A couple of alternate cuts of Inna Iwah with a bit of a looser vibe than the more well known and polished cut. Marley joins Perry on vocals with interjections from Dave Barker. 'Dont be no fool'.More info
One of the greatest of the vocalists that Perry employed gets on the next cut of Dave Barkers 'What a confusion'. Clear and melodic Junior Byles cut has remained un-released until this release. Comes with an obscure alternate cut of 'Shock of the Mighty' on the flipside.More info
'Sit back relax and listen to what i've got' vocal dexterity from Count Sticky who gets out on the verbal high wire with this obscure gem. Comes with Soul Bounce on the flipside.More info
Chef, singer, record producer, owner of 10 record labels and father of 17 children, Phil Pratt is one of the more unusual and elusive characters in Jamaican music. Responsible for some crucial rocksteady sides in the ‘60s, Phil went on to produce some of the best roots music to come out of Jamaica, including huge hits like Artibella and My Heart Is Gone. But since relocating from Kingston, his focus has mostly been on cooking, and his headquarters has been the Scandal restaurant in West London, where his signature dishes are Oxtail Stew and Lobster Curry.
On the menu with 'Dub in Blood' we have some top draw versions mixed at Channel One. Sleevenotes are from Diggory Kenrick.
An entended mix of the ‘Jah Love I’ song written by Freddie McKay and voiced by David Isaacs.More info
Aware of Love by the Impressions gets a serious dusting down by producer Frenchie turning out yes another brand new take on a classic RnB/ragga tip.More info
A roots obscurity from Lacksley Castell that has been locked in the vaults of Roy Cousins Tamoki- Wambesi- Uhuru label.More info
Four heavyweight cuts of the 'Girl Asheba' rhythm. Produced by Roy Cousins. Early eighties roots that showcase the Royals vocalist as a top class producer. Moving from the sweet vocals of Ken Parker, insightful reflections of Ghetto living by Jah Stitch to the cultural roots of the singer known as Knowledge. All topped off by a rough dub that was mixed by Barnabus as Channel one. Comes in a hand stamped sleeve.More info
Classic Lp that now been made available again on vinyl. One of the strongest vocal harmony albums from the period. Total classic. 180 gram vinyl. Remastered.More info
Compelling roots from Chezidek tougher beat than the original release. Comes with hand stamped label styleee. The version side is excellent, Russ D gives an old idea a new twist. Lovely.More info
For a long time Uk Steppers lacked real quality JA vocalists. This is great in its own way. A perfect hybrid of the 4 on the floor euro beat mixed with high quality Jamaican artist Luciano. The real thing.More info
Burru Banton could sing the telephone directory and make it sound essential.
Russ D and Frenchie conjure up a tuff steppers beat that shifts. Slightly slower than these things generally are and all the better for that. Hot stuff on the flipside as well.