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The Revolutionaries (sometimes known as "Revolutionaires") is a Jamaican reggae band.Read More...
Set up in 1975 as the house band of the Channel One Studios owned by Joseph Hoo Kim (following Skin, Flesh and Bones), The Revolutionaries with Sly Dunbar on drums and Robbie Shakespeare on bass have created the new "rockers" style that would change the whole Jamaican sound (from the roots reggae to the dub) and be imitated in all other productions. Beside Sly and Robbie, many musicians played in the band: Betram "Ranchie" McLean, Radcliffe "Dougie" Bryan on guitar, Ossie Hibbert, Errol "Tarzan" Nelson, Robert Lyn or Ansel Collins on keyboards, Uziah "Count Sticky" Thompson, Noel "Scully" Simms on percussion, Tommy McCook, Herman Marquis and Headley Bennett on saxophone, Bobby Ellis on trumpet and Vin Gordon on trombone.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Revolutionaries - Roots Man Du - 10,818 plays
- Dub I Dub - 11,478 plays
- Roots Man Dub - 11,677 plays
- Freedom Dub - 9,192 plays
- Earthquake Dub - 6,567 plays
- Weather Balloon Dub - 5,058 plays
- Weather Report Dub - 5,306 plays
- Rocking Dub - 4,644 plays
- Secret Agent - 4,689 plays
- Kunta Kinte Dub - 5,696 plays