Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Talk About Love w/ Undercover

Maybe not everyones cup of tea, but for me Lovers Rocks! There is nothing quite like a singjay such us Alton Ellis, Gregory Isaacs or Courtney John crooning about their long lost lovers. Part One features mostly rocksteady relicks of old Treasure Isle and Studio One cuts from the Peckings, Stingray and Joe Fraser. Part Two is more up to the time, with some modern one drop roots riddims getting the luv a dub treatment from Special Delivery, Sir Peter and Necessary Mayhem.

Pat Kelly - Talk About Love (Sureshot)

***Run Run Riddim***
Delroy Wilson - Run Run Version (Studio One)
George Nooks - Run Run (Stingray)
Luciano - Gunman (Stingray)

***I Can't Stand It Riddim***
Alton Ellis - I Can't Stand It (Treasure Isle)
Roger Robin - Take It Slow (VP)
Peter Hunningale - In The Ghetto (Peckings)

Courtney John - Lucky Man (Peckings)

***You Don't Need Me Riddim***
Courtney John - Love Is (Joe Fraser)
Sadiki - Change Your Mind (Joe Fraser)
Lloyd brown - Another Sunday (Joe Fraser)

***You I Love Riddim***
The Techniques - It's You I Love (Studio One)
Gappy Ranks - Musical Girl

***Jah Give Us Life Riddim***
Ray Darwin - New York Minute (Joe Fraser)
Tinga Stewart - Run Run Run (Joe Fraser)
Sadiki - Tears Don't Cry (Joe Fraser)

***Make Up To Break Up Riddim***
Leroy Sibbles - Break Up to Make Up (Duke Reid)
Tarrus Riley - Young Heart (Peckings)
Sadiki - Lovers Flight (Peckings)

Lady Lex and the Supersonics - At Last (Peckings)

***Only A Smile Riddim***
Luciano - Moving On (Peckings)
Tenar Star - Only A Smile (Stingray)
Colin B - All Night Long (Stingray)

***Danger In Your Eyes Riddim***
Ronald Merrils - Danger In Your Eyes (Studio One)
Gregory Isaac - Danger In Your Eyes (Stingray)
Dennis Brown - Cold Hearted Fools (Stingray)

***Laba Laba Riddim***
Dennis Brown - I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love (Stingray)
Al Campbell - Let's Bring It Back (Stingray)
Mighty Diamonds - Nice & Slow (Stingray)

***Love Is Not a Gamble Riddim***
The Techniques - Love Is Not a Gamble (Treasure Isle)
Dennis Alcapone - Love Is Not a Gamble (Duke Reid)
Kelly Makeda - Shake It Off (Peckings)
Janet-Lee Davis - I Don't Wanna Know (Peckings)

***Rocksteady Riddim***
Alton Ellis - Rocksteady (Treasure Isle)
Kelly Mekada - Easy (Peckings)
Lady Lex - Breaking Up (Peckings)
Mark 'Saxa' Overton - Tribute To Duke Reid (Peckings)

***I'm In Love With A Dreadlocks Riddim***
Brown Sugar - I'm In Love With A Dreadlocks (Lovers Rock)
Nadine Marshall & Blackout JA - Love With A Dreadlocks (Necessary Mayhem)

**The Shining Light Riddim***
Comfort - Love Light (Reggae Wave)
Pinchers - She Don't Mind (Reggae Wave)
Lorenzo - Wake Dem Up (Reggae Wave)

***Love Stories Riddim***
Christopher Martin -Follow Me (Bridgeview Productions)
Bugle - Life Nuh Easy (Bridgeview Productions)

***Sugar Riddim***
Demarco - It's OK (Special Delivery)
Million Stylez - Me And You (Special Delivery)

***Luv a Dub Riddim***
Peetah Heritage - Salute Them (Dancehallism)
Alaine and Buju Banton - Luv a Dub (Dancehallism)

***Inner City Lady Riddim***
Etana - August Town (Necessary Mayhem)
Gregory Isaacs - Inner City Lady (Necessary Mayhem)

Mr Vegas f/ Shaggy & Josey Wales - Sweet Jamaica

Maikal X - Here She Comes (Rock n Vibes)

***Longtime Riddim***
Peetah Morgan - My Makeda (Special Delivery)
J Boog - So Far Gone (Special Delivery)
Gappy Ranks f/ Beenie Man - Longtime (Special Delivery)

***Tek A Train Riddim***
Ziggi - Love Crazy (Rootdown)
Cali P - Girl You Dont Know (Rootdown)
Anthony B - Love Dont Get Better (Rootdown)

***Slaving Riddim***
Glen Brown - No More Slavery (Pantomine)
Lloyd Parks - Loverman (Keepleft Records)

***Yes You Are Riddim***
Carlton Livingston - Lover (Sir Peter Productions)
Nesbeth - My Baby (Sir Peter Productions)
Ayana Ash - Memories (Sir Peter Productions)


  1. give thanks 4 the lovers selection some real bigg peaple tunes ...real reggae music

  2. Thank you for the Lovers Rock post; much appreciated!