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The Gladiators

Father and Sons   RAS 06076-89935-2

All Songs by Albert Griffiths
Produced by Michel Jovanovic for Mediacom
Recorded by Fatta, Garfield McDonald at Anchor Studio – Kinston, Jamaica
Mixed by Sylvan Morris

Release date:  Jan. 11, 2005
The GLADIATORS have been masters of the reggae arena since 1965. Group leader Albert Griffiths, known for his work at the legendary Studio One with artists like Ethiopians, Burning Spear, Mighty Diamonds and John Holt, lead the band to many hits in the late 1960s, including "Hello Carol," "Bongo Red," and "Roots Natty." They remain one of the most influential reggae groups of the past 30 years.

Gladiators return in 2005 with the fresh new “Father And Sons” album, recorded at Anchor studios in Jamaica. Faithful to his roots compositions, Albert Griffiths delivers reggae massive full of heart, force, and courage.  Featuring Albert Griffiths’ two sons, Anthony and Al, “Father And Sons” is a gripping reflection on life, love and faith.

TRACK LIST:
1 Promise Me
2 Can’t Get Around Me
3 Can’t Get Around Me (Dub)
4 Captivity
5 Bull Buck (Water Out Of Your Fire)
6 Bull Buck (Dub)
7 Mercifull
8 Holding On
9 Attack
10 Attack (Dub)
11 Jumping
12 Jumping (Dub)
13 Farewell
14 Good Old Days

Credits: 
Lead Vocals: Albert Griffiths, Al Griffiths
Backing Vocals: Albert Griffiths, Gallimore Sutherland, Rudlowe Robinson
Bass Guitar:  Earl “Bagga” Walker
Drums: Anthony Griffiths
Guitars:  Clinton Rufus, Dwight Pinkley
Keyboards: Vernon “Keysi” Sutherland, Carol “Bowie” McLaughlin
Horn Arrangements:  Dean
Fraser
Horns:  Dean “Canon” Fraser, Ronald “Nambo” Robinson, Chico Chin, Tony Greene
Percussions:  Bongo Herman, Alvin Haughton, Sky Juice

 

 


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