Reggae Greats (1985)
Duckie Simpson founded his first freedom group (Uhuru means freedom) in 1975, with little success. When the brilliant music doctors Sly And Robbie became involved, Uhuru's fortunes changed. Most of the cuts on this excellent collection are produced by the ...
Chant Down Babylon: The Island Anthology (1996) Top Seller
Track Listing: DISC 1: Marcus Garvey; Slavery Days; I and I Survive; Old Marcus Garvey; Tradition; Invasion; Door Peep; No More War; Black Soul; Man in the Hills; Cultivation; Sun, The; It's a Long Way Around; Throw Down Your Arms; ...
Private Life: The Compass Point Sessions (1998)
The Strictly Unreasonable Zang Tuum Tumb Big Beat Colossus includes: Jamie Talbert (alto saxophone); John Thirkel, Guy Barker, Stuart Brook (trumpet); Pete Beachill (trombone); Geoff Perkins (bass trombone); Frank Ricotti (percussion).
Includes 2 previously unreleased tracks, 4 previously unreleased versions of ...
Harvest Time (1982)
In between putting together the original Black Uhuru group in 1974 and then reforming it in 1992, reggae vocalist Don Carlos made several solo records, generally with Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare's band or the Roots Radics. One of the ...
All songs written by Lindon Roberts.
Solo performer: Lindon "Half Pint" Roberts (vocals).
Compilation producer: Charlie Morgan.
Personnel: Half Pint (vocals).
Audio Mixer: Peter Chemist.
Recording information: Channel One.
Photographer: Lee Abel.
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His Majesty's Dub (1983)
A typically outstanding 1983 dub outing from two masters of the form, HIS MAJESTY'S DUB contains a set of rhythms recorded by the inimitable Jah Woosh at studios all across Jamaica during the early `80s, and mixed by dub innovators ...
World in Motion (1989)
This is Jackson Browne's most political album. At times, it seems less like a collection of songs than an aural neon sign flashing "I am outraged!" In "The Word Justice," for example, Browne paints a devastating portrait of Oliver North's ...
The prototypical old-school dancehall singer, Carlton Livingston has recorded sparingly in recent years, and his self-produced Emotions, released in 1994 on Grapevine, is currently his only easily available album. With his calm, laid-back tenor, somewhat reminiscent of Horace Andy, and ...
Beres Hammond's Nephew
Engineers include: Anthony "Al" Graham, Alberto "Buru" Blackwood, Paul Baley.
Personnel: Yogie (background vocals); Determine, Nikki Tucker, Marcia English, Arp, Lenn Hammond, Pam Hall, Beres Hammond (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Collin "Bulbie" York; Chester Walker; Barry O'Hare.
Personnel includes: Yogie, Sly ...
Call On Jah (2004)
Personnel: Luciano; Dean Fraser, The Firehouse Crew, Sly & Robbie.
The multi-talented Annette Brissett, a protégé of Augustus Pablo, had made her mark as an artist, engineer, and producer before she linked up with Sly & Robbie, who oversaw her self-titled Annette album, which RAS licensed for American release. With ...
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Worldwize, Pt. 1: North & South (2010)
2010 double album from Aussie roots band featuring collaborations with artists Sly & Robbie, Queen Ifrica, Elliott Martin & Jah Mason. North (CD1) mixed & engineered by James 'Bonzai' Caruso (Gwen Stefani, NAS, Damian Marley). South (CD1) mixed & engineered ...
36 Carat Golden Hits (2009)
(2-CD set) Max Romeo was responsible for launching an entirely new sub-genre of reggae and as people say, put the "Rude" into "Rudeboy". His lyrics caused an outcry among many, but took a massive hold in the music scene. His ...
Best Riddims (2007)
Recording information: A-Class; B-Rich; Digital B; Maximum Sound Recordings; MIxing Lab; Sonic Sounds; Steven Stanley Recordings.
Personnel: Errol Herd, Stanlley Andrews, Michael Kahn, Mafia and Fluxy, The Firehouse Crew, Lenky, Lloyd "Gitsy" Willis, Nambo Robinson, Sly & Robbie, Tony Green, Dean ...
Personnel includes: Sister Carol (vocals); Noel Alphonso, Sly & Robbie, Dalton Browne, Noel Browne, Computer Paul, Derrick Barnett, Michael Taylor.
Standing By (2001)
Personnel includes: George Nooks (vocals); Sly & Robbie, Computer Paul.
Producers include: George Nooks, Computer Paul, General Lee, Norman Bryan,
Don Man (1993)
By the early '90s, Frankie Paul may no longer have been the top-ranked singer in the dancehalls, but this was no reflection of the quality of the music he was recording during these years. The 1993 release Don Man is ...
True Identity (1999)
Satin-voiced reggae crooner Sanchez returns in 1999 with True Identity, which features more of his smooth singing and reggae-pop style. Tracks like "Sha La La," "Care For You," "I'll Always Be There" and "Lonely" show off the different emotional facets ...
Classics in Dub (1995)
Dub has always held a fascination for me, and I'm always pleased to hear a traditional-style dub collection such as this one. It isn't really a Half Pint album per se -- it's really a Sly & Robbie album featuring ...
Track Listing: Willow Tree; Should I; So Much Better Now; Ole' Man River; Clover; Buff; Free At Last; Waist Line; Kuff Them; Betcha By Golly Wow;
That's Life (2001)
Although just 25 years old when he recorded That's Life, Anthony B shows a maturity and a sense of history that makes him one of the most relevant voices in reggae. Listening to Anthony B it's impossible not to think ...
In Control (1994)
Recorded at Mixing Lab Recording Studio, Penthouse Recording Studio, Music Works Recording Studio and Black Scorpio Recording Studio, Kingston, Jamaica; Heavy Beat Recording Studio, Miami, Florida.
Personnel: Beres Hammond (vocals, background vocals); Hugh Beresford Hammond (vocals, background vocals); Marcia Griffiths, Buju ...
Vulture Culture (2003)
Ghetto Priest is not yet a household name in the United States, but on the U.K. reggae and underground scenes he is something of a hot commodity, guesting on albums by Asian Dub Foundation, Groove Armada, Little Axe, and Sinéad ...
20 Massive Hits
The title is a misnomer; there aren't 20 Massive Hits here, not that even that many would begin to do justice to Frankie Paul's prolific propensity for placing discs in the charts. A more appropriate title would be 20 Classic ...
All songs written by C. Laing.
Recorded at King Jammy's Recording Studio, Kingston, Jamaica.
Personnel: Lieutenant Stitchie (vocals); Danny Brownie, Doni Marshall.
Engineers: King Jammy, John John, Snakie, Fatman.