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Two of the finest reggae albums of the late 70s. The entirety of the group's work for legendary producer, Niney. One of Jamaica's most popular vocal groups of the 60s and 70s. Having initially achieved significant success in Jamaica during the rock steady era of the late 60s, The Heptones further cemented their reputation as the island's most accomplished vocal trio by scoring a succession of major hits throughout the following decade. By 1978, the group, which comprised Earl Morgan and Barry Llewellyn and new member Naggo Morris, commenced what proved to be an extremely fruitful working relationship with Jamaican hit-maker, Niney, with the collaboration spawning a number of popular singles and the two superb albums that provide the focus of this 2CD set. In addition to the contents of these essential long-players, the collection also features the 'Observation Of Life Dub' album - the dub counterpart to 'Better Days' - and extended mixes that first saw issue on 12" singles as the decade drew to a close.
Two of the finest reggae albums of the late 70s. The entirety of the group's work for legendary producer, Niney. One of Jamaica's most popular vocal groups of the 60s and 70s. Having initially achieved significant success in Jamaica during the rock steady era of the late 60s, The Heptones further cemented their reputation as the island's most accomplished vocal trio by scoring a succession of major hits throughout the following decade. By 1978, the group, which comprised Earl Morgan and Barry Llewellyn and new member Naggo Morris, commenced what proved to be an extremely fruitful working relationship with Jamaican hit-maker, Niney, with the collaboration spawning a number of popular singles and the two superb albums that provide the focus of this 2CD set. In addition to the contents of these essential long-players, the collection also features the 'Observation Of Life Dub' album - the dub counterpart to 'Better Days' - and extended mixes that first saw issue on 12" singles as the decade drew to a close.
5013929281547

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Format: CD
Label: DOCTOR BIRD
Rel. Date: 09/16/2022
UPC: 5013929281547

Betters Days & King Of My Town (Exp) (Uk)
Artist: Heptones
Format: CD
New: Not in stock
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Suspicious Minds
2. Crystal Blue Persuasion
3. Land Of Love
4. No Bread On My Table aka Oh Jah
5. Better Days
6. God Bless The Children
7. Ready Ready Baby
8. Every Day Life
9. Mr. Do Over Song
10. Key To The Heart
11. Mind Blowing Dub
12. Persuasion
13. Love In The Land
14. Nuff Bread On Our Table
15. Africa's Times Now
16. Jah's Children In Style
17. Ready For It
18. Way Of Life aka Life Every Day
19. Observer's Style
20. Lover's Dub
21. Losing You
22. Behold
23. Holy Mount Zion
24. Motherless Child
25. Prisoner Girl
26. King Of My Town
27. African Child (Jamaica)
28. Trails And Tribulations
29. Which Side Are You
30. A Hard Day's Night
31. Through The Fire I Come (12" mix)
32. Move On (12")
33. Book Of Rules (12" mix)
34. Crystal Blue Persuasion (12" mix)
35. Loosing You (12" mix)
36. Holy Mount Zion (12" mix)
37. Every Day Life (12" mix)

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Two of the finest reggae albums of the late 70s. The entirety of the group's work for legendary producer, Niney. One of Jamaica's most popular vocal groups of the 60s and 70s. Having initially achieved significant success in Jamaica during the rock steady era of the late 60s, The Heptones further cemented their reputation as the island's most accomplished vocal trio by scoring a succession of major hits throughout the following decade. By 1978, the group, which comprised Earl Morgan and Barry Llewellyn and new member Naggo Morris, commenced what proved to be an extremely fruitful working relationship with Jamaican hit-maker, Niney, with the collaboration spawning a number of popular singles and the two superb albums that provide the focus of this 2CD set. In addition to the contents of these essential long-players, the collection also features the 'Observation Of Life Dub' album - the dub counterpart to 'Better Days' - and extended mixes that first saw issue on 12" singles as the decade drew to a close.
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