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Originally released in 1976, 'Reggae Masterpiece' demonstrated the growing authority of Jamaican producer Joe Gibbs. Over the preceding nine years, the former electrical engineer had increasingly tightened his grip on the island's music industry with innumerable best-selling 45s. The pulling power of his hit-making status by the mid-70s is reflected in the artists featured on thealbum, with the selection featuring tracks by such reggae royalty as Jacob Miller, Horace Andy, Cornel Campbell and Lloyd Parks. Previously unavailable on CD, the collection is now further enhanced from the cream of Gibbs's the cream of Gibbs' output from the period, including major Jamaican hits from Gregory Issacs Leo Graham, I Roy, Silford Walker and many more. Featuring a dozen tracks unavailable since their original issue on vinyl.
Originally released in 1976, 'Reggae Masterpiece' demonstrated the growing authority of Jamaican producer Joe Gibbs. Over the preceding nine years, the former electrical engineer had increasingly tightened his grip on the island's music industry with innumerable best-selling 45s. The pulling power of his hit-making status by the mid-70s is reflected in the artists featured on thealbum, with the selection featuring tracks by such reggae royalty as Jacob Miller, Horace Andy, Cornel Campbell and Lloyd Parks. Previously unavailable on CD, the collection is now further enhanced from the cream of Gibbs's the cream of Gibbs' output from the period, including major Jamaican hits from Gregory Issacs Leo Graham, I Roy, Silford Walker and many more. Featuring a dozen tracks unavailable since their original issue on vinyl.
5013929280946

Details

Format: CD
Label: DOCTOR BIRD
Rel. Date: 08/19/2022
UPC: 5013929280946

Reggae Masterpiece / Various (Uk)
Artist: Reggae Masterpiece / Various
Format: CD
New: Available $23.99
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. I'm a Natty - Jacob Miller
2. I Was in Love - Beverley Bailey
3. Slave Driver - Horace Andy
4. Ain't Too Proud to Beg - Lloyd Parks
5. Burn Babylon - Silford Walker
6. No Man's Land - Cornel Campbell
7. We're Gonna Fight - Scotty
8. Am I That Easy to Forget - Jimmy London
9. For the Love of You - Lloyd Parks
10. It Won't Be Long - Lone Ranger
11. Knotty Knots - I Roy
12. The End of the World - Gregory Isaacs
13. I Will - Jackie Brown
14. Fire Burn - I Roy
15. Dreader Mafia - Wally ; Snuffy
16. Natty Roots - John Tom
17. A Win Them - Leo Graham
18. News Carrier - I Roy
19. Hooligan - the Fantells
20. Send Me the Pillow - Jackie Brown
21. Big Man Bed - Shorty the President
22. Not Giving Up - Leo Graham
23. I've Made Up My Mind - Enos McLeod
24. Sufferer's Psalm - I Roy

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Originally released in 1976, 'Reggae Masterpiece' demonstrated the growing authority of Jamaican producer Joe Gibbs. Over the preceding nine years, the former electrical engineer had increasingly tightened his grip on the island's music industry with innumerable best-selling 45s. The pulling power of his hit-making status by the mid-70s is reflected in the artists featured on thealbum, with the selection featuring tracks by such reggae royalty as Jacob Miller, Horace Andy, Cornel Campbell and Lloyd Parks. Previously unavailable on CD, the collection is now further enhanced from the cream of Gibbs's the cream of Gibbs' output from the period, including major Jamaican hits from Gregory Issacs Leo Graham, I Roy, Silford Walker and many more. Featuring a dozen tracks unavailable since their original issue on vinyl.
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