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    Earl CunninghamAfrican ManJah Shaka Music
    Killer early 80s Shaka bullet from Earl Cunningham with extended mix on the A side plus two wicked dubs on the flip.
    • Earl Cunningham – African Man
    • Earl Cunningham – Man From Africa (Dub 1)
    The ItalsIn A Dis Ya Time17 North Parade
    Great vocal roots collection featuring Ronnie Davis, Keith Porter & David Isaacs featuring "Brutal Out Deh" "In A Dis Ya Time" "Temptation" and many more.
      Sis JendayiFeel ItReggae Archive
      500 copies only of this long lost tune from Bristol's reggae heritage. Recorded in 1982. Produced and mixed by Rob Smith and previously unreleased. The...
      • Sis Jendayi – Feel It
      • Sis Jendayi – Dub Version 1
      • Sis Jendayi – Dub Version 2
      • Sis Jendayi – Dub Version 3
      Polly MIn This Time & DubUniversal Melody Records
      Deep new roots offering from producer IDavid and singer Polly M with dub on the flip.
      • Polly M – In This Time
      • I-David – Dub This Time
      Stiffy DreadJah DreadfulTwinkle Records
      Big underground roots tune from the late eighties produced by Norman Grant of Twinkle Brothers, gets limited repress with dub on the flip.
        Errol "Flabba" HoltCongo DreadDistant Drum
        'My Heart Is In Danger' and 'Congo Dread' 1st cuts, both with original dub versions. These tracks are the first recordings of both songs from 1975, riding...
        • Errol "Flabba" Holt – Congo Dread
        • Errol Holt All Stars – Dread Congo
        Errol "Flabba" HoltMy Heart Is In DangerDistant Drum
        'My Heart Is In Danger' and 'Congo Dread' 1st cuts, both with original dub versions. These tracks are the first recordings of both songs from 1975, riding...
        • Errol "Flabba" Holt – My Heart Is In Danger
        • Errol Holt All Stars – Danger Zone
        Horace AndySet Me Free / Do RightHulk
        Rodguel Sinclair, AKA the Original Blackbeard, along with his close friends, King Tubby and Bunny “Striker” Lee help harness and create the musical...
        • Horace Andy – Set Me Free
        • Ring Craft Posse – Dub Me Free
        • Horace Andy – Do Right
        Wailing SoulsWho No Waan Come / Unfaithful ChildrenGreensleeves Records
        First time repress for Greensleeves 12” classic from 1981 - Two roots anthems back to back! Higher heights harmonies from the Wailing Souls over a deep...
        • Wailing Souls – Who No Waan Come
        • Al Campbell – Unfaithful Children
        Fabian MirandaDestinyFox
        Great 70s roots vocal cut from Fabian Miranda of "Prophecy" fame with great dub on the flip.
        • Fabian Miranda – Destiny
        • Fabian Miranda – Version
        Sacka TullochFree The ChildrenFox
        Superb deep roots from the mid 70s produced by Jack Ruby, first time repressed since 1976..buy!
        • Sacka Tulloch – Free The Children
        • Sacka Tulloch – Give Them The Lighter
        Tyrone TaylorLife TableWolf
        Killer mid 70s roots tune from Tyrone Taylor with wicked horns led version on the B-Side, produced by Jack Ruby..don't leave.
        • Tyrone Taylor – Life Table
        • Black Disciples – Turning
        Vincent Roswell & Mystic RadicsGoing To A Dance / Apple Of My EyeHornin' Sounds
        Rare material from probably the best recording session of Mystic Radics on June 12, 1984. Deep vocals followed by psychedelics Dubs mixed by the great...
        • Vincent Roswell & Mystic Radics – Going To A Dance
        • Vincent Roswell & Mystic Radics – Going To A Dub
        • Vincent Roswell & Mystic Radics – Apple Of My Eye
        • Vincent Roswell & Mystic Radics – Apple Of My Dub
        Audrey HallGroove SituationHorus Records
        The original killer cut of "Groovy Situation" from 1976 later recorded and voiced by Keith Rowe at The Black Ark with Lee Perry.
        • Audrey Hall – Groove Situation
        • J.R.M Orchestra – Situation
        Merging TrafficMister Magic / TonightHorus Records
        Great mid 70s instrumental Jamaican funk reggae from Keith Rowe with 70s dub version of the rocksteady hit "Tonight"on the flip.
