double vinyl in gatefold sleeve re pressed! one of the finest portraits for producer lee perry aka the upsetter is back in. features essential but rare tracks by the heptones, silvertones, junior murvin, the meditations, george faith, king burnett, the flames, easton clarke, winston heywood plus the according versions by the upsetter!
re issue of one of the most seminal reggae records of all time from 1975, totally re mastered, comes with incisive sleeve notes, an extensive booklet with period photos, joe higgs (r.i.p. 18.12.1999) was the teacher for the young bob marley and bunny wailer livingstone, the wailing souls and actually played with the wailers when bunny wailer had refused to travel in the early seventies and he stood in for bunny on various international tours as a harmony singer - essential!
on the same rythm as im going home, journey to freedom is a lead trombone instrumental work out to the vocal version. credited as carl masters on the hit va va voom this superb jazz tinged blow out journey to freedom is as rare as they come. hypnotic!!!
originally released on the elevation label which was joe higgs own label. this is the far superior early version than the later version recorded with the wailers band. a driving rhythm with joes soulful vocal floating over the top an absolute must for any serious reggae fans. its also got the original artwork from the original label. a roots classic!