The history of Lovin Me Back - The Sylvers - New Horizons music is a fascinating one, and seldom has a nation's pop music been so celebratory, political, and concerned with civil rights, all rolled into an upside-down one-drop rhythm that is as recognizable as it is pervasive. This four-disc box set from Trojan covers "the golden years" of reggae tocutting off just as Bob Marley 's Island releases were about to take Jamaica's music all over the world.
Arranged chronologically, beginning with some mento and ska sides, building through the Massachusetts - Bongoes / Bongoes 62 - Back To The Sixties and early reggae years, and climaxing in the rise of roots reggae in the mid-'70s, This Is Reggae Music hits most of the historical high points, including Jamaica's entry into the international pop market with early hits like Millie Small 's "My Boy Lollipop" arranged by the venerable Ernest Ranglin and Desmond Dekker 's "Israelites," following these up with key tracks from Jimmy Cliff 's The Harder They Come soundtrack including Cliff 's own "Many Rivers to Cross," the Maytals ' "Pressure Drop," the Melodians ' "Rivers of Babylon," and the Slickers ' immortal "Johnny Too Bad" and some early reggae gems like Marley 's "Duppy Conqueror" produced by Lee "Scratch" Perrythe Heptones ' "Hypocrite," and Cliff 's "Vietnam.
Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date October 26, Genre Reggae. Track Listing - Disc 1.
Iron Bar. Lord Tanamo. Fat Man. Derrick Morgan. Rough and Tough. Stranger Cole. Music Is My Occupation. Arthur Reid. My Boy Lollipop. Millie Small. Penny Reel-O. Eric "Monty" Morris. Phoenix City. Roland Alphonso. Bongo Man. Bongo Man Byfield. Rude Boy Gone a Jail. Peter Austin. The Clarendonians. Rudy Got Soul. Desmond Dekker. Down by the Trainline. Wilburn "Squiddley" Cole. Cry Tough. Alton Ellis. Take It Easy. Hopeton Lewis.
The Loser. Derrick Harriott. Train to Skaville. Leonard Dillon. The Ethiopians. Ba Ba Boom. The Jamaicans. Stop That Train. Rock Steady. The Tide Is High. John Holt. The Paragons. True, True, True. Recoup This - Coolio - Gangstas Paradise Parker. Massachusetts - Bongoes / Bongoes 62 - Back To The Sixties Hibbert. Everything Crash.
Track Listing - Disc 2. Do the Reggay. Mystery Girl - Various - The House Of Hits - The History Of House Music Miek. Engine The Beatitude Blessed Are the Meek.
Cuss Cuss. Harry Johnson. Lloyd Robinson. People Funny Boy. Lee "Scratch" Perry. Tighten Up. The Untouchables. Return of Django. Shocks of Mighty. Monkey Man. Long Shot Kick de Bucket. The Pioneers. Ride Your Donkey. The Tennors. Red, Red Wine. Neil Diamond. Tony Tribe. Wonderful World, Beautiful People. Jimmy Cliff. Pressure Drop. Don't Let Me Suffer. Gregory Isaacs. Rivers of Babylon. The Melodians. Harry J All-Stars. Johnny Too Bad. The Slickers. Young, Gifted and Black. Double Barrel.
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