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4 June 2013

TOTAL REGGAE - Roots

Release Dates: UK & France: June 3rd // GAS & RoE : June 7th
Catalog number: VPCD1976
This bargain price 2CD set rounds up 40 essential reggae anthems from this golden age of roots and culture including massive hits from Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Peter Tosh, Lee Perry, Culture, Black Uhuru, Mighty Diamonds etc. From the mysterious music emanating from Lee Perry’s Black Ark, the dread fuelled productions of Joe Gibbs & Errol Thompson to the mighty militancy of the Hookim brothers’ Channel One Well Charge records, for a large proportion of the international audience reggae music will remain forever rooted in the sound of mid-seventies Jamaica. 

Some all-time classics compiled on this very affordable hence unmissable compilation !


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The Congos 'Fisherman'
Junior Byles 'Fade Away'



CD 1
  1.    The Congos – Fisherman
  2.    Johnny Clarke – Warrior
  3.    Dennis Brown – Black Liberation
  4.    Culture – Two Sevens Clash
  5.    Gregory Isaacs – Border
  6.    Black Uhuru – Natural Mystic
  7.    Junior Byles – Fade Away
  8.    Leroy Smart – Ballistic Affair
  9.    The Mighty Diamonds – Gates Of Zion
10.    Lee Perry – Curly Locks
11.    Freddie McGregor – Jogging
12.    Cornell Campbell – No Mans Land
13.    The  Meditations – Carpenter Rebuild
14.    Carlton Livingstone – Call Of The Rastaman
15.    Horace Andy – Praise Him
16.    Earl Sixteen – Trails And Crosses
17.    Keith Hudson – Torch Of Freedom
18.    Jacob Miller – I'm Just A Dread
19.    The Heptones – Hypocrite
20.    Pat Kelly – It's A Good Day

CD 2
  1.    Fred Locks – True Rastaman
  2.    Sugar Minott – Hard Time Pressure
  3.    Sylford Walker – Burn Babylon
  4.    Ras Michael & The Sons Of Negus – None A Jah Jah Children
  5.    Capital Letters – Vinyard
  6.    Barrington Levy – Bits Of Paper
  7.    Johnny Osbourne – Never Stop Fighting
  8.    The Wailing Souls – Things And Time
  9.    Third World – Roots With Quality
10.    Bob Andy – Fire Burning
11.    Dhaima – Inna Jah Children
12.    Junior Delgado – Devil's Throne
13.    George Nooks – Tribal War
14.    Barry Brown – Far East
15.    Junior Murvin – Jack Slick
16.    Frankie Paul – Fools Fighting
17.    Thompson – I Spy  Linval
18.    Delroy Wilson – Place In Africa (Addis Ababa)
19.    Peter Tosh – Here Comes The Judge
20.    Marcia Griffiths – Stepping Out Of Babylon



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