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THE CAROLOREGIANS: From The Congo Square b/w You Got To Be A Man (Vinyl 7″)

From The Congo SquareRating: ★★★★★ Funky boss reggae outfit, The Caroloregians, might now be defunct but before the year is out, you’ll have a chance to cop a new 45 as Happy People Records commit their favourite two cuts off the band’s 2012 LP, Fat Is Back, to vinyl 7″ – namely From The Congo Square and You Got To Be A Man. For those not in the know, the Caroloregians stock-in-trade was
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VARIOUS: Take Us Home: Boston Roots Reggae From 1979 To 1988

Take Us Home: Boston Roots Reggae From 1979 To 1988Most people probably won’t have pegged Boston, Mass. as a locus of quality roots reggae but for at least a decade from the late seventies onwards, it certainly was – as new Cultures Of Soul compilation, Take Us Home: Boston Roots Reggae From 1979 To 1988, decisively reveals. Turns out that not only was Boston digging reggae before 1979, it was digging it before Exodus boosted Bob
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