Black Roots

Black Roots

Profile:
Hailing from the St Paul's area of Bristol, the original eight-member band were formed in 1979 and quickly gained a large following by touring almost non-stop around the country, playing their brand of 'militant pacifism' roots reggae in the nation's major colleges.

Members:
Delroy O'Gilvie,
Cordell Francis,
Errol Brown,
Jabulani Ngozi,
Trevor Seivwright,
Kondwani Ngozi,
Derrick King and
Carlton 'Roots' Smith.

Not to be confused with Sugar Minott's studio/backing band, the Black Roots Players.
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Black Roots Discography

Albums

Black Roots Black Roots (Album) Kick Records (2) UK 1983 Sell This Version
Black Roots The Front Line (Album) Kick Records (2) UK 1984 Sell This Version
Black Roots Black Roots 'In Session' (Album) BBC Cassettes UK 1985 Sell This Version
Black Roots All Day All Night (Album) Nubian Records, Nubian Records UK 1987 Sell This Version
NRCD 01 Black Roots Ina Different Style(CD) Nubian Records NRCD 01 UK 1987 Sell This Version
Black Roots Live Power (Album) Nubian Records UK 1989 Sell This Version
Black Roots Natural Reaction (Album) Nubian Records UK 1990 Sell This Version
Black Roots Dub Factor: The Mad Professor Mixes (Album) Nubian Records UK 1991 Sell This Version
Black Roots With Friends (Album) Nubian Records UK 1993 Sell This Version
Black Roots Dub Factor 2 - The Dub Judah Mixes (Album) Nubian Records UK 1994 Sell This Version
Black Roots Dub Factor 3 - "In Captivity" Dub Chronicles - Dub Judah / Mad Professor Mixes Nubian Records UK 1995 Sell This Version
Black Roots On The Ground (Album) Sugar Shack Records, Bristol Archive Records UK 2012 Sell This Version
FOD093CD Black Roots On The Ground In Dub(CD, Album) Sugar Shack Records, Bristol Archive Records FOD093CD UK 2013 Sell This Version
Black Roots Ghetto Feel (Album) Soulbeats Records France 2014 Sell This Version
Black Roots Son Of Man (Album) Soulbeats Records Germany 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Black Roots Chanting For Freedom Nubian Records UK 1981 Sell This Version
NR 0001/81 Black Roots Bristol Rock(12", EP) Nubian Records NR 0001/81 UK 1981 Sell This Version
FCS DP1 Ras Tekla & Black Roots Ras Tekla & Black Roots - Go Before Us Jah(10", EP) Food Clothes & Shelter FCS DP1 UK 1981 Sell This Version
Black Roots Move On (Single) Silvertown UK 1983 Sell This Version
Black Roots Juvenile Delinquent / Struggling Kick Records (2) UK 1984 Sell This Version
RESL 148 Black Roots The Front Line(7") BBC Records RESL 148 UK 1984 Sell This Version
Black Roots Seeing Your Face Nubian Records UK 1986 Sell This Version
Black Roots Suzy Wong (Single) Nubian Records UK 1987 Sell This Version
Black Roots Let It Be Me / Move On Nubian Records UK 1987 Sell This Version
Black Roots Start Afresh Nubian Records UK 1988 Sell This Version