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THE TOP 100 JAMAICAN ALBUMS (1962 – 2012)

JAMAICAN ALBUMS (1962 – 2012)

As researched and compiled by Clinton Lindsay & Marlon Burrell

1 EXODUS BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS  1977

2 The Harder They Come    Soundtrack featuring Jimmy Cliff  1972

3 Bob Andy’s Songbook   Bob Andy   1968

4 Legend   Bob Marley & The Wailers   1984

5 Right Time   The Mighty Diamonds   1976

6 Marcus Garvey   Burning Spear   1975

7 Natty Dread   Bob Marley & The Wailers  1974

8 Night Nurse   Gregory Isaacs   1982

9 1000 Volts Of Holt   John Holt  1973

10 On Top   The Heptones  1968

11 Funky Kingston   Toots & The Maytals  1973

12 Words Of Wisdom  Dennis Brown 1979

13 Feel Good All Over   Delroy Wilson  1968

14 Rastaman Vibration  Bob Marley & The Wailers  1976

15 96 Degrees In The Shade   Third World 1976

16 Skylarking   Horace Andy 1972

17 Showcase   Black Uhuru 1979

18 Soon Forward   Gregory Isaacs 1979

19 Black Heart Man   Bunny Wailer 1976

20 Legalize It    Peter Tosh 1976

21 Two Sevens Clash   Culture 1977

22 Black Woman   Judy Mowatt 1979

23 Mr. Rock Steady   Ken Boothe 1967

24 On The Beach   The Paragons 1968

25 Anthem   Black Uhuru 1984

26 Catch A Fire    Bob Marley & The Wailers 1973

27 Naturally    Marcia Griffiths 1978

28 King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown     Augustus Pablo 1976

29 War Inna Babylon   Max Romeo 1976

30 Police & Thieves   Junior Murvin 1976

31 A Love I Can Feel   John Holt 1971

32 No Man Is An Island    Dennis Brown 1970

33 Black Roots    Sugar Minott 1979

34 Burnin’    The Wailers 1973

35 Mr. Soul Of Jamaica    Alton Ellis 1967

36 Fattie Fattie    The Heptones 1967

37 What Kind Of World   The Cables 1970

38 Visions Of Dennis Brown   Dennis Brown 1977

39 Everything I Own    Ken Boothe 1974

40 Equal Rights    Peter Tosh 1977

41 Wolf & Leopards   Dennis Brown 1977

42 Satta Massa Gana   The Abyssinians 1976

43 Natty Rebel   U Roy 1976

44 Heart Of The Congos   The Congos 1977

45 Bobby Babylon   Freddie McGregor 1980

46 Mr. Isaacs    Gregory Isaacs 1978

47 Pat Kelly Sings    Pat Kelly 1969

48 Waiting In The Park    The Chantells 1978

49 Inseparable   Dennis Brown 1988

50 Til Shiloh   Buju Banton 1995

51 Babylon The Bandit     Steel Pulse 1987

52 East Of The River Nile    Augustus Pablo 1977

53 Red Rose For Gregory   Gregory Isaacs 1988

54 One Life To Live aka Midnight Confessions   Phyllis Dillon 1967

55 Working Wonders   Judy Mowatt 1985

56 Rocking Time   Burning Spear 1974

57 Version Galore   U Roy 1970

58 Jackie Mittoo In London   Jackie Mittoo 1967

59 Sings Rock And Soul    Alton Ellis 1967

60 Journey To Addis    Third World 1978

61 Screaming Target   Big Youth 1972

62 Sweet Bitter Love   Marcia Griffiths 1974

63 Reggae Got Soul   Toots & The Maytals 1976

64 If I Follow My Heart   Dennis Brown 1971

65 Original Twelve   Delroy Wilson 1969

66 Cliff Hanger   Jimmy Cliff 1986

67 A Man And His Hits   Ken Boothe 1970

68 Bounty Hunter   Barrington Levy 1979

69 Lonely Lover   Gregory Isaacs 1980

70 Soul Rebels     Bob Marley & The Wailers 1970

71 Dread In A Babylon    U Roy 1975

72 Enter Into His Gates With Praise   Johnny Clarke 1975

73 Tenement Yard   Jacob Miller 1976

74 The Best Of Don Drummond   Don Drummond 1970

75 Showcase   Sugar Minott 1978

76 Firehouse Rock   The Wailing Souls 1982

77 Truths And Rights   Johnny Osbourne 1980

78 Big Ship   Freddie McGregor 1982

79 Joseph’s Coat Of Many Colors   Dennis Brown 1979

80 Sweet Dreams   Dobby Dobson 1975

81 Tease Me aka All She Wrote    Chaka Demus & Pliers 1993

82 Money Man Skank    Half Pint 1984

83 Natty Christmas   Jacob Miller & Ray I 1978

84 Harambe    Rita Marley 1982

85 Inna Heights    Buju Banton 1998

86 Da Real Ting    Sizzla 2003

87 It’s Growing    Garnett Silk 1992

88 Where There Is Life   Luciano 1995

89 Conscious Party    Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers  1988

90 Hot Shot   Shaggy 2000

91 Parables    Tarrus Riley 2007

92 Don’t Haffi Dread    Morgan Heritage 1999

93 Mister Yellowman aka Duppy Or Gunman    Yellow Man 1982

94 At Studio One   Marcia Griffiths 1971

95 More Gregory   Gregory Isaacs 1981

96 Just Dennis    Dennis Brown 1975

97 Bad Boys   Inner Circle 1993

98 The Sensational Maytals   The Maytals 1965

99 Action    Desmond Dekker & The Aces 1968

100 Labour Of Love   UB40 1983

BUBBLING UNDER THE TOP 100

 

1  No More Friends   The Meditations 1977

 

2  Toots In Memphis   Toots & The Maytals 1988

 

3  All I Have Is Love, Love, Love Gregory Isaacs 1986

 

4  Sarge    Delroy Wilson 1976

 

5  The Man From Wareika    Rico Rodriquez 1977

 

6  Original Rockers    Augustus Pablo 1979

 

7  Social Living    Burning Spear 1978

 

8  Jacob “Killer” Miller    Jacob Miller 1977

 

9  Steppin’    Marcia Griffiths 1979

 

10  The Wailing Wailers   The Wailing Wailers 1965

 

 

 

 

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