Fab

Fab

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The Fab label was a subsidiary of Melodisc Records Ltd. and was started in 1966. The very first issues were pop tunes by the likes of P.J. Proby but by 1967 the label had been given over almost entirely to Jamaican music. This coincided with the phasing out of melodiscs Blue Beat label and consequently the Prince Buster productions that had dominated the Blue Beat label were switched to Fab.

The label, perhaps more than any other UK label, was unpredictable in the extreme with catalogue numbers being repeated, labels being changed, many issues on blanks, some labels being printed with just basic information like the song title and at some point in the early seventies a second run of issues starting.
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Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title (Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
45 FAB 51 Cupid  album cover Maximum Band Cupid(7", Single, 4-P) Fab 45 FAB 51 UK 1968 Sell This Version
181 Your Best Friend  album cover Joan Creary Your Best Friend(7", W/Lbl) Fab 181 UK 1972 Sell This Version
183 Dreamland  album cover Della Humphrey Dreamland(7") Fab 183 UK Unknown Sell This Version
187 Let Me Be Free  album cover The Teardrops (5) Let Me Be Free(7", Single) Fab 187 UK 1972 Sell This Version
200 Liberty Rock  album cover Great Aces Liberty Rock(7", Single) Fab 200 UK 1972 Sell This Version
201 I Didn't Mean It  album cover Great Aces I Didn't Mean It(7") Fab 201 UK 1972 Sell This Version
241 Feeling Soul  album cover Bob Andy Feeling Soul(7") Fab 241 UK 1972 Sell This Version
242 Take Me Back To Jamaica / Thousands Of Children  album cover Allan Swimmer / Dee Davidson* Allan Swimmer / Dee Davidson* - Take Me Back To Jamaica / Thousands Of Children(7", Single) FAB 242 UK 1974 Sell This Version
243 American Pum Pum  album cover Big Joe American Pum Pum(7") Fab 243 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
244 Let's Go Dancing  album cover John Holt Let's Go Dancing(7", Single) Fab 244 UK Unknown Sell This Version
245 Sixpence / Loving Feeling  album cover The Escorts (4) Sixpence / Loving Feeling(7", Single) Fab 245 UK Unknown Sell This Version
251 Locks Part 1 & 2  album cover Francis* Locks Part 1 & 2(7") Fab 251 UK Unknown Sell This Version
260 Oh Lord, Why Lord ?  album cover Horace Andy Oh Lord, Why Lord ?(7") Fab 260 UK 1972 Sell This Version
261 Wise Words  album cover F. Macgregor* Wise Words 261 UK 1972 Sell This Version
262 Soul Moog  album cover Ken* And The New Establishment Ken* And The New Establishment - Soul Moog(7") Fab 262 UK Unknown Sell This Version
AR/0159 What Do You Say About That / Think I'll  Sit Down And Cry  album cover Phase 4 (2) What Do You Say About That / Think I'll Sit Down And Cry AR/0159 Italy 1966 Sell This Version
BB 30 Madness / Toothache  album cover Prince Buster / Prince Buster's All Stars Prince Buster / Prince Buster's All Stars - Madness / Toothache(7", RE) Fab BB 30 UK Unknown Sell This Version
BB 30 Madness / Carolina  album cover Prince Buster And The All Stars* / Folk Brothers* Prince Buster And The All Stars* / Folk Brothers* - Madness / Carolina(7", Single) Fab BB 30 UK Unknown Sell This Version
BB 30 Humpty Dumpty / Carolina  album cover Eric Humpty Dumpty Morris*, Buster All Stars* / Folk Brothers* Eric Humpty Dumpty Morris*, Buster All Stars* / Folk Brothers* - Humpty Dumpty / Carolina(7", Single, RE) Fab BB 30 UK Unknown Sell This Version
BB 324 Al Capone  album cover Prince Buster And The All Stars* Al Capone (Single) BB 324 UK Unknown Sell This Version
BBLP 820 Rough Rider  album cover Prince Buster Rough Rider (Album) BBLP 820 UK 1969 Sell This Version
BBLP 821 Wreck A Pum Pum  album cover Prince Buster And The All Stars* Wreck A Pum Pum (Album) BBLP 821 UK 1969 Sell This Version
BBLP 822 Queen Of The Outlaws  album cover Prince Buster & The Allstars* Queen Of The Outlaws(LP, Album) Fab BBLP 822 UK 1969 Sell This Version
EP 1 Need Someone To Love Me  album cover Errol Dixon And The Goodtime Band Need Someone To Love Me(7", Single) Fab EP 1 UK 1966 Sell This Version
EP-1 Big Deal  album cover W.Goodman Big Deal(7", EP) Fab EP-1 UK 1971 Sell This Version
EP-2 Ragtime Annie / Soldier's Joy  album cover W.Goodman Ragtime Annie / Soldier's Joy(7", EP, Sol) Fab EP-2 UK 1971 Sell This Version
EP-3 Swing Your Partner - Authentic American Square Dances  album cover W. Goodman* Swing Your Partner - Authentic American Square Dances(7", EP) Fab EP-3 UK 1971 Sell This Version
