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27 July 2016

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Alborosie Live at Summer Jam



Alborosie is blazing a fire through Europe on tour with his latest album Freedom & Fyah


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25 July 2016

Out Now! Reggae Gold 2016

Release date 22 July 2016
Catalogue number VP26192
Greensleeves Records: http://greensleeves.tmstor.es



The hottest collection of reggae hits and artists!
Now in its 23rd year, Reggae Gold continues to set the standard for reggae music compilations.
Reggae Gold 2016 includes a bonus DJ mix disc by Jamaica's Chromatic Sounds.

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TRACK LISTING
1.
My Dream Nesbeth
11.
Bogle Move Elephant Man
2.
Champion Boy Alkaline
12.
Needle Eye Spice
3.
Watch Me Now Busy Signal
13.
Chinese Jordan Dexta Daps
4.
I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) 
Jamie XX feat. Young Thug & Popcaan
14.
Caress Me Romain Virgo 
5.
Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix) (Radio edit) OMI
15.
Best Kept Secret (Locked Away) - Kelissa
6.
Under The Influence Christopher Martin
16.
Dash Wata Raging Fyah
7.
Jiggle Jiggle Gyptian 
17.
Love Note Ikaya
8.
Way Up N Stay Up
Chi Ching Ching, Popcaan & Beenie Man
18.
Whom Shall I Fear Bulby York feat. Assassin & Tenor Saw
9.
A Bagga Tings (Radio) Alkaline
19.
The Message Bunji Garlin feat. Damian ‘Jr. Gong’’ Marley
10.
Real Rich Tanto Blacks





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15 July 2016





Christopher Martin – Under The Influence
 

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8 July 2016



Mykal Rose – Rasta State


Release Date: 8 July 2016
CD Catalogue No: VP26122  //  LP Catalogue No: VP26121
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Mykal Rose returns to the arena with 'Rasta State' a brand new thought-provoking album that's sure to make the reggae world stand up and take a notice.
On 'Rasta State' Mykal's state of the nation lyrics are perfectly wedded to a crucial set of made-to-measure rhythms from King Jammy, a return to reggae music with a message.
Mykal Rose plans to be out on the road in full support of 'Rasta State'.

CD TRACKLISTING

 1.   African Queen
 2.   Judgement
 3.   Golden Throne
 4.   Gimme The Herb
 5.   Unity
 6.   Hail H.I.M
 7.   Woe Unto Those
 8.   Reply From The Queen
 9.   Israelites
10.  Hungryness
11.  Free Education
12.  Peace And Love In The Ghetto
13.  Inna Di Saga
14.  Love, Love, Love
15.  Anything You Want Gal

LP TRACKLISTING

SIDE A
 1.   African Queen
 2.   Judgement
 3.   Golden Throne
 4.   Gimme The Herb
 5.   Unity
 6.   Hail H.I.M

SIDE B
 1.   Woe Unto Those
 2.   Reply From The Queen
 3.   Israelites
 4.   Hungryness
 5.   Free Education
 6.   Peace And Love In The Ghetto


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FIRST CLASS ROCKSTEADY

Release Date: 22 July 2016
2 CD Set Catalogue No: VP42052
 
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"Oh your best friend is back in town to get you on your dancing feet!"
 
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of Rocksteady, 17 North Parade presents First Class Rocksteady Cherry picking a 40-track collection of pivotal selections. The collection captures early work from some of the genre's defining artists including Lee "Scratch" Perry, The Techniques, Desmond Dekker, Johnny Nash and many others.


TRACKLISTING

DISK 1
 1.  Take It Easy - Hopeton Lewis
 2.   Hold Them - Roy Shirley
 3.   I Am Lonely - The Heptones
 4.   Dance All Night - The tartans
 5.   Rock Steady - Alton Ellis
 6.   Ba Ba Boom - The Jamaicans
 7.   Pata Pata Rocksteady - Patsy & The Count Ossie Band
 8.   Last Train To Expo 67 - The Melodians
 9.   I'm A Loving Pauper - Dobby Dobson
10.  Please Stop Your Lying - Errol Dunkley
11.  Return Home - Alva Lewis
12.  Just Like A River - Stranger Cole & Gladdy
13.  El Casino Royale - Lynn Taitt & The Jets
14.  Dreader Than Dread - Honey Boy Martin
15.  The Return Of Ezekiel - The Jupiters
16.  Live And Love - Carlton Manning
17.  Last Train To Exstasy - The Melodians
18.  You're Gonna Need Me - Errol Dunkey
19.  Born To Love You - The Sensation
20.  Sounds And Pressure - Hopeton Lewis

