It is fascinating to hear the direct link from African vocal styles to doo wop and then back to the call and response of this beloved style of Jamaican pop. This compilation of outstanding cuts focuses on the varying harmonizing styles of some of the greatest groups in the history of reggae. There are tracks from the likes of Culture, Black Uhuru, the Itals, and even lesser-known acts like the Twinkle Brothers and Yabby You & the Prophets. This disc will surely free you from Babylon, at least for an hour or so.
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AllMusic Review by Tim Sheridan