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Max Romeo

Max Romeo
Born: Oct 22, 1947 in Kingston, Jamaica
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Genre: World
Biography: The singer who put the rude in rude boy, Max Romeo was responsible for launching an entirely new sub-genre of reggae, whose overtly suggestive lyrics caused an outcry but took a massive hold of the music scene regardless. Yet innuendo was the least of the singer's stylings, previous to the release of ...Read full biography
War Ina Babylon
Released: 1976
Label: PolyGram
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Like the epochal Police & Thieves by Junior Murvin, which also originated at Lee "Scratch" Perry's Black Ark Studio and thus shares with this album Perry's trademark dark, swampy ambience, War ina Babylon ...Read full review
Revelation Time
Released: 1975
Label: Soundtrac
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Released in 1972, Let the Power Fall was a statement of intent that sadly saw release only in Jamaica (on the Dynamic Sounds label); thus, it was four more years before Max Romeo finally got his message ...Read full review