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Various - Sound System - The Story Of Jamaican Music (8xCD, Comp) (Near Mint (NM or M-))

Various - Sound System - The Story Of Jamaican Music (8xCD, Comp) (Near Mint (NM or M-))

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Media Condition:  Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition: Very Good (VG)
Country:    UK  
Genre:       Reggae
Style:         Ragga, Dub, Rocksteady, Roots Reggae, Ska, Dancehall

all discs like new, look unplayed but have been handled, all sleeves for CD's in perfect condition and all include inner sleeves, die cut holder has split in centre where CD's are present but holding shape and CD's in place, booklet is mint, outer box has one corner of lid split, some minor rubbing marks on back


Sticker on cover says "Includes 96 page hardback book on the history of Jamaican Music by Chris Salewicz and Adrian Boot." 8 CD boxset. CD's in digipac's. Includes Book, tracklisting insert sheet and (at least for some) a numbered print. Some sold by Digital Stores UK as 'Signed' (by Chris Salewicz & Adrian Boot) - Dec 2015. -


1-1. Steel Pulse - Sound System
1-2. Toots & The Maytals - Funky Kingston
1-3. Buju Banton - Bogle Dance
1-4. Bunny Wailer - Dreamland
1-5. Burning Spear - Lion
1-6. Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop
1-7. Owen Gray - Midnight Track
1-8. Jimmy Cliff - Dearest Beverley
1-9. Third World - Jah Glory
1-10. Ninjaman, Tinga Stewart - Cover Me
1-11. Dennis Brown - Westbound Train
1-12. Culture - Two Sevens Clash
1-13. Third World - 1865 (96° In The Shade)
1-14. Justin Hinds & The Dominoes - Natty Take Over
1-15. Roland Alphonso - El Torro
1-16. Max Romeo, The Upsetters - War Ina Babylon
2-1. Owen Gray - Mash It! (Parts 1 & 2)
2-2. Toots & The Maytals - 54-46 (Was My Number)
2-3. Derrick Morgan - Forward March
2-4. Desmond Dekker - Israelites
2-5. Jimmy Cliff - Miss Jamaica
2-6. Inner Circle - We 'A' Rockers
2-7. Theophilus Beckford - Easy Snappin'
2-8. Barrington Levy - Sweet Reggae Music
2-9. Desmond Dekker - 007 (Shanty Town)
2-10. Justin Hinds & The Dominoes - Carry Go Bring Home
2-11. Dillinger - African Worldwide Love
2-12. King Stitt, Andy Capp - Herbsmann Shuffle
2-13. Max Romeo - Wet Dream
2-14. Red Dragon - Hol' A Fresh
2-15. Junior Murvin, Dillinger - Roots Train
2-16. Niney The Observer - Confusion In A Babylon
2-17. Rico Rodriguez - Man From Wareika
3-1. Dave & Ansel Collins - Double Barrel
3-2. Big Youth - S.90 Skank
3-3. The Shadows (2) - Brother Noah
3-4. Eric "Monty" Morris - No More Teardrops
3-5. Max Romeo, Niney The Observer, King Scratch (3) - Babylon's Burning
3-6. The Cimarons - Check Out Yourself
3-7. Dennis Alcapone - Spanish Amigo
3-8. Don Carlos (2) - Laser Beam
3-9. The Jamaicans - Ba Ba Boom
3-10. Linval Thompson - Jah Loves Us All
3-11. Derrick Morgan - Tougher Than Tough (Rudie In Court)
3-12. The Roots Radics - King Tubby's Rockers
3-13. Skin, Flesh & Bones - Bammie Fe Fish
3-14. Delroy Wilson - Better Must Come
3-15. Dobby Dobson - Loving Pauper
3-16. Harry J. All Stars - The Dog
3-17. Jacob Miller, Inner Circle - Tenement Yard
4-1. Althea & Donna - Uptown Top Ranking
4-2. Eric Donaldson - Cherry Oh Baby
4-3. Lord Sassafrass - Green Bay Incident
4-4. Observer Allstars - Jam Down
4-5. The Paragons - Happy Go Lucky Girl
4-6. Phyllis Dillon - Don't Stay Away
4-7. Stranger Cole, Lester Sterling - Bangarang
4-8. The Upsetters - Return Of Django
4-9. Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace - Herb Vendor
4-10. Junior Byles - Curly Locks
4-11. Little John - Mr. Babylon
4-12. Niney The Observer - Blood & Fire
4-13. The Techniques - Queen Majesty (Aka Ministrel And Queen)
4-14. Winston Williams (2) - D.J.'s Choice
4-15. Dennis Alcapone - Teach The Children
4-16. The Observers - On Train Load Of Dub
5-1. Dennis Brown - Money In My Pocket
5-2. Johnny Clarke - Move Out Of Babylon Rastaman
5-3. Johnny Moore - Sound And Soul
5-4. Ken Boothe - Everything I Own
5-5. Pat Kelly - How Long Will It Take
5-6. Peter Broggs - Rastafari Chant Nyahbinghi
5-7. Augustus Pablo - King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown
5-8. Clancy Eccles Allstars - CN Express
5-9. The Congos - Rock Of Gibraltar
5-10. Freddie McGregor - Joggin
5-11. Jackie Edwards - We're Gonna Love
5-12. John Holt - Stick By Me (And I'll Stick By You)
5-13. Max Romeo, Niney The Observer - Aily And Ailaloo
5-14. The Upsetters - Temptation
5-15. Aswad - Back To Africa
5-16. Beenie Man - What Those Guys Are For
6-1. Burning Spear - Marcus Garvey
6-2. Cat Campbell - Hammering
6-3. Lorna Bennett - Breakfast In Bed
6-4. Gregory Isaacs - Night Nurse
6-5. The Heptones - Book Of Rules
6-6. Junior Murvin - Police & Thieves
6-7. Ernest Ranglin - Exodus
6-8. The Melodians - Rivers Of Babylon
6-9. Wailing Souls - Bredda Gravalicious
6-10. Black Uhuru - Sinsemilla
6-11. Bob & Marcia - Young, Gifted And Black
6-12. Derrick And Patsy - Housewifes Choice
6-13. Dillinger - Cokane In My Brain
6-14. Don Drummond - Eastern Standard Time
6-15. The Heptones - Party Time
6-16. Grace Jones - My Jamaican Guy
7-1. Toots & The Maytals - Reggae Got Soul
7-2. Millie Small - Sweet William
7-3. Jah Lion - Soldier And Police War
7-4. Leroy Smart - Ballistic Affair
7-5. Alton Ellis - Dance Crasher
7-6. Jimmy Cliff - The Harder They Come
7-7. Junior Delgado - Fort Augustus
7-8. Lee Perry - Dreadlocks In Moonlight
7-9. Linton Kwesi Johnson - Want Fi Goh Rave
7-10. The Royals - Free Speech And Movement
7-11. Steel Pulse - Prodigal Son
7-12. The Tennors - Ride Your Donkey
7-13. Val Bennett - The Russians Are Coming (Aka Take 5)
7-14. Baba Brooks - Guns Fever
8-1. Black Uhuru - What Is Life
8-2. Chaka Demus & Pliers - Tease Me
8-3. Damian Marley - Welcome To Jamrock
8-4. Gregory Isaacs - Oh What A Feeling
8-5. Hopeton Lewis - Take It Easy
8-6. Ini Kamoze - Trouble You A Trouble Me
8-7. Luciano (2) - Moving Up
8-8. Sugar Minott - The People Ought To Know
8-9. The Uniques - My Conversation
8-10. Keith & Tex - Stop That Train
8-11. The Mighty Diamonds - Pass The Kouchie
8-12. The Paragons - On The Beach
8-13. Aswad - Warrior Charge
8-14. Lee Perry & The Upsetters - People Funny Boy
8-15. Sly Dunbar - Hot You're Hot


