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Baldhead Bridge
Baldhead Bridge
Genres: World Music, Pop
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All Artists: Culture
Title: Baldhead Bridge
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Shanachie
Release Date: 11/19/1993
Genres: World Music, Pop
Style: Reggae
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 016351441720, 016351441744, 669910064450, 016351441720

CD Reviews

Locks Lion | Blue Mountain Peak | 09/21/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"BALDHEAD BRIDGE: This follow-up to Culture's breakout TWO SEVENS CLASH LP is often swept away under the carpet - not because it's any less impressive than its illustrious predecessor, but because it's distributed by the low-to-no budget Shanachie label, and not widely available. The songs collected on BALDHEAD BRIDGE originate from further sessions with TWO SEVENS... producer, Joe Gibbs and his in-house engineer extraordinaire, Errol Thompson (E.T.). After this release, the trio moved on to record with a variety of producers - most notably Mrs. Sonia Pottinger, for whom they recorded a batch of solid late-70s material - but it's the Gibbs productions that have quite rightly remained the jewels in Culture's crown. That said, BALDHEAD BRIDGE is definitely my favourite Culture LP. Joseph Hill's lead vocal is soft and gritty all at once, and the harmonies are always spot-on. The music is by turns tight and tough, then loose and kinky, and there's some fantastic nyabinghi drumming on the extended SO LONG BABYLON A FOOL I AND I. The CD re-release packaging on the other hand is rubbish, but who cares? BALDHEAD BRIDGE is essential listening.

In short, this is the roots, the whole roots, and nothing but the roots, sight? SEEN rasta!
Classic "Jah" style reggae
Locks Lion | 05/14/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a classic. I have been looking for it since my only tape was destroyed. I first heard them when I was working in Jamaica as a Merchant Seaman 20+ years ago. It is a must for those collecting classic reggae. Zion Gate is a song of hope and love for all. So Long Babylon will be played at my passing."
Good iri reggae
Locks Lion | 05/29/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"it was great to groove with iri reggae that moves with the makes i feel mellow and cool specially when i is high.the music is chanting messages of hope.rastafari"