ReggaeRecord.com
Dub Store Sound Inc.
Online Store for Reggae & Black Music - Reggaerecord.Com

Reggae & Black Music Online Store

Japanese (日本語)English
Currency:

presented by DUB STORE SOUND INC.

Register
Shopping Cart
your shopping cart (US$0.00)
ID: Pass:
Log-in automatically from the next time
home catalog new reggae new bass new all genre other new reggae items discount ranking menu content menu shopping cart my page Used/Vintage (to ReggaeCollector.com) downloads
back TopCatalog → Item description
Limited time offer! Don't miss out!
Dub Store Sample Player
Pre-order Upcoming Items Now
Artist Profile
Barrington Levy
Apr 30, 1964 ~
Performing with the vibrant energy and spontaneity of a sound system deejay Barrington Levy was one of the first vocalists to transfer the live raw excitement of the dance hall direct to record…
>>Featured Page
Place of birth:
Jamaica
West Kingston
Clarendon
Despite the major breakthroughs made in the seventies reggae once again had to fight for acceptance and to reassert itself as a dominant musical and cultural force in the following decade. Many observers considered that it had been allowed its allotted fifteen minutes of fame and was no longer 'fashionable' while others felt that it should remain locked forever in its mid seventies 'golden age'. After Bob Marley's tragic death in May 1981 these critics began to search in vain for the 'new' Bob Marley. Many promising artists were placed in this position and many careers were finished before they ever started under the pressure of these unrealistic expectations. As always reggae did it in its own way and, realising that it could not and would not survive this type of hype, the music returned to its roots in Kingston's dance halls. There, instead of producing another star, it produced a whole new style of music with many new stars. Barrington Levy was one of the very brightest.

Born 30th April 1964 in Western Kingston Barrington grew up in the rural Clarendon district before bursting onto the reggae scene as a young and precocious fifteen year old in early 1979. He had recorded unsuccessfully as one of The Mighty Multitudes and his first solo hit, 'Ah Yah We Deh', was for Henry 'Junjo' Lawes and New York based Hyman 'Jah Life' Wright. Junjo had been introduced to the music business by singer, soon to become a highly respected record producer, Linval Thompson. Further hits, including 'Collie Weed', 'Looking My Love' and 'Shine Eye Gal', followed in rapid succession. These records heralded the start of an incredible hit making career and the new partnership of Barrington, Junjo and The Roots Radics began to move reggae music in a completely different direction.

The originators of the 'dance hall' style rhythm, The Roots Radics, had initially worked as a session band for a number of producers. Formed by The Morwells' rhythm guitarist Eric 'Bingy Bunny' Lamont and bass guitarist Errol 'Flabba' Holt the pair then recruited Wycliffe 'Steely' Johnson on keyboards and Lincoln 'Style' Scott on drums. Style had learnt to play while serving in the Jamaican Army and his military training was evident in the disciplined Radics beat. Noel 'Sowell' Bailey and Dwight Pinkney on guitars alongside veteran keyboard king Gladstone 'Gladdy' Anderson(Gladstone Anderson) completed the heavyweight aggregation. Together they were responsible for the shift away from the roots based reggae of the seventies and their austere approach would pave the way for the digital assault of the mid eighties.

After building the rhythms with The Roots Radics at Channel One on Maxfield Avenue Junjo would then move on to King Tubby's Dromilly Avenue studio to voice and mix. At first he employed Prince Jammy(Lloyd James) at the controls but he soon developed a close working relationship with Tubby's young apprentice engineer, Overton Browne, who had recently begun working at Tubby's repairing television sets and amplifiers. His skills on the mixing board earned him the name of Scientist and it was obvious that this was a man who was going places.

