Various ‎– The Front Line

Label:
Virgin ‎– FLBOX1, Virgin ‎– 7243 810678 26, Virgin ‎– 724381067826
Format:
4 × CD, Compilation
Box Set
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Tracklist

Roots & Reality
1-1 The Gladiators Dreadlocks The Time Is Now 3:01
1-2 The Gladiators Mix Up 3:01
1-3 The Gladiators Know Yourself Mankind 2:50
1-4 Culture Too Long In Slavery 3:34
1-5 Culture Work On Natty 3:53
1-6 Culture Natty Never Get Weary 3:53
1-7 Gregory Isaacs Black Liberation Struggle 2:47
1-8 Gregory Isaacs Universal Tribulation 3:46
1-9 Gregory Isaacs Poor And Clean 3:38
1-10 Abyssinians* Let My Days Be Long 3:26
1-11 Abyssinians* Wicked Men 3:02
1-12 Mighty Diamonds* Right Time 3:16
1-13 Mighty Diamonds* Bodyguard 3:31
1-14 Mighty Diamonds* Africa 3:11
1-15 Johnny Clarke Roots, Natty Roots, Natty Congo 3:14
1-16 Johnny Clarke Crazy Baldhead 3:40
1-17 Johnny Clarke Prophecy A-Fulfilled 3:19
1-18 Twinkle Brothers Never Get Burn 3:26
1-19 Twinkle Brothers Free Africa 4:46
1-20 Twinkle Brothers Since I Threw The Comb Away 3:00
1-21 Delroy Washington Zion 3:34
1-22 Delroy Washington Observance 3:54
Love & Harmony
2-1 Culture Stop The Fussing And Fighting 4:47
2-2 Culture Cumbolo 3:57
2-3 Culture The International Herb 3:19
2-4 Gregory Isaacs Native Woman 3:01
2-5 Gregory Isaacs Let's Dance 2:54
2-6 Gregory Isaacs Mr Brown 3:06
2-7 The Sensations Those Guys 2:25
2-8 Abyssinians* Jah Loves 4:03
2-9 Abyssinians* This Land Is For Everyone 3:52
2-10 The Gladiators Hearsay 3:09
2-11 The Gladiators Pocket Money 3:11
2-12 The Gladiators Greatest Love 2:57
2-13 Paragons* Tide Is High 2:39
2-14 Johnny Clarke Declaration Of Rights 3:24
2-15 Johnny Clarke I Am Still Waiting 4:13
2-16 Twinkle Brothers I Don't Want To Be Lonely Anymore 4:09
2-17 Twinkle Brothers I Love You So 3:29
2-18 Mighty Diamonds* Shame And Pride 3:20
2-19 Mighty Diamonds* I Need A Roof 2:50
2-20 Keith Hudson Civilisation 5:12
2-21 Althea And Donna* Uptown Top Ranking 3:49
Dangerous Deejays
3-1 U Roy* Chalice In The Palace 3:29
3-2 U Roy* Wear You To The Ball 2:31
3-3 U Roy* Natty Rebel 3:30
3-4 I Roy* Tribute To Marcus Garvey 4:06
3-5 I Roy* Jordan River 3:50
3-6 I Roy* Radical Music 3:31
3-7 Prince Hammer Bible 2:47
3-8 Tapper Zukie Mpla 3:09
3-9 Tapper Zukie Oh Lord! 3:45
3-10 Tapper Zukie She Wants A Phensic (Dangerous Woman) 4:23
3-11 Big Youth Marcus Garvey 3:00
3-12 Big Youth Lightning Flash (Weak Heart Drop) 3:20
3-13 Big Youth Isaiah - First Prophet Of Old 5:25
3-14 Jah Lloyd The Humble One 3:24
3-15 Prince Far I Message From The King 3:28
3-16 Prince Far I Commandment Of Drugs 4:08
3-17 U Brown Weather Balloon 3:49
3-18 U Brown Natty Dread Upon A Mountain Top 4:15
3-19 Ranking Trevor Masculine Gender 3:21
3-20 Ranking Trevor Rub A Dub Style 3:21
3-21 Poet And The Roots Five Nights Of Bleeding 4:30
Dub Encounters
4-1 Prince Far I Suru - Lere Dub 2:59
4-2 Prince Far I Borno Dub 3:07
4-3 Prince Far I Bendel Dub 3:24
4-4 The Revolutionaries Roof Top Dub 2:55
4-5 The Revolutionaries Merciful Dub 3:35
4-6 The Revolutionaries Cell Block 11 4:11
4-7 The Revolutionaries Blacka Black Dub 3:36
4-8 Poet & The Roots* Command Counsel Dub 3:12
4-9 I Roy* African Tak 3:28
4-10 Sly Dunbar Rasta Fiesta 4:10
4-11 Sly Dunbar Sesame Street 3:17
4-12 Sly Dunbar Dirty Harry 4:15
4-13 Big Youth Big Youth Special 2:26
4-14 Big Youth Black Man Message 2:51
4-15 Johnny Clarke Academy Award Version 3:47
4-16 Jah Lloyd Herb Dub 3:36
4-17 Jah Lloyd Stone Dub 3:46
4-18 Jah Lloyd Knife And Fork 4:19
4-19 Twinkle Brothers Instant Drums Dub 4:29
4-20 Vivian Weathers Hip Dub 3:31
4-21 Mighty Diamonds* Diamonds & Pearls Dub 3:00
4-22 Mighty Diamonds* Bodyguard Dub 3:28

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Notes

Artist incorrectly credited as Well Charged on Disc 4 tracks 4 to 7.

