Friday, June 26, 2009

Roots Reggae


He was nominated best vocalist five times in his own country, an indication of the love Jamaicans have for his voice and music. There are many reasons as to why he commands the respect of his countrymen, one is his ability to perform both roots Reggae material and love songs with equal ability and conviction. This dual persona, both as roots ‘preacher’ and love ‘crooner’, was one which out of financial necessity many other performers were required to adopt.

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A Ruffer Version: Johnny Clarke At King Tubby's 1974-78

Jah Jah We Pray

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