The Lee Perry Sessions

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
There are countless Bob Marley collections on the market, most of them, like this one, drawing from his pre-Island Jamaican releases. These are usually poorly annotated, tossed-together affairs of dubious legality, and since Marley often re-recorded songs at various stages of his and the Wailers' career, it can be nearly impossible to tell which versions you're getting without actually playing the disc. This two-CD set holds up pretty well, though, collecting the signature tracks Marley & the Wailers did with producer Lee "Scratch" Perry in 1970 and 1971, along with the proto-dub mixes Perry subsequently did of the backing tracks and then attributed to the Upsetters, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
There are countless Bob Marley collections on the market, most of them, like this one, drawing from his pre-Island Jamaican releases. These are usually poorly annotated, tossed-together affairs of dubious legality, and since Marley often re-recorded songs at various stages of his and the Wailers' career, it can be nearly impossible to tell which versions you're getting without actually playing the disc. This two-CD set holds up pretty well, though, collecting the signature tracks Marley & the Wailers did with producer Lee "Scratch" Perry in 1970 and 1971, along with the proto-dub mixes Perry subsequently did of the backing tracks and then attributed to the Upsetters, plus several earlier sides Marley and the group recorded with producer Leslie Kong for his Beverly record label. The end result is a pretty good look at Marley & the Wailers as they were up-shifting into what would ultimately turn out to be their most creative period.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/10/2012
  • Label: Royale Palme
  • EAN: 5413992503070
  • Catalog Number: 250307
  • Sales rank: 151,716

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Soul Rebel (3:46)
  2. 2 Try Me (2:50)
  3. 3 It's Alright (2:37)
  4. 4 No Sympathy (2:17)
  5. 5 My Cup (3:35)
  6. 6 Soul Almighty (2:44)
  7. 7 Rebel's Hop (aka Rude Boy/Cloud Nine) (2:41)
  8. 8 Corner Stone (2:28)
  9. 9 Four Hundred Years (2:36)
  10. 10 No Water (2:10)
  11. 11 Reaction (2:44)
  12. 12 My Sympathy (2:44)
  13. 13 Keep On Moving (3:08)
  14. 14 Don't Rock My Boat (aka Satisfy My Soul) (4:34)
  15. 15 Put It On (3:09)
  16. 16 Fussing and Fighting (2:31)
  17. 17 Duppy Conqueror V4 (3:30)
  18. 18 Memphis (2:57)
  19. 19 Soul Rebel V4 (2:55)
  20. 20 Riding HIgh (2:50)
  21. 21 Kaya (2:34)
  22. 22 African Herbsman (2:30)
  23. 23 Stand Alone (2:12)
  24. 24 Sun Is Shining (aka To the Rescue) (2:16)
  25. 25 Brain Washing (2:40)
  26. 26 Mr. Brown (aka Dracula) (3:32)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Lively Up Yourself (2:55)
  2. 2 Small Axe (3:46)
  3. 3 Trench Town Rock (3:03)
  4. 4 All In One (3:36)
  5. 5 Natural Mystic (5:12)
  6. 6 Rainbow Country (5:47)
  7. 7 Mellow Mood (2:33)
  8. 8 Run For Cover (3:14)
  9. 9 Man to Man (aka Who the Cap Fits) (3:34)
  10. 10 Chances Are (3:15)
  11. 11 Hammer (2:53)
  12. 12 How Many Times (2:22)
  13. 13 There She Goes (2:32)
  14. 14 Touch Me (3:07)
  15. 15 Treat Your Right (2:10)
  16. 16 You Can't Do That To Me (2:51)
  17. 17 Soul Shakedown Party (3:10)
  18. 18 Stop the Train (2:23)
  19. 19 Caution (2:47)
  20. 20 Soul Captives (2:06)
  21. 21 Can't You See (2:47)
  22. 22 Soon Come (2:19)
  23. 23 Cheer Up (2:06)
  24. 24 Back Out (2:16)
  25. 25 Do It Twice (2:48)
  26. 26 Go Tell It On the Mountain (3:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bob Marley & the Wailers Primary Artist
Bob Marley Indexed Contributor
Technical Credits
Richie Havens Composer
Bob Marley Composer
Curtis Mayfield Composer
Barrett Strong Composer
Bunny Livingston Composer
Peter Tosh Composer
Lee "Scratch" Perry Composer
Norman Whitfield Composer
Didier Scohier Layout
Alfie Falckenbach Liner Notes
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