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    DhaimaIna Jah ChildrenJoe Gibbs
    Second 10" in the Joe Gibbs (Roots Archive Series) featuring Dhaima 1977 roots vocal cut with Mighty Two dub plus a combination vocal with Dennis Brown...
    • Dhaima – Ina Jah Children
    • Mighty Two – Save The Children
    • Dennis Brown & Dhaima – A True
    • Joe Gibbs & The Professionals – Nu True
    Sylford WalkerBurn Babylon / Jah Golden PenJoe Gibbs
    1st release on the Joe Gibbs 10" "Roots Achive Series" with Sylford Walker on two classic 70s vocal heavyweight roots cuts complete with The Mighty Two...
    • Sylford Walker – Burn Babylon
    • Mighty Two – Burning Version
    • Sylford Walker – Jah Golden Pen
    • Mighty Two – Golden Dub
    Keith HudsonSatan SideDub Store
    Super heavyweight early 70s roots music from producer Keith Hudson slipping into darkness..don't leave!
    • Keith Hudson – Satan Side
    • Horace Andy & Earl Flute – True True To My Heart
    Michael ProphetSweet MeDub Store
    Tubbys, as well as Jammys tunes after the digital revolution, you can find many that sounds great but not all of them will stick to your heart forever....
    • Michael Prophet – Sweet Me
    • Michael Prophet – Sweet Me (Version)
    D.E.B. Music Players20th. Century Deb-WiseBada
    Wicked dubs to Dennis Brown, Junior Delgado, Augustus Pablo mixed at King Tubby's studio by Prince Jammy. CD Only copies..
      D.E.B. Music PlayersD.J. TrackingD.E.B. Music
      Wicked Roots DJ compilation originally released in 1979 on Dennis Brown's label D.E.B. Music, featuring Jah Thomas, Big Joe, Trinity and more. These are...
      • Jah Thomas – The Creator
      • Big Joe – Fifty One Storm
      • Ras Bug – Dreadlock Disciple
      • Ras Bug – Zo Tarry Yah
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      D.E.B. Music PlayersUmoja DubD.E.B. Music
      Umoja Dub produced by Dennis Brown and engineered by Prince Jammy. Released on the DEB Music label (DEBLP 03)) in 1978 are 10 roots dubs recorded at Channel...
        The RastafariansJah's Greatest Blessing / New Clear BombJah Fingers Music
        Early eighties roots rarity from USA band The Rastafarians, quality roots harmony release from Jah Fingers label.
        • The Rastafarians – Jah's Greatest Blessing
        • Shaka Man – New Clear Bomb
        Tony Benjamin And The I & I BandMarcus The ProphetArchive Recordings
        Different unissued version from the rare early eighties album "I&I" by The Regulars. Taken straight from master tape. Tuff U.K. Roots music..
        • Tony Benjamin And The I & I Band – Marcus The Prophet
        • Tony Benjamin And The I & I Band – Marcus The Prophet Raw Mix
        • Tony Benjamin And The I & I Band – Marcus The Prophet Version
        Blundetto / Ken BootheHave A Little FaithHeavenly Sweetness
        The first single from Blundetto’s forthcoming album sees the French producer collaborate with a true great of Jamaican music, the legendary reggae vocalist...
        • Blundetto / Ken Boothe – Have A Little Faith
        • Blundetto / Ken Boothe – Have A Little Faith (Version)
        Dr. AlimantadoOne TroubleKC Soul Proff
        Both sides come on the same riddim as KC White's big hit "First Cut Is The Deepest"
        • Dr. Alimantado – One Trouble
        • Dr. Alimantado – Sweet Cut
        Ronnie DavisStrange Things / Black CinderellaPressure Sounds
        Two crisp and crunchy Phill Pratt productions. The A side has an extended version of the song Strange things. Ronnie Davis takes the lead vocal on this...
          Phil PrattThe War Is On Dub StylePressure Sounds
          Very rare Phil Pratt produced dub album "The War Is On Dub Style" gets reissued for the first time with original tunes on the vinyl and with 3 extra vocal...
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            Peter ToshEqual RightsVirgin
            One of his most militant albums, released on Virgin records in 1977, and including versions of "Get Up, Stand Up" and "Stepping Razor"! O
              Naggo MorrisDown In The GhettoGaffaBlue
              Solo roots vocal from former Heptones singer, originally released in Jamaica on Wambesi records in 1980. Same tuff horns rhythm as Earl Cunningham's "Got...
