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    Lee Perry with Seskain Molenga & Kalo KawongoloRoots From The CongoRoots Vibration
    Congo meets Jamaica on this exceptional reggae album from the late seventies. Made in collaboration with Lee 'Scratch' Perry and Seskain Molenga and...
    • Lee Perry with Seskain Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo – African Roots
    • Lee Perry with Seskain Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo – Bad Food
    • Lee Perry with Seskain Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo – Moto Ya Motema
    • Lee Perry with Seskain Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo – Mengieb
    • Lee Perry with Seskain Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo – Nakoya
    • Lee Perry with Seskain Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo – Guipimbu Gienn
    KalabashPuur BabylonBash
    Very rare USA only roots 12" get first time reissue since 1984, superb roots vocal cut with two dubs on the flip, in limited full colour DISCO45 sleeve..don't...
    • Kalabash – Puur Babylon
    • Kalabash – Bash
    • Kalabash – Bashed Up
    Peter Marshall & The RevolutionariesChannel One RevisitedIron Sound
    Peter Marshall (aka Kendrick Andy) features on an album originally released in 1995 and features Reggae and Roots vocal tracks, produced by Martin Campbell/Top...
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – These Arms Of Mine
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – Arms Of Dub
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – Never Gonna Give My Heart
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – Heart And Soul
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – Lord Take Up The Key
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – Key Dub
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – Every Time I See You
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – I See You Dub
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – Each Night
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – Never Loved A Girl
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – Living In The City
    • Peter Marshall & The Revolutionaries – City Dub
    Star The MarshallNatty Plant ItHorus Records
    Wicked deejay cut to Rupie Edwards masterpiece instrumental "Jamaica Serenade" (Also available on Horus Records). This cut was created shortly after Rupie...
    • Star The Marshall – Natty Plant It
    • Star The Marshall – Natty Version Plant
    The Righteous FlamesGood Over EvilOn Top Records
    Recorded at Channel One by Winston Jarrett around the late 70s but unreleased till now, full dub on the flip
    • The Righteous Flames – Good Over Evil
    • The Righteous Flames – Good Over Evil (Version)
    Bunny GeneralLove Reggae Music BadSagete Records
    Wicked new jump up dancehall from Bunny General and Italian producer Marco Musetti with instrumental cut on the flip.
    • Bunny General – Love Reggae Music Bad
    • Strictly Sound Prodz – Version (The Coyote Session)
    Papa LeviShoot FirstTuff Scout
    Great new vocal cut from Papa Levi on a re-lick of the "Tempo" riddim, produced by Gil Gang & Jake Travis. All Tuff Scout 7" come in thick cardboard company...
    • Papa Levi – Shoot First
    • Tuff Scout – Dub
    Pacey / Robert DallasJah Is My Light, Movin OnHigher Mountain Records
    Two new roots offerings from vocalists Pacey and Robert Dallas, rhythms recorded in Germany with vocals in England. Check both dubs..
    • Pacey – Jah Is My Light
    • Robert Dallas – Movin On
    Jonah DanDubs From Zion ValleyMania Dub
    Dubs From Zion Valley LP. This killer LP was originally released in 1994! One of the most prolific songs from the album includes ‘4 Min Dub’ and ‘Meditation...
    • The Bush Chemists – Trial Dub
    • The Bush Chemists – Voices Dub
    • The Bush Chemists – Warriors
    • Jonah Dan – Dangerous Dub
    • Jonah Dan – Tehilim (Psalms 30+47)
    • Jonah Dan – Meditation Rock
    Peter BroggsRastafari Liveth!Top Ranking Sound
    Originally released in 1982, the first release on RAS (Real Authentic Sounds) Doctor Dread's label from USA. Check "Jah Jah Voice Is Calling" "Rastafari...
    • Peter Broggs – A Feeling
    • Peter Broggs – Rastafari Liveth!
    • Peter Broggs – Jah Jah Voice Is Calling
    • Peter Broggs – Pick Up The Reggae
    • Peter Broggs – International Farmer
    Foolish Fool & Herbsman ReggaeDoctor Bird
    First official reissue of two classic 1970 Trojan albums Six tracks previously unreleased 25 tracks unavailable digitally. By the close of the Sixties,...
      Twinkle BrothersDub Massacre 2 (Remix)Twinkle Music
      Wicked dub album from 1983 remixed the same year by Norman Grant & Mad Professor, mainly made up of tracks from the "Burden Bearer" LP, deep percussive...
