Two CDs. By the mid-'70s, Sonia Pottinger was firmly established as one of Jamaica's premier producers, issuing a steady stream of best-selling 7" singles on her revered High Note label. Throughout the remainder of the decade, she further cemented her reputation as a leading player within the island's recording industry with a succession of superior releases, performed by some of the leading talents on the Jamaican music scene, with the bulk of this work recorded at Duke Reid's famed Treasure Isle studio, under the supervision of the facility's acclaimed in-house sound engineer, Errol Brown. Yet, despite the popularity of these sides, many have remained unavailable since their original release over four decades ago. Now, at long last, 35 of Pottinger's finest works from the mid-to-late '70s have been brought together to form this essential roots reggae collection. Showcasing the talents of many of Jamaica's finest vocalists, DJs and instrumentalists, Can't Stop The Dread almost entirely comprises tracks new to CD; their number including eight previously unissued recordings.
Two CDs. By the mid-'70s, Sonia Pottinger was firmly established as one of Jamaica's premier producers, issuing a steady stream of best-selling 7" singles on her revered High Note label. Throughout the remainder of the decade, she further cemented her reputation as a leading player within the island's recording industry with a succession of superior releases, performed by some of the leading talents on the Jamaican music scene, with the bulk of this work recorded at Duke Reid's famed Treasure Isle studio, under the supervision of the facility's acclaimed in-house sound engineer, Errol Brown. Yet, despite the popularity of these sides, many have remained unavailable since their original release over four decades ago. Now, at long last, 35 of Pottinger's finest works from the mid-to-late '70s have been brought together to form this essential roots reggae collection. Showcasing the talents of many of Jamaica's finest vocalists, DJs and instrumentalists, Can't Stop The Dread almost entirely comprises tracks new to CD; their number including eight previously unissued recordings.
5013929276833

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Format: CD
Label: CHERRY RED
Rel. Date: 11/13/2020
UPC: 5013929276833

Can't Stop The Dread: Original Compilation / Var
Artist: Cant Stop The Dread Original Compilation / Var
Format: CD
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1. Sufferer's Child - Delroy Denton ; the Silvertones
2. How Can I Get Over - the Chantells
3. Lick and Run - Ruddy Thomas
4. Trouble and Strife - the Africans
5. Know Your Friend - Jackie Brown ; Sky Nation
6. Lonesome I - the Roots Defenders
7. Chat Chat (12" Version) - Well Pleased ; Satisfied
8. Let It Out - the Survivors
9. Babylon Road - I Roy ; Sky Nation
10. Rig-Ma-Roe Game (12" Version) - Justin Hinds ; the Dominoes
11. Nu Turn Wey - Ansel Collins ; the Revolutionaries
12. Get Up (12" Version) - Jackie Edwards
13. Badness No Pay - Ken Quatty
14. Walla Walla (12" Version) - Well Pleased ; Satisfied
15. King of the Congo - the Africans
16. Whole Lot of Feeling (12" Version) - Justin Hinds ; the Dominoes
17. Regulation 15 - the Revolutionaries
18. Conference Table (12" Version) - Delroy Wilson
19. Can't Stop the Dread - Rankin' Joe
20. King of Kings - Mind, Body ; Soul
21. African Language - Jackie Edwards
22. Babylon a Run Come - the Mellows
23. Love Sweet Music (12" Version) - Well Pleased ; Satisfied
24. Wipe Your Weeping Eyes (12" Version) - Justin Hinds ; the Dominoes
25. Peace Truce - Errol Scorcher ; the Revolutionaries
26. Winey Winey (12" Version) - the Kingstonians
27. A New Recipe - Jackie Edwards
28. Let Love Shine - Aston Whittaker
29. Shank I Sheck (12" Version) - Bobby Ellis ; the Revolutionaries
30. Roots Man Revival - Mikey Dread
31. Too Much Grudgefulness - Leroy Smart
32. Love and Inity - Ras Miller
33. World World - Joseph Burke ; Tribute
34. Righteous Train - Jah Thomas
35. See It Deh (12" Version) - Enos McLeod

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Two CDs. By the mid-'70s, Sonia Pottinger was firmly established as one of Jamaica's premier producers, issuing a steady stream of best-selling 7" singles on her revered High Note label. Throughout the remainder of the decade, she further cemented her reputation as a leading player within the island's recording industry with a succession of superior releases, performed by some of the leading talents on the Jamaican music scene, with the bulk of this work recorded at Duke Reid's famed Treasure Isle studio, under the supervision of the facility's acclaimed in-house sound engineer, Errol Brown. Yet, despite the popularity of these sides, many have remained unavailable since their original release over four decades ago. Now, at long last, 35 of Pottinger's finest works from the mid-to-late '70s have been brought together to form this essential roots reggae collection. Showcasing the talents of many of Jamaica's finest vocalists, DJs and instrumentalists, Can't Stop The Dread almost entirely comprises tracks new to CD; their number including eight previously unissued recordings.