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The Wailers: Burnin’ (Deluxe Edition) (Tuff Gong/Island)

Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, January 2005

CATCH A FIRE set the world alight but Burnin’ got it blazing. By the time Eric Clapton took the album’s ‘I Shot the Sheriff’ to No. 1 in summer ‘74, reggae had become a global groove – a new international argot.

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