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I Got 7s and 12s!

Several selections from the bass-ment… The Congos’ “Music Maker” from the Congo Ashanti album.  Pressed here on the Congo Ashanty label with a slightly different mix… Very rare cut from Horace Andy pressed on the Clintones label… A classic Gregory Isaacs tune featuring the great U-Brown toasting over...
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Pura Vida and The Congos: “We Nah Give Up”

I cannot get enough of the new album by Pura Vida and The Congos.  In my opinion, this is the best roots reggae album released since Stephen Marley‘s modern classic “Revelation: The Root of Life.” Many are calling “We Nah Give Up” the natural successor of one of...
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The Heart of the Congos

If you were to ask me, outside of Bob Marley and the Wailers, who is your favorite roots reggae collective?  I would have to say “Well, The Congos of course.” In my opinion, The Congos are the most spiritual of the acts that came out of that “golden...
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