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Various Artists
2 Heavyweight: Another Blood and Fire Sampler

Another Blood & Fire Sampler Mid-price 16 track sampler featuring seven cuts that are exclusive to this compilation. These include an extended mix of I-Roy's 'Superfly', an I-Roy exclusive, the Leonard 'Santic' Chin production 'Late Hour', and another Santic track, the Tubby-mixed 'Shooter Dub'. From the Striker Lee camp comes a long unavailable Jah Stitch toast 'Jah Help The Dread'; fellow Greenwich Farm producer Don Mais supplies Phillip Fraser's 'You're No Good', the original vocal to the track 'Dub Livity' which appears on Dub In The Roots Tradition. This is presented 'discomix' style, Scientist at the control tower. Lastly, two newly-discovered mixes of two tracks from the Black Ark classic 'Heart Of The Congos', never-before released: the songs are 'La La Bam-Bam' and 'The Wrong Thing'. The remaining nine tracks are from the last eight releases - BAFCD 009 through BAFCD 016 - on Blood and Fire.

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 I Roy - Late Hour Sample! 

1I Roy - Late Hour
2Glen Brown & King Tubby - World Dub: Away With The Bad
3Jah Stitch - Ragga Muffin Style
4The Congos - La La Bam-Bam (Alternative mix)
5King Tubby & Santic Allstars - Shooter Dub
6Phillip Fraser - You're No Good (Discomix)
7The Congos - The Wrong Thing (Alternative mix)
8Prince Alla - Only Love Can Conquer
9Jah Stitch - Jah Help The Dread
10Scientist & Soul Syndicate - Dub Bible
11King Tubby & The Aggrovators - Higher Ranking
12Prince Alla & Phillip Fraser - Black Rose
13King Tubby & Soul Syndicate - Great Stone
14Glen Brown & King Tubby - Version 78 Style
15I Roy - Superfly (Extended mix)
16Prince Jammy & The Aggrovators - Drums of Africa

What the press say:

The Blood and Fire series has taken the standard of reggae compilations to a new level. Tasteful packaging and unblemished sound quality (re-mastering) exemplify the quality of dub music they showcase. However, for many, the music remains something of an unknown quantity, many of the artists featured in the series having either faded into obscurity or died. Careful not to isolate potential fans, this mid-price compilation is a re-introduction to original bu'n down Babylon music. Names such as King Tubby, Scientist and Prince Jammy give the sampler enough classic material to make a Motown collection jealous. With nine tracks from the last eight releases, and seven exclusives, this sampler is the perfect introduction. DAB, New Nation (UK), 17 March 1997

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