Proverbial Reggae

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Proverbial Reggae
GladiatorsProverbialReggae.jpg
Studio album by The Gladiators
Released 1978 (CD Reissue: 2002)
Recorded 1978, Harry J & Joe Gibbs Studios
Genre Roots Reggae
Length 33:25
Label Front Line, FL 1002 / CDFL 31
Producer "Prince" Tony Robinson
The Gladiators chronology
Trenchtown Mix Up
(1976)Trenchtown Mix Up1976
Proverbial Reggae
(1978)
Naturality
(1979)Naturality1979
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Proverbial Reggae was the second album by Jamaican Roots Reggae band The Gladiators, recorded and released in 1978 on Virgin Records' Front Line imprint. [1]

British dub poet Linton Kwesi Johnson has said the songs on Proverbial Reggae "combine intelligent, poetic lyrics with majestic melodies, enchanting harmonies, producing inspired, entertaining meaningful music." [2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Albert Griffiths unless noted.

Side One

  1. "Jah Works" - 3.30
  2. "The Best Things in Life" - 4.02
  3. "Dreadlocks the Time is Now" - 3.03
  4. "Fly Away" - 3.45
  5. "Marvel Not" - 3.54 (Clinton Fearon)

Side Two

  1. "Stick a Bush" - 2.27
  2. "Stop Before You Go" - 3.00
  3. "Can You Imagine How I Feel" - 4.10 (Clinton Fearon)
  4. "We'll Find the Blessing" - 3.02
  5. "Music Makers from Jamaica" - 3.40

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Linton Kwesi Johnson, Liner Notes to "Proverbial Reggae, Virgin Records, 1978

External links[edit]