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Stand High Patrol - Quicksand
Stand High Patrol
Quicksand
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Stand High)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 17.06.2022
Stand High Records presents “Quicksand”, a brand new collaborative single between Stand High Patrol and British artists Joe Yorke & Eeyun Purkins. This groovy little rocksteady number comes on 7” vinyl.

The Dubadub Musketeers haven’t let the current situation get in the way of their will to explore new horizons. Riddims are flying out of the Donjon Studio left, right & centre. Indeed, the crew is constantly on the lookout for fresh talent and musical avenues. It’s through this process that Stand High Patrol decided to get in contact with Joe Yorke a few months ago, after becoming familiar with his incredible voice. Straight away they built a strong connection, both sharing the same kind of musical views. This collaboration quickly came to fruition. Starting as a simple dubplate test recording "Quicksand" became a proper 7 inch vinyl release.

This new single has been exquisitely mixed at Kerwax Studio, the riddim was built by Pupajim and the Dub version on the B side comes courtesy of Stand High Patrol’s official operator, Mac Gyver. Joe delivers lyrics about human kind, its flaws, its "weaknesses" and emotions, with an extraordinary vocal performance. They were written by Eeyun Purkins, his long-time musical partner and accomplice. This pen / voice duo regularly comes together to create musical gems and connoisseurs will once again get to fully appreciate the extent of their talent on “Quicksand”.
The Frightnrs - Always
The Frightnrs
Always
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Daptone)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 27.05.2022
Lance Ferguson - Got Myself A Good Man / Mango Meat
Judge Dread - Skinhead / The Belle Of Snodland Town
Judge Dread
Skinhead / The Belle Of Snodland Town
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
50 years ago, Trojan released BIG 6 by Judge Dread in 1972. The rest as they say is history... To celebrate this milestone, Harlem Shuffle Records is releasing two outstanding new Judge Dread singles, these are never been on vinyl previously. To make them even more special this is a special limited series with a unique design, strictly limited to 500 copies and with one release only. It is now or never…

Alexander Minto Hughes was born the 2nd of May 1945 in Kent, England. He died the 13th March 1998 on stage during a concert in Canterbury, England, suffering a heart attack. His last words were “Lets’ have it for the band”. 50 years ago, Trojan released BIG 6 by Judge Dread in 1972. It sold over 300 000 copies and stayed in the UK charts for months despite being banned by the BBC. During the 70s, the Judge went on to sell millions of Reggae albums in the UK, second only... to Bob Marley. Besides being very popular for obvious reasons, he could also write solid songs. Dread met Derrick Morgan and Prince Buster among others through his job as a bouncer at London nightclubs such as the Ram Jam in Brixton.. After working as a professional wrestler (under the name "The Masked Executioner") and as a debt collector for Trojan Records, he worked as a DJ on local radio and back in the 1960s he was also sometimes employed to provide security to The Rolling Stones.

He was the first white musician to score a reggae chart hit in Jamaica and is especially famous for his humorous sexually explicit lyrics. He holds a record in the Guinness Book of World Records as the artist with the most songs banned from BBC airplay. He notably lived in Snodland, Kent where he once changed the street sign to Dreadland.

Judge Dread was allegedly the only white musician ever to be invited to play at the famous Apollo Club in New York…
Leroy Sibbles / Norma Frazier - Express Yourself / Respect
Leroy Sibbles / Norma Frazier
Express Yourself / Respect
7" | 2015 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
9,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stone-cold classic Studio One 45 back in stock after years! - loud, clean, boom!
Johnny Osbourne / Prince Jazzbo - Truth And Rights / Crabwalking
Johnny Osbourne / Prince Jazzbo
Truth And Rights / Crabwalking
7" | 2015 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
9,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stone cold classic Studio One 45s back in stock after years. Oneoff represses. Loud, clean pressings.
Judge Dread - Skinhead Moonstomp / Phoenix City
Judge Dread
Skinhead Moonstomp / Phoenix City
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
50 years ago, Trojan released BIG 6 by Judge Dread in 1972. The rest as they say is history... To celebrate this milestone, Harlem Shuffle Records is releasing two outstanding new Judge Dread singles, these are never been on vinyl previously. To make them ever more special this is a special limited series with a unique design, strictly limited to 500 copies and with one release only. It is now or never…

Alexander Minto Hughes was born the 2nd of May 1945 in Kent, England. He died the 13th March 1998 on stage during a concert in Canterbury, England, suffering a heart attack. His last words were “Lets’ have it for the band”. 50 years ago, Trojan released BIG 6 by Judge Dread in 1972. It sold over 300 000 copies and stayed in the UK charts for months despite being banned by the BBC. During the 70s, the Judge went on to sell millions of Reggae albums in the UK, second only... to Bob Marley. Besides being very popular for obvious reasons, he could also write solid songs. Dread met Derrick Morgan and Prince Buster among others through his job as a bouncer at London nightclubs such as the Ram Jam in Brixton.. After working as a professional wrestler (under the name "The Masked Executioner") and as a debt collector for Trojan Records, he worked as a DJ on local radio and back in the 1960s he was also sometimes employed to provide security to The Rolling Stones. He was the first white musician to score a reggae chart hit in Jamaica and is especially famous for his humorous sexually explicit lyrics. He holds a record in the Guinness Book of World Records as the artist with the most songs banned from BBC airplay. He notably lived in Snodland, Kent where he once changed the street sign to Dreadland. Judge Dread was allegedly the only white musician ever to be invited to play at the famous Apollo Club in New York…
Siffleur - Mercella (Kills) / Marcella (Green)
Siffleur
Mercella (Kills) / Marcella (Green)
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Siffleur)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
The tune-whistling DJ collective Siffleur are back with two quasi-mashup remixes of retro pop that combine Italian nostalgia, soulful beats, and Jamaican jungle vibes. This is a brilliantly smooth and playful blend, perfect for chilling out and languorous dancing.
Mohawks, The / Marvels, The - The Champ Reggae Version / Rock Steady / Puma Supreme
Mohawks, The / Marvels, The
The Champ Reggae Version / Rock Steady / Puma Supreme
7" | 1973 | EU | Reissue
13,99 €*
Release:1973 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Rare under-the-radar Reggae version of the Funk/B-Boy/Breakbeat classic, by the selfsame Mohawks responsible for the heavily sampled original, backed with a great Jamaican Funk version of the Aretha Franklin classic.
Stand High Patrol Ft. Joe Yorke - Midnight Rock
Stand High Patrol Ft. Joe Yorke
Midnight Rock
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Stand High)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Less than a year after the well-received release of “Quicksand”, Stand High Records presents “Midnight Rock”. A new fundamentally Roots 7” single, the result of a second collaboration between Joe Yorke, Eeyun Purkins and Stand High Patrol.

