Thursday, March 11, 2010

ASWAD - DISCOGRAPHY: (Reggae Band)

Last updated: December 2016

ASWAD - OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY:

1) Official Albums:
·1976 - Aswad
·1979 - Hulet
·1981 - Showcase
·1981 - New Chapter
·1982 - A New Chapter Of Dub
·1982 - Not Satisfied
·1983 - Live And Direct
·1984 - Rebel Souls
.1985 - In Addis Ababa Studio (Jah Shaka Meets Aswad)
·1986 - To The Top
·1988 - Distant Thunder
·1990 - Too Wicked
·1993 - Firesticks
·1994 - Rise And Shine - (Reissue: "Rise And Shine Again" 1995)
·1995 - Dub: The Next Frontier
.1995 - Live And Shine
·1997 - Big Up
·1997 - The BBC Sessions - Live
·1999 - Roots Revival
.1999 - Roots Revival The Dub Versions
·2001 - 25 Live: 25th Anniversary
.2002 - Cool Summer Reggae - (Includes: New and Old Tracks Revisited + Compilation)
.2006 - Aswad Vs. The Rhythm Riders
·2009 - City Lock
.2009 - Dub Mixes (City Lock Up)


2) Other Releases:
.2016 - Live at Rockplast - Cologne 1980 - [M.I.G. Music]


3) Compilation/Best of: 
.1980 - Babylon - The Original Soundtrack (From the Movie) - (Takoma Label)
·1988 - Renaissance - 20 Crucial Tracks - (Stylus Music label)
·1989 - Aswad: Crucial Tracks - (Island label)
.1997 - Reggae Greats (Island label)
.1997 - Roots Rocking (The Island Anthology) - (Island label)
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Aswad's Discography:
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1) Official Albums:

