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Horace Andy - Midnight Scorchers Transparent Orange Vinyl Edition
Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari, The - Grounation
Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari, The
Grounation
3LP | 1972 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
32,99 €*
Release:1972 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Like Sun Ra's Arkestra and John Coltrane are to jazz, the Mystic Revelation of Rastafari are to reggae - the ultimate expression of roots music and Rastafarian ideology in reggae music, music functioning at a high level of spiritual consciousness combined with an equally avant-garde and forward-looking approach to sound.The group's stunning, unique and groundbreaking 1973 album 'Grounation', a mighty conceptual triplealbum (the first ever reggae triple!) is, similar to Marvin Gaye's 'What's Goin' On', a definitive allencompassing cultural statement of its time and place. A sprawling album of raw and unique cultural expression that combined Rastafari consciousness with deep spiritual jazz music - an absolute and essential classic of Reggae music.The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari group came into existence at the start of 1970s, the union of two artists (and groups) of equal repute - Count Ossie and his African Drums and saxophonist Cedric 'Im' Brooks' and his group, The Mystics. Both Ossie and Brooks were alumni from the great Studio One Records.
Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari, The - Grounation Deluxe Box Set
Mystic Revelation Of Rastafari, The
Grounation Deluxe Box Set
3LP+7" | 1972 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
54,99 €*
Release:1972 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
One-off pressing limited-edition deluxe box set triple-vinyl edition complete with a free 45 single + art print + an exact-replica reproduction Mystic Revelation 1977 mag/zine + download code.

Like Sun Ra's Arkestra and John Coltrane are to jazz, the Mystic Revelation of Rastafari are to reggae - the ultimate expression of roots music and Rastafarian ideology in reggae music, music functioning at a high level of spiritual consciousness combined with an equally avant-garde and forward-looking approach to sound.The group's stunning, unique and groundbreaking 1973 album 'Grounation', a mighty conceptual triplealbum (the first ever reggae triple!) is, similar to Marvin Gaye's 'What's Goin' On', a definitive allencompassing cultural statement of its time and place. A sprawling album of raw and unique cultural expression that combined Rastafari consciousness with deep spiritual jazz music - an absolute and essential classic of Reggae music.The Mystic Revelation of Rastafari group came into existence at the start of 1970s, the union of two artists (and groups) of equal repute - Count Ossie and his African Drums and saxophonist Cedric 'Im' Brooks' and his group, The Mystics. Both Ossie and Brooks were alumni from the great Studio One Records.
Soul Jazz Records presents - Disco Reggae Rockers Yellow Vinyl Edition
Soul Jazz Records presents
Disco Reggae Rockers Yellow Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Soul Jazz)
28,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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Disco Reggae Rockers features wicked reggae disco versions of funk, soul and disco classics! This new album follows on from Soul Jazz Records" earlier highly successful "Hustle: Disco Reggae" and features reggae covers of classic songs by Earth, Wind and Fire, Michael Jackson, The Isley Brothers, Candi Staton, Curtis Mayfield and more as performed by Derrick Harriott, Devon Russell, Hortense Ellis, Glen Adams, Dave Barker and others.
Fat Freddys Drop - Lock-In
Fat Freddys Drop
Lock-In
2LP | 2020 | EU | Original (The Drop)
27,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Fat Freddy's Drop present the ‘lock-in’ album, a sonic moment in time as the band jam conscious songs of freedom and hope for a generation. The studio session was captured at the iconic Michael Fowler Centre in the band’s hometown of Wellington, New Zealand during the pandemic lockdown. Devoid of audience, it’s a reflection of the surreal times that’s halted tour life 2020. The band re-located their Bays studio to the MFC and set up in a circle on the MFC stage for the recording, providing a unique space to jam slow burn classics such as ‘Soldier’, ‘Hope’ and ‘This Room’ as well as test drive ‘Avengers’ a brand new track in the making. The other tracks recorded are 'Special Edition', ‘Six-Eight', ‘OneFourteen’ and 'Trickle Down’ from ‘Special Edition Part 1’ the band’s most recent album. The crisp multi-track production was recorded by Western Audio, monster mix back at Bays studio by DJ Fitchie, Freddys beat master and producer. Mastering at Calyx studio in Berlin. The ‘lock-in’ session melds Freddys fastidious studio chops and love of freewheeling jams with a tautness that comes from 21 years in the business and a reputation as one of the finest live draws in the world.
Fat Freddys Drop - Based On A True Story
Fat Freddys Drop
Based On A True Story
2LP | 2005 | UK | Original (The Drop)
19,99 €*
Release:2005 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Electronic / Dance, Reggae / Dancehall
1st studio produced album by the New Zealand group from 2005. The album utilized the band's trademark dub, reggae, soul and funk influenced sound, and has been successful both in terms of sales and of critical reception. 7 times platinum in New Zealand!
Soul Jazz Records presents - Disco Reggae Rockers Black Vinyl Edition
Soul Jazz Records presents
Disco Reggae Rockers Black Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Soul Jazz)
25,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 07.10.2022
Disco Reggae Rockers features wicked reggae disco versions of funk, soul and disco classics! This new album follows on from Soul Jazz Records" earlier highly successful "Hustle: Disco Reggae" and features reggae covers of classic songs by Earth, Wind and Fire, Michael Jackson, The Isley Brothers, Candi Staton, Curtis Mayfield and more as performed by Derrick Harriott, Devon Russell, Hortense Ellis, Glen Adams, Dave Barker and others.
Soul Jazz Records presents - Studio One Music Lab
Soul Jazz Records presents
Studio One Music Lab
2LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Soul Jazz)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
This new Studio collection on Soul Jazz Records delves deep into a melting pot world of reggae and funk and dub created at the music laboratory of 13 Brentford Road, Kingston in the 1970s - an intense collaboration of crack musicians, singers, DJs and engineers under the guidance of producer Clement 'Coxsone' Dodd. Here you will find some of the deepest and rawest cuts to emanate out the Studio One factory - truly hypnotic rhythms, powerful funk guitar and bass, soaring horns and more interspersed with occasional vocals and toasting as musicians reach for the highest heights and deepest roots of reggae music.
Nas & Damian Marley - Distant Relatives Colored Vinyl Edition
Nas & Damian Marley
Distant Relatives Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 2010 | UK
16,99 €*
Release:2010 / UK
Genre:Hip Hop, Reggae / Dancehall
Nas' and Damian's collabo has finally arrived. Hip Hop inna di conscience stylee!
Boris Gardiner - Ultra Super Dub V.1
Boris Gardiner
Ultra Super Dub V.1
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Now-Again)
34,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
1970s Jamaica suffered an unprecedented stretch of political turmoil and violence, and as the country’s economy and morale collapsed, reggae and its offshoots exploded worldwide. Boris Gardiner enjoyed great success leading bands, issuing albums that mixed reggae, ska, soul and funk, and collaborating with the likes of Lee (Scratch) Perry and Herman Chin-Loy in their legendary studios and playing on hundreds of records. So many that he lost count. Sometime around the issue of his Boris Gardiner Happening Is What’s Happening album - a Loft classic, with David Mancuso favoring Gardiner’s take of Booker T. and the MG’s “Melting Pot” at his legendary gathering - and his soundtrack to Every N----r Is A Star, famously sampled by Kendrick Lamar and used as the introduction to the film Moonlight, two albums - Ultra Super Dub Vols. 1 and 2 - credited to The Boris Gardiner Happening - two albums so obscure that for the longest time Boris wasn’t even aware that they existed. Following classics such as King Tubby’s Dub From the Roots and Augustus Pablo’s King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown, Miami-based Alty East’s Ultra Records took instrumentals Gardiner created for a run of 45s, and created and issued these compilations of dubbed out originals and JA renditions of songs by Otis Redding, Clarence Carter, Betty Wright, Jimmy “Bo” Horne and Ultra label-mate Frankie Zhivago Young. Released in tiny runs in handmade, silkscreened, paste-on covers, they have become some of the most sought after Jamaican albums. Now, issued under Boris’ guidance, and with a detailed booklet by Jeff Mao, which delves into the deep scene which birthed these remarkable records, we can finally consider the last, unheard portion of this landmark musician’s career.
Biga*Ranx - Eh Yo
Mikey General - It Choose Me / Prattle (Earl Maxton)
Mikey General
It Choose Me / Prattle (Earl Maxton)
7" | 2022 | US | Original (Daptone)
9,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Daptone Records is proud t o present! Mikey General "It Choose Me" b/w Ear l Maxt on "Prattle" - t he latest of fering from producer extraordinaire, Victor Axelrod - AKA Ticklah. Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer Mikey General reconnected with Axelrod during the pandemic to create “It Choose Me,” a t hrowbac k t o t he ear l y 1980s analog r ub-a-dub sty le t hat has become a t ouc hst one f or reggae's global appeal. Axelrod had used t he bac king trac k years ago wit h Rob Symeonn f or a song called .Jah Only,' Luckily for us MG loved the track and blessed us with this instant classic. On the flip is the instrumental/dub mix, “Prattle,” featuring keyboardist Earl Maxton on clavinet. Axelrod, known for his signature analog productions and dub mixes created at his Brooklyn studio, was able to coax the enigmatic Maxton back to the studio af ter a 15-year hiatus in St. Lucia, where he has been handcraf ting soundsystem loudspeakers using paper made from indigenous plant fibers. So sit back and enjoy the fr uits of these three legends!
Augustus Pablo - King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown
Augustus Pablo
King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown
LP | 2020 | EU | Original (Onlyroots)
16,99 €*
Release:2020 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Greatest dub album ever. Combination between the "Far East" style of Augustus Pablo playing Melodica, Clavinet & Organ and Dub's master Osbourne Ruddock aka "King Tubby's". Featuring the finest Jamaican musicians, Aston & Carlton Barret, China Smith, Vin Gordon, Bobby Ellis...Mixed at King Tubby's Studio in 1976. Produced by Augustus Pablo. A must have !
Horace Andy - Midnight Scorchers Black Vinyl Edition
Hamed Farras - Chef, C'est Pas Moi / Slaman DJougou
Hamed Farras
Chef, C'est Pas Moi / Slaman DJougou
12" | 1991 | EU | Reissue (Sentinel Island Disco)
14,99 €*
Release:1991 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Introducing Hamed Farras! The singer, musician and performer from Abidjan.

