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Which song do you consider being the best Reggae-song of all time?
#1
Like the title says.


Personally, mine is Lee Perry's dubversion Fisherman Dub, originally made by The Congos (known as "Row Fisherman").
I know there are more than one version of it, but this is the one:
[video=youtube;3-7pHzjrRas]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-7pHzjrRas[/video]

What about you? Smile

You can only pick one!
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#2
Natural Mystic - Bob Marley
'The purpose of life is a life of purpose' - Athena Orchard.
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#3
To my mind there are 2 kinds of reggae songs--those written as reggae and those adapted.
Red, Red Wine Bob Marley http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3OquI-nzrs
Pressure Drop Toots and the Maytals: [URL="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rb13ksYO0s"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rb13ksYO0s
BTW what's the bright line between reggae, ska and rock-steady?
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#4
No Woman No Cry by Bob!
 The ultimate connection is between a performer and its' audience!
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#5
not really into Reggae but the first ones that come to mind are three by Desmond Dekker in "the israelites", "it mek" and "you can get it if you really want"

also,one of Marley's comes straight to my mind "no woman no cry"

two that werent really reggae but covered by reggae/ska artists are

"i shot the sheriff"...Bob Marley
"red red wine"........UB40
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#6
Jerome Wrote:Natural Mystic - Bob Marley

im not a big fan of Reggae, but that is a brilliant track Jerome
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#7
Morgan Family Heritage - Don't Haffi Dread

[video=youtube;rW2UQ7FQd2A]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rW2UQ7FQd2A[/video]
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#8
Nice picks guys! One thing about Reggae, it sure lifts you up!!!!
evilB Wrote:Morgan Family Heritage - Don't Haffi Dread

[video=youtube;rW2UQ7FQd2A]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rW2UQ7FQd2A[/video]
 The ultimate connection is between a performer and its' audience!
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#9
Kaya is a great Marley album overall IMO. This has nothing to do with that, being a bit of a mixup, and Sting gets a bit screechy, but I always liked the energy RR brings to this performance.

The Bed’s Too Big Without You – Sting & Ranking Roger http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1JeNRDxBKA
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#10
SteveO Wrote:No Woman No Cry by Bob!
excellent choice, i'm also a big fan of Easy Skanking by Bob
[video=youtube;KY27BL7PvIo]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KY27BL7PvIo[/video]
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