Harry J's Recording Studio

Harry J's Recording Studio

Profile:
Harry J's studio in Kingston, Jamaica.

Sometimes referred to as:
- Harry J.
- Harry J Studios
- Harry J. Studios
- Harry "J" Studio

In 1972, Harry Johnson sold his record shop and set up his own recording studio "Harry J", on 10 Roosevelt Avenue, Uptown Kingston, where he employed Sid Bucknor and later Sylvan Morris as resident recording engineer. Harry J Studio soon became one of the most famous Jamaican studios after having recorded several Bob Marley & The Wailers albums from 1973 to 1976 before the Tuff Gong era; such as Rastaman Vibration and Catch A Fire.

Mastering & Vinyl Cutting Engineers:
-Sid Bucknor
-Sylvan Morris
Contact Info:

10 Roosevelt Ave
Kingston 6, Kingston
Sites:

Label

Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
Winston McAnuff & The Bazbaz Orchestra - A Drop Winston McAnuff & The Bazbaz Orchestra Winston McAnuff & The Bazbaz Orchestra - A Drop(CD, Album) Black Eye (2) France 2005 Sell This Version
Yabby You & The Prophets - Conquering Lion  (Expanded Edition) Yabby You & The Prophets Yabby You & The Prophets - Conquering Lion (Expanded Edition)(CD, Album, Comp) Pressure Sounds UK 2021 Sell This Version
Fat Man Ridim Section* - Bald Head Justice Fat Man Ridim Section* Bald Head Justice(LP, Album, Whi) Top Ranking Sounds US Unknown Sell This Version
001 The Heptones - Cool Rasta The Heptones Cool Rasta 001 Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
0001 Earl Sixteen - Man Making Plan Earl Sixteen Man Making Plan(7") Happy Tone 0001 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
1A 062-82746 The Rasses* - Experience The Rasses* Experience(LP, Album) United Artists Records 1A 062-82746 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
002 Congo* - Congo Ashanti Congo* Congo Ashanti(LP, Album) Congo Ashanty 002 Jamaica 1979 Sell This Version
002 Tinga Stewart - Coo Deh Tinga Stewart Coo Deh(7") Cancer (2) 002 Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
002 Ronnie Davis - Wheel Of Life Ronnie Davis Wheel Of Life(LP, Album) Upstairs Records (6) 002 Jamaica 1983 Sell This Version
2C 068 61.855 M Big Youth - Screaming Target Big Youth Screaming Target(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Trojan Records 2C 068 61.855 M France 1978 Sell This Version
2S 068 82625 The Royal Rasses - Humanity The Royal Rasses Humanity(LP, Album) Ballistic Records 2S 068 82625 France 1979 Sell This Version
5B 27236 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration Bob Marley & The Wailers Rastaman Vibration (Album) 5B 27236 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
5B 87334 The Wailers - Burnin' The Wailers Burnin' (Album) 5B 87334 Spain 1978 Sell This Version
5B 88741 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread Bob Marley & The Wailers Natty Dread(LP, Album, RE) Island Records 5B 88741 Spain 1989 Sell This Version
7JC 1899 Lorna Bennett / The N.G's - Morning Has Broken / Version Roots Lorna Bennett / The N.G's Lorna Bennett / The N.G's - Morning Has Broken / Version Roots(7") Jaywax 7JC 1899 Jamaica 1972 Sell This Version
007 JL James Lloyd - A Taste Of James Lloyd James Lloyd A Taste Of James Lloyd(LP, Album) Freedom (8) 007 JL Trinidad & Tobago 1977 Sell This Version
14C 064-64801 The Wailers - Burnin' The Wailers Burnin'(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Island Records 14C 064-64801 Greece 1982 Sell This Version
14C 264-64801 The Wailers - Burnin' The Wailers Burnin'(Cass, Album, RE) Island Records 14C 264-64801 Greece 1982 Sell This Version
14SC0067 Bob Marley And The Wailers* - Catch A Fire Bob Marley And The Wailers* Catch A Fire(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Tuff Gong, Island Records 14SC0067 Italy 2014 Sell This Version
14SC0069 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Exodus Bob Marley & The Wailers Exodus(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Tuff Gong, Island Records 14SC0069 Italy 2014 Sell This Version
14SC0072 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread Bob Marley & The Wailers Natty Dread(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Tuff Gong, Island Records 14SC0072 Italy 2014 Sell This Version