Hamed has been at the center of Ivorian reggae for over thirty years, the sound made famous by Alpha Blondy in the eighties. In 1991 Hamed released his first album Deni: named after his breakthrough track, however two tracks on his debut album never received the attention they deserve….

Chef, C'est Pas Moi or "Chef, It wasn't me" features a 17 year old Hamed singing about his friend ‘Polo’ who got into trouble with the police. Slaman Djougou is about a cultural muslim who only prays during festivities. Both tracks feature Hamed’s characteristic singing and have an infectious groove that can top any of the famous Ivorian Reggae classics.

Together with composer and arranger Georges Kouakou, who worked with Alpha Blondy on many of his projects, and Hamed’s brothers, magic was created in downtown Abidjan (see pictures). As the album Deni was only released on very limited cassette and CD copies at the time, Chef C’est Pas Moi and Slaman Djougou never saw the light of day. Until now…...

It is with great pleasure to release these songs with Hamed for the first time on vinyl after almost 30 years. The release is accompanied by a stellar DJ remix by one of our favorite producers: Lipelis!
Chronixx - Never Give Up
Chronixx
Never Give Up
10" | 2022 | UK | Original (Forever Living Originals)
15,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Chronixx makes an overdue but welcome return to the airwaves with the soulful reggae track titled “Never GIve Up”. A rootsy, uplifting and inspiring song containing all the essential elements for a classic, Chronixx joins forces with award winning producer Inflo to create something very special!
Tru-Tones - Power Struggle HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
Tru-Tones
Power Struggle HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
LP | 1980 | US | Reissue (Not Dark Yet)
28,99 €*
Release:1980 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 14.10.2022
Limited edtion of 300 copies on golden vinyl. Onyl available at HHV.

Reissued for the first time ever, Power Struggle is one of the grails of tropical record collectors. Incredible dancefloor disco, once edited by Roger Thornhill and now selling for close to $100, this is the first time the original aragement of “dancing” has been re-released. No filler, a great listen from begining to end and one that doesn’t turn up often in good condtion. Highly Recomended, great from start to end.
Wailing Souls - Fire House Rock Deluxe
Wailing Souls
Fire House Rock Deluxe
2LP | 1981 | EU | Reissue (Greensleeves)
33,99 €*
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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A touchstone LP from the beginning of reggae's 'post-Bob Marley era,’ Wailing Souls’ Fire House Rock was released by Greensleeves in 1981 to enduring acclaim. The title track became Wailing Souls’ most popular, anthemic song. Features production by Henry Junjo Lawes, backing by the Roots Radics with mixes by Scientist.

For the Record Store Day 2022 edition, the original mixes were transferred from reel-to-reel to a pristine 24-bit/96k digital master. These are paired in a deluxe gatefold sleeve with a bonus 12-inch single disc of alternate, extended mixes originally released through VP’s Jah Guidance imprint.