DISK 2
 1.   You Don't Care - The Techniques
 2.   Little Boy Blue - Pat Kelly
 3.   Left With A Broken Heart - The Paragons
 4.   ABC Rocksteady - The Gaylands
 5.   The Beatitude - The Uniques
 6.   Revelation - Alva Lewis
 7.   A Change Is Gonna Come - Ken Parker
 8.   The Russians Are Coming - Val Bennett
 9.   The Great Musical Battle - Derrick Morgan
10.  The Big Takeover - The Overtakers
11.  I Am The Upsetter - Lee Perry
12.  Musically - Keith Blake
13.  Lonely Heartaches - The Clarendonians
14.  Napoleon Solo - Lynn Taitt & The Jets
15.  Intensified - Desmond Dekker
16.  Got To Get Away - The Paragons
17.  Hold Me Tight - Johnny Nash
18.  Long Time Me No See You Girl - The Sensations
19.  Seeing Is Knowing Stranger - Cole & Gladdy
20.  Darling Jeboza Macoo - Stranger Cole


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King Selassie Throne
Release Date: 27 May 2016
Catalogue No: VP6566
 
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 Taken from the forthcoming 'King Jammy Presents New Sounds of Freedom'.
 
Chronixx's 'King Selassie Throne' is grouped for this digital EP with the original Black Uhuru cut, John Steele DJ piece plus Jammy's speaker shaking dub.


TRACKLISTING

1.    King Selassie Throne - Chronixx
2.    I love King Selassie - Black Uhuru
3.    Selassie On His White Horse - John Steele
4.    His Imperial Majesty - Prince Jammy




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The Aggrovators – Dubbing at King Tubby’s 2
Release Date: 24 June 2016
LP Catalogue no: VP42091
 
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With producer Bunny Lee (King) Tubby's Dromilly Avenue dub factory has become synonymous with a form that has transformed the soundscape - not just in Reggae, but in dance music generally.
 
The importance of King Tubby's studio to the history of recorded sound is beyond measure and its all-encompassing influence is a lasting monument to the resolute resourcefulness of Jamaica's musical pioneers.
The forty-four dubs here were originally assembled by Blood & Fire for three bestselling but long deleted '90's compilations that are now much sort after.
Freshly sequenced and re-mastered 'Dubbing at King Tubby's' showcases the mixing skills of King Tubby, Prince Jammy, Scientist & Phillip Smart on a drum and bass heavy selection of ground-breaking Bunny Lee dubs
 
LP TRACKLISTING:

SIDE A
1.    Satta Dread Dub
2.    Exalted Dub
3.    Tubby Get Smart
4.    Wreck Up A Version
5.    Beat Them In Dub
6.    Channel Is A Joker

SIDE B
1.    Channel One Under Heavy Manners
2.    Channel Get Knockout
3.    Everybody Needs Dub
4.    Dub With A View
5.    Dub Is My Occupation

SIDE C
1.    Dub Fi Gwan
2.    Dub Investigation
3.    Thunder Rock
4.    Version Of Class
5.    The Champion Version
6.    Sly Want Dub

SIDE D
1.    Higher Ranking
2.    Dreada Version
3.    Peace And Love In The Dub
4.    Step It Up Dub
5.    Chapter Of Money

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The Aggrovators – Dubbing at King Tubby’s


CD Release date: 24 June 2016
LP Release date: 24 June 2016
2 CD Set Catalogue No: VP42072  //  2 LP Set Catalogue No: VP42081
 
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With producer Bunny Lee (King) Tubby's Dromilly Avenue dub factory has become synonymous with a form that has transformed the soundscape - not just in Reggae, but in dance music generally.

The importance of King Tubby's studio to the history of recorded sound is beyond measure and its all-encompassing influence is a lasting monument to the resolute resourcefulness of Jamaica's musical pioneers.
The forty-four dubs here were originally assembled by Blood & Fire for three bestselling but long deleted '90's compilations that are now much sort after.
Freshly sequenced and re-mastered 'Dubbing at King Tubby's' showcases the mixing skills of King Tubby, Prince Jammy, Scientist & Phillip Smart on a drum and bass heavy selection of ground-breaking Bunny Lee dubs.

 
CD TRACKLISTING

CD ONE
 1.    Bag O Wire Dub                          
 2.    Dub Of Rights                               
 3.    Guidance Dub                               
 4.    Hold Them In Dub                   
 5.    Dub Ites Green And Gold              
 6.    A Heavy Dub           
 7.    Stealing Version                        
 8.    The Poor Barber                 
 9.    Real Gone Crazy Dub               
10.   King Tubby's In Fine Style
11.   No Love Version
12.   A Living Version
13.   Six Million Dollar Version
14.   African Sounds
15.   A Stalawatt Version
16.   How Long Dub
17.   Breaking Up Dubwise
18.   Horn For I
19.   Drums Of Africa
20.   Dub To The Rescue
21.   Jah Love Rockers Dub
22.   Fatter Dub


CD TWO
 1.    Satta Dread Dub                          
 2.    Exalted Dub                               
 3.    Tubby Get Smart                               
 4.    Wreck Up A Version                  
 5.    Beat Them In Dub              
 6.    Channel Is A Joker
 7.    Channel One Under Heavy Manners                        
 8.    Channel Get Knockout                
 9.    Everybody Needs Dub              
10.   Dub With A View
11.   Dub Is My Occupation
12.   Dub Fi Gwan
13.   Dub Investigation
14.   Thunder Rock
15.   Version Of Class
16.   The Champion Version
17.   Sly Want Dub
18.   Higher Ranking
19.   Dreada Version
20.   Peace And Love In The Dub
21.   Step It Up In Dub
22.   Chapter Of Money