That same year Junjo began a long and fruitful association with West London's Greensleeves Records which introduced his production skills, the music of Barrington Levy and The Roots Radics and the engineering prowess of Scientist to an international audience. Having conquered Jamaica and the UK with a string of seven and twelve inch hit releases they needed to consolidate that success and make it permanent and this close working relationship ensured that Barrington's hits were now readily available worldwide. Barrington's debut album 'Englishman' and the follow up 'Robin Hood' were important releases for the whole team:
"Then I go to London, come back down, made this LP called 'Englishman' in Channel One. Then I do 'Robin Hood' and so on... Dance hall style is really good vibes. The chance to create a new style every day. That's dance hall style." Barrington Levy

Barrington's career went from strength to strength and, while he continued to work with Junjo on smashes such as 'Prison Oval Rock', he also recorded for many other producers including George Phang whose Power House release, 'Money Move', proved to be one of the biggest hits of Barrington's career. The thrilling Hit Bound seven inch 'Dances Are Changing' for Jo Jo Hookim(Joseph Hookim)at Channel One was a skilful summation of the situation although Barrington's slow, brooding records such as 'Hammer' for Junjo and 'The Winner' for Jo Jo showed a more introspective side to the dance hall style. After being voted Best Male Vocalist at the 1984 UK Reggae Awards he relocated to London where the 'Mellow Canary', as he was now known, began to work with Paul 'Jah Screw' Love the former selector for U Roy's Sturgav Sound. Screw helped Barrington to move in another direction and 'Under Mi Sensi' and 'Here I Come', released on Screw's Time One label in the UK and Thunder Bolt in Jamaica, were massive crossover hits that placed Barrington Levy's music firmly in the mainstream.

Continuing to record in a solo capacity or in combination with deejays (his duet with the fearsome Bounty Killer, 'Living Dangerously', was the biggest selling record of 1996 in Jamaica) Barrington Levy has never stopped making hit records. Once again living in Clarendon he is closely involved with the community working quietly behind the scenes with local projects such as setting up a cricket team and various charitable ventures. He continues to tour and record for his countless fans all over the world and is in the enviable position of being in complete control of his career.

One of the few dance hall vocalists to have enjoyed lasting success Barrington Levy's long career echoes the achievements of the legendary Jamaican vocalists of the sixties and seventies and he stands proud as a man whose popularity has always been rooted in talent and substance. His music has always continued to grow and mature and the former 'teen Reggae star' has more than earned his place in the roll call of Jamaica's classic vocalists. "Broader than Broadway" indeed...
 
>>Official site
 
Related artist(s):
Bob Andy
Little John
Al Campbell
Label Profile
Volcano
Junjo’s Volcano label and Hi-Power Sound System dominated Jamaica’s music scene in the early eighties with “a star studded camp that included a brash albino named Yellowman and teenaged singer Barrington Levy…”
>>Featured Page
 
Hit title(s)
vinyl 7" Africa Here I Come - Studio One
¥850
No Stock
vinyl 7" Moonlight Lover - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Bobo Dread - Volcano
¥600
remove from cartadd this item into cart
vinyl 7" Wa Do Dem - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Looking My Love - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Gate Man (Leggo Mi Hand) - Volcano
¥570
No Stock
vinyl 7" Pass The Tu Shen Peng - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Police In Helicopter - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Mr. Chin - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Hoola Hoop - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Curfew In The Dance - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Reggae Music - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Winsome - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Bone Man Connection - Volcano
¥700
remove from cartadd this item into cart
vinyl 7" Zungguzungguguzungguzeng - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Spare With Me - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Bam Bam - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Dancehall Style - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Lost My Sonia - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" English Man - Volcano
¥570
No Stock
vinyl 7" Who Wee Baby - Volcano
¥570
No Stock
vinyl 7" Too Bad Daughter - Volcano
¥570
No Stock
vinyl 7" Gunman - Volcano
¥700
remove from cartadd this item into cart
vinyl 7" Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt - Volcano
¥600
No Stock
vinyl 7" 21 Girls Salute - Volcano
¥600
remove from cartadd this item into cart
vinyl 7" Rocking Dolly - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Diseases - Volcano
¥600
remove from cartadd this item into cart
vinyl 7" Pick Your Choice - Power House/Volcano
¥600
No Stock
vinyl 7" Prison Oval Rock - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Smuggling - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Love I Can Feel - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Time So Rough - Volcano
¥570
No Stock
vinyl 7" Bible Story - Volcano
¥600
No Stock
vinyl 7" Sweetie Come Brush Me - Volcano
¥600
No Stock
vinyl 7" Worries In The Dance - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Skateland Girl - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Rockfort Rock - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Ice Cream Love - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Come Fi Mash It - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Bust Out A Hell - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
vinyl 7" Look How Me Sexy - Volcano
¥700
No Stock
>>Best seller(s)
 