This brand new single was mixed the old school way at the Kerwax studio. In a true traditional roots reggae manner, the A side offers Joe Yorke’s vocal version while Pupajim’s “Deejay Style” reply sits on the flip. These two tunes address social divisions in our modern society, which is in contrast with the unity felt and temporarily expressed within the dancehalls. Grooving all together to the rhythm, fuelled and constrained by our individual social condition, as soon as the music ends we remain alone.

On the two sides, the words “Midnight Rock” resonate on a riddim built for soundsystem sessions. “Midnight Rock”, an invitation for all skankers to enjoy the moment and make it last after the lights come on, a call to fight together against what divides us. “Midnight Rock”, time to join the dance. “Midnight Rock”, time to engage in combat.

Tracklist :

A1. Joe Yorke & Stand High Patrol : Midnight Rock

B1. Stand High Patrol : Midnight Stories
Mato - Summer Madness / Use Me
Mato
Summer Madness / Use Me
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Stix)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, is back with some heavy dub cuts from label regular Mato with its usual special skills as a tailor of reggae music. On Side A, Mato focuses on the infamous "Summer Madness", originally composed by Kool & The Gang. Providing a fresh dub rework, the song will make you dream of hot wet summer nights, gently rocked by beautiful guitar melodies and sweet Fender Rhodes chords. Just a perfect match for all forthcoming summers of love! On Side B, Mato takes care of "Use Me", originally composed by Bill Withers on his Still Bill album. Expect funky and bouncy clavinets and a nice melodica line for this rework of a timeless classic. As Mato once said, "Play it loud and burn a chalice!" Starting his reggae production career in 2006, Thomas Blanchot (aka Mato) has released music through various projects on EDR Records, Big Singles or Makasound ... In the meantime he developed a real trademark, taking over classics French, Hip-Hop, or Pop song, into roots reggae-dub new versions. Besides, since 2010, Mato has built a solid reputation thanks to his hot remixes of Hip-Hop classics on Stix Records.
V.A. - Franco Nero Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
18th Parallel, The - Meets Horns Of Guiding Star Orchestra: Meeting Ina Wonderland
18th Parallel, The
Meets Horns Of Guiding Star Orchestra: Meeting Ina Wonderland
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Fruits)
8,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Who would ever think to hear a reggae collaboration between Switzerland and Denmark? This is what you get when the heavy sound of The 18th Parallel meets the subtle play of the Horns section of Guiding Star Orchestra. Layed on the Wonderland of Green riddim (The Silvertones, Burro Banton), this instrumental “Meeting Ina Wonderland” proposes a perfect mix between the raw and wild rub a dub vibes of the riddim and the lightness underlined by the jazzy influences of the horns players.
Mungo's Hi-Fi & Solo Banton - We Pulsating
Mungo's Hi-Fi & Solo Banton
We Pulsating
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Escotch Bonnet)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
One of the most requested vocals to Mungo's HiFi's recent Antidote Dub LP was Solo Banton's unreleased A side to Pulsating Dub. Naturally, Mungo's have obliged, pairing both cuts on one monster of a seven-inch that will invite heavy equal needle traffic on each side. Over a liver-quivering drum-and-bass heartbeat skank, Solo gives a Raggamuffin statement of lyrically murderous intent. The rhythm track was recorded by engineering maestro Prince Fatty at his much-missed Ironworks studio space in Brighton. A modern classic in the truest sense of the words. Miss this at your peril.
Taggy Matcher - Devils Pie
Taggy Matcher
Devils Pie
7" | 2012 | EU | Original (Stix)
6,99 €*
Release:2012 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Side A lifts the vocal from Devil’s Pie by D’Angelo and adds it to a nicely
rocking reggae groove result! And on the flip side there's a killer reggae dub version of WU-TANG’s
C.R.E.A.M !!
Chosen Few, The - In The Rain
Chosen Few, The
In The Rain
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Emotional Rescue)
15,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 17.06.2022
After the success of the Disco Reggae Lovers series, Emotional Rescue teams up again with HMV Record Shop (Japan) with a selection of 7"s, this time delving in to the early reggae and soul releases of Noel William's (King Sporty) Konduko records. Predating his move in to disco and electro-boogie, here his production skills mixed his Jamaican reggae years with touches of US funk to create a number of highly collectable singles that have never been reissued before.

To begin, The Chosen Few's take of Tony Hester's classic, In The Rain. Essentially the same version as Williams later recording with Ernest Ranglin, this original early 70s version was undertaken in the first years of his move to Miami, working with what would go on to be members of KC & The Sunshine Band; the quintet of brothers Bunny, Busty and Errol Brown alongside, Franklin Spence harmonies' offering a totally different feel and soulfulness that makes it, for some, the most essential version.

Already famous in Jamaica, the band's covers of People Make The World Go Round and Shaft are rightly classics today. Recording their third album in Miami gave them a new perspective, linking reggae and soul ever closer.

