Rockers

Rockers

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Director: Ted Bafaloukos

Cast: Leroy Wallace, Richard Hall, Monica Craig

     
 

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Rockers was made after the the stunning success of the independently made 1972 hit The Harder They Come, which introduced North Americans to reggae music and the Rastafarian lives of many Jamaicans. In the story, Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace, who has been a drummer in reggae bands, decides to try and give his fellow musicians an even break by becoming aSee more details below

Overview

Rockers was made after the the stunning success of the independently made 1972 hit The Harder They Come, which introduced North Americans to reggae music and the Rastafarian lives of many Jamaicans. In the story, Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace, who has been a drummer in reggae bands, decides to try and give his fellow musicians an even break by becoming a record distributor. When local gangsters rip him off and stop his budding music venture cold, his fellow musicians decide to rob the robbers. Practically everyone in this film, beginning with its star, were reggae musicians who were well known in Jamaica.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/21/2005
UPC:
0022891022497
Original Release:
1978
Rating:
NR
Source:
Mvd Visual
Region Code:
0
Sales rank:
28,853

Special Features

Director's commentary; Interviews with director & producer; Original theatrical trailer & radio advertisements; New Rockers music videos; Poster gallery; Interactive Rasta Patois glossary & biographies; Video remastered from 35mm print; Remastered audio - new 5.1 Surround in Dolby Digital and DTS; Deluxe 16-page color booklet

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Leroy Wallace Horsemouth
Richard Hall Dirty Harry
Monica Craig Madgie
Marjorie Norman Sunshine
Jacob Miller Jakes
Gregory Isaacs Jah Tooth
Winston Rodney Burning Spear
Frank Dowding Kiddus I
Robbie Shakespeare Robbie
Manley Buchanan Big Youth
Lester Bullocks Dillinger
Ashley Harris Higher
Leroy Smart Himself
Peter Honiball Honeyball
L. Lindo Jack Ruby
Trevor Douglas Leggo Beast
Herman Davis Bongo Herman
Raymond Hall Jeep Man
Junior Wilby Natty Majesty
Errol Brown Natty Garfield
Berris Simpson Prince Hammer
Theophilus Beckford Easy Snapping
Phylip Richards John Dread
Peter Tosh Himself
Burning Spear Actor
Kiddus I Actor

Technical Credits
Ted Bafaloukos Director,Screenwriter
Eugenie Bafaloukos Costumes/Costume Designer
Patrick Hulsey Producer
Lilly Kilvert Art Director
Nigel Noble Sound/Sound Designer
Walter Rearick Asst. Director
Peter Sova Cinematographer
Susan Steinberg Editor
David Streit Associate Producer

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. The Abyssinians, Ras Michael & the Sons of Negus - Satta Amasagana [2:54]
2. Rockers All Stars - Satta Amasagana [5:41]
3. Rockers All Stars - Man in the Street [3:09]
4. Lee Perry & the Upsetters - Dread Lion [1:17]
5. Kidous I - Graduation in Zion [6:20]
6. The Heptones - Book of Rules [1:18]
7. The Maytones - Money Worries [3:11]
8. Dillinger - Stumbling Block [:32]
9. Scully on Drums [1:00]
10. Inner Circle - We a Rockers [2:09]
11. Rockers All Stars - Satta [1:25]
12. Big Joe - Midnight Rock [1:02]
13. Dillinger - Answer Me Question [1:40]
14. Junior Murvin - Police & Thieves [3:39]
15. Burning Spear - Jah No Dead [2:30]
16. Rockers All Stars - Waiting for the Bus [3:15]
17. Jacob Miller & Inner Circle - Tenement Yard [2:10]
18. The Melodians - Sweet Sensation [2:26]
19. Rockers All Stars - Honeyball [2:42]
20. Dillinger - Natty Cool Operator [1:34]
21. Rockers All Stars - Flashlight [3:08]
22. Rockers All Stars - The Beating [1:27]
23. Rockers All Stars - Satta #2 [1:35]
24. Anglican Methodist Episcopalian Church of Mount Salem - The Water Is Power [2:45]
25. Third World - Satta Amasagana [:55]
26. Junior Byles - Fade Away [5:17]
27. The Jays - Queen Majesty [3:57]
28. Bunny Wailer - Rockers [5:45]
29. Gregory Isaacs - Slave Master [6:51]
30. Peter Tosh - Steppin' Razor [2:50]
31. Joe Gibbs - Treasure Dub [2:30]
32. Rockers All Stars - The Raid [6:23]
33. Justin Hines - Natty Take Over [2:07]
34. Jacob Miller & Inner Circle - We a Rockers [3:31]

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