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One of the most popular performers in Jamaican music history.
Includes numerous Jamaican hits from the golden age of reggae.
Album unavailable on CD for almost 20 years.
First issued in 1973, “Like A Bolt” is today widely regarded as one of the finest albums to showcase the inestimable talents of Jamaican singing legend, John Holt.
Comprising a dozen of the performer’s most popular solo recordings for Duke Reid’s Treasure Isle label from the previous five years, the LP first saw issue in limited numbers on the small UK independent, Magnet.
Over the years since, it has become one of the most sought-after long players from the early 1970s, yet has remained unavailable on CD for almost 20 years.
Now, the album is finally available once more, with the original track-listing augmented by the remainder of Holt’s solo work for the Duke, so bringing together numerous major reggae hits alongside long-lost obscurities, which include a 12” mix of ‘Ali Baba’, that makes its CD debut.
1. I’M THE ONE TO BE BLAMED
3. WRITE HER A LETTER
4. I’M YOUR MAN
5. ALI BABA
6. I’LL BE LONELY
7. I SEE YOUR FACE
8. I WANT YOU CLOSER
9. I’M COMING HOME
10.TIME AND THE RIVER
11.HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO HEAVEN?
12.LET’S BUILD OUR DREAMS
16.SISTER BIG STUFF
17.ALL MY LIFE
18.DARLING I LOVE YOU
19.WHAT YOU GONNA DO NOW
20.COME OUT OF MY BED
21.WOODEN HEART (TAKE 3)
22.ALI BABA (12” MIX)