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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Jacob Miller

“If reggae lost its soul when Marley died, it lost its heart when Miller died.”  – Jah Raver Jacob Matthias Miller is one of reggae’s greatest treasures.  In addition to being one of reggae’s most talented vocalists, he brought an… Continue Reading

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Rare Eek-A-Mouse single

Here is a digital transfer of “Once A Virgin”/”Modelling Queen.”  My copy was pressed to the Joe Gibbs Ultrasound label and released in 1981.  Killer, killer early Eek-A-Mouse wizardry with with solid production from the Mighty Two.  The version titled… Continue Reading

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Dennis Brown “Ghetto Girl (Stay At Home)” w/version (Joe Gibbs)

Wicked, wicked tune here from Dennis Brown.  “Ghetto Girl (Stay At Home)” is featured on the Visions album, my favorite from Dennis Brown.  This 7″ is amazing because it contains an entirely different mix than the album.  The dub track… Continue Reading

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Dennis Brown interviewed by Roger Steffens (Post #1000!)

Sunset Marquis Hotel, Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA November 11,1982 There were many opportunities available to us for the #1000 posting.  There are two interviews in particular that I considered posting, exclusives with some very prominent artists who we have not… Continue Reading

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Junior Reid “Babylon Release The Chains” (Joe Gibbs Music) 7″ 45 rpm

I received this one in the mail yesterday.  It was advertised as having a different mix than the album version.  Very well known and crucial tune from the ‘One Blood’ album.  And yes, this one sounds like a different song… Continue Reading

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Earl Sixteen “Milk & Honey” 10″ Vinyl 45 rpm (Roots & Fyah) 2011

My latest vinyl acquisition is the Earl Sixteen “Milk & Honey” 10″ Vinyl 45 rpm (Roots & Fyah) 2011.  The riddim here is derived from Dennis Brown’s “Milk & Honey,” which was arranged, produced, and recorded by Joe Gibbs and… Continue Reading