Dancehall Roots (Metro) - opinions?

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Dancehall Roots (Metro) - opinions?

Postby Pluto » Wed Jan 12, 2005 9:44 pm

I found this in a shop today:

Dancehall Roots
The Birth Of Ragga, Dancehall & Digital Reggae

Track List

CD1

1 Wayne Smith - Under Me Sleng Teng

2 Tenor Saw - Pumpkin Belly

3 Admiral Bailey - Big Belly Man

4 Admiral Bailey - Kater For Woman

5 Major Mackerel & Colin Roach - Duppy

6 Daddy Lizard - No Dibby Dibby

7 Papa San - Watch Watch

8 Nitty Gritty - Hog In A Me Minty

9 Johnny Osbourne - Fire Fire

10 Bobby Digital & Cocoa Tea - Come Home

11 Admiral Tibett - Hang Them

12 Shabba Ranking - Get Up Stand Up And Rock

13 Ninjaman - From Mi Hold Him

14 Home T - Don’t Throw It All Away

15 Red Dragon – Do The Della Skank

16 Chaka Demus - Original Kuff

17 Red Dragon - Duck Dance

18 Pinchers - Agony

19 Cocoa Tea, Home T & Shabba Ranks - Who She Love

CD2

1 Echo Minott - What The Hell

2 Sister June - Tell You What Police Can Do

3 Junior Demus - Miss Monteith

4 Junior Tamlins - Behind The Wall

5 Charlie Chaplain & Cocoa Tea - Give Thanks

6 Major Mackerel & Red Rose - Rough Tough Jamaica Way

7 Major Mackerel - Sorry Fi Botha

8 Admiral Tibett - Poor Freddy

9 Admiral Bailey - Boom Youth

10 Courtney Melody - Poor People

11 Hopeton Lindo - Ghetto Tenament Yard

12 Cocoa Tea - You Must Unite

13 Cocoa Tea - Forward To Africa

14 Junior Delgado - Illegal Gun

15 Horace Andy - Live And Save Life

16 Pad Anthony - Musical Sample



I've got the 3 King Jammy compilations on RAS (A Man & His Music Vols 1-3) plus the Maximum Pressure one. Is this selection a good one :?: It has pretty few overlaps with those other Jammys compilations I have.
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Postby so nice » Wed Jan 12, 2005 9:55 pm

yes man looks like a pretty good amount of killers in there


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Postby dots69 » Wed Jan 12, 2005 10:27 pm

yes I plenty baad tune pon deh. can neva have too much Jammys !

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Postby Pluto » Wed Jan 12, 2005 11:02 pm

Thanks people!

This Metro UK label has some nice reduced-priced compilations, it seems. Most of their reggae ones have nice liner notes by Ian McCann.

http://www.unionsquaremusic.co.uk/titlev4.php?ALBUM_ID=521&LABEL_ID=7
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