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John Eden & Grievous Angel present Lovers Rock vol 2

John Eden & Grievous Angel present Lovers Rock vol 2

Playing tracks by

Oba Simba, Gregory Isaacs, The Silvertones, Alton Ellis & Phyllis Dillon, Bobby Kray and more.

Chart positions

This upload was 84th in the #reggae chart.

Back once again with a seven inch selection by me and post production tweaking, polishing and shining from the man like Paul Meme (check the link for Paul’s new postpunk and techno mixes also).

You would think from some of the coverage of Lovers Rock that songs about love and relationships were unique to that particular late 70s London reggae subgenre. But of course heartache has been a staple of Jamaican music since before reggae even existed.

This mix deviates slightly from “pure” Lovers Rock – as if such a thing was possible. It includes tunes from the sixties to the noughties, UK and JA productions.

There’s some pop madness, some sweet soul and some boshing one drops included. Enjoy!

Full track list and downloadable version here:

This mix included in "The Quietus Writers' Favourite DJ Mix Albums":