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The Abyssinians

The Abyssinians
Formed: 1969
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Genre: World
Group Members: Bernard Collins, Donald Manning, Lynford Manning
Biography: Few groups better captured the heart and soul of roots reggae than the Abyssinians; the vocal trio's heavenly close harmonies, dark melodies, and Rastafarian themes, all delivered with a deep spiritual feeling, were instrumental in defining and refining the genre. Bernard Collins and Donald Manning were ...Read full biography
Forward
Released: 1982
Label: Musidisc (import)
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"Satta" and other hymns for the hearticle are included. ~ Roger Steffens, Rovi ...Read full review
Reunion
Released: 1998
Label: Artists Only!
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Although they have exerted a significant influence over their harmony-trio peers and can arguably be credited for defining the overall shape of spiritually oriented roots reggae in the '70s, Abyssinians ...Read full review
More The Abyssinians albums: Main Albums (8), Compilations (3), Singles & EPs (1)