Radiation Roots

Guns Don't Argue

Dennis Alcapone

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00314lp

Cementing his reputation as the star toaster with the small but popular El Paso sound system, based in the Waltham Park area, Dennis Alcapone was one of the first deejays to rise to promi...

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00314cd

Cementing his reputation as the star toaster with the small but popular El Paso sound system, based in the Waltham Park area, Dennis Alcapone was one of the first deejays to rise to promi...

Shalom Dub

King Tubby and The Aggrovators

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00313cd

The house band of Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee was formed in the mid-1970s by some of Jamaica’s most prominent and musically expressive session players. The shifting core line-up spun off from the...

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00313lp

The house band of Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee was formed in the mid-1970s by some of Jamaica’s most prominent and musically expressive session players. The shifting core line-up spun off from the...

Rasta Dub '76

The Aggrovators

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00312lp

During the mid-1970s, the Aggrovators could do no wrong. This ace team of session musicians that was forged as an off-shoot of the Soul Syndicate were responsible for some of the biggest ...

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00312cd

During the mid-1970s, the Aggrovators could do no wrong. This ace team of session musicians that was forged as an off-shoot of the Soul Syndicate were responsible for some of the biggest ...

Can't Conquer Rasta

I Roy

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00311cd

Born Roy Samuel Reid in Saint Thomas in 1944, I Roy was one of Jamaica’s all-time greatest deejays. A natural-born toaster, his rhyming raps always sounded effortless, whether describing ...

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00311lp

Born Roy Samuel Reid in Saint Thomas in 1944, I Roy was one of Jamaica’s all-time greatest deejays. A natural-born toaster, his rhyming raps always sounded effortless, whether describing ...

Love to Share

Alton Ellis

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00310lp

One of Jamaica’s most highly-rated vocalists, Alton Ellis made an incredible contribution to the island’s popular music. Blessed with a particularly emotive voice that brings shivers to t...

Released 12/05/17 Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00310cd

One of Jamaica’s most highly-rated vocalists, Alton Ellis made an incredible contribution to the island’s popular music. Blessed with a particularly emotive voice that brings shivers to t...

The Keyboard King

Jackie Mittoo

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00301lp

Jackie Mittoo’s contribution to reggae music is immeasurable. Of mixed Indian and African-Jamaican heritage, the man born Donat Roy Mittoo was a gifted musician that played piano in the S...

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00301cd

Jackie Mittoo’s contribution to reggae music is immeasurable. Of mixed Indian and African-Jamaican heritage, the man born Donat Roy Mittoo was a gifted musician that played piano in the S...

Don't Cut Off Your Dreadlocks

Linval Thompson

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00309lp

Distinctive tenor singer Linval Thompson honed his singing craft in his formative years, growing in the west Kingston ghetto of Three Mile, where he was associated with Dennis Brown, John...

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00309cd

Distinctive tenor singer Linval Thompson honed his singing craft in his formative years, growing in the west Kingston ghetto of Three Mile, where he was associated with Dennis Brown, John...

Satisfaction

Johnny Clarke

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00308lp

Tenor singer Johnny Clarke had many false starts in his youthful days. Hanging around Studio One as a schoolboy with Jacob Miller, Clarke was supposed to record material written for him b...

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00308cd

Tenor singer Johnny Clarke had many false starts in his youthful days. Hanging around Studio One as a schoolboy with Jacob Miller, Clarke was supposed to record material written for him b...

People Decision

Derrick Morgan

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00306cd

One of the very first artists to begin recording in Jamaica, Derrick Morgan is beloved as a ska icon and a pioneer of the ‘skinhead reggae’ style. Blessed with a rich, deep tenor, which w...

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00306lp

One of the very first artists to begin recording in Jamaica, Derrick Morgan is beloved as a ska icon and a pioneer of the ‘skinhead reggae’ style. Blessed with a rich, deep tenor, which w...

I'm Still Waiting

Barry Brown

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00305lp

Roots reggae star Barry Brown has a readily identifiable vocal style that has long made him among the most preferred of many roots reggae fans. Drawing largely from the blueprint provided...

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00305cd

Roots reggae star Barry Brown has a readily identifiable vocal style that has long made him among the most preferred of many roots reggae fans. Drawing largely from the blueprint provided...

King Tubby Meets The Aggrovators At Dub Station

Tommy McCook and The Aggrovators

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00302cd

Tenor saxophonist Tommy McCook is rightly considered a giant of Jamaican music. Chosen by Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd to be leader of the Skatalites in the early 1960s, he went on to becom...

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00302LP

Tenor saxophonist Tommy McCook is rightly considered a giant of Jamaican music. Chosen by Clement ‘Sir Coxsone’ Dodd to be leader of the Skatalites in the early 1960s, he went on to becom...

Answer Me Question

Dillinger

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00304cd

Trained in the art of deejay toasting by the legendary Dennis Alcapone, Lester Bulllock initially called himself Alcapone Junior, until maverick record producer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry rename...

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00304lp

Trained in the art of deejay toasting by the legendary Dennis Alcapone, Lester Bulllock initially called himself Alcapone Junior, until maverick record producer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry rename...

At King Tubby's

Augustus Pablo

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00303cd

The visionary musician and record producer Augustus Pablo made some of the most unique and individual recordings in the history of reggae. As with his friend and mentor, Jackie Mittoo, th...

Label Radiation Roots Genre Reggae & Dub Cat no. rr00303lp

The visionary musician and record producer Augustus Pablo made some of the most unique and individual recordings in the history of reggae. As with his friend and mentor, Jackie Mittoo, th...