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    Barry BrownBig Big Politician / No Wicked Shall EnterDub Store
    Two late 70s heavyweight roots rockers from Barry Brown, produced by Bunny Lee. Reissued on original "Justice" label from the time. Clear and loud pressing!
    • Barry Brown – Big Big Politician
    • Barry Brown – No Wicked Shall Enter
    Cedric Im BrooksBlackness Of Darkness / Africa CallingDub Store
    Two mid 70s afro reggae killers from Cedric Im Brooks, both tracks taken from "One Essence" Lp. 1st time on 7"..don't Miss!
    • Cedric Im Brooks – Blackness Of Darkness
    • Cedric Im Brooks – Africa Calling
    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
    Riddim ConferenceCobraKingston Connexion
    Brand new 7" from Tokyo based producer Nobuhiro Suzuki aka Riddim Conference on Kingston Connexion
    • Riddim Conference – Cobra
    • Riddim Conference – Dub Cobra
    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
    Billy BoyoOne Spliff A Day / One Dub A DayVP Records
    Great reissue of Billy Boyo's killer tune from the early eighties "One Spliff A Day" with Scientist's mix on the flip. Comes in company sleeve.
    • Billy Boyo – One Spliff A Day
    • Billy Boyo – One Dub A Day
    Winston Reedy & The Inn House CrewHere I Come (Medley)Room In The Sky
    Winston Reedy with a killer fresh take on rocksteady with instrumental on the flip. Wrong label's on the record..Ready or not!
    • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Here I Come (Melody)
    • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Version
    Juliaiasiash & SaluteRaw DiamondRoom In The Sky
    Montego Bay born singer songwriter Juliaisaiah teams up with The Room In The Sky label for fresh new roots album featuring 21 songs with Vin Gordon, Winston...
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – Here I Stand
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – Better Must Come
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – Blessing I Receive
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – Pass The Kutchie
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – Cool Nah Man
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – Feel The Fire
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – Chikka Chikka
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – In Paradise
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – Welcome Home
    • Juliaiasiash & Salute – Love You Right
    The Inn House CrewThe RoachRoom In The Sky
    Wicked new tune from The Inn House Crew with this infectious Violin led roots instrumental.
    • The Inn House Crew – The Roach
    • The Inn House Crew – Rathid
    Andrew DanClassic Rides AgainCommon Ground International
    Killer roots dancehall tune from 1988, first of five new reissues from Common Ground International.
    • Andrew Dan – Classic Ride Again
    • Andrew Dan – Classic Ride Again (Version)
    Humble LionPirates On ShoreCommon Ground International
    One of three new dancehall reissues from 1988, Humble Lion's "Pirates On Shore" with dub on the flip.
    • Humble Lion – Pirates On Shore
    • Humble Lion – Pirates On Shore (Version)
    Horace MartinRuff We RuffCommon Ground International
    1988 rare dancehall from Horace Martin with version on the flip.
    • Horace Martin – Ruff We Ruff
    • Horace Martin – Ruff We Ruff (Version)
    Dill Smith / Stranger ColeSet Me Free / Freedom, Justice & EqualityCommon Ground International
    Great mid 70s deep roots originally released on USA label Half Moon, both tunes with wicked dub versions.
    • Dill Smith / Stranger Cole – Set Me Free
    • Dill Smith / Stranger Cole – Set Me Free Dub
    • Dill Smith / Stranger Cole – Freedom, Justice & Equality
    • Dill Smith / Stranger Cole – Freedom, Justice & Equality Dub
    Chris Black & The RocksYou're The Part Of MeCommon Ground International
    Wicked 1987 rootsy dancehall from Chris Black & The Rocks, rare tune to find now reissued by new label Common Ground International, check the first five...
    • Chris Black & The Rocks – You Are The Part Of Me
    • Chris Black & The Rocks – You Are The Part Of Me (Version)
    Johnny OsbourneNever Stop FightingJah Guidance / VP
    1982 rootsman business from Johnny Osbourne with Roots Radics in full effect. Championed and selected by Jah Shaka for the now deleted “Positive Message”...
    • Johnny Osbourne – Never Stop Fighting
    • The Roots Radics – Dangerous Match Six
    Papa KojakFreedom Fighter - RootedLegsman
    First part of a two part edition from LEGSMAN RECORDS both feature the famous PENITENTIRAY rhythm. Originally produced at KING TUBBY’S and mixed by SCIENTIST....
