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    SkipyardAs OneGangGangBoosh
    New U.K. Roots and dub from Skipyard with dub version on the flip.
    • Skipyard – As One
    • Volcanic Ash – Valley Dub
    Horace AndyLick ShotDonkey Sound
    New roots vocal cut from Horace Andy on the "Lick Shot" riddim with version on the flip.
    • Horace Andy – Lick Shot
    • Horace Andy – Lick Shot Riddim
    Jah SchulzMetal DubRailroad
    Dark electronic dub from Jah Schulz parts 1& 2 on limited 7" vinyl
    • Jah Schulz – Part 1
    • Jah Schulz – Part 2
    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
    Ric Carbi & Dohlance ft. Eddie 'Tan Tan' ThorntonSmoking The Highest / Smoking HornRoom In The Sky
    Fantastic ode to the collie weed from Ric Carbi & Dohlance and trumpet veteran Eddie 'Tan Tan' Thornton on the uptempo Smoking Horn riddim.
    • Ric Carbi & Dohlance ft. Eddie 'Tan Tan' Thornton – Smoking The Highest
    • Ric Carbi & Dohlance ft. Eddie 'Tan Tan' Thornton – Smoking Horn
    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
    Augustus PabloOne Step DubGreensleeves Records
    Punched out as the dub companion to Junior Delgado’s hugely successfulOne Step More album, the release of One Step Dub couldn’t have been better timed...
    • Augustus Pablo – In The Red Dub
    • Augustus Pablo – Hanging Dub
    • Augustus Pablo – Riot Dub
    • Augustus Pablo – One Step Dub
    • Augustus Pablo – Zion Way Dub
    Augustus PabloRockers Comes EastGreensleeves Records
    With the release of Rockers Come East in 1987 Augustus Pablo continued to 'mix up the vibes a little more'. Featuring digi-dubs to Junior Delagado’s...
    • Augustus Pablo – Pablo Meets "P" Smart In L.I.
    • Augustus Pablo – Progression Dub
    • Augustus Pablo – Sun Ray Dub
    • Augustus Pablo – Jah "D" Special
    • Augustus Pablo – Dubbing The Oppressors
    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
    Ivan DubiousCrystal / AnswerNun.Ki.Rec
    Wicked new electronic steppers from Ivan Dubious, limited clear vinyl version.
    • Ivan Dubious – Crystal
    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
    Barry BiggsWork All DayAfrik
    Killer 1976 J.A. mix of Work All Day from Barry Biggs now complete with the guitar version from Clarence Wears with two dub versions.
    • Barry Biggs – Work All Day
    Richie SpiceValley Of Jehoshaphat (Red Hot)VP Records
    Modern roots artist Richie Spice returns with a double-portion of classic roots with producer Clive Hunt. Re-make of Max Romeo hit casts Richie Spice as...
    • Richie Spice – Valley Of Jehoshaphat (Red Hot)
    • Richie Spice – Di Dub Dance (Dub Mix)
    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)
    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)
    Leroy SibblesHold FastBlack Roots
    Unreleased 80s roots dubplate from former Heptones singer Leroy Sibbles, ruff soundbizness!
    • Leroy Sibbles – Hold Fast
    • Leroy Sibbles – Hold Fast (Version)
    Linval ThompsonWorkingBlack Roots
    Unreleased 80s roots dubplate from producer & singer Linval Thompson, ruff soundbizness!
    • Linval Thompson – Working
    • Linval Thompson – Working (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
    Black UhuruSorry For The ManRoots Youths
    3rd 12" release in the King Jammy dub plate series featuring Black Uhuru with "Sorry For The Man" with 3 extra wicked unheard mixes.
    • Black Uhuru – Sorry For The Man
    • Black Uhuru – Mix 2
    • Black Uhuru – Mix 3
    • Black Uhuru – Mix4
    The OvationsToo Much WarLGM International Record Ltd.
    Great roots harmony cut from the late 70s from The Ovations with full dub on the flip.
    • The Ovations – Too Much War
    • The Ovations – Too Much War (Version)
    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
    Black UhuruI Love King SelassieRoots Youths Records
    Black Uhuru's roots classic from 1977, now complete with three extra dub plate mixes from King Jammy.
    • Black Uhuru – I Love King Selassie
    • Black Uhuru – King's Mix 2
    • Black Uhuru – King's Mix 3
    • Black Uhuru – King's Mix 4
    JonnyGo FigureUnemploymentRebelmadiaq
    Straight outta Brooklyn, JonnyGo Figure's new 7" offering inna dancehall style, limited numbered copies. only 500 pressed.
    • JonnyGo Figure – Unemployment
    • JonnyGo Figure – "Version"
    O.B.F. & NazambaHot BeerDubquake Records
    A roots reggae vibe, a nonchalant melody…We’re kicking back, Jamaican style, with a glass of warm beer poured from the latest collaboration between...
    • O.B.F. & Nazamba – Hot Beer
    • O.B.F. & Nazamba – Hot Riddim
    The GyratorsReal Rock3 Bun
    The Gyrators come forward with two Studio 1 re-licks of Sound Dimension's all time classic "Real Rock" and instrumental version of Carlton & The Shoes...
    • The Gyrators – Real Rock
    • The Gyrators – Love Land
    Johnny ClarkeStrickly Reggae MusicPatate Records
    Great selection of Johnny Clarke’s work with J.A. producer Blackbeard from the 80s (A-Side) & 70s (B-Side). Featuring “Ride On Girl” “African Girl”...
