Lee Perry

RLS001LP * 2014

Back on the controls

Back on the controls

  • A1. Rastafari On Wall Street Listen
  • A2. Wall Street Version Listen
  • A3. Po Satan
  • A4. Po Dub
  • A5. Tug O’war
  • A6. War Dub
  • B1. Do The Dubstep
  • B2. Do The Dub Version
  • B3. I Believe
  • B4. Believe This Dub
  • B5. Repent
  • B6. Repent & Dub
  • C1. Sound Of Jamaica
  • C2. Sound Of My Dub
  • C3. Blackboard Re-vision
  • C4. Blackboard Dub
  • C5. Land Of Dub (Raw Mix)
  • C6. Land Of Dub Version
  • D1. Copy This & Copy That
  • D2. Copy My Dub
  • D3. Come Up Scratch
  • D4. Come Up
  • D5. Words
  • D6. Lee’s Special

Information

13 songs, and 13 dub versions, produced by Lee Perry and UK Producer Daniel Boyle at the Rolling Lion Studio. Lee Perry is back on the controls, using the very same effects units and equipment from his Black Ark studio in Jamaica, to produce a selection of deep roots rhythms and original Lee Perry dub versions.

Reviews

  • Jah Joe  - Dreadlocks songJah Joe Dreadlocks song

    Deep mystical Wackie's production from Jah Joe (aka Joe Axumite) in chanting deejay mode, one of the best 45's on Aires

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  • The Mighty Abidjans - Don't Change the SystemThe Mighty AbidjansDon't Change the System

    Second cut on the rhythm first used for "Untamed", much much of a straight mix employed here, with a pure drum & bass dub version

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  • The Fashioneers  - Give a helping handThe Fashioneers Give a helping hand

    Quality roots.

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  • Elijah  - Selassi hiElijah Selassi hi

    The mysterious Elijah cut this mellow and heartfelt 2-part single for Sir Collins, then apparently disappeared from the recording scene. But the tune made quite a mark in New York, where it was released on the very rare Bronx-based WARICKA label, enough to have been covered a few years later by KC White (we also reissued his cut, still available, see here!) The tune is also remembered fondly as a New York sound system favorite in the 1970s by those active back then. It was also released on the Ackee label in the UK, memorable roots reggae for sure.

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  • The Invaders - Story of LoveThe InvadersStory of Love

    Another Invaders 45, "Story of Love" backed with its deejay version, "Holy Mountain." Another tune only released on a blank label originally, and thus the identity of the artists has long been speculated, but the mastertape revealed the mysterious Invaders again! "Story of Love" is an excellent early '70s tune, with great harmonies and organ, the flipside "Holy Mountain" being a deejay version on the same rhythm, with the vocalist chatting thanks and praises in Amharic, roots indeed.

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  • Delroy Wilson  - Give me your loveDelroy Wilson Give me your love

    The mighty Delroy Wilson, one of Jamaica's biggest artists. "Give Me Your Love" was released on a Delroy LP again on the WARICKA label, which was mostly sold as a blank label pre-release with no cover, although copies with labels and/or a silk-screened cover also exist. This is a phenomenal cut on the mournful and heavy 'Artibella' rhythm, with a killer organ sound that we just love. This tune is backed by a dub cut with horns and bongos, lifted from an extremely rare blank-label Sir Collins compilation LP.

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