    • Papa Kojak – Freedom Fighter
    • Papa Kojak – Rooted
    • Papa Kojak – Rooted Horns Dub
    • Papa Kojak – Legsman Uproot Dub
    Earl ZeroNone Shall Escape The JudgementArchive Recordings
    1980's version of this foundation track originally written by Earl Zero and recorded for Earl China Smith who released it on Epiphany Records in the US....
    • Earl Zero – None Shall Escape The Judgement
    • The Soul Syndicate – None Shall Escape The Judgement Version
    • Earl Zero – None Shall Escape The Judgement (Extended)
    • 1. None Shall Escape The Judgement
    • 2. The Soul Syndicate – None Shall Escape The Judgement Version
    • 3. None Shall Escape The Judgement (Extended)
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    Dennis Brown / Junior DelgadoBlessed Are The Men (The Pill) / Cry, CryJah Fingers
    Two strong roots vocals originally released in 1977 both tracks with extended dubs & produced by Winston "Niney" Holness
    • Dennis Brown – Blessed Are The Men (The Pill)
    • Junior Delgado – Cry, Cry
    Naggo MorrisJah GuideJah Fingers
    Great roots two sider from former Heptones singer Naggo Morris with "Jah Guide" & "Give Her My Love" circa 1980 produced by Niney The Observer.
    • Naggo Morris – Jah Guide
    • Niney The Observer – Give Her My Love
    Pablo GadFly Away HomeReggae On Top
    Underground U.K. Roots classic from 1980, first issued on 12" by Greensleeves but long out of print. Comes complete with original B-Side "Well Insane"
    • Pablo Gad – Fly Away Home
    • Pablo Gad – Well Insane
    Linval ThompsonLump SumFlabba
    Superb early eighties roots track from Singer / Producer Linval Thompson, produced by Roots Radics bass player Errol 'Flabba' Holt with two separate dub...
    • Linval Thompson – Lump Sum
    • Roots Radics – Some Dub
    • Linval Thompson – Wa Di Is Free
    Barry Brown / Errol HoltPhysical Fitness / Yes Yes YesFlabba
    Tuff Roots Radics backing for Barry Brown on this killer 1982 discomix release with Errol Holt's update version of the Dawn Penn classic on the flip.
    • Barry Brown / Errol Holt – Physical Fitness
    • Barry Brown / Errol Holt – Yes Yes Yes
    Deep Roots Observer StyleNiney Presents Dennis Brown, I-Roy, The Heptones, Page One & The Observers17 North Parade
    Great 4XCD compilation of Dennis Brown's Deep Down, I-Roy's The Observer Book Of I-Roy, The Heptones Better Days and Page One & The Observers Observation...
      Pablo MosesProverbs Extraction / Music Is My DesireRebirth Records
      Originally released in 1982 on island records, two killer roots vocal cuts from Pablo Moses both with extended dubs.
      • Pablo Moses – Proverbs Extraction
      • Pablo Moses – Music Is My Desire (Discomix)
      UndefinedThreeZamZam Sounds
      Undefined are a duo Sahara (keys/bass/programming) and Ohkuma (drums) have deep roots in the Japanese dub and reggae scenes (Heavymanners, Soul Dimension)...
      • Undefined – Three
      • Undefined – Three Dub
      Lion YouthThree Million On The DoleVirgo Stomach
      Originally released in 1982 as the follow up to his big tune "Rat A Cut Bottle" with full dub on the flip...Nothin's changed..
      • Lion Youth – Three Million On The Dole
      • Lion Youth – Three Million Posse On Employed In A Dub
      Vivian JonesWho's Gonna Get CaughtVirgo Stomach
      U.K. roots classic originally released in 1980, with horns cut on the flip. Produced by Jon Rubie for Virgo Stomach label.
      • Vivian Jones – Who's Gonna Get Caught
      • Lockslee – Horns Finger
      Gregory IsaacsMr. Isaacs17 North Parade
      Among the most important full-length album works from one of reggae’s greatest singers, Mr. Isaacs shows the great Gregory Isaacs in the prime of his...
      • Gregory Isaacs – Sacrifice
      • Gregory Isaacs – Storm
      • Gregory Isaacs – Storybook Children
      • Gregory Isaacs – Hand Cuff
      • Gregory Isaacs – Slave Master
      • Gregory Isaacs – Get Ready
      • Gregory Isaacs – Set The Captive Free
      • Gregory Isaacs – The Winner
      • Gregory Isaacs – Smile
      Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & FriendsRocking Time In DubRocking Time
      13 song dub LP in 2 sided hand silk screened jacket. Three tracks previously unreleased. Thirteen track LP collecting 1970's versions and dubs from the...
