• The Checkmates – Disco Groove
    • The Checkmates – Spouge Beat
    • 1. Disco Groove
    • 2. Spouge Beat

    Seven impossibly rare and obscure funk disco reggae nuggets from The West Indies, originally released on small runs of 7" singles from the 70s & 80s on such labels as Wirl, Palo, Trex, and Ted & Way. Limited fresh represses from Common Ground International.

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    King SharkEscape By NightCommon Ground International
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    • – Escape By Night
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    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 &...
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    • – God Is
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    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.
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