              • Naggo Morris – Down In The Ghetto
              • Naggo Morris – Version Ghetto
              Silk Satin Velvet & WoolNatty Burry (Dubplate Mix)Uprising
              More from the vaults of UPRISING, previously unreleased dubplate mixes. The vocal cut is an alternate take with slightly different lyrics over a more raw,...
              • Silk Satin Velvet & Wool – Natty Burry (Dubplate Mix)
              • Silk Satin Velvet & Wool – Satan Pickney (Dubplate Mix)
              StalawaIn East AfricaScotch Bonnet Records
              12" EPReggae' s African connection meets the global ethos of Glasgow' s Scotch Bonnet Records for their historic new EP. French-born, Glasgow-based producer...
              CultureGood ThingsRAS Records
              Strong roots vocal album originally released in 1989 on American label RAS, CD version has 4 extra tracks.
              • Culture – Hand 'A' Bowl
              • Culture – Good Things
              • Culture – Love Music (Extended Version)
              • Culture – Psalm Of Bob Marley
              D.I.P Presents The UpsetterDip
              Long out of print 1975 compilation of Lee Perry's Black Ark productions. Featuring his own twisted "Enter The Dragon" The Gladiators roots vocal cut "Time"...
              • The Upsetters – Enter The Dragon
              • Dillinger – Cane River Rock
              • King Burnett – I Man Free
              • The Gladiators – Time
              • Leo Graham – Jump It
              • The Gaylads – Have Some Fun
              • Linval Thompson – Kung Fu Man
              Devon IronsJerusalemPressure Sounds
              The original cut of the Althea and Donna ‘Gone to Negril’ track. Released by Pressure Sounds in 2005 and then deleted. Now on the Talent 77 label,...
              • Devon Irons – Jerusalem
              • The Talent Crew – Version
              Bunny Lee & The AggrovatorsSuper Dub Disco StylePressure Sounds
              Originally released in 1979 on West London label "Jamaica Sound" Superb dub album mixed at King Tubby's & Channel One. Vinyl is single vinyl and the...
              • Bunny Lee & The Aggrovators – Money In Your Pocket Dub
              • Bunny Lee & The Aggrovators – Shalin Temple Dub
              • Bunny Lee & The Aggrovators – Portobello Special Dub
              • Bunny Lee & The Aggrovators – The Revolutionaries Heavy Weight Dub
              • Bunny Lee & The Aggrovators – The Scientist Dub
              Salute ft. Ray CarlessPlastic CabbageEnviromental Friendly
              New 33rpm styled roots 7" from Room In The Sky people, quality U.K. roots label..check their other tunes in stock.
                Dennis BrownYesterday Today And TomorrowJoe Gibbs Music
                Originally released in 1982 on Joe Gibbs Music produced by himself and Sly & Robbie. Rocking roots rhythms, features "Tribulation" "Rocking Time" "Love...
                • Dennis Brown – A Little Bit More
                • Dennis Brown – Tribulation
                • Dennis Brown – Rocking Time
                • Dennis Brown – Carres Me Girl
                • Dennis Brown – Love Light
                • Dennis Brown – Hold On To What You've Got
                • Dennis Brown – Little Village
                • Dennis Brown – Have You Ever Be In Love
                Junior MurvinBad WeedBlack Art
                First time on 7", Bad Weed was released only on 12" in Jamaica in 1977. Both sides come on the same riddim as Junior Murvin's hit "Police And Thieves".
                • Junior Murvin – Bad Weed
                • Junior Murvin – Police & Soldier
                Gallimore SutherlandYou Can't Stop Natty DreadKC Soul Proff
                Gallimore Sutherland was a member of the Gladiators. Here he comes on one of his very few solo outings, produced by KC White, and mixed by King Tubby's....
                • Gallimore Sutherland – You Can't Stop Natty Dread
                • King Tubby – Hotter Claps
                On U Sound - Dread OperatorProduced By Adrian SherwoodHot Milk
                A wicked box set of some of the most forward thinking and experimental reggae of the early 80’s. Inside you’ll find four studio albums from Adrian...
                  African YouthForward Down A Channel OneVer Records
                  Taking us down to Channel One studios in Jamaica around the mid 70s, rare roots from one of The African Brothers singers.
                  • African Youth – Forward Down A Channel One
                  • African Youth – Forward Down A Channel One.Version
                  African BrothersYouths Of TodayItal
                  Mid 70s roots vocal from The African Brothers featuring Sugar Minott, Tony Tuff and Derrick Howard, small repress on the repro of original label.
