Various artists album review
Dread Beat & Riddims Volume 3
20 - 07 - 1999
from 5 (excellent) to 1 (poor)|
|Vocals : 4||Backing : 3/4||Production : 4||Sound quality : 4/5||Sleeve : 3|
Dread Beat & Riddims Volume 3 is a low budget sampler of HeartBeat Europe and Ras Records. You will find 12 reggae hitshots for the price of a single, ranging from reggae to dub. The cd opens with a track -Sugar Darling- by the combination Yellowman and Gregory Isaacs drawn from Freedom Of Speech . Beres Hammond and Marcia Griffiths is another combination featured here, they perform Live On, a track from Collectors Series .|
Former Studio One recording artists Horace Andy, Burning Spear and Leroy Sibbles are present here with tracks from Leroy Sibbles' album Come Rock With Me , the Spear's album Appointment With His Majesty and Horace 'Sleepy' Andy's album See And Blind .
Three outstanding tracks on this album are Buju Banton's Hills And Valleys taken from his crucial set Inna Heights , the late great Garnet Silks A Man Is Just A Man drawn from Collectors Series and newcomer Jah Mali's El Shaddai from the album of the same name.
A great album for a small price......trust me !