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YR

 SONG TITLE  GENRE  SONGWRITER(S)
 REGGAE, 1960 - 1969 (10 Songs)

1964

Al Capone

Reggae

Prince Buster; REC: Prince Buster

1968

Do The Reggay

Reggae

Hibbert, Toots; REC: Toots & The Maytals

1967

Double-O Seven (007/Shantytown)

Reggae

Dekker, Desmond; REC: Desmond Dekker & The Aces

1968

Fifty-Four Forty-Six, That's My Number (54-46)

Reggae

Hibbert, T., & Kong, L.; REC: Toots & The Maytals

1967

Guns Of Navarone

Reggae

Alphonso, Roland; REC: The Skatalites; The Specials

1969

Israelites, The

Reggae

Dekker, Desmond; REC: Desmond Dekker & The Aces

1967

Judge Dread

Reggae

Prince Buster; REC: Prince Buster

1968

Party Time

Reggae

Sibbles, Leroy; REC: The Heptones

1967

Train To Skaville

Reggae

Dillon, Leonard; REC: The Ethiopians

1969

Vietnam

Reggae

Cliff, Jimmy; REC: Jimmy Cliff

       
 REGGAE, 1970 - 1979 (42 Songs)

1975

Africa

Reggae

Brown, Dennis; REC: Dennis Brown

1971

All I Have Is Love

Reggae

Isaacs, G., & Dobson, D.; REC: Gregory Isaacs

1975

Babylon Falling

Reggae

Sibbles, L., Llewellyn, B., Morgan, E., DeCarlo, G., Frashuer, D., & Leka, P.; REC: The Heptones

1973

Black Man Time

Reggae

I-Roy; REC: I-Roy

1977

Bredda Gravalicious

Reggae

Matthews, Winston, "Pipe"; REC: The Wailing Souls

1972

Chant Down Babylon

Reggae

Byles, Keith "Junior"; REC: Junior Byles

1977

Cocaine In My Brain

Reggae

Dillinger; REC: Dillinger

1977

Equal Rights

Reggae

Tosh, Peter; REC: Peter Tosh

1973

Funky Kingston

Reggae

Hibbert, Toots; REC: Toots & The Maytals

1973

Get Up, Stand Up

Reggae

Tosh, P., & Marley, B.; REC: Bob Marley & The Wailers; Peter Tosh; Toots & The Maytals; Big Youth; Shabba Ranks

1971

Guns Don't Argue

Reggae

Alcapone, Dennis; REC: Dennis Alcapone

1972

Harder They Come, The

Reggae

Cliff, Jimmy; REC: Jimmy Cliff

1972

I Can See Clearly Now

Reggae

Nash, Johnny; REC: Johnny Nash; Jimmy Cliff

1977

I Love King Selassie

Reggae

Rose, M., & Simpson, D.; REC: Black Uhuru

1973

I Shot The Sheriff

Reggae

Marley, Bob; REC: Bob Marley & The Wailers; Eric Clapton

1977

Jamming

Reggae

Marley, Bob; REC: Bob Marley & The Wailers

1972

Java

Reggae

Pablo, Augustus; REC: Augustus Pablo; Aswad; Arturo Tappin

1972

Killer, The

Reggae

Clarke, Alan; REC: Big Youth

1975

King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown

Reggae

Pablo, A., Tubby, K, & Miller, J.; REC: Augustus Pablo

1975

Legalize It

Reggae

Tosh, Peter; REC: Peter Tosh; UB40

1975

Lively Up Yourself

Reggae

Marley, Bob; REC: Bob Marley & The Wailers

1979

Living On The Front Line

Reggae

Grant, Eddy; REC: Eddy Grant

1975

Marcus Garvey

Reggae

Rodney, Winston; REC: Burning Spear

1979

Message To You Rudy, A

Reggae

Perry, L, & Thompson, L.; REC: The Specials

1975

Natty Don't Fear

Reggae

U-Roy, & Robinson, T.; REC: U-Roy

1974

No Woman, No Cry

Reggae

Marley, B., & Ford, V.; REC: Bob Marley & The Wailers; The Fugees

1970

Oh Carolina

Reggae

Folkes, John; REC: Junior Byles; Shaggy; The Folkes Brothers; Byron Lee & The Dragonaires

1976

One Love

Reggae

Marley, B., & Mayfield, C.; REC: Bob Marley

1971

Place Called Africa, A

Reggae

Perry, Lee "Scratch"; REC Junior Byles

1973

Pressure Drop

Reggae

Hibbert, Toots; REC: Toots & The Maytals; The Clash

1972

Rivers Of Babylon

Reggae

Dowe, B., & McNaughton, T./Traditional; REC: The Melodians

1973

Screaming Target

Reggae

Big Youth, & K. C. White; REC: Big Youth

1977

Semi Classical Natty Dread

Reggae

I-Roy; REC: I-Roy

1975

Slavery Days

Reggae

Rodney, Winston; REC: Burning Spear

1974

So Jah Seh

Reggae

Marley, B., & Francisco, W.; REC: Bob Marley & The Wailers

1973

Stir It Up

Reggae

Marley, Bob; REC: Johnny Nash; Bob Marley & The Wailers; Dread Zeppelin; Lord Wellington & The Birds Of Paradise; Daddy Freddie; Delbert McClinton; Ziggy Marley; Diana King; The Jerry Garcia Band

