Disappointed you didn’t get the Fathers Day gift you were after? Fear not, a repress of The Uniques – ‘Absolutely..’ limited edition on orange vinyl has just landed of the original Trojan release in 1968. ..”The Uniques are undoubtedly one of the most expressive in the field of entertainment in Jamaica today. Whenever they deliver a song, whether a bright or a sad one, the Uniques lift your soul & bring joy to you heart with their tremendous projection of soul, sung in Rock Steady & Reggae style..”

New Trojan Records repress vinyl LP available in store and online.

The saying don’t judge a book by it’s cover should also apply to this album. ‘Red Red Wine’ is a compilation album compiled by the Jamaican producer Brother Dan, better known by his stage name Dandy. The album consists of some of his most popular productions like Tony Tribe’s “Red Red Wine” and Israelites “Games People Play”. The reggae version of the Neil Diamond title song became a hit in the UK in the summer of 69. With his own showcase label ‘DownTown’, Dandy entered the music world, including his popular release ‘Reggae In Your Jeggae’.

Originally produced by Trojan Records in 1969. This repressed album is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered … More

1969 proved a pivotal year for Trojan and reggae as a whole. In the month’s following the company’s launch the previous summer, it was fast becoming a major force on the British music scene, its success propelled by the spending power of a new, powerful demographic that was successfully bringing reggae into the mainstream consciousness. Considered by many to be the best Trojan compilation LP.

Trojan released a 12 track budget-priced set that would become an era defining collection and one of the most popular … More

Born OTD in 1948, Jamaican vocalist known for his distinctive vibrato and timbre, Ken Boothe. Boothe’s first solo tracks were recorded in 1966 after Clement “Coxsone” Dodd had signed him to his Studio One Label. He also recorded material for Phil Pratt and Sonia Pottinger the same year. He had almost immediate success with songs including “The Train Is Coming” (on which he was backed by the Wailers), the first, ska version, of later reggae song You’re No Good with the Soulettes.

With a blizzard of individual labels and a marketing strategy that involved selling product out of the backs of vans, … More

Trojan Records epitomised the punk DIY ethic over a decade before ’76. With a blizzard of individual labels, a marketing strategy that involved selling product out of the backs of vans, the company spearheaded the injection of reggae & ska into the vein of British youth consciousness.

In its first brief six-year incarnation, Trojan produced nearly 30 hit singles, created the legendary compilation series Tighten Up and … More