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Powerful, pointed and political, Survival was as close as Bob Marley came to producing a concept album, recorded in London and Tuff Gong studio in Kingston.
There is a school of thought which puts Natty Dread as Marley’s finest album, thus making it “the ultimate reggae album of all time”.
Less than 6 months after the Wailers released their first international album, Catch A Fire, the conflagration continued with the release of Burnin’...
The album made the UK Top 10 and is now widely regarded as one of British reggae's most essential releases.
The well-established and deep-rooted links between reggae and punk are being celebrated on ‘Punky Reggae Selecta,' just out from Universal Music Catalogue.
Jamaica maintains its incredible output with numerous dancehall and roots reggae producers currently plying their trade in Kingston. Long may it continue!
The superstardom of Bob Marley is a stark contrast to where he came from, but those with enough determination found a way out of the ghetto through music.