This Is Reggae Music

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All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
Taking stock of Mango's '70s heyday with reggae music, this label roundup works quite well as an introduction for the uninitiated. The focus is mostly on the roots period of the music over the course of the 27 tracks here, with the hits taking up more room then the somewhat obscure cuts. Reflecting the label's way with big names, the album includes highlights by such island stars as Bob Marley, Third World, the Heptones, Burning Spear, Max Romeo, Toots & the Maytals, Jimmy Cliff, and Bunny Wailer. And, on the relatively more left-field end, we have Dillinger, George Faith, Rico, and Junior Murvin. A solid compilation.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Cook
Taking stock of Mango's '70s heyday with reggae music, this label roundup works quite well as an introduction for the uninitiated. The focus is mostly on the roots period of the music over the course of the 27 tracks here, with the hits taking up more room then the somewhat obscure cuts. Reflecting the label's way with big names, the album includes highlights by such island stars as Bob Marley, Third World, the Heptones, Burning Spear, Max Romeo, Toots & the Maytals, Jimmy Cliff, and Bunny Wailer. And, on the relatively more left-field end, we have Dillinger, George Faith, Rico, and Junior Murvin. A solid compilation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/4/1992
  • Label: Mango
  • UPC: 016253925144
  • Catalog Number: 539251

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 This Is Reggae Music - Zap Pow (3:07)
  2. 2 I Shot the Sheriff - The Wailers (4:40)
  3. 3 The World Is Upside Down - Joe Higgs (2:55)
  4. 4 Hey Mister Yesterday - Jimmy Cliff (2:55)
  5. 5 Funky Kingston - The Maytals (4:55)
  6. 6 Breakfast in Bed - Lorna Bennett (3:08)
  7. 7 Louie, Louie - The Maytals (3:43)
  8. 8 Guava Jelly - Owen Gray (2:59)
  9. 9 Book of Rules - The Heptones (3:30)
  10. 10 Concrete Jungle - The Wailers (41:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Jimmy Cliff Track Performer
The Heptones Track Performer
Joe Higgs Track Performer
Bob Marley Track Performer
Zap Pow Track Performer
The Maytals Track Performer
Lorna Bennett Track Performer
Owen Gray Track Performer
The Wailers Track Performer
Technical Credits
Jimmy Cliff Producer
The Heptones Contributor
Joe Higgs Contributor
Bob Marley Producer
Zap Pow Contributor
The Maytals Contributor
Lorna Bennett Contributor
Chris Blackwell Director, Producer, Direction
Dave Bloxham Producer
Owen Gray Contributor
Warrick Lyn Producer
The Wailers Producer
Harry Johnson Producer
Fredrick Hibbert Composer
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