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    Lee Perry Black Ark DaysPlay On Mr MusicRock A Shacka
    Bomb LP! The legendary tune “Play On Mr. Music” from a documentary film “Roots Rock Reggae” comes alive. This compilation celebrates some uncommon...
    • Upsetter Revue ft (The Heptones, The Congos & Junior Murvin) – Play On Mr. Music*
    • Carlton Jackson – History (Dub Plate Mix)*
    • The Silvertones – Rejoice Jah Jah Children (Dub Plate Mix)*
    • Jimmy Riley – Give Me A Love
    • The Upsetters – Give Me A Dub
    • Lee Perry – Soul Fire
    • Sam Carty – Milte Hi Akhen aka Bird In Hand (Full Vocal Version)
    • Mystic I – One More River To Cross
    • The Upsetters – One More Dub To Cross
    • Junior Murvin – People Get Ready
    • The Upsetters – People Get Ready Dub
    • The Silvertones – Feel All Right
    • Keith Rowe – Sugar & Spice (Love Has Got It's Way)**
    • The Upsetters – Spicy Version**
    • 1. Upsetter Revue ft (The Heptones, The Congos & Junior Murvin) – Play On Mr. Music*
    • 2. Carlton Jackson – History (Dub Plate Mix)*
    • 3. The Silvertones – Rejoice Jah Jah Children (Dub Plate Mix)*
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    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
    Roots Rock ReggaeDoctor Bird
    • 13 TRACKS PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE ON CD• INCLUDES 6 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED RECORDINGS• THE ALBUM’S FIRST GLOBAL REISSUE ON CD Originally released...
      Vivian JacksonRun Come Rallyaka Yabby YouPressure Sounds
      Run Come Rally aka ‘Jah Speak with Lighntning and Thunder’ is a stone-cold classic of the early roots movement. Recorded by Lee Perry at Black Ark...
      • Vivian Jackson – Run Come Rally
      • Vivian Jackson – Rally Dub
      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
      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
      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
      Diggory KenrickHolloway RockPressure Sounds
      Lovely mellow vibes instrumental of the timeless Conquering Lion rhythm. Diggory’s playing empathizes with the original and is reminiscent of some of...
      • Diggory Kenrick – Holloway Rock
      • Diggory Kenrick – Holloway Rock 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
      Nana McAnuffWords Of MouthThompson Sound
      New roots vocal cut on the "Dreader Than Dread" riddim produced by Linval Thompson and mixed by Roberto Sanchez.
      • Nana McAnuff – Words Of Mouth
      • Nana McAnuff – Dub Of Mouth
      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...
        Robert FfrenchI Am WonderingJamwax
        Robert Ffrench originally laid this one down in Creative Sound Studio in Kingston in 1985, but it could well be hot off the press yesterday. Here it comes...
        • Robert Ffrench – I Am Wondering
        • Shortie Ranks – Dance In A Skate Land
        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)
        BenjamminRiot In The StreetThompson Sound
        Great new vocal cut on the "Mr Bassie" riddim produced by Roberto Sanchez and Linval Thompson.
        • Benjammin – Riot In The Street
        • Benjammin – Dub
        Keith & TexWhat About Your SoulSound Of Thunder
        Brand new Roots tune from Keith & Tex of “Stop That Train” fame, with backing from Soul Of Africa band. Check it..
        • Keith & Tex – What About Your Soul
        • Chakatack – What About Your Dub
        CultureWah Fi WeMister Tipsy
        2nd of two unreleased tunes from Culture recorded in the mid 80s with J.A. producer Blackbeard.
        • Culture – Wah Fi We
        • Culture – Wah Fi We (Rough Version)
        Horace MartinSee Me YaMister Tipsy
        Never released before on 7" taken from his wicked 1985 album "Watermelon Man" with version on the flip. Don't leave..One of 5 new Mister Tipsy reissues.
        • Horace Martin – See Me Ya
        • The Ring Craft Posse – See Me Ya (version)
        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)
        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...
          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
          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
          CultureCan't Stop Jah PeopleMister Tipsy
          Unreleased 80s roots tune from Culture recorded with Rodguel "Blackbeard" Sinclair. Two mixes no dub.
          • Culture – Can't Stop Jah People
          • Culture – Can't Stop Jah People (Rough Version)
          Johnny ClarkeFade AwayMister Tipsy
          Johnny Clarke's 1984 version of the Junior Byles roots classic, produced by Tappa Zukie's brother Rodguel 'Blackbeard' Sinclair.
          • Johnny Clarke – Fade Away
          • The Ring Craft Posse – Fade Away (Version)
          Brother CultureBalanceBrixton Heights
          Summer Vibez! The "explosive " new single from Brixton Heights Records is a limited 500 copies 7" edition not to be missed, pressed on a heavy weight 70g...