Sticker application; 180g Heavyweight Vinyl Pressing Gatefold sleeve with full-colour Inner Bags featuring rare photos and extensive notes.
The Frightnrs - Always Colored Vinyl Edition
Horace Andy - Midnight Rocker Black Vinyl Edition
Gentleman - Mad World
Gentleman
Mad World
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Urban)
26,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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Tiken Jah Fakoly - Cours D'histoire
Soul Jazz Records presents - Studio One Rockers Black Vinyl Edition
Ernest Ranglin - Be What You Want Be 2022 Repress
Ernest Ranglin
Be What You Want Be 2022 Repress
12" | 1983 | EU | Reissue (Emotional Rescue)
17,99 €*
Release:1983 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Emotional Rescue is delighted to reissue for the first time, the legendary Ernest Ranglin teaming up with Noel Williams aka King Sporty, on this 1983 meeting of reggae guitar legend and Miami disco boogie don that resulted in this highly sought after 6 track mini-LP.
A defining guitarist and composer in the development of Jamaican music, Ranglin leads little introduction. In a career spanning over 50 years, he was involved in the move from mento and calypso to ska and on to reggae, playing on the groundbreaking recording of My Boy Lollipop itself, before going on to work with the likes of the Skatalies, Prince Buster, Jimmy Cliff and Bob Marley. Born in 1932 in Manchester, West Jamaica before moving to Kingston, Ranglin's self-taught chordal and rhythmic approach blended jazz, mento and reggae with percussive guitar solos. On moving to Florida in 1982, he teamed up with scene king, Williams to present 'a new style', mixing the bass heavy boogie disco the producer was famous for with Ranglin's unique playing. Featuring a who's who of the Miami scene including Bobby Caldwell, Timmy Thomas, Betty Wright and Williams himself, the rearranged order starts here with Soft Touch. A retake of Thomas' TK Disco and Cosmic) classic Africano, before a skanking remake of the William's standard, Keep On Dancing and title bomber Be What You Want Be, crown the match of reggae and vocal disco. Also, included is a beautiful take on Anthony Hester's R&B classic, In The Rain, while the record closes with the choice Papa "Doo" and jammer Why Not.
V.A. - Nowhere Like Here: Love Songs From The Caribbean & Diaspora
V.A.
Nowhere Like Here: Love Songs From The Caribbean & Diaspora
2LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Emotional Rescue)
30,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
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Emotional Rescue is delighted to debut a first. Rather than a straight reissue of an (obscure) classic or a collection of music by an artist or label, here presented is a compilation of various artists centered around a sound and movement reggae-tinged music and how it influenced and spread from the Caribbean and diaspora.

Drawn from the off kilter digging of archivist, DJ and collector Bruno (perfectliv.es), Nowhere Like Here is not a follow up, but a sideways accompaniment, to his recent and already cult like 'Perfect Motion' collection of left field pop and new wave, recently self-released with Flo Dill (nts).

This is a special release to celebrate the label's 10th year and beyond, offering a treasure trove of lo-fi and often pop inspired reggae cuts, mixing heartfelt Lovers Rocks style paeans and quirky private press oddities, all guaranteed to 'make-a-move and tap', these are, in the main ridiculously rare or impossible to find alternative bombs, that are just as sound system rocking and massive bass line quaking showcases of the enduring legacy of this Jamaican music phenomenon. As with much of the early 80s period, the music community was in the throes of a Do-It-Yourself cultural renaissance as small labels, where crazy limited, one off White Labels Onlys came and went. Songs like Avalanche 's 'Your Love is Such a Good Thing 'or Warp Speed's 'Take It To The Night' were part of the claiming the means of production in to their own hands, pressing up the records and self-distributing. This raw, naive exuberance can be heard in the songs themselves. This is not reggae or Lovers as known, but something more expressive. Musical, simply produced, but with intelligible and uplifting optimism that is just superlatively catchy.

While Paul Thompson's 'Can I Take You Home' and Ras Ibuna's 'Black Beauty' are more straight-ahead Lover's style cuts, there is the parallel dance pop private pressing vibrations of the two Keith Robinson songs and Majority's 'Caroline' included all part of a thread; a joining the dots that Nowhere Like Here is at its most basic, a warmth the whole album exudes.

This is not a Lovers Rock Hits of some, but a left-of-center versioning, spread across Double Pack and cut loud for DJ play, fitting the ethos of Emotional Rescue by presenting something most will not have heard before and all the better for it.
Boo And The Tru-Tones - Show The World HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
Boo And The Tru-Tones
Show The World HHV Exclusive Gold Vinyl Edition
LP | 1974 | US | Reissue (Not Dark Yet)
28,99 €*
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
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Limited edtion of 200 copies on golden vinyl. Onyl available at HHV.

Reissued for the first time in over 40 years, Show the World is an unrated and realitvely unknown soul / reggae ablum from the caribbean. Having recently been sampled by Benny The Butcher, collectors and producers are starting to pay attention to what has been an overlooked gem until now. With the album ranging from sweet soul that sounds like it could have been released on Motown in its prime, to funky numbers that could be played in clubs, to reggae that could stand alongside some of the Studio 1 releases, this is sure to please many. No filler.
Koffee - Gifted Transparent Clear Vinyl Edition
Lee Perry - King Scratchmusial Masterpieces From The Upsetter
Congos, The - Heart Of The Congos Remaster
Congos, The
Heart Of The Congos Remaster
LP | 1977 | UK | Reissue (17 North Parade)
22,99 €*
Release:1977 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
State-of the-art re-mastered for 2022 release is the Lee Perry produced Black Ark classic album! - The Congos started out as the duo of Cedric Myton and Roy Johnson and their debut longplayer was "Heart Of The Congos" originally released in 1977.
Lee Perry & The Upsetters - Return Of The Super Ape Remaster
Lee Perry & The Upsetters
Return Of The Super Ape Remaster
LP | 1978 | UK | Reissue (17 North Parade)
22,99 €*
Release:1978 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
"Return Of The Super Ape" was the final revelation from Lee Perry’s Black Ark Studio, a psychedelicized dub journey into uncharted sonic territories. The longplayer is now state-of-the-art remastered by Pete Norman (Finyl Tweek) and restored with original press artwork complete with inner disco sleeve!

The album from 1978 is the final chapter in the trilogy of albums in the period from 1976 - 1978 following "Scratch The Super Ape" (aka "Super Ape") and "Roast Fish & Cornbread". Produced, mixed and arranged by Lee Perry at the Black Ark Studio featuring on all tracks the skills of The Upsetters and additional vocals by The Full Experience on "Dyon-Anasaw" and "Tell Me Something Good". The frontsleeve artwork image was created by Lloyd Robinson (also known as the singer of the Studio One classic "Cuss Cuss").

