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Linval Thompson - I Love Marijuana LP (Orange Vinyl)

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Amongst aficionados of the real authentic sound of Jamaica Linval Thompson is known as a singer of roots anthems like "Cool Down Your Temper" and "Don't Cut Off Your Dreadlocks" which are revered by devotees of heavyweight 'conscious reggae' as well as being a prominent pioneering producer of prototype dancehall music. He licensed his first self-produced long-playing set, I Love Marijuana to Trojan Records in 1978 and has never looked back. Recorded at Channel One and mixed at King Tubby's Studio, a Revolutionaries backed Linvall is heard here on such reputable tracks as the title cut, the funky "Dread are the Controller" and "Just Another Girl."

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