This Is Trojan Roots

by Jun 17, 2018News

This Is Trojan Roots

This Is Trojan Roots | New Album

The seminal reggae label Trojan Records will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year with a slew of musical releases, a new documentary and a handful of live events. Due for general release on 22/06/2018 is the double cd This Is Trojan Roots, subtitled “CONSCIOUS VIBES FROM THE GHETTO “.

Founded in 1968 by Lee Gopthal and Chris Blackwell, two Jamaican ex-pats living in London, Trojan helped introduce an array of reggae artists to mainstream audiences. The label’s catalog includes music from Lee “Scratch” Perry, Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, the Pioneers and the Maytalls, while its Upsetter imprint was responsible for releasing much of Bob Marley and the Wailers’ music in the U.K.     Website

Tracklist

CD 1

Two Sevens Clash – Culture
None Shall Escape the Judgment – Johnny Clarke
Stepping out of Babylon – Marcia Griffiths
Here I Come – Dennis Brown
Dance in a Greenwich Farm – Cornel Campbell
Mafia – Lloyd Parks
His Majesty is Coming – the in Crowd
Curly Locks – Junior Byles
Last War – Zap Pow
Where is That Love – Hell & Fire
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – Michael Rose
Bushweed Corntrash – Bunny & Ricky
Lightning and Thunder – Bim Sherman
Fig Roots – Reggae George
Slave Master – Gregory Isaacs
I Love Marijuana – Linval Thompson
Born Free – Michael Rose
Jah Bring Us Joy in the Morning – Bobby Melody
Humanity – Prince Lincoln & the Royal Rasses
Roots Train Number One – Junior Murvin

CD 2

Forward Up – Brent Dowe
Wolf and Leopard – Dennis Brown
Set the Captives Free – Gregory Isaacs
Back a Yard – the in Crowd
Wipe Your Weeping Eyes – Justin Hinds & the Dominoes
Zion Gate – Culture
Peace and Love in the Ghetto – Johnny Clarke
The Ghetto Stays in the Mind – Bob Andy
Tribal War – George Nooks
Sons of Slaves – Junior Delgado
Cool Rasta – the Heptones
Rockers Nuh Crackers – Glen Washington
Skylarking – Horace Andy
Sufferer’s Child – Delroy Denton & the Silvertones
Up Park Camp – John Holt
Fire Fe the Vatican – Max Romeo
Under Heavy Manners – Prince Far I
Rastaman Camp (Aka Run Come Rally) – Freddie Mcgregor
No Time to Lose – Earth & Stone
Man Hungry – Sugar Minott