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500 Greatest Albums of All Time

126

Bob Marley and the Wailers, 'Catch a Fire'


Bob Marley and the Wailers, 'Catch a Fire'
126/500

Island, 1973

Marley's major-label debut expanded his audience beyond Jamaica without diluting his bedrock reggae power. Producer and label boss Chris Blackwell remixed the original Jamaican sessions for international ears, but the Wailers' ghetto rage comes across uncut.


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