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Lee Perry Dubs The Wailers Vol-I

Lee Perry & The Wailers, 2 of the premier reggae artists/bands ever to leave JA, in the late 1960′s & early 70′s ska was in decline & a new sound was king, Lee Perry had left Joe Gibb’s Amalgamated label in a blaze of fury & then had his Upsetters ‘stolen’ by Bob Marley, Marley needed a new direction for his Wailers & Scratch was the answer. Recorded mostly at Randys studio, Scratches influence is marked across every one of these tunes.

Duppy Conqueror V4 “Soul Revolution” Maroon LP (1970)
Nicoteen (Upsetter 7″) DYNA KG 2270-1 (1970)
Keep On Moving (Version) “Upsetter Revolution Rhythm” Upsetter LP (1971)
Downpressor Version (Upsetter Label Credits The Righteous Upsetters) DYNA LP 4159-1 (1971)
Dracula (Upsetter 7″) GPW6 (1971)
Fussing & Fighting (Version) “Upsetter Revolution Rhythm” Upsetter LP (1971)
No Sympathy (Version) “The Upsetter Record Shop Part I” Lagoon LP LG1-1040 (1992)
Battle Axe “Battle Axe” Upsetter LP GWL-41 (1972)
Shocks Of Mighty (Dub Version) “Complete Upsetter Collection Trojan” TBOXCD-013 (2000)
Four Hundred Years (Dub Version) “Complete Upsetter Collection Trojan” TBOXCD-013 (2000)
Reaction (version) “The Upsetter Record Shop Part I” Lagoon LP LG2-1040 (1992)
Kaya Version (Upsetter 7″) (GPW-8)
African Herbsman (Version) “Upsetter Revolution Rhythm” Upsetter LP (1971)
Brainwashing (Version) “Upsetter Revolution Rhythm” Upsetter LP (1971)
No Water (Version) “The Upsetter Record Shop Part I” Lagoon LP LG1-1040 (1992)
Rebel Hop (version) “The Upsetter Record Shop Part I” Lagoon LP LG1-1040 (1992)
Memphis (Version) “Upsetter Revolution Rhythm” Upsetter LP (1971)
Stand Alone (Version) “Upsetter Revolution Rhythm” Upsetter LP (1971)
Satisfy My Soul (Dub Version) “Complete Upsetter Collection Trojan” TBOXCD-013 (2000)
Don´t Rock My Boat (Version) “Upsetter Revolution Rhythm” Upsetter LP (1971)

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Junior Byles Mixup

Junior Byles Mixup, 28 deadly cuts covering mostly the 1970-1976 period when Kerrie Byles Jr’s voice was at its sweetest, produced by some of the biggest names in reggae (Joe Gibbs & Errol T, Leroy Hollet & Dudley Swaby aswell as Lee Perry to name a few). Turn the bass up & relax with a fattie for the next 77 minutes.

A Matter Of Time
King Of Babylon
Poor Chubby
Live As One
(Festival) Da Da
Rasta No Pickpocket
Heart and Soul
Beat Down Babylon
Informer Men
The Long Way
Curley Locks
Fever
The Thanks We Get
Place Called Africa
Pitchy Patchy
Pretty Fe True
King Size Mumble
Pharoah Hiding
When Will Better Come
Cutting Razor
Auntie Lulu
Fade Away
Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
Lorna Banana
Now Generation
Are You Leading Me On
Fun And Games
Motion Dub

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herb Mixes Up Junior Byles

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Saturday Nite Mashup Mixup

A big fat bass-ridden reggae melting pot, this mix is pretty much the set i play back to back with Mary when we want to smash the dancefloor, hits from the J Star, Primetime & Flex labels feature heavily here along with a few from Fizzle, Peckings & Punchline.

