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Jimmy Cliff and Various Artists: The Harder They Come

Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, April 1973

IT'S REGGAE, MON, sweet as cola wine and m'bopo supremo. No lectures, no history lessons, if ya don't know about that sound from Jamaica by now it's clear that boogaloo is foreign to your feet and you probably listen to Batdorf & Rodney at dinner. It's a different world, down at the mobile disco, 2000 watts and moving bodies glued together by sweat in a dark garage.

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