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    Ta Teasha LoveOh Jah ComeOnlyroots
    aka Senya & Olive Grant wicked female 70s roots vocal cut produced by Family Man Barrett & Clive Chin at Randy’s
    • Ta Teasha Love – Oh Jah Come
    • Family Man & The Wailers Band – Oh Jah Dub
    Paul WhitemanSay SoOnlyroots
    Wicked mid 70s roots vocal cut from Paul Whiteman, produced by Augustus Pablo with the rare original dub version on the flip.
    • Paul Whiteman – Say So
    • Pablo All Stars – Version Rockers
    StallionStallionHornin' Sounds
    Heavy sought-after Roots track from 1980 played by crazy talented band Black Stallion. Real Soulful singer here. Serious thing. Extended with 2 fresh Raw...
    • Stallion – Stallion [Extended]
    • Stallion – Stallion [Vocal Dub]
    Yabass Yaba RadicsYear Zero DubbHornin' Sounds
    Seriously good dub album from Alan 'Yaba' Blizzard recorded and mixed at Yaba Studios in London, with extra dubness coming from Al Breadwinner. For fans...
    • Yabass Yaba Radics – Enter The Cisis
    • Yabass Yaba Radics – Money Crisis
    • Yabass Yaba Radics – The End Is Nigh
    • Yabass Yaba Radics – Them A Lie, We Dub Them
    Bongo Pat / Augustus PabloYoung Generation / New Style RockersOnlyroots
    Classic mid 70s roots from Bongo Pat with Augustus Pablo’s Xylophone version on the flip.
    • Bongo Pat – Young Generation
    • Augustus Pablo – New Style Rockers
    Tommy McCookDeath TrapPressure Sounds
    Tommy McCook’s playing perfectly suited to this inspired horns workout recorded at the Black Ark studio. King Tubby's dub on the flipside. Yabby at the...
    • Tommy McCook – Death Trap
    • King Tubby – Living Style
    Vivian 'Yabby You' JacksonFire In A KingstonPressure Sounds
    Sly and Robbie created the rhythm as Yabby You name checks the tough neighbourhoods scattered around Kingston’s ghetto areas. Mixing biblical quotations...
    • Vivian 'Yabby You' Jackson – Fire In A Kingston
    • King Tubby – Kingston Dub
    Bree DanielsOh Me Oh MyPressure Sounds
    Lee Perry’s playful nature credited this 45 to Jane Fonda’s character in Klute!! About as Post Modern as you can get. The music is a storming up tempo...
    • Bree Daniels – Oh Me Oh My
    • The Upsetters – Oh Me Oh Dub
    Bobby Ellis And The UpsettersSka BabyPressure Sounds
    Ska Baby by Bobby Ellis. Produced and Directed by the Upsetter. Subtle Black Ark instrumental. Comes with a lovely dub on the flipside. In a custom bag....
    • Bobby Ellis And The Upsetters – Ska Baby
    • Bobby Ellis And The Upsetters – Ska Version
    Delano StewartStay A Little Bit LongerDoctor Bird
    13 tracks new to CD, Includes previously lost “Doctor No Go” Trojan LP, Features numerous boss reggae hits In 1968, having spent the past few years...
      Abeng Meets Rootikal HornsDowntown BluesDig This Way Records
      Great horns instrumental cut and dub version from Rootikal Horns released on Italian label Dig This Way. Limited to 500 copies only.
      • Abeng – Downtown Blues
      • Eeyun – Dubtown Blues
      AbengNo Bad IntentionDig This Way Records
      New roots vocal cut from Italian label Dig This way and singer Abeng with top dub on the flip from Russ of The Disciples. Limited to 500 copies.
      • Abeng – No Bad Intention
      • The Disciples – Intention In Dub
      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
      Sister Sarah meets Megumi Mesaku / Fikir AmlakCoptic Serenade / African RainConscious Sounds
      Deep roots Horns instrumental from Sista Sarah & Megumi Mesaku with Fikir Amlak's vocal cut on the same rhythm. Produced by Dougie from Conscious Sounds
      • Sister Sarah meets Megumi Mesaku – Coptic Serenade
      • Dougie Conscious – Coptic Dub
      • Fikir Amlak – African Rain
      • Ital Horns – African Horns
      • Dougie Conscious – African Dub
      ManassehBabylon Outside / Brexit BluesSufferah's Choice
      Wicked new roots steppers from Nick Manasseh with two versions of "Babylon Outside" plus a fitting "Brexit Blues" on the flip. Recommended!
