In 1971 Romeo recorded a more singles with producers like Bunny Lee, Winston Riley, Sonia Pottinger, Alvin Ranglin and Niney Holness. Releasing songs like “The Coming of Jah” and “ Babylon Burning”. 1972 releases were “Press Along Joshua” “Pharaoh” and “Let the Power Fall on I” an infectious cover of the old Rastafarian spiritual produced by Derrick Morgan.
1975 releases from producer Lee Perry deep roots production such as, “Sipple out Deh”, “One Step Forward”, “Chase the Devil” and “Three Blind Mice”. It was at this point that Island Records signed Romeo, and for his U.K. debut, remixed “Sipple” and released it under the title of “War in a Babylon “. The single had the same impact in Britain as in Jamaica, reverberating across a nation experiencing its own political turmoil. The single sparked the release of his new album “War in a Babylon”, which was a masterpiece, the apex of Romeo’s career, as well as one of Perry’s most superlative productions in his own equally illustrious career.
The artiste has continued touring and recording, while compilations of his older material now litter the landscape. The singer’s prolific output for so many different labels and producers, and his widely varied styles, has made his career a minefield for collectors and compilers alike, the singer established himself as one of the most important figures in the roots scene.