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    • U-Roy – Babylon Burning
    • U-Roy – Natty Rebel
    • U-Roy – So Jah Jah Say
    • U-Roy – Natty Kung Fu
    • U-Roy – If You Should Leave Me
    • 1. Babylon Burning
    • 2. Natty Rebel
    • 3. So Jah Jah Say
    • 4. Natty Kung Fu
    • 5. If You Should Leave Me
    • 6. Do You Remember
    • 7. Travelling Man
    • 8. Have Mercy
    • 9. Badie Boo
    • 10. Go There Natty
    • 11. Fire In A Trenchtown

    U-Roy was a true reggae pioneer, dubbed The Originator for good reason. Bursting onto the Jamaican scene in the early 1970s, he pioneered the vocal approach called “toasting,” which in addition to bringing Jamaican music into a new era, was also heavily influential on an American vocal style also in its infancy: rapping.
    A very welcome reissue of the vocalist’s 1976 full-length (and fourth) album, Natty Rebel, which has been out of print for more than 30 years.
    Produced by Tony Robinson (known for his work with Big Youth, Lloyd Parks, the Gladiators and many more), the album’s 11 cuts range from bouncier and sometimes even disco-tinged grooves – “Have Mercy,” “Go There Natty” and the album lead-off, “Babylon Burning” – to the classic roots stepping that drew fans to the legendary Jamaican vocalist over his long career – including “So Jay Jah Say” and “Natty Kung Fu.”

    On 180g Heavyweight Special Edition Coloured Vinyl

    Other Releases by U-Roy

    U-RoyDread In A AfricaJamaican Art
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    U-RoyTreasure Isle Skank / What Is Catty?Duke Records
    Two early 70s cuts from the great U-Roy with Nora Dean for company on "What Is Catty" b-side.
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