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Musical Youth

Format: Vinyl Album
Genre: Reggae

The Youth Of Today

A1 Pass The Dutchie (3:25)
A2 Heartbreaker (3:45)
A3 Gone Straight (3:08)
A4 Blind Boy (3:50)
A5 Rockers (3:00)
A6 Youth Of Today (2:56)
B1 Young Generation (3:20)
B2 Mirror Mirror (3:50)
B3 Children Of Zion (3:00)
B4 Never Gonna Give You Up (3:00)
B5 Rub 'N' Dub (3:50)
B6 Schoolgirl (3:20)

MCA Records

Cat No: YOULP 1.
Released: 1982

£5.00

Tippa Irie & Peter Spence

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Where Is The Love

A1 Where Is The Love
A2 Where Is The Love (P.A. mix)
B Where Is The Love Dub

Shock Out Records

Cat No: SHOC-001
Released: 1995

£4.00

Musical Youth

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Pass The Dutchie (Special 12' Club Version)

A Pass The Dutchie (6:05)
B Please Give Love A Chance (3:36)

MCA Records

Cat No: YOUT 1
Released: 1982

£7.50

Roman Stewart

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Baby Why

A Baby Why
AA Baby Why Disco Mix

Shelly's Records

Cat No: SRD 51
Released: 1991

£4.00

Richie Stephens & Lieutenant Stitchie & Professor Major

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Hot & Black / Want A Bleigh

A Richie Stephens & Lieutenant Stitchie Hot & Black
B Professor Major Want A Bleigh

Main St.

Cat No: MAIN 18
Released: 1994

£4.00

Richie Stephens

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Sell The Gwow

A Sell The Gwow
B Sell The Gwow (Version)

Digital-B

Cat No: VPRD-579

£5.00

Papa San & Buccaneer

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Gal Wid Yu Husband

A Gal Wid Yu Husband
B Poop (Version)

Main St.

Cat No: MAIN 14
Released: 1994

£10.00

Alvin Dread

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Picture On The Wall

A Picture On The Wall
B Picture On The Wall (Version)

Hot Line

Cat No: HL 001
Released: 1983

£7.50

Flourgon

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Hol A Splif

A Hol A Splif
B Hol A Splif (Version)

Techniques

Cat No: WRT 019

£5.00

Anthony Malvo & Daddy Lizard & Jimmy Riley

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Girls Greatest Lover / One More Try

A Anthony Malvo & Daddy Lizard Girls Greatest Lover
B Jimmy Riley One More Try

Live And Love

Cat No: LLD 92
Released: 1987

£5.00

Jigsy King & Spragga Benz

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Work The Body Good / Everything Matey Do

A1 Jigsy King Work The Body Good
A2 Spragga Benz Everything Matey Do
B Redrose & Malvo Crew Work The Body Version

Greensleeves Records

Cat No: GRED 393
Released: 1993

£8.00

Louie Culture

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Excellence

A1 Louie Culture Excellence (3:50)
B1 Madhouse Crew Version (3:49)



Mad House

Cat No: MHT 016
Released: 1993

£4.00

Nerious Joseph & Tenor Fly

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Hurry Up

A1 Hurry Up (Original Mix)
A2 Hurry Up (Dancehall Mix)
B Hurry Up (P.A. Mix)

9 Lives Records

Cat No: NLD 009
Released: 1995

£7.50

Marcia Griffiths & Xterminator Crew

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

He Will See You Through

A1 Marcia Griffiths He Will See You Through
A2 Xterminator Crew He Will See Riddim (Horns Lick)
B Xterminator Crew He Will See Riddim (Raw Lick)

Greensleeves Records

Cat No: GRED 421
Released: 1994

£6.50

Powerman & Saba Tooth

Format: Vinyl 12 Inch
Genre: Reggae

Progressive Wife / Have De Flue

A1 Powerman Progressive Wife
B1 Saba Tooth Have De Flue



Black Scorpio

Cat No: CDBS 63

£4.00

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Information on the Reggae genre

Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. While sometimes used in a broader sense to refer to most types of Jamaican music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that originated following on the development of ska and rocksteady.

