Blackheart Man (180g LP)


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Format: LP 
Label: Music On Vinyl 
Year: 2019 

Media Condition: New 
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New 

Heavyweight LP in replica gatefold sleeve. 

TRACKS: 

A1 Blackheart Man 
A2 Fighting Against Conviction 
A3 The Oppressed Song 
A4 Fig Tree 
A5 Dream Land 

B1 Rasta Man 
B2 Reincarnated Souls 
B3 Amagideon (Armageddon) 
B4 Ride Up 
B5 This Train 

Originally released in 1976. 

Backing Vocals – Peter Tosh 
Bass – Aston "Family Man" Barrett, Robbie Shakespeare 
Drums – Carlton Barrett 
Flute, Saxophone – Tommy McCook 
Horns – Bobby Ellis, Dirty Harry 
Keyboards – Harold Butler, Tyrone Downie 
Lead Guitar – Chinna 
Lead Vocals, Percussion – Bunny Wailer 
Rhythm Guitar – Peter Tosh 

Thankfully, after the breakup of the original Wailers trio, Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh along with some of the group's favored musicians continued to collaborate. In 1976, both Tosh and Bunny Wailer released their debut solo LPs ("Legalize It" and "Blackheart Man", respectively), and both remain absolute tours de force of roots reggae. The roster of personnel on "Blackheart Man" is like the 1927 Yankees of reggae, and this may be the finest LP ever put out by any ex-Wailer, to include Bob Marley's endlessly esteemed releases. 

Distinctive, passionate, gorgeously arranged, voiced, and performed. 

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