·1976 - Aswad
(Original Press):
Lp: "Aswad" 1976 - (Island Label)
Cd: "Aswad" 1990 - (Island Label)
"Aswad" 1976 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) I A Rebel Soul. 2) Can't Stand The Pressure. 3) Ethiopian Rhapsody. 4) Natural Procession. 5) Back To Africa. 6) Red Up. 7) Ire Woman. 8) Concrete Slaveship.
[Label: Island (Lp: 1976)(Cd: 1990)]
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·1979 - Hulet
(Original Press):
Lp: "Hulet" 1979 - (Island Label) and (Grove Music Label)
Cd: "Hulet" 1990 - (Island Label)
"Hulet" 1979 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Behold. 2) Sons Of Criminals. 3) Judgement Day. 4) Not Guilty. 5) Can't Walk The Street. 6) Corruption. 7) Playing Games. 8) Hulet.
[Labels: Island (Lp: 1979)(Cd: 1990), Grove Music (Lp: 1979)]
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·1981 - Showcase
(Original Press):
Lp: "Showcase" 1981 - (Grove Music Label).
Lp: "Showcase" 1981 - (Island Label).
Reissue Cd: "Showcase" 1989 - (Island Label)
"Showcase" 1981 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Back To Africa. 2) Three Babylon. 3) It's Not Our Wish. 4) Rainbow Culture. 5) Warrior Charge. 6) Babylon.
[Labels: Grove Music (Lp: 1981), Island (Lp: 1981)(Cd: 1989)]
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·1981 - New Chapter
(Original Press):
Lp: "New Chapter" 1981 - (Cbs Label)
Cd: "New Chapter" 2002 - (Columbia/Sony Label)
"New Chapter" 1981 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) African Children. 2) Natural Progression. 3) Ways Of The Lord. 4) I Will Keep On Loving You. 5) He Gave The Sun To Shine. 6) Tuff We Tuff. 7) Didn't Know At The Time. 8) Zion. 9) Ina Your Rights. 10) Candles. 11) Love Fire.
Cd Bonus Tracks:
12) Finger Gun Style [Extended]. 13) Dub Style. 14) Ways Of The Lord [Extended]. 15) Ways Of The Dub.
[Labels: Cbs (Lp: 1981), Columbia/Sony (Cd: 2002)]
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·1982 - New Chapter Of Dub
(Original Press):
Lp: "New Chapter Of Dub" 1982 - (Island Label)
Cd: "New Chapter Of Dub" 1990 - (Island Label)
"New Chapter Of Dub" 1982 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Dub Fire. 2 )Mikaflame. 3) Truth. 4) Bammie Blow. 5) Tuffist. 6) Shining Dub. 7) Zion I. 8) Natural Aggression. 9) Ghetto In The Sky.
[Label: Island (Lp: 1982)(Cd: 1990)]
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·1982 - Not Satisfied
(Original Press):
"Not Satisfied" 1982 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Oh Jah. 2) Drum And Bass Line. 3) Not Satisfied. 4) Reality. 5) African Children [Part 2]. 6) Pass The Cup. 7) I Need Your Love. 8) No More Living A Lie. 9) Down The Line. 10) Your Recipe. 11) Girls Got To Know.
Cd Bonus Tracks:
12) Unsatisfied. 13) Oh Jah [Dub]. 14) Pass The Cup [12 Inch A-Extended Version]. 15) Pass The Dub [12 Inch B-Dub Version].
[Labels: Cbs (Lp: 1982), Columbia/Sony/Legacy (Cd: 2002)]
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·1983 - Live And Direct
(Original Press):
Lp: "Live And Direct" 1983 - (Island Label)
Cd: "Live And Direct" 1990 - (Island Label)
"Live And Direct" 1983 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Not Guilty. 2) Not Satisfied. 3) Your Recipe. 4) Roots Rocking. 5) Drum&bass Line. 6) African Children. 7) Soca Rumba. 8) Rockers Medley: [Ease Up/Your Love' s Gotta Hold On Me/Revolution/Waterpumping]. 9) Love Fire.
[Label: Island (Lp: 1983)(Cd: 1990)]
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·1984 - Rebel Souls
(Original Press):
"Rebel Souls" 1984 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) In My Father's House. 2) Rebel. 3) 54-46 [Was My Number]. 4) Just A Little Herb. 5) Rainfall, Sunshine. 6) Mercy, Mercy Me [The Ecology]. 7) You Can't Show Me. 8) Gave You My Love. 9) I Asked The Question. 10) Need Your Love [Each & Every Day]. 11) Chasin' For The Breeze.
[Label: Island (Lp: 1984)(Cd: 1989)]
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.1985 - In Addis Ababa Studio (Jah Shaka Meets Aswad)
(Original Press):
Lp: "In Addis Ababa Studio (Jah Shaka Meets Aswad)" 1985 - (Jah Shaka Music Label)
Cd: "In Addis Ababa Studio (Jah Shaka Meets Aswad)" 1991 - (Jah Shaka Music Label)
"In Addis Ababa Studio (Jah Shaka Meets Aswad)" 1985 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Addis Ababa. 2) Shaka Special. 3) Aswad Special. 4) Rockers Delight. 5) Drum Dub. 6) Behold Him. 7) Creation.
[Label: Jah Shaka Music (Lp: 1985)(Cd: 1991)]
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.1986 - To The Top
(Original Press):
Lp: "To The Top" 1986 - (Simba Label)
Cd: "To The Top" 1987 - (Simba Label)
Lp: "To The Top" 1986 - (Island Label)
Cd: "To The Top" 1989 - (Island Label)
Editions:

"To The Top" 1986 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Pull Up. 2) Wrapped Up. 3) Bubbling. 4) Noh Bada Wid It. 5) Nuclear Soldier. 6) Kool Noh. 7) Star Of My Show. 8) Hooked On You.
[Label: Simba (Lp: 1986)(Cd: 1987]

"To The Top" 1986 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Pull Up. 2) Wrapped Up. 3) Bubbling. 4) Noh Bada Wid It. 5) Gimme The Dub [*]. 6) Nuclear Soldier. 7) Kool Noh. 8) Star Of My Show. 9) Hooked On You.
[Label: Island (Lp: 1986)(Cd: 1989)]