1974

Streets In Africa

Reggae

Big Youth; REC: Big Youth

1971

Sweet Talking Version

Reggae

Alcapone, D., & The Wailers; REC: Dennis Alcapone & The Wailers

1970

Wake The Town

Reggae

U-Roy; REC: U-Roy

1976

War Ina Babylon

Reggae

Perry, L, & Romeo, M.; REC: Max Romeo

1973

Westbound Train

Reggae

Brown, Dennis; REC: Dennis Brown

1972

You Can Get It If You Really Want

Reggae

Cliff, Jimmy; REC: Jimmy Cliff; Desmond Dekker

       
 REGGAE, 1980 - 1989 (21 Songs)

1987

Bad Boys

Reggae

Lewis, Ian; REC: Inner Circle

1981

Big Ship

Reggae

McGregor, Freddie; REC: Freddie McGregor

1984

Buy Out The Bar

Reggae

Minott, Sugar; REC: Sugar Minott

1981

Ghost Town

Reggae

Dammers, Jerry; REC: The Specials

1981

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

Reggae

Rose, Michael; REC: Black Uhuru

1985

Here I Come (Broader Than Broadway)

Reggae

Levy, Barrington; REC: Barrington Levy

1981

Mad Over Me

Reggae

Yellowman; REC: Yellowman

1983

Mama Africa

Reggae

Tosh, Peter; REC: Peter Tosh

1982

Mr. Chin

Reggae

Yellowman, & Lawes, H.; REC: Yellowman

1989

Mr. Loverman

Reggae

Ranks, S., Bennett, M., & Lindo, H.; REC: Shabba Ranks

1982

Night Nurse

Reggae

Isaacs, G., & Weise, S.; REC: Gregory Isaacs

1988

Nuff Kind Of Dread

Reggae

Mad Professor & Pato Banton; REC: Mad Professor & Pato Banton

1976

Police And Thieves

Reggae

Perry, L, & Murvin, J.; REC: Junior Murvin

1986

Push Come To Shove

Reggae

McGregor, Freddie; REC: Freddie McGregor

1980

Redemption Song

Reggae

Marley, Bob; REC: Bob Marley & The Wailers; Toots & The Maytals; Joe Strummer & The Mescalaros; Arrested Development

1981

Repatriation Time

Reggae

Dillinger; REC: Dillinger

1988

Rough Ole Life (Babylon)

Reggae

Minott, Sugar; REC: Sugar Minott

1980

Sinsemilla

Reggae

Rose, Michael; REC: Black Uhuru

1986

Taxi Connection

Reggae

Dunbar, S., & Shakespeare, R.; REC: Sly & Robbie

1985

Under Me Sleng Teng

Reggae

Smith, I., Davey, N., & James, L.; REC: Wayne Smith

1986

Unmetered Taxi

Reggae

Baya, Kookoo; REC: Sly & Robbie

       
 REGGAE, 1990 - 1999 (16 Songs)

1991

Babylon Burning

Reggae

U-Roy, & Robinson, T.; REC: U-Roy

1995

Blessed

Reggae

Beenie Man, Henton, P., Jackson, G., & Morgan, M.; REC: Beenie Man

1995

Boombastic

Reggae

Shaggy, King Floyd III, & Livingston, R.; REC: Shaggy

1995

Champion

Reggae

Banton, B., & Sibbles, L.; REC: Buju Banton

1996

Girls Dem Sugar

Reggae

Beenie Man; REC: Beenie Man

1995

Heartbreak Suzie

Reggae

Shaggy, Hawthorne, A., & Livingston, R.; REC: Shaggy & Goldmine

1996

Living Dangerously

Reggae

Bounty Killer, Levington, B., Axeman, D., Dennis, D., Dunbar, S., Fraser, D., & Sela, W.; REC: Bounty Killer & Barrington Levy

1995

Murderer

Reggae

Banton, B., & Dodd, C.; REC: Buju Banton

1992

Shark Attack

Reggae

Matthews, W., & Feldman, R.; REC: The Wailing Souls

1994

Them Have No Heart

Reggae

Bounty Killer; REC: Bounty Killer

1991

Victory Is Mine

Reggae

Brown, Dennis; REC: Dennis Brown

1997

Who Am I?

Reggae

Beenie Man, & Harding, J.; REC: Beenie Man

1995

Why You Treat Me So Bad?

Reggae

Shaggy, Dixon, M., Livingston, R., & Marley, B.; REC: Shaggy & Grand Puba

1993

Work

Reggae

Levy, B., & Benson, G.; REC: Barrington Levy

1995

World Dance

Reggae

Beenie Man, Henton, P., & Jackson, G.; REC: Beenie Man

1993

You Don't Love Me

Reggae

Dodd, Clement "Coxsone"; REC: Dawn Penn

 

 

 

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