        • Merging Traffic – Mister Magic
        • Merging Traffic – Tonight
        Junior Murvin & U RoyPolice & ThievesBroken Stick
        Junior Murvin relicked his most famous tune in Jamaica 2006 whilst U Roy cut his take 2018 with Melodica version plus dub on the flip. Rewind selector..
        • Junior Murvin – Police & Thieves
        • U Roy – Mr War Officer
        • Brush – Musical Ammunition
        • Judi-K – Dubbing In The Streets
        Lone Ranger / Lloyd HemmingsTime So Hard / What's Up Bad CatLegsman
        Part 2 of KOJAK’S penitentiray riddim – This features the un-released extended version of the KING TUBBY produced Dub – Mixed by SCIENTIST in 1979...
        • Lone Ranger – Time So Hard
        • Lloyd Hemmings – What's Up Bad Cat
        • Legsman – Tribute To King Tubby Dub
        Stamma HaughtonRoots In A RootsAfrik
        1976 roots single from Ralston 'Stamma' Haughton produced by Barry Biggs.
        • Stamma Haughton – Roots In A Roots
        • Stamma Haughton – Roots Version
        The SlickersSt. Jago De La VegaAfrik
        Rare roots originally released in 1977 produced by Barry Biggs, check dub.
        • The Slickers – St. Jago De La Vega
        • The Slickers – St. Jago De La Vega Version
        The SlickersZion LandAfrik
        Very rare two sider from The Slickers originally released in 1981 produced by Barry Biggs.
        • The Slickers – Zion Land
        • The Slickers – Well Dread
        ManassehDubplate Style '90-'99Old Hard Bread
        90s instrumental roots dubplate cuts from U.K. Producer Nick Manasseh with four equally heavy mixes to choose from.
        • Manasseh – Clash Version
        • Manasseh – Clash Version Pt 2
        • Manasseh – Creation
        • Manasseh – Creation Dub
        King TubbyKing Tubby Meets Blackbeard's Ring Craft PossePatate Records
        Unreleased dub mixes from King Tubby! Recordings from 1975 till 1980. Produced by "Blackbeard" Sinclair. Featuring rhythms from Black Uhuru, Drifter,...
        • King Tubby – African Drifter
        • King Tubby – Jah Love
        • King Tubby – Jam Rock
        • King Tubby – Baba
        The RootsmanPass The Chalice / Tribal DervishPartial Records
        Heavy middle eastern sounding roots from 1996 from The Rootsman & Third Eye Studio, check "Tribal Dervish" while the dubplate mix is first time release.
        • The Rootsman – Pass The Chalice
        • The Rootsman – Pass The Dubplate
        • The Rootsman – Tribal Dervish
        • The Rootsman – Tribal Dervish - Dubplate Mix
        Johnny OsbourneRise Up (Unreleased Mix)Old Hard Bread
        Unreleased roots 90s mix from Johnny Osbourne and U.K. producers Mannasseh & Gil Gang. Numbered limited edition of 350 only.
        • Johnny Osbourne – Rise Up (Unreleased Mix)
        • Riz All Stars – Version (Unreleased Mix)
        Carlton StephensonLook At The TimeTuff Scout
        Heavyweight vocal roots originally released on Ethnic Fight subsidiary "Reggae" label produced by Larry Lawrence. Repressed from original Half Moon Master...
        • Carlton Stephenson – Look At The Time
        • Carlton Stephenson – Time
        Johnny ClarkeAfrican PeopleJackpot
        Great deep mid 70s roots rocker with King Tubby's mix stripping the whole thing down. Long out print
        • Johnny Clarke – African People
        • Johnny Clarke – Version
        The Conscious MindsGood Mood / Sweet StickOHM RECORDS INC.
        Two superb early roots instrumentals from 1971 produced by BB Seaton, limited repress USA stock.
        • The Conscious Minds – Good Mood
        • The Conscious Minds – Sweet Stick
        Belén NataliLife Is A BoomerangRaggattack
        Infectious new dancehall tune from Spanish singer Belen Natali with version on the flip.
        • Belen Natali – Life Is A Boomerang
        • Raggattack – Life Is A Boomerang (Version)
        Lee PerryDisco Devil Volume 3 (6 More Classics From The Black Ark Studio 1977-79)Studio 16
        3rd instalment of the Disco Devil Black Ark series featuring Max Romeo, Jolly Brothers,Leroy Sibbles, Devon Irons and more.
