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Gladiators, The

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The Gladiators: Trenchtown Mix Up

Review by Penny Reel, New Musical Express, 2 October 1976


The Gladiators: Proverbial Reggae

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, 29 April 1978

LEAFING THROUGH an ancient copy of the once-revered American fanzine Shakin' Street last night I finally chanced on the solution to the difficulties – "it's ...

The Gladiators: Soul Originators

Profile and Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 29 April 1978

ALBERT GRIFFITHS has interesting hands. The fingers are stubby, square but deft, workman's hands. His manner is straightforward, workmanlike, direct, too. And if you do ...

The Gladiators, Reggae Regular: Rafters, Manchester

Live Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 13 May 1978

OF LATE, I and I have been nursing a nagging ambivalence towards reggae. ...

The Gladiators: Naturality (Virgin/Front Line), Presenting The Gladiators (Studio One)

Review by Vivien Goldman, Melody Maker, 3 March 1979

NOT A great week for the Gladiators, all round. First of all, the lead singer, Albert Griffiths, is shattered to learn over the phone that ...

The Gladiators: Commonwealth Institute, London

Live Review by Penny Reel, New Musical Express, 22 January 1983

THE INSTITUTE repays a visit. A central space enclosing stage and with surrounding access on tiered levels subdivided into small areas pertinent to the respective ...


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