Black Uhuru ‎– Liberation: The Island Anthology

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Chronicles ‎– CRNCD 1, Mango ‎– 518 282-2, Mango ‎– 518 283-2, Mango ‎– 518 284-2
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2 × CD, Compilation, Remastered, Reissue, PMDC
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1-1 Chill Out
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Ansell Collins*, Robbie LynLead Guitar – Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sky Juice, Sticky Thompson*Producer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*Synth, Vocoder – Wally BadarouWritten-By – D. Simpson*, M. Rose*, R. Shakespeare*, S. Dunbar*
6:00
1-2 Party Next Door (12" Version)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Mikey ChungPercussion – Sky JuiceProducer – Black Uhuru, Steven StanleyRhythm Guitar – Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Saxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – M. Rose*
5:54
1-3 Black Uhuru Anthem (Original Mix)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonProducer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungSaxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – D. Simpson*
5:35
1-4 Guess Who's Coming To Dinner (12" Version)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Ansell Collins*Lead Guitar – Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sticky Thompson*Producer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*Written-By – M. Rose*
6:00
1-5 Shine Eye Gal (Live)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Keith SterlingLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonMC – Copeland ForbesMixed By – Godwin LogiePercussion – Sky JuiceRhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungWritten-By – D. Simpson*, M. Rose*
4:29
1-6 Sponji Reggae (12" Version)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarGuitar – Barry Reynolds, Ranchie McLean*, Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sky Juice, Sticky Thompson*Piano – Ansell Collins*, Keith Sterling, Robert Lyn*, Robbie ShakespeareProducer – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Remix – Godwin Logie, Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare*Synth, Vocoder – Wally BadarouWritten-By – M. Rose*
10:29
1-7 Wicked Act
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Ansell Collins*, Robbie LynLead Guitar – Barry ReynoldsPercussion – Sky Juice, Sticky Thompson*Producer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*Synth, Vocoder – Wally BadarouWritten-By – M. Rose*
3:26
1-8 Botanical Roots (Original Mix)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonProducer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungSaxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – M. Rose*
5:00
1-9 Somebody's Watching You (Original Mix)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareClavinet – Bernie WorrellElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonProducer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungSaxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – S. Stewart*
5:49
1-10 Utterance
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarGuitar – Barry Reynolds, Ranchie McLean*, Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sky Juice, Sticky Thompson*Piano – Ansell Collins*, Keith Sterling, Robert Lyn*, Robbie ShakespeareProducer – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Synth, Vocoder – Wally BadarouWritten-By – M. Rose*
3:42
1-11 Slaughter
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarLead Guitar – Barry Reynolds, Ranchie McLean*, Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Mixed By [Dub Mix] – Paul "Groucho" SmyklePercussion – Sticky Thompson*Piano – Keith Sterling, Robert Lyn*, Robbie ShakespeareProducer – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*, Mikey ChungWritten-By – D. Slaughter
4:36
1-12 I Love King Selassie (Live)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Keith SterlingLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonMixed By – Godwin LogiePercussion – Sky JuiceRhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungWritten-By – D. Simpson*, M. Rose*
4:20
1-13 Darkness / Dubness (10" Version)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Ansell Collins*, Robbie LynLead Guitar – Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sky Juice, Sticky Thompson*Producer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*Synth, Vocoder – Wally BadarouWritten-By – M. Rose*
7:08
1-14 Elements (Original Mix)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonProducer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungSaxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – D. Simpson*
3:51
2-1 What Is Life (Original Mix)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonProducer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungSaxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – D. Simpson*
5:43
2-2 Youth Of Eglington
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarGuitar – Barry Reynolds, Ranchie McLean*, Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sky Juice, Sticky Thompson*Piano – Ansell Collins*, Keith Sterling, Robert Lyn*, Robbie ShakespeareProducer – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Synth, Vocoder – Wally BadarouWritten-By – M. Rose*
5:03
2-3 Youth
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarLead Guitar – Barry Reynolds, Ranchie McLean*, Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Mixed By [Dub Mix] – Paul "Groucho" SmyklePercussion – Sticky Thompson*Piano – Keith Sterling, Robert Lyn*, Robbie ShakespeareProducer – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*, Mikey ChungWritten-By – M. Rose*
3:49
2-4 Right Stuff (10" Version)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Ansell Collins*, Robbie LynLead Guitar – Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sky Juice, Sticky Thompson*Producer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*Synth, Vocoder – Wally BadarouWritten-By – M. Rose*
5:55
2-5 Whole World Is Africa
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarHarmonica – Jimmy BeckerKeyboards – Ansell Collins*Lead Guitar – Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sticky Thompson*Producer – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*Written-By – M. Rose*
5:16
2-6 Happiness (Live)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Keith SterlingLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonPercussion – Sky JuiceRhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungWritten-By – M. Rose*
7:34
2-7 Mondays / Killer Tuesday (10" Version)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Ansell Collins*, Robbie LynLead Guitar – Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sky Juice, Sticky Thompson*Producer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*Synth, Vocoder – Wally BadarouWritten-By – M. Rose*
6:58
2-8 Solidarity
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Willie LindoMixed By – Paul "Groucho" SmykleProducer – Black UhuruRhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungSaxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – S. Van Zandt*
4:13
2-9 Ion Storm
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarLead Guitar – Barry Reynolds, Ranchie McLean*, Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Mixed By [Dub Mix] – Paul "Groucho" SmyklePercussion – Sticky Thompson*Piano – Keith Sterling, Robert Lyn*, Robbie ShakespeareProducer – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*, Mikey ChungWritten-By – M. Rose*
3:49
2-10 Try It (Original Mix)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonProducer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungSaxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – M. Rose*
5:25
2-11 Bull In The Pen (Original Mix)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Darryl ThompsonProducer, Arranged By – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Mikey ChungSaxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – M. Rose*
5:25
2-12 Sinsemilla
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarHarmonica – Jimmy BeckerKeyboards – Ansell Collins*Lead Guitar – Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sticky Thompson*Producer – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Rhythm Guitar – Ranchie McLean*Written-By – M. Rose*
5:09
2-13 Puff She Puff
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums, Electronic Drums [Syndrums] – Sly DunbarGuitar – Barry Reynolds, Ranchie McLean*, Mikey Chung, Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Percussion – Sky Juice, Sticky Thompson*Piano – Ansell Collins*, Keith Sterling, Robert Lyn*, Robbie ShakespeareProducer – Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare*Synth, Vocoder – Wally BadarouWritten-By – M. Rose*
5:10
2-14 Party In Session (12" Version)
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareElectronic Drums [Simmons Drums] – Sly DunbarKeyboards – Franklyn "Bubbler" WaulLead Guitar – Mikey ChungPercussion – Sky JuiceProducer – Black Uhuru, Steven StanleyRhythm Guitar – Radcliff "Dougie" Bryan*Saxophone – Dean FraserTrombone – Nambo Robinson*Trumpet – David Madden, Chico Chin*Written-By – M. Rose*
5:33