The subsequent album, Night And Day was released in Jamaica by the fledgling Konduko before being repackaged as 'In Miami' for overseas. Here, the Spence and Williams penned title song, is the perfect uplifting reggae-soul fusion, love song accompaniment to launch the series.
Symarip - These Boots Are Made For Walking / That Is Nice
Symarip
These Boots Are Made For Walking / That Is Nice
7" | 2020 | EU | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
10,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Symarip began in the 1960s as The Bees, the UK’s first major 60's Reggae band then as The Pyramids, Symarip and Seven Letters. In 1971 they moved to Germany to perform Afro-rock music under the name Zubaba. Frank Pitter, Symarip's original drummer, recalls watching Keith Moon, The Who's drummer on TV around 1965/1966 and deciding " right then and there to become a drummer, to make a living as a musician”. The Bees included: Roy Ellis (Vocals, Trombone), Monty Neysmith (Hammond Organ & Keyboard), Frank Pitter (Drums), Micheal Thomas (Bass), Josh Roberts (Guitar), Roy Bug Knight (Saxophone), Johney Johnson (Trumpet), Carl Grifith (Tennor & Alto Sax). They all originated from the Jamaican community and quickly became the U.K. main supporting act for visiting Jamaican artists. They toured extensively across the UK, playing for Lauren Aitken, Prince Buster, Eddy Grant, Millie Small, Owen Gray, Jackie Edwards, Desmond Dekker, The Pioneers, The Ethiopians, The Maytals... to name a few. They signed with the label President under the name The Pyramids, with Eddy Grant writing and producing their first album and their first hit, Train Tour To Rainbow City in 1967. Despite their popularity, they got little support from their record label. This is then that Monty Neysmith came up with the idea of turning Pyramids into Symarip, hence allowing the band to sign with Trojan. Symarip recorded their first album under this name with Trojan in 1969. It featured among others "these Boots Are Made For Walking", “Skinhead Girl”, “Skinhead Jamboree” and “Skinhead Moonstomp”. "Moonstomp" was in fact a version of Derrick Morgan's 1969 "Moon Hop". Additionally, it featured a vocal introduction: "I want all you skinheads to get up on your feet/Put your braces together and your boots on your feet/And give me some of that old moonstomping" that was very similar to the Sam & Dave' "I Thank You” song introduction. Over the years “Skinhead Moonstomp” charted several times for Symarip and finally reached number 1 with The Specials in 1980. Although their songs were the first targeting the Skinhead audience, they have become mega anthems for the black and white communities in U.K. and around the world. And Symarip special brand of Reggae is also widely recognized to have greatly influenced the Two Tone bands of the early 80's. Today's Symarip songs are still incredibly popular. 50 years after their releases, the legend goes on!
Baodub - Ghost Town Refix
Baodub
Ghost Town Refix
7" | 2020 | EU | Reissue (Baodub Music)
11,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Obscure blank 7inch released in limited edition in 2020 and now out again after the quickly out of stock. A deep dub refix of the popular Ska and Mod song "Ghost Town" of the british band The Specials
Lloyd Charmers / Charmers Dub People - Slavery / Dub Slave
Lloyd Charmers / Charmers Dub People
Slavery / Dub Slave
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Hornin Sounds)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Killer 70's deep roots tune by Lloyd Charmers. Recorded at Federal Studio.
Jahtari - Loose In Space / The Stars My Destination White Vinyl Edition
Al Cisneros of Om and Sleep - Sinai Dub Box
Al Cisneros of Om and Sleep
Sinai Dub Box
7x7" | 2022 | US | Original (Drag City)
78,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 10.06.2022
7x7”box set containing three unreleased tracks plus remastered songs originally released on Sinai, ZamZam and Drag City labels.
Lee Scratch Perry & The 18th Parallel - Words From The Upsetter / Spring Thunderstorm
Lee Scratch Perry & The 18th Parallel
Words From The Upsetter / Spring Thunderstorm
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Fruits)
8,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
As reggae lovers for decades, one of our biggest dreams was to collaborate with the creative genius behind the legendary sound of the Black Ark studio, one of the dub originators, the man responsible for shaping the sound of Bob Marley and the Wailers amongst many other greats, the mighty Upsetter, the unspeakable Lee “Scratch” Perry! That happy day has finally arrived in 2019 when Lee, who lived in Switzerland for a longtime, recorded his voice on The 18th Parallel’s ‘Cosmic Drop Riddim’.

The details around ‘Words From The Upsetter’ recording are not that common. In summer 2017, we at Fruits Records had the privilege to tour European festivals with Lee “Scratch” Perry as members of the Najavibes backing band. This is how we got to know the legend and start the production process. The first seed was sown. Nevertheless, the riddim track of the song was laid down in Kingston in 2014, as our crew of musicians – not known yet as The 18th Parallel – was recording our first release ever, A Little Walk album with the legendary Sino-Jamaican singer I Kong. The unused riddim slept in the hard drive for five years until we found the right artist to ride it. The Upsetter had that mystic vibes we were looking for, it was a perfect fit.

Then we spiced it up with a few more overdubs – analog string synthesizer, cosmic guitars, subtle sounds of musique concrète. Finally Roberto Sánchez brilliantly recreated the type of sound that the Black Ark was famous for: full of Mutron Bi-Phase, tape delay and spring reverb hits as testifies the dub version ‘Spring Thunderstorm’.

The production of this song has been a long and heavy process, but we're now able to present this brand new recording to the world. Sadly, Lee’s not physically here anymore to witness this release, but his musical legacy is so immeasurable that his memory will live forever in every music enthusiasts’ heart around the world. And this record is now a part of this legacy. We’ll be forever thankful for this opportunity and would like to give a special thanks to his family and friends (big up Dr. T!) who helped us and gave us assistance during the creative process. This record is dedicated to the loving memory of Lee “Scratch” Perry.

The ‘Cosmic Drop Riddim’ wouldn’t be fully completed without two extra unexpected cuts. The first one is an amazing instrumental song featuring Perry’s longtime friend and Jamaican number one trombonist Vin Gordon where trombone meets bass clarinet and bass flute to create a deep, foggy, mystical atmosphere. This will take you to a night journey to East Africa. The second cut highlights the art of dub poetry through the beautiful poem by Yasus Afari, ‘Healing Chant’.
King Sporty - Concrete Jungle
King Sporty
Concrete Jungle
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Emotional Rescue)
15,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 17.06.2022
The second 7" in the Konduko series reissues this mega-rarity, Noel Williams aka King Sporty's own version of Bob Marley's Concrete Jungle. The connection between Marley and Williams was long-standing, both living in the tenements of West Kingston and gaining their musical foundations as part of the Studio One, that would reach fruition when they later co-wrote Buffalo Soldier together.

Clement Dodd's organisation was more than a label, running a sound system, studio, pressing plant and its own distribution. As Deejay on the system and later releasing his debut single on the label, William's learnt his craft, taking this knowledge to Miami and replicating much - expanding the Konduko label to encompass studio, plant and distribution.

