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j j
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

tHANKS GUYS, Haven't given the I Roy a proper listen yet but will report my findings when I have Very Happy

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EDIT: Ok had a descent listen to I Roy's Outer Limits. 8 tracks & I'd say there are 3 that seem to me to be 'fillers' & feature I Roy randomly rhyming verses that , well, rhyme, ie, cat rhymes with mat etc - not very inspired chatting considering the great heights he reached.
A lot more relaxed toasting than on say Whap'n Bap'n.

The other 5 tracks are much better, where Roy is actually saying something (& has something to say)
I much prefer side two . Riddims are all non digital although there is some syn drums featured. I recognize Carlton Livingstones Trodding Through The Jungle With Chalice In Hand as one of the rhythms.

With Roots Archives still down I'm not sure if this was I Roy's final LP or if the Witty produced 'The Lyrics Man' LP is ?

I think I prefer Outer LImits to The Lyrics Man album.

So to sum up I give Outer Limits a 5 ***** rating out of a possible 8 stars...can't really compare it to anything he did in the 70's, but I'm glad I finally tracked it down. My copy didn't come with a cover so not sure who the players of instruments are on this?

Seems it's the Radics on Outer Limits https://www.discogs.com/I-Roy-Outer-Limits/release/2879982

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the review JJ. I don't imagine 'Outer Limits' sold too many - who was still buying I Roy in 1983? But if a copy fell into my lap, I'd certainly grab it.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Got these four arriving soon

Meditations - Ram Jam Session - Deep Groove Sounds 12"
U Roy - The Seven Gold - Ujama LP (aka Music Addict LP - Ras Records)
Freddy McKay/Jah Stitch - I've Been Hurt - Gorgon 12"
Michael Prophet - Woman Who I Love - Jah Life 12"
http://www.reggaefever.ch/articleDetails?articleId=TW-879

Eric Donaldson - Rocky Road - Iroko 7" (1995)
https://youtu.be/Qgd2tK_Dzcc

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I do like Freddie McKay and "quietly" like Michael Prophet - don't knowingly know those pieces though Cool
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I do collect a fair bit of Mr McKays music.

These arrived this week

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Solomonic-Singles-Pt-Tread-1969-1976/dp/B01GO4L4FK/ref=sr_1_3?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1490237530&sr=1-3&keywords=bunny+wailer

https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/CDs-Vinyl/Solomonic-Singles-Pt-Shine-1977-1986/B01GO5WGDI/ref=sr_1_4?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1490237530&sr=1-4&keywords=bunny+wailer
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I haven't gotten around to those yet...
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pablo Moses - A Song CD
Pablo Moses - Revolutionary Dream (w/3 bonus tracks) CD

















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PostPosted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 10:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think I may have just nabbed the last one from Dub Vendor!

Hux Brown - Drugs Man Cool

http://www.dubvendor.co.uk/hux-brown---drugs-man--tinga-stewart---weird-world-power-pack--dub-store-records-jpn-7-73563-p.asp
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I landed DRUGS MAN several years ago - on Power Pack but I think with a different flip side.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Krobes wrote:
I think I may have just nabbed the last one from Dub Vendor!

Hux Brown - Drugs Man Cool

http://www.dubvendor.co.uk/hux-brown---drugs-man--tinga-stewart---weird-world-power-pack--dub-store-records-jpn-7-73563-p.asp


Great tune!! Well done on perhaps, nabbing, the last copy! Hux is one of my favourites! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Drugs Man is a cool tune.

I ordered these today

Magnificent 7/Dobby Dobson - Jack Johnson/Seems I'm Losing You - Studio 1/Soul Jazz exclusive 7"

Horace Andy - Seek & You Will Find - Blakamix CD

Little Roy - God Is Good - R.i.t.s Gold 7" (Studio 1 Killer!!! take a listen...)

https://soundsoftheuniverse.com/product/god-is-good
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Zapatoo_the_Tiger wrote:
I landed DRUGS MAN several years ago - on Power Pack but I think with a different flip side.
The Progressions ~ FAIR DEAL (that side is Kismet)
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Zapatoo_the_Tiger wrote:
Zapatoo_the_Tiger wrote:
I landed DRUGS MAN several years ago - on Power Pack but I think with a different flip side.
The Progressions ~ FAIR DEAL (that side is Kismet)


I prefer the flip side you have compared to this new reissue's (Tinga Stewart) I'm not overly keen on that at all! , but saying that I'm not without 'Fair Deal' either as its on the Rocksteady Rarities boxset Smile
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I first knew FAIR DEAL from Pama's "Reggae to the U.K. with Love" LP, although I didn't pay it much attention at the time and didn't really like it then.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

j j wrote:
Drugs Man is a cool tune.

I ordered these today

Magnificent 7/Dobby Dobson - Jack Johnson/Seems I'm Losing You - Studio 1/Soul Jazz exclusive 7"

Horace Andy - Seek & You Will Find - Blakamix CD

Little Roy - God Is Good - R.i.t.s Gold 7" (Studio 1 Killer!!! take a listen...)

https://soundsoftheuniverse.com/product/god-is-good

Quality throughout. Wink
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