Want reggae mixed up with hip-hop, rap & more? here it is :)

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Sizzla & Sugar Minott – Collie
Bounty Killer, Swiss & Freddy McKay – Bounty Is A Treasure
Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing (Waiting In Vain Mix)
Baby Love – Version
J Star & Blackstreet – No Diggity?
J Star & The Pharcyde – (Still) Passin’ Me By
Keith & Tex Feat Shabba Ranks – Dukku Dukku Remix
Scissor Sisters & J Star – Laura 2000
Alton Ellis & Tupac – Nothing Like Rocksteady
Buju Banton & Richie Spice – The Sensi Rock
Super Man & Method Cat – Scalp Dem
Bob Kingston – Buffalo Girls
Top Chat – Push Up Ya Lighter
Blu Cantrel & Desmond Decker – Blueshanti
The Paragons Feat Vegas, Rayvon, U Roy & Channel Live – Wear You To The Ball
Erick Sermon & J Star – Musictime
Marvin Gaye – Grapevine
Don Gargamel – Tricks Kill People
Gangstarr & J Star – Tooting Gangsta
Bob Marley & The Streets – Lively Up The Streets
Gnarls Barkley – Crazy Hype
Top Cat – True Confession
Domonic – White Veteran
Tanya Stephens & Vibez Cartel – Picture This Pity
J Star – Fall In Love (MsD Mix)
Tony Braxton & J Star – Unbreak My Dub

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Saturday Nite Mashup Mixup

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I’ve Been A Lil Slack

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So heres an old set from 2008 to chill out & spark one up to, it’s from a wednesday nite Blunt Beats radio session, theme for the nite was “The Dub Chamber” & thats exactly what it turned out to be. Download & listen now links after the tracklisting, theres the whole 4 hour set aswell as just my hour & 20 min set. 1st up was the Erbalist followed by myself & last but by no means least Agent M waded in with some heavy tunes. A spankinly fat dub excursion covering 4 decades of reverbed bass heaven.

Part 1 – Erbalist

1. Nation Of Dub – Joe Gibbs & The Professionals (Crazy Joe Records)
2. Round 7 – Scientist (Greensleeves)
3. Weep Not Dub – Reggae On Top All Stars (Reggae On Top)
4. Raw Dub – Vibronics (Scoops Records)
5. Undertaker Dub – Vibes Master (Reggae On Top)
6. Funky Dub – Lee Perry (Jamaican Recordings)
7. Burn Pipe Dub – Sly & The Revolutionaries (Original Music)
8. Set Dub Free – Niney The Observer (Jamaican Recordings)
9. Way Out Rockers – Augustus Pablo (Jamaican Recordings)
10. Want Peace Dub – Bush Chemists (Conscious Sounds)
11. Stop The War Dub – Iration Steppas (Tandoori Dub Plate)
12. Star Dub – The Bush Chemists (Jah Tubbys)
13. Buck Up (Sci Fi Dub) – High Tone (Jarring Effects)
14. Us & Them – Easy Star All Stars (Easy Star Records)
15. Pop Goes The Dread Dub – Lee Perry (Walboomers)
16. Hail Up The Selector – Zion Train (Dubhead)
17. Natty Dread Kung Fu – Dub Funk Association (Tanty Records)
18. Sufferers Dub – Dub Funk Association (Tanty Records)

Part 2 – DJ herb

1. 555 Dub Street – Augustus Pablo (Rockers Int)
2. 132 Version – Augustus Pablo (Hot Stuff)
3. Skanking Easy – Augustus Pablo (Rockers)
4. Each Version – Jacob Miller (Rockers)
5. Satan Side – Keith Hudson and Chuckles (Satanic)
6. The Last of Jestering – Augustus Pablo and Santic Allstars (Santic)
7. Black Gunn – Augustus Pablo (Rockers)
8. Our Man Flint – Augustus Pablo and Lloyd Young (Black Art)
9. Hot and Cold Version – Augustus Pablo (Black Art)
10. Episode 11 – Niney and The Observers (Observers)
11. Bearded Man Feast – Observer (Observers)
12. Woodpecker – Observer (Observers)
13. Rasta Bandwagon – Max Romeo (?)
14. Mercy Dub – King Tubby (Lees Gold)
15. Zig Zag – Bob Marley and The Wailers (Upsetter)
16. Ammunition – Bob Marley and The Wailers (Tuff Gong)
17. Cloak and Dagger (Dubplate 10? mix) – Tommy McCook and The Upsetters (?)
18. King Tubby Inna Jamdung – King Tubby (Black Art)
19. Kingdom Of Dub – Upsetters (Upsetter)
20. Black Panta 10? dubplate mix – The Upsetters (?)
21. Bucky Skank – Lee Perry and The Upsetters (Justice League)
22. Doctor Demand – Lee Perry and The Upsetters (Upsetter)
23. Bad Lamp – Lee Perry and The Upsetters (Upsetter)
24. Come Along – Blue Bells (Upsetter)
25. Necotine – Upsetters (Upstter)
26. Militant Rock – The Upsetters (Black Art)
27. Every Dub Is A Star – Harry J (Jamaican Recordings)
28. 2 Bad Bull Inna Dub – The Revolutionaries at Channel 1 (Dubplate)

