November 7, 2013, at 11:18 pm
Just out on 17 North Parade/VP a two CD anthology of Eek A Mouse. This features 34 audio tracks plus a DVD of his appearance at Reggae Sunsplash in 1982.
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Alongside the big tunes for Junjo Lawes, Joe Gibbs and others from the early dancehall era this collection notably features the superb Creation, My Father’s Land and No Wicked Can’t Reign three tunes that were originally released … continue reading…
August 1, 2009, at 7:55 am
The undisputed king of UK roots sounds Jah Shaka has compiled a CD of best shots from the Greensleeves vaults which sees release in mid September. Titled Jah Shaka Presents The Positive Message there are 15 tunes on the release, unsurprisingly Shaka has gone for tunes from the earlier years of Greensleeves, there are plenty of classics here and this looks to be a fine release.
Keith Hudson – Felt We Felt The Strain Earl … continue reading…
October 14, 2008, at 10:15 pm
To conincide with the publishing of the book of the same name by Beth Lesser Soul Jazz are releasing a double CD or 2 x double LP dancehall compilation on the 10th November.
For seasoned fans this isn’t offering a huge amount, the press release boasts “…100% stone-cold Dancehall classics. An A-Z of some of Dancehallâ€™s finest moments.” Which kind of speaks for itself but for people exploring the genre or those who’d like … continue reading…
January 26, 2008, at 11:12 am
Greensleeves Records are releasing a compilation CD of Eek A Mouse material on 3rd March. The best news concerning this release is it’s mainly comprised of 12″ versions from the Mouse at his prime circa 1980-83 so will be pretty much essential unless you own a big pile of those old Greensleeves 12″ discos. The tracks slated for this release (not in release order) are: Wa Do Dem 12â€ Version Anarexol 12â€ Version Teacher 12â€ … continue reading…
January 4, 2008, at 1:44 pm
Greensleeves are re-releasing three more 12″ Singles soon.
GRED42 â€“ Eek-A-Mouse- Noahs Ark / Flick Wilson â€“ My Lady GRED68 â€“ Barry Brown â€“ Give Another Israel A Try / Sweet Sixteen GRED75 â€“ Nicodemus â€“ Bone Connection / Leroy Smartâ€“ All Of My Love
If you bought any of the last batch you’ll know that they are virtually indistinguishable from the original issues and great quality pressings too.
November 27, 2007, at 9:54 am
Collecting 7″ vinyl singles in little boxes is a popular marketing gimmick for record companies these days. The latest Reggae seller to get in on the act is Greensleeves with a nice little seven single release called Rewind And Come Again.
Each single has a song on each side so sadly no dubs are included all the same this features plenty of classics and this is a nice way to have them. The box, … continue reading…