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The Yabby You, Wailers Connection

Vivian Jackson AKA “Yabby You” was a man with such unique talent that he continues to make news in reggae circles even today, four years after his death. It was 1972 when Yabby You gathered Wailers bassist Aston”Family Man” Barrett,… Continue Reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Doctor Dread w/ Bob Dylan, Sly & Robbie “I & I Dub” music video

Doctor Dread has been working on this video for some time.  “I & I Dub” was featured on IS IT ROLLING BOB? A REGGAE TRIBUTE TO BOB DYLAN, which was released on RAS/Sanctuary in 2003.  The Dylan tune “I & I” was… Continue Reading

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Wayne Jarrett “Satta Dread”

Produced by Pete Weston and released on Barbell as a 7″ single in 1975, “Satta Dread” features one of the most gifted singers you will hear on a Jamaican record.  Moving to Hartford, CT from Allman Town, JA in the… Continue Reading

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Stand Up Jamrock (World A Music/Welcome To Jamrock/World Jam Riddim) (7″)

So I found a most interesting Island Records 7″ that I wanted to share with everybody.  I don’t know if you’ve ever heard it, but it currently ranks #13 on Juno Records’ Bestsellers List. Side A is the Wailers’ classic… Continue Reading