Black Slate are a reggae band based in the United Kingdom, and formed in 1974. They toured heavily around London and backed Jamaican musicians such as Dennis Brown, Delroy Wilson, and Ken Boothe when they played in the UK. They toured the UK in their own right for the first time in 1978, and released four albums between 1979 and 1985. Black Slate was formed in 1974, including musicians from England, Jamaica, and Anguilla
A peaceful Demonstration is what we need, however this totally amazing album created by Black Slate is causing a Riot in the musical streets of the city of London where it all started from FORTY odd years ago; thus making Black Slate the first official Reggae band out of Great Britton. That’s right; gallantly forging forward in the name of reggae music, every track on this album expresses a musical form in a unique storey of the Good, the Better and the Best of Black Slate the real deal.
Black Slate is recognized as the pioneers of the British Roots Rock Reggae sound. gladiators and third world. as well as many other great reggae artists.
Black Slate was formed in 1974, including musicians from England, Jamaica, and Anguilla. They backed several Jamaican singers, including Delroy Wilson and Ken Boothe on their UK appearances, and had their first reggae-chart hit themselves in 1976, with the anti-mugging song "Sticks Man", also lined up with Disco Reggae Band under Disco Reggae Band & Black Slate. The record hit the Dutch and Flemish charts as well, after being an underground hit in Antwerp discothèques.
Black Slate 1974/84: Keith Drummond, Vocals and Percussion Chris Hansen, Lead Guitar Desmond Mahoney, Drums Cledwyn Rogers, Rhythm Guitar Anthony Brightly, Keyboards Ras Elroy Baley, Bass and Percussion. Siti: blackslatereggae.
Altri album di Black Slate. Should I stay or should I go? Peaceful Demonstration.
reggae band Black Slate had hits in Britain with the playful "Amigo," "Freedom Time," and "Sticks Man" in the late '70s/early '80s. Chicago-based Alligator Records issued a stateside LP with the aforementioned cuts. The chugging "They Can't Make Us Break Us" has a dub break. Live Up to Love" is optimistic and moves along on a brisk double-time beat.