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Johnny Clarke - Jah Love Is With I / Bad Days Are Going (Extended)
Johnny Clarke
Jah Love Is With I / Bad Days Are Going (Extended)
12" | 1979 | UK | Reissue (Greensleeves)
7,99 €*
Release:1979 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Originally released in 1979 "Jah Love Is With I" is a long sought-after and highly collectible 12-inch single with two tracks which are presented in the extended 'discomix' style of the late 70s, with the vocals edited directly into an extended dub mix on each side. Side A features the 6:28 minutes extended version of "Jah Love Is With I" and side B has the 5:52 minutes version of "Bad Days Are Going"!Among the ranks of singers, only Johnny Clarke comes close to challenging Bob Marley & Dennis Brown for reggae's crown, through his unequaled run of hit songs. His output of mid-70s classics powered by producer Bunny "Striker" Lee give Clarke status among the top artists of the period, and he mainstains contemporary relevance on the live show and reggae festival circuit.
Johnny Clarke - Give Up The Badness
Johnny Clarke - Stop Them Jah
Johnny Clarke - Enter His Gates
Johnny Clarke - Rockers Time Now
Johnny Clarke
Rockers Time Now
LP | 1976 | US | Reissue (Get On Down)
21,99 €*
Release:1976 / US – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Get On Down presents an often overlooked crucial reggae release from the 1970s with Johnny Clarke’s “Rockers Time Now.” The record is a mix of covers and originals, including ethereal versions of the The Abyssinians “Satta Massagana” and “Declaration of Rights,” smash hits on the island just the year before. “Rockers Time Now” was first issued in 1976, Clarke had just been named artist of the year in Jamaica for the second year in a row. This is just one of three full lengths he released that year as this was a very prolific period for Clarke, in particular from 1974 onward when his output was directed by legendary producer Bunny Lee. The pairing resulted in a creative energy that resonates to this day. The release was recorded at Channel 1 with Bunny Lee producing, which of course means the band backing the popular Jamaican vocalist was The Aggrovators, which at the time included Robbie Shakespeare, Earl ""Chinna"" Smith, Augustus Pablo, and Aston “Family Man” Barrett. The release was mixed at King Tubby’s by Osbourne Ruddock…aka King Tubby. Crucial all the way around. Now is the time to rediscover a classic of the genre, “Rockers Time Now”.
Johnny Clarke - Dread A Dub
Johnny Clarke
Dread A Dub
LP | 2012 | UK | Original (Jamaican)
16,99 €*
Release:2012 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
A compilation of dubs featuring the great voice of Johnny Clarke alongside the productions of Bunny Lee and the creative genius of King Tubby, a great combination we hope you will agree.
Johnny Clarke - Don't Trouble Trouble
Johnny Clarke - Creation Rebel
Johnny Clarke - Don’t Stay Out Late
Johnny Clarke
Don’t Stay Out Late
LP | 1977 | EU | Reissue (Kingston Sounds)
14,99 €*
Release:1977 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Johnny Clarke stands tall as one of the great vocalists that ruled the Jamaican reggae scene from the mid 1970’s to the early 1980’s Dancehall period. This re-issue of his “Don’t Stay Out Late” set shows his versatility to sing any song that was put in front of him and make it his own. Under producer Bunny “Striker” Lee’s guidance, Mr Clarke produced a run of singles and albums few could match.
Johnny Clarke - Enter Into His Gates With Praise
Johnny Clarke - Every Man Wanna Be Rich / Version
Johnny Clarke - International Music / Version
Johnny Clarke - Satisfaction
Johnny Clarke
LP | 1979 | EU | Reissue (Radiation Roots)
19,99 €*
Release:1979 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Tenor singer Johnny Clarke had many false starts in his youthful days. Hanging around Studio One as a schoolboy with Jacob Miller, Clarke was supposed to record material written for him by Bob Andy, but somehow never made the grade. His 1973 debut recording for lesser-known producer Glen Stair was not released, and early work for Clancy Eccles failed to hit, though ‘Everyday Wondering’ for Rupie Edwards made an underground impact in Britain and New York. Subsequent singles for Keith Hudson and Glen Brown also did not get very far, but the breakthrough finally came when Bunny Lee asked him to sing ‘None Shall Escape The Judgement,’ which was written by the singer Earl Zero; it became a massive hit that launched the ‘flying cymbal’ craze (based on an open-and-closed high-hat cymbal pattern, adapted from the Soul Train theme), and Clarke became one of Lee’s most reliable hit-makers, partly because Lee stoked a rivalry between him and Cornell Campbell, whom Lee had previously asked to voice ‘None Shall Escape.’ Clarke’s Satisfaction LP was recorded at Harry J for Lee, voiced at King Tubby’s studio, and issued by Third World in 1979. It is a set largely comprised of cover tunes, such as the strong opening update of the Paragons’ ‘Riding For A Fall,’ the title track adapting their rock steady hit ‘My Satisfaction’ in a post-rockers style. Better still is the hard-hitting ‘reality’ tune, ‘Play Fool, Get Wise,’ which uses a proverb to relate a means of avoiding trouble on the dog-eat-dog mean streets of Kingston.
Johnny Clarke - Poor Marcus
Johnny Clarke
Poor Marcus
7" | 2015 | UK | Original (Jamaican)
6,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Johnny Clarke tells it like it is,the story of Marcus Garvey...‘Dem never loved Poor Marcus’. The B-side backed in a Fine Dub Style.....
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