Part 3 – 1972-1980

Jamaican 7-inch Singles:

Tuff Gong 127, King Street

Tuff Gong, 1972,
Midnight Ravers (Credit: Bob Marley & Wailers) (Matrix: DSR RM 7682-1) /
Ravers Version (Credit: Wailers All Star) (Matrix: DSR RM 7684-1)
The first pressing of this 7-inch appears with red and black writing on white background and full credits (B. Marley in brackets as writer, Bob Marley & The Wailers as artists) (PIC a-side).
Later pressings appear with red and black writing on white background with different credits (only Bob Marley & Wailers as artists) (PIC a-side).
The a-side is the album track.
The b-side is the version, released at 7-inch only.
RS confirms that the a-side of this and the US 7-inch is the album track and that the b-side of this and the US 7-inch is the same version.

Tuff Gong, 1972,
Rock It Babe (Credit: Bob Marley & Wailers) (Matrix: FM 7500-A) /
Rock It Version (Credit: Wailers All Star) (Matrix: DSR RM 7685-1)
This 7-inch appears with red and black writing on white background (PIC a-side) (PIC b-side).
The a-side is an alternate vocal take, released at 7-inch only.
The b-side is the instrumental version, released at 7-inch only.
RS mentions this one as the original first release, but don´t tell about a difference to the album track.
RS confirms that there is only this one version.

Tuff Gong
Rock It Babe (Credit: Bob Marley & Wailers) (Matrix: DSR RM 7683-1) /
Rock It Version (Credit: Wailers All Star) (Matrix: DSR RM 7685-1)
This 7-inch appears with red and black writing on white background (PIC a-side) (PIC b-side).
The a-side appears with a different matrix, but the music is identical to FM 7500-A.
The a-side is an alternate vocal take, released at 7-inch only.
The b-side is the instrumental version, released at 7-inch only.
JC mentions this one as the first release. The higher matrix seems to show that in fact it is a repressing.

Tuff Gong, 1972,
Concrete Jungle (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: DSR-RM-8601-A) /
Concrete Jungle (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (in fact: I´m Hurting Inside)
This 7-inch appears with blue writing on white background (PIC a-side and
with red writing on white background (PIC a-side).
The a-side is the album track.
The b-side is the Wail´N Soul´M recording of 1968.
This one seems to be the first single release of “Concrete Jungle”.

Tuff Gong,
Concrete Jungle (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) /
Rock It Baby (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers)
The a-side is the Wail´N Soul´M track recorded 1971.
The b-side is probably the alternate vocal take, released at 7-inch only.
This 7-inch is mentioned by JC as probably a repressing.

Tuff Gong,
Nice Time /
Rock It Baby Version (Credit: Wailers All Star)
The a-side is the Wail´N Soul´M track recorded 1967.
The b-side is the instrumental version, released on 7-inch only.
This 7-inch is mentioned by JC as probably a repressing.

Tuff Gong, 1973,
Chant I (in fact: Chant) Credit: Bod Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: RM 2266-B RRS) /
Curfew (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: SCR M #12 3205-A RRS)
This 7-inch appears with blue writing on black background with the a-side titled “Chant” and credited to “Bod Marley” (PIC a-side) (PIC b-side).
The a-side is the album track “Rastman Chant”.
The b-side is the album track “Burnin´ & Lootin´”.
I own this single.
RS confirms for the a-side the title to be “Chant” and this one to be the same as the album track “Rastaman Chant” and as the Tuff Gong 12-inch. RS confirms the b-side as the album track “Burnin´ And Lootin´”.
This one seems to be the first single release of “Chant” and “Curfew”.

Tuff Gong, 1974,
Road Block (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 1468) /
Rebel Music (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 1469)
“Rebel Music” is the version of “Road Block”.
Both sides are short alternate mixes.

Road Block (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: DSR BM 9602-A) /
Rebel Music (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: DSR BM 9602-B)
The b-side is the long alternate mix.