      • Manasseh – Babylon Outside (Part 1)
      • Manasseh – Babylon Outside (Part 2)
      • Manasseh – Brexit Blues (Extended Mix)
      Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far IA.1. Dub / Cry Tuff Encounter Chapter IVDoctor Bird
      Two of the finest dub collections from the early 1980s A.1 Dub & Cry Tuff Dub Chapter IV both make their CD debuts Numerous tracks unavailable for decades Released...
      • DISC 1: A.1. Dub - Morwell Unlimited – Different Style
      • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – West Side Ranking
      • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – Waterpump Skank
      • Cry Tuff Encounter Chapter IV - Prince Far I – Foundation Stepper
      • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – Deadly Command
      • Morwell Unlimited & Prince Far I – Time Stone Turning
      • DISC 2: The Revoltionaries & Roots Radics In Fine Style – In Fine Style
      • Jammy's At The Control – Jammin' For Survival
      • David Isaacs – Just Like A Sea Version
      The Conscious MindsSomething New / Funny FeelingSoul Beat
      Great roots instrumental from 1970 on the A Side with The Gaylads wicked tune "Funny Feeling" on the flip. Superb double header!
      • The Conscious Minds – Something New
      • The Gaylads – Funny Feeling
      The Conscious MindsSuffering Through The NationSoul Beat
      Killer roots vocal produced by BB Seaton & The Conscious Minds recorded at Treasure Isle in 1971 with instrumental on the flip.
      • The Conscious Minds – Suffering Through The Nation
      • The Conscious Minds – Suffering Through The Nation (Version)
      Ras Elroy BaileyStop Your KillingArchive Recordings
      Rare solo roots single from former Black Slate bass player originally released in 1977 on the Mighty Souls Rebels label.
      • Ras Elroy Bailey – Stop Your Killing
      • Ras Elroy Bailey – Killing Dub
      Winston Reedy & The Inn House CrewBlack PearlRoom In The Sky
      Those with a love of reggae should be familiar with the work of Winston Reedy - after all, he's been offering up singles and albums since the early 1970s....
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Created By The Father
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Oh Mama
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Equality & Justice
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – You Don't Know
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Message
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – None Shall Escape The Judgement
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Love Fari
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Wild Fire
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Baby Love
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Love Is On My Mind
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – So In Love
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Give Love A Try
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – Cold As Ice
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – What You Sow
      • Winston Reedy & The Inn House Crew – I Won't Let You Go
      The Inn House CrewSomething SpecialRoom In The Sky
      The Inn House Crew is a nucleus of top musicians including Vin Gordon - the legendary trombone player from Studio One and Bob Marley & The Wailers - and...
      • The Inn House Crew – Jay Funk
      • The Inn House Crew – Up Shut
      • The Inn House Crew – Basidea
      • The Inn House Crew – Fame
      • The Inn House Crew – Heckling
      • The Inn House Crew – Bossa B
      • The Inn House Crew – Ten To Ten
      • The Inn House Crew – Something Special
      • The Inn House Crew – Eggs Ben Boogaloo
      • The Inn House Crew – Lesean
      • The Inn House Crew – The Dolphin
      • The Inn House Crew – Afras
      Lee Perry The UpsetterDubwise Anthology Vol.1 (Dubs)Studio 16
      Compilation of Lee 'Scratch' Perry productions, all from original 7" singles dated between 1973-79. All of the selections were recorded at The Black Ark...
      • The Upsetter – Rockstone Dub
      • The Upsetter – Noah Sugar Pan
      • The Upsetter – Ketch A Dub
      • The Upsetters – Black Bat
      • The Upsetters – Proverbs Of Dub
      • The Upsetters – Militant Rock
      • The Upsetters – Iron I
      • Lee Perry – Know Love Version
      • The Upsetters – Kiss Me Neck - Da Ba Da
      • Jah Lloyd – Leggo
      • Lee Perry – Travelling Version
      • The Upsetters – Groovy Dub
      The Upsetters with Vin GordonMusical BonesRecorded at The Black Ark Studio in 1975Studio 16
      KILLER RARITY!! Bargain priced! Very rare Upsetters & Vin Gordon album 'Musical Bones' was first released in the U.K. in 1975 only on a white-label pressing...
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – Coco-Macca
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – Fly Away
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – The Message
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – Licky-Licky
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – Labrish
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – Quinge-Up
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – Raw-Chaw
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – 5 Cardiff Crescent
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – Four Of A Kind
      • The Upsetters with Vin Gordon – Voodoo Man
      YouthsayersA Change Is Gonna ComeRed Earth Records
      Sublime re-working of Sam Cooke's classic protest song by Youthsayers - a talented and hardworking group of South London teenagers, working with limited...
