Dennis Bovell The Dubmaster: The Essential Anthology

    Trojan / BMG
    • Dennis Bovell – LP 1 Side 1: Raindrops - Dennis Bovell & The Dub Band
    • Dennis Bovell – Za-Ion – Dennis Bovell & The 4th Street Orchestra
    • Dennis Bovell – Blood Ah Go Run – Dennis Bovell As Dennis Matumbi
    • Dennis Bovell – Choose Me – Dennis Bovell As African Stone
    • Dennis Bovell – Row, Row, Row – Dennis Bovell & The 4th St Orchestra
    • Dennis Bovell – Side 2: Chief Inspector - Dennis Bovell & The Dub Band
    • Dennis Bovell – Silly Dub - Dennis Bovell
    • Dennis Bovell – LP 2 Side 1: Silly Games - Janet Kay
    • Dennis Bovell – A Little Way Different - Errol Dunkley
    • Dennis Bovell – Get Up Stand Up - I Roy
    • Dennis Bovell – Side 2: African Queen - Errol Campbell
    • Dennis Bovell – Take Five - The Young Lions
    • Dennis Bovell – Hooked On You - Delroy Wilson
    • 1. LP 1 Side 1: Raindrops - Dennis Bovell & The Dub Band
    • 2. Za-Ion – Dennis Bovell & The 4th Street Orchestra
    • 3. Blood Ah Go Run – Dennis Bovell As Dennis Matumbi
    • 4. Choose Me – Dennis Bovell As African Stone
    • 5. Row, Row, Row – Dennis Bovell & The 4th St Orchestra
    • 6. Brain Damage - Dennis Bovell
    • 7. Side 2: Chief Inspector - Dennis Bovell & The Dub Band
    • 8. Dub Master - Dennis Bovell & The Dub Band
    • 9. Silly Dub - Dennis Bovell
    • 10. Oh Mama Oh Papa - Dennis Bovell
    • 11. Pickin’ Up The Pieces - Dennis Bovell & The Dub Band
    • 12. Caught You In A Lie - Dennis Bovell
    • 13. LP 2 Side 1: Silly Games - Janet Kay
    • 14. A Little Way Different - Errol Dunkley
    • 15. Differentah – Julio ‘Dreadful’ Finn
    • 16. Get Up Stand Up - I Roy
    • 17. Our Tune – Marie Pierre
    • 18. Tom Hark - Captain Morgan & His Merry Men
    • 19. Side 2: African Queen - Errol Campbell
    • 20. Africa Is Our Land - Joshua Moses
    • 21. Take Five - The Young Lions
    • 22. Hooked On You - Delroy Wilson
    • 23. Guide Us, Jah - Johnny Clarke
    • 24. Can't Go Through (With Life) (Dancehall Version) - Marie Pierre

    Since making his recording debut in the early Seventies with legendary British reggae band, Matumbi, Dennis 'Blackbeard' Bovell has repeatedly demonstrated his supreme talent and versatility in a variety of music fields. And yet enormity of his impact upon the UK's music scene over the past five decades has remained largely overlooked.

    The DUBMASTER - The Essential Anthology' sets to finally address this injustice by presenting the first serious retrospective of Dennis's output as both a performer and producer.

    Charting his career from the Seventies up to the present day, this handsomely packaged double vinyl gatefolded album presents 24 of his most celebrated reggae works - including Janet Kay's seminal lovers rock classic, "Silly Games" - as well as rarities and previously unissued treasures from the vaults.

    Compiled by the artist himself, the collection is further enhanced by Dennis's fascinating account of his life in the music business over the past half century, with his words enriched by rare photos.

    Please note 2CD Version has extra 14 tracks!


    Other Releases by Dennis Bovell

    Dennis BovellAkoustikOld School
    AKOUSTIK is Dennis Bovell's latest release on OLD SCHOOL only available on vinyl LP or a five song download. It features some of the most popular tunes...
    • – Sunrise
    • – Lovers Rock
    • – After Tonight
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    • – Keep On Coming
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    • – Movie
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    • – Picking Up The Pieces
    • – Faded Rose
    • – Silly Games
    Dennis BovellRaindropsOld School
    Originally issued in 1977 on More Cut records, U.K. Roots reggae from Matumbi leader Dennis Bovell with excellent dub cut on the flip.
    • – Raindrops
    • – Eye Water Dub

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