One of the two singles mentioned above appears with red writing on white background
the other one with black writing on white background without titles and credits.
In total there are three different a-sides and three different b-sides. I have two a-sides and two b-sides on vinyl and the short alt mix of the vocal track and the original version on CDR.

Road Block (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: AB 4709-A) /
Rebel Music (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 1649-B TSL-1)
The a-side is the edit of the album mix. The b-side is the short alternate mix. This matrix is not listed in RS book nor JC book.
Appears with black writing on purple background.
I own this single.

Road Block (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 1649) /
Rebel Music (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: DSR BM 9602-B)
Both sides are long alternate mixes.
Appears with rust writing on green background.
I own this single.

Tuff Gong, 1974,
Road Block (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: AB 4709-A) /
Rebel Music (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: AB 4710-B)
This 7-inch appears with black writing on yellow background without titles and credits and
with rust writing on green background.
RS tells, that the a-side is the album track.
RS tells, the b-side is the original mix, that mix has bongos in front.

Tuff Gong, 1974,
Knotty Dread (Credit: Bob Marley, Wailers & The I-Threes) (Matrix: FCT 45-A) /
Version (Credit: Wailers) (Matrix: FCT 45-B)
This 7-inch appears with rust writing on green background and
with red writing on pink background and
with red writing on yellow background and
with black writing on pink background and
red writing on white background.
I saw this one with black writing on yellow background (PIC a-side).
The a-side is an edit.
The b-side is a version, released on 7-inch only.
I own this single with rust writing on green background.

Tuff Gong, 1974,
Belly Full (Credit: Bob Marley & The I-Threes & Wailers) (Matrix: AB 4704 RRS) /
Version (Credit: —) (Matrix: AC # 4696-B)
Belly Full (Credit: Bob Marley & The I-Threes & Wailers) (Matrix: AB 4772) /
Version (Credit: —) (Matrix: AB 4773-B)
Belly Full (Credit: Bob Marley & The I-Threes & Wailers) (Matrix: AB 4944/2) /
Rebel Music (Credit: —) (Matrix: AB 4945/B)
This 7-inch appears with black writing on green background (PIC a-side) (PIC b-side) and
with red writing on green background and
with black writing on blue background (PIC a-side).
The a-side is an edit.
The b-side is the version, released on 7-inch only.
Although both sides appear with three different matrixes, the music is identical each time on all three matrixes.
I own the second mentioned single with black writing on green background.

Tuff Gong 56, Hope Road

Black Art, 1974,
Bend Down Low (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: A 4861) /
Talking Blues (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: 4861-B)
The label is photocopied (PIC a-side), originally “Black Ark Label”.
RS tells, the a-side is the album track. JC tells, the a-side would be a funky alternate take. From listening this track I say it is a different mix with the flute being different here.
RS tells, the b-side is the album track. So far he tells, A 4861 and Micron 6088 are the same, the b-side would be an edit.

Tuff Gong, 1974,
Talking Blues (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: Micron 6088) /
Talking Blues Version (Credit: Wailers, in fact: DJ-Version by I Roy) (Matrix: Micron 1675)
This 7-inch appears with the label with Bob´s head (PIC a-side) (PIC b-side).
The a-side is an edit of the album track.
I own this single.

Tuff Gong, 1975,
No Woman, No Cry (Live Lyceum 1975) (Credit: —) (Matrix: TS 7830) /
Kinky Reggae (Live Lyceum 1975) (Credit: —) (Matrix: IS 037 B)
This 7-inch appears with the label with Bob´s head.
Both sides are the same as the UK Island WIP 6244, 7-inch.
The a-side is an edit.
The b-side is originally not part of the album.