      • Youthsayers – A Change Is Gonna Come
      • Youthsayers – A Change Is Gonna Come (Instrumental)
      Gene RondoMy Dream Is Yours/Come Back To SorrentoCIR
      Two great roots vocal cuts from Gene Rondo originally released in 1975.
      • Gene Rondo – My Dream Is Yours
      • Gene Rondo – Come Back To Sorrento
      Delroy WilliamsScars Of WarProsperity
      Solo production from Delroy Williams originally released in 1983
      • Delroy Williams – Scars Of War
      Earl SixteenBorn To Be FreeRoom In The Sky
      A tale of "Lockdown" from Earl Sixteen & The Inn House Crew on this new Uproar riddim.
      • Earl Sixteen – Born To Be Free
      • The Inn House Crew – The Uproar Riddim
      Ras RangerMessage In The MusicRoom In The Sky
      DJ cut on the roots "Uproar" riddim from Ras Ranger & The Inn House Crew
      • Ras Ranger – Message In The Music
      • The Inn House Crew – The Uproar Riddim
      I BenjahmanRise And ShineObzaki
      New roots version of Bunny Wailer's classic tune with top dub on the flip.
      • I Benjahman – Rise And Shine
      • I Benjahman – Dub
      SkipyardAs OneGangGangBoosh
      New U.K. Roots and dub from Skipyard with dub version on the flip.
      • Skipyard – As One
      • Volcanic Ash – Valley Dub
      Opa MuzikPassing ThruOpa Muzik
      Deep dark instrumental electronic dub from Finland, only 100 pressed on Orange vinyl.
      • Opa Muzik – Passing Thru
      • Opa Muzik – Passing Dub
      Dennis Brown & Barry BiggsWork All DayJava Sound
      Previously unreleased version of Barry Biggs' 1976 classic alongside Dennis Brown plus jazzy instrumental version by Mikey Chung.
      • Dennis Brown – Work All Day
      • Mikey Chung – Work All Day
      Soul ReviversHarderAcid Jazz
      Limited new 7” (500 only) from the Soul Rivivers with their Ethiopiques meets Kingston groove on Harder which features 87 year old reggae legend Ernest...
      • Soul Revivers – Harder
      • Soul Revivers – Harder Dub
      Johnny ClarkeSit Down & WonderTop Ranking Sound
      Voiced over Sugar Minott’s 'Victim Of Society'' rhythm that was reissued a couple of years back, this time featuring legendary Rootsman himself Johnny...
      • Johnny Clarke – Sit Down & Wonder
      • Johnny Clarke – Version Remix
      Wailing Souls ft. AlborosieShark AttackVP Records
      The Wailing Souls are major contributors of classic roots reggae hits in the VP/Greensleeves catalogue, and now they're back with the new single "Shark...
      • Wailing Souls ft. Alborosie – Shark Attack
      • Wailing Souls ft. Alborosie – Shark Attack Dub
      Dennis BrownThe Joe Gibbs Discomixes Vol. 1Studio 16
      Great upbeat collection of six Dennis Brown's 12" discomixes from his work with Joe Gibbs & Errol Thompson featuring classic as his version of Slave Driver,...
      • Dennis Brown – Slave Driver
      • Dennis Brown – Three Meals A Day
      • Dennis Brown – Man Next Door
      • Dennis Brown – Oh What A Day
      • Dennis Brown – Home Sweet Home
      • Dennis Brown – Open Up
      Lee Perry - The Black EmperorVol. 1 (Vocals) 7" Singles recorded at Black Ark StudioStudio 16
      Superb collection of rare 7" singles recorded at The Black Ark by Lee Perry between 1973 & 1979 featuring The Congos, Prince Jazzbo, Max Romeo, Junior...
      • Prince Jazzbo – Natty Past Through Rome
      • The Congos – Ark Of The Covernant
      • Devon Irons – Ketch Vampire
      • Leo Graham – Doctor Demand
      • James Booms – Psalms Twenty
      • Junior Byles – Dreader Locks
      • Bunny & Ricky – Freedom Fighter
      • Twin Roots – Know Love
      • Lee Perry & The Upsetters – Kiss Me Neck
      • Max Romeo – Fire Fe The Vatican
      • Debra Keese – Travelling
      • Keith Rowe – Groovy Situation
      Nyah HunterLoving BrideGG's
      Great deep roots one away tune from Nyah Hunter from the mid 70s produced by Alvin Ranglin.
      • Nyah Hunter – Loving Bride
      Sugar MinottHeartical RespectCommon Ground International
      Great mid eighties rootsy dancehall tune from the late Sugar Minott with full dub version on the flip.
      • Sugar Minott – Heartical Respect
      • Sugar Minott – Heartical Respect Version
      Twin RootsJah LightGorgon Records
      Written by Keith & Kenneth Thompson, deep roots 7" rarity originally released in 1983 on Gorgon, now limited repress from Common Ground International.
