant as they were obscure back in the 80s. Long forgotten for some reason, they are now brought back to life by Fruits Records...
    • Time Unlimited – Right Time Come
    • Time Unlimited – Dub Time Come
    Augustus Pablo & The AggrovatorsRockers StyleThird World
    Back in stock.. Tuff rockers late 70s style from Augustus Pablo, rare tunes & dubplates from King Tubby all surrounded in great repro 10" sleeve.
    • Aggrovators & Augustus Pablo – Rockers Style
    • King Tubby – Rockers Style Dubplate
    The FrightnrsSharon / AdmirationThe Full Hundred
    Limited repress of The Frightnrs 2015 double header of lovers rock & rocksteady, produced by Victor 'Ticklah" Axelrod..Don't miss
    • The Frightnrs – Sharon
    • The Frightnrs – Admiration
    Akae Beka / Fikir AmlakStability / Walk With JahAkashic Records
    Rhythm recorded by Noel Zebulon which was a big Shaka tune from the time, now with new roots vocals from Akae Beka but the killer cut here is from Fikir...
    • Akae Beka – Stability
    • Akae Beka – Stability Dub
    • Fikir Amlak – Walk With Jah
    • Fikir Amlak – Walk With Dub
    Dukey McCallaI've Got The PowerPressure Sounds
    Produced by Pat Kelly and originally released as an extremely limited pressing in 1970, Dukey McCella’s “I’ve Got the Power,” has become a cult...
    • Dukey McCalla – I've Got The Power
    Pat KellyStriving For The RightPressure Sounds
    The aspirational “Striving For the Right” with its tender b-side “When a Boy Falls in Love,” was initially released in 1970. This release represents...
    • Pat Kelly – Striving For The Right
    • Pat Kelly – When A Boy Fall In Love
    The ShadowsBrother NoahRoots Vibration
    Obscure little black ark roots tune produced by Lee Perry. Brother Noah is a harmonic re-telling of the biblical flood by The Shadows, three singers named...
    • The Shadows – Brother Noah
    • The Upsetters – Noah Dub
    Lee PerryCaptiveRoots Vibration
    1978 tune by living reggae legend Lee Perry. Captive revealed the continual enslavement of black people in the West, calling for mental and spiritual liberation....
    • Lee Perry – Captive
    • The Upsetters – Dub-Cap
    Earl SixteenFreedomRoots Vibration
    Killer piece of 1977 Black Ark magic from Earl Daley, Lee Perry, Steely, Albert Malawi and Dalton Browne. Original roots reggae by the man Earl Sixteen...
    • Earl Sixteen – Freedom
    • The Upsetters – Right Now Dub
    Roots RadicsJunjo Presents 12 Inches Of Dub+ General Echo 12" Of Pleasure CD
    Roots Radics 12 Inches Of Dub; mixed by Scientist saw a limited vinyl only Record Store Day pressing in 2019. This previously unreleased crucial dub set...
    • 12" Of Dub – Young Banana Dub
    • Roots Radics – Set Your Dub On Fire
    • Roots Radics – Pum Pum Dub
    • Roots Radics – Young Gal Dub
    • Roots Radics – Tribulation Dub
    • General Echo 12" Of Pleasure – Lorna She Love Young Boy Banana
    • Roots Radics – It's My Desire To Set Your Crutches On Fire
    • Roots Radics – Me Know Everything About She Pum Pum
    • Roots Radics – Old Man Love Young Gal Vegie
    • Roots Radics – This Are The Cockie Tribulation
    Lee Scratch Perry & Mr. GreenSuper Ape Vs. 緑 "Open Door"Tuff Kong Records
    Tuff Kong Records will be releasing the brand new collaboration between Jamaican legend Lee Scratch Perry and New Jersey producer Mr. Green: the upcoming...
      The Bush ChemistsStrictly DubwisePartial Records
      Classic UK dub LP from 1994 gets the reissue treatment from Partial Records. This was the first album from The Bush Chemists spilling out of Conscious...
      • The Bush Chemists – Dub To Selassie
      • The Bush Chemists – Jah Kingdom Dub
      • The Bush Chemists – Science
      • The Bush Chemists – Shanti Rock