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Previously unreleased*
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·1988 - Distant Thunder
(Original Press):
"Distant Thunder" 1988 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) The Message. 2) Don't Turn Around. 3) Set Them Free. 4) Smokey Blues. 5) I Can't Get Over You. 6) Give A Little Love. 7) Tradition. 8) Feelings. 9) International Melody. 10) Bittersweet. 11) Justice.
[Label: Island (Lp/Cd: 1988)]
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·1990 - Too Wicked
(Original Press):
Lp: "Too Wicked" 1990 - (Island Label)
Cd: "Too Wicked" 1990 - (Island Label)
"Too Wicked" 1990 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Fire. 2) Next To You. 3) Best Of My Love. 4) Confidential. 5) Gotta Find A Way. 6) Just Can't Take It. 7) Dancing On My Own. 8) Smile. 9) Love Won't Leave Me. 10) Got To Get [To Your Loving]. 11) Old Fire Stick. 12) Hang On Baby.
[Label: Island (Lp/Cd: 1990)]
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.1993 - Firesticks
(Includes: Unreleased Tracks + Alternative Versions + Compilation)
(Original Press):
"Firesticks" 1993 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Warrior Re-Charge [The Revolution Mix]. 2) Smokey Blues [12" Mix]. 3) Fire [Massive Sounds Dancehall Mix]. 4) On And On [Dancehall Mix]. 5) Smile [Ragga Mix]. 6) Next To You [Jazz Mix]. 7) Help Me Cross Over. 8) Don't Turn Around [12" Mix]. 9) Best Of My Love [Dancehall Mix]. 10) Set Them Free [12" Mix]. 11) Hang On Baby [Dub]. 12) Chat To You. 13) Old Firestick [Ragga Mix]. 14) Gotta Find A Way [Dub]. 15) Warrior Charge [Trouble Mix].
[Label: Island/Mango (Cd: 1993)]
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·1994 - Rise And Shine - (Reissue "Rise And Shine Again" 1995)
(Original Press):
"Rise And Shine" 1994 - (Bubblin' Records Label) and (Mesa Label)
Reissue "Rise And Shine Again" 1995 - (Bubblin' Records Label)
Editions:

"Rise And Shine" 1994 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Day By Day. 2) Shine [Beatmasters 7" Mix]. 3) Fever. 4) 2 Makes 1. 5) Warriors Charging. 6) World Of Confusion. 7) Pickin' Up. 8) Give Me A Reason. 9) Deeper Than Deep. 10) So Good. 11) Heartbeat. 12) Lay My Troubles Down.
[Labels: Bubblin' Records (Lp/Cd: 1994), Mesa (Cd: 1994), ...]

Reissue: "Rise And Shine Again" 1995 with Bonus Tracks.
Tracks:
1) Day By Day. 2) Shine [Beatmasters 7" Mix]. 3) Fever. 5) You're No Good [*]. 6) 2 Makes 1. 7) Warriors. 8) World Of Confusion. 9) Pickin' Up. 10) Give Me A Reason. 10) Deeper Than Deep. 11) Dancehall Mood. 12) So Good. 13) Heartbeat. 14) Lay My Troubles Down. 15) Shine [Todd Terry Dance Mix] [*]. 16) Warriors [Jungle Beat] [*].
[Label: Bubblin' Records (Cd: 1995)]

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Bonus tracks* on "Rise And Shine Again" 1995
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·1995 - Dub: The Next Frontier
(Original Press):
"Dub: The Next Frontier" 1995 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) 2 Makes 1. 2) Fever. 3) Warriors. 4) Shine. 5) Day By Day. 6) Deeper Than Deep. 7) Rhythm Of Life. 8) Give Me A Reason. 9) So Good. 10) Warriors [Jungle Dub].
[Label: Bubblin' Records (Lp/Cd: 1995), Mesa (Cd: 1995)]
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.1995 - Live And Shine
(Original Press):
"Live And Shine" 1995 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
Disc 1: "Live"
1) Love Fire Medley. 2) Pickin' Up. 3) 54-46 [Was My Number]. 4) Best Of My Love. 5) Smile. 6) Deeper Than Deep. 7) 2 Makes 1. 8) Fever. 9) Warriors. 10) Shine. 11) African Children. 12) Don't Turn Around. 13) Heartbeat. 14) Set Them Free.
Disc 2: "Studio"
1) You're No Good. 2) Warriors - Beatmasters 7" Mix. 3) Warriors - Jungle Beat. 4) Dancehall Mood.
[Label: Sony Japan (2 Cd: 1995)]
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·1997 - Big Up
(Original Press):
"Big Up" 1997 - (Bubblin' Records Label) - (Uk Version)
"Big Up" 1997 - (Atlantic/Wea Label) - (U.S. Version)