Part 3 – Agent M

1. Sleeping In The Park (version) – Winston Jarrett (?)
2. Good Thing Going (version) – Sugar Minott (Black Roots)
3. Jah Love Dub – Dr, Alimantado (Vital Foods)
4. Step Forward Youth (version) – Prince Jazzbo (Mr Funny)
5. Herb – Sly and The Revolutionaries (Trojan)
6. Simeon Tradition – Augustus Pablo/King Tubbys (Wallboomers)
7. Undying Dub – The Aggravators (Jamaican Recordings)
8. Rebel Dance – King Tubby (Trojan)
9. Only Lover (version) – Gregory Isaacs (African Museum)
10. Wolf and Leopard/No Conscience – Dennis Brown/Niney the Observer (Trojan)
11. Bathroom Skank – Lee Perry (Black Art)
12. The Gorgon Of Drums And Horns – Tommy McCook and The Aggravators (Trojan)
13. Natty Dread In Greenwich Farm (extended dub) – Cornell Campbell/King Tubby (Attack Gold)
14. Tappa Rhythm – Sly and Robbie (Tappa)
15. Drifting Ting (version) – Junior Delgano (Star Trail)
16. Perilous Dub – Max Romeo (Jah Creator)
17. Wilmot Meets Lord Scruffage – Sabres Of Paradise (Warp)
18. Officer – DMZ (DMZ)
19. Rise Up – Sub Version feat. Paul St. Hilare (Soul Jazz)
20. Surround Me – Midas Sound System (Soul Jazz)
21. One Blood, One Source – Pinch feat. Rudey Lee (Tetonic)
22. That Feeling (dub) – Mushtaq (Ariwa)
23. King Tubbys Special – King Tubby, the Observer Allstars and The Aggravators (Trojan)

The Dub Chamber 14.05.2008 Full Session

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The Dub Chamber 14.05.2008 herbs set

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herb – Selects Essential Ska Vol-1

Ive been playing some of these for years in my set & i never ever get bored of them, The ‘Prince Buster All Stars’ tracks sit in my brain for days after hearing them & who could tire of the mighty ‘Desmond Riley – Skinheads A Message To You’. 31 jumpup SKA hits mixedup into one mp3 file
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The Ethiopians – Train To Skaville [W.I.R.L]
Desmond Dekker – 007 (Shanty Town) [Pyramid]
The Maytals – One Eye Enos [Beverley's]
The Maytals – Peeping Tom [Beverley's]
Prince Busters All Stars – 7 Wonders Of The World [Blue Beat]
Prince Busters All Stars – Rocksteady (7 Wonders pt 2) [Blue Beat]
King Horror – Loch Ness Monster [Grape]
The Wailers – Rudie Rudie [Studio 1]
The Skatalites – Guns Of Navarone [Island]
Derrick Morgan – Blazing Fire [Beverley's]
Tommy McCook & His Skatalites – Occupation [Ska Beat]
Prince Buster – Dance Cleopatra [Blue Beat]
Roland Alphonso – Warlock [Ska Beat Repress]
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes – Carry Go Bring Come [Island]
Clive & Naomi – Open The Door [Ska Beat]
Lee Perry & The Soulettes – Doctor Dick [Island]
Roland Alphonso – VC10 Shake A Lady (Take 2) [Ska Beat Repress]
The Wailers – Simmer Down [Coxone]
Lord Tanamo – Im In The Mood For Ska [Ska Beat]
Lee Perry – Rub & Squeeze [Island]
Baba Brooks & His Band – One Eyed Giant [Ska Beat]
The Wailers – Diamond Baby [Coxone]
Roland Alphonso – Phoenix City [Dr Bird]
Prince Busters All Stars – Vera Cruz [Blue Beat]
The Opening – Tea House [Reggae]
Don Drummond & His Band – Don De Lion [Ska Beat]
The Skatalites – Ball O Fire [Studio 1]
Desmond Dekker – Get Up Edina [Island]
Val Bennett – The Russians Are Coming [Lee's]
Derrick Morgan – The Great Musical [Striker Lee Repress]
Desmond Riley – Skinheads A Message To You [Downtown]

