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The Original Black Uhuru - Love Crisis album mp3

The Original Black Uhuru - Love Crisis album mp3

Performer: The Original Black Uhuru
Title: Love Crisis
Country: UK
Style: Roots Reggae
Category: Reggae
Album rating: 4.8
Votes: 474
Size MP3: 1243 mb
Size FLAC: 1497 mb
Size WMA: 1509 mb
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A1 Love Crisis
A2 Time To Unite
A3 Bad Girl
A4 Eden
A5 Willow Tree
B1 King Selasie
B2 African Love
B3 Natural Mystic
B4 Army Band
B5 Hard Ground

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Harry J's Recording Studio
  • Recorded At – King Tubby's Studio
  • Mixed At – King Tubby's Studio
  • Distributed By – Sonic Sounds


  • Arranged By – Black Uhuru, Jammy*
  • Bass – Jah Mikey, Robie Shakespare*
  • Clarinet – Winston Wright
  • Cover, Design, Artwork – Cornell ('Funky') Davis*
  • Drums – Santa*, Sly Dunbar
  • Engineer – Prince Jammy, Silvan Morris*
  • Harmonica – Johnny 'Bumpy' Osbourne*
  • Horns – Deadly Headly*, Bobby Ellis, Cedric*
  • Lead Guitar – Boo Pee*, Chinna*
  • Mixed By – Prince Jammy
  • Organ – Winston Wright
  • Percussion – Scully*
  • Piano – G. Anderson*, Keith Sterling
  • Producer – Prince Jammy
  • Rhythm Guitar – Bingy Bunny
  • Strings – Earl 'Wire' Lindo*


Some of the song titles on this LP appear differently on the initial UK release.

This is the 1981 mix of this album.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): DSR 9709 A . DT SONIC SOUNDS.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): DSR 9710 B . DT SONIC SOUNDS.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TWS 925 Black Sounds Uhro* - Toney - Ducky* - Errol* Black Sounds Uhro* - Toney - Ducky* - Errol* - Love Crisis ‎(LP, Album) Third World TWS 925 UK 1977
none The Original Black Uhuru* Love Crisis ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM) Jammy's Records none Jamaica Unknown
none The Original Black Uhuru* Love Crisis ‎(LP, Album) Jammy's Records none Jamaica Unknown

Love Crisis, was released in 1977. Nelson returned to The Jayes in late 1977, and was replaced the following year by Sandra "Puma" Jones, a social worker from South Carolina, US, who had previously worked as a dancer for Ras Michael & the Sons of Negus, and as a member of the group Mama Africa. The band now took on their most familiar name, Black Uhuru. The Now album followed in 1991, and was. also nominated for a Grammy.

Album by Black Uhuru. Tonight Is The Night To Unite. Eden Out Deh. Sorry For That Man. I Love King Selassie. MusicBrainz: Love Crisis.

Re-issue of '71 "Love Crisis" & '81 "Black Sounds Of Freedom". It represents the first major step of one of the most talented and influential vocal groups to ever come out of Jamaica. Garth Dennis, Don Carlos and Derrick "Duckie" Simpson. If you're keen on hearing a message, you won't get only one, as the entire album is filled with a variety of them. It's highly recommended. This is debut album "Love Crisis" (1977) reissued as "Black Sounds Of Freedom" (1981), combined on CD with "Uhuru In Dub" (1982) by producer Prince Jammy which contains dub versions of all ten Love Crisis songs. An invaluable time capsules as Black Uhuru were transforming into reggae juggernauts internationally.

The vocal trio Black Uhuru (Uhuru is Swahili for freedom ) was formed in 1974 and comprised of Derek Duckie Simpson, Don Carlos and Rudolph Garth Dennis. The resulting 10 track album entitled Love Crisis was released in 1977 on Jammy’s own label in Jamaica and in the UK on Count Shelley’s Third World label. Black Sounds Of Freedom. Each song is revamped with new lyrics from artists including Alborosie, Chronixx, Dre Island, Gentleman, Kabaka Pyramid and U Roy. King Jammy: I wanted to enhance these songs, but give them the vintage feel.

The song 'Love Crisis' by Black Uhuru has a tempo of 126 beats per minute (BPM) on 'Black Sounds of Freedom'. This song is played at 126 Beats Per Minute (Allegro), or 32 Measures/Bars Per Minute. Time Signature: 4/4. Use the Metronome below to practice at this tempo. Top Songs Black Uhuru.

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