Editions:

"Big Up" 1997 - (UK Version)
Tracks:
1) One Shot Chilla [Feat: Uk Apache]. 2) Danger In Your Eyes. 3) Runaway. 4) Roxanne. 5) Lay This On You. 6) If I Was. 7) Push. 8) Ring It. 9) Babe. 10) Get A Grip. 11) Hurry Love. 12) What I Know. 13) Without You. 14) Golden Bay.
[Label: Bubblin' Records (Cd: 1997)]

"Big Up" 1997 - (U.S. Version)
(Same Album, same songs but with a different mixes*: (Harmonica and Horns)
Tracks:
1) Lay This On You. 2) Babe. 3) Runaway. 4) One Shot Chiller. 5) Hurry Love. 6) What I Know. 7) Without You. 8) If I Was. 9) Push. 10) Rock Solid. 11) Danger in Your Eyes. 12) Roxanne. 13) Ring It.
[Label: Atlantic/Wea* (Cd: 1997)]
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·1997 - The BBC Sessions - (Live)
(Original Press):
"The BBC Sessions" 1997 - (Strange Fruit Label) - (1 Cd)
Reissue: "The BBC Sessions" 2009 - (Universal Label) - (2 Cd) with Bonus Tracks
Editions:

"The BBC Sessions" 1997 - (1 Cd)
Tracks:
1) Natural Progression. 2) Back To Africa. 3) Can't Stand The Pressure. 4) Behold. 5) Pass The Cup. 6) Girl's Got To Know Dub. 7) African Children. 8) Your Recipe. 9) Roots Rockin'. 10) Cool Runnings Inna W11 Area. 11) Gave You My Love. 12) Kool Nah. 13) Rebel Soul.
[Label: Strange Fruit (Cd: 1997)]