First recorded with Lee Perry, Marley's 1971 original was famously rerecorded for The Wailers move to Island Records and their 1973 album, Catch A Fire. Here, a rare Williams' vocal is backed with horns atop a reggae-funk groove. The songs message of struggle is universal and everlasting, even with a touch of Miami swing.

This is backed by Young Girl, a single in its own right, from the same period. A rocksteady, breakbeat shuffle bely the songs roots in late 60s soul, with a powerful counterpoint vocal from wife and partner, Betty Wright. A collector's item itself, together they are essential.
Hugh Malcolm - Good Time Rock / Love Brother Love
Hugh Malcolm
Good Time Rock / Love Brother Love
7" | 1968 | EU | Reissue (Harlem Shuffle)
12,99 €*
Release:1968 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Yet another killer double sider with the first repress of the very rare and terrific "Good Time Rock". Extremely in demand, this rocking track has never been repressed on 7inch vinyl until now. The B side features another rare and wicked tune from Hugh Malcolm. Absolutely essential.
Race Fans, The - What's Wrong With You / Bookie Man
Race Fans, The
What's Wrong With You / Bookie Man
7" | 1968 | EU | Reissue (Harlem Shuffle)
12,99 €*
Release:1968 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
This killer double sider is the first release of the stunning “Bookie Man - What’s Wrong With You”. It was previously released as a blank label only in 1968 and was wrongly credited to The Bleechers. On the B side, “Bookie Man” is a completely different song,and it is a rare and brilliant track in its own right. It is also the first time the two “Bookie Man” songs are featured together on a 7inch.
Horace Andy / Jackie Mittoo - See A Man's Face / One Step Beyond
Horace Andy / Jackie Mittoo
See A Man's Face / One Step Beyond
7" | 2016 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
9,99 €*
Release:2016 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Horace Andy’s Tuffest tune ever – See A Man’s Face + Jackie Mittoo’s Killer original instrumental cut to Freddy McGregor’s Bobby Bobylon. Serious!
Hortense Ellis - Super Star / Ja
Cambodia / Phnom Penh Reggae - Dub Addiction / Vibratone
Alton Ellis & The Flames / Phyllis Dillon - Rock Steady, It's Rocking Time
Jamaicans, The - Ba Ba Boom / Twilight Zone
Jamaicans, The
Ba Ba Boom / Twilight Zone
7" | 2018 | US | Original (Get On Down)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
7 inch singles were instrumental to the development of the Jamaican music
industry, more affordable than full lengths for the consumer, they also
allowed the labels to turnaround what was being recorded into music played
from their booming sound systems as quickly as possible. In that spirit, Get
On Down will be reissuing some of the most crucial Jamaican sides on 45,
this time out with The Jamaicans most well-known cut “Ba Ba Boom.”
The Jamaicans first formed in 1967 as the Cool Shakes. By the time the year
was over, they’d updated their line up from a trio to a quartet, changed their
name to the Jamaicans and took “Ba Ba Boom” to first place in that year’s
Island Festival Song Contest. Soon after, the cut (backed by Tommy
McCook & The Supsersonics) was issued on the Treasure Isle imprint to
instant classic status. On the flip, it’s Twilight Zone, a reverb drenched
proto-dub instrumental version of the song.
Wiz Khalifa / Symbiz - We Dem Boyz Remix / Yeeruh Remix
O.B.F & Lasai - Trouble
O.B.F & Lasai
Trouble
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Dubquake)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 27.05.2022
After the success of “Heavyweight Sound” and “Do Me Right” here comes “Trouble”, O.B.F’s fresh new roots reggae offering! This time the French stalwarts join forces with Madrid based singer Lasai who compliments the single with his powerful lyrics “Put down the gun, put down the knife, put down the glock”. Words that resonate today more than ever. With “Trouble” O.B.F continue their sonic ascension, pushing to take their music to the next level. Vocals recorded in Madrid, produced & mixed in Geneva, O.B.F’s mainly European and South- American fanbase will be delighted by this Franco-Spanish connection! On the B-side, French melodica artist Far East brings his own special touch to add a different flavour to the dub version.
Soul Revivers - Tell Me Why / Tell Me Again Feat. Ken Boothe
Crazy Baldhead - Cut Back B/W We Say (Dub Back)
Scotty, The Crystalites - Clean Race / Version Train
Lee Perry , King Stitt - I Am The Upsetter / Fire Corner
Michael Rose & Prince Jammy - Born Free / Dub
Michael Rose & Prince Jammy
Born Free / Dub
7" | 1976 | EU | Reissue (Golden Gems)
9,99 €*
Release:1976 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Recorded early in 1976, apparently ‘Born Free’ was never released in Jamaica, but went straight to the UK market as a 7’’ on the obscure ‘Boss’ label, and reissued as an Attack 12’’ few years later. While production details are somehow puzzling, with British sound operator Fatman sometimes credited among the producers and the riddim re-surfacing within Yabby You’s catalogue, what remains undisputed is the King Tubby’s studio stamp on the mix, emphasised by the raw cymbals on the B side. Michael Rose’s incredibly inspired voice floats over a stripped down roots rhythm singing timeless lyrics of freedom that will inspire Black Uhuru’s hits Willow Tree and Peace and Love in the Ghetto.
Yabby You & The Prophets - Jah Over I / United Africa Dub
Yabby You & The Prophets
Jah Over I / United Africa Dub
7" | 2022 | UK (Pressure Sounds)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Conscious lyrics on this lesser known Yabby track. Never before pressed on 45 and comes with the correct version on the flipside. Comes in a printed Yabby bag. Tommy McCook on flute Sly and Robbie on rhythmic duties.
Hugh Mundell - Feeling Alright
Horace Andy / Dub Specialst - Skylarking / Sky Rhythm
Horace Andy / Dub Specialst
Skylarking / Sky Rhythm
7" | 2016 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
9,99 €*
Release:2016 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stone cold classic Studio One 45s back in stock after years. One-off represses. Loud, clean pressings.
Little Harada - Worries & Problems / I Want To Rap With You
Little Harada
Worries & Problems / I Want To Rap With You
