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Robert French ‘Mr. French’ Showcase

HIGH QUALITY VINYL TRANSFER Here is a great early 80s dancehall album that I can almost guarantee you haven’t heard.  How do I know this?  Because I had to go on safari to find this record.  Recorded and mixed at… Continue Reading

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Augustus Pablo “City of David,” “Iggy Iggy,” “Soul Vibration” and more

Here are some crucial cuts from Augustus Pablo.  From the ‘Earth Rightful Ruler’ LP we have “City of David” and from the ‘Red Sea’ album we have “Iggy, Iggy” and “Soul Vibration.” [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/96113233″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]… Continue Reading

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Dennis Brown “Songs My Mother Used To Sing” (Aquarius)

It’s nearly impossible to pick a favorite Dennis Brown tune, but this one might be it.  This mix especially.  Dennis sings this wonderful tune over a classic Herman Lin Choy-produced riddim from Aquarius.  Later versions of the tune were more… Continue Reading

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Bunny Wailer’s “Battering Down Sentence” 7-inch Original Press Vinyl (Solomonic) 1976

Included here is something special.  Bunny Wailer’s “Battering Down Sentence” (Solomonic) 1976 7″ original press vinyl 45rpm.  Most will know this tune as “Fighting Against Conviction” from the Blackheart Man album, which many consider to be the greatest reggae album ever pressed. … Continue Reading