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Best selling Dancehall 1985-1989 (7")

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Sister Nancy - Bam Bam / King Tubby - Stalag Version

Techniques / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

Stalag

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Along with Sleng Teng and Tempo, Stalag is without the doubt the biggest dancehall rhythm of the 80's. Bam Bam especially needs no introduction been sampled countless times on various genres and appearing on films etc.

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Chaka Demus - Original Kuff / Original Kuff Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

Fade Away/Peanie Peanie

¥1280 (US$11.89)

In the period of Jammays golden era, Chaka Demus was a prolific artist among others like Admiral Bailey. At this time, Bobby Digital, who was often regarded as the right-hand man of King Jammy, had a popular 'Peanie Peanie' rhythm. 'Original Kuff' was recorded on this rhythm, which can be characterized by its minor chord baseline and choppy riffs and there Chaka Demus performs his catchy lyrics and melody smoothly.

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Danny Dread - En Spanol

Pills Posse (Org) 1989

Info: Original Press

¥980 ¥499 (US$4.64)

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Michael Prophet - Sweet Me / King Tubbys - Sweet Me Version

King Tubby's Dub Plate / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Tubbys, as well as Jammys tunes after the digital revolution, you can find many that sounds great but not all of them will stick to your heart forever. However this Michael Prophet digi killer comes with absolute presence and confidence reflecting his true soul.

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Cornell Campbell - Hey Mr. Cop / Cornell Campbell & The Jays - Nothing Don't Come Easy

King Tubby's Dub Plate / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Although this Tubby’s version has never been released, “Nothing Don’t Come Easy” ended up being a big hit at Jammys and still been praised today. It’s the mid 80’s interpretation of 70’s roots reggae atmosphere. Hats off to the King!

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Sugar Minott - Conscious Lover / Pad Anthony - By Show Down

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

Tonight

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Sugar Minott always showcased his versatile talent by singing lover’s rock to dancehall songs and attracted a variety of wide audiences. Certainly, he proves this ability on the ‘Tonight’ rhythm, which is regarded as one of the most popular rhythms among the Jammys catalogue. On the flip side, Pad Anthony sings a soundclash anthem to the same rhythm. The song only appeared on a LP album entitled ‘Sound Clash 89’.

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Little John - Come Do It To Me / Come Do It To Me Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

Screechie Across The Border

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Little John, who was one of the most remarkable figures at various sound system dances for his talent, delivers sorrowful vocal with his distinctive lyrical flow on this song ‘Come Do It To Me’. Recorded to a surging and whirling digital dancehall rhythm track ‘Screechie Across The Border’.

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Nitty Gritty - Good Morning Teacher / Good Morning Teacher Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1984

Stalag

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Nitty Gritty output his hit songs like 'Hog In A Minty' and 'Run Down The World' at Jammys and he had chemistry with minor chord digital rhythms. 'Good Morning Teacher' on 'Stalag' rhythm is a superb song showcases his unique vocal style and lyrics.

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Junior Murvin - Jack Slick / Anthony Johnson - Dancehall Vibes

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

Jack Slick

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Junior Marvin is apparently more known for his 70's work but he continued his career while dancehall period and released album 'Apartheid' at Jammys. This heavy weight dancehall song 'Jack Slick' was on the album and released on 12" single vinyl. On side B, 'Dancehall Vibes' by Anthony Johnson on the same rhythm with different arrangements was only released on 12" single vinyl.

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Tinga Stewart - No Drugs / Echo Minott - Trouble Nobody

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1988/ 1986

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Both sides released on single for first time. On A side the title track from Tinga Stewart’s 88 album, a strong declaration from the man who keeps everything straight. On flip a killer vocal from Echo Minott originally included in his masterpiece “What The Hell” LP and it’s a different cut to “Super Black ? One Time Girlfriend”.

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Nitty Gritty - Malfunction

Vena / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Legendary dancehall artist, Nitty Gritty's unarguable digital killer for Vena! Glamorous out of key style in the proper 80's manner, along with Delroy Katt and Sanchez this cut is a must have, regardless.

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King Everal - Things Going To Happen / Things Going To Happen Dub

Prince Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

E20

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Out of all Jammy’s gigantic catalogue, “E20” rhythm could be considered as one of the most destructive ones to date. Jammy found the unreleased track on this rhythm from the vault featuring a familiar face of the 80’s dancehall, King Everal melancholy singing this killer!

