The Roots Of Reggae – Strictly Vinyl Selection

by Feb 4, 2022

The Roots Of Reggae - Strictly Vinyl Selection

A selection of classic roots reggae tunes from the ’70s and ’80s pulled out of record boxes packed with indispensable 7″ and 12″ vinyl singles. Well-known names like Johnny Osbourne, Burning Spear, The Abbysinians, Freddie McGregor, and Dennis Brown are included with less famous but no less admirable singers such as Junior Hibberts, Grubrick, Sharon Little, and Danny Henry. ‘The Roots Of Reggae’ has been compiled for your listening enjoyment.

Tracks

01. Johnny Osbourne – Purify Your Heart (12” Black Joy)
02. Ras Michael & The Sons Of Negus – None A Jah Jah Children No Cry (7” Starapple)
03. Jackie Edwards – Invasion (7” Grounation)
04. Burning Spear – Black Wadada (Invasion) (Dub Version) (7” Island)
05. The Abbysinians – Satta Massa Gana (7” Clinch Records)
06. Yabby You & Wayne Wayde & Mr. Eastwood – Ballistic Dread Locks (12” Vivian Jackson)
07. Dennis Brown – Want To Be No General (7” DEB Music)
08. Freddie McGregor – Run Come Rally (12” Observer)
09. Lacksley Castell – Jah Love Is Sweeter (7” Orchid)
10. Peter Broggs & Prince Far I – Higher Field Marshall (12” Hit Run)
11. Gregory Isaacs – Going Down Town (12” Niagara)
12. Tommy McCook – Lambs Bread (12” Groove Music)
12. Prince Alla – Lot’s Wife (7” Freedom Sounds)
14. Rod Taylor – Ethiopian King (12” Freedom Sounds)
15. Junior Hibberts – Really For A Reason (7” Ethnic Fight)
16. Al Campbell – Feed Back (12” JB Music)
17. Anthony Johnson – Life Is Not Easy (12” Strong Like Sampson)
18. Grubrick – Top Ranking JA (7” Weed Beat)
19. Sowell Radics – Caution (12” Attack)
20. Matic 16 feat. Levi Roots – Jahovah (12” Music Hive)
21. Royal Rasses – Ain’t Nobody Here But Me (12” Warrior Records)
22. Sharon Little – Don’t Mash Up Creation (12” One Love)
23. Danny Henry – African Gold (12” Three Kings)

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