Steve Barrow

Real Name:
Stephen Leigh Barrow
Profile:
Reggae expert and author who started his career running London record shop Daddy Kool mid seventies. Worked freelance for Island Records compiling Reggae & Jamaican music releases. In 1993 he was one of the founders of the highly respected Blood & Fire re-issue label.
Barrow's extensive knowledge of reggae was the catalyst for the creation of the Jamaican Reggae Archive Project which is funded and owned by Chris Blackwell with Barrow as de facto curator. Wrote The Rough Guide to Reggae with Peter Dalton (2).
He also started and ran the Hot Pot label from 2004 to 2007. His work includes writing liner notes, compiling re-issues and other contributions for labels like Pressure Sounds and Trojan Records.
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Steve Barrow Discography Tracks

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Steve Barrow - Intensified! Original Ska 1962-1966 album art Various Various - Intensified! Original Ska 1962-1966 (Comp, Album) Mango UK 1979 Sell This Version
Steve Barrow - More Intensified! Original Ska 1963-67 Vol. 2 album art Various Various - More Intensified! Original Ska 1963-67 Vol. 2 (Comp, Album) Mango US 1980 Sell This Version
202 829-270 Steve Barrow - The Bluebeat Years: The Birth Of A Music album art Various Various - The Bluebeat Years: The Birth Of A Music(LP, Comp) Island Records 202 829-270 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
IRSP 7 Steve Barrow - Catch This Beat: The Rocksteady Years 1966-1968 album art Various Various - Catch This Beat: The Rocksteady Years 1966-1968(LP, Comp, Mono) Island Records IRSP 7 UK 1980 Sell This Version
MLPS 9597 Steve Barrow - More Intensified! Original Ska 1963-67 Vol. 2 album art Various Various - More Intensified! Original Ska 1963-67 Vol. 2(LP, Comp, Mono) Mango MLPS 9597 US 1980 Sell This Version
TRLS 253 Steve Barrow - Beat Down Babylon "The Upsetter Years" album art Junior Byles Junior Byles - Beat Down Babylon "The Upsetter Years"(LP, Comp) Trojan Records TRLS 253 UK 1987 Sell This Version
Steve Barrow - "Keep On Coming Through The Door…"  Jamaican Deejay Music 1969 - 1973 album art Various Various - "Keep On Coming Through The Door…" Jamaican Deejay Music 1969 - 1973 (Comp) Trojan Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 265 Steve Barrow - Ba Ba Boom album art Various Various - Ba Ba Boom(LP, Comp) Trojan Records TRLS 265 UK 1988 Sell This Version
Steve Barrow - Soul Revolution 1 And 2 album art Bob Marley & The Wailers Bob Marley & The Wailers - Soul Revolution 1 And 2 (Comp) Trojan Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
Steve Barrow - Music Is My Occupation album art Various Various - Music Is My Occupation (Comp) Trojan Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
ATLP 101 Steve Barrow - Sufferer's Choice - Roots Reggae 1968-1973 album art Various Various - Sufferer's Choice - Roots Reggae 1968-1973(LP, Comp) Attack ATLP 101 UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 266 Steve Barrow - Harry Mudie & Friends : Let Me Tell You Boy album art Various Various - Harry Mudie & Friends : Let Me Tell You Boy(LP, Comp) Trojan Records TRLS 266 UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 258 Steve Barrow - Studio Kinda Cloudy - Keith Hudson And Friends album art Various Various - Studio Kinda Cloudy - Keith Hudson And Friends(LP, Comp) Trojan Records TRLS 258 UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 262 Steve Barrow - Clancy Eccles And Friends - Fatty Fatty 1967 - 1970 album art Various Various - Clancy Eccles And Friends - Fatty Fatty 1967 - 1970(LP) Trojan Records TRLS 262 UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 254 Steve Barrow - Give Me Power album art Lee Perry And Various Lee Perry And Various - Give Me Power(LP, Comp) Trojan Records TRLS 254 UK 1988 Sell This Version
Steve Barrow - Dance Crasher (Ska To Rock Steady) album art Various Various - Dance Crasher (Ska To Rock Steady) (Comp) Trojan Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
ATLP 104 Steve Barrow - Shocks Of Mighty 1969-1974 album art Lee Perry & Various Lee Perry & Various - Shocks Of Mighty 1969-1974(LP, Comp) Attack ATLP 104 UK 1988 Sell This Version
Steve Barrow - The Reggae Train 1968 - 1971 album art Joe Gibbs & Various Joe Gibbs & Various - The Reggae Train 1968 - 1971 (Comp) Trojan Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 268 Steve Barrow - U Roy And Friends - With A Flick Of My Musical Wrist (Jamaican Deejay Music 1970-1973) album art Various Various - U Roy And Friends - With A Flick Of My Musical Wrist (Jamaican Deejay Music 1970-1973)(LP, Comp) Trojan Records TRLS 268 UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 263 Steve Barrow - Niney And Friends - Blood And Fire 1971-1972 album art Various Various - Niney And Friends - Blood And Fire 1971-1972(LP) Trojan Records TRLS 263 UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 267 Steve Barrow - Step Softly (Rock-Steady And Reggae 1965-1972) album art Derrick Harriott And Various Derrick Harriott And Various - Step Softly (Rock-Steady And Reggae 1965-1972)(LP, Comp) Trojan Records TRLS 267 UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 269 Steve Barrow - When Will Better Come? 1972 - 1976 album art Junior Byles Junior Byles - When Will Better Come? 1972 - 1976(LP, Comp) Trojan Records TRLS 269 UK 1988 Sell This Version
TRLS 272 Steve Barrow - My Voice Is Insured For Half A Million Dollars album art Dennis Alcapone Dennis Alcapone - My Voice Is Insured For Half A Million Dollars(LP, Comp) Trojan Records TRLS 272 UK 1989 Sell This Version
Steve Barrow - Johnny In The Echo Chamber (Dubwise Selection 1975-1976) album art The Aggrovators The Aggrovators - Johnny In The Echo Chamber (Dubwise Selection 1975-1976) (Comp) Attack UK 1989 Sell This Version
Steve Barrow - Don't Trouble Trouble album art Johnny Clarke Johnny Clarke - Don't Trouble Trouble (Comp) Attack UK 1989 Sell This Version