Sly & Robbie Vs. The Roots Radics ‎– The Final Battle

Serious Reggae ‎– 614143278358, Afro Records ‎– 614143278358
CD, Album, Stereo, Digipack

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1 Sly & Robbie, Michael Rose This Morning
Music By – Sly & RobbieWritten By – Michael Rose
2 The Roots Radics, Brinsley Forde Ulterior Motives
Music By – Alfred Reid, Errol "Flabba" Holt, Hernan "Don Camel" SforziniWritten By – Brinsley Forde, Hernan "Don Camel" Sforzini
3 Sly & Robbie, The Mighty Diamonds Change My Mind
Music By – Sly & RobbieWritten By – Donald Shaw (2), Fitzroy Simpson, Lloyd Ferguson
4 The Roots Radics, Freddie McGregor Glory
Music By – Alfred Reid, Errol "Flabba" Holt, Hernan "Don Camel" SforziniWritten By – Freddie McGregor
5 Sly & Robbie, Horace Andy Mind Your Own
Music By – Sly & RobbieWritten By – Alfred Reid, Hernan "Don Camel" Sforzini, Horace Andy
6 The Roots Radics, Pablo Moses Gwan Run Up Yuh Mouth
Music By – Alfred Reid, Errol "Flabba" Holt, Hernan "Don Camel" SforziniWritten By – Hernan "Don Camel" Sforzini, Pablo Moses
7 Sly & Robbie, Lee Perry Full Moon, Plant A Tree
Music By – Sly & RobbieWritten By – Hernan "Don Camel" Sforzini, Lee Perry
8 The Roots Radics, Max Romeo The Gates Of Hell
Music By – Alfred Reid, Errol "Flabba" Holt, Hernan "Don Camel" SforziniWritten By – Max Romeo
9 Sly & Robbie, Ken Boothe Argentina
Music By – Sly & RobbieWritten By – Hernan "Don Camel" Sforzini, Ken Boothe
10 The Roots Radics, The Congos Things Must Get Better
Music By – Alfred Reid, Errol "Flabba" Holt, Hernan "Don Camel" SforziniWritten By – Cedric Myton, Hernan "Don Camel" Sforzini
11 Sly & Robbie, Luciano (2) Make A Change
Music By – Sly & RobbieWritten By – Hernan "Don Camel" Sforzini, Luciano (2)
12 The Roots Radics, Toots Hibbert To You
Music By – Alfred Reid, Errol "Flabba" HoltWritten By – Toots Hibbert



Limited edition, Digipack, only 350 copies selling worldwide. Included a Booklet of 12 pages.


-Sly & Robbie and The Taxi Gang

Sly Dunbar: drums
Robbie Shakespeare: bass
Franklyn “Bubbler” Waul: Pianos
Siahvash Dowlatshawi: Guitars
Hernan “Don Camel” Sforzini: Nyahdrums, perc.accesories, synthcussion & hang drum

Additional musicians:

Dean Fraser: Saxs on 3 & 5
Sidney Mills: Synths on 1 & 11
Marcus Uranis: Piano, rhodes, Hammond & synths on 7 & 9
Desi Hyson: Keyboards on 5
Rafael Rodriguez Morales: Trumpet on 1
Hellman Scorcia: Sax on 1
Lee “Scratch” Perry: Perc.accessories on 1
Addis Pablo: Melodica on 7
Kim Pommel: Harmonies on1, 4& 9

-Roots Radics band:

Errol “Flabba” Holt: Bass
Kirk Bennett: Drums
Earl “Chinna” Smith: Guitars
Lloyd “Obeah” Denton: Piano, Synth & Organ
Bongo Herman: Nyah drums & Perc. accesories
Hernan “Don Camel” Sforzini: Nyah drums & Perc. accesories

Additional musicians:

Saxman Jerry Johnson: Saxs on 6
Everol Wray: Trombone & Trumpet on 12
Henry Matic Tenyue: Trombone on 8
Sergio Colombo: Sax on 4
Baltazar Colombo: Trumpet on 4
Martino Gesualdi: Trombone on 4
Michelle Cross Glasgow: Harmonies on 2
Jahniella Smith, Maria Smith, IshaBel: Harmonies on 6 & 12
Antonia Marsh :Harmonies on 8


Produced by Hernan “Don Camel” Sforzini
Recorded at Afro recording studios, Lanus - Argentina (Sly & Robbie)by Facundo Jara
Recorded at Tuff Gong, Kingston – Jamaica (Roots Radics) by Oniel Smith
Pro Tools edition by Facundo Jara & Hernan Sforzini
All tracks mixed at Afro recording studios, Lanus – Argentina by Facundo Jara & Hernan Sforzini
Mastered by Facundo jara at Afro recording studios, Lanus - Argentina
Executive production: Hernan Sforzini, Federico Budasoff
Drum Dr.:Lautaro Bocai
Recording assitant: German Gillig
Artwork by Ohoroho
Collage pics by Hernan "Don Camel" Sforzini
Pics & video edition: Juan Manuel Sicuso
Recorded, mixed & mastered between sept. 2017 & sept.2018

-Additional rec studios:

Track 1 voice recorded at Mykal Rose studio – Kingston, Jamaica
Tracks 1 & 11 synths recorded at Living Room Records – New York, USA.
Tracks 1, 4 & 9 Harmonies recorded at Darkshadz studio – Kingston, Jamaica by Keniel Flowers
Track 2 Voice & harmonies recorded at TR studios & Livingstone musics by Livingstone Brown
Tracks 3 & 5 Horns recorded at Penthouse Studio – Kingston, Jamaica.
Track 4 recorded at Big Ship Studio – Kingston, Jamaica
Track 6 Voice & Horns (9) recorded at Mixing Lab – Kingston, Jamaica
Tracks 7 & 9 Piano, Rhodes, Hammond& Synths recorded at Urani’s Studio
Track 8 Voice & harmonies recorded at Red Ark Studio by Romario Smith – Linstead, Jamaica
Track 10 Voices recorded at The Congo’shouse – Portmore, Jamaica
Track 11 Voice recorded at Killimanjaro studio by Jahinado– Kingston, Jamaica.
Track 12 Voice recorded at Reggae Center by Nigel Burrell, Harmonies Recorded At Grafton Studios, Kingston – Jamaica.

Thanks to the most high Jah Rastafari for guidance and for putting us togheter celebrating life & music, unity is strenght! Alfred Reid, Roger Steffens, Rafael Costa, Damian Caeiro, Marcus Uranis, Steel Pulse family, Oniel Smith, Brains, Addis Pablo, McGregor family, Israel Vibration, Mirrel, Phillip Clarke, Don Carlos, Diego Perri, Kumari Hemp, Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare, Desi Hyson, Jhaniella Smith Dunn, Fede Budasoff, Chelo Delgado, Santi CH, Lion Rolling Circus, Yumiko Gabe, Erik chiquito Nuñez, Siahvash Dowlatshawi,Bongo Herman, Howard Campbell, Facundo Jara, Flabba Holt, Israel Mizrach, Nigel Burrel, Hernan Colantuono, Pat, Guillaume Bougard, Sergio Colombo, German Gillig, Aisha reggae house, Ohoroho, Rafa Rodriguez Morales, Nico Frontini Hellman Escorcia, Lauti Bocai, Juan Manuel Sicuso. Rorro, my dear & lovely family and all the people that collaborate for make it happen.

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November 27, 2019
edited 4 months ago

Reading all these big names, who really made Reggae's (good) history, and hearing the poor result just make me sad.
WTF happened to Reggae?
This is not Roots Reggae this is Pop Reggae.
This thing got no soul.