Reggae expert Jeremy Collingwood says: "The Return Of The Super Ape that surfaced later in the year 1978 saw Perry way off the mainstream with a set that owed much to jazz with its loose structure and horn breaks. The title track took an early production from Perry, U-Roy's " OK Corral", and reshaped it into another futuristic outing - just like the original that had been a decade earlier. At the time few knew what to make of it and over the years its lack of proper re issue had meant it's remained a hidden Perry gem. It also marked the end of a hugely creative period at the Black Ark."
Tiken Jah Fakoly - Mangécratie
Risco Connection - Risco Version
Risco Connection
Risco Version
3LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Strut)
32,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Drummer "Drummie" Joe Isaacs had already created history as the house drummer at Studio 1 in Jamaica on countless pre-reggae classics before moving to Canada in 1968 and is credited with slowing down the fast pace of ska during the rocksteady era. With Risco Connection, Isaacs released a series of choice reggae / disco covers, from 'Ain't No Stopping Us Now' and 'Good Times' to 'I'm Caught Up (In A One Night Love Affair)' and 'It's My House' as limited 12" singles on his own Black Rose imprint. "Arriving in Canada, we were one of the first set of musicians out of Jamaica coming here," explains Isaacs. "With Risco Connection, we wanted to try something new, songs that would have a crossover between disco and the rocksteady feeling and the right lyrics. We had trouble getting them well distributed widely at the time but people still picked up on the sound." 'Risco Version' brings together all of the vocal versions, dubs and extra tracks from the singles. Both formats feature an interview with Joe Isaacs and liner notes by journalist Angus Taylor. Audio is restored by Sean P and fully remastered and cut loud and proud by The Carvery.
Dawn Penn - No, No, No
Dawn Penn
No, No, No
12" | 1993 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
17,99 €*
Release:1993 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stone-cold classic - the ultimate Studio One tune and the ultimate rhythm & blues/soul to reggae cut as Dawn Penn vamps on Bo Diddley, Willie Cobbs. Floor-shaking, speakerbusting Seminal tune! The original Studio One Classic Dawn Penn's soaring hypnotic vocal cut 'No, No, No' first time ever on 12"! Super loud and with a killer dub version on the flip!
Mako & Mr Bristow - Mojan Edits
Mako & Mr Bristow
Mojan Edits
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Breakbeat Paradise)
12,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
It's a little known fact that in 1969, Motown Records boss Berry Gordy organised a holiday trip to Jamaica for his label's stars. It's even less well known that while they were there, a number of those same stars worked with an up-and-coming local producer to record versions of established hits over instrumental riddims from the newly emergent reggae genre. Unfortunately, perhaps due to the plentiful supply of herbal entertainment during the recording sessions, the masters were believed lost. Until now. Happily, their recent re-discovery means you finally get to hear Uptight Boss and Beg For A Dollar - the massively crowd-pleasing consequences of giving a brace of mid-sixties Motown classics the boss reggae treatment!

Alright, maybe it didn't go down like that. Maybe the sound of this release was born instead out of people occasionally mishearing the name of Mako & Mr Bristow's 'Stank Soul Edits' series as 'Skank' Soul Edits. Which got them thinking. What would 'skank soul' sound like? Hello Trojan – meet Motown. Mojan? Trotown? Either way - reggae most definitely got soul!
Jay-Z - At Studio One - Reggae Mash Ups Red Vinyl Edition
Jay-Z
At Studio One - Reggae Mash Ups Red Vinyl Edition
LP | 2010 | US | Reissue
28,99 €*
Release:2010 / US – Reissue
Genre:Hip Hop, Reggae / Dancehall
Finally restocked on RED vinyl! JAY-Z's BLACK ALBUM acapellas mashed with classic STUDIO 1 riddims straight out of 70s Kingston.
Mocked up red and white Studio One labels in stickered sleeve. Eleven tracks including the certified bangers "99 PROBLEMS", "DIRT
OFF YOUR SHOULDER" and "ENCORE"
Fat Freddy's Drop - Wairunga
Fat Freddy's Drop
Wairunga
2LP | 2021 | EU | Original (The Drop)
27,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Wairunga finds the Freddy juggernaut digging deep to debut five songs and revisit two classics captured in an outdoor performance sans audience but with wild weather elements playing an important creative role in producing this unique live album.

Recorded in Wairunga, high above Waimarama Beach in New Zealand, it is place etched into the DNA of Fat Freddy’s Drop who’ve roamed here for over 20 years; to party, relax between tours, make a song Wairunga Blues in its honour and even to get married. Farmed by the Parker family for a century, Wairunga is an oasis of green pasture and native tree filled valleys that fall away to the ocean below.

In inimitable Freddy's fashion the new tunes run a gamut of genre busting styles. Coffee Black is layered with cosmic hot buttered soul and cinematic wigged out psyche-blues while Shady continues Freddy's Afro-Acid adventures with Fitchie’s beat-making tapping into a South African township brand of techno Freddys experienced on tour. Bush Telegraph is a reggae classic featuring MC Slave aka Mark Williams on the mic with freshly minted yum char spiced rhymes of hope. The other new tracks Leave Your Window Open and Dig Deep are loose rhythmic experiments that the band have been working on for a long time. Versions were developed, rehearsed, but then set aside – dismissed, demonised - only to be revived with new energy in some future moment of creative cohesion. The results are loose-limbed; broken and bruised beats smashing into subterranean bass and twisted up melodies. Bones and Wairunga Blues are the two classics from Freddy's vast back catalogue. Off the Blackbird album, Bones has aged beautifully - like a fine wine - the song’s component parts matured and melded together in harmony and balance. DJ Fitchie rates this 2021 vintage superior to the 2013 original. Wairunga Blues has been a work-in-progress since it was released on Bays in 2015. Kuki dials up some appropriately off-kilter keys to match the wonky-funk laid down by Fitchie’s bass line and the horns. It’s a mighty comeback – and a fitting tribute to this magical place.
Stand High Patrol - Midnight Walkers
Stand High Patrol
Midnight Walkers
LP | 2012 | EU | Reissue (Stand High)
22,99 €*
Release:2012 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
New repress of the first album "Midnight Walkers". We have used the same vinyl metal works as the first 2012 pressing.

