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The Birth Of Reggae

Advantages: Timeless classics; 50 tracks for £7
Disadvantages: Recording quality of older tracks

---WHAT'S THIS THEN?--- It's a 3CD, 50-track box-set collating early reggae tracks from a record label called Trojan. Set up in Britain in the mid-1960's, as a subsiduary of the Island label, it was intended as a menas of bringing the hot new sounds of ...

waynehorrigan 12.08.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Trojan Box Set (Singles) - Various Artists

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The Legend of Reggae

Advantages: catchy rhythm, lively music, easy listening and includes marleys best songs
Disadvantages: reggae is not everyones taste in music and can be found boring to some people

If you have never heard of Bob Marley. He was the most famous reggae singer in the world. The wailers was the name of Bob Marley's backing singers/vocalists. And reggae is a type of music that originated from Jamaica. Also it once got very popular in the ...

motty03 18.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Legend (The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers) - Bob Marley

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Reggae Pressure: Boss Sounds '69-70 - buy this album, now!

Advantages: High quality tracks, excellent sleeve notes and photos
Disadvantages: You may have most of the tracks

Compiled by reggae experts Chris Lane, Noel Hawks and Dave Hendley (people who were actually there in '69 and love and know the music inside out), this CD is an absolute must if you enjoy the classic era of reggae. Even if you already have most of the tun ...

john_harrison 20.09.2009 · Read full review
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Songs Of Freedom best Marley album ever

Advantages: all of his best songs in one brilliant box set
Disadvantages: there are none!

Well what can i say? This cd box set is everything you will ever need when it comes to Bob Marley his life and his music. This has got to be the biggest review written but due to the shear size of this album I cant possibly talk about individual song ...

moogleman 25.06.2007 · Read full review
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Buju B, The Stamina Daddy

Advantages: Some big tunes
Disadvantages: Quite repetitive at times

Originally named "Stamina Daddy", "Quick" was the debut album from the Reggae and Dancehall star, Buju Banton. It came out in 1992 at first, but under the new title, it was released five years later on once he had gained much more fame with much more of t ...

XICripZ 13.05.2010 · Read full review
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