A nyabingi style killer instrumental of the roots classic Love Thy Neighbours by Jesus Dread a.k.a. Vivian Jackson.Created by a combination ? the diversity of a series of personalities of the Wailers with the strict Rastaman, Vivian Jackson, this authentic Rastafari sound comes with no compromise.
Bunny continued to release records throughout the seventies that were never less than excellent and, as the new decade got underway, he came forward with one of his best ever releases: the militant clarion call 'Rise And Shine'. Stretched over two momentous sides of a UK twelve inch release, the record was a huge hit, but has been unavailable ever since. Bunny returned to the song on his superb 'Liberation' album at the close of the decade but the original cut has remained one of the most in-demand records on the 'revival' circuit.
Clean reissue of Soul Syndicate's early 80's classic "Kings Highway" w/ version. When there were flooded with dancehall vibes Chinna and co always kept it true to their roots. Timeless pieces.
Dub Store Records JPN 1969- 1976
At the same time that Neville ‘Bunny Wailer’ Livingston recorded his debut solo long playing masterpiece, ‘Blackheart Man’, he was also creating a series of singles for his own Solomonic label. These records were every bit as good, at times even better, but they have never been released outside of Jamaica. Until now…
The Wailers Band meets Horace Andy and Winston Jarrett.
Also known as "Earth Must Be Hell", this is an immense roots classic including lovers anthem "Unity Strength & Love", True Born African", "Let The Music Play" and more.
Awesome second cut on the "Guiding Light" rhythm from the Fashioneers, in this incarnation, just Leonard Billings & Glenford McLeggan, from after Jaiq Sterling had departed. Recorded and mixed at Channel 1, late '70s.
The Channel 1 Lost & Found series of previously unreleased music continues with more killer ten inches. Two heavy shots from Horace Ferguson. Before hitting with "Sensi Addict" for Prince Jazzbo, Horace Ferguson voiced some tunes for Channel 1, like "Fever" and "Walk Out On Me", both of which were issued on 12"s on CH1's JEDI imprint. However, there was more on tape, and how these two bombs didn't end up on release, we don't know, but here they are now. Strictly early 1980's reality style, again in a heavy style that bears the hallmarks of the Roots Radics/Scientist combination. Both tunes with dubs.
"Join Me" was actually released, but only a very rare 10-inch in New York, and remains unknown to most, heavy tune, with dub. The flip side "Self Control" is previously unreleased, Patrick riding CH1's cut of 'revolution' aka 'black roses' to great effect, again with dub of course.
12"single from the previously released album 'Rockers: Graduation In Zion 1978-1979 (DSR-LP-001)'. Kiddus I originally recorded 'Fire Burn' in 1973 but the master tape went missing. The song was re-recorded at Tuff Gong in 1978 for his debut album 'Jah Power, Jah Glory' but it remained unreleased. Surprisingly, the track has the same bassline to Bunny Wailer's 'Amagideon' and it is said Bunny adopted it from the 'Fire Burn', which were originally recorded in 1973. The most dreadful song amongst his unreleased material and 9 minutes of jazzy performance is just a miracle. The B-side contains a version to the A-side.
Bunny followed 'Search For Love' with 'Bide Up' another emotional tour de force and with a message so different that it takes a while to fully assimilate. He would later recut the song for his classic solo debut album 'Black Heart Man' but this is the original cut in all its glory. The B-side features one of the two Big Youth versions to the song and the Youth is at his peak here as he reinforces Bunny's message with own his plea for greater understanding: "Be unto one another like a man to a brother…"