After several releases on 7 and 12inch, Stand High Patrol, the french crew of Pupajim, Rootystep and the legendary Mac gyva is back with a long awaited LP. With strictly brand new killer dubadub, digital and hip hop tracks including crazy echos, “Midnight Walkers” is totally unique! It contains all elements of a Stand High live session and offers an evolving dubadub. With the crazy voice of Pupajim and totally timeless dubs, the first album of the three “dubadub musketeerz” deals with the particular originality that made of Stand High Patrol one of the toughest dub sound system of France. Every bass addict and every dub fan should enter the Stand High experience. If you are ready, fasten your seat belt and run the track! We hope that you will enjoy the flight!
Aza Lineage - Sound System
Boo And The Tru-Tones - Show The World Black Vinyl Edition
Boo And The Tru-Tones
Show The World Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 1974 | US | Reissue (Not Dark Yet)
28,99 €*
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Preorder shipping from 14.10.2022
Reissued for the first time in over 40 years, Show the World is an unrated and realitvely unknown soul / reggae ablum from the caribbean. Having recently been sampled by Benny The Butcher, collectors and producers are starting to pay attention to what has been an overlooked gem until now. With the album ranging from sweet soul that sounds like it could have been released on Motown in its prime, to funky numbers that could be played in clubs, to reggae that could stand alongside some of the Studio 1 releases, this is sure to please many. No filler.
V.A. - Pay It All Back Volume 8 Blue Vinyl Edition
Ernest Ranglin - In The Rain
Ernest Ranglin
In The Rain
7" | 2021 | UK | Original (Emotional Rescue)
12,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Emotional Rescue and HMV Record Shop (Japan) team up to present six limited edition 7"s of Disco Reggae Lovers music. Featuring Sugar Minnott, Dambala, One Blood, 101 Band, Red Cloud and here to start, for the first time ever as a single, Ernest Ranglin's, cover of The Dramatics R&B classic, In The Rain. A defining guitarist and composer in the development of Jamaican music, Ranglin's career spanned mento to reggae, playing on the groundbreaking recording of My Boy Lollipop itself, before going on to work with the likes of the Skatalies, Jimmy Cliff and Bob Marley. Moving to Florida in 1982, he teamed up with Noel Williams to mix the bass heavy sound the producer was famous for with Ranglin's unique playing. Featuring a who's who of the Miami scene including Bobby Caldwell, Timmy Thomas, Betty Wright and Williams himself, In The Rain continued the link between R&B and reggae to sweet perfection. To accompany, for half this series, a modern producer offers their own remix. Here Nik Weston, DJ, promoter and owner of the respected Mukatsuku label, releasing afro, jazz dance and more and with a long standing association with Japan, presents here an instrumental dub - letting the groove roll and Ranglin's ubiquitous playing to shine.
Koffee - Rapture
Versatiles, The - Lulu Bell / Long Long Time
Versatiles, The
Lulu Bell / Long Long Time
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The Versatiles were an exciting Jamaican reggae group, formed in 1967 by Junior Byles, also a firefighter at that time, Ben 'Louis' Davis and Dudley Earl.
Lee "Scratch" Perry, then working as chief engineer at Joe Gibbs' studio, was scouting for talent for Gibbs' new Amalgamated label, and spotted the group while they were auditioning for the 1967 Festival Song Contest with "The Time Has Come".
Perry signed the group to the label, but left Gibbs soon after. Three superb titles ("Just Can't Win," "The Time Has Come" and "Trust The Book" were recorded under the supervision of Lee Perry.
When Scratch left, Gibbs employed another up-and-coming engineer/producer by the name of Winston Holness, aka Niney the Observer, to take control of his sessions. Niney produced a few Versatiles songs for Gibbs' Amalgamated label (titles such as "Push It In" and "Lu Lu Belle") which were riddled with sexually suggestive lyrics, tame though they are by today's standard.
The Versatiles stayed with Gibbs for two years, before moving to work with Perry, and then to Duke Reid's Treasure Isle label. They also recorded for other producers such as Laurel Aitken.
The group split up in 1970, when Byles left the group for a successful solo career. Byles still working as a firefighter, continued to record for Perry up to the mid ‘70s…
During their short career, The Versatiles recorded about 30 tracks for a variety of Jamaican & British record labels. Most of these songs are top uptempo early Reggae tracks with Rocskteady vocals; to spice things up, quite a few are on the risqué side such as the hit PUSH IT IN. Never a dull moment with the Versatiles.
Tru-Tones - Power Struggle Black Vinyl Edition
Tru-Tones
Power Struggle Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 1980 | US | Reissue (Not Dark Yet)
28,99 €*
Release:1980 / US – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
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Reissued for the first time ever, Power Struggle is one of the grails of tropical record collectors. Incredible dancefloor disco, once edited by Roger Thornhill and now selling for close to $100, this is the first time the original aragement of “dancing” has been re-released. No filler, a great listen from begining to end and one that doesn’t turn up often in good condtion. Highly Recomended, great from start to end.
John Holt / Tommy Mccook & The Supersonics - Sister Big Stuff/Single Barrell
Akae Beka - Beauty For Ashes
Akae Beka
Beauty For Ashes
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Before Zero)
21,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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Akae Beka's inimitable style of rich, deep, multi-layered songwriting, uncompromising devotion to RasTafari and soulful healing melodies developed over decades performing with St. Croix based band Midnite and countless recordings. At the point of his untimely passing in 2019, he had released over 70LP's. He is without a doubt one of the most prolific reggae artists ever known.

The stellar production trinity that is Zion I Kings have been involved collectively and individually in creating some of the most highly regarded contributions to the vast Akae Beka catalogue. Beauty For Ashes was named as the best reggae album of 2014 according to iTunes. A monumental achievement for undiluted, uncompromising RasTafari roots reggae music this side of the millennium. Two of the LP's tracks, Weather the Storm and Same I Ah One, have been catapulted into global notoriety in part due to the viral success of the YouTube video of the 'Dub in the Rainforest' session organised in St. Croix by Tippy I in 2014. The video offered an unparalleled audio visual insight of the powerful, captivating, energy of Vaughn Benjamin, Pressure Buss Pipe, Ras Batch, and many of the bredrin and sisterin of St. Croix rallying around the I Grade Dub living dub experience.

