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Yabby You

Album: Dread Prophecy: The Strange And Wonderful Story Of Yabby You

Genre: Reggae
Released: February 17, 2015
Catalog #: SHA-45072

Vivian “Yabby You” Jackson was, along with Lee “Scratch” Perry, Augustus Pablo, King Tubby, Burning Spear and Culture, one of the key creators of the roots reggae style and dub revolution which swept the world in the 1970s and was a catalyst for punk rock, dance music/electronica and hip-hop. As a singer, writer and producer, Yabby You created some of the greatest roots classic in the history of reggae. A must-have for roots reggae fans and all those interested in classic reggae! Dread Prophecy: The Strange And Wonderful Story Of Yabby You is a stunning collection of Yabby You’s classic recordings of himself and other artists he produced as well as sought-after rarities presented in a “long” DVD-style package including: 

  • 3 audio CDs with 56 tracks – over 3 hours of music! - including 10 previously un-released tracks and 30 tracks never previously on CD!!!
  • A 28-page booklet with many extensive personal essays from people who knew him: David Katz (author of Solid Foundation: An Oral History Of Reggae, Alex Peacemaker (producer and long-time compatriot of Yabby) and Randall Grass (author of Great Spirits: Portraits Of Life-Changing Musical Artists), and excerpts from Yabby’s interview with Roger Steffens (author of The Reggae Scrapbook)
  • 22 photos, many never previously seen!

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