Tuff Gong, 1975,
Jah Live (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BM 2381) /
Concrete (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BM 2382)
BM 2381 and BM 2556 A are the same, BM 2382 and BM 2556 B are the same, too.
Note: DSR 5301 is a 1982 remix of “Jah Live”.
Note: RMI-3-83-B is an alternate mix of “Concrete” without Bob´s scream.
RS tells this one is the first release, released with a picture-sleeve with Haile Selassie on “Jah Live” side (PIC) and Bob on “Concrete” side (PIC).
JC has this one as a second pressing with new matrixes.
Both sides are the same as the UK Island WIP 6265, 7-inch.

Tuff Gong, 1975,
Jah Live (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BM 2556 A) /
Concrete (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BM 2556 B)
This 7-inch appears with the label with Bob´s head (PIC a-side) (PIC b-side).
JC tells, this 7-inch is the first release with a picture-sleeve with Haile Selassie on “Jah Live” side (PIC) and Bob on “Concrete” side (PIC).
RS dont mention these matrixes.

Tuff Gong, 1992,
Jah Live (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: WIPX 1471-2U) /
Version (Credit: —) (Matrix: RMI-3-83-B JAH DUBB)
This 7-inch appears with a label with a clasped hands in a see-through star.
The a-side´s matrix is identical to the UK Island WIP 6265, 1976, 7-inch. The b-side is a new matrix, not the one used for the JA Tuff Gong, 1976, 7-inch.
RS tells the b-side is an alternate mix without Bob´s scream.
JC don´t mention this one.
I own this repressing.

Blank, 1976,
(Rat Race) (Matrix: BM 2816) /
(Part II) (Matrix: BM 2817)
RS tells the a-side is an alternate take including the different lead vocal lines: “some are chicken, some a scratch, some a bun, some a batch”.
The b-side is its version. Without horns.
JC dont mention this one.

Tuff Gong, 1976,
Rat Race (Matrix: BM-2812-A) /
Part II (Matrix: BM-2837-B)
The a-side is an edit of the album track.
The b-side is its version without horns.
I own this single.

Tuff Gong, 1976,
Rat Race (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BM-2812-A) /
Part II (Credit: The Wailers) (Matrix: BM 2817)
This 7-inch appears with a label with a dread and a lightning logo (PIC a-side)
This single has the a-side taken from one and the b-side taken from the other of the two singles mentioned before.

Blank,
(Rat Race) (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: AB 2951) /
(Part II) (Credit: The Wailers) (Matrix: AB 2952)
JC mentions this 7-inch appearing on blank labels. The matrix shows it is an Aston Barrett Production. The a-side is the album track. The b-side is a dub mix of “Rat Race” with dominant horns.
RS dont mention these matrixes.

Tuff Gong, 1976,
Roots Rock Reggae (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: DSR 2377-B) /
War (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: DSR 2376-A)
This 7-inch appears on a red, green and yellow label (PIC b-side).
Both sides are the same as the UK Island 7-inch.
The a-side is an edit.
RS confirms that the b-side is the album track.
The single appears also listed as “War / Roots Rock Reggae”.

Tuff Gong, 1976,
Smile Jamaica (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: SMILE 1976 A) /
Smile Jamaica (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: SMILE 1976 B)
This 7-ich appears with a unique “Smiley” label in red and yellow (PIC a-side).
The a-side is the Harry J vocal.
The b-side is the Black Ark vocal.

Tuff Gong, 1976,
Smile Jamaica (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BM 3436 A)/
Smile Jamaica (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BFM 1977 A)
This 7-ich appears with a unique “Smiley” label in red and yellow.
The a-side is the Harry J vocal.
The b-side is the Black Ark vocal.
Although new matrixes show a new stamper, the music is the same as before.

Tuff Gong, 1976,
Smile Jamaica (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BM 3400 A) /
Part 2 (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BM 3400 B)
This 7-ich appears with a unique “Smiley” label in red and yellow.
The a-side is the Harry J vocal.
The b-side is the Harry J dub.
I own this single.

Tuff Gong, 1976,
Smile Jamaica (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BFM 1977 A) /
Part 2 (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BFM 1977 B)
This 7-ich appears with a unique “Smiley” label in red and yellow.
The a-side is the Black Ark vocal.
The b-side is the Black Ark dub.
I own this single.