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Admiral Tibet - Victim Of Babylon / Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1991

¥1380 (US$12.82)

It is impossible not to mention Admiral Tibet when talking about Jammy’s golden digital era in the 80’s. With hits like “Running From Reality” and “Reality Time”, this is indeed another killer piece he recorded for Jammy. Working in combination with a jaunty rhythm with rough and tough bassline, the vocal instantly becomes prominent with its unforgettable chorus bringing even more drive to the music. When listening to the version on the flip, there is a great appreciation for utter simplicity in how Jammy builds his rhythms.

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Chuck Turner - Ah No Me She Love / Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Nothing happens without Chuck Turner on those Jammy’s melancholic digital rhythms. Although his compatibility is easily proven on tunes like “We Rule Dancehall” and “Run Around Girl”, this piece sits on top of everything. With his pleasantly different falset voice, Chuck Turner soulfully sings on this exquisite rhythm with significant melody. This brilliant music has even got a slight feeling of a modern piece - that is exactly when you realise the Jammy’s magic touch

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Conroy Smith - Sugar Me / Sugar Me Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

Tonight

¥1280 (US$11.89)

A few titles has been released on Suguar Minott’s ‘Conscious Lover’ rhythm but ‘Sugar Me’ by Conroy Smith is one of the most wanted records on the rhythm among collectors. On this smooth drifting rhythm, he sings mournfully but also with his sweet lyrics.

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Echo Minott - I Am Back / I Am Back Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Since the early dancehall period, Echo Minott aka Noel Phillips recorded some songs for King Jammy. After having a hit single ‘Murder Weapon’ on the Signet label in 1992, the deejay became absent in the business and away from Jamaica for nearly 2 year. But he came back to the scene with another hit ‘I Am Back’ produced by King Jammy.

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Tonto Irie - General A General / General A General Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

African Beat/Under Mi Sensi

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Tonto Irie left some impressive titles within Jammys catalogue. 'General A General' was recorded on 'African Beat' rhythm, which was versioned many times with regardless of musical generations. This newly build digital rhythm kept its original form and Tonto Irie showcased his old school lyrical flow in a Raggamuffin way.

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Estimated Delivery 1-6 weeks

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Bob Livingston - Reggae Music / Dilly Dally - Tell Me Why

King Tubby's Dub Plate / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Another unreleased material from Tubby’s studio. Although dancehall was the thing back then this tune is going to another direction by drawing a great roots vibes.

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Gregory Isaacs - Steal A Little Love / King Jammy - Steal A Little Love Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Cool Ruler a.k.a. Gregory Isaacs’ stunning lovers vocal on heavyweight Jammys digital. Much more focused on vocal compared to the Music Lab cut not to mention the gorgeous chorus part.

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Michael Prophet - Copa Come / Version

Techniques / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Prolific and long standing label Techniques had numerous hits over the years. However “The Copa Come” is a hidden classic by Michael Prophet and possibly the most dangerous tune released after 1985. Great crossover contains both roots and dancehall goodness.

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Sanchez - My Baby / Make It Up Baby

Vena / Dub Store Records JPN 1988

Malfunction

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Still topping charts to date, this is one of Sanchez’ early hits recorded for Vena in the 80’s. Dub Store also presenting Nitty Gritty and Delroy Katt’s reissue on the same rhythm as well. Skilful and smooth flow backed with an alternative take that was only available on his LP previously.

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Daddy Freddie - Bad Boy A Street

Vena / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

Turn On The Heat

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Same rhythm to “Sanchez & Stinger Man - Hello Josephine”, a dangerous Daddy Freddy cut on one of Vena’s most iconic “Turn On The Heat” rhythm has now been pressed on a 7” for the first time. Freddy’s lyrical machine-gun is right up on “Bad Boy A Street”!

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Tony Tuff - Ram Dance Style

Vena / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

Tonight

¥1380 (US$12.82)

A very well-acquainted Dancehall classic rhythm "Tonight". Vena's version is without a doubt one of the top rated remakes alongside Jammys'. Melodious and melancholic arrangement meets Tonny Tuff's gourgeous singing - it's the true charm of Dancehall music.

