Count Ossie - Remembering Count Ossie (HMCD50100)

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  • Album Tracks

    1. African Shuffle
    2. So Long (The Negus Call You)
    3. Air Horn Shuffle
    4. Gun Fever
    5. Fire Escape
    6. One Bright Morning
    7. First Gone
    8. Babylon Gone
    9. Music Go Round And Round
    10. Leaving This Land
    11. Swinging For Joy
    12. Going Home To Zion Land
    13. Count Ossie Special
    14. Sodom And Gomorrah
    15. Serve Him And Live (Bonus Track)
    16. Herb I Feel (Bonus Track)
    17. Hello Sharon (Bonus Track)
    18. I would Give My Life (Bonus Track)
    19. Gun Fever (Bonus Track Remix)
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One of the pillars of the foundation of Jamaica's contemporary popular music is Count Ossie. Count Ossie emerged on the Jamaican musical landscape during the early days of the development of the Rastafari Culture. He was one of the first exponents of the distinctive style of drumming used by the Rastafari community. His rhythmic sense was unequalled and his ability to transcend harmonic limitations and create seemingly endless melodic structure pointed to a new direction for local musicians. Count Ossie's first producer, Harry Mudie, documented him during the '50s and '60s. As a tribute, Mudie has released "Remembering Count Ossie: A Rasta Reggae Legend," which captures the maestro at his best in this formative period. ~Basil Walters


  • Music Genre: Reggae Jazz Fusion
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