        • Jolly Brothers – Conscious Man (Seven Leaves 12" Mix 1977)
        • Max Romeo – Norman (Upsetter 12" Mix 1978)
        • Leroy Sibbles – Garden Of Life (Big Spanner Disco Ajax 12" Mix 1978)
        • King Scratch – Dread Lion (Black Art 12" 1977)
        • The Mistic – Forward With The Orthodox (Special 7" edit 2019)
        • Devon Irons – When Jah Come (Special 7" edit 2019)
        • 1. Jolly Brothers – Conscious Man (Seven Leaves 12" Mix 1977)
        • 2. Max Romeo – Norman (Upsetter 12" Mix 1978)
        • 3. Leroy Sibbles – Garden Of Life (Big Spanner Disco Ajax 12" Mix 1978)
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        Brixton Heights All Stars ft. Ital HornsRipe HornsBrixton Heights Records
        The second release on Brixton Heights Records is a Roots Jazz Dub Instrumental. An original riddim produced by the Brixton Heights Crew in collaboration...
        • Brixton Heights All Stars ft. Ital Horns – Ripe Horns
        • Brixton Heights All Stars ft. Ital Horns – Hard Bud
        Rubadub RevolutionEarly Dancehall Productions From Bunny LeePressure Sounds
        “Rub A Dub Revolution: Early Dancehall Productions From Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee” their first foray into Mr. Lee’s transformative rub a dub work from...
        • The Paragons – Know Yourself Mankind
        • Don Carlos & Papa Tullo – Lazer Beam (Nuff Stylee) 12" Mix
        • Johnny Clarke – I Man Come Again
        • Papa Tullo – Every Half Is A Fraction
        • Cornell Campbell & Scientist – Bandulo 12" Mix
        • The Paragons – A Place Called Zion
        • Simple Simon – Revolution Fighters
        • Trevor Castell – Too Popular (Previously Unreleased)
        • Cornell Campbell – Exterminator (Previously Released)
        • Devon Edwards – Lay Down Flat
        • 1. The Paragons – Know Yourself Mankind
        • 2. Don Carlos & Papa Tullo – Lazer Beam (Nuff Stylee) 12" Mix
        • 3. Johnny Clarke – I Man Come Again
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        Martin CampbellGot To Pray (Dubplate Mix)Roots Youths Records
        Unreleased dub plate mix from the early 90s produced by U.K. Roots producer Martin Campbell, only 300 pressed.
        • Martin Campbell – Got To Pray (Dubplate Mix)
        • Hi Tech Roots Dynamics – Praying Dub
        The DisciplesAfrican OdyssyMania Dub
        Music Mania and Indica Dubs is proud to present a triple colour vinyl 7” series in their Mania Dub series. These unreleased songs have been produced...
        • The Disciples – African Odyssy
        • The Disciples – African Odyssy Version
        The DisciplesDeep SpaceMania Dub
        Music Mania and Indica Dubs is proud to present a triple colour vinyl 7” series in their Mania Dub series. These unreleased songs have been produced...
        • The Disciples – Deep Space
        • The Disciples – Deep Space Version
        The DisciplesTrue LoveMania Dub
        Music Mania and Indica Dubs is proud to present a triple colour vinyl 7” series in their Mania Dub series. These unreleased songs have been produced...
        • The Disciples – True Love
        • The Disciples – True Love Version
        Sugar MinottGhetto PeopleCommon Ground International
        Great uptempo digital roots tune from 1989 with instrumental version on the flip. Clean and loud pressing from Common Ground International.
        • Sugar Minott – Ghetto People
        • Sugar Minott – Ghetto People (Version)
        Sound IrationMelody RootsOld Hard Bread
        Wicked U.K. Roots 12" early Mannasseh production from 1990, only 350 repressed on 1 sided 12" vinyl.
        • Sound Iration – Sound Iration Part1
        • Sound Iration – Sound Iration Part2
        Cornell CampbellMy CountryRoots Vibration
        Classic roots reggae tune from 1978 by a legend of reggae music Cornell Campbell. Wicked horns on this one. Limited edition of 500.
        • Cornell Campbell – My Country
        • Cornell Campbell – My Country (Version)
        Howie AtkinsWalls Of BabylonRoots Vibration
        Howie Atkins' first release after he had moved to Canada, recorded in 1978 by King Culture. Conscious Roots Reggae tune carried by rolling hand-drums,...