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Rhythm Discs!)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Rhythm Discs! a brand new label dedicated to re-issuing lost gems is excited to announce the re-release of Digi-Dancehall rarity Little Harada's 'Best of Me' a much sought after LP that was produced and released by Sonny 'Sabwackie' Ochiai for Japan's Tachyon Productions - the legendary Dancehall label loosely associated with Wackies in New York. Here we kick things off with a 7 inch pre-release single featuring 2 highlights from the LP that best represent it's sought after vibes; Worries & Problems + I Want To Rap With You.
Alpha & Omega - Rastafari
Alpha & Omega
Rastafari
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Partial)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
A bass-rumbling mystical offering from the legendary UK dub duo Alpha and Omega. The first and original version of sound system anthem `Rastafari’. First appearing on A&O’s album `Watch and Pray’ in 1992, then surfacing on a Partial 7” in 2013, selling out fast. Now reissued due to demand.
Rudy Mills / The Crystalites - John Jones / Bombshell
Rudy Mills / The Crystalites
John Jones / Bombshell
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Initially published separately on two Trojan’s labels, Bigshot & Explosion, in 1969. Since then, John Jones has been repressed on 7’ vinyl single only once - for the limited Trojan’s Monkey Business 7” vinyl box set which has sold out a few years ago. Today, John Jones is more than ever in demand with over a quarter of million view on Youtube and 1300 “want” with prices over 200 pounds for a mint copy on Discogs. On the B side the much in demand “Bombshell” by The Crystalites, a very special instrumental and an awesome cover. This single is expected to be a big seller!
Liam Bailey - Champion (Remix) / Ugly Truth (Remix)
Liam Bailey
Champion (Remix) / Ugly Truth (Remix)
7" | 2021 | US | Original (Big Crown)
11,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Liam Bailey Follows Up His 'Ekundayo' Album With This Heavy Hitting Remix 7" Featuring Two Absolute Legends.The A Side Is A Remix Of Champion Featuring Black Thought Of The Roots. Black Thought Kills The First Verse Finding The Pocket Over The Leon Michels Produced Reggae Banger Designed To Bust Up Woofers And Blow Out Dance Floors. Liam And Thought Combine To Sing Praises To A Woman Worthy Of All The Admiration They Can Muster, And In Doing So, They Take What Was Already A Classic To Another Level.The B Side Is Straight From The Far Flung Corners Of Outer Space. Producer Leon Michels Strips Down And Revamps The Album Cut Ugly Truth, Making Room For The Most Special Of Guests, The One And Only, Mr. Lee "Scratch" Perry. The Upsetter Switches Between Singing And Talking, One Minute Proclaiming His Powers And The Next Playing With The Title Of The Original Tune. Some Proper Lee Perry Business Alongside The Already Unstoppable Chemistry Of Liam Bailey And Leon Michels...An Absolute Big Crown Surehot.
Symarip - Skinhead Moonstomp / Must Catch A Train
Symarip
Skinhead Moonstomp / Must Catch A Train
7" | 2018 | US | Original (Get On Down)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
7 inch singles were instrumental to the development of the Jamaican music industry, more affordable than full lengths for the consumer, they also allowed the labels to turnaround what was being recorded into music played from their booming sound systems as quickly as possible. In that spirit, Get On Down will be reissuing some of the most crucial reggae and ska sides on 45.
This issue marks a slight departure in the series as Symarip were not a Jamaican group but had their origins in the UK. By the time Skinhead Moonstomp was released as a single in 1969, reggae had spread its influence into the UK to such an extent that it changed British music for good. Symarip were the first group to work to directly appeal to UK skinhead culture, creating the climate that allowed for the explosion of the two tone movement in the late
1970s. Yet it was only on the singles’ reissue in 1980 that the cut hit the UK charts, landing at #54. So, to paraphrase the song’s intro, get up on your feet,
put your braces together and your boots on your feet, it’s time again for some of that old moonstompin’.”
Elvis & The Matomatics - I'll Never Let You Go / Return To Sender
Elvis & The Matomatics
I'll Never Let You Go / Return To Sender
7" | 2011 | FR | Original (EDR)
6,99 €*
Release:2011 / FR – Original
Genre:Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall, Pop
Elvis Presley has always been popular in Jamaica, particularly in the 1960s and 1970s when he was still an active presence on the international pop charts, so EDR Records gives a Reggae Tribute To The King Elvis Presley with 2 juicy Remixes …
Unknown Artist - Dubplate Everytime
Unknown Artist
Dubplate Everytime
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Dubquake)
11,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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Vin Gordon & The Rits Riddim Force - Skank To The Bank
Buster Shuffle - Me, Myself & I C/W The 38
Crazy Baldhead - Boots Embraces B/W Boots In Dub
Kirk Diamond - Too Ruff
Sherrie B - Nah Tek It (Interplanetary Criminal Remix) / Original Mix
Sherrie B
Nah Tek It (Interplanetary Criminal Remix) / Original Mix
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Rhythm Discs!)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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Sherrie B's super rare Nah Tek It gets the remix treatment from Interplanetary Criminal - flexing acid tinged basslines & 2-step FWD drums.
Micah Shemaiah - Jamaica Jamaica / Version
The Freedom Chanters - Gone Is Love
Vin Gordon, The 18th Parallel & Yasus Afari - Cosmic Drop / Healing Chant
Vin Gordon, The 18th Parallel & Yasus Afari
Cosmic Drop / Healing Chant
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Fruits)
8,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
As reggae lovers for decades, one of our biggest dreams was to collaborate with the creative genius behind the legendary sound of the Black Ark studio, one of the dub originators, the man responsible for shaping the sound of Bob Marley and the Wailers amongst many other greats, the mighty Upsetter, the unspeakable Lee “Scratch” Perry! That happy day has finally arrived in 2019 when Lee, who lived in Switzerland for a longtime, recorded his voice on The 18th Parallel’s ‘Cosmic Drop Riddim’.