          • Brother Culture – Balance
          • Jamtone ft. Ital horns – Use with caution dub
          The BlackstonesChange Of PlanAloevera Records
          The Blackstones wicked re-lick of the Joe Higgs’s ska classic “Change Of Plan” recorded with top Italian label Aloevera, while the flip has The Officinalis...
          • The Blackstones – Change Of Plan
          • The Officinalis – Santantonio Special
          LucianoPalavin SpreeThompson Sound
          New roots vocal cut from Luciano on the "Dreader Than dread" riddim produced by Linval Thompson and mixed by Roberto Sanchez.
          • Luciano – Palavin Spree
          • Luciano – Dub
          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
          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...
            Walyn RickettsJah Is My LightTop Ranking Sound
            Walyn (Wallen or affectionally known as 'Pacey") hails from Clarendon, Jamaica. Growing up with Everton Blender they founded their his first youth band...
            • Walyn Ricketts – Jah Is My Light
            • Walyn Ricketts – Jah Is My Light (Version)
            Augustus PabloAncient HarmoniesGreensleeves/VP
            Collected together here as Ancient Harmonies on a 2CD, 6-panel digipack with 12-page book are the four LPs, Rising Sun, Rockers Comes East, One Step Dub,...
            • Blowing With The Wind – Blowing With The Wind
            • Augustus Pablo – Twinkling Star
            • Augustus Pablo – Ancient Harmonies
            • Augustus Pablo – Creation Blues
            • Augustus Pablo – Zion UFO
            • Augustus Pablo – Eastern Code
            • Augustus Pablo – Twenty-One Years After
            • Augustus Pablo – First World Call
            • Augustus Pablo – This Song
            • Augustus Pablo – Drums To The King
            • Rockers Come East – Pablo Meets P Smart in L.I.
            • Augustus Pablo – Progression Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Revelino Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Babylon Loosing Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Sun Ray Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Jah D Special
            • Augustus Pablo – Rockers Comes East
            • Augustus Pablo – Dubbing The Oppressors
            • Augustus Pablo – Zion Seals Dub
            • One Step Dub – In The Red Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Hanging Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Riot Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – One Step Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Zion Way Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Sunshine Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Dubbing King James
            • Augustus Pablo – Rastaman Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Good Looking Dub
            • Augustus Pablo – Night Patrol Dub
            • Rising Sun – Dub Wiser
            • Augustus Pablo – Hop I Land
            • Augustus Pablo – Rising Sun
            • Augustus Pablo – Fire Red
            • Augustus Pablo – Jah Wind
            • Augustus Pablo – Pipers Of Zion
            • Augustus Pablo – The Day Before The Riot
            • Augustus Pablo – African Frontline
            • Augustus Pablo – Melchesedec (the high priest)
            • Augustus Pablo – Signs And Wonders
            Johnny ClarkeYou I LoveMister Tipsy
            Superb 80s roots vocal cut on the same riddim as Horace Martin "See Me Ya" with version on the flip, produced by Blackbeard.
            • Johnny Clarke – You I Love
            • The Ring Craft Posse – I Love You (Version)
            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
            Augustus PabloBlowing With The WindGreensleeves Records
            Released on Greensleeves in 1990 to glowing reviews ‘Blowing With The Wind’ went on to be Pablo’s most successful album since the seventies. The...
            • Augustus Pablo – Blowing With The Wind
            • Augustus Pablo – Twinkling Star
            • Augustus Pablo – Ancient Harmonies
            • Augustus Pablo – Creation Blues
            • Augustus Pablo – Zion UFO
            • Augustus Pablo – Eastern Code
            • Augustus Pablo – Twnty-One Years Later
            • Augustus Pablo – First World Call
            • Augustus Pablo – This Song
            • Augustus Pablo – Drums To The King
            B.B. SeatonVoice Of The PeopleJamwax
            Roots reggae stepper released on B.B. Seaton's album Reggae Land. Strong actual lyrics, heavy dub "The People's Dub". Previously unreleased on 7inch.
            • B.B. Seaton – Voice Of The People
            • B.B. Seaton – Dub Of The People
            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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            StallionPoor Me Natty DreadVirgo Stomach
            Tuff late 80s/early 90s vocal roots cut from Stallion, original Virgo Stomach 12” stock just found..limited quantities housed in new company sleeve from...
            • Stallion – Poor Me Natty Dread
            • Stallion – Poor Me Natty Dread (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
            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
            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
            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
            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
            Augustus PabloRising SunGreensleeves Records
            The release of  Rising Son in 1986 on Greensleeves began a new era for Augustus Pablo edging his Rockers revolution into the digital age. In his...
            • Augustus Pablo – Dub-Wiser
            • Augustus Pablo – Hop-I-Land
            • Augustus Pablo – Rising Sun
            • Augustus Pablo – Fire Red
            • Augustus Pablo – Jah Wind
            • Augustus Pablo – Pipers Of Zion
            • Augustus Pablo – The Day Before The Riot
            • Augustus Pablo – African Frontline
            • Augustus Pablo – Melchesedek (The High Priest)
            • Augustus Pablo – Signs And Wonders