        • Howie Atkins – Walls Of Babylon
        • Howie Atkins – Walls Of Babylon (Version)
        Winston JarrettWork Up YourselfRoots Vibration
        Heavy hitting roots rarity by Winston Jarrett, produced by Dillinger & first released in 1983. Limited edition of 500.
        • Winston Jarrett – Work Up Yourself
        • Winston Jarrett – Rebel
        Linval ThompsonTrojan Roots Albums CollectionDoctor Bird
        By the late Seventies, increasing numbers of Jamaican performers were turning their hand to studio production work, and of these few made the transition...
          Jacob Miller / Johnny ClarkeZion Gates / Enter His GatesAttack Gold
          Jacob Miller's unreleased next vocal cut to Johnny Clarke's classic "Enter Into His Gates With Praise" which is on the flip sitting next to King Tubby's...
          • Jacob Miller – Zion Gates
          • King Tubby – Dub
          • Johnny Clarke – Enter His Gates
          • King Tubby – Dub
          Another Shot2019 EditionBlack Solidarity
          This is a re-lick of a 1988 compilation from producer Ossie Thomas, with superb new tracks featuring Big Youth, Diggory Kenrick, Frankie Paul, Jackie Bernard...
          • Jackie Bernard – Broken Bones
          • Diggory Kenrick – Pigeon Valley
          • Frankie Paul – The Heaten A Fight Fi Bread & Butter
          • Buju Banton & Tristan Palma – Ellie My Love
          • Daddy Colonel – Who Run The Block
          Augustus Pablo & FriendsThe Red SeaAquarius
          “Red Sea” is an album by Augustus Pablo released in 1998, containing material recorded between 1970 and 1973. It was produced by Herman Chin Loy. ...
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – The Red Sea
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – Iggy Iggy
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – East Of The River Nile
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – Soul Vibration
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – Song Of The East
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – Uganda
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – Youth Man
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – Invasion
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – I-Man
          • Augustus Pablo & Friends – African Rock
          Boom Donovan GreenBrexitLight Of Lights
          A modern day tale of dread from Boom Donovan Green over a killer old school roots rhythm with superb dub on the flip.
          • Boom Donovan Green – Brexit
          • Boom Donovan Green – Brexit (Dub)
          No Wahala In The DanceAdventures In Contemporary Reggae, Dub & ElectronicsNo Wahala Sounds
          The tracks on this album are a snapshot of contemporary reggae, dub and electronics from mainly London based artists. In addition to the UK capital, there...
          • Majah Tunder – Wicked Man
          • Teshay Makeda – OMG
          • Owen Hender & Trevor Westcarr – Last Days (Dub)
          • U.K. Principal ft. Charmaine Holder – Theme
          • Mosi (All The People) – Search
          • D'Oxman – The Best Is Yet To Come
          • Mad X – Real Sensimilla
          • Charmaine Holder ft. U.K. Principal – Carry Come
          • Markee Ledge – Conscious Brother
          • U.K. Principal – More Peace (Junglist Remix By Sasha Khan)
          Dan SubtifugeBlackboard Jungle DubTotally Dubwise Recordings
          Featuring 2 wicked cuts, the original mix produced and engineered by Label boss man Dan Subtifuge.A heavy weight soundsystem rumbler designed to rock the...
          • Dan Subtifuge – Blackboard Jungle Dub
          • Dan Subtifuge – Version
          ChristelGovernment Man (Alt. Cut)Partial Records
          Unearthed roots rarity from 1998 from Christel & Goldmasters All Stars produced by Malcolm Diss.
          • Christel – Government Man (Alt Cut)
          • Christel – Political Version
          Dreadlock TalesHorn Of ZionDreadlock Tales Music
          Heavyweight sound system tune from Finland with Dreadlock Tales's "Horn Of Zion" play loud!
          • Dreadlock Tales – Horn Of Zion
          • Dreadlock Tales – Dub Of Zion
          Judah Eskender TafariLong SufferingRhygin
          Long awaited new vocal roots album from Judah Eskender Tafari, this time working with California based label Rhygin Records. Kicking off the LP with a...
          • Judah Eskender Tafari – Rastafari Tell You
          • Judah Eskender Tafari – Feeling
          • Judah Eskender Tafari – Pay Attention
          • Judah Eskender Tafari – Jehovah
          • Judah Eskender Tafari – Why