Reggae is based on a rhythmic style characterized by accents on the off-beat, known as the skank. Reggae is normally slower than ska but faster than rocksteady. Reggae usually accents the second and fourth beat in each bar, with the rhythm guitar also either emphasising the third beat or holding the chord on the second beat until the fourth is played. It is mainly this "third beat", its speed and the use of complex bass lines that differentiated reggae from rocksteady, although later styles incorporated these innovations separately.


The shift from rocksteady to reggae was illustrated by the organ shuffle pioneered by Bunny Lee, and featured in the transitional singles "Say What You're Saying" (1967) by Clancy Eccles, and "People Funny Boy" (1968) by Lee "Scratch" Perry. The Pioneers' 1967 track "Long Shot Bus' Me Bet" has been identified as the earliest recorded example of the new rhythm sound that became known as reggae. Early 1968 was when the first genuine reggae records came into being: "Nanny Goat" by Larry Marshall and "No More Heartaches" by The Beltones. American artist Johnny Nash's 1968 hit "Hold Me Tight" has been credited with first putting reggae in the American listener charts.. Also in 1968 was "The Israelites" by Desmond Dekker of Jamaica. Reggae was starting to surface in rock music; an example of a rock song featuring reggae rhythm is 1968's "Ob-La-Di , Ob-La-Da." by The Beatles.

The Wailers, a band that was started by Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer in 1963, are generally agreed to be the most easily recognised group worldwide that made the transition through all three stages — from ska hits like "Simmer Down", through slower rocksteady, to reggae. In addition to the Wailers, other significant pioneers include Prince Buster, Desmond Dekker, Jackie Mittoo and several others.

Jamaican producers were influential in the development of ska into rocksteady and reggae in the 1960s. Some of the many notable Jamaican producers who were highly influential in the development of ska into rocksteady and reggae in the 1960s include Coxsone Dodd, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Leslie Kong, Duke Reid, Joe Gibbs and King Tubby. An early producer was Chris Blackwell, who founded Island Records in Jamaica in 1960, then relocated to England in 1962, where he continued to promote Jamaican music. He formed a partnership with Trojan Records, founded by Lee Gopthal in 1968. Trojan released recordings by reggae artists in the UK until 1974, when Saga bought the label.

Another well-known producer of Jamaican music is Vincent Chin, who received his first taste of the music business maintaining jukeboxes at bars. This led him to start selling old records from jukeboxes he repaired, that would otherwise be discarded for new ones. In 1958, the success of Chin's jukebox record venture led him to open a retail store in downtown Kingston. In 1969, Chin and his wife Pat opened a studio called Randy's Studio 17, where Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded their album Catch A Fire, and Peter Tosh recorded his first two solo albums Legalize It and Equal Rights. Around the corner from the studio was a small street that was affectionately dubbed Idler's Rest, where reggae artists hung out and producers picked up musicians and singers for recording. Chin's eldest son Clive Chin earned his status as a producer. In 1971 or 1972, he launched the dub label Impact Records, and with Augustus Pablo, produced and recorded at Studio 17 the first ever dub album, Java.

The 1972 film The Harder They Come, starring Jimmy Cliff, generated considerable interest and popularity for reggae in the United States, and Eric Clapton's 1974 cover of the Bob Marley song "I Shot the Sheriff" helped bring reggae into the mainstream. By the mid 1970s, reggae was getting radio play in the UK on John Peel's radio show, and Peel continued to play reggae on his show throughout his career. What is called the "Golden Age of Reggae" corresponds roughly to the heyday of roots reggae. In the second half of the 1970s, the UK punk rock scene was starting to form, and some punk DJs played reggae songs during their sets. Some punk bands incorporated reggae influences into their music. At the same time, reggae began to enjoy a revival in the UK that continued into the 1980s, exemplified by groups like Steel Pulse, Aswad, UB40, and Musical Youth. Other artists who enjoyed international appeal in the early 1980s include Third World, Black Uhuru and Sugar Minott. The Grammy Awards introduced the Best Reggae Album category in 1985.