U Roy - Now album FLAC
The material might hark back to the '60s and '70s (as do some of the vocalists working with him here), but there's still a very conscious and very joyous vibe about the whole album.
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Real Name: Ewart Beckford. Profile: Reggae's greatest DJ, U Roy (or Hugh Roy, born Ewart Beckford, 21 September 1942, Jones Town, Jamaica), also known as The Originator, became famous in the late 60's and early 70's with a stream of smash hits whose appeal has endured ever since. He was the prime innovator of 'toasting' (wild, exciting vocal improvisations) and rapping over 'versions' of popular songs remixed by dub music pioneers such as King Tubby.
The Aggrovators Present U Roy. U-Roy. King Tubby v U Roy. King Tubby, U-Roy. U-Roy Meets Mighty Diamonds at Channel 1 with Sly & Robbie & The Revolutionaries. Sly & Robbie, U-Roy, Mighty Diamonds, The Revolutionaries. Reggae Live Sessions. U-Roy, Suga Roy, Conrad Crystal.
Ewart Beckford OD (born 21 September 1942), known by the stage name U-Roy, is a Jamaican vocalist and pioneer of toasting. U-Roy is noted for a melodic style of toasting applied with a highly developed sense of timing. Ewart Beckford was born in Jones Town, Saint Andrews Parish, Kingston, Jamaica, on 21 September 1942. He was raised within a religious and musical family; his mother was an organist for the choir at a local Seventh Day Adventist church.
Tracklist Hide Credits
Performer – Cat Coore*
Performer – Flabba Holt*, Errol Dunkley
Performer – Anthony B
Performer – Psalms*
|5||Come On Come On
Performer – Horace Andy
Performer – Brinsley Forde
|7||I Need A Roof
Performer – Mighty Diamonds*
|8||I'm Still In Love
Performer – Alton Ellis
|9||I've Got The Boogie
Performer – Strange Jah Cole*
Performer – Rod Taylor
Performer – Sugar Minott
Performer – Max Romeo
Performer – Nambo Robinson*, Sly & Robbie, Taxi Gang*
NotesTrack 13b is a hidden, untitled track and starts 7:51 into track 13a.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 652447203621
|BVR 2036||U Roy*||Now (CD, Album)||Beatville Records||BVR 2036||US||Unknown|
|TB1CD36||U Roy*||Now (2xCD, Album)||Tabou 1||TB1CD36||France||2001|
|wblp11||U Roy*||Now (LP)||Walboomers||wblp11||Netherlands||Unknown|