Hit rhythm(s)
Worries In The Dance
Gunman
Police In Helicopter
Mad Mad/Diseases
Prison Oval Rock
 
Related label(s):
Greensleeves
Jah Life
VP
Jah Guidance
Arrival
Junjo & Volcano
Artist Index
Label Index
Rhythm Index
Producer Index

インフォメーション

会員登録
First Time?
Mail Magazine Sample
Ranking Menu
Reggae Music Rare Collector's & Vintage Record Online Store
Reggae Music Rare Collector's & Vintage Record Online Store
Shipping
Bargain Pack
Ernest Ranglin Jazz Jamaica Release!
Merritone Pt 11 3 Title Releases!
Contact Us
phone: +81-3-5389-1423
email:
more>>details
Business Hours
11:00-19:00 JST
(Monday to Friday)
Japan Standard Time (JST) is
9 hours ahead of
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+9:00).
JST = GMT+9:00
Description of item
[All Items] → [7"] → [Dancehall Early 80's] → [Dancehall 1979-1984] → [Barrington Levy]
remove from cartadd this item into cart
listen
vinyl 7" 7"
Barrington Levy
21 Girls Salute
Volcano
What Kind Of World
¥600 (US$5.89)
Rating: 12345
Genre: Dancehall Early 80's
Sub Genre: Dancehall 1979-1984
Produced by: Henry 'Junjo' Lawes
Approx. year: 1983
Date added: Sep 29, 2000
Date re-stocked: Mar 13, 2012
Country: Jamaica
Music type: Vocal B: Dub
We hardly expect that this item to be in stock another time.
We recommend you to purchase it at your earliest convenience.
You want to...
add this to cart
put this into my favourites
tell a friend
View Cart
Back
>>List all items by Artist: Barrington Levy
Add to My artist
>>List all items by Label: Volcano
Add to My label
>>List all items by Rhythm Track: What Kind Of World
Add to My rhythm
>>List all items by Producer: Henry 'Junjo' Lawes
SIDE A:
listen 21 Girls Salute
SIDE B:
listen Version (What Kind Of World)
Customers who bought this item also bought:
Nicodemus - Bone Man Connection
Nicodemus
Bone Man Connection (7")
Volcano
Frankie Paul - Tidal Wave
Frankie Paul
Tidal Wave (7")
Power House
Josey Wales - Bobo Dread
Josey Wales
Bobo Dread (7")
Volcano
Barrington Levy - Too Experienced
Barrington Levy
Too Experienced (7")
Time One
 
