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Top 10 Bestsellers June 2015 at Copasetic Mailorder

Copasetic Mailorder, illustration: Tobi Dahmen

The Copasetic Number One in June 2015 is a top example of global cultural forces working together to produce intriguing results. Sam Carty’s “Bird In Hand” is a cover of an old Indian Bollywood tune, produced by Lee Perry in Jamaica, this version being released for the first time by Rock A Shacka in Japan.

Here is the complete top 10 list:

  1. Sam Carty – Bird In Hand / Lee Perry – Happy Roots // Upsetters – Upsetting Rhythm #2 – 10″ (Rock A Shacka /Japan)
  2. French Boutik – Mieux Comme Ca – 2×7″ (copaseDisques)
  3. Mentalettes, The – Fine, Fine, Fine // Do You Love Me – 7″ – 2nd press (copaseDisques)
  4. Nicole Willis – Paint Me In A Corner // Where Are You Now? – 7″ (Timmion Records)
  5. Byron Lee – Frankenstein – 7″ (Dub Store/Japan)
  6. Various – Back From The Grave Vol.1-7 – 4xCD set – SPECIAL OFFER (Crypt Records)
  7. Lyn Taitt – The Untouchables // Pepper Pot – 7″ (Dub Store / Japan)
  8. Alton Ellis – If I Could Rule The World – 12″ (Onlyroots Records)
  9. Fourtune-Tellers, The // X-Ray Harpoons, The – split 7″ (copaseDisques)
  10. Byron Lee & the Dragonaires – Uptown Top Ranking – DoLP (17 North Parade)

Thanks go out to Alex for the list. Keep them coming.

Any record stores, mail order services, djs or podcasters up to post a top 10 list? Just write an email to joachim@reggae-steady-ska.com.

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With his Ska band The Braces (1984-1991, 2000-2006) Joachim Uerschels released three albums for Unicorn, Pork Pie and Mad Butcher Records. He lives in Cologne, Germany as a writer and musician. In 2016, he published his solo debut album "Songbook Vol. II" as Joe ScholesJoe Scholes

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