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  • 1. Runaway Girl
  • 2. Chalice In The Palace
  • 3. I Can't Love Another
  • 4. Dreadlocks Dread
  • 5. The Great Psalms
  • 6. Natty Don't Fear
  • 7. African Message
  • 8. Siver Bird
  • 9. Listen To The Teacher
  • 10. Trench Town Rock

On Dread In A Babylon, his third full-length, he stretches out over traditional roots grooves provided by the Soul Syndicate and Skin, Flesh & Bones bands, riffing on topics including love (“Runaway Girl,” a 1975 single released in the UK on Virgin Records); the Bible (“The Great Psalms”); walking the straight and narrow (“Listen To The Teacher”); and even his take on governmental policy goals (“Chalice In The Palace”). The album finishes with an instrumental version of Bob Marley & The Wailers’ “Trench Town Rock,” for good measure.
U-Roy’s style and charisma are always on display, and – as with all of his classic records – the groove rules all. 

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