Following 8 years of anxious anticipation, for the countless Akae Beka fans that are also vinyl connoisseurs, this LP is now being released on as a 12" vinyl LP courtesy of Before Zero Records. This offers the listener not only the chance to enjoy this LP in an analogue form, but also the chance to hold the artwork as a 12" square masterpiece, created by the hands of Ras Marcus, the artist who gave the powerful visual presence that became synonymous to much of the I Grade / Akae Beka works over the years.
Slickers, The - Run Fattie / Hoola Bulla
Slickers, The
Run Fattie / Hoola Bulla
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
The Slickers were an exciting Jamaican Rocksteady and Reggae group in the late 1960s and 1970s. Although their legendary song JOHNNY TOO BAD was included in the Jimmy Cliff movie THE HARDER THEY COME, their story is mostly unknown and full of hearsays and contradictions.
Here is our "version" of the story:
Firstly, it is often assumed that The Slickers were just an alias for The Pioneers but it seems now clear that they were in fact two distinct formations.
In fact, the group was formed by Derrick Crooks (of The Pioneers) and Winston Bailey (not to misunderstand with Winston "Shadow" Bailey a Calypso singer) around 1965. It seems that Derrick was the only constant member and the line-up was constantly changing and overlapping with both The Reggae Boys and The Pioneers.
Other known members were Derrick's brother Sydney Crooks, Roy Beckford (not to misunderstand with U-Roy), George Dekker and Abraham Green (later known as Ras Abraham) who joined at the time "Johnny Too Bad" was recorded in 1970. Abraham is said to have been the lead vocal on "Johnny Too Bad". Besides being featured on the soundtrack for the 1972 Jimmy Cliff film, the song was covered by the British reggae group UB40 and countless more.
The Slickers have recorded about 40 singles during the 60's and the '70s. It seems they disbanded after recording their second album BREAKTHROUGH in 1979...
Although nothing is written in stone about The Slickers, one sure fact is that they were a brilliant Rocksteady and Reggay band… Many of their singles were outstanding such as NANA, YOU CAN'T WIN, MAN BEWARE, JOHNNY TOO BAD and of course the two hot shots on this single: RUN FATTIE and HOOLA BULLA!
Black Uhuru - Taxi Trax
Akae Beka - Ride Tru
Akae Beka
Ride Tru
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Before Zero)
21,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Akae Beka's inimitable style of rich, deep, multi-layered songwriting, uncompromising devotion to RasTafari and soulful healing melodies developed over decades performing with St. Croix based band Midnite and countless recordings. At the point of his untimely passing in 2019, he had released over 70LP's. He is without a doubt one of the most prolific reggae artists ever known.
The stellar production trinity that is Zion I Kings have been involved collectively and individually in creating some of the most highly regarded contributions to the vast Akae Beka catalogue. Ride Tru, originally released digitally and on CD in 2014, stood every chance disappearing into the all eclipsing shadow of the LP released by them earlier that year, Beauty for Ashes, which had been named by iTunes as the reggae album of the year. A monumental achievement for undiluted, uncompromising RasTafari roots reggae music this side of the millennium. So needless to say, the bar was high and Vaughn Benjamin and Zion I Kings must have known that, as they managed to raise it higher again.
Ride Tru continues in the same form, rootsy, soulful, refreshingly polished and authentically raw, the threads of anciency that any devout reggae lover will be looking for and the threads of modernity that keep it alive and appealing in the modern day. A uniquely regal tapestry that has become synonymous with music created from the unity of Zion I Kings and Vaughn Benjamin
Following 8 years of anxious anticipation, for the countless Akae Beka fans that are also vinyl connoisseurs, this LP is now being released on as a 12" vinyl LP courtesy of Before Zero Records. This offers the listener not only the chance to enjoy this LP in an analogue form, but also the chance to hold the artwork as a 12" square masterpiece, created by the hands of Ras Marcus, the artist who gave the powerful visual presence that became synonymous to much of the I Grade / Akae Beka works over the years.
V.A. - Greensleeves Ganja Anthems Green Vinyl Record Store Day 2022 Vinyl Edition
Bob Marley - Live At The Rainbow Limited Edition
Carlton & The Shoes - Love Me Forever / Never Let Go
Carlton & The Shoes
Love Me Forever / Never Let Go
7" | 2017 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
9,99 €*
Release:2017 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Digitally remastered classic essential recordings from the greatest reggae label in the world. These are the next in the Soul Jazz series of seminal reggae releases on 7" vinyl from the iconic Studio One Records. This one features Carlton and The Shoes' magnificent rocksteady anthem Love Me Forever and Never Let Go on the flip.
Meta & The Cornerstones - Dia (Jah)
Meta & The Cornerstones
Dia (Jah)
2LP | 2021 | US | Original (Vp / Vpal / Metarize)
24,99 €*
Release:2021 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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Fourth album from the Senegalese singer and songwriter Meta Dia and his roots-rock, soul, and reggae band The Cornerstones ! - "dia" pronounced(Jah) takes the Reggae mastery of one of its foremost African ambassadors to a new level and has featring guest performances from Julian Marley, Malik Work and SumeRR. The first single “Breeze” was called “powerful… blends roots reggae, Afropop, hip-hop, rock, and soul" (by Daily Reggae), and the longplayer is 16-tracks stong of finest African Reggae music, the synthesis of both reggae and soul along with powerful lyrics and feel-good melodies which create something that transcends oceans, borders, and language barriers. Meta and his band have also created unifying and soul-pounding live experiences for audiences all across the globe - European live dates are in preperation for 2022.
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. - Disco Reggae
V.A.
Disco Reggae
LP | 2013 | EU | Original (Stix)
18,99 €*
Release:2013 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Great Disco-Reggae versions of classic hits by some artists as diverse as Madonna, Herbie Hancock, Justin Timberlake, The Commodores, The O'Jays, Curtis Mayfield, Harry Nilsson or Sugarhill Gang.
Soul Revivers - Groove Dub
Soul Revivers
Groove Dub
LP | 2022 | EU | Original (Acid Jazz)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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Jennifer Lara / Lloyd Charmers
I'm In Love / I'm Gonna Love You
7" | 1974 | UK | Reissue (Tropical Treasures)
12,99 €*
Release:1974 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Lovers reggae 45 double header with Jennifer Lara's cover of Evelyn Kings disco classic 'Im In Love' b/w Lloyd Charmers' classic soul reggae 1974 cover of Barry White's - 'I'm Gonna Love You (Just A Little Bit More).
Prince Lincoln & Royal Rasses - Natural Wild Colored Vinyl Edition
Lee Perry - King Scratchmusical Masterpieces From The Upsetter
Yabby You & The Prophets - Conquering Lion
Akae Beka & Zion I Kings - Portals
Akae Beka & Zion I Kings
Portals
LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Before Zero)
21,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Akae Beka's inimitable style, developed over decades performing with St. Croix based band Midnite. At the point of his untimely passing in 2019, he had released over 70LP's. His prolific output coupled with his uniquely rich, deep, multilayered songwriting and uncompromising devotion to RasTafari has earned him a place amongst the reggae legends.
The production trinity, Zion I Kings have been involved collectively and individually in co-creating some of the most highly regarded contributions to the vast Akae Beka catalogue.
Now available on 12" vinyl courtesy of Before Zero Records, Portals was originally released on CD and Digital in 2016. It garnered critical acclaim and held position in the billboard charts top 10 for 2 weeks. Produced collaboratively between Zion I Kings and Vaughn Benjamin (Akae Beka), who co-produced & arranged 5 of the 13 songs himself, alongside the ZIK players in St. Croix's Aqua Sounds Studio. The album's sound continues a trajectory of textural, guitar-driven roots reggae that Zion I Kings and Padraic Coursey first explored on the track "Weather the Storm" on 2014's Beauty for Ashes.
Now available on 12" vinyl courtesy of Before Zero Records.
Soul Jazz Records presents - Studio One Women 2
Soul Jazz Records presents
Studio One Women 2
2LP | 2022 | UK | Original (Soul Jazz)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Soul Jazz Records follows up one its most popular Studio One releases with a brand new selection of rare and classic releases by women in reggae. Featuring legendary artists such as Marcia Griffiths, Rita Marley and Hortense Ellis (with a guest appearance by her brother Alton), alongside a host of rarities from lesser known names such as Nina Soul, Nana Mclean, Denise Darlington, Myrna Hague and also Doreen Schaeffer, a vocalist who was a founding member of The Skatalites. There are notable covers (from Tyrone Davis' soul classic Can I Change My Mind to the Band's 60s psychedelic classic Turn Turn Turn in a rub-a-dub style!). Doreen Schaeffer reversions Alton Ellis's seminal I'm Still in Love with You, Nina Soul reversions the slack rocksteady anthem Barb Wire. A number of these tracks are almost impossible to find and many have never been issued ever since their initial release. The music on the album is of course 100% killer and features backing from all of the seminal groups at 13 Brentford Road including The Skatalites, Sound Dimension, Soul Brothers and the Brentford All Stars, and ranges from ska, rocksteady, roots, lovers and more from the 60s, 70s and 80s. All produced by Clement 'Sir Coxsone' Dodd at Studio One Records, the number one sound in reggae music.
The Frightnrs - Always
Anthony Johnson - Gun Shot
Anthony Johnson
Gun Shot
LP | 1982 | EU | Reissue (Radiation Roots)
16,99 €*
Release:1982 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Anthony Johnson's 'Gunshot' is one of the all dancehall-era definying records. The driving original rhythm, expertly constructed by ace deejay-turned-producer Jah Thomas with the Roots Radics at Channel One, formed a suitable platform for the strident wails of Anthony Johnson, a rising ghetto star that became one of the hottest vocalists on the evolving dancehall scene of western Kingston. Reissued for the first time after its original release on the Midnight Rock label in 1982, with remastered audio and extensive liner notes by David Katz.
Dadawah - Peace And Love - Wadadasow
Dadawah
Peace And Love - Wadadasow
LP | 1974 | US | Reissue (Antarctica Starts Here)
28,99 €*
Release:1974 / US – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Michael George Henry (aka Ras Michael and, for this lone release, Dadawah) was born in 1943 in Saint Mary Parish, in northeastern Jamaica. Henry was raised in a Rastafari community when the religious movement was still in its infancy and marginalized within Jamaica. It was there that he began performing Nyahbinghi, the Rastafarian devotional music that combines the influences of African drumming and Black gospel. Henry found himself in Kingston in the late 1950s where he worked for Coxsone Dodd at the legendary Studio One. By 1968, he had formed the group Sons of Negus and the first overtly Rasta record label, Zion Disc. As Rasta filtered into the mainstream, Henry released more music including albums for Trojan, Dynamic and Grounation labels. Originally released in 1974, Peace And Love – Wadadasow is Dadawah’s magnum opus. Produced by Lloyd Charmers, the album features slinky basslines, wah-wah guitar, hypnotic keyboards, dubbed-out studio trickery and, of course, the propulsive drumming and rhythmic chanting characteristic of Nyahbinghi. Antarctica Starts Here presents the first widely available domestic release of Peace and Love - Wadadasow. This reissue is part of an archival series that focuses on Trojan’s essential ’60s and ’70s catalogue. Liner notes by JR Gonne.
Soul Jazz Records presents - 100% Dynamite! Record Store Day 2022 Yellow Vinyl Edition
V.A. - Love Is All I Bring Reggae Hits & Rarities By The Queens Of Trojan Record Store Day 2022 Orange Vinyl Edition
V.A.
Love Is All I Bring Reggae Hits & Rarities By The Queens Of Trojan Record Store Day 2022 Orange Vinyl Edition
2LP | 2019 | US | Reissue (Trojan)
36,99 €*
Release:2019 / US – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Limited to 1125 copies.