                  • African Brothers – Youths Of Today
                  • African Brothers – Version
                  The LionsNatty Congo IArchive Recordings
                  Superb deep roots vocal cut from 1977 gets a limited repress on repro British U.K. label from the time Truth & Right. Highly recommended don’t miss..
                  • The Lions – Natty Congo
                  G.T. MooreThe Harry J SessionsPartial Records
                  Recorded while Gerald was in Jamaica working on a project with Lee Perry in 1980.The master tapes of the four tracks that were recorded at the Harry J...
                  • G.T. Moore – Utopia
                  • G.T. Moore – Reformation Dub
                  • G.T. Moore – Jerusalem
                  • G.T. Moore – Temple Mount Dub
                  • G.T. Moore – Working For The Dollar
                  • G.T. Moore – Turn The Wheel Dub
                  • G.T. Moore – Constant Spring
                  • G.T. Moore – Stony Hill Dub
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                  Ras Michael & The Sons Of NegusNone A Jah Jah ChildrenVP Records
                  None A Jah Jah Children collects together the two classic albums Rastafari and Kibir-Am-Lak that Ras Michael and The Sons Of Negus made for producer Tommy...
                  • * On Vinyl – None A Jah Jah Children
                  • * On Vinyl – Give Love
                  • * On Vinyl – Mr. Brown
                  • * On Vinyl – Truth And Right
                  • Ras Michael & The Sons Of Negus – A New Name Jah Got
                  • * On Vinyl – Mr. Wicked Man
                  • * On Vinyl – No Hoppers
                  • * On Vinyl – Zion Land
                  • Ras Michael & The Sons Of Negus – If You Only Knew
                  • * On Vinyl – Booma Yeah
                  Black Roots PlayersGhetto-Ology DubwiseArchive Recordings
                  The classic Sugar Minott dub album to "Ghetto-Ology" originally released in 1980, recorded and mixed at Channel One with Scientist at the controls. This...
                  • Black Roots Players – Redder Than Red
                  • Black Roots Players – Theme From The Hungry Man
                  • Black Roots Players – Never Give Dub Up : Part 2
                  • Black Roots Players – People Have To Know Things In Dub
                  • Black Roots Players – Strange Strings
                  • Black Roots Players – African Dub
                  • Black Roots Players – Ghetto Dub
                  • Black Roots Players – Dub-Ology
                  • Black Roots Players – So Many Dub
                  • Black Roots Players – Free Dubwise
                  Lloyd Parks & We The PeopleMeet The PeoplePressure Sounds
                  Self produced set By Lloyd Parks. Recorded at Joe Gibbs with a stellar support cast. The CD comes with 6 bonus tracks and the vinyl single vinyl LP is...
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Reality
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Life Ain't Easy
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – You Hurt My Pride
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Ordinary Man
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Trench Town Girl
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Ah Rock Dis Yah Bass Line
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – I Want To Go Home
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – I Love You Girlie
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Grand Father Girlie*
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Part Two*
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Slaving (Steppers Cut)*
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Part Two*
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – School Days*
                  • Lloyd Parks & We The People – Part Two*
                  Al BrownProverbPressure Sounds
                  Brown was inspired to write the single ‘Proverb’ after spending hours hunched over his bible in Spanish Town as a youth. ‘Proverb’ was one of the...
                  • Al Brown – Proverb
                  • Al Brown – Proverb (Version)
                  Horace AndyGood VibesVP Records
                  Re-mastered 2017 edition of the excellent, classic compilation originally released 20 years ago by Blood & Fire records featuring some of the heaviest...
                  • Horace Andy – reggae rhythm
                  • Horace Andy – serious thing
                  • Horace Andy – skylarking
                  • Horace Andy – youths of today
                  • Horace Andy – don't let problems get you down
                  • Horace Andy – mr bassie discomix
                  • Horace Andy – pure ranking discomix
                  • Horace Andy – good vibes
                  • Horace Andy – control yourself
                  • Horace Andy – ital vital
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                  Roots UprisingFamily TreeTop Ranking Sound
                  Presenting this little forgotten pearl by Roots Uprising recorded in Miami, Florida in 1979. Led here by the multi-skilled musician, singer and producer...
                  • Roots Uprising – Family Tree
                  • Roots Uprising – Family Tree (Version)
                  Black UhuruPainTop Ranking Sound
                  Black Uhuru first formed in 1972, initially as Uhuru (Swahili for ‘freedom’). The group has undergone several line-up changes over the years, with...
