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In light of my recent interview with Barrington Levy in which he discusses his relationships with Henry “Junjo” Lawes and Jah Life I have included the most definitive article/interview available on Hyman “Jah Life” Wright, which appeared in Small Axe No. 20. Many thanks to my good friend...
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You Live, You Learn

I spent two hours yesterday at Doctor Dread’s house doing part one of a multi-part interview with Delroy “Barry” Wright, founder of Live & Learn Records and one of the most respected reggae record producers alive today.  Along with his brother Hyman “Jah Life” Wright, Barry served the...
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More vinyl cuts from the House of Raver…

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/151195222″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Winston Jarrett on a rare, brutal 12″ on the Uhuru imprint.  Repressed by Pressure Sounds.  Too black.  Too strong. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/143792560″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Barrington Levy’s first cut.  Recorded in 1978 as part of the duo Mighty Multitudes with...
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Vintage Scientist mixes given Jah Life

The recently released Scientist LP titled The Dub Album They Didn’t Want You To Hear effortlessly takes its place alongside the best reggae releases of 2014. Brooklyn’s Deeper Knowledge Records, along with Hyman Wright’s Jah Life label, put out the album which includes dub versions of the ten outstanding...
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