This RSD exclusive is a reissue of the well-received 2019 album - Love IS ALL I Bring, presented on orange Color Vinyl. Love IS ALL I Bring showcases the very talented female performers of Trojan Records, who in the world of reggae can often to be overlooked. Featuring vocals from the likes of Millie Small, Althea & Donna, Marcia Griffith, Phyllis Dillion and Susan Cadogan plus productions by Sonia Pottinger this all female collection also includes personal album notes from musician Rhoda Dakar which not only covers the performers on the album but also touches upon the women on the Windrush generation who made so many sacrifices to build and create new opportunities for their families. Split across 2 LP’s with hits on one and rarities on the other, this collection comprises some of the greatest reggae tracks, whilst highlighting the importance and talent of Jamaican female artists
V.A. - Sampled Reggae
Lee Perry - Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread Black Vinyl Edition
Lee Perry
Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread Black Vinyl Edition
LP | 1978 | EU | Reissue (Music On Vinyl)
25,99 €*
Release:1978 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread is a studio album by Jamaican reggae legend Lee “Scratch” Perry, released in 1978. Although Perry had been in the Jamaican music business for a long time by 1978, this album was the first he released to only include songs sung by himself. It’s also produced by Perry himself at his Black Ark Studio. It is considered a rather experimental album, since Perry wasn’t known as an astonishing vocalist. Nevertheless, the album went on to become a reggae classic. Roast Fish Collie Weed & Corn Bread is now available on black vinyl.
V.A. - Disco Reggae Volume 4
V.A.
Disco Reggae Volume 4
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Stix)
20,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Reggae / Dancehall
Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, proudly presents Disco Reggae Vol. 4, following three precedent acclaimed editions. Imagine the biggest classics from RoyAyers, Chemise, Lyn Christopher, Gerswhin, A Taste Of Honey, Keni Burke, Patrice Rushen or Kraftwek reworked and rearranged as Reggae & Dub killer tunes. Dream no more, the best producers from the Stix roster cooked some magic over these essential tunes: Soul Sugar aka Booker Gee, Taggy Matcher, Blundetto, Mato, Rosemary Martins and Wolfgang signed here the perfect soundtrack to extend the summer and rock the dancefloors! Massive!
Dub Organiser - Original & Vintage Dubs From The A Class Studio
Prince Far I, Krone - Love And Wisdom, Melodica / Dub, Version
Queen Omega, Norris Man / Aba Ariginals, Conscious Embassy - Clean Up, Just Be Wise / Clean Horns, Dub
Jah Version (Zachy Man & Dub Didi) - Credentials, Dub / Dubplate Collectors, Part 2
Midnight Riders - Sink In Sand / Dub In Sand
Little John - Unite Colored Vinyl Edition
Little John
Unite Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Burning Sounds)
27,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Born John McMorris in Kingston, Jamaica in 1970 his nickname originally described this young man to a tee but, as time passed, his stature in the reggae music business continued to grow, Little John became more akin to his Sherwood Forest namesake. Little John first burst on to the Jamaican music scene in 1979 as a precocious nine year old on an un-credited combination with Captain Sinbad on ‘51 Storm’ for Sugar Minott’s Black Roots label . His ‘Unite’ album is a reminder of the continuing relevance of the dancehall style. Rough, raw and rugged they represent the real authentic sound of young Jamaica from nearly forty years ago when the youths “forgot their troubles and danced”.