                  • Black Uhuru – Pain
                  • Black Uhuru – Painfully Dub
                  Dennis BrownLove's Gotta Hold On MeJoe Gibbs Music
                  Great upbeat 1984 roots reggae album recorded at Joe Gibb's studio with We The People Band and produced by the Mighty Two Errol Thompson & Joe Gibbs. Check...
                  • Dennis Brown – Souls Keep Burning
                  • Dennis Brown – Let Love In
                  • Dennis Brown – Your Love Gotta Hold On Me
                  • Dennis Brown – Right Fight
                  • Dennis Brown – Hoolingan
                  • Dennis Brown – I Can't Stand It
                  Rod TaylorMr TalkativeReality Sound Station
                  Deep new roots vocal cut from Jamaican singer Rod Taylor, produced by Mr Boris with two dub versions on the flip.
                  • Rod Taylor – Mr Talkative
                  • Boris Lowther – Talkative Dub /
                  Max RomeoThe ? Question / Rat PoisonHorus
                  Early Black Ark-recorded gem from Max Romeo. Backed by musicians including Carlton Barrett and Aston Barrett of The Wailers. On the flip killer trombone...
                  • Max Romeo – The ? Question
                  • Ronald Wilson – Rat Poison
                  Reggae's Greatest Hits Volume 3Heartbeat
                  Great pre Black Ark productions from Lee Perry featuring Bob Marley, Dave Baker, Junior Byles, Silvertones, The Upsetters and many more.
                    Don Drummond Jr.Black ThursdayRock-A-Shacka
                    Vin Gordon, otherwise known as ‘Don Drummond Junior’ was the trombonist on over a thousand Studio 1 sessions, and the Skatalites’s ‘Black Sunday’...
                    • Don Drummond Jr. – Black Thursday
                    • Earl Bros – Beautiful Brown Eyes
                    Jacob Miller & The Inner CircleGhetto On FirePressure Sounds
                    A fierce reflection of Kingston’s down town strife from Jacob Miller. Miller was a downtown Ghetto dweller that had managed to work himself into the...
                    • Jacob Miller & The Inner Circle – Ghetto On Fire
                    • Jacob Miller & The Inner Circle – Ghetto On Fire (Version)
                    Althea And DonnaGone To NegrilPressure Sounds
                    Producer Tommy Cowans cut the first version of the ‘Gone to Negril’ rhythm for Devon Irons to voice the song ‘Jersualem’ on. He then returned to...
                    • Althea – Going To Negril
                    • Lee Perry & Inner Circle – Crazy Negril
                    Lloyd ParksSlaving (Steppers Cut)Pressure Sounds
                    This cut of Lloyd Parks’s classic ‘Slaving’ song is most often referred to as the ‘Steppers version’ was recorded around 1980 when the song was...
                    • Lloyd Parks – Slaving (Steppers Cut)
                    • Lloyd Parks – Slaving (Steppers Cut) (Version)
                    Don Drummond Jr.Zion Youth Part 1Rock-A-Shacka
                    Another collector’s prize, this dangerous trombone instrumental from legendary trombonist Vin Gordon was produced by Jimmy Radway for his Fe Me Time...
                    • Don Drummond Jr. – Zion Youth Part 1
                    • Don Drummond Jr. – Zion Youth Part 2
                    Shanti YalahCreationNansa Records
                    New album from Spanish producer Roberto Sanchez & A-Lone Ark Muzik studios. Featuring vocalist Shanti Yalah on lead vocals. Solid conscious roots music...
                      The MeditationsFly Natty DreadScandal
                      Two killer roots vocal cuts from The Meditations from late 70s, both with extended dubs.
                      • The Meditations – Fly Natty Dread
                      • The Meditations – Version
                      • The Meditations – Justice
                      • The Meditations – Version
                      Horace Andy / Ansel Collins / Big YouthLove Is The Light / Stalag 17 / All Nations BowTechniques
                      Classic 70s  roots rhythm "Stalag 17" with two killer vocal cuts from Horace Andy & Big Youth plus the heavyweight original riddim and dub version..Ring...
                      • Horace Andy – Love Is The Light
                      • Ansel Collins – Stalag 17
                      • Big Youth – All Nations Bow
                      • Techniques All Stars – Stalag Dub
                      Junior Murvin / Delroy SmartAfrica / JohnnyDub Store
                      Recorded on the very same day as Earl Sixteen's People Music, here comes Junior Murvin cut crying for his brothers in the homeland. On flip side a Delroy...
                      • Junior Murvin – Africa
                      • Delroy Smart – Johnny