• 12"£13.49
    Out of stock
  • 1. Forward To Zion
  • 2. Join Them

Joseph White aka Joe White is a foundation of Jamaican music. He started singing in the late 50's and did his first recordings for Duke Reid in the early 60's. He moved to Sonia Pottinger's label later and get a first success in 1965 with the song « Every Night ». He also recorded for Prince Buster, Coxsone Dodd and Rupie Edwards. In the 70's, Joe White was one of the only melodica player in Jamaica with Augustus Pablo, Peter Tosh and Bobby Kalphat. He released beautiful melodica instrumentals like « Kenyata », « Call Me Trinity » for Derrick Harriott and « Cheer Up » for Glen Brown. Joe White was also a member of the famous BB Seaton's backing/studio band « The Conscious Minds ». In the mid seventies, he moved to London and released his classic album « Love For Every Family ».
Joe White formed the group « Roots, Trunks & Branches » to release several tracks on the label « Splendour Heights ». « Forward To Zion » was released in 1979 and became a truly reggae roots stepper banger for sound system accross the globe. Probably electronic music fans will appreciate the futuristic dubwise. « Forward To Zion » is a song of peace, love, freedom and emancipation of people. Uplift your selection, listen to the words of the prophet, it's time for us to get together, we are going forward to Zion. Jah don't care whether you are a natty dread or you're a baldhead, just as long as we unite and stop the fight, we are going forward to Zion !

Other Releases on Jamwax

Tony ClarkeGoing HomeJamwax
Tony Clarke is from Waterhouse, St. Andrew Jamaica. At the tender age of 10 he started following sound systems like Sir Mike The Musical Dragon with the...
Joe White - Roots Trunks & BranchesRising Power Disco PowerJamwax
Joseph White aka Joe White is a foundation of Jamaican music. He started singing in the late 50's and did his first recordings for Duke Reid in the early...
MabrakDis Ya SoundJamwax
Obscure roots 12" originally released in 1983, recorded at Harry J's studio and produced by Mabrak main man / Drummer Leroy Mattis. Full instrumental dub...
True PersuadersAfrican GirlJamwax
Very rare heavyweight roots from 1981, limited repress from Jamwax - don't sleep..
True PersuadersEconomic CrisisJamwax
Previously unreleased killer roots vocal cut from True Persuaders with full dub on the flip. Limited repress...
Jamaiel ShabakaI Am That I AmJamwax
Recorded at Channel One in 1986, rare 12" release from Jameiel Shabaka. Deep roots mixed by Sugar Minott with full dubwise on the flip. Limited press...
Steve KnightRobber ManJamwax
Rare roots tune from 1986 gets a limited repress on the heavyweight "World A Music" riddim aka "Jamrock" 
Igo LeviSoul CaptiveJamwax
Rare roots 7" from former Black Eagles member recorded at Harry J's in 1986 and produced by Denroy Morgan 
HotlineYou Are MineJamwax
Reissue of this HUGELY sought-after Nigerian boogie funk gem album from Hotline group, recorded at Decca studio (Lagos) in 1986. Essential...
Senator GaryThey Are DangerousJamwax
'They Are Dangerous' is the second song released by Senator Gary. The riddim was build by the late great keyboard player Winston Wright (1944-1993) and...
True PersuadersPhone LineJamwax
True Persuaders is a group composed by Courtney Edwards, Peter Seal and Sammy Melbourn. Peter and Courtney are from Harbour View and Sammy is originally...
PepCrisisJamwax
Wicked Jamaican Lovers rock tune from 1985, original copies go for a song, grab a bargain!  
Andre TankerBack HomeJamwax
A stunning two sider from Trinidad & Tobago of uptempo raw calypso / reggae from Andre Tanker with The Mansa Musa Drummers.  Don't miss....
Ital FoundationRepatriation / Blackman's RedemptionJamwax
Killer 10 minute deep roots tune originally released in 1980, recorded in Bermuda and both tracks taken from their only album "Ital Foundation...