      • Twinkle Brothers – Mountains Of Dub
      • Twinkle Brothers – Devaluation Of Dub
      • Twinkle Brothers – Dance Hall Invasion
      • Twinkle Brothers – Road To Damascus
      • Twinkle Brothers – Underworld Dub
      Flabba Holt / Barry BrownMy Eyes Told Me My Heart Is In Danger / Running StarFlabba
      Super deep 70s roots tune with great horn section backing both Flabba Holt & Barry Brown on the same rhythm with extra dub version.
      • Flabba Holt – My Eyes Told Me My Heart Is In Danger
      • Barry Brown – Running Star
      Barry BrownPass Up The ChalicePatate Records
      Tuff selection of Barry Brown tunes recorded for producer "Rodguel 'Blackbeard' Sinclair between 1978 - 1983, featuring the killer "Rich Man Poor Man"...
      • Barry Brown – We Nuh Run
      • Barry Brown – Rich Man Poor Man
      • Barry Brown – Just Can’t Stop Us
      • Barry Brown – Jah Jah Protect Them
      • Barry Brown – Don’t Know What To Say
      • Barry Brown – Bad Girl
      Cultural RootsAge Of CreationRevolutionary Sounds
      Taken from their 1st album "Revolutionary Sounds" in 1980 now with two extra dub versions. Limited press with full colour company sleeves. Produced by...
      • Cultural Roots – Age Of Creation
      • Cultural Roots – Dub Creation
      • The Revolutionaries – Dub Of Creation
      Cultural RootsDrift Away From EvilRevolutionary Sounds
      Title track from their 1982 album repressed here with two hard Dub Plate cuts from the time. Produced by Donovan Germain, all new Revolutionary Sounds...
      • Cultural Roots – Drift Away From Evil
      • The Revoltionaries – Drift Away Dub
      • Cultural Roots – Drift Away From Evil (Dub Plate Mix)
      • The Revoltionaries – Drift Away Dubwize Mix
      Cultural RootsJah No PartialRevolutionary Sounds
      1980 tuff roots cut from Cultural Roots with The Revolutionaries adding the muscle on the dub plus two rare extra Dub Plate Cuts. On Limited Blue Vinyl...
      • Cultural Roots – Jah No Partial
      • The Revolutionaries – Dub Partial
      • Cultural Roots – Jah No Partial (Dub Plate Mix)
      • The Revolutionaries – Dub Partial (Dub Plate Mix)
      Degrees Of FreedomChildren Of The SunGutterfunk
      New roots 7" from Bristol duo originally released in 2015 rediscovered in 2020, check the dub version.
      • Degrees Of Freedom – Children Of The Sun
      • Degrees Of Freedom – Children Of The Sun (Version)
      Robert LeeLeaderFish Tea
      Wicked digi-roots tune originally released in 1984, U.K. Sound Man Shaka played in the dances of the day.
      • Robert Lee – Leader
      • Hi-Times Band – Leader (Version)
      NineyBlood And FireObservers
      Back in stock after an age..Niney's earthy roots classic from 1971 backed with Dennis Brown's "Lightning & Thunder" One of three new represses from "Observers"...
      • Niney – Blood And Fire
      • Niney – Lightning And Thunder
      Frankie Jones / Phillip FraserCompany / Mr Wicked ManFreedom Sounds
      Two strong vocalist, one rhythm by The Soul Syndicate , dubs by Scientist at King Tubby's around 1979/80 released by Freedom Sounds..What more do you want..
      • Frankie Jones – Company
      • Phillip Fraser – Mr Wicked Man
      Pablo GadBeggerman's ChildNo Label
      Superb 12" reissue of Pablo Gad's vocal roots tune "Beggerman's Child" from the early eighties with killer dub version "Poor Man Vs Rich Man Dub"on the...
      • Pablo Gad – Beggerman's Child
      • Pablo Gad – Poor Man Vs Rich Man Dub
      The Soulites, Youth Man Erron & African SonRise & Shine ShowcaseHornin'Sounds
      Top quality 70s deep roots music recorded at Federal Studios between 1971-78 by the late Stare McCallum. Four tracks complete with discomix dub versions....