FAB 1 What Do You Say About That / I'm Gonna Sit Down And Cry  album cover Phase 4 (2) What Do You Say About That / I'm Gonna Sit Down And Cry(7") Fab FAB 1 UK 1966 Sell This Version
FAB-2 I Need Love / You Got Me Cryin'  album cover P. J. Proby* I Need Love / You Got Me Cryin' (Single) FAB-2 UK 1966 Sell This Version
FAB 3 Kent Brown & The Rainbows (2) Kent Brown & The Rainbows (2) - A Woman Bring Down Man / Bring Back Your Love(7") Fab FAB 3 UK 1966 Sell This Version
FAB-4 The Wave  album cover Jackie Riding, The Imeson Sound Jackie Riding, The Imeson Sound - The Wave (Single) FAB-4 UK 1966 Sell This Version
FAB 5 Never You Hurt  album cover Laurel Aitken And The Soulmen Laurel Aitken And The Soulmen - Never You Hurt(7", Single) Fab FAB 5 UK 1966 Sell This Version
Fab-6 Man Am I Worried / Listen To The Blues  album cover Phase 4 (2) Man Am I Worried / Listen To The Blues(7") Fab Fab-6 UK 1966 Sell This Version
FAB-10 Shakin' Up Orange Street / Black Girl  album cover Prince Buster And All Stars* Prince Buster And All Stars* - Shakin' Up Orange Street / Black Girl (Single) FAB-10 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB-11 Johnnie Cool Part I  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Prince Buster & All Stars* - Johnnie Cool Part I(7", Single) Fab FAB-11 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB-12 Jingle Bells / Silent Night  album cover Rico & All Stars Jingle Bells / Silent Night(7", Single) Fab FAB-12 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB 14 Babylon / Red Blood  album cover Chosen Few* / Vin Gordon Chosen Few* / Vin Gordon - Babylon / Red Blood(7", Promo, W/Lbl) Fab FAB 14 UK Unknown Sell This Version
FAB 15 Torture And Flames / Longing To Hold You  album cover Jackie Bernard / The Westmorelites Jackie Bernard / The Westmorelites - Torture And Flames / Longing To Hold You(7", Single, W/Lbl) Fab FAB 15 UK 1970 Sell This Version
FAB-16 Bye Bye Baby  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Bye Bye Baby(7") Fab FAB-16 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB 16 Freedom, Justice & Equality  / Down At The Bone Yard  album cover Alf & Teep / The Three Tops Alf & Teep / The Three Tops - Freedom, Justice & Equality / Down At The Bone Yard(7", W/Lbl) Fab FAB 16 UK 1971 Sell This Version
FAB-17 Need To Be Loved / I Am Going Home  album cover Richus Flames* Need To Be Loved / I Am Going Home (Single) FAB-17 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB-17 Dirty People / When You Are Around  album cover Roy Richards / Dorothy Jones (3) Roy Richards / Dorothy Jones (3) - Dirty People / When You Are Around(7", Single) Fab FAB-17 UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB-18 Gimme Some Sign Girl  album cover The Righteous Flames With The Prince Buster All Stars* The Righteous Flames With The Prince Buster All Stars* - Gimme Some Sign Girl FAB-18 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB 18-A Errol Dunkley Get Up Now(7") Fab FAB 18-A Jamaica 1972 Sell This Version
FAB-19 Trouble A Fe You  album cover Donald Dixon (2) Trouble A Fe You(7", Single, W/Lbl, 4 p) Fab FAB-19 UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB-20 Somebody Help Me / Rock & Shake  album cover Hortense Ellis & Busters All Stars* / Prince Buster & All Stars* Hortense Ellis & Busters All Stars* / Prince Buster & All Stars* - Somebody Help Me / Rock & Shake (Single) FAB-20 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB 21 Peace Of Mind / Shepherd Beng, Beng  album cover Winston Samuels / Prince Buster & Teddy King Winston Samuels / Prince Buster & Teddy King - Peace Of Mind / Shepherd Beng, Beng (Single) FAB 21 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB-21 Love And Obey / Born A Free Man  album cover Audrey Johnson (2) / Freddie McGregor & Al Campbell Audrey Johnson (2) / Freddie McGregor & Al Campbell - Love And Obey / Born A Free Man(7", W/Lbl) Fab, Studio One FAB-21 UK Unknown Sell This Version
FAB 22 You Hold The Handle  album cover The Conquerors You Hold The Handle(7", Single, W/Lbl, 4 p) Fab FAB 22 UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB 25 Train To Girls Town  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Train To Girls Town(7", Single) Fab FAB 25 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB25 Jimmy Riley, Dave Barker (2) Jimmy Riley, Dave Barker (2) - Keep An Eye/ Green Grow The Lilacs(7", W/Lbl) Fab FAB25 UK Unknown Sell This Version
