August 6, 2008, at 12:35 pm

Johnny O's 80's Greatest Hits

Greensleeves release a new instalment of their Most Wanted series on CD in September. This time the focus is the dancehall output of Johnny Osbourne, from early 80’s classics like Fally Ranking to tough digital offerings from later in the decade. As in previous issues there are plenty of 12″ mixes to add to the overall quality.

Johnny Osbourne – Most Wanted GRELCD615

Fally Ranking (12″ mix) Trenchtown School (12″ mix) Ice Cream Love Back … continue reading…

June 27, 2008, at 7:58 am

Classic Truth And Rights

Heartbeat Records are going to (re-)re-issue one of the greatest ever Studio One LP’s on CD, Truth And Rights by Johnny Osbourne.

Out of 8 July the orginal LP was released in 1979 and is a classic of the early Dancehall period, Heartbeat put it out before in the early 90’s with a different cover and the original 10 tracks.

Alongside the original tracks on this issue is an extra vocal Let Me In, some … continue reading…