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• Former member of Count Ossie & the Mystic Revelation of Rastafari, Leroy Mabrak formed group Mabrak after transforming from the previous group names Genesis. The title track Drum Talk was recoeded in 1975 at Tubbys after two of the drum section of the group won medals in the Jamaica National Drum Music Finals. Talking drum madness with a true Roots manner on Harry J rhythms. Very much recommended!
Macka Diamond
Text by Harry Hawks
Date Added: Oct 28, 2015
Date Updated: Oct 30, 2015
Reggae, and dancehall reggae in particular, is infamous for its machismo stance and sexist outlook and to describe the opportunities for female artists as ‘limited’ in the male dominated world of Jamaican music is a massive understatement. A select few have managed to break through the glass ceiling but Macka Diamond has appears to have smashed it...
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Channel One
Text by Harry Hawks
Date Added: Sep 22, 2014
Date Updated: Sep 24, 2014
Well charged, disco mixed and hit bound… “no other Jamaican studio was to have quite the same impact in 1975 to 1976 or exert as much influence on the direction of the music.” Steve Barrow & Peter Dalton
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54 46 Was My Number
Text by Dub Store Sound Inc.
Date Added: Jan 20, 2012
Date Updated: Jan 27, 2012
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