Made & printed in the EU

4 CDs with picture labels issued in a hardback 'longbook' digipack with 48 page illustrated booklet with biographies and selected discographies.

Track 1-1 taken from the album 'Proverbial Reggae'.
Tracks 1-2, 1-3 taken from the album 'Trench Town Mix Up'.
Track 1-4 taken from the album 'International Herb'.
Track 1-5 taken from the album 'Harder Than The Rest'.
Tracks 1-6, 2-2 taken from the album 'Cumbolo'.
Tracks 1-7, 1-8 taken from the album 'Soon Forward'.
Track 1-9 taken from the album 'Lovers Rock'.
Tracks 1-10, 1-11, 2-8 taken from the album 'Arise'.
Tracks 1-12, 1-14, 2-18, 2-19 taken from the album 'Right Time'.
Track 1-13 taken from the album 'Deeper Roots'.
Tracks 1-15, 1-16, 2-15, 4-15 taken from the album 'Authorized Version'.
Tracks 1-17, 2-14 taken from the album 'Rockers Time Now'.
Tracks 1-18, 1-20, 2-16 taken from the album 'Countrymen'.
Tracks 1-19, 2-17 taken from the album 'Love'.
Track 1-21 taken from the album 'Rasta'.
Track 1-22 taken from the album 'I-Sus'.
Track 2-1 taken from the album 'Harder Than The Rest'.
Track 2-3 taken from the album 'International Herb'.
Tracks 2-4, 2-5 taken from the album 'Cool Ruler'.
Track 2-6 taken from the album 'Soon Forward'.
Tracks 2-7, 2-13 taken from the album 'Hottest Hits'.
Track 2-9 taken from the album 'Soon Arise'.
Track 2-10 taken from the album 'French Town Mix Up'.
Track 2-11 taken from the album 'Vital Selection'.
Track 2-12 taken from the album 'Maturality'.
Track 2-20 taken from the album 'Too Expensive'.
Track 2-21 taken from the album 'Uptown Top Ranking'.
Track 3-1 taken from the album 'Dread In A Babylon'.
Track 3-2 taken from the album 'Rasta Ambassador'.
Track 3-3 taken from the album 'Natty Rebel'.
Track 3-4 taken from the album 'Musical Shark Attack'.
Track 3-5 taken from the album 'Heart Of A Lion'.
Track 3-6 taken from the album 'World On Fire'.
Track 3-7 taken from the album 'Bible'.
Track 3-8 taken from the album 'Mpla'.
Track 3-9 taken from the album 'Tapper Roots'.
Track 3-10 taken from the album 'In The Ghetto'.
Tracks 3-11, 3-12, 4-13, 4-14 taken from the album 'Dread Locks Dread'.
Track 3-13 taken from the album 'First Prophet Of Old'.
Track 3-14 taken from the album 'The Humble One'.
Tracks 3-15, 3-16 taken from the album 'Message From The King'.
Track 3-17 taken from the album 'You Can't Keep A Good Man Down'.
Track 3-18 taken from the album 'Brown Something'.
Tracks 3-19, 3-20 taken from the album 'In Fine Style'.
Track 3-21 taken from the album 'Dread Beat And Blood'.
Tracks 4-1 to 4-3 taken from the album 'Cry Tuff Dub Encounter Part II'.
Tracks 4-4 to 4-7 taken from the album 'Vital Dub'.
Track 4-8 is a B-Side taken from the single 'All Wi Doing Is Defendin''.
Track 4-9 taken from the album 'Crisus Time - Extra Version'.
Tracks 4-10 to 4-12 taken from the album 'Sly Wicked And Slick'.
Tracks 4-16 to 4-18 taken from the album 'Herb Dub Chapter II'.
Track 4-19 is a B-Side taken from the single 'Distant Drums'.
Track 4-20 is a B-Side taken from the single 'Hip Hug'.
Tracks 4-21, 4-22 taken from the album 'Deeper Roots'.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 24381 06782 6
  • Rights Society: BEL BIEM
  • Other (Catalogue Number CD 1): 724381067925
  • Other (Catalogue Number CD 2): 724381068021
  • Other (Catalogue Number CD 3): 724381068120
  • Other (Catalogue Number CD 4): 724381068229

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
509996968122 Various The Front Line(3xCD, Album, Comp) EMI, Virgin Music 509996968122 France 2008 Sell This Version

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