Tuff Gong, 1976,
Smile Jamaica (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: SMILE 1976 B) /
Part 2 (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BFM 1977 B)
This 7-ich appears with a unique “Smiley” label in red and yellow.
The a-side is the Black Ark vocal.
The b-side is the Black Ark dub.
Although new matrixes show a new stamper, the music is the same as before.

Tropico T7-1067 (B-27-1748), ca. 2007
Smile (Jamaica) /
? (probably the version)
The a-side label is stamped “Smile” “Bob Marley”. The label gives the song as “… And Calypso” by “The Tra…nds”.
So far I see this is a 2007 reissue of one of the Tuff Gong 7-inches. Time is given as 3,12 what do not match to the slow nor the fast vocal track on Tuff Gong.

Tuff Gong, 1977,
Exodus (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TS 3880-A) /
Exodus Instrumental (Credit: The Wailers) (Matrix: TS 3880-B)
This 7-inch appears on a red, green and yellow label.
Both sides are the same as the UK Island 7-inch.
The a-side is an edit of the album track.
I own this single.

Tuff Gong,
Waiting In Vain Dub (Matrix: DSR 2642-B)
RS mention this one. I dont know the other side of this 7-inch, nor the year of release.

Tuff Gong, 1978,
Nice Time (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: DSR 8346 A) /
Hypocrites (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: DSR 8347 B)
This is a re-release of the 1967 Wail´n Soul´M 7-inch with new stampers.

Tuff Gong, 1992,
Nice Time (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: MML-1225A) /
Hypocrites (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: MML-1225B)
This 7-inch appears with a label with a clasped hands in a see-through star.
This represing has not the stampers from 1978 but new ones.
JC don´t mention this one.
I own this repressing.

Tuff Gong, 1979,
Ambush In The Night (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: RS tells DSR 8619-A, JC tells DSR 8679-A) /
Ambush In Dub (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: RS tells DSR 8620-B, JC tells DSR 8680-B)
This 7-inch appears on a red, green and yellow label (PIC b-side).
The a-side is the album track.
The b-side is the instrumental version.
I own this single.

Tuff Gong, 1984 ?
Ambush In The Night /
Ambush in Dub
This 7-inch apears with a label with Bob´s face in a black star (PIC a-side) and in a black sleeve with a lion .
JC don´t mention this one.

Tuff Gong, 1979,
One Drop (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: RS tells DSR 9358-A, JC tells DSR 9356-A) /
One Dub (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: RS tells DSR 9359-B, JC tells DSR 9357-B)
This 7-inch appears with the label with a star and clasped hands (PIC a-side).
The a-side is an edit of the album track.
The b-side is the version.

Tuff Gong, 1994,
One Drop (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: MML-ASIDE-514) /
One Dub (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: MML-BSIDE-515)
This 7-inch is a repressing. The label mentions 1994.
Both sides are made with a new stamper.
JC don´t mention this one.
I own this repressing.

Tuff Gong, maybe 1979 or maybe 1984,
Ride Natty Ride (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: 145-9843-A) /
Smile Jamaica (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: WIPX 1823-1U) /
This 7-inch appears with a label with Bob´s face in a black star and in a black sleeve with a lion.
The a-side is the album track.
The b-side is the Harry J vocal.
The b-side´s matrix is identical to the UK Island WIP 6440, 1979, 7-inch.
RS mentions the a-side with matrix. JC dont mention this one.
I own this pressing in a black sleeve with white writing and a lion. I think it is more likely that this one is released post-humous circa 1984.

Tuff Gong, 1979,
Blackman Redemption (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: FRM 6051-A) /
Version (Credit: —) (Matrix: FRM 6052-B)
This 7-inch appears with the label with Bob´s head (PIC a-side).
This 7-inch has the second recording with backing by The Meditations.
I own a repressing made from the original stampers circa 1984.

