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3rd January 2018

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ROOTS DUB1
Dub Specialist (1975)

Studio One
matrix: DB 116

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Roots Dub (Lovers Serenade); Callie Roots (I'm Just A Guy); Roots Man Dub (Love Me Girl); Chainey Roots (Please Don't Go); Granny Scratch Scratch // Marcus Dub (Right Time); Strong Back (Natty Don't Go); Roots Music (Do You Want Me); Saucy Perila (Rocking Time); Brial Wisp (Don't Mess With Jill)

Original issue in screenprint sleeve. This pressing can also be found in the alternative sleeve design below. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

An interesting selection of familiar (and some less familiar) tunes, including a Studio One version of the Mighty Diamond's Right Time rhythm. I even like the obligatory jazz-funk opus, Granny Scratch Scratch...

ROOTS DUB1
Dub Specialist

Studio One/Winro
matrix: Roots Dub

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Roots Dub (Lovers Serenade); Callie Roots (I'm Just A Guy); Roots Man Dub (Love Me Girl); Chainey Roots (Please Don't Go); Granny Scratch Scratch // Marcus Dub (Right Time); Strong Back (Natty Don't Go); Roots Music (Do You Want Me); Saucy Perila (Rocking Time); Brial Wisp (Don't Mess With Jill)

Second issue in an alternative screenprint sleeve. Pressings with the Roots Dub matrix can also be found in the original screenprint sleeve. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

ROOTS DUB2
Dub Specialist (1997)

Studio One SOLP 50153
matrix: SOLP 50153

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Roots Dub (Lovers Serenade); Callie (I'm Just A Guy); Roots Man (Love Me Girl); Chainey Roots (Please Don't Go); Granny Scratch Scratch; Marcus (Right Time); Strong Back (Natty Don't Go) // Roots Rock (Do You Want Me); Saucy Perila (Rocking Time); Bridal Wisp (Don't Mess With Jill); Soulful Roots (Soulful I); Rasta Roots Rock (Nobody Else); Pepper Roots; Meany Roots (Mean Girl re-cut)

Late 1990s reissue with 4 additional tracks, Soulful Roots, Rasta Roots Rock, Pepper Roots and Meany Roots. The updated sleeve design is by O'Neil Nanco. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

Roots Dub (Lovers Serenade); Callie (I'm Just A Guy); Roots Man (Love Me Girl); Chainey Roots (Please Don't Go); Granny Scratch Scratch; Marcus (Right Time); Strong Back (Natty Don't Go); Roots Rock (Do You Want Me); Saucy Perila (Rocking Time); Bridal Wisp (Don't Mess With Jill); Soulful Roots (Soulful I); Rasta Roots Rock (Nobody Else); Pepper Roots; Meany Roots (Mean Girl re-cut); Roots Undying (Arican Beat); Cocksion Roots (Valley Princess)

CD reissue with 6 additional tracks, Soulful Roots, Rasta Roots Rock, Pepper Roots, Meany Roots, Roots Undying and Cocksion Roots. Also available on cassette.

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ROOTS DUB3
Dub Specialist (1997)

Studio One SO CD 50153