Legend [Deluxe Edition]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The classic Marley album, the one that any fair-weather reggae fan owns, Legend contains 14 of his greatest songs, running the gamut from "I Shot the Sheriff" to the meditative "Redemption Song" and the irrepressible "Three Little Birds." Some may argue that the compilation shortchanges his groundbreaking early ska work or his status as a political commentator, but this isn't meant to be definitive, it's meant to be an introduction, sampling the very best of his work. And it does that remarkably well, offering all of his genre-defying greats and an illustration of his excellence, warmth, and humanity. In a way, it is perfect since it gives a doubter or casual ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
The classic Marley album, the one that any fair-weather reggae fan owns, Legend contains 14 of his greatest songs, running the gamut from "I Shot the Sheriff" to the meditative "Redemption Song" and the irrepressible "Three Little Birds." Some may argue that the compilation shortchanges his groundbreaking early ska work or his status as a political commentator, but this isn't meant to be definitive, it's meant to be an introduction, sampling the very best of his work. And it does that remarkably well, offering all of his genre-defying greats and an illustration of his excellence, warmth, and humanity. In a way, it is perfect since it gives a doubter or casual fan anything they could want. Let's face it, the beauty and simplicity of Marley's music was as important as his message, and that's captured particularly well here. [A Deluxe Edition of the CD was also released.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/12/2002
  • Label: Island
  • UPC: 731458671428
  • Catalog Number: 586714
  • Sales rank: 26,111

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Is This Love (3:51)
  2. 2 No Woman No Cry (7:09)
  3. 3 Could You Be Loved (3:57)
  4. 4 Three Little Birds (3:01)
  5. 5 Buffalo Soldier (4:18)
  6. 6 Get Up Stand Up (3:19)
  7. 7 Stir It Up (5:34)
  8. 8 Easy Skanking (2:58)
  9. 9 One Love/People Get Ready (2:53)
  10. 10 I Shot the Sheriff (4:41)
  11. 11 Waiting in Vain (4:17)
  12. 12 Redemption Song (3:48)
  13. 13 Satisfy My Soul (4:33)
  14. 14 Exodus (7:40)
  15. 15 Jamming (3:33)
  16. 16 Punky Reggae Party (6:52)
Disc 2
  1. 1 One Love/People Get Ready (7:01)
  2. 2 Waiting in Vain (5:56)
  3. 3 Jamming (5:35)
  4. 4 Three Little Birds/Three Little Birds (5:20)
  5. 5 Could You Be Loved (5:26)
  6. 6 No Woman No Cry (4:11)
  7. 7 Coming in from the Cold (5:42)
  8. 8 Buffalo Soldier (5:25)
  9. 9 Jamming (3:22)
  10. 10 Waiting in Vain (4:12)
  11. 11 Exodus (8:50)
  12. 12 Lively Up Yourself (5:18)
  13. 13 One Love/People Get Ready (4:56)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bob Marley & the Wailers Primary Artist
Bob Marley Indexed Contributor, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Percussion, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Joe Higgs Percussion, Background Vocals
Rita Marley Background Vocals
Judy Mowatt Background Vocals
Al Yasha Anderson Guitar
Aston Barrett Percussion, Bass Guitar
Tyrone Downie Percussion, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Marcia Griffiths Background Vocals
Bernard Touter Harvey Organ, Piano
Donald Kinsey Guitar
Earl Lindo Percussion, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Bunny Livingston Bongos, Conga, Vocals
Peter MacKintosh Organ, Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Julian Marvin Guitar, Background Vocals
Alvin Patterson Percussion
Earl "Chinna" Smith Guitar, Percussion, Rhythm Guitar
Peter McIntosh Organ, Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Technical Credits
Bob Marley Composer, Producer
Steve Smith Producer
Chris Blackwell Producer
Errol Brown Producer, Remixing
Ted Jensen Mastering
Godwin Logie Remixing
Julian Mendelsohn Remixing
Lee "Scratch" Perry Producer
Alex Sadkin Remixing
Eric "ET" Thorngren Producer, Remixing
Vartan Art Direction
Bob Marley & the Wailers Producer
Andy Engel Slipcover Concept
Vincent Ford Composer
Jane Hitchin Tape Research
David Lascelles Tape Research
Zoe Roberts Tape Research
Paul "Groucho" Smykle Remixing
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