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Nitty Gritty - Brown In The Ring (Miss Credit To King Kong) / Brown In The Ring Dub

King Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1988

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Killer digital from one of the iconic figures of the 80's dancehall, Nitty Gritty recorded straight from the master tape. Refined out of key virtuoso stands out on a melancholic heavy weight rhythm.

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Burro Banton - Praise Up Jah Jah

Stereo One 1985

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Another extremely rare take to the identical title released on Wild Apache that is known for being played by the mighty Jah Shaka at his sessions. Comparing to the other Stereo One tunes released around the same time, this one is really fantastic and luring, also complimented by refined deejaying Burro Banton. This one will stand as the definition of heavy weight ragga!

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Half Pint - Greetings

Power House 1985

Heavenless

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Half Pint’s massive hit on Sly & Robbie remake of Heavenless for Powerhouse which pretty much needs no introduction. It is said that this it the first ever tune the word “Raggamuffin” was used and has been praised as the dancehall anthem to date!

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Eccleton Jarrett - Hold Them / Hold Them Version

Prince Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Known for hits like “Rock Them One By One” and “Turn On The Heat”, this is a previously unreleased Eccleton Jarret piece for his stronghold, Jammys.
Seems rather restrained but singing superbly on this energetic yet melodious “Tonight”-ish rhythm that was also adopted for “Rasta People” by Junior Delgado.

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Prince Junior - Hard Sound Fe Dead / Hard Sound Fe Dead Dub

Prince Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Previously unreleased material from Prince Junior ? known for his killer digital hit “Crucial Boy” produced by Jammy. Taking in the essence of the aboriginal roots flavor along with Jammy’s rugged bassline, it makes up the melancholic digital roots music. Prince Junior approaches this sound killer forcibly and directly, yet sings up softly to showcase his low-keyed performance skills.

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Cornell Campbell - Nothing Don't Come Easy / Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Even after releasing the legendary “Sleng Teng” rhythm, King Jammy continued to produce hits after hits such as “Punnany”, “Duck” and many more. There is no doubt that he was at the top of the digital dancehall scene back then. Although he had put out an uncountable number of releases towards the end of the 80’s, this is one of the popular and rare tunes among record collectors. Beautifully sang in falset by Cornell Campbell on this melancholic digital rhythm makes it an excellent masterpiece.

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Wailing Souls - Move On / Wackad - Cry For The Youths

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1988/ 1989

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Originally started as The Renegades onto The Classics, one of the most prominent vocal groups, Wailing Souls have been keeping it authentic since the 60’s. Although they did not record that many at the digital dancehall era this one has been well received since day. Having both roots and dancehall elements is one of the key factors of King Jammy’s sound and this one remains as a masterpiece with the sorrow vocals by Wailing Souls. On the flip an enormously rare Wackad ? Cry For The Youth who only released a few tracks from the late 80’s and early 90’s. Previously this can only be heard as a part of the compilation “King Jammy: A Man & His Music vol.1”.

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Estimated Delivery 1-6 weeks

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Sixy Morris - Me Nuh Response / Version

Blue Mountain / Digikiller / Deeper Knowledge US 1987

¥1180 (US$10.96)

t's been a while since Digikiller issued any '80s digital tunes, but here's one of the rarest and best. Sixy Morris' tune was released on 7" in JA and on 12" in the UK. A great digital tune which combines elements of the classic late '80s digital sound with a bit of early '90s flavor, it's got a killer rolling bassline, great singing, and of course, the famous "scratching" fx!

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Estimated Delivery 1-6 weeks

King Kong - Come Down / Dub

Jah Life / Bond Export / Deeper Knowledge US 1988

¥1180 (US$10.96)

"Come Down" was made in the same sessions as Kong's massive "He Was a Friend" (reissued by DKR a while back on 12", and still available!), and never released until now. Pure uptempo digital fire!

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Michael Buckley - Test We (Heavyweight Vinyl) / Anthony Malvo, Collin Roach - Jammys Let's Cruise

King Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

Rock Fort Rock B: China Town

¥1280 (US$11.89)

ichael Buckley sings 'Test We' on the King Jammy's computerized version of Studio One foundation 'Rock Fort Rock' rhythm where he showcases his low-key voice and unique flow. On the flip side, Colin Roach performs 'Jammy's Lets Cruise' on another Jammys popular 'China Town' rhythm with melodies of the Anthony Malvo's 'Cruisin' and Bob Marley's 'Nice Time'.