FAB 26 Going To The River  album cover Prince Buster All Stars* Going To The River (Single) FAB 26 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB-26 Sad News / Smooth  album cover John Holt / Vin Gordon & The New Establishment John Holt / Vin Gordon & The New Establishment - Sad News / Smooth(7", Single, W/Lbl) Fab FAB-26 UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB 27 Baby I Got News / Mexican Divorce  album cover The Soul Tops / Teddy King & Busters All Stars* The Soul Tops / Teddy King & Busters All Stars* - Baby I Got News / Mexican Divorce(7", Single) Fab FAB 27 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB 30 When A Girl Loves A Boy / Never Kiss You Again  album cover The Righteous Flames & Buster All Stars* / The Daltons (4) & Buster All Stars* The Righteous Flames & Buster All Stars* / The Daltons (4) & Buster All Stars* - When A Girl Loves A Boy / Never Kiss You Again (Single) FAB 30 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB 30 Sound Dimension / Roy Richards Sound Dimension / Roy Richards - Mr. Arnold / Mr. Reggae(7", Single, W/Lbl) Fab FAB 30 UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB-31 Tony & Howie / Sound Dimension Tony & Howie / Sound Dimension - Fun It Up / Version(7", Single, W/Lbl) Fab FAB-31 UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB 31 Kings Of Old / Sweet Inspiration  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Kings Of Old / Sweet Inspiration(7") Fab FAB 31 UK 1968 Sell This Version
Fab 32 Got A New Girl / Come And Do It With Me  album cover Fritzroy D. Long* & Buster's All Stars* / Buster* & All Stars* Fritzroy D. Long* & Buster's All Stars* / Buster* & All Stars* - Got A New Girl / Come And Do It With Me Fab 32 UK 1968 Sell This Version
Fab 32 Fritzroy D. Long* & Buster's All Stars* / Buster* & All Stars* Fritzroy D. Long* & Buster's All Stars* / Buster* & All Stars* - Got A New Girl / Come And Do It With Me(7", 3-p) Fab Fab 32 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB-32A A Year Full Of Sunday / Your Love Is Amazing  album cover King Sporty / Delroy Wilson King Sporty / Delroy Wilson - A Year Full Of Sunday / Your Love Is Amazing(7", Single) Fab, Fab FAB-32A UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB-33 Voodoo  album cover Roy Richards Voodoo(7", Single) Fab FAB-33 UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB 34 Pound Get A Blow / Funeral  album cover The Wailers Pound Get A Blow / Funeral(7", Single, W/Lbl, Sol) FAB FAB 34 UK Unknown Sell This Version
FAB. 35 Try A Little Tenderness / All My Loving  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Try A Little Tenderness / All My Loving(7", Single) Fab FAB. 35 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 36 South Of The Border  album cover Prince Buster & The All Stars* South Of The Border(7") Fab FAB 36 UK Unknown Sell This Version
FAB 36 Thank You Lord  album cover Bob Marley & The Wailers Thank You Lord(7", Single, W/Lbl, Sol) Fab FAB 36 UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB. 36 The Glory Of Love / Another Sad Nite  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* The Glory Of Love / Another Sad Nite(7", Single) Fab FAB. 36 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 37 Nice Time / Hypocrites  album cover The Wailers Nice Time / Hypocrites(7", Single, W/Lbl, Sol) FAB FAB 37 UK 1972 Sell This Version
FAB. 37 Julie On My Mind / This Is A Hold-up  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Julie On My Mind / This Is A Hold-up(7") Fab FAB. 37 UK 1967 Sell This Version
FAB 40 Roughrider / 127 Orange Street  album cover Prince Buster All Stars* Roughrider / 127 Orange Street (Single) FAB 40 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB. 41 Cleopatra / Ride You Donkey  album cover Tenners* Cleopatra / Ride You Donkey (Single) FAB. 41 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB.41 Shepperd Beng, Beng (Gipsy, My Woman) / Ride You Donkey  album cover P. Buster* & Teddy King / Tenners* P. Buster* & Teddy King / Tenners* - Shepperd Beng, Beng (Gipsy, My Woman) / Ride You Donkey(7") Fab FAB.41 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 41 Another Sad Lonely Night / Freezing Up Orange Street  album cover Prince Buster Another Sad Lonely Night / Freezing Up Orange Street(7", W/Lbl) Fab FAB 41 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 42 Girl Your Cold  album cover Glenmore Brown* & Hope Town Lewis* Glenmore Brown* & Hope Town Lewis* - Girl Your Cold FAB 42 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 43 Skinney Leg Girl   album cover Hope Town Lewis* & Glenmore Brown* Hope Town Lewis* & Glenmore Brown* - Skinney Leg Girl (7") Fab FAB 43 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 45 For