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• 33 of the tracks make their CD debut
• Includes 8 previously unreleased recordings
• Features many of the biggest Jamaican hits of the roots era

By the mid-Seventies, Sonia Pottinger was firmly established as one of Jamaica’s premier producers, issuing a steady stream of best-selling 7” singles on her revered High Note label.

Throughout the remainder of the decade, she further cemented her reputation as a leading player within the island’s recording industry with a succession of superior releases, performed by some of the leading talents on the Jamaican music scene, with the bulk of this work recorded at Duke Reid’s famed Treasure Isle studio, under the supervision of the facility’s acclaimed in-house sound engineer, Errol Brown.

Yet, despite the popularity of these sides, many have remained unavailable since their original release over four decades ago. Now, at long last, 35 of Pottinger’s finest works from the mid-to-late Seventies have been brought together to form this essential roots reggae collection.

Showcasing the talents of many of Jamaica’s finest vocalists, DJs and instrumentalists, “Can’t Stop The Dread” almost entirely comprises tracks new to CD; their number including eight previously unissued recordings.

TRACK LISTING

DISC ONE
1. SUFFERER’S CHILD – Delroy Denton & The Silvertones
2. HOW CAN I GET OVER – The Chantells
3. LICK AND RUN – Ruddy Thomas *
4. TROUBLE AND STRIFE – The Africans *
5. KNOW YOUR FRIEND – Jackie Brown & Sky Nation *
6. LONESOME I – The Roots Defenders *
7. CHAT CHAT (12” version) – Well Pleased & Satisfied +
8. LET IT OUT – The Survivors *
9. BABYLON ROAD – I Roy & Sky Nation *
10. RIG-MA-ROE GAME (12” version) –
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes +
11. NU TURN WEY – Ansel Collins & The Revolutionaries +
12. GET UP (12” VERSION) – Jackie Edwards +
13. BADNESS NO PAY – Ken Quatty *
14. WALLA WALLA (12” version) – Well Pleased & Satisfied +
15. KING OF THE CONGO – The Africans *
16. WHOLE LOT OF FEELING (12” version) – Justin Hinds & The Dominoes +
17. REGULATION 15 – The Revolutionaries *
18. CONFERENCE TABLE (12” version) – Delroy Wilson +
19. CAN’T STOP THE DREAD – Rankin’ Joe *

DISC TWO
1. KING OF KINGS – Mind, Body & Soul *
2. AFRICAN LANGUAGE – Jackie Edwards *
3. BABYLON A RUN COME – The Mellows *
4. LOVE SWEET MUSIC (12” version) –
Well Pleased & Satisfied +
5. WIPE YOUR WEEPING EYES (12” version) –
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes +
6. PEACE TRUCE – Errol Scorcher & The Revolutionaries *
7. WINEY WINEY (12” version) – The Kingstonians *
8. A NEW RECIPE – Jackie Edwards *
9. LET LOVE SHINE – Aston Whittaker *
10. SHANK I SHECK (12” version) –
Bobby Ellis & The Revolutionaries *
11. ROOTS MAN REVIVAL – Mikey Dread *
12. TOO MUCH GRUDGEFULNESS – Leroy Smart *
13. LOVE AND INITY – Ras Miller *
14. WORLD WORLD – Joseph Burke & Tribute *
15. RIGHTEOUS TRAIN – Jah Thomas *
16. SEE IT DEH (12” version) – Enos McLeod *

+ previously unreleased
* new to CD

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DISC ONE
1. SUFFERER’S CHILD - Delroy Denton & The Silvertones
2. HOW CAN I GET OVER - The Chantells
3. LICK AND RUN - Ruddy Thomas *
4. TROUBLE AND STRIFE - The Africans *
5. KNOW YOUR FRIEND - Jackie Brown & Sky Nation *
6. LONESOME I - The Roots Defenders *
7. CHAT CHAT (12” version) - Well Pleased & Satisfied +
8. LET IT OUT - The Survivors *
9. BABYLON ROAD - I Roy & Sky Nation *
10. RIG-MA-ROE GAME (12” version) –
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes +
11. NU TURN WEY - Ansel Collins & The Revolutionaries +
12. GET UP (12” VERSION) - Jackie Edwards +
13. BADNESS NO PAY - Ken Quatty *
14. WALLA WALLA (12” version) - Well Pleased & Satisfied +
15. KING OF THE CONGO - The Africans *
16. WHOLE LOT OF FEELING (12” version) - Justin Hinds & The Dominoes +
17. REGULATION 15 - The Revolutionaries *
18. CONFERENCE TABLE (12” version) – Delroy Wilson +
19. CAN’T STOP THE DREAD - Rankin’ Joe *

DISC TWO
1. KING OF KINGS - Mind, Body & Soul *
2. AFRICAN LANGUAGE - Jackie Edwards *
3. BABYLON A RUN COME - The Mellows *
4. LOVE SWEET MUSIC (12” version) –
Well Pleased & Satisfied +
5. WIPE YOUR WEEPING EYES (12” version) –
Justin Hinds & The Dominoes +
6. PEACE TRUCE - Errol Scorcher & The Revolutionaries *
7. WINEY WINEY (12” version) - The Kingstonians *
8. A NEW RECIPE - Jackie Edwards *
9. LET LOVE SHINE - Aston Whittaker *
10. SHANK I SHECK (12” version) –
Bobby Ellis & The Revolutionaries *
11. ROOTS MAN REVIVAL - Mikey Dread *
12. TOO MUCH GRUDGEFULNESS - Leroy Smart *
13. LOVE AND INITY - Ras Miller *
14. WORLD WORLD - Joseph Burke & Tribute *
15. RIGHTEOUS TRAIN - Jah Thomas *
16. SEE IT DEH (12” version) - Enos McLeod *

+ previously unreleased
* new to CD