After a disjointed childhood that saw him raised largely by two aunts between eastern Kingston and rural St Mary, Melbourne James became the toaster Jah Stitch after running away from home and linking with the Spanglers street gang, whose Princess Street headquarters was also the base of the popular Tipper Tone sound system. After cutting his teeth on Tipper Tone alongside Big Youth and Dr Alimantado, friction over financial recompense saw him forming the rival Black Harmony set in 1975, but because the new sound was based in a district that was on the other side of the political divide, Stitch was shot in the face at point-blank range, his miraculous survival immortalised in the Bunny Lee-produced hit, 'No Dread Can Dead,' which became the title track of Stitch's debut album. Watch Your Step Youthman was the follow-up set released by Bunny in 1977, and again places Jah Stitch's understated Rasta-oriented chanting over a set of rock-hard Aggrovators rhythms, recorded with Johnny Clarke, John Holt, Derrick Morgan and others.

 

A1 The Rod Of Creation    
A2 Dreadlocks Don't Play    
A3 Them Love Natty Dread Everywhere    
A4 Natty Gone Clear    
A5 Let's Have Some Fun    
A6 Crazy Woman    


B1 Under Heavy Manners    
B2 God Is Good    
B3 Old Macdonald's Farm    
B4 Midnight Iwah    
B5 Dread Ina Jamdown    
B6 Tree Of Wisdom

JAH STITCH LP Watch Your Step Youthman

€21.90 Precio
€16.90Precio de oferta

Label: Radiation Roots ‎– RROO317

Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue

Country: Italy

Released: 2017

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