Sentimental Reasons / The Last Waltz  album cover L. Aitken* & The Rainbows (2) L. Aitken* & The Rainbows (2) - For Sentimental Reasons / The Last Waltz(7") Fab FAB 45 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 47 Going To Ethiopia (Rasta Book Your Passage)  album cover Prince Buster's All Stars Going To Ethiopia (Rasta Book Your Passage)(7", Single, W/Lbl) Fab FAB 47 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB. 50 Let Go Ya Donkey / While I Were Walk  album cover Tenners* / Me Tenners* Tenners* / Me Tenners* - Let Go Ya Donkey / While I Were Walk (Single) FAB. 50 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB. 51 Cupid  album cover Maximum Band Cupid (Single) FAB. 51 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB. 53 Come Yah, Come Yah / When You Going To Show Me How?  album cover Kent Brown And The Rainbows (2) Kent Brown And The Rainbows (2) - Come Yah, Come Yah / When You Going To Show Me How?(7", Single) Fab FAB. 53 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB. 54 Golden Festival / Think About The Future  album cover Roy Shirley With Busters All-Stars* Roy Shirley With Busters All-Stars* - Golden Festival / Think About The Future (Single) FAB. 54 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB. 56 Intensified Dirt / Don't You Know I Love You So  album cover Prince Buster & All-Stars* Intensified Dirt / Don't You Know I Love You So(7", Single) Fab FAB. 56 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 57 Green, Green Grass / Girls Like You  album cover Prince Buster All Stars* / Soul Makers Prince Buster All Stars* / Soul Makers - Green, Green Grass / Girls Like You(7", Single) Fab FAB 57 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 58 We Shall Overcome / Keep The Faith  album cover Prince Buster All Stars* We Shall Overcome / Keep The Faith(7", Single) Fab FAB 58 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 61 Sweet Rose / It Comes And Goes  album cover The Melodians Sweet Rose / It Comes And Goes(7", Single) Fab FAB 61 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 62 Looking For A Girl  album cover The Gaylads Looking For A Girl(7") Fab FAB 62 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 63 Can't You See / I Remember Someone  album cover Ken Boothe Can't You See / I Remember Someone(7") Fab FAB 63 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 64 Cool, Stroker  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Cool, Stroker(7") Fab FAB 64 UK Unknown Sell This Version
FAB 70 Give Me The Rights / I Do Love You  album cover Rudies-Fanatics* Give Me The Rights / I Do Love You (Single) FAB 70 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 71 Mighty Meaty / Go  album cover Rudies-Fanatics* Mighty Meaty / Go(7", Single) Fab FAB 71 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 80 Hypocrite / New Dance  album cover Prince Buster / Little Roy Prince Buster / Little Roy - Hypocrite / New Dance(7") Fab FAB 80 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 81 Whine And Grind  album cover Prince Buster And All Stars* Prince Buster And All Stars* - Whine And Grind (Single) FAB 81 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 82 Doctor Rodney (Black Power)  album cover Prince Buster And All Stars* Doctor Rodney (Black Power) FAB 82 UK 1968 Sell This Version
FAB 90 Three Coins In The Fountain  album cover Owen Gray Three Coins In The Fountain(7", Single, W/Lbl) Fab FAB 90 UK 1969 Sell This Version
FAB 92 Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da / Pharaoan House Crash  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Prince Buster & All Stars* - Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da / Pharaoan House Crash(7", Single) Fab FAB 92 UK 1969 Sell This Version
FAB 93 Ob-La-De / Wreck A Pum Pum  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Prince Buster & All Stars* - Ob-La-De / Wreck A Pum Pum(7", Single) Fab FAB 93 UK 1969 Sell This Version
FAB 94 Hey Jude / Django Fever  album cover Prince Buster & All Stars* Prince Buster & All Stars* - Hey Jude / Django Fever(7") FAB FAB 94 UK 1969 Sell This Version
FAB 96 Ay-Ay-Ay (My Mammy Has Told Me)  album cover O. Grey* & The Rudies O. Grey* & The Rudies - Ay-Ay-Ay (My Mammy Has Told Me) (Single) FAB 96 UK 1969 Sell This Version
FAB 100 Until You Fly Away  album cover The Mellotones Until You Fly Away(7", Single, W/Lbl) Fab FAB 100 UK 1969 Sell This Version
FAB 101 Pum-Pum A Go Kill You / Oh Lady Oh  album cover Busters All Stars* Pum-Pum A Go Kill You / Oh Lady Oh (Single) FAB 101 UK 1969 Sell This Version