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The best Wackies dub track you’ve never heard

Included here is the deadliest dub version of Dennis Brown’s “Milk and Honey” I’ve ever heard. The track is included on a copy of Wackie’s Creation Dub from my vinyl collection.  According to a friend of mine who knows this stuff inside out there are two pressings of...
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John Clarke “Babylon Spanking” (Uptown) 1976

Jamaican expatriate John Clarke – who moved to New York from the island in the mid-1970s – cut several singles with Munchie Jackson (“In Search of The Human Race” and “Recession”) at Wackies House of Music before the 1979 release of his album Visions of John Clarke.  Not...
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Vintage Wackies 12″s

First up is Horace Andy’s “Tribute to Bob Marley” b/w “Great Super Star” issued in 1981 on a Top Ranking International 12″. Here’s a killer tune by Carlton Livingston backed by the Wackies Rhythm Force titled “Who Is That Man” issued on a Wackies 12″. Sugar Minott takes...
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More Wackies vinyl from the vault

Sugar Minott/Jah Batta “Cool Runnings” (Wackies) 12″ ____________________ Harold Butler “Dedication Rock” (Wackies) ____________________ Wayne Jarrett “African Woman” (Wackies) 10″ ____________________ Love Joys “Sweet Feeling” 12″ (Top Ranking) ____________________ Melvin and Lloyd with Johnny Lover “Rasta Deh Pon Top” (City Line) ____________________ Bullwackies All-Stars “Kick It Scottie” (Wackies)...
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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 early seventies, Jarrett hooked up with Lloyd “Bullwackie”...
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