    • Johnny Clarke – Everyday Wondering
    • Johnny Clarke – Strickly Reggae Music
    • Johnny Clarke – You I Love
    • Johnny Clarke – Fade Away
    • Johnny Clarke – Apple Of My Eye
    • Johnny Clarke – Dub Of My Eye
    • Johnny Clarke – Can't Stop Me
    • Johnny Clarke – Can't Dub Me
    • Johnny Clarke – Ride On Girl
    • Johnny Clarke – African Roots (disco mix)
    • Johnny Clarke – Don't Know Who To Trust
    • Johnny Clarke – Don't Know (version)
    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
    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
    Prince BusterAfrica - Islam - RevolutionA Rock Steady & Reggae Manifesto 1966-72Earth Sound
    Its a MONSTER!!! Just back in stock... CD only compilation from Earth Sound Records of Prince Buster's late 60s early 70s militant early roots recordings....
    • Prince Buster – African Affair
    • Prince Buster – Earthquake (The Blues)
    • Prince Buster – Seven Wonder Of The World
    • Prince Buster – Drunkard Psalm
    • Prince Buster – Free Love
    • Prince Buster – Black Power
    • Prince Buster – Prayer
    • Prince Buster – Sheperd Beng
    • Prince Buster – Message To The Black Man Chapter 1
    • Prince Buster – White Man’s Heaven
    • Prince Buster – It’s A Fire
    • Prince Buster – Sata Masa Gana
    Keithus I & The Royal HorsesI KnowDig This Way Records
    The 5th release on Italian label Dig This Way, featuring singer Keithus I and roots band The Royal Horses. Dub version mixed by Roberto Sanchez. Issued...
    • Keithus I – I Know
    • Roberto Sanchez – I Dub
    Michael PalmerRobberyIroko
    1984 tuff roots single from Michael Palmer and producer Jah Thomas with Sly & Robbie version on the flip.
    • Michael Palmer – Robbery
    • Michael Palmer – Version
    Yonachak Gaynor ClyneSounds Of St LuciaHornin' Sounds
    This music project grew up with the idea to build a selection of some of the best tracks of the great Eugene 'Yonachak' Cline, genius producer, multi-instrumentist...
    • Yonachak Gaynor Clyne – Too Much Confusion (Original Take)
    • Yonachak Gaynor Clyne – Too Much Confusion (Instrumental)
    • Yonachak Gaynor Clyne – Too Much Confusion (Volcal Dub)
    • Yonachak Gaynor Clyne – Too Much Confusion (Raw Dub)
    • Yonachak Gaynor Clyne – Rejoice In Jah (Extended Original Take)
    • Yonachak Gaynor Clyne – Rejoice In Jah (Raw Dub)
    • Yonachak Gaynor Clyne – Calypso Fever
    AfricansCock Mouth Kill CockStar Light City
    RemarksThis tune was Recorded at Harry J. The Africans - were a duo - Keith Simms and Winston Palmer. Over the years another singer joined the group, Patrick...
    • Africans – Cock Mouth Kill Cock
    • Africans – Version
    Half PintGo To Get ItThompson Sound
    Welcome return of Jamaican 80s dancehall singer Half Pint, produced by Linval Thompson & Roberto Sanchez.
    • Half Pint – Got To Get It
    • Half Pint – Dub
    Keith RoweGroovy SituationUpsetter
    Keith Rowe is the Keith of Keith And Tex. They had a massive hit with 'Stop That Train' produced by Derrick Harriott. That was the Rock Steady era. By...
    • Keith Rowe – Groovy Situation
    • Lee Perry – Groovy Dub
    KC WhiteLive UprightKC Soul Proff
    Another serious heavy duty roots tune from KC. If he had made more tunes like this he would have been a major reggae star. This one as got the lot - militant...
    • KC White – Live Upright
    • KC White – Version
    KC WhiteNo No NoKC Soul Proff
    For lovers of the Roots era in Jamaican music 1971-1975. The 'No No No' song will be forever linked to Big Youth's massive hit for Gussie Clarke - 'Screaming...
    • KC White – No no no
    • KC White – Version
    AfricansWhy WorryStar Light City
    Recorded at Federal and released in 1973. And featuring Inner Circle on rhythm . They provide a sound that comes very close to the Now Gen sound. Which...
    • Africans – Why Worry
    • Africans – Version
    Edi FitzroyBad BoysTop Ranking Sound
    Coming by the way of Lloyd Norris' supreme 'Magnum Force' label is the killer roots revive by the late Edi Fitzroy named 'Bad Boy'. Originally voiced in...
    • Edi Fitzroy – Bad Boys
    • Edi Fitzroy – Bad Boys (Version)
    Black Ark PlayersBlack Ark In Dub17 North Parade
    Black Ark In Dub is another piece of Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s limitless musical puzzle. "Featuring a bedrock of deep and heavy rhythms recorded...
      Black Ark PlayersBlack Ark In Dub17 North Parade
      Black Ark In Dub is another piece of Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s limitless musical puzzle. "Featuring a bedrock of deep and heavy rhythms recorded at...
        Lee ‘Scatch’ PerryBlack Ark Vol. 217 North Parade
        Black Ark Vol. 2 is another piece of Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s limitless musical puzzle. "It’s a bedrock of deep and heavy rhythms recorded around...
          Gregory IsaacsDisrespectful Woman / Pull OverTop Ranking Sound
          This absolutely scorching double sider is a must have for 80s reggae connoisseurs. TRS bring you that signature voice and one of Jamaica's cornerstone...
          • Gregory Isaacs – Disrespectful Woman
          • Gregory Isaacs – Version
          • John Daygo – Pull Over
          • Gregory Isaacs – Version