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    Sugar Minott / Devon RussellRome / Let Sleeping Dogs LieBlack Roots
    Rare 12" discomix roots tune from Sugar Minott originally released in 1980 on a New York Studio 1 pressing then Black Roots. Devon Russell on the flip...
    • Sugar Minott – Rome
    • Sugar Minott / Devon Russell – Rome (Version)
    • Devon Russell & The Black Roots Players – Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
    • Sugar Minott / Devon Russell – Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
    Alpha & OmegaDub Plate Selection Vol. 1Mania Dub
    Vintage killer addictive electronic reggae and dub selection by UK pioneers Alpha and Omega! These are dub-plate mixes (normally only available to sound...
    • Alpha & Omega – Under Contention
    • Alpha & Omega – Pure And Clean
    • Alpha & Omega – Ancient African Civilisation
    • Alpha & Omega – The Roots
    • Alpha & Omega – David And Goliath
    • Alpha & Omega – Jah Bless
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    Alpha & OmegaDub Plate Selection Vol. 2Mania Dub
    Vintage killer addictive electronic reggae and dub selection by UK pioneers Alpha and Omega! These are dub-plate mixes of tracks from various Alpha and...
    • Alpha & Omega – Promised Land
    • Alpha & Omega – Dub Signs
    • Alpha & Omega – Shashamani
    • Alpha & Omega – Ancient Wisdom
    • Alpha & Omega – Jerusalem
    • Alpha & Omega – Jah Is Calling
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    Earl Cunningham, Nerious Joseph, Chuckie Star and Mafia & FluxyCoach Riddim EPGaffaBlue
    Three new top draw vocal cuts on the "Coach Riddim" featuring Earl Cunningham, Nerious Joseph and Chuckie Star.
    • Earl Cunningham – Words Of The Father
    • Nerious Joseph – Stage Coach
    • Chukki Star – Never Hide
    King Kong, Anthony Red Rose, Satalite, Baby Boom, YTDon't Fret Riddim EPGaffaBlue
    New 6 track roots E.P. on the "Don't Fret" riddim featuring Jamaican heavyweights King Kong and Anthony Red Rose with Baby Boom, YT, Satalite and Patrick...
    • King Kong – Slate Clean
    • Anthony Red Rose – Run The Place
    • Satalite – Jah Works
    • Baby Boom – Can't Kill We Sound
    • YT – We Nuh Test Sound
    • Patrick Aba Original – Don't Ramp Wid It
    Mafia & FluxyGaffa Blue Presents: Sound System DubwizeGaffaBlue
    Debut album release on Gaffa Blue label featuring the mighty Mafia & Fluxy with leading U.K. Hornsman Patrixx Aba Ariginal on Trumpet. Killer new roots...
    • Mafia & Fluxy – Tribute To Hugh Mundel
    • Mafia & Fluxy – King Special
    • Mafia & Fluxy – Solomonic Rise
    • Mafia & Fluxy – The Coach
    • Mafia & Fluxy – Low Gravity
    • Mafia & Fluxy – Horns Of Jah Children
    Errol Bellot, Johnny Clarke, Horace Martin, Jazzwad & RuffcuttLead Us EPStingray Records
    Three wicked new deep roots vocal cuts from Johnny Clarke, Errol Bellot, Horace Martin on a relick of The African Brothers 70s classic "Lead Us Father"
    • Errol Bellot – Stop Acting Like This
    • Johnny Clarke – Know Your Self
    • Horace Martin – Johnny Brown
    • Jazzwad – Lead Us Dub
    Barrington LevyEnglishmanGreensleeves Records
    One of Barrington Levy's most popular albums originally released in 1979 on Jah Life & Greensleeves records. Produced by Henry Junjo Lawes with the mighty...
    • Barrington Levy – Englishman
    • Barrington Levy – Sister Carol
    • Barrington Levy – Don't Fuss Nor Fight
    • Barrington Levy – Look Youth Man
    • Barrington Levy – Black Heart Man
    Barrington Levy & Trinity / Roman StewartLose Respect / Since You're GoneGreensleeves Records
    First time re-issue for this golden age righteous rastaman business from Barrington Levy & Trinity. In the rockers era Trinity cemented his place as the...
    • Barrington Levy – Lose Respect
    • Roman Stewart – Since You're Gone
    Karen MarkWorld Wide LoveHigh Note
    Originally released in 1977 on Sonia Pottinger's High Note label, featuring The Soul Synicate.
    • Karen Mark – World Wide Love
    • Karen Mark – World Wide Dub
    JackoBrand New DayJah Fingers
    One away roots obscurity originally released in 1976, wicked deep roots vocal based on the melody of Ken Boothe's classic "Artibella" Don't leave...