      • The Soulites – Rise & Shine [Extended]
      • Youth Man Earron – A Poor Man's Life [Extended]
      • African Son – Dread Red Dread [Extended]
      • African Son – Repatriation Song [Extended]
      • 1. The Soulites – Rise & Shine [Extended]
      • 2. Youth Man Earron – A Poor Man's Life [Extended]
      • 3. African Son – Dread Red Dread [Extended]
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      Tony TuffThank you Jah JahLegsman
      LegsMan records kick off the new year with a scorcher from the great TONY TUFF. On THANK YOU JAH JAH - Tony gives thanks & praises to Jah – in his sweet...
      • Tony Tuff – Thank you Jah Jah
      • Tony Tuff – Melodica Mix
      • Tony Tuff – LegsMan Thankful dub
      • Tony Tuff – LegsMan step the dub
      Lee ‘Scatch’ PerryDisco Devil Vol. 4 (6 More Classic Discomixes From The Black Ark Studio 1977-9)Studio 16
      Killer new selection of Lee Perry's Black Ark productions from the 70s featuring Augustus Pablo, Carlton Jackson, Junior Murvin, Truth, Fact & Correct...
      • Augustus Pablo – Vibrate On
      • Carlton Jackson – History
      • The Upsetters – Stay Dread / Kingdom Of Dub
      • Truth, Fact & Correct – Babylon Deh Pon Fire
      • Junior Murvin – Tedious
      • Raphael Green – Rasta Train
      Lee PerryDisco Devil Vol. 5 (6 More Classic Discomixes From The Black Ark Studio 1977-80)Studio 16
      Volume 5 of the Disco Devil Discomix series featuring deep roots vocal cuts from Junior Murvin, Twin Roots, Watty Burnett, Keith Texon & Michael Campbell.
      • Junior Murvin – Cross Over
      • Twin Roots – Know Love
      • Watty Burnett – Rainy Night In Portland
      • Keith Texon – Living My Life
      • Michael Campbell – Schoolgirl
      • Junior Murvin – Memories
      Eek-A-MouseRe-Open The BorderTan Dubz
      Brand new skanking tune featuring Jamaican dancehall legend Eek-A-Mouse with Sam-Fi & King Zois. Four versions to chose from..play loud!
      • Eek-A-Mouse – Re-Open The Border
      • Sam-Fi – Borderless Dub
      • King Zois – Cross Over Yonder
      • Sam-FI – Beyond The Dub
      Chester Coke & Ranking SpannerAfrican RaceCommon Ground International
      Deep roots vocal cut originally released in 1978, now repressed with the DJ cut from Ranking Spanner plus full dubwise on the flip.
      • Chester Coke – African Race (Extended)
      • Solid State All Stars – African Race (Version) (Extended)
      Lacksley Castell, Roy Shirley & Lascelles DouglasJust Too Young / All I Need Is Love / Once BittenCommon Ground International
      Rare mid eighties roots 12" gets first time reissue from Common Ground International label, with three tunes from Lacksley Castell, Roy Shirley & Lascelles...
      • Lacksley Castell – Just Too Young
      • Roy Shirley – All I Need Is Love
      • Lascelles Douglas – Once Bitten
      Hopeton LewisThink Positive / Story Book ChildrenCommon Ground International
      Originally released on a Canadian 12" around 77'. "Think Positive" is a conscious roots tune with his superb version of Judy Clay's "Storybook Children"...
      • Hopeton Lewis – Think Positive
      • Hopeton Lewis – Story Book Children
      Young RootsI BelieveRoots Record
      One away 80s roots 7" single from the Young Roots, limited repress with original label artwork.
      • Young Roots – I Believe
      • Young Roots – I Believe (Version )
      CultureMore CultureJoe Gibbs Record Globe
      Killer vocal roots album produced by The Mighty Two at Joe Gibbs Studio in 1981 featuring "Innocent Blood" "Callie Weed Song" "Weeping And Wailing"
      • Culture – Innocent Blood
      • Culture – Iniquity Worker
      • Culture – Iron Sharpenth Iron
      • Culture – Weaping And Wailing
      • Culture – Callie Weed Song
      • Culture – More Vacancy
      • Culture – Play Skillfully
      • Culture – White Belly Rats
      Barry BrownWarmongerFlabba
      Heavy roots early 80s vocal cut from Barry Brown and The Roots Radics produced by their bass player Errol 'Flabba' Holt.
      • Barry Brown – Warmonger
      • Roots Radics – Fight Radics
      The Light Of SabaWords Of Wisdom / Peanut VendorSaba
      Limited repress of Light Of Saba's first killer roots single originally released in 1974 with "Words Of Wisdom" backed with "Peanut Vendor".
