Here we have a heavy rockers 12″ featuring Keith Brown on “Dreadlocks Lady.” Seriously rare 12″ from Jerry Brown’s Summer Records label out of Toronto, CA. Several well-known Jamaican musicians retreated to Toronto in the mid-1970s when Jamaica got too… Continue Reading
Innocent Youths by Earth, Roots and Water was the first long player released on Jerry Brown’s Summer Records imprint, hitting the emerging Toronto reggae marketplace in 1977. In 2008, the original LP is virtually extinct, a highly coveted and extremely… Continue Reading
Another rare 7″ from my collection. Earth, Roots, & Water with “Little Sixteen” on the Summer Records label out of Canada. [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/96762848″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]
Noel Ellis, son of Alton Ellis, comes heavy with this 1983 12″ on the Canadian Summer Records label.
I get a kick out of introducing people to rare, even obscure, reggae records they have never heard, and this one is a stunner. Noel Ellis is the son of legendary Studio One/Treasure Isle recording artist Alton Ellis, and this… Continue Reading