U Brown ‎– Train To Zion [1975-1978]

Blood & Fire ‎– BAFCD 020
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Voiced and mixed at King Tubby's studio 18 Dromilly Avenue, Kingston 11, Jamaica 1975-1978.
Digital restoration at Room 63, Abbey Road Studios, London.
Edited and mastered at the Town House, London.

Made in England.

Track 1: taken from the Satta Dread album, this is a version of Owen Gray's "Bongo Natty" (1974 version of Alton Ellis' "Girl I've got a date").
Track 2: taken from a Jackpot 45. Cornell Campbell's version of Ernest Wilson's "Undying Love" is the backing here.
Track 3: has "I Hold The Candle" by Johnnie Clarke as the rhythm track (recut of a rhythm originally done by the Heptones at Studio One).
Track 4: is a version of Johnnie Clarke on a recut of the Uniques' "Give Me A Love".
Track 5: "Watch That Sound", Cornell's take on the Buffalo Springfield, again first covered in reggae by the Uniques.
Track 6: called "Strictly Rockers" on the the Satta Dread album, this is version of "No Tribal War" by Johnnie Clarke.
Track 7: is a Bunny Lee version of the rhythm best known as "King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown".
Track 8: is a version of "Mr Smart". A dub version appears on Dub Gone Crazy - The Evolution Of Dub At King Tubby's 1975-1979 (BAFCD 002).
Track 9: is a version of "Do Good" by Johnnie Clarke.
Track 10: called "Satta Dread" on the Satta Dread album, this is a version of "Beware Of A Smiling Face" by Horace Andy.
Track 11: is a version of "Give Me Strength Oh Jah" by Cornell Campbell.
Track 12: taken from a Socialist Roots 12". The rhythm is a version of "Death In The Arena", based on the Studio One adaptation of Bernard Purdie's "Funky Monkey" of 1968.
Track 13: is an extended cut of the Hit Sound 45, use the rhythm "Real Rock" that was also used by Linval Thompson for "Can't Stop Natty Dread".
Track 14: is a version of "Blood Dunza" by Johnnie Clarke.
Track 15: has "Age Is Growing" by Johnnie Clarke as rhythm track.

Tracks 14 & 15 are CD bonus tracks

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 7 83564 00202 3
  • Barcode: 783564002023
  • Matrix / Runout: C7103 BAFCD 020 1:0
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L122
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpi 2309

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BAFLP 020 U Brown Train To Zion (1975-1978)(LP, Comp, Ltd) Blood & Fire BAFLP 020 UK 1997 Sell This Version
none U Brown Train To Zion (1975-1978)(LP, Comp, Ltd, TP) Blood & Fire none UK 1997 Sell This Version
BAFCD 020 U Brown Train To Zion [1975-1978](CD, Comp) Blood & Fire BAFCD 020 Canada 1997 Sell This Version
BAFCD 020 U Brown Train To Zion (1975-1978)(CD, Comp, Promo) Blood & Fire BAFCD 020 UK 1997 Sell This Version