Tuff Gong, 1984 ?
Blackman Redemption (Matrix: FRM 6051-A D.T.) /
Version (Credit: —) (Matrix: FRM 6052-B D.T.)
This 7-inch appears with a label with Bob´s face in a black star and in a black sleeve with a lion.
Both sides are the original matrixes.
JC don´t mention this one.
I own this repressing.

Tuff Gong, 1979,
Rastaman Live Up (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: FRM 6923-A) /
Don´t Give Up (Credit: The Wailers) (Matrix: FRM 6924-B)
This 7-inch appears with the label with Bob´s head (PIC a-side).
This 7-inch has the second recording with backing by The Meditations.
I own a repressing made from the original stampers circa 1992.

Tuff Gong International, 1979,
Rastaman Live Up (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: FRM 6923-A) /
Don´t Give Up (Credit: The Wailers) (Matrix: FRM 6924-B)
This 7-inch appears with the label with a star and clasped hands (PIC a-side).
The same as before, with a new label.

Tuff Gong, 1992,
Rastaman Live Up (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: FRM 6923A) /
Version (Credit: —) (Matrix: FRM 6052B)
This 7-inch appears with a label with a clasped hands in a see-through star.
Both sides´ matrixes show this single is made from the original stampers.
This is the original recording with backing by The Meditations.
The writer credit for “Rastaman Live Up” on the label goes to B. Marley & Lee Perry.
JC don´t mention this one.
I own this repressing.

Tuff Gong, 1980,
Coming From The Cold (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: RS tells DSR128-A, JC tells DSR 1528-A) /
Dubbin´ In (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: RS tells no matrix, JC tells DSR 1529-B)
This 7-inch appears with red writing on white background and
with the label with a star and clasped hands.
The a-side is an edit of the album track.
The b-side is the version.
I own this single.
I own a repressing DSR 1528-A and DSR 1529-B, according to JC made from the original stampers, circa 1984.

Tuff Gong, 1984 ?
Coming In From The Cold (Matrix: DSR-1528-A-DT) /
Version (= Dubin´ In) (Credit: —) (Matrix: DSR-1529-BA-DT)
This 7-inch appears with a label with Bob´s face in a black star and in a black sleeve with a lion.
Both sides are the original matrixes.
JC don´t mention this one.
I own this repressing.

Tuff Gong, 1980,
Bad Card (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: Bad Card A) /
Rub-A-Dub Style (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: RS tells Bad Card B, JC tells Dubb card B)
This 7-inch appears on a red, green and yellow label (PIC a-side).
The a-side is the album track.
The b-side is the version.
I own a repressing Bad Card A and Dubb card B, according to JC made from the original stampers, circa 1984.

Tuff Gong, 1992,
Bad Card (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: Bad Card A) /
Rub-A-Dub Style (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: Dubb Card B)
This 7-inch appears with a label with a clasped hands in a see-through star.
Both sides´ matrixes show this single is made from the original stampers.
The label has the info: “(P) (C) 1980″ JC don´t mention this one.
I own this repressing.

Tuff Gong, 1995,
Bad Card /
Rub-A-Dub Style
This Tuff Gong 220, Marcus Garvey Drive Repressing appears with a different logo with the words Tuff Gong and a star in between these words (PIC a-side).

Tuff Gong, 1980,
Redemption Song /
Redemption Song (Band Version)
The a-side is the album track.
RS don´t mention this 7-inch. JC don´t mention this 7-inch.

Tuff Gong, 1981,
I Know (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: TG 1987A) /
I Know Dub (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: TG 2917B)
This 7-inch appears with black writing and red logo on yellow background (PIC a-side).
I own a repressing made from the original stampers circa 1994.
RS dont mention this one.

Tuff Gong, circa 1994,
I Know (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: Tuff Gong 1987-A) /
I Know Dub (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: DSR 2917-B-DT I Know Version)
This Tuff Gong 220, Marcus Garvey Drive repressing appears with clasped hands in a black star.
Both sides´ matrixes show this single is made from the original stampers.
I own this repressing.