The details around ‘Words From The Upsetter’ recording are not that common. In summer 2017, we at Fruits Records had the privilege to tour European festivals with Lee “Scratch” Perry as members of the Najavibes backing band. This is how we got to know the legend and start the production process. The first seed was sown. Nevertheless, the riddim track of the song was laid down in Kingston in 2014, as our crew of musicians – not known yet as The 18th Parallel – was recording our first release ever, A Little Walk album with the legendary Sino-Jamaican singer I Kong. The unused riddim slept in the hard drive for five years until we found the right artist to ride it. The Upsetter had that mystic vibes we were looking for, it was a perfect fit.

Then we spiced it up with a few more overdubs – analog string synthesizer, cosmic guitars, subtle sounds of musique concrète. Finally Roberto Sánchez brilliantly recreated the type of sound that the Black Ark was famous for: full of Mutron Bi-Phase, tape delay and spring reverb hits as testifies the dub version ‘Spring Thunderstorm’.

The production of this song has been a long and heavy process, but we're now able to present this brand new recording to the world. Sadly, Lee’s not physically here anymore to witness this release, but his musical legacy is so immeasurable that his memory will live forever in every music enthusiasts’ heart around the world. And this record is now a part of this legacy. We’ll be forever thankful for this opportunity and would like to give a special thanks to his family and friends (big up Dr. T!) who helped us and gave us assistance during the creative process. This record is dedicated to the loving memory of Lee “Scratch” Perry.

The ‘Cosmic Drop Riddim’ wouldn’t be fully completed without two extra unexpected cuts. The first one is an amazing instrumental song featuring Perry’s longtime friend and Jamaican number one trombonist Vin Gordon where trombone meets bass clarinet and bass flute to create a deep, foggy, mystical atmosphere. This will take you to a night journey to East Africa. The second cut highlights the art of dub poetry through the beautiful poem by Yasus Afari, ‘Healing Chant’.
Kosmo Sound - Furious / Furious Dub
Kosmo Sound
Furious / Furious Dub
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Zephyrus)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
After high rotation online, Ghent's finest dub crew finally bring 'Furious' to wax, with an exclusive dub version by Kosmo Sound's drummer Marius Couvreur on the flipside. One for the bassheads!
Sylvan White & The 18th Parallel - Chant Nyahbingeh / Dub Nyahbingeh
Sylvan White & The 18th Parallel
Chant Nyahbingeh / Dub Nyahbingeh
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Fruits)
8,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
After a first outstanding collaboration on the song ‘Mother Nature’, Greenwhich Farm's singer Sylvan White teams up once again with Fruits Records! On a 80's dancehall rub a dub type of riddim played by The 18th Parallel, Sylvan White sings about his faith in Rastafari and shares his knowledge of the traditional culture, the mystic of the nyabinghi drums.
Derrick Parker & Tippa Lee - What You Gonna Do / Dash Dem Weh
Derrick Parker & Tippa Lee
What You Gonna Do / Dash Dem Weh
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Sound Transmission)
10,44 €* 10,99 € -5%
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Sound Transmission present three Jamaican digital-era artists across 2x7inch records on a relick of the Jackmandora Riddim. Produced by Interrupt (Trojan, Reggae Roast and others) the riddim features Carl Meeks revisiting the title track on his first LP (Greensleeves Records) with an updated and contemporary anti-gun theme. Veteran Tippa Lee follows up with a tough DJ cut reenforcing the same sentiment. Derrick Parker unloads a soundclash focused tune; here the gun theme continues but keeping the ‘killing’ confined to the dancehall. Sound Transmission is small independent record label and soundsystem based in Bristol, UK.
Carl Meeks & Version - Me Nuh Ina It / Interrupt
Carl Meeks & Version
Me Nuh Ina It / Interrupt
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Sound Transmission)
10,44 €* 10,99 € -5%
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Sound Transmission present three Jamaican digital-era artists across 2x7inch records on a relick of the Jackmandora Riddim. Produced by Interrupt (Trojan, Reggae Roast and others) the riddim features Carl Meeks revisiting the title track on his first LP (Greensleeves Records) with an updated and contemporary anti-gun theme. Veteran Tippa Lee follows up with a tough DJ cut reenforcing the same sentiment. Derrick Parker unloads a soundclash focused tune; here the gun theme continues but keeping the ‘killing’ confined to the dancehall. Sound Transmission is small independent record label and soundsystem based in Bristol, UK.
Jablonski - Soul Makossa
Rootsman, The - Fittest Of The Fittest
Rootsman, The
Fittest Of The Fittest
7" | 2022 | EU | Original (Partial)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
A brutal bass-rumbler from The Rootsman in the shape of `Fittest of the Fittest’ which originally appeared on the CD only album `Roots Bloody Rootsman’ in 2001, then issued by Partial (prtl10007) in 2015, which swiftly sold out. This 7” release is backed with a previously unreleased dub version.
Skatalites, The / Dub Specialist - Man In The Street / Banana Walk
Skatalites, The / Dub Specialist
Man In The Street / Banana Walk
7" | 2015 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
9,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The Skatalites’ massive dancefloor ska Anthem + some serious dub on the flip
George Dekker & Horus All Stars - Sinner Man / Reap What You Sow Dub
Linval Thompson & The 18th Parallel - What's Going On / Dub's Going On
Still Cool - What A Shame / The Militants - Steve Biko
Soul Revivers - Look No Further / Further Dub Feat. Ms Maurice
Soul Revivers
Look No Further / Further Dub Feat. Ms Maurice
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Acid Jazz)
8,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Introducing a brand new 45 from Soul Revivers entitled Look No Further / Further Dub. For Look No Further, Soul Revivers enlisted the trumpet talents of Ms Maurice, bandleader of Afro-Jazz ensemble Kokoroko and member of jazz septet Nérija.
Amantido Bay Band - Flying Through The Air
Amantido Bay Band
Flying Through The Air
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (That's Why)
11,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Another hard hitting pair of Spencer/Hill Reggae. Originally composed and recorded by Italian brothers Duo Oliver Onions brought to a Caribbean feel of off-beat, police-band-horns and muted guitar. Check out the dynamic sound of this!
Papa San - Political Clown / Version
Samity - Katibim Feat. Orcun Sünear
Samity
Katibim Feat. Orcun Sünear
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Dubquake)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Dubquake Records proudly present a new version from Samity, Sofia-based producer and multi- instrumentalist ina modern roots style! Voiced by Turkish singer Orçun Sünear, mixed by Victor Rice in Brazil.
Prince Fatty & The Mutant Hi-Fi - Moscow Mule / Black Powder Red Vinyl Edition
Zion Train - Dub Of The Blind / Graea Dub
Key Day & Newentun All Stars - All You Fascists Bound To Lose
Key Day & Newentun All Stars
All You Fascists Bound To Lose
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Newentun)
6,99 €* 9,99 € -30%
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
New production of Newentun Records, this time they have had one of the most representative voices of Jazz, Rocksteady etc.. of Valencia as Key Day.
Accompanied by Newentun All Stars, they have paid tribute to Woody Guthrie, American folk singer, unionist and anti fascist musician.
Covering his classic "All You Fascists Bound To Lose"

