• Daweh Congo – Militancy
    • Daweh Congo – X-Rated Gang Version
    • 1. Militancy
    • 2. X-Rated Gang Version

    2nd release on Common Ground from Leo Graham's (The Bleechers) son Daweh Congo with the title cut from his first LP Militancy.


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    Daweh CongoGun PlayCommon Ground International

    Late 90s deep roots from singer Daweh Congo with superb rhythm dub instrumental on the flip.


    • – Gun Play
    • – Gun Play Version

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    Unity All StarsAfrica / Blood And FireCommon Ground International

    Great U.K. roots four tracker from Sir Collins originally released in 1976/77 killer deep vocal & DJ cuts with haunting dubs. Check it..


    • Unity Stars – Africa
    • Collins Music Wheelers – Collins Ghost
    • Sir Collins – Blood And Fire
    • Sir Collins – New Cross Fire
    Fitzroy HenryCan't Take My Eyes Off YouCommon Ground International

    U.K. roots from 1976, wicked deep vocal cut from Fitzroy Henry with Sax led instrumental on the flip. Produced by Mike Dorane of Merger & Disco Dub Band.


    • Fitzroy Henry – Can't Take My Eyes Off You
    • Dorando – Your Sexy Eyes
    Devon ScottGhetto CryCommon Ground International

    Great digi-roots vocal cut from Devon Scott originally released in 1991 with instrumental version on the B-side.


    • – Ghetto Cry
    • – Ghetto Cry (Version)
    Daweh CongoGun PlayCommon Ground International

    Late 90s deep roots from singer Daweh Congo with superb rhythm dub instrumental on the flip.


    • – Gun Play
    • – Gun Play Version
    Essiel PeleMoney CryCommon Ground International

    Great one off single release from Essiel Pele originally released in 1986 on Calvin Cameron's Uhuru label, three fiqures for an original copy if you can find one..


    • – Money Cry
    • – Money Cry (Version)
    Frankie JonesTime Is The Master / A Stepping MoodCommon Ground International

    1st time on 7” single, Frankie Jones wicked 1977 cut from his debut album “Satta An Praise Jah” with Winston Wright’s funky organ twist on the flip.


    • Frankie Jones – Time Is The Master
    • Winston Wright – A Stepping Mood
    Bill Blast / Tristan PlamerDuppy / Greatest LoverCommon Ground International

    Superb two sider from Ossie Thomas’s Black Solidarity label with the hard tuff dub poetry from Bill Blast and “Greatest Lover” 1984 early dancehall cut from Tristan Palmer both with versions.

    • Bill Blast – Duppy
    • – Duppy Pon Ras Dub
    • Tristan Palmer – Greatest Lover
    • – Greatest Dub
    King SharkEscape By NightCommon Ground International

    Great roots vocal cut from King Shark with version on the flip, check his other wicked tune in stock "Black Man"

    • – Escape By Night
    • – Escape By Night (Version)
    Paul HurlockSome One Cut It DownCommon Ground International

    The 1st and superior deeper roots cut from Paul Hurlock originally released in the early 80s on Gorgon records in Jamaica with dub on the flip. Clean & loud pressing.

    • – Some One Cut It Down
    • – Version
    Carlene DavisGod IsCommon Ground International

    Superb 90s roots vocal from Carlene Davis on a relick of "Promised Land" riddim with instrumental version on the flip.

    • – God Is
    • – God Is (Version)
    Johnny OsbourneMr MarshallCommon Ground International

    One of his stand out roots steppers tunes from 1980 originally on the "Folly Ranking" LP produced by Prince Jammy with two rare dubs plus an alternative mix. Check killer percussive 2nd dub mix.

    • – Mr Marshall
    • – Mr Marshall (Alt.Vocal Mix)
    • – Mr Marshall Dub Mix 1
    • – Mr Marshall Dub Mix 2
    Lascelles DentonPrince PharaohCommon Ground International

    Great 70s roots vocal cut from Prince Pharaoh on limited new repress with version on the flip.

    • – Prince Pharaoh
    • – Prince Pharaoh (Version)
    Donovan JosephMood For LovingCommon Ground International

    Taken from his 1991 album "Sounds Of Many Colours" superb roots vocal cut with dub version worth checking out..

    • – Mood For Loving
    • – Mood For Loving (Version)
    Chester Coke & Ranking SpannerAfrican RaceCommon Ground International

    Deep roots vocal cut originally released in 1978, now repressed with the DJ cut from Ranking Spanner plus full dubwise on the flip.

    • Chester Coke – African Race (Extended)
    • Solid State All Stars – African Race (Version) (Extended)
    12 Tribes Of Israel BandKill The DevilCommon Ground International

    A 'holy grail' for reggae collectors with this 12 Tribes Of Israel Band 7" originally released in 1978 on their Orthodox label in very small quantities. Hypnotic roots/ska-ish instrumental with killer dub on the flip..don't let this go.

    • – Kill The Devil
    • – Bury The Devil
    Hopeton LewisThink Positive / Story Book ChildrenCommon Ground International

    Originally released on a Canadian 12" around 77'. "Think Positive" is a conscious roots tune with his superb version of Judy Clay's "Storybook Children" on the flip.

    • – Think Positive
    • – Story Book Children
    Andrew DanClassic Rides AgainCommon Ground International

    Killer roots dancehall tune from 1988, first of five new reissues from Common Ground International.

    • – Classic Ride Again
    • – Classic Ride Again (Version)
    Humble LionPirates On ShoreCommon Ground International

    One of three new dancehall reissues from 1988, Humble Lion's "Pirates On Shore" with dub on the flip.

    • – Pirates On Shore
    • – Pirates On Shore (Version)
    Horace MartinRuff We RuffCommon Ground International

    1988 rare dancehall from Horace Martin with version on the flip.

    • – Ruff We Ruff
    • – Ruff We Ruff (Version)
    Dill Smith / Stranger ColeSet Me Free / Freedom, Justice & EqualityCommon Ground International

    Great mid 70s deep roots originally released on USA label Half Moon, both tunes with wicked dub versions.

    • – Set Me Free
    • – Set Me Free Dub
    • – Freedom, Justice & Equality
    • – Freedom, Justice & Equality Dub
    Chris Black & The RocksYou're The Part Of MeCommon Ground International

    Wicked 1987 rootsy dancehall from Chris Black & The Rocks, rare tune to find now reissued by new label Common Ground International, check the first five releases..

    • – You Are The Part Of Me
    • – You Are The Part Of Me (Version)

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