About this title: The billing of this CD is slightly inaccurate. Although Marley does appear on the majority of the tracks, these 1963-1966 cuts were released under the name of the Wailers, not Bob Marley & the Wailers, and some of the later selections were recorded without Marley (who moved to the U.S. for a while in 1966). Which isn't to say this isn't quality ska (moving towards the rocksteady sound on the later songs) that also sheds light on the roots of the music of Bob Marley and fellow Wailers Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer. Although ...
Tracks on this album
Note: This is a general synopsis. Each listing is described below.