14SC0073 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Burnin' Bob Marley & The Wailers Burnin'(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Tuff Gong, Island Records 14SC0073 Italy 2014 Sell This Version
14SC0074 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration Bob Marley & The Wailers Rastaman Vibration(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Tuff Gong, Island Records 14SC0074 Italy 2014 Sell This Version
20S-81 The Wailers - Catch A Fire The Wailers Catch A Fire(LP, Album, RE) Island Records, Polystar 20S-81 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
20S-85 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration Bob Marley & The Wailers Rastaman Vibration(LP, Album, RE) Island Records, Polystar 20S-85 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
91 Bunny Lee & Friends* - Tape Rolling! With Bunny Lee & Friends: On Wax And In The Studio 1971-74 Bunny Lee & Various Bunny Lee & Various - Tape Rolling! With Bunny Lee & Friends: On Wax And In The Studio 1971-74(2xLP, Comp) Pressure Sounds, Pressure Sounds 91 UK 2016 Sell This Version
105 The Prophets - King Tubby's Prophecies Of Dub The Prophets King Tubby's Prophecies Of Dub(16xFile, FLAC, Album, RE) Pressure Sounds 105 UK 2020
106 Melody Beecher - Love & Unity / Illusions Melody Beecher Love & Unity / Illusions(12") Paul-Mel Records 106 US 1982 Sell This Version
000230 Striker Lee - Jamaica Soul 2 (A Serious Selection Of 'Groovy Hits' From Bunny Lee's Productions) Striker Lee Jamaica Soul 2 (A Serious Selection Of 'Groovy Hits' From Bunny Lee's Productions)(CD, Comp) Culture Press 000230 France 2008 Sell This Version
000233 Various - Jamaica Soul 2 (A Serious Selection Of 'Groovy Hits' From Bunny Lee's Productions) Various Jamaica Soul 2 (A Serious Selection Of 'Groovy Hits' From Bunny Lee's Productions)(LP, Comp) Culture Press 000233 France 2008 Sell This Version
301 Various - Wiser Dread Various Wiser Dread(LP, Comp) Nighthawk Records 301 US 1981 Sell This Version
305 The Gladiators - Symbol Of Reality The Gladiators Symbol Of Reality(LP, Album) Nighthawk Records, Nighthawk Records 305 US 1982 Sell This Version
306 Various - Knotty Vision Various Knotty Vision(LP, Comp) Nighthawk Records 306 US 1983 Sell This Version
1003 Augustus Pablo - East Of The River Nile Augustus Pablo East Of The River Nile(LP, Album, RE) Message, Message 1003 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
1005 Augustus Pablo - Earth's Rightful Ruler Augustus Pablo Earth's Rightful Ruler(LP, Album) Message, Message 1005 US 1983 Sell This Version
1819-2 Slim Smith - This Feeling Slim Smith This Feeling(CD) Peter Pan Industries 1819-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
1822-2 General Plough & Welton Irie - One And One = Two General Plough & Welton Irie General Plough & Welton Irie - One And One = Two(CD, Album) Jamaican Authentic, Peter Pan Industries 1822-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
1825-2 Ken Boothe - Natural Feeling Ken Boothe Natural Feeling(CD, Comp) Jamaican Authentic, Peter Pan Industries 1825-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
1827-2 Ken Boothe - Rock On Love Ken Boothe Rock On Love(CD, Comp) Jamaican Authentic, Peter Pan Industries 1827-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
1828-2 Glen Ricks - Hold On Glen Ricks Hold On(CD, Album) Jamaican Authentic, Peter Pan Industries 1828-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
1830-2 Jackie Edwards - Escape Jackie Edwards Escape(CD, Album) Peter Pan Industries 1830-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
1834-2 Hortence Ellis* - Queen Of Reggae Music Hortence Ellis* Queen Of Reggae Music(CD, Album) JA Records (4), Peter Pan Industries 1834-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
1835-2 Beenie Man - All The Best Beenie Man All The Best(CD, Comp) Jamaican Authentic, Peter Pan Industries 1835-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
1980 Big Youth - Progress Big Youth Progress(LP, Album) Negusa Nagast 1980 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
