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Burning Spear - Garvey's Ghost FLAC Performer: Burning Spear
Title: Garvey's Ghost
Style: Dub, Roots Reggae
Label: Island Records
# Cat: ILPS 9382
Released: 09 Apr 1976
Country: UK
FLAC album: 2840 mb
MP3 album: 2981 mb
Rating: 4.4
Genre: Reggae


1Brain Food (Give Me)
Written-By – Burning Spear
2Dread River (Jordan River)
Written-By – M. Lawrence, P. Fullwood, W. Rodney
3Workshop (Red, Gold & Green)
Written-By – A. Folkes, P. Fullwood, W. Rodney
4Reggaelation (Resting Place)
Written-By – Burning Spear
5The Ghost (Marcus Garvey)
Written-By – Burning Spear
6Black Wa-Da-Da (Invasion)
Written-By – C. Paisley, P. Fullwood, W. Rodney
7I And I Survive (Slavery Days)
Written-By – Burning Spear
8John Burns Skank (Live Good)
Written-By – Mackba Rodney, Marcus Rodney, Winston Rodney
9Farther East Of Jack (Old Marcus Garvey)
Written-By – P. Fullwood, Winston Rodney
102000 Years (Tradition)
Written-By – D. Hines, R. Willington, W. Rodney


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
ILPS 9382Burning Spear Garvey's Ghost ‎(LP, Album, RE)Island RecordsILPS 9382UKUnknown
ILPS 9382, 800 621 320Burning Spear Garvey's Ghost ‎(LP, Album)Island Records, Island RecordsILPS 9382, 800 621 320UK1976
noneBurning Spear Garvey's Ghost ‎(LP, Album, RE)FoxnoneJamaicaUnknown
MLPS 9382Burning Spear Garvey's Ghost ‎(LP, Album, RP)MangoMLPS 9382US1979
ILPS 9382Burning Spear Garvey's Ghost ‎(LP, Album, RP, Nig)Island RecordsILPS 9382UKUnknown


  • Alto SaxophoneHerman Marquis
  • BassAston (Family Man) Barret, Robert (Rabbi) Shakespeare
  • ClavinetBernard (Touter) Harvey
  • Design [Cover]Bloomfield/Travis
  • DrumsLeroy (Horse) Wallace
  • EngineerErrol Thompson, George Philpott
  • Engineer [Dubbing]Dick Cuthell, John Burns
  • FluteCarlton (Sam) Samuels
  • Lead GuitarEarl (Chinna) Smith
  • Organ, PianoBernard (Touter) Harvey, Tyrone (Organ 'D') Downie
  • Photography ByDennis Morris
  • Plated ByEG
  • Producer, Producer [Dubbing]L.Lindo (Jack Ruby)
  • Rhythm GuitarValentine (Tony) Chin
  • Tenor SaxophoneRichard (Dirty Harry) Hall
  • TromboneVincent (Trommie) Gordon
  • TrumpetBobby Ellis


UK version with orange palm tree labels, which credits Blue Mountain Music as publishers, rather than Island Music as seen on other releases.

Mixed at Joe Gibbs Recording Studio, Retirement Crescent, Kingston, Jamaica.
Dub mix at Island Studios, Hammersmith(aka Fallout Shelter). Special thanks to Lloyd Coxone

Dub version of the album "Marcus Garvey," original track titles appear in parenthesis.


  • Matrix / Runout: I - 20 ILPS 9382 A 2 EG
  • Matrix / Runout: 12 - I ILPS 9382 B-1 EG


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Randy's Studio
  • Mixed At – Joe Gibbs Studio
  • Overdubbed At – Fallout Shelter
  • Published By – Tammi Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Blue Mountain Music Ltd.


Comments: (3)
Great early Dub album. Not as trippy or as heavy as say Lee Perry's "Blackboard Jungle" or the immortal Augustus Pablo/King Tubby " Meets The Rockers Uptown" albums but it definitely has its merits and charm.
This all sounds nice enough, not the heaviest dub, but all laid back and good to relax to.
roll a fattie, lay back and go to heaven with this here release by tha Spear.
Triple A+ reggae/dub tracks rivaling those of Scratch and Bob.
10 outta 5