The Revolutionaries

Profile:
Jamaican backing band, in-house session band for Jo Jo Hookim's Channel One label.
Built around drummer Sly Dunbar and bassist Ranchie Mc Lean - later replaced by Robbie Shakespeare - the band featured at various times fellow Kingston musicians Earl 'Wire' Lindo, Radcliffe 'Dougie' Bryan, Ansell Collins, Bobby Kalphat, Lloyd Parks, Uziah 'Sticky' Thompson, Bongo Herman, Stanley Bryan, Bo Peep, Eric 'Bingy Bunny' Lamont, Errol 'Tarzan' Nelson, Skully Simms, Robbie Lyn, Mikey 'Mao' Chung to name a few.
Everything fell into place when they backed The Mighty Diamonds classic 1976 set 'Right Time'. The album offered fresh new Rockers rhythms to the reggae world. This militant double drumming style dominated the music scene from 1975-1978.
It's from this period that a set of classic dubs were created by Bunny 'Striker' Lee from sessions recorded at Channel 1. The Revolutionaries mark the first time that the legendary duo Sly & Robbie played together.
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none Revival Dub Roots Now — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Revival Dub Roots Now (Album) Well Charge none Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
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none Earthquake Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Earthquake Dub (Album) Earthquake none Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
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DSR 2386 Revolutionary Sounds — The Revolutionaries Revolutionaries* Revolutionary Sounds (Album) Well Charge DSR 2386 Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
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none Satta Dub Strictly Roots — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Satta Dub Strictly Roots (Album) Well Charge none Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
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VDJ 19 Musical Dub Attack / Shark Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Musical Dub Attack / Shark Dub (Album) Virgin VDJ 19 UK 1977 Sell This Version
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TWS 900, TWS900 At Channel One Studios (Instrumental) — The Revolutionaries Agrovators* Meets The Revolutioners* Agrovators* Meets The Revolutioners* - At Channel One Studios (Instrumental) (Album) Third World, Third World TWS 900, TWS900 UK 1977 Sell This Version
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1003 Reggae Chart Busters Seventies Style — The Revolutionaries Derrick Harriott And The Revolutionaries Derrick Harriott And The Revolutionaries - Reggae Chart Busters Seventies Style(LP, Album) Crystal Records (3) 1003 Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
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PA-6334 Negrea Love Dub — The Revolutionaries Linval Thompson, The Revolutionaries Linval Thompson, The Revolutionaries - Negrea Love Dub (Album) Trojan Records PA-6334 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
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none Sentimental Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Sentimental Dub (Album) Revolutionary Sounds none Jamaica 1978 Sell This Version
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none Top Ranking Dub Vol. 1 — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Top Ranking Dub Vol. 1 (Album) Roots Man none Jamaica 1978 Sell This Version
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TRLS 165 Never Get To Zion — The Revolutionaries Pancho Alphonso & The Revolutionaries Pancho Alphonso & The Revolutionaries - Never Get To Zion (Album) Trojan Records TRLS 165 UK 1978 Sell This Version
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BS 1028, BS 1028 LP Guerilla Dub — The Revolutionaries The Aggravators* & The Revolutionaries The Aggravators* & The Revolutionaries - Guerilla Dub (Album) Burning Sounds, Burning Sounds BS 1028, BS 1028 LP UK 1978 Sell This Version
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GG032LP Roots Man Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Roots Man Dub (Album, Comp) Hit GG032LP UK 1978 Sell This Version
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SP 154 Dub Expression — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Dub Expression (Album) High Note SP 154 Jamaica 1978 Sell This Version
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GGR 0011 The Three Dreads From Zion Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries & GG's All Stars* The Revolutionaries & GG's All Stars* - The Three Dreads From Zion Dub (Album) GG's Records, Hit GGR 0011 Jamaica 1978 Sell This Version
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CHALP 002 Reaction In Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Reaction In Dub (Album) Cha Cha CHALP 002 UK 1978 Sell This Version
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CHALP 005 Jonkanoo Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaires* Jonkanoo Dub (Album) Cha Cha CHALP 005 Jamaica 1978 Sell This Version
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none Don't Underestimate The Force. The Force Is Within You — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Don't Underestimate The Force. The Force Is Within You (Album) J&L Records none US 1978 Sell This Version
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UAS 30198 Rasta Fire — The Revolutionaries Errol Scorcher And The Revolutionaries Errol Scorcher And The Revolutionaries - Rasta Fire(LP, Album) Ballistic Records UAS 30198 UK 1978 Sell This Version
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none Corner Man Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Corner Man Dub(LP) GG's Records none Jamaica 1978 Sell This Version
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SULP 03 Dawn Of Creation — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Dawn Of Creation (Album) Sagittarius Records Ltd SULP 03 UK 1979 Sell This Version
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TRLS 169 Outlaw Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaries Outlaw Dub (Album) Trojan Records TRLS 169 UK 1979 Sell This Version
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MIC-CAN 005, MICCAN 005 Agrovators Meet Revolutionaries Part II — The Revolutionaries Agrovators* Meet Revolutionaries* Agrovators* Meet Revolutionaries* - Agrovators Meet Revolutionaries Part II Micron Music Limited, Micron Music Limited MIC-CAN 005, MICCAN 005 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
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none Dub Out Her Blouse & Skirt - Vol. 1 — The Revolutionaries Revolutionary Sounds* Dub Out Her Blouse & Skirt - Vol. 1 (Album) Germain Records, Revolutionary Sounds none Jamaica 1979 Sell This Version
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BLY 940 821 Goldmine Dub — The Revolutionaries The Revolutionaires* Goldmine Dub (Album) Greensleeves Records BLY 940 821 France 1979 Sell This Version