Aswad ‎– Showcase

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Grove Music ‎– ASWAD 1
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation
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A1 Back To Africa
Backing Vocals – D. Washington*Bass – G. Oban*Engineer – Tony PlattExecutive-Producer – Richard WilliamsKeyboards – C. Hemmings*Lead Guitar – D. Griffiths*Lead Vocals, Drums – A. Gaye*Producer – Aswad, Tony PlattRhythm Guitar – B. Forde*Written-By – Hemmings*
5:42
A2 Three Babylon
Backing Vocals – B. Mackenzie*Bass – G. Oban*Drums – A. Gaye*Engineer – Karl PittersonKeyboards – C. Hemmings*Lead Guitar – D. Griffiths*Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar – B. Forde*Piano [Acoustic] – Karl PittersonProducer – Aswad, Karl PittersonWritten-By – Gaye*, Forde*, Griffiths*, Miram (2)
6:54
A3 It's Not Our Wish
Backing Vocals – B. Forde*, D. Griffiths*, T. Robinson*Bass – G. Oban*Engineer – Michael Campbell*Keyboards – T. Robinson*Lead Guitar – D. Griffiths*Lead Vocals, Drums – A. Gaye*Producer – Aswad, Michael Campbell*Rhythm Guitar – B. Forde*Written-By – A. Gaye*, G. Oban*
5:34
B1 Rainbow Culture
Alto Saxophone – Michael (Bammi) Rose*Backing Vocals – A. Gaye*, D. Griffiths*, T. Robinson*Bass, Keyboards – T. Robinson*Drums, Percussion – A. Gaye*Engineer – Mark J. Wallace*Lead Guitar – D. Griffiths*Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar – B. Forde*Producer – Aswad, Michael Campbell*Trombone – Vin (Trommie) Gordon*Written-By – Aswad
5:48
B2 Warrior Charge
Alto Saxophone – Michael (Bammi) Rose*Bass – T. Robinson*Bongos – Bongo Levi*Drums, Percussion – A. Gaye*Engineer – Mark J. Wallace*Lead Guitar, Harmonica – D. Griffiths*Percussion – D. Griffiths*, T. Robinson*Producer – Aswad, Michael Campbell*Rhythm Guitar – B. Forde*Trombone – Vin (Trommie) Gordon*Written-By – Aswad
5:52
B3 Babylon
Alto Saxophone, Flute – Michael (Bammi) Rose*Backing Vocals – A. Gaye*, T. Robinson*Bass, Piano – T. Robinson*Drums – A. Gaye*Engineer – Mark J. Wallace*Lead Guitar – D. Griffiths*Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar – B. Forde*Producer – Aswad, Michael Campbell*Trombone – Vin (Trommie) Gordon*Written-By – Aswad, M. Campbell*
5:09

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Collection of Aswad early singles presented in 'showcase' style, with a dub version following each vocal version without pause.

On back cover:
[A1] Recorded February 1976 at Island Studios
[A2] Recorded July 1976 at Basing Studios
[A3] Recorded March 1978 at T.M.C. Studios
[B1 to B3] Recorded January 1980 at Marcus Studios
All tracks re-mixed January 1981 at the Fallout Shelter.
[A1, A2] *Licensed from Island Records Ltd
© 1981 Island Records Ltd

On label A:
℗ 1981 Original sound recording made by Grove Music
Island Records Ltd

On label B:
℗ 1981 Original sound recording made by Grove Music
Grove Music Ltd

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A label): ASWAD 1-A
  • Matrix / Runout (B label): ASWAD 1-B
  • Matrix / Runout (A stamped, JONZ etched): ASWAD 1A-2U JONZ 6 J
  • Matrix / Runout (B stamped SOUND CLINIC etched): ASWAD 1 B-1U 3 SOUND CLINIC 1

Other Versions (5 of 11) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
P32D-25037 Aswad Showcase(CD, Comp) Island Records P32D-25037 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
UICY76911 Aswad Showcase(CD, Album, RE) Island Records UICY76911 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
539 867-1 Aswad Showcase(LP, Comp) Mango 539 867-1 US 1991 Sell This Version
203 624, 203 624-320 Aswad Showcase(LP, Comp) Island Records, Island Records 203 624, 203 624-320 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
CID 1 Aswad Showcase(CD, Album, Comp) Mango CID 1 UK Unknown Sell This Version

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