Anthony Charlton

I'd Rather Be In Zion / Id Rub

Zumdel : DF 3139

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  • Artist: Anthony Charlton
  • A Side: I'd Rather Be In Zion
  • B Side: Id Rub
  • Label: Zumdel
  • Format: 45s



  • Vinyl Condition: M-
  • Label Condition: VG+
  • Sleeve Condition: E+

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Super sought after street-level Jamaican Roots from an under exposed Roots jammer, with just two 45s to his credit, both of obscure very limited press obscure labels.

This was ZumDel 's only 7" release, distributed by AFROJAM Youth club. A low budget promotion that led to its extreme rarity. Anthony Charlton's only other release suffer on MID-NIGHT records, suffers from the same level of obscurity; both are now considered cult-discs of the genre.

An essential rarity of pure, unadulterated "Roots" from the heart.

With fine clean, play perfect vinyl.

Condition Report

As with the only other copy we have seen, this disc also suffers a little from the crudely pressed, but clean labels, the perimeter has a light "peeling" see images. The vinyl carries full gloss, hardly a blemish, plays clean, listen

A Side

  • Title: I'd Rather Be In Zion

    B Side

  • Title: Id Rub
  • Year: 1975
  • City: Kingston, Jamaica