"The BBC Sessions" 2009 - (2 Cd) with Bonus Tracks.
Tracks:
Cd: 1
1) Pressure. 2) Ethiopian Rhapsody. 3) Back To Africa. 4) Natural Progression. 5) Behold. 6) Love Has Its Ways. 7) It’s Not Our Wish. 8) Pass The Cup. 9) Girl’s Got To Know. 10) African Children. 11) Love Fire. 12) African Children. 13) Your Recipe. 14) Roots Rocking. 15) Cool Runnings Inna W11 Area.
Cd: 2
1) Rebel Soul. 2) Gave You My Love. 3) Chasing for the Breeze. 4) Candles. 5) Mercy Mercy Me. 6) Need Your Love. 7) 54-46. 8) You Can’t Show Me. 9) Janice Strong. 10) Pull Up. 11) Nuclear Soldier. 12) Wrapped Up. 13) Kool Nuh. 14) Can’t Get Over You. 15) Rebel Soul. 16) Don’t Turn Around. 17) On & On. 18) Shine.
[Label: Universal/Spectrum (2 Cd: 2009)]
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·1999 - Roots Revival
(Original Press):
"Roots Revival" 1999 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) The Best Times Of Our Lives. 2) Freedom Street. 3) Caution. 4) Boom Boom Carnival. 5) Follow '99. 6) Take It Easy. 7) Peace Truce. 8) Breakout. 9) Roots Revival. 10) My Love. 11) Thank You Lord. 12) Invisible Sun. 13) The Best Times Of Our Lives [Dub].
[Label: Ark 21 Records (Cd: 1999)]
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.1999 - Roots Revival The Dub Versions
(Original Press):
"Roots Revival The Dub Versions" 1999 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Boom Boom Carnival. 2) Peace Truce. 3) Caution. 4) Freedom Street. 5) Breakout. 6) Thank You Lord.
[Label: Ark 21 Records (Lp: 1999)]
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·2001 - 25 Live: 25th Anniversary
(Original Press):
"25 Live: 25th Anniversary" 2001 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Day By Day. 2) Two Makes One. 3) Three Babylon. It's Not Our Wish. His Majesty. 4) Roots Revival. 5) Smokey Blues. 6) Ina Your Rights. 7) Thank You Lord. 8) Roots Rocking. 9) Drum And Bass Line. 10) On And On. 11) Don't Turn Around. 12) Shine.
[Label: Eagle Records/Paras (Cd: 2001)]
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·2002 - Cool Summer Reggae - (Includes: New and Old Tracks Revisited + Compilation)
(Original Press):
"Cool Summer Reggae" 2002 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Shine. 2) Good Thing Going. 3) Weather With You. 4) (You Don't Love Me) No No No. 5) Searching. 6) I Can See Clearly Now. 7) Stir It Up. 8) Shy Guy. 9) Would I Lie To You. 10) Night Nurse. 11) Lifted. 12) Roxanne. 13) Don't Turn Around. 14) Dancing In The Moonlight. 15) Uptight [Everythings Alright]. 16) Smokey Blues. 17) Two Makes One.
[Label: Universal/Spectrum (Cd: 2002)]
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.2006 - Aswad Vs. The Rhythm Riders
(Original Press):
"Aswad Vs. The Rhythm Riders" 2006 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Rudeboy. 2) City Lock. 3) Dubbit. 4) This Sound. 5) Give Me A Sign. 6) Under Palm Trees. 7) Monotic. 8) Come With The Love. 9) African Children '06. 10) Keep It Raw. 11) Natural Progression. 12) Survive.
[Label: Liaison Music (Cd: 2006)]
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·2009 - City Lock
(Original Press):
"City Lock" 2009 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Natural Progression. 2) Keep It Raw. 3) What Is Love?. 4) Once Is Not Enough. 5) City Lock. 6) Calling. 7) Weary. 8) Monday Morning. 9) Maybe Tonight. 10) Roots Rockin'. 11) Dub It. 12) Give Me Your Love. 13) Do That Thing. 14) African Children.
[Label: Rhythm Riders (Cd: 2009)]
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.2009 - Dub Mixes - City Lock Up
(Original Press):
"Dub Mixes - City Lock Up" 2009 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Maybe Tonight [Dub]. 2) Natural Progression [Dub]. 3) Calling [Dub]. 4) Keep It Raw [Dub]. 5) Weary [Dub]. 6) Chaps [Dub].
[Label: Rhythm Riders (Digital Version: 2009)]

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2) Other Releases:

.2016 - Live at Rockplast - Cologne 1980
(Original Press):
"Live at Rockplast - Cologne 1980" 2016
Tracks:
1) Only Jah Children (Live). 2) I a Rebel Soul (Live). 3) Back to Africa (Live). 4) Sons of Criminals (Live). 5) Concrete Slaveship (Live). 6) Rainbow Culture (Live). 7) Not Guilty (Live). 8) Three Babylon (Live). 9) Natural Progression (Live).
 [Label: M.I.G. Music (Cd+Dvd: 2017)(3 Lp: 2017) (Digital Release: 2016)]

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2) Compilation/Best of:

.1980 - Babylon - The Original Soundtrack (From the Movie) - (Takoma Label)
(Original Press):


·1988 - Renaissance - 20 Crucial Tracks
(Original Press):


·1989 - Aswad: Crucial Tracks
(Original Press):


.1997 - Reggae Greats
(Original Press):


.1997 - Roots Rocking (The Island Anthology)
(Original Press):


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1 comment:

  1. Excelente blog mais não consigo baixar uma música ou cd.

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