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The Complete Wailers 1967-1972 Part 1

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The Complete Wailers 1967-1972 Part 1

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Reissues, Reggae/Ska

We gave it an A-

Documenting the years between the Wailers’ early hometown success and Bob Marley’s subsequent global breakthrough, this three-CD set compiles rarities (the lovely ”Selassie Is the Chapel”), early versions of familiar songs (”Don’t Rock My Boat” would become ”Satisfy My Soul”), and weird covers (the Archies’ ”Sugar Sugar”). Some of The Complete Wailers 1967-1972 Part 1 is more historically interesting than truly great, but the stunning vocal interplay makes up for the occasional misfire. A-