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6th November 2014

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NATURAL REGGAE2
Various Artists (1969)

Bamboo BDLP 201
matrix: BDLP201A-1*T

Baby Face (Sound Dimension); Change Of Plans (Alton Ellis); Tomorrow (Ken Boothe); Don't Leave Me Never (Owen Grey); Baby (Heptones); Fatty Fatty (Heptones) // Hi Jack (Jackie Mittoo); This Feeling (Carlton & His Shoes); Mama (Heptones); Straight Flush (Soul Vendors); Jamaica Bag (Sound Dimension); Drum Song (Jackie Mittoo)

UK issue in mono, with stamped matrix and laminated flip-back sleeve. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

The first LP to be released in the Bamboo series, featuring an excellent selection of tracks most of which were previously released as singles in the UK on the blue Coxsone and red & white Studio 1 labels. (Jamaica bag is wrongly credited to The Heptones on the sleeve.)

Not to be confused with the NATURAL REGGAE album released in Jamaica on the Studio One label that features the same cover photo.

NATURAL REGGAE2
Various Artists (c.1990)

Coxsone BLP 201
matrix: BDLP201A-1*T

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Baby Face (Sound Dimension); Change Of Plans (Alton Ellis); Tomorrow (Ken Boothe); Don't Leave Me Never (Owen Grey); Baby (Heptones); Fatty Fatty (Heptones) // Hi Jack (Jackie Mittoo); This Feeling (Carlton & His Shoes); Mama (Heptones); Straight Flush (Soul Vendors); Jamaica Bag (Sound Dimension); Drum Song (Jackie Mittoo)

Repress in mono, with stamped matrix and Brentford Road, Kingston, and Fulton Street, Brooklyn addresses on the rear of the sleeve. The sleeve design is by Limonious dated 1990. ((Click sleeve to enlarge.))

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NATURAL REGGAE2
Various Artists

Coxsone BLP 201
matrix A: MML1141-A-SPIDERMAN NATURAL REGGAE STUDIO ONE
matrix B: TGI-0043B-SPIDERMAN NATURAL REGGAE STUDIO ONE

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Baby Face (Sound Dimension); Change Of Plans (Alton Ellis); Tomorrow (Ken Boothe); Don't Leave Me Never (Owen Grey); Baby (Heptones); Fatty Fatty (Heptones) // Hi Jack (Jackie Mittoo); This Feeling (Carlton & His Shoes); Mama (Heptones); Straight Flush (Soul Vendors); Jamaica Bag (Sound Dimension); Drum Song (Jackie Mittoo)

Reissue, also in mono and in the same sleeve as the repress above. Mastered in Miami and pressed in Jamaica (with typical Studio One pressing quality).

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