There were two Roots labels in the 1970s, and both of them dealt in Reggae; the label designs were different and there was a gap of a couple of years between them, so a connection is unlikely.  This was the earliest of the two.  It issued at least two singles: 'I'm Alone' by Johnny Clarke (TS-1001; 1974), and Vivian Jackson's, '72 Nations Bow' (TS-100; 1975). Distributed By Roots Records. Johnny Clarke (born 12 January 1955) is a Jamaican reggae musician, best known for his recordings with producer Bunny Lee in the 1970s. Clarke grew up in the Kingston ghetto of Whitfield Town and attended Jamaica College.[1] In 1971 he won a talent contest in Bull Bay, his prize a meeting with producer Clancy Eccles, with whom he recorded his first song, "God Made the Sea and the Sun", the following year. Vivian Jackson (14 August 1946 Died 12 January 2010 aged 63, after suffering a ruptured brain aneurysm.), better known as Yabby You (or sometimes Yabby U), was a reggae vocalist and producer, who came to prominence in the early 1970s through his uncompromising, self-produced work. Jackson was born in the Waterhouse district of Kingston, Thanks to Robert Lyons For The Info.

72 Vivian Jackson  72 Nations Bow ROOTS TS 100
74 Johnny Clarke I'm Alone ROOTS TS 1001

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