    • Jacko – Brand New Day
    • Jacko – Brand New Version
    D-Operation DropBroncoZamZam Sounds
    Just in..ZamZam 71 is the welcome return of D-Operation Drop, the multi-man crew from Cesena, Italy with a well-earned rep that continues to grow. Everything...
    • D-Operation Drop – Bronco
    • D-Operation Drop – Coldset
    Ruddy Thomas / George NooksKeep It Down / The Creator (Discomix)Joe Gibbs
    George Nooks killer 70s vocal cut over "Chapter Three" then the almighty dub piece with Ruddy Thomas excellent vocal cut "Keep It Down" on the flip. 7th...
    • Ruddy Thomas – Keep It Down
    • Mighty Two – Down With It Version
    • George Nooks – The Creator (Discomix)
    Marcus AnbessaMarch Of The FalashaZamZam Sounds
    New ZamZam 70..Just in.Imagine African Headcharge on Jah Tubbys, or a rootsman groundation resuscitating ancient machines in the crumbling ruins of a near-future...
    • Marcus Anbessa – March Of The Falasha
    • Marcus Anbessa – Creator
    Horace AndyPraise HimJoe Gibbs
    Rare roots cut from the early eighties from Horace Andy with DJ Jah Mike on "Babylon Happening" & house band The Professionals with dub version. 8th release...
    • Horace Andy – Praise Him
    • Jah Mike – Babylon Happening
    • The Professionals – Dub Track
    Culture PeeRain RainJah Fingers
    Obscure late 80s dancehall from Culture Pee with production from 70s reggae singer Barry Biggs. Version instrumental on the flip, repo label as the original...
    • Culture Pee – Rain Rain
    • Culture Pee – Rain (Version)
    Pickout All Star BandAfrican OrganPickout
    Leroy Mafia getting in the groove over re-licks of organ instrumentals cuts of Waling Souls, Dennis Brown, Delroy Williams, with dubs to match..check it!
    • Pickout All Star Band – African Organ
    • Pickout All Star Band – Manifest
    • Pickout All Star Band – Journey To Africa
    • Pickout All Star Band – Rough Times
    Jr. Blessington / Andrew PaulFlaws / HypocritePickout
    Strong new roots vocals cuts from Jr. Blessington and Andrew Paul produced by Lloyd 'Pickout' Dennis both with dub versions. Check it..
    • Jr. Blessington – Flaws
    • Jr. Blessington / Andrew Paul – Dub
    • Andrew Paul – Hypocrite
    • Jr. Blessington / Andrew Paul – Dub
    African BrothersOne Big FamilyItal
    Tony Tuff lead vocals on this deep roots tune originally released in 1977, check dub version.
    • African Brothers – One Big Family
    • African Brothers – One Big Family (Version)
    African BrothersHow Many Men (Japan Pressing)Dub Store
    Tony Tuff on lead vocals with Sugar Minott & Derrick Howard on backing, wicked roots vocal cut on Japan loud pressing.
    • African Brothers – How Many Men
    • African Brothers – How Many Men Version
    Barrington LevyCollie WeedVolcano
    Back in stock....Early hit from Barrington Levy on the "Conversation" rhythm with dub on the b-side
    • Barrington Levy – Collie Weed
    Jane BeeOne Man A GaanLegsman
    LegsMan records 5th release is from Germany’s JANE BEE. ‘One man a gaan’ is a wicked DJ cut that boasts that this lady MC is not to be taken for...
    • Jane Bee – One Man A Gaan
    • Jane Bee – One Man A Dub
    Mighty DiamondsGate Of ZionRoots
    back in stock....rare roots 7" only release from 1982 from the mighty diamonds,with a wicked horns led instrumental cut on the b-side. limited repress...
    • Mighty Diamonds – Gate Of Zion
    The Dreads At King Tubby'sKingston Sounds
    A great selection of conscious tunes from the mid 70s, rhythms mainly lay down at Channel One, Randy's, Harry J's and voiced at King Tubby's. Featuring...
    • Jacob Miller – Zion Gates
    • Don Carlos – Satta Massagana
    • Johnny Clarke – Dem A Say Rasta
    • Horace Andy – It's Gonna Be Dread
    • Dennis Brown – Declaration Of Rights
    • Cornell Campbell – Two Faced Rasta
    • Ronnie Davis – Every Rasta Is A Star
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    LebaNatty DreadSly & Robbie Taxi Collectors Series
    A one-off limited pressing from her forthcoming album. Sensational singer, Leba, daughter of reggae pioneer Toots Hibbert, highlights her vocal prowess...
