“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”
The Upsetter’s [Lee Perry] BURIAL version of the Wailers 1966 Studio 1 classic…
“Fighting to preserve things as they are inevitably becomes a battle to think and speak of things in certain ways, either defensively or preemptively. We face the future empty-handed, language-wise; we are dumb in the face of the future.” George Orwell
1977 Upsetter selection recorded at the legendary Black Ark. Featuring Lloyd [Robinson] and Devon Russell on the vocals
be careful of the ‘WOLF OUT DEH’….
“Take these broken wings and learn to fly”
Black Up – Karl Bryan & Count Ossie
“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars”. Khalil Gibran
Watch over me….x
rolling out a selection of personal favourites on themusicologist over the next few days/weeks/months in an effort to keep the wolves from ‘the door’. after all, what better way to soothe the ‘savage beast’ than with sweet music…
first up is this top drawer piece of roots courtesy of Prince Malachi. Released on the Roots Hitek label in 2006.