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Black Uhuru

Black Uhuru
Formed: 1974 in Jamaica
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Genre: World
Group Members: Don Carlos, Junior Reid, Vince Black, Garth Dennis, Sly Dunbar, Puma Jones, Michael Rose, Robbie Shakespeare, Derrick Simpson, Frank Stepanek, ...See All
Biography: The most successful of the second-generation reggae bands, Black Uhuru maintained their high quality despite numerous personnel changes in their 40-plus-year history. The first reggae band to win a Grammy award, for their 1983 album Anthem, Black Uhuru was, according to Reggae: The Rough Guide, "The ...Read full biography
Red
Released: 1981
Label: Island Records
Critics' Rating:
The sophomore release from the third and most successful incarnation of Black Uhuru (singers Don Carlos, Erroll "Jay" Wilson, and Rudolph "Garth" Dennis had come before), Red spotlights the singing talents ...Read full review
Red [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1981
Label: Island Records
Critics' Rating:
The sophomore release from the third and most successful incarnation of Black Uhuru (singers Don Carlos, Erroll "Jay" Wilson, and Rudolph "Garth" Dennis had come before), Red spotlights the singing talents ...Read full review