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Track 1-1: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From Chill Out, released 1982.
Track 1-2: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. 12" single version of track from Anthem, released 1983.
Track 1-3: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas, 1983. From Anthem (original mix). Previously unreleased full-length version.
Track 1-4: Recorded in Kingston, JA. 12" single, B-side of "Sinsemilla", released 1980.
Track 1-5: Recorded live at London's Rainbow Theatre, July 13-14, 1981. From Tear It Up, released 1982.
Track 1-6: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. 12" single version of track from Red, released 1981.
Track 1-7: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From Chill Out, released 1982.
Track 1-8: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas, 1983. From Anthem (original mix). Previously unreleased full-length version.
Track 1-9: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas, 1983. From Anthem (original mix). Previously unreleased full-length version.
Track 1-10: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From Red, released 1981.
Track 1-11: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From The Dub Factor, released 1983.
Track 1-12: Recorded live at London's Rainbow Theatre, July 13-14, 1981. From Tear It Up, released 1982.
Track 1-13: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From 10" single version of track from Chill Out, released 1982.
Track 1-14: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas, 1983. From Anthem (original mix). Previously unreleased full-length version.

Track 2-1: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas, 1983. From Anthem (original mix). Previously unreleased full-length version.
Track 2-2: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From Red, released 1981.
Track 2-3: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From The Dub Factor, released 1983.
Track 2-4: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. 10" single version of track from Chill Out, B-side of "Mondays/Killer Tuesdays", released 1982.
Track 2-5: Recorded in Kingston, JA. From Sinsemilla, released 1980.
Track 2-6: Recorded live at Soledad Prison, Oakland, CA, George Jackson Day, 1982. Previously unreleased version.
Track 2-7: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. 10" single version of track from Chill Out, released 1982.
Track 2-8: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From Anthem, released 1983.
Track 2-9: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From The Dub Factor, released 1983.
Track 2-10: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas, 1983. From Anthem (original mix). Previously unreleased full-length version.
Track 2-11: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas, 1983. From Anthem (original mix). Previously unreleased full-length version.
Track 2-12: Recorded in Kingston, JA. From Sinsemilla, released 1980.
Track 2-13: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. From Red, released 1981.
Track 2-14: Recorded in Kingston, JA and Nassau, Bahamas. 12" single, B-side of "Party Next Door", released 1983.

This compilation (p) 1993 Island Records Inc (c) 1993 Island Records Inc
Exclusively licensed to Island Records Ltd in the UK

All tracks published by Rydim Music Ltd, except:
Track 1-1 published by Rydim Music / Island Music Ltd
Track 1-9 published by Warner Chappell Music Ltd
Track 2-8 published by Rondor Music (London) Ltd

Made in France by PMDC

Double-CD case, housed in cardboard slipcase, accompanied by a 24-page booklet, containing liner notes, credits and photographies of the band.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 31451 82822 5
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1): IFPI L004
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1): IFPI 0251
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): 518 283_2 00 L7 1++F
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 2): IFPI L004
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2): IFPI 0251
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): 518 284_2 00 L7 1++E
  • Rights Society: BIEM MCPS STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 0407

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518 282-2, CRNCD 1 Black Uhuru Liberation: The Island Anthology(2xCD, Comp, RM) Mango, Chronicles 518 282-2, CRNCD 1 UK 1993 Sell This Version
518 282-2, CRNCD 1 Black Uhuru Liberation: The Island Anthology(2xCD, Comp, RM) Mango, Chronicles 518 282-2, CRNCD 1 UK 1993 Sell This Version
314 518 282-2 Black Uhuru Liberation: The Island Anthology(2xCD, Comp, RE, RM) Mango, Chronicles 314 518 282-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
I2 18282 Black Uhuru Liberation: The Island Anthology(2xCD, Comp, RM) Mango, Chronicles I2 18282 US 1993 Sell This Version
314 518 282-2, D274262 Black Uhuru Liberation: The Island Anthology(2xCD, Comp, Club) Mango, Chronicles 314 518 282-2, D274262 US 1993 Sell This Version

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