Barcode and Other Identifiers:

Barcode 600753387924



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When We Grade Records Most Grading is Done Visually, If the Record is Worth Over £10.00 it will be Test Played, Due to the Sheer Amount of Products we List A Day it would be humanly Impossible to Test Play everything.

We Grade items Using the Below Guide:-



Item Is New, Vinyl Brand New, Never Played, Sleeve Usually Stil in Seal Wrap


Near Mint

The record Will be Like New, Possibly Unplayed, As will be used it will have been handled by a previous owner, The Sleeve will be in Almost Perfect Condition, there may be some indication that the sleeve was Handled such as a slight mark on sleeve corners


Very Good Plus (VG+)

The Record Will Be In Excellent Condition, There Will be a Few Very Fine Marks on the Vinyl, Around 2 - 5 Would be Acceptable, and The Sleeve Will Show Light Wear to Corners Only


Very Good (VG)

The Record Will Show Signs That it has been used, Quite a few Fine Marks on Media, Around 5 - 10 Would Be Acceptable, Surface noise is common at the Very Beginning of Playback, and Surface Noise Will Possibly be present only at the Quietest parts of Playback, Sleeve Will Have Either Have Heavy Wear to Corners or Wear to edges.


Good Plus (G+)

The Record Will Have Noticeable Scratches, Possible Deep scratches, on playback, all or Part of the Media Playback will have Surface Noise Present (for Example One Scratch Can Cause load noise but the rest of the record plays fine) Record won't Skip, and Sleeve Will Have Heavy Wear Overall Record Where Split is Going to Happen, Or Sleeve Has Rip in Sleeve But not all the way Across


Good (G)

Vinyl Will Play But will Have Skipping in parts, Sleeve Will Have a Large Rip(S) Resulting in Sleeve being Unable to Contain the Record Unsupported


Fair (F)

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