LP TRACKLISTING

SIDE A
 1.    Bag O Wire Dub                          
 2.    Dub Of Rights                               
 3.    Guidance Dub                               
 4.    Hold Them In Dub                   
 5.    Dub Ites Green And Gold              

SIDE B
 1.    A Heavy Dub           
 2.    Stealing Version                        
 3.    The Poor Barber                 
 4.    Real Gone Crazy Dub               
 5.    King Tubby's In Fine Style
 6.    No Love Version

SIDE C
 1.   A Living Version
 2.   Six Million Dollar Version
 3.   African Sounds
 4.   A Stalawatt Version
 5.   How Long Dub
 6.   Breaking Up Dubwise

SIDE D
 1.   Horn For I
 2.   Drums Of Africa
 3.   Dub To The Rescue
 4.   Jah Love Rockers Dub
 5.   Fatter Dub


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7 July 2016



We Remember Dennis Brown


Release Date: 24 June 2016 CD / 3 June Digital
LP Release Date: 5 August 2016
Catalogue No: 2 CD Set - VP25612   /   Catalogue No: 2 LP Set - VP25611
 
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A celebration of one of the top voices of the 20th Century!

One of the most influential vocalist among reggae musicians, Dennis Brown was noted to be Bob Marley's favorite singer.
Presented tracks are romantic ballads, roots reggae and revolutionary songs made famous and mostly written by Dennis Brown. Sessions are produced by the legendary Clive Hunt who collaborated with Dennis on many of his classic original recordings.
Dennis Brown's message is as vital today as when these songs were originally recorded. His voice and music are a part of the fabric of reggae and this is why we remember Dennis Brown.


CD TRACKLISTING
 
SIDE ONE
 1.   I Need Your Love (Rasta Children) - Iba Mahr, Jesse Royal,  Chronixx, Keznamdi, Exco Levi, Kelissa, Jahmeil, Kabaka Pyramid & Rockaz Elements
 2.   Don't Want To Be No General - Bushman
 3.   Promised Land - The Green
 4.   Milk and Honey - Raging Fyah
 5.   Created By The Father - Christopher Ellis
 6.   Words of Wisdon - Marla Brown feat. Mutabaruka
 7.   Melting Pot - Chino
 8.   The Existence of Jah - Yasha
 9.   Halfway Up, Halfway Down - Jamelody
10.  Little Village - Freddie McGregor
11.  Easy Take It Easy - Mykal Rose
12.  Bloody City - Jah9
13.  Wolves and Leopards - Richie Spice
14.  Black Liberation - Shuga
15.  To The Foundation - VP Hit Team
 
SIDE TWO
 1.   Caress Me - Romain Virgo
 2.   Have You Ever - Marsha Ambrosius
 3.   Rocking Time - No-Maddz
 4.   Love Me Always - Maxi Priest
 5.   Love Has Found Its Way - Jamelody feat. Ikaya
 6.   Your Love Got A Hold On Me - Sanchez
 7.   If I Had The World - Katchafire
 8.   Should I - Etana
 9.   Ghetto Girl - Jah Cure
10.  Baby Don't Do It - Christopher Martin
11.  How Can I - Gyptian
12.  For You - Ikaya
13.  No More Will I Roam - Dalton Harris
14.  Money In My Pocket - Jah Vinci
15.  Silhouette - VP Hit Team

LP TRACKLISTING
 
SIDE A
  1.   I Need Your Love (Rasta Children) - Iba Mahr, Jesse Royal,  Chronixx, Keznamdi, Exco Levi, Kelissa, Jahmeil, Kabaka Pyramid & Rockaz Elements
  2.   Don't Want To Be No General - Bushman
  3.   Promised Land - The Green
  4.   Milk and Honey - Raging Fyah
  5.   Created By The Father - Christopher Ellis

SIDE B
  1.   Words of Wisdon - Marla Brown feat. Mutabaruka
  2.   Little Village - Freddie McGregor
  3.   Bloody City - Jah9
  4.   Wolves and Leopards - Richie Spice
  5.   To The Foundation - VP Hit Team
 
SIDE C
   1.   Caress Me - Romain Virgo
  2.   Have You Ever - Marsha Ambrosius
  3.   Rocking Time - No-Maddz
  4.   Love Me Always - Maxi Priest
  5.   Your Love Got A Hold On Me - Sanchez
 SIDE D
   1.   If I Had The World - Katchafire
  2.   Ghetto Girl - Jah Cure
  3.   How Can I - Gyptian
  4.   No More Will I Roam - Dalton Harris
  5.   Love Has Found Its Way - Jamelody feat. Ikaya
  6.   Silhouette - VP Hit Team


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