The production and mixing has been in charge of the master Javier Giner "Kodi", they have counted with musicians of the Valencian Jamaican scene like Davido Cases on tenor sax, Jonas Sánchez on trombone, Héctor Galán on piano and hammond, Mario aka Dr.Rude on guitar, Pancho Montañez on drum

With touches of Rocksteady, New Orleans flavour with the wind section and heartbreaking vocals with touches of blues.

Limited Edition 200 copies
Nina Girassois - Heavyweight Sound / Heavyweight Dub
Nina Girassois
Heavyweight Sound / Heavyweight Dub
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Dubquake)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Brazilian artists Nina Girassóis and Paulera join the Dubquake roaster with their neo-roots reggae hit “Heavyweight Sound’”. The track is getting pressed on to 7” vinyl with the dub version “Heavyweight Dub” on the B side. Nina Girassóis, hailing from São Paulo, compliments the track with her sweet voice, singing and raising awareness about the ongoing Brazilian social-economic crisis. Nina tells us “Brazil is a country that’s rich in resources but only very few people get to reap the benefits. It’s not getting better with the current political situation. The lyrics were written in 2012, but things just kept on getting worse and worse”.
Cobbs, The - Joe Gibbs Mood / Hot Buttered Corn
Cobbs, The
Joe Gibbs Mood / Hot Buttered Corn
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
10,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
As a band, The Cobbs are virtually unknown but its members were in fact the Revolutionaries i.e. the 1970s Chanel ONE studio band! Check this line-up: Sly Dunbar: Drums, Rad Bryan: Guitar, Ranchie McLean: Bass, Ansel Collins: Keyboards! Initially released separately on Trojan‘s Amalgamated label in 1969 and never repressed since, these two organ driven wild instrumentals were produced by Joe Gibbs. These two rare tracks exemplify the Skinhead reggae style and are a prime example of the very best Boss Reggae instrumentals of the time. I have attached the 2 Release Kits that contain photos and descriptions with links to the complete songs - please do check it - all details are in there!
Vivian Jones - Institutionalize Racism
Vivian Jones
Institutionalize Racism
7" | 2021 | EU | Original (Roots Vibration)
9,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Crucial 90s production by Ossie Thomas. One of the lesser-known tunes by Vivian Jones, but what a rough diamond this is, computer-programmed digital drums and horns guide Vivian's tremendously fetching vocals. Drops heavy.
Burka Band - I Care For You
Ritchie Mcdonald & Glen Brown / Tommy Mccook - Realize / Determination Skank
Ritchie Mcdonald & Glen Brown / Tommy Mccook
Realize / Determination Skank
7" | 2020 | UK | Original (17 North Parade)
12,99 €*
Release:2020 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
1972 recordings from producer Glen Brown's with vocal collaborator Ritchie McDonald (aka Richie Mac or Richard McDonald), both in duet presenting "Realize" on a re-cut of the 'Dirty Harry' riddim on side one, and a great instrumental horn version entitled "Determination Skank" on side two, both mixed by Osbourne "King Tubby" Ruddock. Originally released on the Pantomine label.
Bob Marley - Concrete Jungle / Version
Dubmatix - High Life / Dub Life Feat. Kazam Davis & Exile Di Brave
Dubmatix
High Life / Dub Life Feat. Kazam Davis & Exile Di Brave
7" | 2019 | EU | Original (Irie Ites)
6,99 €*
Release:2019 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Irie Ites Music returns with a heavyweight 7 Inch ready to be played on soundsystems worldwide! Dubmatix layed down a steppers-riddim with a deep bassline. Kazam Davis and Exile Di Brave delivered “High Life” in a rough chanting style, while Dubmatix created a psychedelic dubmix for the flipside. The mastering was done by Aldubb at Planet Earth Studios. Heavy bass for heavy dancing!
Erobique (Carsten Meyer) & Jacques Palminger Präsentieren Songs For Joy - Wann Strahlst Du? Black Vinyl Edition
Keith & Tex - Stop That Train / Leaving On That Train
Keith & Tex
Stop That Train / Leaving On That Train
7" | 2018 | US | Reissue (Get On Down)
13,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
7 inch singles were instrumental to the development of the Jamaican music
industry, more affordable than full lengths for the consumer, they also allowed the
labels to turnaround what was being recorded into music played from their booming
sound systems as quickly as possible. In that spirit, Get On Down will be reissuing
some of the most crucial reggae and ska sides on 45.
This time around it’s “Stop That Train”, first issued in 1965 during the height of the
original Ska movement by the The Spanishtonians. By the time Keith & Tex got
ahold of the song with producer Derrick Harriot the music coming out of Jamaican
was shifting towards the Rocksteady sound. The result, their 1967 version of the
song becoming the biggest hit Keith & Tex ever had as well as one of the most
popular Rocksteady cuts of all time. Keeping with the theme, the group’s sweet
vocal stylings stand out with “Leaving On That Train” on the flip. Though Keith & Tex
would part ways in 1970 when Keith departed to the US with his family with Tex
expatriating to Canada, their legacy remains with these sides documenting
their lasting effect within one of the most inspired periods in the storied history
Jamaican music.
Soul Chance, The - Give Love A Try / The Sole Chance
Soul Chance, The
Give Love A Try / The Sole Chance
7" | 2018 | US | Original (Colemine)
9,99 €*
Release:2018 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Bakersfield, CA duo The Soul Chance are steeped in early reggae. Lo- fi recording techniques and sweet reggae performances are the order of the day. The A-side features a cover of the classic “Give Love A Try” by Delroy Wilson, while the B-side is a sweet soul instrumental that serves as the group’s theme.
Recommend for fans of: The Frightnrs, Toots & The Maytals, Jimmy Cliff
Dubbing Sun / J.Robinson - Righteous Works Feat Mowty Mahlyka / Righteous Dub
Alton Ellis - La La Means I Love You
Ruz - Broke Dub
Pep - Crisis
Pep
Crisis
7" | 1985 | EU | Reissue (Jamwax)
8,99 €*
Release:1985 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The rare all-Female Top 40/Reggae band in Jamaica called "PEP", and then "WOW" for "Works Of Women" released a few tunes in the mid 80's, mainly on the High Heel label. "Crisis" is a tune about poverty and the crisis that mash up all over the world in the early 80's. This is probably the hardest to find tune of the group. "Crisis" was produced by Fab 5 member Harold Bailey who tried to help the all-Female band in 1985. Only a few boxes of copies were pressed and nowadays you can't find a clean copy for less than several hundred of euros.
Protoje - Who Knows Feat. Chronixx
Theory / Theory & Danjah Wise - I Saw You Girl / Tribulation
Carl Dawkins - I'll Make It Up / Hot And Sticky
Carl Dawkins
I'll Make It Up / Hot And Sticky
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 24.06.2022
About Carl Dawkins

