Montag, 20. August 2018

VA - Get Up, Stand Up! - Jamaican Protest Songs

Reggae has always been synonymous as the planet´s most significant and ubiquitous rhythm of resistance. The list of protest songs coming out of Jamaica since the 1960s is large and multifaceted. Racial pride, calls to arms and brotherhood, pleas for peace and over-standing, and the demanding of an end to Apartheid have all been themes for roots artists in spreading their messages. Often Jamaican artists have been at the forefront of these higly charged movements of change.

This collection brings togehter songs of protest form Jamaican musical history with some of the most noteworthy American protest anthems (recorded specifically for this collection) in an reggae tour de force of word, sound and power. 

Protest music identifies inequities, calls for their eradication, and offers avenues into a more perfect future. Here are some of the best ever, mixing decades and styles and artist all of whom have one common pjrpose, nothing less than changing the word. The message is clear and it will always remain strong. A luta continua!


1 –Luciano  - Eve Of Destruction 3:35
2 –Junior Reid  - One Blood 3:39
3 –Beres Hammond  - Putting Up Resistance 3:55
4 –Peter Tosh  - Get Up, Stand Up 3:30
5 –Freddie McGregor  - For What It's Worth 3:38
6 –Black Uhuru  - Solidarity 4:26
7 –Bushman - Working Class Hero 3:34
8 –Tenor Saw - Ring The Alarm 3:17
9 –Yvad The Universal Soldier 2:32
10 –Third World - 1865 (96° In The Shade) 4:21
11 –Dennis Brown - Revolution 5:03
12 –Bob Marley & The Wailers - Soul Rebel 3:19
13 –Don Carlos - Blowin' In The Wind 3:26
14 –Hugh Mundell - Africa Must Be Free By 1983 2:31
15 –Israel Vibration - The Same Song 4:08
16 –Delroy Wilson - Better Must Come 2:44
17 –Half Pint - Greetings 3:36
18 –Steel Pulse - No More Weapons 4:32

VA - Get Up, Stand Up! - Jamaican Protest Songs
(320 kbps, cover art included)

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