    • Leba Hibbert – Natty Dread (Straight Mix)
    • Leba Hibbert – Natty Dread (Rub A Dub Mix)
    • Sly & Robbie – Natty Dread (Dubwise)
    • Sly & Robbie – Natty Dread (Instrumental)
    • 1. Leba Hibbert – Natty Dread (Straight Mix)
    • 2. Leba Hibbert – Natty Dread (Rub A Dub Mix)
    • 3. Sly & Robbie – Natty Dread (Dubwise)
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    Young KulchaRise Up E.P.Conscious Embassy
    Last copies!New 2x12" EP showcase from the Conscious Embassy label based in Toulouse France presenting the rising talent Young Kulcha on vocals. 4 strong...
    • Young Kulcha – Days Are Grey
    • The Riddim Activist – Grey Dub
    • Young Kulcha – Rise Up
    • The Riddim Activist – Rising Dub
    • Young Kulcha – Blind Eyes
    • Young Kulcha – One Meditation
    The 4th Street OrchestraAh Who Seh? / Go De!Old Hard Bread
    Killer instrumental tune of the 4th Street Orchestra and produced by the Legendary Dubmaster Dennis Bovell in 1976 and included in the homonymous album...
    • The 4th Street Orchestra – 4th Street Orchestra - Ah Who Seh?
    • The 4th Street Orchestra – 4th Street Orchestra - Go Deh!
    African BrothersLead Us FatherItal
    Killer repress of The African Brothers first roots single originally released in 1974, repo version with original label. The brothers featured Sugar Minott,...
    • African Brothers – Lead Us Father
    • African Brothers – Lead Us Father (Version)
    Aba-AriginalsInto The DuskUniversal Love
    Wicked new roots instrumental cut from Aba Ariginals working with production pair from Finland Mad & Dread.
    • Aba-Ariginals – Into The Dusk
    • Aba-Ariginals – Into The Dusk (Version)
    Dennis BrownJust Dennis & Deep DownDoctor Bird
    Both of these hugely important collections feature on this essential 2CD set, the contents of which is further bolstered by the remainder of Brown’s...
      Love ShuttleComing To You / Lovers BoulevardLove Shuttle
      “Love Shuttle is a group. But first it's a song. And then a label. Love Shuttle is everything. And nothing. A mysterious mirage”. Here’s how the...
      • Love Shuttle – Coming To You
      • Love Shuttle – Lovers Boulevard
      Keith & TexGlobal Politics / I Take The RiskFruits Records
      Brand new single from legendary Rocksteady duet Keith & Tex! Famous for hits and classics that have lasted more than half a century like “Stop That Train”,...
      • Keith & Tex – Global Politics
      • Keith & Tex – I Take The Risk
      SizzlaHappy For YouKing 45
      Wicked new roots tune from Sizzla and producer Sam King, comes with picture sleeve.
      • Sizzla – Happy For You
      • Sam King – Dubwise For You
      Cocoa TeaMusic Is Our BusinessVP Records
      Music Is Our Business brings together 15 Cocoa Tea singles and five previously unreleased master recordings from Bobby Dixon's Digital B label, recorded...
      • Cocoa Tea – Easy Nuh
      • Cocoa Tea – Things In Life
      • Cocoa Tea – Ready Again
      • Cocoa Tea – Smile
      • Cocoa Tea – She's My Baby
      • Cocoa Tea – Magnet And Steel
      • Cocoa Tea – Lonesome Side
      • Cocoa Tea – How Dem Flex
      • Cocoa Tea – Stand Up Straight
      • Cocoa Tea – Wicked Man
      • Cocoa Tea – Declaration Of Rights
      • Cocoa Tea – Waiting In Vain
      Gregory IsaacsMr. Know It AllD.E.B. Music
      Gregory Isaacs 'The Cool Ruler' on fine form with this killer roots vocal cut from 1979, with the original b side "War Of The Stars" on the flip.
      • Gregory Isaacs – Mr. Know It All
      • Revolutionist – War Of The Stars
      The Dubwood AllstarsUnder Dubwood / River ThemeRivertones
      Back in stock..for now Although Under Dubwood might seem an incongruous mix - the words of Dylan Thomas, the voice of Richard Burton and the studio sounds...
      • The Dubwood Allstars – Under Dubwood
      • The Time & Space Machine – River Theme
      Pat KellyIt's A Good Day / VersionRoom In The Sky
      Legendary Jamaican singer Pat Kelly with a new take on his late 70s tune "It's A Good Day"
      • Pat Kelly – It's A Good Day
      • Pat Kelly – It's A Good Day Version
      Ital HornsRemains Of The DayPartial Records
      Fresh new roots instrumental cut from Ital Horns and Partial crew, check it!
