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The purpose of this website is to bring you a comprehensive and searchable database of Jamaican Roots Reggae Albums from 1970 to 1985. This site is a completely free source of information for all reggae lovers and collectors [More...]
We are pleased to announce the results of the Roots Archives Awards 2008 :
- Best Vocal Reissue : Johnny Osbourne - Truths And Rights
- Best Vocal Compilation : Culture And The Deejays At Joe Gibbs
- Best Dub/Instrumental Album : The Roots Radics Meets King Tubbys
- Best V.A. Compilation : The Mystic World Of Augustus Pablo
- Best Record Company : Pressure Sounds
LATEST ALBUM RELEASES
17 North Parade - #VPCD 4132 - Sep. 9, 2008
The Original 8 Tracks On This Power House Lp (Each Artists Shared One Side) Are Some Of The Earliest From These Cousins With Very Distinctive Vocal Techniques. They Added Their Own Spice To The Waterhouse Style Of Singing That Originated From The Likes Of Michael Rose, Don Carlos And Junior Reid To Great Success. We Now Present This Lp In A Showdown Style With One Tenor Saw Track Followed With A Nitty Gritty Track. read more...
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Tribute to Justin Hines!
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Sly vs. Sly
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Found....Upsetters - Rhythm Shower (Original!!!)..
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Quirky or strange reggae vocalists
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Help does any one know these songs?
by juedropuk on May 14 at 17:30
KILLER 12 INCHES!!
by Max on May 14 at 08:12
Oku still rebelling against the system
by Hans on Mar 29 at 09:44
Mighty Diamonds Receive Ragga Muffins Festival Award Of Recognition, Long Beach, CA, Feb. 21
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The culture of reggae band Culture
by Hans on Feb 15 at 07:31
Righteous finger on reggae pulse
by Hans on Jan 20 at 11:06
Melodians keep rocksteady alive
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