An excellent collection of roots and Jamaican soul recorded under the guidance of Roderick Black
beard Sinclair. While a bunch of attention seems to get paid to heavy producers like Striker Lee, Black
beard, an acolyte of Lee's has waited long enough to be anthologized properly! This batch of tracks from the mid 70s on cut for the Hulk and Mr Tipsy labels feature a stable of great vocalists like Barry Brown, Jacob Miller, Johnny Clarke, Horace Andy and others. 39 numbers in all, including "Them A Come", "Pass Up The Chalice", "Life Is Funny" and "Protect Them" by Barry Brown, "You Say Me Say" by Barrington Levy & Trinity, "Fattie Bum Bum" by Ken Boothe & Trinity, "All I Want To Do" by Wayne Jarrett, "Fade Away", "Can't Stop Me" and "Everyday Wondering" by Johnny Clarke, "Free Africa" and "Ranking Having Fun" by Horace Andy, "Jah Jah Bless" and "Eyes On Africa" by the Mighty Diamonds, "Too Much Iron In The Fire" by Black Uhuru
& Trinity and several nice versions and dubs by the Black
beard All Stars.
(Out of print.)