Best Live Reggae Recording?

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Best Live Reggae Recording?

Postby Tomcat » Wed Jan 12, 2005 2:26 pm

My favourites are : -

Dennis Brown Montreux
Bob Marley & wailers quiet knight club 1975
gregory issacs at brixton empire (LP release)
Isreal vibration & Gladiators, Sunsplash 82
Big Youth - At Reggae Sunsplash
Aswad - Live and Direct

Any other suggestions that are fairly easy to get hold of?
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Postby Tomcat » Wed Jan 12, 2005 2:26 pm

academy i mean
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Postby informer » Wed Jan 12, 2005 2:38 pm

Bob Marley & the Wailers Live at the lyceum
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Postby django » Wed Jan 12, 2005 3:06 pm

Not including many Bob/Tosh/Wailers bootlegs, I`d add Yellowman At Sunsplash `82.

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Postby yellowdog » Wed Jan 12, 2005 3:21 pm

I have a Bunny Wailer Live (1983) album that is really very good. As I recall there's a great version of Armagedon on it.
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Postby DrSuperlove » Wed Jan 12, 2005 3:24 pm

no originality points for me here but i have to go with

bob marley & the wailers - Live!
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Postby Anonymous » Wed Jan 12, 2005 3:28 pm

Ijahman "Live over Europe"

Dub Syndicate "Town & Country Club"

Misty In Roots "Live in Sweden" and "Counter Eurovision"

all official releases

Postby Anonymous » Wed Jan 12, 2005 3:30 pm

Yes, another vote for Misty In Roots "Live At Counter Eurovision" here too.



Postby Jackie Pablo » Wed Jan 12, 2005 4:15 pm

What about 'Live' singles?

Kinky Reggae - Bob Marley & The Wailers

Sister Myrtle - Captain Sinbad

I can only think of two, there must be others.
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Postby mat » Wed Jan 12, 2005 4:17 pm

Peter Tosh Live and Dangerous Boston 1976

Its such a great performance, with Sly And Robbie mashing up the place in a totally wicked style.
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Postby jb welda » Wed Jan 12, 2005 5:01 pm

i would have to go with the first live marley album...sterling recording (courtesy rolling stones mobile)!

dub syndicate live at t&c is dynamic and killer.

misty over sweden (but not readily available) i think is miles above the counter eurovision one but i seem to be alone in that opinion (maybe the sweden one isnt so widely known)

instead of the gregory at academy i would nominate the recording island released as one of the reggae great series, i think the radics come across a lot better on that one.

some of the taxi tour album is good, esp the half pint tracks.

the bunny wailers album has some good performances but the sound quality is a bit down

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Postby Dadi Digi » Wed Jan 12, 2005 5:12 pm

Burning Spear live LP, recorded at the Acadamy in London (I think in 77). Backing done by some of the Aswad line up. Fabulous LP start to finish. Other goodies are Big Youth at the Sunsplash 82, Twinkle Bros also at Sunsplash. The Chalice LP is good too. Misty as referred to above is also great, I agree.
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Postby crazydownbeat » Wed Jan 12, 2005 5:34 pm

In a dance hall style it has to be "Strictly Livestock" Greensleeves 1985 for me, Tenor Saw, Half Pint, Michael Palmer, Wayne Smith etc. + Frankie Paul and Sugar Minott in a combination style Have many people got/heard this?
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Postby Dyce » Wed Jan 12, 2005 5:56 pm

Anybody know what the first live reggae/ska/rocksteady recording was? I don't have the answer in case you're wondering.
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Postby dirtweed » Wed Jan 12, 2005 6:00 pm

ras michael at snwmf 2004 (disc 2). thanks jb
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