Tuff Gong, 1995
I Know /
Version
This Tuff Gong 220, Marcus Garvey Drive repressing appears with a different logo with the words Tuff Gong and a star in between these words (PIC a-side).

Tuff Gong, 1981,
Redemption Song (Band Version) /
Zion Express
RS dont mention this one. JC don´t mention this 7-inch.

Tuff Gong, 1982,
Smile Jamaica (Matrix: DSR 5300) /
Jah Live (Matrix: DSR 5301)
JC don´t mention this 7-inch.
RS tells, the a-side is an 1981 remix of the Black Ark take.
RS tells, the b-side is a 1982 remix.

Tuff Gong, 1994,
Smile Jamaica /
Jah Live
This 7-inch is a Tuff Gong 220, Marcus Garvey Drive Repressing.

Rita Marley Music, 1983,
Buffalo Soldier (Matrix: RM 2-3 83A) /
Buffalo (Dub) (Matrix: RM 2-3 83B)
This 7-inch appears with black writing on brown background on red, green (PIC a-side) and gold vinyl (PIC a-side) in Picture-Sleeve.
RS tells, this one would be the first release.

Rita Marley Music, 1983,
Buffalo Soldier (Matrix: BMW 9762A) /
Buffalo (Dub) (Matrix: BMW 9762A)
This 7-inch appears with black writing on brown background (PIC a-side).
RS dont mention these matrixes.

Tuff Gong, 1995
Buffalo Soldier /
Buffalo (Dub)
This 7-inch is a repressing.
JC don´t mention this one.

Tuff Gong, ca. 2008
Wake Up And Live /
Stiff Necked Fools
This 7-inch is a recent pairing.

Tuff Gong IS 169, 1984,
One Love – People Get Ready (1984 Remix by Julian Mendelsohn) (Matrix: IS 169 TGX 1 A-1U-1) /
So Much Trouble In The World (Matrix: IS 169 TGX 1 B-1U-1)
RS dont mention these matrixes and such a 7-inch.

Tuff Gong IS 169, 1995
One Love – People Get Ready (1984 Remix by Julian Mendelsohn) /
So Much Trouble
This 7-inch is a repressing.
JC don´t mention this one.

Tuff Gong IS 169, 1984,
One Love – People Get Ready (1984 Remix by Julian Mendelsohn) (Matrix: XW0042A) /
So Much Trouble In The World (Matrix: XW0042B)
This 7-inch appears with a star and clasped hands.
This 7-inch appears with new matrixes but has the same music as the one mentioned before.
RS dont mention these matrixes and such a 7-inch.

Tuff Gong, 1992
Smile Jamaica /
Redemption Song (Live 1980)
JC don´t mention this one.

Tuff Gong, 1992,
Exodus (Kindred Spirit Edit) (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: MML 2932A) /
Why Should I (Bone Remix Edit) (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: MML 2932AA)
This 7-inch appears with a label with a clasped hands in a see-through star. The same label was used for the following 7-inches, in so far identified as made in the same year, 1992.
RS dont mention this one. JC don´t mention this one.
I own this single.

Tuff Gong, 1992,
Iron Lion Zion /
Iron Lion Zion 12´´ (Edited)
JC don´t mention this one.

Tuff Gong, 1995,
Iron Lion Zion (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: MML 3143A) /
Iron Lion Zion 12´´ (Edited) (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: MML 3143B)
This Tuff Gong 220, Marcus Garvey Drive repressing appears with a different logo with the words Tuff Gong and a star in between these words.
JC don´t mention this one.
I own this single.

Tuff Gong, 1995,
Keep On Moving /
Pimper´s Paradise
This 7-inch is a Tuff Gong 220, Marcus Garvey Drive Repressing.


Jamaican 12-inch Maxis:

Tuff Gong, November 1977
Punky Reggae Party (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: Lee Perry 2060A) /
Punky Reggae Version (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: Lee Perry 2060B)
This 12-inch was released in a Picture-Sleeve.