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Street Side Rock
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Living Rockers Dub
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Door Lock Part 2
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Congo Dread Chapter 1
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Play The Dub
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Dub From The Start
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Power Of Dub
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Rock Verison
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – King St. Special
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Devil's Smile Dub
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Marshall Skank
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Stand In A Line Version
      • Bill Hutchinson, King Tubby & Friends – Chapter 1 Burning
      UprisingRoots Aggregation Singles CollectionUprising
      15 song compilation LP in 2-sided hand silkscreened jacket. Five tracks previously unreleased. Fifteen track compilation collecting rare 1970's singles...
      • Carl Fletcher – Hard Time
      • Jah Mojo – Mojo Dub
      • Eric "Junior" Folkes – Lay Your Head
      • Little Roy – Christopher Columbus
      • Carl & The Seers – Love Come Back
      • Junior & Joanette – Quarter Moon
      • Eric "Junior" Folkes – Brand New Start
      • Jah Mojo – Re Ban Ske Bo
      • Pablo Black – Mellow Mood
      • Fulk Livingston Reid – Trickster
      • Carl Fletcher – Just Come Man
      • Ewan Gardner – Weary Days
      • Silk, Satin, Velvet & Wool – The More We Are Toghether
      • Anthony Goodwin – I Will Find You
      • Jah Mojo – Xmas Rock
      Admiral TibetPermissionOld Hard Bread
      Rare U.K. roots from the early nineties produced by Nick Manasseh & Gil (Tuff Scout) Cang with Jamaican vocalist Admiral Tibet. Limited edition of 350...
      • Admiral Tibet – Permission
      • Admiral Tibet – Sixth Commandment Dub
      • Admiral Tibet – Sixth Commandment Dub (Version)
      Everton DacresJah Jah PeopleAfrik
      Wicked 1978 rare vocal roots cut from Everton Dacres produced by Barry Biggs at Dynamic.
      • Everton Dacres – Jah Jah People
      • Sterophonics – Jah People Time
      Melford JacksonSouthern AfricaAfrik
      Rare one away roots from 1978 recorded with Family Man Barrett on bass with dub version on the flip, nice label repro of the original label.
      • Melford Jackson – Southern Africa
      • Melford Jackson – Namibia (Version)
      Twinkle BrothersJahoviahTwinkle Music
      Classic late 70s roots vocal from The Twinkle Brothers with Ralston Grant on lead vocals with DJ. cut from Illie P. and full dub version of the flip. Now...
      • Twinkle Brothers – Jahoviah
      • Iley P. – Love Selassie
      • Twinkle Riddim Section – Dub Version
      Gregory IsaacsStormVP
      Wicked roots vocal cut taken from Gregory's Mr. Isaacs LP with "Leggo Dub" on the flip first time on 7" vinyl. Record comes in neat Gregory Isaacs & Ossie...
      • Gregory Isaacs – Storm
      • Gregory Isaacs – Leggo Dub
      Musical BreedSave The Little ChildrenDig This Way Records
      Nigerian digi-dub/boogie rarity, reissued via Dig This Way Records! The album was originally released in Nigeria by Tabansi Records and recorded at Afrodisia/Decca...
      • Musical Breed – Save The Little Children
      • Musical Breed – Save The Little Children (Dub) (DJ Version)
      • Musical Breed – Let's Chase Them
      • Musical Breed – Gamble Woman
      • Musical Breed – Gamble Woman (Dub) (DJ Version)
      • Musical Breed – If I'm To Rule The World
      Tapper ZukieFreakStars
      Very rare end of the seventies disco reggae bomb from Tapper Zukie, bongo driven with killer bass & drums and synths. More affordable than the original...
      • Tapper Zukie – Freak
      • Tapper Zukie – Version Musical Imtimidator
      Vin GordonAfrican ShoresTradition Disc
      Second release on Tradition Disc featuring Vin Gordon...don't leave! Heavyweight Sounds. Solo album excursion from the legendary Jamaican trombonist....