      • Twin Roots – Jah Light
      • Twin Roots – Jah Light (Version)
      Two Plus OneJah Say LoveJah Fingers
      Heavyweight rare deep roots from 1977 featuring members of Twin Roots on vocals with superb dub version on the flip. Limited new repress from Jah Fingers,...
      • Two Plus One – Jah Say Love
      • Two Plus One – Jah Say Love (Version)
      Paulette PearceLive And LearnCommon Ground International
      Hard to find mid eighties roots vocal from Paulette Pearce with great horn section and dub on the B-side. Limited repress on Repo of original label "Small...
      • Paulette Pearce – Live And Learn
      • Paulette Pearce – Live And Learn (Version)
      Lascelles DentonPrince PharaohCommon Ground International
      Great 70s roots vocal cut from Prince Pharaoh on limited new repress with version on the flip.
      • Lascelles Denton – Prince Pharaoh
      • Lascelles Denton – Prince Pharaoh (Version)
      Alton EllisPumping InHarlem Shuffle
      Never released before on 7” This cracking up-tempo track from 1970 has a heavy guitar work, a killer organ and some real gutsy vocals to boot.The sound...
      • Alton Ellis – Pumping In
      • Alton Ellis – Knock On Wood
      Mike AnthonyWhy WarElements
      Rare obscure late 70s / early 80s roots vocal cut from Mike Anthony with full version on the flip. Repressed with original label.
      • Mike Anthony – Why War
      • Mike Anthony – Y Dub (Version)
      Jimmy RileyGive Me A LoveRock A Shacka
      A wicked 70s Roots skank from the Black Ark with Jimmy Riley’s masterful soul vocal cut with dub version on the flip. All three new 7” come in limited...
      • Jimmy Riley – Give Me A Love
      • The Upsetters – Give Me A Dub
      Alpha Steppa & Pupa JimDear FriendSteppas Records
      From the acclaimed Alpha Steppa album ‘Raise The Ark’ – due to popular demand Steppas Records have finally unleashed the until now much sought after...
      • Pupajim – Dear Friend (feat. Pupajim)
      • Pupajim – Dear Dub (feat. Pupajim)
      • King David Horns – Dear Friend (feat. King David Horns) [Trombone Mix]
      • Ras Divarius – Dear Friend (feat. Ras Divarius) [Violin Mix]
      • 1. Pupajim – Dear Friend (feat. Pupajim)
      • 2. Pupajim – Dear Dub (feat. Pupajim)
      • 3. King David Horns – Dear Friend (feat. King David Horns) [Trombone Mix]
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      Horace MartinWatermelon ManMister Tipsy
      Limited repress of rare 80s roots dancehall album from one of the most underrated singers Horace Martin, featuring updated classic rhythms as "Real Rock"...
      • Horace Martin – Round The Clock Rock
      • Horace Martin – See Me Ya
      • Horace Martin – My Ghetto Queen
      • Horace Martin – Give Me Your Love
      • Horace Martin – Jamaican Dance
      • Horace Martin – Hold You In My Arms
      • Horace Martin – Tired Body
      • Horace Martin – Talk Them A Talk
      • Horace Martin – Watermelon Man
      Junior BylesBeat Down Babylon (Expanded)
      • FIRST OFFICIAL RE-ISSUE OF THE ICONIC ALBUM ON CD• MOST TRACKS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE DIGITALLY• SLEEVE NOTES BY LEE PERRY BIOGRAPHER, DAVID KATZ Released...
      • Junior Byles – (Festival) Da Da
      • Junior Byles – I’ve Got A Feeling
      • Junior Byles – Don’t Know Why
      • Junior Byles – Demonstration (and protest)
      • Junior Byles – Coming Again
      • Junior Byles – Beat Down Babylon
      • Junior Byles – A Place Called Africa
      • Junior Byles – A Matter Of Time
      • Junior Byles – Poor Chubby
      • Junior Byles – Come Da Da
      The Unreleased Sounds Of Top RankAba/NigeriaDig This Way Records
      Eight Unreleased Digital Roots tracks made in Nigeria in the late 80s, never released or pressed, if not on a couple of test presses made on recycled plastic. Surely...
      • Yangaman Bob – Change Your Ways
      • Mysta Wey – Africa Is Burning
      • Mysta Wey – Sermon On The Mountain
      • Mysta Wey – Sweet Reggae Music
      • Yangaman Bob – Walking In The Rain, Walking In The Sun
      • The Forces – Mystic Drum
      • The Forces – Rastaman
      • The Forces – Reggae Dj