Black Art, November 1977
Punky Reggae Part of Park 1 (Credit: L. Perry & B. Marley) (Matrix: LP 4050A) /
Punky Reggae Part 2 (Credit: L. Perry & B. Marley) (Matrix: LP 4050B)
This 12-ich appears on the Black Art label.

Lee´s, 1978
Mr Chatter Box (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers & Ranking Toyan) (Matrix: GGR 2806A) /
(With You Girl) (Credit: Tyrone Evans) (Matrix: GGR 2806B)

Island, 1980
Could You Be Loved (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: WIP 12 6610A) /
One Drop, Ride Natty Ride (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: WIP 12 6610B)
This 12-inch appears with thge UK label and hand-written matrixes.

Tuff Gong, 1981?
Redemption Song (Band Version) (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 086A) /
Zion Express (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 086B)
I own this Maxi.

Tuff Gong TGD 091, 1981?
Ride Natty Ride (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 091A) /
Ride Dis Ya Dub (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 091B)
I own this Maxi.

Tuff Gong 11056, 1981
I Know (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: DSR 3161A) /
I Know Version (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: DSR 3162B)
This 12-inch was released with a full coured painted Picture-Sleeve.
I own a repressing made from the original stampers circa 1995.

Tuff Gong 11056, 1995
I Know (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: DSR 3161A) /
I Know Version (Credit: Bob Marley) (Matrix: DSR 3162B)
This Tuff Gong 220, Marcus Garvey Drive repressing appears with a different logo with the words Tuff Gong and a star in between these words (PIC a-side).
Both sides are the original matrixes.
I own this maxi.

Rita Marley Music BW, 9761, 1983
Buffalo Soldier (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BMW 9761A) /
Buffalo Dub (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: BMW 9761B)
This 12-inch was released with a full coured painted Picture-Sleeve.
I own this maxi.

56 Hope Road, 1982
Trench Town (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 12-11-83 A) /
Dub In Trench Town (Credit: Bob Marley & The Wailers) (Matrix: TG 12-11-83B)
This 12-inch was released with a photography of Bob, Rita and children circa 1971 on a Picture-Sleeve.
I own this maxi.

Tuff Gong IS 169, 1984
One Love – People Get Ready (Credit: —) (1984 Remix by Julian Mendelsohn) (Matrix: 12 IS 169 A) /
So Much Trouble In The World, Keep On Moving (Credit: —) (Matrix: 12 IS 169 B)
This 12-inch was released as the UK Island 12-inch with a picture of Bob´s face on a Picture-Sleeve.

Tuff Gong IS 169, 1995
One Love – People Get Ready (Credit: —) (1984 Remix by Julian Mendelsohn) (Matrix: 12 IS 169 A) /
So Much Trouble In The World, Keep On Moving (Credit: —) (Matrix: 12 IS 169 B)
This Tuff Gong 220, Marcus Garvey Drive repressing appears with a different logo with the words Tuff Gong and a star in between these words (PIC a-side).

Tuff Gong, ca. early 2000
Waiting In Vain (Matrix: DSR 19689-A) / Rastaman Chant (Matrix: DSR 19690-B)
To my knowledge this coupling of tracks is new, so that this 12-inch Maxi si a reissue not a repressing.
The a-side is the album track taken from “Exodus” and the b-side is the album track taken from “Burnin´”.


Jamaican albums:

All jamaican tuff gong albums have the same music as the british island releases as seen by the most matrixes, all different infos are only rumours without cause.

Tuff Gong, 1973,
Catch A Fire (Matrix a-side: 1-9329-F-3) (Matrix b-side: 2-9329-F-7)
This album appears with the label with a dread hitting a gong (PIC a-side).
JC mentions the first release packed in the UK Zippo-sleeve and I saw this one packed in the later UK sleeve.

