Label: Brickwall Records (2) - BWCD 0012 • Format: CD Album • Country: Jamaica • Genre: Reggae • Style: Roots Reggae
Satta Massagana-Raggy Road Riddim - Capleton - Raggy Road Cocoa Tea - Wicked Man Tony Rebel - Bruck It Down Admiral Tibett - To Jah I Pray Shabba Ranks - Jah say Edi Fitzroy - Tough Luck (Tuff Luck) Morgan Heritage - Live Up DYCR - A Mi The Dread - Love Jah Jimmy Riley - Love Unlimited Yasus Afari - Black.
The Abyssinians – Satta Massagana [Clinch, /] Given the importance of this song within the reggae pantheon today, Stephen Davis’ perspective in the well-regarded book, Reggae International, demonstrates the fame already achieved within a decade of release: “ the advent of reggae seemed to bring out more chant-like, message-oriented singing.
· Bobby Digital presents the “Satta Massagana Riddim,” released in Earlier versions. This riddim is clearly a classic. The oldest version of it is probably the single “Satta” by Cedric “Im” Brooks & Sound Dimension, produced by Coxsone.. During the seventies, the Abyssinians have also released an album of the same name, featuring yet another version of “Satta Massagana.”.
There's no doubt of its importance: if you had to pick the five most influential Rasta anthems of the s (and Jah knows there have been few if any since then), the title track of this album would be one of them. So, most likely, would "Declaration of Rights," which has been remade in countless different Price: $
In firm contrast, the late 90s saw a proper re-versioning, with the Raggy Road Riddim taking Satta forward. Capleton contributes the title track (nicely performed live in at Tuff Gong Studios for BBC 1Xtra), while Cocoa Tea’s “Wicked Man,” Shabba Ranks’ “So Jah Say.
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