      • Ital Horns – Remains Of The Day
      • Partial Crew – Remains Of The Dub
      The Inn House Crew ft. Megumi MesakuThe PreacherRoom In The Sky
      Great new roots steppers from The Inn House Crew featuring Japanese saxophonist Megumi Mesaku, with full dub on the flip.
      • The Inn House Crew – The Preacher
      • The Inn House Crew – The Preacher Dub
      KC WhiteI Won't CryKC Soul Proff
      his is KC White's first early 70's version of Johnny Adams song "I Won't Cry", recorded at Randys Studio. KC re-recorded this song later on for Jah Life...
      • KC White – I Won't Cry
      • KC White – Cry Version
      Lee PerryMad HouseUpsetter
      Lee Perry toasting or scatting over an early reggae beat, Perry already started using loads of sound effects here. Flip side has Eric Monty Morris singing...
      • Lee Perry – Mad House
      • Monty Morris – Can't Get No Peace
      Enos McLeodDub HouseAmussu Music
      A great selection of spacy dubs from producer & singer Enos McLeod using mainly 70s roots rhythms, check "Dirty Dubbing" & "Dub House"
      • Enos McLeod – Dirty Dubbing
      • Enos McLeod – Hotter Dub
      • Enos McLeod – Dub House
      • Enos McLeod – People's Dub
      • Enos McLeod – Dub Station
      • Enos McLeod – Ginal Dub
      • Enos McLeod – Impulsive Dub
      • Enos McLeod – Dub Of Mercy
      Golden RockersBlue Moon Productions
      Wicked 70s roots and early reggae productions from Bunny Lee featuring Delroy Wilson, Horace Andy, Dennis Brown, The Wailers, Cornell Campbell, Alton Ellis...
        Take Us Home: Boston Roots Reggae (From 1979 to 1988)Various ArtistsCultures Of Soul
        Boston‐based music journalists/historians Noah Schaffer and Uchenna Ikonne have teamed up with Cultures of Soul to compile an overview of some of...
        • – I Tones - Love Is A Pleasure
        • – Danny Tucker - Take Us
        • – Danny Tucker - Changes
        • – Danny Tucker - Our Father's Land
        • – Zion Initiation - Think About It
        • – Zion Initiation - Jah Light
        • – Zion Initiation - Conquering Lion
        • – Zion Initiation - Burning Fire
        • – Zion Initiation - Got To Love Jah Jah
        • – Healin' Of The Nations - Without Your Love
        • – Healin' Of The Nations - Nations, Unite (Peace Across The Land)
        • – Healin' Of The Nations - Love Is The Answer
        • – Lambsbread - Country Girl
        • – Lambsbread - Two Minute Warning
        • – Lambsbread - International Love
        • – Errol Strength - Errol's Love
        • – Errol Strength - Oh What A Saturday Night
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        Jacob MillerJacob Miller Lives OnJoe Gibbs Music
        Released the year of his death in March 1980 featuring killer roots tunes " Just A Dread" "Backyard Movement" "I Am A Natty" "Keep On Knocking" and many...
        • Jacob Miller – Fly Away
        • Jacob Miller – Shakey Girl
        • Jacob Miller – I Am A Natty
        • Jacob Miller – Keep On Knocking
        • Jacob Miller – You'll Live On
        • Jacob Miller – Just A Dread
        • Jacob Miller – Keep On Running
        • Jacob Miller – Back Yard Movements
        Robert MystickBeat Them Oh JahJah Fingers
        Great early 90s roots track from Robert Mystick, originally released on a rare J.A. 7" (Joewella) repressed with full dubwise on the flip.
        • Robert Mystick – Beat Them Oh Jah
        • Robert Mystick – Beat Them Oh Jah Version
        Alborosie ft. ChronixxContradictionShengen / VP
        Great new roots single from Alborosie & Chronixx with dub version on the flip, comes in picture sleeve.
        • Alborosie ft. Chronixx – Contradiction
        • Alborosie ft. Chronixx – Contradiction Dub
        BDF All StarsTribute To A TraditionJah Fingers Music
        The Basque Dub Foundation wicked tribute to late 70/80s reggae band Tradition with deep new roots versions.
        • BDF All Stars – Tribute To A Tradition
        • BDF All Stars – Traditional Dub
        • BDF All Stars – Inyaki Buk Up Captain Ganja On The Astral Plane
        • BDF All Stars – Interplanetary Replay
        Errol WalkerBetter FuturePressure Sounds
        Positivity flows this single from Errol ‘Bagga’ Walker. Born and raised in Kingston’s Trench town area Errol Walker cut a few tunes as vocalist...
        • Errol Walker – Better Future
        • The Upsetters – Future Dub