Tuff Gong,
Catch A Fire (Matrix a-side: ILPS 9241A) (Matrix b-side: ILPS 9241B)
This album appears with the regular Tuff Gong label packed in the later UK sleeve. A pressing from circa 1979 has clear vinyl (PIC a-side).

Tuff Gong, 1973,
Burnin´ (Matrix a-side: FT TG 002 A) (Matrix b-side: FT TG 002 B)
This album appears with the label with a dread hitting a gong (PIC at BM Book).

Tuff Gong, 1973,
Burnin´ (Matrix a-side: ILPS 9256 A) (Matrix: ILPS 9356 B)
This album appears with the regular Tuff Gong label.

Tuff Gong, 1974,
Natty Dread (Matrix: ILPS 9281)
This album appears with the regular Tuff Gong label.

Tuff Gong, 1975,
Live! (Matrix: ILPS 9376)
This album appears with the regular Tuff Gong label.

Tuff Gong, 1976,
Rastaman Vibration (Matrix: ILPS 9383)
This album appears with the regular Tuff Gong label.

Tuff Gong, 1977,
Exodus (Matrix: ILPS 9484)
This album appears with the regular Tuff Gong label. A pressing from circa 1979 has clear vinyl.

Tuff Gong, 1978,
Kaya (Matrix: ILPS 9517)
This album appears with the regular Tuff Gong label.
And I saw a release with black writing on red and yellow background with Bob´s face with a note “P 1977″ (PIC a-side).

Tuff Gong, 1979,
Babylon by Bus (Matrix: ISLD 11)
This album appears with the regular Tuff Gong label and
with the Tuff Gong International label (PIC side 1) (PIC side 3).

Tuff Gong, 1979,
Survival (Matrix: ILPS 9542)
This album appears with the Tuff Gong International label. A pressing from circa 1979 has green vinyl (PIC), another red vinyl (PIC), another gold vinyl, another clear vinyl (PIC). I have heard of maybe a unique record with green and red and gold vinyl.
I own this record on green vinyl.

Tuff Gong, 1980,
Uprising (Matrix: ILPS 9596)
This album appears with the label with a star and clasped hands.

Tuff Gong, 1980
The Bob Marley Interviews (Matrix: V&N S21)
This album with an interview from 1973 without music was deleted, but a few copies survived packed in a sleeve with black writing on white background and red, green and yellow rainbow (PIC sleeve front).
RS confirms that the original album, the released album and the jad cd all have the same interview from 1973. The only difference is the music added for the released album.

Tuff Gong, 1982
Interviews (Matrix: RM007)
The same interviews as above but with music in between and in the background.

Rita Marley Music, 1983,
Confrontation (Matrix: BMW 9760)


Barbadian 7-inch Singles:

Total Sounds TS WIRL 100, 1976,
No Woman No Cry /
Kinky Reggae
This 7-inch appears with blue and black writing on blue background (PIC a-side).
This 7-inch and the others from Barbados usually sell for prices in the range of 60 – 80 US Dollar.

Total Sounds TS WIRL 105, 1976,
Rat Race /
Part II
This 7-inch appears with blue and black writing on white background (PIC a-side) (PIC b-side).

Total Sounds TS WIRL 106, 1976,
Roots Rock Reggae /
Cry To Me
This 7-inch appears with red and black writing on white background.
I own this single.

Total Sounds TS WIRL 108, 1976,
War /
Who The Cap Fit

Tuff Gong B556, 1977,
Exodus /
One Love / People Get Ready

Tuff Gong B598, 1977,
Waiting In Vain /
Turn Your Lights Down Low

Tuff Gong B636, 1978,
Is This Love /
Crisis (Version)


Barbadian albums:

Total Sounds,
Catch A Fire
This album packed in the later UK Sleeve (PIC sleeve front) appears with red and black writing on yellwo background (PIC a-side).

Total Sounds,
Rastaman Vibration
This album (PIC front) appears with a label with red and black writing on white background (PIC a-side).

Tuff Gong,
Exodus

Tuff Gong,
Kaya