Carl ‘Ras’ Dawkins was born on 1st August 1948 in Spanish Town, Jamaica, the son of a Jazz drummer… After moving to Kinston, young Carl attended Kingston Senior School where his classmates included the great Slim Smith and Jimmy Riley, two of the former “Techniques”. In 1967, at the tender age of 19, Carl recorded for Karl ‘J.J.’ Johnson some of his original compositions including ‘cBaby I Love You’, ‘Running Shoes’ and ‘Hard Time’ with the Carib Beats as a musical backing band. ‘Baby I Love You’ with ‘Hard Time’ on the flip were subsequently issued on two Johnson’s labels (JJ Records, Sir J.J.) in 1967 in Jamaica and on the Rio label (a Doctor Bird subsidiary) in UK the same year. While ‘Baby I Love You’ was popular, it was the great ‘Hard Time’ that propelled the single to the top of the Jamaican charts. After a spell in prison for possession of marijuana, Carl recorded a collection of singles for producers such as Clancy Eccles, Lee Perry and Leslie Kong. He returned to JJ and found success again in 1970, when he recorded one of that year’s best-selling singles, the superb ‘Satisfaction’, swiftly followed by two other major hits the same year, ‘Get Together’ and ‘This Land’ which sold heavily despite being banned by the government for its hard-hitting lyrics on the state of Jamaica at the time. During the 70s he recorded one album for Harry J - “Bumpity Road” - and many great singles for a variety of record labels and producers before gradually withdrawing from the scene during the 80s. Many years later, Carl is still very much loved by its many fans around the world. He is rightly considered being one of Reggae's all-time greatest vocalists…

About This Release

This killer double sider is the first reissue of two super rare and outstanding tracks by the great Carl Dawkins. Both tracks have never been reissued until now.

The very much in demand “I’ll Make It Up” was previously released as B side to One Dollar Of Music on Duke Du-3 in 1968. On the B side, the brilliant “Hot And Sticky” was previously released on Rio R138 in 1967.

Both tracks were produced by the Jamaican reggae producer, J.J. Johnson who ran two record labels Sir J. J. and JJ Records from his Kingston shop on Orange Street, next door to Beverley's Records, where he was shot dead in 1972.
Kingstonians, The / Crystalites, The - Sufferer / Sufferer
Kingstonians, The / Crystalites, The
Sufferer / Sufferer
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 24.06.2022
These two avidly sought-after early Reggay tracks are quite rare. Splash Down is the instrumental version of Sufferer and both songs have been produced by Derrick Harriott. This is the first time these two wicked tracks are released together on a 7inch vinyl single.

THE Kingstonians Jamaican vocal trio, the Kingstonians were formed around 1966 by Cebert Bernard (aka Jackie Bernard) and his brother Lloyd "Footy" Bernard, along with mutual friend Lloyd Kerr. They began their recording career with producer J.J. Johnson, but had their greatest success between 1968 and 1970 with producer Derrick Harriott, who helped steer the singles "Singer Man" and "Sufferer" to the top of the Jamaican charts. An LP of the Harriott material was released in 1970 under the title “Sufferer”. The album was the career high point for the Kingstonians, who left Harriott to work briefly with producers Leslie Kong and Rupie Edwards before breaking up as the roots reggae era began.

THE Crystalites The Crystalites were the backing and studio band for legendary producer Derrick Harriott and included top 60s Jamaican musicians e.g. Bongo Herman, Bongo Les, Boris Gardiner, Gladstone Anderson, Karl Bryan, Winston Wright among others!

They were extremely productive between 1968 and 1974 and recorded 4 albums and countless singles covering many styles from Boss Reggae to Dub. More specifically, they recorded many wicked and awesome “versions” of hit songs of that time e.g. Sufferer by THE Kingstonians!
Phoenix City All-Stars - I Can't Get No Satisfaction Feat. Freddie Notes
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Roy Ellis Aka Mr. Symarip
Shine Your Light On Me
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Liquidator)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 03.06.2022
Roy Ellis releases this new single featuring his Swiss backing band, Cosmic Shuffling, one of the best traditional Ska and Rock Steady acts from central Europe. Jamaican artist Roy Ellis has toured with Cosmic Shuffling during the last years and from the good experiences and vibes resulting from the gigs together, they decided going to the studio for recording this single entitled ‘Shine Your Light On Me’ which is a great reggae stomper to hit the dancefloors. Roy Ellis doesn’t need much introduction nowadays, his first compositions were recorded in 1964 with the top of the cream from Jamaican artists at that time. Up to date, has released over 60 records and sold millions of copies, specially with his album on Trojan Records from 1969 ‘Skinhead Moonstomp’ which has sold over 7 million copies and still is one of the label’s best sellers. This brand new single is released on vinyl 7”.
Roger Rivas - 10 Plagues
Young Israelites - Stay By My Side C/W Keep Holding On
Crazy Baldhead - Drummin' For Don
Derrick Morgan, Lloyd & Devon - Conquering Ruler / Red Bum Ball
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