Alpha Blondy, Radical Roots From The Emperor Of African Reggae

London, England – Alpha Blondy –
Radical Roots From The Emperor Of African Reggae
(MANTCD050)is a new
Alpha
Blondy
compilation released by British label Manteca. Kwaku produced the
mid-priced album.

Alpha has released thirteen albums,” says Kwaku.
Listening through ‘Jah Glory’ (this 1982 album is internationally available
as ‘Rasta Poue’ and you can hear the skanking title track on this compilation)
to his last studio album, ‘Merci’ (2002), the most prevalent themes are social,
political and religious. Hence the tracks here have been chosen to reflect these
areas
.” Track List

1

Super Powers (from Cocody Rock!!!)

2

Apartheid Is Nazism (from Apartheid Is Nazism)

3

Wari (from Merci)

4

God Bless Africa (from Merci)

5

Afriki (from Apartheid Is Nazism)

6

Rasta Poue (from Rasta Poue)

7

La Guerre (from Dieu)

8

Who Are You (from Merci)

9

Les Imbeciles (from Yitzak Rabin)

10

Bloodshed In Africa (from Jerusalem)

11

Sciences Sans Conscience (from Masada)

12

Politiqui (from Jerusalem)

13

The Prophet (from The Prophets)

14

Mo (from Grand Bassam Zion Rock)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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