Artist Profiles: Misty in Roots

Misty in Roots

Misty in Roots is an acclaimed reggae group from Southall in West London. The band was started by local musiciansPoko (Walford Tyson) and his brother Duxie (Delvin Tyson) both born in St. Kitts and Grenadan guitarist Chop Chop (Dennis Augustin).

The group became one of the leading reggae acts in the UK, swell known for its music and activism.

Discography

Live at the Counter Eurovision (Kaz Records 1979. Reissued in 199)
Wise and Foolish (Kaz Records 1981. Reissued in 1995)
Earth (Kaz Records 1983. Reissued in 1995)
Musi-o-Tunya (Kaz Records 1985. Reissued in 1995)
Forward (Kaz Records 1989)
Chronicles (Kaz Records 1994)
the John Peel Sessions (Strange Fruit 1995)
Jah Sees Jah Knows (Snapper Music 1997)
Roots Controller (Real World Records 1262 2002)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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