Dreadest Reggae Tunes Ever

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Dreadest Reggae Tunes Ever

Postby Angel Gabriel » Wed Jan 26, 2005 7:46 pm

Ok..I normally do not post such questions in forums..but I thought of this question as I was walking back to work from trip to the record shop.

What is the dreadest reggae tune ever? I know there are more than one..probably over 1000 songs could fit..but as I ponder this question for myself..I thought it would be interesting to get everyone else's input since most of you are serious reggae mavens..

Here are my two suggestions..everyone else..feel free to add..

Door Peep - Burning Spear

Satta - Abbysinians
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Postby Anonymous » Wed Jan 26, 2005 8:26 pm

You'll Get Your Pay - Linton Cooper (Money Disc)



Postby NannyMaroon » Wed Jan 26, 2005 8:27 pm

Underated chune, possibly...Politicain by Barry Brown-Riddim is deadly- and the part in the lyric -"Some people no waan fi die" this well dread, horn riff comes in and says you dead. Ruff.
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Postby DrSuperlove » Wed Jan 26, 2005 8:53 pm

bary biggs - side show
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Postby Ash » Wed Jan 26, 2005 9:47 pm

Cool Rasta Man Cool...Steve Boswell/Jah Berry
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Postby nick » Wed Jan 26, 2005 10:16 pm

nation fiddler

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Postby Natty Rajah » Wed Jan 26, 2005 10:48 pm

Wailing Souls - Kingdom Rise Kingdom Fall
Hugh Mundell - Jah Fire Will Be Burning
Max Romeo - Valley Of Jehosaphat
Big Joe - In The Ghetto
Prince Far I - Message From The King
Jimmy Riley - Prophecy
just about every tune on the Yabby You - Jesus Dread set...
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Postby DrSuperlove » Wed Jan 26, 2005 10:54 pm

Burning Spear deserves another mention here

Cry Blood Africans
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Postby Natty Rajah » Wed Jan 26, 2005 11:02 pm

Hell yeah, forgot Invasion and also Red, Gren & Gold and Institution...

also Horace Andy - Every Tongue Will Tell and The Terrors - Assemble Not Thyself for slightly different but equally "dread" vibe...
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Postby skunkride » Wed Jan 26, 2005 11:05 pm

I remember exactly the same thread on the old board...aah the memories...anyway here are some dread tunes of late :

Knowledge & Tappa Zukie - Whats Yours (Makasound CD)
Alton Ellis - Confusion (Ventures 7")
Mystic Emp & Jah Thomas - Reality (His majesty 12")
Niney - Mutiny (PK 10")
Morwells - In God we trust (Black Lion 12")
Michael Prophet - Been Talking (Sip A Cup 10")
Alpha & Omega - Rasta Is Mercyfull (A&O+Dub Judah CD)
Prince Far I & Congo Ashanti - 83 Struggle (Cry Tuff 7")
Jackie Opel - Turn To The Allmighty (Top Deck)
Stranger Cole / Leroy Sibbles - The Time Is Now / Revolution (Wackies 12")
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Postby mike turner » Thu Jan 27, 2005 3:28 am

Claudius Linton -Put Your Shoulder To Jah Wheel (Teachers Love Conviction 7")
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Postby Xacto Metro » Thu Jan 27, 2005 3:39 am

African Race - Abyssinians
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Postby benja » Thu Jan 27, 2005 3:41 am

Long Long Dreadlocks: Linval Thompson
Conquering Lion: Yabby U

to name 2 B&Fers
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Postby Maarty » Thu Jan 27, 2005 4:18 am

Not sure if it's the dreadest tune ever but Horace Andy's Zoin Gate always gets me. There's so much emotion in his singing that at times it sounds like he's about to, or is crying.

Postby Pug » Thu Jan 27, 2005 5:42 am

Sort of in a Scratch mood tonight, so,

The Upsetters - Jah Jah Ah Natty Dread
Congos - Congoman

interesting list so far, might have to pick up some new tunes it seems!
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