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Gregory Isaacs - Ruler / Ruler Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

Running From Reality

¥1280 (US$11.89)

‘The Ruler’ by Gregory Isaacs was only available for listening on a LP album “Reggae Sound War: Electrocutioner Vol.2”. The reggae crooner gently buries idiot sound bwoys with his killer lyrics and stand tall as the Cool Ruler. Recorded to the same rhythm track ‘Running From Reality’ by Admiral Tibet.

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Wayne Smith - My Sweet Love / My Sweet Love Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Wayne Smith’s ‘My Sweet Love’ is still gaining its reputation and popularity by the 80’s dancehall listeners nowadays. This Jammys’ distinguishing digital sound can be characterized by its wavy base melody so Wayne Smith’s vocal and lyrics can perfectly fits to the rhythm to make his sweet love song convincing.

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Super Black - One Time Girlfriend / One Time Girlfriend Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Super Black, who had very characteristic voice like Wayne Smith and Pad Anthony, released a few memorable songs in the late 80’s. Using his voice as a weapon, here he openly sings about his love relationship with his ex-girl friend.

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Super Black - Rising Star / Rising Star Version

Firehouse / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

Rising Star

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Although Super Black is known for his hits "Deh Wid You", "Rambo We Rambo" at Jammys, the artist also fit well with the Photographer label where he put out a superb song "Just Like A Magic". Among the 80's catalogue of King Tubby, "Rising Star" is very exceptional and features a unique groove, which is created by the solid bass line to bring out the best of Super Black's appealing voice.

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Johnny Osbourne - In The Area (What A La La) / In The Area (What A La La) Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1984

Stalag

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Among rhythms produced in 80's dancehall scene, 'Sleng Teng' by King Jammy and Firehouse produced 'Tempo' are considerably the most respected; however, you can never forget 'Stalag' rhythm by Winston Riley lead Techniques, too. King Jammy reproduced this 'Stalag' rhythm with Sly & Robbie and in result, it created shadier atmosphere in comparison to the original Techniques' version.
This is certainly another anthem of Jammys!

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Leslie Thunder - Ram Dance Man / Ram Dance Man Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

Love Punanny Bad

¥1280 (US$11.89)

'Ram Dance Man' by Leslie Thunder is another song on popular rhythm 'Love Punanny Bad'. One of the most sought after records by dancehall fans. You can never miss her real explosive Raggamuffin style on this cheerful rhythm track.

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Eccleton Jarrett - Rock Them One By One / Rock Them One By One Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

Wicked Can't Run Away

¥1280 (US$11.89)

'Rock Them One By One' is a King Jammys' digital remake on 70's classic roots tune 'Wicked Can't Run Away' by Glen Richards. Its version is very detailed to its original but still a tough digital dancehall cut. Eccleton Jarrett's delicate vocal stands out proudly.

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Robert Lee, Bunny General - Midnight Hour / Midnight Hour Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1988

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Robert Lee and Bunny General adopted the phrase of a classic song 'Midnight Hour' by Sivertones in their combination song 'Midnight House'. The original press was only available by 12" single vinyl on Unity label.

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Red Dragon - Jam Down Posse / Jam Down Posse Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

Far East/Jah Sharkey

¥1280 (US$11.89)

'Jam Down Posse' by Red Dragon was recorded on Studio One classic rhythm 'Far East', people might find familiar with famous hit song 'Tune In' by Cocoa Tea. King Jammy released two one-way albums on this rhythm and featured many singers/deejays. This song by Red Dragon is from one of those albums and one of the best songs on this rhythm.

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Papa Beeto, Nayaskie - Drugs Lesson

Be Big (Org) 1989

Info: Original Press

¥799 ¥199 (US$1.85)

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Briggey Paul - Feel Jah Breeze

Crazy B (Org) 1989

Answer Info: Original Press

¥800 ¥199 (US$1.85)

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Freddy Small - Call On Me

Muzik Centle (Org) 1986

Joy In The Morning Info: Original Press

¥949 ¥199 (US$1.85)

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Tranny Ranking - Van Man

Top Rank (Org) 1987

Info: Original Press

¥980 ¥499 (US$4.64)

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Estimated Delivery 1-6 weeks

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Strugglers Roots - African Home / Super Black - Cassanova

King Tubby's Dub Plate / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Authentic 80’s roots capturing the 70’s vibes in solid manner. Female vocal on “Declaration of Rights” rhythm calling for repatriation although on the other hand a slick dancehall cut by Super Black on the very same rhythm.