      • The Light Of Saba – Words Of Wisdom
      • The Light Of Saba – Peanut Vendor
      Hits Of '77Doctor Bird
      Debut CD release of the popular Sonia Pottinger-produced long-player showcasing the island’s biggest reggae hits of 1977, performed by some of Kingston’s...
        Michael Palmer / Frankie JonesReaping / Acting So StrangeTasha Records
        Mid '80s heaviness out of 29 Maxfield Ave. Two deadly cuts on the same rhythm once again presented back to back. "Reaping" originally appeared as the B-side...
        • Michael Palmer – Reaping
        • Frankie Jones – Acting So Strange
        Paula Clarke / Frankie JonesUniversity / Mr. OfficerTasha Records
        More mid '80s heaviness out of 29 Maxfield Ave. Two deadly cuts on the same rhythm, both originally released on separate 12"s back in the day, in the UK...
        • Paula Clarke – University
        • Frankie Jones – Mr Officer
        Wayne JPozaZedek Records
        Fresh new roots 7" from Waterhouse, Jamaica with 16 year old singer Wayne J's infectious new tune "Poza" complete with melodica version on the flip. Only...
        • Wayne J – Poza
        • Yared Zedek – Compoza
        T-Jah meets Fikir AmlakThe Tree Of Life SessionsBasscomesaveme
        In March 2018 Blackwood Soundsystem hosted a dubplate session with King Alpha and Fikir Amlak in Lahr (Germany). Fikir Amlak voiced a dubplate called “Ancient...
        • T-Jah – Ancient Man
        • T-Jah – Ancient Dubwise
        • T-Jah – Dubman
        • T-Jah – Ekos
        • T-Jah – Melodica Ekos
        • T-Jah – Flute From Ancient Time
        Winston Reedy & The Inn House CrewCreated By The FatherRoom In The Sky
        New roots version of the Dennis Brown classic from Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew with trombonist Vin Gordon's version on the flip.
        • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Created By The Father
        • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Version
        The ProphetsKing Tubby's Prophecies Of DubPressure Sounds
        Since it first appeared in 1976, King Tubby's dub-wise reworking of tracks by Yabby You's Prophets project has become a sought after item amongst reggae...
        • The Prophets – Fair Lady
        • The Prophets – Babylon Red
        • The Prophets – South West Block
        • The Prophets – Tear Gas In Waterhouse
        • The Prophets – Traditin Skank
        • The Prophets – Earth Fear
        • The Prophets – Black Out
        • The Prophets – Serious Rebellion
        • The Prophets – Gun Man From Waterhouse
        • The Prophets – Bad Man Skank
        • The Prophets – Passing Through
        • The Prophets – Was Alive
        • The Prophets – Ten To One Version *CD bonus
        • The Prophets – Words Dub *CD bonus Track
        • The Prophets – Man To Man Version *CD Bonus
        • The Prophets – A Living Version * CD bonus Track
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        Errol GordonMessageSolid Rock
        One away rare roots tune from Errol Gordon with full dub on the flip, limited repress on original label..save yourself £100..yours for £6.99
        • Errol Gordon – Message
        • Errol Gordon – Message (Version)
        The UpsettersScratch The Upsetter AgainAntarctica Starts Here
        "The inventive record producer and vocalist Lee 'Scratch' Perry was involved in every musical shift of note in his native Jamaica, from the rhythm and...
        • The Upsetters – Bad Tooth
        • The Upsetters – The Dentis' (AKA The Dentist)
        • The Upsetters – Outer Space
        • The Upsetters – One Punch
        • Dave Barker – Will You Still Love Me
        • The Upsetters – Take One
        • The Upsetters – Soul Walk
        • The Upsetters – I Want To Thank You
        • Count Prince Miller – Mule Train
        • The Upsetters – Touch Of Fire
        • Alva "Reggie" Lewis – She Is Gone Again
        • The Upsetters – The Result
        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
        Dennis BrownTribulationObservers
        Classic roots vocal cut from 1975 produced by Niney The Obsever with the mighty "Africa" on the flip. Two sider if there ever was..
        • Dennis Brown – Tribulation
        • Dennis Brown – Africa
        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
        Barry BrownLet Go Jah Jah ChildrenStriker Lee
        Back in stock...Super deep roots from the late Barry Brown but King Tubby's dubplate mix is the killer! full of heavy echo and reverbed to the max. BUY...
        • Barry Brown – Let Go Jah Jah Children
        • King Tubby – Leggo Jah Jah Children Dubplate