Best seller(s) in this genre, same format:
Freddie McGregor - Push Come To Shove
Freddie McGregor
Push Come To Shove (7")
Weed Beat
Wayne Smith - Smoker Super
Wayne Smith
Smoker Super (7")
Jammys/Buyreggae EU
Dennis Brown - Dancing Mood
Dennis Brown
Dancing Mood (7")
Jaguar
Lone Ranger - Automatic
Lone Ranger
Automatic (7")
Studio One
Sugar Minott - Hang On Natty
Sugar Minott
Hang On Natty (7")
Studio One
Best seller(s) in this genre, other formats:
Various - Studio One Dancehall: Sir Coxsone In The Dance: The Foundation Sound
Various
Studio One Dancehall: Sir Coxsone In The Dance: The Foundation Sound (CD)
Soul Jazz Records UK/Studio One
Michigan, Smiley - Downpression
Michigan, Smiley
Downpression (LP)
Greensleeves UK
Yellowman - Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt
Yellowman
Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt (LP)
Greensleeves UK
Don Carlos, Gold - Them Never Know Natty Dread Have Him Credential
Don Carlos, Gold
Them Never Know Natty Dread Have Him Credential (LP)
Hit Bound/Channel One US
Barrington Levy - Poor Man Style
Barrington Levy
Poor Man Style (LP)
Clocktower CA
This artist's best seller(s):
Barrington Levy, Cutty Ranks - Dancehall Rock
Barrington Levy, Cutty Ranks
Dancehall Rock (7")
Time One
Earut, 417, Barrington Levy - Under Mi Sensi
Earut, 417, Barrington Levy
Under Mi Sensi (12")
Melting Pot EU
Barrington Levy - Warm & Sunny Day
Barrington Levy
Warm & Sunny Day (7")
Black & White US
Barrington Levy, Sassa Frass - Step Up In Life
Barrington Levy, Sassa Frass
Step Up In Life (7")
Time One/Jah Screw
Barrington Levy - Murderer
Barrington Levy
Murderer (7")
Grade One (Other)
This label's best seller(s):
Michigan, Smiley - Diseases
Michigan, Smiley
Diseases (7")
Volcano
Sanchez - You're Gonna Lose
Sanchez
You're Gonna Lose (7")
Arrival/Volcano
Barrington Levy - A Yaw We Deh (Extended Mix)
Barrington Levy
A Yaw We Deh (Extended Mix) (12")
Volcano UK
Rod Taylor - Them Top Ranking
Rod Taylor
Them Top Ranking (7")
Volcano UK
Lloyd Robinson, Noel Ellis - Cuss Cuss
Lloyd Robinson, Noel Ellis
Cuss Cuss (7")
Volcano UK
Best seller(s) which is using this rhythm track:
Freddie McGregor - I See It In You
Freddie McGregor
I See It In You (7")
VP JA
Morgan Heritage - Down By The River
Morgan Heritage
Down By The River (7")
VP US
 
 
 
This producer's best seller(s):
Johnny Osbourne - Give A Little Love (Coloured Vinyl)
Johnny Osbourne
Give A Little Love (Coloured Vinyl) (12")
Greensleeves UK
Michael Prophet - Righteous Are The Conqueror
Michael Prophet
Righteous Are The Conqueror (LP)
Greensleeves UK
Michigan, Smiley - Downpression
Michigan, Smiley
Downpression (LP)
Greensleeves UK
Michigan, Smiley - Diseases
Michigan, Smiley
Diseases (7")
Volcano
Yellowman - Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt
Yellowman
Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt (LP)
Greensleeves UK
Related accessories:
Spindle Adapter - 7" Plastic #100105 -- Black
Spindle Adapter
7" Plastic #100105 -- Black
Import USA
Card Sleeve - 7" Brown Card
Card Sleeve
7" Brown Card
Import Canada
Card Sleeve - 7" Black Card
Card Sleeve
7" Black Card
Import Canada
Record Flame - 7" Encaps Record Flame (Circle)
Record Flame
7" Encaps Record Flame (Circle)
Import USA
Paper Sleeve - 7" White Paper QTY. 100
Paper Sleeve
7" White Paper QTY. 100
Import USA
Customer review
♦ No customer review has been written about this item yet.

Write a review*
Rating*
Superb
Very good
Good
Fair
Disappointing
E-mail address (won't be shown to public)
Handle
Location

All Fields with * must be filled in.
You want to...
add this to cart
put this into my favourites
tell a friend
View Cart
Back
Privacy Policy About This Site Site Map About Us Help
  Copyright (C) 2014 DUB STORE SOUND INC.