Strictly crucial cuts from Yabby You alongside The Prophets –

Pressure sounds do it again, this time with a superb collection of dubs and rarities from the great Yabby You aka Vivian Jackson, alongside his backing band ‘The Prophets’.

Spread across the two discs, you can find a number of great tracks from an era of roots that will continue to shine through, especially these tunes that Yabby laid his hands and voice on – this is raw, glistening, concise and righteous roots, no denying it.

Most of the tracks on here are previously unreleased dubplate mixes, and each one was restored with love from the original records for this collection, maintaining it’s ‘dubplate’ aesthetic throughout, it’s a pleasure to let this tracks play and soak up the vibes.

Presented in style, aside from the music, it’s also very much worth buying this in order to see and read the extensive sleeve notes and pictures, telling the story of an encounter with Yabby You and ‘friends’.

Essential roots and dub from  one of the greatest…
Seriously top stuff.

Mixed at King Tubby’s Studio.
co-produced by Sugar Minott.

Recorded at Dynamics, The Black Ark, Channel One, King Tubby’s, Basing Street, Joe Gibbs.
Engineered by King Tubby, Philip Smart, Prince Jammy, Errol Thompson, Pat Kelly…

Santa, Sly, Horsemouth, Benbow on Drums.
Robbie, Familyman, Clinton Fearon on Bass.
Earl ‘Wire’ Lindo, Familyman, Bagga on Organ.
Chinna, Ranchie and Albert Griffiths on Guitar.
Touta, Augustus Pablo on Piano.
Sticky, Skully on Percussion.
Tommy McCook, Bobby Ellis, Vin Gordon on Sax, Trumpet and Trombone…

TRACKLIST:
Side 1:
Vivian Jackson & The Prophets: Walls of Jerusalem
Yabby You & The Prophets: Thirty Pieces of Silver
Vivian Jackson & The Prophets: Sipping I & I Chalice
The Prophets: I & I Chalice Version
Side 2:
Wayne Wade and The Prophets: Man of the Living
Prophets Allstars: Psalm 16
Yabby You & The Prophets: Chant Down Babylon Kingdom
The Prophets Allstars: Chant Down Babylon Version
Side 3:
Yabby You & The Prophets: Stop Your Quarelling
The Prophets Allstars: Stop Your Quarelling Version
The Prophets Allstars: Outside The City Walls
Vivian Jackson & The Sons of Jah: Jah Vengeance
Side 4:
Tony Tuff & The Prophets: I Can’t Hide
The Prophets Allstars: I Can’t Hide Version
Samuel Patterson: Time Changing
The Prophets Allstars: Mash Down

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