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The Jays - Inna De Ghetto / King Tubbys - Inna De Ghetto Version

Firehouse / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Channel One artist The Jays’ big dancehall tune for King Tubby. Although its pop element is clearly heard this one also consists of tougher side. Skillfully arranged in dancehall fashion yet deeply resonates with the spirit of roots reggae.

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Inner Vibes - Mix Up Blender / King Tubbys - Mix Up Blender Version

Firehouse / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Arguably one of the best King Tubby’s digital known to mankind. Going through his tapes this was one of the earlier digital sessions took place at Tubby’s dated 19th November 1985. Inner Vibes a.k.a. Dilly Dally lyrically unleashing his strong observation towards one woman. Tracks laid by King Asha and engineered by Peego & Fatman.

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Lilly Melody - What Your Sound Can Do / King Tubbys - What Your Sound Can Do Version

King Tubby's Dub Plate / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

¥1480 (US$13.75)

If you are Tubby freak you may know this dubplate cut. Recorded directly from the mastertape.

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Cultural Roots - No Fish Head / King Tubbys - No Fish Head Version

King Tubby's Dub Plate / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Recorded in 1985, previously unreleased Tubby's early digital super killer recorded from master tape.

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Junior Murvin - Africa / Delroy Smart - Johnny

King Tubby's Dub Plate / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Recorded on the very same day as People Music (DSR-LT7-01-A), here comes Junior Murvin cut crying for his brothers in the homeland. On flip side a Delroy Smart vocal on the same rhythm.

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Earl Sixteen - People Music / King Tubbys - Conquering Lion Version

King Tubby's Dub Plate / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Opening the new series - recorded on 22nd March 1986, another cut to King Kong’s Victim that has never seen the light of day until today. Backed with Tubbys digital relick on Yabby You masterpiece.

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Estimated Delivery 1-6 weeks

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Pad Anthony - Gotta Be Strong / King Jammy - Gotta Be Strong Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Another wicked vocal from Pad Anthony of the Jammys posse. Encouraging lyrics that can relate to many of us even today. On rhythm side it’s got catchy riff and comical synth action.

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Al Campbell - Don't Take Your Gun To Town / King Jammy - Don't Take Your Gun To Town Version

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1988

Jack Slick

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Slightly different cut to “Jack Slick” originally released on Live & Love 12” only, this Al Campbell vocal is highly refined and soulful deploring the use of guns and its consequences. A late 80’s killer digital.

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Trevor Levy - So Long

Vena / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Known for his work for Firehouse in the 80's, here comes a long expected reissue of Trevor Levy's lyrically appealing piece. Soulfully singing upon a heavy bouncy rhythm, the structure is simple and that's why it's timeless.

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Thriller U - Raggamuffin Mi Soup

Vena / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

Tonight

¥1380 (US$12.82)

One of Vena's classic rhythms, Tonight. “Raggamuffin Mi Soup” is a joyful reissue by Thriller U singing mistily and emotionally inna real dancehall fashion! Alog with Little John and Tony Tuff cuts, this one marks the most popular amongst all the rest.

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Delroy Katt - Rum Nuh Rap Up

Vena / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Long-expected reissue of Delroy Katt’s killer digital for Vena. This popular rhythm also featured the likes of Ricky Chaplin and Daddy Freddy. On this tune Delroy sings subdued but with sure presence showcasing the highly skilled performance.

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Delroy Katt - Pray To The Father

Vena / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

Malfunction

¥1380 (US$12.82)

One of the most accomplished producers of Dancehall era, Philip 'Fatis' Burrell who launched Vena label in the 80's and succeeded onto Xterminator until milleniums. Dub Store Records are delighted to present his highly sought after Dancehall materials to the world. This is a killer cut from "Nitty Gritty - Mulfunction" segment, Delroy Katt singing in well-trained voice riding on nimble and firing rhythm.

