Wednesday, October 28, 2015

40 Year Itch : The Toast Master

Big Youth : Train to Rhodesia

One of reggae's top DJs of the 70's, Big Youth,  hits his peak with Dreadlocks Dread, featuring both "Train to Rhodesia" and "Marcus Garvey Dread", which uses the Burning Spear classic for his backing track. In 1975 Rhodesia was on the brink of a race war with the ruling whites outnumbered by blacks 3 to 97. 

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