Waterloo Records

38 tracks new to CD. Includes numerous dancehall classics from the early 80s. Features some of the biggest stars of the dancehall era. During the years that followed his breakthrough as an independent record producer in the early 1970s, Winston Holness AKA Niney The Observer repeatedly demonstrated an unerring ability to produce significant works. By the onset of the next decade and the arrival of the new dancehall sound, he was well and truly established as one of Jamaica's most innovative and successful music makers, having secured major hits for some of the island's finest talents, their number including Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Freddie McGregor, Horace Andy and The Heptones. Niney maintained his magic touch throughout the early 80s, working primarily with up-and- coming young performers, such as Don Carlos, Peter Broggs, Yellowman and Purple Man, whom he backed in the studio with the exemplarity musicianship of Jamaica's premier session crew, The Roots Radics. Now, for the first time ever, the very best of his dancehall output from the early 80s has been assembled for this 2CD collection, with the first disc showcasing vocal works and CD2 presenting the best of his dub sides from the period. And with almost 40 tracks new to CD this is a must-have collection for all fans of high quality pre-digital reggae sounds.
38 tracks new to CD. Includes numerous dancehall classics from the early 80s. Features some of the biggest stars of the dancehall era. During the years that followed his breakthrough as an independent record producer in the early 1970s, Winston Holness AKA Niney The Observer repeatedly demonstrated an unerring ability to produce significant works. By the onset of the next decade and the arrival of the new dancehall sound, he was well and truly established as one of Jamaica's most innovative and successful music makers, having secured major hits for some of the island's finest talents, their number including Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Freddie McGregor, Horace Andy and The Heptones. Niney maintained his magic touch throughout the early 80s, working primarily with up-and- coming young performers, such as Don Carlos, Peter Broggs, Yellowman and Purple Man, whom he backed in the studio with the exemplarity musicianship of Jamaica's premier session crew, The Roots Radics. Now, for the first time ever, the very best of his dancehall output from the early 80s has been assembled for this 2CD collection, with the first disc showcasing vocal works and CD2 presenting the best of his dub sides from the period. And with almost 40 tracks new to CD this is a must-have collection for all fans of high quality pre-digital reggae sounds.
5013929284548
Roots With Quality / Various - Roots With Quality / Various (Uk)

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Format: CD
Label: DOCTOR BIRD
Rel. Date: 08/16/2024
UPC: 5013929284548

Roots With Quality / Various (Uk)
Artist: Roots With Quality / Various
Format: CD
New: Call (512) 474-2500 to check in-store availability
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. More Love in the Ghetto - Freddie McGregor
2. Jah Guide - Naggo Morris
3. Blood Stain - Peter Broggs
4. Can't Waste Time - Don Carlos
5. Under the Tree - the 4th Harmonic
6. What Is Your Answer - Roland Burrell
7. Dice Cup - Don Carlos
8. Lovers Race - Sugar Minott
9. Sister-In-Law - Courage
10. You Wrong to Send Come Call Me - Yellowman ; Fat Head
11. Africa Is Calling - Roland Burrell
12. Me Get Mad - Purpleman
13. Hog and Goat - Don Carlos
14. Come Scratch Me Back - Yellowman
15. Roots with Quality - Third World
16. No Vacancy - Sugar Minott
17. Give Me What You Want - Barry Brown
18. The Ark - Yellowman
19. Pass the Ball - Tony Tuff
20. Pancoote - Ringo
21. Thank You Mama - Barry Brown
22. Daddy Mix - Purpleman
23. Babylon Backs Against the Wall - the Wailing Souls
24. Rub a Dub Style - Ringo
25. Love Shot - the Roots Radics
26. Foot Drum - the Roots Radics
27. No Loafer - the Roots Radics
28. Under the Tree Version - the Roots Radics
29. Kick Up - the Roots Radics
30. Dice Cup Version - the Roots Radics
31. Lovers Race Version - the Roots Radics
32. Sister-In-Law Version - the Roots Radics
33. Radics in a 82 Style - the Roots Radics
34. Africa Is Calling (Version) - the Roots Radics
35. Get Me Mad Version - the Roots Radics
36. Hog and Goat (Version) - the Roots Radics Band
37. Come Scratch Me Back Version - the Roots Radics
38. Third World Meets the Observer - Third World
39. No Vacancy (Version) - the Roots Radics
40. Give Me What You Want (Version) - the Roots Radics
41. Pass the Ball Version - the Roots Radics
42. Pancoote Version - the Roots Radics
43. Thank You Mama (Version) - the Roots Radics

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38 tracks new to CD. Includes numerous dancehall classics from the early 80s. Features some of the biggest stars of the dancehall era. During the years that followed his breakthrough as an independent record producer in the early 1970s, Winston Holness AKA Niney The Observer repeatedly demonstrated an unerring ability to produce significant works. By the onset of the next decade and the arrival of the new dancehall sound, he was well and truly established as one of Jamaica's most innovative and successful music makers, having secured major hits for some of the island's finest talents, their number including Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Freddie McGregor, Horace Andy and The Heptones. Niney maintained his magic touch throughout the early 80s, working primarily with up-and- coming young performers, such as Don Carlos, Peter Broggs, Yellowman and Purple Man, whom he backed in the studio with the exemplarity musicianship of Jamaica's premier session crew, The Roots Radics. Now, for the first time ever, the very best of his dancehall output from the early 80s has been assembled for this 2CD collection, with the first disc showcasing vocal works and CD2 presenting the best of his dub sides from the period. And with almost 40 tracks new to CD this is a must-have collection for all fans of high quality pre-digital reggae sounds.
        
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