2531 Bunny Wailer - Rock 'N' Groove Bunny Wailer Rock 'N' Groove(LP, Album, RE) Solomonic 2531 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
2537 Bunny Wailer - Dubd’sco Vol. 1 Bunny Wailer Dubd’sco Vol. 1 (Album) 2537 Jamaica 1978 Sell This Version
2539 Bunny Wailer - In I Father's House Bunny Wailer In I Father's House(LP, Album) Solomonic 2539 Jamaica Unknown Sell This Version
2751 The Mighty Diamonds - Possie Are You Ready / Pray To Thee The Mighty Diamonds Possie Are You Ready / Pray To Thee(12") Hot Heat Promotions 2751 US 1985 Sell This Version
7657 Aston Familyman Barrett* - Cobra Style: Productions From The Wailers' Musical Director Aston Familyman Barrett* Cobra Style: Productions From The Wailers' Musical Director(CD, Comp) Heartbeat Records (2) 7657 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
8215 Glen Brown - The Way To Mt. Zion Glen Brown The Way To Mt. Zion(CD) ROIR USA 8215 US 1995 Sell This Version
99-06EP Congo* - At The Feast / Music Maker Congo* At The Feast / Music Maker(12", EP) 99 Records (2) 99-06EP US 1981 Sell This Version
12 388 AT Lorna Bennett - Breakfast In Bed Lorna Bennett Breakfast In Bed(7", Single) Blue Mountain 12 388 AT Germany 1972 Sell This Version
13 029 AT The Wailers - Get Up, Stand Up The Wailers Get Up, Stand Up(7", Single) Island Records, Island Records 13 029 AT Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version
013044 Welton Irie - Ghetto Man Corner Welton Irie Ghetto Man Corner (Album) 013044 UK 1990 Sell This Version
20743-2 מוקי* - עוקף מלמעלה מוקי* עוקף מלמעלה (CD, Album) NMC (2) 20743-2 Israel 2005 Sell This Version
25503 XOT Bunny Wailer - Protest Bunny Wailer Protest (Album) 25503 XOT Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
27 045 ET Bob Marley And The Wailers* - Catch A Fire Bob Marley And The Wailers* Catch A Fire (Album) 27 045 ET Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
27046 XOT The Heptones - Night Food The Heptones Night Food(LP, Album) Island Records 27046 XOT Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
27 049 XOT Toots & The Maytals - Reggae Got Soul Toots & The Maytals Reggae Got Soul (Album) 27 049 XOT Netherlands 1976 Sell This Version
27 236 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration Bob Marley & The Wailers Rastaman Vibration (Album) 27 236 Europe 1987 Sell This Version
27236-I Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration Bob Marley & The Wailers Rastaman Vibration (Album) 27236-I Spain 1978 Sell This Version
27 236 XOT Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration Bob Marley & The Wailers Rastaman Vibration (Album) 27 236 XOT Europe 1976 Sell This Version
34145-2 Bunny Wailer - Crucial! Roots Classics Bunny Wailer Crucial! Roots Classics(CD, Comp) Koch International 34145-2 Austria 1994 Sell This Version
38.039 Dennis Brown - Joseph's Coat Of Many Colours Dennis Brown Joseph's Coat Of Many Colours(LP, Album) WEA 38.039 Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
40004-2 Burning Spear Social Living(Cass, Album) Island Records 40004-2 US 1978 Sell This Version
43015 The Meditations - Greatest Hits The Meditations Greatest Hits(LP, Comp) Shanachie 43015 US 1984 Sell This Version
43043 Bunny Wailer - Rootsman Skanking Bunny Wailer Rootsman Skanking (Album) 43043 US 1987 Sell This Version
43046 General Trees - Nuff Respect General Trees Nuff Respect(LP, Album) Shanachie 43046 US 1987 Sell This Version
45014 Bunny Wailer - Crucial! Roots Classics Bunny Wailer Crucial! Roots Classics (Comp) 45014 US 1994 Sell This Version
45037 King Tubby Meets Lee Perry - Megawatt Dub King Tubby Meets Lee Perry King Tubby Meets Lee Perry - Megawatt Dub(CD, Comp) Shanachie 45037 US 1997 Sell This Version
47007 Glen Brown - Check The Winner (The Original Pantomine Instrumental Collection 1970-74) Glen Brown Check The Winner (The Original Pantomine Instrumental Collection 1970-74)(CD, Comp) Greensleeves Records, Shanachie 47007 UK 1990 Sell This Version
48009 Eek-A-Mouse - Skidip! Eek-A-Mouse Skidip! (Album) 48009 US 1990 Sell This Version
57789 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Burnin' Bob Marley & The Wailers Burnin'(Cass, Album, RE) Island Records 57789 Spain Unknown Sell This Version
