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Leroy Smart - Dread Hot in Africa + Propaganda

£8.99 GBP
Format
BSRCD987

Format: CD & LP

Leroy Smart was born in 1952; he was orphaned at the age of two and raised at Maxfield Park Children's Home. Smart was educated at Alpha Boy's School where he studied singing, drums and dancing.
In 1969 Leroy recorded his first single 'It Pains Me' for producer Mr Caribbean. In 1970 he recorded 'Ethiopia' for Joe Gibbs and the first version of one of his most famous songs 'Pride and Ambition' with producer Gussie Clarke.
Leroy's breakthrough came in 1973 when he released 'Mother Liza' produced by Jimmy Radway when it topped the local singles chart. 'Pride and Ambition' also became a big hit. In 1976 he released 'Ballistic Affair' with Bunny Lee at Channel One; it became one of his best known songs. Leroy Smart now has over 35 albums and still continues to record. In Jamaica Leroy is regarded as one the most outrageous and colourful character's.

Tracklisting
CD
Dread Hot in Africa
1. Jah Jah Forgive Them
2. Beautiful Rainbow
3. Africa
4. Babylon Wicked
5. I Love You Girl
6. Love In My Heart
7. African Woman
8. Give Jah Praises
9. No Love
10. Love Everyone
11. Just Tell Me
12. Mister Smart

Propaganda
13. Mother Liza
14. Propaganda
15. No Check Babylon God
16. Baby Why?
17. Shower
18. Hate No One
19. Learn The Good
20. Don't Trust Them
21. Stick Together
22. Beverley

Vinyl
Side 1
1. Jah Jah Forgive Them (2.59)
2. Beautiful Rainbow (3.01)
3. Africa (3.14)
4. Babylon Wicked (2.52)
5. I Love You Girl (2.13)
6. Love In My Heart (2.45)
Side 2
1. African Woman (2.51)
2. Give Jah Praises (2.54)
3. No Love (3.24)
4. Love Everyone (3.15)
5. Just Tell Me (2.57)
6. Mister Smart(2.57)