Recorded At Channel One, Kingston, Jamaica Produced By Anthony Dehaney Mixed By Scientist Backing Band The Roots Radics Recorded 1984
Prince Lincoln & Royal Rasses - Ride With The Rasses Colored Vinyl Edition
Sugar Minott / Black Roots Players - Chant Dem Down / Dub
Rising Son / Enos Mcleod - Free Man / Dub
Laylah Arruda / I Neurologici - Nu Una Menos / Dub
Enos McLeod - War Ain't The Answer / Dub Is The Answer
Taiwan Mc & Sailor Smile / Baboon Prophecy - Times So Hard! / Instrumental
Prince Fari & Mike Brooks - Encounter Part Two
Prince Fari & Mike Brooks - Encounter Part One
Horace Andy & Errol Scorcher - Unity Showcase
Delroy Wilson - It's A Shame
Kingstonians, The / Crystalites, The - Sufferer / Sufferer
Kingstonians, The / Crystalites, The
Sufferer / Sufferer
7" | 2022 | UK | Original (Harlem Shuffle)
13,99 €*
Release:2022 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
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!
King Stanley & Fikir Amlak / Milton Henry - Kingdom Riddim
King Stanley & Fikir Amlak / Milton Henry
Kingdom Riddim
12" | 2022 | EU | Original (Black Redemption)
14,99 €*
Release:2022 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
This one is entitled ‘Kingdom Riddim’ - an instrumental by King Stanley from Birmingham, UK, served with three vocal cuts and their dubs. First up is King Stanley with the title track, followed by legendary Wackie’s artist Milton Henry calling for more ‘Love’. On the flipside it holds Fikir Amlak’s version ‘Pay Day’. Press play and fulljoy the musical excursion.
Micah Shemaiah - Jamaica Jamaica / Version
The Frightnrs - Always Black Vinyl Edition
Hollie Cook - Happy Hour Pink & Orange Vinyl Edition
Hollie Cook
Happy Hour Pink & Orange Vinyl Edition
LP | 2022 | US | Original (Merge)
21,99 €*
Release:2022 / US – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
With Happy Hour, her ravishing new LP, Hollie Cook matures into the queen of modernday "lovers rock"... the lush girly harmony reggae style beloved in Britain since the 1970s. Evolution rings from the bittersweet opening title track; tender yet assertive, Hollie's voice caresses evocative lyrics through the arrangement's tumbling changes. Hollie dares to invite listeners into her true personality through these alluring songs, which she co-produced with her General Roots band members Ben Mckone and Luke Allwood, and executive producer Youth. "Particularly with the songwriting, I was trying to really push myself and be open, to not be restricted in any way. I have always been a fan of theatrical pop music and wanted to experiment more with the song form." Indeed, the dizzying arrangement of "Gold Girl" shows Hollie as boldly orchestrated, cinematic. "Now I don't shy away from it when I want to be dramatic," she declares. Full of emotion, leaning into healing and understanding, Hollie's lyrics on Happy Hour speak directly to our pain and confusion and steer us towards resolution on tracks like "Moving On," "Unkind Love," and "Love in the Dark." Touring as a teenager with punk legends The Slits encouraged the fierceness within her sweetness. Hollie's mentor was Ari Up, the band's lead singer and a lifelong friend of Cook's parents (Sex Pistols drummer Paul and her singer mother Jeni). "My father always said I would be a singer. But I discovered lovers rock on my own. I heard it on pirate radio and at friends', and I was bewildered, enchanted," she recalls. "The Slits are the reason I have pursued this career. I was surrounded by powerful women at a young age, and when my time came, I was never fazed by male dominance. They were my wall of courage." From those feisty roots, Hollie has only grown. Her soulful directness on Happy Hour is relatable and authentic.
Prince Lincoln & Royal Rasses - Humanity Colored Vinyl Edition
Prince Lincoln & Royal Rasses
Humanity Colored Vinyl Edition
LP | 1980 | UK | Reissue (Burning Sounds)
23,99 €*
Release:1980 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
180 gram clear vinyl! Album features new cover art, and full colour Insert with extensive Sleeve Notes .

Features bonus track ‘San Salvador (Dub Plate Style)’.

Recorded at Channel One Recording Studio, Kingston, Jamaica .

Mixed at Harry J Recording Studio, Kingston, Jamaica Probably one of the best vocal roots reggae albums!
Johnny Osbourne / Prince Jazzbo - Truth And Rights / Crabwalking
Johnny Osbourne / Prince Jazzbo
Truth And Rights / Crabwalking
7" | 2015 | UK | Reissue (Soul Jazz)
16,99 €*
Release:2015 / UK – Reissue
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stone cold classic Studio One 45s back in stock after years. Oneoff represses. Loud, clean pressings.
Micah Shemaiah & Zion I Kings - Still
Micah Shemaiah & Zion I Kings
Still
LP | 2021 | UK | Original (Before Zero)
19,99 €*
Release:2021 / UK – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
For more than a decade, Jamaica's Micah Shemaiah has been crafting his musical message with a keen and steady focus on Rastafari redemption and African unification. His writing style embraces and combines several genres of music delivering unique sounds that will appeal to any ear. Coming from the original home of the sound, Kingston City, and growing up in the Rastafarian house of the Twelve Tribes of Israel, this Singer/Songwriter has certainly put down a solid foundation in the Reggae Industry and has carved a place in the hearts of reggae lovers all over the world.
This new 12' vinyl LP offers 8 vocals and 2 dubs. Produced by Zion I Kings and underpinned with their trademark style of hardcore roots reggae, showcasing a broad spectrum of Micahs vocal talents. Releasing courtesy of Before Zero Records.
Taggy Matcher - Push Push
Taggy Matcher
Push Push
LP | 2021 | EU | Original (Stix)
21,99 €*
Release:2021 / EU – Original
Genre:Reggae / Dancehall
Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, proudly presents Push Push, the new album by acclaimed producer Taggy Matcher aka Bruno "Patchworks" Hovart (Voilaaa, Mr President, The Dynamics, Uptown Funk Empire, Metropolitan Jazz Affair, Da Break, …). After the success of his previous LP Singasong, Taggy Matcher returns with 8 tracks exploring his wide range of Reggae & Dub influences, each time magnified by a fine crew of vocal guests as LMK, Birdy Nixon, Alexandra Charry, Hawa, John Milk & Elodie Rama. With a great sense of authenticity, they all bring their own touch to Taggy Matcher's compositions and covers. Always faithful to its inspirations, brilliantly produced, Push Push is your new invitation to follow the Lion to Zion. The album starts with "Push Push", a title already released last year as a vinyl single 7", in collaboration with rising singer LMK, who you may know from her successful previous reworks on Taggy's last album ("No Love Allowed", "My Man"). Sharing the same love for the early 80's Digital Rub A Rub productions, lyrics are about street harassment of women… with a pinch of humor! On "Little Things", Taggy invites old mate Birdy Nixon for a cover of an early rocksteady classic by Hemsley Morris. With the vintage bounce we love combined with modern sounds and productions, the song is all about tenderness and simplicity. "Volvere Mañana", the song has this very cumbia hip move with the participation of gifted singer Alexandra Charry from Cali in Colombia, where they both composed the song. Then, Taggy invited Boris Pokora to play the "gaita" local flute to give the song its proper Colombian Caribbean coast flavor. The album continues with "Two Dimes" featuring longtime collaborator Hawa (from Mr President to Mr Day and other numerous projects). This shaky disco reggae rockers is all about getting ready for the party… but with two dimes only! "Q Fashion" is a song full of wittiness and self-mockery wrote during the first Covid-19 lockdown. Parisian Soul singer John Milk was stuck in Paris while Bruno was in Lyon. On this minimalistic digital reggae tune, they give the ingredients to perfect your next quarantine outfit. Discoish reggae tune "Get Enough" featuring Birdy Nixon has a simple and successful recipe: just mix a big dose of Lovers with the same amount of Rockers and you've got this 100% soulful song. On "Suit and Tie", Taggy and John Milk go Pop with this version of Justin Timberlake, that fits perfectly with John's tender and mellow style. Finally, Elodie Rama with Taggy Matcher pay tribute to Erykah Badu and her legacy to the Soul music scene at the end of the nineties. The mood is jazzy, mellow and warm, with a tiny Lee Scratch Perry early 70's vaporous vibes.
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