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Cool Ruler – The Definitive Collection

CD (Item 922541) Trojan (UK), 1970s/1980s — Condition: Used
2 CDs
$11.99 ...

CD

Not an expanded version of the album of the same name, but rather a career spanning retrospective of the smooth, but lonely lover ruling coolly! Perhaps the greatest of the purveyors of lover's rock, who cut a number of wonderful roots and sufferer's numbers too, Isaacs also delivered the goods through the dancehall era into the 80s, and has continued to cut soulful, intimate reggae sides even up through the 90s! Loads of wonderful easy rockin' late night Jamaican vibes resound from these 2 discs, jam packed with 41 of Isaac's best cuts, including "Dancing Floor", "Look Before You Leap", "Loving Pauper", "All I Have Is Love", "Beautiful Africa", "Jailer Jailer (Bring Me My Water)", "Promised Land", "Dreadlocks Love Affair", "Thief A Man", "John Public", "My Time (12" mix)", "Get Ready", "Soon Forward", "Night Nurse (10" mix)", "Cool Down The Pace", "Love Me With Feeling (12" mix)", "Tenement Yard" and "Private Beach Party".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Out of print.)

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