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Pad Anthony - Ruff A Them / Ruff A Them Version

Prince Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Dancehall expert Pad Anthony left so many hit tunes for Jammy at the golden age of the label in the 80’s. “Ruff A Them” is a slightly Roots orientated killer rhythm with a twinkle of Jammy’s Dancehall essence to it. Pad Anthony going right in showcasing his dazzling melody sense.

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Nitty Gritty - Turn Them Back / Turn Them Back Dub

Prince Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

Tempo

¥1480 (US$13.75)

You might have seen Jammy playing this devastating sound killer in sessions lately, although before that this Nitty Gritty on Jammy’s ‘Tempo’ has only been heard on dubplates. No one knows why it never came out ? is it because it was a counteraction to Tubby? Or tune that was the lethal weapon of Jammy? There is nothing we can do but imagine those pictures when listening to the intense energy and impact of this tune.

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Super Black - Bad Woman / Bad Woman Version

Prince Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1987

¥1480 (US$13.75)

Another unreleased rare material only heard on dubplates previously. Jammy’s iconic heavy bassline and melodious instrumentals in minor scale represent his production style from around 87’. Super Black sorrowfully sings man’s pure heart in this lover’s dancehall tune.

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Dennis Brown - Tracks Of Life / Nitty Gritty - Rub A Dub Kill You

Jammys / Dub Store Records JPN 1986

¥1380 (US$12.82)

Coupling tracks by two of the most lamented and legendary artists who both recorded great albums for Jammy. For some reason Jammy’s magic makes Dennis Brown’s vocal sounds so much better and this heavy digital remake of the Studio One classic, “Swing Easy” is just another example. It is also known as the same rhythm track for King Everal ? Bad Girls. On the B-side, riding on the heavy tensional track, the charismatic vocalist from the 80’s, Nitty Gritty presents a smoky vocal warning all the soundboy out there.

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Natural Vibes - Life Inna Prison No Nice / Version

Blue Mountain / Digikiller / Deeper Knowledge US 1986

¥1100 (US$10.22)

atural Vibes tune is a holy grail, plain and simple. In several years of watching the internet and digging records in New York, Canada and Jamaica, we know of only two copies. No small feat in this day and age! But more importantly, this rare beast is a hell of a tune, a wicked sparse and heavy variation on the 'tempo' rhythm, with a stark message of reality to match and killer synth/keyboard sounds.

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Mankind - Dance With Me

I Music (Org) 1987

Info: Original Press

¥880 ¥499 (US$4.64)

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Alton Black - Reunited

Chopper Productions / Digikiller / Deeper Knowledge US

Billie Jean

¥1100 (US$10.22)

The late Alton Black was a part of the NY Chopper crew, and one of NY's most popular artists when he cut "Reunited" on Chopper's killer lick of 'billie jean' now well known via Don Hickey's "Cooperate." All fans of the 'lovers digi' micro-genre (ha!) take note, this one should be near the top of your lists.

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Nana Mclean - Take Me Higher

Youth & Youth CA (Org) 1988

Info: Original Press

¥900 ¥499 (US$4.64)

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Junior Reid - Swinging My Love (Heavyweight Press) / Jammys Playing

King Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1989

¥1280 (US$11.89)

"Swinging My Lover" reminds of another Jammys hit rhythm "Four Season Lover". Junior Reid samples Johnny Clarke's 'Rock With Me Baby' and he expresses his joy on this juggling rhythm. 'Jammys Playing' is an update version of one of his early day classics 'Human Nature' exclusively for King Jammys Super Power.

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Thriller U - Raggamuffin Jammys / Earl Sixteen - A One Sound

Prince Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

Promised Land B: Trial & Crosses

¥1280 (US$11.89)

One of the most famous and popular dubplates from Jammy's vault. Thriller U, who recorded regularly at Jammys, sings on the Dennis Brown's 'Promise Land' rhythm for King Jammys Super Power. And Earl Sixteen performs 'A1 Sound' on 'Trial Crosses' rhythm.

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Super Black - A We Rule (Heavyweight Vinyl) / Anthony Malvo - Gone Inna History

King Jammys Dub / Dub Store Records JPN 1985

Stalag

¥1280 (US$11.89)

Super Black, one the prominent dancehall singers in 80's, sings his song 'We Rule' on the Jammys version of 'Stalag' rhythm while Anthony Malvo covers his Digital B hit ‘Sound History' in melody of the Carpenters 'Top Of The World'.