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Wailing Souls / Al Campbell
Who No Waan Come / Unfaithful Children

Wailing Souls’ ‘Who No Waan Come’ and Al Campbell’s ‘Unfaithful Children’, two prime cuts from the Greensleeves vaults, get their first pressing since 1981. ‘Who No Waan Come’ is a velveteen reggae dream replete with doo-wop harmonies. ‘Unfaithful Children’, on the other hand, is tougher and rootsier with some great dub controls applied by producer Linval Thompson.

Winston Edwards
Natty Locks Dub

Winston Edwards’s 1974 LP Natty Locks Dub is one of those early dub rarities that goes for big bucks - too big for the likes of you and I, valued Norman Records™ customer. Fortunately now Greensleeves have managed to get together a reissue for those of us who like our records to be priced at two figures rather than three. Recorded at the studios of Lee Perry and Joe Gibbs, Natty Locks Dub is a mighty set of melody and mood.
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  • Greensleeves

Linval Thompson
Look How Me Sexy

Reissue of Linval Thompson's 1982 album Look How Me Sexy. Thompson is notable for being one of the earliest reggae singers of his generations to produce his own tracks, and mentored the incredibly influential Henry ‘Junjo’ Lawes. The album's title track was produced by Lawes, using a riddim that has been used by the likes of Don Carlos, Yellowman and Frankie Paul.
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  • Greensleeves

Keith Hudson
Rasta Communication in Dub

Sometimes, a wink is enough to communicate a thousand words. Sometimes, you can do with a nod. Other times, all you need is a “ya man.” Such is the wisdom spread by the Rasta Communication in Dub, Keith Hudson’s newest thesis on the subtleties of expression in the world of bass and reverb.
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  • Greensleeves

King Tubby meets Roots Radics
Dangerous Dub

Another excellent outing from King Tubby, this time working with Roots Radicals. Dangerous Dub gets nice and deep, echoes and reverb sending the instrumentals to some wild places. You know you can count on Tubby. First released in 1981, these ten tracks are reissued on vinyl by the Greensleeves label.

Linval presents
Dub Landing Vol. 1

Greensleeves are reissuing Linval Thompson presents Dub Landing Vol. 1 -- the only authorised reissue of this classic dub album in fact -- originally put out by Starlight Records in 1981. It's now presented with a second disc of original vocal versions, including previously unreleased tracks from Junior Reid at Channel One, mixed by Scientist. Double vinyl LP includes a large fold-out colour poster of the cover art: check it out, futuristic or what.
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  • Greensleeves

Linval presents
Dub Landing Vol. 2

The evergreen Greensleeves repackage this essential 1981 LP from Linval Thompson. While the original dubs retain all the experimental energy of Jamaica’s 70s and 80s dub explosion, the real treats here are bonus vocal versions mixed by Scientist and Prince Jammy. The likes of Barrington Levy, Freddie McKay and Papa Tullo come through with verses. 
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  • Greensleeves

Johnny Osbourne
Love You Tonight

A pair of highly sought-after Prince Jammy / Channel One productions, finally available together on a single 12” alongside their dub versions. Love You Tonight is upbeat and dissonant, with an oddly wiry, almost post-punk rhythm guitar line. Purify Your Heart is a more laidback rhythm with righteously preachy lyrics. Osbourne is smoothly commanding in both modes. Comes in a Greensleeves branded sleeve. 
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  • Greensleeves

Augustus Pablo
Africa Must Be Free... By 1983 Dub

Augustus Pablo was one of the real roots and dub reggae originals, both as a producer and as the pioneer of the melodica within reggae. His 1977 album Africa Must Be Free… By 1983 is a profound classic of dub music, here remastered and reissued (in facsimile packaging) for the fortieth anniversary of the Greensleeves label
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  • Greensleeves

Various
Riddimentary: Suns Of Dub Selects Greensleeves

Led by Addis Pablo and Ras Jammy, The Suns Of Dub are a group producers and performers that mix the live instrumentation and produced worlds together. On Riddimentary they have been given full access to the Greensleeves and VP archives. Featuring picks from Linval Thompson, Eek a Mouse, Dillinger, and Prince Far I. CD contains mixed version, LP has full individual tracks.
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  • Greensleeves
  • Label(s):
  • Greensleeves

Sylford Walker
Lamb's Bread

This right here is a 1988 compilation of Sylford Walker’s roots reggae recordings from the 1970’s. The material here was recorded in various studios (including Studio One and Harry J’s!) and mixed by the legendary dub-lord King Tubby. All the ingredients for top-tier reggae. Lamb’s Bread is now getting reissued to CD and LP by the Greensleeves label.
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  • Greensleeves

Capital Letters
Vinyard

UK reggae of the highest order, hailing from 1982 with a roots sound that could fairly be described as classic. Capital Letters best known album was probably this one, Vinyard, so here it is reissued with a smattering of outtakes and a typically high-grade Peel Session. CD or LP formats, out on Greensleeves.
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  • Greensleeves

Michael Prophet
Gunman

Produced by one of the reggae scenes most influential and prolific artists Henry 'Junjo' Lawes, this is a classic roots reggae album by vocalist Michael Prophet, best known for his “crying” vocal style. Produced at the legendary Jamaican Channel One studios with the unstoppable Roots Radics band, this record features classic sound system hits such as 'Gunman' and ‘Love And Unity’ and was engineered by King Tubby protege, Scientist.
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  • Greensleeves

Keith Hudson
Rasta Communication

Keith Hudson's records are unique in the reggae canon, mainly due to the strength of his personality and his unflinching examination of darker themes- hence his reputation as the 'dark prince of raggae'. While this has made him a slightly marginal figure in a genre mostly celebrated for its relaxed, sunny vibes- Hudson's albums have always been especially revered as some of the deepest and most uncompromising to be found in Jamaican roots music- gaining new audience appreciation with reissues of key records on the ubercool Basic Replay imprint. This reissiue of his 1978 classic 'Rasta Communication' features some of his most memorable songs.
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  • Greensleeves

Yellowman
Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt

Reissue of important 80’s dancehall on Greensleeves. Rather than anything to do with We Are Scientists, Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt is sterling material from Jamaican original Yellowman. The title track is especially great, you pretty much need it. And how could you not want that cover starting out at you from your mantelpiece?
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  • Greensleeves

Michael Prophet
Righteous Are The Conqueror

Declaiming tall tales of victory, defeat and oppression, Michael Prophet talks of the shape of reggae yet to come. Predicting righteousness for all, the reissue of Righteous Are the Conqueror confirms its own prophecy: the just will endure. Highly recommended for all you dubby reggae heads out there.
  • Label(s):
  • Greensleeves
  • Label(s):
  • Greensleeves