Africa's Reggae King

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
South Africa's Lucky Dube started his career playing traditional mbaqanga music, but following Bob Marley's legendary 1980 concert celebrating the independence of Zimbabwe, he switched to reggae. Reggae's trademark themes of suffering and liberation gained a fresh power in a South African context, and Dube's sturdy populist writing style which owes a great deal to Peter Tosh came to a peak in the albums Slave and Prisoner, the title tunes of which are both included here, along with key tracks from his other releases. Also notable is Dube's cover of "Peace Perfect Peace," a powerful Toots Hibbert tune of hopeful reconciliation.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
South Africa's Lucky Dube started his career playing traditional mbaqanga music, but following Bob Marley's legendary 1980 concert celebrating the independence of Zimbabwe, he switched to reggae. Reggae's trademark themes of suffering and liberation gained a fresh power in a South African context, and Dube's sturdy populist writing style which owes a great deal to Peter Tosh came to a peak in the albums Slave and Prisoner, the title tunes of which are both included here, along with key tracks from his other releases. Also notable is Dube's cover of "Peace Perfect Peace," a powerful Toots Hibbert tune of hopeful reconciliation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/24/2001
  • Label: Manteca
  • UPC: 698458202628
  • Catalog Number: 26

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Slave (4:29)
  2. 2 Prisoner (4:14)
  3. 3 Victims (4:18)
  4. 4 Feel Irie (5:56)
  5. 5 Reggae Strong (3:44)
  6. 6 I've Got You Babe (4:18)
  7. 7 Remember Me (4:23)
  8. 8 Oh My Son (I'm Sorry) (3:59)
  9. 9 It's Not Easy (5:31)
  10. 10 Mr DJ (2:15)
  11. 11 Together as One (4:56)
  12. 12 Peace, Perfect Peace (2:55)
  13. 13 House of Exile (3:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lucky Dube Primary Artist
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The world's reggae king

    WHAT MORE CAN I SAY ABOUT LUCKY THAN HE IS A REGGAE SUPER SUPER STAR,IF SO TO SPEAK...IT'S BEEN A LONG TIME SINCE I'VE BEEN LISTENING TO THIS MAN AND AM STILL LISTENING TO HIM...I SEE HIM AS AN INSPIRATOR,A MENTOR AND ALL THE OTHER GOOD THINGS YOU WILL LOOK FOR IN A PERSON..ONE OF MY FRAVOURITE ALBUMS IS HOUSE OF EXILE FOLLOWED BY TAXMAN AND THE LIST CONTINUES...THERE IS SO MUCH I CAN SAY ABOUT HIM...HE CAME TO MY COUNTRY TO DO A SHOW IN 2002 AND IT WAS REGGAETASTIC.

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