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Posted 4 years, 5 months ago at 18:36. 2 comments

Rhythms Of The World 2008 Blunt Beats Stage Set

A set i played at the Rhythms Of The World festival in 2008 on the Blunt Beats Stage

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Hopeton Lewis – Take It Easy – Treasure Isle
Phyllis Dillon – Don’t Stay Away – Treasure Isle
Alton Ellis – Rocksteady – Treasure Isle
The Paragons – The Tide Is High – Treasure Isle
Horace Andy – Skylarking – Studio One
Prince Jazzbo – Crabwalking – Prince Jazzbo Music
Dr Alimantado – Poison Flour – Ital Sounds
The Paragons – Quiet Place – Andys
Hopeton Lewis & Hugh Roy – Tom Drunk – Treasure Isle
URoy & Ken Parker – True True True – Treasure Isle
The Wailers – Teenager In Love – Studio One
The Wailers – Sugar Sugar – Studio One
The Wailers – Rudie Rudie – Studio One
The Wailers – One Love – Coxone
The Wailers – Simmer Down – Studio One
Don Drummond & His Band – Don De Lion – Ska Beat
Baba Brooks His Recording Band – First Session – Dr Bird
Val Bennett – The Russians Are Coming – Lee’s
Prince Buster All Stars – 7 Wonders Of The World – Blue Beat
Prince Buster All Stars – Vera Cruz – Blue Beat
Prince Buster – 30 Pieces Of Silver – Prince Buster Voice Of The People
Toots & The Maytals – Monkey Man – Beverlys
Toots & The Maytals – Louis Louis – Trojan

Rhythms Of The World 2008 – herbs Reggae & Ska Set

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herb – Selects From The Upsetter Label vol 2

A dubby feel to the 2nd installment of this series, mostly from the Upsetter label with a few blank pre’s thrown in for good measure

Lee Perry And The Upsetters – Words (Intro) 7″
Sangie Davis & Lee Perry – Words 12″
Upsetters – Dub Organiser
Bluebells – Come Along
The Upsetters – Moon Version
Dennis Alcapone – Master Key
The Upsetters – Necoteen
The Upsetters – Bucky Skank
Tommy Mccook & The Upsetters – Rude Walking
Tommy Mccook & The Upsetters – Cloak & Dagger
The Upsetters – Run For Cover (Dub)
Jah T – Lick The Pipe Peter Part 4
Junior Byles & Jah T – Informer Men
Devon Irons & Doc Alimantado – Vampire
Devon Irons – When Jah Come
Lee Perry – People Sokup Boy
The Upsetters – You Can Dub
U-Roy – Dreamland
The Upsetters – Dreamland Version

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herb – selects from the Upsetter label vol II

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herb – Selects From The Wailers Ska vol-I

The Wailers made some of the best ska on the planet, heres a little selection to whet your appetite, vol-II coming soon

He Who Feels It Knows It
I Left My Sins
Stir It Up
Mellow Mood
Bend Down Low
There She Goes
Teenager In Love
Do You Feel the Same Way Too
Treat Me Good
Love And Affection
Beggars Have No Choice (Jack Sparrow On Vocals)
Amen
Dance With Me
Destiny
Your Love
Do You Remember
Do You Still Love Me
One Cup Of Coffee
Lonesome Feelings
Playboy
Diamond Baby
True Confession
Pussy Man (Pussy Galore)
Somewhere To Lay My Head
What’s New Pussycat
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herb – Selects The Wailers Ska vol-I

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