66 209 Yellowman - Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt Yellowman Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt(LP, Album, blu) Blue Moon Productions, Greensleeves Records 66 209 France 1984 Sell This Version
70047 U-Roy - Rasta Ambassador U-Roy Rasta Ambassador(LP, Album, RE) Virgin 70047 France 1984 Sell This Version
73115-2 Dave Eggar - Kingston Morning Dave Eggar Kingston Morning (Album) 73115-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
86767-I Bob Marley & The Wailers - Catch A Fire Bob Marley & The Wailers Catch A Fire(LP, Album, RE) Island Records, Island Records 86767-I Spain Unknown Sell This Version
87334-I The Wailers - Burnin' The Wailers Burnin' (Album) 87334-I Spain 1978 Sell This Version
87 334-XOT The Wailers - Burnin' The Wailers Burnin'(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Island Records, Island Records 87 334-XOT Germany Unknown Sell This Version
88741 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread Bob Marley & The Wailers Natty Dread(LP, Album, RE) Island Records, Island Records 88741 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
88741 1 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread Bob Marley & The Wailers Natty Dread(LP, Album) Island Records, Island Records 88741 1 Spain Unknown Sell This Version
88741 I Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread Bob Marley & The Wailers Natty Dread (Album) 88741 I Spain 1975 Sell This Version
88 741 XOT Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread Bob Marley & The Wailers Natty Dread (Album) 88 741 XOT Germany 1975 Sell This Version
8.9005 Keith Hudson & Family Man* - Pick A Dub Keith Hudson & Family Man* Keith Hudson & Family Man* - Pick A Dub(LP, Album, RE) Jah Live, Jah Live 8.9005 France 1981 Sell This Version
90030-1 Bob Marley And The Wailers* - Catch A Fire Bob Marley And The Wailers* Catch A Fire (Album) 90030-1 US 1984 Sell This Version
90030-2 Bob Marley And The Wailers* - Catch A Fire Bob Marley And The Wailers* Catch A Fire(CD, Album, RE) Island Records, Island Records 90030-2 US 1988 Sell This Version
90031-1 The Wailers - Burnin' The Wailers Burnin' (Album) 90031-1 US 1983 Sell This Version
90033-1 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration Bob Marley & The Wailers Rastaman Vibration(LP, Album, RE, Spe) Island Records, Island Records 90033-1 US 1983 Sell This Version
122172 Bim Sherman - Across The Red Sea Bim Sherman Across The Red Sea(CD, Album, RE) Musidisc 122172 France 1998 Sell This Version
14678 - 8 Paul Hurlock - Eloha Paul Hurlock Eloha(LP, Album) Tipheret 14678 - 8 Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
200 346 Burning Spear - Social Living Burning Spear Social Living (Album) 200 346 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
200387 The Gladiators - Naturality The Gladiators Naturality (Album) 200387 Netherlands 1979 Sell This Version
203 201 Bob Marley And The Wailers* - Catch A Fire Bob Marley And The Wailers* Catch A Fire (Album) 203 201 Germany 1980 Sell This Version
203 202 The Wailers - Burnin' The Wailers Burnin' (Album) 203 202 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
204 209 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread Bob Marley & The Wailers Natty Dread(LP, Album, RE) Island Records 204 209 Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
210 848 Bob Marley & The Wailers - Natty Dread Bob Marley & The Wailers Natty Dread (Album) 210 848 Europe 1990 Sell This Version
210 852 Bunny Wailer - Sings The Wailers Bunny Wailer Sings The Wailers(LP, Album, RE) Mango 210 852 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
210 859 Burning Spear - Man In The Hills Burning Spear Man In The Hills(LP, Album, RP, Gat) Island Records, Mango 210 859 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
210 887 Bob Marley And The Wailers* - Catch A Fire Bob Marley And The Wailers* Catch A Fire(LP, Album, RE, RM) Tuff Gong, Island Records 210 887 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
253 202 The Wailers* - Burnin' The Wailers* Burnin'(CD, Album, RE) Island Records 253 202 Germany Unknown Sell This Version