      • Vin Gordon – African Sores
      • Vin Gordon – Gold Coast Dub
      • Vin Gordon – Styler Man
      • Vin Gordon – Dubbing Style
      • Vin Gordon – Spill Over
      • Vin Gordon – Gusum Peck
      • Vin Gordon – Voodoo Man In Dub
      • Vin Gordon – Shucumooku
      • Vin Gordon – Sa La Vie
      Clinton SlyBoom TuneTuff Scout
      Tuff Scout return with a limited 300 only killer jump up tune from Clinton Sly, produced by Bukkha..don't sleep!
      • Clinton Sly – Boom Tune
      Mungo's Hi-Fi x Eva LazrusMore FyahScotch Bonnet
      Glasgow-based soundsystem and production unit, Mungo's Hi Fi, are pleased to announce the release of new album ‘More Fyah’, a stunning collaboration...
      • Mungo's Hi-Fi x Eva Lazrus – Dub Be Good To Me
      • Mungo's Hi-Fi x Eva Lazrus – We Weren't Made For This
      • Mungo's Hi-Fi x Eva Lazrus – More Fyah
      • Mungo's Hi-Fi x Eva Lazrus – Amsterdam
      • Mungo's Hi-Fi x Eva Lazrus – Babylon Raid ft Max Romeo
      • Mungo's Hi-Fi x Eva Lazrus – Live My Life
      Earl ZeroOnly Jah Can Ease The PressureIroko Records
      Classic vocal roots album originally issued in 1979 by Bertram Brown's Freedom Sounds label, recorded with The Soul Syndicate Band. 10 tracks check " Black...
      • Earl Zero – Only Jah
      • Earl Zero – Black Bird
      • Earl Zero – 2000 Years
      • Earl Zero – Black Rose
      • Earl Zero – Shackles And Chain
      Bob SkengEducation (Unreleased Mix) / Version (Unreleased Mix)Old Hard Bread
      Amazing and crucial unreleased mix released on 7 inch by Twinkle Rootz Sound for Old Hard Bread label.The specialist Nick Manasseh on the desk in the '90...
      • Bob Skeng – Education (Unreleased Mix)
      • Bob Skeng – Version (Unreleased Mix)
      Paula Clarke / Tony MurrayHeart Breaker / Beautiful LadyRightrack
      Two rare originally Canadian issued 12" get first time reissue from new label Rightrack Records. Paula Clarke's mid eighties rootsy lovers tune paired...
      • Paula Clarke – Heart Breaker
      • Tony Murray – Beautiful Lady
      Vin GordonSplit Second / EnforcementRightrack
      Superb double header from Jamaican Trombone legend Vin Gordon, two killer late 70s roots instrumentals with "Split Second" & "Enforcement" One of three...
      • Vin Gordon – Split Second
      • Vin Gordon – Enforcement
      George Nooks / Al CampbellFret Not Yourself / Sell OutHi Power Music
      Two 1997 rootsy dancehall tunes from George Nooks & Al Campbell produced by General Lee with Sly & Robbie and The Taxi Gang.
      • George Nooks – Fret Not Yourself
      • Al Campbell – Sell Out
      White MiceRoots MusicIntelitec Muzik
      One of the stand out tracks from his 1988 debut LP "True Love", first time on 7" Killer late 80s dancehall with version.
      • White Mice – Roots Music
      • White Mice – Roots Music (Version)
      Errol Brown & The RevoltionariesCulture Dub & Medley DubDoctor Bird
      By the close of the 1970s, dub was firmly established as a favourite sub-genre of the reggae canon, with every Jamaican-based producer of note releasing...
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Everyday Love Dub
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Iron Sharp Dub
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Harder Than The Rest (Dub)
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Work On Dub
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Payaka Dub
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Jah Rastafari (Version)
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Trinity In Dub
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Dub You Know
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Under Heavy
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Swing And Dub
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – In The Park Version
      • Errol Brown & The Revoltionaries – Trial Dub
      The People's BandDemocracy Is BrokenStudio 16
      UK roots rock dub-oriented musical excursions all based on the theme of 'Brexit', the UK's referendum result which voted to leave the European Union...
      • The People's Band – Democracy Is Broken
      • The People's Band – The People Vote Leave
      • The People's Band – Three Wasted Years
      • The People's Band – Speakers Rule (c.1604)
      • The People's Band – Article 50
      • The People's Band – Brexiteer
      • The People's Band – The People Vote To Remain
      • The People's Band – The Men In Grey Suits From Europe
      • The People's Band – The Red Line
      • The People's Band – The Backstop