Trojan Records Classic Reggae Volume 1 (LP)

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Format: LP
Label: Trojan Records 
Year: 2015 

Media Condition: New
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New


A1 The Melodians: Sweet Sensation
A2 Lord Creator: Kingston Town
A3 Ken Boothe: Now I Know
A4 Carl Dawkins: Satisfaction
A5 Nicky Thomas: Love Of The Common People
A6 The Slickers: Johnny Too Bad

B1 Niney The Observer: Blood And Fire
B2 John Holt: Stick By Me
B3 Jimmy London: A Little Love
B4 Max Romeo: Let The Power Fall
B5 Junior Byles: Beat Down Babylon
B6 Dennis Brown: Money In My Pocket

By the early 1970s, the laid back Jamaican sound of Rock Steady had given way to the more urgent and daring reggae beat. This compilation finds early reggae evolving to take on more complex rhythms and weightier themes, giving birth to roots reggae as a popular style.

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