People also bought

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...
  • 10"£6.99
    Out of stock
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...
Augustus PabloStabiliserDub Store
The true genius Keith Hudson introduced highly mutational sounds and sound effects at the time and this Pablo organ cut of "Peter & Judas" is no exception....
  • 7"£10.99
    Out of stock
Rider ShafiqueLionLavalava Records
Underground U.K. Dancehall bomb..stripped down to the bone..Limited 7" one of two new Lavalava releases, with sticker..Don't miss! check dub
Dr. AlimantadoPoison FlourItal Sounds
All time roots classic from 1977 from the good doctor talking about an incident that actually happened in Jamaica with the poison flour!! Man next door...
TAPES & DJ SotofettDub Happy / DubatonSex Tags Amfibia
Killer digi-dub business from man-like TAPES with the one and only DJ Sotofett!
  • 7"£4.99
    Out of stock
Dub CrusadersReadings From The Book Of LifePartial Records
Great spoken word roots tune originally released on a album from 1995, first time on 7" single with percussive dub on the flip.
Delroy ButlerDifferent ExperienceJustice League
Mid 70s roots vocal rarlty from The Black Ark limited repress on Lee Perry's Justice League records, with stripped down dub on the flip.
Tony Tuff & Jah StitchRumours Of WarArt & Craft
Heavyweight roots 12" originally released in 1979, killer vocal from Tony Tuff with militant dj cut from Jah Stitch, plus very rare dub cut on the flip,...
Junior ReidJail House (previously unreleased alt. mix)Jammy's
Early eighties tuff vocal from Junior Reid over heavyweight rhythm with an alternative mix from Prince Jammy. Clean and loud new repress.
  • 7"£7.99
    Out of stock
Unknown ArtistJahoviaRastafari
Very limited new roots steppers mixes of Johnny Osbourne's classic "Jahovia" Don't sleep...
  • 12"£13.99
    Out of stock
The CimaronsEthiopian RomanceHornin' Sounds
Limited 7" press from France of obscure song recorded by The Cimarons in 1982 at London studio Easy Street. Never released on vinyl before with a new dub...
  • 7"£11.49
    Out of stock
Generation GapMusic From My MindRoosevelt
Rare roots repress featuring The Generation Gap from the early eighties produced by Harry Johnson at his studio Harry J.
LarimanNever Dwell / Never DubPartial Records
Brilliant new Partial records release with this left field U.K. reggae skank from Lariman
Don Carlos / Sugar MinottKnock Knock / Row FastArchive Recordings
Two early 80s roots vocals cuts featuring Don Carlos with "Knock Knock" and on the flip is Sugar Minott's full discomix cut of "Row Fast", both tunes produced...
  • 12"£9.49
    Out of stock
CymandeFug / Brothers On The SlideMr Bongo
Mr Bongo continue to delve into the back catalogue of the incredible south London funk band Cymande. This 7" turns to the all time classic jam "Brothers...
Kamaal WilliamsThe ReturnBlack Focus
The hugely anticipated follow-up to the Yussef Kamaal LP by Kamaal Williams aka Henry Wu! Wicked, electronic jazz fusion with that rugged South London...
Delroy DyerLive UpPartial Records
Previously unreleased roots tune from the late 90s produced by Robert Tribulation, check dub...
  • 7"£5.99
    Out of stock
Rupie Edwards All StarsJamaica SerenadeHorus
Killer roots instrumental from Rupie Edwards from the mid 70s with dub on the flip, 2nd of two new represses from Horus Records. Don't leave..
Jah WarriorDub From The Heart / Heartical DubJah Warrior
Big Shaka Tune! Mid 90s digital steppers. Heavy!
  • 7"£5.99
    Out of stock
Joe White - Roots Trunks & BranchesRising Power Disco PowerJamwax
Joseph White aka Joe White is a foundation of Jamaican music. He started singing in the late 50's and did his first recordings for Duke Reid in the early...
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,...
  • 7"£7.99
    Out of stock
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...
Jackie MittooAyatollahBasic Replay
Two dark and brooding late 70s cuts from Jackie Mittoo with the dark 'Dread of Mash Down Babylon' on the b-side. Highly recommended!
  • 12"£7.99
    Out of stock
Ojah ft. Hada GuldrisLife Is Better When You SmileAlchemy Dubs
Limited numbered new roots offering from Alchemy Dubs featuring Ojah with guest vocalist Hada Guldris. Comes in hard cardboard company sleeve plus sticker....
  • 7"£7.99
    Out of stock