Reggae Tag Archive

Tropical

Apartheid Not – Reality Now (1986)

Mid 80’s french reggae band Apartheid Not released on small label R.P.M Productions. We’re presenting here the test press release.

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Obscure

Blackbeard – I Wah Dub (1980)

Here is an interesting record of 80’s Dub released by Blackbeard on tin label More Cut Records in 1980. Apart from its interesting picture cover, this album contains some pretty good tracks including the slow jam “‘Nough” or the nice cut “Binoculars”.

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Ethnic

Pozo Hayes – Looking Over There (1985)

This is the first album released by Ghanaian singer Pozo Hayes. The album features several great tracks including “Akika Akikayi”, “Anlimah Abenlema” and “Suffering In This World”.

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Bundled, Groovy

Funk, Soul & Disco 7″

Is it possible to truly selection the 7 inch rarest dance records? Some sites gave it a go and in our opinion missed much of the point. We’ve gone back further, exploring what we believe are the true roots of dance music and we’ve included more from the 1970s and ’80s since that was when history was really being made.

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Obscure

Gérard Jugnot – Je Suis Miné (1983)

French disco cut by former 80’s actor Gérard Jugnot. Great disco-chanson that can hold its head high with any other EU production of the same style.

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Groovy

B.B. Seaton – Dancing In The Moonlight (1986)

This is the 12” originaly version released by B.B. Seaton (Harris Lee Seaton) on Studio One Records in 1986. This release features an extended version of this classic Disco Reggae tune as well a s a killer instrumental version on the flip! Definately a classic to have in his digital collection!

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Groovy, Holy Grail

Michael Paul – Reggae Music

Excellent late 80’s (presumably) gem produced by little known Michael Paul. This song was recorded at Revolver Records…

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Obscure

Jackson Suriam – Taxi (1989)

Listen to both sides! The “Ça Ça Yé” is actually a killer reggae version.

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Mellow

Jimmie Manopo – Ding Dong (1981)

Very obscure AOR release on small label Akurama Records (a label specialized in Lovers Rock/Reggae music).

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Groovy

The Main Attraction – Love is Beautiful (1983)

Rare Japan-only release by The Main Attraction, produced by Philip Roane.

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Ethnic

PSK – Disco Season (1980)

Another great release by african band PSK featuring Terry Stone (Stone Kiss Okanazu). Double LP that provides us with six amazing african tunes.

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Ethnic

Ken Eme – Winners & Losers

Rare Nigerian Modern Soul on small label produced by Jake Solo, check “Please dont go” and “Love is what you need“, wicked tracks!

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Ethnic

Michael Lebese & The Township Vibes – Sitting On The Beat (1988)

Undoubtedly one of the best South Africa synth disco LP ever released. Sitting On The Beat” is just one those records you just have to let them spin reapete in music player as there’s no need to skip any track!

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Tropical

Merchant – Ah Coming Too (1987)

Great and rare funky 80s Soca / “Rapso LP” including the amazing electro Soca track “Tumble Down“.

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Tropical

Tru Tones – Power Struggle (1980)

Saint Lucia Caribbean gets very funky on this always in demand island disco boogie/disco funk rarity, scarce Nigerian press.

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Ethnic

Avi Matos – Lokeach Et Hayom Le’at (1986)

Nice mid 80’s dub release by israel singer Avi Matos on Helicon Records. The flip side reggie instrumental mix is very chill!

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Best, Ethnic

Bro. David – No Fear (1984)

Rare 1984 EP release of No Fear, by Bro. David (a.k.a. David Obi), the acknowledged master of “Cungo Music”, a unique melange of reggae, dub, African and Rastafarian elements originated in the Central American country of Belize.

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