Leroy Smart, known as “The Don” has a mind-blowing voice that penetrates his audiences and an exuberant performance style.
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“The Don Smart” sang both roots and lovers reggae masterfully.
He was most active from the early 70s through the 90s with over 35 albums released.
He still performs and is one of Jamaica’s musical icons.
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Barrington Levy is one of the only reggae singers to have great success throughout the entire decade of the the 1980s. He recorded prolifically with many of his releases topping charts in Jamaica and the UK while he maintained his relevance in the dancehall from then until now.
A Reggae Lover Podcast listener suggested that I feature Barrington’s work, so I have selected this portion of tunes which highlights some of my favorite reality tunes and features many of the Joe Gibbs and Volcano roots recordings. A follow-up mix that covers lovers rock will be coming soon.
Barrington Levy Playlist:
1 Now A Days
2 Don’t Fuss or Fight
3 Do Good
5 Too Poor
6 Praise His Name
8 Under Me Sensi
9 Collie Weed
10 Dont Pretend
11 Mine Your Mouth
12 This Little Boy
13 Jah Is With Me
14 Prison Oval Rock
15 Money Move
16 Teach The Youths
17 Black Roses
18 My Time