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Congos, The

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The Congos: Heart Of The Congos

Review by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 1 April 1978

HEARING THE Congos is like recognising your favourite nursery rhyme, the one you'd forgotten. Or had knocked out of you. Like the purest folk songs, ...

The Congos: Heart Of The Congos (Go-Feet)

Review by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 14 February 1981

ONE OF THE seminal reggae albums of the late 70s, Heart Of The Congos has been available in this country on pre-release since early 1978, ...

Fighting In The Congos

Interview by Sheryl Garratt, New Musical Express, 18 July 1981

ALTHOUGH Black Uhuru's Red will most probably come out top, Heart Of The Congos is definitely one of the finest reggae albums to be released ...

The Congos

Interview by Hugh Jarse, ZigZag, November 1981

CONGO MAN Cedric Myton must be one of reggae's nicest geezers. Ask him a question and he thinks about it, smiles a bit, answers articulately ...

The Congos: Heart Of The Congos (Blood And fire/LP/CD)

Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 20 January 1996

THAT WAS the mother lode year, 1977, set in timeless stone for reggae, and the year that, as Rastafarians would have it, two sevens clashed. ...

Lee "Scratch" Perry: Scratch'n'mix

Retrospective by Sean O'Hagan, The Guardian, 18 April 1997

Lee "Scratch" Perry may not have invented dub, but, says Sean O'Hagan, he is its one auteur — his influence can be heard from trip-hop ...


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